Can you master the seasonality trade? Join CEO.CA's Golden Bib Contest!
With November's reputation for volatility, we've pinpointed 20 of the worst performing mining stocks from November 1st to 30th.
Your challenge? Out-pick industry vets Denis Laviolette (EarthLabs, New Found Gold), and Jim Paterson (Discovery Group, ValOre Metals). Pick 3 November underperformers from the list below and see if they can bounce back with the largest percentage gain by January 15th. Whether you’re a seasoned investor or a newcomer, this is your chance. Submit your choices to the #GoldenBibContest channel on CEO.CA and you might just make it to the top!
- Denis' 3 Picks – Lavras Gold $LGC | Azimut Exploration $AZM | Golden Shield Resources $GSRI
- Jim's 3 Picks – First Quantum $FM | NioCorp Developments $NB | Lavras Gold $LGC
For the victor, a lobster dinner at PDAC 2024 is on the table, where you'll dine with Denis and Jim. But that's not all – if you're based in Canada or the U.S., we're including round-trip flight tickets to Toronto, a 3-night hotel stay, and passes to the PDAC convention.
Don't miss this opportunity to demonstrate your skills. DYODD, choose your stocks, and join us in the #GoldenBibContest channel.
Entry Deadline: 9:29 AM EST on December 15, 2023.
Contest Start: 9:30 AM EST on December 15, 2023.
Contest End: 4:00 PM EST on January 15, 2024.
2023 Golden Bib Contest
Watch the CrashLabs Podcast with Denis & Jim Talking Their Picks & Competition Details - https://youtu.be/Qm6J5vzPapo
Stock Selections: Pick three stocks from the provided list. Each of these companies had a market cap of ~$5 million and daily trading volumes exceeding $5K in November. Post their tickers in a single message in the #GoldenBibContest channel. Feel free to explain your choices in the same message and remember your goal is to out pick Denis and Jim so don’t pick the same ones!
Eligible Exchange: Tickers must be from the TSXV, TSX, or CSE. U.S. or foreign exchange listings are not eligible – if chosen, we'll default to their Canadian listing.
Companies: You must pick three stocks from the following list: Q2 Metals Corp. $QTWO, Alaska Energy Metals Corporation $AEMC, Doré Copper Mining Corp. $DCMC, Inventus Mining Corp. $IVS, Consolidated Lithium Metals Inc. $CLM, Fathom Nickel Inc. $FNI, Battery X Metals Inc. $BATX, Azimut Exploration Inc. $AZM, Tearlach Resources Limited $TEA, NorthWest Copper Corp. $NWST, Lavras Gold Corp. $LGC, NioCorp Developments Ltd. $NB, United Lithium Corp. $ULTH, Golden Shield Resources Inc. $GSRI, Galleon Gold Corp. $GGO, Standard Lithium Ltd. $SLI, First Quantum Minerals Ltd. $FM, Centenario Gold Corp. $CTG, Hertz Lithium Inc. $HZ, Electric Royalties Ltd. #ELEC
Winner Takes All: The competitor with the highest aggregate gain from their three stocks, calculated from November 30th's closing price to January 15th's close, clinches the victory. In the event of a tie, we'll break it with a luck-of-the-draw tiebreaker. Winner will be announced on January 16, 2024.
The Legal Stuff & Full Contest Details for the Golden Bib Contest
This Contest is governed by Canadian law. Entry in this Contest constitutes acceptance of these Official Rules. The “Golden Bib Contest” (the “Contest”) is sponsored by CEO.CA (the “Sponsor”).
TERM - The Contest begins upon the announcement of the contest on the CEO.CA platform. The deadline for all entries into the Contest is December 15 at 9:29am EST (the "Contest Closing Time"). Any Entries received after the Contest Closing Time will be ineligible.
ELIGIBILITY – The Contest is open to individuals who (i) are at least 18 years of age or older at the time of entry; (ii) are legal residents of Canada (excluding Quebec), the United States, or another country not listed as a Prohibited Jurisdiction; and (iii) are not listed as a Prohibited Person below.
PROHIBITED JURISDICTIONS - All countries on the United States’ list of embargoed countries, Afghanistan, Australia, Bahamas, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Cambodia, Chad, China, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Germany, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Haiti, Honduras, Iran, Iraq, Iraq, Italy, Jamaica, Lebanon, Mali, Myanmar, Nicaragua, North Korea, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Singapore, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tanzania (the United Republic of), Thailand, Trinidad, and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Venezuela, Yemen, Zimbabwe, and any other country where local laws would prohibit an entry into the Contest.
HOW TO ENTER – The Contest does not require a purchase for entry. To enter the Contest, entrants must follow the outlined steps below. Failure to comply with the necessary steps below will result in disqualification, and such ineligible entries will not be entered into the judging phase of the Contest.
Step 1: Entrants are to select 3 publicly listed companies from the predetermined list provided by the Golden Bib Contest.
Step 2: Entrants are to submit their entries by posting their stock picks on the #GoldenBibContest channel on CEO.CA. Entries must include #GoldenBibContest within the post. Entrants must ensure that their post fits within CEO.CA’s House Rules. Posts that do not follow the House Rules will be removed by the Moderation Team and will not be entered into the next phase of the Contest.
ENTRY LIMIT – Entrants may only submit 3 publicly listed stocks from our list and may NOT enter more than 3 stocks for the Contest. If more than 3 stocks are submitted for the Contest, then the first 3 stocks submitted will be used as the Entrant’s submission. If less than 3 stocks are submitted, then they will be disqualified.
LATE/FAILED ENTRIES - The Sponsor takes no responsibility for late entries, or entries not successfully uploaded. Receipt of entries shall not be acknowledged.
ENTRY CONTENT - Entries must be the original work of the entrant and not copied from any source.
USE OF CONTENT – By participating in the Contest, entrants expressly authorize CEO.CA to host the entrants' content on their behalf.
COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION– Any personal information collected from an entrant by the Sponsor will be used solely for the purpose of administering the Contest and will not be published or provided to any third party without the prior written consent of the entrant.
CONTEST PRIZES - The winner will win dinner at PDAC with Denis Laviolette, CEO of EarthLabs $SPOT, President and Co-Founder of New Found Gold $NFG, and Jim Paterson, Co-Founder and Principal of Discovery Group and Chairman & CEO, ValOre Metals Corp. The winner, if living in Canada (excluding Quebec) or the U.S., will also win travel to PDAC and tickets to the PDAC convention, scheduled for March 3-6, 2024, in Toronto. The dinner venue will serve lobster, with a preference for Red Lobster.
TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS FOR WINNERS: The winner residing in Canada (excluding Quebec), or the United States will be contacted by CEO.CA to arrange and book round-trip flight tickets to Toronto, along with a 3-night hotel stay for attending the PDAC convention. All travel arrangements will be made on behalf of the winner by CEO.CA. Participants from other regions are welcome to travel to the PDAC convention at their own expense. For such winners, CEO.CA will still provide a PDAC pass and the opportunity to join the dinner with Denis Laviolette and Jim Paterson. The specifics of travel, including dates, flight, and accommodation details, will be coordinated directly with the winner post-announcement.
CONTENT & CONDUCT: Participants must adhere to CEO.CA's content guidelines and avoid posting defamatory, obscene, or unlawful material. Violation of these guidelines may result in disqualification and/or legal action.
LIABILITY & INDEMNIFICATION: CEO.CA and its affiliates are not liable for any damages or losses arising from participation in the contest. Entrants agree to indemnify CEO.CA against any claims related to their participation.
CHANGES AND CANCELATIONS: CEO.CA reserves the right to modify or cancel the contest at any time due to unforeseen circumstances or legal requirements.
INQUIRIES AND RULE REQUEST: Questions about the contest and requests for official rules can be directed to CEO.CA at the provided contact details.
CEO.CA Contact Information:
CEO.CA Technologies Ltd., 69 Yonge Street, Suite 200, Toronto, Ontario, M5E 1K3. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Approximate Retail Value of Prizes: The total Approximate Retail Value (ARV) of all prizes in the Golden Bib Contest is estimated at CAD $2,500. This estimation includes the combined value of the exclusive dinner, round-trip flight tickets to Toronto, a three-night hotel stay, and passes to the PDAC convention for the winner. Please note, this value is an approximation and may vary based on actual costs at the time of booking and the specifics of the prize components. The stated ARV provides a fair assessment of the prize package's market value, ensuring transparency and clarity for all participants in the contest.
Disclaimer on Company Involvement: Please note that the companies whose stocks are featured in the Golden Bib Contest are not sponsors of, nor are they affiliated with, this contest in any capacity. They have not endorsed this contest and are not involved in its administration. The contest is solely conducted and managed by CEO.CA, and any queries or concerns should be directed to us at CEO.CA and not to the companies mentioned. CEO.CA, its parent company EarthLabs, their affiliates, and/or their respective directors, officers, employees, and agents were not compensated in any way by the companies above for their inclusion in the #GoldenBibContest. Golden Bib Contest companies were chosen solely based on their poor performance during November as well as through the exchange, market cap and volume criteria listed above. If we missed a company, then blame Samson @SamsonCEO.
Denis Laviolette and Jim Paterson joined in the Golden Bib Contest purely for the spirit of fun and competition. They are not investment advisors, nor are they recommending the purchase or sale of any stocks. Their stock selections for the contest should not be considered as investment advice. Additionally, Denis and Jim had no input in compiling the list of underperforming stocks for the contest. Their involvement is strictly for entertainment and to add excitement to this friendly challenge.
The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) is not affiliated with the Golden Bib Contest. While the winner’s prize includes attendance at the PDAC 2024 convention, this contest is independently organized and managed by CEO.CA and is not endorsed, sponsored by, or associated with PDAC. Their mention is solely for the purpose of prize description and does not imply any involvement or endorsement of the contest.
Selected winners will be personally contacted by CEO.CA (the “Company”). Winners will be announced on January 16, 2024. All platforms and social media accounts of the Company (individually and collectively, the "Platform(s)") including, but not limited to, CEO.CA, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, TikTok, and Instagram are intended for entertainment purposes only. By participating on the Platforms, you agree to comply with the below guidelines as well as any and all relevant terms and/or rules for any and all applicable Platforms.
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CEO.CA, its parent company EarthLabs, their affiliates, and/or their respective directors, officers, employees, and agents may hold positions in, buy, and sell securities of the companies listed as part of the Golden Bib Contest. They may engage in these transactions at any time and without notice, which could impact the value of these securities. As a result, CEO.CA and EarthLabs, along with their affiliates and representatives, may realize significant gains or losses. CEO.CA and EarthLabs do not endorse any specific investment choices made as part of the Golden Bib Contest and accept no liability for any investment decisions made by participants. Contestants are advised to seek independent legal, accounting, tax, and investment advice before participating in the contest. Reliance on any information provided by CEO.CA, EarthLabs, or their affiliates and representatives should be undertaken solely at the participant's own risk.
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