*China bonded copper premiums slide $15 to $120- $140- Shmet. LONDON, March 11- London copper rose on Tuesday as buyers took advantage of prices that hit their lowest level in eight months on Monday, but rising inventories in China and little sign of a pick-up in physical demand kept industrial metals under pressure.» Read More
When whales like George Soros and Carlos Slim are making bearish bets on silver, even usually contrarian options traders are wise enough to recognize that the tide may be turning against the commodity.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets, and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
The recent commodities pullback suggests to some the bursting of a bubble, but many investment pros think it's just a temporary pullback.
Major players, including George Soros, are reportedly pulling back from gold and silver has recorded yet another collapse.
The price action in silver since late January has been dramatic to say the least. The derivatives marketplace CME Group raising margin requirements has been seen by many as the reason for the 20 percent correction in prices since the precious metal hit a record over $49 an ounce on April 28th.
Billionaire Carlos Slim has been selling silver futures for "weeks" in an effort to actively hedge production of his silver mine, a spokesperson confirmed to CNBC Wednesday.
Molycorp is ready to buy other rare earth mining companies should the opportunity arise, said Chief Executive Mark Smith told CNBC Wednesday.
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo and Brazilian billionaire, Eike Batista, EBX Group chairman & CEO, discuss his company's growth plans as well as Brazil's economic future.
It has been the silver bullet for many investors, the best performing commodity so far this year. Now it's taking a breather. The reason behind the stunningly rapid rise in silver prices in the last few months — the frenzy of speculative interest — may be the main reason for the metal's recent decline.
Rare earth prices are reaching rarefied heights. World prices have doubled in the last four months for rare earths — metallic elements needed for many of the most sophisticated civilian and military technologies, whether smartphones or smart bombs.
With silver prices tumbling for a third straight session, traders are questioning if its record-breaking rally in recent months is finally over.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Monday's "Squawk on the Street."
The global uranium industry, crippled by the March 11 earthquake and Tsunami in Japan, is now beginning to come out of the shock. Investors, who were earlier sitting on the sidelines, have re-entered the market to look for bargains.
The "Fast Money" traders highlight U.S. companies benefiting from pricing power that comes with a weak U.S. dollar.
Silver jumped 6 percent Thursday on the back of dollar weakness after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's dovish remarks Wednesday, but some analysts doubt the price can hit and stay above the $50 mark.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera discusses the future of magnesite mining, with Flavio Barbosa Magnesita, CFO.
If stocks could attend William and Kate's wedding, Cramer thinks these names would be on the list.
The mining industry has been caught by natural disasters in the Pacific region, an intense mergers and acquisitions environment and emerging countries eyeing to get a hold on commodities resources, Evy Hambro, MD and CIO of the natural resources team at BlackRock told CNBC.
Earlier this month, Molycorp announced it will take a controlling stake in AS Silmet, one of only two rare earth producers in Europe.
The "Mad Money" host makes sense of how the market is reacting to earnings.