Author: Joel Deakin

A glutton for punishment - investing primarily in junior mining stocks for over five years. Passed CFA level 1 "for fun" 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.

Bushveld Minerals – Vanadium price crashing, I’m out! #BMN
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Bushveld Minerals – Vanadium price crashing, I’m out! #BMN

Joel Deakin- April 15, 2019

On Friday I took the difficult decision to sell my entire BMN holding at about 30 pence. Having just bought some more shares at 39p ... Read More

JKX – Full steam ahead! #JKX
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JKX – Full steam ahead! #JKX

Joel Deakin- April 12, 2019

Since covering JKX in late January, the shares are up about 20% after a number of positive developments (latest share price 57p ask, market cap ... Read More

Sosandar – Delivering fast growth right now #SOS
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Sosandar – Delivering fast growth right now #SOS

Joel Deakin- March 18, 2019

Sosandar is an online fashion brand targeting women in their 30s and above who the company believes are under served by existing high street brands ... Read More

RockRose Energy bids for Independent Oil & Gas: in-depth analysis #RRE #IOG
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RockRose Energy bids for Independent Oil & Gas: in-depth analysis #RRE #IOG

Joel Deakin- March 12, 2019

Since I last covered RockRose Energy, it announced a fantastic deal to acquire Marathon Oil’s assets and staff to become an operator. The deal is ... Read More

Starcom – are the stars starting to align? #STAR
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Starcom – are the stars starting to align? #STAR

Joel Deakin- February 27, 2019

Starcom is an AIM listed company which was first covered on Cube by Michael back in November when the company had just completed a placing ... Read More

Arc Minerals – Cashed up and ready to drill! #ARCM
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Arc Minerals – Cashed up and ready to drill! #ARCM

Joel Deakin- February 22, 2019

Since I covered Arc Minerals earlier this month, there have been a number of developments: a placing at 3p, splitting of the Zamsort acreage and ... Read More

Strategic Minerals – Not another junior explorer! #SML
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Strategic Minerals – Not another junior explorer! #SML

Joel Deakin- February 20, 2019

Strategic Minerals (SML) is an AIM listed minerals production and development company. The company has no debt, is profitable and has a second income stream ... Read More

Arc Minerals – Patience pays off! #ARCM
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Arc Minerals – Patience pays off! #ARCM

Joel Deakin- February 12, 2019

I first covered Arc Minerals back in November and suggested that the shares were a bargain. Mr Market didn’t agree as the shares fell as low ... Read More

Salt Lake Potash – wake up and smell the Potash! #SO4
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Salt Lake Potash – wake up and smell the Potash! #SO4

Joel Deakin- February 7, 2019

Since covering Salt Lake Potash back in November and selecting the company as my potash play of choice the company's shares have barely moved: (Source: ... Read More

Infrastrata (INFA) – The raise wasn’t ideal but the opportunity is!
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Infrastrata (INFA) – The raise wasn’t ideal but the opportunity is!

Joel Deakin- February 1, 2019

Having literally just covered INFA for Cube. I was surprised that the company decided to raise £1.5 million via a discounted placing at what I consider ... Read More

Turbulent Tuesday – ARCM, JKX, SO4, INFA
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Turbulent Tuesday – ARCM, JKX, SO4, INFA

Joel Deakin- January 30, 2019

Tuesday started well with three companies I’ve covered for Cube announcing good news at the corporate level. My portfolio was safely in the blue until ... Read More

Infrastrata (INFA) – Gas-powering my portfolio
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Infrastrata (INFA) – Gas-powering my portfolio

Joel Deakin- January 23, 2019

Infrastrata (INFA) is an AIM listed company which owns the Islandmagee salt cavern gas storage project in Northern Ireland (latest share price 1.435p, market cap ... Read More

JKX Oil & Gas (JKX) – Share price slump is hard to justify
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JKX Oil & Gas (JKX) – Share price slump is hard to justify

Joel Deakin- January 16, 2019

Since I first covered JKX, the company has come out with a positive Q3 update. Then, whilst I was away on a cruise ship in ... Read More

RockRose Energy (RRE) – Happy New Year!
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RockRose Energy (RRE) – Happy New Year!

Joel Deakin- January 3, 2019

I just covered RockRose (RRE) in an overview of my 2018 and top holdings. The company has now delivered another fantastic update to bring in ... Read More

2018 Recap & Overview of My Top 5 Holdings (RRE, BMN, ARCM, INFA, SO4)
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2018 Recap & Overview of My Top 5 Holdings (RRE, BMN, ARCM, INFA, SO4)

Joel Deakin- January 2, 2019

In Q4, I penned some thoughts on investing and how I’d successfully lost money on AIM during the course of 2018. Since that time the ... Read More

Mortgage Advice Bureau (MAB1) – A personal client experience
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Mortgage Advice Bureau (MAB1) – A personal client experience

Joel Deakin- December 28, 2018

Andrew recently covered the Mortgage Advice Bureau (MAB1). As I currently rent in a shared house I’m interested in getting a mortgage at some point ... Read More

Europa Metals (EUZ) – Why I’m avoiding it, no matter the share price
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Europa Metals (EUZ) – Why I’m avoiding it, no matter the share price

Joel Deakin- December 18, 2018

Europa Metals is an AIM/ASX/JSE listed exploration company with a 16Mt 7% Zinc equivalent JORC resource in Spain. I have seen very positive commentary on ... Read More

Eurasia Mining (EUA) – An AIM explorer that’s done it!
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Eurasia Mining (EUA) – An AIM explorer that’s done it!

Joel Deakin- December 12, 2018

Eurasia Mining is an AIM listed platinum group metals (PGMs) mining company based in Russia. The company's West Kytlim project (Eurasia owns 68%), based in ... Read More

RockRose Energy (RRE) – Chairman Interview
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RockRose Energy (RRE) – Chairman Interview

Joel Deakin- December 12, 2018

RockRose Energy (655p ask, market cap £82.5 million) chairman Andrew Austin was interviewed yesterday by Malcolm Graham-Wood. Key takeaways include: New target to double production ... Read More

Greatland Gold (GGP) – What has Metal Tiger bought?
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Greatland Gold (GGP) – What has Metal Tiger bought?

Joel Deakin- December 7, 2018

I’ve been a long-term shareholder at Metal Tiger (MTR). It has a number of attractive assets but this week’s announcement that it had bought into ... Read More

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