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A Look at Miners’ Moving Averages in April 2018

2018-04-20 marketrealist
Usually, precious metal mining companies follow precious metals for price direction. Precious metals increased on Monday, April 16, 2018, as did most mining stocks.
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How Closely Are Miners Tracking Gold?

2018-04-19 marketrealist
Usually, precious-metal-mining companies follow precious metals. Precious metals have risen over the past few days, supporting mining companies.
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How Fall of the Dollar Is Impacting Precious Metals and Miners

2018-04-17 marketrealist
One of the market indicators for gold that has been consistently playing a significant role in the determination of the directional move for precious metals is the US dollar, depicted by the Dollar Index (or DXY). It prices the dollar against a basket of six major world currencies. The dollar has fallen 2.9% since the beginning of 2018. During that time, gold has risen 3.3%. The other three precious metals have fallen.
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US Inflation Rises: How Will It Impact Gold Prices?

2018-04-16 marketrealist
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the US consumer price index (or CPI) rose 2.4% year-over-year (or YoY) in March 2018. This is its fastest pace in the last 12 months. The core CPI, which excludes volatile food and energy components, rose 0.2% over the previous month and 2.1% YoY in March. This was the biggest gain in core prices since February 2017.
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Reading the Movements of Miners’ Correlations with Gold

2018-04-12 marketrealist
In this part of our series, we’ll look at the correlation between gold and four mining stocks: Royal Gold (RGLD), Goldcorp (GG), Sibanye Gold (SBGL), and Gold Fields (GFI). Mining stocks mostly move with gold prices, but not always. Among these four miners, Gold Fields has shown the highest correlation with gold, while Royal Gold has seen the lowest correlation with gold on a YTD (year-to-date) basis.
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Precious Metal Miners and Their Technicals

2018-04-11 marketrealist
Usually, precious metal mining companies closely follow precious metals. All four precious metals except platinum saw their prices rise on Tuesday, April 10, 2018.
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What Mining Stocks’ Relative Strength Index Tells You

2018-04-09 marketrealist
The precious metals and miners were widely expected to react negatively after the Fed decided to hike interest rates.
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Gold Road starts work on $23m greenfields campaign

Gold Road Resources has launched its $23 million 2018 greenfields exploration drilling campaign in Western Australia.
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Gold Mining Bull: Top News And Month In Review

2018-04-04 seekingalpha
Here's a monthly recap of the top news in the gold mining sector, including drill results, takeover announcements and other relevant updates, to keep readers up-to-date on news in the sector. Here's my update for February if you missed it.
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Is an Uptick in Inflation on the Way, Supporting Gold?

The most recent data for the US Consumer Price Index (or CPI) was weaker than expected. The CPI rose 0.2% in February 2018, compared to a 0.5% rise in January 2018.
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Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

2018-03-29 reuters
March 29 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Thursday:
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How the Dollar’s Rebound Affected Gold and Other Precious Metals

A crucial factor that could be behind the loss in precious metals on Wednesday was the rebound in the US dollar. The US Dollar Index, which is depicted by the DXY Currency Index (UUP), increased 0.82% on Wednesday. It also stands at a five-day trailing gain of 0.31%. The rise of the US dollar is often detrimental for precious metals, as they are all dollar-denominated assets. The higher the dollar, the more expensive it gets for buyers from other countries to invest in dollar and dollar assets.
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GDXJ: The Market's Best Risk Play?

2018-03-29 seekingalpha
Dividend stocks work well in these environments, but income portfolios will also need some added measure of safety if further “flash crashes” are seen this year.
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The Correlation of Miners So Far in March

Mining stocks tend to move in accordance with gold prices. In this final part of the series, we’ll analyze the correlation between gold and four mining stocks: First Majestic Silver (AG), B2Gold (BTG), Gold Fields (GFI), and Agnico-Eagle Mines (AEM). Among the miners under consideration, Gold Fields has the highest correlation with gold, while B2Gold has the lowest correlation.
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US Inflation Softens, Gold Still Has Drivers to the Upside

As per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the US Consumer Price Index (or CPI) rose 0.2% in February, compared to a 0.5% rise in January 2018. This inflation figure was in line the market expectation of a 0.2% rise. The year-over-year (or YoY) rise in inflation came in at 1.8% for February 2018, also in line with expectations. The softer inflation figure in February is also in line with the weaker-than-expected growth in wages during the month.
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