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Allen Sykora

Allen Sykora

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Allen Sykora reports on precious metals and the mining industry for Kitco News. He has covered foreign-exchange and commodity markets for Futures World News, Dow Jones Newswires and Kitco for 25 years. He holds a mass communications degree from Mankato State University in Minnesota and worked as a reporter and editor at newspapers in Minnesota, Iowa and Alaska before becoming a financial journalist.

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Wall St., Main St. Look For Gold To Keep On Shining

Gold futures are heading for their third weekly rise in a row, and Wall Street and Main Street look for the metal to make it four straight next week, based on the Kitco News gold survey.

Harmony: Employee Dies After Fall In Mine Accident

Price Group's Flynn: Geopolitical Turmoil, Shaky Stocks To Support Gold

Phil Flynn, senior market analyst with at Price Futures Group, looks for gold to build on its recent gains over the next week.

Iamgold: Drilling At Diakha Deposit Reveals High Grades

Gold Remains Steady After U.S. Jobless Claims Fall 5,000 To 210,000

Kitco News reports on U.S. jobless claims in week to Oct. 13

Standard Chartered: $1,220 Could Be Turning Point For Gold

Gold’s recent move back above $1,220 an ounce may signal a turning point for the precious metal, as investor buying has picked up, says Standard Chartered.

Gold Faces Headwinds For Now, But To Rise In 2019 - Metals Focus

Gold may have a hard time making much forward traction in the months ahead but at some point should gain upward momentum in 2019 as the U.S. dollar loses some of its strength, said Metals Focus Wednesday.

SP Angel: ETF Gold Holdings Rise Six Days In A row

Holdings of gold by exchange-traded funds has now risen for six days in a arrow, the longest run in nearly six months, says commodities brokerage SP Angel.

Endeavour Mining: Ity Gold Project Two Months Ahead Of Schedule

Endeavour Mining Corp. (TSX: EDV) reports that construction of its Ity carbon-in-leach project in Côte d'Ivoire is two months ahead of schedule and on budget.

FXTM: Investors Return To Gold; 'Further Appreciation Is In The Cards'

Gold is “back in fashion,” says Lukman Otunuga, research analyst at FXTM.