On Stockhead today, how to get kids to drink milk infused with fish oil, stocks investors are shorting right now, and the big Chinese gold producer on the hunt for WA projects.

But first, here’s what you need to know.

 

The day ahead

At home, the NAB has business confidence figures, while in the US it’s consumer price data.

Earnings

Expect plenty of interest among health and biotech stocks today as Cochlear (ASX:COH) releases its full-year figures.

Due out today:

Metalsearch (ASX:MSE) – potential acquisition

First Au (ASX:FAU) – capital raise

Australian Pacific Coal (ASX:AQC) – Planning commission panel decision on mining consent

Due out tomorrow:

AdVeritas (ASX:AV1) – capital raising

Capricorn Metals (ASX:CMM) – capital raising

Alita Resources (ASX:A40) – company update

Cape Lambert Resources (ASX:CFE) – project update

Magnum Mining and Exploration (ASX:MGU) – capital raising

 

Markets

Gold: $US1513.28 ($2,241.47) +1.01%

Silver: $US17.03 +0.77%

Oil (Brent): $US58.44 -0.03%

Oil (WTI): $US54.84 +0.53%

Coal: $US71.80 -0.42%

Iron ore 62pc fe: $US93.61 -3.86%

AUD/USD: $US0.6751 -0.52%

 

What got you talking yesterday

These were the five most discussed stocks among ASX investors on Friday August 9:

$STX – Strike Energy

$WBT – Weebit Nano

$AUZ – Australian Mines

$ADN – Andromeda Metals

$LTR – Liontown Resources

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Yesterday’s winners

Ticker Name Price last Friday Price this Friday [intraday] Total Return % Market Cap
OPT OPTHEA 0.865 2.120 153 $546,200,000.00
ICU ISENTRIC 0.007 0.012 71 $2,203,860.50
FRX FLEXIROAM 0.020 0.034 70 $8,230,837.50
TMX TERRAIN MINERALS 0.003 0.004 67 $3,218,660.00
GMR GOLDEN RIM RESOURCES 0.011 0.020 64 $13,917,973.00
SVL SILVER MINES 0.084 0.130 61 $101,657,224.00
DDT DATADOT TECHNOLOGY 0.005 0.008 60 $6,484,851.00
AHK ARK MINES 0.020 0.032 60 $1,764,144.25
SKY SKY METALS 0.063 0.094 59 $25,469,564.00
MZN MARINDI METALS 0.001 0.002 50 $4,496,742.00
PSM PENINSULA MINES 0.002 0.003 50 $3,038,616.25
MLS METALS AUSTRALIA 0.001 0.002 50 $4,390,796.50
ELT ELEMENTOS 0.004 0.006 50 $9,265,986.00
VIC VICTORY MINES 0.001 0.002 50 $2,044,848.25
SRN SUREFIRE RESOURCES 0.006 0.008 50 $4,528,383.00
DEV DEVEX RESOURCES 0.060 0.090 42 $11,309,299.00
LML LINCOLN MINERALS 0.005 0.007 40 $4,024,885.75
KRM KINGSROSE MINING 0.037 0.047 38 $37,230,376.00
ERL EMPIRE RESOURCES 0.009 0.012 33 $7,461,776.50
IVR INVESTIGATOR RESOURCES 0.018 0.025 33 $17,759,328.00
GBZ GBM RESOURCES 0.003 0.004 33 $4,362,388.00
ANW AUS TIN MINING 0.006 0.008 33 $17,725,494.00
THD THRED 0.002 0.002 33 $3,578,781.75
GPP GREENPOWER ENERGY 0.002 0.001 33 $4,004,490.50
GTE GREAT WESTERN EXPLORATION 0.003 0.004 33 $5,010,798.00

Yesterday’s losers

Ticker Name Price last Friday Price this Friday [intraday] Total Return % Market Cap
WWG WISEWAY GROUP 0.220 0.170 -23 $20,582,580.00
BAR BARRA RESOURCES 0.026 0.020 -23 $10,777,815.00
NHL NOVITA HEALTHCARE 0.013 0.010 -23 $4,493,051.50
CIO CONNECTED IO 0.007 0.005 -23 $9,065,425.00
P2P P2P TRANSPORT 0.170 0.120 -24 $11,607,087.00
VP7 VELOCITY PROPERTY GROUP 0.025 0.019 -24 $6,876,508.50
TKM TREK METALS 0.004 0.003 -25 $1,314,764.63
LCY LEGACY IRON ORE 0.004 0.003 -25 $4,404,792.50
SBR SABRE RESOURCES 0.008 0.006 -25 $2,852,302.00
MHC MANHATTAN CORP 0.003 0.003 -25 $2,223,836.00
DRE DREADNOUGHT RESOURCES 0.004 0.004 -25 $4,399,018.50
OAR OAKDALE RESOURCES 0.012 0.010 -25 $1,878,573.25
CZR COZIRON RESOURCES 0.015 0.010 -27 $19,641,064.00
SVA SIMAVITA 0.017 0.013 -28 $5,431,115.50
CA8 COASSETS 0.140 0.100 -29 $20,654,316.00
FGO FLAMINGO AI 0.007 0.006 -29 $5,600,638.50
HOR HORSESHOE METALS 0.014 0.010 -29 $1,946,521.88
PBX PACIFIC BAUXITE 0.007 0.005 -29 $1,983,070.13
JHL JAYEX HEALTHCARE 0.048 0.035 -29 $5,868,843.00
COY COPPERMOLY 0.006 0.007 -30 $14,890,498.00
CAD CAENEUS MINERALS 0.002 0.001 -33 $2,141,260.25
UTR ULTRACHARGE 0.003 0.002 -33 $2,146,761.25
CAV CARNAVALE RESOURCES 0.003 0.002 -33 $2,265,653.75
MNC METMINCO 0.003 0.002 -33 $2,375,881.25
XPE XPED 0.002 0.001 -33 $1,506,830.75
RNX RENEGADE EXPLORATION 0.004 0.002 -38 $1,781,566.63
YPB YPB GROUP 0.010 0.007 -40 $6,899,631.50
AYM AUSTRALIA UNITED MINING 0.002 0.001 -50 $1,842,577.50
AKN AUKING MINING 0.002 0.001 -50 $932,584.44

There you have it – all you need to know.