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Thought Leaders - Joe Foster
Portfolio Manager, Gold Strategy

About Joe

Joe brings a unique perspective developed over a 40-year career including experience as an exploration geologist.  When not travelling around the globe to visit mining operations, he can be found writing his widely read monthly update, speaking with clients and journalists as a leading industry expert, and weaving through NYC traffic on his bike to and from the office.

Meet the Man Behind the Gold Monthly.

My Insights

Gold Investing

October 09, 2020

Gold Miners’ Re-Rating Calls For Mass Appeal, Not Mass Production

by Joe Foster, Portfolio Manager, Gold Strategy

A stronger U.S. dollar exerts pressure on gold prices in September. Recent sector de-ratings notwithstanding, we believe gold miners can continue their successful year.

Gold Investing

September 08, 2020

Miners Remain Undervalued Despite Gold’s Run

by Joe Foster, Portfolio Manager, Gold Strategy

Gold reaches another high in August; the Fed shifts its inflation target to exceed 2%. Notwithstanding strong run, gold mining stocks are not overvalued.

Trends with Benefits

August 19, 2020

Trends with Benefits #22: Joe Foster on Why We See Gold Surpassing $3,000

by Ed Lopez, Head of ETF Product,

Joe Foster, Portfolio Manager, Gold Strategy

Ed Lopez and Joe Foster, gold strategist and portfolio manager at VanEck talk about the case for gold, gold miners and his new $3,400 price target for gold.

Gold Investing

August 06, 2020

Dollar Weakness Helps Gold To All-Time Highs

by Joe Foster, Portfolio Manager, Gold Strategy

Gold continued its march to new highs in July as a weakened U.S. dollar and new financial risks emerged. Junior developers remain well positioned for the second half of the year.