Senior Golds Look to Juniors for Growth: David Goguen

Senior producers seeking to replenish depleted gold reserves will be looking to promising juniors to provide needed ounces, suggests Dave Goguen, director of institutional sales for PI Financial Corp. In this exclusive interview with The Gold Report, Goguen provides his views on where senior gold producers will be hunting and which companies will . . . → Read More: Senior Golds Look to Juniors for Growth: David Goguen

Precious Metals Takeovers Push Share Prices: James West

Even in an environment ripe for takeovers, finding and sticking with quality precious metals assets is the strategy that speaks loudest to James West, publisher of the Midas Letter. Read about his philosophical and practical switch from “trader” to “investor” and about which companies lead his list of favorites in this exclusive Gold . . . → Read More: Precious Metals Takeovers Push Share Prices: James West

M&A Opportunities Abound: Michael Gray and Shawn Campbell

Junior explorers may be underperforming the gold price this year, but Macquarie Capital Markets Equity Analyst Michael Gray is finding opportunities for mergers and acquisitions within the precious metals space. In this exclusive interview with The Gold Report, Gray and Research Associate Shawn Campbell talk about the technical aspects that are making a . . . → Read More: M&A Opportunities Abound: Michael Gray and Shawn Campbell

Steven Butler: Equities Drop Opens Opportunities

Steven Butler, senior precious metals analyst at Canaccord Genuity, didn’t expect mining equities to fall as hard as they did after the gold price tumbled from a high of $1,900/oz. But the unexpected plunge has created some welcome bargains in the space. In this exclusive interview with The Gold Report, Butler talks about . . . → Read More: Steven Butler: Equities Drop Opens Opportunities

Kevin Puil: Copper Stocks Gleaming in Gold's Glow

Blinded by the glare of gold’s rocketing rise over the last several years, investors may want to follow the leads of the Barricks, Thompson Creek Metals, Goldcorps and other major miners targeting the copper space, according to Kevin Puil, portfolio manager at Malcolm H. Gissen & Associates and senior analyst for its Encompass . . . → Read More: Kevin Puil: Copper Stocks Gleaming in Gold’s Glow

What is gained from cross-border exchange mergers?

Cross-border exchange mergers are in the news. See Indian exchanges must go regional and then global and Global mergers and Indian exchanges, by Jayanth Varma, who points us to LSE and TMX merge by Jeff Carter on Points and Figures. Also see Stock exchange mergers: the fight for global dominance in the Telegraph.

An . . . → Read More: What is Gained From Cross-Border Exchange Mergers?

Takeover Talk with Michael Fowler

Michael Fowler is a senior mining analyst with Loewen, Ondaatje, McCutcheon in Toronto and he was more than willing to speculate on potential takeovers in this exclusive interview with The Gold Report. “All of these gold producers are going to be active in the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market. They are going to acquire . . . → Read More: Takeover Talk with Michael Fowler

Daily Marcellus for November 10, 2010

I already mentioned the big news that Chevron is buying Atlas energy for the Marcellus play.

But this has all gone to a new level with no less than Foreign Policy publishing this piece: Why does big oil suddenly love Pennsylvania.

Forbes has a look at some of the new billionaires being made out . . . → Read More: Daily Marcellus for November 10, 2010

Leveraged Buyouts Reach $42B Year to Date

The big banks are now openly seeking out deals to back once again. And in response, some savvy private equity firms have sought to accelerate what they do best — acquiring firms and then reselling those companies at a premium.

Following retrenchment in activity in 2009, this year buyout firms have been seeking to . . . → Read More: Leveraged Buyouts Reach $42B Year to Date

Corporate Mergers and the End of the Customer

We’ve all heard it, and many of us have grown up with it:

“The customer is always right!”

Today, with telecommunications corporations, banking and financial corporations, insurance companies, newspaper companies, and companies we don’t even understand gobbling each other up at a rate that makes Pac-Man look like a child’s game (oh, wait – . . . → Read More: Corporate Mergers and the End of the Customer