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    Analysts share their top junior gold picks

    September 1, 2012 by Alisha Hiyate

    Mining Markets asked three star mining analysts to share their top picks in the junior gold sector. The juniors selected by our panel have projects that run the gamut from early-stage to advanced, and appear below in that order.

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    An investing checklist: Five steps to narrow the field (December 01, 2010)

    December 1, 2010 by Mining Markets staff

    Valuation of juniors can be a demanding process. Before you sink too much time and energy into researching a junior, try the 5-step due-diligence process used by Fundamental Research Corp. — includin…

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    Rare earths Q&A: Assessing the Fundamentals of a Fickle Market

    December 1, 2010 by Interview By Alisha Hiyate

    It’s not easy to pin down the fundamentals of the rare earth sector — a space that is more than 95% supplied by China. Even basic information — like the extent and details of a reported ban on rare earth exports to Japan this fall…

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    Blue skies for juniors in Peru

    December 1, 2010 by Anthony Vaccaro

    While Chile has long held the title of South America’s pre-eminent mining country, its neighbour to the north, Peru, is working hard to wrest that distinction from it.Over the last decade, Peru has quietly climbed the mining ranks in terms of…

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    HudBay gets its MOJO back

    December 1, 2010 by Mining Markets staff

    Since David Garofalo took the helm at HudBay Minerals (HBM-T, HBM-N) five months ago — the fifth person to hold the president and chief executive spot in less than two years — he has lost no time in charting a brisk yet disciplined course for…

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    Focusing on the Fundamentals

    December 1, 2010 by Alisha Hiyate

    It takes leadership to build a company — or to steer a profitable one with as long a history as HudBay Minerals.

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    Group dynamics

    September 1, 2010 by Jeff Stuart

    The company group is a common business model in the junior mining sector. In this type of business arrangement, a small number of companies will share office space, infrastructure, personnel, and a co…

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    The case for base metals (September 01, 2010)

    September 1, 2010 by Mining Markets staff

    Gold may have stolen the spotlight of late, but there are still investment opportunities in the often overlooked base metals. Mining Markets spoke with Haywood Securities analyst Stefan Ioannou about …

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    Hunting for gold in Nevada’s elephant country (September 01, 2010)

    September 1, 2010 by Gwen Preston

    Nevada and gold go together like peanut butter and jam. The state has produced more than 5 million oz. of gold each year for the last 20 years. Only three countries — China, Australia, and South Afri…

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    How a love of rocks made Peter Bojtos a director in demand

    September 1, 2010 by Susan Kirwin

    Last year, Peter Bojtos, geologist, stamp collector and storyteller, was at a posh Paris restaurant off the Champs lyses presenting to fund managers and investors about Tournigan Energy (TVC-V). Ups…

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    Two views on gold: Nadler vs. Embry

    September 1, 2010 by Mining Markets staff

    With a sluggish economic recovery in the United States, the euro in trouble, and the PIGS racking up debt, gold prices set new highs several times this year, culminating in a new record nominal high o…

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    Is gold set to pause?

    September 1, 2010 by Mining Markets staff

    After a decade-long bull market, is the gold price about to stall? That’s just one of the questions we posed to two well-known authorities on the yellow metal, Sprott Asset Management’s John Embry and…