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12/4/13

Tough market for miners? (Kitco edition)

Anyone else notice that instead of banner ads for mining companies, Kitco is now running "Do You Trust Obama?" ads from some nutball right wing website, or in-house filler ads for its own features where you'd normally get a flash advert for a junior, or big "Ad Choices" blocks in high-eyeball places that bring you the latest offers from places like Walmart, Expedia, Dell and Orange? I mean, these ads make Kitco look as amateur and flakey as this humble corner of cyberspace (yup, that bad).

The last time I recall a near-total lack of budget for ads from mining companies at one of the highest-traffic metals sites in the world was back in 2008.