On Stockhead today, Vulcan MD Francis Wedin on how green is his lithium, Australia’s biggest crypto influencer may be in a pickle, and all you need to know about swing trading.


But first … the day ahead.



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


Metal Tiger (ASX:MTR) – capital raising
Jayex (ASX:JTL) – strategic investment
Capricorn Metals (ASX:CMM) – acquisition
Caeneus Minerals (ASX:CAD) – capital raising
Simble Solutions (ASX:SIS) – capital raising
Caprice Resources (ASX:CRS) – acquisition
Theta Gold Mines (ASX:TGM) – financing transaction
Dubber (ASX:DUB) – capital raising


Pilbara Minerals (ASX:PLS) – cleansing correction
BPM Minerals (ASX:BPM) – cleansing correction
Australian Mines (ASX:AUZ) – capital raising
Imugene (ASX:IMU) – capital raising
Aroa Biosurgery (ASX:ARX) – capital raising
Magnis Energy Technologies (ASX:MNS) – capital raising
Victory Mines (ASX:VIC) – capital raising


Gold: $US1,798.60 ($2,442.90) (-0.07%)

Silver: $US26.68 ($36.24) (-1.91%)

Oil (WTI): $US71.89 (-0.03%)

Oil (Brent): $US74.69 (+0.26%)

Coal: $US147.38 (+0.83%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US214.99 (-0.08%)

AUD/USD: $US0.7362 (-0.28%)

Bitcoin: $US38,366.76 (+1.97%)



CoinJar’s Three Ts:

Plus the size of SUVs:

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(Stocks highlighted in yellow rose (or fell) after making announcements during intraday trade.)

Aged-care company Japara Healthcare (ASX:JHC) jumped by 18% after its board unanimously recommended the 100% takeover of the company by Little Company of Mary Health Care for $1.40 per share, valuing the company at $380 million. The proposal will be voted at a shareholders’ meeting, with the JHC stock price closing at $1.38 yesterday.

Starpharma (ASX:SPL) rose 9% after confirming that its anti-viral nasal spray, VIRALEZE, is potent against the Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2, reducing infectivity of the virus by >99.99% after 30 seconds of exposure.

3D printing technology company, Aurora Labs (ASX:A3D) rose again by 23% and added to its 13% gain Monday, after announcing the completion of Phase 2 testing to measure the capability of its RMP-1 Beta prototype printing in 316L stainless steel at high power.

Uranium explorer Deep Yellow (ASX:DYL) also rose 9%, after confirming that its Tumas Project mining licence aplication was officially lodged with the Namibian Ministry of Mines and Energy on July 21. The company is currently progressing a feasibility study (DFS) at Tumas, focused on evaluating a possible uranium operation.


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