The world’s largest mining convention wrapped this week in Toronto and the mood on the floor was that the mining sector is turning around. Unfortunately, the biggest hurdle, according to a recent BMO survey, is commodity prices, which haven’t seen any love today.

Turning to our PDAC coverage, our editor’s picks include the ever-popular “At the Bar,” panel, which included First Majestic Silver’s Keith Neumeyer,’s founder Tommy Humphreys and editor of the Exploration Insights newsletter Brent Cook. This is a must-watch as Alex launches his new monthly show, "Mining Picks: The Rough" and his guests provide their favorite stock picks in the mining sector.

For Jim Wyckoff's analyses of gold prices and currencies, more PDAC coverage and discussions with Jeff Christian and Andrew Caminschi about potential manipulation in gold and silver markets,

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