Mining for Metals

S&P's Leo Larkin says the recent spike in gold and other metals prices is "unsustainable," but he still likes a trio of stocks

Investors have taken quite a shine to metals stocks lately, as the prices of gold, silver, and copper rally on reports of strong demand and supply disruptions. Political tensions, such as this week's news that Iran is pressing ahead with its nuclear-enrichment plans, have also sparked safe-haven buying of commodities.

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