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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
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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.

Less than 2% of Peru’s total mining concessions are active

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 28, 2014
Less than 2% of Peru’s total mining concessions are active

Around 15,000 of the total 55,000 licences in effect risk fines and even losing all privileges over the land.

INFOGRAPHIC: Middle East, capital of concentrated wealth

Visual Capitalist | August 28, 2014
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Persian treasury at Persepolis held 7.2M lbs of gold.

Photos: Apple will launch a gold iPhone 6

MINING.com Editor | August 28, 2014

There will be a gold iPhone 6.

Barrick scraps corporate development team: report

Jeffrey Richmond | August 27, 2014
Barrick scraps development team to cut costs

More cuts may be on the way.

Atlanta Gold announces amendment to senior secured notes and receipt of request for redemption of convertible debenture

CNW Group | August 27, 2014

Canadian junior has reached an agreement to amend the terms of its outstanding US$4 million principal amount senior secured notes to among other things, extend the time for repayment of the notes by twelve months.

How gold is defying the haters

CNBC | August 27, 2014

Despite everything that's been thrown gold's way, the precious metal has managed to hold its own, falling only slightly below the key $1,300 per ounce level.

Chinese investment to make Peru world’s second-largest copper producer

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 27, 2014
Chinese investment to make Peru world’s second-largest copper producer

Chinese backers are now behind one-third of all Peru’s new mining investments by value.

Keith Phillips: M&A prey offer compelling buying opportunities

The Gold Report | August 27, 2014
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Keith Phillips, a managing director and head of Cowen & Company's Mining Investment Banking Group, says strong companies with solid balance sheets are on the hunt for precious metals development projects or small producers trading at steep discounts.

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