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  • Hottest Hedge Fund Commodity Now     Monday, 17 Sep 2012 | 12:52 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports platinum is in high demand among hedge funds.

  • Lonmin Shares an Excellent Opportunity: Analyst Wednesday, 29 Aug 2012 | 8:19 AM ET

    London-based company Lonmin, the platinum mining firm affected by strikes at their Marikana facility in South Africa, is a definite opportunity for investors looking to enter the sector according to Alison Turner, mining analyst at Panmure Gordon.

  • Mining Strikes Could Spread to Anglo American Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 9:28 AM ET
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    One of the world’s largest mining groups, Anglo American, could see its platinum production also affected by striking workers, according to trading company Vincom Commodities.

  • Palladium's Revving Up Gains Monday, 30 Apr 2012 | 3:24 PM ET
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    Palladium raced ahead of all other metals in April. After climbing double digits in the first quarter, platinum and silver futures were down 4 and 5 percent, respectively. Both metals lost ground for the second consecutive month. Copper prices were flat, and gold seems to have lost its luster, posting its third straight monthly decline.

  • Platinum a Better Bet Than Gold: Trader Thursday, 29 Mar 2012 | 2:32 PM ET

    Gold gets all the headlines, but platinum is a better bet to put precious metals in your portfolio, Patrick Armstrong of Armstrong Investment Managers told CNBC.

  • Top Performing Commodities ETFs of 2012 Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 5:05 PM ET
    There may be no better way to appreciate the diversity of exchange traded funds than by looking at the commodities sector of the asset class. There are several hundred 100 ETFs and their close cousin, ETNs, or exchange traded notes. The group covers everything from energy to metals to agriculture to livestock. There are broad and narrow funds, ones based on an index or futures trading and still others that hold the actual commodity. There are precious and industrial metals, foodstuffs and livest

    There may be no better way to appreciate the diversity of exchange traded funds than by looking at the commodities sector of the asset class.

  • A Model Bull Portfolio Monday, 12 Mar 2012 | 11:28 AM ET

    In targeting the most promising subsectors or individual commodities, consider platinum, palladium, copper and corn.

  • Precious Metals Slammed in Dash For Cash Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011 | 12:23 PM ET
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    Precious metals are being hit hard Wednesday—gold, silver, platinum and palladium all caught in the wave of selling.

  • CNBC Poll: Which Metal Play Is Best? Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 3:42 PM ET

    From the popular precious metals gold and silver, to more niche plays like copper, palladium, and platinum, which metal will be the best investment going forward?

  • Gold Demand to Increase Despite Temporary Blip: WGC Thursday, 18 Aug 2011 | 5:46 AM ET

    Despite demand for gold falling to 17 percent in the second quarter compared to the same period in 2010, the World Gold Council says that full-year demand will increase because of a rush to safe haven assets as market volatility has ramped up.

  • $5,000 Gold? Fund Manager's Idea Has Its Critics Tuesday, 9 Aug 2011 | 9:31 AM ET

    The West is close the point where its paper currency system is insolvent, and as a result gold is heading to $5,000 an ounce, according to the manager of a gold fund.

  • Why Gold Trade Is Going Gangbusters Monday, 11 Jul 2011 | 11:49 AM ET

    The dollar is rising and gold has been gaining too. What's going on? The greenback and gold are usually inversely correlated, so when the dollar goes up, gold goes down and vice versa. But not today—and that highlights the gravity of sovereign debt concerns and worries about the value global currencies, not just the greenback.

  • Platinum, Palladium—The New Hot Metal Trades? Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 2:09 AM ET

    With silver prices tumbling for a third straight session, traders are questioning if its record-breaking rally in recent months is finally over.

  • Platinum Slide Show Sunday, 1 Dec 2002 | 12:00 AM ET

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