If you are a small-cap retail investor or an institution with an eye on the juniors, this is a real risk that doesn’t get enough discussion. Here’s our friendly warning: “lifestyle companies” will drain your resources and evaporate wealth so it’s wise to spot them quickly. Intrigued? Read on… What do we mean by “lifestyle company”? … Continue reading How to spot a “lifestyle company” in your due diligence process | The Weekly by Synergy
5 things you absolutely need to know before investing in gold companies
Investing in natural resources can be rewarding but it does have its challenges. There are lots of technical terms to understand, resources are sometimes located in risky & distant jurisdictions and from 100 exploration projects, less than 1 will become a mine. Yes, tough odds, but if you happen to buy into a company when … Continue reading 5 things you absolutely need to know before investing in gold companies
My personal PDAC 2017’s Report – and it is a good one
As I sat in my seat onboard my Delta fight bound to LAX and then YYZ -yes I am a fan of airport codes- I suddenly realised that it was my 10th time attending PDAC in Toronto. Wow! The fist time I went there was in 2005; it feels like a lifetime ago. I used to go every … Continue reading My personal PDAC 2017’s Report – and it is a good one
Argentinean conundrum. Part 2: Yes, it is time to go back!
A little over a year ago, I wrote about why I thought it was time for investors to return to Argentina; I shared what was happening after Mauricio Macri took office and what was to be expected, in my opinion. Shortly after, I was also one of the experts interviewed by The Northern Miner, a … Continue reading Argentinean conundrum. Part 2: Yes, it is time to go back!
Latin American focused events, during PDAC 2016 (cheeky agenda)
Here's my compilation of the events that are taking place, with Latin America as topic, from Saturday to Thursday. Monday should be a busy day... Enjoy! Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday March 5, 2016 March 6, 2016 March 7, 2016 March 8, 2016 March 9, 2016 March 10, 2016 MORNING/ALL DAY … Continue reading Latin American focused events, during PDAC 2016 (cheeky agenda)
What to expect from PDAC 2016 (other than being cold)
I can't make it to Toronto’s this year –shocking, I know, don’t even remind me– but I thought I could join in the fun by doing one of the things I like best, writing. PDAC is by far the most exciting, lively and useful mining conference I've been, and I have been to quite a … Continue reading What to expect from PDAC 2016 (other than being cold)