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Is There Gold in the Merger of Barrick, Randgold?

Barrick Gold Corp. (NYSE: ABX), the world's largest gold mining firm measured by production, and Randgold Resources Ltd. (NASDAQ: GOLD) announced Monday morning that the two firms will merge in ...
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Why Central Bank Gold Buying Just Isn’t Enough for Gold Bugs in 2018

Gold historically has been a major store of value for nations, individuals and other entities. And the reasons that gold is purchased vary wildly from source to source. What is ...
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Gold Sucks, but Is There Really This Much Value in Gold Stocks?

It's been a rough ride for gold. Traders and speculators have spent 2018 dumping gold as interest rates have risen. After all, gold won't ever pay interest or dividends. Some ...
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Gold Prices Slide on Stronger Dollar

It's been a tough year so far for gold. The yellow metal has dropped about $250 an ounce since the beginning of the year, or about 10%. Gold last closed ...
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Capital Flows Headed in Wrong Direction for Gold ETFs

Holdings in global gold-backed exchange traded funds (ETFs) and similar products dropped by 39 metric tons (tonnes) in assets under management (AUM) in July, according to the latest data from ...
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Gold and Precious Metals Moving Toward Lows of the Year

Gold has had a rough 2018. Despite some of the international trade worries and international suspense, the reality is that most investors are just not looking for the "ultimate safety ...
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Why Goldman Sachs Is Pounding the Table for Investors to Buy Commodities for the Rest of 2018

If there is one brokerage and investment banking firm whose views can influence investors' decisions about issues large and small, Goldman Sachs likely fits that bill. After all, its focus ...
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Chinese Market for Gold Jewelry on the Mend

For a dozen years through 2013, China's market for gold jewelry soared by around 450%. In the three years through 2016, the market dropped by a third, before picking up ...
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Gold-Backed Inflows Rise in Asia and Europe

In the past month, global gold-backed exchange traded fund holdings added 15 tonnes (t) to 2,484. Ultimately, Europe and Asia drove inflows as European funds have responded strongly in the ...
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The Market for Gold in 2048

It may seem like a fool's errand to attempt a 30-year forecast for anything. In 1988, for example, who could have foreseen the computing power available in a smartphone on ...
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Now May Be Time to Buy Gold as Geopolitical Tensions Soar

If you think Iran is the only current hot spot, all you need to do is look around the world, and there are numerous places where things could flare up. ...
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April Marks Strongest Month for Gold Inflows in Over a Year

Last month was perhaps the strongest for gold net inflows in over a year, according to the World Gold Council. In April alone, global gold-backed exchange traded fund (ETF) holdings ...
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Q1 Demand for Gold at 10-Year Low

Lack of investment in first-quarter 2018 demand for gold sent overall demand for the yellow metal to its lowest level since the first quarter of 2008. Year over year, demand ...
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More Proof That Gold Will Absorb Equity Dollars During Stock Market Uncertainty

It is no secret that investors were looking for some sort of safety in March. After all, there were growing fears of a trade war, ongoing issues in Korea, increased ...
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Why RBC Says to Hedge Current Market Volatility With Top Gold Stocks

If you thought the first quarter was rough, the start to the second quarter has been volatile as well. While it comes as no surprise that we may still be ...
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