Gold Mining

When gold prices are high, many investors look to gold mining stocks to profit from the expected capital appreciation. Gold mining stocks do tend to lag behind the commodity because of increased concerns over production problems; in addition to labor issues, gold mining also has the increased risk of incorrect geological assessments. However, gold mining stocks can offer significant rewards if the company is well managed and the firm discovers large reserves on its property.


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…

Don’t pay attention to the current gold prices. Think long-term when looking at the precious metal. As it stands, the fundamentals are improving. This will eventually reflect in prices. I am paying extra attention to the supply side. Gold Mining…

Those who say the gold mining sector isn’t even worth looking at are outright wrong. As I see it, in the long run, it’s setting up to provide investors with solid returns. There are three reasons I believe precious metal…

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…

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…

There is a serious problem in the gold mining business these days, and it’s not because of the stagnant spot price. Costs are going up industry-wide, and it is making buying gold stocks much less attractive. Gold prices have been…

The stock market is facing some strong headwinds over the short term and all the wrangling is a real shame considering that we’re still getting great earnings results from large-caps. It’s no wonder the spot price of gold keeps ticking…

It’s a tough market for equities right now because there’s no expectation for major growth. So far, big companies haven’t said enough on the subject and, with other less-than-enthusiastic news, the stock market is waffling. In fact, the main stock…

It doesn't really matter what’s happening in the broader market. If you own gold or silver, you're a very happy investor. I think gold will run to $1,500 an ounce, perhaps by the end of the year. With investment risk…

In the last few trading sessions, gold has been steadily assaulting the $1,300-an-ounce resistance level. It appears that very few traders doubt it will hit that new high in the near term, considering the recent high on the spot market…

— "Ahead of the Street" Column, by Mitchell Clark, B. Comm. While the broader market has been ticking higher, I still get an uneasy feeling about the market's general trading action. I think the best word to describe the state…

Financial stocks are not the place to be these days. With Merrill Lynch reporting yesterday a bigger-than-expected $7.9-billion write-off in its third quarter, the message was clear. The subprime problem extended to all types of financial institutions. In Merrill's case,…

With the speculators now gone home with their tail between their legs, the bull market in gold continues on slowly but steadily. ---Gold bullion closed yesterday at $635 U.S. per ounce, now up 13% from their early October 2006 price…

Gold miners in South Africa are in their second day of a strike, and a resolution does not appear near. In fact, more unions might join the 10,000 workers already striking. There has not been an industry-wide strike in the…