The number of shares sold short in this South African gold and copper producer surged almost 90%.
The yellow metal is on the rebound, but investing in miners -- whose shares have been punished -- could be the most lucrative way to play this trend.
Investors also remain concerned over when the Fed will begin to taper its stimulus programs.
US markets may decline at the open even as Europe's recovery finds a more solid footing.
Hasbro is upgraded to 'buy,' and Broadcom is downgraded to 'sector perform.'
LINN Energy is upgraded to 'buy,' and Noodles & Company is initiated with a 'neutral.'
Depending on whom you ask, the precious metal is either about to collapse or is on the threshold of a massive move higher.
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