Metals and Mining


  • 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.

  • Making Money in Metals     Monday, 20 Jun 2011 | 9:36 AM ET

    The trade on metals, with Marshall Berol, Encompass Fund and Jamie Cox, Harris Financial Group.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Commodities Bubble Will Not Burst: CEO Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 6:54 AM ET

    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.

  • Asia's Fastest Growing Companies Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | 8:21 PM ET
    Economists are growing increasingly alarmed about a slowdown in Asia. India’s economy posted its slowest growth in 5 quarters between January and March and Goldman Sachs has cut its growth forecast for 2011 for Asia ex-Japan to 7.8% from 8.2% previously.But despite the lower growth, Asia is the world’s fastest growing region. Consumption in China is expected to drive that economy to grow 9 percent this year, compared to a 2.6 percent growth for the U.S. economy.That growth is helping companies a

    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!

  • A Speculative Stock Worth Looking At? Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | 6:55 PM ET

    To find out more, Cramer talks with this company's CEO.

  • Cashing in on Commodity Volatility     Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | 4:18 PM ET

    A look at trades to play in a volatile metal and oil market, with Kent Moors, Duquesne University, and Peter klein, Fifth Third Asset Management.

  • Steel: Stocks of Strength     Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | 3:43 PM ET

    A looks at whether steel stocks will add strength to your portfolio, with Bridget Freas, Morningstar, Inc., and Charles Bradford, Bradford Research

  • Weak Dollar, Strong Demand Revive Commodity Bull Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | 8:13 AM ET

    Commodity prices are once again reaching record highs, supported by a weak dollar and improving global demand, whether it be speculative or not.

  • Copper Tubing

    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.

  • Monday Metals: Strike Gold     Monday, 23 May 2011 | 9:35 AM ET

    Gold shines but silver has tarnished. The best opportunities in the metals market, with Paul Simon, Tactical Allocation Group and James Shelton, Kanaly Trust.

  • Glencore's Big London Debut     Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 1:04 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports the numbers on the mining company's initial public offering on the London Exchange today.