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Steve Palmer

AlphaNorth Asset Management

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Steve Palmer is a founding partner, president and chief investment officer of AlphaNorth Asset Management and currently manages the AlphaNorth Partners Fund, AlphaNorth Growth Fund and AlphaNorth Flow-Through LPs. Prior to founding AlphaNorth in 2007, Palmer was employed as vice president at one of the world's largest financial institutions, where he managed equity assets of approximately CA$350M. Palmer managed a pooled fund, which focused on Canadian small-capitalization companies, from its inception to August 2007, achieving returns that were ranked No. 1 in performance by a major fund ranking service in its small-cap, pooled-fund category. He also managed a large-cap fund, which ranked in the first quartile of performance among other Canadian equity pooled funds. Palmer earned a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Western Ontario and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Recent Interviews

Are You Ready for the January Effect? (1/6/15) As far back as 1942, economists have noted that small-cap companies in particular tend to surge at the beginning of the year in a cycle known as the January Effect. After the year we have seen in the natural resources space, The Mining Report checked in with sector experts to find out whether they are expecting this traditional gift, how they are preparing for it and what companies could benefit.

Steve Palmer Buys the Summer Sleepers (7/24/14) Steve Palmer, founder of AlphaNorth Asset Management, has a "buy cheap, sell dear" investment strategy that wins, as the outperforming return on one of his investment funds demonstrates. In this interview with The Energy Report, Palmer unveils a handful of resource stocks that are slumbering through the summer doldrums, gathering strength for the Fall Revival, when undervalued stocks soar.

Steve Palmer: Change Up Your Portfolio's Sector Weightings to Capture Profits (11/12/13) Steve Palmer's AlphaNorth Partners Fund didn't make a 130% return by adhering to a strict natural resource weighting. In this interview with The Mining Report, Steve Palmer describes how his fund uses "bottom-up analysis" to find profit opportunities in metals, energy, life sciences and tech stocks. Small-cap equities may not be leading the pack now, but they are still the best-performing asset class in the long term, says Palmer, and he names some companies that are already outperforming.

Recent Quotes

"CNL owns a very high-grade gold mine." (7/24/14) Continental Gold Ltd. - The Energy Report Interview with Steve Palmer More >

"MMT is a good mid-cap name that pays a dividend." (7/24/14) Mart Resources Inc. - The Energy Report Interview with Steve Palmer More >

"LLG has a very sizable resource." (7/24/14) Mason Graphite Inc. - The Energy Report Interview with Steve Palmer More >

"I look for companies with growth potential, such as MMT, which is getting very significant results at the wellhead." (11/12/13) Mart Resources Inc. - The Metals Report Interview with Steve Palmer More >

"LLG is run by a very experienced team that has been getting good drill results at its project in Quebec." (11/12/13) Mason Graphite Inc. - The Metals Report Interview with Steve Palmer More >

"URE has secured contracts significantly above current spot prices and above long-term prices." (4/11/13) Ur-Energy Inc. - The Energy Report Interview with Steve Palmer More >

"UAX is one of the better small caps and could find an economic deposit in Canada." (7/24/12) Atom Energy Inc. - The Energy Report Interview with Steve Palmer More >

"ZMS has several paths to success, each of which could add several hundred million dollars in value to the company." (4/26/12) Zecotek Photonics Inc. - The Life Sciences Report Interview with Steven Palmer More >

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