Metals and Mining


  • Precious metal hunters look to outer space Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 10:26 AM ET

    Two firms have announced plans to send missions to asteroids within the next three years in order to mine the ore and metals on the space rocks.

  • Struggling to find value in the Aussie market   Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 10:42 PM ET
    Struggling to find value in the Aussie market

    David Walker, Head of Equities Insights & Publishing at StocksInValue says the high valuation of the Australian market makes it hard to find good value stock picks.

  • Getting around Mongolia's resource regulations   Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 8:35 PM ET
    Getting around Mongolia's resource regulations

    Batsuuri Yaichil, CEO of state-owned Erdenes Tavan Tolgoi describes the outlook for foreign investment in the nation's mining sector.

  • Goldman revives talk of selling metals warehouses Monday, 18 Nov 2013 | 2:13 PM ET

    Amid new exchange rules, Goldman resumes sales talks of its metals warehousing business with potential buyers largely outside the United States.

  • Time to back small caps in the US?   Friday, 15 Nov 2013 | 2:30 AM ET
    Time to back small caps in the US?

    Edmund Shing, global equity portfolio manager at BCS Financial Services, says small caps are more exposed to domestic economic improvement in the U.S.

  • What to expect from metals   Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 4:30 AM ET
    What to expect from metals

    Juerg Kiener, CIO at Swiss Asia Capital, talks about the renewed growth in the metals markets as China starts to take "more and more out of the global pie".

  • Why it's time to get back into gold miners   Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 5:54 PM ET
    Why it's time to get back into gold miners

    Gaurav Sodhi, Resources Analyst at Intelligent Investor says there are plenty of junior gold miners with cheap valuations that are looking very attractive.

  • 'Hard to get excited' about gold: BofA-ML   Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 2:40 AM ET
    'Hard to get excited' about gold: BofA-ML

    Michael Widmer, metals strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, says that it is hard to get excited about the gold market at the moment but it is not a "dead story" in the long term.

  • Europe steel industry must reform: Voestalpine CEO

    Dr. Wolfgang Eder, CEO, head of the steel division at Voestalpine, says that it will be difficult to survive as a steelmaker in Europe if the continent does not restructure its cost base.

  • Trade of the day: Sell precious metals?   Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 5:34 AM ET
    Trade of the day: Sell precious metals?

    How do you make money in these markets? Here is what some of the experts have been saying to CNBC.

  • What to expect from metals?   Tuesday, 22 Oct 2013 | 4:30 AM ET
    What to expect from metals?

    Dominic Schneider, head of commodity research at UBS Wealth Management, explains that there will be a lot of supply coming into the metals market shortly -- which ought to push prices down.

  • Chinese economy is 'imbalanced'   Friday, 18 Oct 2013 | 4:05 AM ET
    Chinese economy is 'imbalanced'

    Ben Simpfendorfer, managing director at Silk Road Associates, says that the Chinese economy remains "fundamentally imbalanced" and needs to see a recovery in its light industry.

  • What to expect from iron ore   Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | 4:20 AM ET
    What to expect from iron ore

    John Wilson, advisor at RBS Morgans, discusses iron ore following Rio Tinto's quarterly results and explains why he expects further upside.

  • Why isn't gold rising as a safe-haven trade?   Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 6:52 PM ET
    Why isn't gold rising as a safe-haven trade?

    Sean Hyman, Editor of Moneynews, Ultimate Wealth Report explains why gold hasn't responded to Yellen's nomination. He calls the gold sell-off a pullback and expects prices to hit $1,500-$1,600 soon.

  • Blumont: Price fall unrelated to Cokal deal   Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | 10:35 PM ET
    Blumont price fall unrelated to Cokal

    Alex Molyneux, Chairman Designate at Singapore-listed commodities firm Blumont explains that the sudden 85% fall in the company's share price earlier this week was largely technical.

  • Alcoa beats earnings estimates, reaffirms forecast Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | 4:07 PM ET
    A worker walks among rolls of semi-finished aluminum at an Alcoa aluminum factory.

    Despite weak aluminum prices, Alcoa reported quarterly earnings and revenue on Tuesday that exceeded estimates.

  • Funding in Greece remains 'scarce': CEO   Monday, 7 Oct 2013 | 11:20 AM ET
    Funding in Greece remains 'scarce': CEO

    Evangelos Mytilineos, CEO of Greek mining group Mytilineos, tells CNBC that funding remains "scarce" in Greece.

  • What to expect from metals   Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 11:45 AM ET
    What to expect from metals

    Jeff Largey, head of metals and mining research at Macquarie Group, comments on metal commodities and says prices for base metals, iron ore and gold could move higher towards year-end.

  • Structural issues see Europe steel facing decline Monday, 30 Sep 2013 | 8:51 AM ET

    Structural issues in the European steel making industry need to be addressed, according to Jeff Largey, mining analyst at Macquarie Group, as steel prices look set to decline.

  • 'Over supply' killing steel rally   Monday, 30 Sep 2013 | 2:30 AM ET
    'Over supply' killing steel rally

    Jeff Largey, head of metals and mining research at Macquarie Group, says that over supply is the main structural issue in the global steel industry.