Sector Expert: Eric Coffin

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Eric Coffin is the editor of the HRA (Hard Rock Analyst) family of publications. Responsible for the "financial analysis" side of HRA, Coffin has a degree in corporate and investment finance. He has extensive experience in merger and acquisitions and small-company financing and promotion. For many years, he tracked the financial performance and funding of all exchange-listed Canadian mining companies and has helped with the formation of several successful exploration ventures. Coffin was one of the first analysts to point out the disastrous effects of gold hedging and gold loan-capital financing in 1997. He also predicted the start of the current secular bull market in commodities based on the movement of the U.S. dollar in 2001 and the acceleration of growth in Asia and India. Coffin can be reached at hra@publishers-mgmt.com or the website www.hraadvisory.com.

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Eric Coffin Can See the End of the Gold Bear Market and This Is What He Is Doing About It (2/23/16)
Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners 1-Year Chart

When the New York markets run out of steam, the gold market gets hot. HRA Editor Eric Coffin has been watching the companies with the best assets, waiting for just this moment. In this interview with The Gold Report, he shares the names of the best in the gold, silver, copper and uranium spaces and tells you where you can go to talk to the CEOs.

Eric Coffin Calls Out the Fed's Biggest Mistake and What You Can Do to Protect Your Portfolio (12/17/15)
S&P 500 and High Yield Index

Eric Coffin, editor of HRA Journal, writes one of the must-read newsletters in the junior mining sector. In this interview with The Gold Report, Coffin implores gold equity investors to ask: Is the project financeable in this market? And he discusses some companies he covers in the HRA Journal with the know-how to find funds, as well as a couple of uranium names that would benefit from utilities re-entering the market to find long-term delivery deals. But Coffin gets rolling by questioning U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen's timing, warning investors about the growing divergence between equity and higher yield markets, and shooting down the accepted theory that the U.S. dollar index is heading to 120.

Eric Coffin Calls Out the Fed's Biggest Mistake and Gives Uranium Names That Can Boost Your Portfolio (12/17/15)

Eric Coffin, editor of HRA Journal, one of the must-read newsletters in the junior mining sector, questions Fed Chair Janet Yellen's timing, warns investors about the growing divergence between equity and higher yield market and discusses which companies are poised to profit from uranium's mined supply deficit.

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Recent Quotes

"ADZ is increasing its mineral tenure through a combination of claim staking, state mineral land leasing and agreements with local landholders."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (6/5/16)
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"If you want uranium exposure I think EFR represents the best leverage for the dollar."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (6/5/16)
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"VIT is well positioned as a potential take over target"

— Eric Coffin, HRA Advisory (6/5/16)
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"All in all, ADZ has a good set of established/developing targets."

— Eric Coffin, HRA Advisory (5/18/16)
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"VIT would feature on any list of potential near-term takeover targets."

— Eric Coffin, HRA Advisory (5/18/16)
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"EFR owns the only conventional uranium mill in the U.S. and can take advantage of a uranium price move."

The Gold Report Interview with Eric Coffin (2/23/16)
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"NXE has one of the most impressive uranium discoveries in history."

The Gold Report Interview with Eric Coffin (2/23/16)
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"EFR has more upside, mostly if the uranium price gets some traction."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (12/31/15)
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"EFR is one of the few companies in a position to write long-term sales contracts and deliver into them at several times its current production rate."

The Gold Report Interview with Eric Coffin (12/17/15)
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"EFR's expansion potential makes it most interesting."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (12/2/15)
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"CGT had a good month, responding well to higher gold prices."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (10/21/15)
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"With a mining agreement now signed and things starting to move quickly, SGC is a Strong Buy."

— Eric Coffin, HRA Advisory (9/11/15)
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"Considering management's recent moves, it looks like SGC's licensing progress is going well."

— Eric Coffin, HRA Advisory (8/17/15)
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"CGT is sitting on a good, valuable asset that should help underpin the stock."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (7/16/15)
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"SGC entered discussions about a mining agreement for Asmara."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (6/28/15)
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"CGT should be one of the better supported stocks through the summer."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (6/28/15)
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"PRG commenced an airborne geophysical survey at Juan de Herrera."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (6/28/15)
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"CGT's Eastside is one of the larger drill programs planned anywhere this year."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (6/9/15)
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"CGT closed a financing intended for this year's Eastside program."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (5/25/15)
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"CGT put out a new resource estimate on its flagship Paul Isnard gold project."

The Gold Report Interview with Eric Coffin (5/14/15)
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"R's stock looks undervalued to me at current levels."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (5/8/15)
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"CGT substantially increased the average grade of the Paul Isnard resource."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (5/6/15)
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"The market excitement for SGC centers on the upcoming mining permit."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (4/15/15)
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"MIN has a very salable story."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (4/15/15)
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"CGT has little trouble raising funds."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (4/15/15)
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"SGC's shareholders have a lot of good things to look forward to in the near future."

— Eric Coffin, HRA Advisory (4/2/15)
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"MIN still is one of the more obvious buys in the junior space."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (3/31/15)
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"We could see the PEA on CGT's Paul Isnard before the end of April."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (3/31/15)
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"Accumulate CGT on gold price weakness."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (3/9/15)
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"PRG is exactly the sort of high-potential speculative resource stock traders look for."

— Eric Coffin, Golden Opportunities (3/2/15)
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"MIN is extremely undervalued relative to the NPV of Gunnison."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (2/12/15)
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"CGT has already signed a drill contract for Eastside."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (2/12/15)
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"PRG's anomaly is now much larger and stronger, and the best portions are still to be drilled."

The Gold Report Interview with Eric Coffin (1/19/15)
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"MIN's Gunnison project has extremely good logistics."

The Gold Report Interview with Eric Coffin (1/19/15)
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"VIT is focused on discovering new near-surface zones that would have the biggest impact on project economics."

The Gold Report Interview with Eric Coffin (1/19/15)
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"ADZ's old Echo Bay holes reported some very impressive intercepts."

— Eric Coffin, HRA Advisory (1/15/15)
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"MIN has potential to be a bottom-of-the-cost-curve producer."

— Eric Coffin, HRA Advisory (1/15/15)
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"CGT's test work was generally good, with 97%+ gold recovery."

— Eric Coffin, HRA Advisory (1/15/15)
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"I still like MIN as a value development-level play."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (1/4/15)
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"Accumulate shares of CGT on gold price weakness."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (1/4/15)
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"REL highlighted six target areas at Genesis as being worthy of detailed follow-up."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (12/2/14)
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"PRG showed prudence in its latest financing."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (12/2/14)
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"CGT is quite a bit stronger than most of its peers in both price and steady liquidity."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (12/2/14)
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"TGM does not have to raise funds and is reporting no problems on-site."

— Eric Coffin, HRA Journal (11/2/14)
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"MIN is as safe a preproduction copper stock as you can find."

— Eric Coffin, HRA Journal (11/2/14)
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"CGT is most of the way through permitting a huge drill program for Eastside."

— Eric Coffin, HRA Advisory (11/2/14)
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"PRG is designing a follow-up IP program in the Ginger Ridge zone."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (11/2/14)
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"Phase one field work has been completed at REL's Genesis project."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (10/3/14)
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"MIN is the only choice for traders looking for an in-situ leaching copper play."

— Eric Coffin, HRA Journal (10/3/14)
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"SVL is an obvious early candidate when precious metals prices recover."

— Eric Coffin, HRA Journal (10/3/14)
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"CGT should have enough to fund the very aggressive drill program planned for the Eastside project."

— Eric Coffin, HRA Advisory (10/3/14)
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"PRG now has a strong and obvious target it can expand on."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (10/3/14)
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"PRG has made a bona fide new discovery at Ginger Ridge."

— Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst (9/23/14)
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"We need more stories like CYD's because they bring money into the market."

The Gold Report Interview with Eric Coffin (9/17/14)
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"MIN's prefeasibility is quite impressive."

The Gold Report Interview with Eric Coffin (9/17/14)
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"I'm a huge fan of Ross McElroy, FCU's president and chief geologist."

The Gold Report Interview with Eric Coffin (9/17/14)
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"PRG has a big chunk of the Tireo Belt, a very high-potential belt."

The Gold Report Interview with Eric Coffin (9/17/14)
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"REL just finished the phase 1 program."

The Gold Report Interview with Eric Coffin (9/17/14)
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"For VIT's Eagle project, the strip ratio is very low, and it's leachable."

The Gold Report Interview with Eric Coffin (9/17/14)
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"REL got a quick start at Genesis and we should see initial results next month."

— Eric Coffin, HRA Journal (8/24/14)
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"PRG has enough cash to expand its new drill program or cruise past the end of this year."

— Eric Coffin, HRA Journal (8/24/14)
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"MIN has advanced Gunnison with very impressive results and the stock has big value potential."

— Eric Coffin, HRA Advisory (8/24/14)
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