Tracy Weslosky

About Tracy Weslosky

Tracy Weslosky is the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of InvestorIntel, a leading global investment intelligence source created for the innovative and entrepreneurial minded that represents publicly listed companies that are listed on InvestorIntel.com. Tracy is also the Founder & CEO for ProEdge Media Corp., an online publishing and media production company since 2001 that owns InvestorIntel. Tracy is also the Managing Partner for 724 Capital Corp., a business consulting firm that lists all clients on 724Capital.com. Previously she has owned a boutique Investment Banking firm for 7 years that was the basis for a business reality television series called, DealFlow. Aired around the world for 3 years on CNBC World, WealthTV and many other networks globally; Tracy is a speaker, writer and an entrepreneur.

Russian grant revs Stans Energy while battery market fuels Stria Lithium

InvestorIntelReport for the week ending September 19, 2014: The weaker commodities theme continues for last week as I drill down on InvestorIntel member averages for the week ending September 19, 2014. The graphite and graphene sector lead for least negative downturn at -4.68%. This followed by oil and gas -4.77%, rare earths and technology metals -5.10% and uranium, down -5.49% for the week ending September 19th, 2014. The leading performer of the week was Stans Energy Corp. with TSXV: HRE up +32.26% and OTCQX: HREEF up +13.99%. It is clear that the market is starting to comprehend the significance of the Stans…

Elcora’s Dr. Ian Flint on Tesla’s challenge to find graphite

Elcora-Resources-Dr-Flint September 12, 2014 -- In a special InvestorIntel interview, Tracy Weslosky, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher for InvestorIntel interviews Dr. Ian Flint, VP of processing and Refining at Elcora Resources (TSXV: ERA), about some of the misconceptions that investors have about graphite and Tesla's challenge to find enough graphite. Tracy Weslosky: Today I have the privilege of speaking to one of the most world-renowned experts on graphite, Dr. Ian Flint. How are you today? DR. IAN FLINT: I'm very good. Thank you very much. TW: Dr. Flint, there are is so many misconceptions out there on graphite right now I don't even…

InvestorIntelReport: M&A season starts as it’s ‘back-to-school’ for the bankers

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Working on a piece for InvestorIntel inspired by the “silent ones” with an eye towards the increasing M&A movement in the equities market that we are witnessing. As many of us know, sometimes our best efforts in life do not come easy – and it seems that this InvestorIntelReport today may make this point simply through the member updates listed below. InvestorIntelReport was placed on hiatus this summer due to business development, as we have been working on expanding some of the unique attributes of our content and business model in preparation for Fall. All members will receive 2 free months extension -- and…

InvestorIntel Special Report: Rare Earth Industry Leaders on U.S. Bill HR 4883

HR4883 August 13, 2014 -- Tracy Weslosky, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of InvestorIntel, speaks to leaders from the rare earths sector in the United States to gauge their support for HR Bill 4883. On June 17 of this year, US House Representative, Steve Stockman, introduced Bill HR 4883 “to provide for the establishment of a National Rare-Earth Refinery Cooperative, and for other purposes. The Bill was referred to the House Committee on Armed Services. The Bill intends to reduce the United States’ reliance on Chinese rare earths by encouraging an increase in US production by facilitating the processing of thorium-bearing rare-earth concentrates…

Weslosky interviews Lifton on the rare earth processing and magnetic material advantage

Lifton-Jack-1 August 6, 2014 -- Molycorp (NYSE: MCP) announced at market close today their financial and operating results for the second quarter 2014. As such, I have decided to push out the discussion I had with Jack Lifton, Founding Principal of Technology Metals Research (TMR), LLC yesterday morning for publication this evening. In our conversation we discuss his recent business trip to France, the mandatory processing plan-of-action required for a junior rare earth company to advance towards production; and the competitive advantage of rare earth companies that have magnet materials. Jack who has just returned from almost 2 weeks in France,…

Daniel Carlson on the ‘Holy Grail’ of oil sand companies and the value of water

Weslosky-Carlson July 25, 2014 -- Tracy Weslosky, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of InvestorIntel speaks to Daniel Carlson, the CFO for American Sands Energy Corp. (‘AMSE’, OTCBB: AMSE) about their key role in oil sands production as suggested in a recent article by Peter Epstein, who described AMSE as the ‘Holy Grail’ of oil sands companies. Daniel believes that what inspired Peter Epstein to use the evocative ‘Holy Grail’ description are AMSE’s unique cost structure and its low environmental footprint in the context of the oil sands industry. This means that, compared to others in the oil sands space, AMSE is “much cheaper…

Kingsnorth responds to Lifton’s Lynas and Molycorp update

2014-Denver-MCP-2 Note from the Publisher: I have Professor Dudley J. Kingsnorth's update on the rare earth industry, he graciously mailed us that we received last week titled The Rare Earths Industry: Marking Time. Currently in preparation for a summary article for our InvestorIntel readers, we noted the following commentary underneath Jack Lifton's article Dudley posted earlier this morning. Due to the length of his response, I have elected to post this as a stand-alone commentary for our audience review and debate. Professor Kingsnorth: "I am not sure what Leader Myths with Respect to Lynas and Molycorp that Jack has debunked (click here to access…

Electric car materials jet fuel market and uranium gains a pulse

Tesla-1 InvestorIntelReport, June 2014: The InvestorIntel Gold, Base & Precious Metals members lead for the month of June 2014, up +19.01%; driven by gold and graphite player -- Triton Minerals ASX: TON +171.43%. Congratulations Triton as shareholders responded favorably to their June 23rd news release: Significant High-Grade Graphite Intersected at Nicanda Hill and catapulted them to #3 market cap in the graphite sector overnight. Also, please allow me to formally introduce InvestorIntel client Ron Tremblay, President & CEO for Levon Resources – as OTCQX: LVNF lifted +28% and TSX: LVN was up +26.67% for June. In our last interview Ron explains…

Discipline outweighs conviction in the financial success formula

2014-6-22-Week-in-Review Met a friend this weekend who was somewhat distressed over an account that was down 50% over a short call. “What do you think happened?” I asked. “Discipline over conviction…” -- he replied, as he shook his head. He then added: “…my decision it seems was based on conviction, and that’s where I failed.” Hmmm, I thought nervously…as he may have just summed up the reason for every financial shortfall I have ever made since the beginning of my life experience. Shortly after our conversation, I came across a Business Insider story that ran this morning titled This Hollywood Director…

Lifton and Weslosky on Noyrez’s departure from Lynas, the Tesla Gigafactory and the critical materials market today

Weslosky-Lifton-2 June 16, 2014 -- From Eric Noyrez’s departure from Lynas to the Tesla Gigafactory and antimony -- Tracy Weslosky, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of InvestorIntel and Jack Lifton, Founding Principal of Technology Metals Research (TMR), LLC talk about the critical materials sector and where it is headed in this week's InvestorIntelReport. Not surprisingly, Tracy and Jack start by discussing the surprise resignation of Eric Noyrez as CEO of Lynas Corp. Jack points out that through his reading of emails from Lynas, press releases and other related statements, Lynas has painted Noyrez’s resignation as the ‘reward’ for having completed what he was…