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POSTED ON August 15, 2014 BY Sprott's Thoughts

Our friend Brent Cook recently published this fantastic primer on his process for identifying the few junior exploration companies who stand to generate real returns for investors. It appeared in his Exploration Insights on August 10th, and we believe it is worth the read if you are interested in analyzing resource stocks (edited from the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 15, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

While on a plane headed to NexGen’s Rook I property this week for a well attended inaugural analyst site visit (more to come on this), I read an article, titled “Renewables Aren’t Enough. Clean Coal is the Future” in Wired Magazine that was absolutely fascinating. The article discussed something I was familiar with on a very… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 15, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Science has a new piece out on Afghanistan’s mining potential. Read: Mother of all lodes (behind paywall) According to the article, the US Department of Defence has the country’s mineral wealth tapped at $908 billion. The Afghans prefer the figure of $3 trillion. That bounty is a product of a tortured tectonic history: Afghanistan is an amalgam… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 15, 2014 BY CEO Technician

The technical definition of a stock market correction is a decline of 10% or more. According to this definition the US stock market, as represented by the S&P 500, has not suffered a correction in more than two years (May/June 2012): Click to enlarge The November 2012 decline clocked in at -9.75%, falling just shy… 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 14, 2014 BY Frank Holmes

Managing Expectations Part I: The Importance of Cycles in the Investment Management Process By Frank Holmes CEO and Chief Investment Officer U.S. Global Investors Posted Aug 13, 2014 Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors, told the Guardian last year: “The lessons of history would suggest that civilizations move in cycles. You can track that back quite far—the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 13, 2014 BY CEO Technician

After a parabolic rise between 2004 and 2007 uranium has suffered through a rough last seven years. However, there are some clues that uranium prices may be in the process of bottoming: Click to enlarge Source: The Ux Consulting Company, LLC $20 is clearly an important long-term price level that should act as major support… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 13, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Three years ago I saw author Doug Casey walking down the street in Vancouver wearing a red Hawaiian shirt and I stopped him, said I was a fan of his writing, and asked for an interview. He was extremely nice and agreed, and we taped one shortly thereafter, my first ever interview. The traffic results… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 12, 2014 BY CEO Technician

The wild excitement and crazy price fluctuations of 2011 seem to be a distant memory. Meanwhile, the mainstream financial media barely talks about gold and most portfolio managers are underweight precious metals and mining shares. While the casual observer might interpret this relative lack of interest in gold as a sign that the yellow metal has… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 12, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

If you want to become a millionaire by the age of 40 and get to be a billionaire miner’s apprentice, consider going to law school, becoming fluent in Japanese, and raising hundreds of millions of dollars in that country for world class resource assets. That’s exactly what Kaizen Discovery CEO Matthew Hornor did for mining… Continue Reading