China, the world's dominant producer, was choking supply and investors were stampeding into the hottest ticket in town. The ensuing bust was equally spectacular with prices collapsing as buyers went on strike and China, under international pressure, loosened its stranglehold. With Molycorp and its Australian peer, Lynas, struggling to stay afloat, all the old...» Read More
The trade ahead of the earnings results, with David Silver, Wall Street Strategies.
As Australian miners take a hit on the markets from the unveiling of the country’s carbon tax plan, one analyst says now is the time to buy shares of mining heavyweights Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton.
The discovery of huge deposits of so-called 'rare earth' minerals, used in high technology products, on the Pacific sea floor should ease long-term supply constraints and end a Chinese monopoly, which had been causing strategic concerns in the West, analysts said.
A $230 million refinery being built here in an effort to break China’s global chokehold on rare earth metals is plagued by environmentally hazardous construction and design problems, according to internal memos and current and former engineers on the project.
As Greece stands on the cusp of another bailout, one analyst says the fix is likely to be only temporary and he expects other Euro-zone countries to also require new rounds of funding. He believes the region's economic uncertainty will further weaken the Euro and boost gold prices.
The trade on metals, with Marshall Berol, Encompass Fund and Jamie Cox, Harris Financial Group.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
The commodities bubble is not set to burst, and any easing off of copper prices will be temporary, Stephen Twyerould, CEO of Excelsior Mining told CNBC.
We’ve put together a list of Asia-Pacific’s 15 fastest growing companies based on average annual revenue growth. Check out what we found!
To find out more, Cramer talks with this company's CEO.
Commodity prices are once again reaching record highs, supported by a weak dollar and improving global demand, whether it be speculative or not.
The bears on global growth have pointed to the commodity rout in May as a sign that a global economic apocalypse is lurking around the corner. Here's why they're wrong!
Trader Brian Kelly agrees with the headline making call from Goldman Sachs to go long oil. And here's how he's playing it.
Citi says this company is its "best idea" in the mining sector. Should the nation's largest iron ore miner be part of your portfolio? Laurie Brlas, Cliffs Natural Resources CFO, and the Fast Money traders weigh in.
But is the stock a buy? The "Mad Money" host weighs in.
What would you do if you were a property developer or businessperson in China and needed to borrow money but because loan demand was so strong and the government so concerned with easy credit, that normal financing was unavailable?
Some hedge funds have lost hundreds of millions of dollars in the recent commodity market blow-off and it has certainly reintroduced an element of two-way action back into the trade.
China’s slowing growth in industrial output does not reflect softening demand for coal, says Alexander Molyneux, CEO China-focused coal miner SouthGobi Resources, who expects demand to be supported by a lack of supply.
Despite the sharp sell-off in commodities in Wednesday's U.S. session, one mining executive is convinced the supercycle is very much alive.
Following a dramatic couple of weeks for those holding gold, HSBC has told clients the precious metal is ‘bound to rebound’ and that they could use the losses as a buying opportunity.