Hi Pat: I’m wondering what your take is on Royal Nickel.

Royal Nickel, $0.60, symbol RNX on Toronto (Shares outstanding: 90.1 million; Market cap: $54.1 million; www.royalnickel.com), is focused on bringing its 100%-owned Dumont nickel project in Quebec into production.

The company has identified a deposit that could contain as much as 18.8 billion pounds of nickel… Read More

Profiting from environmental regulations

CHEMTRADE LOGISTICS INCOME FUND $14.04 (Toronto symbol CHE.UN; SI Rating: Speculative) (416-496-5856; www.chemtradelogistics.com; Units outstanding: 30.7 million; Market cap: $431.0 million; Dividend yield: 8.5%) is one of North America’s largest suppliers of sulphuric acid, sulphur, liquid sulphur dioxide and sodium hydrosulphite. It also supplies sodium… Read More

Pat, what is your view on Chemtrade Logistics? It is an income trust paying a high yield. I heard that this income trust will be able to continue to operate as a trust and not have to become a corporation in 2011? Is this correct?

Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund, $13.91, symbol CHE.UN on Toronto (Units outstanding: 30.7 million; Market cap: $426.6 million; www.chemtradelogistics.com), is one of North America’s largest suppliers of sulphuric acid, sulphur, liquid sulphur dioxide and sodium hydrosulphite. It also supplies sodium chlorate, phosphorous pentasulphide and zinc oxide… Read More

Dear Mr. McKeough: I’ve been an Inner Circle Member for several years and have benefited both from specific stock recommendations and from the educational value your publications offer. I would like your opinion about a stock: Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund (CHE.UN). As always, I look forward to your guidance. Thanks.

Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund, $12.64, symbol CHE.UN on Toronto (Units outstanding: 30.7 million; Market cap: $387.7 million), is one of North America’s largest suppliers of sulphuric acid, sulphur, liquid sulphur dioxide and sodium hydrosulphite. It also supplies sodium chlorate, phosphorous pentasulphide and zinc oxide. Aside… Read More

Two speculatives to hold, two to sell

COMPTON PETROLEUM $0.80 (Toronto symbol CMT; SI Rating: Speculative) (403-237-9400; www.comptonpetroleum.com; Shares outstanding: 125.6 million; Market cap: $100.5 million) explores for oil and natural gas in western Canada. Its $829.3-million debt is over eight times its $100.5-million market cap. However, most of its debt is… Read More

Three Juniors With Above-average Prospects

CELTIC MINERALS $0.31 (Toronto symbol CME; SI Rating: Start-up) (403-261-2890; www.celticminerals.com; Shares outstanding: 73.8 million; Market cap: $22.9 million) has as its main asset a 100% interest in the Kingurutik property, 85 kilometers northeast of Vale Inco’s Voisey’s Bay nickel mine and property in Labrador… Read More

Why Celtic Exploded

CELTIC MINERALS $1.13 (Toronto symbol CME; SI Rating: Start-up) (403-261-2890; www.celticminerals.com; Shares outstanding: 60.0 million; Market cap: $67.7 million) jumped from $0.40 to as high as $1.24 recently after it made a promising discovery at its 100%-owned Kingurutik property in Labrador, 85 kilometers northeast of… Read More

Celtic Widens its Search

CELTIC MINERALS $0.41 (Toronto symbol CME; SI Rating: Start-up) (403-261-2890; www.celticminerals.com; Shares outstanding: 60.0 million; Market cap: $24.6 million) has as its main asset a 50% interest in the 113 square kilometer West Voisey’s Bay project, located on the southwestern edge of Inco’s Voisey’s Bay… Read More

Good Way to Profit from Metals Boom

TECK COMINCO LTD. $83 (Toronto symbol TCK.B; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Resources sector; Shares outstanding: 215.8 million; Market cap: $17.9 billion; SI Rating: Average) is the world’s largest producer of zinc, which helps prevent steel from rusting. Zinc accounts for a third of Teck’s revenue. The… Read More