Not long after the New Year dawned, Gold Stock Trades Editor Jeb Handwerger noted certain rare earths emerging from their 2011 slumber to produce impressive gains. It's not yet March, but the good news keeps coming.
Gold and silver closed higher yesterday after Standard & Poor's, somewhat belatedly, cut its outlook for the US from stable to negative. While the move seemed to surprise some, many market participants have been warning that this was inevitable.
At peak hours, India's power deficit is over 14% from an average energy shortfall of 9% during non-peak hours. The use of nuclear power to generate an extra 50,000 MW of electricity is the most viable solution to the problem.
At what used to be Asia's largest coal stripmine between China's Liaoning and Inner Mongolia regions, residents are hoping the winds of economic change will switch direction after years of unemployment and chronic subsidence.