Primero Mining Corp

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    Goldcorp’s cost reduction compared to its peers

    Goldcorp’s (GG) all-in sustaining costs (or AISC) are falling. In 2013, its AISC was $1,031 per ounce. It expects the AISC to be in the range of $950–$1,000 for 2014.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    How the Surging US Dollar Has Kept Precious Metals in Its Grip

    Gold prices once again retreated on Friday, November 25, by $10.3 to close at $1,179 an ounce—the lowest level that gold has seen since February.

    By Meera Shawn
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    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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    Gold Prices Are Expected to Trade in a Narrow Range

    The Fed rate hike expectation has been one of the biggest factors driving gold prices for some time. Interest rates have been near zero since 2008.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Gold Prices Trade Flat: Sluggish Demand and Improving US Economy

    COMEX-traded June gold futures fell marginally by 0.50% and closed at $1,183 per ounce on May 11. Gold prices traded almost flat—led by weak Asian demand.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Gold Prices Drop Again: Led by the Strong Dollar

    Lower gold prices impact gold mining stocks. The US Dollar Index appreciated against the major currencies and increased by 0.06% on May 7, 2015.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Gold Prices Are near $1,200 per Ounce: Led by Depreciating Dollar

    Gold June futures contracts trading in COMEX rose by 0.54% and settled at $1,193.20 per ounce on May 5. Prices gained as the US Dollar Index depreciated.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Gold Prices Edge toward $1,200 per Ounce on Inflation Concerns

    June gold futures trading in COMEX settled at $1,192.40 per ounce on May 12, 2015. The increase in gold prices was supported by the depreciating dollar.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    What Rising Physical Gold Demand Could Mean for Prices

    After falling 18% in 1Q17, physical demand for gold seems to have picked up in 2Q17.

    By Anuradha Garg
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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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    Gold Prices Are Steady around $1,180 per Ounce

    June gold futures contracts increased marginally by 0.19% and closed at $1,188.80 per ounce on May 28, 2015. Gold prices increased marginally.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    What Are Miners’ Correlation Trends?

    Gold is the most dominant among the four precious metals. It’s important that investors analyze how miners are moving compared to precious metals.

    By Meera Shawn
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    What the Miners’ Correlation Figures Indicate

    If we look at the one-year correlation of miners, Barrick Gold has the lowest correlation with gold, while Eldorado Gold has the highest.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Mining Stocks: Understanding Correlation

    When you look at mining stocks’ performance, it’s important to analyze their correlation with gold. These stocks typically take their directional cues from gold, which is the most dominant among precious metals.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Directional Trend in Correlation of Miners: An Analysis

    A study of the correlation of mining shares to gold is important since it gives investors an idea of the directional move of miners compared to gold.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Which Elements Impact Precious Metals?

    Gold fell for the third consecutive day on October 18, 2017, as the US dollar regained strength. However, October 19 was an up day for gold and silver.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Reading the Directions: How Mining Stocks Are Correlating with Gold

    The Sprott Gold Miners (SGDM) and the iShares MSCI Global Gold Min (RING) have risen 10.6% apiece on a YTD (year-to-date) basis.

    By Meera Shawn
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    A Correlation Analysis of Some Important Miners

    Among the miners that we’re looking at in this part of the series, Sibanye Gold has the lowest correlation to gold on a YTD basis, while Gold Fields has the highest correlation to gold.

    By Meera Shawn
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    How Miners Correlate to Gold

    Mining funds that have a strong relationship to precious metals are the Global X Silver Miners (SIL) and the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners (GDX).

    By Meera Shawn
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    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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    Reading the Correlation of Mining Shares

    Monday, September 25, 2017, was a day of revival for mining shares as tensions in North Korea resurfaced.

    By Meera Shawn
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    How Miners’ Correlation Is Moving in 2017

    In this part of our series, we’ll look at the relationships that some miners have with the precious metals they mine.

    By Meera Shawn
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    How the Equity Markets Tracked Gold and Silver This Week

    The miners that experienced the greatest losses during the past five trading days were IamGold (IAG), Silver Wheaton (SLW), Goldcorp (GG), and Primero Mining (PPP). These miners fell 7.5%, 6.0%, 6.2%, and 57.5%, respectively.

    By Meera Shawn
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    How Gold, Silver, and Mining Companies Performed on September 18

    On September 18, gold fell 1.1% and closed at $1,306.90 per ounce. Of the precious metals, silver fell 3.1% and closed at $17.10 per ounce.

    By Meera Shawn
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    A Correlation Study of Mining Stocks in September 2017

    Among the four miners we’re looking at, Gold Fields has the highest correlation to gold on a YTD basis, while Sibanye Gold has the lowest correlation to gold.

    By Meera Shawn
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    The Correlation Analysis of Miners through August 2017

    Silver Wheaton has a three-year correlation of ~0.70 with gold and a year-to-date correlation of ~0.80.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Reading the Correlation Trend of the Mining Stocks

    Primero and Goldcorp have seen the highest correlation with gold, while Goldcorp has the lowest correlation.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miners: Correlation Trends in August 2017

    Silver Wheaton has the highest correlation with gold, while Franco-Nevada has the lowest correlation.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Analyzing the Gold-Palladium Ratio in August 2017

    Palladium is the precious metal with the highest returns on a YTD basis. It has risen 28.6% YTD. The other three precious metals have been slower.

    By Meera Shawn
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    How Precious Metals Have Moved Away from the Dollar

    Precious metals once again saw a down day on Thursday, August 3, 2017, except for platinum, which rose 1.1%.

    By Meera Shawn
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    How Precious Metals Remained Glued to the Fed

    Gold prices fell once again on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Gold futures for August expiration were 0.22% lower for the day, settling at $1,249.4 per ounce.

    By Meera Shawn
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    The Fed’s Implications on Gold

    Another element that was crucial in determining the directional movement of precious metals was the two-day Federal Reserve meeting.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Behind Gold’s 4-Week High

    Gold hit a four-week high on July 24, 2017. Gold futures for August expiration touched a high of $1,259 per ounce on the day, ending up at $1,254 per ounce.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Analyzing the Revivals in Precious Metals Miners

    In this part of the series, we’ll look at the technicals of mining stocks such as New Gold (NGD), Newmont Mining (NEM), Gold Fields (GFI), and Primero Mining (PPP).

    By Meera Shawn
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    Unpacking the Technical Indicators for Mining Stocks

    Mining stocks have bounced back from the choppy markets we’ve seen over the past month. On July 20, most mining stocks saw upward movements in their prices.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    Draghi’s Comments and Precious Metals’ Movements

    Precious metals saw an up-day on July 20, 2017, after Mario Draghi said that policymakers would discuss potential changes in the bond-buying program in autumn.

    By Meera Shawn
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    How the UK Elections Played on Precious Metals

    Gold fell again on Friday, June 9, 2017, for the third consecutive day. It touched a low of $1,264.80 per ounce and then settled at $1,269.50.

    By Meera Shawn
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    What Led to the Slump in Precious Metals?

    Gold retreated on June 8, 2017, by almost 1% to $1277.50 an ounce. Silver and platinum followed, falling 1.2% and 1%, respectively.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Why RSI levels of Mining Shares Are Rising

    On June 6, the implied volatilities of Alamos Gold, Primero Mining, Silver Wheaton, and Franco-Nevada were 51.1%, 90.6%, 30.8%, and 24.5%, respectively.

    By Meera Shawn
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    What’s the Correlation between the Dollar and Gold in Last 5 Days?

    One of the critical elements that plays on precious metals besides the overall market sentiment is the US dollar.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Platinum Is the Worst Performer So Far—Reading Its Spread

    The gold-platinum spread was ~1.3 on April 26, 2017. The gold-platinum spread RSI on that day was 59.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Understanding Mining Stock Volatility in March

    Now that mining companies have begun witnessing revivals from their losses earlier this year, it becomes crucial to examine the volatility figures and RSI.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How a Revival in the Dollar Could Affect the Mining Sector

    Besides the Fed’s stance, another crucial factor that is playing on precious metals is the US dollar.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Understanding Mining Companies’ Latest Correlation Movements

    Amid the recent turbulence in markets, precious metals have begun to rise, but we’ve only seen the slightest positive impact on mining shares.

    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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    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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    Inside Mining Companies’ Correlation Trends

    The buoyancy of precious metals could be challenged even more by future interest rate hikes, as the Fed indicated by its latest hike on March 15.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Analyzing the Correlation Trends of Mining Stocks

    The uncertainty of the markets not only closely impacts precious metals, but also precious metal mining stocks.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Mining Stocks: An Upward or Downward Correlation to Gold?

    Agnico-Eagle Mines has the highest correlation to gold year-to-date. Primero Mining is the least correlated to gold.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Mining Stocks and Gold Prices: Reading the Correlation

    It’s important to understand which mining stocks have overperformed and underperformed precious metals.

    By Meera Shawn
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    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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    Inside Gold’s Upward and Downward Correlation Trends

    Precious metal prices have risen due to uncertainty since Donald Trump won the US presidential election.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Analyzing Upward-Downward Correlations of Precious Metal Miners

    Mining companies with high correlations to gold include Agnico-Eagle Mines (AEM), Primero Mining (PPP), Silver Wheaton (SLW), and Franco-Nevada (FNV).

    By Meera Shawn
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    Reading the Correlation of Mining Stocks in 2017

    Sibanye Gold is the most correlated with gold on a YTD (year-to-date) basis among the four stocks in our review.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Are Mining Stocks Reacting in 2017?

    The rate hike phenomenon in December 2016 played negatively for precious metals.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Did Precious Metals React to GDP Numbers?

    Many of the changes in precious metals are determined by the overall health of the economy.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Analyzing the Correlation of Mining Stocks to Precious Metals

    Sibanye Gold is the most correlated with gold on a YTD basis among the four stocks in this review.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why the Volatility among Mining Stocks?

    It’s important to monitor the implied volatilities of large mining stocks as well as their RSI levels—especially after the carnage in precious metal prices.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Mining Stock Volatility and What It Means

    The SPDR S&P Metals and Mining ETF and the Vaneck Vectors Junior Gold Miners Fund have seen YTD gains of 6.9% and 14.8%, respectively, as of January 11.

    By Meera Shawn
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    What Was Miners’ Volatility in 2016?

    The volatilities of Gold Fields, Agnico-Eagle, Primiero, and Randgold were 25.9%, 20.8%, 33.4%, and 15.2%, respectively, on December 5, 2016.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Closely Does the US Dollar Track Gold?

    Fluctuations in the dollar are a major determinant of changes in the prices of precious metals. Gold and the US dollar mostly have an inverse relationship.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Inside the Volatility and RSI of Mining Stocks

    While many investors are watching the Fed’s interest rate stance, others are looking at the fundamentals of South African precious metal mining companies.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What Does Goldman Sachs Forecast for Fund Flows?

    After Donald Trump won the US presidential election on November 8, gold initially climbed above $1,300 per ounce. Shortly after that, it was back its original trading range and fell even lower after that.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Is the Correlation of Mining Stocks Moving Up or Down?

    Precious metals saw some good news at the beginning of 2016. However, lately, precious metals prices have been falling slowly. As a result, mining stocks have also fallen.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Will Gold Keep a Close Watch on Inflation Numbers?

    Donald Trump’s recent victory is shining a light on the possibility of a rise in inflation and how such a rise could work for gold.

    By Meera Shawn
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    How Precious Metals Tumbled after Trump’s Win

    On November 14, 2016, Dallas’s Federal Reserve president, Robert Kaplan, said that the US central bank is on track to raise rates soon.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Which Miners Have a Strong Correlation to Gold?

    Mining companies that have high correlations with gold include Primero Mining (PPP), Silver Wheaton (SLW), Franco-Nevada (FNV), and RandGold Resources (GOLD). These companies have risen significantly year-to-date.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Reading the Correlations of Mining Companies

    The precious metals market has risen in 2016. Despite this trend, it’s important to know which mining stocks are overperforming and which are underperforming precious metals.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Correlation Trends Show These Miners May Be Unstable

    The precious metal market has risen in 2016. Despite this trend, it’s important to know which mining stocks are overperforming and underperforming precious metals.

    By Meera Shawn
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    How Strongly Are Miners Correlated to Gold?

    The precious metals market has skyrocketed in 2016. Despite this trend, it’s important to know which mining stocks are overperforming and which ones are underperforming precious metals.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Inside the Correlation of Mining Companies to Gold

    The precious metals market has skyrocketed in 2016. But it’s important to know which mining stocks are overperforming and underperforming precious metals.

    By Meera Shawn
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    How Has the US Dollar Affected Platinum Prices?

    The current weakness in the rand made it fall to all-time lows against the US dollar in early 2016 but has helped mining companies.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Analyzing the Performance of Precious Metal Funds

    The amount of money flowing to gold fell. Funds like the SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) and the iShares Silver Trust (SLV) suffered.

    By Meera Shawn
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    What You Can Learn by Reading Gold and Silver Technicals

    Gold’s price rally on September 6, 2016, was the biggest increase in the precious metal since June. July and August were disappointing for precious metals.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Analyzing Miners’ Correlation amid Falling Metals

    The precious metals market rose in 2016. Gold’s correlation with Agnico-Eagle has risen from a 0.59 three-year correlation to a 0.64 one-year correlation.

    By Meera Shawn
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    How the US Dollar Impacted Precious Metals

    Plummeting precious metals on Wednesday, August 17, 2016, were also a result of the comparative strength of the US dollar.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miners’ Mixed Performance on Tuesday

    Mining shares had a mixed reaction on Tuesday, August 16, despite the rise in precious metals. Sibanye Gold (SBGL) and Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM) rose by 0.74% and 0.06%, respectively.

    By Meera Shawn
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    How Are the Correlation Figures Playing on Gold?

    Miners that have high correlations to gold include Silver Wheaton (SLW), Cia de Minas Buenaventura (BVN), and AngloGold Ashanti (AU).

    By Meera Shawn
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    Understanding Mining Companies’ Performances in Relation to Precious Metals

    Most mining companies reversed 2015 losses in 2016 and have posted substantial gains. The correlation between mining stocks and precious metals is high.

    By Meera Shawn
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    How Do Canadian Miners Correlate to the Price of Gold?

    Miners that have strong correlations to gold include Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM), Silver Wheaton (SLW), and Franco-Nevada (FNV).

    By Meera Shawn
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    How Closely Are Miners Correlated to Gold?

    Precious metal mining shares that have a high correlation with gold include Sibanye Gold (SBGL), Gold Fields (GFI), and Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM).

    By Meera Shawn
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    Performance of Companies in Metals and Mining Sector on July 18

    On Monday, July 18, the stocks related to base metals and precious metals traded with mixed sentiment amid moderate strength in metals.

    By Val Kensington
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    How Do US Dollar Gains Reduce the Appeal of Precious Metals?

    The US dollar is a crucial currency to consider when analyzing the precious metals, as they are priced in the US dollar.

    By Meera Shawn
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    How Are Funds Flowing to Silver?

    Demands for gold and silver have risen this year due to the haven bids that followed the global unrest.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Do Gold and the US Dollar Want to Walk Hand-in-Hand?

    Usually, the US dollar and precious metals follow opposite paths. However, over the past month, the US dollar and gold have been moving together, both rising.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Analyzing Why the US Dollar Remains Closely Associated to Gold

    Most of the time, precious metals and the US dollar are inversely related. A fall in the US dollar is a stimulus for these precious metals.

    By Meera Shawn
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    What Do Mining Companies’ Technicals Indicate?

    Miners followed gold Most mining companies reversed their 2015 losses during the first few months of 2016, posting substantial gains. The correlation between mining stocks and gold remains high, and most companies surged following gains in gold. June 24, 2016, remained of considerable importance as gold rose to a two-year high due to additional haven bids on the […]

    By Meera Shawn
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    Why Gold and Silver Posted Another Gain

    Gold futures for August expiration rose 0.83% to close at $1,272.70 per ounce on Thursday, June 9, 2016.

    By Meera Shawn
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    The US Dollar Emerges Strong, Precious Metals Fall

    The strength of the US dollar impacts precious metals significantly.

    By Meera Shawn
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    What’s Driving Gold and the US Dollar?

    DXY surged by 0.74% on a 30-day trailing basis. During the same time frame, precious metals continued to have a downward sentiment.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Why Are Precious Metals Impacted by Changes in the US Dollar?

    The US Dollar Index, denoted by the DXY Currency Index, fell 0.18% on Monday, May 16. It accumulated losses close to 0.31% on a 30-day trailing basis.

    By Meera Shawn
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    What’s Next for Gold Investors?

    Gold gave steady returns to investors for the first two months of 2016 as unrest and instability continued in the markets. However, March started with some ups as well as downs for gold.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Did Sales Growth in Europe Help Platinum and Palladium?

    Palladium has been the best performer during the past 30 days. It earned about 18%—significantly higher than the gains in the other three precious metals.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Why the Fed’s Rate Hike Hesitation Is Helping Gold

    The rise in gold also helped funds like the VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF (GDXJ) and the leveraged Direxion Daily Gold Miners ETF (NUGT).

    By Meera Shawn
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    Physical Gold Demand Remains Buoyant, Supporting Gold Prices

    The World Gold Council’s latest reports for fourth quarter demand show that the demand for gold bars and gold coins has been strong.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Flashback to 2015: Goldman Sachs Was Bearish on Gold

    Goldman Sachs expected gold prices to end 2015 at $1,190 per ounce and to fall to $1,000 per ounce in 2016.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Platinum and Palladium Prices Try to Recover

    The slump in the Chinese market added to the losses for platinum and palladium. Platinum recovered from its losses. It gained ~1.7% on a year-to-date basis.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Bullish Gold Contracts Rise in 2016

    Monday, February 1, 2016, witnessed a massive purchase of 12,196 tons into the SPDR Gold Shares ETF (GLD).

    By Meera Shawn
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    High Gold Prices Drive Inventories on COMEX Down

    The soaring demand for gold drove gold inventories down as of February 1. Active movement in the registered category showed a ~73% decline in inventory.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Silver Lining: Worries and Weak Data Keep Driving Precious Metals

    Gold prices scored the biggest monthly gain in January of all precious metals, marking the biggest leap for gold in more than a year.

    By Meera Shawn
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