Tommy Humphreys
Tommy Humphreys, 29, is an entrepreneur, investor and writer from Vancouver, Canada. He founded CEO.CA, a popular junior mining and Canadian finance blog, in 2012. He has been the president of Pacific Website Company Inc., a private marketing and web development company, since 2007. Tommy has authored articles for Globe and Mail, Financial Post and others. He speaks at select conferences. Reach him by email: Follow him on Twitter: @TommyHump
Articles by Tommy
POSTED ON April 16, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

Every quarter, the mining research team at Haywood Securities writes a Junior Exploration Report covering many of the most active and exciting prospectors and developers today. This morning, Haywood released their Q2 2015 report. Here’s a quick introduction: Since the release of our Junior Exploration Q1/15 Report in January, junior mining stocks have experienced a… Continue Reading

POSTED ON April 14, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

Vancouver, BC – April 14, 2015 – Sierra Metals Inc. (TSX:SMT)(BVL:SMT) (“Sierra Metals” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Brennan as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective April 13, 2015. Mr. Brennan is replacing Sierra Metals’ former President and CEO, Audra Walsh, whose resignation was announced earlier today. In conjunction… Continue Reading

POSTED ON April 14, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

Good morning, Last night, the CEO.CA web dev team released a new version of The app has been rewritten from the ground up for speed and scalability (in other words, users won’t notice much of the changes). We also rolled out some features that users will notice, including private chats, which allow any user to create a private chat… Continue Reading

POSTED ON April 13, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

Ten years ago, Andrew Pollard recruited his first CEO of a publicly traded mining company. He was 20 years old and bought himself a Porsche to celebrate, despite living with his parents at the time. In the decade since, he has built Mining Recruitment Group (MRG) to be the industry leader in executive search for the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON April 10, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

Moving eulogy for Paul Reynolds, the late Canaccord Genuity boss, via Paul Reynolds When Paul Reynolds decided to do something, he went full bore. He turned his laser-like focus and boundless energy to the task at hand. He loved a challenge. A few years ago, on a warm summer night in Whistler, a close… Continue Reading

POSTED ON April 10, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

There has been a lot of talk in the junior mining industry of late about the 600 or so zombie companies with negative working capital still trading on Canada’s growth exchanges. Tony Simon, co-founder of the Venture Capital Markets Association, wants to get rid of them, so investors can have an easier time focusing on… Continue Reading

POSTED ON April 09, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

Iconic Canadian entrepreneur, Chip Wilson is best known as the founder and former Chairman of the yoga-inspired company Lululemon Athletica, and as a visionary in the technical elements of active apparel and fashion. Over the past three decades, he has charted a path of remarkable success through a constantly shifting landscape of media, business, and… Continue Reading

POSTED ON April 08, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

ENERGY Shell will buy BG Group for $70 billion in cash and shares (Bloomberg) DeeThree Exploration split to produce Boulder (growth co) and Granite (dividend co) (Calgary Herald) “Oil and the loonie are both probably near lows and look to move up from here.” (Jim Rickards) Has Leucrotta Exploration Inc. turned the corner? (CEO) Iona Energy… Continue Reading

POSTED ON April 07, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

Toronto-based Trimark Resources Fund portfolio manager Norman MacDonald participated in an online Q&A with the Globe and Mail earlier today. The portfolio manager, who oversees more than $154 million in natural resources-based investments, expects more volatility in the resources sector in the near term. Mr. MacDonald considers the recent oil and gas correction as one of the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON April 07, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

Continental Gold (CNL.TO)’s Buritica project in Colombia is one of the richest development stage gold assets. The gold at Buritica, more than 7 million ounces in all categories and growing, will be mined underground from rich veins. The deposit has a combination of attributes that are rare for a gold miner: size, grade, exploration potential… Continue Reading