Defensive investment strategies are few and far between. Fixed income, debased by artificially low rates, no longer passes muster. Selling volatility to generate income seems like a form of insanity. Gold is the obvious answer. Whether in physical form or precious metals mining shares sporting good dividend yields and trading at depressed valuations, this unwanted investment strategy will prove seaworthy for all conditions.
April 6, 2021
Gold prices finished March at $1,708, closing off a difficult quarter on the heels of gold's positive, record year. COVID-19 vaccine rollouts in the U.S. encouraged market optimism which was reflected in rising U.S. Treasury yields and a strong U.S. dollar.
February 24, 2021
Silver climbed more than 47% in 2020, reaffirming its value as a safe haven portfolio asset during the COVID pandemic. But our bullish outlook for silver is based on its unique role as an industrial metal. Silver should be integral to any "green revolution" discussions, given that it is critical to the success of EVs, solar energy and 5G cellular networks.
March 29, 2021
Platinum prices have moved higher as COVID-19 has constrained supply amid rising demand. YOY, spot platinum is up more than 90%.
December 10, 2020
A new scholarship supporting women in finance will soon be available to undergraduate students in Carleton University’s Sprott School of Business thanks to the generosity of Sprott Asset Management.
February 23, 2021
The silver market is abuzz in 2021. After climbing more than 47% in 2020, silver continues to play catch up to gold.
February 4, 2021
Sprott Asset Management highlights (NYSE Arca: PSLV) surpassing 100 Million ounces of physical silver
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