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Two investing ideas

“History does not repeat itself but it does rhyme.” Mark Twain (or somebody else) For resource speculators, “deals” abound as a result of the great junior mining shakedown of 2008-2013. And therein lies the danger: deals abound but value is … Continue reading

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Newstrike Capital update: Lukas Lundin adds to his position

by James Kwantes The filing is in and the buyer of 2 million shares at $1.80 is Lukas Lundin – more specifically, the Lundin family holding company Zebra Holdings and Investments S.a.r.l. The purchase was filed on Dec. 27 as … Continue reading

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Of gold prices, takeover targets and Brown’s Bottom

by James Kwantes PricewaterhouseCoopers issued a gold price report Thursday – on a day gold dropped about $20 to $1,645/oz – reiterating the bullishness of gold mining executives on the prospects for the barbarous relic in 2013. Here’s the link. Also … Continue reading

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Sandstorm Gold gets Cramered

Sandstorm Gold had been basking in the glow of U.S. exposure since its Aug. 20 listing on the New York Stock Exchange, as outlined in my first World of Mining post. Shares went on a tear, rising more than 40% … Continue reading

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Gold: Part of Greece’s salvation?

by James Kwantes It’s not just the ancient ruins that are deteriorating in Greece. With unemployment at 25% and youth unemployment more than 50%, the country’s very social fabric is at risk of unravelling, as austerity’s chokehold produces street clashes … Continue reading

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Lumina Copper update

by James Kwantes That thud you heard yesterday was Lumina Copper stock dropping a further 8.5% on news that its strategic review process has yet to land a buyer for the company’s Taca Taca copper-gold-molybdenum deposit in Argentina – not the … Continue reading

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Norman Bell Keevil: The sweet science of mining

Second in a series (Read Part 1 here) “Opportunity can go by in a day.” Norman Bell Keevil, Sr. Norman Bell Keevil was born on a Saskatchewan farm in 1910. In his first life, Keevil was an academic, studying math, … Continue reading

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The World According to Frank (Giustra)

by James Kwantes My friend Tommy Humphreys of CEO.ca has a great “get” today: a video interview with billionaire entrepreneur Frank Giustra, who has shown a Midas touch coupled with an impeccable sense of timing in the worlds of mining … Continue reading

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