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Five Unusual Alternatives to Investing in Gold

Throughout history, investors have often regarded gold as a safe haven -- an asset that can, at the very least, keep its value over time. In the past, a number ...
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World Gold Council: Gold Not in Jeopardy at All with Higher Interest Rates Alone

Easy money and near-zero interest rates from the Federal Reserve created a great environment for gold bugs to drive the price of gold higher and higher. Central banks around the ...
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Closing Bell for Monday on Wall Street: Markets Open Higher, Hold Gains

July 1, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning after a blast of economic data from both Asia and Europe. In China, June manufacturing PMI slid lower. Japan’s economics ...
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Why Value Investors Must at Least Start to Look at Mining and Metals Stocks

There are a variety of ways to invest in precious metals. Buying gold or silver bars and coins is one. Exchange traded funds (ETFs) are another. A third way is by investing ...
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Did the Price of Gold Just Form a Bottom? Silver, the Devil’s Metal, Too?

It was looking this morning as though gold could be ready test even new lower lows based on the trading tape action of late. Suddenly, a 2% gain in the ...
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Gold Concern: Miners Lagging Price of Gold Metal on Upside

The news flow over the weekend and on Monday helped to drive the price of gold higher after one monster sell-off this year. Reports of spot gold shortages and premiums ...
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Gold ETFs Dumping the Yellow Metal

Last year marked the twelfth consecutive year for rising gold prices. But that could be the end of the yellow metals string. Since the beginning of the year, gold ETFs ...
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Metals Stocks: Questionable Value for Rest of 2013 (GLD, SLV, GDX, GDXJ, SIL, ABX, GG, KGC, NEM, AUY, FCX, SLW, CDE, SWC)

There are a variety of ways to invest in precious metals. Buying gold or silver bars and coins is one, exchange traded products (ETFs) are another, and a third is ...
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Gold and Silver: Look for Another Great Year in 2013

Gold futures closed at around $1,676 an ounce in 2012, about 7% higher than the $1,565 or so the yellow metal fetched at the beginning of the year. Forecasts for ...
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The Key Gold Trade for 2013, Pairing Gold Against Miners

Any Wall St. pundit will tell you that the overprinting of money is a train wreck waiting to happen. The Federal Reserve balance sheet sits at almost three trillion dollars after ...
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QE3 Brings More Reward For Miners Than For Gold & Silver

The announcement of QE3 is not bringing a "sell the news" reaction at all when it comes to the metals market. Gold is surging, but The Devil's Metal of silver is ...
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Gold Bugs Better Consider S&P Gold Miner Profitability Warning Report

If you were told that gold miners were highly dependent on gold prices, you would probably respond immediately with a phrase that starts with "No" and ends with "Sherlock." This ...
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Gold Demand Drops in Q2 (GLD, IAU, GDX, GDXJ)

Compared with the second quarter of 2011, demand for gold fell 7% by a total of nearly 76 metric tons, to 990 metric tons, in the second quarter of 2012, ...
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Greenlight, Einhorn Add Health Care; Dump Dell, RIM (AET, CI, CVH, UNH, WLP, DELL, RIMM, MSFT, GDXJ, GDX)

David Einhorn and his hedge fund Greenlight Capital reported some changes to the fund’s portfolio last night. The fund added significant holdings in several health care stocks and eliminated a ...
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More Trouble for Gold Miners, with Some Exceptions

Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE: NEM) is supposed to be one of the biggest and best gold miners out there. Its high dividend is a testament to that. The problem is that ...
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