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Daniel T. Cook

Daniel T. Cook


When I was 12 I bought my first stock (five shares of HD). Then I started reading and writing about stocks (Buffett, Wanger, Motley Fool…). I’m still doing that today! My favorite recipes include metals, mining, and agriculture.

Recent articles

4 Royalty Stocks You Might Not Know About

Their names aren't Franco Nevada, Royal Gold, or Silver Wheaton.

Can We Bank on Nevsun’s 4% Dividend Yield?

In addition to the dividend, some analysts are calling for more than a 50% increase in Nevsun Resources' stock price.

Is Upside Imminent for Alacer Gold?

This important news has the potential to move Alacer’s stock price dramatically.

RBY land

Should Goldcorp Acquire Rubicon?

As a shareholder, I say Goldcorp should act now.

How to Buy Timberland for Under $1,100 Per Acre

BlackRock and Vanguard own $964 million worth of Plum Creek Timber. Should you own some, too?

Hedge Your IRA and 401(k) With Gold Stocks

Purely from a diversification standpoint, one can make a strong argument that gold mining stocks belong in all long-term investment portfolios.

New Zealanders Say No Fracking Way

The Kiwis won't give up their oil and gas without a fight.

Is "Street Name" the Right Choice for Your Investment Account?

Wall Street prefers your stocks and bonds to be held in street name (and they most likely are). Should you be alarmed?

Will Financiers Force Miners to Bite on Hedging Now?

As a whole, gold miners have an unfortunate history of buying high and selling low.

Metals and Mining Are Weak But Altius Is Strong

Altius, though recognized by few, is buying back stock with or without you.

Major League Acquisition Puts Canadian Junior on the Big Stage

This BHP Billiton asset will more than double production in 2014.

Off 80%, Will Thompson Creek and Molycorp Recover?

Being greedy when others are fearful is more easily said than done, and it almost always requires buying patiently when others are more aggressively selling.

How Are Miners Making Money at Today’s Prices?

Are these five mining stocks thoroughly crushed, or can they turn a corner and stay profitable? Here is one method that's giving them a fighting chance.

Exposing 3 Kingpins of the Lithium Trade

One slide from Canada Lithium's investor presentation shows which applications will be driving demand.

When You Buy These Miners, You Get What You Pay For

Who loves their customers more than Las Vegas?

Megawatts or Negawatts? Capitalizing on Wasted Electricity

Can you think of any ways to save electricity?

Scrap the Shovels -- 21st-Century Mining Uses Computers

Gold bugs are wishing they owned bitcoins right now.

China Controls Asia’s Water Wealth

China’s water pollution and scarcity problems are a real nightmare for the rest of Asia.

8 High-Performance Alloys for Aircraft Engines

High-performance alloys and high-performance engines are like two peas in a pod; one could exist without the other, but why would they want to?

With Diamonds, Even the Haystack Is Hard to Find

Finding a needle in a haystack is child’s play, with diamonds, even the haystack is hard to find.