Sector Expert: Stephan Bogner

Rockstone Research

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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 heed—gold 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 International—a precious metals trading and storage firm—advises 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

"CCE's pilot at Ashram demonstrated robustness and scalability."

— Stephan Bogner, Rockstone Research (10/5/15)
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"CCE's Ashram boasts superior REE distribution focused on what the market needs now."

— Stephan Bogner, Rockstone Research (8/27/15)
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"ZC offers significant exposure to the greatest reward in the mineral exploration sector."

— Stephan Bogner, Rockstone Research (6/17/15)
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"CCE's Ashram is a great project in the hands of great management; it's my top pick."

— Stephan Bogner, Rockstone Research (10/22/14)
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"GSV's Pinion is one of the most attractive and undervalued gold projects."

— Stephan Bogner, Rockstone Research (9/23/14)
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"CCE's Ashram is leading the pack, while its peers are lagging in terms of economics and commercial viability."

— Stephan Bogner, Rockstone Research (8/27/14)
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"No matter if gold goes up or down, ZC could master both scenarios."

— Stephan Bogner, Rockstone Research (8/6/14)
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"CCE intersected the same mineralization four times in the MHREO zone."

— Stephan Bogner, Rockstone Research (7/3/14)
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"GSV's Pinion could see a 50%+ increase to its total gold oxide resource."

— Stephan Bogner, Rockstone Research (6/26/14)
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"GSV's Pinion deposit can grow big and may be developed quickly."

— Stephan Bogner, Rockstone Research (6/16/14)
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"We initiate coverage on GSV with a Strong Buy rating."

— Stephan Bogner, Rockstone Research (5/26/14)
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"ZC has a formula for long-term business success that gives its shareholders vast upside potential."

— Stephan Bogner, Rockstone Research (4/30/14)
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"CCE's Ashram deposit is my top pick for success in the REE space."

— Stephan Bogner, Rockstone Research (4/23/14)
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"I expect CFM's upcoming independent mining report to be highly positive for the share price."

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

— Stephan Bogner, Rockstone Research (4/3/14)
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"ZC is well positioned to accelerate the growth of its asset base."

— Stephan Bogner, Rockstone Research (4/3/14)
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"The outlook for PSE turned from bad to fabulous a few weeks ago."

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Mining Report Interview with Stephan Bogner (4/1/14)
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