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These Miners Are Seeking Over $1.3 Billion in Acquisitions

Aug 25, 2014 at 09:21 | Dave Forest

There's been a lot of press lately about a possible slowdown in the economy of China. And speculation over the effects that such a happening might have on the commodities…

Foreign Mining Companies Flee China

Mar 12, 2013 at 18:11 | MINING.com

In the 1990s, China opened up the country’s vast mineral resources to international investment.Over the past decade, it has reformulated its mining legislation to attract foreign companies into…

The Highs and Lows of Gold Prices Following QE3

Oct 22, 2012 at 17:39 | Geopolitical Monitor

Following the announcement of the US Federal Bank's intention to begin a third round of quantitative easing in mid-September, the global price of gold skyrocketed. With prices already beginning to…

Ready to Take Some Pain?

Oct 03, 2012 at 17:22 | Mad Hedge Fund Trader

Look at the chart below and it is clear that Ben Bernanke's announcement of QE3 triggered a classic "Buy the rumor, sell the news" type reaction in the market. The…

Gold is Breaking out to the Upside

Oct 01, 2012 at 09:38 | Mad Hedge Fund Trader

Look at the $25 move in gold today, and it's clear that an upside breakout is imminent. It made this move on a whisper of a rumour about a speculation…

Buy the Big Dip in Gold

Sep 11, 2012 at 17:10 | Mad Hedge Fund Trader

Look at the charts for the barbarous relic below and you can only come to one possible conclusion. If the Federal Reserve disappoints on Thursday, just a little bit, even…

Time to Pick Up Some Gold

Aug 16, 2012 at 16:48 | Mad Hedge Fund Trader

Gold has clearly evolved into a call option on global quantitative easing. Don't think of it just as the stuff your dentist puts in your teeth or the thing your…

Is Gold is Making a Comeback?

Jun 19, 2012 at 17:10 | Mad Hedge Fund Trader

One of my best calls of the year was to plead with readers to avoid gold like the plague, periodically dipping in on the short side only. The barbarous relic…

Gold Bugs - Keep An Eye On The Canadian Dollar To Keep Confidence

Apr 08, 2012 at 09:42 | Simit Patel

It hasn't been the best of days for the gold bug community (of which I am proud to be a member). While we did open 2012 at $1564 -- and…

Gold Producers on the Edge as Touareg Rebellion Forces Coup in Mali

Mar 25, 2012 at 10:27 | Charles Kennedy

Overrun by a Touareg separatist rebellion and an increasing threat from Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), the government of Mali has been overthrown in a coup d’état by mutinous…

Have Gold Prices Finally Peaked?

Sep 21, 2011 at 14:39 | Stuart Burns

Gold slipped below $1,800 per ounce last week as equities rallied in a burst of risk on investor enthusiasm. Does this spell the end of the bull run? The gold…

Don’t Count on Gold in a Downturn

Aug 25, 2011 at 08:18 | Gail Tverberg

The way the price of gold keeps rising, a person might think that no matter what the downturn, gold would prove to be a good investment. I think that if…

Can we Expect a Sharp Correction in the Gold Price Before Year end?

Jul 29, 2011 at 07:18 | Stuart Burns

A review of the gold price written by Robin Bew, chief economist at HSBC Bank, proposes that the gold price is in danger of entering bubble territory and predicts a…

Negative Real Interest Rates Continue to Provide Gold With a Perfect Environment

Jul 08, 2011 at 07:53 | Ronald Stoeferle

Inflation has never been the primary driver of the gold sector on its own. Given that gold, as is well known, does not pay interest, the real interest rates equal…

Excessive Structural Debt Suggests Further Appreciation of Gold

Jul 06, 2011 at 07:45 | Ronald Stoeferle

“Jesting is the third-best disguise. The second-best: sentimentality. But weirdly, the best and safest disguise is still the blatant, naked truth. Nobody will believe that.“ The debt of the USA…

Gold Experiencing a Renaissance as an Investment Class

Jul 05, 2011 at 09:18 | Ronald Stoeferle

The (financial) world is at the moment long in questions but short in answers. We believe that gold is one of the right answers in times of chronic uncertainty. It…

Recoverable Gold Resources to Run Out in 20 Years

Jun 16, 2011 at 07:50 | Energy Digital

It seems we have been so caught up in the decline of oil reserves that another commodity—one that the mining industry has thrived on for centuries—is apparently even in more…

Move Over Fort Knox: China’s Golden Ambition

May 22, 2011 at 22:27 | Angel Publishing

If you think the recent, highly-publicized gold-buying mania is merely the result of a handful of panicking investors, urged along by a couple contrarian billionaire types... think again.Today, it's…

A Review of the Gold Fundamentals

May 12, 2011 at 20:04 | Mad Hedge Fund Trader

With gold crashing through to $1,500 this morning, I thought that I would once against re-examine the fundamentals for the barbarous relic. That is most easily done by reading the…

The Worst Trade of All Time

Apr 27, 2011 at 08:20 | Mad Hedge Fund Trader

One of the great asset management blunders of all time has to be the EC’s decision to sell its gold reserves in the wake of the launch of the Euro…

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