Gold

Monetary Tightening To Push Gold Lower, Key Support In Reach

US growth optimism, higher bond yields and a firm dollar are likely to push gold lower.<p>The halving of ECB bond purchases from January will also …

Economy

Gold Holds Near 5-Month Lows as Traders Gear Up for Fed Rate Hike

Investing.com - Gold prices inched higher in early dealings on Wednesday, but stayed near their lowest level in five months as investors awaited the …

Economy

Bitcoin Hyper-Deflation, Gold and Silver Report

A meme we have seen in the bitcoin community seems to be gaining traction. Bitcoin is deflationary. That is prices of things, measured in bitcoin, …

Investing

It's Time To Buy Junior Gold Miners Again

A combination of seasonal weakness, tax-loss selling, and an impending Fed rate hike have driven down the gold price and the stock prices of gold …

Investing

Stronger Dollar Dents Gold

Gold prices fell to their weakest level in nearly five months Tuesday, as the dollar rose.<p>Gold for February delivery was recently down 0.6% to $1,240 a troy ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange, the lowest level since mid-July.<p>The Wall Street Journal Dollar Index rose …

Markets

Gold churns at 5-month lows ahead of expected Fed rate hike

Gold prices wavered again on Tuesday, holding ground at a more than five-month low in cautious trading ahead of the Wednesday Federal Reserve …

Economy

Gold Fields staff cut for contractor in Ghana

GHANA MINE<p>Gold Fields staff cut for contractor in Ghana<p>A contractor will take charge of the ageing Tarkwa operations from early 2018<p>13 December 2017 …

Business (South Africa)

So… How Do You Buy Cobalt, Anyway?

Prices for cobalt, lithium and a host of other lesser known metals have surged in recent months, driven by growing global demand for electric vehicles. Unless you're a miner, metals trading firm or auto maker, you probably won't be able to get your hands on any.<p>The metals are key components in …

Business

Gold Traders Are ‘Jaded’ to Global Fears Ahead of Expected Fed Hike

In the face of a rapidly changing world, gold investors appear to be focusing more on the strength of the global economy and are becoming less …

Investing

Bitcoin frenzy is not stealing demand from gold, Goldman Sachs argues

Goldman Sachs says commentators equating bitcoin to “digital gold” that’s swiping demand from the actual yellow metal are simply wrong.<p>The investment …

Markets

Want to Make Money in Industrial Metals Next Year? Ask China How

Base metals have been hot this year with zinc, copper and aluminum among the leaders, climbing between 15% and 23%. But what about 2018? Where would …

Markets

The Gold Rush for In-Feed Ads

As mobile phones supplant personal computers in China, the country’s digital advertising landscape is undergoing a significant shift.<p>One prominent …

News (China)

Gold in holding pattern ahead of Fed rate decision

Bengaluru — Gold traded within a range on Wednesday after hitting the lowest in nearly five months in the previous session, with investors in a …

Business (South Africa)

Shares of Glencore's Katanga Mining soar on cobalt rally

Shares in Glencore-owned Katanga Mining Ltd (KAT.TO), surged for the second straight day on Tuesday on news it has restarted a copper and cobalt …

Markets

Gold's Headwinds Are Getting Stronger

Once the Republican tax cuts are signed into law, there is likely to be more upside for equities and further downside risk for the precious metal.<p>Gold prices have been falling, closing below multiple critical levels. A number of factors are conspiring against the precious metal, and they are likely …

Business

Gold Prices Gain In Asia Ahead Of Fed Announcement On Rates

Investing.com - Gold gained slightly in Asia on Wednesday with the Fed widely expected to announce a quarter point hike in rates, but the language on …

Economy

PRECIOUS-Gold falls to lowest since July ahead of Fed meeting

* Dollar index steady ahead of Fed meeting<p>* GRAPHIC-2017 asset returns: http://tmsnrt.rs/2jvdmXl<p>* Platinum discount to palladium at deepest since …

Economy

Investors are Selling Gold to Invest in Bitcoin, Key to Trillion Dollar Market Cap

According to ACG Analytics US macro strategy head Larry McDonald, investors have begun to sell gold to invest in bitcoin through the newly launched …

Bitcoin

The charts foresee a strong rally in gold prices

After the market bottomed out in 2015, all the indicators point to a resurgence ahead

Investing

The Latest: Walker signs bill lifting mining moratorium

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on a Republican bill that would lift Wisconsin's moratorium on gold and silver mining (all times local):<p>1:25 p.m.<p>Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill lifting Wisconsin's moratorium on gold and silver mining.<p>Walker voted to impose the moratorium when he was in the …

Business

Gold perks up on positive global cues, silver gains

Mumbai, Dec 11 (PTI) Gold prices recovered by Rs 40 per 10 grams at the bullion market here today, driven by a firm trend overseas amid fresh buying …

Investing

My Fearless Forecast For 2018: Dollar To Gain 10%+

The middle of December is the traditional time to dust off the crystal ball and make annual predictions.<p>So far the annual predictions I started …

Economy

2018 Scenarios: Unlikely Events That Could Hugely Impact Markets

For some time a number of respected economists and analysts have been warning of an equities collapse in the U.S. which would likely spread to other …

Business

Gold's Time Is Nigh - Bloomberg Gadfly

Remember gold?<p>It seems like only six years ago the shiny metal was flavor of the month, hitting a record $1,900 a troy ounce while its backers …

Business

BRIEF-Rye Patch Gold Says In November, Produced 3,491 Ounces Of Gold And 1,825 Ounces Of Silver

Dec 11 (Reuters) - Rye Patch Gold Corp RPM.V :<p>* RYE PATCH GOLD CORP - IN NOVEMBER, PRODUCED 3,491 OUNCES OF GOLD AND 1,825 OUNCES OF SILVER, 20 …

Investing

Traders are starting to question whether the US dollar will continue to rally

Massimo Bettiol/Getty<p><b>Currency speculators sold the US dollar ahead of last Friday’s US non-farm payrolls report.</b>• <b><br>Traders are still long commodity currencies, but are betting against the Japanese yen and Swiss franc.</b>• <b><br>This weeks US FOMC interest rate decision and CPI report will likely determine</b> …

Economy

Precious Metals - A Dramatic Change In Speculators' Moods

Last week the speculators trading gold and silver futures cut their net long positions. It was the highest reduction in history.<p>In my opinion, now …

Investing

Electric-Vehicle Bulls Hoping For Next Commodity Supercycle

As investors ramp up bets that prices of raw materials used in electric vehicles will rise, some are hoping that the next commodity supercycle might not be far away.<p>Although skeptics say it's far from clear which metals will benefit the most from the expected surge in electric-vehicle …

Business

Dollar Flat as Safe-Haven Yen, Swiss Franc Inch Higher

Investing.com – The dollar was mostly unchanged against a basket of major currencies on Monday after data showed US employers posted fewer job …

Forex

Monday’s analyst upgrades and downgrades

<i>Inside the Market's roundup of some of today's key analyst actions</i><p>Though they have underperformed gold thus far in 2017, Desjardins Securities analyst Josh Wolfson said his outlook for gold equities going forward is "neutral," believing their valuation is currently fair.<p>"[Free cash flow] and …

Stocks