Metals and Mining


  • 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.

  • Trader Draws 'Battle Line' for Gold at $1,800 Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | 10:56 AM ET
    Workers of the Hellenic Gold company walk in a lot among burned-out cars in the forest of Skouries. Dozens of hooded men firebombed the premises, injuring a guard and damaging containers, cars and trucks.

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

  • Gold to Hit $2,000 by January: Analysts Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | 9:04 AM ET

    The price of gold is at an 11 month high and has rallied 14 percent since the start of the year but analysts have told CNBC that it’s set to go even higher tipping the $2,000 per ounce mark.

  • Top Trader: Get in Gold, Buy Stocks Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 10:12 AM ET
    Gold Bars

    Rich Ilczyszyn, a "Futures Now" trader and founder and chief market strategist of iiTrader, details what he's trading Monday.

  • Where Is the Qatar Wealth Fund Investing? Friday, 28 Sep 2012 | 5:42 PM ET

    Qatar Prime Minister Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Bin Jabr al-Thani said in a CNBC interview he’s worried about what central bank money printing will mean for the value of the two major global currencies.

  • Is the Hot Chilean Peso About to Cool? Friday, 28 Sep 2012 | 7:15 AM ET
    Chilean Pesos bank note.

    The Chilean peso has been on a tear, but this strategist thinks the central bank may soon put on the brakes.

  • Australia’s Mining Boom Isn’t Over: Expert Thursday, 27 Sep 2012 | 6:50 AM ET

    Australia may be gripped by fears its mining boom is ending, but HSBC believes extraction industries will continue to power the Australian economy