LONDON, Dec 12- Copper and nickel climbed to five-week peaks on Thursday on fears that a planned Indonesian ban on ore exports next month could crimp exports from the world's fifth-biggest copper mine and nickel suppliers. U.S. mining giant Freeport McMoRan Copper& Gold warned that Indonesia's plan would cut output at its Grasberg mine by 60 percent next year.» Read More
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.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
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.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on the recent land acquisition by Wynn Resorts, and Scott Nations, NationsShares with the trade on gold.
Enzio Von Pfeil, CEO of Commercial Economics Asia, suggests that investors buy safe havens such as gold and U.S. Treasurys because Europe's uncertainty is set to continue for some time.
Brian Stutland, Options Action trader with the play on the precious metal.
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?
"The political climate continues to make our markets jittery. You are also seeing a big push from investors right now for gold. For the long-term part of the portfolio, we really feel like gold is a good hedge," Rick Gardner, CEO of Rick Gardner & Associates, told CNBC.
Trader Brian Kelly has spotted a very bearish pattern in the chart of gold.
Gold tumbled today after stocks reversed a three session sell off, with Jonathan Corpina, Meridian Equity Partners, senior managing partner and Mihir Dange, Arbitrage, gold options trader.
Jon Najarian, Optionmonster.com with a play on the market's volatility and gold.
Gold prices may reach $6,200 per ounce in a bull run which will “end all major bull markets,” Urs Gmuer, asset manager at Dolefin, a Swiss investment advice firm, told CNBC.
China's biggest jewelry chain plans to list soon on the Hong Kong stock exchange, leading analysts and investors to speculate over what kind of valuations it would bring and whether it would be oversubscribed.
Fast trader Patty Edwards has spotted a possible landmine that could do serious damage to precious metals traders.
Mining stocks will continue this summer's volatility, Evy Hambro, CIO of the natural resources team at BlackRock, told CNBC Friday. But strong fundamentals and expected commodities growth are not reflected in the share prices.
"The strong underlying fundamentals these metal and mining companies are enjoying today, the strong metal prices, the high margins, the great margin growth we have see year on year, and the growth we are going to continue to see in commodities over the next few years, is totally unreflected in the share prices," Evy Hambro, CIO of the natural resources team at BlackRock, told CNBC.