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Bob Kirtley

Bob Kirtley

Contributor since: 15 Mar 2010

  • Lunch with the Minister of Finance

    Published 30 November 2010 | viewed 0 times

    One of the neat things about living in New Zealand, a country with a small population, is that you can actually get to meet with…

  • The Beginning of the End of The United States of Europe

    Published 13 November 2010 | viewed 0 times

    UKIP Nigel Farage Oct 2010 - EU tax proposed on nations While all eyes are on the United States of America and its difficulties with…

  • QE2 to Dilute the US Dollar and Boost Precious Metals

    Published 07 November 2010 | viewed 0 times

    We kick off with a quick look at the chart for the USD which now looks set to test the '72' level of support as…

  • The Federal Reserve Casts Its Ghostly Shadow

    Published 01 November 2010 | viewed 0 times

    This week will see the opening of Ben Bernanke's Quantitative Easing box. Out of which will jump a giant stimulus rabbit along with a few…

  • Nothing Like Uncertainty to Boost Gold Prices

    Published 14 October 2010 | viewed 0 times

    A snap shot of the year as captured by the above chart, shows that we have in first place silver, followed by gold, which is…

  • The US Dollar is on the Edge

    Published 30 September 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Every picture tells a story and the above chart shows the US Dollar heading down the tubes in contrast to the ascendancy of gold prices,…

  • Gold Prices Blast through the $1300.00/oz Barrier

    Published 29 September 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Gold prices were drifting lower during the trading session on the London Stock Exchange with a breather being the order of the day. Things changed…

  • A Sparkling Day to be a Precious Metals Bug

    Published 15 September 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Chart courtesy of Kitco.com Just where to start is the question as the excitement zooms along with a new all time in gold prices partnered…

  • Gold Prices to Challenge All Time High

    Published 03 September 2010 | viewed 0 times

    So much for a lackluster summer and the summer doldrums as gold prices increase by around $100/oz in August 2010, to close at $1251.20/oz. As…

  • Are Gold Stocks Worth the Effort: Update

    Published 29 August 2010 | viewed 0 times

    A few weeks ago we decided to revamp our investment strategy as we were having difficulty proving to ourselves that gold stocks were providing the…

  • Silver Wheaton Corporation Call Options Up 40.35 Percent Today

    Published 27 August 2010 | viewed 0 times

    The anticipated shark attack emanating from the COMEX Options Expiry Day failed to materialize in NYC today, leaving silver prices unscathed. However, investors continued to…

  • Silver Wheaton Call Options Move Up Today

    Published 18 August 2010 | viewed 0 times

    As you know on the 29th May 2010 we purchased some Silver Wheaton (SLW) Call Options which are the September 2010 series, with a strike…

  • Kinross Gold Corporation: A Takeover Too Far?

    Published 17 August 2010 | viewed 0 times

    The acquisitive nature of Kinross Gold Corporation (KGC) has taken it to the door step of Red Back Mining Incorporated (RBI) which appears to be…

  • Are Silver Stocks Worth the Effort?

    Published 04 August 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Question: What is it that we are trying to achieve? Answer: Exposure to the silver bull market. Which vehicle will give the best returns and…

  • Dollar Down, Gold Up, Not Today!

    Published 03 August 2010 | viewed 0 times

    The inverse relationship between the dollar and gold prices started to decouple recently with the dollar rising and gold rising concurrently. The dollar has since…

  • Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited: Record Quarterly Revenue

    Published 29 July 2010 | viewed 0 times

    The general consensus for the quarterly income for Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (AEM) was in the order of $0.40 per share, however, news just out has…

  • Silver Prices Take Tea with 200dma

    Published 21 July 2010 | viewed 0 times

    The summer doldrums have descended upon us as evidenced by the lackluster performance of the producers, however, this should be thought of as the bargain…

  • Kinross Gold Corporation Hits the Wall

    Published 20 July 2010 | viewed 0 times

    The stock price of Kinross Gold Corporation (KGC) has been hammered recently with a loss of around 20% to close today at $15.46, on the…

  • Gold Prices Holding Up Well

    Published 18 July 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Gold Chart 15 July 2010 Despite Portugal's sovereign debt being down graded the eurocrats have managed to calm the waters and keep the euro reasonably…

  • Inside Job: The Movie

    Published 15 July 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Having a day out in the big city of Auckland with an old Buddie who is an accountant, we decided to paint the town red…