Originally trained during the inflationary 1970s, Michael Ballanger, director of wealth management at Richardson GMP, is a graduate of Saint Louis University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in finance and a Bachelor of Art in marketing before completing post-graduate work at the Wharton School of Finance. With more than 30 years of experience as a junior mining and exploration specialist, as well as a solid background in corporate finance, Ballanger's adherence to the concept of "Hard Assets" allows him to focus the practice on selecting opportunities in the global resource sector with emphasis on the precious metals exploration and development sector. Ballanger takes great pleasure in visiting mineral properties around the globe in the never-ending hunt for early-stage opportunities.
55 Articles
09/08/2017>Silver: The Red-Headed, Freckle-Faced Stepchild
08/29/2017>Shifting the Narrative
08/18/2017>A Midsummer Night's Dream: Buy Precious Metals
08/16/2017>Fanciful Fed Follies
07/13/2017>Gritted Teeth and Clenched Fists
06/27/2017>Myopic Metals and Miner Miasma
06/14/2017>One Massive, Global, Serial Bubble
06/02/2017>Keep Calm and Carry On
05/02/2017>Why I Use Precious Metals ETFs for Trading and Penny Stocks fo...
04/27/2017>Stand on Guard for Thee (Canada)
04/21/2017>Confusion Reigns. . .
04/06/2017>Buy Precious, Sell Base (Metals). . .
03/30/2017>Precious Metals Are in Alignment for a Major Ascent
03/09/2017>No Surprise in Recent Moves in Gold and Silver Markets
02/13/2017>Remembering the Genius of Hunter S. Thompson
02/07/2017>But What About that 'Big, Ugly, Red Candle'?
02/02/2017>Shifting Sands and Feeble Foundations
01/19/2017>A 'Hoof-in-Mouth' Market
01/05/2017>Fake News, Farcical Policies, and Phony Markets
01/04/2017>Forecasting 2017
12/21/2016>'Twas the Week Before Christmas. . .
11/30/2016>A 'Wicked Rally' in Gold Predicted
11/18/2016>When the Pendulum Swings
11/11/2016>All Assets "Bid": Trump Is the New Market Driver
10/31/2016>Recommended Reading: 'When Money Dies: The Nightmare of the We...
10/20/2016>It's Rally Time!
10/14/2016>Tiptoeing Back into the Miners
10/04/2016>Assessing the Short-Term Outlook for the Precious Metals and t...
09/09/2016>Post-Summer Outlook for Metals Investing
08/30/2016>Late-August Calm a Breeding Ground for Bullion Bank Shenanigans
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