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"CXO's North ROK could still contain 100ľ300 Mt, the size of Imperial Metals' Red Chris mine, which is down the road." (11/27/13) Colorado Resources Ltd. - The Gold Report Interview with Eric Coffin Moreá>
"CGT is one that I really love. I like it even more since it recently did a deal with Nord Gold. This could be a real big winner." (11/25/13) Columbus Gold Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Jay Taylor Moreá>
Companies Commented On
- ATAC Resources Ltd.
- Bitterroot Resources Ltd.
- Clifton Star Resources Inc.
- Comstock Metals Ltd.
- Darwin Resources Corp.
- Explor Resources Inc.
- Hinterland Metals Inc.
- Kaminak Gold Corp.
- Kinross Gold Corp.
- Lake Shore Gold Corp.
- Osisko Mining Corp.
- Taku Gold Corp.
- Tethys Petroleum Ltd.
- Tinka Resources Ltd.
- Xstrata Plc
Originally trained during the inflationary 1970s, Michael Ballanger, director of wealth management at Richardson GMP, is a graduate of Saint Louis University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in finance and a Bachelor of Art in marketing before completing post-graduate work at the Wharton School of Finance. With more than 30 years of experience as a junior mining and exploration specialist, as well as a solid background in corporate finance, Bellanger's adherence to the concept of "Hard Assets" allows him to focus the practice on selecting opportunities in the global resource sector with emphasis on the precious metals exploration and development sector. Bellanger takes great pleasure in visiting mineral properties around the globe in the never-ending hunt for early-stage opportunities.
George Soros Joins Michael Ballanger on the Goldbug Side of the Market (6/14/13) In his 36-year career, Michael Ballanger, director of wealth management at Richardson GMP, has seen good markets and bad. As a true contrarian, he sees opportunity in undervalued precious metals assets and lauds George Soros' recently reported large gold-related positions. In this interview with The Gold Report, Ballanger discusses market sentiment and some companies that he expects to take off when the market turns.
Gold Mania Phase Approaching for Junior Miners: Michael Ballanger (1/18/13) Low market valuations for junior mining companies have Michael Ballanger, director of wealth management at Richardson GMP, feeling like a kid in a candy store, and equities satisfy his sweet tooth more than the metal right now. Ballanger has had enough years in the business to recognize the advent of gold fever. In this Gold Report interview, Ballanger discusses his personal views and discusses how he looks for "well-incubated" companies that meet budget and timelines and raise funds without diluting shareholder value. He also shares why he sees junior miners as higher reward and lower risk than gold itself.
Stock Market Repeating Itself: Michael Ballanger (2/13/12) The resource markets have weathered some death defying ups and downs lately. But Michael Ballanger, senior investment advisor with Toronto-based Union Securities, is looking for a renewed period of growth in the TSX Venture Composite Index. Is it too soon to see such a heady rebound? In this exclusive interview with The Gold Report, Ballanger makes his case for history repeating itself.
"When TK started hitting intercepts of massive sulphides containing economic-grade zinc, the hair on the back of my neck stood up." (1/18/13) Tinka Resources Ltd. - The Gold Report Interview with Michael Ballanger 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>