List of past guests featured on the TF Metals Report Podcast.
Catherine Austin Fitts offers Solari Report subscribers a unique perspective on how to navigate the opportunities and risks in the global financial system and political economy.
Catherine is the president of Solari, Inc., publisher of the Solari Report, and managing member of Solari Investment Advisory Services, LLC. Catherine served as managing director and member of the board of directors of the Wall Street investment bank Dillon, Read & Co. Inc., as Assistant Secretary of Housing and Federal Housing Commissioner at the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development in the first Bush Administration, and was the president of Hamilton Securities Group, Inc. Catherine has designed and closed over $25 billion of transactions and investments to-date and has led portfolio and investment strategy for $300 billion of financial assets and liabilities.
Catherine graduated from the University of Pennsylvania (BA), the Wharton School (MBA) and studied Mandarin Chinese at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She blogs for the Solari Report at http://www.solari.com
Thursday, November 12, 2015
For the past decade, Nick has focused on the world of precious metals and the benefits available to investors who hold physical gold, silver and platinum bullion. As president and CEO of Bullion Management Group Inc. (BMG), a precious metals management company, he uses his understanding of the precious metals markets to develop strategies, products and services for clients looking to integrate bullion into their portfolios. His view on the precious metals sector is that gold, silver and platinum, in bullion form, are a vital component of a client’s financial program and should make up 10 percent or more of a well-diversified portfolio.
In 2002, Nick launched BMG and BMG BullionFund, Canada’s only RRSP-eligible open-end mutual fund trust that purchases equal dollar amounts of gold, silver and platinum bullion. Subsequently, BMG Gold BullionFund and the BMG BullionBars program were launched as part of the company's growth. Nick specifically designed all BMG products so they would not compromise any of the fundamental attributes of precious metals ownership: absolute liquidity, no counterparty risk and no reliance on management skills. In 2011, BMG became an Associate Member of the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) – the only other equally accredited company in Canada is the Royal Canadian Mint, the Crown Corporation that produces Canada’s currency.
Widely recognized as an international bullion expert, Nick has written numerous articles on bullion and current market trends that are published on various news and business websites. He has appeared on BNN, CBC, CNBC and Sun Media, and has been interviewed for countless articles published in leading business publications across North America, Europe and Asia. His first book, $10,000 Gold: Why Gold’s Inevitable Rise Is the Investor’s Safe Haven, is a must read for every investor who is seeking the safety of sound money and will benefit from Nick’s insights into the portfolio-preserving power of gold.
Through BMG, Nick continues to develop products and services that allow investors of every level, from institutional to “do-it-yourself” individuals, to take full advantage of buying and holding uncompromised bullion in a diversified portfolio.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Ivan Bebek has over 15 years experience in financing, foreign negotiations, and acquisitions in the mineral exploration industry. His understanding of the capital markets and ability to position, structure and finance companies that he has been associated with has been instrumental in their successes. Ivan formerly was the President, CEO and co-founder of Cayden Resources Inc., which was sold to Agnico Eagle Mining Limited for $205 million in November 2014, a co-founder and a Director of Stratton Resources Inc. and a co-founder of Keegan Resources Inc. (now Asanko Gold).
Sunday, February 28, 2016
Jeff Berwick founded Stockhouse.com, Canada's largest financial website in 1994 and was the CEO and on the board of directors up until 2006. He is now the founder and Chief Editor of The Dollar Vigilante.
The Dollar Vigilante is a free-market financial newsletter focused on covering all aspects of the ongoing financial collapse with information and analysis on investments for safety and for profit during the collapse including investments in gold, silver, energy and agriculture commodities and publicly traded stocks. As well, the newsletter covers other aspects including expatriation, both financially and physically and news and info on health, safety and other ways to survive the coming collapse of the US Dollar safely and comfortably. You can sign up to receive the FREE monthly newsletter, a Basic Newsletter ($15/month) or our Full Newsletter ($25/month) with specific stock recommendations and updates at the Subscriptions page on their website DollarVigilante.com.
Thursday, October 6, 2016
Bruce Bragagnolo is the co-founder and former Chief Executive Officer of Timmins Gold Corp. a Mexican-focused gold producer, and also the co-founder and the former CEO of Silvermex Resources Ltd., a silver explorer which was acquired by First Majestic Silver in 2011 for a market capitalization of $120 million. While at Timmins Gold, Mr. Bragagnolo oversaw the administration, business development strategy and the financing of the Company through its IPO and the acquisition and construction of its San Francisco Mine. He spearheaded the subsequent listing on the TSX and NYSE-MKT, and the acquisition of the Caballo Blanco Project, the Ana Paula Project and the El Sauzal Mill. Mr. Bragagnolo has been responsible for structuring and raising over $120 million in equity and debt for Timmins Gold and overseeing the growth of the Company as it transitioned from junior developer to a +100,000 oz. per year gold producer with a peak market capitalization of over $450 million. Mr Bragagnolo a member in good standing of the Law Society of British Columbia. He graduated from the University of British Columbia Law School in 1983 and, from then until 2007, he practiced law in Vancouver with an emphasis on securities law, start-ups and mergers and acquisitions, at which point he gave up his practice to become the CEO of Timmins Gold and Silvermex.
Bruce is currently the Chairman of Inca One Gold Corp. More information can be found at http://www.incaone.com. Inca One stock trades in Toronto under the symbol "IO" and in the U.S. under the symbol "INCAF".
Sunday, November 6, 2016
Ted Butler began trading commodities with Merrill Lynch in 1972. He also worked at Drexel Burnham Lambert in the 1980s. Since 1996, he has been an independent analyst, primarily focusing upon silver. His regular updates provide his subscribers with up-to-date, pertinent information on the silver market.
For a small monthly fee, you can be privy to some of the best, independent silver market research available anywhere. Anyone trading or stacking silver should strongly consider subscribing to Ted's site.
Thursday, November 24, 2011
John Butler has over 20 years experience in international finance. He has served as a Managing Director for bulge-bracket investment banks on both sides of the Atlantic in research, strategy, asset allocation and product development roles, including at Deutsche Bank and Lehman Brothers. He has advised some of the world's largest institutional and private investors in matters ranging from wealth preservation to enhancing returns through a wide variety of innovative strategies and he has been a #1 ranked investment strategist by Institutional Investor magazine.
Among his other accomplishments, John is on the record having anticipated the great gold bull market of the 2000s, the US housing market bust of 2007-09 and the protracted euro debt crisis. His publications include his popular Amphora Report investment newsletter and The Golden Revolution (John Wiley and Sons, 2012), a book explaining the causes and consequences of the 2008 global financial crisis and exploring the financial market implications of global monetary regime change. His research has been cited by numerous publications including the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Nikkei Shimbun, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Boersenzeitung, Handelsblatt, Neue Zuercher Zeitung, Milano Finanza and De Telegraaf. John is a regular presenter at investment conferences and other events around the world. He lives in England with his wife and four children.
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Friday, May 25, 2012
Jim Comiskey is a senior account executive with ADM Investor Services in Chicago. He has been involved in the financial industry for almost 30 years, starting his career in 1983 with Drexel Burnham Lambert, and later at E.F. Hutton, Geldermann, Credit Lyonnais and Lind-Waldock/MFGlobal. Jim was a member of both the Chicago Board of Trade and Chicago Mercantile Exchange. He believes discipline is critical in every trade. He helps clients formulate an appropriate strategy using a combination of fundamental and technical analysis to identify potential trading opportunities with trend channels.
Jim can be reached at (888) 935-7979 or by email at email@example.com
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Brent Cook is an independent exploration analyst with 30 years of experience in both property economics and geology evaluations.
Brent received a BS in geology from Utah State University in 1978.
As a seasoned geologist, Brent's knowledge spans all areas of the mining business from the conceptual stage through to detailed technical and financial modeling related to mine development and production.
He has worked in over 60 countries and in virtually all geological environments, analyzing and providing commentary on proposed mine sites. During Brent's independent consulting service he provided advice and analysis to the following companies:
- Global Resource Investments, Ltd
- Rick Rule, General Partner Expo 1999, 2000 Funds
- AMEC (MRDI)
- Mount Isa Mines
- Kennecott Mining
- Rio Tinto Mining
- Barrick Gold (Homestake)
- Meridian Gold Corp/Yamana
- Freeport McMoran (Cyprus-Amax)
- Newmont Mining (Santa Fe)
In addition to writing Exploration Insights, Brent continues to advise funds and companies.
Greg Crowe has over 30 years experience in the exploration and mining sector. This includes extensive exposure to precious and base metal projects throughout North and South America, Asia and Africa. Mr. Crowe has worked with major mining companies and has served as a Director and Executive of several junior and development stage resource companies.
From 2002 until late 2015, Mr. Crowe was President and CEO of Entrée Gold Inc. He was instrumental in transforming Entrée from an early stage exploration play to one with an advanced development-mining project in joint-venture with Rio Tinto and its partner company, Turquoise Hill Resources. Over $12 billion has been slated towards production at Oyu Tolgoi, including Entrée’s JV project. In connection with the development of Entrée, Mr. Crowe played a key role in raising over $200 million, acquiring an Australian junior company for the procurement of a large copper project in Nevada and completing several other acquisitions and transactions.
Mr. Crowe’s key role in helping to bring about this highly successful development story attests to his ability to not only build companies but to successfully navigate political and partnership issues and to strategically maneuver through cyclical variations in commodity markets.