About Jason Hamlin

Jason is the founder of goldstockbull.com. He previously worked in data analytics for the world's largest research firm, consulting to Fortune 500 companies globally. Jason eventually leveraged those skills to trade successfully full-time and after helping friends and family optimize their investments, he launched Gold Stock Bull and The GSB Contrarian Report newsletter. Jason is a cycles investor with a contrarian eye for identifying undervalued assets. He has built an expertise in both the precious metals and cryptocurrency markets. Jason believes in honest money, limited government, decentralization of power and enjoys studying alternative economic models.

Drop Gold, Buy Bitcoin?

The cryptocurrency company Grayscale has launched a multi-million dollar marketing campaign imploring investors to drop gold and buy bitcoin. It is a slick video and the campaign is getting plenty of attention, but does it make any sense? The “Drop Gold” campaign kicked off Wednesday and features a 39-second commercial that shows a man and [...]

By |2019-05-02T09:37:57-07:00May 2nd, 2019|Cryptocurrencies, Gold & Silver Commentary|

Is Litecoin Just a Testnet for Bitcoin or a Vastly Undervalued Cryptocurrency?

I read a critique on Litecoin recently. The basic premise was that Litecoin is just a testing ground or testnet for Bitcoin. The author seemed to insinuate that Litecoin had little value other than testing new technologies prior to Bitcoin implementing them and was not a valuable standalone cryptocurrency. Mike Novogratz also chimed in recently, [...]

By |2019-04-10T14:50:47-07:00April 10th, 2019|bitcoin, Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies|

Why These Lithium and Cobalt Companies May be the Ultimate Contrarian Play

Lithium and cobalt companies are a hidden gem in the mining sector. Lithium and cobalt, along with nickel, are the primary metals used in most modern batteries. 42% of the world’s cobalt production goes toward the creation of Lithium-ion cell batteries. According to the Cobalt Institute, lithium-ion batteries have higher energy density than other battery [...]

By |2019-04-08T20:53:09-07:00April 9th, 2019|Commodities, Predictions|

Central Bank Gold Demand Spikes to Highest Level in Nearly 50 Years!

There has been a fundamental shift in central banks’ behavior with respect to gold over the past decade. The 2008 financial crisis led central banks to re-evaluate the relevance and importance of gold on their balance sheets. Check out the sudden change in sentiment that occurred in 2009, as central banks shifted from being net [...]

By |2019-03-26T13:14:47-07:00February 11th, 2019|Gold & Silver Commentary|

Silver Shortage to Send Price Soaring Above $20 in 2019

Silver peaked just shy of $50 during April of 2011. The price has been correcting ever since, falling below $14 per ounce in 2016 and again late last year. But there is a silver lining to such a deep and protracted price correction. With silver prices under $20 per ounce for so long, a significant [...]

By |2019-01-31T14:10:16-07:00January 31st, 2019|Gold & Silver Commentary|

Gold Breaks Through $1,300, Set to Push Higher in 2019

The gold price finally pierced resistance at $1,300 on Friday, hitting a 7-month high! Why is this important? The $1,300 level has been pesky resistance roughly 12 times over the past 3 to 4 years. A definitive move above this price is a bullish signal that could create a little FOMO (fear of missing out) [...]

By |2019-01-29T11:17:20-07:00January 28th, 2019|Gold & Silver Commentary|

China’s Central Bank is Buying Gold Again for the First Time Since 2016

The People’s Bank of China announced that they have increased their gold holdings to 59.56 million ounces or about 1,853 metric tons, from 59.24 million ounces previously. This marks an increase of roughly 320,000 ounces or over $400m US. The official reserve numbers had been unchanged since about 130,000 ounces were added in October 2016. [...]

By |2019-01-07T10:43:00-07:00January 7th, 2019|Gold & Silver Commentary|

10 Predictions for 2019 – Gold, Bitcoin, Trump and More!

I don't really believe in palm readers and crystal balls and tarot cards, but I respond to the need for them. - Stephan Jenkins I skate cautiously on the thin ice of making predictions and realize its a fool's errand. But people love to read them and I usually get a few correct along the [...]

By |2019-01-01T11:03:43-07:00January 1st, 2019|Gold & Silver Commentary|

Stocks Crash, Gold and Bitcoin Surge Higher

This won't be the last time that you read this headline. The stock market is crashing again to start the last trading week before Christmas. The Dow and S&P 500 both declined by 2.1% today, while the NASDAQ is down 2.3%. The major drivers of this market decline are slowing growth projections, an escalating trade [...]

By |2018-12-17T15:00:12-07:00December 17th, 2018|Gold & Silver Commentary|

The #1 Cannabis Stock to Own in 2019

It has been a wild ride for cannabis stocks in 2018. The largest cannabis producer, Canopy Growth Corp (CGC), had their share price rocket from $24 to $57 in the two months leading up to full legalization in Canada. This represents a gain of 137% in under two months. The share price has since corrected [...]

By |2018-11-29T09:52:25-07:00November 29th, 2018|Gold & Silver Commentary, marijuana stocks|