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  • One asset leads South African miner’s growth in Q1-2018

    One asset leads South African miner’s growth in Q1-2018

    South Africa’s Kumba Iron Ore reported a 4 per cent increase in overall production in the first quarter that ended March 31, 2018. In a press release, Anglo American’s (LON:AAL) subsidiary revealed that the growth was driven entirely by a 26 per cent increase at its Kolomela iron-ore mine, situated …Read More »
  • Increased production at Chinese domestic coal mines lead to decline in thermal coal prices

    Increased production at Chinese domestic coal mines lead to decline in thermal coal prices

    FocusEconomics’ April 2018 Consensus Forecast for Commodities shows a moderate downward trajectory for thermal coal in Q4 2018. Newcastle export prices are expected to drop to $88.00 a tonne because of new measures taken by the Chinese government to up production at domestic coal mines, suppressing the surge in import …Read More »
  • America’s “Silent” $6 Trillion Crisis

    America’s “Silent” $6 Trillion Crisis

    This post America’s “Silent” $6 Trillion Crisis appeared first on Daily Reckoning. America’s silent crisis is no longer… silent. MarketWatch columnist Jeff Reeves has warned that “collapsing pensions will fuel America’s next financial crisis.” “This is not a distant concern,” he adds, “but a system already in crisis.” By some …Read More »
  • Company Profiles – Tue 24 Apr, 2018

    Company Profiles – Tue 24 Apr, 2018

    Chris interviews Keith Piggott, Pres. and CEO of Core Gold (TSXV-CGLD; OTC-CGLDF)Core Gold is at the same time a great turnaround story, (of Ecuador’s sole current producer of gold) and one with–as you’ll hear–incredible ongoing exploration potential. Piggott shares with Chris the unique geology of this “hinge” area near the …Read More »
  • Common Sense Commentary from Chris and Doc – Tue 24 Apr, 2018

    Common Sense Commentary from Chris and Doc – Tue 24 Apr, 2018

    Chris and Doc counsel patience, home work and good, old-fashioned investingChris and Doc discuss the overall markets having in the recent past become far more volatile and uncertain. Because of this, in part, it’s a time to be patient and–among other things–to rediscover old-fashioned investing principles. Both are animated a …Read More »
  • Caterpillar results prove global economy in good shape

    Caterpillar results prove global economy in good shape

    Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT), the world's No.1 heavy machinery maker, boosted Tuesday its 2018 profits forecast after beating estimates for first-quarter earnings on strong global demand for its equipment. For the three months ended on March 31, the Deerfield, Illinois-based firm, which is considered a reliable bellwether of global economic activity, reported a net …Read More »
  • Frank Talk Turns Eleven Years Old!

    Frank Talk Turns Eleven Years Old!

    Eleven years ago, U.S. Global Investors launched the Frank Talk blog as a way to share my experiences traveling the world and the investment insights I pick up along the way. After thousands of blog posts, we continue to cover the latest market news and educate investors. We're one of …Read More »
  • Dana Lyons Commentary – Tue 24 Apr, 2018

    Dana Lyons Commentary – Tue 24 Apr, 2018

    A new long-term cycle for interest rates?Dana Lyons joins pinch-hitting host Chris today for a discussion of long-term interest rates. From an historical and technical perspective, Dana suggests that the low for long-term bond yields from the mid-2016 time frame is likely THE cycle low for years–even decades–to come.  Key …Read More »
  • The End of a Bull Market Doesn't Feel Like This

    The End of a Bull Market Doesn't Feel Like This

    "Bull markets are born on pessimism, grow on skepticism, mature on optimism and die on euphoria." - Sir John Templeton The date was August 27, 1997. I found myself flying in a rusty old Soviet transport helicopter over Lake Issyk-Kul in Central Asia. I was petrified. (We learned earlier that …Read More »
  • Stewart Thomson: The Gold Bull Era

    Stewart Thomson: The Gold Bull Era

    The thrill of victory and the agony of defeat.  Gold investors focused on the Western markets and government debt fear trade tend to feel the same kinds of thrills and agony that professional athletes regularly experience.... ...read moreRead More »
  • Centerra rejects unsolicited offer for its Kumtor gold mine in Kyrgyzstan

    Centerra rejects unsolicited offer for its Kumtor gold mine in Kyrgyzstan

    Canada's Centerra Gold (TSX:CG) has rejected an unsolicited bid for its Kumtor gold mine in Kyrgyzstan from Chaarat Gold Holdings (LON:CGH), received last month, but which the London-listed miner made public on Tuesday. Responding to media speculation, Chaarat confirmed its offer to Centerra to buy Kyrgyzstan's largest gold mine, and though …Read More »
  • Anglo delays Minas Rio restart until year-end, losing about $400 million

    Anglo delays Minas Rio restart until year-end, losing about $400 million

    Anglo American (LON:AAL) won’t resume production at its massive Minas Rio in Brazil until the fourth quarter of 2018 due to two pipeline leaks that forced it to halt operations, an which has already caused the miner an annual group earnings (EBITDA) loss of $300 to 400 million. The announcement, the …Read More »
  • ORENINC Canadian Resource Financing Index halves as broker action evaporates (again), April 23, 2018

    ORENINC Canadian Resource Financing Index halves as broker action evaporates (again), April 23, 2018

    The Oreninc Index halved in the week ending April 20th, 2018 to 21.62 from an updated 44.24 a week ago as broker action evaporated (again). ... ...read moreRead More »
  • Peru expects $20.8 billion in mining investments

    Peru expects $20.8 billion in mining investments

    The Peruvian Ministry of Energy and Mines announced today that it expects to reach $20.8 billion in investments between 2018 and 2022, with 10 per cent of such investments filling up the country’s coffers by the end of this year. In a press release made public by the state-owned Adina …Read More »
  • Eurasian Resources flouted the rights Congolese villagers: UK report

    Eurasian Resources flouted the rights Congolese villagers: UK report

    The UK National Contact Point released a report today where it states that Kazakh mining giant Eurasian Resources Group flouted the rights of thousands of people living on its cobalt and copper concession in the Lualaba province of the Democratic Republic of Congo. According to the UK government body for …Read More »
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