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Basic Material Stocks: Central GoldTrust (NYSEMKT:GTU), Alderon Iron Ore Corp. Ordinary Shares (Canada) (NYSEMKT:AXX), Cheniere Energy (NYSEMKT:LNG), Barrick Gold (NYSE:ABX)

Central GoldTrust (NYSEMKT:GTU) stock performance was 0.43% in last session and finished the day at $44.73. Traded volume was 204,805.00million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 39.55K shares. The beta of the stock remained 0.26.

Alderon Iron Ore Corp. (Canada) (NYSEMKT:AXX) (“Alderon” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mr. Ian R. Ashby, former President, Iron Ore of BHP Billiton Limited (“BHP Billiton”) and Mr. W. Adrian Loader, former President and CEO of Shell Canada to the Board of Directors effective immediately. “We are thrilled to be adding the expertise of both Ian and Adrian to our board at such a crucial time in the Company’s development,” says Mark Morabito, Executive Chairman of company Alderon Iron Ore Corp. Ordinary Shares (Canada) (NYSEMKT:AXX) dropped -4.93 percent to $1.35 Friday on volume of 10,340.00million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $1.33 to $1.43. Alderon Iron Ore Corp. Ordinary Shares (Canada) (NYSEMKT:AXX) has a market capitalization of $184.80million.

Cheniere Energy Inc. (NYSEMKT:LNG) has signed a 20-year, $5.6 billion deal to ship liquefied natural gas (LNG) to a Spanish company from its planned terminal in Corpus Christi, Texas. Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSEMKT:LNG)’s stock on May 30, 2014 reported a increase of 8.94% to the closing price of $68.11. Its fifty two weeks range is $25.02 -$68.34. The total market capitalization recorded $16.20billion. The overall volume in the last trading session was 10.34million shares. In its share capital, LNG has 237.90million outstanding shares.

Toronto-based Barrick Gold Corporation (USA) (NYSE:ABX) has come to an initial agreement with the local indigenous people of Chile that could remove the blocks against re-starting the suspended Pascua-Lama gold and silver project. Diaguita laywer Lorenzo Soto was quoted by Reuters as saying that the new memorandum of understanding between 15 of the 18 communities and Barrick Gold Corporation (USA) (NYSE:ABX) is an initial step towards bringing the two sides together. “A new phase in the way that large-scale mining is done in Chile has begun,” Soto said.On Friday, shares of Barrick Gold Corporation (USA) (NYSE:ABX) advanced 2.16% to close the day at $16.11. Company return on investment (ROI) is -35.80% and its monthly performance is recorded as -7.52%. Barrick Gold Corporation (USA) (NYSE:ABX) quarterly revenue growth is -20.72%.