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Top Stock Picks
Each year the editorial team asks the nation's leading financial newsletter advisors for their favorite conservative and speculative stock picks for the coming year. This year’s Report featured over 100 investment ideas for all types of investors, from high growth opportunities for risk takers to conservative, income-oriented favorites suitable for retirement portfolios. Here are some of the investment ideas from the MoneyShow’s 2018 Top Stock Picks Report.

3 Stocks to Buy in an Uncertain Market
While there is a lot to keep investors up at night these days, equity markets will continue chugging higher in 2018. Portfolio manager, John Stephenson picks a tech stock, a mining stock and an oil and gas stock that will perform well.

Gold and Silver Prices Poised to Rise Against Unstable U.S. Dollar
2018 has a significant chance of bringing large increases in precious metals prices. In saying that, Patrick Heller is not predicting that metals prices will be strong in their own right. Instead, his thinking is grounded on the likelihood of a continuing decline in the relative values of unbacked fiat (paper) currencies.

Gold & Silver Forecasts 2018
28 global precious metals analysts and money managers give their forecasts for Gold and Silver in 2018. Analysts give high and low forecasts as well as the average price forecast for Gold and Silver and what they think are the key drivers likely to influence precious metals prices over the year.

11 Ways to Avoid Scams and ID Theft While Traveling
ID theft is a growing problem worldwide – especially for travelers, who are very vulnerable, forced to use unsecured Internet, carry extensive personal documentation with them and their share credit cards with unknown merchants. Here are 11 tips to avoid ID theft while traveling.

Bull & Bear’s Investment Advisory Digest
Buy/Sell advice from the world’s top-performing investment experts. Top Stock Picks for 2018-2019.

Bull & Bear’s Web Watch
Listings of investor-friendly websites: Resource Companies, Investment Newsletters, Software Trading Strategies and a Hard Asset Advisor offering Gold, Silver, Platinum and Rare Coins.

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Featured Articles Inside This Issue:

Precious Metals Outlook 2018
Further upside for Gold in 2018 is forecast by Metals Focus, but Silver is expected to outperform Gold, the outlook for Platinum will remain largely contingent on the trend in gold prices and Palladium will very likely experience a period of consolidation in 2018.

Higher Prices For Commodities
Argus Research forecasts higher prices for commodities in 2018-2019 as the Brazilian economy recovers and China continues to grow. Listed are the 5 Top Commodity Stock Picks by John Eade, President, Argus Research.

Oil Prices to Average $60-$70 through 2020
Oil prices are expected to remain close to current levels averaging $60 to $70 per barrel through the end of the decade, according to a survey of energy professionals.

Top Resource Stock Picks for 2018
The nation’s leading financial newsletter advisers were asked for their Top Resource Stock Picks for 2018 in a survey conducted by the Featured are some of the Top Picks for the resource sector from that survey.

Gold and Silver Weakness in 2018
Weakness in Gold and Silver prices in 2018 are forecast by ABN AMRO. But analysts expect silver prices to rally in 2019 in line with higher gold prices.

The Bull & Bear: Analysis, Strategies and Top Stock Picks


Hecla to Acquire Three High-Grade Nevada Gold Mines
With the Acquisition of Klondex Mines Ltd.

$462 Million acquisition of Klondex, a high-grade Nevada underground gold producer with its Fire Creek, Midas and Hollister mines, adds 27% more high-grade production to Hecla's strong North American silver and gold mines.

Asia Fears Trade War After Trump Plans Hefty Steel, Aluminum Tariffs
U.S. President Donald Trump’s planned tariffs on steel and aluminum will distort global trade and cost jobs, says Australia’s trade minister, highlighting the risk of retaliatory measures as Asian exporters sought more detail on the plans.

Gold: The End of Cheap Money

John Ing: Less than 20 years ago, the price of gold was $265.90 an ounce. Today the price of gold is $1,350± an ounce. That means the dollar has been devalued in terms of gold by 80 percent in only two decades. Savings short, overleveraged, overly indebted and vulnerable on foreign lending, the United States is certainly an American first. Gold will be a good thing to have, it will be the new currency. Ing discusses Barrick Gold, Goldcorp. Kirkland Lake Gold, and Lundin Gold.

Jay Taylor: Turning Hard Times Into Good Times
When Will the Next Credit Crisis Occur?
VIDEO: Daniela Cambone, Kitco News interviews John Doody, founder of Gold Stock Analyst. Doody has a disciplined approach to picking gold stocks, sticking with a top 10 list. “I love Kirkland Lake. They have two potential 400 thousand ounce a year mines, one in Canada, one in Australia. Very high grades. I think it’s the next Agnico Eagle,” Doody told Kitco News on the sidelines of the Gold Stock Analyst Conference. Doody has also added Leagold Mining recently to his list. On gold prices, Doody said he doesn’t think we’re in a bull market. “$1,400 [an ounce for gold] is a number we’re comfortable with this year. It’s not a bull market for gold because it doesn’t meet the price appreciation.”

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Gold as an Inflation Hedge? Well, Sort of...
Rising inflation has put gold back on the radar for investors looking to protect themselves from emerging price pressures, but history suggests its reputation has been overstated.

Small Remains Beautiful for Gold Mining Acquisitions
Small, opportunistic deals will dominate the global gold mining sector again this year, analysts recently said, after Leagold Mining Corp unveiled a $264 million bid for fellow Canadian gold miner Brio Gold Inc.

Seven Tyson-Approved Apps to Check Out
There are tons of apps out there to help you invest, manage your money, and save a few bucks. Eric Tyson, MBA – author of the new book Personal Finance in Your 20s & 30s For Dummies® – offers a few to check out.

Sharps Pixley: Precious Metals Forecasts 2018
Ross Norman, CEO, Sharps Pixley, sees only modestly higher gold prices ... yet believe gold has rarely been more important to own. Norman gives his average price, highs and lows for Gold Silver, Platinum and Palladium in 2018.

The New Best Choice Cloud Software
The Market Timer App by Best Choice Software is a cloud-based computer program covering stocks, mutual funds and options. It maintains a historical database of both price and earnings of over 8000 US. Stocks. All the data resides on the cloud so Market Timer can be accessed from anywhere at anytime.

Leave The Legacy You Want With This End-Of-Life Checklist
A lifetime of hard work may have rewarded you with a nice home and hefty bank accounts, but what happens to all those assets once you’re gone?

The Bull & Bear: Market Trends and Stock Picks

Verizon Communications: Attractive Choice for the Long-Term
Verizon Communications total return potential is well above that of the average equity covered in the Value Line universe.

Clean Water Investing
Many investors are beginning to focus their investment funds on companies that follow sustainable business practices and/or are addressing global impact issues. Buy rated companies that are working on systems and providing products to reduce global and domestic water risks.

Retail Alternatives
Chris Graja, Senior Analyst for Argus Research Company says dominates the retail industry. So how does a company compete with Amazon? Graja points out several strategies retailers are adopting.

U.S. to Overtake Russia as Top Oil Producer by 2019 at Latest
The United States will overtake Russia as the world’s biggest oil producer by 2019 at the latest, according to the International Energy Agency, as the country’s shale oil boom continues to upend global markets.

David Morgan, The Morgan Report, With Access 2 Access
Silver expert David Morgan, The Morgan Report joined Access 2 Access a weekly webinar. This proved a very informative hour so we urge you to carve out some time to give it a listen. Among the topics addressed over the course of the call:

  1. The current commodity selloff in the face of the ongoing dollar weakness.
  2. The purpose (if there is any) of the 135MM ounce JPM Comex silver vault.
  3. David’s three ideal investments for the next 20 years.
  4. Which mining companies offer the best potential returns going forward.

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Health Care Offers a Dose of Visibility
Friess Associates believes the health care sector provides a favorable mix of visible growth potential. As we all know, demand for health care is persistent.

The New Tax Law May Change the Capital Gains Tax Rate You Pay
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act left capital gains rates the same, but how that rate is determined has been changed under the new law.

‘Gray Divorce’ Can Break Up Retirement Plans
A divorce can derail the best-laid retirement plans – particularly if it occurs later in life, when there is less time for partners to recover financially.

TARP Warrants Are Expiring Soon
Is there an opportunity here for investors? Perhaps. TARP warrants will be expiring between October 2018 and January 2019 on approximately 22 banks and financial institutions currently trading on the NYSE or the Nasdaq.

How Not to be a Victim of Investment Fraud
Americans lose an estimated $50 billion a year to financial scams. And if you’re a victim, you can count on one thing: Restitution orders or no, it’s rare that swindled investors get their money back. Here are four tips to spotting a scam.

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Company Presentations by
Precious Metals Senior Management

Senior management from over 150 selected explorers, developers and emerging producers with projects around the world gave corporate presentations and overviews of their company at the Annual Precious Metals Summit Conference held in Beaver Creek, Colorado, on September 18-20, 2017.

The Conference offered a one-stop destination for institutional investors, sell-side representatives and corporate development executives from senior precious metals companies who want to be ahead of the pack in identifying the most prospective explorers and developers from around the globe.

Here are 20 of the presentations by senior management along with their fact sheet. Americas Silver Corporation – Darren Blasutti, President & CEO
Download the PDF: First Quartile Cost Silver Producer by 2018
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Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd – Chris Lodder, President & CEO
Download the PDF: Responsibly Rebuilding Canada’s Proud Cariboo Gold Mining Heritage.
Download the Presentation

BonTerra Resources Inc. – Dale Ginn, VP of Exploration
Download the PDF: Resource Development Programs Underway at Gladiator Project in Quebec and Larder Lake Gold Project in Ontario
Download the Presentation

Canarc Resource Corp. – Catalin Kilofliski, CEO
Download the PDF: Unfolding the Full Potential of Two High Grade Gold Deposits in Nevada, US and Canada
Download the Presentation

Contact Gold – Matthew Lennox-King, President & CEO
Download the PDF: Advanced Stage Nevada Gold Exploration
Download the Presentation

Eastmain Resources Inc. – Claude Lemasson, President & CEO
Download the PDF: Leading Exploration in James Bay, Quebec
Download the Presentation

Gold Standard Ventures Corp. – Jonathan Awde, President, CEO & Co-Founder
Download the PDF: Large Land Package on the Carlin Trend with Dark Star and Pinion Gold Resources
Download the Presentation

GoldMining Inc. – Amir Adnani, Chairman
Download the PDF: Acquiring and Advancing Gold Projects in the Americas
Download the Presentation

Gran Columbia Gold Corp. – Mike Davies, CFO
Download the PDF: Largest Gold & Silver Producer in Columbia
Download the Presentation

Klondex Mines Ltd. – Paul Huet, President & CEO
Download the PDF: North America’s Premier Narrow Vein Underground Producer
Download the Presentation

Marathon Gold Corp. – Phillip Walford, President & CEO
Download the PDF: Defining the Next Gold Mine in Newfoundland
Download the Presentation

NOVAGOLD – Greg Lang, President & CEO
Download the PDF: Pure Gold Play Focused on Donlin Gold
Download the Presentation

Northern Vertex Mining Corp. – Ken Berry, President & CEO
Download the PDF: The Next Producing Gold Mine in the USA
Download the Presentation

Osisko Mining Inc. ¬– John Burzynski, President & CEO
Download the PDF: A Leading Canadian Gold Exploration and Development Company
Download the Presentation

Pure Gold Mining Inc – Darin Labrenz, President & CEO
Download the PDF: High Grade Deposit in a Proven Mining Jurisdiction
Download the Presentation

Rye Patch Gold Corp. – William Howald, President
Download the PDF: Tenacious, Value Driven Gold Producer Focused on Nevada
Download the Presentation

SilverCrest Metals Inc. – Eric Fier, President & CEO
Download the PDF: Focused on New Discoveries, Value-Added Acquisitions and Targeting Production in Mexico’s Historic Precious Metal Districts
Download the Presentation

TriMetals Mining Inc. – Ralph Fitch, CEO
Download the PDF: Focus: Exploration and Development of the Gold Springs Gold-Silver Project Nevada/Utah With District Scale Potential and Demonstrating Value of The Escalones Copper-Gold Porphyry Near El Teniente Chile
Download the Presentation

Victoria Gold Corp. – John McConnell, President & CEOI
Download the PDF: From A Rich History A Promising Future
Download the Presentation

Vista Gold Corp. – Fred Earnest, President & CEO
Download the PDF: Vista Gold and the Mt Todd Project – All the Elements of a Truly Leveraged Gold Investment
Download the Presentation.

Is Art a Good Investment?
A group of researchers say you should buy paintings if you like looking at them, but not to make money
Art has been emerging as a new asset class for the well-diversified portfolio. The reported returns are enough to catch anyone’s eye: the index of fine art sales, used by art advisors to sell art funds, shows an average annual return of 10% over the past four decades. Investors are embracing art-as-an-asset-class as if it were a newly discovered van Gogh. But is it?

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Start It Up: Five Surprisingly Great Times to Launch Your Business
Many people want to start their own businesses, but feel that “it’s just not the right time.” Sean C. Castrina explains why five common excuses should actually be used as motivation to become your own boss.

No Money, No Problem: Eleven Tips for a Start-up
Business with Very Little Cash (and a Great Idea)

Many entrepreneurs kick off their ventures on a budget so lean it’s beyond shoestring; it’s dental floss! That’s especially true in an era where credit is almost impossible to come by. Michael Houlihan, one of the founders of Barefoot Wine, explains how to get the biggest possible bang out of very few start-up bucks.

9 Major Retirement Planning Mistakes to Avoid
Much has been written about the classic financial mistakes that plague start-ups, family businesses, corporations and charities. Aside from these blunders, there are also some classic financial missteps that plague retirees.

Astronomy Picture of the Day
Discover the Cosmos—Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.

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