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  • Allana Potash Corp.
  • AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V.
  • Argex Titanium Inc.
  • Arianne Phosphate Inc.
  • Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc.
  • Chesapeake Energy Corp.
  • Commerce Resources Corp.
  • Contango Oil & Gas Co.
  • Encana Corp.
  • EOG Resources Inc.
  • Flinders Resources Ltd.
  • 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
  • NuLegacy Gold Corporation
  • Penn Virginia Corp.
  • Pershing Gold Corp.
  • POSCO
  • Pure Energy Minerals Ltd.
  • Scandium International Mining Corp.
  • SGL Carbon SE
  • Sherritt International Corp.
  • Stria Lithium Inc.
  • Tasman Metals Ltd.
  • Terraco Gold Corp.
  • U.S. Precious Metals Inc.
  • Ucore Rare Metals Inc.
  • Ur-Energy Inc.
  • 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. Want to read




Recent Interviews

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 Identifies Commodity Companies with the Disruptive Advantage (12/30/14) Globetrotting Chris Berry, founder of House Mountain Partners, finds most retail and institutional investors sitting on the sidelines waiting to see where the energy sector is headed before jumping back into the game. Game-changing disruptive technologies or sustainable end-user agreements are what companies need to succeed and he shares some likely names in the cobalt, lithium, nickel, graphite—even uranium—spaces in this interview with The Mining Report.

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

Recent Quotes

"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 >

"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 >

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"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 >

"EFR signed a letter of intent to acquire Strathmore Minerals." (6/13/13) Energy Fuels Inc. - The Energy Report Interview with Chris Berry More >

"EUU has a high-grade resource and an ideal location." (6/13/13) European Uranium Resources Ltd. - The Energy Report Interview with Chris Berry More >

"The location of STM's deposits and its relationships with Sumitomo and KEPCO make it an ideal take-out candidate." (6/13/13) Strathmore Minerals Corp. - The Energy Report Interview with Chris Berry More >

"URZ is fully permitted, has offtake agreements in place and should be receiving a $20M loan." (6/13/13) Uranerz Energy Corp. - The Energy Report Interview with Chris Berry More >

"TEN has significant potential for wealth creation." (6/5/13) Terraco Gold Corp. - Chris Berry, Morning Notes More >

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