Are Copper Stocks Worth The Risk?

copperBob Ciura:  When it comes to precious metals like copper, all the news seems bad. The price of copper has plunged over the past year, but surprisingly, copper has staged a stealth rally in recent weeks. The price of copper is up about 5% since the start of the year.
NASDAQ:CU March 15, 2016 12:34pm

Bottom-Fishing Opportunities In Base Metals [Nevsun Resources (USA), Teck Resources Ltd (USA), Rio Tinto plc (ADR)]

copper 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
ETF BASIC NEWS February 3, 2015 4:21pm

Can Investors Still Find Tenbaggers? [Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd (USA), Rio Tinto plc (ADR)]

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.
ETF BASIC NEWS September 17, 2014 4:25pm

Act Now On Nuclear Energy [Cameco Corporation (USA), Rio Tinto plc (ADR), Denison Mines Corp (USA)]

nuclearAndy Crowder: Time heals all wounds. Nuclear energy is back in vogue less than four years since the Fukushima power-plant disaster.
NYSE:NLR July 16, 2014 11:31am

What Will Shake Retail Investors Out Of Their Shell Shock? [Rio Tinto plc (ADR), EMC Metals Corp., Probe Mines Ltd]

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
ETF BASIC NEWS May 13, 2014 2:39pm

What Are Copper Prices Predicting? [Alcoa Inc, BHP Billiton Limited (ADR), Rio Tinto plc (ADR), Vale SA (ADR), SPDR S&P China (ETF)]

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.
NYSE:COPX April 1, 2014 10:32pm

What The Breakout In The Gold-to-Copper Ratio Is Telling Us [Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., Southern Copper Corp, Rio Tinto plc (ADR)]

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;
NYSE:JJC March 26, 2014 2:29pm

A Great Buying Opportunity In Copper? [Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., Southern Copper Corp, Rio Tinto plc (ADR)]

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

All Roads Lead To The Athabasca Basin [Cameco Corporation (USA), Denison Mines Corp (USA), Rio Tinto plc (ADR)]

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,
NYSE:URA March 19, 2014 3:13pm

How You Can Play Steel’s Next Move

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
NYSE:SLX January 13, 2014 11:47am

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

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,
NYSE:URA December 3, 2013 3:18pm

Uranium Prices Set To Surge

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.
NYSE:URA November 29, 2013 1:55pm

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

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
ETF BASIC NEWS November 18, 2013 1:06pm

Juniors That Can Deliver The Goods

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,
NYSE:GDX October 16, 2013 3:55pm

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