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POSTED ON February 17, 2016 BY James Kwantes

There were a few insider transactions of note from the overnight SEDI filings. And while it’s usually insider buys that catch my eye, today it was an insider sell. Renaissance Oil (ROE-V) Doug Casey and Marin Katusa‘s Casey Capital Strategies sold off a large portion of their stake in Ian Telfer’s Renaissance Oil in December… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 10, 2016 BY James Kwantes

It was mushrooms that brought Shawn Ryan to the Yukon, but gold that secured his fortune and reputation. Specifically, soil sampling leading to the discovery of gold, millions of ounces of it. His Yukon exploits also brought him a measure of fame — the prospector appeared on the cover of the New York Times Magazine… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 04, 2016 BY James Kwantes

Morien Resources has a market capitalization under $14 million but doesn’t act much like a junior resource company. Instead of issuing shares to raise money for projects, the cash-rich royalty firm is buying back stock as its partners build out the assets. Morien owns royalties on the Donkin coal mine in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia,… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 22, 2016 BY James Kwantes

Deep below the surface of Mongolia’s southern Gobi desert, men and machinery are laying the foundation for a mining enterprise that will drive the country’s economy for decades to come. Shaft 2 at Oyu Tolgoi’s underground mine expansion is 1.3 kilometres deep and will provide access to some of the largest stores of copper and… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 15, 2016 BY Andrew Nelson

The Young Mining Professionals Toronto (YMPT) is back, and excited to announce we will be hosting Pierre Lassonde as our distinguished speaker on Thursday, February 18, 2016 at Hy’s Steakhouse in Toronto. Pierre Lassonde is the Founder and Chairman of the world’s leading gold-focused royalty and streaming company, Franco-Nevada. Mr. Lassonde is an authority on… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 09, 2015 BY James Kwantes

Erdene Resource Development is out with results from 6 of 15 holes recently drilled as part of a maiden 695-metre program at the Bayan Khundii gold discovery in southwest Mongolia, and they look good. The program identified five zones of near-surface high-grade gold mineralization that are open along strike and at depth. Five of the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 03, 2015 BY Frank Giustra

It seems our world is as unstable as it has ever been. There are brewing conflicts everywhere, in many cases interconnected and with such a cacophony of players that even seasoned diplomats are confused. To make things worse, we have a non-functioning UN Security Council and a lack of will by the international community to… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 23, 2015 BY The Associated Press

By Peter Prengaman, The Associated Press BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — President-elect Mauricio Macri’s promises to revitalize Argentina’s sagging economy with free-market reforms and improve strained relations with the United States resonated with voters, carrying him to a historic win that ended 12 years of often-conflictive rule by President Cristina Fernandez and her late husband. But… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 18, 2015 BY Andrew Nelson

In the midst of a gruelling bear market, companies that provide services to publicly traded resource ventures have been hit almost as hard as those operating in the space. However, advising and consulting to junior miners also provides an intimate view into the company, a perspective many individuals are not granted. This, in turn, offers… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 16, 2015 BY Benjamin Cox

Third in a series on currencies and leverage, by Benjamin Cox China made the right choice to sell a “leveraged growth” story. They ended up with roads, steel mills, bridges, buildings, and ports. Frankly, even with the cost of a debt default or an inflationary period, they will have – on a net basis –… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 12, 2015 BY Andrew Nelson

People-projects-capital are the three pillars of the mining business, according to Teck Resources founder Norman Bell Keevil. The formula is a simple but effective high-level filter to identify promising early-stage mining opportunities. I was reminded of the formula with the emergence of Brian Paes-Braga as the CEO of Royce Resources, a new lithium exploration play.… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 10, 2015 BY Thom Calandra

RENO, Nevada — ​Mac Jackson is Gold Standard Venture’s exploration chief. Like the Nevada prospector’s CEO, he and his co-workers are youngish — late 30s, early 40s. I imagine most of them were not born when the Carlin Trend “became” a gold trend in Nevada sometime in the 1960s. Gold Standard Ventures’ ​latest reverse-circulation drill… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 10, 2015 BY James Kwantes

Mining cycles are Doug Eaton’s stock in trade, which helps explain why the Strategic Metals CEO is remarkably zen given the state of junior mining markets – and his company’s share price. The veteran Yukon geologist has made a career out of using cycle bottoms to sow the seeds of success before harvesting closer to the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 02, 2015 BY Benjamin Cox

What happens if the United States prints 18 trillion new dollars and pays off its debt overnight? My belief, which I think is widely shared, is that no one expects the U.S. to pay back its debts – so in reality we have already defaulted. Why not just go one step further and issue the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 29, 2015 BY CEO.CA on Bay Street

by CEO.CA on Bay St. Legendary investor and author Jim Rogers urged students to scrap career plans for Wall Street or London’s financial district during a Nov. 4, 2010 speech at Oxford University’s Balliol College (one of his alma maters). He recommended studying agriculture and mining instead. “The power is shifting again from the financial… Continue Reading

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