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Rivkin Report: Global equities mixed, gold remains firm & oil slightly lower

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Global equities mixed, gold remains firm, oil & AUD slightly lower, ASX futures 3 points lower Asian markets performed strongly yesterday, due to the excitement associated with China’s unexpected rate cut. The ASX 200 rose over 1% yesterday while, unsurprisingly, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng was the best regional performer outside of mainland China, rising 1.95%. There are a lot of…

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Lifton on coining ‘Technology Metals’

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 Technology Metals Monday -- Starting today, I will on every Monday, review the highlights of the previous week in technology “metals and materials” for those investors, both small and institutional, who wish to know what is affecting the future demand growth for such metals and materials. Technology Metals and Materials are the chemical elements (metals and metalloids: metal-like elements, and…

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Townsend on how Peak’s rare earths attracted the Appian Fund and the IFC

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November 24, 2014 — In a special InvestorIntel interview, Tracy Weslosky, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher for InvestorIntel interviews  Darren Townsend, Managing Director for Peak Resources Ltd. (ASX: PEK) on how Peak's high grade rare earths have attracted financing, ease of processing and offer a competitive Capex and Opex towards project financing. Tracy Weslosky: I'd like to start by congratulating you. You…

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Unique cost structure and ‘low environmental footprint’ provides a real rising star for unconventional oil recovery

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American Sands Energy Corp. (‘AMSE’, OTCBB: AMSE), an oil sands exploration and development company, based in Utah. recently presented a new Project Feasibility Study, featuring updated capital and operating costs as well as a new Mine Plan. The revised studies suggest that AMSE’s costs are below those of other tar sand or unconventional oil projects. Indeed, AMSE would need about…

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Rivkin Report: US stocks higher, Europe strongly higher, gold higher despite Swiss polls favouring ‘no’

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US stocks higher, Europe strongly higher, gold higher despite Swiss polls favouring ‘no’, ASX futures 52 points higher Night futures traders for the ASX’s SPI 200 got pretty excited after our day market shut on Friday, and no doubt the Chinese interest rate cut and associated performance of BHP and RIO’s dual listed entities on the London market assisted there.…

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Why the Keystone pipeline will be built.

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Last March the US State Department released a report on the proposed Keystone XL (‘Keystone’) pipeline between Alberta, Canada and Texas in the United States, finding no significant environmental effect without significant increases – if any – of greenhouse gas emissions. The pipeline project should be used to carry oil from western Canada to US refineries in the Gulf of…

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11 reasons why you should never invest in junior mining stocks alone

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Investing in junior mining stocks is not for most people. This is what I do for a living, and I can assure you that it is not a game. If you still want to proceed in these treacherous markets, please allow me to share with you 11 reasons why you should never invest in the junior mining sector alone. Most small companies are very poorly run. They just can’t pay…

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Rivkin Report: Japanese yen making fresh lows overnight

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US stocks higher, Europe mostly lower, gold holds up after previous volatility, yen falls further, ASX futures 11 points higher The intense focus on the iron ore price at present is creating an increasingly tempting contrarian trade for those who like to bet against the herds; however, if the big guys of this industry stick to their guns on production,…

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Sinkhole swallows Uralkali’s profits and boosts potash rivals

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Russian fertilizer giant Uralkali (LI: URKA), just a year after shaking the potash market by terminating its strategic pricing alliance (BPC) with the Belarusian potash concern Belaruskali announced that it has been struggling with a temporary closure of a major mine, Solikamsk-2, located near Perm. Should the problem turn out to be a long term or even permanent failure there…

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Northern Graphite’s Greg Bowes on opening a battery research and testing facility

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"Northern has a big advantage in the battery market due to proprietary purification and coating technologies and the highest percentage of battery grade production. " -- Greg Bowes, B.Sc., MBA, CEO & Director -- Northern Graphite Corp. November 19, 2014 — In a special InvestorIntel interview, Tracy Weslosky, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher for InvestorIntel interviews Greg Bowes of Northern Graphite Corp. (TSXV:…

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Energizer, Deveron and Great Lakes Graphite move north in spite of a sluggish market

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Graphite Market Review — The Graphite & Graphene market remained sluggish for the graphite sector in general and, on average, the share price of InvestorIntel graphite members dropped 3.84% in the week ending on November 14. However, some companies bucked the trend and posted strong gains rebounded and the biggest gainer was Energizer Resources (‘Energizer’, TSXV: EGZ | OTCQX: ENZR),…

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InvestorIntel decrypts the market trend of some key commodities: agbusiness, uranium and gold

Agbusiness: It is not only the growing world population’s hunger that is driving the prices of wheat, corn, soybeans and other agricultural products and the OECD expects for years with rising agricultural prices. The main role affecting prices is played by soy, sugar, corn and wheat. Modern food production would not be sustainable without the use of mineral derived fertilizers…

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Revalidation results offer hope towards an ‘elegant way to destroy cancer’

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November 13, 2014 — In a special InvestorIntel interview, Tracy Weslosky, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher for InvestorIntel interviews Roger Dumoulin-White, President & CEO of Theralase Technologies Inc. (TLT: TSXV) about the revalidation results from the preclinical research, conducted at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network just released. The results have further validated Therealase's Photo Dynamic Compound’s (“PDCs“) ability to destroy…

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A landmark climate accord that leaves ‘green tech’ and rare earths as the biggest gainers

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Yesterday - after cutting tariffs on technology products – Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Barack Obama have signed a landmark agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The agreement obliges the USA to achieve new carbon emission targets while China will commit to reduce the rate at which these are increasing by 2030. Evidently, the two countries, the world’s…

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Theralase reaches cancer breakthrough, immunizes mice against cancer

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Theralase Technologies Inc. (TSXV: TLT | OTCBB: TLTFF) reported today on new evidence supporting the benefits of its cancer therapy based on the combined use of laser light and Photo Dynamic Compounds (PDCs), demonstrating yet another time its disruptive potential in oncological treatment. In studies conducted jointly with hospital researchers, the company provided yet more confirmation that it can protect…

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Getting real on market reality.

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There is a real in the media, and then there is the real-real. Text message on my PDA at dawn yesterday from Bourne Trader reads: “nailed the crude bounce…now awaiting the stock reversal (just a little dip before the rally into Xmas).” Counter this from several sources asking about the “obituary” of Company X in the rare earths sector, not…
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Uralkali prepares to start repair work at damaged potash mine

November 24, 2014 (Source: Reuters) -- Russia's Uralkali , the world's biggest potash producer, is preparing to start repair work at part of the damaged Solikamsk-2 mine, though it is unclear when output of the fertiliser will restart. Production at…

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Shanghai and Hong Kong Markets Lift Asian Shares

November 24, 2014 (Source: Wall Street Journal) -- Stocks in Hong Kong and Shanghai climbed Monday and helped lift other Asian bourses after Beijing’s surprise interest-rate cut bolstered optimism over the outlook for the world’s second-biggest economy. Hong Kong’s benchmark index…

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NioCorp Signs Confidentiality Agreements with Credit Suisse & Morgan Stanley

November 24, 2014 (Source: Marketwired) -- NioCorp Developments Ltd. ("NioCorp" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:NB)(OTCQX:NIOBF)(FRANKFURT:BR3) is pleased to announce the signing of individual confidentiality agreements with Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC. The purpose of each…

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NioCorp Continues to Deliver Strong Niobium Assays

November 21, 2014 (Source: Marketwired) -- NioCorp Developments Ltd. ("NioCorp" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:NB)(OTCQX:NIOBF)(FRANKFURT:BR3) is pleased to announce additional assay results from its Phase II drilling program and advancement operations in Elk Creek, Nebraska. The final analytical results have been…

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Investment treaty key for US, China

November 20, 2014 (Source: China Daily) -- US Trade Representative Michael Froman said negotiating a high-standard Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) is the focus of US trade talks with China. His comments on Wednesday came after senior leaders in both countries…

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GXM Appointment of Specialty Metals Trader to Advisory Board

November 20, 2014 (Source: Marketwired) -- Geodex Minerals Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:GXM)(FRANKFURT:G2W), (the "Company" or "Geodex") is pleased to announce that it has appointed Evan (Dong) Chen to its advisory board. Concurrent with this appointment the company has placed 600,000 Units with…

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Carlisle Goldfields Announces TSX Approval for Proposed Private Placement

November 20, 2014 (Source: Newsfile) -- Carlisle Goldfields Limited (TSX: CGJ) (OTCQX: CGJCF) ("Carlisle" or the "Company") announces that the Toronto Stock Exchange has confirmed its conditional approval of the previously announced private placement with AuRico Gold Inc. ("AuRico") of 70.6…

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Geomega Resources Inc.: Final Private Placement Closing

November 20, 2014 (Source: Marketwired) -- Geomega Resources Inc. ("GéoMégA" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:GMA) announces the closing of a final private placement consisting of 777,778 units (the "Units") at a price of $0.18 per Unit and 2,000,000 flow-through shares (each…

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GXM Board Changes

November 19, 2014 (Source: Marketwired) -- Geodex Minerals Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:GXM)(FRANKFURT:G2W) (the "Company" or "Geodex") is pleased to announce the appointment of Gorden Glenn as the non-executive Chairman of the board upon the retirement of Jack Maris. The company would like…

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Tuscany Announces Initial Closing Of Private Placement

November 19, 2014 (Source: Tuscany Energy) -- The following is for immediate release in Canada, November 19, 2014. NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES Tuscany Energy Ltd. ("Tuscany" or the "Corporation") (TSXV: TUS) is pleased to announce that…

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Xiaomi Stake Said to Value IQiyi at Up to $3 Billion

November 19, 2014 (Source: Businessweek) -- Xiaomi Corp.’s investment in Baidu Inc. (BIDU:US)’s IQiyi.com values the Chinese video website at $2 billion to $3 billion, according to people familiar with the matter. Xiaomi and Shunwei Capital’s $300 million investment is for…

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Potash Producers Jump After Uralkali Evacuates Mine

November 19, 2014 (Source: Bloomberg) -- Shares of North American potash companies jumped after the world’s largest producer of the crop nutrient halted one of its mines, a move that may lead to reduced global supplies and higher prices. Potash…

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Graphene used to create cheap, flexible solar cells

November 19, 2014 (Source: New Electronics) -- Cheap, flexible dye sensitised solar cells could soon be on the way thanks to researchers in the US. A team from Rice University, led by materials scientist Jun Lou, has created a…

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Risky rewards for China’s overseas investment boom

November 19, 2014 (Source: Economic Times) -- China's inexorable economic rise is set to see it become a net global investor after decades of Western money flowing into the country, but analysts warn the change offers risks as well…

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Brent trading near $79 as OPEC rhetoric heats up

November 18, 2014 (Source: CNBC) -- Brent crude oil reversed early losses to trade above $79 a barrel on Tuesday, recovering from last week's four-year low as speculation increased that OPEC could cut output at its meeting on Nov. 27.…

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Hedge funds ditch Apple for AbbVie and Alibaba

November 18, 2014 (Source: CNBC) -- Hedge funds flocked to Apple in the run-up to the launch of the iPhone 6, but new data shows the company is now the most sold position among some of world's largest funds. Three of…

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Canadian Gold-Royalty Firms Osisko, Virginia Mines to Merge

November 17, 2014 (Source: Wall Street Journal) -- Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd. and Virginia Mines Inc. agreed to combine Monday to create a Montreal-based gold-royalty company with a market capitalization of about 1.3 billion Canadian dollars ($1.15 billion). The Quebec-based companies said…
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