Sector Expert: Rick Rule

Sprott Global Resource Investments Ltd.

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Rick Rule, CEO of Sprott US Holdings Inc., began his career in the securities business in 1974. He is a leading American retail broker specializing in mining, energy, water utilities, forest products and agriculture. His company has built a national reputation on taking advantage of global opportunities in the oil and gas, mining, alternative energy, agriculture, forestry and water industries. Rule writes a free, thrice-weekly e-letter, Sprott's Thoughts.

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Companies Commented On

  • AbraPlata Resource Corp.
  • Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd.
  • Almadex Minerals Ltd.
  • Altius Minerals Corp.
  • Fission Uranium Corp.
  • Franco-Nevada Corp.
  • Irving Resources Inc.
  • Ivanhoe Mines Ltd.
  • Jericho Oil Corp.
  • Millrock Resources Inc.
  • Molori Energy Inc.
  • Nevada Copper Corp.
  • Northern Empire Resources Corp.
  • Novo Resources Corp.
  • Riverside Resources Inc.
  • Uranium Energy Corp.
  • Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.

Recent Interviews

Rick Rule on Investing in Natural Resources (7/7/18)

Rick Rule, CEO of Sprott U.S. Holdings, speaks with Maurice Jackson of Proven and Probable about investing in precious and base metals, energy, agriculture and water.

Veteran Investor Rick Rule Reveals a Unique Arbitrage Opportunity (1/4/16)
Rick Rule

One of the hardest things for a mining executive to do may be nothing. But in a market that is not rewarding companies for pulling resources out of the ground, Sprott US Holdings Inc. CEO Rick Rule would prefer to see what he calls "optionality" rather than dilution from companies looking to justify salaries. In this interview with The Gold Report, he praises innovative precious metals streams on base metal projects and one Canadian company that is adding value and being rewarded for it.

A Year of Tips for Winning the Natural Resource Investment War (12/29/15)

Energy investors are no strangers to boom-and-bust cycles. In fact, a number of the experts interviewed by The Energy Report in 2015 took a certain amount of glee in the opportunities they knew would open up in low-price markets for oil and gas, uranium and lithium. Let's take a trip around the world as we recall the words of wisdom these experts shared, and see if they can spark a better understanding of what we can expect during the next turn around the sun.

Recent Quotes

"FCU did something highly unusual—it created value."

The Gold Report Interview with Rick Rule (1/4/16)
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"AXU is in the enviable position of owning the Keno Hill project, which has been in production on and off for 110 years."

The Gold Report Interview with Rick Rule (6/25/15)
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"Royalty and streaming companies like FNV enjoy tremendous market share."

The Gold Report Interview with Rick Rule (6/25/15)
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"Prospect generators like MD reduce risk by using intellectual capital as opposed to physical capital in exploration."

The Gold Report Interview with Rick Rule (6/25/15)
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"SLW takes out a lot of the operational and capital deployment risk associated with the mining business."

The Gold Report Interview with Rick Rule (6/25/15)
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"BCM has the backing of every prominent local group."

The Gold Report Interview with Rick Rule (3/17/14)
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"FVI continues to impress with its ability to operate midsize silver mines."

The Gold Report Interview with Rick Rule (3/17/14)
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"P outperformed production expectations."

The Gold Report Interview with Rick Rule (3/17/14)
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