2011 was an extremely disappointing year, as the Mining Top 25 closed with a return of -22.215%, underperforming the S&P by 18.89%, but outperforming the TSX Venture by 15.72%. We obviously expected a much better return, especially from our number 1-pick Empire Mining.
Tag: American Manganese
The Caesars Report Mining Top 25 for 2011 is composed entirely out of mining shares we believe will be the best performing stocks in their sector this year. Our aim is to outperform the markets, through picking undervalued shares with an acceptable risk/reward ratio.
Manganese is a critical metal to the steel industry, knowing that it has no satisfactory substitute in its major applications. Although rather unknown to the bigger public, manganese is the fourth most used metal after Iron, Aluminum and Copper, and has no domestic production in the USA.