Sector Expert: Byron King

Agora Financial

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Byron King writes for Agora Financial. He edits three newsletters: Outstanding Investments, Real Wealth Trader and Military Technology Alert. He studied geology and graduated with honors from Harvard University, and holds advanced degrees from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and the U.S. Naval War College. He has advised the U.S. Department of Defense on national energy policy.



Recent Interviews

Miners Must Control Costs to Improve Share Prices: Byron King (7/21/14)

Global unrest and inflation will play a role in improving fundamentals for gold and silver, Byron King, newsletter editor for Agora Financial, tells The Gold Report. But miners have to control costs and clean up their internal cash flow, too. Meanwhile, investors who have run up gains in traditional investments are looking for new asset classes. King shares the names of a few well-managed companies in the gold, graphite and rare earth space that are husbanding their assets and adding value, sometimes in unexpected ways.

Wave of the Future Investment from the Ground Up: Byron King (10/8/13)

An increasingly high-tech world is on the horizon, but technological revolution can't take place without the right materials, especially graphite and platinum group metals. This is where mining, one of the oldest industries in human history, comes in. In this interview with The Metals Report, Byron King, editor of the Energy & Scarcity Investor and Outstanding Investments newsletters, profiles companies poised to deliver graphite and platinum group metals to tech companies working to change the way we communicate, travel and harness energy.

Byron King: Forget OPEC. North American Energy Plays Bring Profits Home (6/11/13)

Looking for profits in the oil and natural gas space? Look no further than shale plays, energy service companies and offshore drilling opportunities in the U.S., says Byron King of Agora Financial LLC. In this interview with The Energy Report, King discusses how dwindling exports to the U.S. from Latin America, Africa and the Middle East are shifting the supply and demand equation across the world. King also names companies in the service space with solid prospects for investors.

Recent Quotes

"I visited CGT's Montagne d'Or last week; I came away impressed."

— Byron King, Gold Speculator (2/7/17)
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"ICG released outstanding drilling results at its Triangle zone."

— Byron King, Gold Speculator (2/7/17)
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"BAR is an attractive joint venture or takeover target for larger companies that must—sooner or later—add to their resource bases."

— Byron King, Gold Speculator (2/7/17)
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"PGLC's shares traded up last week based on sector sentiment and market perceptions that the company is close to making a decision about restarting mine operations at Relief Canyon."

— Byron King, Gold Speculator (2/7/17)
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"PVG is at the point of making final efforts to begin active mining."

— Byron King, Gold Speculator (1/31/17)
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"In weeks to come, I foresee strong upside for CGT."

— Byron King, Gold Speculator (1/31/17)
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"With VIT, sooner or later a third party will move in and snap up a superb asset."

— Byron King, Gold Speculator (1/31/17)
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"GRG offers significant upside in a rising environment for gold-silver."

— Byron King, Gold Speculator (1/31/17)
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"BAR's share price moved up nicely last week on more news of strong drilling results from the company's Martiniere property."

— Byron King, Gold Speculator (1/31/17)
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"BAR is an attractive joint venture or takeover target for larger companies."

— Byron King, Gold Speculator (1/18/17)
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"CGT's Montagne d'Or project is subject to a near-term, major resource revision—almost certainly upward—in March from a well-regarded partner, Nord Gold."

— Byron King, Gold Speculator (1/12/17)
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"GSV is among the most promising explorers out there."

— Byron King, Gold Speculator (1/10/17)
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"This past year, PGLC's drilling confirmed high-grade mineralization to the west of known resources."

— Byron King, Gold Speculator (1/10/17)
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"PVG offers bonanza-grade gold potential, moving toward production in 2017."

— Byron King, Gold Speculator (1/10/17)
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"With VIT, the big payday is just a question of time and patience."

— Byron King, Gold Speculator (1/10/17)
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"GRG offers significant upside in a rising environment for gold and silver."

— Byron King, Gold Speculator (1/10/17)
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"BAR released more strong drill results from Bug Lake and is an attractive joint venture or takeover target."

— Byron King, Gold Speculator (12/20/16)
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"With an outstanding land package along the prolific Carlin Trend of central Nevada, GSV is among the most promising explorers out there."

— Byron King, Gold Speculator (12/20/16)
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"When precious metal prices head back upward, GRG offers significant upside for gold and silver."

— Byron King, Gold Speculator (12/20/16)
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"VIT is among the most advanced, bulldozer-ready gold mining projects anywhere in the world."

— Byron King, Gold Speculator (12/20/16)
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"PVG offers bonanza-grade gold potential, its project is de-risked and management is outstanding."

— Byron King, Gold Speculator (12/20/16)
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"GSV's focus on Nevada's mighty Carlin Trend places it in the cross hairs of future takeover activity, likely in the billion-dollar range."

— Byron King, Gold Speculator (9/20/16)
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"Considering what Goldcorp paid for Kaminak last May, I'm looking at VIT as a near-term takeover play."

— Byron King, Gold Speculator (9/20/16)
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"BAR is an attractive joint venture or takeover target."

— Byron King, Gold Speculator (9/20/16)
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"I expect to see a deal between GRG and Silver Standard; I suggest you own some shares when that news breaks."

— Byron King, Gold Speculator (9/20/16)
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"VIT's bought deal strengthens the company’s position in the takeover market."

— Byron King, Gold Speculator (8/16/16)
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"I expect to see significant new resources based on drilling from ICG's crowdsourced ideas."

— Byron King, Gold Speculator (8/16/16)
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"GSV is destined to be a moneymaker."

— Byron King, Gold Speculator (8/16/16)
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"BAR is cashed up and exploring aggressively this summer."

— Byron King, Gold Speculator (8/16/16)
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"BAR's management announced that it raised $6M in a bought deal."

— Byron King, Gold Speculator (6/21/16)
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"When gold moves up, ICG shares should slingshot."

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