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 November 25, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

Canada’s Athabasca Basin is arguably the best place to look for uranium in the world, and it’s the backyard of Cameco, the world’s largest producer. A few small exploration companies have been able to find and delineate uranium deposits there and make money for shareholders by selling them to majors such as Cameco. CEO.CA has… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 13, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

Thursday evening, Gran Tierra Energy (GTE) announced a friendly deal to acquire Petroamerica Oil (PTA) for cash and shares worth about US$84 million based on a C$3.32 GTE price. PTA shareholders can elect to receive .40 of a GTE share or C $1.33 in cash for each PTA share, up to 70% payable in cash. That’s about… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 03, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

Mineral exploration entrepreneur Randy Turner has a strong track record in the mining business. He’s been involved in multiple discoveries and takeouts, including founding Winspear Diamonds (sold for C $305 million in 2000) and Silver Quest Resources (sold for $131 million in 2011). When New Gold acquired Silver Quest in 2011, they were after the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 28, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

The Toronto office of Warren Irwin, hedge fund manager and CEO of Rosseau Asset Management, is decked out with memorabilia from Bre-X Minerals Ltd., the largest and most famous gold mining fraud in history. Irwin made a fortune as a young money manager trading Bre-X stock. He had heard about the Indonesia-focused exploration company in… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 20, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

Hello from 30,000 feet. I’m on a flight from San Diego to Toronto after attending Howard Lindzon’s Stocktoberfest conference. The event is media, fintech and charts-focused and the roughly 400 attendees included many prominent investors and personalities. The commodity complex is getting a lot of attention from chartists, with gold, oil and others at critical… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 20, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

You’ve spent years and shed sweat and tears building up your business, but now it’s time to either sell the business or transition away from it. How to pull it off? It’s one of the biggest issues facing entrepreneurs but the process can be riddled with potholes and pitfalls, not to mention emotions. Help is… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 15, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

Over at – our web start-up around financial chat, we’re testing out some new features this morning. Popular Users have been asking us for a way to filter the most popular chats. With the new #Popular tab, you can quickly catch up with what matters in our community. Messages with at least three unique… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 15, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

Yesterday, Goldquest Mining Corp. Executive Chairman Bill Fisher presented in Vancouver and Eric Coffin, editor of the Hard Rock Advisory newsletter and a close follower of the company, encouraged us to attend. Note: Mr. Fisher’s comments about Goldquest were made in a “Forward-Looking” context. This means they may not come true, and are subject to a number… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 14, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse, CEO of NovaCopper Inc. (TSX, NYSE – NCQ), previously helped develop predecessor NovaGold Inc. into a leading gold exploration company with a multi-billion-dollar market capitalization and $19 stock at its highs. He would like to repeat that success at NovaCopper, which is advancing a new potential mining district in Northwestern Alaska with state and… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 13, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

Sabina Gold and Silver Corp. (SBB.TO) is already advancing one of North America’s largest and highest-grade undeveloped gold projects at Back River in Nunavut, Canada, and a new discovery promises to add to its significant mineral endowment. Back River hosts more than 5.3 million ounces of gold, Measured and Indicated, and a further 1.8 million… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 06, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

Even amid the worst commodities downturn in recent history, the Lundin Group of natural resources concerns is still worth an astounding $9-10 billion. This from Lundin family investment manager Lukas Lundin, who joined Andrew Bell’s Commodities program on BNN Television Tuesday. I am not 100% sure, but I think this is Mr. Lundin’s first appearance on BNN (other… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 06, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

There’s a new promoter on the street and chances are if you met him, you would give him the benefit of the doubt. That’s one of several reasons why I am suspending disbelief and have become slightly excited about his debut deal. Royce Resources, a shell company that trades on the TSX Venture under the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 06, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

One of Canada’s most active exploration companies, Skeena Resources (TSX.V: SKE) added to its land position in B.C.’s Golden Triangle with Tuesday’s announcement that it is acquiring the GJ property adjacent to its Spectrum high-grade gold project. NR here: Skeena Acquires GJ Copper-Gold Project Skeena is acquiring GJ from majority owner Teck Resources (51%) and 49% joint… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 02, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

In a bear market that continues to take no prisoners, the junior mining landscape is scattered with companies trading for a fraction of the capital invested in their projects. Few stand out like Sabina Gold & Silver Corp (SBB – TSX), which is developing the awesome Back River high-grade gold project in Nunavut, Canada. Somewhere… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 01, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

Mining analyst Eric Coffin joined‘s Daniela Cambone for a brief interview Thursday. SPECIAL OFFER: Take Eric Coffin’s world renowned Hard Rock Advisory newsletter for a three month test drive for only $9 here. Coffin would like to see some mining companies stop or cut production to signal to traders and the market that the… Continue Reading