Negative sentiment regarding gold and fears over the U.S. Federal Reserve Board “tapering” its QE3 stimulus program have pushed the gold price down to US$1,241 per oz. as of Monday afternoon from close to US$1,700 at the...
Dec 9, 2013 4:13PM
For the third year in a row, I am posting a blog on tax loss selling. I am doing it again because the topic is very timely and every year around this time, people get busy with holiday shopping and forget to sell the “dogs” in their...
Dec 4, 2013 2:05PM
Peregrine Diamonds (PGD-T) shares climbed as high as 78% this morning on news that a bulk sample from the CH-6 kimberlite at its Chidliak diamond project in Nunavut has returned an excellent grade of 2.7 carats per tonne.
Dec 3, 2013 10:17AM
The dire predictions that hundreds of junior miners would be delisted from the TSX Venture Exchange this year have turned out to be dead wrong, despite the continuing downturn in the sector, which began in 2011.
Dec 2, 2013 10:10AM
Valuations in the mining sector have sunk low enough to attract value-oriented private equity funds, including big generalist firms Apollo Global Management, Carlyle Group and KKR & Co.
Nov 25, 2013 2:29PM
The latest statistics from the TSX Venture Exchange confirm what we all know: The juniors are in a serious slump.
Nov 15, 2013 3:29PM
Aside from buying diamond stocks directly, or through PureFunds ISE Diamond/GemstoneETF (NYSE: GEMS) (see interview with PureFunds CEO Paul Zimnisky) options for diamond investors are limited.
Nov 8, 2013 10:46AM
Last November, New Jersey-based PureFunds launched the world’s first diamond and gemstone ETF, the PureFunds ISE Diamond/Gemstone ETF (NYSE: GEMS). The company, which at the same time also created an ETF tracking silver...
Nov 8, 2013 9:49AM
While this year won’t be as good as last for Franco-Nevada (TSX: FNV; NYSE: FNV), the gold-focused royalty and streaming company has reported a recovery in earnings in its latest quarter compared to its disappointing second quarter.
Nov 6, 2013 1:25PM
Shares in diamond junior North Arrow Minerals (TSXV: NAR) jumped nearly 40% today on diamond results from its Pikoo project in central Saskatchewan.
Nov 5, 2013 1:31PM