Northern Miner staff writer Salma Tarikh recently interviewed Sprott US Holdings chairman Rick Rule on commodity trends, his investment strategy, and the junior exploration market. Here’s the edited transcript:
Oct 21, 2014 1:59PM
VANCOUVER — The S&P TSX Venture Composite couldn't break out of its funk during the shortened Oct. 14-17 trading sessions, as it dropped 2.1%, or 17 points, en route to an 810.13 point close. Commodity futures rallied slightly, though...
Oct 20, 2014 7:29PM
After six straight weekly declines, Canada’s main stock exchange ended the Oct. 13-17 trading week in positive territory, but just barely. The S&P/TSX Composite Index rose 0.32 of a point to 14,227.68, while the S&P/TSX Capped...
Oct 20, 2014 4:36PM
Short positions outstanding at Oct.15/14 (with changes from Sept.30/14).
Oct 20, 2014 4:33PM
U.S. equities ended the choppy Oct.13–17 trading week in negative territory. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 164 points to 16,380.41, despite a partial recovery on Friday that snapped a 6-day losing streak on the back of strong...
Oct 20, 2014 1:36PM
On Sept. 30, 2014, the Quebec government, through its Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and Minister responsible for the Northern Plan, Pierre Arcand, tabled Bill 11, entitled the Act respecting the Société du Plan Nord.
Oct 17, 2014 6:03PM
Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE: CLF) and London Mining (LSE: LOND) have become the latest casualties of falling iron ore prices, with Cliffs warning that it expects to record a US$6 billion non-cash impairment charge in the third quarter on its...
Oct 17, 2014 5:44PM
It's taken six years and over US$20 million in legal costs, but Gold Reserve (TSXV: GRZ) has won US$740.3 million in compensation for the expropriation of its Brisas gold project by the Venezuelan government — one of the largest...
Oct 17, 2014 4:54PM
Perseus Mining (TSX: PRU; ASX: PRU) is cleaning up its act, with at least one analyst taking notice.
Oct 17, 2014 1:28PM
VANCOUVER — It's been a tough year for producer Allied Nevada Gold (TSX: ANV; NYSE-MKT: ANV) as it has moved through lower-grade areas at its flagship Hycroft mine 87 km due west of Winnemucca, Nevada. The company is hoping an...
Oct 16, 2014 5:33PM