Remember the numerous calls for the yellow metal to fall below $1,000 per ounce? Now the spot price is close to $1,372.
03/14/14 - 06:30 AM EDT
Despite the tepid gold and silver price action, the shares turn in decent gains. After a withdrawal on Tuesday, GLD adds more gold---and no changes reported in SLV. No sales report from the U.S. Mint. More gold shipped into the Comex-approved depositories on Wednesday---and a smallish amount of silver shipped out.
03/14/14 - 05:21 AM EDT
Dundee's Ned Goodman sees China's recent gold buying as a means for the country to eliminate the US dollar as the reserve currency.
03/04/14 - 11:00 PM EST
The gold standard is often mentioned, but rarely explained. Here's a brief overview of its history and possible future.
03/05/14 - 03:30 PM EST
Poor Chinese steel demand dragged iron ore prices to an eight-month low this week. Meanwhile, Mexico made headlines on Monday by cracking down on the Knights Templar gang, which has been smuggling iron ore in the state of Michoacán.
03/07/14 - 03:30 PM EST
Some experts see the December 2013 execution of Jang Sung-taek, uncle of Kim Jong-un, North Korea's supreme leader, as a move that may halt the exploitation of the nation's rare earth elements.
03/10/14 - 02:15 PM EDT
Silver hit a four-month high early this week, but since then has taken a fairly steep fall.
02/28/14 - 04:30 AM EST
Australia is the second-largest producer of manganese, and though it can be challenging to operate in the country, many miners are thriving.
03/03/14 - 03:00 PM EST
It might be awhile before the market sees a potash industry recovery. However, according to a special report from TD Economics, the road to recovery exists somewhere amidst the haze of uncertainty.
03/07/14 - 03:30 AM EST
Integra Gold released promising results from the preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for its Lamanque gold project.
03/11/14 - 09:45 PM EDT
The Philippines may not be a top gold producer, but several companies there are mining the precious metal.
02/27/14 - 03:00 PM EST
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Shares of Newmont Mining Corp were up for the second day in a row following the company's announcement that it had sold its 5.4% equity interest in Paladin Energy.
03/13/14 - 04:40 PM EDT