NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Royal Gold (RGLD - Get Report), Solitario Exploration & Royalty (XPL) and Carpenter Technology (CRS - Get Report) rallied higher last week; IAMGOLD (IAG), Mines Management (MGN) and Cloud Peak Energy (CLD) showed weakness.Royal Gold led the pack of gainers, rising 12.6% as gold prices hit a record $1,500 per ounce. Solitario Exploration & Royalty followed, accumulating 9.5%. Furthermore, Carpenter Technology rose 9.4% after the World Steel Association said that global steel consumption would hit a record 1.441 billion tonnes in 2012, driven by overall global economic recovery.
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