Gold Miners Recorded Record High Margins in 2020

Gold producers had their most profitable year ever in 2020, based on one metric. The average all-in sustaining cost (AISC) margin, which is the gold price minus the cost to produce the metal, hit a record $828 per ounce, according to Metals Focus. What this means is that for every ounce of gold a mining … Continued

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How Did Investors Fare Buying the Pandemic Airline Dip?

In March 2020, the world changed in some pretty dramatic ways. Take the stock market. Stuck at home and $1,200 richer thanks to the first coronavirus relief bill, millions of millennials and Gen Zers tried their hand at investing for the very first time. It’s estimated that some 10 million new brokerage accounts were opened … Continued

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One Year Later, Americans Are Ready to Travel Again

A little over a hundred years ago, the United States emerged from the double whammy of a world war and deadly pandemic. Eager to get back to “normal” life, Americans went on a decade-long spending splurge, buying cars and radios and stocks, most for the first time ever. Although we all know how it ended, … Continued

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5 Reasons to Buy Airline Stocks After a Gloomy 2020

5 Reasons to Buy Airline Stocks After a Gloomy 2020

There’s no doubt 2020 was a rough 12 months for airline stocks. The NYSE Arca Global Airlines Index lost more than 31% over the course of the year as several major carriers reported record losses. From a value investor’s perspective, this means the industry is on sale at a deep discount. Commercial aviation still has … Continued

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