Abbreviation for Precious Metals Stock.
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Juniors (also known as junior mining stocks) are low cap (with market capitalization usually under 500 million), and thinly traded (daily volume usually under 700,000) exploration companies searching for new deposits of precious metals. Junior mining companies strive to acquire properties that are believed to have a big probability of including large resource deposits.Read more
There are many ways to gain exposure to movements in the commodities, including precious metals. One of them is, i.e. shares in mining companies.Mining stocks can be divided into two broad categories: and . The former are stocks of a considerably large commodity producing mining companies with an established position and relatively large market capitalization, while the latter are stocks of smaller mining companies with little capital and short history. For these reasons, juniors are more risky than seniors.Read more
Newmont Mining Corporation (ticker symbol: NEM) is a U.S. based gold mining company, one of the largest gold producers in the world. It is the only gold sector company represented in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index.Read more
Senior Mining Stocks (a.k.a. Seniors) are stocks of a considerably large commodity (e.g. gold) producing mining companies with an established position and relatively large market capitalization. Senior stocks are usually perceived as being less risky than junior stocks (stocks of my smaller mining companies) – they are more liquid and their prices are typically subject to less volatility.Read more
Stock (also referred to as equity or share) is a type of security that signifies ownership in a company and represents a claim on part of the corporation's assets and earnings. For instance, gold mining companies issue shares, which are commonly referred to asand silver mining companies issue shares, which are commonly referred to as .Read more