Archive for Commodities & Metals

‘From Russia with Outperformance’: Coverage Initiated on Gold Producer

By The Gold Report Source: Streetwise Reports  (8/20/17) BMO Capital Markets analyst Andrew Kaip makes the case for adding this miner to his firm’s coverage universe. In an Aug. 16 research report, BMO announced it initiated coverage on London-listed Polyus Gold (PLZL:LSE; OPYGY:OTCPK), “an established large gold producer with a suite of long-lived, low-cost mines in Russia that […]

RICE: Technical Analysis – China continues to sell the state grain reserves

By IFCMarkets China continues to sell the state grain reserves On Friday, China sold 511.8 thousand tonnes of rice from state reserves. This was reported by the Chinese National Grain Trade Center. Will the rice prices decrease? At the state auction on Friday, the 23.3% of the total volume of rice was sold. In general, […]

WTI Crude Oil Speculators pulled back on bullish net positions for 2nd week

By CountingPips.com – Receive our weekly COT Reports by Email WTI Crude Oil Non-Commercial Speculator Positions: Large oil speculators reduced their bullish net positions in the WTI Crude Oil futures markets this week, according to the latest Commitment of Traders (COT) data released by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Friday. The non-commercial futures […]

Silver Speculators raised bullish net positions to highest in 9 weeks

By CountingPips.com – Receive our weekly COT Reports by Email Silver Non-Commercial Speculator Positions: Large speculators continued to lift their bullish net positions in the Silver futures markets this week, according to the latest Commitment of Traders (COT) data released by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Friday. The non-commercial futures contracts of Silver […]

Positive Drilling and Cash Flow at Favorite Companies

By The Gold Report Source: Adrian Day for Streetwise Reports  (8/17/17) Money manager Adrian Day discusses new developments at three of the miners in his portfolio. Almadex Minerals Ltd. (AMZ, Toronto, 1.20) on Tuesday reported probably the best hole yet in the drilling on its El Cobre project, with 534.9 metres grading 0.9 g/t gold and 0.3% copper. This […]

Soybeans: Technical Analysis – No bullish developments for soybean prices yet

By IFCMarkets No bullish developments for soybean prices yet Expected record US, South American and Chinese crops and favorable weather are bearish for soybeans. Will soybean prices continue the decline? Soybeans prices fell sharply after the US Department of Agriculture’s August 10 WASDE report on world crop supplies and demand reversed ideas of a drop […]

A Critical Q&A with Nemaska Lithium CEO Guy Bourassa

The Energy Report Source: The Critical Investor for Streetwise Reports  (8/16/17) The Critical Investor sits down with Nemaska Lithium CEO Guy Bourassa to discuss the company’s latest financing, plant construction and mine development. Shawinigan It has been relatively quiet around Nemaska Lithium the last six months or so, after it started construction on the Phase I plant and completed several […]

A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Buy Precious Metals

By The Gold Report Source: Michael J. Ballanger for Streetwise Reports  (8/17/17) Precious metals expert Michael Ballanger discusses the seasonality of gold and silver, and the metals’ relationship with Bitcoin. Each year since 1987, I have always used the final two weeks of the month of August as a shopping period in a manner not unlike the “Back-to-School” […]

Is the Next Gold Mine in Bulgaria?

By The Gold Report Source: Streetwise Reports   08/17/2017 While Bulgaria may not be the first country investors equate with gold mining, executives at one TSX Venture Exchange-listed company are sitting on pins and needles waiting for the drill results that could prove their high-grade thesis. Drilling Operations at Rozino Project Velocity Minerals Ltd. (VLC:TSX.V), one […]

Good News, Bad News and Encouraging News

By The Gold Report Source: Adrian Day for Streetwise Reports   08/16/2017 Money manager Adrian Day presents updates on three precious metal companies in his portfolio. Nevsun Resources Ltd. (NSU, NY, 2.12) fell sharply after it announced a decision to operate a smaller, short-life open-pit at the troubled Bisha mine in Eritrea, cutting the mine-life by […]

Canadian Explorer ‘Definitely a Company Worth Watching’

By The Gold Report Source: Streetwise Reports   08/17/2017 As the drills turn in Quebec this summer, the results released by one explorer are gaining the attention of several experts. Martiniere Zones Aerial Photo Balmoral Resources Ltd.’s (BAR:TSX; BALMF:OTCQX) drill program continues to extend the Bug South deposit on the Martiniere property. The company announced in […]

Six Precious Metal Explorers that May Hit It Big This Summer

By The Gold Report Source: Streetwise Reports  (8/17/17) Summer is the season for drilling, and with the uptick in the precious metals market since 2016, companies are finally able to have the budgets to properly explore their prospects, says Brien Lundin, editor of Gold Newsletter and organizer of the annual New Orleans Investment Conference. Positive results can mean a […]

This is Why Cocoa’s Crash Was a Perfect Setup

Perfect from an Elliott wave perspective, that is By Elliott Wave International The other day, I went paddle-boarding for the first time and was struck by a familiar feeling; one that comes from, of all things, speculating in the markets. See, when your board is in line with the current and the wind is at […]

Fanciful Fed Follies

By The Gold Report Source: Michael J. Ballanger for Streetwise Reports   08/14/2017 Precious metals expert Michael Ballanger discusses the gold COT report and its implications for the metal. Having just returned from boating in northern Georgian Bay and an area called The North Channel, I have been by and large out of contact with gold […]

China, Gold and the US Dollar

By The Gold Report Source: Clive Maund for Streetwise Reports   08/15/2017 Clive Maund analyzes where the price of gold will go when China backs the yuan with it. The Neocon–Zionist drive for world domination is set to be brought to a screeching halt by something as simple as gold. This article is not politically motivated—the […]

Bet on the Jockey, not the Horse

By The Gold Report Source: Bob Moriarty for Streetwise Reports   08/15/2017 Bob Moriarty of 321 Gold explains why in some cases—and particularly in the case of this explorer—you don’t need to know all the details, you just need to know the geologist. I first wrote about Aurania Resources Ltd. (ARU:TSX.V) back in March. The shares […]