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Mike Niehuser

Scarsdale Equities LLC

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Mike Niehuser is an analyst with Scarsdale Equities LLC. Prior to working with Scarsdale, he founded Beacon Rock Research, LLC, which produces research for an institutional audience and focuses in part on precious, base and industrial metals, oil and gas and alternative energy. Previously a vice president and senior equity analyst with the Robins Group, he also worked as an equity analyst with The RedChip Review. He holds a bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Oregon.




Recent Interviews

No 'Too Big to Fail' in Mining Sector Opens Opportunities for Value Investors: Mike Niehuser (12/4/13) Mining stocks may have moved from a bear market to a place where they are becoming contrarian plays, says Mike Niehuser, founder of Beacon Rock Research, opening opportunities for value investing. With the concept of "too big to fail" unknown in the mining world, the field of companies is shrinking, making room for potential winners. In this interview with The Gold Report, Niehuser warns that companies need more than good projects and cash to outperform their peers and details a dozen miners that should be on investors' radar screens.

Quality over Quantity Stressed at Colorado Conferences (10/4/13) If it is fall, it must be conference season in Colorado. The Denver Gold Forum, held Sept 22ľ25, was an invitation-only event billed as featuring seven-eighths of the world's publicly traded gold and silver companies measured by production. It was preceded by the Precious Metals Summit in Beaver Creek, which focused on smaller, emerging companies, some 90 of them with market caps of at least $20 million. Attendees included analysts, fund managers and institutional investors eager to hear updates on companies they ownŚor may want to own in the future. The Gold Report Publisher Karen Roche and Associate Publisher Jason Mallin were there and brought back this report.

Mike Niehuser: Modern-Day Gold Rush Puts Nevada on Top (2/1/13) These days, monetary policy moves stock prices more than economic data releases, says Mike Niehuser, founder of Beacon Rock Research. While the potential for higher gold prices is compelling, the decline in the number of discoveries and grades of resources makes mining stock selection intriguing. Niehuser has scoped out jurisdictions and finds the stars are aligning to put Nevada on top. In this interview with The Gold Report, Niehuser shares the names of companies that he feels have the right stuff.

Recent Quotes

"AXR's expanded mining operation at Keno Hill has the potential to produce for decades." (9/8/14) Alexco Resource Corp. - Mike Niehuser, Scarsdale Equities LLC Moreá>

"NRG's project pipeline is both diverse and maturing." (8/19/14) Alter NRG Corp. - Mike Niehuser, Scarsdale Equities LLC Moreá>

"NRG is is on the cusp of a period of rapid product adoption and undervalued at these levels." (7/9/14) Alter NRG Corp. - Mike Niehuser, Scarsdale Equities LLC Moreá>

"We are resuming coverage on NRG with a Buy rating." (6/13/14) Alter NRG Corp. - Mike Niehuser, Scarsdale Equities LLC Moreá>

"NRE's PEA and the ongoing work at Lofdal should help attract a JV partner." (5/23/14) Namibia Rare Earths Inc. - Mike Niehuser, Beacon Rock Research Moreá>

"AXR has a unique environmental business that will cover overhead until its mine reopens." (12/4/13) Alexco Resource Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Mike Niehuser Moreá>

"LODE should double the rate of gold production in 2014 to 40 Koz/year." (12/4/13) Comstock Mining Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Mike Niehuser Moreá>

"EXN has a very high-grade silver deposit and has rapidly increased cash flow." (12/4/13) Excellon Resources Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Mike Niehuser Moreá>

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"ITH's Livengood project is now being optimized to work at lower gold prices." (12/4/13) International Tower Hill Mines Ltd. - The Gold Report Interview with Mike Niehuser Moreá>

"NRE has the highest basket price for contained minerals, within a well-defined resource with excellent expansion opportunity." (12/4/13) Namibia Rare Earths Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Mike Niehuser Moreá>

"NG is focusing on advancing Donlin Creek, arguably one of the world's largest undeveloped gold deposits." (12/4/13) NOVAGOLD - The Gold Report Interview with Mike Niehuser Moreá>

"NUG has the highly prospective Iceberg gold project near Barrick's Cortez Hills mine." (12/4/13) NuLegacy Gold Corporation - The Gold Report Interview with Mike Niehuser Moreá>

"Investors should keep an eye on PG's Cove project in Nevada." (12/4/13) Premier Gold Mines Ltd. - The Gold Report Interview with Mike Niehuser Moreá>

"RPM has a resource, exploration upside and cash." (12/4/13) Rye Patch Gold Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Mike Niehuser Moreá>

"With excellent infrastructure, TSM's project presents the option for a low capital-cost project, which is appealing." (12/4/13) Tasman Metals Ltd. - The Gold Report Interview with Mike Niehuser Moreá>

"NRE is in an excellent position to build upon metallurgical test work to date." (12/2/13) Namibia Rare Earths Inc. - Mike Niehuser, Beacon Rock Research Moreá>

"EXN appears to have the bases of production, exploration and potential acquisition covered; it represents one of the best investment ideas undiscovered by analysts." (10/4/13) Excellon Resources Inc. - Mike Niehuser, Scarsdale Equities LLC Moreá>

"NRE's Lofdal has the best potential to be a source of heavy rare earths outside of China." (7/9/13) Namibia Rare Earths Inc. - Mike Niehuser, Beacon Rock Research Moreá>

"NRE's preliminary metallurgical results could not have been more positive." (4/15/13) Namibia Rare Earths Inc. - Mike Niehuser, Beacon Rock Research Moreá>

"Additional drilling could advance ATX's Pinguino closer to a million-ounce Au eq deposit." (2/14/13) Argentex Mining Corporation - Mike Niehuser, Beacon Rock Research Moreá>

"NRE reported several new discoveries in areas targeted at Lofdal." (2/7/13) Namibia Rare Earths Inc. - Mike Niehuser, Beacon Rock Research Moreá>

"NUG's Red Hills is an early project, but I like early projects with good management teams in good areas." (2/1/13) NuLegacy Gold Corporation - The Gold Report Interview with Mike Niehuser Moreá>

"TEN's main project is in Idaho, which has potential to surprise." (2/1/13) Terraco Gold Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Mike Niehuser Moreá>

"ORN is a company for investors to consider in the Lovelock area." (2/1/13) Orsa Ventures Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Mike Niehuser Moreá>

"I was floored by the progress LODE made since I visited the same project under different management." (2/1/13) Comstock Mining Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Mike Niehuser Moreá>

"NRE's Lofdal has the highest percentage distribution of HREEs in the world." (1/16/13) Namibia Rare Earths Inc. - Mike Niehuser, Beacon Rock Research Moreá>

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