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The Effect of Low Oil Prices: A Regional Tour
What does the sudden and sharp decline in oil prices portend for the world economy?

Beyond Chemo: Investing in New Cancer Treatments
Advanced melanoma has been one of the most deadly forms of cancer. With the best treatment available – chemotherapy – just 36% of patients survive for one year. However, new “immuno-oncology” treatments have begun to arrive, and the preliminary results are arresting. According to trials by Bristol-Myers Squibb, 94% of patients survive at least a year.

Fidelity Investments: Now Is a Good Time to Buy Gold
The recent gold price drop represents an excellent opportunity for long-term investors to add the yellow-metal to their diversified portfolios.

Global Mineral Industry to Converge on Toronto for Exploration and Mining’s Largest Annual Convention
The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada’s (PDAC) International Convention, Trade Show & Investors Exchange is set to once again take place in downtown Toronto from March 1 – 4, 2015. The PDAC Convention is the industry’s largest annual event that provides a world of opportunities for attendees to learn about the latest trends, technologies and personalities shaping the mineral exploration and mining sector. In 2014, more than 25,000 people attended the convention for the fourth consecutive year.

Gold: Winter is Coming
We believe that higher gold prices are in the offing based on the fundamentals including Chinese, Russia and central bank buying, a fiat US dollar and resultant spiraling currency war. Gold stocks have been so beaten up that they are attractively priced with “ten bag” potential. Here are the Gold stocks we favor.

Being Street Smart
Still Lower Prices Ahead For Oil?
Crude oil prices, at a four-year low, have plunged 30% in the past six months, and it looks like they are destined to fall further.



Featured Articles Inside This Issue:
Oil & Gas: Supply Up; Demand Growth Down – But for How Long? The supply of oil and gas has risen. The demand growth for oil and gas has decreased. Both factors have sent down the price of oil. West Texas Intermediate – North America’s benchmark – now trades at its lowest level in two years. Here’s how to structure your portfolio to include oil and gas stocks.
General Electric Getting Trim and Fit: Analysts say North America is going to have to return to manufacturing, and if that’s true, GE is poised to be one of the big players, but with emphasis on big-ticket items like medical equipment and scanners, not dishwashers. Many on the Street are impressed with how focused GE is on restructuring its portfolio.
Bombardier Bagging Rail Equipment Deals: Bombardier’s rail equipment division has inked a string of successes like the recent $45 million deal in Ethiopia, New Jersey transit ($331 million), Germany’s Deutsche Bahn ($203 million), BART in San Francisco ($681 million). Of 13 analysts surveyed, 10 rated BBD.B a “buy,” one a “buy/hold” and two a “hold.”
Pembina Pipeline: A Buy Once Again: PPL has sold off almost 15% since early September, fueled by weakness in the Canadian dollar and misplaced concerns about lower oil prices. Take advantage of this opportunity to buy Pembina Pipeline Corp., a solid portfolio holding for those who don’t already own it.
Funds Bought These 6 Oil & Gas Stocks on Price Drops: Funds are buying these petroleum stocks on the dip, because of their strategic holdings and in the hopes that Brent crude will soon start to rise.
Making a Killing from Drilling
: Oil prices continue to drop steadily. Many companies, like Schlumberger, have seen their stock prices fall. Some reduction in price was inevitable but the steep drop in the shares of SLB is not justified. Schlumberger has been a productive part of many a growth portfolio over the last 25 years. The market has overreacted to the headlines about plunging oil prices, and is punishing good companies along with the bad. SLB is a Buy.
Profiled Companies: Torex Gold Resources, Atna Resources, Barkerville Gold Mines, DTS8 Coffee Company.

Henning: Musings of a Stock Market Curmudgeon
Cheer Up, Guys!
The One World Order is falling apart as the territorial imperative has become operative and the debt-laden central banking system has begun to implode. The Russians have booted the central bank boyz out of Russia. The Asians have started their own gold exchange. The stone-age Bedouin bandits have struck out on their own and have stopped stooging…


Bull & Bear's GOLD STOCK NEWS...

Sharp Rally In Gold Prices. Natixis forecasts lower gold and silver prices in 2015. But the analysts outline a number of factors which could lead to an unexpected rise in gold prices. They also give their price forecasts for PGMs.
Market Makers. Their disappearance – how to take advantage of it. True market makers are a thing of the past and this has a huge impact on the small cap mining stocks’ price movements...old support levels are not support anymore.
Torex Gold: The Heavyweight Champion of Gold Developers. Few companies have been as successful recently at finding, financing and developing a gold mine as Torex Gold. Torex is building its fist gold mine, defining its second one, and looking for more at its 100% Morelos Gold Property.
Atna Resources Re-Starts Pinson Underground Gold Mine. The Pinson property located on Nevada’s prolific Getchell gold belt, is a fully permitted high grade underground mine with an adjacent unpermitted open pit mine project. Annual gold production in 2015 is an estimated 40,000 oz.
Are Gold Stocks Cheap? K.C. Grainger and Robert Pellerin believe that Gold Stocks are cheap right now. True to form, many of the brokerage house recommendations will come after most of their “picks” have already had moves up on average of over 40%.
Gold Stock News Coverage: Claude Resources: Impressive Q3 productions news; Yamana Gold: You’d be hard pressed to ask for a better precious metals miner; Barkerville Gold Mines: Enters new phase as a gold producer in BC. New management team. Targeting 25,000 oz per year; IDM Mining is revealing some intriguing areas of mineralization; Richmont Mines bid adieu to CEO Paul Carmel or more appropriately, they dropped him down the mineshaft. Top analysts comment on precious metals trends and forecasts.

Bull & Bear Featured Company:
Atna Resources Re-Starts Pinson Underground Gold Mine
Atna Resources’ restarted operations at the Pinson underground mine in June. The Pinson property, located on Nevada’s prolific Getchell gold belt, is a fully permitted high grade underground mine with an adjacent, unpermitted open pit mine project...READ MORE

Bull & Bear Featured Company:
Torex Gold Building First Gold Mine,
Defining Its Second

Torex is a growth-oriented, Canadian-based resource company engaged in the exploration and development of its 100% owned Morelos Gold Property, an area of 29,000 hectares in the highly prospective Guerrero Gold Belt located 180 kilometers southwest of Mexico City...READ MORE

Featured Articles Inside This Issue:

The Money Printers vs Gold – The genie has left the bottle. America’s financial system is hard wired into a fiat currency in ways that tomorrow’s problems can’t be handled. Rising tensions and western inertia will mean that the genie won’t be returned to the bottle any time soon. The upshot is that gold will be a good thing to have, says John Ing, gold analyst and President of Maison Placements Canada. Ing strongly believes that we have entered a dangerous phase. Here are his views and gold stock recommendations.

Top Ten Ways to Protect Children Stateside and Abroad – Top-rated estate planning attorney shares critical information on how to protect children of all ages.

Tipping Points – The markets are at Tipping Points. The central bank/Bilderboyz have bumped into something that they can’t comprehend – nationalistic entities, namely Russia, Asia and the Sheiks of Araby that refuse to relinquish control of their own money. The central banks, up to their noses in government bonds and real estate garbage, are busto, says Thomas Henning, resident Stock Market Curmudgeon.

Alibaba: “Monster in the Making – Global guru Keith Fitz-Gerald discusses why he thinks investors are underestimating the long-term value and potential of the recent Alibaba IPO; highlighting two additional stocks that offer ‘backdoor bets’.

Torex Gold: The Heavyweight Champion of Gold Developers – Few companies have been as successful recently at finding, financing and developing a gold mine as Torex Gold. The company is in the late stages of developing one of the highest-grade undeveloped open-pit projects in the world.

Bull & Bear’s Digest of Investment Letters – Buy/Sell advice from the world’s top-performing investment experts. Top Stock Picks of the Month, Seasoned advisors and traders give their recommendations for Small- Mid-Cap Stocks, Blue Chips, Sectors to play for maximum gains for the rest of the year and into 2015, Insightful Viewpoints on Domestic and International Stock Markets, Gold and Silver Trends, Oil & Gas and more.

Bull & Bear Featured Company:
Barkerville Gold Mines Enters New Phase
as a Gold Producer in British Columbia

Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. is focused on exploration and development of gold projects in the Cariboo Mining District in central B.C. The company’s mineral tenures cover 1,164 km2 along a strike length of 60 km and approximate width of 20 km, including the Cariboo Gold Project, the Bonanza Ledge Gold Project, the Barkervile Mountain and Island Mountain exploration targets and seven past producing hard rock mines. READ MORE...

Bull & Bear Featured Company:
DTS8 Coffee – Shanghai’s Gourmet Coffee
Roaster of Choice for Good “Cuppa” Coffee

DTS8 Coffee Company Ltd is a purveyor of fresh, artisan roasted, gourmet coffee. DTS8 imports, roasts, markets and sells superior quality Arabica coffee in Shanghai and other parts of China. DTS8, a gourmet coffee roaster, is strategically positioned to participate in the growing Chinese coffee market, considered as one...READ MORE

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

New IRS Video Warns Taxpayers of Increasing Phone Scams
VIDEO: Tax scams are on the rise, and the IRS released a new video warning taxpayers to be careful. Scammers call taxpayers, pretending to be from the IRS. They demand immediate payment or tout the benefits of phony tax credits, nonexistent rebates or refunds.

Can Goldman Sachs Push Gold Down to $1,000?
Chen Lin writes the popular stock newsletter What Is Chen Buying? What Is Chen Selling? Lin discusses the recent low in the gold price, the impact on gold miners, and whether the short sellers are done pushing it lower just yet. Also, Lin identifies several producers and one near-term project uniquely positioned for the next bull market.

For Sale: Elvis’ First-Ever Recording
In 1953, when Elvis Presley was 18 years old and still in high school, he walked into the Memphis Recording Service studio and recorded two songs on a 78mm acetate. That first recording of the future King of Rock and Roll’s hasn’t been seen – or heard – since. Until now.

Starbucks Scoops Up Coffee Beans From China for Blends, Asia Sales
Starbucks Corp has this year bought coffee beans from China at its highest volume ever, shipping data show, reflecting the country’s burgeoning role as bean supplier amid supply concerns among traditional exporters.

Ten Things to Do Before Year-End
Financial reality check: Prep for 2014 taxes, donate, save more, and know what you own.

BHP Sees Dividend Secure Despite Iron Ore Price Slide
BHP Billiton is confident of at least maintaining its dividend even at current weak commodity prices, shrugging off an iron ore price slide triggered by increased output by BHP and other mega producers.

Precious Metals: Timing and Flexibility is the Key to a Successful Trade
Gold has not glistened since the summer of 2011 when a substantial rally took it to an all-time record price of $1900/oz. Gold’s inability to sustain a meaningful move to higher ground has been damaging to any portfolio that has acquired gold, silver or the associated mining stocks over the last 3 years or so.

Why the Strong U.S. Dollar is an Investing Opportunity
Plenty of studies show that investors tend to overweight their own equity market compared to investing abroad, a behaviour that has particularly worked against a lot of Canadian investors given the underperformance of this country’s resource sectors and, more importantly, weakening currency.

Equities: Staying the Course
October delivered a one-two-three punch of bad economic data in the euro zone, tensions in the Middle East, and concerns that the Fed might tighten policy sooner than expected. So is the bull market over? Credit Suisse says no.

How a Rate Hike Would Affect Bond Funds
How would the bond funds in the Kiplinger 25, our list of favorite no-load mutual funds, perform if the Federal Reserve were to raise interest rates by a full percentage point over the coming year?

Top 5 Airline Stocks That Pay Dividends
Airline stocks aren’t known for their robust dividends, but industry consolidation is making the airline sector a must-own.

The Price of Gold May Continue to Languish
Gold may stay low. We still see more factors working against it than for it. Though you might hold a little gold for diversification purposes, remember its drawbacks.

Best Bets in Travel
We recommend savvy ways to get to your destination, and suggestions for finding places to stay once you’re there. Booking site. Airline for on-time arrival. Airline for baggage handling. Hotel loyalty program. Vacation rental Web site. Credit card.

The Unexpected $80 Billion “Tax Cut”
The U.S. is posting encouraging economic data, but it wouldn’t hurt to have some insurance. Enter the falling price of crude, which is giving consumers an effective tax cut of about $80 billion.

Good News for Gold Bulls from the LBMA’s Near Bears
LBMA conference 2014’s straw poll marks big change from lagging the bear market... Everyone was bearish! Or very nearly. As contrarian signals go, add this to the pile...growing taller every day.

Brien Lundin: A Recap of The New Orleans Investment Conference
VIDEO: Brien Lundin serves as president and CEO of Jefferson Financial. He is also the host of the famed New Orleans Investment Conference, the world’s oldest and most respected gold investment event. Brien is on the show to talk about the action that took place at this year’s event.

Security Strategies for Online Shopping
For the first time, Thanksgiving, not Black Friday or Cyber Monday, could be the best day for finding deals online for 2014. Here are five security strategies to prevent identity theft.

What’s in Store Over the Next Six Months?
The November-through-April time period is historically bullish for the S&P. Schaeffer’s Senior Quantitative Analyst Rocky White crunches the numbers.

Your Essential Guide to ETFs
There’s no question that exchange-traded funds are becoming a big part of the investor’s toolkit. Why opt for an ETF over an index mutual fund? Cost can be a factor. Besides low costs, what are other advantages of ETFs? Start with a low tax bill.

Silver Lining in Precious Metals Rout Catches Out Mints
A tumble in silver prices to four-year lows has triggered a global scramble by consumers to purchase silver coins and bars as the metal has reached its cheapest level relative to gold in more than five years.

Being Street Smart
Don’t Let Greed Lure You Into Scams
The market’s favorable winter season has arrived. The market is breaking out to new highs. Investor optimism and confidence are very high. Unfortunately, this is opportunity time not just for normal investing, but also high season for those perpetrating frauds on unwary but confident investors.

How to Drive Your IRA in 3 Different Gears
Retirement investing can be super confusing with a plethora of different platforms. The first step to transcending this confusion is to understand what kind of investment you want to make.

What You Need to Know About Holiday Tipping
Giving a year-end tip or gift is primarily a way to say thank-you. But being generous can benefit you, too.

4 Tips for Creating Your Financial Legacy Now
41 percent of baby boomers age 55 to 64 do not have a legal will. The time to plan for your financial legacy is now; here are suggestions on how to move forward.

Greenspan: Price of Gold Will Rise
Any doubts about why I own gold as an investment were dispelled October 25th when I met the maestro himself: former Fed Chair Alan Greenspan. It’s not because Greenspan said he thinks the price of gold will rise – it’s that he shed light on how the Fed works in ways no other former Fed Chair has ever dared to articulate. All investors should pay attention to this.

5 Wealthy Families Who Lost Their Fortunes
You wouldn’t think it possible that a family worth millions would blow through all of it. In fact, any number of factors could contribute to a reversal of fortune, whether the decline is swift and sudden or stretched out over six generations.

Oil Price Drop: The Good, Bad and Ugly
Is everybody happy? With crude oil prices down some 25 percent since June, filling up at the pump has become a bit less painful. And with winter coming on, lower fuels bill will bring welcome relief.

Natixis Metals Review Second Half 2014
Generic Monetary Conditions or Specific Fundamentals?

While precious metal markets watch anxiously for signs of when the world’s major central banks might begin to normalise monetary conditions, prices of industrial metals are currently being determined by fundamentals of supply and demand that are, in many cases, specific to each metal. Natixis gives their price forecasts for Gold, Silver, PGMs, Aluminum, Copper, Lead, Nickel, and Zinc for the balance of the year and into the 2015-2016 period.

Many Branches to the Apple Tree
So far this fall, companies in the technology sector have lived up to some considerable hype. Apple’s new mobile gadgets and software wowed customers and investors alike. Due to their exposure to these and other broad trends, technology companies currently represent our firm’s largest concentration of assets.

Good News for Heirs
It’s not unusual for states to claim that they’re terrific places to live. In 2015, four states will increase the amount that’s exempt from state estate taxes, reducing or eliminating the tax that heirs will have to pay. More relief is on the way.

Dollar Rally Pressures Metals
The most significant development in the gold market over the past two months has been the unprecedented rally in the dollar. A rising dollar pressures precious metals and other commodities that are denominated in it for international trade by making them more expensive to users of other currencies.

Prospects Wanted: Six Tips to Drive More Traffic to Your Website
Want to drive more traffic to your website? Mark Satterfield explains how to get the most bang for your buck when you purchase online advertising.

On the Cutting Edge…
Each quarter Friess Associates share samples of innovative ideas that cross their research team’s radar screen even though opportunities to invest in them may lie in the future or never surface.

Are Gold Stocks Cheap?
K.C. Grainger and Robert Pellerin believe that Gold Stocks are cheap right now. True to form, many of the brokerage house recommendations will come after most of their “picks” have already had moves up on average of over 40%.

Why It’s Different This Time
Is this downturn in oil prices going to be different for investors? I think it might. In fact, I think North American energy companies have a good chance of withstanding this downfall in prices than any other downturn of the last 40 years. You wouldn’t know it by looking at…

Go Shopping with MasterCard
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. MasterCard’s products and solutions make everyday commerce activities – such as shopping, traveling, running a business and managing finances – easier, more secure and more efficient for everyone.

“Market Makers,” Their Disappearance
How to take Advantage of It

True market makers are a thing of the past and this has a huge impact on the small cap mining stocks’ price movements...old support levels are not support anymore.

4 Essentials Your Financial Advisor Should Have
The Client-Advisor Relationship Must NOT Be Overlooked. Shocking stats continue to make news regarding America’s preparedness for retirement, including the fact that one of five citizens near retirement age have zero money put away for the golden years.

Top 10 Ways to Protect Children Under 18 and Over 18, Stateside and Abroad
Top-rated estate planning attorney shares critical information on how to protect children of all ages.

You Can Negotiate Anything:
13 Negotiating Techniques Taught at the Wharton School of Business

Everything is open for negotiation – even prices, schedules, and product offerings that seem carved in stone. Steven G. Blum, who teaches at the Wharton School of Business, says no one has to just accept what’s offered…but first you must hone your negotiating skills.

What to Ask Before Investing in Natural Resource Stocks
Rick Rule, Chairman of Sprott Global Resource Investments Ltd., says that the ‘management interview’ is critical before investing in any junior resource company. Here are the questions to ask before investing.

Brent Cook Reveals His Rules and Guidelines for Evaluating Junior Exploration Projects and Companies
Independent exploration analyst, Brent Cook and a number of his accomplished friends have compiled a list of “must read” rules and guidelines for evaluating junior exploration projects and companies.

Can Anyone Become a Millionaire?
Research Says ‘Yes;’ Expert Shares 4 Tips to Take You There No Matter What Your Income.

Documents You Need When Disaster Strikes
Financial advisers say people who identify and prepare key documents long before calamity strikes can avoid unnecessary damage to their personal finances in the wake of a fire, flood, hurricane or other disaster. What you need...

Financial Advice for Newlyweds
People are waiting longer to get married. This means people also have time to accumulate more debt by the time they tie the knot. Here’s how to avoid financial stress.

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Puma Exploration Samples 2.0% CU Over 6 Meters at Turgeon South Copper Project in New Brunswick
Puma Exploration announced the results of the channel sampling and regional trenching programs conducted at Turgeon South area of the Turgeon Cu-Zn Project in northern New Brunswick.

Paramount Gold and Silver Further Expands San Francisco Bulk Tonnage Potential at San Miguel
Shallow intercepts return over 3 times open pit cut-off grade; 49.3 m intercept grades 26 g/t Ag and 0.11 g/t Au.

Eastmain Resources Options Lac Lessard to Darnley Bay Fort $2.5M
Eastmain Resources Inc. has executed a Letter Agreement with Darnley Bay Resources Limited to grant DBL the option to acquire a 50-per-cent undivided interest in its Lac Lessard Property, currently wholly-owned by Eastmain, and to create a joint operation once the option has been exercised

Puma Exploration Receives Junior Mining Award in New Brunswick
Puma Exploration was voted “Best Junior Mining Company in New Brunswick” by the New Brunswick Prospectors and Developers Association during the recently held NB Energy and Mines conference in Fredericton.

Puma Exploration Starts Drilling at Turgeon Copper-Zinc Project in New Brunswick
Puma Exploration has just started a 1,000 meters drill program at its 100% Turgeon Copper-Zinc VMS deposit in New Brunswick. The drill targets were defined by recent successful drill program which include the discovery of the massive sulphide Dragon Zone.

Argonaut Gold Announces Third Quarter 2014 Revenue of $37.3M, $8.7M in Cash Flow from Operations Before Changes in Non-Cash Operating Working Capital and Other Items

Torex Gold Reports Third Quarter Results
Torex Gold Resources Inc. announced its financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2014.

Barkerville Gold Mines Reports Whole Hole Fire Assay Results of Fifteen Diamond Drill Holes Conducted on Island Mountain in 2005

Channel Sampling Results Consistant Across Fairmont Resources Buttercup Property Lens A; Lens C New Discovery
Fairmont Resources Inc. announced that it has received 361 m of channel results representing 184 samples from the Buttercup property. Of the samples, 182 contained massive Titano-Magnetite.

Atna Files NI 43-101 Technical Report for the Pinson Underground
Atna Resources Ltd. announced the SEDAR filing of its Technical Report for its Pinson Underground Project and the results of a positive pre-feasibility study for the Mag Open Pit Project at Pinson, located in Nevada.

Paramount Gold and Silver Substantially
Expands San Francisco Bulk Tonnage Potential
Shallow, 90 meter wide intercept averages more than 2 ounces of silver per tonne.

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.

Ten Common Pitfalls Executors and Administrators Should Avoid
Settling an estate and administering a trust can be complicated, messy, and time-consuming for individuals named as executors or trustees. Many executors and trustees have no previous experience with these matters, causing them to unwittingly commit costly errors. Here are ten pitfalls to avoid.

Your Child Can Retire with Millions!
Vita Nelson, The MoneyPaper: Children can grow very rich – very easily – because they have TIME on their side. Time is an investor’s greatest ally. It is the key element in the power of compounding, and combined with investments in the stock market (where the average annual return has been nearly 11% since 1926), the results can seem like magic. Here is a 20-stock DRIP portfolio made up of stocks we like for long-term accumulation.

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.

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Fifteen Tips for Making Sure
You Are Better Off Four Years from Now

To improve your financial outlook during the next four years, read on for a few of Tyson’s tried and true personal finance tips.

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