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Why Gold May Withstand Higher Interest Rates and a Strong Dollar

The July breakdown in the price of gold feels like the end of the last bullish hopes for the gold bugs. Or is it? The World Gold Council (WGC) is ...
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What to Expect From Newmont Mining Earnings

Gold miner Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE: NEM) is scheduled to report second-quarter results before markets open on Wednesday. The consensus estimates call for earnings per share (EPS) of $0.26 on ...
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Which Gold Stocks Will Survive Gold at 5-Year Lows

Is gold the new coal? Gold traded Monday morning at $1,103.60 per ounce, about $80 an ounce below its price of five years ago. That is about 6.7% lower. Thermal ...
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Gold May Stay Down for a While

Gold was down nearly 2% in Monday morning trading. It briefly touched $1,088.05 per ounce, representing its “weakest” point since March 2010, according to Reuters. Moreover, gold suffers from an ...
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Energy, Metals Drag Commodities Lower

The commodities markets are having a tough day. Index futures are down; energy futures are mostly down; metals, precious and otherwise, are down; grains are mostly down; and only lean ...
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Why Goldcorp Could Be Worth 50% More

Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE: GG) is one of the top gold miners, and it may have significant upside ahead. Credit Suisse sees roughly 50% upside in Goldcorp shares. What is so ...
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Texas Wants Its Gold to Come Home

The state of Utah was the first to pass a law allowing gold and silver coins issued by the U.S. Mint as an acceptable form of payment in the ...
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2 Big Gold Stock Upgrades by Different Analysts

Is it possible that the view on gold mining stocks could be coming back in favor again? It turns out that 24/7 Wall St. witnessed key upgrades from different analysts ...
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Gold Index Rebalance Means Massive Buy and Sell Volume for 5 Stocks

On the close Friday, the Amex Gold Miners Index (NYSE: GDM) is set for a rebalance. What this means is the index will be rebalanced to reflect reweighting allocations across ...
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Is Newmont Mine Acquisition Better Than a Merger With Barrick?

Less than two months ago there was talk that Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE: NEM) and Barrick Gold Corp. (NYSE: ABX) were again considering a merger, after breaking off early talks ...
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Why Gold Does Not Like Stronger US Employment and Payrolls Data

If there is one magical and mystical commodity that doesn't want higher interest rates, it is gold. The U.S. Labor Department's strong payrolls report has put a bit of fear ...
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How Big Are the Social and Economic Global Impacts of Gold Mining?

Gold has been the luster of kings, merchants and commoners for many centuries. One key consideration in the latter part of the 20th century, the beginning of the 21st century ...
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Will Fear Drive Gold Prices Higher in June?

As of this writing, gold for August 2015 delivery is up nearly 0.6%. This is after gold closed the month of May with a 0.4% gain. The media are throwing ...
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Can Gold Mining Stocks Keep Rising?

Gold on the COMEX settled above $1,225 an ounce on Thursday, its highest point since early March, but still around $100 an ounce below its 12-month high. The yellow metal ...
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Investor Demand for Gold Up for First Time Since Late 2012

The World Gold Council released its first-quarter report on gold demand trends Thursday morning, and the results show a mostly flat performance compared with the first quarter of 2014. Overall ...
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