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Is Newmont Now the Best Big Gold Stock?

Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE: NEM) just received a favorable upgrade from none other than Credit Suisse. The brokerage firm upgraded Newmont to an Outperform rating from Neutral, with a price ...
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How Newmont Managed to Double Its Profits

Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE: NEM) reported first-quarter 2015 earnings after markets closed Thursday. The gold miner posted adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.46 on revenues of $2.0 billion. In ...
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What to Watch for in Newmont Mining Earnings

After markets close Thursday evening, Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE: NEM) is set to report first-quarter earnings. Analysts have a consensus earnings per share (EPS) estimate of $0.23 on sales of ...
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Short Interest in Peabody Plays Role in Post-Earnings Reaction

Coal mining giant Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE: BTU) has reported a net loss of $0.62 per share (after a $0.23 refinance charge) on revenues of $1.54 billion for its most ...
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Why Arch Coal Just Cannot Make Any Money

Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE: ACI) reported first-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Tuesday morning. The coal miner posted an adjusted diluted net loss of $0.54 on revenues of $677 million. ...
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Looking for Upside in Top Gold Winners and Losers of 2015

Gold for June delivery closed on Friday at $1,203.30 an ounce, up about 6% from its 52-week low around $1,134 an ounce last November. The yellow metal’s 52-week high is ...
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Can Coal Miners Meet Even Modest Earnings Expectations?

While prices have recovered a little since beginning the year to around $48.50 per ton for central Appalachian thermal coal, mining companies are receiving about $13 a ton less than ...
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Will Competing Bids Snatch Up This No-Premium Gold Merger?

Over the course of the past year, gold stocks have had a rough road with the price of gold near multiyear lows. With prices edging lower, it is getting tougher ...
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Aluminum

Why Analysts Are Not Getting Behind Alcoa Yet

Initially when Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) reported its first-quarter earnings, 24/7 Wall St. noted that investors might be confused on the results. To help alleviate this, we have gathered and ...
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Investors Seem Confused on Alcoa Earnings

Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) reported its first-quarter earnings Wednesday after the markets closed. The aluminum giant had $0.28 in earnings per share (EPS) on $5.82 billion in revenue, compared to ...
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What to Expect From Alcoa Earnings

Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) is set to report its first-quarter earnings on Wednesday after the markets close. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.25 in earnings per share (EPS) on ...
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Can Gold’s Shine Catch Up to Gold Mining Stocks?

Since posting a recent low of around $1,148 an ounce in mid-March, gold prices have increased by more than 6%, returning to the yellow metal’s price at the end of ...
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California Mandatory Water Reductions – The First of Many?

California's water shortage might not be new, but the efforts to deal with such shortages have taken a new turn. The Governor of California, Edmund G. Brown Jr. -- Jerry ...
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Monsanto Light on Revenues, Looks Light Ahead

Monsanto Co. (NYSE: MON) reported its fiscal second-quarter earnings before the markets opened Wednesday. The company had $2.92 in earnings per share (EPS) and $5.2 billion in revenue, compared to ...
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5 Top Gold Stocks in 2015 Q1

Over the past 12 months, only one precious metals miner we track has posted a share price increase -- and that increase is just 1.4%. The five stocks that have ...
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