Gold Mining Companies

Gold mining companies are firms that own and/or have rights to land in the specific search for gold. The entity involved in the extraction and exploration on that property of gold and other commodities is considered a mining company. Mining stocks are those companies whose shares trade publicly. Mining companies are subject to environmental policy, to ensure minimal negative environmental impact. There are several stages of gold mining companies, including prospecting for gold, exploration, development, and finally production/extraction of gold from the ground to the market.


Production Cuts Could Put a Floor Under Gold Prices Gold prices could really soar. Pay attention to the gold mining companies; they are struggling and gold production is at stake and this is all happening while demand is surging. Basic…

Due to low gold prices, gold stocks have faced a significant amount of scrutiny over the past few years. Their prices have collapsed and some gold stocks don’t even exist; a few mining companies have closed their operations and filed…

Gold mining companies are down-and-out, but John Paulson isn’t worried. The downfall in gold prices stems from sentiment rather than fundamentals. The artificially low interest rates since the Great Recession have sent the stock market and the bond market to…

You wouldn’t believe what Ray Dalio said about gold. (Source: YouTube, last accessed June 26, 2015.) Ray Dalio, one of the smartest hedge fund managers, said that any investor should have some gold in their portfolio. Moreover, he said this:…

When it comes to assessing gold mining companies, it is very critical to look at their cost of production. Only the companies with decreasing production costs have a fighting chance to survive in the currently stressed gold market. If a…

The gold mining sector is both improving and selling for cheap. Don’t for a second buy into the mainstream rhetoric that states mining companies are worthless for your portfolio. They may be down-and-out now, but in the long run, they…

With many of our experts here at Profit Confidential touting gold as a wise investment at this time, readers are wondering exactly how to invest in gold. To offer some general information on this topic, here are three key ways…

Have you looked at the financial headlines regarding gold bullion recently? They are not very optimistic; in many cases, they are downright negative on gold prices. Big investment houses are bashing gold bullion, too. Recently, UBS lowered its forecast on…

The amount of pessimism towards gold companies is severe. If you have been listening to the mainstream financial outlets, you may be convinced by now that they are the worst investment you can add to your portfolio. But I disagree…

The demand and supply situation for gold bullion, something I’ve often talked about in these pages, has taken a new course…one very favorable to gold bulls like me. Gold buying in India is up 450% in the first nine months…

The fundamentals that drive gold prices higher are in full force and improving. Central banks are buying more of the precious metal (to add to their reserves), while countries that are known to be big consumers of gold bullion post…

The numbers are in… In the second quarter of 2014, world central banks bought 117.8 tonnes of gold bullion compared to 92.1 tonnes a year earlier—a jump of 28%. Central banks have been net purchasers of gold bullion for 14…

As gold bullion prices declined last year, I said supply would contract as gold miners pulled back on exploration and closed mines that were not profitable at $1,200-an-ounce gold. For the supply of gold bullion to increase, there needs to…

Back in 2011, when the price of gold bullion was marching towards the $2,000-per-ounce mark, it was becoming difficult for the average investor to get into the “gold game” without paying a high price. Since the beginning of this year,…

As currency devaluation is becoming a new goal for countries, central banks in the global economy are losing trust in each other. The notion followed by central banks is that if they devalue their currencies, the prices of their goods…

On the stock market, gold stocks recovered from their recent correction, but they are still lagging the recovery in the spot price of gold. The same goes for silver stocks, whose stock market performance is even more behind the spot…