Commodities & Metals

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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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Gold ETFs Now Outweigh Almost Every Central Bank in Gold Holdings — More Than China!

Is there really gold in them thar hills? If those hills are exchange traded funds (ETFs), then the answer is a resounding yes. 24/7 Wall St. has tracked the gold ...
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Gold Shoots to 2-Year Highs Amid Turmoil: 4 Top Stocks to Buy

There is one constant on Wall Street, and that is the so-called experts often yell the loudest that something is going lower when it is already at the bottom. This year ...
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Kinder Morgan in 10-Year Deal With Nucor

Energy infrastructure giant Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE: KMI) announced Wednesday morning that it had signed a 10-year agreement with steelmaker Nucor Corp. (NYSE: NUE) to provide services for five Nucor facilities. ...
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How Major Gold Stocks Are Responding to the Brexit

Gold has been on an absolute tear in 2016, especially considering the currency fears that many had going into the Brexit vote. Now more than ever investors were looking to ...
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Alcoa Offers Details on Split, Investors Head for the Exit

Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) filed a Form 10 initial registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Wednesday morning that gave some details regarding the company's plan to ...
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Monsanto Earnings Soft in Tough Ag Market

Monsanto Co. (NYSE: MON) reported fiscal third quarter 2016 results before markets opened Wednesday morning. The fertilizer and seed maker reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.17 on ...
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Ag Commodities, Companies Slapped Hard by Brexit Vote

As with commodity markets in energy and basic materials, the U.K. vote to abandon the European Union is taking a toll on agricultural commodities markets Friday morning. So far, at ...
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Brexit Lifts Gold Mining Stocks to New Highs

The 2016 gold rally just got a shot of rocket fuel from the U.K. vote to leave the European Union.  The massive rally in gold on Friday has also leveraged ...
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