On Stockhead today, four lithium stocks power into the ASX 300, who’s getting shorted this month, and how to position for political tail risk.

But first… the day ahead.

 

TRADING HALTS

The following companies are in trading halts and are expected out in the coming days:

Aldoro Resources (ASX:ARN) – capital raising

Scorpion Minerals (ASX:SCN) – capital raising

Propell Holdings (ASX:PHL) – capital raising

Sunstone Metals (ASX: STM) – capital raising

Mithril Resources (ASX:MTH)  – capital raising

Cobre (ASX:CBE) – exploration program in Botswana, response to a price and volume query

Krakatoa Resources (ASX:KTA) –material exploration results from Mt Clere REE Project

Ragnar Metals (ASX:RAG) – significant assay results from the Swedish drilling program

Pathfinder Resources (ASX:PF1) – potential acquisition

 

MARKETS (updated at 8am AEDT)

Gold: $US1,953.05 (+0.37%)

Silver: $US25.06 (+1.32%)

Nickel (3mth): $US32,480/t (-4.06%)

Copper (3mth): $US10,157/t (-1.61%)

Oil (WTI): $US94.97 (-2.30%)

Oil (Brent): $US99.77 (-3.00%)

Aust Coking Coal (steelmaking): $406.7/t (-9.6%)

Newcastle Coal (thermal): $264/t (+2.0%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US155.94 (+1.12%)

AUD/USD: $US0.7421 (+0.05%)

Bitcoin: $US39,512(-7.59%)

 

WHAT GOT YOU TALKING YESTERDAY?

Late last week we asked ‘which lithium stock could be the next to $1bn MC?’

Arizona Lithium was the favourite (~40%) after 650 votes, followed by Argosy (22%) and Galan (20%), but there was also much love in the comments for Lithium Power International.

 

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YESTERDAY’S BIGGEST SMALL CAP WINNERS

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Semiconductor development company 4DS Memory (ASX:4DS) provided an update on technical achievements for the first quarter of 2022.

Smartphone-based health company ResApp Health (ASX:RAP) surprised the market after revealing that global giant Pfizer wants to buy out the company.

RhinoMed (ASX:RNO) surged after coming out of a trading halt, and explorer Forrestania Resources (ASX:FRS) identified a pegmatite (source of lithium) outcrop at one of its projects in WA.

 

YESTERDAY’S BIGGEST SMALL CAP LOSERS

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