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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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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 >

The Ins and Outs of Making a Private Placement In part two of his series, 'All About Private Placements,' Maurice Jackson of Proven and Probable solicits details on how to find private placements, and then how to process forms for those placements, from Tekoa Da Silva, a financial advisor with Sprott USA. - Maurice Jackson for Streetwise Reports (12/27/19) More >

Equity Metals Brings Fresh Eyes to Silver Queen's Resources Thibaut Lepouttre of Caesars Report examines how this Canadian company intends to improve on the 440,000-ounce gold-equivalent resource at its flagship project. - Thibaut Lepouttre for Streetwise Reports (12/23/19) More >

Firm Signs Four Agreements for Nevada Properties, Sells Water Rights Agreements are for one lease, one option and two sales deals. - Streetwise Reports (12/21/19) More >

Nevada Miner Reaches Milestone as Production Begins Maurice Jackson of Proven and Probable discusses future plans with this copper company's senior VP of Operations. - Maurice Jackson for Streetwise Reports (12/21/19) More >

Explorer Confirms Presence of Polymetallic System at Montana Target Mineralization demonstrated there consists of platinum group elements, nickel, copper and cobalt. - Streetwise Reports (12/19/19) More >

DSI Says Palladium Approaching a Sell, and DSI Is on Sale Bob Moriarty of 321gold takes a look at the Daily Sentiment Index for palladium. - Bob Moriarty for Streetwise Reports (12/18/19) More >

Nevada Copper Delivers Copper Now Bob Moriarty of 321gold discusses recent copper price moves along with those of a new copper producer. - Bob Moriarty for Streetwise Reports (12/17/19) More >

REE Project's Final Drill Results Show Expansion Potential The company reports the assays for its campaign's last two drill holes for its Canadian REE project. - Streetwise Reports (12/15/19) More >

Company Plans Yukon Exploration as Copper Price Predicted to Rise Tim Johnson, CEO of Granite Creek Copper, sits down with Maurice Jackson of Proven and Probable to discuss the copper market, his company's exploration plans in the Yukon and its recent purchase of a 30% stake in its neighbor. - Maurice Jackson for Streetwise Reports (12/13/19) More >

Defense Metals Offers Cheapest Call on Rare Earths and Brilliant Drill Holes Bob Moriarty of 321gold looks at the LREO explorer's drill results at its Canadian project. - Bob Moriarty for Streetwise Reports (12/12/19) More >

Company Signs Earn-in Agreement with MATSA, Eyes Gold Projects The Critical Investor sits down with Avrupa Minerals CEO Paul Kuhn to discuss plans for the company's Alvalade project in Portugal in light of the recent earn-in agreement with Mubadala Investment Company and Trafigura. - The Critical Investor for Streetwise Reports (12/11/19) More >

Company Extends REE Mineralization at Canada Project Consequently, additional drill testing is warranted in the specific host zone. - Streetwise Reports (12/10/19) More >

Copper Company Closes 30% Share of Acquisition of Copper North Mining The two companies are advancing adjoining projects in the Yukon. - Streetwise Reports (12/9/19) More >

Junior Explorer Moves Forward in 'Prime Gold Real Estate' Jay Taylor of J. Taylor's Gold, Energy & Tech Stocks examines the prospects of a company working in the exploration and development of Larder gold deposits along the Cadillac-Larder Lake Fault in Ontario. - Jay Taylor for Streetwise Reports (12/5/19) More >

'Enormous Mineral Potential' Seen in Montana Mine Site A site visit to this company's project generated optimism in James Kwantes of Resource Opportunities. - James Kwantes for Streetwise Reports (12/3/19) More >

Vanadium Company Uncovers New Gold Target in Nevada Project First Vanadium CEO Paul Cowley speaks with Peter Epstein of Epstein Research about the state of the vanadium market and his company's plans to explore the newly found gold target on the Carlin Trend in Nevada. - Peter Epstein for Streetwise Reports (12/3/19) More >

Indonesia Rule on Nickel Helps Playfair Mining in Norway Bob Moriarty of 321gold discusses the Indonesian government's actions in the nickel market and how they might affect a company with a project in Norway. - Bob Moriarty for Streetwise Reports (12/1/19) More >

Explorer Earns 100% Ownership of Golden Triangle Project The Canadian company accomplishes this by completing the requisite expenditures and drilling on the property. - Streetwise Reports (11/29/19) More >

Highest Grade Intercept to Date Cut at Canadian Rare Earth Project The hit is in a previously untested area, north of the existing resource estimate. - Streetwise Reports (11/29/19) More >

Explorer Drills High-Grade Rare Earths at Canada Project Through recent results, the defense metals company also extends the mineralization there. - Streetwise Reports (11/27/19) More >

Copper Explorer to Buy Interest in Copper North Mining Claims of the two companies are adjoining and, thus, allow for potential synergies. - Streetwise Reports (11/22/19) More >

ICAN Leverages Leading California Brand with Expansion into Nevada, Introduces State-of-the-Art Pre-Roll Machine, for Aggressive Near-Term Growth A recent acquisition is helping this company to expand its brand. - Knox Henderson for Streetwise Reports (11/20/19) More >

Bob Moriarty: Mining Stocks that Have His Attention Right Now Bob Moriarty of 321gold, in conversation with Maurice Jackson of Proven and Probable, expounds on his views of geopolitics, and discusses metal prices as well as a number of mining companies that he finds attractive right now. - Maurice Jackson for Streetwise Reports (11/19/19) More >

This Miner Could Offer Leverage to a Rising Gold Price Over the past 20 years, this company's shares have outperformed gold by more than five to one. - Streetwise Reports (11/18/19) More >

Mickey Fulp: Why There Are Very Few Real Silver Companies Mickey Fulp, the Mercenary Geologist, sits down with Maurice Jackson of Proven and Probable to discuss silver and its position among the metals, as well as some of his favorite copper, gold and uranium companies. - Maurice Jackson for Streetwise Reports (11/13/19) More >

Alianza Minerals Hits High-Grade Silver at Haldane During First Stepout Drilling The Critical Investor does a deep dive into this explorer's drill program at its Yukon silver project. - The Critical Investor for Streetwise Reports (11/8/19) More >

Base Metals Miner Posts 'Strong Operating Performance' in Q3/19 The short-term outlook for the Canadian company is provided in a CIBC report. - Streetwise Reports (11/6/19) More >

Defense Metals Drills High Grade REOs Bob Moriarty of 321gold dives into rare earth elements and one company exploring a high-potential property in British Columbia. - Bob Moriarty for Streetwise Reports (11/5/19) More >

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Expert Quotes

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)

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)

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

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)

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, CliveMaund.com -"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)

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

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

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)

Brien Lundin, Gold Newsletter (Jefferson Financial) -"LIO began drilling at Tuvatu, initially focusing on the HT corridor." (6/1/19)

Maurice Jackson, Proven and Probable -"GCX has just made a great acquisition on its technical team and has formed an advisory board." (5/30/19)

Peter Epstein, Epstein Research -"DEFN's Wicheeda could be in small-scale commercial production soon." (5/28/19)

Rick Mills, Ahead of the Herd -"Shareholders of DEFN can expect significant news flow starting soon." (5/24/19)

Joe Reagor, ROTH Capital Partners -"SEA continues to work to attract a JV partner for its flagship KSM." (5/16/19)

Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst -"I'm happy to see LIO's Tuvatu get some more intensive drilling." (5/8/19)

James Kwantes, Resource Opportunities -"PGE is working to monetize other noncore assets." (5/5/19)

Mike Niehuser, Scarsdale Equities -"There is logic in LIO showing Tuvatu's potential before production." (4/24/19)

Derek Macpherson, Red Cloud Securities -"LIO announced aggressive plans to explore its consolidated property." (4/14/19)

Derek Macpherson, Red Cloud Securities -"Share price underperformance created a buying opportunity in SEA." (4/4/19)

Gary Baschuk, PearTree Securities -"We expect SEA will continue advancement on all principal assets." (3/25/19)

Rick Mills, Ahead of the Herd -"The finding of praseodymium in DEFN's bulk sample is significant." (3/14/19)

Joe Reagor, ROTH Capital Partners -"SEA's Iron Cap should have a meaningful impact on project economics." (3/13/19)

Mike Kozak, Cantor Fitzgerald -"SEA has grown Iron Cap by 0.46 Moz Au and 177 Mlb Cu (Indicated)." (3/12/19)

Derek Macpherson, Red Cloud Securities -"The higher-grade resources at SEA's Iron Cap increased slightly." (3/12/19)

Dalton Baretto, Canaccord Genuity -"Indicated and Inferred resources at SEA's Iron Cap grew substantially." (3/12/19)

Eric Coffin, Hard Rock Analyst -"The reason for the increased interest in LIO is Quinton Hennigh." (3/11/19)

Bob Moriarty, Proven and Probable -"Greg Johnson has a company that specializes in copper, GCX; I think it will end up being a home run." (3/3/19)

Rick Mills, Ahead of the Herd -"DEFN has come up with a very manageable plan to cost effectively put an extremely prospective rare earths deposit into production." (3/2/19)

Brien Lundin, Gold Newsletter (Jefferson Financial) -"LIO plans to power its Tuvatu plant with a solar/diesel power plant." (3/1/19)

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