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Will Lower Gold Prices Attract Gold Buyers on Price Alone?

There is a saying in the markets and in the economy that nothing cures low prices like low prices. When the World Gold Council recently pointed out that the sell-off ...
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Investment Firm Ups Stake in Freeport-McMoRan

In a Schedule 13-G filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Tuesday morning, investment management firm Capital Research and Management Company subsidiary Capital Research Global Investors reported ownership ...
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Why Lower Gold Prices Will Bring Buyers Back In, but Will It Support Gold Stocks?

Gold has enjoyed one stellar 2016. At least until recently. The World Gold Council (WGC) has chimed in on the recent activity, and its view is that the fresh October drop ...
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Drop in Gold Prices to Push Demand

Normally, if the price of something special falls, demand rises. The World Gold Council (WGC) believes that demand for gold will be spurred by other economic factors as well. The ...
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Monsanto Posts Mixed Q4 Results Ahead of Bayer Merger

Monsanto Co. (NYSE: MON) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Wednesday. The company said that it had $0.07 in earnings per share (EPS) on $2.56 ...
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Deutsche Bank Says It Is Time to Increase Gold Holdings: 3 Stocks to Buy Now

Most top strategists on Wall Street often present points of view that are vastly different. Some are bullish, some bearish. Some positive on the future for the economy, others decidedly ...
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Winter Weather May Damage Citrus Industry

A deceptively mild start to the 2016-2017 winter season in the southeastern United States is expected to give way to a sudden burst of cold air in mid- to late ...
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Rio Tinto Targeting $3 Billion More in Debt Reductions

Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE: RIO) may have had its problems during the time that metals and commodities were falling. At the same time, Rio Tinto remains one of the world's top ...
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Why Jefferies Sees Weaker Conditions for Steel Giants the Rest of the Year

One of the biggest metrics that economists look at when gauging the strength of any economy is the use of materials like steel, which is used in construction, infrastructure and ...
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Is Eldorado Gold Now the Perfect Speculative Gold Stock?

It remains no secret at all that gold has enjoyed a massive bounce in 2016. The shiny yellow metal itself was up about 24% year to date, but the key ...
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Bayer Stumps Up $66 Billion to Acquire Monsanto

One of the most talked about deals of the year has been the acquisition of Monsanto Co. (NYSE: MON) by German chemical giant Bayer. The deal was finally announced Wednesday morning, ...
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Arch Coal Gets Reorganization Plan Approved to Exit Bankruptcy

Arch Coal, Inc. has announced that the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri has confirmed its amended plan of reorganization. The coal mining giant now expects ...
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9 Real-World Risks for Gold From September to the End of 2016

The gold trade came on strong in 2016. Even if it looks like an easy buck in retrospect, the reality is that most analysts, economists and chart watchers were actually ...
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Potash Corp, Agrium Merge in All-Stock Deal

Two Canada-based fertilizer giants announced Monday morning that they have agreed to a merger of equals in an all-stock transaction that will create a company with an enterprise value of ...
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Despite Caution About Gold, Merrill Lynch Has 4 Gold Stocks to Buy Now

It was one of the best trades of 2016, and investors who bought gold miners at the beginning of the year or the end of 2015 saw a stunning 31% ...
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