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Jared Scharf, CEO, Desert Gold Ventures Inc.

Jared Scharf
CEO | Desert Gold Ventures Inc.
4770 72nd St,, V4K 3N3 Delta (CAN)

jared.scharf@desertgold.ca

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Stephan Dorfmeister, Finance Department, Deep Nature Project GmbH

Stephan Dorfmeister
Finance Department | Deep Nature Project GmbH
Untere Hauptstraße 168, 7122 Gols (AT)

office@deep-nature.at

+43 681 10139055

Like Aurora Cannabis and Canopy Growth, Deep Nature Project GmbH focuses on value chain


Alison Coutts, Executive Chairman, Memphasys Ltd.

Alison Coutts
Executive Chairman | Memphasys Ltd.
30 Richmond Road, 2140 Homebush West (AUS)

alison.coutts@memphasys.com

+61 2 8415 7300

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24. June 2020 | 12:10 CET

Barrick, Franco-Nevada, Yamana - Gold price at record high and now the second row is getting interesting

  • Gold

In the morning the price of gold rose to over USD 1,770.00, its highest level since 2012, and continues to gain momentum; there is no end in sight. The big gold companies can already profit from the price increase since May 2019. Their margins have risen significantly and profits are developing in line with this. The share prices of the largest companies reflect what shareholders are already benefiting from: the flight of money into gold is in full swing. Gold is virtually the only independent currency in the world. There are now many opportunities to profit from it.

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Jared Scharf, CEO, Desert Gold Ventures Inc.
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Golden times have begun

When Barrick Gold, Franco-Nevada or Yamana Gold have gold produced and sold by their projects or their related companies, they are currently generating more profit than in the past eight years. The demand for gold has been rising for months and is gaining further momentum with the actions taken to combat the effects of the Corona Pandemic. By increasing the money supply, citizens rightly fear that their money will be worth less as a result of inflation. This assumption is well-founded and is supported by the US banks. Goldman Sachs recently raised its target price for gold from USD 1,800.00 to USD 2,000.00 per troy ounce for the next 12 months. The Bank of America even believes that a gold price of up to USD 3,000.00 in 2021 is possible.

Gold supply will decline

On the occasion of the rising gold price it is therefore obvious that producers will try to increase their quantities in order to maximise profits now and today. On the other hand, the reserves of the largest producers have been steadily decreasing since 2012, with a decline of around 34%. It is expected that a historic peak production of around 118 million ounces will be reached in 2020, which from today's perspective will then, due to a lack of permits and reserves, drop by around 45% to around 62 million ounces per year by 2029. Two things become clear from this: 1. supply is diametrically opposed to demand, which should give the price increase a further boost and 2. sooner or later producers with a lot of money in their coffers will start to take over the smaller market participants in order to rebuild the reserves.

Diversification with takeover candidates

In addition to the well-known names from the gold sector, shares of smaller companies are an ideal addition to the portfolio, as they are predestined as takeover candidates and already have well-known investors on board. At SolGold (solgold.com.au), with a focus on gold and copper, BHP is already the largest investor with a foot in the door. At Triumph Gold (triumphgoldcorp.com), the giant Newmont already holds 18% and is thus the largest single shareholder. Billionaire Eric Sprott joined gold explorer Scottie Resources (scottieresources.com) at the beginning of the year and has since held a stake of around 10%. The Canadian raw materials expert Ross Beaty is involved in Desert Gold Ventures (desertgold.ca) and Osino Resources (osinoresources.com).

In these smaller companies, investors have the advantage that when the price of gold rises, not only does the probability of a takeover increase, but the price per ounce in the ground also rises. With luck, the investors can multiply their investment.


Conflict of interest & risk note

In accordance with §34b WpHG we would like to point out that Apaton Finance GmbH as well as partners, authors or employees of Apaton Finance GmbH may hold shares in the aforementioned companies and that there may therefore be a conflict of interest. Further details can be found in our Conflict of Interest & Risk Disclosure.


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06. July 2020 | 08:48 CET

Desert Gold, Steinhoff, Wirecard - what investors need to know now

  • Gold

Central banks have been printing more money than ever before since the outbreak of the Corona Pandemic. Those who want to escape from money are buying shares or purchasing physical assets such as real estate or precious metals. Gold is the oldest and most secure currency in the world. The value of bars and coins has been rising since the second quarter of 2019 and is increasingly gaining momentum. In the case of Wirecard, the extra time has begun and the fair value will move towards zero after the insolvency filing. What is now going on at Steinhoff? An exciting week has begun.

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16. June 2020 | 11:34 CET

Barrick, Desert Gold, Endeavour Mining - Who benefits from the gold shortage?

  • Gold

The production of gold is expected to reach its historic peak this year and from then on it will go down more or less dramatically. While the production of the largest producers was still below 80 million ounces in 2009, since then it has risen almost linearly to the volume of over 117 million ounces forecast for 2020. In 2029, not even 55% of this quantity is expected to be reached - with consequences for the gold price.

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11. June 2020 | 11:03 CET

Newmont, Triumph Gold, Victoria Gold - Precious metals belong in the portfolio

  • Gold

The financial crisis in 2008 and the current corona crisis differ fundamentally in the assessment of the economic aspects. Central banks and politicians have maintained growth and productivity by increasing the money supply in order to avert a global economic standstill in connection with the Lehman bankruptcy and its aftermath. At that time, the freshly printed money was used to invest, create something and create value. The current measures are about four times as high and the global economy is at a standstill - it is even in recession. From a social point of view, the measures to maintain social peace are appropriate, but when it comes to wealth creation, they resemble a catastrophe. There is a need for action.

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