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Neils Christensen

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Neils Christensen has a diploma in journalism from Lethbridge College and has more than a decade of reporting experience working for news organizations throughout Canada. His experiences include covering territorial and federal politics in Nunavut, Canada. He has worked exclusively within the financial sector since 2007, when he started with the Canadian Economic Press. Neils can be contacted at: 1 866 925 4826 ext. 1526 nchristensen at kitco.com @Neils_c

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Gold To Gain From Weaker USD As Chaos Rules Washington Next Week - Analysts

(Kitco News) - Gold investors will want to pay more attention to political turmoil in Washington D.C. as this could have more impact on the U.S. dollar and the yellow metal than the Federal Reserve’s interest rate decision.

Gold Has Potential, Just Not Enough Potential - Technical Analyst

(Kitco News) - Itâ??s official, the gold market is in the summer doldrums with prices stuck smack in the middle of neutral territory, according to one technical analyst.

U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Fall By 15,000 to 233K

(Kitco News) - U.S. initial weekly jobless claims fell by 15,000 to a seasonally adjusted 233,000 in the week to Saturday, the Labor Department said. The total was slightly higher than forecast.

Gold Traders: Keep One Eye On The ECB – Murenbeeld

(Kitco News) - Gold investors will want to pay close attention to the European Central Bank’s interest rate decision Thursday and the corresponding press conference, as that could have a major impact on global bond yields, according to one international economist.

Silver At A Turning Point; ETF Securities See Prices Up 17% By Year End

(Kitco News) - With silver retaking a key price level earlier this week, one fund management firm sees the market at a key turning point with untapped upside potential.

Gold Sees Modest Selling Following 8.3% Rise In U.S. Housing Starts

(Kitco News) - Gold prices are seeing only modest selling pressure the day following stronger than expected U.S. housing data.

RBC Sees 4 Companies Benefitting From Higher Silver Prices

(Kitco News) - One Canadian bank sees potential in the silver, expecting the market to bounce from oversold levels compared to gold, suggesting that if investors want exposure they might want to look at these four companies.

Gold Interesting As Doubt Grows Over Trump's Fiscal Agenda - Murenbeeld

(Kitco News) - A weaker U.S. dollar, which is trading at fresh 10-month lows, is a symptom of a bigger issue, which could end up being positive for gold, according to one famed economist.

Joint Ventures, Strategic Partnerships Provide Junior Miners Long-term Potential

(Kitco News) - Investors can expect to see more strategic partnerships and joint ventures in the mining sector as smaller companies look for sustainable capital flows, according to one mining executive.

Gold, Silver At Extreme Bearish Positioning; Analysts See Short-Covering Potential

(Kitco News) - For the fifth week in a row, hedge funds reduced their bullish exposure to gold and have turned outright bearish on silver, according to the latest trade data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.