Gold Stocks

Gold stocks are a speculative stock market sector specifically dealing with publicly traded gold miners and exploration companies. They fall under the category of risk-capital equity securities and, because their underlying businesses are based on a resource commodity, are mostly considered to be speculative.

Up until recently, gold stocks have been good performers on the stock market, following the spot price of gold commensurately. The current market for gold stocks is subdued due to the significant price consolidation taking place in the gold market. In addition, higher production costs on an industry-wide basis have made profitability more difficult for many gold mining companies.

Gold stocks come in all sizes and market capitalizations. Some large-cap gold miners offer shareholders quarterly dividends. Many micro-cap explorations companies are just that; they raise money to explore for gold and then come back to raise additional money if they find the precious metal in sufficient deposits to warrant building a mine.


Billionaire John Paulson’s Top Three Gold Stock Picks

By Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Gold Stock PicksGold 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 extraordinary highs. Once markets embrace the long-awaited correction,. Read More

Why Investing Legend David Iben Doubled Down on Barrick Gold Corporation

By Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Gold StocksThe last few years have not been kind to resource firms—especially to Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE/ABX). But with China’s stock market crash and Greece halfway out of the eurozone, now may be the perfect moment to buy gold stocks.Gold prices have dropped 11.4% over the last 12 months. The yellow metal is a safe haven asset during. Read More

Gold Price Forecast: This Could Send Gold to $5,000

By Monday, July 6, 2015

Gold Price ForecastOver the next few months, you could make triple-digit gains in one of the world’s most hated commodities: gold.No, you won’t get rich quick. But as I’m about to show you, some of the world’s smartest investors have been quietly accumulating precious metals. And before the move is over, we could see prices more than double. Let. Read More

Gold vs. Stocks: The Clear Winner for the Rest of 2015

By Friday, May 29, 2015

Gold vs Stocks 2015Today we finish the last trading day of May, and with it the first five months of this year are behind us. And what do we have to show for those five months?The two “biggest picture” items I follow for investors are stocks and gold. So far this year, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up a meager 1.7%. Gold bullion prices are up about the. Read More

Top 3 Gold Dividend Stocks in 2015

By Saturday, May 2, 2015

Pro_Con_May_2_2015_WEB_volsky_imageThe top gold dividend stocks have maintained regular dividend distributions to shareholders, despite a 40% decline in gold prices since 2011. More impressive is that the gold stocks on this list have managed to cut costs and increase production—making them the top gold dividend stocks to watch in 2015.1. Sibayne Gold Limited (NYSE/SBGL). Read More

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