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Silver Lining: Our Top 3 Companies at the Silver Summit

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Rightfully, many investors in the junior sector look at stock recommendations from analysts or experts with a great degree of skepticism. The junior sector is small and there are always potential conflicts of interest evident in these types of recommendations. For example, sell-side analysts may cover a company for which their firm also provides investment banking services. Alternatively, analysts may also be promoting only the stocks in which they own a position.

I have always been similarly skeptical when reading analyst ...

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Five Gold Exploration Companies That Score High in Colombia

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Five Gold Exploration Companies That Score High in Colombia

The year has been a disappointing one for the BRICs, with China being the only country to bring significant GDP growth to the table. However, with a 4.2% GDP growth estimate for 2013 and low inflation, Colombia has still been flying under the radar as a growth story. Led by a wave of foreign investment focused on mining and oil, Latin America’s fifth largest economy has been well on its way to reaching its economic potential.

Colombia is now home to 12 ...

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Buyer Beware: How to Identify Companies That Waste Shareholder Dollars

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In the current squeeze on the junior sector, much has been said about the challenges in raising money and the impact of lower precious metals prices on the cash costs and feasibility of future projects. However, in these tough markets, another metric that investors should pay close attention to is the General and Administration (G&A) expense ratio.

With capital more scarce than ever, the G&A expense ratio shows how prudent a given management team is in advancing their projects. Management may ...

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Visual Capitalist Launches Scoring System To Compare Precious Metals Stocks

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Dynamic system uses data visualization to compare 20+ variables for hundreds of gold and silver juniors head-to-head.

Vancouver, BC — (SEPT. 3, 2013) – Visual Capitalist has launched a new subscription service for precious metals investors that allows for independent analysis and direct comparison of stocks on the TSX and TSX-V. Using a universal scoring system comprised of 20+ company metrics, Visual Capitalist’s “Tickerscores” tabulates a score for each company and compares them via jurisdiction and project stage.

“With more than a thousand gold ...

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