Category: Howe Street
14 Posts
POSTED ON February 22, 2016 BY James Kwantes

It was bottom’s up at a market bottom — hopefully — for the latest version of “At The Bar” featuring lively conversation and commentary on mining as it relates to investing. The popular feature saw mining personalities belly up after the Vancouver Resource Investment Conference in January. Brent Cook and Mickey Fulp brought the grizzled… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 17, 2015 BY James Kwantes

The TSX Venture Exchange is out with a white paper designed to address its role in these junior resource market conditions, the grim financing situation and restrictive financing rules. Calls for changes – from groups including the Venture Capital Markets Association to politicians such as West Vancouver-Capilano Liberal MLA Ralph Sultan – have been increasing in volume… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 15, 2015 BY James Kwantes

The struggling Canadian resource industry was dealt another blow with the announcement that Vancouver-based independent brokerage house Salman Partners would be closing its doors in 2016. Founder Terry Salman, the company’s president and CEO, made the announcement in a short news release issued late Tuesday afternoon. “It is with regret that Salman Partners Inc. announces that… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 30, 2015 BY James Kwantes

The TSX Venture Exchange has been hammered by a resource bear market and low-cost competition in recent years. Plummeting commodity prices, risk-averse investors and restrictive financing rules have made it virtually impossible for all but the highest-calibre Venture-listed junior miners to raise money. Meanwhile, companies looking to save a dollar wherever they can are opting for… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 19, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

Malcom Perry of the Vancouver Sun reported that Ted Turton, who co-founded Canaccord Genuity Group (CF:TSX) with Peter Brown, died this week at the age of 84. Our thoughts and prayers are with his friends and family. Mr. Turton and Mr. Brown paid $23,000 in 1968 for a small brokerage firm called Turton & Co. which became Canarim Investment… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 14, 2013 BY Thom Calandra

THE CALANDRA REPORT: Subscribe $91 yearly Thursday November 14, 2013 Mines are made, not found. That is Barkerville Gold Mines’ tagline for investor brochures. James Francis Gerard Callaghan spent upwards of $120 million making Barkerville mines and properties along central British Columbia’s Cariboo trend in Canada. Do you know the restaurant Max’s in northern California? “This… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 08, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

Capstone Mining (CS:TSX) announced today that it would acquire the right to earn up to 70% of the Project Providencia from Sociedad Quimica y Mineral de Chila S.A. (SQM).  The property is somewhat strategic in that it sits approximately halfway between Capstone’s Santo Domingo Project and Anglo American’s Mantos Blancos copper mine. SQM is a… Continue Reading

POSTED ON July 23, 2013 BY Visual Capitalist

Visual Capitalist’s Tickerscores, which allows investors to compare precious metals stocks head-to-head, gave 46% of BC Gold & Silver Miners in the development stage a failing grade. Tickerscores uses 20+ variables and rates companies based on financials, management, valuation, recent performance, and project potential. The following infographic displays the highlights for 28 BC development companies. To… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 23, 2013 BY Tony Simon

While many people are moaning and groaning about the sad state of the junior exploration market, the smart ones are paying attention and finding out that there are some real speculative opportunities out there. A great example is Colorado Resources Inc (CXO: TSXV). It started 2012 at less than 30¢, drifted lower to start out… Continue Reading

POSTED ON April 30, 2013 BY Tommy Humphreys

I was hangin with my pals Michael McCrae and Anthony Halley from today. We were out on the patio of the 888 Cafe Express on Dunsmuir between Howe and Hornby streets taking in some sunshine and coffee, as well as catching up with the steady stream of mining and energy promoters walking by – it’s their home turf. One of… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 21, 2013 BY Gonzalo Tudela

With the market the way it is right now, some junior exploration companies are simply not going to survive. Since most of them are in Vancouver, we thought the city’s commercial real estate might offer some insight into which ones will. We spoke with one Downtown Landlord about their experiences with resource companies as tenants.… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 11, 2013 BY Tommy Humphreys

With special thanks to Odgers Berndston, global leaders in executive search, for supporting these interviews. Meet Brent Cook: seasoned geologist and the mind behind Exploration Insights, one of the most credible and influential gold stock newsletters in the world today. We recently caught up with Brent in Vancouver, and asked him to share some of… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 19, 2013 BY Tommy Humphreys

The unapologetic promoter behind Newstrike Capital and other ventures shares his latest and greatest ideas. TH: Keir, last year you were pitching us on a web startup called Stockmash, which aimed to crowd source investment ideas. What’s the latest there? KR: Ah, yes, I sold it to another company last year that was more advanced in crowdsharing… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 27, 2012 BY James Kwantes

Starting an investing blog covering the junior mining sector requires some preparation. So I trekked up Howe Street and east on West Georgia to the Vancouver public library, where I borrowed Fleecing the Lamb: The Inside Story of the Vancouver Stock Exchange, by David Cruise and Alison Griffiths. Published by Douglas & McIntyre in 1987, two… Continue Reading

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