But the central bank may not be able to give investors the clarity they're hoping for.
That doesn't mean you should snap up the stock, however. It's tough to call a bottom for mining stocks.
With the twin U.S. fiscal cliff and euro debt crisis worries out of the way, commodities get another boost as investors are now freer to focus on growth stories in economies such as China.
The gold miner's production targets for next year and 2014 show substantial increases.
The dollar was down against the euro on news from the European Central Bank. And that pushed the price of commodities up.
One gold miner in particular is looking attractive for a short-term trade.
Stocks are mixed as investors await the release of minutes from June's Federal Reserve meeting.
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