ProspectingFM – Ep2: Mickey Fulp (mercenarygeologist.com)

ProspectingFM – Ep2: Mickey Fulp (mercenarygeologist.com)

June 27, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Episode 2: In this episode we tackle the topic of nuclear energy from the mining perspective. Uranium stocks have taken a massive slide in the days following Fukushima. In an interview recorded June 15, 2011, we speak to geologist extraordinaire, Mickey Fulp of MercenaryGeologist.com about all things nuclear, including uranium and the much talked about [...]

Chinese Drawn to New Iron Ore Frontier in West Africa

Chinese Drawn to New Iron Ore Frontier in West Africa

June 20, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

ANALYSIS – ProspectingJournal.com – Last week, Andrew Forrest – the billionaire CEO of Fortescue Metals [FMG - ASX] threatened to sue the Australian Government after they slapped a 30% tax on the profits of local iron ore companies. BHP Billiton [BHP - NYSE], Rio Tinto [RIO - NYSE] and Xstrata [XTA - L] also fought [...]

Saving in Silver – A Lesson For the Young Ones

Saving in Silver – A Lesson For the Young Ones

June 13, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

COMMENTARY—Prospectingjournal.com— It’s been well over a month since silver flirted with the nominal record threshold price of $50 (back in late April), before outlying factors slammed the metal back to reality. Today, as of writing this piece, the price dipped back below the $35 mark for the first time since mid-May. For those who joined [...]

Germany A Better Dance Partner For Canada’s TSX Than The LSE

Germany A Better Dance Partner For Canada’s TSX Than The LSE

May 16, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

COMMENTARY – ProspectingJournal.com  –  Today I am writing from Hamburg, Germany, after having spent the last few nights growing accustomed to this beautiful country, and the cultural differences of its people. As I take in the sights with my wife on our first European ‘vacation’ together (quotes added, since I’m still managing to get some [...]

ProspectingFM – Ep 1: Jeff Nielson (BullionBullsCanada.com)

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April 29, 2011 – Episode 1: In this episode we interview precious metals analyst Jeff Nielson of BullionBullsCanada.com, where we focus on our favourite topic: silver. We cover the lack of objectivity in the main stream media regarding silver’s prices, the alleged manipulation of prices by both JPMorgan and HSBC through the actions witnessed on [...]

ProspectingFM – Episode 0: Intro to the podcast and host G. Joel Chury

May 5, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

In this intro to the Prospecting Journal’s official podcast, host G. Joel Chury gives a background to himself, and what he expects in episodes to come. Look for improvements in sound quality and editing in the future, as well as interviews with interesting guests.

GOLD BREAKS $1500: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SUCH BULLISHNESS

April 20, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

COMMENTARY – ProspectingJournal.com – While the bears are out there circling and declaring the precious metals market to be yet another bubble waiting to be burst like the infamous tulip-bulb market, the price of gold broke through a major psychological barrier today. Intraday prices flirted with and finally broke the $1500/oz price point yesterday, while [...]

Location, Location, Location: Troymet Exploration’s Active Neighbourhoods

Location, Location, Location: Troymet Exploration’s Active Neighbourhoods

April 6, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

ANALYSIS – ProspectingJournal.com – April 6, 2011 – In the world of mining, many times the confidence in your properties can be better exemplified by the activities of your neighbours than by those of your own. This is the case for Troymet Exploration Corp. [TYE – TSX.V], on at least two of its three precious [...]

Providence Resources and Eagle Plains Shares Overly Active Upon Gold Drilling Results

April 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

TOP STORY – ProspectingJournal.com – Earlier this year we published a story about the $4 million non-brokered private placement of 1,000,000 shares in Providence Resources [PV - TSX.V] (then known as Providence Capital) purchased by Teck Resources [TCK.A - TSX] at $4 per share. Without having seen the results, the conclusion drawn from this end [...]

Canada’s Golden Swing-Riding: PJ’s Weekly Picks – Red Lake District Edition

Canada’s Golden Swing-Riding: PJ’s Weekly Picks – Red Lake District Edition

March 25, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

COMMENTARY – ProspectingJournal.com – A big week for precious metals saw gold hang in around the $1440 mark and silver break through the $37/oz point. While this is all going on, we get to end the week with a non-confidence vote here in Canada, thus forcing the electorate back to the polls for the first [...]

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