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How Market Unrest Is Affecting Gold

2018-04-20 marketrealist
If we look at the historical performance of precious metals to markets, we see that gold has been closely tracking market volatility. The recent upheaval in the markets, led by Syria tensions, supported precious metals. Also, the earlier trade war fears with China lifted precious metals higher.
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How Market Uncertainty Affected Precious Metals

2018-04-19 marketrealist
Unrest in Syria played a role in precious metals rising on Friday, April 13. The day before, Donald Trump discussed how to address a recent Syrian poison gas attack. He threatened missile strikes, which were eventually carried out, on Saturday.
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Sibanye Gold, Iconix Drop into Tuesday’s 52-Week Low Club

2018-04-17 247wallst
April 17, 2018: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 41 equities making new 52-week lows in Tuesday’s session. On the NYSE advancers led decliners by about 11 to 4 and on the Nasdaq, advancers led decliners by about 5 to 2.
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Will Gold Take Cues from the Fed’s Decisions?

2018-04-17 marketrealist
Overall, gold has been rising in 2018, mainly due to the geopolitical tensions that keep increasing. First, we had fears of a US-China trade war, and now we have the Syrian chemical attack and subsequent air strikes. Another crucial element is the decline of the US dollar, which we’ll look at in the next part of this series.
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How Fed’s March Meeting Minutes Could Affect Gold Outlook

2018-04-16 marketrealist
The Fed minutes from its policy meeting on March 20–21 were released on April 11, 2018. These minutes were slightly more hawkish than expected. In the March meeting minutes, the FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) staff review of the economy was stronger than the review presented at the January meeting. The short-term real GDP growth expectation was revised lower due to softness in recent economic data.
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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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Acadia, Incyte Show the Way to Monday’s 52-Week Low Club

2018-04-09 247wallst
April 9, 2018: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 77 equities making new 52-week lows in Monday’s session. On the NYSE advancers led decliners by more than 8 to 7 and on the Nasdaq, advancers led decliners by about 4 to 3.
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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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Trivago, Dominion Energy Wander into Thursday’s 52-Week Low Club

2018-04-05 247wallst
April 5, 2018: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 42 equities making new 52-week lows in Thursday’s session. On the NYSE advancers led decliners by about 7 to 3 and on the Nasdaq, advancers led decliners by about 9 to 5.
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A Look at Precious Metal Miners at the End of March

Most mining companies saw an upswing in prices on Thursday, March 29, 2018, since silver rose and gold was only marginally lower. Most of the time, miners follow the price movements of precious metals, but that sometimes can change.
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CORRECTED-MIT scientist gets 15 months prison for insider trading

2018-03-30 reuters
(Corrects paragraphs 11-12 to remove incorrect name of defendant’s wife, who was not identified in court papers)
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MIT scientist gets 15 months prison for insider trading

2018-03-30 reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A research scientist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology was sentenced on Friday to 15 months in prison after admitting to insider trading on a mining company merger that his wife, a corporate lawyer, had been working on.
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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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