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What will Ivan buy next?

Frik Els | September 15, 2014
What will Ivan buy next?

A GlenTinto is not as far-fetched as it sounds.

Brien Lundin says don't miss this buying opportunity

The Gold Report | September 15, 2014
Drilling core in Burkina Faso

Founder of Jefferson Financial, producer of the New Orleans Investment Conference and Gold Newsletter, believes at least a small amount of the massive liquidity produced by loose monetary policy in Western economies will find its way into mining equities .

Junior miners breaking out higher forecasting gold and silver bottom?

Jeb Handwerger - Gold Stock Trades | September 15, 2014

The junior miners are usually a leading indicator. Is this outperformance forecasting an inflection point for the precious metals?

India gold imports rocket 176%

Frik Els | September 15, 2014
India gold imports rockets 176%

But domestic premiums of just $5 an ounce show demand is not as frenzied as last year when gold traders demanded as much as $170 above London price.

Newstrike surges after strong Mexico PEA

Frik Els | September 15, 2014
Newstrike surges after strong Mexico PEA

Capex of $164m for 116,000oz gold, 239,000oz silver over a 8.2 year life for Ana Paul mine in Guerrero gold belt, Mexico.

Anglogold drops spin-off, rights offer plans

Frik Els | September 15, 2014
Anglogold drops spin-off, rights offer plans

Investors unhappy with $2 billion equity raising convinces world number three producer to drop restructuring plans.

African Barrick to drop parent’s name in ‘rebranding’

Bloomberg | September 15, 2014
African Barrick reports $781 million annual loss, despite output increase

African Barrick Gold majority owned by Barrick Gold said it will drop its parent’s name when it unveils a new corporate identity in November.

Banks Island announces $1.5 million non-brokered private placement offering

Marketwired | September 14, 2014

Vancouver-junior focused on Yellow Giant property in British Columbia.

Frik Els

$8bn mining private equity needs to be spent. And soon

Frik Els | September 14, 2014
$8bn mining private equity needs to be spent. And soon

Countercyclical investors sitting on $8 billion unspent funds have been waiting for clear signs of a market bottom. The wait may well be over.

Pain for gold, silver price as hedge fund slash bullish bets

Frik Els | September 14, 2014
Pain for gold, silver price as hedge fund slash bullish bets

With gold near 2014 lows and silver not far off levels last seen in 2010, speculators are positioning themselves for another week of falls.

B2Gold Corp. shareholders overwhelmingly approve the merger with Papillon Resources Limited

Marketwired | September 13, 2014

80.3% of the B2Gold shareholders voted 99.9% in favour.

Sibanye Gold in talks about possible South Africa job cuts

mineweb - daily news headlines | September 12, 2014
Top Chinese gold miner sets aside $1bn for African buys

Sibanye has started talks with unions and other stakeholders about possible job cuts at its Cooke 4 mine to boost profits and productivity.

Currency mayhem

GoldMoney | September 12, 2014
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So far this has been mainly a race to the bottom, with the dollar on the side-lines.

Freegold completes $1 million private placement

CNW Group | September 12, 2014

Freegold is a TSX listed company focused on the exploration of gold projects in Alaska.

Turquoise Hill up 22% after Oyu Tolgoi tax bill slashed

Frik Els | September 12, 2014
Turquoise Hill up 22% after Oyu Tolgoi tax bill slashed

Mongolia knocks $100m off tax claim to revive expansion of massive copper-gold mine owned by Rio Tinto unit Turquoise Hill.

Heavy precious metal shorting is bullish

Adam Hamilton - Zeal Intelligence | September 12, 2014
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The ironic thing is that futures speculators fantastic Q2 2013 gold-downside bet hasn’t worked very well since then.

All quiet on the gold front: time to buy — Westhaven

GlobeNewswire | September 12, 2014

Westhaven hunts for bonanza grade gold on its Shovelnose gold property.

Montreal company achieves high gold recovery withou cyanide or mercury

Canadian Mining Journal | September 12, 2014
Gold nuggets

Dundee Sustainable Technologies (DST) has successfully pilot tested its environmentally friendly gold process, achieving a high recovery rate without the use of cyanide or mercury.

Jeff Killeen: Cash and catalysts rule the day

The Gold Report | September 11, 2014
Idaho gold junior surges after royalty windfall

Jeff Killeen, mining analyst with CIBC World Markets offers his insight and hands-on perspective on several developers and producers with near-term catalysts.

Gold price erases most of 2014 gains

Frik Els | September 11, 2014
Gold price erases most of 2014 gains

Geopolitical risk premium evaporates, dollar surges and focus shifts to US monetary policy.

VIDEO: This is why Wall Street hates gold according to Peter Schiff

MINING.com Editor | September 11, 2014
VIDEO: This is why Wall Street hates gold according to Peter Schiff

Famed investor Peter Schiff answers some of the more challenging questions he has received from clients and subscribers.

South Africa’s mining output at lowest in over 18 months

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 11, 2014
South Africa’s mining output at lowest in over 18 months

Platinum and gold sectors among the worst performers due to labour strikes that cripple the industry early this year.

Case against 26-year old mining CEO accused of stealing $7m to fund luxury lifestyle dropped

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 11, 2014
Case against 26-year old mining CEO accused of stealing $7m to fund luxury lifestyle dropped

His lawyers told MINING.com the parties reached a confidential agreement.

These are the top risks miners face

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 11, 2014
These are the top risks miners face these days

Productivity, followed by capital decisions and obtaining a social license to operate, are among the top risks global mining and metals companies face.

Peter Schiff - Euro Pacific Capital

Doubling down on inflation

Friday's release of disappointing August payroll numbers should have been a jarring wake-up call warning Wall Street that the economy has been treading on thin ice.

INFOGRAPHIC: How to test for fake Gold and Silver

Visual Capitalist | September 10, 2014
INFOGRAPHIC: How to test for fake Gold and Silver

While difficult to fake there have been a few concerning cases of gold counterfeit as of late. Here's how to detect imitations.

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