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Thom Calandra

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Thom Calandra has just revived THE CALANDRA REPORT, a subscriber service, after years gathering gold dust in the silo of natural resources come-uppance. Calandra is also a principal of Torrey Hills Capital and a lifelong journalist. He co-founded CBS MarketWatch and FT MarketWatch. He started Ticker Trax in Canada. His reviews of natural resource companies and onsite visits to Colombia, Ghana, Cambodia, Mexico and Canada have become standards for independent coverage. THE CALANDRA REPORT some eight years ago was the standard-bearer for aggressive natural resources investing. He lives with his family in California. More on Calandra here.




Recent Interviews

Special Report: The Next Golden Age for Cambodia? (3/14/12) Journalist Thom Calandra recently returned from a tour of mining activities in Cambodia and filed this exclusive report with The Gold Report. Calandra came away from nine days in Cambodia thinking that by late 2013, the extent of identified gold reserves in this Southeast Asian country could rival Cambodia's abundance of Buddhist temples, rubber plantations, cashew trees and cassava farms.

Thom Calandra: Taking Calculated Yet Extreme Risks in Mining (11/16/11) Thom Calandra, a long-time journalist and mining investor, knows what risks to stomach in search of jaw-dropping returns. Geopolitical risk, for one. Karen Roche of The Gold Report caught up with him at The New Orleans Investment Conference to see what this 30-year veteran of analyzing financial markets took away from the event. In this exclusive interview, Calandra revealed what mining gems he'll be eyeing for his portfolio and why he'll never invest without setting foot on a project first.

Recent Quotes

"LLG's Lac Guéret is extremely high grade." (12/30/13) Mason Graphite Inc. - Thom Calandra, The Calandra Report Moreá>

"TGM's study shows a 21% internal rate of return at $1,000/oz gold for the Karma project." (12/17/13) True Gold Mining Inc. - Thom Calandra, The Calandra Report Moreá>

"INO founder Dr. Joesph Kim is an understated powerhouse." (12/9/13) Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc. - Thom Calandra, The Calandra Report Moreá>

"Those looking for platinum prospectors that appear 'cheap' might take a look at NKL." (11/21/13) Wellgreen Platinum Ltd. - Thom Calandra, The Calandra Report Moreá>

"PLG is a good value at current levels." (11/1/13) Pilot Gold Inc. - Thom Calandra, The Calandra Report Moreá>

"CNL has one of the highest-grade gold mines being developed in the world." (10/28/13) Continental Gold Ltd. - Thom Calandra, The Calandra Report Moreá>

"GSV shares are rising smartly." (10/10/13) Gold Standard Ventures Corp. - Thom Calandra, The Calandra Report Moreá>

"LLG is one of the few recent winners on my screen." (10/8/13) Mason Graphite Inc. - Thom Calandra, The Calandra Report Moreá>

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"TGM has what looks like one of the highest-grade, development stage, heap-leach gold mines in the world. (9/20/13) True Gold Mining Inc. - Thom Calandra, The Calandra Report Moreá>

"LLG's Lac GuÚret project shows about 27% Cgr and estimated output of 50 Ktpa; I love the story." (9/18/13) Mason Graphite Inc. - Thom Calandra, The Calandra Report Moreá>

"GPR has a lot of bang for the buck." (8/25/13) Great Panther Silver Ltd. - Thom Calandra, The Calandra Report Moreá>

"GSV looks likely to show spirit in August and September." (8/13/13) Gold Standard Ventures Corp. - Tom Calandra, The Calandra Report Moreá>

"NRE is into the heaviest and rarest of the rare earths; I'll almost surely buy after the metallurgical report is out." (6/4/13) Namibia Rare Earths Inc. - Thom Calandra, The Calandra Report Moreá>

"Most of ATY's El Roble mill and mine permits are in place." (3/15/13) Atico Mining Corp. - Thom Calandra, The Calandra Report Moreá>

"SVV appears to be gaining ground." (8/27/12) Solvista Gold Corp. - Thom Calandra, The Calandra Report Moreá>

"I suggest you stake part of your metals equities holdings to GSV." (8/27/12) Gold Standard Ventures Corp. - Thom Calandra, The Calandra Report Moreá>

"AGG has 1 Moz gold at Kobadam already with another 1 Moz on the way." (6/15/12) African Gold Group Inc. - Thom Calandra, Baby Bulls Moreá>

"PTM will outlast the decline in platinum prices as it continues to develop and explore." (6/15/12) Platinum Group Metals Ltd. - Thom Calandra, Baby Bulls Moreá>

"Even after its ascent this spring, GV stock is still cheap." (5/24/12) Gold Standard Ventures Corp. - Thom Calandra, Baby Bulls Moreá>

"I was impressed by SVV's latest rock-chip and channel samples." (5/24/12) Solvista Gold Corp. - Thom Calandra, Baby Bulls Moreá>

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