Metals and Mining


  • US Bans New Mining Claims Near Grand Canyon Monday, 9 Jan 2012 | 1:33 PM ET
    Open cast mining for iron ore.

    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.

  • How to Use the Euro to Play Oil Prices Thursday, 5 Jan 2012 | 1:08 PM ET
    The Syncrude oil sands extraction facility near the town of Fort McMurray in Alberta Province, Canada.

    If oil prices resume their climb, this strategist says you can profit from a euro trade.

  • The Deepest Gold Mine in the World     Friday, 30 Dec 2011 | 12:40 PM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani traveled to Africa to report on the deepest gold mine the world.

  • For Metals, Buying Chance Coming, But Still Months Away Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 1:49 PM ET
    Cash and gold

    The four-month slump in gold and other metals by nature is setting up a buying opportunity somewhere, but it could be months before a solid entry point materializes.

  • Molycorp Drops to 15-Month Low     Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011 | 5:15 PM ET

    Shares of Molycorp dropped 14% on Wednesday, on the heels of a JPMorgan downgrade. A look at the rare earth play, with the Fast Money traders.

  • Playing Gold in 2012     Tuesday, 27 Dec 2011 | 1:55 PM ET

    In 2011, Gold has hit a low of $1,307 in late January and reached a nominal high of $1,923 in early September. Discussing what is ahead for the precious metal in the new year, with Sterling Smith, Country Hedging and Jeffrey Christian, CPM Group.

  • As gold prices dipped below $1,600 on Monday, commodities trader Dan Dicker said it could be time to buy.

  • Talking Numbers: Metal Meltdown?     Thursday, 15 Dec 2011 | 3:26 PM ET

    Richard Ross, Auerbach Grayson, and Peter Boockvar, Miller Tabak, discuss what the charts are saying about gold and silver, which have had a rough couple days. Could a bottom be near?

  • Bullish on Asia's Energy Outlook     Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011 | 9:50 PM ET

    Alex Latzer, Head, Metals & Mining Research at Daiwa Capital Markets, eschews metals in favor of regional energy plays such as coal and uranium in the face of dwindling Chinese demand.

  • Investment Strategies After RBA's Decision     Monday, 5 Dec 2011 | 10:40 PM ET

    John Corr, MD & Founder at Fortitude Capital, thinks that the retailers will suffer from the latest rate cut but is still bullish on the mining sector, especially Flinders Mines, New Hope Coal and CSG Limited.

  • Europe Still Needs a Silver Bullet     Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 10:20 PM ET

    Michael Mccormick, Director of Belvedere Share Managers discusses his concerns over whether euro zone leaders can properly address the region's debt crisis.

  • Buying Opportunities in Resource Sector     Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 5:40 PM ET

    Eduardo Elsztain, chairman of Austral Gold Limited and Chairman of Cresud talks about investing in the resources sector.

  • First Majestic Silver CEO on Mining Biz     Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 2:19 PM ET

    Insight on the business of mining silver, with Keith Neumeyer, First Majestic Silver president & CEO.

  • Mining is Everything     Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 1:44 PM ET

    A look at what's trending in the mining industry now, with James T. Prokopanko, The Mosaic Company president & CEO, and CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • Mitchell Krebs on Silver     Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 12:55 PM ET

    Mitchell Krebs, Coeur D'Alene CEO & president, discusses the direction of silver prices and its impact on the stock.

  • Rio Tinto: Striking Hot Iron     Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 3:45 PM ET

    Tom Albanese, Rio Tinto CEO, discusses the comeback for iron ore prices.

  • Technical Look at Precious Metals     Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 11:40 AM ET

    Daniel Stillhart, technical analyst at Frankfurter Bankgesellschaft Zurich, joined CNBC to take a technical look at Comex gold, silver and copper futures.

  • Top Picks: Evolution Mining & Collins Foods     Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 10:40 PM ET

    Angus Geddes, CEO of Fat Prophets likes these two stocks as he thinks that Evolution is trading at a substantial discount to its peers and that Collins Foods' underlying business is stable & defensive.

  • Technical Look at Mining Stocks     Wednesday, 2 Nov 2011 | 4:15 AM ET

    Rupert Nathan, head of fund management at Fat Prophets, took a technical look at Randgold Resources's third quarter profits, plus US spot gold and the Stoxx Europe Basic Resources index.

  • Metals: Finding Value in Copper     Wednesday, 2 Nov 2011 | 3:10 AM ET

    Walter de Wet, head of commodities at Standard Bank, joined CNBC to take a technical look at copper high grade futures.