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Gold price retakes $1,200

Frik Els | November 21, 2014
Gold price retakes $1,200

Gold is up 6% since touching a four-year low on two weeks ago.

The Dutch do what the Germans couldn't: Get their gold back

Frik Els | November 21, 2014
The Dutch do what the Germans couldn't: Get their gold back

De Nederlandsche Bank secretly brought 120 tonnes of the European nation's gold reserves held by the Fed in New York back to Amsterdam.

New Mongolia PM brings little fresh to Oyu Tolgoi talks

Frik Els | November 21, 2014
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The appointment of Chimed Saikhanbileg on Friday represented "business as usual" for the government, and could further drive away foreign investment.

Vancouver miner faces civil suit alleging 'slave labour' amid takeover rumours

Business in Vancouver | November 21, 2014
Bisha project Nevsun Resources Eritrea

Nevsun Resources faces rumours of $1 billion acquisition and civil suit on same day.

GLD and gold’s selloff

Adam Hamilton - Zeal Intelligence | November 21, 2014

Gold has suffered a rough couple of months, getting pounded below major support.

Junior gold miners (GDXJ) breaking three month downtrend?

Junior Gold Miners facing shakeout?

CHART: Gold-silver ratio nears bullish breakout

Frik Els | November 20, 2014
CHART: Gold-silver ratio nears bullish breakout

Declining ratio sets up rally for both precious metals.

Goldcorp to open Argentina’s Cerro Negro gold, silver mine in February

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 20, 2014
Goldcorp to open Argentina’s Cerro Negro gold, silver mine in February

The mine is expected to produce 4,000 tons/day of gold and silver concentrate during its 23 years of life.

Gold price crushed to deter support for Swiss initiative: report

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 20, 2014
Gold price crushed to deter support for Swiss initiative: report

British fund manager Ben Davies says that gold prices’ most recent collapse is part of central bank efforts to discourage Swiss voters from supporting the gold initiative to be decided at referendum on November 30.

INFOGRAPHIC: Everything you need to know on the Swiss Gold Referendum

Visual Capitalist | November 20, 2014
ENRC board gets investors backing, shares buybacks blocked

On November 30, the Swiss head to the polls on three separate initiatives, one of which is on backing their reserves with at least 20% gold.

U.S. Senate reveals top banks ‘unfair advantage’ in physical commodities business

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 20, 2014
U.S. Senate reveals top banks ‘unfair advantage’ in physical commodities business

The two-year investigation concluded that Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and JP Morgan have been manipulating commodity prices.

Tax-loss selling 2014: why this time is different

CEO.CA | November 20, 2014

Historically, the trend in the junior resource space has been for stocks that have been appreciably lower on the year to see additional selling from investors for tax planning purposes during November and December.

Gold Fields Q3 drops, CEO says most gold miners ‘under water’

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 20, 2014
Gold Fields Q3 drops, CEO says most gold miners ‘under water’

The miner, structured to "break even" at $1,050 per ounce, warned it would have to re-think the business if bullion prices dip below $1,000 and stayed there for a while.

The ECB's gold buying idea is a non-starter

Frik Els | November 19, 2014
The ECB's gold buying idea is a non-starter

3 reasons why the Fed, Bank of England and Japan never took it seriously.

Report: BC gold-copper mine has potential for more environmental damage than Mount Polley breach

Frik Els | November 19, 2014
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Third-party review of Imperial Metals' Red Chris mine in northern BC.

Nickel close to month-high as Indonesia keeps ore ban

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 19, 2014
Nickel close to month-high as Indonesia keeps ore ban

The country effectively halted all but processed metal shipments in January in an effort to force miners to build smelters.

Gold is tumbling

Michael Allan McCrae | November 19, 2014
gold price drops

A $15 drop.

Peru blows up machines to scare away illegal gold miners

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 19, 2014
Peru blows up machines to scare away illegal gold miners

Just weeks before the country hosts U.N.-sponsored climate talks.

Parent company liability for foreign subsidiary’s actions – alarming new trend?

A recent lawsuit in British Columbia is the latest example of an emerging trend in which plaintiffs are seeking to hold parent companies liable in negligence in relation to the actions of their foreign subsidiaries.

Peter Schiff - Euro Pacific Capital

The Abenomics death spiral

As Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe has turned his country into a petri dish of Keynesian ideas, the trajectory of Japan's economy has much to teach us about the wisdom of those policies.

Finding gold dollars in Nevada: Thomas Drolet

The Gold Report | November 19, 2014
Arizona to be second state in the US to legally accept gold, silver as tender

Patience is the key to a golden future for both investors and miners. Thomas Drolet of Drolet & Associates Energy Services Inc. is an energy expert who is also an avid gold investor.

Travis McPherson - CEO.ca

Resource titan, Robert Friedland on the future of Platreef

Travis McPherson - CEO.ca | November 19, 2014
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After the Toronto Stock Exchange rang the closing bell today, Ivanhoe Mines (IVN.TSX) announced they were resuming development work on Platreef, their 75.7 million ounce (Indicated + Inferred) platinum-gold-nickel-copper project in South Africa.

A Russian miner, a good camera, the arctic tundra: here’s the result

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 19, 2014
A Russian miner, a good camera, the arctic tundra: here’s the result

Ivan Kislov is a young Russian mining engineer who spends his breaks taking breath-taking photographs of wild animals, mostly foxes, in the arctic tundra.

South African miners to tackle lung disease claims

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 18, 2014
South African miners to tackle lung disease claims

They will look at compensation and medical care for workers with occupational lung disease or "silicosis."

India readies draconian gold import rules

Frik Els | November 18, 2014
India readies draconian new gold import rules

New measures to curb rocketing imports expected within days.

Michael Torrance - Norton Rose Fulbright

What you need to know about the Canadian government's corporate social responsibility initiative

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Being eligible for “enhanced Government of Canada economic diplomacy.”

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