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POSTED ON September 26, 2014 BY Thom Calandra

TORONTO — “IT’S A DARK TIME IN OUR BUSINESS.” Pat DiCapo, Toronto financier: “A major discovery will bring greed back into the markets.” Mr. DiCapo, a 40-something lifelong banker and markets person, was into Aurelian in Ecuador when three miners alone were kicking around down there. By July 2008, when Kinross used stock to purchase… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 24, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Come with me to New Orleans Oct 22-25, 2014 for some fun and an important investment conference… This year the Annual New Orleans Investment Conference marks its 40th anniversary, and organizer Brien Lundin has pulled out all the stops to celebrate the milestone. I spoke to him on the phone the other day, and he… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 18, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Hey, Toronto, and anyone who will be in the GTA next week. For 20 years, Cambridge House International has hosted Canada’s finest investment conferences. Next week, CEOs, financiers and investors will gather for two days of networking and idea sharing. Details: Canadian Investor Conference Toronto 2014 Thursday – Friday, September 25-26, 2014 Sheraton Centre Hotel… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 12, 2014 BY Thom Calandra

​ BEAVER CREEK, Colorado — The stream from Colorado​’s metals summit is flowing​.​ Oh, and the snow just starting to sprinkle the peaks here at 8,000 feet to 11,000 feet.​ There are many asset managers in the crowd, some with hedge funds and others like Robert Cohen of Dynamic Funds in charge of hundreds of… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 10, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

The fall financial conference season is kicking off today at the Vail Precious Metals Summit (more information, webcasts). The junior gold mining event has a classy group of companies exhibiting, not to mention tremendous investor spillover from the big show that follows in Denver a few days later. The Denver Gold Forum hosts the world’s… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 19, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Good morning, My life has been full of some strange and amazing mentors. Keith Schaefer of the Oil and Gas Investments Bulletin would cringe at the suggestion but is one of them. Schaefer was involved with mining and energy stock promotions for 20 years before he had an epiphany during the financial crisis of 2008-2009… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 14, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Entrepreneur Frank Giustra has helped raise over $3 billion for early stage mining and energy companies, and also founded Lionsgate Films, the world’s leading independent film studio. Today Giustra provided some exceptional entrepreneurial advice in a interview. When asked his investment regrets, Giustra said basically all of the companies he created sucked at the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 11, 2014 BY Jamie Keech

Recently CEO analyst Travis McPherson and I had the opportunity to attend the Sprott Natural Resource Symposium at the historic Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. The conference gave us the opportunity to hear from and rub shoulders with some of the best names in mining. From Robert Friedland’s keynote address, to Ross Beaty’s keen insights and Rick… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 04, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

The last word at Brent Cook’s exploration panel at the Sprott conference last week belonged to geologist Miles Thompson, currently chairman of Resevoir Minerals, developing one of the world’s richest undeveloped copper deposits in Serbia, and is CEO of Lara Exploration, which explores for minerals in Brazil and Peru. Mr. Thompson is someone highly respected by Mr. Cook,… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 04, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

In Part II of Brent Cook’s Exploration Panel at the recent Sprott Conference in Vancouver, geologist Dr. Tim Coughlin says investors are getting ripped off by companies who delay metallurgical tests. Metallurgy is key. I’m not referring to Amulsar, because the metallurgy there is fantastic. With another discovery I was involved with while I was with… Continue Reading