Metals and Mining


  • Generating Good Revenue From Gold     Monday, 1 Aug 2011 | 10:30 PM ET

    Gary Halverson, Australia-Pacific Regional President at Barrick Gold, believes that hedging their production and operation costs against the Australian dollar will continue to help the company remain profitable.

  • Burdened by Australia's Carbon Tax     Monday, 1 Aug 2011 | 9:20 PM ET

    David Flanagan, CEO of Atlas Iron, explains why he believes the new carbon taxes imposed on Australian miners are detrimental to business and investments.

  • The Mining Industry Amid Global Slowdown     Monday, 1 Aug 2011 | 12:45 AM ET

    Dan Lougher, Director of Operations at Western Areas talks about the impact of the strong Australian dollar on small miners.

  • Mining Industry Amid Global Slowdown     Sunday, 31 Jul 2011 | 11:10 PM ET

    Todd Buchholz, Economist and Former White House Advisor says the mining industry is being affected by a global economic slowdown.

  • Challenges Facing Australian Miners     Sunday, 31 Jul 2011 | 9:20 PM ET

    Ian Murray, Chairman of Gold Road Resources, says finding quality deposits and improving operational efficiencies are the biggest concerns for mining companies.

  • High Aussie Dollar Impact on Mining Sector     Sunday, 31 Jul 2011 | 7:40 PM ET

    Warren Gilman, Chairman & CEO of CEF Holdings, says a strong Australian dollar will dog the country's mining sector for years and the only way to hedge that is to try to get production offshore.

  • Anglo Warns of Tight Commodities Supply Friday, 29 Jul 2011 | 4:01 AM ET

    Commodities supplies may not be able to keep pace with demand in the future mining giant Anglo American wanred on Friday as it reported first half profits which smashed expectations.

  • Mining for Profits: CLF CEO     Thursday, 28 Jul 2011 | 3:30 PM ET

    Discussing the company's earnings miss and the outlook on mining and iron ore production, with Joseph Carrabba, Cliffs Natural Resources CEO.

  • Lightning Round: Walter Energy, News Corp, Alcoa and More Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 7:51 PM ET

    Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Copper Supply Squeeze Coming, Prices to Jump: Analyst Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 7:49 PM ET
    As global copper production continues to decline, the commodity price will rise in the second half of the year, according to Gavin Wendt of MineLife.

    Copper prices fell on Friday after data from China showed factory activity slowed more than expected in the world’s largest copper consumer. Copper prices have suffered a lack-luster performance in the second quarter, finishing flat. But one analyst says prices are set to jump later this year as world demand for copper continues to grow but mining output declines.

  • Kleinfeld Warns of Debt Repercussions     Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 7:44 AM ET

    If a debt deal is not done by August 2nd, it will hit the markets very hard. Klaus Kleinfeld, Alcoa chairman/CEO discussing the debt problems in Washington and how the markets will respond.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Smart Metal Trades     Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 3:51 PM ET

    How to best play the metals space, with Brian Stutland, Stutland Equities.

  • Buy Mining Plays with Assets In Mongolia: Pro Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 5:36 AM ET

    The Mongolian mining industry, which is to benefit from China's huge appetite for resources, is a sector to bet on. One fund manager suggests investing in mining plays that are listed internationally, but have assets in Mongolia.

  • Alcoa Reports Q2 Results     Monday, 11 Jul 2011 | 10:17 AM ET

    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.

  • Common Politics Muddy Waters in Rare Earth Discovery Wednesday, 6 Jul 2011 | 10:39 AM ET

    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.

  • Setback for China's Export Limits     Tuesday, 5 Jul 2011 | 3:45 PM ET

    The World Trade Organization is stepping up the pressure on China to open the spigot on exports of rare earth minerals, with Jon Hykawy, Byron Capital Markets; Anthony Young, Dahlman Rose Metals & Mining; and Christopher Ecclestone, Hallgarten & Co.

  • Lynas' Rare Earths Project Faces Protests, Opposition Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011 | 10:55 PM ET

    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.

  • Culture of Bailouts to Boost Gold Stocks: Analyst Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011 | 1:22 AM ET
    Jay Taylor of Taylor Hard Money Advisors is bullish on smaller gold mining firms as he expects gold prices to rise on Euro-zone debt worries.

    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.