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.

Iron Ore Prices Driving Mining Stocks

Iron Ore Prices Driving Mining Stocks

The shares of iron-ore mining stocks have risen dramatically over the past few weeks, as Chinese iron-ore futures have climbed.

Ore producers Cliff Natural Resources and Vale S.A. are up over the past month, mirroring the price movement of their focus commodity. 

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Why Buy Gold Stocks in 2017?

Are you wondering when is the best time to take the plunge and buy gold stocks? Is 2017 going to continue to build on the gold trends that began in 2016? We believe it will be another strong year for gold, and especially strong for gold stocks. 

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Why invest in Copper Stocks in 2017

Copper Wiring

If you are looking for a hedge against inflation, it is common to be recommended gold or silver as an investment option. So why not invest in copper?

Well, buying up large quantities of copper bullion is largely impractical. It is also not readily understood what an investment in copper represents. 

Iceberg Project

Iceberg Project

Located in Nevada’s prolific Cortez Trend, the Iceberg Project is 100% owned by NuLegacy Gold. The company has spent over $6 million over the past 3 years on exploration, locating the Iceberg deposit that is now being developed.
Iceberg Project in the Cortez Trend
Iceberg in Nevada 

Gold Stocks Dominate Top Value Fund – Up 40.5%

There was a great article in the Wall Street Journal recently highlighting Aegis Value Fund’s 40.5% gain over the past 12 months. Aegis Value, which is managed by Scott Barbee, has benefited greatly from the rise in gold stocks this year.