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iShares Gold Trust ETF (IAU)

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  • Feb. 1, 2013, 5:58 PM
    Global gold production has reached record highs in recent years, but NBF analysts predict a "production cliff" - too few large deposits discovered to sustain current production rates - ahead in which senior gold miners will begin to undergo a sharp production decline. In such an environment, M&A involving projects with low capital intensity, favorable logistics and strong returns should be a key driver.
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  • Jul. 11, 2011, 8:40 AM
    Stillwater Mining (SWC) agrees to buy Peregrine Metals (PTTDF.PK) for $487.1M in cash and stock. The transaction gives Stillwater access to the undeveloped Altar open mine in Argentina, which has 7.4B pounds of indicated copper resources and 1.5M ounces of indicated gold.
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IAU Description
The iShares Gold Trust ("Gold Trust") seeks to correspond generally, to the day-to-day movement of the price of gold bullion. The objective of the Gold Trust is for the value to reflect, at any given time, the price of gold owned by the Gold Trust at that time, less the expenses and liabilities of the Gold Trust.
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