Metals and Mining


  • Pro Sees 30% Upside for Mining Equipment Stock Monday, 22 Oct 2012 | 3:37 PM ET

    Although construction and mining giant Caterpillar cut its full-year outlook and missed Wall Street’s revenue estimates on Monday, one analyst says the stock is a “buy” if global growth is positive.

  • Should Australia Drop the Idea of a Budget Surplus? Monday, 22 Oct 2012 | 12:45 AM ET

    The Australian government on Monday lowered its expectations for a budget surplus as falling commodity prices coupled with slower growth begins to bite, giving rise to the question: should the country drop the idea of a surplus?

  • Gold to Pull Back     Sunday, 21 Oct 2012 | 6:45 PM ET

    Warren Gilman, Chairman & CEO, CEF HOLDINGS says that gold is likely to pull back further, presenting a good buying opportunity in 2-3 weeks time.

  • Ilczyszyn: Key Levels to Watch on Gold Friday, 19 Oct 2012 | 10:16 AM ET

    Rich Ilczyszyn, CEO and founder of iiTrader and a "Futures Now" trader, outlines where gold might be headed.

  • Gold ETF Market Could See Sell-Off: Pro     Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 6:50 PM ET

    Jonathan Barratt, CEO & Founder, Barratt's Bulletin says that there will be selling in the Gold ETF market if gold prices continue to come under pressure.

  • Volume Growth to Offset Weak Metal Prices     Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012 | 8:50 PM ET

    Hayden Bairstow, Head of Australian Resources Research at CLSA says that miners are upping their investments to expand capacity. This means that volume growth will help offset weak metal prices.

  • Base Metal Prices to Fall     Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012 | 6:45 PM ET

    Jay Richards, Investment Manager at GTL Capital Management says that base metals prices will fall as China's infrastructure spending slows.

  • China Key For Metals Short-Term     Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012 | 3:15 AM ET

    Jeff Largey, head of metals and mining research at Macquarie Group, tells CNBC that as the metals and mining sector are facing supply challenges, it will be crucial for China's new leadership to implement growth policies.

  • Mining for Profits in Mongolia     Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 7:50 PM ET

    Peter Akerley, President & CEO, Erdene Gold explains that despite the slip in Mongolian mining, especially coal, capital injections in the sector still remain strong.

  • Resistance Levels for Gold     Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 6:45 PM ET

    Jeffrey Christian, Founder & Managing Director, CPM Group says that gold could move towards the $1700-level, if it does not break past the $1750 handle.

  • Are You Buying Gold Dip? Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 11:12 AM ET

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  • Gaurav Sodhi, Resources Analyst, Intelligent Investor says that its hard to put a price on gold as the bullion is dependent on market behavior.

  • Pro: Key Levels to Watch On Gold Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 1:44 PM ET
    Gold nuggets

    Rich Ilczyszyn, CEO and founder of iiTrader and a "Futures Now" trader, breaks down the important levels to watch for gold.

  • Pravin Gordham, Finance Minister of South Africa explains why the revised GDP target of 2.7% this year has nothing to do with the recent labor issues. He assures CNBC the government has a plan to resolve the unrest.

  • Dollar Lifts, Euro Dips, the IMF Gets Gloomy Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 7:42 AM ET

    Earnings weigh on risk and the IMF issues a euro zone warning — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Francois Henry Bennahmias, CEO Ad Interim, Audemars Piguet says that the firm is looking at ways to reduce cost as gold prices keep rising.

  • Base Metals to Pull Back     Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 6:40 PM ET

    Mike Harrowell, Senior Resources Analyst, BBY says that the QE boost to commodity prices does not reflect demand concerns and that base metals prices could be trading lower by end-December.

  • Metals Retreat as US Dollar Gains     Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 1:29 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports silver and copper are among the biggest losers in metals.

  • Striking mine workers demonstrate outside the Anglo American Mine in Rustenburg. South African.

    With tensions once again rising in South Africas mining sector, investment bank Merrill Lynch has cut its weighting to the countrys stock market and mining sector.

  • Commodities Getting a QE Lift     Sunday, 7 Oct 2012 | 6:40 PM ET

    Dan Morgan, Global Commodities Analyst, UBS says that stimulus measures are driving the commodities market.