Commodities & Metals

Will There Be More Merger Action in the World’s Gold Fields?

Monday's announced merger between Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE: NEM) and Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE: GG) emphasized the quality of the merged company's reserves, the pipeline of projects available and high exploration ...
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Merger Creates World’s Largest Gold Company

Two of the world's largest gold mining companies have agreed to merge. Denver-based Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE: NEM) and Vancouver-based Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE: GG) have signed a definitive merger agreement ...
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World Gold Council Weighs Economic Uncertainties in 2019 Outlook for Gold

After a turbulent 2018, many investors and so-called gold bugs have to wonder what is in store for gold in 2019. The World Gold Council (WGC) released its latest report ...
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Gold Becomes Hugely Attractive as Other Assets Falter

Gold often has its day as an investment when other markets become dangerous. That time has come again. Assets classes from equities to fixed income, from commodities to real estate, ...
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Growing Hemp to Become Legal in the US

Both Houses of Congress have now approved the 2018 Farm Bill, a behemoth spending package worth nearly $900 billion over the next 10 years. Only the president's signature is now ...
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Aluminum Tariffs Key Driver in Creation of Over 3000 Jobs

The Economic Policy Institute (EPI) released new research that shows after Section 232 tariffs were imposed on aluminum (and steel) in March 2018, the domestic producers of both primary and ...
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Bunge CEO Latest Casualty of Investor Activism

Grain trading house Bunge Ltd. (NYSE: BG) announced Monday that CEO Soren Schroder will step down as soon as the company finds a replacement. Kathleen Hyle will immediately assume the ...
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It’s Not Too Late to Buy Gold in Case the Market Totally Crashes

It is very possible that all the major market indexes could end down in 2018, and that is a very difficult spoon of medicine to swallow for investors used to ...
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What Cleveland-Cliffs Has Planned After a Rocky Quarter

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (NYSE: CLF) shares were up handily early on Monday after the company announced that it will be initiating a new share repurchase plan. Now seems to be the ...
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Why Albemarle Earnings Disappointed Investors

When Albemarle Corp. (NYSE: ALB), the world's largest producer of lithium, reported third-quarter results after markets closed Wednesday, the company reported adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.31 on revenue ...
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Gold May Skyrocket If the Market Stays Volatile: 4 Top Stocks to Buy

After a nine-year plus bull market, many investors have grown complacent. They had been rewarded as they bought every dip, small or large, but that strategy seems to be running ...
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What Nucor, Steel Dynamics Earnings Indicate About the Industry and Tariffs

Steelmakers Nucor Corp. (NYSE: NUE) and Steel Dynamics Inc. (NASDAQ: STLD) have now reported third-quarter results, and reports are due from Arcelor Mittal (NYSE: MT), AK Steel Holding Corp. (NYSE: ...
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Why This Lithium IPO Was a Huge Disappointment

Livent Corp. (NYSE: LTHM) shares disappointed investors when they entered the market on Thursday. The stock priced at $17 and entered the market at $16.65, below the expected price range ...
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Livent Closes in on IPO

Livent has filed an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). The company intends to price its 20 million shares ...
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Major News Impacting Top Aluminum Players

Sometimes bad news for one company (or a country) is great news for another company. That's the case for Alcoa Corp. (NYSE: AA) and some other aluminum players on Wednesday. ...
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