LONDON, Sept 1- Palladium rose above $900 an ounce on Monday to a 13-1/ 2- year high on fears that possible Western sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis could hit supply from the world's largest producer, while gold nudged higher.» Read More
Fortescue Metals, Australia's third largest iron ore miner, more than doubled its half-year net profit as it ramped up sales to China, but cut its production guidance for the current quarter due disruptions caused by bad weather.
BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto have raised their bets on global copper demand, approving plans for a $4.5 billion expansion of the massive Escondida mine in Chile, while BHP plans to reopen a U.S. copper mine idled three years ago.
Growth prospects for the merger between Glencore and Xstrata look healthy enough for shareholders to hold on to their stake, according to Jane Coffey, head of equities at Royal London Asset Management.
Global miner Rio Tinto announced on Wednesday a $3.4 billion expansion of iron ore mining in Australia, where it has mapped out a plan to lift capacity by more than 50 percent in anticipation of growing demand from Chinese steel mills.
Discussing Glencore's $41B acquisition of Xstrata and its impact on other commodity mergers, with Anthony Young, Dahlman Rose analyst.
Mad Money's Cramer compares and contrasts Caterpillar to Joy Global, and concludes CAT's vast sales force, financing arm, and service division, make it a better play, but only on a pullback.
It’s impossible to say what a fully recovered U.S. economy will look like, or how long it will take to get there. However, some sectors have begun to hire again.
Copper futures rose Monday trading above $3.80, after China reported positive import data and on hopes for progress on the European Debt Crisis. Yet, traders and analysts still see more price pressure on the industrial metal.
Central banks increased the amount of gold they lent for the first time in a decade in 2011, as they used their bullion reserves to help commercial banks raise US dollars. The Financial Times reports.
In turn, the "Mad Money" host thinks global prospects look brighter.
Commodity prices traded higher Tuesday, creating an opportunity in a few company stocks, according to renowned trader Dan Dicker and other “Fast Money” pros.
Owen Hegarty, Vice Chairman & Executive Director of G-Resources Group talks about where he thinks gold prices will go following S&P's downgrade of 9 EU countries.
The week's top business news and investment advice, including a look at financials, oil and gold mining stocks.
Reuben Saayman, Partner & Mining Leader at Deloitte, NSW talks about the challenges facing the mining industry, such as rising costs and talent shortages.
Ephrem Ravi, Head of Metals & Mining Sector, Asia Ex-Japan Equity Research at Barclays Capital says that there are plenty of opportunities in China's mining sector, and valuations are looking very attractive.
Matt Grossman, Chief Equity Market Strategist at Adam Mesh Trading Group says gold has returned to safe haven status as Europe languishes. He is bullish on gold, and says it will break the $2,000 level.
Citi's chief US equity strategist is cautious on chemicals and health care, but says more merger and acquisition deals in energy and telecommunications will make them the sectors to watch.
The Obama administration banned new mining claims affecting a million acres near the Grand Canyon, an area known to be rich in high-grade uranium ore reserves.
If oil prices resume their climb, this strategist says you can profit from a euro trade.
CNBC's Bob Pisani traveled to Africa to report on the deepest gold mine the world.