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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

April 03, 2020

Hope For The Best, Hedge With Gold For The Rest

by Joe Foster, Portfolio Manager, Gold Strategy

Gold holds its own during market sell-off; best and worst case outlook scenarios for the economy and the market as a whole.

Trends with Benefits

March 20, 2020

Trends with Benefits #4: When Will Gold Shine?

by Ed Lopez, Head of ETF Product,

Joe Foster, Portfolio Manager, Gold Strategy

Ed Lopez, host of the Trends with Benefits podcast, sits down with Joe Foster, geologist, gold strategist and portfolio manager at VanEck to talk about using gold as a hedge during market volatility and how companies can incorporate ESG in gold mining.

Gold Investing

March 18, 2020

Examining Gold’s Recovery Cycles

by Joe Foster, Portfolio Manager, Gold Strategy

While the outcome of this most recent market sell-off and related pandemic are yet-to-be-seen, we remain optimistic about the outlook for gold and gold stocks in the near-term.

Gold Investing

March 06, 2020

Gold Shines Through Market Chaos

by Joe Foster, Portfolio Manager, Gold Strategy

Coronavirus concern was the dominant driver across markets in February, and gold was no exception. However, historically, gold stocks have experienced a quick rebound in a panic.