Metals and Mining Precious Metals and Mining


  • 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 Risk vs Reward

    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
    Profits in Gold Mines?

    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
    Wynn Win & Gold Trade

    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
    Options Action: The Gold Trade.

    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.

  • Gold Tumbles & Stocks Rally Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 1:52 PM ET
    Gold Tumbles & Stocks Rally

    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.

  • Volatility Playbook Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011 | 5:35 PM ET
    Volatility Playbook

    Jon Najarian, with a play on the market's volatility and gold.

  • Gold May Top $6,000, Silver $600: Asset Manager Monday, 5 Sep 2011 | 7:24 AM ET

    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 Jeweler’s IPO Plans Create Buzz Sunday, 4 Sep 2011 | 8:29 PM ET
    Models stand next to cabinets displaying limited edition watches at the opening of a Chow Tai Fook store in Hong Kong.

    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.

  • Pro Trader: Don’t Get Snagged in This Gold Trap Friday, 2 Sep 2011 | 1:44 PM ET

    Fast trader Patty Edwards has spotted a possible landmine that could do serious damage to precious metals traders.

  • BlackRock: Mining Stocks Are Cheap but Strong Friday, 2 Sep 2011 | 11:50 AM ET

    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.

  • Metal & Mining Shares Too Cheap: BlackRock CIO Friday, 2 Sep 2011 | 3:10 AM ET
    Metal & Mining Shares Too Cheap: BlackRock CIO

    "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.

  • Gold Standard Comeback Enjoys Support Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 12:32 PM ET

    The  age-old idea is attracting new fans, amid growing investor concern that enormous government borrowing is weakening the dollar and spark hyper-inflation.

  • Buy Gold Before Fed Announces Further Easing: Expert Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 2:03 AM ET
    Warren Gillman of CEF Holdings says now is the time to buy gold and gold equities ahead of the September U.S Federal Reserve meeting.

    Gold prices have stalled in recent days as investors have turned away from safe-havens and towards risk assets.

  • Gold Rush: The Mother Lode Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 1:30 PM ET
    Gold Rush: The Mother Lode

    CNBC's Bob Pisani recently got an exclusive inside look at the HSBC gold vaults in London, where the gold for the SPDR Gold Trust (GLD) is stored. One section of the vault contains gold allocated specifically to the GLD, but there are other clients that store their gold in other parts of the vault as well.

  • Gold's Secret Hiding Place Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 1:03 PM ET

    Almost no one outside the sponsor (the World Gold Council) has ever seen the gold in the world's largest vault — until now.