Author: Joel Deakin

A glutton for punishment - investing primarily in junior mining stocks for over five years. Passed CFA level 1 and aim through fundamental analysis to understand whether companies are over or undervalued by the market. Believes that analysis and liquidity on AIM are poor leading to mis-priced investments. Long term goal - financial freedom.

Joel’s Resource Report – Force Field Analysis #RRE
Small Cap

Joel’s Resource Report – Force Field Analysis #RRE

Joel Deakin- March 30, 2020

Good morning all, I hope that readers are keeping well both mentally and physically. I've found see-sawing markets incredibly difficult to navigate, such is the ... Read More

Joel’s Resource Report – High Risk Hedging
Small Cap

Joel’s Resource Report – High Risk Hedging

Joel Deakin- March 16, 2020

Morning all. Given global and macro events we’ll no doubt be in for another interesting week – albeit somewhat lacking in sport. I have no ... Read More

Joel’s Resource Report – Everything Must Go! #RRE #SO4
Small Cap, Comment

Joel’s Resource Report – Everything Must Go! #RRE #SO4

Joel Deakin- March 13, 2020

Well that escalated rather quickly! It was less than two weeks ago that I started dramatically altering the construction of my portfolio in light of ... Read More

Joel’s Resource Report – Golden updates #RSG #HUM #CORA
Small Cap

Joel’s Resource Report – Golden updates #RSG #HUM #CORA

Joel Deakin- March 6, 2020

After last week's excitement on the stock market, this week has been no less volatile with global indices such as the S&P 500 moving up ... Read More

Hedging My Virus Bets
Comment

Hedging My Virus Bets

Joel Deakin- March 3, 2020

After last week's horrendous losses, I spent the entire weekend reflecting, thinking and analysing the macro picture. This led me to two conclusions: 1. A ... Read More

Joel’s Resource Report – Game Theory #RRE
Small Cap

Joel’s Resource Report – Game Theory #RRE

Joel Deakin- February 29, 2020

"Holy ****!" Is how I've felt, looking at my portfolio - surely things can't get any worse? Well apparently they can. I've never lost more ... Read More

Vanadium wars with the price at multi-year lows #BMN #LGO
Small Cap

Vanadium wars with the price at multi-year lows #BMN #LGO

Joel Deakin- February 25, 2020

The author has long positions in shares discussed below. Vanadium is a metal primarily used to strengthen steel. After a volatile couple of years, its ... Read More

Joel’s Resource Report – broken RNS machine! #ATM #JKX #SO4 #SLP
Small Cap

Joel’s Resource Report – broken RNS machine! #ATM #JKX #SO4 #SLP

Joel Deakin- February 21, 2020

Another week has rolled by and my portfolio has continued moving along at a snail's pace, although some good news has emerged from a few ... Read More

Joel’s Resource Report – Gemstones back on AIM #TSG #EUA #GEM
Small Cap

Joel’s Resource Report – Gemstones back on AIM #TSG #EUA #GEM

Joel Deakin- February 17, 2020

Another week's flown by and news was light. That being said, there were a few highlights. Tran-Siberian Gold (TSG) - golden tip or junk? This ... Read More

Joel’s Resource Report – Signs of life! #ARCM #ARB #RRE
Small Cap

Joel’s Resource Report – Signs of life! #ARCM #ARB #RRE

Joel Deakin- February 7, 2020

Another week and the markets are continuing to see-saw. Thankfully, there are a few signs of life in the resources space, even if share prices ... Read More

Joel’s Resource Report – Management matter! #TSG #ARB
Small Cap

Joel’s Resource Report – Management matter! #TSG #ARB

Joel Deakin- February 3, 2020

Another week of volatility to the downside but thankfully my portfolio is up - Avacta helped to offset some of the weakness elsewhere. This is ... Read More

Avacta – Value inflection point #AVCT
Small Cap

Avacta – Value inflection point #AVCT

Joel Deakin- January 28, 2020

At the time of writing, the author has a long position in AVCT. Avacta is an AIM-listed drugs development company (share price 19.75p, market cap ... Read More

Joel’s Resource Report – Volatility returns #ARCM #SRB #RSG #APF
Small Cap

Joel’s Resource Report – Volatility returns #ARCM #SRB #RSG #APF

Joel Deakin- January 24, 2020

This time last week I was congratulating myself on what fantastic investments and returns I was making – what a difference a week makes! The ... Read More

Joel’s Resource Report – Gold Stocks Roundup #SRB #RSG #TSG #HUM #CEY
Small Cap, FTSE 350

Joel’s Resource Report – Gold Stocks Roundup #SRB #RSG #TSG #HUM #CEY

Joel Deakin- January 20, 2020

Like many small cap investors my portfolio continues to take out all time highs - no idea if it can continue but here's hoping! Lately ... Read More

Joel’s Resource Report – The roaring twenties #RRE #JKX #APF #TSG
Small Cap

Joel’s Resource Report – The roaring twenties #RRE #JKX #APF #TSG

Joel Deakin- January 10, 2020

Another week’s gone by and my portfolio continues to go up. I injected another decent tranche of capital into my portfolio and ditched the Blue ... Read More

Joel’s Resource Report – Wake up and smell the value disconnect!
Small Cap

Joel’s Resource Report – Wake up and smell the value disconnect!

Joel Deakin- January 6, 2020

Resources stocks have started the year with a bang. One company I see doing well over the next 12 months is a pre-revenue gold mining ... Read More

Mega Resource Roundup #RBD #JKX #RRE #EML #ARCM #ATM #HUM #MKA
Small Cap

Mega Resource Roundup #RBD #JKX #RRE #EML #ARCM #ATM #HUM #MKA

Joel Deakin- December 27, 2019

2019 has been another challenging year for small cap investors, although success has been possible for those able to take advantage of opportunities that have ... Read More

Joel’s Resource Report – What Santa rally?! #JKX #SO4 #RBD #ATM #EML
Small Cap

Joel’s Resource Report – What Santa rally?! #JKX #SO4 #RBD #ATM #EML

Joel Deakin- December 21, 2019

At the time of writing, the author holds long positions in the stocks mentioned. We now have a proper Government – hallelujah! It’s the first ... Read More

ReNeuron – Woodford offering another cheap entry? #RENE
Small Cap

ReNeuron – Woodford offering another cheap entry? #RENE

Joel Deakin- December 18, 2019

ReNeuron is an AIM listed stem cell research company where Woodford was a heavy backer, at one point owning over 30% of the shares. Despite ... Read More

Joel’s Resource Report – Looking for a Santa Rally! #SDX #EML #RBD
Small Cap

Joel’s Resource Report – Looking for a Santa Rally! #SDX #EML #RBD

Joel Deakin- December 12, 2019

Small caps appear to be suffering a dearth of capital, and my portfolio continues to take a hammering. Fingers crossed next week will see some ... Read More

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