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POSTED ON September 29, 2014 BY James Fraser

One of the most exciting uranium discoveries of the last couple years has completed its 2014 summer drill program at the PLS project in Northern Saskatchewan. Fission Uranium (FCU.v) continues to be the top uranium exploration play among analysts, with some believing the company is a likely takeover candidate from the likes of Cameco or… Continue Reading

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 26, 2014 BY Haywood Mining Team

Miners and Metals Headed for Early Autumn Bottom? Continued concerns over economic growth in China and Europe have taken their toll on mining equities, and junior mining equities in particular. The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index fell 4% this week to a new yearly low, ending the week at 919. This follows a dramatic drop in… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 26, 2014 BY CEO Technician

The euro currency may soon be in close competition with the Argentine peso for world’s most hated currency. After falling more than 1000 pips in less than 3 months vs. the US dollar (from over 1.3700 in early July to 1.2684 today), euro futures speculators are now placing record short bets against the eurozone’s single… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 26, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

Every year Vancouverites wait to hear the unveiling of Business in Vancouver magazine’s Forty under 40 list. This year’s inductees include a number of mining professionals who have been able to navigate through the bear market and rise to the top of deal makers and value creators. The list includes: Kevin Campbell: Managing Director, Investment Banking,… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 26, 2014 BY Tekoa Da Silva

>>Inteview With Rick Rule (MP3) During a time in which few investors are considering the possibility of a recovery in natural resources, Rick Rule, Chairman of Sprott U.S. Holdings was kind enough to share a few comments. Speaking towards the overall market Rick noted that, “The market itself is very healthy. You are seeing a… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 26, 2014 BY Shannon Nelson

You see the babes in the picture just above? They are my 82 year old mother, Maureen, alongside her 100 year old mother, Dorothy. The picture was taken last weekend at a family party to celebrate Dorothy’s 100th birthday, an event we have all been looking forward to. And it was quite a party. The… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 25, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

According to a report from The Sydney Morning Herald just moments ago, BHP Billiton has signed an alliance agreement with Mexico’s state oil company, Pemex.  This marks the first major agreement signed ahead of Mexico auctioning off certain oil and gas concessions next year. BHP, like most other players in the offshore oil business, is seeking to… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 25, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

This morning, one of the most undervalued Colombian light oil producers, Petroamerica Oil (PTA:TSXV), provided the market with an update on their recently acquired Putumayo Basin assets.  Community issues in the region have impacted timelines for companies operating in this area, including Petroamerica and Gran Tierra Energy.  This has forced Petroamerica to slightly revise 2014… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 25, 2014 BY CEO Technician

The Russell 2000 small cap index (IWM) has been a perennial laggard during much of 2014 and is now on the verge of a highly significant breakdown: Click to enlarge A classic complex head & shoulders top has formed with many of the textbook signs (higher volume on the left shoulder, large red candlesticks along with… Continue Reading