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July 13, 2016

Humans or Machines

Humans or machines: Which makes better business decisions? (Spoiler alert: both)   Within the past year, a series of unrelated technical glitches brought the New York StockRead more »
July 12, 2016

Bringing Home More Bacon: The Power Of Prescriptive Analytics In The Food Supply Chain

What do the Oakland Athletics, Safeway, Delta Airlines, and Citibank have in common? They each seized a leading position in their industry by adopting the nextRead more »
April 5, 2016

What happens next for mining equities – recovery or dead cat bounce?

At the Mine Insider we are always sceptical about forecasts of minerals and mining equity prices – even our own! But we are now seeing more signs supportingRead more »
February 29, 2016
Should you care about dividends – mining and progressive dividends?

Should you care about dividends – mining and progressive dividends?

This week Mine Insider focuses on dividend payment policies of mining companies and in particular the commitments of some to progressive dividends. Both Rio Tinto and BHP BillitonRead more »
February 4, 2016
How to make good returns by investing in mining stocks – a disciplined approach

How to make good returns by investing in mining stocks – a disciplined approach

Warren Buffett aims to invest in real businesses, and he suggests we avoid those that offer ‘commodity-type returns’.  But at Mine Insider, we are not so sureRead more »
January 10, 2016

The great mining ‘Liquidation Sale’ – time to buy distressed assets?

For many of us, the New Year means high street sales – and in mining it seems everything is for sale at bargain basement prices.   2015Read more »
December 28, 2015

Restructuring Sales Territories

Restructuring Sales Territories During the past 20 years selling software, I’ve seen Territory Division Strategies come and go. When Sales Executives make a decision to changeRead more »
December 15, 2015
Mining companies’ most important asset - reputation

Mining companies’ most important asset – reputation

It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it. Benjamin Franklin Readers already know that Mine Insider is fascinatedRead more »
December 4, 2015
How to be a successful investor in mining stocks – a checklist of nine ways that mining companies can make money

How to be a successful investor in mining stocks – a checklist of nine ways that mining companies can make money

Introduction Howard Marks, the well known investor, makes it sound simple: ‘The upshot is simple: to achieve superior investment returns, you have to hold non-consensus viewsRead more »

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