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  • Rio Tinto, the mining giant, was in turmoil Thursday morning after the abrupt departure of its chief executive and the announcement of a $14 billion writedown.

  • What Hedge Funds Are Doing With Gold Now

    HSBC, which had forecasted gold prices would hit $2000 per ounce in the second-half of 2012, is now paring back its forecasts for 2013.

  • A miner at Vaal River gold mine, operated by AngloGold Ashanti in Klerksdorp, South Africa

    Conflict in the West African state of Mali -- the continent's third-largest gold producer -- poses "manageable" risks for miners active in the country's south as Al Qaeda-linked Islamist rebels remain confined to strongholds in the north while former colonial power France continues its offensive against militant bases.

  • PGMS to do Well This Year: Pro

    Dominic Schnider, Head of Commodity Research, UBS Wealth Management says platinum, palladium and silver will do well this year amid loose monetary policies and a recovery in the global economy.

  • Gold, more than any other commodity, has been tied the question of whether we will see a resolution to avert the "fiscal cliff."

  • Mining the Fiscal Cliff

    Discovery Channel's "Gold Rush" star Todd Hoffman, discusses the rebound in gold. "Investors will shift to gold after the fiscal cliff resolution," he says.

  • What Is the Mining Outlook for Next Year?

    Scott Evans, co-head of equity sales at Espirito Santo Investment Bank, explains to CNBC the recent volatility of gold and whether this means anything for mining-related stocks.

  • Gold Will Not Push Above $1800/oz Until Next Year

    David McAlvany, CEO, McAlvany Financial Group says that gold needs another six to seven weeks of consolidation before moving higher.

  • Superstorm Sandy Floods Gold Vault in Manhattan

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  • Gold Steady Around $1,750 Per Ounce

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports gold is taking a breather after Friday's rally.

  • Gold Steadies At Close

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports gold prices are steady at the close after declining over the last several days on demand worries.

  • China's Growth Composition has Changed

    Gaurav Sodhi, Resources Analyst, Intelligent Investor says that investment as a part of China's GDP growth has shrunk, which will negatively impact commodity markets.

  • BHP Begins Hunt For New Chief

    BHP Billiton has quietly started looking for a successor to Marius Kloppers, chief executive, in what could herald a further shake-up in the leadership of the global mining industry following a five-year period of stability. The FT reports.

  • Which Candidate Is Better for Gold?

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  • Are You Buying or Selling Gold?

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  • Can Asian Demand Help Gold Break 'Formidable' $1,800 Barrier?

    Physical demand for gold from Asian consumers may be showing some modest signs of stabilization but the buying interest so common at this time of year during religious festivals and the wedding season still won't be strong enough to lift prices above $1,800 an ounce, strategists said.

  • Oil Companies to ‘Bounce Back’ After Sandy: BP CEO

    ‘Superstorm’ Sandy is set to inflict a negative hit on demand for crude oil as U.S. East Coast refineries come to a standstill, but BP’s Chief Executive Bob Dudley has told CNBC that oil firms are set to bounce back quickly.

  • Copper Fundamentals Remain Strong: CEO

    After a slump in third-quarter earnings, Richard Adkerson, Freeport McMoran Copper & Gold CEO, told CNBC’s "Closing Bell" on Monday, he’s still optimistic about his business and copper fundamentals longer-term.

  • Gold to Pull Back

    Warren Gilman, Chairman & CEO, CEF HOLDINGS says that gold is likely to pull back further, presenting a good buying opportunity in 2-3 weeks time.

  • Gold ETF Market Could See Sell-Off: Pro

    Jonathan Barratt, CEO & Founder, Barratt's Bulletin says that there will be selling in the Gold ETF market if gold prices continue to come under pressure.