Sometimes even the tastiest meals are difficult to stomach. If you have an aversion to certain ingredients, or you just don't like the presentation, all the flavor in the world won't save the meal. Barrick Gold
Barrick delivered respectable earnings this quarter despite a decline in production volume. Its adjusted net earnings of $0.62 per share were 29% better than the year-ago quarter, and the cash costs per ounce of gold production were roughly equivalent to recent results from Goldcorp
Goldcorp and Newmont both delivered solid earnings recently, giving investors viable alternatives among the major gold producers. Kinross Gold
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