The number of shares sold short in this South African gold and copper producer surged almost 90%.
These precious metals are strongly correlated, but they serve different purposes. Here's what investors need to know.
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.
The Dow falls nearly 4.5% for the month as stocks suffer modest losses. September, historically a tough month, looms. Markets are closed Monday for Labor Day.
The Nasdaq's loss is its largest in more than a year. Stocks are suffering biggest monthly losses since May 2012 on concerns about possible U.S. response to nerve-gas use in Syria.
A slowdown in the housing market, driven by a rise in mortgage rates, is pushing up precious metals on renewed cheap money hopes.
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