Precious Metals and Mining


  • Africa share valuations are compelling and the region is ripe for investment, Graham Stock, chief strategist at Insparo Asset Management, told CNBC Thursday.

  • "Now is absolutely the right time to invest in Africa. We are talking about price-earning ratios in the low single digits in some cases. There are some very attractive opportunities across a wide range of countries," Graham Stock, chief strategist at Insparo Asset Management, told CNBC.

  • Cramer Makes a Case For Freeport McMoRan Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 7:32 PM ET

    This mining company is the perfect example of why 2011 will not be like 2008, the “Mad Money” host says.

  • Cramer Makes A Case for FCX     Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 6:25 PM ET

    Cramer says investors may want to give the mining company a second look because the Freeport McMoRan of today is a completely different company from 2008: it has a healthier balance sheet, bigger cash flows, and a better production profile.

  • Goldman Sachs Cuts Brent, Copper Price Outlook Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 6:26 AM ET

    Goldman Sachs analysts cut their outlook for the price of Brent oil and for copper going into 2012, saying that they see "a flatter upward trajectory for commodity prices, with increasing risks to both the up and the downside."

  • All That Glitters: How to Trade Resource Stocks Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 6:06 AM ET
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    Commodities markets have become increasingly popular with investors in recent years as they have embarked on what many believe to be just the start of a secular bull market – or super-cycle. If they are correct, commodities’ run will last for another decade or more as the global economy rebalances towards emerging markets like China and Brazil.

  • What's Going on in Gold?     Thursday, 29 Sep 2011 | 5:46 PM ET

    James West, The Midas Letter, weighs in on the drop in gold prices and how long the sell-off will last.

  • Gold to Move 'Above $2,000 in Coming Months': UBS  Thursday, 29 Sep 2011 | 6:42 AM ET

    Gold's recent sell-off belies its long term attractiveness and investors should avoid the panic and stay faithful to the precious metal, Dominic Schnider, Commodities expert at UBS Wealth Management told CNBC Thursday.

  • Gold Rebounds From 3-Day Decline     Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 10:37 AM ET

    Lou Grasso, Millennium futures trader has the details on the pop in the precious metal.

  • Gold May Fall to $1,100: Author     Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 3:00 AM ET

    Marc Faber, author of the Gloom, Boom and Doom Report, tells CNBC that he thinks gold could fall to $1,100 an ounce by the end of the ongoing sell-off

  • LME Is Target of £1 Billion Consolidation Friday, 23 Sep 2011 | 3:21 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the London Metal Exchange in London, U.K.

    The London Metal Exchange on Friday became the latest exchange to be swept up in consolidation when it said it had “received several expressions of interest with regard to potential strategic transactions”. The FT reports.

  • Cash and gold

    European central banks have become net buyers of gold for the first time in more than two decades, the latest sign of how the turbulence in the currency and debt markets has revolutionized the bullion market. The FT reports.

  • Cramer: Why the Market Rallied Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 7:04 PM ET

    The “Mad Money” host explains why it has more to do with politics than economics.

  • Charting Risk vs Reward     Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 5:21 PM ET

    Charting the market for signs of technical weakness, with Chris Verrone, Strategas Research Partners, who says he sees early signs of exhaustion in the rally, and takes a look at where gold is headed.

  • Profits in Gold Mines?     Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 5:23 PM ET

    Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter weighs in on the trade on the precious metal and the play in gold miners, with the Fast Money traders.

  • The deepest mine in the world. The Mponeng mine owned by AngloGold Ashanti, just one hour outside of Johannesburg.

    The chief executive of the world’s second-largest gold miner, Newmont says the company may consider a share buyback if the divergence between gold prices and the company’s stock persists.

  • Wynn Win & Gold Trade     Monday, 12 Sep 2011 | 5:45 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on the recent land acquisition by Wynn Resorts, and Scott Nations, NationsShares with the trade on gold.

  • Options Action: The Gold Trade.     Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 5:50 PM ET

    Brian Stutland, Options Action trader with the play on the precious metal.

  • Pro Trader: Ride the Yahoo Mojo Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 2:19 PM ET

    Yahoo landed back on the Fast trader's radar after Third Point's Dan Loeb bought up shares and slammed the board. So is now the time to jump in on the Internet giant?

  • Is Gold Making a Double Top? Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 1:55 PM ET

    Trader Brian Kelly has spotted a very bearish pattern in the chart of gold.