Posts Tagged 'silver'

Tickerscores Podcast: Introducing “The Quiz”

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The Tickerscores team starts a new monthly podcast called The Quiz, where the analysts are asked multiple choice questions on junior miners, the gold price, the Fed, their favourite personalities in the business, and related current events.

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Tickerscores Podcast: Interview With Peter Spina on Mexico Silver Producers, Tapering, and Bitcoin

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Tickerscores Podcast: Interview With Peter Spina on Mexico Silver Producers, Tapering, and Bitcoin

Yesterday was the inaugural episode of our free weekly podcast. Each week we will tackle subjects related to junior mining investing and precious metals.

Joining us for our first episode was Peter Spina of Silverseek.com and Goldseek.com. Our Mining Analyst, James Fraser, talked to Peter about Mexico Silver Producers, the Fed’s tapering activity yesterday, the rise of bitcoin, and the venture markets.

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Key Metrics Before You Invest: ‘Skin in the Game’ and ‘Smart Money’

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Key Metrics Before You Invest: ‘Skin in the Game’ and ‘Smart Money’

When searching for opportunities in the junior sector, we like the focus to be on quantitative and empirical data. Sure, everyone likes a good anecdote about geologists kicking over rocks in the middle of nowhere, but the truth is nothing makes us happier than cold, hard numbers.

The most difficult aspect of a company to quantify is the management team. In a previous article, we highlighted one measure that we use called the General and Administrative Expense Ratio (G&A) which ...

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2014 Junior Mining Forecast with Top Analyst Picks

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2014 Junior Mining Forecast with Top Analyst Picks

In the following article, we offer our forecast for 2014 including five stock picks from each of our analysts. Compare 400+ precious metals stocks with a Free 14-day Trial to Tickerscores.com.

2014 Venture Forecast

The TSX-V will be a stock picker’s market in 2014. In this environment, investors should stay cautious and the focus should remain on companies with strong balance sheets, top tier management teams, and projects in safe jurisdictions.

Financings were down 37% in 2013 and we anticipate that many ...

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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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Head-to-Head Analysis of 11 Junior Silver Producers in Mexico

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Earlier this week, we published a head-to-head comparison of the six junior and mid-tier gold producers in Mexico. However, today’s look at primary silver producers is perhaps even more interesting.

Silver’s added volatility means that silver miners have felt the pinch even more than their gold producer brethren. In 2013 alone, the price of silver has had an amazing range between $18 and $32. This means production costs, economics, discipline, and flexibility are key.

We have conducted a thorough analysis of the junior ...

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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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