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  • Top Stock Picks From the Mining Sector     Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 10:50 PM ET

    Ephrem Ravi, Head of Metals & Mining Sector, Asia Ex-Japan Equity Research, Barclays Capital says Coal India and Jiangxi Copper are his top picks in the mining sector.

  • Tungsten Is Tracking Gold's Price     Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 8:45 PM ET

    Brian Wesson, CEO, Woulfe Mining says tungsten is driven mostly by global economic expansion and the metal's price is tracking gold's price.

  • Australian Becomes World’s Richest Woman, Mag Says Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 12:45 PM ET
    Gina Rinehart, chairwoman of Hancock Prospecting Pty., attends the Commonwealth Business Forum in Perth, Australia, on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011.

    According to Australia's BRW magazine, mining magnate Gina Rinehart’s net worth is now $28.5 billion. That tops WalMart heiress Christy Walton’s $26 billion pile.

  • Look for Low Cost Resource Plays in China     Monday, 21 May 2012 | 11:14 PM ET

    Andrew Dale, Head of Resources Research, Asia, Macquarie Securities, shares his strategy for investing in China's cement and steel sector following a state media report that the world's second biggest economy would fast-track infrastructure spending to boost growth.

  • Mongolia Foreign Investment Law     Sunday, 13 May 2012 | 8:36 PM ET

    Jim Dwyer, Executive Director, Business Council of Mongolia says that the Mongolian government should not pass the draft foreign investment law in haste.

  • Short All Commodities, Except Gold     Wednesday, 9 May 2012 | 6:43 PM ET

    Warren Gilman, Chairman & CEO, CEF Holdings says we're likely to see a further fall of 5% in commodities as pessimism surrounding global events grows.

  • Mining for Gold in Old Cell Phones Wednesday, 9 May 2012 | 10:44 AM ET
    Gold

    A wireless conference may be the last place you'd expect to see a precious metals refinery company, but precious metals are prevalent in cellular devices and once stripped down, those metals can be cashed in.

  • Commodities Not in QE3 Trade     Tuesday, 8 May 2012 | 6:43 PM ET

    Tom Essaye, President, Kinsale Trading says the ECB and the Fed currently show no inclination towards more easing.

  • The Next Big Thing: Asteroid Mining     Tuesday, 8 May 2012 | 5:50 PM ET

    Eric Anderson, Planetary Resources co-founder & CEO, discusses the profitable outlook on mining for water and precious metals in space.

  • Jobs for Loners Tuesday, 8 May 2012 | 4:44 PM ET
    In the immortal words of Barbra Streisand, people who need people are the luckiest people in the world. But what about the rest of us? We don’t all have what it takes to be gregarious, and outgoing, and one’s ability to be sociable, or lack thereof, can affect the type of employment one ends up taking.The extroverted have a bevy of jobs that let them press the flesh. There are sales, management, life coaching, and any number of other jobs that demand constant interaction with others. On the othe

    Many jobs that let reserved types work in solitude offer poor salaries and unchallenging work. But there are other careers that are stimulating, well-paying and require little human contact.

  • Palladium's Revving Up Gains Monday, 30 Apr 2012 | 3:24 PM ET
    Palladium

    Palladium raced ahead of all other metals in April. After climbing double digits in the first quarter, platinum and silver futures were down 4 and 5 percent, respectively. Both metals lost ground for the second consecutive month. Copper prices were flat, and gold seems to have lost its luster, posting its third straight monthly decline.

  • Freeport-McMoran Not for Sale: CEO Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 | 4:44 PM ET
    Copper coil

    Copper miner Freeport-McMoran isn't for sale, and won't be buying any of its competitors anytime soon, CEO Richard Adkerson told CNBC Thursday.

  • David Lennox, Resources Analyst, Fat Prophets explains why he expects Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton to report robust production numbers, despite weather disruptions and labor disputes.

  • Top Cities for Job Growth Friday, 13 Apr 2012 | 11:05 AM ET
    The unemployment rate was lower in February than at the same time last year in 344 of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 372 metropolitan statistical areas, according to an  In other words, the vast majority of U.S. cities jobs continued to add jobs.Using the BLS data, CNBC.com ranked the ten U.S. metropolitan areas that showed the greatest job growth between February 2011 and February 2012. Catherine Varner, economist for BLS Current Employment Statistics State and Area Division, offered her

    CNBC.com ranked the ten places in the U.S. that showed the most job growth between February 2011 and February 2012. Read ahead to see which cities topped our list.

  • The "Mad Money" host chastised the media, hedge funds and brokerage firms for always putting such a negative spin on the news.

  • Stocks Breaking Out & Breaking Down     Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012 | 12:42 PM ET

    "The Dow is looking pretty bearish," says Abigail Doolittle, of Peak Theories Research, adding that FCX recently made a bearish "death cross."

  • Can Gold Continue to Glitter?     Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012 | 10:15 AM ET

    Frank Holmes, U.S. Global Investors CEO & CIO, explains why gold will continue to thrive.

  • Short Aussie, Long Peso: Strategist Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012 | 2:21 AM ET
    Beijing, China

    With a bearish outlook on the Chinese economy, this analyst says his strategy is to stay short of the Aussie dollar.

  • Gearing up for Q1 Earnings     Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012 | 10:15 AM ET

    Insight on the earnings parade, with Christine Short, S&P Capital IQ.

  • Australia Trade Data Shows RBA Made Wrong Call     Tuesday, 3 Apr 2012 | 11:40 PM ET

    Angus Geddes, CEO of Fat Prophets says the RBA's decision not to cut rates on Tuesday was wrong as the surprise trade deficit shows the economy is weakening. He expects the RBA to cut rates in May.