Industry Analysts

Dr. John Belhumeur – Aboriginal Miner

Dr. John Belhumeur is the Founder and publisher of The Aboriginal Miner a partnership with the Prospector Resource Investment News. John is an accomplished publisher, miner, and adviser to “First Nations, Industry and Government”. Belhumeur is well known throughout the mining, forestry and petroleum industry, as well as resource development communities and Government & Aboriginal nations in North America.

Coming from St. Lazare and Pine Creek Manitoba, his Cree /Ojibwa ancestry gives him first-hand knowledge of the Aboriginal experience, lending him a deeper understanding of issues facing Aboriginal people today in society and workplace. John believes in protecting the environment first and foremost through the use of Traditional, Ecological Knowledge and sustainable mineral development.

To date, Dr. Belhumeur has spent 30 years consulting and developing projects, which involve Aboriginal citizens & industry and government. Belhumeur has worked on many projects from the EIA process to the construction phase, then to the operation phase of a mine. In addition  Belhumeur was the first Indigenous publisher to endorse mining and resource deployment in his newspaper.

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Ryan Blanchette

Ryan is a former DOD intelligence analyst turned critical metals analyst, who views the industry through the lens of geopolitics, risk, & conflict

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Ted Butler

“Not to be confused with his older namesake, Ted Butler is a financial journalist who writes at the intersection of macroeconomics, geopolitics, and commodities.

“A protégé of David Morgan, Ted writes monthly for “The Morgan Report”, as well as annually for the “In Gold We Trust Report”.

Whilst maintaining these commitments, Ted is also working on his own project which is set to launch in the coming months.”



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Marc Challande – Money Eh?

Passionate about investing and sharing information, Marc is driven by the will of discovering, and learning new opportunities. He is a freelance writer, who co-founded Money,eh?, a website that has the purpose of helping all Canadians secure their financial future and clear all those unanswered questions they might have about personal finance.

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Jeff Christian – The CPM Group

Jeffrey M. Christian is Managing Partner of CPM Group, a precious metals and commodities research and consulting firm. He founded CPM Group in 1986 when he bought the Commodities Research Group he managed from J. Aron and Goldman Sachs. He is a globally recognized authority on the markets for precious metals and is well known for his application of economic and econometrics across commodities markets. He wrote two books, Commodities Rising in 2005 and World Guide To Battery-Powered Road Transportation in 1979. He also is well known for his financial engineering work using commodities derivatives both for hedging and investment purposes and has worked with numerous governments, central banks, mining companies, industrial companies, investment banks, and institutional investors.

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Emma Cieslak-Jones – Mining Network

Emma Cieslak-Jones

Head of Content – Mining Network

Emma has extensive experience hosting and presenting mining site visits, creating content in the form of video and photo. Separately she runs a successful geology channel called EmGems where she shares and creates content across various social media platforms. Emma holds an international MSc in Geology from the Universities of Lille, Minho and Athens as well as a BSc in Geology from the University of Plymouth.

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Jeff Clark

Metals and Mining Analyst

Author of PAYDIRT; Mining for Profits with Gold & Silver Stocks

Senior Analyst,

Mining Analyst,

Advisory Board Member, SWP Grand Cayman


An accomplished analyst, author, and speaker, Jeff Clark is a globally recognized authority on gold and silver. The son of an award-winning gold panner, the family once owning mining claims in California, Arizona, and Nevada, Jeff has deep roots in the industry. An active investor, with a love of writing, Jeff eventually became a mining industry analyst, including 10 years as senior editor for the world-renowned publication BIG GOLD. Jeff is the author of PAYDIRT: Mining for Profits with Gold & Silver Stocks. He is a regular conference speaker, including at Cambridge House, MoneyShow, New Orleans, Silver Symposium,, and many others. He provides free mining stock analysis at, market commentary at, serves on the advisory board at Strategic Wealth Preservation in Grand Cayman, and covers mining stocks for Silver Chartist.

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The Critical Investor

The Critical Investor is a newsletter and comprehensive junior mining platform, providing analysis, blog and news feed and all sorts of information about junior mining. The editor is an avid and critical junior mining stock investor from The Netherlands, with an MSc background in construction/project management. Number cruncher at project economics, looking for high quality companies, mostly growth/turnaround/catalyst-driven to avoid too much dependence/influence of long-term commodity pricing/market sentiments, and often looking for long-term deep value. Getting burned in the past himself at junior mining investments by following overly positive sources that more often than not avoided to mention (hidden) risks or critical flaws, The Critical Investor learned his lesson well, and goes a few steps further ever since, providing a fresh, more in-depth, and critical vision on things, hence the name.

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Michael DiRienzo – The Silver Institute

Michael DiRienzo serves as the Executive Director of the Silver Institute, an international association whose membership comprises the major participants in the silver industry.  In that capacity, Michael manages the Institute’s overall daily activities, budget development and management, implementing the annual plan, public affairs, and government relations activities.

From 1999-2002, Michael served as Vice President of the Gold Institute, managing that association’s government and public relations activities.   Prior to 1999, Michael served as a government affairs representative for Janus/Merritt Strategies, a political and strategic management firm. Michael also represented a member company of the Toyota Group as Director of Government Relations.  Formerly, Michael served as Legislative Assistant and Press Secretary to the Chairman of the House Rules Committee, U.S. Congressman David Dreier (R-CA).  During his tenure with the Chairman, Michael worked on House Banking Committee and Rules Committee issues.

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David Erfle – Junior Mining Junky

David Erfle is a professional self-taught mining sector investor. David stumbled upon the mining space in 2003 as he was looking to invest into a growing sector of the market. After researching the gains made from the 2001 bottom in the tiny gold and silver complex, he became fascinated with this niche market. So much so that in 2005 he decided to sell his home and invest the entire proceeds from the sale into junior mining companies. When his account had tripled by September, 2007, he decided to quit his job as the Telecommunications Equipment Buyer at UCLA and make investing in this sector his full-time job. David founded the Junior Miner Junky subscription-based newsletter in April, 2017 and writes a weekly column for precious metals news service, whose website attracts nearly a million visits every day.

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Mickey Fulp – The Mercenary Geologist

The Mercenary Geologist Michael S. “Mickey” Fulp is a Certified Professional Geologist with a B.Sc. Earth Sciences with honor from the University of Tulsa, and M.Sc. Geology from the University of New Mexico. Mickey has 35 years experience as an exploration geologist and analyst searching for economic deposits of base and precious metals, industrial minerals, coal, uranium, oil and gas, and water in North and South America, Europe, and Asia.

Mickey worked for junior explorers, major mining companies, private companies, and investors as a consulting economic geologist for over 20 years, specializing in geological mapping, property evaluation, and business development. In addition to his professional credentials and experience, Mickey is high-altitude proficient and is bilingual in English and Spanish. From 2003 to 2006, he made four outcrop ore discoveries in Peru, Nevada, Chile, and British Columbia.

Mickey is well-known and highly respected throughout the mining and exploration community for his ongoing work as an analyst, writer, and speaker.

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Peter Gadsdon – Mining Network

Mining Network produces high quality video content, interviewing the leading commentators, investors, and researchers on specific commodity outlooks. All content is freely produced and distributed for the benefit of our sophisticated investor audience.

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Kai Hoffmann – Soar Financial/Oreninc

CEO of North America’s leading provider of relevant financing information in the junior commodities space, Years as a publisher and chief editor of leading newsletter “Das Investor Magazin” provided Kai with in-depth knowledge of the resource markets and an excellent network in Europe and North America. He is also a keynote speaker at leading industry conferences. At Oreninc, Kai and his team keep track of over 1,400 companies and their financing activities. The proprietary Oreninc Deal Log and Oreninc Index provide investors with transparency in an otherwise impenetrable jungle of information.

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Peter Krauth – Silver Stock Investor

Peter Krauth is the author of The Great Silver Bull (, and editor of the silver-focused investment newsletter Silver Stock Investor ( Krauth has written about investing in silver for more than 20 years, using his extensive industry network to uncover outstanding opportunities. As a precious metals expert, he is a frequent contributor to financial websites such as Kitco and Forbes. He is a regular presenter and moderator at investment conferences, such as the Metals Investor Forum.

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Chen Lin – Chen’s Picks

Mr. Chen Lin is a full time fund manager of family assets. He started to write the stock newsletter “What is Chen buying? What is Chen selling?” in 2009, after he successfully navigated his family portfolio during the 2008 financial crisis. Chen covers mining, energy and biotechnology with great track records. Chen has a passion for mining, he personally visited many mining projects around the world.

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Ellis Martin – Ellis Martin Report

Talk show host and motivational speaker Ellis Martin interviews financial analysts and entrepreneurs featuring potential opportunities for a diversified audience.

The Ellis Martin Report is a global radio program and syndicated news and podcast program showcasing potentially undervalued public companies for consideration by discerning investors. Additionally, analysts and experts in a variety of sectors covered offer their opinions on their respective markets. We offer access not only to equities, but to opportunities that may exist by adding precious metals to the portfolios of our global listening audience.

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Rick Mills – Ahead of the Herd

Richard is the owner of and invests in the junior resource/bio-tech sectors. His articles have been published on over 400 websites, including:

 WallStreetJournal, USAToday, NationalPost, Lewrockwell, MontrealGazette, VancouverSun, CBSnews, HuffingtonPost, Londonthenews, Wealthwire, CalgaryHerald, Forbes, Dallasnews, SGTreport, Vantagewire, Indiatimes, Ninemsn, Ibtimes, Businessweek, HongKongHerald, Moneytalks and the Association of Mining Analysts.

 If you’re interested in learning more about the junior resource and bio-med sectors, and quality individual company’s within these sectors, please come and visit us at

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David Morgan – The Morgan Report

Seduced by silver at the tender age of 11, started investing in the stock market while still a teenager. A precious metals aficionado armed with degrees in finance and economics as well as engineering, he created the website and originated The Morgan Report, a monthly that covers economic news, overall financial health of the global economy, currency problems ahead and reasons for investing in precious metals.

David considers himself a big-picture macroeconomist whose main job as education—educating people about honest money and the benefits of a sound financial system—and his second job as teaching people to be patient and have conviction in their investment holdings.

A dynamic, much-in-demand speaker all over the globe, David’s educational mission also makes him a prolific author having penned “Get the Skinny on Silver Investing” available as an e-book or through As publisher of The Morgan Report, he has appeared on CNBC, Fox Business, and BNN in Canada.

Additionally, David provides the public a tremendous amount of information by radio and writes often in the public domain. You are encouraged to sign up for his free publication which starts you off with the Ten Rules of Silver Investing where he was published almost a decade ago after being recognized as one of the top authorities in the arena of Silver Investing. Contact:

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David O’Brien

I’m not a geo, and likely neither are you; I’m not a financial advisor, so do your Due Diligence! 

I AM a scientist, researching, analyzing and writing some original material. I often present items I believe to be credible ‘facts’, which may subsequently be proven, or not. 

Covering the ‘Energy Metals & Materials’; copper for 21 years, graphite for 9, lithium for 7, and cobalt for 3.

Recently, my ongoing precious metals coverage on gold and silver now includes the Platinum Group Metals.

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Andrew O’Donnell – Super Charged Stocks

Andrew O’Donnell was born into a family that lived and breathed the financial industry. Many a family meal was spent discussing markets, wealth accumulation, estate planning, investing and tax strategies. Throughout his career Mr. O’Donnell has worked at various levels of the financial service industry culminating as a Managing Director of an offshore ‘captive insurance company’ in Barbados. Mr. O’Donnell is the founder of Super Charged Stocks a financial site that provides market analysis for positioning people ahead of major market moves particularly in the mining sector.

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Gwen Preston – The Resource Maven

Gwen Preston is the Resource Maven. After almost a decade in the sector as a journalist, in 2014 Gwen saw mining at a bottom and decided to launch an independent letter chronicling her thoughts, buys, and sells in the world of mineral exploration, development, and mining. Gwen has a strong network of contacts, more than ten years of site visits and due diligence under her belt, a solid grasp of macroeconomics and how they shape metals price moves, and a track record of finding opportunity and managing risk in the metals and mining sector.

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Lynnel Reinson

Lynnel is a communications-in-business entrepreneur, operating Lynnel Reinson Communications Ltd., which unifies her interests in science, working with people, and communication with her belief that the mining industry has immense ability, responsibility, and opportunity to shape the economies of the world, impacting communities for the better. Her path into the mining industry began in the prairies and includes living in the Northwest Territories and on the west coast, as her partner took on mining projects. These years of exposure to the dynamics and impacts of mining projects led her to accompany her husband to Santiago, Chile, where she lived as an expatriate student, learning Spanish, and starting her Master of Arts in Business Communication which she completed while living in Medellin, Colombia, after a stop in Cajamarca, Peru.

Upon returning to Canada, Lynnel reset the consultancy she started in Yellowknife, NT, this time, in North Vancouver, BC, and now, in Saskatchewan, focused on collaborating with companies to establish and improve communication in business, not only in teamwork, or for individuals, but also at the enterprise level, as a transformative business tool.

She credits her time and experiences in Canadian and South American cultures with helping shape her approach to working with others, which includes recognizing and appreciating diversity of peoples, culture and approaches, and continues to cultivate her abilities to bring humour, listen well, and quickly develop rapport with her clients.

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Jordan Roy – Byrne – The Daily Gold

Jordan Roy-Byrne, CMT, MFTA is the editor and publisher of and TheDailyGold Premium, a premium publication which emphasizes market timing and stock selection for precious metals investors. He is also the author of the 2015 book, The Coming Renewal of Gold’s Secular Bull Market and hosts a podcast dedicated to bringing you insights and views from the brightest minds in Gold and junior mining.

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Chris Temple – The National Investor

Chris Temple is Editor/Publisher of The National Investor, whose motto is “You can get information anywhere, but here you get knowledge.”

For over 40 years, Chris has imparted that knowledge: an unparalleled, understandable and useful take on the “Big Picture” of the markets—stocks, metals, interest rates, commodities and MORE—and a talent for guiding his Members to HUGE winners among stocks in numerous industries.

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