Tuesday, January 24, 2017

c) Mining Equities

London Metal Exchange boss steps down after divisive year

Garry Jones, the London Metal Exchange (LME) chief executive for the last three years, has left one of the world's largest and oldest metals markets, becoming the second senior manager to...

OceanaGold announces first gold pour at the Haile Gold Mine in South Carolina

MELBOURNE, Jan. 20, 2017 /CNW/ – OceanaGold Corporation (TSX/ASX: OGC) (the "Company") is pleased to announce first gold production at the Haile Gold Mine. Today, the operation poured its first gold doré bars...

Trump inauguration: The Trump cabinet picks who may shift US policy

President Donald Trump's picks for his Cabinet appear to back up his campaign pledges to boost US oil and gas production and streamline infrastructure approvals. From the longest serving Texas governor in...

Of presidents and prices: How commodities compare under Trump, Obama

As the book closes Friday, January 20, 2017, on President Barack Obama’s two terms, here are the price averages during his tenure for some key commodity benchmarks, as well as the...

Gold futures looking bullish

Gold has rebounded sharply higher in the past month, taking the early lead as 2017’s best-performing asset class.  Normally such a big gold surge would require heavy gold-futures buying by speculators. ...

Chart of the week – The Oxfam Inequitly Report is important, but there's more...

The Chart of the Week is a weekly Visual Capitalist feature on Fridays. Prior to the opening day of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Oxfam International made waves with its latest...

Yukon gold juniors seen as top takeover candidates

Canada’s original ‘gold bugs’ can be traced as far back as the late 1800s, when an estimated 100,000 prospectors piled into a region of the Yukon searching for a fortune in...

Sibanye $2.2bn acquisition of Stillwater passes antitrust conditions

Sibanye Gold (JSE:SGL) (NYSE:SBGL), South Africa’s largest miner producer of the precious metal, has been given the green light to proceed with the $2.2 billion acquisition of Stillwater Mining (NYSE:SWC), the...

Troubling contradictions in Trumponomics

Economic growth is not a mystery. As Dr. John Hussman reminds us, economic growth always comes down to the sum of just two things: 1) more people working, 2) higher productivity....

A 'hoof-in-mouth' market

Precious metals expert Michael Ballanger discusses the effects of Donald Trump's comments on the U.S. dollar and trade with Canada on precious metal prices. As I muse delightfully this afternoon over my...

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