On the Bid is a new Stockhead video series featuring a roundtable of experts discussing a new investment topic each week.

Returning to expert panel this week is Rick Rule, well-known mining investor and president & CEO of Sprott US Holdings.

Rule is a leading resource investor specialising in mining, energy, water utilities, forest products and agriculture, and has originated and participated in hundreds of debt and equity transactions with private, pre-public and public companies.

A frequent speaker at industry conferences, Rule is often quoted by prominent natural resource oriented newsletters and advisories.

Tune in below to hear the pair discuss a range of topics, including the investing thematics currently catching Rule’s eye, the precious metals bull-run, silver’s performance relative to gold, M&A activity in the mining sector, exploration as a contrarian play and more.