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Monsanto Falls Short on Earnings but Lifts Guidance

Monsanto Co. (NYSE: MON) reported its fiscal second-quarter financial results before the markets opened Wednesday. The company said it had $2.42 in earnings per share (EPS) on $4.53 billion in ...
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What to Look for in Monsanto Earnings

Monsanto Co. (NYSE: MON) is set to share its latest quarterly earnings before the markets open on Wednesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $2.44 in earnings per ...
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Will Executive Reshuffle Help Freeport-McMoRan?

Mining giant Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX) announced Tuesday morning that it has parted company with the executive management team at its oil and gas division. Four executives, including the division's chief ...
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Yintech Prepares 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 $80 million, although ...
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What Gold’s Best Quarter in 30 Years Really Looks Like for Key Stocks and ETFs

Coming into 2016, gold seem to be losing its luster, even further than in prior years. That was then, this is now. It turns out that the perfect storm leading into the ...
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Jefferies Likes Gold: 2 Top Mining Stocks to Buy Now

If any sector has had a rough go of it over the past four years, it has been mining and precious metals. Since peaking in 2011, gold appears finally to have ...
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How and Why Janet Yellen Is Driving the Gold Train Much Higher

If you ever wanted to know if lower and lower interest rates for longer and longer helps to prop up the value of gold, look no further than Federal Reserve ...
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Geopolitical Events in Europe May Create More Upside in 4 Great Gold Stocks

Every time it seems like maybe things have quieted down, there is another incident that looks to be a terror attack and investors get nervous. Following the arrest of a ...
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Why Credit Suisse Sees More Upside in Top Steel Stocks

Looking at the global steel market in 2016, it is quickly rebalancing following the fallout in 2015 from the energy market, significant destocking and distressed exports from China. In the ...
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Why Key Analyst Sees Major Steel Losing Momentum

While steel prices in the United States may see some near-term upside, driven by seasonal restocking, gradual demand growth and mounting protectionist trade barriers, one key analyst fears that momentum ...
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Iron Ore Is Skyrocketing: JPMorgan Says Buy These 4 Cheap Steel Stocks

Metals and precious metals have had a very tough go of it for years, and a stunning move in iron ore since lows that were put in last December may ...
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Has Iron Ore Gone Crazy?

Iron ore prices remained not all that far from multiyear lows Monday morning, but iron ore miner stocks rose sharply after officials told attendees at China's National People's Congress over the weekend ...
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Analysts Change Tune in Freeport-McMoRan

After a dismal two years, shares of Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX) have been down so long that anything looks like up. From a two-year high of about $39, the shares ...
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Freeport-McMoRan Shares Boosted on Asset Sale

To paraphrase the late U.S. Senator Everett Dirksen, a few hundred million here and a few hundred million there, and pretty soon it adds up to real money. Freeport-McMoRan Inc. ...
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Danger Lurks in Delay of Gold Trust Share Offer

BlackRock Inc. (NYSE: BLK) announced Friday morning the temporary suspension of its plan to create new shares of the iShares Gold Trust (NYSEMKT: IAU) until the new shares can be ...
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