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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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Low Commodity Prices Upend Silver Wheaton Profits

Silver Wheaton Corp. (NYSE: SLW) reported first-quarter 2015 results after markets closed Thursday. The silver streaming company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.13 on revenues of $130.5 ...
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Are Hecla Earnings Pressures Remaining Into 2016?

Hecla Mining Co. (NYSE: HL) has reported earnings, and a good news and bad news argument remains in place in its turnaround. While earnings were close to being in line ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to View and Value Gold in a Rising Dollar Environment

It is almost impossible to argue against the notion that gold has lost much of its luster for investors and speculators. Gold may not have fallen out of favor as badly ...
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What an 84% Dividend Cut Is REALLY Telling Investors

If you think that low commodity prices and a weak baseline for the economy are not having an impact on corporate governance decisions, you are about to see just how ...
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Fed Push for Inflation Implies Support for Gold Price, Miners

Lacking significant inflation to help drive up demand, gold prices have dropped more than $200 an ounce in the past 12 months. However, it appears that gold is going to ...
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Will Gold Follow Oil and Fall Back Under $1,000?

The drop in the price of oil has been monumental, and the oil and gas sector is starting to prepare for some much leaner times ahead. The question to ask ...
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