Volume 100 Number 33 Sep 29 - Oct 5, 2014

TSX struggles, Sept. 15-19

The S&P/TSX Composite Index fell 266.23 points, or 1.71% to 15,265.35, while the S&P/TSX Capped Diversified Metals & Mining Index plunged 7.7%, or 67.86 points, to finish the week at 813.12. The S&P/TSX Global Mining Index…

TSX Venture closes in the red, Sept. 15-19

The S&P/TSX Venture Composite hit a four-week low during the trading period, losing 32.8 points before finishing the week at 955.06 points. Commodity futures struggled, with precious and base-metal contracts on the decline. Meanwhile, the…

US stocks rise, Sept.15-19

U.S. equities ended the trading week in positive territory. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 292 points to end at 17,279.74, while the S&P 500 Index rose 25 points to 2,010.40. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index jumped 12 points to…

The core storage facility at Probe Mines' Borden project in northern Ontario. Credit:  Probe Mines

Probe Mines brings ex-Barrick CEO on board

On Sept. 16, a day after Jamie Sokalsky stepped down as Barrick Gold’s (TSX: ABX; NYSE: ABX) president and CEO, came news of his first post-Barrick appointment: director and chairman of junior Probe Mines (TSXV: PRB; US-OTC: PROBF).

Newstrike Capital's Ana Paula gold project in Mexico's Guerrero gold belt. Credit: Newstrike Capital

Newstrike touts low costs in Ana Paula PEA

VANCOUVER — Four years ago junior Newstrike Capital (TSXV: NES; US-OTC: NWSKF) scored a strategic slice of Mexico’s emerging Guerrero gold belt (GGB) in the form of its wholly owned Ana Paula gold asset, and now the company is…

Commentary: Rise and growth of gold ETFs

The last decade has been an eventful one for gold markets. We have seen a remarkable 12-year bull market, a shift in demand from the developed West to the rising East, and global central banks as net buyers of gold for the first time since…

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