SANTIAGO, Chile— Chile's state-run copper giant Codelco says its profit plunged more than 40 percent in the first quarter of 2015 from the previous year because of tumbling prices for the metal. The world's largest copper company said Friday it earned $312 million in the first quarter compared to $539 in the same period a year ago. Codelco's production, however,...» Read More
A recovery in consumer sentiment in the United States presents attractive opportunities for diamond investors, Panmure Gordon mining analyst Alison Turner said on Monday.
Mark Cutifani, CEO of Anglo American, tells CNBC that the company is making reductions because they are needed for longer-term efficiency.
Roger Nightingale, strategist at RDN Associates, tells CNBC that the miners are a lagged response to the slowdown in the global economy.
Miner Cliffs Natural Resources reported a drop in second-quarter earnings as global iron ore prices slid, but the results topped forecasts. Shares rose after-hours.
Andrew Driscoll, head of resources reasearch at CLSA, discusses the outlook for metals and the impact the "structural shift" currently underway in China will have on prices.
BHP said expansion of its iron ore operations in Australia was ahead of schedule, as the miner posted a robust 9 percent rise in ore output to a record annual 187 million tonnes.
Gold has fallen out of favor with large speculators, according to data from Bank of America/Merrill Lynch.
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Daniel Morgan, global commodities analyst at UBS, comments on Rio Tinto's quarterly results and how the slowdown in China will affect iron ore pricing.
Colin Hamilton, global head of commodities research at Macquarie Group, discusses the mining sector and expects the large companies at the bottom of the cost curve to see some strong profits.
Gaurav Sodhi, Resources Analyst at Intelligent Investor, explains why he has a hold recommendation on global miner Rio Tinto.
It is a great day to be in gold, up 2.5 percent so far. Frank Holmes, U.S Global Investors, shares his moves for the precious metal. "Physical demand has been very robust" says Holmes.
The Fast Money traders debate the Fed's positive impact on the metals market.
Copper has taken a beating in recent months, along with gold and other commodities. Now, analysts warn there is more pain ahead for the red metal.
Kristy Campbell, Senior Equity Analyst at Macquarie Private Portfolio Management says investors should continue to invest in Australian companies that are exposed to the U.S. recovery. She says Brambles is one of the best-placed businesses for this.
Alan Gayle, Ridgeworth Capital Management; Michael Santoli, Yahoo! Finance; CNBC.com's Jeff Cox; and CNBC's Rick Santelli break down the markets after the closing bell.
Greg Johnson, President & CEO of Prophecy Platinum, talks about the rise in platinum prices and the impact of mining labor unrest in South Africa.
Analysts are expecting a dismal second-quarter earnings season but Alcoa, first out of the gate, beat on both earnings and revenue.
'Bond king' Jeff Gundlach, co-manager of the $39.4 billion DoubleLine Total Return Bond Fund, says the selling wave that roiled credit markets has come to an end.
Gary Clark, commodities analyst at Roubini Global Economics, tells CNBC that weak global growth is continuing to weigh on metals.