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.
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01/15/2019>Beware the "ZeroHedge Trap"
01/08/2019>Trophic Cascade?
12/31/2018>2019: Mayhem, Misallocation and the Mockery of True Price Disc...
12/20/2018>Forget the Noise, Follow the Dollar
12/11/2018>A Certain Perspective
12/04/2018>Western Uranium and Vanadium Corp.: The Game Is Afoot
11/30/2018>A Five-Star Nevada Opportunity
11/26/2018>Hands of a Broken Clock
11/17/2018>Handicapping the Precious Metals Through Year-End
11/11/2018>US Stocks: Whither from Here?
11/03/2018>October's Rout Was Meaningless
10/29/2018>Barometers, Thermometers, and Recency Bias
10/23/2018>Where Were You 31 Years Ago?
10/18/2018>The Incredibly Bullish Set-Up for Gold
10/14/2018>Volatility Breeds Contempt
09/30/2018>Ratcheting Up the Gold-Friendly COT Tension
09/29/2018>Western Uranium and Vanadium: A VERY Timely Name Change
09/27/2018>Gold Investors: It Is Time for a Logic Lesson
09/25/2018>De-Risking Story Continues for Uranium and Vanadium Developer
09/18/2018>Sunsets in the Land of U.S. Dollar Hegemony
09/06/2018>Analytical Paralysis in the World of Interventions
08/30/2018>Western Uranium and Vanadium Corp.: Undervaluation Woes Are En...
08/27/2018>Back Up the Truck
08/23/2018>Observations from the 'Library of Failed Trades'
08/19/2018>Historical Repetition in the Precious Metals Arena
08/15/2018>Serendipity in Life and in Markets
07/18/2018>Pass the Moonshine
07/07/2018>Base Metals Breakdowns Are Imposing Omens
07/05/2018>Precious Metals Price Outlook: Buy Now
06/25/2018>Are Precious Metals at an Inflection Point?
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