Sector Expert: Willem Middelkoop

Commodity Discovery Fund

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Willem Middelkoop is a successful entrepreneur and publicist from The Netherlands. He is a former market commentator for Dutch National TV, founder of, a web shop for gold and silver bullion that was sold in 2011, and founder of the Commodity Discovery Fund, where he is currently the principal. Middelkoop is a member of the Advisory Board of the London-based Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF). He is author of several books covering financial markets and the economy. His most recent book, "The Big Reset," his first book in English, was published at the end of 2013 and will be published in Chinese translation later this year.

Recent Interviews

Willem Middelkoop and Terence van der Hout: Turnaround Stories Revolve Around Proven Management (4/21/14)

Willem Middelkoop and Terence van der Hout of the Netherlands-based Commodity Discovery Fund believe that when the world's reserve currency is reset away from the U.S. dollar in the next decade, gold prices will rise and mining equities will follow. Van der Hout and Middelkoop tell The Gold Report that by focusing on producers, near-producers and turnaround stories, they plan to capitalize on the opportunities in North America, Africa and beyond.

Recent Quotes

"FCU has one of those world-class discoveries that can create billions in value."

The Gold Report Interview with Willem Middelkoop (4/21/14)
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"PRB's discovery is important for Ontario because it changes the whole geological understanding of this part of Canada."

The Gold Report Interview with Willem Middelkoop and Terence van der Hout (4/21/14)
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