Today’s Bear Market Lowers Risk on New Gold Discoveries

Matt Badiali

Impartial monetary analyst Matt Badiali opinions the present bear market in junior mining shares, profiling Vizsla Silver, Arizona Sonoran Copper Firm, and Cross River Ventures Corp. to inform you which inventory’s dangers are well worth the reward.

There’s a bear market in junior mining shares at this time.

Traders are afraid and that overshadows every little thing. It’s making nice initiatives cheaper and it overshadows some nice new discoveries.

You want look no additional than the market’s response to excellent news these days. Take Vizsla Silver Corp.’s  (CVE: VZLA) newest press launch for instance.

On Monday, June 21st, the corporate introduced a drill gap of 1,030 grams per ton silver equal over 20.45 meters. That’s implausible information and may have prompted a soar within the share value. Right here’s what the inventory did (picture on the left).

One other instance is Arizona Sonoran Copper Firm Inc. (TSE: ASCU), which introduced hitting 1.32% copper over 479 ft on June twenty third. The press launch was glorious…and buyers greeted that information with promoting as properly.

In each circumstances, the outcomes created actual worth for the shareholders. And in a rational market, the introduced outcomes for each of these corporations would lead to greater share costs.

However at this time, we’ve got a “risk-off” market. And excellent news receives greater promoting volumes. Homeowners use any information to dump shares and run.

That put big downward stress on costs throughout the junior mining sector. But it surely creates a possibility for buyers who perceive the cyclicality of pure useful resource markets.

And whereas present shareholders bemoan this example, the remainder of us must be licking our chops. As a result of some thrilling initiatives simply preserve getting cheaper and fewer dangerous, from a value perspective.

Take this little exploration firm Cross River Ventures Corp. (CRVC:CSE; CSRVF:OTC; C6R:FWB) in Ontario, for instance.

Again in March 2022, I wrote about a number of thrilling gold initiatives within the Crimson Lake Area of Ontario. Referred to as “The Nevada of the North,” Crimson Lake is a present darling of main gold corporations on the lookout for new initiatives.

Within the essay, I pointed to 2 tiny corporations making ready to drill…and one among them paid off. As I discussed in that essay, Cross River Ventures Corp ran its first drill marketing campaign on its McVicar undertaking this previous winter. The outcomes have been higher than anticipated. This system hit high-grade gold in its maiden drill program on the Bear Head zone.

The high-grade gold in BH-02 seems to be a part of a vertically plunging construction, as you possibly can see beneath.

This construction outcrops on floor and carried gold in holes BH-03 and BH-02. In BH-02, the core held seen gold:

That is great outcomes for such a tiny firm. And it’s a model new, grassroots gold discovery in Crimson Lake.

The corporate launched the information on June 16th that it hit 41.1 g/t gold over 0.5 m with seen gold within the core. That’s a wonderful consequence for the very first drill program.

And, as anticipated, the market bought the corporate off, as you possibly can see beneath.

Cross River is a tiny firm. And in a traditional market, the Bear Head Zone discovery would have despatched shares hovering greater.

However this market is brutal. And that provides us an opportunity to choose up shares at a deep low cost.

Cross River Ventures holds a extremely potential 11,500-hectare undertaking on the Lang Lake greenstone belt, simply east of Crimson Lake. The rocks seemed like a implausible space to discover. However now they’ve a high-grade gold discovery on their first set of holes. And are presently ready for the remainder of their drilling outcomes to return in.

It’s the sort of exploration story usually swallowed by the shock of a bear market.

A tiny firm finds high-grade gold, and nobody seen. That’s why I’m telling you now. The story is nice, the inventory is reasonable, and the rocks are thrilling.

Cross River Ventures is one to regulate.

Attain Matt Badiali at

Matt Badiali is the founder and CEO of Mangrove Investor Media, an impartial funding analysis writer. He’s a geologist by training, an funding analyst by occupation, and a author by nature. He started researching and writing about pure useful resource investments in 2004. His analysis appeared in Bloomberg, Barron’s, The Wall Avenue Journal, and Forbes. He’s an avid surfer, boater, and fisherman. You will discover him at

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