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February 2011



Skeletons Emerge from Hecla's Closet

February 28, 2011 – Comments (37) | RELATED TICKERS: HL , SLW , EXK

It feels unjust for a company to burden its shareholders in 2011 with liabilities resulting from mining activity in the 1960s.  [more]



Goldcorp Gleams With Golden Promise

February 25, 2011 – Comments (3) | RELATED TICKERS: GG , AUY , AEM

You all know full well that I'm seldom at a loss for words, but words scarcely suffice to convey the beauty of these earnings results from Goldcorp. They herald the overdue arrival of gold mining stocks onto the forefront of the world stage. They have the potential to trigger a sort of industry-wide repricing event as a sector which has still largely been ignored by the financial establishment finally inserts itself into their previously gold-bashing universe.  [more]



They Broke the Mould With Yamana Gold

February 24, 2011 – Comments (31) | RELATED TICKERS: AUY , GG , AEM

AUY fair value = $30+  [more]



A Little Blast From the Past

February 24, 2011 – Comments (29) | RELATED TICKERS: CEF , AUY , AEM

I just came across this post from deep in the Sinchi archives, and found it entertaining given what has followed.  [more]



The Presidents' Day Silver Short Squeeze

February 22, 2011 – Comments (40) | RELATED TICKERS: SLW , GPL , EXK

In case any of you were wondering why I posted nothing on my blog before this hour with respect to the incredible developments in the silver market over the weekend, it's because I was busy preparing the following discussion for distribution to a broader audience. If any of you have questions about the holiday short squeeze and what it means, I hope this article helps to provide some useful context.  [more]



Whoop, There It Is!

February 18, 2011 – Comments (70) | RELATED TICKERS: GPL , SLW , SIL

Whoop, there it is!: Silver boldly moved above $32 on a down morning for gold. The dynamic I discussed in my catalysts article, whereby ultimately leads gold higher in the next phase of the bull market, is in play.  [more]



How to Navigate the DryBulk Crisis

February 17, 2011 – Comments (21) | RELATED TICKERS: DSX , BALT , DRYS

I'm not sure how many of you know this, but I have some direct backround in the maritime industries. I once worked for the Liberian ship registry, back when it was the largest registry in the world. Some of the documents I drafted then are still circulated aboard cargo ships today. I studied maritime law and the business of shipping as sub-specialties within my marine-focused university curriculum. And many years later, I pursued a shift in trajectory by earning my captain's license, and operating private sailing yachts for a spell.   [more]



5 Imminent Catalysts for Gold Stocks, Part II

February 11, 2011 – Comments (18) | RELATED TICKERS: PSLV.DL2 , SLW , SVM

As promised, here is Part II of my discussion of 5 looming catalysts for gold mining stocks.  [more]



5 Imminent Catalysts for Gold Stocks, Part I

February 08, 2011 – Comments (12) | RELATED TICKERS: GLD , JPM , AUQ

Please stay tuned for Part II by bookmarking my automatically updated author's feed.  [more]



Dig Deep for Diligence on U.S. Coal

February 02, 2011 – Comments (2) | RELATED TICKERS: ANRZQ , PCXCQ.DL , BTU

Whether you own coal or not, you have something important to learn by tracking this market. Better yet, if you don't have time to do it yourself, you have your fellow Fools on the case.  [more]

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