June 06, 2012 at 09:00 AM EDT
Calender of Events - Report Highlights Royal Gold, Inc. and Arch Coal Inc

HONG KONG -- (Marketwire) -- 06/06/12 -- Today, www.BrightonMarkets.com announced new reports highlighting Royal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ: RGLD) and Arch Coal Inc (NYSE: ACI). Gain market insight with full analysis and research downloads available at www.BrightonMarkets.com/index.php?coa=RGLD&cob=ACI.

With markets in correction mode, investors are looking to quantify an accurate model, weighing positives and negatives of the months ahead. Upcoming negative pressures include China's slowdown, the European recession, the end of the Fed's Operation Twist stimulus program, continued geopolitical risks, election uncertainty, and potential 2013 budget bombshell of tax hikes and spending cuts. Meanwhile, positive offsets are driven by central banks (particularly China) cutting rather than hiking rates, deceleration in fuel and food prices, increase in consumer sentiment and resulting retail sales, signs of improvement in housing sales and new strength in auto production schedules.

Despite the current situation, our team continues to identify high momentum situations with growth potential -- there remains strong opportunity within careful discretion.

Brighton Markets is releasing new coverage on Royal Gold, Inc. for its current position within the basic materials industry. Royal Gold, Inc. (Royal Gold), together with its subsidiaries, is engaged in the business of acquiring and managing precious metals royalties and similar interests derived from production. The Company focuses to acquire existing royalties or to finance projects that are in production or in development stage in exchange for royalty interests. The full research report on Royal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ: RGLD) is available here: www.BrightonMarkets.com/index.php?coa=RGLD.

Brighton Markets has released research on Arch Coal Inc for its changing role within the basic materials industry. Arch Coal, Inc. (Arch) is a coal producer. During the year ended December 31, 2011, the Company sold approximately 156.9 million tons of coal, including approximately 5.5 million tons of coal it purchased from third parties, representing roughly 14% of the United States coal supply. It sells its coal to power plants, steel mills and industrial facilities. The full research report on Arch Coal Inc (NYSE: ACI) is available here: www.BrightonMarkets.com/index.php?cob=ACI.

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