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Skeena Acquires GJ Copper-Gold Project
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POSTED ON September 25, 2015 BY Gwen Preston

With almost $600 million in the bank, NSU has cash to back 80% of its share price. And it pays a dividend. And it’s expanding its profitable mine. Investors are taking note: Nevsun has outperformed the S&P/TSX Capped Diversified Metals & Mining Index by 40% since June. The big resource picture is still unclear. No… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 27, 2015 BY CEO Technician

Via Energy and One of the most successful investors in history, Carl Icahn, has taken a roughly 8.5% stake in copper/gold mining giant Freeport-McMoran (FCX). Shares of FCX have been battered in recent months, dropping nearly 70% since early May: Icahn is most well known for his timely investments in fallen angels. Most notably… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 22, 2015 BY CEO Technician

Via Energy and After a promising start to the year copper has been in a steady downtrend since May and the red metal has just touched the rising 200-month simple moving average for the first time since late-2008:   While it is true that copper prices quickly reversed higher the last time this moving average… Continue Reading

POSTED ON March 22, 2015 BY Travis McPherson

Over the weekend a number of African media outlets including Tigrai Online (an Ethiopian news source) have claimed that the Bisha mine operated by Nevsun Resources (NSU.TSX) was the target of an attack by the Ethiopian air force during two bombing raids.  According to the reports, the air force also targeted an Eritrean military depot.… Continue Reading

POSTED ON March 13, 2015 BY James Fraser

Having just returned from a site tour of the company’s flagship Contact copper project in Nevada, CopperBank Resources Corp (CBK:CSE) Executive Chairman Gianni Kovacevic (pictured) is optimistic for project optimization and exploration possibilities, and has been aggressively buying shares in his company in the open market. The Contact project is located on the Idaho border in northeast Nevada… Continue Reading

POSTED ON March 09, 2015 BY CEO Technician

Daily Commodity Chart Wrap 3/9/2015 via Energy and Copper Marginal Cost Percentiles The 90th percentile cost of producing copper is currently roughly $2.25/lb, it’s interesting that this level also coincides with the 200-month moving average (the same moving average where copper found support at the 2008-2009 lows). A powerful chart of gold net producer… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 20, 2015 BY CEO Technician

Via Energy and Morgan Stanley is out with some interesting research this morning highlighting the strong positive correlation between copper and oil prices: Aside from the fact that both commodities are greatly affected by global economic growth there is another important factor as to why the oil price can end up having a large… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 14, 2015 BY CEO Technician

Via Energy and Copper futures dropped as low as $2.42 yesterday evening before rebounding roughly 5%: One of the world’s largest copper producers, Freeport McMoran (FCX), has been hit especially hard (-11%) this morning after copper’s overnight tumble: A slide from a recent FCX investor presentation is particularly telling: Just 2 months they were… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 12, 2014 BY CEO Technician

The massive decline in the price of crude oil turns out to be a significant net positive for multinational miners. Not only are the lower oil costs are a huge positive on the costs side, but the resulting currency moves (big drops in AUD/USD and CAD/USD) also turn out to benefit miners whose revenue comes… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 10, 2014 BY CEO Technician

From Stock Trader’s Almanac: “Copper has a tendency to make a major seasonal bottom in December and then a tendency to post major seasonal peaks in April or May.” This is one of the strongest seasonal patterns in any market and it’s all the more interesting this year given that copper made a low of… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 01, 2014 BY CEO Technician

If the Sunday night futures market was to be given a movie title it would have been dubbed the “Commodity Catastrophe”; we saw WTI crude futures fall below $64/barrel, silver traded with a 14 handle ($14.43 low), and copper fell into the $2.70s. Thus far this morning we are witnessing a bevy of “V-bottoms” across… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 28, 2014 BY CEO Technician

1. The yield curve has significantly flattened during 2014 with the spread between 2-year Treasury Notes and 10-year Notes falling from 264 basis points in January to 169 basis points today: Falling yields at the long end (10-year and 30-year) and rising yields at the short end (2-year and 5-year notes) are undeniable signs of… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 24, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

Mining legend Robert Friedland and his protege Matthew Hornor’s Kaizen Discovery (KZD:TSXV) continues to be one of the few extremely active junior resource companies. This morning Kaizen announced the sale of a non-core project and the preliminary exploration results from their newly acquired Coppermine project in Nunavut, Canada. The results, although early-stage, are very promising. In rock chip… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 18, 2014 BY CEO Technician

From Reuters: “Copper prices dipped on Tuesday, as disappointing property sector data from China raised concerns about the outlook for demand from the world’s top metals consumer.” Copper has been oscillating near the $3 mark for well over a month now and speculators (both large & small) have continued to pile on bearish bets: This… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 12, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

Matthew Hornor’s Kaizen Discovery (KZD.TSXV) announced its latest acquisition this morning: Tundra Copper, a private copper explorer with assets in Canada’s tundra.  Kaizen made an all stock offer to acquire Tundra and their Coppermine River project, valuing the early-stage explorer at approximately $2.5 million. In the release, Kaizen also announced that they staked 3,320 square kilometres of land and applied… Continue Reading

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