Lara Crigger

Lara Crigger is a former staff writer for and ETF Report.

Features and News

Frank Holmes: A September For Gold

The CEO of U.S. Global Investors shares his views on gold investing.
  • What drives September's price spike
  • Which miners he likes right now
  • Why deflation is just as good for gold as inflation

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Mongolia: Mining’s Next Big Thing?

Could the long-anticipated Oyu Tolgoi mine transform Mongolia into a mining superstar?
  • A draconian tax repealed
  • Copper, gold, uranium and coal
  • Which miners will benefit?

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Gary Dorsch: Skimming The ‘Froth’ Off Emerging Markets

The editor of the Global Money Trends Newsletter shares his thoughts on emerging markets.
  • An ‘ocean of liquidity’ buoying the market
  • Canada as a ‘middle of the road’ investment
  • Reserve currency: Will the yuan replace the dollar?

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Larry Reaugh: The Three M’s Of Specialty Metals

The CEO of Reaugh Group shares his views on the specialty metals market.
  • China as ‘the big snowball’
  • Manganese as the next molybdenum
  • How to play the Three M’s

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Playing The Sugar Rush

With sugar hitting 28-year highs, should investors consider indulging their sweet tooth?

  • Rainfall causes supply crunch
  • Food makers freaking out
  • Does sugar keep rising?

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James Turk: Gold To Hit $1,000 This Fall

Founder of GoldMoney gives Hard Assets Investor his predictions on the yellow metal's short-term future.
  • Physical vs. ‘paper’ gold
  • Why September’s a key month
  • Are we nearing ‘peak gold’?

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Is ‘Cash For Clunkers’ Salvaging Metals?

The metals markets have seen a boost from the government's CARS program -– but can the good times last?
  • The psychological impact of CARS
  • ‘Wishful thinking' in the steel markets?
  • Is U.S. platinum miner in trouble?

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Chris Cook: Energy ETFs Not To Blame

Former IPE Compliance Director Chris Cook argues that speculators are to blame for high oil prices – but position limits aren't the solution.

  • The impact of Wall St. refiners
  • The invisible tail wagging the dog
  • The submarines are running the

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Nicholas Brooks: The Outlook For Silver

ETF Securities' head of research and investment strategy talks about fundamentals in the silver market.
  • The rise in physical investment
  • Can higher prices be sustained?
  • Protecting against silver market manipulation