News about <![CDATA[au]]> News about en-us <![CDATA[#PreMarket Primer: Friday, February 21: Another Truce Reached In Ukraine]]> After a triple-digit intraday high, major indices retreated slightly but still ended the day with impressive gains.

The Dow gained about 92 points to close at 16,133.23. The S&P was up 0.6 percent, or about 11 points to close at 1,839.78, and the NASDAQ was up 0.7 percent to 4,267.55.

This morning,

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<![CDATA[US Stock Futures Down; All Eyes On FOMC Minutes]]> Pre-open movers

US stock futures dropped in early pre-market trading. Data on housing starts and the producer price index for January will be released at 8:30 a.m. ET. The Federal Open Market Committee will issue minutes of its latest meeting at 2:00 p.m. ET. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average

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<![CDATA[AngloGold Posts 2013 Net Loss]]> AngloGold Ashanti (NYSE: AU) posted a net loss in 2013.

AngloGold swung to a net loss of $2.23 billion, versus a year-ago profit of $897 million.

The company's production for the year rose to 4.105 million troy ounces, up from 3.94 million ounces in 2012.

AngloGold shares closed at $17.59

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<![CDATA[Gold Miners See Wild Swings In Short Interest (AEM, AU, HMY)]]> The price of gold swung up and down in late January but was near $1,245 both in the middle of the month and at the end.

Short sellers likewise were moving into and out of leading gold stocks during the period. The most significant percentage swings happening to Agnico Eagle Mines

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<![CDATA[Gold and Silver Miners Rebound in 2014]]> Last year, investors witnessed several corners of the commodity market falter. One of the hardest hit sectors, however, was metals and mining; both the commodity and its producers suffered tremendous losses in 2013. The popular SPDR Gold Trust (GLD) saw outflows of more than $23 billion last year, causing its assets under management to sink by more than 40%. Other metal funds, as well as individual mining companies, had similarly dismal performances [for more gold and silver news and analysis subscribe to our free newsletter]. See the full story here

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<![CDATA[Short Sellers Flee AngloGold Ashanti and Gold Fields (AU, GFI, AUY)]]> The price of gold fell to less than $1,200 an ounce in December, the low for the year, but began to rise again as the year wound down. Short sellers again seemed to be looking for direction late in the month, as the swings in short interest were strong in

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<![CDATA[5 Gold Stocks to Consider as Mining Companies Hope for a Rebound in 2014]]> <![CDATA[Dominican Republic Throws Up Roadblocks For Barrick and Goldcorp]]> <![CDATA[The 5 Worst Commodity Stocks of 2013]]> With 2013 drawing to a close, we’re taking a moment to reflect on the biggest moves seen by commodity investors over the past year on Wall Street. Last week, we profiled the best performing commodity stocks of the year; this list was largely dominated by U.S. oil & gas companies as the domestic energy boom took root in 2013. While some commodity producers managed to rake in stellar triple-digit gains, most fell on the other end of the performance spectrum and struggled to rally amid 2013′s bull market [for more commodity news and analysis subscribe to our free newsletter].

Sluggish growth prospects in China coupled with uncertainty surrounding the timing and magnitude of the Fed taper at home have served, and remain, as two key headwinds for commodity investors looking ahead to 2014.

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<![CDATA[2 More Examples of Resource Nationalism in the Gold Sector, 1 a Shocker…]]> <![CDATA[Romanian Parliament Rejects Revisions to Mining Rules That Would’ve Helped Gabriel Resources]]> <![CDATA[Gold Short Sellers Seek Direction (AU, NEM, NGD)]]> The price of gold bottomed in October below $1,270 only to rebound late in the month to more than $1,350. Short sellers seemed to be looking for direction, as the swings in short interest were mixed.

The number of shares sold short in AngloGold Ashanti (NYSE: AU) and Newmont

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<![CDATA[Mid-Day Market Update: Tesla Shares Tumble On Weak Outlook; Nasdaq Down 0.35%]]> Midway through trading Wednesday, the Dow traded up 0.56 percent to 15,704.95 while the NASDAQ declined 0.35 percent to 3,926.14. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.20 percent to 1,766.47.

Top Headline Time Warner (NYSE: TWX) reported a rise in its third-quarter profit. Time Warner's quarterly profit surged

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<![CDATA[Mid-Morning Market Update: Markets Surge; Time Warner Posts Higher Q3 Profit]]> Following the market opening Wednesday, the Dow traded up 0.71 percent to 15,728.93 while the NASDAQ surged 0.28 percent to 3,950.86. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.54 percent to 1,772.49.

Top Headline Time Warner (NYSE: TWX) reported a rise in its third-quarter profit. Time Warner's quarterly profit

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<![CDATA[UPDATE: AngloGold Ashanti Posts Drop In Q3 Profit]]> AngloGold Ashanti (NYSE: AU) reported a drop in its third-quarter profit.

AngloGold's quarterly profit declined to $1 million, from $168 million, in the year-ago period. Its production rose to 1.043 million troy ounces, from 1.03 million ounces.

AngloGold's adjusted headline earnings surged to $576 million from $253 million.

AngloGold shares

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<![CDATA[Short Interest In Harmony Gold Resumes Rise (EGO, HMY, KGC)]]> After fleeing from all the leading gold stocks in the previous period, short sellers found renewed interest in Harmony Gold Mining (NYSE: HMY) between the September 30 and October 15 settlement dates.

The number of shares sold short in AngloGold Ashanti (NYSE: AU), New Gold (NYSE:

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<![CDATA[Top 4 Mid-Cap Stocks In The Gold Industry With The Lowest PEG Ratio]]> Below are the top mid-cap gold stocks on the NYSE and the NASDAQ in terms of PEG ratio.

Buenaventura SA (NYSE: BVN) has a PEG ratio of 1.44. Buenaventura's trailing-twelve-month revenue is $1.48 billion.

Gold Fields (NYSE: GFI) has a PEG ratio of 1.61. Gold Fields had $510.51

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<![CDATA[Canadian Miners Should Learn From Gabriel’s Missteps- Globe and Mail]]> <![CDATA[Short Sellers Retreat From Gold Stocks (EGO, HMY, IAG)]]> September ended with gold back under $1,300 an ounce, and short sellers fled from the leading gold stocks between the September 13 and September 30 settlement dates.

Eldorado Gold (NYSE: EGO), Harmony Gold Mining (NYSE: HMY) and IAMGOLD (NYSE: IAG) saw their short interest

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<![CDATA[Is This the Bottom for Gold Exploration Activity?]]> <![CDATA[AngloGold's Tropicana Mine Produces First Gold Ahead of Schedule and on Budget]]> AngloGold Ashanti (NYSE: AU) is pleased to announce that the Tropicana Gold Mine in Western Australia began production today ahead of schedule and within budget, adding new ounces at below the company's current average cost structure and so improving the overall quality of its portfolio.

"We've taken Tropicana all

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<![CDATA[IAMGOLD, AngloGold Ashanti to Suspend Mining Excavation Activities at Yatela Mine in Mali]]> IAMGOLD Corporation (NYSE: IAG) reports that the Société d'Exploration des Mines d'Or de Yatela S.A, a joint venture between IAMGOLD (40%), AngloGold Ashanti (NYSE: AU) (40%) and the government of Mali (20%), has decided to suspend mining excavation activities at the Yatela Mine in Mali effective

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<![CDATA[More Surges in Gold Stock Short Interest (AEM, GG, IAG)]]> It seems the short sellers were not yet through with the leading gold stocks between the August 15 and August 30 settlement dates.

They dove in to Agnico Eagle Mines (NYSE: AEM), GoldCorp (NYSE: GG) Harmony Gold Mining (NYSE: HMY), IAMGOLD (NYSE: IAG)

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<![CDATA[Four Mining and Metals Stocks With Upside Potential (ABX, FCX, KGC, SCCO)]]> Mining and metals stocks have struggled for quite some time, but Merrill Lynch analysts see upside in potential in the sector based on increasing evidence of global growth.

Their top metals and mining picks include Barrick Gold (NYSE: ABX), Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold (NYSE: FCX), Kinross

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<![CDATA[Gold Market in For a Wonderful Autumn- John Embry of Sprott]]> <![CDATA[Gold Mine CEOs Hoard Cash as Strikes Loom in South Africa]]> <![CDATA[Short Interest Swings In Gold Stocks (AU, EGO, RGLD)]]> Among leading gold stocks, AngloGold Ashanti (NYSE: AU), Eldorado Gold (NYSE: EGO) and Royal Gold (NASDAQ: RGLD) saw significant upswings in short interest between the July 31 and August 15 settlement dates.

However, Agnico-Eagle Mines (NYSE: AEM), Barrick Gold (NYSE: ABX),

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<![CDATA[Wide Ranging Article on Barrick Gold]]> <![CDATA[Stocks to Watch for August 21, 2013]]> <![CDATA[China will Boost Gold Prices: China to Consume More Gold than India]]> <![CDATA[Market Wrap For Thursday, August 15: Stocks Plunge Amid Fears Of Fed Tapering]]> The major market averages recorded large losses on Thursday as expectations that the Federal Reserve will begin trimming its quantitative easing program as soon as the September FOMC meeting rose in the wake of positive economic data. In a bizarre twist - which is emblematic of the central bank's outsized

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<![CDATA[Interview With Perma-Gold Bull, Eric Sprott, CEO of Sprott Asset Mgmt.]]> <![CDATA[Stocks to Watch for August 15, 2013]]> <![CDATA[Albert Matter, Executive Chairman NuLegacy Gold Comments on Market]]> <![CDATA[Brent Cook to Kitco: “Fantastic Run” for Juniors in One or Two Years]]> <![CDATA[UPDATE: AngloGold Ashanti Swings To Q2 Loss]]> AngloGold Ashanti (NYSE: AU) posted a loss in the second quarter.

AngloGold Ashanti's revenue for the quarter declined to $1.30 billion, from $1.68 billion, in the year-ago period.

Its operating loss came in at $3.02 billion, versus a year-ago profit of $481 million, while headline earnings fell to $112

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<![CDATA[Gold Is Regaining Its Glow]]> <![CDATA[Short Sellers Still Moving into with Gold Miners (ABX, KGC, NEM)]]> Among gold stocks, Barrick Gold (NYSE: ABX), Kinross Gold (NYSE: KGC) and Newmont Mining (NYSE: NEM) saw significant upswings in short interest between the June 28 and July 15 settlement dates.

Other gold mining companies that also saw the number of shares sold short increase

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<![CDATA[Bernanke’s only partly right about gold]]> <![CDATA[Gold Majors Cutting Back Production and Development Projects]]> <![CDATA[Gold retreats from gains, with Fed in view]]> <![CDATA[Closing Bell for Monday on Wall Street: Markets Hold onto Early Gains]]> DailyFinance.com: July 15, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened slightly higher this morning but the report on U.S. retail sales pushed shares into the red early. A later report on business inventories helped pull stocks out of a hole. In Asia, Chinese GDP growth for ... Read more]]> <![CDATA[Short Interest Surges in Barrick Gold and Other Gold Miners (AEM, AU, ABX)]]> Among gold stocks, Agnico-Eagle Mines (NYSE: AEM), AngloGold Ashanti (NYSE: AU), Barrick Gold (NYSE: ABX) and GoldCorp (NYSE: GG) saw significant upswings in short interest between the June 14 and June 28 settlement dates.

Other gold mining companies that also saw the number

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<![CDATA[Afternoon Market Losers]]> World Acceptance Corp. (NASDAQ: WRLD) plunged 9.82% to $80.00 as the company delayed its latest annual report.

Anworth Mortgage Asset Corp. (NYSE: ANH) dropped 9.55% to $4.78 hitting its 52-week low today.

New York Mortgage Trust (NASDAQ: NYMT) tumbled

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<![CDATA[Biggest S. Africa Platinum Union Refuses to Sign Mine-Peace Pact]]> <![CDATA[Earnings / Write-Downs to be A Nightmare for Top 10 Gold Producers]]> <![CDATA[Hedge Fund Giants Getting Killed in Gold Plunge]]> <![CDATA[It’s No Fun Being a Gold Miner CEO These Days]]> <![CDATA[How Gold Miners Became A Terrible Investment]]> <![CDATA[Why Gold Is Nearing Its Bottom]]>