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Published 10 days ago
In this video from the storming success that was the 2017 UK Investor Show, Colin Bird, Executive Chairman of Xtract Resources (XTR), is at the podium. And make sure that you keep April 21 2018 free for next year's UK Investor Show.
Published 20 days ago
Yesterday, we asked you to caption a photo that YouTube chose for our video of Galileo Resources (GLR) at the UK Investor Show which caught Colin Bird, also of Jubilee Platinum (JLP) and Xtract Resources (XTR), in a particularly animated pose. The quality was high, but the winner of the Caption Contest is:
Published 21 days ago
YouTube automatically chooses a still from a video to place on the holding page. The one that the algorithm chose for our video of Galileo Resources (GLR) at the UK Investor Show shows Colin Bird, also of Jubilee Platinum (JLP) and Xtract Resources (XTR) in a particularly animated pose. Caption this picture - your deadline to post entries in the comments section below is midnight tonight ( Sunday 9th April).
Published 23 days ago
Just catching up with an after-hours RNS from Xtract Resources (XTR) on Wednesday and although I was hoping for an update on how it is going to finance Manica, it was in fact just more dilution taking the total number of shares to over 34 billion…..with more to come...
Published 30 days ago
Ahead of another round tomorrow, at UK Investor Show 2016 there were five 'Dragon's Den' sessions where a number of CEOs each gave a pitch and three Dragons each picked one stock in which FIML invested £1,000. How have the dragons fared?...
Published 43 days ago
On Monday 13th February, Tom Winnifrith noted a crazy market for resource juniors and that, as an experiment, we'd track a 'Dirty Dozen' of such stocks after 1 week, 1 month, 3 months, 6 months and on December 31. Here is the month update...
Published 59 days ago
Hallelujah! Xtract Resources (XTR) finally managed to issue the long-awaited DFS at 4.23pm on 28 February. It’s taken me a bit of time to comment on it as I’ve been scratching my head thinking to myself: “Is that it? Is there a page missing? What now?”
Published 60 days ago
The bell in this podcast is not Aidan Earley's libel suit arriving but the workmen returning after lunch. I explain why they are here - blame the Mrs. In terms of stocks I cover Prairie Minerals (PDZ), IGAS (IGAS), Milestone (MSG), Xtract Resources (XTR), Amur (AMC), Advanced Oncotherapy (AVO), NCC Group (NCC), Northern Petroleum (NOP) and Saffron Energy (SRON), Redcentric (RCN), MXC Capital (MXCP) and a few other matters. Smiley face.
Published 67 days ago
Last Monday, Tom Winnifrith noted a crazy market for resource juniors and that, as an experiment, we'd track a 'Dirty Dozen' of such stocks after 1 week, 1 month, 3 months, 6 months and on December 31. Here is the first of those updates...
Published 71 days ago
This will not make me popular. If you want to see me going for someone who really deserves it I stick the boot into the war criminal and Brexit denier Tony Blair in a podcast on Tom Winnifrith.com HERE. As to Colin Bird of Xtract Resources (XTR) which we own thanks to the blinding stupidity of Gary Newman & Steve Moore, the lynch mob is out after last week's hugely discounted placing. I am not defending my friend Colin entirely, nor am I tipping the shares, but I think some folks are not giving him credit for some of what he has done to rescue a company that was bust and are not putting his actions in context as I explain in full.
Published 72 days ago
I will produce a detailed photo article on my manual labours today on the fields at the Greek Hovel later today but I am rapidly concluding that I am getting a bit old for this manual labour malarky. No doubt six months on a building site over the summer will knock me into shape. In terms of the markets Steve Moore is a nice guy. He needs to learn to be a total bastard like me. I comment on Brave Bison (BBSN) where young Steve was just far too nice - someone at Brave should be doing a per walk. In a similar vein I comment on Milestone Group (MSG). Then it is onto the much ramped Frontera Resources (FRR), ditto China Africa (CAF) and then onto Inmarsat (ISAT) and Avanti Communications (AVN). Oh and I have chatted to Colin Bird of Xtract Resources (XTR).
Published 73 days ago
I started writing this article on Xtract Resources (XTR) yesterday morning and was going to comment on how sentiment was turning and Colin Bird’s straightforward approach in recent RNS’s was to be applauded and then – WHAM - a placing RNS from hell and I’ve had to rewrite the whole piece. Thanks Colin!
Published 73 days ago
After the Slater & Gordon (SGH) bearcast earlier you may have thought that I was sleeping off half a bottle of ouzo. Au contraire, I have been touring the Mani with George the Architect, the man who helped me to expose InternetQ last year. We went past Killers Gorge. Why can't you kill unsuitable boyfriends of your daughter or sister any more? As my daughter prepares to turn 16 this year I sadly conclude that this is yet another example of political correctness gone mad. In terms of stocks I offer a couple of corrections on Tracsis (TRCS) after yesterday's bearcast then look at Xtract Resources (XTR), Ascent Resources (AST), FastForward (FFWD), the over ramped hype company with which my good friend Jim Mellon is involved, Cobham (COB), Infrastructure India (IIP) and also the fraud Cloudtag (CTAG). And I refer to a drooling Evil Knievil ref THIS ARTICLE.
Published 75 days ago
I think we are in a crazy market for resource juniors and I am expressly NOT recommending you buy any of the shares below. But such is the madness that prevails, all sorts of mining and oil junors are seeing their shares fly. Worthless assets, crap management, no cash. Who cares? Just say you are looking at Lithium and off we go. So this is an experiment. Steve Moore will track the 12 stocks below, largely suggested by you and report back after 1 week, 1 month, 3 months, 6 months and on December 31 comparing this portfolio with the FTSE AIM Index and the FTSE 100. Just for fun, the dirty dozen are:
Published 76 days ago
In this bearcast, delayed by more upgrades to my PC from Mr Gates, I look at the appointment of an Oxford contemporary Charlotte Hogg as deputy governor of the Bank of England. Does it really say anything about the advancement of women? Then I discuss growth stocks such as Gary Newman's Fevertree (FEVR) and Boohoo.com (BOO), Finally I ask for your help please as I assemble a dummy portfolio of AIM Resource dogs just to see if market sentiment is so crazy that they fly. I nominate Golden Saint Resources (GSR) and Xtract Resources (XTR) now please can you nominate another ten dogs by noon Monday 13th?
Published 107 days ago
And so the guy delivering a package for next door said "Hello Tom". He is a keen reader and owns shares in UK Oil & Gas (UKOG), ScotGold (SGZ) and Xtract Resources (XTR). He must be a big fan of Big Dave Lenigas as well. It was a good chat. In this podcast I look at how quickly sentiment can change ref Nostra Terra (NTOG) and Optibiotix (OPTI). I cover Iofina (IOF) and Strat Aero (AERO) and reflect on how the curse of the Sheriff of AIM has fallen on Dolphin Capital (DCI). It took a while!
Published 120 days ago
Further to my last piece two weeks ago HERE on the cash challenges facing Xtract Resources, it announced a ‘keep the lights on’ placing of £220,000 on 21 December pending the authorisation of 9 billon shares at yesterday’s general meeting. All as expected but where, oh where is the goddamn BFS (or DFS or whatever Colin wants to call it)? As yet another deadline is missed, I thought I would provide a helpful overview of the quest for the mining equivalent of the Holy Grail.
Published 126 days ago
Happy Christmas One and all. This podcast follows on from A-E HERE, F-J HERE, K-O HERE and P to T HERE. Okay I cheat a bit here but with these letters it is tough but, inter alia, I cover: the USM, Uramin - my old pal Jim Mellon's company, United Cacao (CHOC), Worthington (WRN), the three Ex's , Xcite Energy (XEL), Xtract Resources (CTR), Yolo Leisure (YOLO), Zeus Capital and the late lamented Gable (GAH)
Published 135 days ago
Earlier this week, Xtract Resources (XTR) announced an upcoming EGM to authorise the issuance of a further 9 billion shares, a mere 50% of the current share capital! Sounds like a lot but one needs to have a look again at the last heavily dilutive funding round in November to ascertain whether this is actually going to help.
Published 136 days ago
In this podcast I revisit the vexed subject of Xtract Resources (XTR) which begs the question of when exactly I should sack Gary Newman and Steve Moore. Having seen a Christmas Carol last night I am inspired by my hero Scrooge, that is to say before he got all soppy, Guardian reading and pathetic in his old age. I also comment on Management Consulting (MMC) before returning at length to Cloudtag (CTAG). This time I play the ghost of Christmases yet to come with a warning for hapless Nomad Cairn. I also comment on Sula (SULA) with whom I met up yesterday.
Published 178 days ago
Poor old Justin the Clown is still talking cobblers about Andalas (ADL). Perhapds it is the strain of now having to live in a cardboard box but the poor fellow now seems unable to read so I put him straight. Then it is onto Halosource (HALO) where Neil Woodford is taking another big hit which reminds me that Nigel Somerville and I are doing a special session on Woodford disasters at UK Investor Show on April 1 2017. To celebrate this we have 20 complimentary investor class seats to hand out today. Just go to www.UKInvestorShow.com and book using the promotional code NOVUKSP - book now! Elsewhere on bearcast I discuss Xtract Resources (XTR) and Gattaca (GATC).
Published 178 days ago
I was starting to warm to Colin Bird at Xtract Resources (XTR) with his decisive action and straight-talking, although today’s hugely disappointing funding RNS which needs about five reads and three espressos to understand leaves me feeling cold, although I’m guessing Beaufort Securities and Beaumont Cornish should shoulder some of the blame.
Published 188 days ago
There are two statements out today from Xtract Resources (XTR) and neither can be viewed in any way as good news. We own these shares thanks to Dragons Den choices by Steve Moore & Gary Newman at UK Investor 2016, and today's admissions prompt me to start filling in P45s for both those writers.
Published 192 days ago
At UK Investor Show there were five 'Dragon's Den' sessions where five CEOs each gave a five minute pitch and three Dragons each picked one stock in which FIML invested £1,000 via our most excellent broker J Herbert Esq at European Wealth. And so £15,000 was invested, how has it fared?
Published 219 days ago
On today's bearcast I look at Jiasen (JSI) but have to speak quietly since Oakley may get the wrong idea when I discuss a dead cat bounce. I also cover Xtract Resources (XTR), Obtala (OBT), Corero (CNS), Toople (TOOP), GCM Resources (GCM) and in some detail LGO Energy (LGO)
Published 220 days ago
Thanks to Steve Moore and Gary Newman we own shares in Xtract Resources (XTR). Both deserve P45s for that. I discuss this disaster as well as another hole in the ground in Bongo Bongo land which stinks - Armadale Capital (ACP). Then it is onto Newmark Security (NMT) - Graham Neary hang your head in shame for this exercise in nepotistic value destruction - before I look at Gulf Keystone (GKP) and the administration waiting to happen that is Avanti Communications (AVN)
Published 220 days ago
Xtract Resources (XTR) reminds me of someone after a massive night out, no doubt drunk on the promises of Jan Nelson, being held upright by the more sensible friend, Colin Bird, as it stumbles from pillar to post on the way home, desperately close to falling in the busy road.
Published 256 days ago
I am almost getting bored of this but to see poltroons get all their facts wrong and delight in their own stupidity gives me a vague feeling of superiority. Meanwhile I explain the latest farce that is entertaining various morons on twitter. I then look at Xtract Resources (XTR) and also, in detail, Rose Petroleum (ROSE).
Published 256 days ago
Not a great surprise for any seasoned observer but yet another disappointing RNS from Xtract Resources (XTR) this morning. Surely it is time now for Jan Nelson to hang up his mining helmet and head off into the sunset….well, to a new role at MTI anyway.
Published 284 days ago
I had to buy a copy of the Guardian for Dad today and carry it home through the streets from the newsagent. How I am shamed in front of my neighbours. Meanwhile dad is reading books I own by Peter Hitchens, Niall Ferguson and Melanie Phillips and is loving them, as his inner reactionary is exposed. On the markets I look at Servision (SEV), Xtract Energy (XTR) - Steve Moore and Gary Newman you are FIRED! - Gulf Keystone (GKP), Taihua (FRAUD), Oxford Pharma (OXP), Judges Scientific (JDG) and another bad day for disgraced Roger "Ramper" Lawson of ShareSoc, Kennedy Ventures (KENV) and finally the poltroons stock of choice for today, Nyota (NYO).
Published 284 days ago
Just when the long-suffering shareholders of Xtract Resources (XTR) thought things couldn’t get any worse, they’ve been absolutely stunned by this morning’s RNS. Well, they say it’s good to get all the bad news out at once, right? Let’s take a look at it in detail.
Published 317 days ago
I’ve been a bit harsh on Jan Nelson, the CEO of Xtract Resources (XTR) on a few occasions but, to give him credit, he tried to do the right thing at yesterday’s shareholder presentation and actually tell the truth. Unfortunately, the truth ended up being price sensitive information for a very select audience and the shares should have been suspended as a result.
Published 326 days ago
One of my first pieces on this site back in January (HERE) highlighted the clear discrepancy between the half-year results of Xtract Resources (XTR) and all the ramping RNS’s beforehand. Despite assurances to the contrary, it appears that some things never change. Xtract announced its full year results yesterday and the revenue for the full year was £350,000.
Published 334 days ago
Feeling a bit sad writing this having read the RNS issued by Xtract Resources (XTR) last week about the disposal of the Manica project to Nexus and MTI for $17.5 million. I feel that I should pay my respects.
Published 348 days ago
The second Dragon's Den session at UK Investor saw myself, Steve Moore & Gary Newman invest £1000 each. Our choice was Xtract Resources (XTR), Berkeley Energia (BKY) and BMR Mining (BMR). Watch for the claim made by Jan Nelson of Xtract.
Published 351 days ago
Post one of the Dragon's Den session we appear to be the owner of shares in Xtract Resources (XTR), I blame Steve Moore & Gary Newman. Anyhow, here is Jan Nelson presenting at UK Investor Show.
Published 447 days ago
I was holding off from writing this piece until I had heard the podcast that Tom was planning with Jan Nelson but as that is taking as long to record as Xtract’s (XTR) assessment of Concordia, I thought I should go ahead and comment on last Wednesday’s, slightly underwhelming, RNS and presentation.
Published 451 days ago
John Meyer of SP Angel this morning comments on Amur Minerals (AMC), Berkeley Energia (BKL), Bushveld Minerals (BMN), Noricum Gold (NMG), Shanta Gold (SHG) and Xtract Resources (XTR) as well as offering a detailed macro view on the news that is shaping global mining and the AIM mining pond.
Published 451 days ago
Update: Technology did not permit . I am on the case and we record at 2 PM GMT Friday. I will then record an interview with Jan Nelson of Xtract Resources (XTR) . I will endeavour to have it up and live by 3 PM Friday. At the risk of sounding like Comrade Jeremy Corbyn...
Published 473 days ago
After today's twitter harassment from Yusuf Kajee of Afriag (AFRI) I was rather reminded of the Spitting Image classic below. But it's a lie. I had a good chat with Jan Nelson of Xtract (XTR) who is a nice South African and I offer a few thoughts on his company and explain why our podcast interview will be in a few days. The it is onto LGO Energy (TOAST) and Jabba The Hutt ramping, Stanley Gibbons (SGI), Premier Oil (PMO), Independent Oil & Gas (IOG) and the China frauds. I also mention the new vehicle of Andrew "piggy" Austin of IGAS Infamy which Nigel takes apart HERE. He is not a South African but should be.
Published 473 days ago
John Meyer of SP Angel this morning comments on Base Resources (BSE), Kefi Minerals (KEFI), Kibo Mining (KIBO) and Xtract Resources (XTR) as well as offering a detailed macro view on the news that is shaping global mining and the AIM mining pond.
Published 474 days ago
As a new boy to this site I feel I should apologise. A couple of people commented on the fact that my article on Sunday on Xtract Resources (XTR) was only focussed on one relatively small part of the future value of this business, namely Chepica, and that it would have been more balanced if I had mentioned other parts of the business.
Published 475 days ago
Featuring shares in Aminex (AEX), Amur Minerals (AMC), Jubilee Platinum (JLP), Reneuron (RENE), SolGold (SOLG) and Xtract Resources (XTR) with share price targets set for all stocks.
Published 476 days ago
Evil Knievil sent me a snotty email on Watchstone (WTG) of which he is long. I think he is a bit in denial. And so to are some of our readers as they respond to perfectly good articles appearing here today by our new author Cynical Bear, notably on Xtract Resources (XTR) and Challenger Acquisitions (CHAL). All this is discussed in today's podcast.
Published 476 days ago
The first step in reviewing a business for potential investment starts with a review of the Board looking at track record, commitment and trust. There are countless examples of insufficient commitment by CEOs but I won’t focus on that here and instead will look at the issue of trust. If a business continues to under-promise and over-deliver, the share price will rerate significantly upwards over time but, unfortunately, the opposite is true, and that is much more prevalent on AIM. And this brings me to Xtract Resources (XTR), another stock promoted shamelessly by Zak Mir.
Published 480 days ago
Featuring shares in Greatland Gold (GGP), Noricum Gold (NMG), Shanta Gold (SHG), Uranium Resources (URA), Xtract Resources (XTR) ands Zoo Digital (ZOO) with share price targets set for all six stocks.
Published 489 days ago
Featuring shares in Finnaust Mining (FAM), New World Oil & Gas (NEW), SolGold (SOLG), Sirius Minerals (SXX) and Xtract Resources (XTR) with share price targets for all five stocks.
Published 520 days ago
If you want me to analyse a stock for you just drop me a line at email@example.com - Today I look at shares in EKF Diagnostics, Paragon Entertainment and Xtract Resources setting target prices for all three stocks.
Published 536 days ago
Featuring shares in Armadale Capita (ACP)l, Concha (CHA), Iofina (IOF), Sula Iron & Gold (SULA), Sovereign Mines of Africa (SMA), Xtract Resources (XTR), together with some share price targets.
Published 539 days ago
Featuring shares in Eland Oil & Gas (ELA), Imaginatik (IMTK), Plutus Powergen (PPG), Vast Resources (VAST) and Xtract Resources (XTR) with share price targets for all five stocks
Published 579 days ago
Shares in Xtract Resources (XTR) have fallen 20% to 0.24p today on the company’s disappointing interim results. Xtract has been one of the most hyped stocks of 2015, rising from a low of 0.07p to a high of 0.45p on 1 June. Following the inevitable pullback in advance of 29 June’s placement, the share price settled in a range of 0f 0.215p to 0.3p, only to start rallying again last week. Cynics might wonder whether this was a pre-results pump ahead of today’s dump. Certainly anyone who bought in at yesterday’s high of 0.324p is now nursing a hefty loss, within half a trading session. The question now is can Xtract regain its momentum?
Published 583 days ago
Featuring shares in Formation Group (FRM), Independent Oil & Gas (IOG), Mediazest (MDZ), Powerhouse Energy (PHE), Sable Mining (SBLM), Xtract Resources (XTR) with share price targets for all five stocks.
Published 590 days ago
Featuring shares in 88 Energy (88E), Arian Silver (AGQ), Goldplat (GDP), Jubilee Platinum (JLP), Independent Resources (IRG), Xtract Resources (XTR), together with some share price targets.
Published 600 days ago
Featuring shares of African Potash (AFPO), Audioboom (BOOM), Sefton Resources (SER), Trinity Exploration (TRIN), UK Oil & Gas (UKOG), XTR Resources (XTR), together with some share price targets.
Published 618 days ago
Featuring the shares of Advanced Oncotherapy (AVO), Central Rand Gold (CRND), Great Western Mining (GWMO), Range Resources (RRL), Vast Resources (VAST), Xtract Resources (XTR), together with some share price targets.
Published 623 days ago
Featuring shares in AMC Minerals (AMC), Falkland Oil & Gas (FOG), Gulf Keystone (GKP), Optibiotix (OPTI), Rockhopper Exploration (RKH), Xtract Resources (XTR) with share price targets for all
Published 631 days ago
Having newly raised £375,000 at a depressed 1.2p to pay licence fees on its gold and copper projects in the south of the US state of Nevada, AIM dog Galileo Resources (GLR) still feels unloved by the investment community. Yet the company, whose shares have fallen from more than 30p four years ago to a 12-month low of 1.25p in dire gold and copper markets , could be sitting on ‘a new Carlin Trend’, declares Colin Bird, executive chairman and 35% shareholder.
Published 633 days ago
Depressed gold at $1,092.45c (£700) an ounce and copper at below $2.40c a lb have yet to attract hordes of bargain hunters or contrarians, but AIM-quoted Xtract Resources (XTR) is keeping up the momentum in its quest to develop gold and copper opportunities across the globe. Chaired by entrepreneurial veteran Colin Bird, of Jubilee Platinum (JLP) and Tiger Resources, and steered by chief executive officer Jan Nelson, ex-boss of Pan African Resources, the company is characteristically trumpeting the discovery of a second high-grade reef system, ‘Reef System B’, at its Chepica gold and copper mine in Chile.
Published 637 days ago
Featuring AFC Energy (AFC), Advanced Oncotherapy (AVO), Xcite Energy (XEL), Xtract Resources (XTR)
Published 650 days ago
If you want me to analyse a stock for you just drop me a line at firstname.lastname@example.org - Today I look at Horizon Discovery (HZD), Michelmersh Brick Holdings (MBH), Xtract Resources (XTR)
Published 656 days ago
Featuring Aminex (AEX), Landsdowne Oil & Gas (LOGP), Magnolia Petroleum (MAGP), Tern (TERN), Xtract Resources (XTR)
Published 662 days ago
Featuring Empyrean Energy (EME), Formation (FRM), Premier African Minerals (PREM), Stellar Resources (STG), UK Oil & Gas (UKOG), Xtract Resources (XTR)
Published 669 days ago
Featuring Amur Minerals (AMC), Anglo Asian Mining (AAZ), Eurasia Mining (EUA), Sefton Resources (SER), Xtract Resources (XTR) and Westminster Group (WSG).
Published 671 days ago
John Meyer of SP Angel this morning comments on Amur Minerals (AMC), Bacanora Minerals (BCN), Central Asia Metals (CAML), Rio Tinto (RIO), SolGold (SOLG), Savannah Resources (SAV) and Xtract Resources (XTR) as well as offering a detailed macro view on the news that is shaping global mining and the AIM mining pond.
Published 673 days ago
Featuring Cap-XX (CPX), Imaginatik (IMTK), Marechale Capital (MAC), Xtract Resources (XTR)
Published 678 days ago
Featuring Frontera Resources (FRR), Mobilityone (MBO), Sirius Minerals (SXX), Valirx (VAL), XTR Resources (XTR)
Published 682 days ago
John Meyer of SP Angel this morning comments on Caledonia Mining (CMCL), ECR Minerals (ECR), Paragon Diamonds (PRG), Sirius Minerals (SXX), StratMin Global Resources (STGR) and Xtract Resources (XTR) as well as offering a detailed macro view on the news that is shaping global mining and the AIM mining pond.
Published 690 days ago
Expansive and newly popular Xtract Resources (XTR) is poised to make another acquisition, this time of an as yet unnamed South African gold producer capable of delivering 60,000 oz. to 100,000 oz. a year, according to chief executive officer Jan Nelson. Shares in Xtract, highlighted here in April at 0.25p, have bounced from a barely-visible 12-month low of 0.07p to 0.41p, as the company has increased potential resources in and around its three-year Chepica copper and gold project in Chile, and Nelson, ex-boss of Pan African Resources, declares the proposed acquisition, which would involve issuing shares, could ‘seriously transform’ the IM-quoted company’, now valued at £26.25 million.
Published 699 days ago
Featuring Edenville (EDL), Jubilee Platinum (JLP), Motif Bio (MTFB), Northcote Energy (NCT), Scancell (SCLP), Xtract Resources (XTR)