Articles Tagged "investors"

Physical Platinum a Good Bet Moving Forward

Platinum – Writing for Sprott Inc. (TSX:SII), David Franklin reported that investors in platinum stocks have been selling their shares over the last month and a half on the back of fears that the sector is in "terminal decline." He believes that the way forward for investors is to invest in the metal itself.

Freeport-McMoRan Takes a Dive as Investors Question Motives for Big Acquisitions

Copper – Freeport-McMoRan’s plan to buy Plains Exploration & Production, as well as its former sister firm, McMoRan Exploration, wasn’t likely to get shareholder praise as it adds $20 billion to the company's debt and is comprised of hard-to-swallow premiums. Added to these factors is the web of connections between the firms: history, ownership, board members and executive gains related to the deal. If the company had struck a sweeter deal, investors might have looked the other way at corporate impropriety. Instead, they may be irate enough to try stopping it.

Drill Results for Gold, Precious Metals Explained

Mining drill results are full of jargon and terms that are difficult for investors who are not geologists to understand. Resource Investing News talked to a mining expert to demystify some of the terms that gold companies and other juniors in the precious metals sector often use to discuss drilling results.

Gold Prices Set to Climb

Gold – The price of gold could increase above a range of $2000 per troy ounce even by the end of the year. Some analysts and observers believe fluctuations in gold prices could drive the gold market in coming weeks as traders struggle to find general consensus and global policymakers consider increasingly desperate measures to stabilize wide spread economic concern.