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ASX drops for a fifth straight session

Australian shares have closed the day lower despite a positive performance in early trade as it recorded its fifth consecutive fall.

ASX drops for a fifth straight session

Australian shares have closed the day lower despite a positive performance in early trade as it recorded its fifth consecutive fall.

Midas Gold Increases Board Size to Eight & Appoints an Additional Director

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Midas Gold Corp. (TSX:MAX) (OTCQX:MDRPF) (“Midas Gold” or the “Company”) today announced that it has increased the size of its board of directors from seven to eight and appointed Mark Hill, Chief Investment Officer with Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX) (TSX:ABX) (“Barrick”) to fill the additional position. The increase in board size and the appointment of a Barrick nominee to the board of directors is in accordance with the terms of the investor rights agreement entered into with Barrick in conjunction with the strategic investment by Barrick in Midas Gold that was completed on May 16, 2018.

Investor Confidence In Higher Copper Remains Strong

2018-05-21 seekingalpha
Copper equities have rallied significantly since last year, while the copper price is up 17% year-to-date.

BHP's EV Plans For Nickel West - More Than Putting Lipstick On A Pig

2018-05-20 seekingalpha
In August 2017, BHP Billiton (BHP) revealed plans to join the EV boom by investing USD 43mn in a sulfate plant at the Kwinana refinery in Western Australia, which forms part of its Nickel West division. With an annual capacity of 100,000 tonnes per year, it could be the world’s largest nickel sulfate plant. First production is expected in April 2019 and BHP said that it was also considering a stage two expansion of the nickel sulphate plant to 200,000 tonnes per year depending on industry demand.

Roth IRAs From A Retiree's Perspective - Great For The Young And Young At Heart

2018-05-18 seekingalpha
Roth IRAs are going to be the most fun to write about of any of the postings in this series. There are just so many benefits to Roth accounts that they are fun to think about. It isn't just about taxes, but they're good place to start.

Should You Invest in the iShares Global Materials ETF (MXI)?

2018-05-18 zacks
Looking for broad exposure to the Materials - Broad segment of the U.S. equity market? You should consider the iShares Global Materials ETF (MXI - Free Report) , a passively managed exchange traded fund launched on 09/12/2006.

Digging For Dividends Pt. 2: Southern Copper Corporation

2018-05-17 seekingalpha
Copper is a vital industrial metal whose recent runup from its 2016 lows may have more room to run.

What’s Making Carl Icahn Bearish on Freeport-McMoRan?

2018-05-17 marketrealist
According to recent regulatory filings, activist investor Carl Icahn cut his holdings in Freeport-McMoRan (FCX). Icahn built his position in Freeport-McMoRan in 2015, when miners including BHP Billiton (BHP), Glencore (GLNCY), and Rio Tinto (RIO) were battling a commodity price slowdown.

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 17

2018-05-17 reuters
May 17 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

[email protected]: ASX to open higher as investors await jobs data

The Australian share market is due to open higher after Wall Street notched solid gains, recouping some of the market's losses from a day earlier.

[email protected]: ASX to open higher as investors await jobs data

The Australian share market is due to open higher after Wall Street notched solid gains, recouping some of the market's losses from a day earlier.

Trump Pick For US State Department Energy Job Approved By Senate Panel

2018-05-16 rigzone
WASHINGTON, May 16 (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's nominee for the top U.S. State Department job dealing with matters related to energy and the global oil industry was approved by a Senate committee on Wednesday, as the United States gears up to re-impose sanctions on Iran's oil exports.

What Is SM Energy’s Stance on Eagle Ford?

2018-05-16 marketrealist
On April 4, SM Energy (SM) announced the sale of its noncore assets worth $292.3 million and its decision to continue its strategy of focusing on the Midland Basin and the Eagle Ford Shale play while reducing its debt.

Mining giant BHP faces class action suit over Samarco disaster in Brazil

BHP Billiton is facing the threat of a class action suit in Australia over the Samarco mining disaster in Brazil, which knocked an estimated A$25bn (£14bn) off its market value in the course of a month.

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