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Meet the New Hemp Derivatives Exchange

The trends toward legalized marijuana have been full of controversy. One aspect of "the other marijuana industry" is that around industrial hemp. This industry has been largely ignored since being ...
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Cliffs Stock Getting Battered Again

Since that fateful day earlier this month when Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) announced the sale of 3.5 million new shares of the company's stock, the share price has dropped ...
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4 Gold Stocks Analysts Want Their Clients Buying for 2017

The year 2016 has been a continued bull market, now marking seven and a half years of gains from the V-bottom in March 2009. Perhaps even more unexpected in 2016 was ...
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Gold Stocks Worry Credit Suisse, but Not These 5 Big Gold Miners

It is no secret that 2016 has been a phenomenal year for gold. In fact, the first half enjoyed the best gain dating back to 1980. Investors and speculators generally ...
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5 Critical Issues Driving Gold Demand in 2016 and Beyond

It is no secret that gold has been a key winner in 2016. Surprisingly, very few economists and investors believed that was going to be the case at the very ...
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Can Freeport-McMoRan Survive in Indonesia?

At last count, activist investor Carl Icahn held about 8.2% of the outstanding shares of gold and copper miner Freeport-McMoran Inc. (NYSE: FCX). He won two board seats last ...
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5 Gold Stocks That Have Not Kept Up With the Massive Gold Rally

The 2016 rally in gold mining and production stocks has been massive. Many of the key gold stocks, even those with multi-billion market valuations, have seen their shares rise 150% ...
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Will Hecla Earnings Drive Stock to New 52-Week High?

Hecla Mining Co. (NYSE: HL) reported second-quarter 2016 results before markets opened Thursday. The precious metal miner posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.06 on revenues of $171.3 million. ...
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What Saved Freeport-McMoRan’s Q2 Earnings

On the face of it, shares of copper and gold miner Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX) should be trading down about 2.5% after the company's Tuesday night earnings report. Instead the ...
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How to View Gold Mining Earnings for Barrick, Goldcorp, Kinross, Agnico

After markets close on Wednesday, four U.S.-traded gold miners will report earnings: Barrick Gold Corp. (NYSE: ABX), Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE: GG), Kinross Gold Corp. (NYSE: KGC) and Agnico Eagle Mines ...
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Gold Analysts Duel Over Yamana and Eldorado

It is no secret that gold rallied during the first half of 2016. What still seems like a secret midyear is that there were truly very few gold bulls at ...
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Why Merrill Lynch Downgraded 3 Key Metal Players

Is the gold/metal age of 2016 over? Merrill Lynch says it may be gone for now, but not entirely forgotten, after the firm downgraded a few major metal players. The ...
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Why Jefferies Is Now So Bullish on Barrick and Randgold, Constructive on Kinross

The year 2016 has turned out to be an unexpectedly strong bull market for the gold bugs. This may seem obvious now, but it just was not expected by most sources ...
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Alcoa Beats Earnings Ahead of the Split

Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) reported second-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Monday. The company said that it had $0.15 in earnings per share (EPS) on $5.3 billion in ...
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What to Expect From Alcoa Earnings

Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) is scheduled to report its second-quarter financial results after the markets close on Monday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters are calling for $0.10 in earnings ...
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