"GRG has an exciting high-grade silver discovery and just released an NI-43-101-compliant resource estimate with 105 Moz Ag eq." (5/17/13) Golden Arrow Resources Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Thibaut Lepouttre More >
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Stansberry Analyst Matt Badiali's Four Rules for Finding Junior Miners to Like or Avoid
Source: JT Long of The Gold Report (4/8/13)
Too many investors fall in love with a project and forget that mining is a business, says Matt Badiali, editor of the S&A Resource Report. And business is tough these days. Still, a lot of companies' share prices have been unfairly cut down as investors who need to liquidate are selling good stocks on good news in an attempt to get a slightly higher price. These top 25% firms represent great bargains right now if you pick using the rules that Badiali sets out in this Gold Report interview. More >
The Casey Downturn Millionaires' Message: Why David Galland Is Answering His Broker's Calls Again
Source: JT Long of The Gold Report (4/5/13)
Natural resource investors have experienced a tough year. The price of gold bullion has fallen from its 2011 highs and the prices of good junior companies have been slashed to as little as half their former valuations. All the more reason to start returning broker phone calls according to David Galland, Casey Research managing director, speaking on the Friday eve of the webinar he is moderating that features some of the biggest names in the industry.
The webinar, "Downturn Millionaires: How to Make a Fortune in Beaten-Down Markets," features Casey Research Founder Doug Casey, Sprott Global Resource Investments Founder Rick Rule, International Speculator Editor Louis James, "Endgame" Author John Mauldin and Diary of a Rogue Economist Editor Bill Bonner. In this interview with The Gold Report, Galland shares the motivation behind assembling this all-star cast for a golden wake-up call.
Two Seniors + Five Juniors = One Amazing Gold Portfolio: Adrian Day
Source: Brian Sylvester of The Gold Report (4/5/13)
Adrian Day, founder of Adrian Day Asset Management, finds royalty plays some of the cleanest, least risky ways to invest in precious metals. Royalties also offer high margins and the benefit of exposure to exploration. In this interview with The Gold Report, he explains why royalty companies are so hot right now and shares the names of a handful of favorite companies both large and small with royalties around the world. More >
David Stockman: Welcome to Irrational Exuberance 2.0
Source: Karen Roche and JT Long of The Gold Report (4/3/13)
In his new book, "The Great Deformation: The Corruption of Capitalism in America," David Stockman, former Republican U.S. Congressman, former director of the Office of Management and Budget and founding partner of Heartland Industrial Partners, levies blame for the dire straits of the global financial system on central bankers, economists and politicians of both parties. In this interview with The Gold Report, he also offers some draconian solutions, including the need for a "constitutional fiscal chastity belt" in the form of a balanced budget amendment. More >
Counterpoint from Kevin Campbell: Canadian Junior Mining Companies—and Independent Brokers—Have a Bright Future
Source: JT Long of The Gold Report (4/3/13)
Haywood Securities Managing Director Kevin Campbell is concerned by all the negative talk about the state of junior mining. In this reaction to an interview in The Gold Report with B&D Capital consultant Don Mosher, Campbell outlines the fundamental demand for commodities behind his conviction that this is a temporary, albeit vicious, downturn and that the TSX Venture Exchange, the industry and the experienced web of service providers that have built up around it are here to stay. More >
Why Rick Rule Bought $280M of Platinum and Palladium
Source: Karen Roche of The Metals Report (4/2/13)
When Rick Rule pairs lower grades, labor strife and inefficient mines with the relentless demand for platinum and palladium, his result is an investment thesis that could pay off for bullion and equity investors. In his Metals Report interview, the founder and chairman of Sprott Global Resource Investments Ltd. compares the current platinum and palladium space to the uranium sector 10 years ago, and predicts handsome returns for investors willing to shoulder the risk. More >
Jeb Handwerger Follows the Smart Money to Undervalued Miners
Source: Brian Sylvester of The Gold Report (4/1/13)
Investors unsure of which way to turn in this market need only watch the "smart money," says Jeb Handwerger, the editor and publisher of GoldStockTrades.com. Billionaires like John Paulson and Carlos Slim are plucking up mining investments on the cheap. In this interview with The Gold Report, Handwerger shares his favorite discount buys. More >
International Gold Analyst Christos Doulis Names Four Miners that Could Make Money at the Margins—and One that Probably Won't
Source: Brian Sylvester of The Gold Report (3/29/13)
Christos Doulis travels the world for Stonecap Securities looking for mining companies that can contain costs; companies that can't contain costs because of rising labor and energy bills are not profiting from higher gold prices. From Mexico to Europe and Canada, he has singled out four companies that could actually make money for shareholders—and one that probably won't. And for those not ready to pick one company, Doulis, in this Gold Report interview, names his first small royalty company selection that could profit from the current challenging financing environment. More >
Precious Metals the Antidote to Fiat Currency Threat: International Resource Specialist Peter Krauth
Source: Brian Sylvester of The Gold Report (3/27/13)
Peter Krauth, resource specialist for Money Map Press, considers the precious metals space an overarching requirement for investors. He sees value in every sector, although he admits it takes a contrarian mindset to see the opportunity among stocks that have been trending down for as long as 18 months. In this Gold Report interview, Krauth shares names from majors to mid caps to royalty companies, including those in the platinum group metals space, where supply-and-demand tensions will move the price of palladium up. More >
Four Billion Reasons REEs and Graphite Will Make You Money: Chris Berry
Source: JT Long of The Metals Report (3/26/13)
Self-help manuals tell us that what we focus on, we manifest. This is certainly true for rare earth elements enthusiast Chris Berry. Where some see a spiraling global economy and stagnation, Berry sees an emerging world with four billion people hungry for new technologies in which graphite and rare earth elements play a big part. In this interview with The Metals Report, Berry describes what he calls the changing complexion of the commodity super cycle and names a few companies to start focusing on. Get Berry's energy-metals outlook in his recent Energy Report interview. More >
Don Mosher: Strangulation by Regulation—Is the Venture Exchange on Its Deathbed?
Source: Brian Sylvester of The Gold Report (3/25/13)
Don Mosher, a business consultant with B&D Capital in Vancouver, is sounding the alarm. The TSX Venture Exchange, a once-thriving exchange for junior mining companies, is struggling. Its strife is a symptom of the overregulation that is slowly killing a whole sector of the Canadian economy, forcing mining companies and their servicers out of business or to move overseas. But the death knell hasn't sounded yet, Mosher tells The Gold Report. He believes the Venture Exchange and mining in Canada can be saved, and he outlines his plan here. More >
Five Mining Companies that Meet Jamie Mackie's Success Criteria
Source: Brian Sylvester of The Gold Report (3/22/13)
While Jamie Mackie, senior vice president and investment adviser with Macquarie Private Wealth, thinks the mining sector could sink further, he also believes now is the time to buy, carefully. In his first Gold Report interview, he discusses strategies to mitigate junior mining risk, including royalty and streaming companies, large and small. More >
Mexico's Guerrero Gold Belt, Home of Low-Cost Gold Production and Analyst Merrill McHenry's Favorite Miners
Source: Brian Sylvester of The Gold Report (3/20/13)
The Guerrero Gold Belt, a sexy, new, developing mining district in the state of Guerrero, Mexico, has attracted some exciting explorers that have unearthed key discoveries. While several companies have gone on land-grabbing sprees, there's still good news: the Guerrero is growing. Merrill McHenry, metals and mining analyst with Industrial Alliance Securities in Toronto and an expert on the area, believes the Guerrero could be more than twice as large as it's currently defined—potentially becoming one of the largest gold districts in the world. McHenry tells The Gold Report
which companies are strategically positioned to grow and develop within the Guerrero Gold Belt. He also discusses the impact of the evolving Cyprus financial crisis on gold.
20 Million—Why Is this Number Critical for Copper?
Source: Brian Sylvester of The Metals Report (3/19/13)
For resource expert Joachim Berlenbach, fund adviser with Switzerland's Earth Resource Investment Group, copper is shining brighter than gold—he even does some back-of-the-envelope calculations to show how global development could create a serious supply bottleneck. In his first Metals Report interview, Berlenbach calls on investors to up their risk appetites and fund mine development, providing some straightforward metrics to weigh the odds. More >
Dynamic Funds Manager Rob Cohen Imagines a Gold-Centric World
Source: Sally Lowder of The Gold Report (3/18/13)
Robert Cohen, lead portfolio manager with Dynamic Funds, has been kicking up dust at conferences and in board rooms with his "revolutionary and simple" idea that gold mining companies should hold gold on their balance sheets and use gold-based loans. But the idea is gaining traction and he suggests in this Gold Report interview from the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada conference that management teams and investors alike would do well to question their use of U.S. dollars as a functional currency. More >
Eric Lemieux: There Will Be Winners in Quebec
Source: Brian Sylvester of The Gold Report (3/15/13)
It's been years since Quebec had a big discovery. Eric Lemieux, a mining analyst with Laurentian Bank Securities in Montreal, believes the province is overdue. Mining-friendly infrastructure policies like Plan Nord could give Quebec the push it needs, but the return to power of the Parti Quebecois has affected some projects and general market sentiment. Lemieux tells The Gold Report
about which companies he believes are positioned to prosper if the Parti Quebecois swings back to mining-positive policies as he cautiously predicts.
Will We See a Silver Breakout in 2013?
Source: JT Long of The Gold Report (3/13/13)
Silver has been trading sideways so far in 2013, but what will the rest of the year bring? Will 2013 be the year silver prices break out or crash and burn? What is a sustainable silver price for mining companies and where will the metal come from to supply the next generation of industrial and investment demand? Most important, how can investors make money off this volatile sector? These were the burning questions The Gold Report took to analysts, money managers and heads of silver mining companies. The answers may surprise you. More >
Recycling, Not Mining, Is the Future for Securing Immediate Platinum Group Metal Supply
Source: JT Long of The Metals Report (3/12/13)
The biggest new source for platinum group metals just might be what Jack Lifton calls "the rubber tire mine." Noting that removing the catalytic converter from a car's emission system produces a rate of return that rivals the production rates of the South African platinum giants, Byron King agrees that recycling is the wave of the future for platinum, palladium and rhodium. Welcome to the 21st century—find out how to play it in this Metals Report interview. More >
Eight Companies Swiss Money Manager Joachim Berlenbach Gives High Grades
Source: Brian Sylvester of The Gold Report (3/11/13)
In an environment of rising capital expenses, gold producers big and small are left with little or no free cash flow. Instead of investing in exploration to maintain production, too many companies are cutting costs and high-grading their current resources. Joachim Berlenbach, fund adviser with Switzerland's Earth Resource Investment Group, believes this kind of short-term thinking will lead to decreased production and a higher gold price. In this Gold Report interview, Berlenbach shares his ideas on how to succeed in this stock-picker's market. More >
Repositioning into Royalties for Richer Returns: Kwong-Mun Achong Low
Source: Brian Sylvester of The Gold Report (3/8/13)
Royalty plays may have once been strictly the domain of larger companies, but smaller names are shifting gears to enter the space. Can the smaller players make the numbers work for their shareholders? Kwong-Mun Achong Low, an analyst with Jennings Capital, believes they can. Achong Low tells The Gold Report about which juniors are making the leap into royalties. More >
Leonard Melman: Are You Prepared for Hyperinflation?
Source: Brian Sylvester of The Gold Report (3/6/13)
As looming inflation, currency wars and a possible run on gold threaten to derail markets, Leonard Melman, author of The Melman Report, is setting his sights on the midtier and near-term producers that he wants to scoop up when the blood is in the streets. In this interview with The Gold Report, Melman explains why gold, silver and the companies bringing them out of the ground could do very well in the second half of 2013.
Striking a Balance with Zinc Investments: Equal Parts Infrastructure, Financing and Compromise
Source: Brian Sylvester of The Metals Report (3/5/13)
Stock picking can be an exercise in compromise, and investors who wait for a perfect zinc mining project could be sitting on the sidelines—and missing out on profits. Advanced zinc projects close to infrastructure are limited, and with zinc supply contracting in 2013, new operations are emerging both within and outside of established districts. Matthew O'Keefe, mining analyst with Mackie Research, talks with The Metals Report about his criteria for choosing investments in the zinc small-cap space and explains why he's sometimes willing to make concessions. More >
Eric Sprott: Central Bankers Are Gaming Gold
Source: JT Long of The Gold Report (3/4/13)
Some people may look at the stock market and see economic recovery. Eric Sprott of Sprott Asset Management and Sprott Money looks at myriad other economic indicators and sees an economy still in decline. Despite his suspicions that central banks are keeping gold prices artificially low, he tells The Gold Report that he favors gold, platinum, palladium and especially silver, over the near and long term. More >
Alka Singh: Is a False Perception of Risk Pummeling Your Profits?
Source: Brian Sylvester of The Gold Report (3/1/13)
Emotions, especially irrational ones, can drive markets. Investors who are spooked by risks like nationalization and political upheaval are pulling dollars out of promising mining projects in some African and South American jurisdictions. But many of these companies are only guilty by association, Alka Singh, founder of Mine2Capital in Toronto, tells The Gold Report. It's time for investors to look beyond the headlines and the fear to find bargains that aren't as risky as they seem at first glance. More >
Mike Berry's New Secret for Finding Winners—Optionality
Source: Brian Sylvester of The Gold Report (2/27/13)
You will not find it in the dictionary, but a company's "optionality"—the condition of having choices—signals its chances of success according to Dr. Michael Berry. In this Gold Report interview, Berry, the editor of Morning Notes and discoveryinvesting.com, talks about junior mining firms in Nevada and Mexico that display optionality and sustainability in a market stuck in the mire. More >
"NGC will solidify its position as having the most advanced and economically robust graphite project out there." (5/8/13) Northern Graphite Corporation - Kiril Mugerman, Industrial Alliance Securities More >