Stock Markets/Investing

Short Position Report

Source: Daily News | 2015-09-04

AuRico CEO: 'We're well situated for challenging markets'

Source: Daily News | 2015-09-03
VANCOUVER — Newly-minted AuRico Metals (TSX: AMI; US-OTC: ARCTF) is poised to hit the ground running with a strong capital position and a portfolio of royalty assets that make it cash flow positive right out of the gate.

Gold miners must lower costs, BMO's Kaip says 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-02
VANCOUVER — It’s been a rough run for gold equities over the past few years, but recent performances by major and intermediate producers seem to hint at an industry that’s getting its balance sheets and cost structures in...

Freeport-McMoRan on a broad cost-cutting spree 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-02
VANCOUVER — Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE: FCX) has been carrying out business-wide spending cuts that it calls an “aggressive response” to weak market conditions.

Editorial: Graphite and REE juniors are suffering, too 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-02
While they have a lower profile than the mining companies who are chasing after major commodities like gold, copper and iron, junior companies associated with graphite and rare earth elements have also endured a four-year bear market for their...

Letter to the editor: Juniors are best at finding deposits  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-02
The interview of Rick Rule, chairman of Sprott U.S. Holdings, in last week’s issue includes some observations on the nature of the junior exploration sector that I take issue with. The junior sector has always consumed a prodigious amount...

TSX Venture bounces back, Aug. 24-28

Source: Daily News | 2015-08-31
VANCOUVER — The S&P TSX Venture Composite Index rallied amidst a general market recovery during the Aug. 24-28 trading period, as it jumped nearly 3.4%, or 18.15 points, en route to a 555.67 point close.

TSX ends up higher, Aug. 24-28

Source: Daily News | 2015-08-31
The Toronto Stock Exchange finished in positive territory as investors took in higher oil prices and news that the Chinese government cut interest rates again to bolster its slowing economy. The S&P/TSX Composite climbed for four...

US stocks swoon before recovering mid-week, Aug. 24-28

Source: Daily News | 2015-08-31
U.S. equities were in free-fall during the first two days of the week, as Chinese stock indexes plunged nearly 9% and 8%, respectively — among their worst performances since December 1996 — while the price of West Texas Intermediate...

Editorial: Commodities prices follow China's economy south 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-26
China’s slowing economy and sinking stock market are wreaking havoc on already oversupplied commodity markets around the globe.