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  • Early Glance: Gold companies Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 24 or 1.5 percent, to $15.42. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 49 or 2.0 percent, to $23.72.

  • Early Glance: Coal companies Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    Arch Coal fell$. 14 or 5.3 percent, to $2.50. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 40 or 1.1 percent, to $37.61. Peabody Energy fell$. 25 or 1.9 percent, to $13.04.

  • Early Glance: Silver companies Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 04 or 1.6 percent, to $2.69. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 27 or 2.2 percent, to $11.87. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 14 or 2.2 percent, to $6.33.

  • European shares fall on China growth jitters Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 10:42 AM ET

    PARIS/ LONDON, Sept 22- European shares fell on Monday, with a benchmark index retreating from the previous session's near-seven-year high, as concern over the pace of growth in China knocked down mining heavyweights such as Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton.

  • LONDON, Sept 22- Silver prices slid to their lowest in four years on Monday, with the prospect of rising U.S. interest rates undermining precious metals and industrial commodities dented by worries over Chinese demand. By 1259 GMT it had recovered to $17.70 an ounce, down 0.3 percent.

  • European shares dip on China growth jitters Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 7:23 AM ET

    PARIS/ LONDON, Sept 22- European shares fell on Monday, with a benchmark retreating from a near seven-year high touched in the previous session, as concerns over the pace of growth in China knocked lower mining heavyweights such as Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton.

  • *Focus on Tuesday's flash HSBC PMI for China. LONDON, Sept 22- Copper dropped to a three-month low on Monday, weighed by demand concerns ahead of manufacturing data from top consumer China that is likely to show stalling factory growth in the world's second-largest economy.

  • Metals malaise weighs on equity markets Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 6:13 AM ET

    The prices of a range of commodities slid further Monday, dragging down stocks as investors feared more pain ahead for the asset class.

  • *Gold eyes key chart support at $1,180/ oz, June 2013 low. LONDON, Sept 22- Gold slid to its weakest since early January and silver to a four-year low on Monday as speculation that the Federal Reserve will start its rate-tightening cycle sooner than expected fuelled selling of precious metals.

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 22- London copper futures slipped for a third session on Monday as the dollar firmed on the likelihood of a U.S. interest rate hike and investors fretted over China's slowing economic growth. This week's focus will be on China's flash manufacturing PMI reading on Tuesday, as fears over the outlook for country's economy mount.

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 22- Gold was stuck near its lowest since January on Monday on fears that a stronger dollar and an earlier-than-expected hike in U.S. interest rates would dim the metal's appeal. Silver was trading close to a four-year low, while platinum fell to its lowest since December.

  • Guyana reports slight drop in deforestation rate Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 12:07 PM ET

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana— Guyana's environment ministry says the country saw less deforestation in 2013 thanks to a decrease in gold mining activity. Gold mining commonly requires companies to clear forests. Guyana already has lost $20 million of that funding because of increased deforestation in 2012..

  • Final Glance: Gold companies Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 35 or 2.2 percent, to $15.65. Gold Fields unchanged at $4.26. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 28 or 1.1 percent, to $24.21.

  • Final Glance: Silver companies Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 02 or. 7 percent, to $2.73. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 29 or 2.3 percent, to $12.14. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 50 or 7.2 percent, to $6.47.

  • Final Glance: Coal companies Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Arch Coal fell$. 01 or. 4 percent, to $2.64. Consol Energy Inc. rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $38.01. Peabody Energy fell$. 20 or 1.5 percent, to $13.29.

  • Primero reports underground fatality at Mexico mine Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 1:59 PM ET

    TORONTO, Sept 19- Canadian precious metals miner Primero Mining Corp said on Friday an employee of one of its contractors was killed in an isolated underground accident at its flagship San Dimas mine in Mexico on Thursday night.

  • Midday Glance: Silver companies Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 1:33 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 07 or 2.4 percent, to $2.69. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 31 or 2.5 percent, to $12.12. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 05 or. 6 percent, to $6.93.

  • Midday Glance: Coal companies Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 1:33 PM ET

    Arch Coal fell$. 03 or. 9 percent, to $2.63. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 22 or. 6 percent, to $37.76. Peabody Energy fell$. 26 or 1.9 percent, to $13.23.

  • Governor: Montana can cut carbon, keep jobs Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 1:07 PM ET

    Steve Bullock said Friday that Montana can meet the Obama administration's goal of reducing climate pollution while protecting energy-related jobs and avoiding the closure of coal plants that generate the bulk of the state's emissions.

  • Early Glance: Silver companies Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 10:16 AM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 01 or. 2 percent, to $2.75. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 11 or. 9 percent, to $12.54. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 03 or. 4 percent, to $7.00.