On Stockhead today, the next two gold IPOs, the big change in house prices, and what’s iron ore up to today?

But first…

The day ahead

TRADING HALTS

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

Today

Sensen Networks (ASX:SNS) – pending an announcement

Vango Mining (ASX:VAN) – pending an announcement

Story-i (ASX:SRY) – pending an announcement

 

Thursday

Lion Energy Ltd (ASX:LIO) – pending an announcement

 

MARKETS

Gold: $US1,950.85 ($2,509.75) (+0.42%)

Silver: $US27.45 (+.77%)

Oil (WTI): $US50.01 (+5.62%)

Oil (Brent): $US53.51 (+5.60%)

Coal: $US81.23 (+0.041%)

Iron 62pc Fe: $US163.50 (+3.52%)

AUD/USD: $US0.7772 (+1.40%)

Bitcoin: $US33,715 (-3.30%)

 

WHAT GOT YOU TALKING YESTERDAY

Battery metals, weed stocks and crypto were popular amongst investors in December.

It’s like 2017 all over again.

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YESTERDAY’S WINNERS

Code Company Price %
LIO Lion Energy 0.04 100.00
RMX Red Mountain Mining 0.017 54.55
BAS Bass Oil Ltd 0.002 50.00
SOR Strategic Elements 0.36 50.00
VPR Volt Power 0.003 50.00
PDZ Prairie Mining 0.255 45.71
RNX Renegade Exploration 0.009 38.46
MLS Metals Australia 0.002 33.33
FPL Fremont Petroleum 0.004 33.33
CLT Cellnet Group 0.115 29.21

A lot of stocks moving on no news yesterday.

$4m market-cap oil & gas explorer Lion Energy (ASX:LIO) popped 105 per cent before pulling the shutters down at 12.30pm, pending an announcement.

Red Mountain Mining (ASX:RMX) has gold and rare earths exploration results pending.

And coal explorer Prairie Mining (ASX:PDZ) is seeking big $$$ from the Polish Government, which has unfairly blocked the company going into production. Allegedly.

 

YESTERDAY’S LOSERS

Code Company Price %
PCL Pancontinental Oil & Gas 0.001 -33.33
ROG Red Sky Energy 0.001 -25.00
OEX Oilex Ltd 0.001 -25.00
CCE Carnegie Clean Energy 0.001 -25.00
DCX Discovex Resources 0.007 -22.22
PTR Petratherm Ltd 0.18 -21.74
CMD Cassius Mining 0.02 -20.00
CZN Corazon Mining 0.002 -20.00
XTC Xantippe Resources 0.002 -20.00
VAR Variscan Mines 0.025 -16.67