On Stockhead today, where leading analysts think iron is headed, Nathan Tinkler hits out, and how to win at trading with coconut milk, bare feet and your mum.

But first:

The day ahead

It’s Friyay on the data front. The only release flagged on Westpac’s schedule is annualised US GDP figures for the June quarter, which are expected to come in at 1.8 per cent — down from 3.1 per cent in Q1.

Company news

The following companies are scheduled to come out of a trading halt or voluntary suspension over the next 48 hours:

Friday:
Oventus Medical (ASX: OVN) – capital raising
Kalium Lakes (ASX: KLL) – capital raising
Bellevue Gold (ASX: BGL) – capital raising
Black Rock Mining (ASX: BKT) – DFS release.

Monday:
Moreton Resources (ASX: MRV) – material update
GBST Holdings (ASX: GBT) – takeover offer
Respiri (ASX: RSH) – capital raising
Classic Minerals (ASX: CLZ) – drilling results
Kingwest Resources (ASX: KWR) – capital raising
Variscan Mines (ASX: VAR) – potential acquisition
ALT Resources (ASX: ARS) – study results
Yowie (ASX: YOW) – announcement on takeover bid.

Markets

Gold: $US1,416.36 ($2,037.48) -0.31%

Silver: $US16.45 +0.23%

Oil (Brent): $US63.10 -0.03%

Oil (WTI): $US56.09 +0.32%

Coal: $US74.85 -0.09%

Iron ore 62pc fe: $US116.00 -2.52%

AUD/USD: $US0.6952 -0.37%

What got you talking yesterday

Over on the Stockhead Facebook group chat, members responded to the latest market update from Orthocell (ASX: OCC), where the medical tech company said results from a recent trial showed its nerve-regeneration therapy may have the capacity to restore damaged nerves to their normal state.

These were the five most-discussed stocks among ASX investors on Thursday, July 25:

$PLS – Pilbara Minerals Ltd
$FMG – Fortescue Metals
$STX – Strike Energy
$AJM – Altura Mining
$JAT – Jatenergy Ltd

Yesterday’s winners

These were the best performing stocks at the close of trade on Thursday, July 25:

Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap Volume
SCN Scorpion Minerals Ltd 0.01 +75.00% $1.2M 375.0k
CAD Caeneus Minerals Ltd 0.003 +50.00% $3.2M 675.7k
MZN Marindi Metals Ltd 0.003 +50.00% $3.4M 307.0k
PCH Property Connect Holdings Ltd 0.0015 +50.00% $2.1M 1.3M
RAC Race Oncology Ltd 0.06 +39.53% $5.2M 2.0M
ANL Amani Gold Ltd 0.004 +33.33% $20.9M 94.1M
FPL Fremont Petroleum Corp Ltd 0.009 +28.57% $15.0M 20.4M
TZL TZ Ltd 0.1 +25.00% $7.1M 1.0k
DTR Dateline Resources Ltd 0.0025 +25.00% $20.3M 5.0M
E2E Eon NRG Ltd 0.005 +25.00% $3.8M 4.7M
IHL Impression Healthcare Ltd 0.08 +24.59% $46.8M 19.1M
VLT Vault Intelligence Ltd 0.32 +23.08% $32.9M 333.6k
BOC Bougainville Copper Ltd 0.14 +22.73% $54.1M 2.0k
AHQ Allegiance Coal Ltd 0.14 +21.74% $76.4M 1.8M
AMB Ambition Group Ltd 0.09 +21.43% $5.7M 50.0k
AO1 AssetOwl Ltd 0.006 +20.00% $1.8M 200.0k
LMG Latrobe Magnesium Ltd 0.006 +20.00% $7.8M 669.9k
SYT Syntonic Ltd 0.003 +20.00% $10.0M 2.7M
VVA Viva Leisure Ltd 1.07 +18.89% $56.3M 71.7k

Yesterday’s losers

These were the worst performing stocks at the close of trade on Thursday, July 25:

Code Name Price % Chg Market Cap Volume
GPP Greenpower Energy Ltd 0.001 -50.00% $2.0M 1.0M
IAM Intiger Group Ltd 0.001 -33.33% $1.7M 4.1M
CZN Corazon Mining Ltd 0.002 -33.33% $3.3M 1.7M
PBX Pacific Bauxite Ltd 0.005 -28.57% $2.0M 1.3M
VMG VDM Group Ltd 0.0015 -25.00% $9.4M 112.0k
RFN Reffind Ltd 0.003 -25.00% $1.8M 5.4M
DHR Dark Horse Resources Ltd 0.003 -25.00% $6.1M 200.0k
SAU Southern Gold Ltd 0.13 -21.87% $10.4M 1.6M
PGY Pilot Energy Ltd 0.012 -20.00% $954K 13.2k
SI6 Six Sigma Metals Ltd 0.004 -20.00% $2.2M 1.2M
NET NetLinkz Ltd 0.21 -19.23% $328.4M 18.6M
OKJ Oakajee Corp 0.05 -17.86% $4.2M 243.4k
WBE Whitebark Energy Ltd 0.005 -16.67% $9.8M 1.1M
DTM Dart Mining NL 0.005 -16.67% $5.1M 50.0k
COY Coppermoly Ltd 0.005 -16.67% $8.6M 50.0k
JRV Jervois Mining Ltd 0.2 -16.67% $57.4M 3.5M
CCG CommsChoice Group Ltd 0.04 -15.69% $7.5M 552.2k
LCT Living Cell Technologies Ltd 0.03 -15.63% $15.4M 1.3M
PIL Peppermint Innovation Ltd 0.011 -15.38% $10.9M 1.2M