Encore: Putting in the Work

October 31, 2016
Hosted by Christopher Haugen

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We talk about the key characteristics that investors need to profit in the world of mining stocks and gold stocks: Diligence, conviction, and patience. Then we talk to world renowned mining investment expert, Rick Rule, about the recent correction in the gold market. Rick also provides some excellent insight to the audience when it comes to finding successful companies to invest. And finally, we close out the episode with an interview with James Anderson, the CEO of NuLegacy Gold Corp. James discusses his recent exploration program at their Cortez Trend property located in Nevada, focusing attention on the discovery of a new gold deposit.

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The Mining Stock Report is dedicated to the world of mining investments, with a focus on the role of precious metals (gold and silver) in the global economy. Each week we speak with top CEO’s, renowned geologists, mining analysts, and industry experts.

Our show and weekly newsletter explain what to look for when investing in mining stocks. The goal is to encourage you to engage in comprehensive due diligence when researching prospective investments, and understand the geopolitical and economic environments that influence global markets.

We cover topics such as “what factors drive gold price fluctuations”, “risks to be aware of when researching potential mining investments” and “how to find hidden value in junior gold stocks.”

If you currently invest in either mining or gold, or you plan to in the future, then be sure to tune in.

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Christopher Haugen

Christopher Haugen

Christopher Haugen is driven to help the broader investment community better understand the current state of, and trends within, the mining investment industry. As the Host and Managing Editor of the Mining Stock Report, Mr. Haugen is working hard toward this evolving goal. With 20 years of experience in the investment industry focused primarily on the mineral resource sector, Christopher has developed into a strong proponent of laissez-faire economics, and hard assets such as gold and silver.

Founded in 2006, the MiningStockReport.com is an online portal focused entirely on mining investment. Over the past ten years, Christopher has interviewed many mining experts and conducted research on hundreds of publicly traded mining stocks and the people who drive them, leading to his unique understanding of the industry. In addition, he has consulted for several well-established mining companies, provided access to capital markets, and implemented digital investor communications platforms.

Having spent time as a broker, consultant, business analyst, and most importantly as an investor, Christopher Haugen has the background and communications skills to deliver concise, accurate information to investors, in a refreshingly open fashion.

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James Anderson


As Director and Chief Executive Officer (Finance & Value Recognition) of NuLegacy Gold, James Anderson is responsible for all aspects of the daily management of the company and is in charge of presenting the company's story to both individual and institutional investors, as well as lead the company's ongoing efforts to secure the financing necessary to continue to grow shareholder value through the discovery of mineral wealth. A graduate of the University of Alberta, James spent 19 years as an investment banker, then manager, with several boutique-sized Canadian investment firms including First Canada Capital Partners Ltd., Research Capital Corp., and Majendie Securities Ltd. James has spent much of his career providing investment advice to clients who were directly involved in the capital markets. He was instrumental in obtaining financing for numerous micro-cap public companies, especially in the area of mineral exploration. View Guest page

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Peter Espig


Mr. Espig was appointed interim CEO on July 7, 2013 and full time President and CEO on November 7, 2013 during CCAA proceedings culminating in the restructuring of the Company on November 21, 2014. He is experienced in the analysis of investment opportunities, raising capital, deal sourcing, financial structuring and corporate turnaround. Mr. Espig has structured over US$2.0 billion in private equity and pre-IPO investment transactions from the principal side. He serves as Vice-President of the Principal Finance and Securitization Group and Asia Special Situations Group for Goldman Sachs Japan. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Mr. Espig served as Vice-President of Olympus Capital, a New York private equity firm, where he participated in corporate restructurings, investment analysis and financing negotiations for both domestic and international investments. In 1989, Mr. Espig received his B.A. from the University of British Columbia and later received his MBA from Columbia Business. View Guest page

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Brian Groves


Brian Groves has over 30 years of experience in Australia and Canadian mining and exploration. He has been involved in exploration for coal, gold, diamonds and base metals with AMAX Minerals, Noranda and Placer Dome. Since 2003, Mr. Groves served as chief executive officer of two TSX Venture Exchange-listed exploration companies and now is a director of two TSX Venture Exchange-listed companies. He has valuable experience in corporate strategy, capital markets, and project development and permitting. View Guest page

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Derek Ivany


As a public company consultant, Mr. Ivany has worked with various publicly traded companies over the last 10 years. Mr. Ivany started his career on the investor relations & marketing side to corporate development in the oil & gas space. He transitioned into the mining space where he worked in the Uranium sector in Saskatoon and soon after founded his own mining company called Ivany Mining. With Ivany Mining, Mr. Ivany moved his focus to Alberta, Quebec and South America. Mr. Ivany has worked with many International groups and successful held an Investment tour to promote the country of Cambodia with Deputy Prime Minister, Sok An. With strong International contacts in South East Asia, Derek transitioned into Vietnam and Laos and established a publicly traded bamboo company. View Guest page

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Rick Rule


Mr. Rule has dedicated his entire adult life to many aspects of natural resource securities investing. In addition to the knowledge and experience gained in a long and focused career, he has a worldwide network of contacts in the natural resource and finance worlds. As Director, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Sprott US Holdings, Inc., Mr. Rule leads a highly skilled team of earth science and finance professionals who enjoy a worldwide reputation for resource investment management.
Mr. Rule is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, and is interviewed for numerous radio, television, print and online media outlets concerning natural resource investment and industry topics. He is frequently quoted and referred by prominent natural resource oriented newsletters and advisories. View Guest page

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