For more than four decades, Montreal-based Kitco Metals has been one of the world’s premier retailers of precious metals products. Kitco is at the forefront of innovation, applying the latest technologies to trading precious metals, global precious metals storage, digital metals, and leading the commodities media space. Considered to be the global precious metals reference, Kitco’s website (www.kitco.com) is visited daily by millions of people around the world. Kitco was the first precious metals company to provide investors with real-time market information, news and analysis and online precious metals services. The company continues its innovative traditions through the development of mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) applications and implementation of next-generation web technologies within the precious metals market.
Kitco's Media division brings global news content to websites, newswires, and various digital platforms. The Kitco NEWS team reports on the biggest market-moving news with accuracy and objectivity. Our goal is to help people make informed market decisions through in-depth reporting, daily market roundups, interviews with prominent industry figures, comprehensive coverage (often exclusive) of important industry events and analyses of market-affecting developments. Our content is available to consumers 24/7 on desktops and mobile devices.
Kitco NEWS has a diverse team of journalists reporting on the economy, stock markets, commodities and metals with accuracy and objectivity. Our goal is to help people make informed market decisions through in-depth reporting, daily market roundups, interviews with prominent industry figures, comprehensive coverage (often exclusive) of important industry events and analyses of market-affecting developments.
Kitco is one of the most recognized brands in precious metals and the world’s top source of metals market and mining information. With exclusive access to the industry’s senior executives, Kitco is the leader in mining coverage. Our news team regularly interviews and talks with the CEOs of some of the largest companies in our industry.
In the last several years, a $2 trillion financial system has emerged in the form of the cryptocurrency markets, and Kitco’s coverage on cryptocurrencies is unique as to how the emerging crypto space is interacting, impacting and influencing commodities markets and investor sentiment. We understand cryptocurrency and how it is evolving and growing, and we are committed to increasing our coverage of this space.
Alexa US Rank: 438
Alexa Global Rank: 959
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John Dourekas is responsible for all aspects of Kitco Media, including its programming, the division’s expanding digital properties all of its editorial units and overall operations. He leads content, new product capabilities, marketing, media sales and strategy worldwide.
Michelle Makori is the editor-in-chief and lead anchor, managing all editorial operations including video, written and audio content. Michelle is an internationally acclaimed broadcast journalist, news anchor, reporter, and producer and has worked for leading global media organizations including i24News, Bloomberg, CNN Money, CGTN and SABC.
Michael McCrae is leading Kitco’s coverage of the mining sector. McCrae, who has both an MBA and CMA, knows how to build digital media properties. He was co-founder and publisher of MINING.com, an award-winning news site.
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. He has worked exclusively within the financial sector since 2007, when he started with the Canadian Economic Press.
Anna Golubova is the reporter for Kitco NEWS. As a journalist with five years of experience, she has covered a range of topics, focusing on economy and politics. Anna began to exclusively cover economic news in 2013, attending media lockups at the Bank of Canada and Statistics Canada.
David Lin is the anchor/producer for Kitco NEWS. He graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Finance. During his studies at McGill, he served as editor for The Bull & Bear, McGill’s business school magazine.
Jim Wyckoff has been involved with stock, financial and commodity markets for over 25 years. His experience and specialized training in journalism and economics enrich his popular daily AM-PM Round-up and his Technically Speaking column on Kitco.com.
Tanzeel Akhtar is a contributor for Kitco NEWS covering cryptocurrency news. She is based in London, UK. She has contributed on a freelance basis to the Wall Street Journal Newspaper, BBC, CNBC, Financial Times, Africa Business Magazine, Forbes, TheStreet, Investing.com and others.
Peter Hug has been involved in the precious metals industry since 1974. In his segment For Pete’s Sake, Peter draws on frontline experience acquired over the years to provide a trader’s perspective on the market.
Todd Horwitz -- known as Bubba -- is chief market strategist of BubbaTrading.com. He is a regular contributor on Fox, CNBC, BNN, Kitco, and Bloomberg. He also hosts his daily podcast ‘The Bubba Show.’
Gary S. Wagner has been a technical market analyst for 25 years. A frequent contributor to Stocks & Commodities Magazine, he has also written for Futures Magazine as well as Barrons.