Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 02 or. 6 percent, to $3.31. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 11 or. 7 percent, to $15.01. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 22 or 2.3 percent, to $9.23.» Read More
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.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan has the details of under the radar stocks flying high, including Delta Airlines.
Investors have been spooked in recent weeks by a slowdown in growth in China and the impact that could have on Australia's resources sector. But according to one economist, Australia's commodities sector will continue to do well and could actually benefit from a pick-up in economic growth in Asia in the second half of 2012.
Roger Montgomery, CEO, Montgomery Investment Management discusses his preference for stocks in the industrial sector rather than the resources sector. He predicts a sharp drop in commodity prices such as iron ore. Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist for Australia & NZ, HSBC joins in the conversation.
The MSCI Emerging Markets index is up 12 percent. Checking on recent emerging market gains, with Ian Hague, Firebird Management co-founder and Tim Seymour, Emergingmoney.com founder.
More merger and acquisitions are likely in the second quarter and throughout the rest of 2012, one strategist said Monday.
Ben Lyons, Investment Analyst, ATI Asset Management, says he likes Qantas' stock despite the challenges the company faces in its international business. Malcolm Wood, Head of Investment Strategy, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Australia joins in the discussion.
Jon Kykawy, Byron Capital Markets, discusses how to play the mining sector after Australia passed a controversial, 30% mining tax into law. "The obvious next target of the tax could be nickel and copper," he says.
The Euro will fall to $1.25 by June, says Willie Williams, Societe Generale director of institutional derivative sales. Williams is expecting a stronger dollar in coming sessions.
The market for iron ore "remains incredibly positive," Patrick Loftus-Hills, managing director of Metals & Mining, Moelis, told CNBC. "I think the supply-demand fundamentals would suggest that investing in iron ore right now is exactly where you want to be investing."
Discussing his company's plan to position themselves as the emerging new supplier of heavy rare earths in demand, with Donald Bubar, Avalon Rare Metals president/CEO.
Weakness in the Chinese economy might signal a few investment opportunities, but beware of getting too bearish, the “Fast Money” pros said Thursday.
Lynette Tan, Investment Analyst, Phillip Futures, is bullish on gold and explains why she thinks gold will hit $2,000 this year. However, she adds there will be more downside for gold in the short term before the price spike.
Michael Sutherlin, Joy Global president & CEO, discusses his stock's hard landing on yesterday's earnings miss, and its future growth prospects in emerging markets, with Mad Money's Jim Cramer.
A California company can pull lithium, and other critical metals, out of the effluent water of geothermal power plants, removing the need to drill or blast for new resources the way miners typically do.
Ken Marschner, UBS head of U.S. quantitative trading, explains where the opportunities are as investors pull out of gold.
Fed chief Ben Bernanke's comments today triggered a selloff in gold, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson has the update on today's metal activity.
Investors looking for leaders to continue the market rally should stop looking at miners, despite their recent performance, Nick Nelson, European equity strategist at UBS, told CNBC.
Rio Tinto is investing $518 million in driverless trains for its 1,500 kilometer (930 mile) Western Australian iron-ore rail network, increasing network capacity as the world no. 2 iron ore miner aims to boost output 60 percent by 2015.