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Companies Commented On

  • Albemarle Corp.
  • AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V.
  • Argex Titanium Inc.
  • Chesapeake Energy Corp.
  • Commerce Resources Corp.
  • EOG Resources Inc.
  • First Quantum Minerals Ltd.
  • First Solar Inc.
  • Flinders Resources Ltd.
  • FMC Lithium Corp.
  • Focus Graphite Inc.
  • Formation Metals Inc.
  • Fortune Minerals Ltd.
  • Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.
  • Galaxy Resources Ltd.
  • Glencore International Plc
  • Global Cobalt Corp.
  • Imerys
  • Lithium Americas Corp.
  • Namibia Rare Earths Inc.
  • Nemaska Lithium Inc.
  • Northern Graphite Corporation
  • POSCO
  • Pure Energy Minerals Ltd.
  • Quaterra Resources Inc.
  • Scandium International Mining Corp.
  • SGL Carbon SE
  • Sherritt International Corp.
  • Silver Wheaton Corp.
  • Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A.
  • SQM
  • Stria Lithium Inc.
  • SunPower Corp.
  • Tasman Metals Ltd.
  • U.S. Precious Metals Inc.
  • Ucore Rare Metals Inc.
  • Umicore Group
  • Uranerz Energy Corp.
  • Vale S.A.
  • Western Lithium USA Corp.

Chris Berry

House Mountain Partners LLC.

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Chris Berry is a writer, speaker and analyst who is focused on the dynamism of energy metals—those metals or minerals used in the generation or storage of energy. He is a student of the theory of Convergence and believes it will have profound effects across the globe in the coming years as urbanization, innovation, and technology create multiple opportunities. Active on the speaking circuit throughout the world and frequently quoted in the press, Berry spent 15 years working across various roles in sales and brokerage on Wall Street before shifting focus and taking control of his financial destiny. He is the co-author of The Disruptive Discoveries Journal. Berry holds a Master of Business Administration in finance with an international focus from Fordham University, and a Bachelor of Art in International Studies from The Virginia Military Institute.




Recent Interviews

Chris and Michael Berry: What the Boomers Got Wrong—and Right—About Natural Resource Investing (6/15/15) What do Gen Xers not understand about value investing? What can Millennials learn from today's resource investors? In anticipation of Father's Day, The Gold Report, quizzed Chris and Dr. Michael Berry, authors of the Disruptive Discoveries Journal, on how investing has changed over the years in the gold, silver, niche metals and energy space, and what they are investing in today to make sure they survive to see the next cycle.

Disruptive Stock Watcher Chris Berry Cautions Investors About the Real Potential of Deflation (4/7/15) Where can investors turn when global quantitative easing and the Energizer Bunny of dollars is crushing commodity prices to within an inch of the junior miners' lives? In this interview with The Mining Report, Disruptive Discoveries Journal writer Chris Berry suggests dedicating yourself to understanding the technologies and paradigm shifts that can lower costs, and participating in the growing electric car and energy storage battery markets. He names some of the innovative companies that are finding new ways to separate the most valuable resources and enter the supply chain before it is too late.

Resolve to Do Better in 2015: Expert Edition (12/31/14) As natural resource investors take stock of their 2014 portfolio shifts and make adjustments for 2015, The Gold Report quizzed top experts in the sector on what resolutions they are making and—perhaps more important—what steps they are taking to make sure they stick to the hard choices they have made. We want to know if you are taking the same steps, have your own plan to make the most of whatever happens in the sector or just plain disagree. Please use the comment section to let us know what you will be investing in as we bravely face a new year.

Chris Berry
(6/5/14)
Chris Berry on Uranium
Chris Berry
(6/2/14)
Tesla Bolsters Energy Metals
Berry Cambone
(11/19/12)
Berry Talks REEs
Chris Berry
(12/6/11)
REE Bubble Will Shrink

Recent Quotes

"One important thing GXY has now, relative to a lot of its peers, is cash." (6/15/15) Galaxy Resources Ltd. - The Gold Report Interview with Chris Berry More >

"CCE's tantalum is a secret weapon and could pay off in the long run." (4/7/15) Commerce Resources Corp. - The Mining Report Interview with Chris Berry More >

"FMS is aiming to create its own high-tech supply chain through a private subsidiary." (4/7/15) Focus Graphite Inc. - The Mining Report Interview with Chris Berry More >

"Optionality is a key strategy in the metals sector; GXY can go in a number of different directions." (4/7/15) Galaxy Resources Ltd. - The Mining Report Interview with Chris Berry More >

"NMX's focus on lithium hydroxide could be a differentiator for the company." (4/7/15) Nemaska Lithium Inc. - The Mining Report Interview with Chris Berry More >

"We know a great deal about the potential economics of NMX's production plans; 2015 will be the year the company starts to solidify them." (12/30/14) Nemaska Lithium Inc. - The Mining Report Interview with Chris Berry More >

"URZ is one of the few companies that can operate in the current low uranium price environment." (12/30/14) Uranerz Energy Corp. - The Mining Report Interview with Chris Berry More >

"NRE is a good example of a critical metals story that slowly continues to derisk itself and impress in the process." (12/30/14) Namibia Rare Earths Inc. - The Mining Report Interview with Chris Berry More >

more comments

"CCE is both an REE play and a tantalum/niobium play; both are valuable and highly strategic assets." (12/30/14) Commerce Resources Corp. - The Mining Report Interview with Chris Berry More >

"The optimal junior mining graphite opportunities going forward will be those that have worked to establish their own supply chains, such as FMS." (12/30/14) Focus Graphite Inc. - The Mining Report Interview with Chris Berry More >

"A large deposit of predominately large and jumbo flake is one of NGC's competitive advantages." (6/17/14) Northern Graphite Corporation - The Mining Report Interview with Chris Berry More >

"NRE has an attractive deposit." (6/17/14) Namibia Rare Earths Inc. - The Mining Report Interview with Chris Berry More >

"URZ's low-cost production profile allows it the flexibility to produce when other companies in the uranium sector are unable to." (6/17/14) Uranerz Energy Corp. - The Mining Report Interview with Chris Berry More >

"I like TEN because it has a valuable royalty portfolio on top of its existing exploration business." (5/16/14) Terraco Gold Corp. - Chris Berry, Disruptive Discoveries Journal More >

"Considering its unique deposit and end user interest, the market has been overlooking DAN." (5/16/14) Arianne Phosphate Inc. - Chris Berry, Disruptive Discoveries Journal More >

"URZ is a low-cost producer that offers acceptable leverage to the U3O8 price." (4/2/14) Uranerz Energy Corp. - Chris Berry, Disruptive Discoveries Journal More >

"URZ is a well-run company that offers the ability to produce uranium at a low cost in a reliable geopolitical jurisdiction." (2/12/14) Uranerz Energy Corp. - Chris Berry, Disruptive Discoveries Journal More >

"DAN has a sound balance sheet, strong insider and institutional holders and a deposit in a favorable jurisdiction; it is substantially derisked." (1/31/14) Arianne Phosphate Inc. - Chris Berry, Disruptive Discoveries Journal More >

"URZ's mining method means uranium can be extracted at a much lower cost." (12/13/13) Uranerz Energy Corp. - Chris Berry, Disruptive Discoveries Journal More >

"DAN's project is substantially derisked; it shows strong economics." (12/13/13) Arianne Phosphate Inc. - Chris Berry, Disruptive Discoveries Journal More >

"NGC remains among the leaders in the graphite space." (11/5/13) Northern Graphite Corporation - The Mining Report Interview with Chris Berry More >

"URZ has three five-year offtake contracts in place with two separate operators, so once production commences, cash flow will follow." (11/5/13) Uranerz Energy Corp. - The Mining Report Interview with Chris Berry More >

"If we get some good news from PGLC's upcoming resource estimate, it could really set the stage for a positive 2014." (10/16/13) Pershing Gold Corp. - Chris Berry, House Mountain Partners LLC. More >

"PGLC has a past-producing mine run by a strong and experienced management team." (9/20/13) Pershing Gold Corp. - Chris Berry, Morning Notes More >

"PGLC is substantially derisked and is consolidating a land package with a past-producing mine, Relief Canyon." (7/31/13) Pershing Gold Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Chris Berry More >

"The value of the Spring Valley royalty could be larger than TEN's current market cap." (7/31/13) Terraco Gold Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Chris Berry More >

"TEN has closed its third Spring Valley royalty transaction and has CA$1.8M on hand." (7/30/13) Terraco Gold Corp. - Chris Berry, Disruptive Discoveries Journal More >

"MDL raised capital and entered into agreements to research construction of a monazite heavy mineral sands processing facility." (7/30/13) Medallion Resources Ltd. - The Metals Report Interview with Chris Berry More >

"NRE was able to show it can produce an attractive HREE concentrate at Lofdal." (7/30/13) Namibia Rare Earths Inc. - The Metals Report Interview with Chris Berry More >

"NGC has proven its staying power in the graphite space." (7/30/13) Northern Graphite Corporation - The Metals Report Interview with Chris Berry More >

"Rare earth companies that can achieve positive catalysts should reap share price gains, and Tasman is one example." (7/30/13) Tasman Metals Ltd. - The Metals Report Interview with Chris Berry More >

"PGLC has great potential for price upside." (7/25/13) Pershing Gold Corp. - Morning Notes More >

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