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Henning: Musings of a Stock Market Curmudgeon
The Market Butcher is Sharpening His Knives
The One-World-Order (the Order) is imploding from the internal rot of debt. When the debt defaults, the insolvent banks, being the controlling tool of the Order, will be gutted. When the banks get gutted, the Order gets gutted. End of the One-World-Order. Henning comments on Bonds, Gold, Silver, and the Stock Market


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Gold: The Long Good-Bye: There are a lot of people in China. Nobody argues about that. What is true is that not many of them care about the US dollar. Of course, there is more interest in the yuan and lately gold. The market's truth is that the period of false prosperity seems to be coming to an end. John Ing, Maison Placements, believes that gold's inevitable breakout from its trading range will be the most important global movement in the current decade. Ing says a barbell approach has opened up between the best and worst performing gold producers. He comments on Barrick, Agnico Eagle, B2 Gold, Detour Gold, El Dorado, Goldcorp, Kinross, IAMGold, Newmont and Yamana Gold.
This Hyped-up Company Now Owns Tons of Gold – But You Still Shouldn't Touch It. Dominic Frisby,, recently commented on the initial public offering of BitGold, the company aiming to be the PayPal for gold, stated, "Don't touch this gold and bitcoin combo with a ten-foot bargepole." He adds, "We don't ask whether you should run away – but how fast."
Dominic is Wrong – The Time is Ripe for Digital Gold. James Turk responds to Dominic Frisby's comments on BitGold's purchase of GoldMoney. First, BitGold is not a "bitcoin company" – if you need a comparison, it is much more "PayPal" than "bitcoin", but BitGold can be better understood as a "digital gold" company, which of course is what GoldMoney invented and patented. The market is ripe for innovation.
Can BitGold Inc. Help Restore an Honest Monetary System? In Jay Taylor's Broadcast, Roy Sebag, CEO of BitGold and James Turk of GoldMoney explain how you can profit from the merger of GoldMoney into the crypto world of BitGold. Sebag and Turk address criticisms of the merger and talk about potential profits for equity investors in BitGold.
Featured Companies: Q1 Updates and drilling results for: Argonaut Gold, Atna Resources, Fairmont Resources, Puma Exploration, SilverCrest Mines and Torex Gold.

Featured Articles Inside This Issue:

Don’t Let The IRS Bully You. You have clear legal rights when dealing with the IRS. Use them. Most taxpayers don’t know they have any rights. They simply assume that they must obey all IRS demands. You have many legal rights to challenge their edicts and refuse to provide demanded information.

Spin Offs With Turnaround Potential: If the big company honchos don’t like the business they are spinning off, and the big company shareholders don’t like it either, why should you? Because very often the spun off business will eventually perform very well.

Look for Modest Gains, More Volatility: Kates Smith, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, interviewes Russ Koesterich, global chief investment strategist at BlackRock, an investment firm with $4.8 trillion under management. He thinks the bull market will celebrate its seventh anniversary next March, and the next bear market can be pushed out to later in 2016 or 2017. But the risk will go up as the Federal Reserve Board continues to normalize monetary policy.

The Golden Rule of Estate Planning: Your Spouse Comes First; Tips to Help Leave a Family Financial Legacy. A new report from RBC Wealth Management, – Until Death Do Us Part…Then Everything Can Change – helps demystify some of the complexities of estate planning by identifying potential pitfalls that families face when transferring assets.

Investment Newsletter Digest. Seasoned analysts, traders and top-performing newsletter editor’s give their Top Stock Picks of the Month, Gold & Silver Stocks, Oil & Gas Stocks. Buy-rated stocks include: Biogen, Berkshire Hathaway, Gilead Sciences, Walt Disney, Costco, SPYR, EnerJex Resources, Franco-Nevada, Energy Transfer Partners, Freehold Royalties, Canadian Natural Resources, to name a few.

Bull & Bear Featured Company:
Atna Resources Optimizes Gold Production, Lowers Pinson Costs
Atna Resources restarted mining operations at its high grade Pinson underground gold mine in Nevada in June of 2014 and the mine is expected to reach its full production by the second half of 2015. Atna is expecting to produce 55,000 to 65,000 ounces of gold in 2015, with 30,000 to 35,000 ounces being contributed from Pinson and the remainder from its Briggs open pit mine in California...READ MORE

Bull & Bear Featured Company:
Fairmont Resources Fully Permitted to Produce Dense Aggregate Lump Titano-Magnetite in Quebec
Fairmont Resources is about to enter production for cement and aggregate companies that seek a clean high density aggregate that can be shipped through the Great Lakes or the Atlantic Ocean. Fairmont recently received a Certificate of Authorization, allowing 300,000 tonnes annual titano-magnetite aggregate production from the Buttercup property. Fairmont’s goal is to be active on the ground at Buttercup by late spring 2015, putting put one project into production per year, and permitting a high purity silica project in 2015. ...READ MORE

Bull & Bear Featured Company:
Puma Resumes Drilling at Turgeon Copper-Zinc Project in New Brunswick
Puma Exploration (TSX.V: PUM) has just started a 1,500 meters drill program at its 100% owned Turgeon Copper-Zinc VMS deposit in northern New Brunswick. The drill program is designed to define the extents of the new high grade Zinc massive sulphide lens grading 10% Zn over 2.7 meters intersected during the last drilling operation and to validate the VMS model with the discovery of higher grade Copper Stockworks...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

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Industry Studies on Base Metals, Silver ­– Highlights of the World Silver Survey 2015, and commentary on the World Gold Council’s First Quarter Gold Trends. Top Stock Picks and trends by top-performing investment newsletter editors, analysts, and money managers in the resource sector.

Featured Articles Inside This Issue:
Mining Stocks: Beginning to Dig Out? George Putnam, III, The Turnaround Letter         is seeing the beginnings of supply reduction in a number of metals. Mines and smelters are being closed to reduce the higher cost production. Mergers among some of the players could lead to further cutbacks. If commodity supplies are brought back into line with the reduced demand, prices will stabilize and the stocks will begin to move up. Should Chinese demand pick up again, the supply cutbacks could cause commodity prices – and these related stocks – to rebound very sharply.
El Nino Has Set In, Asia Braces for Crop Damage. The El Nino, or a warming of sea-surface temperatures in the Pacific, can lead to scorching weather across Asia and east Africa but heavy rains and floods in South America. The last El Nino led to tens of billions of dollars in economic damages in the Asia Pacific. Here are the crops most at risk from an El Nino believe that the risk reward parameters are finally favorable. The bell is ringing for gold stocks.
Natixis Metals Review. Natixis Commodity Research analysts give their outlook, price forecasts and key developments for Aluminum, Copper, Lead, Nickel, Zinc, Gold, Silver, Platinum and Palladium for 2015 and 2016.
Resource Investor’s Investment Newsletter Digest. Advice from the world’s top-performing investment experts covering the resource sector. Top Stock Picks of the Month. Buy/Sell advice on Energy Stocks, Ag Sector, Base Metals, Gold & Silver Stocks, Precious Metals Trends and Trading Strategies.
Profiled Companies: Atna Resources Ltd., Fairmont Resources, Torex Gold Resources and Puma Exploration.

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

Death-Predicting Handshakes
A limp handshake has always been a signal for a lack of confidence, but a study published this month in The Lancet found that a weak grip could also signal that someone is preparing (consciously or not) to shrug off his or her mortal coil.

Self-parking Volvo Ploughs Into Journalists After Owner Neglects To Pay For Extra Feature That Stops Cars Crashing Into People
VIDEO: Self-Parking car attempting to park but actually plowing into journalists might have resulted from the Volvo’s owner not paying an extra fee to have the car avoid pedestrians. Lesson: Pay to have “pedestrian detection functionality” installed.

Earn More With Dividend-Paying Stocks
Many firms are paying generous yields today and are likely to boost their dividends in the future

The Golden Rule of Estate Planning: Your Spouse Comes First
RBC Wealth Management Offers Tips to Help Married Couples Leave a Family Financial Legacy

Key Components of Global Silver Demand Rose in 2014
Key components of global silver demand rose in 2014, with global silver jewelry demand posting a new record last year and silverware offtake rising to its highest level since 2006. This was coupled with notable growth in key silver industrial end uses, including ethylene oxide, photovoltaics, and brazing and alloys, according to World Silver Survey 2015.

Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples
For unmarried couples, making a will is paramount, especially if they are sharing a home owned by just one member of the couple. If the homeowner dies without an estate plan, the other member of the couple could be out on the street.

Living Together After 50
Love may be sweeter the second (or third) time around. But for a growing number of baby boomers, love and marriage don't go hand in hand. If you're contemplating moving in together, put romance aside long enough to consider some of the implications.

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.

Featured Articles Inside This Issue:

Thwarting the Hackers: How to Invest in Cyber Security – Computer hacking, and the enormous threat it poses to individuals, companies, and governments. Given the potential for havoc that computer hackers can wreak, it’s no exaggeration to view this as comparable to fighting a war. We think investors should have a stake in this war, as long as they’re careful to back the right warriors. Here are 5 cyber-security warriors that are reasonably valued in view of solid long-term records and reasonable future PEG ratios, and each has a high free cash flow yield.

The Original Flash Boys– Think high speed, techy traders seeking out information and trading faster than the average Joe are new to the financial markets? Think again. The quest for speed and near riskless profit has been with us for centuries.

The Musings of a Stock Market Curmudgeon – Resident Curmudgeon, Thomas Henning: As the wailing and gnashing of teeth in the metals complex has reached a deafening level, it's time to step back and review the basic concepts of trend development and prepare and lay out an attitude for the next primary bull swing within the metals cyclic bull market. The gold market is likely bottoming with a possible downside poke remaining.

Base Metals Forecast - Analysts with Natixis Commodity Research provide us with their 2015-2016 outlook and price targets for Aluminium, Copper, Lead, Nickel, Zinc, Gold, Silver, Platinum and Palladium.

Gold: Deaf Prophets – Central banks have become part of the problem. Our global economy is stuck in neutral despite the unprecedented financial engineering by central banks, the new oligarchs. The era of quantitative easing has spawned an extra ordinary financed bubble that shares the same characteristics as the financial crisis of 2008-2009. Markets will feel that pain when this bubble will finally burst. The unwinding from this money drop and the eventual defacto devaluation of the U.S. dollar will be good for gold. Gold Stock Recommendations: Barrick Gold, B2 Gold, Eldorado, Goldcorp, IAMGold Corp, Newmont and Yamanae.

Why the Superbuck Scares Investors – Why has the dollar been so strong? There are a number of reasons. A stronger dollar has been a lifeline for struggling economies in Europe and Japan, boosting exports, relieving deflationary pressures and lifting global growth in general.

Bull & Bear’s Digest of Investment Newsletters – 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 Blue Chips, Small- Mid-Cap Stocks, Mutual Funds, Gold and Silver Stocks, Oil & Gas Stocks and Trading Strategies. Situations discussed include: ADT, Apple, BlackBerry, Coca-Cola, ExxonMobil, Fidelity Funds, Goldcorp, IGI Laboratories, Kinder Morgan, Lockheed Martin, Newmont, Polaris Industries, Scott’s Liquid Gold, Qualcomm, United Technologies and more.

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Argonaut Gold announced First Quarter 2015 Revenue of $51.0 M; Cash Balance Builds to $64.0 M
Argonaut Gold Inc. announced its financial and operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. GEO Production Increases by 40% Year over Year.

Puma Completes Successful Drilling Program at Turgeon CU-ZN VMS Project in New Brunswick
Puma Exploration has now completed its initial 2015 drill program at its Turgeon Copper-Zinc VMS project in New Brunswick. The spring program includes four holes for a total of 1,617 meters of drilling into the Dragon sulphide zone that was discovered in 2014.

Fairmont Announces First Base at Buttercup Property; Independent Third Party Dense Aggregate Testing Commences; Forestville Quartzite Property Work Program Partner
Fairmont Resources Inc. announced that it has completed the first blast on the Buttercup Property. This blast was designed to collect additional dense aggregate for customer testing. Fairmont is also pleased to announce that it will be working with the “Centre de formation professionnelle de Forestville” (“CFPF”), in connection with their existing educational programs and their new Diamond Drilling program.

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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