On Stockhead today, the Trader’s Diary (everything you need to get ready for the week ahead), how to invest in hydrogen stocks, and some wild and woolly energy predictions for 2022.

 

But first … the week ahead.

 

TRADING HALTS

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

Zenith Minerals (ASX:ZNC) – Alliance and JV over ZNC’s lithium projects

Iris Metals (ASX:IR1) – material acquisition

Hiremii (ASX:HMI) – capital raising

Xantippe Resources (ASX:XTC) – material acquisition

White Cliff Minerals (ASX:WCN) – price and volume query

 

MARKETS (prices updated at 7.30am AEDT)

Gold: $US1,798.85 ($2,507.92) (-0.62%)

Silver: $US22.26 ($31.02) (-2.61%)

Oil (WTI): $US78.74 (+0.89%)

Oil (Brent): $US81.61 (+1.00%)

Coal: $US193 (+7.22%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US124.14 (+2.67%)

AUD/USD: $US0.7172 (-0.69%)

Bitcoin: $US42,686.70 ($59,518.92) (-1.24%)

 

WHAT GOT YOU TALKING LAST WEEK?

Gold may be tentatively bouncing around the ~$US1,800/oz mark — but investor interest is strong.

And crypto predictions for 2022.

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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.

 

LAST WEEK’S WINNERS

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Larvotto Resources (ASX:LRV)  announced a new lithium and base metals focused sampling program at the ‘Eyre’ project in WA.

In fact, it was a cracking week for lithium explorers with QX Resources (ASX:QXR), Forrestania Resources (ASX:FRS) and White Cliff Minerals (ASX:WCN) also making gains on no news.

Chipmaker Brainchip Holdings (ASX:BRN) soared after announced yesterday the appointment of Pia Turcinov as a non-executive director.

The BRN stock price might also have been buoyed by Tesla’s record fourth quarter sales announced last Monday.

 

LAST WEEK’S LOSERS

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