Shares in mining and commodities trading giant Glencore touched a new bottom on Friday, hit by a torrid week of analyst downgrades and fears about China's economic slowdown.
Michael Dudas, Precious Metals & Mining Analyst Sterne Agee, discusses the gold miners, which are all getting hurt by the current commodity collapse.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on where gold closed the day.
George Gero, RBC Capital, and Alan Nuckman, Bulls Eye Options, discuss big moves in the metals markets.
Is it time to splash on some investment jewelery? The answer may be yes if you fancy a diamond ring, with prices for the gemstone down as much as 29 percent since last year.
Copper prices rose sharply on Monday after commodity giant, Glencore, revealed plans to suspend some of its copper operations, pulling 400,000 tons of the red metal off the market in a debt-cutting exercise.
Jake Klein, executive chairman at Evolution Mining, says Australia's gold producers are benefiting from reduced cost pressures, thanks to a decline in the value of the Aussie dollar.
When markets meltdown or uncertainty spikes, gold is traditionally considered one of the safer commodities to be invested in. But according to the stats, that status is overrated.
Matthew Turner, precious metals analyst at Macquarie, talks about how a Fed hike could impact the price of gold.
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Tony Locantro, dealer, Private Clients at Argonaut, discusses the earnings of Woodside Petroleum, which largely met market expectations on Tuesday.
Kieron Hodgson, commodity and mining analyst at Panmure Gordon, looks at the long-term trends in the mining sector and explains why it is so difficult to successfully invest in commodity stocks.
Is it time for the gold miners to rally? CNBC's Dominic Chu looks at the numbers.
Paul Gait, senior research analyst for metals and mining at Sanford Bernstein, talks about the mining sector as commodity prices continue to fall.
A worldwide slump in industry lies behind this year’s tumble in precious and base metal prices, a commodities expert has told CNBC.
Bill Beament, CEO of Northern Star Resources, says he wouldn't rule out small asset acquisitions.
Dale Rogers, executive chairman of Phoenix Gold, says margins among Australia's gold miners remain robust due to decreasing costs on the back of a weaker Australian dollar.
Raleigh Finlayson, managing director at Saracen Mineral Holdings, says factors such as a weaker Australian dollar have cushioned the impact of falling gold prices.
While declining gold prices will inevitably hurt revenue, gold miners are getting help from falling local currencies and oil costs, says Greg Foulis, CEO of Kingsgate Consolidated.