Posts Tagged ‘NYSE:RIO’

Bottom-Fishing Opportunities In Base Metals

February 3rd, 2015


Copper is off to a rough start in 2015 and while other base metals have also shown price weakness, zinc could finish 2015 strong, says Stefan Ioannou, mining analyst with Haywood Securities. He estimates that over the previous two years about 12% of global zinc Read more…


Can Investors Still Find Tenbaggers?

September 17th, 2014

gold miner pickThe continuing strength of the U.S. dollar is bad news for the price of gold, and Eric Coffin believes that in the short term a price of $1,200/oz is possible, though there is room now for an oversold bounce. Read more…


Act Now On Nuclear Energy

July 16th, 2014

nuclearAndy Crowder: Time heals all wounds. Nuclear energy is back in vogue less than four years since the Fukushima power-plant disaster. Read more…


What Will Shake Retail Investors Out Of Their Shell Shock?

May 13th, 2014

gold miner pickMining companies may just have one more year of tough going. Speaking about what he calls “the trough of a turning point,” John Kaiser of Kaiser Research Online makes the case for retail investors to look seriously at discovery exploration while waiting for metals prices Read more…


What Are Copper Prices Predicting?

April 1st, 2014

copperTony Sagami: Unless you’re an electrician or an investor who pays very close attention to the non-ferrous metals market, you may not have noticed the beating copper took so far this year. It’s been getting killed. Read more…


What The Breakout In The Gold-to-Copper Ratio Is Telling Us

March 26th, 2014

copperMichael Lombardi: Copper is considered an industrial metal, used in industries across the board. When copper prices fall, it’s usually an indicator of a slowdown in the global economy. On the contrary, gold bullion isn’t much of an industrial metal; Read more…


A Great Buying Opportunity In Copper?

March 26th, 2014

copperMoe Zulfiqar: By now, you have probably noticed one phenomenon: the speculations regarding China’s growth are increasing each day. Turning on the TV or flipping through the pages of the newspaper, you’ll likely hear and read all about how Read more…


All Roads Lead To The Athabasca Basin

March 19th, 2014

investingTo the World Nuclear Association, 2% uranium ore is high grade. At 14%, 16% and even 20% uranium, the grades in the Athabasca Basin are astounding analysts and investors around the world. Derek Hamill, Zimtu Capital Corp.’s new head of research, Read more…


How You Can Play Steel’s Next Move

January 13th, 2014

steel: After a six-month rally in steel prices, the metal pulled back a bit in recent days. Some analysts say the run in steel is done. I say you should buy the dip, because there are some excellent opportunities to Read more…


Why Uranium & Coal Rank High For Energy Return On Energy Invested

December 3rd, 2013

uraniumNot all energy options are equally good, says Thomas Drolet, principal of Drolet & Associates Energy Services Inc. Using an “Energy Return on Energy Invested (EROEI)” calculation to decide which energy sources yield the most for the least energy investment, Read more…


Uranium Prices Set To Surge

November 29th, 2013

uraniumPeter Krauth: One in every 10 lightbulbs in the United States gets its power from Russian fuel. It’s been that way ever since 1993, when the Megatons to Megawatts program began. Read more…


Three Big Companies Positioned To Feed China’s Hunger For Iron

November 18th, 2013

iron: Iron-ore cargos to China are soaring – another sign that the Chinese economy just won’t call it quits. In fact, the economic news on China keeps getting better. Its economy is expected to grow 7.6% this year – nearly three times the pace of growth in Read more…


Juniors That Can Deliver The Goods

October 16th, 2013

silver minerNow more than ever, investors simply can’t afford to wish upon a star and hope the drill bits will deliver something; they need to focus on miners that have what it takes to get through the down times, says Thibaut Lepouttre, Read more…


Look Beyond Gold For Compelling Risk/Reward Ratios

September 24th, 2013

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Diversify, diversify, diversify—that’s Michael Curran’s advice for metals investors. So if you’ve been obsessively eyeing gold and silver prices, you might want to focus your attention elsewhere in the mining sector, says the Beacon Securities Read more…


Uranium Prices Headed To $50 In 2014

September 10th, 2013

uraniumThe stubborn spot price of uranium (NYSEARCA:URA) has frustrated market watchers for the past year. But that’s not the whole story. As most long-term contracts have been made at higher prices, astute investors have been slowly moving Read more…


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