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Solgold’s Drilling Continues To Deliver The Goods At Cascabel
Alan Martin

Solgold’s Drilling Continues To Deliver The Goods At Cascabel

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Hole 7 at Solgold’s Cascabel project in Equador has now terminated at a depth of 1672.76 metres. Before the drill stopped turning however, the company encountered substantial intersections of copper-gold mineralized material on the southwest edge of the Central Magnetic Feature at a depth of just over 570 metres. The company also hit visible copper…

Connemara’s John Teeling Sees A Mineral Exploration Revival In Ireland In The Works
Teeling

Connemara’s John Teeling Sees A Mineral Exploration Revival In Ireland In The Works

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At Connemara Mining’s recent AGM, chairman John Teeling shared his optimistic outlook for zinc and gold exploration in Ireland. Connemara’s strategy is to identify highly prospective ground for zinc and gold exploration in Ireland, one of the world’s premier regions for zinc mineralization, and bring in joint venture partners to push exploration ahead. The market…

At last a glimmer of good news!

At last a glimmer of good news!

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Japan’s Q1 GDP has come in ahead of expectations at 1%, compared with 0.1% in the fourth quarter of 2011. The growth was partly driven by infrastructure spending relating to the reconstruction efforts in the Tsunami area and consumer incentives to buy fuel efficient cars. In contrast, the Bank of England downgraded UK growth from…

Oil and gold hit 2012 lows

Oil and gold hit 2012 lows

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WTI crude oil went below $93 a barrel yesterday and Brent crude oil dropped to $110 a barrel. In early February, WTI crude was trading above $110 a barrel, so the price has dropped an astonishing 15% in the last 3 months or so.  Gold is trading at $1536, compared with $1612 at the beginning…

It’s certainly a Greek tragedy!

It’s certainly a Greek tragedy!

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The fallout from the Greek election result continues unabated,with riskier assets continuing to be sold off and safe havens such as US Treasury bonds, UK gilts and the US dollar in demand. The euro continues its decline as an exit for Greece from the eurozone seems more likely than ever. With Greek politicians unable to…

“Rogue trader” hall of fame

“Rogue trader” hall of fame

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Jerome Kerviel, Societe Generale, $7 billion loss Bruno Michel Iksil, JP Morgan, $2.3 billion loss Kweku Adoboli UBS, $2.2 billion loss Nick Leeson, Barings, $1.4 billion loss Contrarian Investor UK