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Noteworthy    Paul H. Stephens Acquires Additional Interest in Orosur Mining  Marketwired, March 26, 2015 11:57 AM  See More
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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 Gold.com: 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 Gold.com 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 Gold.com: 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

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