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Why Deutsche Bank Sees More Pain Coming for Major Steel Stocks

There is more pain coming for the steel industry. At least that is the take from Deutsche Bank. If investors were only looking at the price of steel stocks, they ...
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Rare Earth Elements ETF Finds Itself in Middle of China Trade War Plays

Investors are having to go dust off old trading and investing books from before the 1980s (and perhaps even toward the start of the 20th century) to get solid ideas ...
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China Threatens to Kill Exports of Rare Earth Supply

In the Peoples Daily, a medium controlled by the Chinese government, editors warned that the export of "rare earth elements" could be interrupted. The move was anticipated as part of ...
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Credit Suisse Sees Major Price Risks for Steel Companies, and a Silver Lining

With a trade war with China, and with an infrastructure package now looking dead, the steel industry has a lot to deal with, though the tariff issues have been worked ...
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3 Steel Stocks to Buy as Major Tariff Deal Is Approved With Canada and Mexico

Despite that the media continuing to hound the president over the U.S. stance on trade with other nations, the fact of the matter is the country has been mauled by other ...
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Another Gold Mining Merger Rumor Goes Soft, Sort Of

Iamgold Corp. (NYSE: IAG) is a relatively small gold mining outfit that recently joined in the buyout rumor mill. A report from Bloomberg on Thursday had indicated that Iamgold was ...
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China and Iran Increase Interest in Major Gold ETFs

If one thing has proven true over the years and works in favor of the gold bugs, it is that the price of gold thrives on geopolitical uncertainty. With U.S. ...
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Will US Steel Create a Rerating of Battered Steel Stocks?

Despite some still fairly new tariff protections for the steel industry, the global hiccup in growth has been hard on the U.S. steel industry. Oversupply and overcapacity concerns continue to ...
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These Are the Countries That Own the World’s Gold

Most large nations own gold, held by their central banks. The World Gold Council reports that central banks are buying gold at levels not surpassed since 2013, and they bought ...
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Why a Small Drop in Gold Prices Actually Looks Impressive in ETFs and Investments in 2019

It may seem hard for the gold bugs to celebrate that gold was last seen down about 3% in dollar terms so far in 2019, but against the backdrop of ...
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China Trade Settlement Could Be Huge for Steel Stocks: 4 to Buy

The ongoing discussions between the United States and China concerning trade and tariffs drag on, but it is starting to look like some agreement may be on the horizon. In ...
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Meet the World’s New Largest Gold Producer

The biggest merger in the gold mining industry has now been approved by the shareholders of both companies and is expected to close this quarter. The $10 billion deal will ...
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Troubles Mount for US Steel as Credit Suisse Says ‘Sell’

The steel and metals industries are at an interesting crossroads this year. While the United States is in dire need of infrastructure repairs, requiring vast amounts of domestic steel, there ...
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Why Lower Coffee Futures Prices Won’t Translate to Cheaper Coffee for Consumers

When an industry sees falling commodity prices, consumers usually expect that this will translate to lower prices for the goods they are paying for. That theory is routinely seen as ...
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Why Gold Is Absolutely a Must-Own Now for All Investors

Very quietly, gold and the gold miners have consistently pushed higher. Despite the recent downturn, and the fact that naysayers constantly bemoan the fact that the precious metal offers no ...
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