Florian Grummes, CEO of Midas Touch Consulting - November 11, 2019

Florian Grummes is an independent financial analyst, advisor, consultant, trader & investor as well as an international speaker with more than 20 years of experience in financial markets. He is specialized in precious metals, cryptocurrencies and technical analysis.  He writes a bi-weekly in-depth gold and silver analysis for one of Europe’s largest gold and silver retailers, the “pro aurum” group. Florian is also publishing a bi-weekly comprehensive gold, silver & mining stocks, as well as cryptocurrency analysis for his numerous international readers. He is well known for combining technical, fundamental and sentiment analysis into one accurate conclusion about the markets.  www.midastouch-consulting.com

John Hathaway, Chairman, Tocqueville Management Corporation - November 11, 2019

John Hathaway, CFA, Senior Portfolio Manager, joined Tocqueville in 1997. He co-manages the Tocqueville Gold Fund (TGLDX).  In addition, he manages separate accounts with a gold equity mandate including the Falcon Gold Fund, the Falcon Gold UCITS Fund, Tocqueville Gold Amerique (FCP), a sovereign wealth fund, and various separate accounts for family offices and government entities.  Mr. Hathaway began his career in 1970 as an Equity Analyst with Spencer Trask & Co. In 1976, he joined investment advisory firm David J. Greene & Co., where he became partner. In 1986, he co-founded and managed Hudson Capital Advisors and in 1988 became Chief Investment Officer of Oak Hall Advisors. Mr. Hathaway holds a BA from Harvard College and an MFA from the University of Virginia.  He has appeared in Barron’sThe Wall Street JournalBloombergGrant’s and numerous other financial media outlets. Mr. Hathaway is widely considered to be a leading voice on the subject of gold and precious metals. On August 7, Sprott, Inc. announced that it will acquire the entire Tocqueville Gold Team, the Tocqueville Gold Fund and management contracts for all other accounts invested in gold strategies managed by the Team. The transaction is expected to close in January, 2020.

Ronald-Peter Stöferle, Managing Partner & Investment Manager at Incrementum AG - November 11, 2019

Ronald is a Managing Partner and Investment Manager of Incrementum AG. Together with Mark Valek, he manages a global macro fund which is based on the principles of the Austrian School of Economics. Previously, he worked seven years for Vienna-based Erste Group Bank where he began writing extensive reports on gold and oil. His benchmark reports called ‘In GOLD we TRUST’ drew international coverage on CNBC and Bloomberg, and in the Wall Street Journal and the Financial Times. During his studies in business administration, economics and finance at the Vienna University of Economics and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, he worked for Raiffeisen Zentralbank (RZB) in the field of Fixed Income/Credit Investments. After graduation, he participated in various courses in Austrian Economics and obtained a Chartered Market Technician (CMT) and a Certified Financial Technician (CFTe) designation. Next to his work at Incrementum, he is a lecturing member of the Institute of Value-Based Economics and a lecturer at the Academy of the Vienna Stock Exchange.

Grant Williams, Author & Publisher: Things That Make You Go Hmmm... - November 12, 2019

Much to his chagrin, Grant Williams has reached 35 years in finance.  Over that period, he has held senior positions at a number of investment banks and brokers including Robert Fleming, UBS, Banc of America and Credit Suisse in locations as diverse as London, Tokyo, New York, Hong Kong, Sydney and Singapore.  From humble beginnings in 2009, ‘Things That Make You Go Hmmm…’ has grown to become one of the most popular and widely-read financial publications in the world.  Grant is a senior advisor to Vulpes Investment Management in Singapore, an advisor to Matterhorn Asset Management in Switzerland and also one of the founders of Real Vision Television—an online, on-demand TV channel featuring in-depth interviews with the brightest minds in finance.  A regular speaker at investment conferences across the globe, Grant blends history and humour with keen financial insight to produce unique presentations which have been enthusiastically received by audiences wherever he has traveled.