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RBC’s Gold Stock Picks for Asian Demand Growth

The past year has been absolutely brutal for investors who want to own gold. After a long rise that coincided with record low interest rates in the United States and ...
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Hecla Production Gains: From Turnaround to Stock Double Candidate

Hecla Mining Co. (NYSE: HL) has been a down and out gold and silver producer for quite some time. Despite the huge retreat in gold and silver prices from their ...
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Rio Tinto Gives Away Stake in Gold Mine

When the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ruled last month that Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (NYSEMKT: NAK) could not proceed with its plan for the Pebble Mine in Alaska, Rio ...
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Other Companies That Could (or May) Divest Assets Like BHP

Australian mining giant BHP Billiton Ltd. (NYSE: BHP) is working on a plan to spin off its underperforming assets. Its shares were higher Tuesday as investors speculated the value of ...
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RBC’s Top Five North American Gold Stocks to Buy for 2014

One trade that has worn out investors over the past year has been the precious metals, and particularly gold stocks. With precious metals producers focusing on higher return ounces, the ...
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Odyssey Marine Scores on SS Central America Shipwreck

Odyssey Marine Exploration Inc. (NASDAQ: OMEX) is now formally the winner from yet another shipwreck salvage. This is the only public treasure hunting company we know of, which is why ...
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With Gold Up Over 10% This Year, These Three Top Stocks to Buy Are Cheap

As the Dow's upward momentum has slowed, enough investors have returned to gold to take it through $1,300. Consequently the gold equities index (HUI) is up 21% so far this ...
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Seven Nations Buying the World’s Gold

Gold prices may have tumbled in 2013, but gold has tried to make a significant recovery at the start of 2014. New data from the World Gold Council show that ...
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Yamana Gold Cuts Dividend, but Stock Price Holds Up

Shares of Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE: AUY) have bounced about 23% off their 52-week low of $8.31 set on December 2. The company reported fourth-quarter earnings Wednesday, missing estimates and ...
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Gold and Silver

Gold Breakout Continues, Analyst Sees Gold Miners Winning

24/7 Wall St. has been covering this latest attempt by gold and gold-mining stocks to break out of their recent range. The logic and reasoning behind this move varies widely, ...
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China Gold Ownership Surges, Central Bank Holdings Still Huge

The World Gold Council (WGC) released its gold demand and gold holding report for 2013. Demand for gold jewelry surged and purchases by central banks and exchange traded funds (ETFs) ...
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Gold Bugs Chart Dilemma: Breakout or Fake Out?

Gold is back. After challenging $1,200 per ounce in December, gold bugs have become bullish again and the shiny yellow metal is back above $1,300 per ounce. Now a key ...
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Gold Miner Breakout, Hecla Can Still Double

It has not been an easy time for gold bugs over the last year or so. Now imagine being a gold miner or producer when gold prices were cratering. Many ...
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Gold and Silver

The Big Buy Signal in Gold Miners — Maybe in Gold Too

Being in the gold mining and production business sure lost its luster, compared to when gold was on its way up to $2,000 per ounce. All things, even bad things, ...
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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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