Silver Wheaton Corp

U.S. markets climb, March 17-21

As Russian President Vladimir Putin signed off on laws completing the country’s annexation of Crimea, U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen held her first press conference and indicated that the first rise in interest rates could come…

Augusta Resource's Rosemont copper project  in Arizona. Credit: Augusta Resource

Augusta blasts Hudbay’s ‘lowball’ hostile bid

Augusta Resource’s (TSX: AZC; NYSE-MKT: AZC) board calls the unsolicited takeover offer by Hudbay Minerals (TSX: HBM; NYSE: HBM) “grossly opportunistic” and “lowballed,” and urges shareholders to reject the…

An aerial view of the Lucky Queen silver project, currently under development by Alexco Resource in the Yukon. Credit: Alexco Resource

Second Keno Hill mine is key to Alexco’s plan

VANCOUVER — There are over 40 million oz. of indicated silver resource sitting alongside a modern mill at Alexco Resource’s (TSX: AXR; NYSE-MKT: AXU) historic Keno Hill property in the Yukon, but, with the price of silver struggling…

Sandspring Resources'  Toroparu gold project in Guyana. Credit: Sandspring Resources

Sandspring jumps on Silver Wheaton’s streaming deal

Silver Wheaton (TSX: SLW; NYSE: SLW) has given a confidence boost to Sandspring Resources (TSXV: SSP; US-OTC: SSPXF) by signing its first early deposit stream agreement for the junior’s Toroparu gold project in Guyana, a week after…

Drilling equipment at Barrick's Pascua-Lama gold-silver project. Credit: Barrick Gold.

Barrick shelves Pascua-Lama

Barrick Gold (TSX: ABX; NYSE: ABX) has suspended construction at its controversial Pascua-Lama gold-silver project in Argentina and Chile, citing lower metal prices and regulatory and legal uncertainties.

U.S. markets, Oct. 28 – Nov. 1

U.S. markets gained momentum during the trading week as investors assessed corporate earnings. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 45 points to 15,615.55. The broader S&P 500 Index edged up nearly 2 points to 1,761.64. The Nasdaq…

Silver Wheaton made a deal with HudBay Mineral in 2012 to help fund its Constancia project in Peru. Source: HudBay Minerals

Silver Wheaton thrives during tough times

After pretty much inventing the precious-metal-stream business back in 2004, Silver Wheaton (TSX: SLW; NYSE: SLW) has noticed the landscape getting more crowded.

U.S. markets, Aug. 19-23

Poor housing data in the U.S. showed sales of new single-family homes fell in July to a nine-month low, which fuelled debate over the status of the Federal Reserve’s stimulus program. Mounting tension over Syria created more uncertainty….

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