Metals and Mining


  • Fortescue: We are working towards lower costs  Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 10:11 PM ET

    Nev Power, CEO of Fortescue Metals Group, discusses the firm's plans to combat volatility in iron ore prices and a slowdown in China's economy.

  • Chinese demand for gold at record levels: Pro  Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 2:21 PM ET

    Michael Dudas, Sterne Agee precious metals and mining analyst, thinks Newmont Mining will benefit from a continued rally in gold prices.

  • Mining for profits  Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 2:20 PM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu finds names that shine in the underperforming metals and mining sector.

  • Michael Widmer, metals strategist at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, says negative economic and geopolitical news has created a "perfect storm" for the gold price, but the precious metal will not see a "sustained rally".

  • Investors who believe copper's recent price decline is limited to China are on the "path to ruin", warned Albert Edwards, Societe Generale's uber-bearish strategist.

  • Nic Brown, head of commodities research at Natixis, says the "fundamentals" in zinc and lead make them a more attractive investment than copper, despite the metal's drop in price.

  • Dale Gillham, Chief Market Analyst at Wealth Within, explains why weakness in the majority of Australia's resource shares is 'not a big issue.'

  • Metals: Lots of inventory in China  Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 12:20 PM ET

    David Wilson, director of metals research and strategy at Citi, discusses metals after the weak Chinese export data and warns that there's "still a lot of contraction to come" for silver.

  • Mining: Where to invest  Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 2:30 AM ET

    Nik Stanojevic, equity analyst at Brewin Dolphin, discusses the mining sector and explains that in a falling commodity price environment, Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton remain safe bets.

  • Transforming energy's impact  Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 7:39 AM ET

    Lord John Browne, "Seven Elements That Changed the World" author, discusses the pros and cons of all energies, including fracking and its impact on climate change.

  • Potash CEO on earnings & India's market  Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    Discussing his company's earnings and emerging market growth, with William Doyle, Potash Corporation president & CEO.

  • Too late to buy banks, look at mining stocks: Pro  Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 2:00 AM ET

    Peter Toogood, investment director at City Financial Investment Company, says it is too late to buy bank stocks, but equities in mining companies could be a good investment.

  • Fortescue a great play for iron ore bulls: Pro  Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 10:45 PM ET

    Brad Partridge, Portfolio Manager at Macquarie Private Portfolio Management says that Fortescue Metals continues to tick all the right boxes, and is a good play for investors who are bullish on the iron ore price.

  • Fortescue Metals: Aiming for higher production  Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 10:11 PM ET

    Nev Power, CEO of Fortescue Metals, says the mining firm is focused on ramping up iron ore output to 155 million tones by the end of March as well as driving costs down.

  • Iron ore price dropping on record volumes: Pro  Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 4:20 AM ET

    Paul Gait, senior metals and mining research analyst at Sanford Bernstein, says the iron ore price is falling due to record production volume which is helping the big miners like BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto.

  • How likely is BHP Billiton's dividend hike?  Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 12:47 AM ET

    John Wilson, Private Client Adviser at RBS Morgans, discusses the likelihood of BHP Billiton launching a share buyback in August.

  • Nickel is oversupplied: AngloAmerican CEO  Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 3:10 AM ET

    Mark Cutifani, CEO of AngloAmerican says that there are ="prudent" opportunities to be had in copper and phosphate but that nickel is oversupplied.

  • Anglo writes down $1.9 billion amid mining turmoil  Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 3:00 AM ET

    Mark Cutifani, CEO of AngloAmerican, says that while the miner's results are not where he wants them to be, they are "encouraging" and that the group has made "good ground" on its costs.

  • How to trade European steel market 'stabilization'  Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 2:40 AM ET

    Jeff Largey, head of metals and mining research at Macquarie Group, says the European steel market is stabilizing and that margins in the mining sector are improving.

  • Rio Tinto CEO: China aiming for resource security Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 12:36 PM ET
    Conveyor belts transport copper ore at the processing plant of Rio Tinto Group's Northparkes copper and gold underground block cave mine in Parkes, New South Wales, Australia, on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012.

    Global miner Rio Tinto reported a 45 percent jump in second-half profit on Thursday, beating market forecasts.