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Palladium price roller coaster ride: long way down

Frik Els | September 2, 2014
Palladium price roller coaster ride: long way down

Palladium drops sharply from 13-year highs. Sister metal platinum close to wiping out 2014 gains.

How is Doug Casey preparing for a crisis worse than 2008? He and his fellow millionaires are getting back to basics

The Mining Report | September 2, 2014

Trillions of dollars of debt, a bond bubble on the verge of bursting and economic distortions that make it difficult for investors to know what is going on behind the curtain have created what author Doug Casey calls a crisis economy

Gold: The thin end of the wedge

Bob Kirtley - Gold-Prices.biz | September 2, 2014

Gold had a horrendous year in 2013 disappointing many of its supporters; however, 2014 started brightly bringing with it much hope for an attempt at achieving new record highs.

Gold seasonality chart points to strong gains Sept through February

Gold Stock Bull | September 2, 2014

The month of September has historically been the strongest for precious metals. Since the start of the current bull market, gold has averaged a gain of 2.6% during the month of September.

Gold price falls on first full September trading day

Frik Els | September 2, 2014
Gold price falls on first full September trading day

Back from a long weekend New York traders knock the dollar gold price down to near 3-month lows, but eurozone investors enjoy double digit gains in 2014.

Mexico forces partial closure of mine responsible for massive toxic spill

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 2, 2014
Mexico forces partial closure of mine responsible for massive toxic spill

Mexico's environmental prosecutor has imposed a new partial order of closure on Grupo Mexico’s Buenavista copper mine.

Chile’s Escondida mine to bring BHP, Rio higher than expected dividends

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 2, 2014
Chile’s Escondida mine to bring BHP, Rio higher than expected dividends

Deutsche Bank analysts foresee a 2% to 3% earnings increase for the miners.

Newmont, Indonesia make peace: copper exports may resume this week

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 2, 2014
Newmont, Indonesia make peace: copper exports may resume this week

Both sides are closer than ever to ending an eight-month tax dispute over exports of the industrial metal's concentrates.

Gold ETF holdings drop again, hedge funds lose interest

Frik Els | September 1, 2014
Gold ETF holdings drop again, hedge funds lose interest

Safe haven buying of gold-backed funds in July reversed in August, while open interest of large futures investors fell to 5-year low.

The wages-fuel-demand fallacy

GoldMoney | September 1, 2014

Expanding the quantity of money will always end up devaluing the wealth and earning-power of ordinary people.

The case for a September gold price surge

Frik Els | September 1, 2014
The case for a September gold price surge

Historically holding gold going into September reaps investors a more than 3% return.

Burnt fingers in Guadalcanal gold mine battle

Frik Els | September 1, 2014
Australian gold mining firm pushed off Guadalcanal

With bondholders facing possibility of default, Australia's St Barbara needs a quick "win-win" exit from its Solomon Islands gold mine taken over by illegal miners.

How effective is gold as collateral if held at home?

mineweb - daily news headlines | September 1, 2014
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Julian Phillips thinks with the growth of currency uncertainty, it is unsurprising that there is a move to repatriate gold back to national vaults.

Rand Refinery to maintain normal gold output amid strike

mineweb - daily news headlines | September 1, 2014
Top gold refinery missing 87,000oz

Some of Rand Refinery’s workers at its operations in Johannesburg embarked on a strike last week.

Michael Allan McCrae

Why companies can't get financing for profitable projects

Michael Allan McCrae | August 31, 2014
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Climbing Capital Mountain.

Africa is bigger then you think

Michael Allan McCrae | August 31, 2014
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Lots of opportunity.

Osisko Gold boosts stake in NioGold Mining

Michael Allan McCrae | August 31, 2014
quebec map

The company's flagship projects are located in the Cadillac – Malartic – Val-d'Or region of the prolific Abitibi gold mining district, Quebec.

Frank Holmes - U.S. Global Investors

Making the case for Lucara Diamond

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Let’s talk diamonds for a change.

Rick Rule: A briefing on private placements

Sprott Group | August 29, 2014
A briefing on private placements

Attractive way to take advantage of a recovery in natural resources.

Freeport's $2 billion Chile sale hits snag

Frik Els | August 29, 2014
Freeport's $2 billion Chile sale hits snag

Phoenix-based copper giant want to to sell its Candelaria copper-gold mine to Canada's Lundin Mining.

Jordan Roy-Byrne - The Daily Gold

Gold miners consolidate and hold support

Precious metals miners have successfully digested their sharp gains from early summer. The miners have continued to hold above key retracements as well as 200-day moving averages that are now sloping up.

Low-cost transcontinental gold

Turkey has seen steady growth in gold production over the last decade or so. It is now host to 7 commercial-scale mines.

Glencore’s Dominican mine in limbo after national park plan approved

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 29, 2014
Glencore’s Dominican mine in limbo after national park plan approved

The country’s legislators approved this week a ruling that declares the region surrounding the mine a national park, affecting Glencore's ability to expand it.

Jack Caldwell

Why Mount Polley failed

Jack Caldwell | August 29, 2014
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Jack Caldwell speculates on why Mt. Polley failed by examining the satellite images.

Africa silver miner surges after first pour

Frik Els | August 28, 2014
Africa silver miner surges after first pour

Shares in Quebec-based Maya Gold & Silver up 10% after pouring first silver at Moroccan mine, one of only a handful of primary silver mines on the continent.

Gold up on Ukraine tensions, but gains pared

Jeffrey Richmond | August 28, 2014
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U.S. data showed stronger-than-expected Q2 growth.

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