Russia cut interest rates as Europe falls deeper into deflation and the New Saudi king shakes things up as crude oil prices continue to try for a bottom. Its the last day of the month so hedge funds that are massively short could take profits and try to ignore the world around them.
According to Michael Fowler, senior mining analyst with Loewen, Ondaatje & McCutcheon, the major gold producers have gorged on debt and sold off their seed corn. In other words, they pursued exactly the wrong strategy in the past and are now paying the piper.
Women aren't necessarily better than men, but men and women on boards together make better decisions that lead to higher returns, according to a new study on the impact of women on the boards of mining companies.