Mining Stocks

Mining stocks are investments in companies that produce or explore for minerals. Some of these minerals include uranium, coal, molybdenum (which is used in steelmaking), copper, silver and gold. They are affected by fluctuating commodity prices in addition to their own business and operating risks.

While sometimes risky, mining stocks can also be strong performers when commodity prices move up. However, due to the volatility of these stocks, Pat McKeough recommends that they only form a modest part of a well-balanced portfolio.

Canadian penny mining stocks are some of the riskiest stocks you can buy. These companies are trying to find mineral deposits that mine at a profit and such a find are exceedingly rare. Because of this, it’s even more important to look for investment quality in penny mines.

For example, we automatically rule out investing in penny mines that promote themselves too aggressively or do so misleadingly. The mine-finding effort is more likely to succeed if the managers focus on finding a mine rather than hyping their stock.

Junior mining stocks are usually smaller companies that typically take on riskier mining projects. However, if a junior mining stock is successful at finding and mining, it can mean huge returns for investors.

No matter what type of mining stocks, or other stocks you invest in, TSI Network recommends following our three-part Successful Investor strategy:

  1. Invest mainly in well-established, mostly dividend-paying companies;
  2. Spread your money out across most if not all of the five main economic sectors (Manufacturing & Industry; Resources & Commodities; Consumer; Finance; and Utilities);
  3. Downplay or avoid stocks in the broker/media limelight.

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Get 3.2% yield from Nutrien Ltd.

Get 3.2% yield from Nutrien Ltd.

Improved sales of seeds and fertilizers offset lower selling prices and led to a 0.9% revenue bump for one of our top recommendations.

Recent acquisitions have helped expand retail operations and software tool offerings and add cash flow to support increased future dividends.

The stock trades at… Read More

What are graphene stocks?

What are graphene stocks?

Graphene stocks could boom with many commercial, military and aerospace growth opportunities
Graphite is one of two naturally occurring crystalline forms of carbon (the other is diamond). Graphene stocks are the companies that own a graphite mine (some of which we look at in response to… Read More

Newmont Corp.’s earnings just jumped 138.7%

Newmont Corp.’s earnings just jumped 138.7%

Improved gold prices led to a 16.8% revenue jump for this company during the most-recent quarter. 

A recent major acquisition continues to help cut costs even as cash flow expands to allow a bigger dividend payout going forward. 

NEWMONT CORP. (New York symbol NEM; www.newmont.com) gives you… Read More