China looks at IAMGold

IAMGOLD $4.83 (Toronto symbol IMG; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative) (1-888-464-9999; www.iamgold.com; Shares outstanding: 468.0 million; Market cap: $2.2 billion; No dividends paid) has reportedly attracted some takeover interest from China National Gold Group Corp., that country’s second-biggest gold miner.
The global gold-mining industry has, in fact, seen two recent acquisition deals:… Read More

Newmont’s future is bright

NEWMONT GOLDCORP $38.76 (New York symbol NEM; Shares o/s: 819.6 million; Market cap: $31.5 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Average; Divd. 1.4%; www.newmontgoldcorp.com) owns mines in North and South America, Australia and Africa.
The company is now the world’s largest gold mining company after its recent acquisition of Vancouver-based Goldcorp… Read More