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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.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports silver and copper are among the biggest losers in metals.
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.
Dan Morgan, Global Commodities Analyst, UBS says that stimulus measures are driving the commodities market.
Rich Ilczyszyn, CEO and founder of iiTrader and a "Futures Now" trader, breaks down the important levels to watch for gold.
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.
Rich Ilczyszyn, a "Futures Now" trader and founder and chief market strategist of iiTrader, details what he's trading Monday.
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.
The Chilean peso has been on a tear, but this strategist thinks the central bank may soon put on the brakes.
Australia may be gripped by fears its mining boom is ending, but HSBC believes extraction industries will continue to power the Australian economy
Indonesia may miss its goal of becoming one of the world’s 10 largest economies by 2025, as it is still far from growing at the 7 to 9 percent annual rate needed to meet the target, according to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
The $90 billion merger of Glencore and Xstrata is on shaky ground as the two sides struggle to come to terms over the makeup of the combined management team, the New York Times reports.
While China may currently have the highest number of high net worth individuals in Asia another much smaller regional economy, Indonesia, is expected to see the fastest growth in its millionaire population, according to a report by Swiss private bank Julius Baer.
Although Caterpillar, a construction giant and mining equipment maker, cut its 2015 earnings forecast due to lower capital expenditures by commodity producers, one analyst said there is still a good trade on mining stocks.
Commodities trader Glencore will buy a smaller stake in Kazakh zinc producer Kazzinc than it had planned in a $1.4 billion deal.
The country’s economy continues to grow even in the face of a global economic slowdown, the country’s president, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, told CNBC’s “Closing Bell” on Monday.
Gold and silver are on a tear, but only one can be your best option. This strategist breaks it down.
As gold prices hit a 2012 record of $1,787.40 per ounce on Friday, Bank of America Merrill Lynch analysts told CNBC the precious metal could soar to $3,000 or even $5,000 over the longer-term.
Lonmin shares are a “buy”, according to John Meyer, head of resources at investment bank Fairfax, despite violence at the company’s South African platinum mines which killed 44 workers.
Gold is the “clear winner” from global stimulus measures, according to a report by UK research firm Capital Economics, which says that gains to other commodities such as oil and copper are likely to be brief.