Uranium

Fertilizer firms one step closer to closing the big deal

The pending merger between Agrium and Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan came one step closer to completion when it won Canadian regulatory approval on September 11. The merger still awaits authorization from several more countries, but the two companies expect to complete the deal by the end of 2017. In ...

Thermal coal sales help lower debt and increase dividend and share buybacks

As one of the world’s largest mining groups, Rio Tinto brings a vast range of minerals into production. But it is cutting back in one important area, selling thermal coal facilities as more power plants switch to clean energy alternatives.The company is using the money from the sale of coal and o ...

Thermal coal sales help lower debt and increase dividend and share buybacks

As one of the world’s largest mining groups, Rio Tinto brings a vast range of minerals into production. But it is cutting back in one important area, selling thermal coal facilities as more power plants switch to clean energy alternatives.The company is using the money from the sale of coal and o ...

Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, September 8, 2017

ALIMENTATION COUCHE-TARD INC., $60.16, symbol ATD.B on Toronto, operates 12,225 convenience stores across North America and Europe. In the three months ended July 23, 2017, sales increased 16.9%, to $9.85 billion from $8.42 billion a year earlier (all figures except share price in U.S. dollars). Ea ...

Q: Dear Pat: Could you please give us your opinion of Rio Tinto, and is the dividend safe? Thank you.

A: Rio Tinto plc (ADR), $49.11, symbol RIO on New York (ADRs outstanding: 1.4 billion; Market cap: $65.6 billion, www.riotinto.com), is a major international mining group, based in the U.K. The company locates, develops, mines, and processes a diverse range of mineral resources. Its major products ...

Here are five tips for finding the best junior mining stocks

Even the best junior mining stocks are risky—so it’s important to take steps to minimize that risk. A key part of our Successful investor approach is for investors to spread their stock portfolio out across most if not all of the five main economic sectors (Manufacturing & Industry, Resources & ...

Here are five tips for finding the best junior mining stocks

Even the best junior mining stocks are risky—so it’s important to take steps to minimize that risk. A key part of our Successful investor approach is for investors to spread their stock portfolio out across most if not all of the five main economic sectors (Manufacturing & Industry, Resources & ...

Newmont has the resources to shine when gold rises

Revenue and earnings both rose for Newmont Mining in the latest quarter. Higher gold production, lower costs and improving gold prices have all worked on behalf of the world’s second largest gold producer. It is also proceeding with a major expansion project in Ghana. In the meantime, Newmont’s ...

Stock-price rebound elusive for Cameco, Potash

As uranium and potash prices languish, these former stock superstars will take time to return to favour ...

35 tips for investing in TSX energy stocks successfully and making a profit

How To Pick The Right TSX Energy Stocks For Your Portfolio The prices of many TSX energy stocks are down lately—but investing in energy shares could provide attractive long-term returns for your portfolio. As well, we recommend that most investors maintain some exposure to the Resources sector— ...