SOURCE: World Street Fundamentals

May 13, 2011 09:00 ET

Quantitative Easing Presses Investors to Commodities - Equity Research on Yamana Gold and Goldcorp Inc.

HONG KONG--(Marketwire - May 13, 2011) - Today, www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com released its industry report highlighting Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE: AUY) (TSE: YRI) and Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE: GG) (TSE: G). Full fundamental and technical analysis is available at www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com/Reports.php.

Recently, the U.S. Federal Reserve has enacted quantitative easing totaling $2.3 trillion, from $1.7 trillion of Treasuries and mortgage-backed bonds, to its recent $600 billion purchases of intermediate and long-term Treasuries. The Fed is learning from Japan's 1990 mistake of not offering stimulus for long enough. Lead economists are anticipating higher inflation as the most significant outcome from this policy.

As a result, assets backed by precious metals in with strong fundamentals are starting to gain momentum.

World Street Fundamentals has highlighted Yamana Gold because of its diverse business across gold production, gold development stage properties, exploration properties, and land positions in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Mexico and Colombia. The Company focuses to build on this base through existing operating mine expansions, throughput increases, development of new mines, advancement of its exploration properties and by targeting other gold consolidation opportunities with focus in the Americas.

Yamana Gold has six core producing mines, Chapada, Jacobina and Fazenda Brasileiro located in Brazil, El Penon and Minera Florida in Chile, and Gualcamayo located in Argentina. The entire report on Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE: AUY) (TSE: YRI) is available here: www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com/ViewFullReport.245.php.

World Street has highlighted Goldcorp for its focus on operation, exploration, development and acquisition of precious metal properties in Canada, the United States, Mexico and Central and South America. As of January 1, 2011, the Company's producing mining properties were consisted of the Red Lake, Porcupine and Musselwhite gold mines in Canada; the Penasquito gold/silver/lead/zinc mine which was commissioned on September 1, 2010, Los Filos and El Sauzal gold mines in Mexico; the Marlin gold/silver mine in Guatemala; the Alumbrera gold/copper mine (37.5% interest) in Argentina; the Marigold (66.7% interest); and Wharf gold mines in the United States.

The entire report on Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE: GG) (TSE: G) is available here: www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com/ViewFullReport.138.php.

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