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World's Second Largest Lithium Miner Is Reeling From Low Prices

World's Second Largest Lithium Miner Is Reeling From Low Prices

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Copper prices surged to a…

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One Shocking Chart On The Death Of A Gold Nation

One Shocking Chart On The Death Of A Gold Nation

Feb 27, 2017 at 10:06 | Dave Forest

Further to the second-last item above, the death of South African gold mining has been one of the biggest stories you never read about. Investors in the gold space today…

Gold Prices Under Pressure As Indians Stop Buying

Gold Prices Under Pressure As Indians Stop Buying

Jan 31, 2017 at 09:37 | Dave Forest

India’s government wants more local gold. This week directing state-run Minerals Exploration Corp. to assess remaining reserves at the historic Kolar Gold Fields district — ahead of a possible…

Miners Shun Top Class Gold Assets In Egypt

Miners Shun Top Class Gold Assets In Egypt

Jan 24, 2017 at 09:49 | Dave Forest

I wrote in November about Egypt’s first gold licensing round in seven years. Noting that the geological potential is very strong in this under-explored part of the Arabian-Nubian shield.…

Here Are The Final Numbers On A Terrible Year For Gold In India

Here Are The Final Numbers On A Terrible Year For Gold In India

Jan 09, 2017 at 10:07 | Dave Forest

The final 2016 stats are in from the world’s top gold-consuming nation, India. Showing that the past year was one of the bleakest on record for this critical bullion market.…

Are Indians About To Lose Their Gold?

Are Indians About To Lose Their Gold?

Nov 30, 2016 at 10:49 | Dave Forest

More unsettling rumours circulating for the gold market this past week. With local press issuing a brief but dire warning on demand in the world’s most important consuming center. India.…

The Gold Of The Pharaohs? Egypt To Issue First Licenses In 7 Years

The Gold Of The Pharaohs? Egypt To Issue First Licenses In 7 Years

Nov 17, 2016 at 09:45 | Dave Forest

Gold majors aren’t doing a lot of exploration these days. With leading producer Newmont saying last month it is focusing on just three places globally for greenfields projects. Two of…

Gold Prices Just Did Something They Haven’t Done All Year

Gold Prices Just Did Something They Haven’t Done All Year

Oct 13, 2016 at 09:49 | Dave Forest

Finally the global gold market is getting some good news from its top consuming nation — India. Reports earlier this week suggest that something very unusual has just happened with…

Gold Buying Drops Almost 80 Percent In This Key Market

Gold Buying Drops Almost 80 Percent In This Key Market

Aug 03, 2016 at 09:20 | Dave Forest

The gold price continues to look perky this week. With a move to near $1,350 per ounce having some analysts suggesting another breakout may be at hand. And…

What Growing U.S. Consumer Spending Means For Energy

What Growing U.S. Consumer Spending Means For Energy

Jul 22, 2016 at 17:50 | Oil & Gas 360

Macquarie Securities’ Toronto-based research team put out a research note today that pointed out the strength coming out of the world’s spending giant: the U.S. consumer. “Macro data continues to…

Uncovering The Mystery Of South Africa’s Missing Gold Exports

Uncovering The Mystery Of South Africa’s Missing Gold Exports

Jul 20, 2016 at 14:06 | Frik Els

According to a new study by the UN's Conference on Trade and Development, some commodity dependent developing countries "are losing as much as 67 percent of their exports worth billions…

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