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Merrill Lynch Boosts Price Targets on 5 Top Gold Stocks to Buy

If there ever was a contrarian buy when 2016 started, it was gold stocks. The spot price had already been hammered when some firms came out and said the precious ...
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ADM Profit Plunges 48%

Archer Daniels Midland Co. (NYSE: ADM) reported first-quarter 2016 earnings Tuesday. The agribusiness giant posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.42 on revenues of $14.38 billion. In the ...
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Cliffs Natural Resources May Finally Have Turned Around

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) reported first-quarter 2016 results before markets opened Thursday. The iron ore and coal miner posted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.62 on revenues of ...
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Barrick Earnings Hampered by Currency Losses

Barrick Gold Corp. (NYSE: ABX) reported first-quarter 2016 earnings before markets opened Tuesday. For the quarter, the gold miner posted adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.11 on revenues of ...
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2 Gold and Silver Miners That Could Post Positive Surprises on Q1 Earnings

Needless to say, if any sector has struggled over the years it has been gold. Not only did the spot prices of gold and silver plummet since the highs posted ...
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Why Newmont Shrugged Off Weak Earnings

Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE: NEM) reported first-quarter results after markets closed Wednesday that included a drop of 28% in adjusted net income on approximately flat sales. But shares traded as ...
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Is the Third ArcelorMittal Analyst Upgrade in 2 Weeks the Charm?

It is no secret that the metals and commodity space has been enjoying a significant rally since the lows in January and February of 2016. Now that rally has gone ...
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Yintech Investment Announces Expecting Pricing for IPO

Yintech Investment Holdings has registered an F-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). The offering is valued up to roughly $125 ...
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Silver Miners’ Stocks at 52-Week Highs

Silver prices soared to a 10-month high of around $17 an ounce early Tuesday morning. The weaker dollar and the rising crude oil price tend to tamp down deflation concerns, ...
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Barclays and Merrill Lynch Get More Constructive on Top Steel Stocks

This year has been a wild ride for many companies in the metals sector. That is after a rough 2015, as many of the global growth markets have slowed to ...
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Merrill Lynch Now Sees Tahoe Resources as a Top Gold Stock to Buy

Since hitting a multiyear low of around $1,050 late last year, gold prices have added nearly 20% to trade at around $1,230 on Friday. The rise also has been good ...
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Merrill Lynch Raises Price Targets on 5 Top Gold Stocks to Buy

It never fails. Like the call for $20 oil, the “gold is going to $900” story didn’t play out quite like some of the bears wanted it to. High-profile calls ...
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Alcoa Sinks Despite Bottom Line Earnings Beat

Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) reported its first quarter financial results after the markets closed on Monday. The aluminum giant had $0.07 in earnings per share (EPS) on $4.95 billion in ...
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What to Expect From Alcoa Earnings

Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) is scheduled to report its first-quarter financial results after the markets close on Monday. The consensus estimates call for $0.02 in earnings per share (EPS) on ...
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Gold Outshines the Market in Q1 2016

Gold returned to favor with investors in the first quarter of 2016, rising 17% for its best performance in nearly 30 years. The yellow metal outperformed most other asset classes ...
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