May 09, 2016 - 02:00 AM ET
Lucara Sells Its 813 Carat Diamond for US$63 Million, the Highest Price Ever Achieved for the Sale of a Rough Diamond
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 9, 2016) - (TSX:LUC)(BOTSWANA:LUC)(NASDAQ OMX Stockholm:LUC), Lucara Diamond Corp...
Was Al-Naimi's 'Ouster' A Saudi Oil Policy Shake-Up? Hardly
By Ellen R. Wald, Ph.D.CommoditiesMay 10, 2016 05:03AM ET
Ellen R. Wald, Ph.D.
This weekend’s announcement that veteran Saudi oil minister Ali al-Naimi would be stepping down from the position he has held since 1995 drew a flurry...
Fed Head Has Impact By Stilling Discordant Voices
Tuesday March 29, 2016 18:12
When the head of the Fed speaks, people tend to listen more than they do to the secondary (non-voting) members. And today, Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen delivered a crystal clear message.
The time is now...
Crowdfunding Comes To Mining Sector
by Neils Christensen of Kitco News
Wednesday March 23, 2016 13:43
(Kitco News) - The mining industry is not known for its acceptance of innovation; however, one company is hoping to change that after creating what could be the first regulated equity...
Northern California reservoirs inch toward capacity
A woman walks her dog over the rising Russian River on Friday in Monte Rio, Calif.
(Eric Risberg / Associated Press)
Joseph SernaContact Reporter
A series of storms pushed California’s biggest reservoir past its historical average for...
Why 2016’s gold rush is already running out of steam
By Sara Sjolin
Published: Mar 8, 2016 4:00 a.m. ET
Base metals show early signs of a recovery, Citi says
Base metals are about to outshine gold, as Citigroup
Gold has been hailed as the “new black” in 2016. But after...
Gold's Next 10% Move Is Down, Not Up
By Chris Vermeulen Follow | 03/07/16 - 10:30 AM EST
Gold has been on a tear since the start of this year. It is one of the best performing assets so far with a 16% rise in two months. However, if you are planning to enter gold at these current levels, you...
vid interview at the linky:
Why Silver, Not Gold, Is The Ultimate Safe Haven - David Morgan
Mar 07, 2016
Guest(s): David Morgan
Silver prices have lagged behind gold since the start of the year, but popular newsletter writer David Morgan says he is not too concerned. ‘I think gold is the...
vid at link of interview:
Too Late To Jump On The Gold Bandwagon? Rick Rule Chimes In
Mar 06, 2016
Gold prices continue to rise this year, which has some investors questioning whether or not they have missed their chance to get in on the action. According to one veteran gold investor, the...
Demise of London Gold Pool Ends Vietnam War
Richard (Rick) Mills
Ahead of the Herd
Page 1 of 3
As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information
In July 1944, as allied troops were racing across Normandy to liberate Paris, delegates from 44 nations...
Posted Mar 2, 2016
The advance of gold continues as the price action stays above the two year weekly channel that was breached for the first time a few weeks back. When this kind of event happens, technical analysts wait and see if what was formerly a line of price...
We have already been bantering about this for a period now,
and here it comes from the 'normal outlets'
The Treasury Market Raises Its Inflation Outlook
By James PicernoMarket OverviewMar 02, 2016 06:55AM ET
The US Treasury market’s implied inflation forecast has surged in...
Canadian Think Tank Names Australia Best Mining Jurisdiction For 2015
Tuesday March 01, 2016 15:30
(Kitco News) - Australia is now the best investment jurisdiction in the global mining sector, according a Canadian-based think tank.
Tuesday the Fraser Institute released the results of its 2015...
Gold Struggles But Stays Strong Even In Face Of Dollar Strength
Tuesday March 01, 2016 18:10
Markets were driven by our usual friend – crude oil, as well as by stronger-than-expected data from the U.S. economy.
The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) said its index of national factory...
Oil Dances Some More Helping Gold To Move Up
Wednesday February 24, 2016 17:58
One month ago, crude oil closed at 33.35. Today it settled at $32.15. In between those marks, the swing above and below $30 per barrel has been about 10% on either side of the line. It hasn’t budged out of the...
45% of Americans pay no federal income tax
By Catey Hill 26 mins ago
77.5 million households do not pay federal individual income tax. Many Americans don’t have to worry about giving Uncle Sam part of their hard-earned cash for their income taxes this year.
PRECIOUS-Gold holds gains above $1,230/oz as investors seek shelter
* Gold steadies after 1.5 pct gain on Tuesday
* ETF inflows support gold rally
* European and Asia shares fall for second day (Updates throughout, changes dateline from SINGAPORE)
By Clara Denina
LONDON, Feb 24 Gold prices...
Sea level rising at fastest pace in 2,800 years: study
6 hours ago
Sea levels rose globally by about 5.5 inches (14 centimeters) from 1900 to 2000, said the study led by Rutgers University, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (AFP Photo/Fred Tanneau)
Miami (AFP) -...
Visa wants your car to become your new credit card
Arjun Kharpal | @ArjunKharpal
Monday, 22 Feb 2016 | 2:22 AM ETCNBC.com
Financial services firm Visa wants to turn your car into a mobile payments platform, just like using your smartphone or a traditional credit card.
The company showed off a...
Subaru surges, Jeep stumbles in annual auto report
Phil LeBeau | @Lebeaucarnews
1 Hour AgoCNBC.com
Daniel Acker | Getty Images
Subaru Outback vehicles sit on display at Uftring Subaru in East Peoria, Illinois.
Subaru, which has quietly grown its sales in the U.S. over the last 10 years, is...
What the shrinking amount of mortgage debt tells us about the housing market
By Andrea Riquier 23 hrs ago
Shadows from the financial crisis and Great Recession still linger in Americans’ personal finances, researchers at the New York Fed found.
Mortgage debt outstanding...
February 20, 2016
Silver has more work to do..
While I primarily analyze and trade gold, I do tend to look at the action in silver as the sister metal can provide us with some very interesting clues about where gold is headed next. Over the years the Commitment of...
FBI director on Apple fight: ‘Stop saying the world is ending’
By Victor Reklaitis
Published: Feb 22, 2016 5:41 a.m. ET
Protesters worldwide plan to blast the FBI for trying to break into a terror suspect’s iPhone, and the general public looks like it’s mostly on Apple’s side in this fight...
Denny Hamlin edges Martin Truex Jr. by inches to win Daytona 500
8:51 PM ET
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- When he was in second grade, Denny Hamlin wrote a letter to himself wishing for a Daytona 500 victory.
His childlike cursive stated he wanted to win the race in 1998. Hamlin had to wait...
Are Silver Prices Going Higher
Saturday, February 20, 2016
by Michael Seery of Seery Futures
Silver Futures--- Silver futures in the March contract settled last Friday in New York at 15.79 an ounce while currently trading at 15.47 down about $.30 in a highly volatile trading week with large...
Gold ticks higher, physical demand muted
Feb 19, 2016 - 8:18 PM GMT
by Dalton Barker
The gold price increased modestly for the third consecutive day as a safe-haven rally is being thwarted by weak physical demand.
Gold for April delivery on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile...