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Pebble permit application completed

January 05, 2018 / www.mining.com

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has accepted Pebble Limited Partnership's wetlands-fill permit, which is required under the Clean Water Act and which is also a key authorization in the permitting process for the controversial Pebble project in Alaska.Pebble Limited Partnership is a subsidiary of Vancouver-based Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (TSX: NDM). For over a decade now, the company has been...Read More

Pebble permit application completed

January 05, 2018 / www.mining.com

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has accepted Pebble Limited Partnership's wetlands-fill permit, which is required under the Clean Water Act and which is also a key authorization in the permitting process for the controversial Pebble project in Alaska.Pebble Limited Partnership is a subsidiary of Vancouver-based Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (TSX: NDM). For over a decade now, the company has been...Read More

Pebble permit application completed

January 05, 2018 / www.mining.com

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has accepted Pebble Limited Partnership's wetlands-fill permit, which is required under the Clean Water Act and which is also a key authorization in the permitting process for the controversial Pebble project in Alaska.Pebble Limited Partnership is a subsidiary of Vancouver-based Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (TSX: NDM). For over a decade now, the company has been...Read More

CORRECTED-GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks up; U.S. Treasury yields rise despite jobs report

January 05, 2018 / www.kitco.com

(Corrects fourth paragraph to reflect it is the strongest first four trading days to a year since 2003 for the Dow and 2006 for the S&P and Nasdaq)* World shares continue push higher* U.S. Treasury yields up after U.S. jobs report* Zinc prices highest in decade By Stephanie KellyNEW YORK, Jan 5 (Reuters) - World stocks continued their strong start to 2018, with both the S&P and Nasdaq po...Read More

FTSE 100 pops higher again to another record close

January 05, 2018 / www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk

FTSE 100 up 28 points to 7,724Wall Street stocks head further into record territory"Boring" utilities steal the showUS jobs data miss forecastsClose: Another day, another highFed-up of the US markets seemingly reaching new highs every other day, the Footsie has got into the act.The top-shares index closed at another closing high, up 28 at 7,724.Utilities led the advance after some favourable...Read More

CHARTS: Big mining's surge in value one for the ages

January 05, 2018 / www.mining.com

Big cap diversified miners are riding a wave of optimism as global growth prospects - especially in manufacturing - continues to strengthen. Global economic activity as measured by the JP Morgan global manufacturing and services index showed output rising at the fastest pace since March 2015.The manufacturing index has now signalled expansion for a record 82 months in a row and the investment...Read More

CHARTS: Big mining's surge in value shames tech giants

January 05, 2018 / www.mining.com

Big cap diversified miners are riding a wave of optimism as global growth prospects - especially in manufacturing - continues to strengthen. Global economic activity as measured by the JP Morgan global manufacturing and services index showed output rising at the fastest pace since March 2015.The manufacturing index has now signalled expansion for a record 82 months in a row and the investment...Read More

CHARTS: Big mining's surge in value shames tech giants

January 05, 2018 / www.mining.com

Big cap diversified miners are riding a wave of optimism as global growth prospects - especially in manufacturing - continues to strengthen. Global economic activity as measured by the JP Morgan global manufacturing and services index showed output rising at the fastest pace since March 2015.The manufacturing index has now signalled expansion for a record 82 months in a row and the investment...Read More

CHARTS: Big mining's surge in value shames tech giants

January 05, 2018 / www.mining.com

Big cap diversified miners are riding a wave of optimism as global growth prospects - especially in manufacturing - continues to strengthen. Global economic activity as measured by the JP Morgan global manufacturing and services index showed output rising at the fastest pace since March 2015.The manufacturing index has now signalled expansion for a record 82 months in a row and the investment...Read More

CHARTS: Big mining's surge in value shames tech giants

January 05, 2018 / www.mining.com

Big cap diversified miners are riding a wave of optimism as global growth prospects - especially in manufacturing - continues to strengthen. Global economic activity as measured by the JP Morgan global manufacturing and services index showed output rising at the fastest pace since March 2015.The manufacturing index has now signalled expansion for a record 82 months in a row and the investment...Read More

Sage Gold working on Clavos resource, reserve estimate

January 05, 2018 / www.stockwatch.com

Mr. Nigel Lees reportsSAGE GOLD CLAVOS GOLD MINE UPDATESage Gold Inc. has provided an update on the bulk sampling program at its 100-per-cent-owned Clavos mine in Timmins, Ont., and plans to optimize the existing mine plan and update the mineral resource estimate.To date, the company has completed three mill runs between October and December, 2017, as part of its bulk sampling program, yielding ap...Read More

Sage Gold working on Clavos resource, reserve estimate

January 05, 2018 / www.stockwatch.com

Mr. Nigel Lees reportsSAGE GOLD CLAVOS GOLD MINE UPDATESage Gold Inc. has provided an update on the bulk sampling program at its 100-per-cent-owned Clavos mine in Timmins, Ont., and plans to optimize the existing mine plan and update the mineral resource estimate.To date, the company has completed three mill runs between October and December, 2017, as part of its bulk sampling program, yielding ap...Read More

REFILE-Wall St Week Ahead-U.S. fund managers expect value stocks to jump in 2018

January 05, 2018 / www.kitco.com

(Corrects 'fund' to 'funds' in paragraph 4)By David RandallNEW YORK, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Value stocks are getting a once-over from some U.S. growth fund managers in early 2018 as they prowl for overlooked shares they think have more upside in a market that gained nearly 20 percent last year. Value stocks, so labeled because they typically sport lower price-to-earnings valuations, tend to be in more...Read More

UPDATE 1-Speculators raise net short dollar bets, trim bitcoin shorts-CFTC, Reuters data

January 05, 2018 / www.kitco.com

(Adds details on dollar, bitcoin contracts, comments, table, byline)By Gertrude Chavez-DreyfussNEW YORK, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Speculators raised net short U.S. dollar bets this week, pushing them to their highest level since mid-December, according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday.The value of the net short dollar positions, derived from net...Read More

UPDATE 2-U.S. TIPS breakeven rates rise on hopes of faster wage growth

January 05, 2018 / www.kitco.com

(Updates market action, adds graphic)NEW YORK, Jan 5 (Reuters) - The U.S. bond market's gauges of inflation expectations rose on Friday to their highest levels since at least April on expectations of a pick-up in wage growth in 2018 following the government's payrolls report.The U.S. Labor Department said earlier Friday average hourly earnings grew 0.3 percent in December, matching analyst expect...Read More

Pros and Cons of Trading LEAPS

January 05, 2018 / www.schaeffersresearch.com

LEAPS, or Long-term Equity AnticiPation Securities, are options with expiration dates set as far as three years into the future. They possess all the same characteristics as standard options, just with a much longer shelf life. Below, we will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of LEAPS vs. short-term options, compare buying LEAPS calls totraditional stock ownership, and look at ways to hedge...Read More

CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls with resources stocks at end of strong week

January 05, 2018 / www.kitco.com

(Adds details on specific stocks, updates prices)* TSX ends down 63.5 points, or 0.39 percent, at 16,349.44* Half of the TSX's 10 main groups move lower* Index notches a 0.9 percent gain over shortened week TORONTO, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell on Friday, weighed by losses among natural resource stocks as commodity prices pulled back, muting a strong weekly gain for the index...Read More

CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls with resources stocks at end of strong week

January 05, 2018 / www.kitco.com

(Adds details on specific stocks, updates prices)* TSX ends down 63.5 points, or 0.39 percent, at 16,349.44* Half of the TSX's 10 main groups move lower* Index notches a 0.9 percent gain over shortened week TORONTO, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell on Friday, weighed by losses among natural resource stocks as commodity prices pulled back, muting a strong weekly gain for the index...Read More

House of Cards' $1.3-million diamond-encrusted bottle of vodka stolen

January 05, 2018 / www.mining.com

What is believed to be the world's most expensive bottle of vodka has been stolen from a Copenhagen bar.The $1.3-million container was made of yellow gold and silver and had a diamond-encrusted replica of the Russian Imperial Eagle on its cap. On season three of the political thriller House of Cards, it was served to US President Frank Underwood, played by the now-beleaguered Kevin Spacey.Followi...Read More

House of Cards' $1.3-million diamond-encrusted bottle of vodka stolen

January 05, 2018 / www.mining.com

What is believed to be the world's most expensive bottle of vodka has been stolen from a Copenhagen bar.The $1.3-million container was made of yellow gold and silver and had a diamond-encrusted replica of the Russian Imperial Eagle on its cap. On season three of the political thriller House of Cards, it was served to US President Frank Underwood, played by the now-beleaguered Kevin Spacey.Followi...Read More

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