On Stockhead today, rare earths under more pressure, construction stocks powering along, and who’s winning the healthcare sector right now?

But first…

The day ahead

That latest jobs print is due out at 11:30am eastern time. The median forecast is for another 50,000 jobs to be added in December as the economy rebounds, which would see the unemployment rate edge lower to 6.7pc.
 

TRADING HALTS

The following companies are in trading halts and are expected to exit over the next two trading days:

Thursday: 

Think Childcare (ASX:TNK) – counter-proposal to acquisition offer
Victory Mines (ASX:VIC) – capital raising
Chase Mining (ASX:CML) – capital raising
Los Cerros (ASX:LCL) – assay results

Friday: 

Emerge Gaming (ASX:EM1) – company update
Nelson Resources (ASX:NES) – capital raising
Red Emperor Resources (ASX:RMP) – acquisition
Jatcorp (ASX:JAT) – capital raising
Sunstone Metals (ASX:STM) – exploration update
 

MARKETS

Gold: $US1,867.88 ($2,411.91) (+1.55%)

Silver: $US25.82 ($33.34) (+2.50%)

Oil (WTI): $US53.30 (+0.60%)

Oil (Brent): $US55.89 (-0.02%)

Coal: $US84.50 (-5.06%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US169.85 (-0.11%)

AUD/USD: $US0.7744 (+0.68%)

Bitcoin: $US35,243.33 (-2.88%)

 

What got you talking yesterday:

The same things that get us talking every day in the post-Covid bull market: new IPOs and lithium.

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Also, be sure to check in at 10.20am each day for our daily 10 at 10 column — a live summary of winners & losers at the opening bell.
 

YESTERDAY’S WINNERS:

Code Company Price % Volume
HMX Hammer Metals Ltd 0.091 176 228952361
ECT Env Clean Tech Ltd. 0.0015 50 2000000
VMG VDM Group Limited 0.003 50 4000009
DCX Discovex Res Ltd 0.01 43 143088294
GAL Galileo Mining Ltd 0.39 42 7403255
CUL Cullen Resources 0.028 40 3662787
ENV Enova Mining Limited 0.06 40 4504477
RNX Renegade Exploration 0.011 38 31275488
VRC Volt Resources Ltd 0.019 36 24486468
PAM Pan Asia Metals 0.235 34 6916520
XPE Xped Limited 0.004 33 4136302
RVS Revasum 0.47 32 207226
PKO Peako Limited 0.033 32 8195850
PWN Parkway Minls NL 0.017 31 102031788
STM Sunstone Metals Ltd 0.017 31 16004217
ADV Ardiden Ltd 0.03 30 134104660
SRK Strike Resources 0.27 29 5175690
MDC Medlab Clinical Ltd 0.36 29 2416963
RLE Real Energy Corp 0.065 27 30040764
CAD Caeneus Minerals 0.012 26 56749075
APH AP Hemp Ltd 0.48 26 2133519

 

YESTERDAY’S LOSERS:

Code Company Price % Volume
ALT Analytica Limited 0.003 -25 365000
ANL Amani Gold Ltd 0.0015 -25 12629635
CCE Carnegie Cln Energy 0.0015 -25 22271376
WOO Wooboard Tech Ltd 0.002 -20 24182501
XTC Xantippe Res Ltd 0.002 -20 306263
AZI Alta Zinc Ltd 0.005 -17 2328333
HNR Hannans Ltd 0.01 -17 174059529
NC6 Nanollose Limited 0.19 -16 6852377
XST Xstate Resources 0.006 -14 38544813
EUR European Lithium Ltd 0.086 -14 25491265
CTO Citigold Corp Ltd 0.013 -13 7442406
TYX Tyranna Res Ltd 0.007 -13 3680000
ACR Acrux Limited 0.185 -12 468647
HXG Hexagon Energy 0.097 -12 1810625
QXR Qx Resources Limited 0.015 -12 1277638
ATC Altech Chem Ltd 0.054 -11 19676979
AL8 Alderan Resource Ltd 0.12 -11 712261
EME Energy Metals Ltd 0.16 -11 115164
ZNC Zenith Minerals Ltd 0.12 -11 600339