Palladium

Gold and silver shining bright—hit three-month highs

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 10, 2014
Gold and silver shining bright—hit three-month highs

Platinum and palladium were also dragged higher by gold.

A quiet steady week that sets us up for strong action now

Silver to 100 dollars

We didn’t see a lot of large moves.

Increased globalization comes with unique risks and challenges

info@mineralsmakelife.org | July 1, 2014
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The United States’ duplicative permitting process is a deterrent to investors.

Hedge funds add record 61% to bullish gold bets

Frik Els | June 29, 2014
Hedge funds add record 61% to bullish gold bets

Smart money playing catchup after three weeks of gold price gains add record number of net long positions for the week to 12.1 million ounces.

Strike is over but platinum, palladium prices have plenty upside

Frik Els | June 28, 2014
Strike is over but platinum, palladium prices have plenty upside

New report says risks to supply remain substantial.

Platinum, palladium prices slide despite stalled strike deal

Frik Els | June 20, 2014
Platinum, palladium prices slide despite stalled strike deal

Palladium falls 2% while platinum retreats to pre-strike levels.

Platinum, palladium prices tank on strike deal

Frik Els | June 12, 2014
Platinum, palladium prices tank on strike deal

Unions representing 70,000 workers and the three largest platinum mines in the world reach wage deal to end almost 5-month long strike.

Asteroids mined for fuel to generate trillion dollar market, says firm

Cecilia Jamasmie | June 11, 2014
Asteroids mined for fuel to generate trillion dollar market, says firm

Orbiting spacecraft could be refuelled with water taken from asteroids—but some experts doubt the economics.

Palladium price within striking distance of record high

Frik Els | June 10, 2014
Palladium price within striking distance of record high

A surge in ETF buying lights fire under palladium futures while platinum jumps past pre-strike levels .

Platinum, palladium price unmoved by strike talks failure

Frik Els | June 9, 2014
Platinum, palladium price unmoved by strike talks failure

South Africa's mines minister quits mediation role after latest negotiations to end more than 4-month old strike go nowhere.

Platinum price correction underway as strike deal edges closer

Frik Els | June 4, 2014
Platinum correction underway as strike deal edge closer

South Africa's new mines minister sees agreement to end 4-month strike by end of the week.

CHARTS: Platinum, palladium ETF holdings jump to record highs

Frik Els | June 2, 2014
Platinum, palladium ETF holdings jump to record highs

South African strike negotiations on knife-edge after latest offer.

A golden fall

a golden fall

Gold is in serious trouble and not something I’ll be looking to trade for some time, perhaps even many years as its bull market may be done now.

Nickel, palladium and platinum outperforming in 2014

Not all is bad in the metals sector.

Flood of buying pushes Montana PGM miner to near 3-year high

Frik Els | May 21, 2014
Flood of buying pushes Montana PGM miner to near 3-year high

Billings-based Stillwater Mining shares are up 40% since the start of the year as platinum, palladium prices surge.

Palladium price hits fresh highs: record deficit predicted

Frik Els | May 21, 2014
Palladium price hits new high: record deficit predicted

Perfectly timed launch of palladium ETFs also play huge role in the PGM's 16% price jump in 2014 to within striking distance of all-time high.

Africa FDI at decade high

Ernst & Young | May 18, 2014
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Foreign direct investment is shifting from extractive industries to consumer-related sectors according to new report.

MIT developing platinum replacement

Cecilia Jamasmie | May 18, 2014
MIT developing platinum replacement

A team of scientists is working on a process to replace platinum-group metals (PGMs) with more widely available elements.

Palladium price jumps to three-year high

Frik Els | May 14, 2014
Platinum, palladium prices tank on strike deal

Platinum also soars over supply fears as deadly South African strikes drag on.

South African platinum strike talks going nowhere

Julienne Bay | May 13, 2014
Wage talk with AMCU going nowhere in South Africa

He added that the miners are demanding their wages to more than double, an increase the three companies say is unaffordable.

Putin punishes platinum, palladium prices

Frik Els | May 7, 2014
Putin punishes platinum, palladium prices

Russia produces more than half of global palladium and Western sanctions were threatening supply, but Putin now appears to be taking a softer line.

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Platinum jumps on deficit forecast

Frik Els | May 2, 2014
Platinum jumps on deficit forecast

Strike enters 14th week: 600,000oz platinum lost already and another 300,000oz projected even after labour action ends according to new GFMS survey.

Platinum, palladium dive as strike turns violent

Frik Els | April 28, 2014
Platinum, palladium prices tank on strike deal

Workers desperate after three months without pay loot shopping mall and set community buildings alight.

Platinum, palladium sell off after producers raise wage offer

Frik Els | April 17, 2014
Platinum strikers vow to fight on even as metal price goes soft

Platinum hits 3-week low and palladium falls back below $800 an ounce.

Only US platinum, palladium producer on massive tear

Frik Els | April 14, 2014
Flood of buying pushes Montana PGM miner to near 3-year high

Now a $2 billion stock, Stillwater Mining gaps higher again on Monday as South Africa-Russian supply picture darkens.

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