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Dataram Moves to Acquire US Gold Corp

Dataram Corp. (NASDAQ: DRAM) has watched its shares fall over the course of Tuesday following the announcement of an acquisition. The company recently announced that it has entered into a ...
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Cliffs to Natural Resources Restart Minnesota Mine 2 Months Early

Iron ore miner Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) announced Thursday that it will reopen its United Taconite mine north of Duluth, Minnesota, in August, two months ahead of its ...
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Why Cliffs Stock Soared 40% Tuesday

Iron ore miner Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) announced Tuesday morning that it has signed a 10-year agreement with the U.S. division of ArcelorMittal (NYSE: MT) to supply iron ...
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Monsanto (Predictably) Rebuffs Bayer

Bayer said Tuesday that it was not surprised that its $62 billion offer to acquire Monsanto Co. (NYSE: MON) was declined, but the German firm is pleased that Monsanto is ...
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What Hecla Really Gets With This Small Acquisition

One trend that has been seen of late is that when companies make acquisitions, their shares have often been rising after news breaks. The old historic reaction was that the ...
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Bayer Rationalizes $62 Billion Offer for Monsanto

German conglomerate Bayer Monday morning released details of its widely presumed offer for Monsanto Co. (NYSE: MON). The maker of everything from aspirin to fertilizer has offered to pay $122 ...
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Monsanto Gets Good News, Genetically Engineered Seeds Are Safe

A day before Monsanto Co. (NYSE: MON) confirmed that it was holding discussions with Bayer regarding an acquisition by the German company, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine ...
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Monsanto, Once the Hunter, Now the Prey

Monsanto Co. (NYSE: MON) tried for four years to acquire Germany-based Syngenta A.G. (NYSE: SYT), before finally giving up in February when China National Chemical (ChemChina) offered around $46 billion ...
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Andersons Rejects $1 Billion Buyout From Falcone

On Wednesday, grain handler and ethanol maker Andersons Inc. (NASDAQ: ANDE) rejected a buyout offer of $37 a share in cash (a total of about $1 billion) from HC2 Holdings, which ...
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Despite 20% Gain, Some Still See Gold as Undervalued: 4 Stocks to Buy

It’s amazing that with markets essentially where they were this time last year, the two big stories so far in 2016 are the resurgence in crude oil and the renewed interest ...
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Is Eldorado Gold Smart to Leave China?

If you have watched financial news and economics reports for a couple of decades or more, you might think it sounds crazy for any company to leave China. That isn't ...
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Is George Soros Betting on Gold or Gold Bugs?

Billionaire investor George Soros reported Monday that his investment company, Soros Fund Management, has taken large positions in gold stocks. This is even as other big-time investors, including John Paulson who ...
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Is Goldman Sachs Now Being Too Bullish on Oil?

If you wonder how and why economists and analysts can make changes so fast on their energy and commodities outlooks, Goldman Sachs might be among the questioning on Monday, May ...
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Credit Suisse Raises Price Targets and Net Asset Values on Top Gold Stocks

Gold has been on fire so far in 2016. This move was not expected at the start of the year, not by any serious measures, but that was then and ...
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How ETFs and Investors Are Driving Gold Demand Over Central Banks

It is no secret that gold has seen a massive rally in 2016. The World Gold Council showed that the world's gold demand rose a sharp 21% to 1,290 tonnes in ...
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