Staying positive in 2018?

MOST forecasts have an optimistic tinge to them. The Outcrop, by Robin Bromby.

Staying positive in 2018? Staying positive in 2018? Staying positive in 2018? Staying positive in 2018? Staying positive in 2018?

Having stuck my neck out at the beginning of each year, this time I will (largely) leave it to others to do the predicting for the 12 months that lie ahead.

But, just before we get on to that, what was I saying at the beginning of 2017?

Well, I didn’t buy the idea that uranium was on the way. So that’s one correct. Ditto with pessimism re rare earths. But tungsten did bounce in the first half of the year, in spite of Outcrop’s prediction.

We got it only partly right when noting that “the potash dreams of various Australian juniors may have to be put on ice for a while”. The price did show a little life as 2017 wore on; however the local ace on the hole for most of our crowd is that their ...