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  • Commodities tomorrow: Gold gets a bump     Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil climbed on the day, as crude inventories were down 7.2 million barrels.

  • TORONTO/ VANCOUVER, July 16- Barrick Gold Corp said on Wednesday its chief executive officer will step down in September and not be replaced, concentrating power in the hands of the miner's new executive chairman, John Thornton. The world's biggest gold miner appointed two co-presidents to help run the company after Jamie Sokalsky's departure as CEO.

  • Midday Glance: Gold companies Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 2:54 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 44 or 2.4 percent, to $18.77. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 76 or 3.1 percent, to $25.45.

  • Midday Glance: Silver companies Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 2:54 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 13 or 3.9 percent, to $3.31. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 19 or 1.3 percent, to $14.92. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 27 or 3.1 percent, to $8.87.

  • Barrick Gold CEO to depart, co-presidents named Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 11:23 AM ET

    Sokalky became president and CEO of Barrick Gold Corp. in June 2012. The management moves come shortly after Barrick Gold founder Peter Munk retired as chairman. They will have overall responsibility for the execution of Barrick Gold's strategic priorities and operating plans.

  • Early Glance: Gold companies Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 11:11 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 30 or 1.6 percent, to $18.63. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 75 or 3.0 percent, to $25.44.

  • Early Glance: Silver companies Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 11:11 AM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 06 or 1.7 percent, to $3.24. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 11 or. 7 percent, to $14.84. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 20 or 2.3 percent, to $8.80.

  • Are diamonds a good investment?     Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 1:45 AM ET

    Stuart Brown, CEO of Firestone Diamonds, comments on the rough diamond market and says that people "underestimate how big that market is".

  • Commodities tomorrow: Oil under $100     Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Yellen's testimony helped drive down gold on the day, as traders tried to interpret her remarks.

  • JAKARTA, July 15- Indonesia could terminate Newmont Mining Corp's copper mine contract if the U.S.-based firm does not withdraw a legal challenge to the country's export taxes, a government official said on Tuesday. The firm, along with U.S. miner Freeport-McMoRan Copper& Gold, has halted copper exports for the last six months.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Cool summer shaping up     Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • Gold prices sink as worries over Europe ebb Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 3:45 PM ET

    Gold prices took a hard fall Monday as the worries that drove prices up last week dissipate and investors push the stock market up. Gold for August delivery sank $30.70, or 2 percent, to settle at $1,306.70 an ounce. Platinum for October sank $20.80 to $1,493.00 an ounce, while palladium for September sank $3.30 to $872.00 an ounce.

  • Midday Glance: Silver companies Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 1:29 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 09 or 2.6 percent, to $3.36. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 33 or 2.1 percent, to $15.28. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 31 or 3.4 percent, to $8.88.

  • Midday Glance: Gold companies Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 1:29 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 38 or 2.0 percent, to $18.91. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 57 or 2.2 percent, to $25.36.

  • Early Glance: Gold companies Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 10:47 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 36 or 1.9 percent, to $18.93. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 61 or 2.3 percent, to $25.33.

  • Early Glance: Silver companies Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 10:47 AM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 10 or 2.9 percent, to $3.35. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 47 or 3.0 percent, to $15.14. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 26 or 2.8 percent, to $8.93.

  • SINGAPORE, July 14- Gold was steady near a four-month high on Monday, supported by safe-haven buying from escalating tensions in the Middle East and lingering worries about Portugal's biggest bank.

  • *Gaza in focus, less worry over Portugal's Banco Espirito. NEW YORK/ LONDON, July 11- Gold prices were flat on Friday as investors grew less worried about Portugal's top listed bank, but the precious metal notched its sixth straight weekly gain as many remained concerned about violence in the Middle East.

  • July 11- An official at British platinum refiner Johnson Matthey has become chairman at the London Bullion Market Association as the industry body oversees the overhaul of century-old precious metals pricing systems amid intense regulatory scrutiny.

  • Midday Glance: Silver companies Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 1:37 PM ET

    Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 34 or 2.2 percent, to $15.50. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 28 or 3.2 percent, to $9.09. Silver Wheaton rose$. 35 or 1.3 percent, to $26.88.