Commodities & Metals

2020 Could Bring Volatility and a Big Correction: 3 Top Gold Stocks to Buy

Unless there is a massive sell-off before the end of 2019 (and the decade), this will end up being the best year for investors since 2013. With the major indexes ...
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Global Food Prices Spike Higher in November

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations tracks food prices worldwide. Those prices spiked in November, another challenge to the efforts to feed the world's hungry. The organization ...
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Cleveland-Cliffs Shocks Investors With AK Steel Acquisition

Iron-ore miner Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (NYSE: CLF) announced Tuesday morning that it has entered a definitive merger agreement to acquire AK Steel Holding Corp. (NYSE: AKS) in an all-stock deal valued ...
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On Top of $1 Billion Stock Buyback, Newmont Outlines Lower Combined Production Costs and Stronger Returns

Newmont Goldcorp Corp. (NYSE: NEM) became one of the two largest gold miners in the world due to its merger, and now the company is committing to another sizable cash ...
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Can the Gold Market Stand Up Against Large Sellers?

Gold has enjoyed a wild ride so far in 2019, closing out 2018 at just under $1,300 per ounce and reaching a high of just over $1,550 per ounce at ...
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Independent Research Shows Major Upside Potential in the 2 Top Gold Mining Giants

It's been a wild ride for many asset classes in 2019. On top of big gains in stocks and big swings in Treasury yields, gold has had a monster year ...
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World Food Prices Spike

World food prices rose 6% in October compared to the same month in 2018, a sign of inflation in a global environment in which inflation has been muted for years. ...
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Gold ETFs Now at All-Time High in Demand for Gold

In a world where headlines are dominated by uncertainty every minute, investors and savers have to consider where the safest place is to keep their money. The current news themes ...
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Gold ETFs and Stocks Dominated by Select Few

Gold has a long history of ups and downs, and it has been considered one of the key measurements of national reserves for centuries. Now that the gold standard is ...
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US Steel Pumps $700 Million Into Recycling and Steel Production Firm

Last November, the CEO of Big River Steel told an interviewer that the privately held steelmaker had decided to remain independent, instead of taking one of the offers the company ...
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Despite the Big Move in Gold Prices, RBC Still Sees Upside to Top Stocks

Almost quietly, gold has consistently pushed higher. Even though naysayers constantly bemoan the fact that the precious metal offers no earnings potential, it does offer a safe store of value. ...
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The World’s Wheat Crop Is in Trouble

A day after the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said the oceans could rise three feet by the end of the century and that parts of the world could be ...
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US Steel Gets Burned by Updated Guidance

United States Steel Corp. (NYSE: X) shares dropped sharply on Thursday after the firm cut the guidance for its third quarter. Looking at the chart, it’s not surprising that this ...
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Metals Stocks Still at Bargain Bin Levels During Rotation From Growth to Value

The rotation from high growth-stocks into value stocks has been a key theme of September. It also means that shares of the companies that had lagged the broader bull market ...
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US Coal Exports to Drop by 10 Million Tons This Year, Over 8 Million More in 2020

Exports of U.S. thermal coal used primarily to generate electricity is forecast to drop by 10 million metric tons (mt) in 2019 to just 44 million mt. In 2020, thermal ...
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