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    Gold Plays A Good Bet For The Selective Set

    March 1, 2009 by Mining Markets staff

    I have always found gold deposits more intellectually stimulating than other metal deposits. The recent announcement by the Federal Reserve that it stands ready and willing to purchase any and all age…

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    ‘Effin’ Anderson

    March 1, 2009 by Mining Markets staff

    Rarely has mining seen a more polarizing figure than Patrick F. N. Anderson, the former president and CEO of Aurelian Resources.

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    Newmont’s Near-Century Of Boom-Bust Cycles

    March 1, 2009 by Mining Markets staff

    The roaring ’20s were boom times for America, a period of stock market euphoria that prompted Colonel William Thompson to form Newmont Mining (NMC-T, NEM-N) in 1921 to invest in mining and petroleum o…

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    Better Not Bigger

    March 1, 2009 by Mining Markets staff

    Senior mining companies typically grow through mergers and acquisitions (M&A), the strategy used by Newmont Mining (NEM-N, NMC-T) to achieve its status as the world’s largest gold producer in 2002…

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    How to Get Gold

    March 1, 2009 by Mining Markets staff

    Turn on the television, open a newspaper or walk down the street and you’ll be inundated with phrases like “financial crisis,” “market meltdown” and “global recession.” Comparisons are even being made…

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    Welcome To Mining Markets’ Gold Issue

    March 1, 2009 by Mining Markets staff

    The yellow metal, unlike most of its base metal cousins, is thriving. It posted its eighth straight annual gain in 2008 and, at presstime, the London Fix was almost US$950 per oz. If gold remains at t…

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    Surviving The Bear Attack

    December 1, 2008 by Mining Markets staff

    There is nothing like a bear run in the market to provide perspective.

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    Christmas Presence

    December 1, 2008 by Mining Markets staff

    Christmas is around the corner and Agnico-Eagle Mines (AEM-T) has raised $252 million in an equity financing led by Mcquarie Capital Markets Canada, a few major banks, and with the Canada Pension Plan…

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    encore! encore!

    December 1, 2008 by Brian Sylvester

    Brisay, Que. — There Were 10 Of Us up there — two analysts, a couple of pilots, five people from Virginia Mines (VGQ-T), and me– huddled inside a Beechcraft King Air cruising high above the dwarf p…

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    Wanted: Dance Partners With Good Social Skills

    December 1, 2008 by Alisha Hiyate

    Companies skilled in Corporate Social Responsibility are finding some well-heeled investors to dance with, while those less skilled are increasingly finding themselves short on moves on and off the da…

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    Bottom-Fishers Beware

    December 1, 2008 by Mining Markets staff

    Regardless of the macro outlook scenario a bottom-fisher adopts, bottom-fishing still requires fundamental company specific research. Bottom-fishing in the junior resource sector evaluates companies o…

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    Finding The Ups In A Down Market

    December 1, 2008 by John Kaiser Special To Mining Markets

    Bottom-fishing is a contrarian strategy of buying companies at a cyclical low when the outlook for resuming an uptrend is overwhelmingly negative. Canadian resource sector juniors are a special bre…