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    Earnings Report

    What Could Drive IAMGOLD Corp.’s Valuation Going Forward?

    IAG stock could continue to gain traction due to its high operational leverage, at least as long as the upward trend in gold prices continues.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Technical Indicators of Mining Stocks in 2016

    Most mining companies are trading below their 100-day moving averages. A few months ago, they were trading at discounts compared to their significant premiums.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Closely Are Equities Tracking Gold?

    Precious metals often run in the opposite direction of stocks. Whenever the risk appetite of investors is high, stocks tend to perform well.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Mining Company Stocks Are Rising Year-to-Date

    Mining companies saw massive YTD rises in 2016 despite their poor performances in the last quarter. GDX saw a YTD rise of 21.4%.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Gold Prices Decline as the US 10-Year Treasury Yield Strengthens

    COMEX-traded gold futures for June delivery fell marginally by 0.24% and closed at $1,190.30 per ounce on Wednesday, May 6, 2015. Gold prices were down.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Strong US Dollar Is Pushing Gold Prices Lower

    COMEX-traded gold futures contracts for June delivery settled at $1,186.50 per ounce on Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Gold prices declined for the fourth session.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    The Outlook for Asian Gold Demand in 2017

    Physical gold demand India and China constitute ~50% of the global demand for physical gold. These markets are price sensitive, so when gold prices fall, physical gold-buying in these markets provides support for gold. In this article, we’ll see if demand from India and China could accelerate in 2017. Indian gold demand India’s demand for gold […]

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Which Gold Miners Are Ray Dalio and John Paulson Betting On?

    Hedge funds increased their net positions in the SPDR Gold Shares ETF during the first quarter.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Gold Prices Gain Marginally despite Sluggish Demand

    Gold had a mediocre performance in yesterday’s trade. Gold prices increased by 2.24% YTD—led by increased demand from India.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Gold Remains Subdued: Impact of the Impending Rate Hike

    Most of the investor sentiment is weighed towards a looming rate hike by the Fed. Any clear indication towards one this year would also be negative for gold (GLD).

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Analyzing Gold Variables: Pressure on Gold Prices

    The expectations of Greece defaulting on its payment to the IMF might support gold prices to an extent. However, it will also lead to weakness in the euro.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Where Do the Volatilities of Mining Stocks Point?

    Many of the recent fluctuations in precious metals have been the result of speculation about the Federal Reserve’s interest rate stance.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Basic Materials

    Gold Fell as Economic Data Posted a Little Strength

    US economic data that came out on Friday, July 8, 2016, had a significant impact on gold.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Mining Stocks Moved in January 2017

    Some investors expected choppy markets for precious metal mining companies after Trump’s victory, but that didn’t happen. Miners often follow precious metals.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Gold ETF Holdings Are on the Rise

    There is a lot of uncertainty and volatility in the current economic macro environment with trade tensions continuing and geopolitical issues ramping up.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Gold ETF Buying Accelerates as Gold’s Safe-Haven Appeal Is Restored

    Gold ETFs have seen renewed buying interest from investors in October on increased market volatility and the equity market sell-off.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Basic Materials

    Analyzing Mining Companies’ Correlation with Gold

    Precious metal prices’ revival in the last week has led to miners rebounding, with most mining companies performing positively.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    US-China Tensions Slowly Settle: How Has Gold Been Affected?

    Gold prices dropped to a five-month low of $1,281.80 and closed at $1,283.30 per ounce yesterday.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Basic Materials

    How Are Precious Metals Reacting to Market Volatility?

    Besides the rise and fall in the US dollar, another crucial factor affecting precious metals price changes is overall market volatility.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Basic Materials

    The Correlation of Miners over the Last Few Years

    Over the past three years, NGD has seen a declining correlation to gold, while BTG, RGLD, and NEM have seen mixed correlations.

    By Meera Shawn
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    The Most Crucial Element in the Precious Metals Downtrend

    Gold ended the day almost flat on Wednesday, May 2, and closed at $1,304.90 per ounce.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    How Mining Stocks’ Technicals Moved at the End of April

    The recent downturn of the metals has had a considerable impact on miners.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Basic Materials

    Miners’ Correlations and How They’re Moving in April

    In this part of our series, we’ll look at the correlation between gold and four mining stocks.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    How Market Unrest Is Affecting Gold

    If we look at the historical performance of precious metals compared to markets, we see that gold has been closely tracking market volatility.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    Why Downbeat March Jobs Report Might Not Be Enough to Move Gold

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics released US jobs data for March 2018 on April 6. The job growth was weaker than expected.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Basic Materials

    How These Mining Stocks Correlate with Gold

    In this part of the series, we’ll look at the correlation between gold and four select mining stocks.

    By Meera Shawn
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    The Correlation of Miners So Far in March

    Mining stocks tend to move in accordance with gold prices.

    By Meera Shawn
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    US Economic Outlook Remains Strong: Why Gold Might Still Rise

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the US jobs data for February 2018 on March 9. The data was strong.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Basic Materials

    A Look at Miners’ Recent Correlations with Gold

    Mining stocks’ correlations with gold are crucial because gold is the big brother of precious metals.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Basic Materials

    How Inflationary Pressure Played on Gold Last Week

    Among the core indicators playing precious metal prices is the rise in US inflation, which is currently at 2.2%—almost at growth of 1% compared to the start of 2016.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    Can Gold Benefit from the US Trade Deficit’s 9-Year High?

    The US trade deficit rose a higher-than-expected $53.1 billion in December 2017. Economists polled by Reuters were expecting the deficit to come in at $52.0 billion.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Basic Materials

    Analyzing the Technicals of Mining Stocks in January 2018

    Most mining stocks have risen during the past month due to the revival in precious metals prices.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    Reading the Performance of Mining Shares amid Surging Metals

    On January 12, 2018, precious metals were once again on a rising streak, which also led to increasing prices for mining shares.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    The Dollar and Its Relationship to Precious Metals

    The US dollar rose 0.18% on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, which led to the lower price of spot gold (GLD) and silver.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Basic Materials

    How Has 2018 Started Out for Gold and Silver?

    With the exception of platinum, all four precious metals witnessed a down day on Friday, January 5.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    Analyzing Precious Metals: Dollar Had Its Worst Year since 2003

    Although most of the upswing in precious metals has been due to the rise in geopolitical risks in 2017, the dollar has been the most crucial factor.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Basic Materials

    What Mining Stock Technicals Tell Us about Recent Movements

    Precious metal mining companies have witnessed a rebound in their prices alongside precious metals.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Basic Materials

    Will Gold Maintain Its Close Correlation to Inflation?

    The rise in inflation could be a positive sign for the current scenario.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    Have Gold Prices Found the Bottom?

    Another indicator that’s usually seen as a turning point for gold prices is the net long position of speculators.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Miscellaneous

    Analyzing Mining Stocks’ Post-Rate-Hike Movement

    Mining stock analysis In this part of the series, we’ll take a look at First Majestic Silver’s (AG), B2Gold’s (BTG), Goldcorp’s (GG), and New Gold’s (NGD) call-implied volatility and RSI (relative strength index) scores. Volatility analysis AG, BTG, GG, and NGD have call-implied volatility of 42.9%, 54.8%, 25.7%, and 52.4%, respectively. New Gold and Goldcorp have reported trailing-30-day […]

    By Meera Shawn
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    Basic Materials

    Today’s Correlation Study of Key Mining Stocks with Gold

    The Global X Silver Miners ETF (SIL) and the Sprott Gold Miners (SGDM) have fallen 3.5% and 4.4%, respectively, on a 30-day trailing basis.

    By Meera Shawn
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    The Correlation Trends of Miners in 2017

    If we look at the YTD correlations of the select mining shares to gold, there has been a reasonable fall. On a YTD basis, Sibanye Gold has the least correlation to gold.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Basic Materials

    Analyzing Miners’ Volatility Indicators

    In this part of our series, we’ll look at the technical indicators for mining stocks. We’ll discuss the call-implied volatility and RSI (relative strength index).

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    Rate Hike Could Move Precious Metals and Miners

    Investors have their eyes set on the interest rates. A rise in the interest rates causes the demand for precious metals to fall.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    Where Are Precious Metal Spreads Moving?

    In this part of the series, we’ll look at the gold-silver spread, the gold-platinum spread, and the gold-palladium spread.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Basic Materials

    A Brief Correlation Analysis of a Few Select Miners

    Barrick Gold has seen a declining trend in its correlation to gold over the past three years, while the other three miners witnessed a mixed trend in correlation.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    Volatility Readings and RSI Levels for Mining Shares

    BTG, ABX, AU, and IAG have RSI scores of 63.6, 51.8, 72.3, and 50.8, respectively.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    Important Technical Indicators for Mining Stocks

    We’ll look at a few technical readings for mining stocks, including their RSI (relative strength index) levels and call-implied volatilities.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Basic Materials

    What Mining Stock RSI Indicators Tell Us

    On November 1, Alamos Gold, B2Gold, Newmont Mining, and Franco-Nevada had implied volatility readings of 46.9%, 54.8%, 25.9%, and 25.5%, respectively.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    Gauging Global Risk against Gold

    All four precious metals rose on Monday, October 30, as multiple speculations in the market gripped investors’ attention.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    A Look at the Correlation Trends for Miners

    Franco-Nevada and Silver Wheaton have seen an upward trend in their correlations with gold.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    Platinum Ratio Analysis: Which Way Is Platinum Moving?

    The gold-platinum spread was ~1.38 on October 23. The RSI (relative strength index) level for the gold-platinum spread is now at 93.9.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Basic Materials

    A Brief Correlation Study of Mining Stocks as of October 23

    The iShares MSCI Global Gold Min (RING) and the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners (GDX) have fallen 1.3% and 1.4%, respectively, on a five-day-trailing basis.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Basic Materials

    Analyzing Mining Shares’ Correlation in October

    Understanding mining stocks’ correlation with gold is crucial for investors in precious metal mining stocks.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    What Miners’ Relative Strength Levels Indicate

    The RSI levels of AGI, AG, BTG, and NGD are currently 62.3, 47.2, 35.9, and 53.1, respectively.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    Reading the Drop in Precious Metals on Monday, October 16

    After the rise we saw on Friday, October 13, precious metals had a down day on Monday, October 16.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    How Miners’ Correlations with Gold in the Past Year Have Trended

    On a YTD basis, First Majestic has the lowest correlation to gold, while Primero Mining has the highest correlation to gold.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Basic Materials

    How Mining Stocks Are Performing

    The precious metals continued rising on Wednesday, and gold also witnessed a rebound.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Basic Materials

    What Influences the Rise and Fall of Gold?

    If higher cash flows are offered on Treasuries, chances are that investors could switch to yield-bearing assets and desert precious metals.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Basic Materials

    What Led to the Slump of Precious Metals on October 2?

    Gold prices slipped for yet another day on Monday, October 2, 2017, as gold saw its lowest close in the last two months.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Basic Materials

    Mining Stocks in 2017: Your Correlation Analysis

    Thursday, September 28, was a mixed day for precious metal mining stocks as precious metals (except platinum) saw marginal revivals in prices.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Basic Materials

    Inside the Latest Correlations of Major Miners

    B2Gold and Royal Gold have seen downward-trending correlations with gold, while Franco-Nevada and Randgold have seen mixed correlation trends.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Basic Materials

    How North Korea Is Acting on Gold

    North Korea’s first missile launch over Japan pushed gold prices to a near one-year high, prompting investors to move to safe-haven assets.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Basic Materials

    Why Most Mining Stocks Fell on Friday

    Precious metal mining stocks follow trends in precious metals, and they’re a very volatile segment of the equity markets.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Basic Materials

    What Caused Precious Metals to Tumble on September 11?

    B2Gold (BTG), Goldcorp (GG), Newmont Mining (NEM), and New Gold (NGD) were down 2.9%, 2.5%, 2.8%, and 4.6%, respectively, on September 11.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Basic Materials

    A Look at Mining Stocks’ Correlation with Gold

    Miners’ correlation with gold In this part, we’ll look at mining stocks’ correlation with precious metals by comparing their price movement. Specifically, we’ll analyze Alamos Gold (AGI), First Majestic Silver (AG), B2Gold (BTG), and Royal Gold (RGLD). The mining stocks have recovered in the past few weeks. The Direxion Daily Gold Miners Bull 3x Shares […]

    By Meera Shawn
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    Basic Materials

    What Are the Technical Indicators of Mining Stocks?

    Most precious metal miners have seen an upswing in prices over the past few weeks. The rises and falls in precious metals are often reflected in mining stocks.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    The Dollar’s Outlook Is Darkening—Does It Signal Brighter Days for Gold?

    The more-dovish-than-expected minutes from the Federal Reserve’s July meeting were released on August 16, 2017. These minutes impacted the dollar negatively.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Basic Materials

    How Mining Stocks Have Performed in the Beginning of August

    B2Gold, Gold Fields, and Pan American have year-to-date gains of 3.4%, 31.2%, and 10.8%, respectively.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Basic Materials

    Why Gold and Equities Are Moving Together

    The fall in gold on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, was most likely due to the rise in the equities market that same day.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    How Precious Metals Performed on July 17

    On Monday, July 17, gold futures for August expiration closed at $1,233.7 an ounce after having touched the day’s high of $1,235.4 per ounce.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    The Dollar and Precious Metals on Friday, July 7

    Precious metals saw a down day on Friday, July 7, 2017, as the US dollar scaled higher after the better-than-expected economic numbers.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    How Will India’s GST Impact Gold Demand?

    On July 1, 2017, a lot of taxes in India were replaced by a single, simpler goods and services tax (or GST).

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Miscellaneous

    Palladium Skyrockets: A Look at What’s in Store Next

    Although gold and silver had a down day on Friday, June 9, 2017, platinum and palladium rose about 0.23% and 1.2%, respectively.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    Fed Plays the Interest Rate Hike, Implications on Gold

    Precious metals increased as gold futures for July expiration rose 0.78% and closed at $1,273.6 per ounce. Platinum and palladium were in line with gold.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    How Silver-Based Funds Plunged Their Way through April 2017

    Precious metals were doing considerably well until the first half of April 2017. As investors’ risk appetites revived, haven assets slumped.
    Among these metals, silver has plummeted the most.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Inside the Monthly Mining Correlations as of May 3

    Metal investors have to study upward and downward trends as price change predictability can be affected by rises and falls in precious metal prices.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Gauging the Role of the US Dollar in the April 19 Fall of Precious Metals

    Another important phenomenon that played on the fall of precious metals on Wednesday, April 19, was the upswing of the US dollar.

    By Meera Shawn
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    A Look at Mining Stocks’ Correlation with Gold in 2017

    Mining stocks and precious metals As global tumult grips markets and investors are turning to mining stocks as safe havens, it’s crucial to understand which stocks are closely tied to precious metals. Stocks with a higher correlation with precious metals will likely be impacted more by global indicators that influence precious metals. The Direxion Daily […]

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    Geopolitical Tensions Could Make Gold Shine Brighter

    After President Donald Trump ordered the launch of nearly 60 Tomahawk cruise missiles on a Syrian air base, precious metals and oil took off.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Miscellaneous

    Which Miners Are Seeing Falling Correlations with Gold?

    Leveraged mining funds like the Direxion Daily Gold Miners (NUGT) and the ProShares Ultra Silver (AGQ) have seen significant correlations with their respective precious metals.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Reading the Performances of Precious Metals in 1Q17

    Precious metals had a bright first quarter, which ended March 31, 2017. Gold rose about 8.4%, marking its best quarter in almost a year.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Silver Dragged Down the Gold-Silver Ratio

    When analyzing the precious metals market, it’s important to take a look at the relationship between gold (IAU) and silver (SLV).

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Understanding the Stake of Fed Sentiment in Gold

    Aside from the Trump trauma that gripped markets last week, another specific focus on Friday, March 24, was the Fed.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Mining Correlation Trends: Key Analysis

    Precious metal stocks with higher correlations to their respective metals are often more affected by global indicators.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Examining Miners’ Correlation Trends

    For those investors interested in parking their money in mining shares, it’s crucial to understand which stocks are closely tied to precious metals and which aren’t.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    These Mining Stocks Have Downward Trending Correlations with Gold

    Uncertainty in the market significantly affects the performances of precious metals. It also affects precious metals mining stocks, which are known to closely track precious metals.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What Scenarios Decide How Precious Metals Move?

    The directional move of the interest rate is a crucial determinant of the direction precious metals will take.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Mining Stocks Correlate with Gold

    Mining companies that have high correlations with gold include Alamos Gold (AGI), First Majestic Silver (AG), B2Gold (BTG), and Royal Gold (RGLD).

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Mining Stocks Are Performing in February 2017

    The VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF’s (GDXJ) RSI level was near 75, suggesting that it could be a candidate for a downward price correction.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Analyzing the Correlations of Precious Metals Mining Stocks

    Mining companies that have high correlations with gold include B2Gold (BTG), Royal Gold (RGLD), Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM), and Primero Mining (PPP).

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Much Would an Interest Rate Hike Push Gold?

    Last week, Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s comments boosted the probability of an interest rate hike in March to almost 34%.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Reading Technicals of Precious Metal Mining Stocks in February

    Precious metal mining stocks are known to closely track the performances of their respective precious metals.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Did January’s Job Numbers Affect Precious Metals?

    According to the latest report, the US created about 227,000 new jobs in January 2017—the largest gain in four months.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Interest Rates Are Impacting Precious Metals

    Many of the recent changes in precious metals have been determined by changes in the interest rates offered on US Treasuries.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How GDP Numbers Impacted Gold and the Dollar

    The reason behind the fall of the dollar on Friday, January 27, 2017, was lower-than-expected GDP numbers. The DXY ended the day 0.10% higher.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What Trump Has Done to the Dollar—and Gold

    It appears that it was Trump’s lack of clarity regarding his proposed expansion plan that caused the retreat in the dollar.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Performance of Mining Stocks in 2016

    Donald Trump’s recent victory in the US presidential election initially resulted in fear among precious metal investors. As these fears subsided, precious metals and mining stocks slowly started falling.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Strongly Can Interest Rate Hikes Play on Gold?

    Fluctuations in precious metals over the past month have been strongly determined by the FOMC’s decision to increase the interest rate.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Analyzing the Implied Volatility of South African Mining Stocks

    Alamos, First Majestic, B2Gold, and Royal Gold saw RSI levels of 39.4, 61.7, 47.1, and 51.5, respectively.

    By Meera Shawn
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