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George Soros’ $32.6 million Junior Platinum Stock Investment

Speculators who bought platinum just 24 months ago have already seen investment profits up to 124%. Similar metals, like palladium , have returned even bigger investment gains up to 286%. Driving these profits, phenomenal demand from the recovering global automobile industry has conquered the attention of investors. The potential for platinum and palladium has even allured some of the biggest names in investing— including George Soros, who just upped his stake in a junior platinum and palladium stock by nearly 1,000%. Here’s the whole story… Advertisement The Next Gold Mining Breakthrough This tiny gold company is about to rewrite the book on mining exploration… And they’re doing it just in time to catch the biggest gold bull market in a generation. Make over 10,800% as this Nevada mining company breaks all the rules… and all the records. Learn more here. George Soros just bought this junior platinum stock Billionaire investor George Soros abruptly raised his stake on Monday in Platinum Group Metals Ltd. (AMEX: PLG and TSX: PTM ) , a Vancouver-based junior mineral development firm. In a filing with the SEC, Soros Fund Management increased its holdings in Platinum Group Metals from 1.5 million shares in early October to a 15.5 million share position in the company this week — a whopping 933% increase. The Soros Fund now owns 9.73% interest in Platinum Group Metals. The fund’s position is currently worth $32.6 million. Platinum Group Metals Ltd. Company: Platinum Group Metals Ltd. Corporate Presentation Exchange: NYSE and TSX Symbol: PLG and PTM Share Price: $2.10 Shares Outstanding: 159.3 million Market Cap: $334 million Fully Diluted: 172.5 million Website: www.platinumgroupmetals.net Platinum Group Metals controls a significant land position in the Bushveld Igneous Complex of South Africa, which hosts 80% of the world’s platinum and palladium production. The company is focused on moving its high-grade, near-surface Western Bushveld Joint Venture platinum/palladium deposit into production. The Western Bushveld Joint Venture is a unique project, and likely to be one of the last large-scale near-surface developments on the high-grade Bushveld Complex. In Platinum Group Metals’ Western Bushveld Complex, two projects contain nearly 15 million ounces of platinum group metal reserves and resources. These mineral resources are primarily platinum (64%) and palladium (26%), but also include rhodium (7%) and gold (3%). Advertisement Most Important 500 Square Miles on Earth Becomes Private Property It was a stretch of barren landscape just a couple hundred miles away from the North Pole… But locked within it sat a 50-year supply of the most important class of industrial metals known to man. Earlier this year— for the first time ever — a single company took hold of this land… And altered the course of the world’s high-tech market forever. Learn more here. A feasibility study has been completed for the Western Bushveld Joint Venture projects. The study showed it would cost approximately $443 million and take two years to construct a mine, and another …

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The Next Uranium Bull Market

Filed in Gold, GOld juniors, joint-venture, lead by on August 27, 2010 0 Comments
The Next Uranium Bull Market

Uranium prices have been trading in the $40-$45 per pound range for the past several months. But due to rising demand, slow mine development, and depleting stockpiles, many analysts have been forecasting price projections of $50-$55 per pound for next year. Some— including Haywood Securities analyst Geordie Mark — believe uranium prices will average $65/lb next year, and climb to $85/lb in 2012. For investors, this rebound in uranium prices means the opportunity to profit in the next uranium bull market. And in just one minute, I’m going give you the details on my top 3 uranium stocks right now. But before I do, it’s important to understand something about uranium resources… Advertisement How To Make Money From Every Car Produced Despite what you may read in the papers, the global auto industry is thriving… In fact auto production world-wide is increasing 6% this year. And after a four-year study, we uncovered how you could get paid from every single one made— no matter what happens to an automaker’s share price. Click here to find out how… Governments Scramble to Secure Uranium Resource According to the Nuclear Energy Agency and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), worldwide uranium demand is rapidly increasing. This has prompted most major producing countries to recently increase activity and expenditures to identify and secure new economically-feasible uranium deposits and bring them into production. Here are a few headlines from just the past month: Iran searching for new domestic uranium deposits By Ali Akbar Dareini (AP) – August 25, 2010 TEHRAN – Iran said Wednesday it is making the search for new uranium deposits in the country a top priority now that it has started up its first in a planned network of nuclear power plants. Russia inks new uranium deal with South Africa By Denis Dyomkin (Reuters) – August 5, 2010 MOSCOW – Russia agreed on Friday to supply more low-enriched uranium to South Africa’s only nuclear power station, a contract that will give Russia’s uranium trader nearly half of Africa’s biggest market for enrichment services. The rush is on because future uranium supplies may not be able to meet demand. In such a case, uranium prices would be expected to react positively. Right now, there are 435 nuclear power plants around the world with a combined capacity of over 370 Gigawatts (GWe); the world’s nuclear electrical capacity is responsible for about 15%…

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The World’s Hottest Region for Gold Exploration

The World’s Hottest Region for Gold Exploration

When junior mining companies make a big gold discovery, shareholders often see double- and triple-digit investment gains. Of course, gold is very rare and making a significant discovery isn’t easy. But ask any geologist… The best place to find large deposits of gold is close to where other major deposits have already been discovered. That’s why I’ve recently been looking to invest in a region that many consider one of the best places in the world for gold exploration. Advertisement Breakthroughs Nowhere Near This Big Have Paid Investors Over 10x Gains Our resident biotech expert just came across a tiny company that can make the human immune system 1 000 times more effective against dozens of deadly diseases — including the major cancers: Prostate, lung, breast, cervical, and more… Here’s how their revolutionary “cell-shock” technology could hand you as much as 1000 times your money as it saves tens of millions worldwide. Just 300 miles north of Las Vegas Nevada is one of the largest sources of gold in the world. By itself, the state contributes over 7% of total world gold production, making it the fourth largest producer in the world behind, China, South Africa, and Australia. The majority of Nevada’s vast gold resources is contained in the second largest economic gold anomaly in the world— second only to South Africa — called the Carlin Trend . Ancient geologic forces induced high temperatures and pressure that produced numerous hot springs along an area about 5 miles wide and 40 miles long, known today as the Carlin Trend. These hot springs brought an abundance of dissolved minerals toward the surface; among these minerals was a fortune of gold. In the past two decades alone, over 200 million ounces of gold have been discovered… And over 70 million ounces (worth $84 billion today) were produced from the Carlin Trend. Some of today’s major gold production companies like Barrick Gold (NYSE: ABX ) and Newmont Mining (NYSE: NEM ) directly owe their success to this exceptionally rich belt of gold deposits. Similar gold trends surround the Carlin Trend, where other major multi-billion-dollar gold discoveries have been made: the Battle Mountain-Eureka Trend the Getchell Trend the Independence Group the Alligator Ridge Group In these surrounding trends, world-class multi-million ounce gold deposits…

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Boston Properties Reports Modestly – Analyst Blog

Filed in Debt, Gold Investing, joint-venture, lead, ubs by on April 28, 2010 0 Comments

Boston Properties Inc. ( BXP ), one of the leading real estate investment trusts, reported first quarter 2010 FFO (funds from operations) of $149.6 million or $1.07 per share, compared to $134.8 million or $1.11 per share in the year-earlier quarter. Funds from operations, a widely used metric to gauge the performance of REITs, are obtained after adding depreciation and amortization and other non-cash expenses to net income.   The first quarter 2010 FFO per share included a non-recurring income of 5 cents related to the termination of a lease resulting from the suspension of construction on a development project in New York City. Excluding the one-time items, FFO for first quarter 2010 was $1.02 per share, which marginally missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 2 cents.
 
 During the quarter, the overall portfolio was 92.9% leased. Boston Properties reclassified three in-service properties spanning 131,000 square feet of space as redevelopments during the quarter. Also during the quarter, the company refinanced a $207 million mortgage loan collateralized by a joint-venture property in which it had a 60% ownership. 
 
 During the quarter, Boston Properties paid $12.8 million for the termination of lease for its 1 million square feet office project in New York City. The company has currently suspended all construction work on the project, and recognized $7.2 million of ‘other income’ during the first quarter of fiscal 2010. Boston Properties ended the quarter with cash and cash equivalents of over $1.2 billion.   Subsequent to the quarter end, Boston Properties acquired a 30% stake in a joint-venture property spanning approximately 180,000 square feet of net rentable office space in Washington DC. The company also refinanced

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Chinese Turbines in Texas Spur ‘Buy American’ Push (Obama stimulus for chicoms)

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Chinese turbines powered by west Texas winds are sparking a debate over whether “Buy American” rules should be imposed on renewable-energy investments backed by the U.S. government. A-Power Energy Generation Systems Ltd., based in Shenyang, China, will supply turbines to a joint venture planning to build a $1.5 billion wind farm in Texas. The group, which includes two U.S. partners, says it may seek financial aid from the Obama administration because the project will create at least 1,000 American jobs. Lawmakers led by U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, a New York Democrat, say such assistance amounts to subsidizing green jobs outside… Original Article: Forum: News/Activism

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Tech Resources (TSE:TCK-B), Fronteer Development (TSE:FRG) Drilling in Turkey

Tech Resources and Fronteer Development Joint Venture Tech Resources (TSE:TCK-B) and Fronteer Development (TSE:FRG) say they are planning to begin drilling in Turkey at the Halilaga project in Turkey, a joint venture between the two companies, with Tech Resources represented by their subsidiary “TMST.” Halilaga includes deposits of gold and copper at the site, and the companies are committing

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