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Ralph Aldis

Fund Manager's Top Performing Precious Metals Companies for 2019
Source: Streetwise Reports  (12/3/19)
Ralph Aldis, portfolio manager at U.S. Global Investors, in this interview with Streetwise Reports, looks back at trends in 2019 and looks ahead to what we may expect in the precious metals in 2020; he also discusses the top performers in the precious metals fund that he manages. More >

Frank Holmes

Frank Holmes: Gold Is Going to $10,000
Source: Streetwise Reports  (10/22/19)
Frank Holmes, CEO of U.S. Global Investors, discusses why he believes gold will go to $10,000, weighs in on the cryptocurrency versus gold debate, and explains why his gold and precious metals ETF is outperforming its peers, naming some of its top performing companies. More >

Ralph Aldis

Fund Manager Reveals His Top Ten Precious Metals List
Source: Streetwise Reports  (5/9/19)
Ralph Aldis, portfolio manager at U.S. Global Investors, in this interview with Streetwise Reports, talks about movements in the gold market, why precious metals producers are doing better than explorers and developers, the funds that he manages and companies on his buy and sell list. More >

Frank Holmes

Frank Holmes: Looking Back, Looking Ahead
Source: Streetwise Reports  (12/27/18)
This year has seen a lot of volatility in the financial markets, Bitcoin, precious metals and other commodities. Frank Holmes, CEO and CIO of U.S. Global Investors, takes a look back on the lessons he has learned, and also looks ahead to what 2019 may bring. More >

Ralph Aldis

Two Gold Companies Investors Should Consider at Year-End
Source: Streetwise Reports  (12/18/18)
As the year rapidly comes to a close, Ralph Aldis, portfolio manager at U.S. Global Investors, discusses some companies whose shares did well this year, and others that did not do as well. He also talks about two companies he recommends investors take a look at. More >

Samuel Pelaez

Five Companies to Consider in These Volatile Times
Source: Streetwise Reports  (12/13/18)
Despite turbulence in the markets, investors should not be pessimistic because there are plenty of good markets to allocate to, posits Samuel Pelaez, chief investment officer and portfolio manager with Galileo Global Equity Advisors, who discusses trends in the markets and companies he believes are at attractive entry points right now. More >

David Morgan

Two Companies Whose Innovative Technologies Could Revolutionize E-Waste Processing and Disrupt Mining
Source: Streetwise Reports  (10/16/18)
David Morgan, publisher of The Morgan Report, discusses two companies that have come up with groundbreaking technologies that hold the potential to change the way E-waste is processed and the way mining is conducted.
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Rob McEwen

Rob McEwen: Trade Wars, the Dollar and Precious Metals
Source: Streetwise Reports  (8/23/18)
Rob McEwen, chairman and chief owner of McEwen Mining and former CEO of Goldcorp, speaks to Streetwise Reports about the impact of trade wars on the dollar and precious metals, where he sees the growth in precious metals equities, and how he plans to qualify McEwen Mining for the S&P 500. More >

Samuel Pelaez

Trade Wars, Gold and a Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity
Source: Streetwise Reports  (7/9/18)
In a period of economic uncertainty exacerbated by threats of a trade war, Samuel Pelaez, chief investment officer and portfolio manager with Galileo Global Equity Advisors, delves beyond the headlines to discuss the factors that are influencing gold, oil and other commodities, and why he believes we are on the cusp of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in commodities. More >

Lobo Tiggre

Commodity Supercycle Smiling on Energy Metals
Source: Streetwise Reports  (5/24/18)
The commodity supercycle could be on an upward curve, and among the commodities, the energy metals could see the most lift, fed by demand for alternative energy going mainstream among consumers, posits Lobo Tiggre of Louis James Ltd. and founder and editor of Independent Speculator, in this interview with Streetwise Reports. More >

Ralph Aldis

Precious Metal Companies with Takeout Appeal
Source: Streetwise Reports  (5/10/18)
The first quarter saw some high-profile M&A activity in the precious metals sector. In this interview with Streetwise Reports, Ralph Aldis, portfolio manager of U.S. Global Investors, discusses the market landscape and some companies that could be takeover targets. More >

How to Benefit from the Trade War
Source: Maurice Jackson for Streetwise Reports  (3/27/18)
Trade tensions between the U.S. and China can provide opportunities in the natural resource field. The Mercenary Geologist, Mickey Fulp, in this interview with Proven & Probable's Maurice Jackson, discusses the trade war and what he believes it means for resource investors. More >

Gwen  Preston

Three Companies to Watch in a Recovering Commodities Market
Source: Streetwise Reports  (2/6/18)
Investors are more bullish on commodities than they have been for a long time. Gwen Preston, founder and editor of The Resource Maven newsletter, discusses trends with commodities and three companies that are on her radar. More >

Frank Holmes

Bitcoin, Blockchain and Gold: A Year of Disruption
Source: Streetwise Reports  (12/22/17)
While gold is perceived to have lagged in 2017, the metal is actually up about 10% for the year, notes Frank Holmes, CEO of U.S. Global Investors. In this interview with The Gold Report, Holmes discusses bitcoin and blockchain's dramatic rise, the future of precious metals investing, and companies on his short list to watch.
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Ralph Aldis

5 Undervalued Miners for This Tax-Loss Selling Season
Source: Streetwise Reports  (12/21/17)
As the year comes to a close, Ralph Aldis, portfolio manager of U.S. Global Investors, reviews some of his precious metals holdings and calls out a handful of companies he believes tax-loss selling has made particularly good values right now.
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Lobo Tiggre

Why the Commodity Supercycle Is Favoring Investors Right Now
Source: Streetwise Reports  (11/21/17)
Precious, base and energy metals are all benefiting from the commodity supercycle, says Louis James, editor of International Speculator, who also discusses his Golden Runway theory of price appreciation and talks about a handful of companies that he believes are on the rise. More >

Metalla Royalty & Streaming: The Way to Play Gold and Silver?
Source: Peter Epstein for Streetwise Reports  (11/6/17)
Peter Epstein of Epstein Research interviews the newly appointed chairman of Metalla Royalty and Streaming, Lawrence Roulston, for an update on the company.
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Matt Geiger

Don't Waver—Hard Asset Bull Market Still Intact
Source: The Gold Report  (5/18/17)
The severity of the commodities bear market from 2011–2015 makes Matt Geiger, managing partner at MJG Capital, confident that the current hard asset bull market will last into 2019 and quite possibly longer. In this interview with The Gold Report, Geiger discusses commodities he is especially keen on right now and several companies that he expects to perform well. More >

Joseph McAlinden

How to Profit from Trumponomics
Source: The Gold Report  (1/24/17)
While Donald Trump's election has altered a number of aspects of the economy, investors cannot ignore economic trends that were in place before the election, says Joe McAlinden, founder of McAlinden Research Partners and former chief global strategist with Morgan Stanley Investment Management. In this interview with The Gold Report, he discusses those trends and how they may be changed by Trump's election, why he is bullish on gold and which sectors he expects to thrive in the Trump era. More >

Mick Carew

Five Junior Mining Companies Creating Value Through Exploration
Source: Special to The Gold Report  (6/9/16)
The drill bit is essential to junior mining companies. Only through active exploration can investors separate the companies with potential from those without. Mick Carew of Haywood Securities discusses five companies on track to create value through the drill bit. More >

Stefan Ioannou

Looming Zinc Supply Shortage Good News for Producers and Explorers: Stefan Ioannou
Source: Patrice Fusillo of The Gold Report  (4/18/16)
The outlook for zinc appears bullish, says Stefan Ioannou of Haywood Securities, spearheaded by mine closures, dwindling production and the dearth of replacement projects. This looming supply gap could mean increased zinc prices by the end of the year, explains Ioannou in this interview with The Gold Report, a prospect that would bode well for one of the few pure-play zinc producers, as well as for an Australian explorer that may be on the cusp of a world-class discovery. More >

Warren Irwin

Hedge Fund Chief Warren Irwin's Blockbuster Uranium Call and His Best Metal and Oil Plays
Source: Gordon Holmes of The Gold Report  (3/10/16)
The event-driven hedge fund Rosseau LP has beat its benchmark by over 50% since inception in 1998, and its founder and CIO Warren Irwin says it does so by going deep, looking at very specific events or situations that are special within industry sectors. Irwin made his name by shorting Bre-X some 20 years ago and hasn't looked back. In this interview with The Gold Report, Irwin gives us a peek into Rosseau's portfolio, discussing opportunities that he is excited about in metals, uranium and oil. More >

Paul Renken

VSA Capital's Paul Renken: Gold and Lithium Companies that Are Sizzling Hot
Source: Brian Sylvester of The Gold Report  (3/7/16)
There wasn't much sizzle in the gold equities space in recent years, but that has recently changed. Paul Renken, chief geologist and analyst with London-based VSA Capital, says the recent uptick in the gold price—which he says should stay near current levels for a while—will boost the margins of already profitable gold producers. Renken is even more bullish on lithium, while remaining optimistic about uranium. In this interview with The Gold Report, Renken provides the gold, lithium and uranium names with sizzle. More >

Eric Coffin

Eric Coffin Can See the End of the Gold Bear Market and This Is What He Is Doing About It
Source: JT Long of The Gold Report  (2/23/16)
When the New York markets run out of steam, the gold market gets hot. HRA Editor Eric Coffin has been watching the companies with the best assets, waiting for just this moment. In this interview with The Gold Report, he shares the names of the best in the gold, silver, copper and uranium spaces and tells you where you can go to talk to the CEOs. More >

Joe Reagor

Joe Reagor's Equity Picks for Patient Pickers
Source: Brian Sylvester of The Gold Report  (2/8/16)
Picking gold and silver equities in a stagnant price environment is a stock picker's game that requires a particular thesis—and a fair portion of patience, says Joe Reagor, an analyst with ROTH Capital Partners. In this interview with The Gold Report, Reagor outlines types of companies he prefers and pairs those with names that patient investors could parlay into promising profits. More >

Rick Mills

Rick Mills: How to Profit from the Demands of a Growing World Population
Source: JT Long of The Gold Report  (1/21/16)
As the world prepares to house, feed and care for 9.7 billion people, Ahead of the Herd founder Rick Mills is looking for the companies that will profit from the silent tsunami of demand creeping up on resource and healthcare providers. In this interview with The Gold Report, Mills reveals the six companies he thinks are well positioned in their respective sectors to ride this population wave to profits. More >

Why Is Charles Gibson Nervous About the Fed's Actions?
Source: Brian Sylvester of The Gold Report  (1/7/16)
Charles Gibson, an analyst with London-based Edison Investment Research, is nervous. Gibson says the U.S. Federal Reserve's statement that it would push the benchmark interest rate to 1.375% by the end of 2016 could send the U.S. economy in the wrong direction for the sake of containing mostly nonexistent inflation. He says the economy's capacity to sustain higher interest rates—especially higher real interest rates—is limited and that could ultimately create greater safe-haven investment demand for gold. In light of some choppy economic times ahead, Gibson and his colleague Tom Hayes recommend defensive equity names with little risk in this interview with The Gold Report. More >

David Talbot

Dundee's David Talbot Says Green Energy Trend Is Your Friend
Source: Brian Sylvester of The Energy Report  (1/5/16)
David Talbot of Dundee Capital Markets forecasts uranium demand growth of about 6% compounded annually through 2020, which ought to be more than enough to kickstart depressed U3O8 prices. Nuclear energy is part of a growing trend away from fossil fuels toward green energy and things like lithium-ion batteries for cars and energy storage. Talbot explains that lithium demand is expected to grow even faster than uranium demand, and the market is already undergoing a supply deficit. In this interview with The Energy Report, he offers his top picks in the uranium and lithium spaces, as well as a graphite name, all poised to ride the green energy trend higher. More >

2015: A Year of Investing Perspective
Source: The Gold Report Staff  (12/28/15)
As we at The Gold Report interviewed the investing stars in 2015, we saw some patterns develop. Whether it was in the wake of terror attacks, bond defaults, currencies (we are looking at you, Swiss Central Bank and China, decoupling from the euro and dollar respectively), political drama in the U.S., Iran, Turkey, Ukraine and Germany or the long-rumored Federal Reserve interest rate hike, the call seemed to be for patience. Crises come and go, cycles have their way with commodities and then move on only to return again under another headline. Smart investors, according to the experts we interviewed, know that the way to weather these storms is to be diversified. The way to profit from them is to be contrarian. Let's take a stroll down memory lane and see what it tells us about the road ahead. More >

Eric Coffin

Eric Coffin Calls Out the Fed's Biggest Mistake and What You Can Do to Protect Your Portfolio
Source: Brian Sylvester of The Gold Report  (12/17/15)
Eric Coffin, editor of HRA Journal, writes one of the must-read newsletters in the junior mining sector. In this interview with The Gold Report, Coffin implores gold equity investors to ask: Is the project financeable in this market? And he discusses some companies he covers in the HRA Journal with the know-how to find funds, as well as a couple of uranium names that would benefit from utilities re-entering the market to find long-term delivery deals. But Coffin gets rolling by questioning U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen's timing, warning investors about the growing divergence between equity and higher yield markets, and shooting down the accepted theory that the U.S. dollar index is heading to 120. More >

Thibaut Lepouttre

Lepouttre Plays Santa Claus, Gives Away Top 5 Junior Mining Picks
Source: Brian Sylvester of The Gold Report  (12/14/15)
Thibaut Lepouttre, editor of Caesars Report, knows 'tis the season for generosity, so when we asked him for his top three picks among junior mining equities, he gave us five—four gold plays and a phosphate name. Belgium-based Lepouttre also discusses different "black swan" events and their potential impact on the gold price, as well as some naughty and nice mining jurisdictions. But this is the interview that keeps on giving, so before he left Lepouttre added two micro-cap oil names he believes would make great "stocking stuffers." He may not be Santa Claus but you'll appreciate his magnanimity in this interview with The Gold Report. More >

Philip Richards

RAB's Philip Richards: Why a Gradual Bull Market in Metals Is on Its Way
Source: Kevin Michael Grace of The Gold Report  (11/23/15)
After five trying years, RAB Capital Founder and President Philip Richards sees the light at the end of the tunnel. In this interview with The Gold Report, he argues that a continued zero-interest-rate policy from the Fed will be good for gold and silver, while continued quantitative easing will be good for base metals. Many fine mining companies now trade at deep discounts relative to their NPVs, and Richards suggests a half-dozen poised to take off once the new bull market finds its legs. More >

Michael Curran

Michael Curran Goes Down-Market Shopping for Winners
Source: Brian Sylvester of The Gold Report  (11/19/15)
Most of the low-cost gold producers are fairly valued, says Michael Curran, managing director and mining analyst with Beacon Securities, so he's heading down-market to the advanced development opportunities and early-stage explorers that he thinks could become low-cost producers. Sure there is risk, as Curran explains in this interview with The Gold Report, but the reward could come via either a takeover bid by an established producer seeking to lower its overall costs or by supporting these companies as they transition into emerging producers. More >

Eric Lemieux

PearTree Securities' Eric Lemieux Enumerates Québec Companies with Cash and Catalysts
Source: Brian Sylvester of The Gold Report  (11/9/15)
Few know and understand Québec-based mining projects like Eric Lemieux, mining analyst with PearTree Securities Inc. He understands that the low commodity price environment is hindering widespread exploration but explains that for companies with cash, exploration dollars go further in tough times. In this interview with The Gold Report, Lemieux provides some perspective on several brownfield exploration projects he recently visited in Québec's Abitibi and Val-d'Or regions, while providing updates on other Québec gold and other mining projects with near-term catalysts. More >

Joseph McAlinden

Four Reasons Investment Strategist Joe McAlinden Likes Hard Assets, Especially Gold
Source: Special to The Gold Report  (11/2/15)
In September, former Morgan Stanley Investment Management Chief Global Strategist Joe McAlinden announced in an interview with The Gold Report that he had reversed his view on commodities. In this interview, he predicts that the gold price could double in the next two year and envisions even more upside for the mining equities. More >

Marin Katusa

Marin Katusa: Follow the Good Guys in Mining
Source: JT Long of The Gold Report  (10/29/15)
The most valuable resource in a mining company is often the people. Good management can attract the right investors and add value regardless of the market. In this interview with The Gold Report, Marin Katusa, founder of Katusa Research, shares his litmus test for which mining companies are worth his hard-won dollars and which ones he is avoiding for the foreseeable future. More >

Frank Holmes Brian Hicks

U.S. Global's Frank Holmes and Brian Hicks: The One Essential to Transform Your Resources Portfolio? Patience.
Source: JT Long of The Energy Report  (10/27/15)
For investors willing to take a long-term view on their resource portfolios, this could be the best of times, says U.S. Global Investors CEO and Chief Investment Officer Frank Holmes. If you add patience to your portfolio management strategy, holding discounted oil and gas and metals mining stocks is one way to leverage the price equilibrium that will come when China's growth hits the market. In this interview with The Energy Report, Fund Manager Brian Hicks shares the names of the juniors farther up the food chain that he is adding to the fund. More >

The Secrets of Junior Mining Private Equity Risk Managers
Source: Brian Sylvester of The Gold Report  (10/12/15)
Some $2 trillion is being invested worldwide by private equity funds every year with a chunk of that destined for junior mining companies. Demand is as strong as or stronger than ever as investors see a shopping opportunity. Who is deciding where it goes and based on what criteria? At the annual Fall Mining Showcase event in Toronto, Red Cloud Mining Capital enlisted the help of three private equity panelists to answer those burning questions. Cheryl Brandon, a partner at Waterton Global Resource Management; Dan Wilton, a partner at Pacific Road Capital Management; and David Thomas, managing director of Resource Capital Funds, brought their insight. Anthony Vaccaro, publisher of The Northern Miner, moderated the spirited discussion that shed light on how private equity investments in junior mining work, the widely held fear of private equity among CEOs and a surprising level of interest in junior mining equities by private equity fund investors. What follows is an edited version of that panel discussion. More >

Andrew Pullar

Andrew Pullar's Plan: Go Long, Set Goals with World-Class Assets
Source: Brian Sylvester of The Gold Report  (10/5/15)
Andrew Pullar, CEO of The Sentient Group, a private equity fund, says his plan for investment success is all about identifying companies with long-life, low-cost, world-class assets and supporting them through to production. In this interview with The Gold Report, Pullar plots the course for a handful of what he believes are world-class mining assets. More >

Survival Secrets from Colorado Resource Investing Front Lines
Source: JT Long of The Gold Report  (10/1/15)
Top experts and select companies traveled to Colorado last week for a pair of conferences focused on the survivors in the natural resource mining sector. The Gold Report reached out to some of the discerning voices there and asked whether the barrage of headlines from the Federal Reserve and China impacted the mood, and what companies they would be following up on when they returned to their offices. While the Precious Metals Summit was geared toward development-stage companies and the Denver Gold Forum was mostly populated by large, producing mining companies, everyone seemed fixated on survival. For those of us watching from home, experts we talked to were kind enough to name some of the standout companies they saw in boothland. More >

David Morgan

Silver Investor David Morgan: Conspiracy Facts Show Metal Prices Have to Rise
Source: JT Long of The Gold Report  (9/21/15)
Even in a frozen metals price market, it only takes one event to shake off the paper manipulation keeping prices below what supply and demand fundamentals of a free market would dictate. And when that correction comes, it could happen quickly. In this interview with The Gold Report, The Morgan Report Publisher David Morgan shares his favorite ways to own leverage to metal prices upside while protecting against junior mining risk. More >

Blair Way

Flinders CEO Blair Way: What Tesla Needs to Know About the Graphite Sector
Source: Special to The Gold Report  (9/8/15)
Tesla's moves toward manufacturing auto and home storage has set off a buzz of misunderstandings and opportunities in the graphite space as some 40 TSX and ASX junior miners position themselves to meet anticipated increased future demand for this critical mineral. In this interview with The Gold Report, Flinders Resources CEO and President Blair Way shares the four factors to consider when analyzing a graphite company. Warning: It is a very different proposition than investing in a gold company. More >

James Wilson

Can a Weak Australian Currency Blow Investment Dollars Toward Mining Companies? Morgans' James Wilson Singles Out Three Gold Companies Making Headway
Source: Special to The Gold Report  (9/3/15)
A weak Australian dollar has pushed up gold prices down under and made gold mining companies with low all-in costs more attractive to investors. In this interview with The Gold Report, Morgans Senior Analyst James Wilson shares the names of ASX-listed gold, iron and graphite companies worth watching. More >

Brien Lundin

Why a Fed Rate Hike Could Be a Blessing for Gold Prices: Brien Lundin
Source: JT Long of The Gold Report  (8/27/15)
Like a true contrarian, Gold Newsletter publisher Brien Lundin looks beyond the headlines to understand what is really moving precious metals prices. He has concluded that the mainstream media may have it all wrong. Suspected anchors on the gold price, such as an interest rate increase and devaluation of the yuan, could actually be a rallying cry for commodities, he says in this interview with The Gold Report. And, he points to a baker's dozen of companies poised to take off when the arrows turn. More >

Mick Carew

Haywood's Mick Carew Explains Why Now Is an 'Opportune Time for Consolidation' in the Mining Space
Source: Brian Sylvester of The Gold Report  (8/24/15)
Mick Carew, a research analyst with Haywood Securities, hopes we have found the bottom of the commodity cycle but expects M&A activity to continue apace through the rest of this year and into 2016 as low metals prices force the hands of underfunded management teams. Carew says M&A is commonly viewed as a potential indicator of a swing in market sentiment, and in this interview with The Gold Report, he discusses a handful of his favorite names, some of which could become M&A targets. More >

Carsten Ringler

Carsten Ringler Makes the Basket Case for Gold Equities
Source: Brian Sylvester of The Gold Report  (8/20/15)
Carsten Ringler, analyst and founder of Ringler Consulting and Research in Germany, strongly believes that precious metals prices will move sharply higher over the next few years and discusses some ratios that point that way. He suggests dedicating a portion of your investment portfolio to two baskets of precious metals equities: one for producers and another brimming with developers and explorers. In this interview with The Gold Report, Ringler takes the long view when it comes to precious metals equities and provides enough names to get you started. More >

Douglass Loud Jeffrey Mosseri

Doug Loud and Jeff Mosseri: Supply and Demand Will Rescue Gold Soon
Source: Kevin Michael Grace of The Gold Report  (8/13/15)
Money managers Doug Loud and Jeff Mosseri of Greystone Asset Management LLC. have some simple advice for gold investors: Relax. Supply and demand will reassert its reign quite soon, and, when that time comes, both gold and gold equities will appreciate quickly and significantly from their current levels. In this interview with The Gold Report, they highlight several producers and explorers with the management, cash and projects needed to spring forward when the market turns. More >

Thinking Outside the Commodity Box: Benchmark's Investment Primer for Lithium, Cobalt and Graphite
Source: Brian Sylvester of The Gold Report  (8/10/15)
It's often difficult to understand the global markets for critical minerals so The Gold Report narrowed it to three—lithium, cobalt and graphite—and brought in Simon Moores, managing director of London-based Benchmark Mineral Intelligence, and the firm's analyst, Andrew Miller, to provide insight into minerals that they say need to shed their labels as traditional commodities and embrace their future as niche, raw-material solutions for a growing list of technology manufacturers. As Benchmark prepares to embark on its World Tour, Moores and Miller discuss supply chain visibility and the impact of disruptive technologies on these markets, as well as companies seeking to leverage lithium, cobalt and graphite into investable business models that will lure investors with a long-term outlook. More >

Andrew Kaip

BMO's Andrew Kaip: The Gold Majors Are Back
Source: Kevin Michael Grace of The Gold Report  (7/30/15)
Andrew Kaip, managing director of mining equity research at BMO Capital Markets, does not expect near-term higher prices for gold or silver. However, due to continuing cost cutting and other efficiencies, he argues that the senior gold producers can now make profits above $1,100/oz gold. In this interview with The Gold Report, Kaip names two seniors as Sector Outperformers, and touts the virtues of a half-dozen undervalued near-term gold and silver producers. More >

Luisa Moreno

Luisa Moreno Explains Why Metallurgy Is So Important in Critical Metals Projects
Source: Brian Sylvester of The Gold Report  (7/23/15)
Luisa Moreno, managing partner and analyst with Toronto-based Tahuti Global, says there are many things investors must pay attention to when it comes to critical metals projects, but nothing should trump metallurgy. That's because no two deposits are precisely the same, and having a clear understanding of how to economically recover those metals and get them into end-users' hands is usually the difference between higher share prices and failure. In this interview with The Gold Report, Moreno discusses several companies developing critical metals deposits with established metallurgy and other attributes that put them on the path to success. More >



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Graphite Miner Faces Hurdles but Foresees Strong Market for Product Maurice Jackson of Proven and Probable discusses the future of DNI Metals with the company's executive chairman. - Maurice Jackson for Streetwise Reports (3/31/20) More >

Mickey Fulp: 'Never Let a Good Crisis Go to Waste' In discussion with Maurice Jackson of Proven and Probable, the Mercenary Geologist offers his take on the coronavirus pandemic, its impacts on economic policy and what he's buying (or not buying) right now. - Maurice Jackson for Streetwise Reports (3/30/20) More >

Royalty Company Purchases NSR Royalty Interests in 18 Chilean Projects EMX Royalty reported that it has acquired net smelter returns royalty interests covering 18 properties in Chile from Revelo Resources. - Streetwise Reports (3/24/20) More >

Alianza Minerals Aims at Finding Another Silvertip at Tim Project in Coeur JV; Oversubscribed Financing Closed at C$1.1M The Critical Investor takes a deep dive into this explorer's projects, joint venture and financing. - The Critical Investor for Streetwise Reports (3/23/20) More >

Rick Rule: 'A Different Phrase for Bear Market Is Sale' Rick Rule of Sprott USA and Maurice Jackson of Proven and Probable explore the effects of coronavirus on the precious metals markets and the best ways to invest in a recession. - Maurice Jackson for Streetwise Reports (3/20/20) More >

Genesis Drills for High-Grade at Chevrier James Kwantes of Resource Opportunities discusses the investment thesis behind this Discovery Group company operating in "the prolific Abitibi Greenstone Belt." - James Kwantes, Resource Opportunities, for Streetwise Reports (3/18/20) More >

No Time for Panic: Too Late to Sell But Too Early for Broad Buying Rather than focusing on individual companies, money manager Adrian Day turns his attention to the overall markets, noting "recent events are unusual, and demand some commentary." - Adrian Day for Streetwise Reports (3/17/20) More >

Firm Secures Drill Permit for Ontario Project Falcon Gold reported that it received an exploration drill permit for 20 drill pad locations at its Ontario project. - Streetwise Reports (3/16/20) More >

The Fed, the Coronavirus and Investing Maurice Jackson of Proven and Probable speaks to Bob Moriarty of 321gold about his thoughts on the current financial markets and investment opportunities. - Maurice Jackson for Streetwise Reports (3/10/20) More >

Junior Explorer Intersects 9.73 g/t Gold over 9.9m in Quebec Project Amex Exploration announced drill results from hole PE-20-144 that extend the High Grade Zone by an additional 210m at depth at its wholly owned Perron gold property in Northwestern Quebec. - Streetwise Reports (3/7/20) More >

Balmoral Resources to Be Acquired by Wallbridge Mining Balmoral Resources is to be acquired in an all-stock transaction with an equity value of about CA$110 million. - Streetwise Reports (3/4/20) More >

Two New Veins Discovered at Silver Project in Mexico The results should expand the resource and extend the mine life of the project co-owned by MAG Silver. - Streetwise Reports (3/4/20) More >

The Merits of Government Minted Coins Versus Privately Minted Coins Maurice Jackson of Proven and Probable sits down with Andy Schectman, president of Miles Franklin Precious Metals Investments, to talk about ways to invest in precious metals. - Maurice Jackson for Streetwise Reports (3/3/20) More >

Drilling at Ontario Property Hits 735.5 g/t Gold over 0.96 Meters MacDonald Mines Exploration reports strong start to its definition drilling in northern Ontario. - Streetwise Reports (3/2/20) More >

'Strong Finish' to 2019 for Miner, 'Dividend Beat Expectation' Last year's performance by Glencore International is summarized in a BMO Capital Markets report. - Streetwise Reports (2/27/20) More >

Rare Earths Firm to Process Bulk Sample from BC Property Defense Metals' decision to move forward marks another milestone in the advancement of its Wicheeda project. - Streetwise Reports (2/26/20) More >

The Die Is Cast Sector expert Michael Ballanger charts the latest changes in the markets and prognosticates on when and why silver prices should make a move. - Michael Ballanger for Streetwise Reports (2/24/20) More >

Titans in Mining: An Interview with Rick Rule, Part 2 The Critical Investor sits down with industry veteran Rick Rule for a wide-ranging conversation that includes commodities such as copper and uranium, Sprott's investments, and his own economic philosophy and investment strategy. - The Critical Investor for Streetwise Reports (2/20/20) More >

REE Project Testing Results 'Exceptional' Defense Metals summarizes the testing highlights at its BC REE project. - Streetwise Reports (2/19/20) More >

With Gold Price Soaring, Portofino Resources Is Exploring the Red Lake Mining District Peter Epstein of Epstein Research profiles a company with a project in the highly prospective Red Lake area as well as properties in Argentina's Lithium Triangle. - Peter Epstein for Streetwise Reports (2/19/20) More >

The Reign of the Royalty Matt Geiger of MJG Capital examines the investment thesis for royalty companies during the current precious metals market upswing. - Matt Geiger for Streetwise Reports (2/18/20) More >

Baltic Dry, Copper, Oil, Tech and China Continue to Call for Market Crash Soon Technical analyst Clive Maund takes a hard look at various charts and sees an impending breakdown of commodity and tech markets. - Clive Maund for Streetwise Reports (2/18/20) More >

PGE Explorer Reviews Latest Results from Montana Prospects Maurice Jackson of Proven and Probable talks with the president and CEO of Group Ten Metals about the company's latest news. - Maurice Jackson for Streetwise Reports (2/18/20) More >

The Argument in Favor of Prospect Generators Maurice Jackson of Proven and Probable talks with Rick Rule of Sprott USA and John-Mark Staude of Riverside Resources about the investment promise of project generators. - Maurice Jackson for Streetwise Reports (2/16/20) More >

'Strong Operational Performance into Year-end Bodes Well' for Vanadium Firm Largo Resources' Q4/19 results and 2020 guidance are reviewed in a CIBC research report. - Streetwise Reports (2/14/20) More >

Canadian Palladium Makes a Debut Bob Moriarty of 321gold discusses the name change and prospects for Canadian Palladium Resources. - Bob Moriarty for Streetwise Reports (2/12/20) More >

The Great Dichotomy Sector expert Michael Ballanger sees something "terrifying" in the charts for copper and long-term bonds. - Michael Ballanger for Streetwise Reports (2/9/20) More >

The Case for Buying Precious Metals Maurice Jackson of Proven and Probable speaks with Andy Schectman, president of Miles Franklin Precious Metals Investments, about the rationale for buying precious metals and the best values at this time. - Maurice Jackson for Streetwise Reports (2/5/20) More >

Bob Moriarty on Geopolitics and Precious Metals Investing Bob Moriarty of 321gold sits down with Maurice Jackson of Proven and Probable to discuss geopolitics, precious metal prices and precious metal stocks. - Maurice Jackson for Streetwise Reports (1/28/20) More >

An Exploration Company Where the Geologist Is the Largest Shareholder and Banking on His Own Success The chief geologist believes the deposits are part of a large, emerging trend. - Streetwise Reports (1/27/20) More >

Experts See Opportunity in Ratios of Gold to Silver and Platinum Andy Schectman of Miles Franklin Precious Metals Investments and Maurice Jackson of Proven and Probable discuss investment strategies centered on precious metals ratios. - Maurice Jackson for Streetwise Reports (1/23/20) More >

Drilling Confirms, Extends PGE Mineralization at Montana Project New results include long, high-grade polymetallic intervals. - Streetwise Reports (1/22/20) More >

Silver Update: Expect a Price Decline Technical analyst Clive Maund charts silver and predicts a small drop in the price of the metal. - Clive Maund for Streetwise Reports (1/20/20) More >

Palladium Miner Shows Promise Given current market conditions, the location and potential of its flagship project, and the strength of its management team, Ron Struthers of Struthers' Resource Stock Report believes this firm represents a solid investment. - Ron Struthers for Streetwise Reports (1/20/20) More >

Company Drills Best Hole, Hits New Discovery at BC Copper-Gold Project The current program at the British Columbia property has only "scratched the surface." - Streetwise Reports (1/18/20) More >

Platinum Group Metals' Shares Trade Up 35% on Waterberg Mine Prospects and Soaring PGM Demand After opening flat today, shares of Platinum Group Metals Ltd. climbed to a new 52-week high price fueled by high demand and increases in platinum group metals prices. The firm claims its primary objective is now the advancement of the palladium dominant Waterberg Project in South Africa. - Streetwise Reports (1/17/20) More >

Rare Earths Company Outlines 2020 Project Goals All of the firm's aims center on rapidly advancing its deposit in Canada. - Streetwise Reports (1/16/20) More >

Miner Is 'Set Up for a Strong 2020' The numbers from the company's three operations are reviewed in a CIBC report. - Streetwise Reports (1/16/20) More >

Royalty Generator Firm Expects to Cash In on Serbian Asset In conversation with Maurice Jackson of Proven and Probable, the CEO elaborates on what could be a "company-making" event. - Maurice Jackson for Streetwise Reports (1/16/20) More >

Group Ten Delivers World-Class Drill Results for PGM Bob Moriarty of 321gold reports on the latest drill results from this company's Montana project. - Bob Moriarty for Streetwise Reports (1/14/20) More >

Analyst: The Overall Gold Outlook Is 'Strongly Bullish' Technical analyst Clive Maund examines the effects of recent geopolitical events on the precious metals markets. - Clive Maund for Streetwise Reports (1/13/20) More >

Palladium-Copper Project PEA Shows Robust Economics The study suggests a low-cost mining operation at the Ontario property is possible. - Streetwise Reports (1/8/20) More >

Brent Cook: Investors Should Get Boots on the Ground In this interview with Maurice Jackson of Proven and Probable, Exploration Insights' Brent Cook discusses the value of site visits to determining the potential of a prospect, and offers insights into various metals markets. - Maurice Jackson for Streetwise Reports (1/8/20) More >

World's Highest-Grade Silver Mine Targets Q4 2020 Production Bill Powers of Mining Stock Education sits down with Kevin Drover, CEO of Aurcana, to talk about the company's production plans for its high-grade project in Colorado. - Bill Powers for Streetwise Reports (1/8/20) More >

Explorer Acquires District Scale-Sized Project in Ontario With sufficient funds in place, the Vancouver-based company intends to start exploring the property this year. - Streetwise Reports (1/3/20) More >

Hi-yo Silver, Away! Rick Mills of Ahead of the Herd breaks down the investment thesis behind his belief silver prices are poised to gallop ahead. - Rick Mills for Streetwise Reports (1/2/20) More >

Explorer Closes Private Placement with Eric Sprott The Canadian base and precious metals company will use the proceeds to explore its project in British Columbia. - Streetwise Reports (1/2/20) More >

Copper Firm Recaps Encouraging Results from 2019 Exploration The company's successes in this regard align with its aim to capitalize on its organic growth and land position. - Streetwise Reports (12/31/19) More >

A Short Update on Irving, Lion One and Novo Bob Moriarty of 321gold unwraps the people and projects he believes makes these companies compelling investments. - Bob Moriarty for Streetwise Reports (12/29/19) More >

Company to Continue Exploration at Ontario Property Contiguous with High-Profile Project The Canadian junior will stay focused on two primary targets. - Streetwise Reports (12/27/19) More >


Expert Quotes

Mike Niehuser, Scarsdale Equities -"LIO's current valuation is an attractive entry point for investment." (3/25/20)

Ryan Walker, Echelon Wealth Partners -"We came away from a site visit to LIO's Tuvatu very impressed." (3/6/20)

Brien Lundin, Gold Newsletter (Jefferson Financial) -"I've always been impressed with LIO's Tuvatu deposit." (2/27/20)

Brien Lundin, Gold Newsletter (Jefferson Financial) -"YGT is an inexpensive bet on discovery, growth and the gold price." (2/27/20)

Adam Graf, B. Riley FBR Inc. -"B. Riley has a Buy rating and a US$30.50/share target price on SEA." (2/25/20)

Eric Coffin, HRA Journal -"LIO is a stock that should benefit early from higher gold prices." (2/21/20)

Brien Lundin, Gold Newsletter (Jefferson Financial) -"So far, drilling at LIO's Tuvatu appears to be open at depth." (2/5/20)

Eric Coffin, HRA Journal -"I expect the CSAMT survey results will help underpin LIO's valuation." (2/5/20)

James Kwantes, Resource Opportunities -"Assays from 2019 drilling at PGE's Stillwater West were impressive." (2/2/20)

Eric Coffin, HRA Journal -"LIO's hole TUDDH494 at Tuvatu returned several anomalous sections." (1/31/20)

Derek Macpherson, Red Cloud Securities -"Red Cloud has a Buy rating on SEA." (1/31/20)

Adam Graf, B. Riley FBR Inc. -"SEA is a high-quality, derisked development story and a favorite." (1/30/20)

Ryan Walker, Echelon Wealth Partners -"LIO reported positive results from the second drill hole at Tuvatu." (1/22/20)

Adam Graf, B. Riley FBR Inc. -"We are raising our target price on SEA 17%." (1/10/20)

Eric Coffin, HRA Journal -"LIO will increase Tuvatu's value with more good grade further down." (1/7/20)

James Kwantes, Resource Opportunities -"Put GCX on your radar, as I believe bigger things are coming for it." (12/19/19)

Derek Macpherson, Red Cloud Securities -"SEA identified four new porphyry targets at its KSM project." (12/18/19)

Eric Coffin, HRA Journal -"New shares and a higher price pushed LIO's market value past $100M." (11/28/19)

Brien Lundin, Gold Newsletter (Jefferson Financial) -"TXR provided a global resource estimate for its Yellowknife City." (11/26/19)

Adam Graf, B. Riley FBR Inc. -"We see SEA as attractive to large copper and/or gold producers." (11/26/19)

Chris Parry, Equity Guru -"A worker bee like DEFN is a good spot to add to your watchlist." (11/20/19)

Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter -"TXR's largest area by far is the Sam Otto pit with 10.8 Mt Inferred." (11/13/19)

Michael Curran, Beacon Securities Ltd. -"The initial Inferred resource at TXR's Yellowknife City is 735 Koz Au." (11/5/19)

James Kwantes, Resource Opportunities -"PGE is on the radar of majors but under the radar of investors." (11/3/19)

Brien Lundin, Gold Newsletter (Jefferson Financial) -"A highlight assay from TXR's Sam Otto South is 25.5m of 1.26 g/t Au." (11/1/19)

Ryan Walker, Echelon Wealth Partners -"We are adding LIO to our formal Watch List after meeting management." (10/23/19)

Joe Reagor, ROTH Capital Partners -"We believe SEA could make a significant discovery on Snowstorm." (10/16/19)

Mike Niehuser, Scarsdale Equities -"LIO is starting its most important, cost effective drill program." (10/2/19)

Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter -"TXR has a big, prospective land package with multiple targets." (10/2/19)

Brien Lundin, Gold Newsletter (Jefferson Financial) -"Results from TXR's drill program this season are well worth watching." (10/1/19)

Eric Coffin, HRA Journal -"LIO's gold sampling program should be nearing completion now." (9/10/19)

Joe Reagor, ROTH Capital Partners -"A rising gold and silver market should benefit SEA." (9/4/19)

Clive Maund, -"PGE's price could ascend considerably higher on this advance." (9/2/19)

James Kwantes, Resource Opportunities -"PGE is a derisked drill play." (9/2/19)

Brien Lundin, Gold Newsletter (Jefferson Financial) -"LIO has embarked on a regional exploration program around Tuvatu." (8/29/19)

Brien Lundin, Gold Newsletter (Jefferson Financial) -"TXR recently wrapped up 1,200m of drilling on the Sam Otto target." (8/8/19)

Clive Maund, -"PGE's stock is powering up for a really big move." (7/19/19)

Clive Maund, -"Buying PGE now is a very good way of stacking the odds in your favor." (7/16/19)

Joe Reagor, ROTH Capital Partners -"SEA's KSM gained optionality as to development timing and method." (7/15/19)

Dalton Baretto, Canaccord Genuity -"The visit to SEA's KSM showed the optimization efforts underway." (7/15/19)

James Kwantes, Resource Opportunities -"PGE's share price does not reflect the potential of Stillwater West." (7/14/19)

Clive Maund, -"LIO is thought to be done consolidating and ready for its next upleg." (7/11/19)

Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter -"TXR has kicked off its 2019 drill program at Yellowknife City." (7/10/19)

Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst -"LIO's hole TUDDH4884 reported 8.55m grading 10.51 g/t gold." (6/25/19)

James Kwantes, Resource Opportunities -"PGE plans to drill this summer at its large Stillwater West project." (6/23/19)

Derek Macpherson, Red Cloud Securities -"SEA plans to test the district scale potential of its KSM property." (6/19/19)

Mike Kozak, Cantor Fitzgerald -"SEA will now shift its focus to two new exploration targets at KSM." (6/18/19)

Mike Niehuser, Scarsdale Equities -"LIO's Tuvatu gold project is in an advanced stage of development." (6/17/19)

Mike Kozak, Cantor Fitzgerald -"SEA entered an agreement to acquire the Goldstorm project in Nevada." (6/6/19)

Derek Macpherson, Red Cloud Securities -"Goldstorm is a good add to SEA's Snowstorm land package." (6/6/19)