Palladium

US Congress passes bill on space mining

Cecilia Jamasmie | May 22, 2015
US Congress passes bill on space mining

Welcome to the future.

Platinum price at 6-week high on deficit predictions

Frik Els | May 18, 2015
Platinum price at 6-week high on deficit predictions

New report highlights falling mine supply outside of Southern Africa and increased jewelry demand from China.

Eric Coffin – pinpoints the mining companies with resources that are right for today's market

The Gold Report | May 14, 2015
Reports review mining

In this interview with The Gold Report, he suggests some companies with resources that not only make sense but could make even more sense to larger companies.

Platinum price to remain under pressure – report

Thomson Reuters | May 14, 2015
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Thomson Reuters today released “GFMS Platinum & Palladium Survey 2015”, looking at the shifts and developments in the global Platinum Group Metal markets, their fundamentals and their drivers, over the past year and setting the scene for future.

Rick Rule: Mathematics of a resource portfolio

Sprott's Thoughts | May 8, 2015
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Tekoa and Rick get into the ‘nuts and bolts’ of speculating in exploration stocks.

Would Palladium replace gold as engagement rings choice of metal?

NaturallyColored.com | May 6, 2015

Gold has concentrated lots of interest in the past 6-7 years due to the economic crisis.

Here's the ad that is upsetting the union at Stillwater Mining

Michael Allan McCrae | April 27, 2015
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Stillwater Mining Company TV Spot "Generations" With contract talks underway, Stillwater Mining is running a TV spot that the union says overstates their take home pay. At the 17 second spot, there is a graphic that shows average worker pay …

Asteroid miner puts first demonstration spaceship in orbit

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 15, 2015
Asteroid miner puts first demonstration spaceship in orbit

The Arkyd 3 Reflight (A3R) will spent three month in orbit trying to identify subsystems to explore and prospect for valuable resources on asteroids.

Buy precious metal equities before the bear goes into hibernation: Eric Muschinski

The Gold Report | April 8, 2015
How contrarians play bear markets in resources: Rick Rule

In this interview with The Gold Report, Muschinski lists some highly undervalued equities and tells investors to get more aggressive, especially this summer, when he believes the bear could go into hibernation.

David Smith: Love and fear trade buying will drive metals, and these miners higher. . .this year!

The Gold Report | April 1, 2015
Global gold, silver production to hit fresh records this year

Despite their recent underperformance, David H. Smith, Senior Analyst with The Morgan Report, remains bullish on precious metals, especially silver and palladium, as the "love trade" heats up and the global economy adds more debt to the system.

Frik Els

Mining private equity: It's Davis or bust?

Frik Els | March 25, 2015
Mining private equity: It's Davis or bust?

Until Mick Davis pulls the trigger on X2's $5.6 billion, wishful thinking and unhealthy skepticism will pervade talk around private equity and mining.

Mickey Fulp - Mercenary Geologist

The US dollar is simply the best of all evils

Mining in 2015: Nickel price promises much

The greenback is increasingly viewed as a safe haven, and I expect it to go even higher in 2015.

Downtrend remains in control

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I am always optimistic in my views and look for the best outcome but I am not blinded by it.

How Apple’s gold watch will keep the bull market ticking

MoneyMetals.com | March 13, 2015
How Apple’s gold watch will keep the bull market ticking

Instantly, the chat rooms filled with prognosticators debating the merits or lack thereof for Apple’s next big thing. But Apple’s announcement is both less and more important than you might think.

South Africa drops out of top 10 in Africa for mining investment

Frik Els | February 24, 2015
South Africa drops out of top 10 in Africa for mining investment

Namibia and Botswana top the latest mining investment attractiveness index for the continent and move into top 25 worldwide.

Anglo American's big write-down

Michael Allan McCrae | February 13, 2015
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Consensus forecast 2015 gold price average: DOWN

Frik Els | January 29, 2015
Consensus forecast 2015 gold price average: down again

Of 35 analysts polled by the London Bullion Market Association Ross Norman of Sharps Pixley is most bullish at $1,321, but 5 others see a dip below $1,000.

Here is how metal-eating bacteria may make asteroid mining profitable

Cecilia Jamasmie | January 29, 2015
Here is why metal-eating bacteria may make asteroid mining profitable

The technique, known as biomining, is already being tested here on Earth as a sustainable treatment of ores and mine waste.

Mining M&A: Private equity can't run away fast enough

Frik Els | January 29, 2015
Mining M&A: Private equity can't run away fast enough

The smart money is waiting for fire sale prices before jumping into metals and mining. Or worse; has simply lost interest in the sector.

Ivanhoe Mines excoriates Globe and Mail over Platreef report

Cecilia Jamasmie | January 12, 2015
Ivanhoe Mines backlashes report on its Platreef platinum mine

Article implies that the company engaged in illicit practices to obtain the necessary permits for its Platreef mine in South Africa.

Platinum, palladium prices in 2015: Start your engines

Frik Els | January 8, 2015
Platinum, palladium prices in 2015: Start your engines

The stars will again align for a rise in PGM prices in 2015, but all bets are off if… Putin.

Frank Holmes - U.S. Global Investors

Epic price reversal for commodities in 2014

Investors pile back into gold stocks, Goldcorp up $2bn in a week

Whereas total returns for the S&P 500 Index and 10-Year Treasury bond stayed relatively stable throughout the year, commodities and the U.S. dollar both made an incredible about-face starting around late June, early July.

Mickey Fulp - Mercenary Geologist

Dollars and gold revisited

Mickey Fulp - Mercenary Geologist | December 28, 2014
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Monetization of treasury bonds to the tune of $300 billion will not be nearly enough to solve our country’s financial problems.

Deep-sea mining pioneer now hunts for resources in space

Cecilia Jamasmie | December 16, 2014
Deep-sea mining pioneer now hunts for resources in space

Julian Malnic, the founder of world's first deep-sea miner Nautilus Minerals has joined the board of Deep Space Industries.

UK company sells gold, silver refineries after 162 years

Frik Els | December 15, 2014
UK company sells gold, silver refineries after 162 years

Johnson Matthey sells refineries in US and Canada to metal recycler for $184 million in cash.

Vietnam’s emerging nickel-sulphide district

Frik Els | December 9, 2014
Vietnam’s emerging nickel-sulphide district

Asian Mineral Resources blazes a trail in South East Asia.

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