Sector Expert: James West

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James West is publisher and editor of The Midas Letter, an independent capital markets entrepreneur and investor. He has spent more than 20 years working as a corporate finance advisor, corporate development officer, investor relations officer, media relations and business development officer for companies involved in mining, oil and gas, alternative fuels, healthcare, Internet technology, transportation, manufacturing and housing construction.



Recent Interviews

Turn Solid Gold into Biotech Gold with James West (5/28/14)

The globe-trotting editor and publisher of The Midas Letter has decided to give his metal investments a breather, looking for new prospects in the life sciences space. In this interview with The Life Sciences Report, James West points to low-hanging biofruit ripe for the picking.

James West: Falling Back in Love with Gold (12/11/13)

There's a saying that old love never rusts. James West, publisher and editor of The Midas Letter, might have broken it off with the gold space for a while, but he always knew he'd be back when the time was right. In this interview with The Gold Report, West talks about what has convinced him to start shopping for gold stocks again and the unconventional indicators he's using to signal a buy.

To Plot Your Energy Investments, Consult the Map: James West (7/2/13)

Understanding asset values is the name of the game for early-stage resource playsŚthat's how investors in the Bakken made huge returns. But with the first round of shale plays largely maturing, where are the next big opportunities for junior explorers? In many cases, abroad, says James West, publisher of The Midas Letter. In this interview with The Energy Report, West rolls out the map and shows us where juniors are headed. He also names some companies who are thriving on North American soil. If boots-on-the-ground prospecting puts a glint in your eye, read on.

Recent Quotes

"NHC filed its Q3/15 financials, allaying fears of accounting problems."

— James West, Midas Letter (1/13/16)
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"RP is the first company to ready the technology for its market."

The Life Sciences Report Interview with James West (5/28/14)
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"VRS' Aura is a vast improvement over the current technology."

The Life Sciences Report Interview with James West (5/28/14)
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"TLT has remarkable early and advanced-stage data coming in for a cancer cure."

The Life Sciences Report Interview with James West (5/28/14)
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"BAR's Grasset Nickel project is the hottest play in Canada bar none."

— James West, Midas Letter (5/20/14)
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"LLG is firmly on track to reach initial production by 2016."

— James West, Midas Letter (5/8/14)
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"ARW has all the ingredients for a dramatic rise in production and revenue."

— James West, Midas Letter (4/11/14)
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"LLG is squarely in the lead to be one of Canada's next producing graphite mines."

— James West, Midas Letter (3/24/14)
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"FRA is on the fast track to copper production."

— James West, Midas Letter (2/18/14)
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