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Selling a Crude Oil Strangle

Crude’s volatility has picked up making its options richer. I am taking advantage by selling November premium. I anticipate buying back the strangle for a debit which will be less than the initial credit received. This will likely be possible as time passes, volatility decreases and if the price of…
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Buying FPX Nickel (FPX)

FPX Nickel (FPX) is a junior nickel mining company developing the Decar Nickel District in central British Columbia. This company is already one of my largest holdings, but I am buying another tranche during the share price pullback today. I will consider it an opening position in keeping with the…
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Buying More Scorpio (STNG)

I am adding a second tranche of Scorpio Tankers (STNG) as it has pulled back significantly. Tanker stocks are volatile. Charter rates bounce around. Shares are sold for an infinite number of reasons. The important takeaway is that the fundamentals are strong. These companies are getting great rates for their ships…
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The Future of Oyu Tolgoi

There is quite a dance underway at the Oyu Tolgoi complex with Turquoise Hill (TRQ), Rio Tinto (RIO), Entree Resources (ETG), the Mongolian partner and other government authorities all attending. Are the government interventions part of a negotiating strategy? How about the project re-engineering, delays and additional costs? Logic would have it…
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Buying Fireweed Zinc (FWZ)

I am buying another junior resource company to add to my list of Speculations. I am already an owner of Fireweed Zinc (FWZ), but I am buying another tranche and will consider it an opening position in keeping with the formalities of this blog. This company owns a large and…
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