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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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Gold Shines Brighter With Inverted Yield Curve and Weakening Global Growth

Gold has recaptured its shine. With the overhang and larger media frenzy around bitcoin and cryptocurrencies having witnessed a death of a thousand cuts, the interest in gold has been ...
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Big Analyst Upside Called For in Steel and Metals for Commercial Metals Company

Commercial Metals Co. (NYSE: CMC) managed to close up 8% at $17.37 a share on Thursday after the company's earnings were hurt by weather and rain but still managed to ...
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Upside in Coal: Why Peabody Was Given 40% Upside in New Analyst Coverage

Despite the political support for coal, the reality is that the industry continues to face many pressures ahead. Just don't tell that to Credit Suisse, given its outlook on Peabody ...
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With Federal Reserve Expected to Be on Hold, Positive Trends for Gold in 2019

This week will bring yet another Federal Reserve Open Markets Committee (FOMC) decision on interest rates. The current expectation is for Fed Chair Jerome Powell and the FOMC to keep ...
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Raymond James Sees Mixed View on Barrick and Newmont on JV vs Merger

Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE: NEM) has announced its special shareholder meeting and filed its proxy materials for the previously announced combination with Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE: GG). This is after Newmont ...
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Top Wall Street Strategist Turns Positive on 4 Leading Materials Stocks

With the stock market having clawed back much of the fourth quarter sell-off, one metric that disturbs some is that many investors and especially quantitative strategy hedge funds have used ...
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DowDuPont Spells Out Details of Material Sciences Spin-Off

DowDuPont Inc. (NYSE: DWDP) confirmed Friday morning that its intended division into three separate companies is going ahead as planned. The first division to be hived off is the material ...
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Top Wall Street Strategist Turns Positive on 4 Leading Materials Stocks

With the stock market having clawed back much of the fourth quarter sell-off, one metric that disturbs some is that many investors and especially quantitative strategy hedge funds have used ...
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The 8 Things That Have Kept Inflation Near 0%

U.S. inflation is not 0%, but it is fairly near, up only 1.9% in January. A recovery of the sort America has gone through since the bottom of the Great ...
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The 8 Things That Have Kept Inflation Near 0%

U.S. inflation is not 0%, but it is fairly near, up only 1.9% in January. A recovery of the sort America has gone through since the bottom of the Great ...
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Newmont Rejects Barrick Acquisition, Proposes Joint Venture Instead

Just a week ago today, Barrick Gold Corp. (NYSE: GOLD) announced an unsolicited offer to acquire rival miner Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE: NEM) for $18 billion. The all-stock offer was ...
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