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Technical Analysis Commodity Outlook Q1

Most commodities look bearish in the first quarter of 2016, except coffee, which may extend its bounce. A bullish dollar index and a bearish Thomson Reuters CRB index confirm the bearish outlook. Wang Tao, Reuters commodity analyst gives his technical analysis for Q1, 2016 for U.S. oil, Brent oil, spot gold, spot silver, LME copper and the dollar index.

Will the Commodities Sell-Off Continue?
Avoid all base metals – copper, nickel, zinc, lead, tin, iron ore, aluminum – until either ignorant management wakes up and curtails output sharply, or one of the big five global miners goes belly up. Natural gas is a definite avoid. Investors should watch for one of two things to happen that will signal a bottom is forming for oil. Here's how to play the coming bottom.

Oil's Turbulent New Year
The new year brought new trouble for global oil markets. How long will prices stay stuck at historically low levels? Credit Suisse's base-case forecast is that oil prices will begin to recover this year.

Resource Investor's Investment Newsletter Digest
The nation's leading newsletter editors and analysts in the commodity sector give their Top Stock Picks for 2016, comments and opinions. Outlook for Gold, Silver, Oil, Utility stocks.

The World of Gold in 2016
Gold started the year with a flicker of promise. Has the bear trend for gold ended? Ian McAvity, editor Deliberations on World Markets says, "To confirm a reversal of the downtrend, the US$ gold price will have to show not just a test of a recent low, but then follow through with a material higher high. Many believe that manipulation renders such a simple technical analysis discipline as useless, but I continue to believe that a couple of higher highs will confirm that the wind has finally shifted. But it may take a lot of work to take out all those peaks below $1800 & $1500. BUT, history says IT WILL HAPPEN." McAvity updates his historical chart, Gold/Silver ratio history from 1950-2016.

Resource Investor Featured Company:
Fairmont Drills Multiple Quartzite Zones With Drill Intersections of Up to 60 Metres Quartzite
Fairmont Resources Inc. recently announced completion and logging of 12 drill holes in a 2015 drill program at its Forestville Quartzite Property, located 20 kilometres north-northwest of the town of Forestville, Quebec. The property is accessible by road, and is situated within 50 Km the Municipal Port of Forestville, Quebec, it has excellent logistics to the Great Lakes, Eastern Seaboard and Europe. Fairmont has optioned the property for the purpose of testing the chemical and physical properties of the quartzite as potential raw material source of high purity glass, fiber optics, ferrosilicon and silicon metal...READ MORE

Resource Investor Featured Company:
Puma Exploration IDs Large Geophysical Anomalies at Turgeon VMS Project in New Brunswick
Puma Exploration (PUM-TSXV) recently announced the results of a recent ground geophysical survey carried out on the Turgeon Cu-Zn VMS project in northern New Brunswick. The 2015 ground geophysical OreVision IP survey, carried out by Abitibi Geophysics of Val d'Or, was oriented in a northwest-southeast direction perpendicular to the favourable fertile mafic volcanic horizon hosting the known mineralized deposits at Turgeon ..READ MORE

Resource Investor Featured Company:

Torex Gold Building First Gold Mine,
Defining Its Second... and Looking for More

Torex is a growth-oriented, Canadian-based resource company engaged in the exploration and development of its 100% owned Morelos Gold Property, an area of 29,000 hectares in the highly prospective Guerrero Gold Belt located 180 kilometers southwest of Mexico City...READ MORE

The Fire in the Heart
of Canadian Oil Country

The wildfire in Fort McMurray could accelerate the market’s slide into a supply deficit, pushing oil prices higher. Oil executives discuss when they expect operations to fully resume. Read More

Gold: Wall Street’s Lucre
The balance sheets of many central banks are stuffed with debt, so their gold holdings have become increasingly important. We believe their gold purchases and repatriation are part of the refashioning of the global monetary architecture, ending US financial hegemony. Of course, gold can go higher – $2,200 an ounce this year.


Will Coffee Buzz
Fade This Summer?

Coffee typically posts a seasonal high in May. This creates coffee’s most powerful seasonal play under normal weather conditions, which means a lack of frost in the Southern Hemisphere growing regions of Columbia and Brazil. Read More

Why Stock Warrants – Why Now?
The Precious Metals sector has had a great move up since the beginning of 2016. Is the move over? IMO, hardly, we are just getting started. My preferred methods of maximizing one’s exposure to the resource sector would be by purchasing common shares or stock warrants on selected precious metals companies. What are stock warrants, why would you want to buy them and what is the best time to get started and how to purchase them?

Wall St. Banks Bullish On Gold; Should Investors Worry?
VIDEO: Daniela Cambone, interviews Frank Holmes of U.S. Global Investors. Gold prices are surging this year, and that has one of Wall Street's largest banks flocking to the yellow metal. JP Morgan recommended that its clients position for a new and very long bull market for gold. So when the banks start getting positive, should investors worry? According to Frank Holmes, not really. On Wednesday, JP Morgan’s Solita Marcelli said that $1,400 is very well in the cards for gold this year. View Video

Is This the End of the Road for the Oil Run?
For months, oil market bulls breathlessly awaited an oil production freeze between major OPEC and non-OPEC producers. Then the Doha meeting came and went with no agreement.

Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Results
Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd. reported fourth quarter net earnings1 of $4.5 million ($0.05 per share). Net earnings for the full year 2015 reached $28.5 million ($0.33 per share).

Fairmont Resources Inc. Signs Agreement to Acquire Major Dimension Stone
Fairmont Resources Inc. announced the proposed addition of significant dimension stone assets in Spain to its industrial minerals businesses. Fairmont has signed an agreement to acquire the former assets of Granitos de Badajoz S.A. from a Spanish court appointed receiver. The assets include 23 premium quality dimension stone mine licenses and a 42,000 square metre processing facility for cutting and polishing with an annual production capacity in excess of 250,000 square metres.

Electric Car War Sends Lithium Prices Sky High
With lithium prices skyrocketing beyond wildest expectations, talk heating up about acquisitions and mergers in this space and a fast-brewing war among electric car rivals, it’s no wonder everyone’s bullish on this golden commodity that promises to become the ‘’new gasoline”.

Multiple Quartzite Zones Drilled, Drill Intersections of Up to 60 Metres Quartzite
Fairmont Resources Inc. announced 12 drill holes that were completed to the end of 2015 at the Forestville Quartzite Property have all been logged. For details on the drill hole locations, attitudes, quartzite intersections and Map locations of the drill holes and quartzite zones view the report.

Puma Identifies Large Geophysical Anomalies at Turgeon VMS Project In New Brunswick
Puma Exploration announced the results of a recent ground geophysical survey carried out on the Turgeon Cu-Zn VMS project in northern New Brunswick.

Fairmont Resources Provides Corporate Update and Announces Final Option Payment on Lac Bouchette Property and Second Option Payment on Forestville and Baie Comeau Quartzite Properties

What to Ask Before Investing in Natural Resource Stocks
Rick Rule, Chairman of Sprott Global Resource Investments Ltd., says that the ‘management interview’ is critical before investing in any junior resource company. Here are the questions to ask before investing.

Brent Cook Reveals His Rules and Guidelines for Evaluating Junior Exploration Projects and Companies
Independent exploration analyst, Brent Cook and a number of his accomplished friends have compiled a list of “must read” rules and guidelines for evaluating junior exploration projects and companies.

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