DuvalReport.com does not provide recommendations for stocks. As a service to our readers, however, we will on occasion discuss potential investment opportunities for speculative investors. Our analysis considers specific criteria including management, political risk, commodity risk, operating performance, market awareness, quality of exploration projects (i.e. minerals, oil & gas), market and financial liquidity, and some often esoteric considerations based on the author’s 45 years of experience. Our emphasis is on industry fundamentals and longer term investor horizons (1-3 years) which tends to smooth out the volatility that is often associated with today’s news driven, instant gratification markets.