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Chris Mancini

Gabelli Gold Fund

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Chris Mancini is a research analyst for the Gabelli Gold Fund, specializing in precious metals mining companies. He has over 15 years of investment management experience, including research analyst positions at Satellite Asset Management and R6 Capital Management. Mancini earned a bachelor's degree in economics with honors from Boston College and is a holder of the CFA designation.




Recent Interviews

Chris Mancini's High-Quality Gold Miners that Have Positioned Themselves Well in the Downturn (5/6/15) Chris Mancini, an analyst with the Gabelli Gold Fund, is confident that gold's day will come, perhaps as soon as 2016. He argues that the decline of confidence in paper currencies is inevitable and that the Federal Reserve is fast running out of ways to prop up the U.S. dollar. In this interview with The Gold Report, Mancini advises investors to go for the best of the best: gold miners with cash flow, great balance sheets, low costs and good management. And he also highlights several companies that are unloved now but will become so when the gold price rises.

Chris Mancini's Keys to Successful Gold Stock Picking (7/9/14) Chris Mancini, an analyst with the Gabelli Gold Fund, spends his days finding value in gold equities—and he thinks he's found a recipe for success. Take a long-term outlook, add excellent management, fold in a great project in a quality jurisdiction with low-cost minable ounces in the ground—et voila! Mancini calls this "optionality," and in this interview with The Gold Report he says that equities with optionality will not only survive the downturn, but also provide excellent leverage to an inevitable upward move in the gold price. Check out some rising names in the Gabelli Gold Fund.

Chris Mancini: The Good, the Not-So-Bad and the Maybe Ugly of Gold Equities (8/19/13) With gold in the $1,300s, Gabelli Gold Fund Research Analyst Chris Mancini recommends performing triage on the gold equity sector. In this interview with The Gold Report, Mancini says that companies with cash and cash flow will survive the crisis, while those with the ability to take advantage of the downturn, like streaming companies, will do the best of all.

Recent Quotes

"By the end of 2015, LODE could delineate a deposit that has over 1 Moz oxide gold and silver." (5/6/15) Comstock Mining Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Chris Mancini More >

"MAG has one of the best undeveloped silver deposits in the world." (5/6/15) MAG Silver Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Chris Mancini More >

"RIC has a lot of growth potential at its Island Gold mine." (5/6/15) Richmont Mines Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Chris Mancini More >

"R definitely has takeout potential." (5/6/15) Romarco Minerals Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Chris Mancini More >

"SLW has royalties on some very good projects, including Peñasquito." (5/6/15) Silver Wheaton Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Chris Mancini More >

"THO's two producing mines are low cost." (5/6/15) Tahoe Resources Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Chris Mancini More >

"FNV has some of the highest-quality streams and royalties in the world." (5/6/15) Franco-Nevada Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Chris Mancini More >

"G has been taking advantage of the current downturn in the market." (5/6/15) Goldcorp Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Chris Mancini More >

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"LODE did a good job of bringing its Lucerne project into production." (7/9/14) Comstock Mining Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Chris Mancini More >

"MAG's management has proven that it can add value." (7/9/14) MAG Silver Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Chris Mancini More >

"MND is taking advantage of the downturn in the gold price." (7/9/14) Mandalay Resources Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Chris Mancini More >

"P's Black Fox has a lot of exploration potential." (7/9/14) Primero Mining Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Chris Mancini More >

"VGQ is one of the best explorers in northern Québec's James Bay region." (7/9/14) Virginia Mines Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Chris Mancini More >

"FNV benefits by getting a royalty on what could ultimately be one of the best gold mines in the world." (7/9/14) Franco-Nevada Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Chris Mancini More >

"G's Éléonore deposit will become a high-grade, bulk-tonnage underground mine in a great jurisdiction." (7/9/14) Goldcorp Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Chris Mancini More >

"RGL has access to cash and is cash-flow generative." (8/19/13) Royal Gold Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Chris Mancini More >

"LODE brought a very economic deposit into production while still exploring, so it is cash-flow generative." (8/19/13) Comstock Mining Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Chris Mancini More >

"CNL can weather the storm and has cash to get its project in Colombia to the PEA or prefeasibility stage." (8/19/13) Continental Gold Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Chris Mancini More >

"DGC is coming into production and should be cash-flow generative at $1,300/oz gold." (8/19/13) Detour Gold Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Chris Mancini More >

"FNV is our second-largest holding; it's able to benefit in good times and capitalize during the bad times." (8/19/13) Franco-Nevada Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Chris Mancini More >

"G's Cerro Negro, Éléonore and Red Lake projects should generate a lot of cash by H2/14." (8/19/13) Goldcorp Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Chris Mancini More >

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