Most of our issues were up today as we took an additional position in uranium company Energy Fuels ($UUUU) and the biotech firm IMV Inc. ($IMV) . Keeping an eye on Bitcoin, Oil, Gold and Silver here, but with the summer doldrums in full swing we’re not expecting any big moves.
Commodities are back in vogue – well at least for now.
Uranium is starting to glow again. Sold more Energy Fuels $UUUU Sept $6 Calls today. Bought some Energy Fuels $UUUU Oct $6 Calls today. Need a play on Dennys ($DNN) but its in no mans land. Tried writing some Sept puts @ $1 but not a lot of meat on that bone. C’mon Dennys.
Sandstorm Gold is a gold royalty company that we have liked for quite some time. We have been hesitant to take a position recently because of the stock’s impressive run up. However, now that the stock price has pulled back to the low $6 range we are jumping in. Sandstorm Gold is our newest kinetic rocket.
I read recently that gold royalty companies perform well later in gold bull markets compared to the miners. When gold rises in a bull market, so does the price of other commodities that are required to mine gold – such as oil. The differentiator for a royalty company vs a miner is that their costs are fixed and not variable – since their per ounce price is set when negotiating the royalty. So, when commodity prices increase, royalty company margins are protected.
We are excited to have Sandstorm as a new addition to our kinetic rocket portfolio.