Commodities & Metals - Page 2

Why Merging 2 Top Gold Giants Already Looks Unlikely

Some industries are just ripe for consolidation with more mergers and acquisitions. There may be more consolidation in the world of gold miners and processors in 2019 and beyond. One ...
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Is Lithium Miner Albemarle Staging a Comeback?

Albemarle Corp. (NYSE: ALB), the world's largest producer of lithium, reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2018 results after markets closed Wednesday. The company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of ...
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Livent Delivering Lithium Demand Concerns From China Damages the Lithium Story

Thematic investors go after trends that they expect to lead the next major growth wave. One such theme around the current time is the expected growth of lithium and the ...
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Steel Prices and Demand Moving Higher: 4 Top Stocks to Buy Now

One item that was included in the State of the Union speech but did not gain a lot of traction during the following media claw-through was the fact that both ...
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The 15 Nations That Control the World’s Gold

As 2018 turned into 2019, the easy reflection would be that it was a wild ride in the global equity markets. The year 2018 turned out to be a pretty ...
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The Reserve Currency Lesson of Gold Versus Bitcoin, and a Blockchain Surprise

It is far from a secret that bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have been devastated in 2018 and into 2019. The media might say that they have been decimated, but if ...
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Is Brazilian Dam Failure an Existential Threat to Mining Giant Vale?

Brazilian iron-ore mining behemoth Vale S.A. (NYSE: VALE) suffered its second major disaster in just over three years last Friday when a company-owned dam failed, flooding the town of Brumadinho. ...
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As World and Stock Markets Remain Very Dangerous, 4 Top Gold Stocks to Buy Now

Very quietly, gold and the gold miners consistently have pushed higher. Though naysayers constantly bemoan the fact that the precious metal offers no earnings potential, it does offer a safe ...
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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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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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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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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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