On Stockhead today, all the life-saving gadgets ASX companies are working on right now, the stocks shorters love, and Rox clears the path to gold production.

But first…

 

The day ahead

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

TODAY

Atrum Coal (ASX:ATU) – government coal policy response
Great Western Exploration (ASX:GTE) – capital raising
Bannerman Resources (ASX:BMN) – capital raising

FRIDAY

Sunshine Gold (ASX:SHN) – acquisition
EcoGraf (ASX:EGR) – capital raising
Challenger Exploration (ASX:CEL) – assay results
88 Energy (ASX:88E) – capital raising & board changes
Pilot Energy (ASX:PGY) – acquisition
Tyranna Resources (ASX:TYX) – price query

 

Markets

Gold: $US1,841.97 ($2,384.06) (+0.27%)

Silver: $US27.04 ($35.00) (-0.58%)

Oil (WTI): $US58.56 (+0.34%)

Oil (Brent): $US61.31 (+0.36%)

Coal: $US81.90 (-0.12%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US159.74 (+1.01%)

AUD/USD: $US0.7704 (+0.38%)

Bitcoin: $US44,974.18 (-4.21%)

 

What got you talking yesterday?

Wallstreetbets may be losing the battle, but the GameStop War isn’t over just yet.

Here’s an update on which tickers were mentioned the most in discussion yesterday from r/wallstreetbets

Here’s some fat fingers adding extra zeros to a buy order:

And with BTC now pushing towards a historic high of $US50,000, how should investors evaluate the 2021 outlook?

 

YESTERDAY’S WINNERS

Code Company Price % Volume
BEM Blackearth Minerals 0.205 123 150130635
ANW Aus Tin Mining 0.0015 50 15250000
BAS Bass Oil Ltd 0.0015 50 520000
BRK Brookside Energy Ltd 0.012 50 112058633
CCE Carnegie Cln Energy 0.003 50 5748355
CLZ Classic Min Ltd 0.0015 50 34644021
BSM Bass Metals Ltd 0.007 40 95849204
KOR Korab Resources 0.018 38 4650675
RGI Roto-Gro Intl Ltd 0.071 34 13459367
ACS Accent Resources NL 0.044 33 70853
GGX Gas2Grid Limited 0.008 33 35512949
CGB Cann Global Limited 0.012 33 243748815
FYI FYI Resources Ltd 0.505 33 8457001
TYX Tyranna Res Ltd 0.0105 31 59057101
EMD Emyria Limited 0.2 29 8108491
ARN Aldoro Resources 0.335 29 2617259
SRY Story-I Limited 0.023 28 424450
IHR intelliHR Limited 0.435 26 2434659
DTR Dateline Resources 0.0025 25 266667
XPE Xped Limited 0.0025 25 2466666
YPB YPB Group Ltd 0.0025 25 1550500
CPH Creso Pharma Ltd 0.265 23 60430139

The biggest winner was graphite minnow BlackEarth (ASX:BEM), which signed a supply and marketing agreement with  big German-based graphite supply chain group Luxcarbon.

Brookside Energy (ASX:BRK) rose after completing an $8.25 million capital raising to help it fund its Jewell Well.

The company said it welcomed “several new high net worth investors looking for exposure to the oil and gas sector”.

Jewell Well was the first well in a potential five-year, 20-plus well development drilling program.

 

YESTERDAY’S LOSERS

Code Company Price % Volume
RLC Reedy Lagoon Corp. 0.029 -38 79290156
MLS Metals Australia 0.002 -33 4366168
PCL Pancontinental Oil 0.0015 -25 11497904
DRE Drednought Resources 0.018 -18 48405148
LIO Lion Energy Limited 0.027 -18 557402
CIM Cimic Group Ltd 21.56 -17 3493176
MSR Manas Res Ltd 0.005 -17 53904688
TPS Threat Protect Ltd 0.05 -15 91812
ADX ADX Energy Ltd 0.006 -14 2643526
AZI Alta Zinc Ltd 0.006 -14 16652353
RBR RBR Group Ltd 0.012 -14 17880750
PKD Parkd Ltd 0.057 -14 1412452
ZGL Zicom Group Limited 0.1 -13 848669
PXX Polarx Limited 0.041 -13 2817174
CAV Carnavale Resources 0.007 -13 4941334
MRD Mount Ridley Mines 0.0035 -13 1007500
KIN KIN Min NL 0.14 -13 667790
ATH Alterity Therap Ltd 0.042 -13 49530588
TMZ Thomson Res Ltd 0.145 -12 8142490
CNL Celamin Holdings Ltd 0.08 -12 23100
CXO Core Lithium 0.275 -11 20616869

Large cap engineering firm CIMIC Group (ASX:CIM) released some unimpressive financial results.

Gold explorer Dreadnought Resources (ASX:DRE) fell after recent drilling did not live up to expectations.