Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Hudbay Execs Look Down the Barrel

This week in global news, the US and UK have lurched along with their respective dramas, while China and Canada have continued their war of words — now with what looks like retaliatory jailings and threats of repercussions over the role of Huawei in Canada. In the US, the shutdown continues to suck up most […]

Precious Metals Weekly Round-Up: Gold Dips as Risk Appetite Improves

Gold prices slipped on Friday (January 18) as the US dollar improved on new hope for a calm in the US-China trade dispute which lifted the stock market. The yellow metal fell to its lowest level in more than a week during Friday’s morning session and is on track for its first weekly decline in […]

High Mineral Potential Leads National Forest Service To Exempt ePower Metals Panther Creek Project Area From The Salmon-Challis National Forest Wilderness Evaluation

ePower Metals Inc (TSXV:EPWR) reports that the National Forest Service recently disclosed that it was reviewing the Salmon-Challis National Forest (December 20, 2018) for consideration of conversion to Wilderness Area status. In this update the US National Forest Service has concluded that the Blackbird Mountain and Leecock Point areas, (including the Panther Creek Project area), […]

Is It Time To Prepare For The Precious Metals To Get Whacked?

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Comstock Metals Ltd.: Recap of 2018 and Looking Forward to 2019

Comstock Metals (TSXV:CSL, OTC:CMMMF) (“Comstock” or the “Company”) is pleased to provide a recap of 2018 and plan for 2019 from Steven H. Goldman Comstock’s President, CEO and Director. Dear Shareholders, Although our current share price is disappointing, 2018 was both a busy and productive year for Comstock Metals Ltd. We re-examined our mission statement […]

ePower Metals Appoints Tyler Ross VP Investor Relations and Grants Incentive Stock Options

ePower Metals Inc. (TSXV:EPWR) (the “Company” or “ePower”) appoints Tyler Ross VP Investor Relations and announces the grant of incentive stock options under the Company’s stock option plan, officers of the Company. Mr. Ross has 18 years of capital market work experience. He has been involved in every stage of business development from inception through […]

Will the Momentum in Precious Metals Continue?

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Resource Big News Roundup: Gold Resource Corporation Declares December Monthly Dividend; Quebec Precious Metals to Extend Work Commitment Deadline for Lomiko to Earn 100% of La Loutre Graphite Property; MGX Minerals Drills 44 Meters of 1700ppm Niobium at REN Niobium-Tantalum-Titanium-REE Project;

This week, the S&P/TSX Composite index (INDEXTSI:OSPTX) continued to see significant volatility. On Friday, the market opened higher due to a 2.5 percent surge in crude oil prices. The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index (INDEXTSI:JX), meanwhile, steadily rose all week. In case you missed it, here is this week’s resource big news roundup: Battery: Quebec Precious Metals […]

Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Sales, Goodies and Arguments

This week the commodity markets have been mostly dominated by noise coming from the US and anxiety over the state of the global economy, as markets around the world continue their volatile streak. The calamity out of the US is mostly the government shutdown that is now stretching into its third week — with the […]

Precious Metals Weekly Round-Up: Gold Falls After Strong US Jobs Report

Gold prices fell from their six-month high on Friday (January 4), following a report that showed strong gains in the US labor market last month. The Bureau of Labor Statistics revealed 312,000 jobs were created in December, beating the expectation of job gains of around 179,000. Despite gold’s decline, the yellow metal is still poised […]

Money Metals 2019 Precious Metal Markets Outlook

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Blackwater Founder Wades into Battery Metals Space

The founder of American private military contractor Blackwater, Erik Prince has revealed he’s starting a fund to invest in securing battery metals for electric vehicles. In an interview with the Financial Times, Prince said that the US$ 500-million fund would develop unexplored deposits to a stage where they could be sold to larger mining companies […]

The Cleantech Revolution Fuels Market Demand for Rare Earth Metals

The market demand for rare earth metals is seeing a huge boost. By most accounts, the green technology revolution is imminent and will be massive. We’re already seeing the early days of a shift away from fossil fuels and towards renewables with the rise of electric and hybrid vehicles and wind turbines increasingly popping up […]

Base Metals 2018 Round-Up: Ravaged by the Trade War

The world of base metals hasn’t been looking so pretty since US President Donald Trump got his wish for a trade war with China, as investor sentiment cratered and commodities in the sector took a drive around mid June. While prices didn’t get too much worse than they did in the September quarter — they […]

Precious Metals 2018 Round-Up: Gold to End Year in the Green

Gold had a tumultuous year, with the metal finding its highest level in January, when it hit US$ 1,357.70 per ounce, but slipping to lows of US$ 1,182.40 in September. Most of the yellow metal’s fate was made on the back of geopolitical issues and the movements of the US dollar. In addition, four Fed interest […]

XRF Analyzers: Cost-cutting Precious Metals Exploration Technology

XRF analyzers are proving a valuable tool for resource exploration companies. In challenging, fast-changing markets, exploration companies are looking for ways to cut costs and make quick decisions. Recent developments in portable x-ray fluorescence (XRF) technology (including sensitivity, analysis speed and increased instrument durability) have revolutionized the way exploration companies conduct their field programs. Saving […]

Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Fines and Trends

In the news this week, base metals are looking like a mixed bag, with copper down, zinc up and nickel all over the place in the last few days. Meanwhile, world news has been occupied by falling stock markets and what’s starting to look more and more like a bear market. US President Donald Trump […]

Precious Metals Weekly Round-Up: Gold Rallies as Greenback Dips

The gold price climbed on Friday (December 21) and the US dollar slipped in a week that saw the US Federal Reserve allude to the idea that it may soon pause its monetary tightening campaign. While the precious metal dropped directly after the hike, it made gains later as investors reacted to the possibility that there may be […]

Primary Energy Metals Amends Definitive Agreement with Exco Mining Spain

Primary Energy Metals Inc. (CSE:PRIM FSE:1WZ:GR OTC:PEMTF) (“Primary” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement with Exco Mining S.A. (“Exco Mining”) to amend the definitive agreement to permit the parties to independently develop a series of projects in Spain. As previously announced, the Company entered into an agreement with […]

5 Top Weekly TSX Stocks: Imperial Metals Shares Up 16 Percent

The S&P/TSX Composite Index (INDEXTSI:OSPTX) was lower Friday morning (December 14). At open, the TSX was down 85.94 points from the previous day to 14,664.41.  The weak start came as a result of slipping oil prices, which weighed down the energy sector. The depressed sentiment which brought down energy stocks also weighed on 10 major […]

Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Outlooks, Plans and Strikes

In the news this week, we look back on the big stories of the year and explore sentiments on the year to come in the world of copper. In macro news from around the world, China’s economy has reportedly slowed due to the ongoing effects of the trade war, in Europe, all eyes are still […]

Precious Metals Weekly Round-Up: Gold Falls on Firm US Dollar

Gold and silver prices declined on Friday (December 14) on the back of a strengthened greenback, which was supported by investors shifting their focus towards the expected US interest rate hike next week. As of 9:20 a.m. EST, the yellow metal was trading at US$ 1,233.70 per ounce and on track for its biggest weekly […]

Owning Precious Metals in an IRA

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Palladium Shortages Expose Broken Futures Markets for Precious Metals

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Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Sales, Top Stocks and Deals

This week in base metals, copper stole the show, with plenty of news from around the world, while outside resources in the wider world of economics, US President Donald Trump made the markets skip a beat by announcing that he was a ‘tariff man’ — as if the world didn’t know already. Meanwhile, relations between China […]

Precious Metals Weekly Round-Up: Gold Up, Near Five-month Peak

Gold and silver were firm on Friday (December 7) ahead of US non-farm payrolls data and expectations that the Fed will slowdown US rate hikes in 2019. As of 9:05 a.m. EST, the yellow metal was trading at US$ 1,242.90 per ounce, pushing it towards a five-month high. As for the white metal, it was […]

Lico Energy Metals Announces A Change In Its Board of Directors

LiCo Energy Metals Inc. (TSXV:LIC)  announces the resignation of Mr. Anthony Jackson from the Board of Directors. Mr. Jackson is resigning from his position due to personal reasons. Management thanks Mr. Jackson for his positive contribution and service to the Company and wishes him the best in his future endeavors. About LiCo Energy Metals: LiCo […]

Precious Metals Weekly Round-Up: Gold Dips Ahead of US-China Talks

Gold and silver dipped on Friday (November 30) as investors awaited the expected meeting between US President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit currently being held in Argentina. As of 9:20 a.m. EST, the yellow metal was trading at US$ 1,219.93 per ounce. As for the white metal, it was […]

Love. Fear. Inflation. A Precious Metals’ Trifecta

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Brixton Metals Drills Kimberlite in 10 of 11 Holes at its Langis Project and Announces Private Placement

Brixton Metals Corporation (TSXV:BBB) (the “Company” or “Brixton”) is pleased to announce that it has encountered kimberlite in 10 out of 11 holes drilled at the kimberlite target. The new drilling seems to expand the kimberlitic body to a minimum 20 hectares in size. HQ sized core drilling is ongoing with the objective to test […]