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Ben Lichtenstein, president of TradersAudio.com, discusses the drop in commodity prices and why metal prices are "plummeting".
Goldman Sachs downgraded its 2013 price target for gold and advised investors to short the precious metal, in a commodities report out on Wednesday.
Peter Toogood, Investment Services Director at Old Broad Street Research, tells CNBC that the industrial sector in the UK was already in decline when Thatcher came to power.
Shares in Australia's Sundance Resources plunged 53 percent to a four-year low after the Africa-focused miner terminated a $1.4 billion takeover by private Chinese firm Hanlong Group.
Gold is collapsing, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson. The metal is falling to levels not seen since June of 2012.
Jonathan Eley, personal finance editor at the Financial Times, tells CNBC that long-term investors should be wary of mining stocks due to recent underperformance and the pressure for companies to cut capital expenditures.
Codelco, the world's #1 copper producer, is losing a "relevant" amount of output due to a two-day-old strike at its Radomiro Tomic open pit mine in northern Chile, the company said on Sunday, branding the work stoppage illegal.
As gold ETFs celebrate their tenth birthday this month, investors are heading for the exit doors as speculation about an end to the Federal Reserve's loose monetary policy curb the precious metal's rally.
Ben Elias, Non-Executive Chairman at Kupang Resources discusses the implications of Indonesian mining laws on the company's business.
Australia's Sundance Resources said its suitor Hanlong would fail to meet a deadline on Tuesday to supply credit approval for its long-delayed $1.4 billion takeover offer.
Francis Browne, Editorial Director at Platts says there is a growing need to know who is trading iron ore and where; and Platts' new electronic editorial platform will aid in providing that transparency.
Extreme bearish forecasts for iron ore prices to drop to as low as $70 a metric ton are an overreaction to the oversupply situation in the sector, said the CEO of the world's fourth largest iron ore producer.
Nev Power, CEO of Fortescue Metals tells CNBC why doesn't expect a drastic increase in new iron-ore supplies. He thinks prices will stay up in the long-term on stabilizing Chinese demand.
Andrew Keen, head of metals and mining at HSBC, tells CNBC how the metal and mining industry will need an extra demand boost to absorb the higher supply growth currently seen.
David Dietze of Point View Wealth Management explains why investors should not give up on the yellow metal just yet.
Peter Akerley, President & CEO at Erdene Resource Development, says the threat of resource nationalism in Mongolia has had trickle down effects on public markets. He explains how.
Chilean Miner Antofagasta will continue to focus on controlling its costs, including power and labor charges, as falling demand from China could lead to a further drop in copper prices.
China's plans to unlock what could be the world's biggest shale gas reserves risk running further off track after 16 firms recently awarded exploration rights lacked one core skill - not one has drilled a gas well before.
David Baker, Managing Partner at Baker Steel Capital Managers discusses the steep decline in shares of Australian gold miners in the recent months.
Nomura and Societe Generale are the latest banks to warn about gold, as several banks in recent days have cut their price forecasts and warnings about a correction for bullion have risen.