As earnings season continues, two of the largest companies miss analyst expectations.
The big dropoff in sales came not in copper but in gold, where production totaled 202,000 ounces versus company guidance for 225,000 ounces.
Stocks are mixed as a less-than-stellar earnings season continues.
With not much news on the economic front but more major earnings, Wall Street looks ready to recover.
These 3 miners are showing strong growth in production as gold heads higher than $2,000 an ounce.
European debt troubles remain in the foreground, and protests turn violent in Spain and Greece. US new-home sales fall, but prices soar. RIM advances after announcing more subscribers.
The global economy might grow more strongly now, and commodity prices in particular could see a nice boost.
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