US Mining News

Inflation Deniers Emboldened by Gold's Struggles

The vultures are circling. Precious metals bulls, laid flat by gold and silver prices dropping for the 5th week in a row, are watching deflationists such as Harry Dent and the financial media squawk about […]

Raymond James analyst's four top picks for the coming uranium upswing

Uranium spot prices have shown more life recently, says David Sadowski, mining equity research analyst at Raymond James, and he expects upward pressure to continue as utilities resume buying to meet future needs. In this interview, he tells The Energy Report the time is ripe to invest in uranium company stocks.

Global undiscovered copper resources estimated at 3.5 billion metric tons

The first-ever, geologically-based global assessment of undiscovered copper resources estimates that 3.5 billion metric tons of copper may exist worldwide.

Gold near six-month high

Developments in China and Ukraine are likely the driving forces.

The need for commodities is 'as solid as a rock'

Africa is really moving.

Here's how the US is becoming the world's biggest oil and gas producer

Six regions account for nearly 90% of US oil production growth and 100% of domestic natural gas production growth.

Casey's Marin Katusa: Conflict could be good for energy investors

Though Syria is not a major producer of oil, the impact of war can reach far beyond its borders. Conflict in the Middle East almost always results in higher oil prices for the rest of the world.

Why this non-gold commodity is essential for your portfolio

Silver prices will see an uptick because of the most basic of economic reasons—demand will outstrip supply.

Gold down on US jobs data

Spot prices hit $1,222.

Midas Gold gets $9.8 million financing from Teck Resources

A gold-antimony-silver project in Idaho.

A lot of 'ifs' …

With Wednesday’s discussion of ending its $85 billion per month asset purchase program known as ‘Quantitative Easing”, The U.S. Federal Reserve sent tremors through all asset markets.

Tapering the taper talk

As usual the Federal Reserve media reaction machine has fallen for a poorly executed head fake.

US Rare Earths Inc. moves forward with Montana drilling

Company settles legal dispute and acquires necessary permit.

INFOGRAPHIC: Explaining the US dollar bill

And what the old $100,000 Woodrow Wilson used to look like.

Gold stumbles after China, US data

A 1.09% drop.

Symptoms don't lie

If consumer inflation data were reported more accurately, it would be revealed that much of the apparent growth is an illusion.

INFOGRAPHIC: Market intelligence for May 2013

Changes in economic indicators, relevant news stories, commodity and financial trends.

Contractor fatally injured at BHP Billiton's shale operations

Circumstances leading to the injury not released.

Handicapping the potential successors to Ben Bernanke

A surprising candidate to succeed Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke has emerged.

Sentry Investments: We've seen this before

It's quite common for a sector to look broken at the bottom.

The dollar collapse has begun

Selling pressure in four major currencies that make up the dollar index spawned what looked like a strong dollar.

Central banque royales

There are three precious metal and commodity truths not yet universally recognized.

Eric Lemieux: there will be winners in Quebec

It's been years since Quebec had a big discovery.

Molycorp racked with writedown, job cuts

Molycorp also warned the first half of 2013 would see weaker performance.