Sprott Natural Resource Symposium 2017 Round-Up

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Our coverage of the 2017 Sprott Natural Resource Symposium. Click for interviews from CEOs and analysts, plus thoughts on commodities and stock picks.

This year’s Sprott Natural Resource Symposium gave investors opportunities to network, ask questions and listen to presentations to further their knowledge of commodities and upcoming mining projects.
Sprott Group of Companies hosted the event at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver from July 25 to 28, and it featured over 180 professionals focused on resource investing. In particular, there was a lot of excitement about gold, zinc, copper and cobalt.
For those that missed the symposium, scroll down because the Investing News Network has got you covered. Find out what analysts and CEOs said through our audio interview series and our articles on the key moments from each day.

Audio interviews

Base metals:

John Kaiser: “Zinc Prices Have the Potential to Soar”

John Kaiser of Kaiser Research shared his thoughts on the resource sector and the companies he is following right now.

Eric Fry: Why Base Metals Are Set to Shine

Eric Fry of The Oxford Club shares his thoughts on the base metals sector, precious metals and stock picks.

Eric Coffin: Gold Price Drivers, Stock Picks and the Case for Zinc

Hard Rock Analyst editor Eric Coffin discusses the potential for future US Federal Reserve rate hikes and other gold price catalysts.

Precious metals:

Adrian Day: Why It’s a Very Good Time to Invest in Gold Stocks

Adrian Day of Adrian Day Asset Management shares his thoughts on the resource sector.

Jason Mayer: Gold Stocks May be Gearing Up for a Good Run

Jason Mayer, a senior portfolio manager at Sprott Asset Management USA, believes beaten-down gold stocks could have a change of fortune in the coming months.

Andy Schectman: The Market is Setting Up for a Major Uptake in Gold

At this year’s Sprott Natural Resource Symposium, the Investing News Network had the chance to catch up with Andy Schectman, president of Miles Franklin.

Byron King: All Things Favor Gold in the Medium to Long Term

Byron King of Agora Financial said gold may see some ups and downs in the second half of 2017, but in general it’s heading higher.

Randy Smallwood: Precious Metals are a Stable Haven to Keep Capital

Randy Smallwood, president and CEO of Wheaton Precious Metals, provides an overview of silver streaming and talks about an exciting copper project.

Critical metals:

Louis James: The Gold Price, Trump and Turning Bullish on Cobalt

Louis James, editor of the International Speculator, discusses Trump, his latest research on the gold market and why he’s feeling confident about cobalt.

Rick Rule: This Could be the Next Hot Commodity

Rick Rule discusses the gold market and gives his thoughts on what the next hot commodity could be.


Scott Melbye: “It’s a Very Exciting Time to be a US Uranium Producer”

Scott Melbye, executive vice president of Uranium Energy, just came back from a trip to Washington with company CEO Amir Adnani, and he feels confident that nuclear energy will be a priority for the Trump administration.

Thoughts on the larger picture:

Brock Salier: ASX- and LSE-listed Mining Stocks are Worth a Look — Here’s Why

Brock Salier, a partner at Sprott Capital Partners, explains why it’s potentially profitable for investors to consider ASX- and LSE-listed mining stocks.

Jim Rickards: Thoughts on the US Economy, Section 232 and the Gold Price

Jim Rickards chats about his latest book, the potential for future interest rate hikes and US President Donald Trump’s steel probe. He also shares his advice for investors.


Precious metals:

Maria Smirnova: The Silver Market Today and How to Pick Stocks

Maria Smirnova of Sprott Asset Management outlines where silver is at today and how investors can profit.

7 Top Experts Share Mining Stock Picks and Investment Ideas

Doug Casey, Brent Cook, Adrian Day, Matt Badiali, Keith Fitz-Gerald, Chris Gaffney and Byron King discuss their investment ideas and top stock picks for 2017.

Base metals:

Robert Friedland: Copper Will Continue to Outperform Gold

Speaking at this year’s Sprott Natural Resource Symposium, Friedland also named three companies he’s currently bullish on.

Thoughts on the larger picture:

4 Top Mining Execs Share Secrets to Success

Robert Friedland, Randy Smallwood, Ross Beaty and Bob Quartermain discuss their successes, failures and who the industry’s next best CEOs may be.
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Securities Disclosure: I, Melissa Shaw, hold no direct investment interest in any company mentioned in this article.
The Investing News Network does not guarantee the accuracy or thoroughness of the information reported in the interviews it conducts. The opinions expressed in these interviews do not reflect the opinions of the Investing News Network and do not constitute investment advice. All readers are encouraged to perform their own due diligence.

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