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POSTED ON March 29, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

This morning, Resource Opportunities, a subscriber-supported investment newsletter founded by geologist Lawrence Roulston in 1998, appointed its next editor, Mr. James Kwantes, currently mining reporter with Vancouver Sun and editor of the World of Mining blog. I know this because I recruited him for the position, having been working with Lawrence Roulston to revive Resource Opportunities… Continue Reading

POSTED ON March 27, 2015 BY Rob McLeod

From the world’s largest multi-commodity producers to the smallest, zombie junior exploreco, to the individual prospectors peddling their properties, the past four plus years have obviously been a disaster. Producers have cut back expenditures and sold assets to either achieve or sustain meager profitability; juniors have tried anything, generally with limited success: from ‘Hail Mary’… Continue Reading

POSTED ON March 27, 2015 BY Tekoa Da Silva

>>Interview with Brent Cook (MP3) During a time of stagnating interest in metals, mining, and resource equities, Brent Cook, geologist and publisher of Exploration Insights, was kind enough to share a few comments on the business of exploration. Reflecting on over 30 years of exploration analysis, Brent noted that, “The biggest mistake I see in… Continue Reading

POSTED ON March 27, 2015 BY Haywood Mining Team

Gold and WTI crude prices spiked during the week after the crisis in Yemen intensified as Saudi Arabia began military incursions against Houthi rebels who had overtaken much of the country in recent months and removed President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi from power. Saudi Arabia has a long history of political influence over its southern neighbour,… Continue Reading

POSTED ON March 27, 2015 BY CEO Technician

Via Energy and US equities have come under heavy pressure this week after the small-cap Russell 2000 post yet another all-time high last week. There are more than a few signs that all is not well for equities, however, the situation is not yet dire: The recent uptrend in IWM is currently being tested… Continue Reading

POSTED ON March 27, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

Good morning. The week has flown by, but I’m excited to be chasing down a couple of under-the-radar investment ideas, and to be adding useful features to CEO Chat. Here are some junior resource, finance and technology headlines: Israel Chemicals wants to buy Allana Potash for C $137 million (AAA.TO) Uber rich gold developer Pretium Resources gets its… Continue Reading

POSTED ON March 26, 2015 BY Frank Holmes

It would be nearly impossible to find two world leaders in living memory whose influence is more inextricably linked to the countries they presided over than Cuba’s Fidel Castro and Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew, who passed away this Monday at the age of 91. You might find this hard to believe now, but in 1959—the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON March 26, 2015 BY CEO Technician

Via Energy and Howard Marks, the legendary founder of Oaktree Capital Management, is out with his latest quarterly memo and it is titled “Liquidity”. Marks offers us a treatise on liquidity in capital markets as he delves into the illusion of liquidity that many investors assign to mutual funds and ETFs. He also reviews the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON March 26, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

Correction: an earlier version of this post said Mr. MiLau was CEO at Endeavour Mining. That was a typo. He was Endeavour’s CFO. Apologies. West African gold developer True Gold Mining (TSX:TGM), which is building the Karma gold mine in Burkina Faso, has appointed Christian Milau, an executive with relevant experience, to lead the company. Mr. Milau… Continue Reading

POSTED ON March 26, 2015 BY James Fraser

Here are my top news releases from this morning with some additional comments. Dalradian – (DNA:TSX) – Dalradian is a favourite stock of many analysts and newsletter writers as it is a common name mentioned when discussing potential takeover candidates in the gold space. This morning a 20,000 metre drill program commenced at the Curraghinalt gold project in… Continue Reading

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