Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Cash, Votes and Trains

The base metals space was thick with news this week, with runaway trains, independence referendums and boatloads of Chinese money moving stocks around. On the global stage, the long-awaited US midterm elections have come and gone, with the Republican Party losing the House of Representatives but gaining the Senate in Washington. There’s plenty of analysis […]

Precious Metals Weekly Round-Up: Gold Dips on Fed Policy Statement

Gold and silver retreated on Friday (November 9) following the Fed policy statement that revealed that interest rates would remain unchanged at this time. As of 9:25 a.m. EST, the yellow metal was trading at US$ 1,209.90 per ounce, a slip from the gains it made when the US dollar caved under pressure following the […]

Tale of Two Metals: One WAY More Valuable Than Gold, The Other Historically Undervalued

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A Great Day for Metals as Platinum Price Breaks Out

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Outlook for Gold & Silver Precious Metals Sector is ‘Positive’

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European Electric Metals Provides Update on Underground Work Program

European Electric Metals (TSXV:EVX) has released an update on its underground work program at the Skroska nickel-cobalt mine in Albania. The company said that its geologists have arrived onsite and have commenced an underground sampling program, being conducted at close spacings within three separate mining blocks, the largest block measuring 110m x 60m. As quoted in the […]

Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: US Copper Gets Cash Splash

This week the quarterly reports dried up and mining companies got back to drama, financing and talking up their projects. Around the world, Brazil is absorbing the news that Jair Bolsonaro is its new president, the mid-terms in the US are grinding ever closer, BHP Billiton (ASX:BHP,NYSE:BHP,LSE:BLT) has ‘trimmed’ US and China growth forecasts due […]

Precious Metals Weekly Round-Up: Gold Price Slips After Strong US Jobs Report

Gold retreated slightly on Friday (November 2) on the back of a stronger-than-expected October US jobs report, while silver was not effected by the results and posted gains for the second day in a row. As of 9:25 a.m. EST, the yellow metal was trading at US$ 1,232.00 per ounce, a slip from the gains […]

Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Iron Fights and Quarterlies Galore

In the news this week, it’s been mostly September quarterly reports across the board, with a few non-quarterly stories floating around. Outside of the resource world, nobody likes Saudi Arabia anymore, a nutcase has been sending pipe bombs to politicians and public figures in the US, the markets are on their way down (the worst […]

Precious Metals Weekly Round-Up: Gold Rallies as Stocks Tumble

Gold and silver made gains on Friday (October 26) on the back of a slide that could see global stocks post their worst weekly losing streak in more than five years. As of 9:20 a.m. EST, the yellow metal was trading at US$ 1,234.60 per ounce, which is the precious metal’s highest price since mid-July. As for […]

Primary Energy Metals Announces Acquisition of 100% Interest in 39 Cobalt-Nickel-Copper Claims in Quebec

Primary Energy Metals (CSE:PRIM – 1WZ:GR) (“Primary” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce it has signed an arm’s length acquisition agreement (the “Purchase Agreement”) with the shareholders of 1177527 B.C. Ltd. (“1177527”). Pursuant to the terms of the Purchase Agreement, the Company will acquire all of the outstanding share capital of 1177527. In consideration for the […]

Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Deals, Buyouts and Outages

Over the past few weeks (and for a few more weeks) it’s been Q3, or third-quarter reporting time, with majors, juniors and explorers releasing their reports in the first full quarter that the commodities sector has been exposed to the US-China trade war. Politically, the world’s starting to look inwards as elections become the order […]

Precious Metals Weekly Round-Up: Gold Makes Third Weekly Gain

Gold and silver prices gained on Friday (October 19), thanks to weaker stock markets sending investors into the safety of precious metals. As of 9:44 a.m. EST, the yellow metal was up 0.22 percent, trading at US$ 1,228.00 per ounce, climbing for the third week in a row. As for the white metal, it was […]

Azarga Metals Files Unkur Preliminary Economic Assessment Technical Report

AZARGA METALS CORP. (“Azarga Metals” or the “Company”) (TSXV:AZR) has filed a technical report titled “Technical Report and Preliminary Economic Assessment for the Unkur Copper-Silver Project, Kodar-Udokan, Russian Federation” dated effective 30 August 2018 (the “Unkur PEA”) for its Unkur Copper-Silver Project in Russia to support the Preliminary Economic Assessment announced on 30 and 31 August, 2018. The […]

Maverix Metals to Acquire Silver Stream on Northern Vertex’s Moss Mine

Maverix Metals (TSXV:MMX) announced that it has signed a term sheet to acquire a silver stream from Northern Vertex Mining’s (TSXV:NEE) Moss mine in Arizona. Highlights from the press release are as follows: Expanded Asset Base and Immediate Increase to Cash Flow: With the Moss Mine recently achieving commercial production in September 2018, the silver […]

Orsu Metals Reports Multiple Gold-Mineralized Intercepts in Drill Holes and Trenches at Adit 5, Sergeevskoe Gold Project, Russia

Orsu Metals Corporation (TSXV:OSU) (“Orsu” or the “Company”) is delighted to announce drilling results from 15 drill holes and 3 trenches at Adit 5, as part of the extended 12,500 meters (‘m’) drilling program at its Sergeevskoe Gold Project in Russia. The program is designed to deliver an estimation of a maiden resource in Q4 […]

Precious Metals Weekly Round-Up: Gold Retreats from Two-month High

Gold pulled back from its two-month high hit in the previous session on Friday (October 12), thanks to a recovery in global equity markets. Meanwhile, silver was not negatively effected by the slight rebound in the markets, allowing prices to move upwards. As of 9:45 a.m. EST, the yellow metal was trading at US$ 1,221.10 per […]

Osisko Metals Intersects 21.47 percent Zinc-Lead Over 9.98 Metres at Pine Point

Osisko Metals (TSXV:OM) has announced assay results from 14 drill holes completed in the East Mill zone in the Pine Point mining camp. According to the release, drill hole EM-18-PP-140 intersected 13.91% percent zinc and 7.56 percent lead (21.47 percent zinc-lead) over 9.98 metres and hole EM-18-PP-152 intersected 4.22 percent zinc and 2.56 percent lead (21.47 percent lead-inc) over 8.20 metres. […]

Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Ivanhoe Strikes Copper (Again)

Another week of big news, and not just in the mining sector. In the US — not all the news is being drowned out by the supreme court — jobs numbers are looking good, with the Labour Department releasing a report showing unemployment is well down in America. It’s looking like the whole world is minting their […]

Precious Metals Weekly Round-Up: Gold Price Climbs Above US$1,200 per Ounce

Gold and silver prices were steady on Friday (October 5) ahead of the monthly US employment report that will most likely give insight into if there will be further monetary tightening or not. As of 9:57 a.m. EST, the yellow metal finally broke the US$ 1,200 mark and was trading at US$ 1,204.00 per ounce setting […]

Gold, Silver HUI Stocks Precious Metals Analysis

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Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Sales, Challenges and Fires

In the news this week, global headlines were dominated by US President Donald Trump having a mutual (or not-so-mutual depending on who you believe) chuckle with the UN, while his trade war is sending jitters deeper through the markets. News in base metals was all about fire: Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE:FCX) put out the fire that was […]

Precious Metals Weekly Round-Up: Gold Down Following Fed Hike

 Gold prices continued to fall on Friday (September 28), while silver made some gains following positive US economic data that encouraged the Federal Reserve to increase interest rates for a third time this year, to 2.25 percent on Wednesday (September 26). As of 9:50 a.m. EST, the yellow metal was trading at US$ 1,185.90 […]

US and Global Stocks, Commodities, Precious Metals and the ‘Anti-USD’ Trade

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Precious Metals Weekly Round-Up: Gold Climbs as US Dollar Slumps

Both gold and silver made gains early Friday morning (September 21) after the US dollar tumbled in response to a variety of ongoing geopolitical concerns. As of 9:26 a.m. EST, the yellow metal was trading at US$ 1,192.10 per ounce after hitting a one-week high in the previous session. As for the white metal, it […]

Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Zinc, Money, Water Make the News

Another week, another round of tariffs in what is becoming part of regular programming for 2018. The number this time: US$ 200 billion on Chinese goods with the threat being that US President Donald Trump is willing to tax all imports from the east Asian behemoth. Pundits and businesspeople are now recommending watchers get comfortable, […]

Cornerstone Metals to Become First Vanadium Corp

Cornerstone Metals Inc. (TSXV:CCC,OTCQX:CCCCF,FWB:1PY) has announced that it will be changing its name to “First Vanadium Corp.” effective September 25, 2018 to emphasize its focus on vanadium and on advancing the Carlin vanadium project. According to Cornerstone, The Carlin vanadium deposit is considered one of the largest, highest grade primary vanadium deposits in North America. As quoted […]

Precious Metals Sector: It’s 2013 All Over Again

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Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Peru in Line for New Copper Mine

As it turns out, even a real hurricane can’t drown out the roar of all the storms US President Donald Trump sets off by tweeting his thoughts. As long as Trump hates on NAFTA, he’ll attract opponents from around North America, with House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi warning it must remain a trilateral agreement, and […]

Precious Metals Weekly Round-Up: Gold Gains on Weaker Greenback

Both gold and silver prices edged up on Friday (September 14) after the US dollar dipped on weaker-than-expected US inflation data and a slight recovery in emerging markets. As of 11:04 a.m. EST, the yellow metal was trading at US$ 1,197.90 per ounce. It hit its highest level since August 28 in the previous session, […]