Inglorious writedowns: Gold sector’s bad bets wiping out lifetime earnings — and investor confidence

Inglorious writedowns: Gold sector’s bad bets wiping out lifetime earnings – and investor confidence

TORONTO – Goldcorp Inc. could soon join an inglorious group: large gold miners that have a net loss to show for their entire history as corporate entities. The Vancouver-based company warned this week that it expects to record an impairment charge of US$2.3 billion to US$2.7 billion on its Cerro Negro mine in Argentina. Given that…

What can past market crashes teach us about the current one?

The markets have largely recovered since the March selloff, but most would agree we're not out of the woods yet. The COVID-19 pandemic isn't close to being over, so it seems that volatility is here to stay, at least until the pandemic becomes less severe. Q2 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and more At the Read More