Melissa West is an experienced writer and researcher. She graduated from Westminster College with a bachelor's degree in communication. As a freelance writer, Melissa specializes in finance and investing. She researches commodities like
platinum, palladium, nickel, tungsten, tantalum, diamond, tin and iron on a daily basis for the Investing News Network. Melissa enjoys sharing information that will help her readers make educated investment decisions.
Monday, November 19th, 2012 5:15pm PDT
The Street reported platinum prices are up $22 on Monday.
Monday, November 19th, 2012 5:12pm PDT
IBTimes reported platinum prices retreated following Anglo American Platinum’s (LSE:AAL) announced it has resolved strikes.
Monday, November 19th, 2012 5:08pm PDT
Bloomberg reported Lonmin Plc (LSE:LMI) won support from shareholders for a proposed $817 million stock sale aimed at helping it avoid breaching pledges to creditors.
Thursday, November 15th, 2012 5:24pm PDT
Bloomberg reported platinum prices dropped in South Africa after two-month strikes ended.
Thursday, November 15th, 2012 5:21pm PDT
Mining Weekly reported Eastern Platinum (TSX:ELR,LSE:ELR) lost more in the third-quarter on lower prices and lowered production.
Thursday, November 15th, 2012 5:18pm PDT
Bloomberg reported South Africa’s Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said the country’s credibility with investors has been hurt by platinum strikes and two credit downgrades.
Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 1:29pm PDT
Reuters reported platinum is expected to ramin in a deficit through the next few years, pushing prices higher.
Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 1:25pm PDT
Reuters reported Anglo American Platinum (LSE:AAL) saya miners are expected to return to work on Thursday after accepting a pay deal to end strikes.
Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 1:21pm PDT
Eastern Platinum Limited (TSX:ELR,LSE:ELR,JSE:EPS) announced financial results for the three months ended September 30, 2012.
Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 2:09pm PDT
CNBC reported platinum rises to $1,583 an ounce going up 1.5 percent.