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Zinc Recovery Hopes Dashed As Glencore Dumps Its Inventories

Sep 21, 2015 at 09:47 | Dave Forest

Zinc had been shaping up as one of the bright spots in commodities. But news late last week suggests that the current downtrend in the zinc…

They're Giving Away Cash To Help Copper Miners Here

Sep 18, 2015 at 09:28 | Dave Forest

I wrote last week about how the copper market is starting to adjust to lower prices. With a number of significant mines closing down amid…

Investing In The Permian Of The North – The Most Economic Basin In Canada

Sep 15, 2015 at 10:20 | James Burgess

Investors don’t make money by investing with the herd and, historically, great wealth has been generated through proper forecasting and investing counter-cyclically. Rather than look at oil and gas majors…

It's Official: India Makes A Big Move To Reduce Gold Demand

Sep 14, 2015 at 10:15 | Dave Forest

I've been tracking India's plans to revolutionize its gold markets for several months now. And last week we got the final stroke in this saga. That…

Media Missing The Point On Platinum Supply And Demand Situation

Sep 10, 2015 at 09:42 | Dave Forest

It's interesting the spin major media puts on events in the resource sector. Like this week -- when one of the big discussion points was a…

Government Greed May Kill Off This Nation’s Mining Potential

Sep 09, 2015 at 09:47 | Dave Forest

I've written over the past year of my high hopes for one of the world's most under-explored -- and high potential -- nations. Madagascar. This…

One Shale Boom That Is Bulletproof To The Current Market Chaos

Sep 08, 2015 at 18:21 | James Burgess

While oil prices in the U.S. plummeted below $39, Canadian explorer Madalena Energy has forged ahead with a strong Q2 showing and preparations for its first horizontal multi-stage frack…

These Two Major Miners Are Giving Up On The Markets

Sep 08, 2015 at 10:13 | Dave Forest

How long will it take before metals prices start to rebound? No one knows for sure -- but one of the indicators to watch is when…

No One Expected This Central Bank Move In Metals

Aug 28, 2015 at 10:17 | Dave Forest

Big news this week in the platinum sector. Confirming that this space is seeing some of the most critical shifts anywhere in the natural resources world.…

Mining Hedge Funds Just Bought These Copper Deposits... Cheap

Aug 26, 2015 at 10:11 | Dave Forest

I wrote earlier this month about speculation that investment funds were circling mining operations in Chile. And this week, the rumours were confirmed. As reported…

Does This Critical Shift In Conflict Minerals Law Affect You?

Aug 21, 2015 at 10:18 | Dave Forest

One of the biggest legal shifts in the mining business recently has been conflict minerals law in the U.S. And this week, the rules took another…

Here Are 3 More Big Signals For Platinum Prices

Aug 20, 2015 at 11:22 | Dave Forest

And the last two days we got a flurry of news confirming this trend in motion. First from the world's largest producing nation, South Africa. Where…

A Key Tool For Energy Investors

Aug 18, 2015 at 11:39 | Ryan Opsal

Return on average capital employed has emerged as a key measure of efficiency in capital-intensive industries, especially in the energy sector. However, what initially seems to…

One Of The Hottest Commodities In Coming Years

Aug 14, 2015 at 10:58 | Dave Forest

I wrote two weeks ago about substantial production cuts coming in platinum. And now it looks like the situation is about to get more dire. That's according to a…

Here's A $1 Billion Bet That Copper Has Hit A Bottom

Aug 11, 2015 at 10:13 | Dave Forest

For the last few months it's seemed like few investors wanted to touch natural resources. But now a flurry of activity appears to be emerging in…

Will 13% Be Enough To Save This Key Gold Production District?

Aug 03, 2015 at 09:33 | Dave Forest

The South African mining sector is no stranger to labor unrest. With a six-month strike in the country’s platinum industry last year having reduced output by…

How To Save $100 Million In A Commodities Downturn

Jul 30, 2015 at 09:43 | Dave Forest

The recent decline in commodities prices has stung a lot of companies and investors. But at least one firm is now benefitting from the downturn in…

Low Prices And Mounting Costs Slam Platinum Producers

Jul 29, 2015 at 12:11 | Dave Forest

Signs of major problems in the platinum sector last week -- showing that low prices and difficult production conditions are finally catching up with supply. The…

This World-Leading Copper Resource Is Getting A Tax Break

Jul 28, 2015 at 10:02 | Dave Forest

Very welcome news yesterday for one of the world's largest copper mining districts. That's the Kupferschiefer of Poland -- a deposit that produces 425,000 tonnes of…

Aluminum Markets Could Be In For A Price Rebound Soon

Jul 24, 2015 at 09:56 | Dave Forest

Things look lethargic across the commodities complex right now. With demand for gold, oil, and copper all having come under pressure of late. But the market…

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