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Stephan Bogner

Rockstone Research Ltd.

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Stephan Bogner is mining analyst at Rockstone Research, where he has independently analyzed capital markets and resource stocks for more than 11 years. He is also CEO at Elementum International AG of Switzerland. Mr. Bogner earned his degree in economics in 2004 at the International School of Management in Dortmund, Germany. He spent five years in Dubai brokering and reselling physical commodities and now resides in Zurich, Switzerland.




Recent Interviews

Stephan Bogner and the Rise of a Euro-Sino-Russian Superpower (4/1/14) Stephan Bogner, mining analyst with Rockstone Research and CEO of Elementum International, views the crisis in Crimea as the beginning of a larger global power shift east of the Atlantic. In this interview with The Mining Report, Bogner details what these shifting power dynamics will mean for the commodities market. And take heedŚgold and silver may continue to make gains, but uranium, potash and rare earths are the true wave of the future.

Miners Should Launch a Gold Cartel or Risk Losing Everything, Advises Stephan Bogner (12/28/13) It's no surprise that Stephan Bogner, analyst with Rockstone Research Ltd. and CEO of Elementum InternationalŚa precious metals trading and storage firmŚadvises investors to hold physical metals outside the banking system, but he also advocates mining companies keeping gold on their balance sheets and forming a cartel. In this interview with The Gold Report, Bogner discusses which exploration and development companies will be ready to produce when metals prices rise and shares his interest in the diamond, potash and uranium space.

Why Stephan Bogner Believes You Should Be 100% Invested in Precious Metals (7/15/13) Now is the time to be brave, to buy when everyone else is selling, advises Stephan Bogner, analyst with Rockstone Research and CEO of bullion dealer Elementum International. Content to go against the grain, Bogner believes investors should be 100% invested in precious metals, both in physical metals and equities. He is interested not only in companies that are profitable now but also in ones that will someday be in the black again. In this interview with The Gold Report, he describes his ideal portfolio, which includes companies operating in far-flung places.

Recent Quotes

"I expect CFM's upcoming independent mining report to be highly positive for the share price." (4/3/14) Confederation Minerals Ltd. - Stephan Bogner, Rockstone Research Ltd. Moreá>

"CCE is our top pick in the rare earth space; we are confident that the Ashram deposit will be put into production." (4/3/14) Commerce Resources Corp. - Stephan Bogner, Rockstone Research Ltd. Moreá>

"ZC is well positioned to accelerate the growth of its asset base." (4/3/14) Zimtu Capital Corp. - Stephan Bogner, Rockstone Research Ltd. Moreá>

"The outlook for PSE turned from bad to fabulous a few weeks ago." (4/1/14) Pasinex Resources Ltd. - The Mining Report Interview with Stephan Bogner Moreá>

"GSV's Pinion acquisition adds tremendous size and potential for large gold deposits to be discovered." (4/1/14) Gold Standard Ventures Corp. - The Mining Report Interview with Stephan Bogner Moreá>

"Many of ZC's core holdings have more than doubled year-to-date." (4/1/14) Zimtu Capital Corp. - The Mining Report Interview with Stephan Bogner Moreá>

"SCZ has brought Rosario into production with low capex and sound profit margins during bad market conditions." (4/1/14) Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd. - The Mining Report Interview with Stephan Bogner Moreá>

"NOV's PGM recovery technology has a gross margin in excess of 30%." (4/1/14) NovX21 Inc. - The Mining Report Interview with Stephan Bogner Moreá>

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"Once gold prices pick up, NG is ready to advance Donlin or be taken out." (4/1/14) NOVAGOLD - The Mining Report Interview with Stephan Bogner Moreá>

"KDX's acquisition of Newmont's Midas mine and mill gives it a competitive edge in Nevada." (4/1/14) Klondex Mines Ltd. - The Mining Report Interview with Stephan Bogner Moreá>

"FCU has tripled its stock price since late 2013." (4/1/14) Fission Uranium Corp. - The Mining Report Interview with Stephan Bogner Moreá>

"CCE is our favorite company in the REE space." (4/1/14) Commerce Resources Corp. - The Mining Report Interview with Stephan Bogner Moreá>

"I highly recommend CGT and have no doubt of its success." (4/1/14) Columbus Gold Corp. - The Mining Report Interview with Stephan Bogner Moreá>

"CGT is developing a highly prospective gold deposit into a mine in French Guiana." (12/16/13) Columbus Gold Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Stephan Bogner Moreá>

"CCE's Ashram REE project has a huge resource, high grades and a unique distribution of the most in-demand elements." (12/16/13) Commerce Resources Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Stephan Bogner Moreá>

"GSV is a young exploration company starting to make respectable gold discoveries in Nevada, potentially sitting on 20+ Moz gold." (12/16/13) Gold Standard Ventures Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Stephan Bogner Moreá>

"I am confident IPT can increase grade and output, and it has vast unrealized exploration potential." (12/16/13) IMPACT Silver Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Stephan Bogner Moreá>

"KDX has some of the best upside potential in the entire market." (12/16/13) Klondex Mines Ltd. - The Gold Report Interview with Stephan Bogner Moreá>

"I believe MAG will become one of the largest silver miners in the world." (12/16/13) MAG Silver Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Stephan Bogner Moreá>

"MUN's management is highly experienced and is prudently budgeting its large cash reserves." (12/16/13) Mundoro Capital Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Stephan Bogner Moreá>

"PSE has a promising joint venture with the Akmetal Group and started an exploration program a few weeks ago." (12/16/13) Pasinex Resources Ltd. - The Gold Report Interview with Stephan Bogner Moreá>

"ZC's business model provides a great way for investors to profit from the public company-building process." (12/16/13) Zimtu Capital Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Stephan Bogner Moreá>

"ALK already seems to have found the right partners to advance its Dubbo REE project." (7/15/13) Alkane Resources Ltd. - The Gold Report Interview with Stephan Bogner Moreá>

"I like the management team around BRI Chairman Amir Adnani." (7/15/13) Brazil Resources Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Stephan Bogner Moreá>

"When metal prices recover, large projects like CSI's advanced-stage gold project in Brazil could increase in value even more." (7/15/13) Colossus Minerals Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Stephan Bogner Moreá>

"CSL's initial drill results of grades of 1+ g/t gold over 80m+ exceeded all expectations." (7/15/13) Comstock Metals Ltd. - The Gold Report Interview with Stephan Bogner Moreá>

"No one knows the rich but tough Carlin Trend better than GSV Chief Geologist Dave Mathewson." (7/15/13) Gold Standard Ventures Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Stephan Bogner Moreá>

"GRG is the sort of junior mining stock you want to be involved with from an early stage." (7/15/13) Golden Arrow Resources Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Stephan Bogner Moreá>

"LYD's Amulsar gold deposit looks remarkable: simple and easy to mine with a low capex." (7/15/13) Lydian International Ltd. - The Gold Report Interview with Stephan Bogner Moreá>

"MAG is sitting on what may turn out to be Mexico's largest silver mine." (7/15/13) MAG Silver Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Stephan Bogner Moreá>

"RBY has successfully developed the highly interesting Phoenix gold deposit toward the PEA level." (7/15/13) Rubicon Minerals Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Stephan Bogner Moreá>

"SCZ is a prime example of how to do it right in today's difficult mining environment." (7/15/13) Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd. - The Gold Report Interview with Stephan Bogner Moreá>

"THO's Escobal deposit carries fantastic all-in production costs estimated to be below $15/oz." (7/15/13) Tahoe Resources Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Stephan Bogner Moreá>

"GRG is an outperformer for the long run." (5/16/13) Golden Arrow Resources Corp. - Stephan Bogner, ZZ-OLD Rockstone Research Ltd. Moreá>

"We initiate coverage; URS' recent drilling success may lead to a takeover." (8/6/12) Urastar Gold Corp. - Stephan Bogner, Rockstone Research Ltd. Moreá>

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