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Barclays is the next big bank pulling out of commodities: report

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 20, 2014
Barclays is the next big bank pulling out of commodities: report

The English bank is planning to sell large parts of its metals, agricultural and energy business.

Gold mining comes back to Nova Scotia

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 20, 2014
Gold mining comes back to Nova Scotia

The Canadian province has experienced three relatively short-lived gold rushes over the past 150 years, but the persistent issue has been profitably. Now, the problem seems finally resolved.

Peru set to regain world’s second largest copper producer place this year

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 20, 2014
Peru set to regain world’s second largest copper producer place this year

The South American nation lost the title to China in 2012.

WSJ: Newmont, Barrick merger talks break down

Frik Els | April 18, 2014
WSJ: Newmont, Barrick merger talks break down

World's top gold producers tried and failed again to tie-up.

Sliding Chinese currency takes blame for gold price weakness

Frik Els | April 18, 2014
Sliding Chinese currency could be behind gold price weakness

Some 1,000 tonnes of gold have been used in highly complex and lucrative deals designed to skirt Chinese capital controls. Deals that are now being unwound.

Chris Vermeulen - TheGoldAndOilGuy

Video: How to momentum trade gold, silver stocks

Long and short-term gold forecasts.

Economic outlook darkens

GoldMoney | April 18, 2014

Many decades of Keynesian-inspired economic and monetary corruption have left advanced economies with a legacy of debt and low savings.

High import duty pushes up gold smuggling at Delhi airport

India Daily | April 18, 2014

India's customs department seized 52 times more smuggled gold last year than in 2012.

Ukraine deal, ETF selling push gold price below $1,300

Frik Els | April 17, 2014
Ukraine deal, ETF selling push gold price below $1,300

Investors pull money out of ETFs and geopolitical tensions ease after Geneva talks to push price down almost 2% for shortened week.

Peter Schiff - Euro Pacific Capital

Investors ignore frightful geopolitics

When the former Soviet Union collapsed almost 25 years ago, most global strategic forecasters assumed that the U.S. would adapt pragmatically to her new status of sole world superpower.

Despite talk, there's little chance India will ease gold curbs

Frik Els | April 17, 2014
Despite talk, there's little chance India will ease gold curbs

India's largest gold refiner says freeing up the gold import business is simply not going to happen because of economic realities.

Economies stalling

GoldMoney | April 17, 2014

It wasn’t meant to be like this: six years of global money-printing should have guaranteed economic recovery.

INFOGRAPHIC: Gold price – a seismograph of supply and demand

TRUSTABLE GOLD.com | April 16, 2014
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What drives the price development in the long run?

36,000 Chinese couples marry each day and gold gifts are de rigueur

Frik Els | April 16, 2014
In China the ball and chain is made of gold

Parents on either side give the couple gold – what jewelry stores call jiehun san jin, literally "marriage, three gold".

Three variables to consider before investing in gold

Daily Gains Letter | April 16, 2014

While there continue to be many gold bugs out there, I’m not one of them—but I do see gold as a trading opportunity.

Ryan Jordan - Silver News Blog

The invincible precious metal bears

Gold price: Hedge funds increase bearish bets again

A year ago today saw one of the largest declines in COMEX gold and silver futures in the last several decades.

Yamana, Agnico Eagle offer $3.9bn for Osisko

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 16, 2014
Yamana, Agnico Eagle offer $3.9bn for Osisko

Investors will now be watching to see if Goldcorp tries to top the joint bid.

Cecilia Jamasmie

Rio Tinto iron ore output hit by bad weather in Australia, Canada

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 16, 2014
Rio Tinto iron ore output hit by bad weather in Australia, Canada

Production of the steel-making material, however, increased by 16%, which means the miner is on track to meet its full-year target.

Three key metrics to identify a superstar investment

The Mining Report | April 16, 2014

Etienne Moshevich, editor of Alphastox.com, looks at three things before he decides to get excited about a company: people, projects and structure.

Turquoise Hill buys time for Oyu Tolgoi expansion

Frik Els | April 15, 2014
Turquoise Hill buys time for Oyu Tolgoi expansion

But production at massive Mongolian mine slips and shares take a beating.

Year to the day of $200 shocker, another strange gold price plunge

Frik Els | April 15, 2014
Year to the day of $200 shocker, another strange gold price plunge

15 April last year the price of gold plunged $130 in a single session and over $200 in just two days. Today, another inexplicable gold price flash crash.

Let's talk about: women in the mining industry

Mining is an industry which has always been male-dominated, regardless of geographical location. There have been positive steps which have helped to integrate women into the industry, but females continue to be under-represented and Mining is still largely a man’s domain.

China’s appetite for gold down, but not gone: World Council

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 15, 2014
China’s appetite for gold down, but not gone: World Council

The country's gold fever is expected to cool this year.

When the equity market bubble crashes, Michael Berry will take refuge in these gold stocks

The Gold Report | April 14, 2014

An overinflated equities market could be good news for metals and mining stocks.

Ukraine escalation lifts gold price to 3-week high

Frik Els | April 14, 2014
Ukraine escalation lifts gold price to 3-week high

Safe-haven buying sparked after Ukraine calls for UN Peacekeepers and chances of "gas war" increases.

Fortuna Silver jumps after breaking production records

Frik Els | April 14, 2014
Fortuna Silver jumps after breaking production records

The Vancouver-based miner's shares surge after its silver and gold properties in Mexico and Peru up production more than 50%.

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