There’s a lot of bullish commentary out there re precious metals all of a sudden. We’ve certainly been pounding the table, but for more than
There’s a lot of bullish commentary out there re precious metals all of a sudden. We’ve certainly been pounding the table, but for more than
Defense Metals (DEFN.V) is doing everything right, and at a hurried pace, in advancing its 1,708-hectare Wicheeda Rare Earth Element (REE) Project further along the
H1 ETF inflows are higher than the record-setting central bank net purchases seen in 2018 and 2019, and “could absorb a comparable amount of about 45% of global gold production.”
We initiated Blackrock Gold (BRC.V) coverage back in April of 2018. Back then, it was a single project story, but a good one. The problem:
This $15 million company owns 11 projects on two continents.
If you haven’t noticed, many of the junior ExploreCo stocks we follow here at Guru Central are popping. If it’s a gold or silver company
Mining jurisdiction, geology, metallurgy – all good.
Whether you’re a seasoned mining CEO or a penny ante investor, there’s a lot to be said for limiting one’s focus to only the very
Today, The International Monetary Fund (IMF) released a statement predicting that the global economy will take a $12 trillion hit from the Covid-19 pandemic. $12
Falcon Gold (FG.V) completed two additional holes of the historical Central Canada gold mine today. The story on this one involves some work done between
For a company with a modest market cap ($9.5 million) Nexus has a good track record of advancing multiple projects simultaneously on two continents (North America and Africa).
The company is planning a large-scale secondary graphite transformation facility, catering to the needs of the booming lithium-ion battery industry. The Matawinie graphite project will be the first of its kind to operate as an all-electric, low-carbon mine.
If you were to press X-Terra (XTT.V) management on which of their two main projects bear flagship status, they’d likely point to both with equal
There are few events in the junior exploration arena that get the speculative juices flowing more than news of a drill rig rolling off a
Defense Metals (DEFN.V) is no stranger to these pages. We’ve followed developments every step along the way as the company aggressively pushes its strategic, wholly-owned
Apologies for my tardiness. I had planned to put this article up over a week ago. But things have been pretty damn busy here at
the answer to a metals-analyst “when-question” should never include allusions to wine, chickens or pornography (a date would be more instructive).
Ever get the feeling, looking at your watchlist, that you’re seeing the same thing over and over? That maybe there’s interesting stuff out there you just haven’t heard about yet? I put a simple question to Twitter today: “Give me a ticker symbol you think I should be writing about (limit one per person), three reasons you think it’s great, and one thing you’ll openly admit they need to do better.” I got 35. Gulp.
Golden Lake Exploration (GLM.C) is a fairly new entry in the junior exploration arena. It began trading last summer with no real fanfare, until November
The results have confirmed the presence of gold mineralization to a depth of 83 metres below surface of the historic Central Canada Gold Mine
For those of you who follow our resource coverage here at Guru Central, you’re well aware of which way we lean regarding precious metals. There
Western Australia—as a mining destination, there is no friendlier jurisdiction on the planet. According to the esteemed Fraser Institute, in its most recent “investment attractiveness”
East Asia (EAS.V) was one of the better story stocks from the previous bull cycle in gold, staging an epic rally, from penny-stock-status to a
Stuck at home, but armed with online trading apps, individual investors helped drive the historic comeback for stocks
“Ball of confusion, that’s what the world is today”. Back in January of this year, we presented a solid case for approaching the broader markets
When the history books are written on this passage of our lives, under pandemic lockdown and with once-in-three-generations levels of unemployment, they’ll note that in
Definition of Myopia: my·o·pi·a – /mīˈōpēə/ – noun – nearsightedness, a lack of foresight or intellectual insight. That about sums up the market’s current malfunction
Tocvan Ventures (TOC.V) is a relatively new entry onto the junior exploration stage having IPO’d early last year. In conducting my due diligence on the
Even though virus-related shutdowns have hindered the pace of mineral exploration in recent weeks—some regions more than others—progress is still being made on multiple fronts.
Activity in the junior mining space for almost everything except gold & uranium has essentially ground to a halt. Yet, on May 4th, First Cobalt
Streaming and royalty companies are a fascinating lot. While gold and the Senior Producers have put on quite a show over the past few months,
“Nothing can basically stop America,” stated Buffett at Saturday’s virtual shareholder meeting. “The American miracle, the American magic has always prevailed and it will do so again.”
Buffett’s opinion (about the resiliency of the U.S. economy) has been right for six decades. Why wouldn’t it continue to be right?
Defense Metals (DEFN.V) stoked its treasury to the tune of nearly $600k yesterday (April 29), the proceeds of which “will be used for exploration on
There’s rarely been a dull day in the gold (and silver) arena since the calendar turned over to 2020. The madcap volatility we’ve witnessed over
At Equity.Guru, we’ve been tight with Nexus Gold (NXS.V) boss Alex Klenman for years. he’s been through it with Nexus, from former CEOs selling off his stock in secret, filing their insde trading docs a year late, to stock promoters demanding money and then, upon being refused, crashing the stock, to dark pool shenanigans and more. We’ve laid out a lot of those issues in the past as an explanation how a gold explorer that seems to have some interesting land packages, and does regular work, can find itself so damnedly underwater for so long. Company puts out news, stock starts to lift, massive selling bangs it down. Company puts out news, massive sell orders show up that spook the market, stock drops, sell orders go away.
After the price war on oil, futures contracts expiring on Tuesday hit the negative territory on Monday. But where’s the actual oil? Quite literally, the
As if 2020 has not been weird and unusual already, today the world experienced another unprecedented wacky event: negative oil prices. If anyone reading this
Karim Rayani is a deal guy from way back, a non-stop money raiser, deal maker, handshaker and groover/shaker. If you needed a guy to invest in a biotech deal, Karim would go find him. If you needed some dough to kickstart a palladium mine, Karim will have a guy who knows a guy. And if you needed someone to write about your company, he’d be on the phone bothering me several times a day, squeezing me on my rate, selling me a tale that these guys. “My man, these guys, you have to meet them, they have something special. Sometimes it would even be special.
A good number of the junior exploration companies we follow here at Guru Central have claimed higher ground in recent sessions: Skeena Resources (SKE.V), HighGold
In the last 60 days, the DJIA fell 24%, gold is dithering at USD $1,670, GDX.NYSE sold off 11% and the GDXJ.NYSE fell 26%.
Pure Gold is a development and exploration story out of the High-Grade Gold Capital of the World—the Red Lake Mining Camp of northwestern Ontario. The
Now that the first quarter of 2020 is in the rearview mirror, we can reflect on this recent history. Q1 2020 was THE worst first-quarter
Remember the halcyon days where the biggest global concern was the warming planet? It seems like a long time ago, but it was maybe a
Though the U.S. Congress has yet to agree on a bailout package, it’s working on an unprecedented spending bill to prop up a dying economy.
The across-the-board market volatility witnessed in recent sessions has been nothing short of astounding. Example: The lifeblood of a number of nations around the globe—Oil—did
Some ask, “if gold is such a safe haven asset, why did it get sold so unrelentingly when the broader indices caught what-for?” Great question.
When the savings and loan crisis in the US hit in 1989, a lot of slow-moving investors lost their dough thinking the worst couldn’t possible
We’ll dispense with a recap of yesterday’s financial headlines, cept to say, it was an across-the-board bloodbath. Yesterday, in part one of a two-part roundup,
Recent general market disorder and mayhem has wreaked havoc on the junior exploration arena over the past few weeks. For those holding junior ExplorerCos, the
“The National Marriage Project dubbed the drop in divorce ‘a silver lining’ to the Great Recession,” stated The L.A. Times, “arguing that tough times were pulling many husbands and wives closer together.”
Okay, so the world is burning, the Russians and Saudis are pouring low-cost fuel over it, the Americans are shocked that a reality TV show
After an emergency 50 BPS rate cut, and U.S. 10-year money hovering on both sides of 1% for the first time since forever, gold is
Tristar Gold (TSG.V) is on a roll, it has money in the till and a pre-feasibility study heading for completion by Q4 2020 at its
Altamira Gold (ALTA.V) set itself apart from your average junior when the explorer went to development in a New York minute at the company’s flagship
The recent blood-bath in blue-chip stocks was catalysed by the spread of the coronavirus, but there are 5 underlying causes that have made it so dramatic and ugly.
Analysts have tied the retreat by gold in part to positioning, noting that data had shown extremely high net long speculative positions in gold futures. Still, the degree of the pullback in light of the continued selloff in equities was widely described as a surprise.
In a recent offering, we suggested that Defense Metals is advancing its 1,708-hectare Wicheeda Rare Earth Element (REE) Project at a pace that should begin
“While the comparison to SARS may provide some guidance, important changes have been experienced in China and the Chinese gold market since the 2003 outbreak,” stated the WGC.
(Once again… I’m currently in Mexico looking at a production/development company. Internet access is limited. In lieu of fresh content, a few recent articles from
(Note: I’m currently touring a silver production/development scenario in Mexico. Internet access is limited. In lieu of fresh content, a few recent articles from my
“Samples of Wicheeda flotation concentrate used in a hydrometallurgical test program led to the successful development of a flowsheet capable of processing the concentrate to a high grade mixed REE hydroxide precipitate,” stated Defense Metals.
Falcon Gold (FG.V), an ExplorerCo with a modest $2.7 market cap, has its sights set on a quintet of high-grade projects in NW Ontario. Central
If you’re looking for exposure to gold, you have the Producers both large and small, you have the Developers, you have the Explorers, you have
Due to the number of companies I have in mind for this one, I’ll dispense with the usual preamble, except to say, gold is looking
Nexus (NXS.V) has been in Burkina Faso for years. With a new acquisition announced just yesterday, the company now controls over 750-square kilometers of highly
A year ago, if you’d told me a rare earths explorer was going to be a three-bagger through tax loss season, I’d have called you
Tucked away in the Unuk and Iskut River region along the rugged north coastal mountains of big, beautiful British Columbia lies a legendary mine called Eskay Creek.
A prospector named Tom Mackay was the first to recognize the area’s unique geological setting after spotting an alluring rock outcrop from his single-engine bush plane. The year was 1932.
A translation of this article is available in Chinese at our content partner NAI500 here. With this entry, I’m two-thirds of the way into
You hate to see it, but such is life in the mining game; little Hawkeye Gold and Diamond (HAWK.V), which may be a misnomer because
“This merger will create one of the world’s largest gold companies operating entirely in the Americas,” confirmed Beaty, “This is the kind of gold company investors want today.”
All the signs were there: A long awaited move to production, a long period of silence broken with news, a financing near the 52-week low
A Wuhan market price list offers 112 types of wild critters including peacocks, foxes, giant salamanders, snakes, rats, porcupines and camel meat.
A translation of this article is available in Chinese at our content partner NAI500 here. The junior exploration arena promises to be a mosh pit
$1.2 trillion worth of corporate junk bond debt will mature in the next few years, leaving investors in a world of pain, as many of
Earlier this month, the Mining Court of Salta granted Millennial Lithium’s (TSX-V: ML) / (OTCQX: MLNLF) Argentine subsidiary four mining licenses on its 100%-owned Pastos
There are two ways to trigger a nuclear reaction: Fission and Fusion. If you’re already aware of the distinction between the two—if you don’t need
Euro Sun’s gold is valued at $2.30 an ounce. I assumed Euro Sun’s gold was in the “inferred resource” category, which according to 43-101 standards, is “too speculative geologically to have economic considerations applied to it.” My assumption was false.
Defense Metals (DEFN.V), our go-to REE explorer and developer, is advancing its 1,708-hectare Wicheeda Rare Earth Element (REE) Project at a pace that should begin
I’ve been to about a decade of Vancouver Resource Investment Conferences, the big Cambridge House BC mining convention that runs every year around this time
A $6.4 trillion price tag, means that adventures-in-the-middle east cost each U.S. tax-payer USD $42,000.
The median U.S household has only $11,700 in savings.
29% of U.S. households have less than $1,000 in savings.
Nexus put out news loyal shareholders really wanted to see—a plan to mobilize a drill rig to the heart of the Red Lake Mining District.
No resource, no multi-million dollar raise, no problem.
Ceylon Graphite (CYL.V), which has taken the unusual (in mining circles) decision to just freaking start digging, rather than go through eight years of behind-protection, triangulation, and capital raising first, is up 20% today as the first containers fill with graphite and execs chase down end user agreements.
With stock selling for just $0.06 a few days ago, volume has increased and buyers are being found, leading the stock to $0.095 at the time of writing.
Close-ology is a mining term used to describe companies that are close to another company that is running red hot, and may justifiably make the case that they can be hot too.
For some, like serial ring-staker Ryan Kalt, close-ology is a business model. The moment someone announces they’ve found something interesting in Dildo, Newfoundland or Punkydoodle Corners, Ontario, Kalt’s crew hops on their laptops, busts out the credit card, and register claims all around it, sometimes without ever having walked the land.
One of the things that pisses a lot of investors off about the resource sector is, the confluence of events most investors are looking for – revenues in and a smaller amount of expenses out – you know, ‘actually doing business’ – rarely occurs, because so few resource deals ever move into actual production.
The City of Montreal has a waste management problem. Considering that the average Montreal resident produces approximately 464 kilograms of waste per year, and more
Without skipping a beat, Defense Metals (DEFN.V) extended its winning streak delivering exceptional REE values from their Wicheeda Rare Earth Element (REE) Project in the
The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is trading at an all time high of 27,880. The trade war with China has hurt American factories, but
Azincourt Energy (AAZ.V) treated shareholders with back to back news releases in recent sessions. This tiny U308 ExplorerCo is on the cusp of a fully
Nexus Gold (NXS.V) management correctly gauged sentiment in the junior exploration arena at the beginning of 2019, sensing a continuation of the pervasive weakness we’ve