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  • Early Glance: Coal companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 10:22 AM ET

    Arch Coal fell$. 07 or 2.8 percent, to $2.47. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 02 or percent, to $40.96. Peabody Energy rose$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $11.17.

  • Early Glance: Gold companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 10:22 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 11 or. 9 percent, to $12.64. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 19 or 1.0 percent, to $19.36.

  • Early Glance: Silver companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 10:22 AM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 08 or 3.2 percent, to $2.57. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 22 or 2.2 percent, to $10.34. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 23 or 4.0 percent, to $5.96.

  • LIMA, Nov 25- A crackdown on illegal gold mining in Peru has spawned new smuggling routes through its porous border with Bolivia with some gangs using human mules, armored cars and light aircraft to evade capture. The gold is ghosted across jungles, rainforest and Lake Titicaca on the mountainous border, and is then sold to dealers who process the precious metal...

  • Final Glance: Silver companies Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 6:08 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 01 or. 4 percent, to $2.50. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 38 or 3.6 percent, to $10.12. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 10 or 1.7 percent, to $5.73.

  • Final Glance: Gold companies Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 6:08 PM ET

    Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 27 or 2.1 percent, to $12.58. Gold Fields fell$. 08 or 1.8 percent, to $4.34. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 52 or 2.6 percent, to $19.17.

  • "A guy can invest in the Alberta oil sands or a Bakken shale-type company and they are going to make a little bit of money, but they are not going to hit that grand-slam home run we are looking for in elephant country," said Mark Sommer, spokesman at Simba Energy. But Ebola, Islamic State and the Ukraine conflict have made an already tough market tougher for these...

  • Early Glance: Coal companies Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 10:27 AM ET

    Arch Coal fell$. 07 or 2.6 percent, to $2.64. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 66 or 1.6 percent, to $40.85. Peabody Energy fell$. 23 or 2.0 percent, to $11.21.

  • Early Glance: Silver companies Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 10:27 AM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 02 or. 8 percent, to $2.51. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 28 or 2.7 percent, to $10.22. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 02 or. 3 percent, to $5.81.

  • Early Glance: Gold companies Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 10:27 AM ET

    Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 06 or. 5 percent, to $12.79. GoldCorp. fell$. 06 or. 3 percent, to $20.46. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 09 or. 5 percent, to $19.60.

  • -Clyde Russell is a Reuters columnist. LAUNCESTON, Australia, Nov 24- What was lacking at BHP Billiton's annual meeting was an admission that what has effectively happened with iron ore is that the company's shareholders are subsidizing the profits of Chinese steel mills. It was around this time that BHP, its Anglo-Australian rival Rio Tinto, newcomer Fortescue...

  • Reading BHP's plan for deeper cost cuts     Sunday, 23 Nov 2014 | 9:53 PM ET

    Gavin Wendt, Founding Director & Senior Resource Analyst at Mine Life, says the miner's announcement on Monday is a move to reassure markets that it can handle the fall in commodity prices.

  • *BHP aims for at least $4 bln in savings by June 2017. MELBOURNE, Nov 24- BHP Billiton stepped up its cost-cutting plans on Monday as the world's biggest miner battles a sharp slide in iron ore, coal and oil prices, and said the unloved assets it is spinning off are still making money despite the rout. BHP expects to reap savings of at least $4 billion by June 2017, up from an...

  • MELBOURNE, Nov 24- BHP Billiton stepped up its cost-cutting plans on Monday as the world's biggest miner battles a sharp slide in iron ore, coal and oil prices. BHP expects to reap savings of $4 billion by June 2017, up from an earlier forecast for $3.5 billion, in cost cuts over the next three years, according to slides prepared for an investor presentation on Monday.

  • Final Glance: Gold companies Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 02 or. 2 percent, to $12.85. Gold Fields rose$. 27 or 6.5 percent, to $4.42. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 11 or. 6 percent, to $19.69.

  • Final Glance: Silver companies Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 05 or 2.0 percent, to $2.49. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 04 or. 4 percent, to $10.50. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 02 or. 3 percent, to $5.83.

  • Final Glance: Coal companies Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Arch Coal rose$. 18 or 7.1 percent, to $2.71. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 10 or. 2 percent, to $41.51. Peabody Energy rose$. 30 or 2.7 percent, to $11.44.

  • HOUSTON, Nov 21- Energy companies have long touted to Wall Street investors the number of acres they lease or own as a measure of how many oil and gas shale wells they can potentially drill. Several smaller operators in the Permian Basin of Texas, including RSP Permian Inc, Laredo Petroleum Inc and Callon Petroleum Co, are telling investors there is more than meets...

  • Early Glance: Silver companies Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 10:18 AM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 06 or 2.3 percent, to $2.49. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 25 or 2.4 percent, to $10.79. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 20 or 3.4 percent, to $6.01.

  • Early Glance: Coal companies Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 10:17 AM ET

    Arch Coal rose$. 12 or 4.7 percent, to $2.65. Consol Energy Inc. rose$. 30 or. 7 percent, to $41.91. Peabody Energy rose$. 54 or 4.8 percent, to $11.68.