Encouragingly, Scotiabank's Patricia Mohr believes prices for the fuel have already bottomed.
After releasing a set of positive results in early September, the company came back with more high-grade intercepts this week.
Though the white metal spent Monday hovering at around $16.30 per ounce, it took a big leap Tuesday morning, shooting up as high as $17.15.
After languishing just below the $1,200 level in recent weeks, gold is off to more than a running start this week. The yellow metal hit $1,233.10 as of 10:20 a.m. EST on Tuesday.
Oil's fall Monday to a five-year low helped push the S&P/TSX Composite index to its worst close ever. But there may be a bright side.
Juniors are usually responsible for discoveries and early stage exploration, but 2014 has seen bigger miners spend their fair share on exploration as well.
Potash Investing News examines 2014 and sees what 2015 has in store for those operating in the potash market. Overall, Spencer Churchill, an analyst with Paradigm Capital, envisions supply and demand staying relatively steady into next year.
Executives from Trevali Mining, Nevsun Resources and Hecla Mining hashed out zinc supply and demand fundamentals at last week's Scotiabank Mining Conference 2014. Here's an overview of what they had to say.
Pretium Resources is one step closer to financing the development of its exceptionally high-grade Brucejack project in Northern British Columbia. On Monday, the company announced a whopping C$81-million strategic investment from China's Zijin Mining.
A look at what happened to vanadium in 2014, as well as what 2015 may hold for the metal.