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lithium operations

Lithium operations: What is upstream and downstream, and which of the 2 is better to invest in?

When it comes to lithium operations, what is the difference between upstream and downstream? And does it really matter? Yes…

resources stocks

Resources stocks for Dummies: Here’s how to get started in the ASX’s most exciting sector in 2024

Over a third of companies listed on the ASX are resources stocks. Resources stocks offer exposure to many different commodities…

leo lithium

Leo Lithium (ASX:LLL) once had a lucrative project, only to be forced out by the Mali government

Investors were excited about Leo Lithium (ASX:LLL) until sovereign risk issues became a reality. Some investors, and even ourselves for…

why is gold a safe haven

Why is gold a safe haven asset? Here are the top 4 reasons

Why is gold a safe haven asset? In this article, we look at this question and ask whether or not…

Black Rock Mining

Black Rock Mining (ASX:BKT): A mouth-watering graphite play in Tanzania with a US$1.4bn NPV project

Black Rock Mining (ASX:BKT) is developing the Mahenge Graphite Project in Tanzania. It is hoping to capitalise on the hot…

Core Lithium

Core Lithium (ASX:CXO): What’s the big deal about this company?

Core Lithium (ASX: CXO) was one of the hottest ASX stocks post-pandemic. The company is one of Australia’s newest lithium…

ASX rare earth stocks

ASX Rare Earth stocks: Why You Might Want to Invest in This Booming Market in 2024

ASX Rare Earth Stocks: An Investment Opportunity? ASX rare earth stocks are a hot topic among investors. But what are…

Adbri appears to be solid: So why is it withholding dividends?

In a markеt whеrе еxpеctation oftеn ovеrshadows pеrformancе, Adbri (ASX: ABC) prеsеnts a fiscal paradox. Despite a modеst profit risе,…

Liontown Resources is playing a High-Stakes Corporate Chess Game

Liontown Rеsourcеs (ASX:LTR) has rеcеntly bеcomе a focal point in thе volatilе world of commoditiеs trading. The company’s journey, particularly…

ASX mining developers

Here are 4 ASX mining developers that recently secured funding packages

ASX mining developers don’t have it easy because it all costs money to bring projects into production. Nonetheless, once that…

The EV Boom and the future of Pilbara Minerals (ASX:PLS): There is a massive correlation!

As thе demand for lithium-ion batteries continues to surge, Pilbara Minerals‘ prominence in thе markеt becomes incrеasingly еvidеnt, drivеn by…

TG Mеtals (ASX:TG6) rockеted 700% in 2 weeks! What turnеd its flagging fortunеs around?

TG Mеtals (ASX:TG6) has witnеssеd a mеtеoric risе of over 700% in its sharе pricе within a mere span of…

nst

Northern Star Resources (ASX:NST): Weathering Market Storms to gain 19% in a year

Northern Star Resources (ASX:NST), a stalwart in the gold mining industry, has dodged a broader market downturn. Despite the broader…

key metrics in resources projects

4 key metrics in resources projects that investors need to be aware of

There are several key metrics in resources projects that investors considering junior mining & resources stocks need to consider. However,…

ionic rare earths

Ionic Rare Earths (ASX:IXR) has had a couple of successful months

Ionic Rare Earths (ASX:IXR) has had a strong couple of months. The company’s crowning achievement was obtaining approval for a…

Blackwater and Daunia

Blackwater and Daunia: Is this US$3.2bn deal BHP’s loss and Whitehaven’s gain? Or is it Caveat Emptor?

It has been 2 weeks since the transaction of the Daunia and Blackwater metallurgical coal mines between BHP (ASX:BHP) and…

wildcat resources

Wildcat Resources (ASX:WC8): Here is why this hot lithium stock has skyrocketed from 3c to 86c in 6 months and where it is headed next

Wildcat Resources (ASX:WC8) is one of the best performing resources stocks of the year, having rocketed from 3c to 86c,…

african mining countries

4 African mining countries that ASX resources investors should avoid

African mining countries offer a lot of potential for ASX resources companies and their investors, but also a lot of…

potash stocks

More ASX potash stocks bite the dust! Are they all a lost cause?

Potash stocks may seem like a no-brainer for investors right now. After all, fertilisers are important to the food and agricultural…

cobalt

Cobalt: Why is it so important and what are its prospects over the next 5 years?

Of all the resources used in electric vehicles, cobalt is the most under-rated. Compared to other battery minerals, it is…

copper

Copper: Can it go up over the next 5-10 years and how can I take advantage?

Copper is one of the most in-demand metals on the planet and has amongst the best prospects of any metal…

asx gold small caps

ASX Gold Small Caps: Here are our 3 favourite in 2023

There are plenty of ASX gold small caps, but which ones are the best? We’ve selected our favourite 3, all…

exploration license

ASX resources stocks need an Exploration License: Here’s how they get this priceless Nest Egg

All ASX resources stocks need an Exploration License, and potentially a Mining License too down the track. Without one, there…

peninsula energy

Peninsula Energy (ASX:PEN): Our favourite ASX uranium play for 2023!

This week we are taking an in-depth look at Peninsula Energy (ASX:PEN). It is one of a handful of uranium stocks…

best lithium stocks to buy right now

The 4 best lithium stocks to buy right now!

In this article, Stocks Down Under recaps the 4 best lithium stocks to buy right now! But first, it is important…

ASX uranium stocks

ASX uranium stocks: Here’s why you might want to consider them and our top 3 picks

ASX uranium stocks have gained increased attention in recent months as uranium prices have undergone a major rally for the…

lithium brine

Lithium brine or hard rock: Which one is better for investors in 2023?

Lithium brine or hard rock are the two main choices for lithium companies. But which of the two is more…

investing in mining stocks

Investing in mining stocks: Here are 6 important things investors need to consider

Investing in mining stocks can offer good returns to investors, particularly if they want to invest for the long-term. But…

predictive discovery

Predictive Discovery (ASX:PDI): It’s got a 4.2Moz gold deposit, but should you buy now?

Few stocks have ever gained more than 700% in a day, but Predictive Discovery (ASX:PDI) did just that back in…

mining stocks

Want to invest in mining stocks? Here are 3 important things for investors to consider

Mining stocks are a popular investment choice with investors in Australia. But as with all sectors, investors need to do…

lithium demand

How much will lithium demand skyrocket during the rest of the 2020s?

Lithium demand is only going in one direction – up. And if you hadn’t realised this, you’ve probably been living…

fertiliser stocks to buy

Here are the 2 best fertiliser stocks to buy on the ASX

What are the best fertiliser stocks to buy on the ASX? Fertilisers are an important industry for agriculture sectors and…

best ASX lithium shares

Here are the 5 best ASX lithium shares

Which companies are the best ASX lithium shares? Demand for lithium will likely skyrocket for the rest of this decade.…

Farm-in

Farm-in Agreements: Are they really a big deal?

Farm-in agreements are the easiest way for small cap explorers to generate returns for investors before legitimate exploration activities or…

gold in 2023

Gold in 2023: After a 19% jump in 6 months, is the good run set to continue?

Where to for Gold in 2023? After an average 2 years or so for gold prices, the past 6 months…

Coda Minerals

Coda Minerals – One of the world’s most inexpensive copper plays

Thursday 23 March 2023 was not a great day to be a shareholder of Coda Minerals (ASX:COD), developer of a…

commodity prices

Commodity prices: Here are 4 factors that determine whether they rise or fall

Commodity prices are amongst the most volatile asset prices in the financial markets – even more than stocks and bonds.…

asx coal stocks

ASX coal stocks have had a terrific 12 months…but where to now?

ASX coal stocks have been among the hottest stocks on the ASX in the last 12 months. The key catalyst…

graphite

Graphite is a misunderstood commodity that’s very important for EV’s and 7 ASX companies

Graphite is no ‘poorer cousin’ of lithium, it is a critically important metal for several industrial and commercial applications –…

ASX Mining stocks

Why ASX mining stocks live and die by project jurisdictions

ASX mining stocks have projects in dozens of countries around the world, but some are better than others. There are two…

Tesla lithium supplier

Tesla lithium supplier Piedmont (ASX:PLL) signs a fresh deal to begin supply in 2023

Piedmont Lithium (ASX:PLL) is set to become one of the ASX’s Tesla lithium suppliers. The company announced overnight that it…

Comet Ridge

Will Comet Ridge (ASX: COI) be a rising or just a shooting star in 2023?

Comet Ridge (ASX: COI) shares spiked 40% after the company announced a major success with its pilot well in its…

TMK Energy

TMK Energy’s (ASX: TMK) share price is rallying on the back of excellent drilling results

TMK Energy’s (ASX: TMK) share price has had a good time in the last 4 weeks after the company announced successful…

Ora Banda Mining

Can Ora Banda Mining’s (ASX: OBM) new boss wipe out the stock’s massive undervaluation?

Ora Banda Mining (ASX: OBM) is an emerging ASX gold producer. Its flagship project is the Davyhurst Gold Project located…

Iron ore

Iron ore producers on the ASX are under severe threat from China’s property crisis

Iron ore under pressure as sticky inflation is pushing the global economy into recession A key role of central banks…

Zeotech

Zeotech (ASX: ZEO) has a great future ahead!

Who is Zeotech?  Zeotech (ASX: ZEO) is a mineral processing company. It was primarily an explorer for kaolin deposits through…

Chalice Mining

Chalice Mining (ASX: CHN) is set for good things at Julimar, but still has these 3 things to do

Chalice Mining (ASX: CHN) has been the exploration story of the decade. All of the hundreds of explorers on the…

Evolution Mining

Evolution Mining (ASX: EVN) shareholders are set for more pain, here are the 2 reasons why

Evolution Mining (ASX: EVN) shocked shareholders earlier this week when it announced another production downgrade. The news led to shares…

Lake Resources

Why Lake Resources will likely see more downside in 2022

When we last wrote about Lake Resources (ASX:LKE) in Stocks Down Under back in April 2021 and gave it 4…

Rox Resources

Rox Resources (ASX: RXL): Set up for a great trade in a bear market

Rox Resources is sitting on lots of gold Rox Resources Limited (ASX: RXL) explores for gold, nickel, copper and platinum…

88 Energy

88 Energy (ASX:88E): Risky stock, but lots of upside

Set to benefit from the surging oil price 88 Energy Limited (ASX: 88E) engages in the exploration of oil and…

Ardiden

Ardiden: A tale of 2 minerals

Ardiden Limited (ASX:ADV) is involved in mineral exploration in Australia and Canada, specifically gold and lithium. It holds 100% interests…

Aston Minerals

Aston Minerals (ASX: ASO): At the bottom of an attractive 10 cent trading range

One of Tolga’s plays Aston Minerals (ASX:ASO) explores for cobalt, nickel, copper, gold, and silver deposits. Its flagship project is…

Mount Gibson Iron

Mount Gibson Iron (ASX: MGX): The share price has some catching up to do

A WA iron ore play Mount Gibson Iron (ASX:MGX) is a Perth-based iron ore miner. The company primarily holds interests…

Gold

Why ASX gold stocks are due for a bull run

Gold prices are nearing a five-month high touched in the previous session, after strong U.S. consumer price data prompted a…

Bitcoin vs Gold

Bitcoin vs Gold

  Bitcoin vs Gold: what is the better inflation hedge? In case you hadn’t heard, Australian investors have become excited…

Stuart on Ausbiz

We know it’s not very woke, but we still like oil and gas

Stuart Roberts from Stocks Down Under says he isn’t popular at cocktail parties, being a fan of oil. He sees…

Rare earths stocks

Why are rare earth stocks worth a look at? Because rare earths are the vitamins of the 21st century

Rare Earth Stocks are in focus with Western countries wanting to lower their dependence on China when it comes to…

Genghis Khan

Great opportunities for ASX-listed companies in Mongolia

30 December 2020   Back in August 2019 the people behind Stocks Down Under – Marc Kennis and Stuart Roberts…

Penguins of Stocks Down Under

We like to move it, move it….in Madagascar!

Wednesday, 23 December 2020   Say the name ‘Madagascar’ to most Australians and they’ll likely think of only three things:…

Coal ship

Coal – ASX’s bargain basement

Friday 18 December 2020   If there’s an area of the market that was definitely for the contrarians in the…

Brazilian opportunities for ASX-listed companies

Brazilian opportunities for ASX-listed companies

15 December 2020   If there’s a country worth paying attention to right now for investors in ASX-listed resources companies,…

Can nickel party like it's 1969?

Can these ASX nickel stocks party like it’s 1969?

8 December 2020 It’s been a good year for nickel, Element 28 on the periodic table. Last Friday the commodity…

Diamonds are an investor's best friend

Why diamonds are becoming investors’ best friends…again

4 December 2020 On 3 December 2020 in Resources Stocks Down Under we discussed a relatively new company on ASX…

Our top 5 emerging iron ore plays

2 December 2020 One of the more remarkable things to have happened in the commodities world in recent days has…

Copper – the world needs more of it

30 November 2020 Times have been good the last eight months or so if you’re a copper producer. Back in…

Oil is making a comeback

27 November 2020 Not long ago we joked that Hollywood movie producers wanted to do a remake of the 1987…

President Jinping, BHP, Aurizon and the transformation of the world energy market.

12 October 2020 On Tuesday, 22 September 2020, President Xi Jinping of China made a significant, and slightly surprising announcement…

Tesla Battery Day and Australia’s listed lithium producers, what happened?

30 September 2020 Telsa’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Battery Day was supposed to be the cherry on top for the rally lithium producers…