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Matthew O'Keefe is managing director, mining research at Mackie Research Capital Corporation. O'Keefe was recently selected as the #1 mining analyst in the Wall Street Journal's 2010 'Best on the Street' survey. O'Keefe has 11 years of investment experience, and began his career as an exploration geologist with a number of major and junior mining companies, spending five years in the field before becoming a mining specialist for Griffiths McBurney & Partners. Most recently, O'Keefe was a mining analyst with Cormark Securities. O'Keefe received a Bachelor of Science in geology from the University of Toronto, a Master of Science in Geology from Queen's University in Kingston and an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.
Striking a Balance with Zinc Investments: Equal Parts Infrastructure, Financing and Compromise (3/5/13) Stock picking can be an exercise in compromise, and investors who wait for a perfect zinc mining project could be sitting on the sidelines—and missing out on profits. Advanced zinc projects close to infrastructure are limited, and with zinc supply contracting in 2013, new operations are emerging both within and outside of established districts. Matthew O'Keefe, mining analyst with Mackie Research, talks with The Metals Report about his criteria for choosing investments in the zinc small-cap space and explains why he's sometimes willing to make concessions.
How to Profit from the Imbalance in Platinum and Zinc Inventories: Matthew O'Keefe (10/12/12) Now is the moment to take a hard look at the state of supply for zinc and platinum, says Matthew O'Keefe of Mackie Research Capital Corporation. In an exclusive interview with The Gold Report, O'Keefe explains how market fundamentals are about to pop up some serious game changers in this space. International demand for zinc and the platinum group metals is booming, but the global supply is about to seriously contract. Well-financed mining corporations will celebrate, while others miss the party.