Commodities & Metals

Lesotho Mine Gives Up Giant Diamond

Lesotho's Letšeng mine recently delivered a 910-carat diamond to its owner, London's Gem Diamonds Ltd. The stone is believed to be the fifth-largest gem-quality diamond ever recovered. According to the ...
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Are Gold ETFs Inflows Competing for Bitcoin Investors?

If you have been watching the financial media of late, chances are high that you have had more than enough about bitcoin and cryptocurrencies shoved into your ear. Whether bitcoin ...
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Merrill Lynch Raises Price Targets on 6 Top Steel Stocks to Buy

Talk about a sector that has a lot going for it, the steel industry has probably among the best set of tailwinds for 2018, and investors should be thrilled. Combine ...
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Gold at 3-Month High on Weaker Dollar

Comex gold traded at a three-month high early Tuesday morning at $1,314.50, lengthening its run of daily gains to eight consecutive days. On December 21, the yellow metal closed at ...
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Strong Support for Global Gold Demand Trends in 2018

If you have been listening to the financial media in November and December of 2017, you might think that the only thing that matters in the world of currencies and ...
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Gold Could Rally Big on Coming Fed Rate Hikes: 4 Stocks to Buy Now

It is all but a given that the Federal Reserve will raise the federal funds rate by 25 basis points, or one-quarter of 1%. It is also thought that over ...
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Coal Mines a Promising Source of Rare Earth Elements

There are 13 elements on the periodic table that are labelled as rare earths and two others that are usually included in the grouping. These elements are not particularly scarce; ...
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Is the Price of Gold Doomed in 2018?

If there is one unit that has represented a store of economic value around the world for all of known history, it is gold. The shiny yellow metal has been ...
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War Potential Makes Gold a Must-Own Asset: 4 Stocks to Buy Now

It seems cliché to say that we live in a dangerous world, but the fact of the matter is we do. With new unrest in the Middle East between Saudi Arabia ...
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Global Gold Demand Now Looks Weaker Than Gold Supply

If you see gold prices up close to $1,300 per ounce, it's probably a good bet that demand for the shiny yellow metal has been strong. And the price of ...
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Will Electric Vehicles Drive Nickel Endlessly Higher?

Electric Vehicles have been an increasingly popular trend of late. This has become popularized by Elon Musk and Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA), and it’s been taking hold at other major ...
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Why Electric Cars Need Cobalt, and Where It Comes From

One of the elements that will be critical to the spread of electric vehicles — whether all-electric battery-powered vehicles or hybrid electrics — is cobalt. The metal is used in ...
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Massive China Production Cuts Are Huge for Steel Stocks: 5 to Buy for 2018

For years politicians and investors moaned about China's overcapacity and dumping of steel into the U.S. and world markets, and for years they got away with it with impunity. With ...
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Top Analyst Stays Very Bullish on Steel Stocks: 5 to Buy Now

For years the steel industry floundered, caught in a trap of low growth and lack of consistent demand, and what many have thought to be a case of serial dumping ...
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Why Credit Suisse Still Sees Big Upside for 5 Large Cap Gold Producers

It is no secret that the bull market is now well into its eighth year. When analysts issue or reiterate Buy and Outperform ratings, they are currently implying upside of ...
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