Uranium: A Key Element for a Net-Zero Carbon Future

By Ed Coyne, Per Jander and John Ciampaglia

Uranium spot prices have been rising in 2021, in what we see as a strong new bull market. Investors are betting on nuclear energy’s profile as a highly efficient, reliable and clean energy source. Aggressive decarbonization goals worldwide are driving major policy shifts that are likely to bolster demand for uranium and nuclear energy.

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Gold Flat After Wild Ride

September 7, 2021

Gold closed August at $1,814 with a dramatic dip early/mid-month and a quick recovery. Improved July payroll job data gave traders reason to question whether the Fed will maintain its easy monetary stance. Gold sold off but regained support, helped at month end by the Fed's dovish tone at Jackson Hole.

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John Hathaway on the Nixon Shock

"Nixon Shock" 50 Years Later, Remembering the 1970s

August 15, 2021

John Hathaway and Bill Strong join Stephanie Pomboy to reflect back on the Nixon Shock, and draw parallels to today. Pomboy describes it best: "Marking an anniversary can often seem like a hollow perfunctory exercise but I'd say this time, that is definitely not the case. The 50-year anniversary of the Nixon Shock and the policies he outlined in his speech carry unique resonance today."

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Uranium Surged 20% in Last 2 Weeks, Where is this Rally Headed?

Uranium Surged 20% in Last 2 Weeks, Where is this Rally Headed?

September 3, 2021

David Lin of Kitco News interviews John Ciampaglia, CEO of Sprott Asset Management. They explore the recent surge in uranium prices, supported by a growing understanding that nuclear power is perhaps one of the more reliable and safe sources of baseload power and uranium supply is limited.

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Podcast: Opportunities in Uranium

July 19, 2021

Sprott's Ed Coyne and John Ciampaglia join Per Jander of WMC Energy to discuss the promising investment case for uranium and the launch of Sprott Physical Uranium Trust (TSX: U.UN). The Trust invests and holds substantially all of its assets in uranium in the form of U3O8 or "yellowcake," which is created in the first stages of its lifecycle from mined ore to spent fuel.

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The 50th Anniversary of the Nixon Shock

August 14, 2021

Jim Grant, founder and editor of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer, joins host Ed Coyne to look back at this significant event in monetary history: On August 15, 1971, President Richard Nixon suspended the convertibility of the U.S. dollar into gold. This effectively ended the Bretton Woods Agreement, which had been put in place in the mid-1940s to stabilize the post-WWII economy. 

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Palladium is “Up and to the Right”

Palladium is “Up and to the Right”

May 26, 2021

With palladium trading near record highs, we revisit the drivers behind palladium’s rise. Overall, we see continued support for palladium prices, even at the higher levels they’ve touched post-COVID. Supply and demand fundamentals have once again come into focus.

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