Thomas Kaplan chairman of The Electrum Group and executive chairman of Panthera Corporation, joins Rick Rule, President & CEO of Sprott U.S. Holdings, to discuss the opportunities he sees at this juncture for precious metals and precious metals miners.
Divergent PMI readings between the U.S. and Europe indicate a stark contrast forming between the two continents. While Europe was hit with a wake-up call today, it looks like the American dream has yet again bought itself more time.
Today, initial jobless claims have dropped below 1 million to 963,000, seasonally adjusted for the week ending August 8. This is the first time that initial jobless claims fell below the one million level since the beginning of the pandemic in March.
It seems now that all of Capitol Hill is finally embracing the fact that the virus will not be slowing down any time soon and that they need to implement policies that demonstrate substantial strength in their response to the pandemic.