He is not optimistic when one looks at the collective balance sheets of governments with their underfunded pension plans and is acting on the assumption that the markets will get more volatile.
The truth is that you make money by being brave when others are afraid, and afraid when others are brave. Most people’s expectation of the future is set by their immediate past and for most their recent experience has been at least okay or spectacular. However resource stocks in the last months have been relatively painful, while some older investors understand that the markets shifting direction is just a “when” question.
In South Korea the newly elected president is advocating shutting down domestic nuclear production. Rick doesn’t know if that will work politically or what they will use instead for power, this us quite troubling for the uranium market in the near term.
Sprott is putting together a partnership for accredited investors, whose purpose is to assist companies by minimizing risks with rights offerings. Rick discusses the intricacies of rights offerings and how they are one of the fairest ways to raise capital without diluting investor shares.
Collin and Rick discuss the upcoming Sprott Natural Resource Symposium taking place in Vancouver on July 25th-28th. Many interesting speakers such as David Stockman, Robert Friedland and Jim Rickards will be in attendance along with a number of heads of mining companies including a thousand or so high net worth investors.
The Global X Uranium ETF (NYSE:URA) was unchanged in premarket trading Thursday. Year-to-date, URA has declined -3.96%, versus a 8.69% rise in the benchmark S&P 500 index during the same period.
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