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  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 8:08 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were up at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 12 or. 2 percent, to $51.12. DuPont Co. rose$. 73 or 1.0 percent, to $71.52.

  • Final Glance: Coal companies Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 8:08 PM ET

    Arch Coal rose$. 04 or 3.6 percent, to $1.03. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 48 or 1.6 percent, to $30.20. Peabody Energy fell$. 01 or. 2 percent, to $4.49.

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, April 24- Gold hit its lowest level in more than a month on Friday, falling for the third straight week as strength in global equities diverted interest from the precious metal, although uncertainty over the timing of a U.S. rate rise kept prices in a tight range. Spot gold was down 1.4 percent at $1,177.03 an ounce at 2:34 p.m. EDT, while U.S. gold...

  • Midday Glance: Coal companies Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 1:36 PM ET

    Arch Coal rose$. 05 or 5.1 percent, to $1.05. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 39 or 1.3 percent, to $30.29. Peabody Energy rose$. 09 or 2.0 percent, to $4.59.

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 1:36 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 16 or. 3 percent, to $50.84. DuPont Co. rose$. 36 or. 5 percent, to $71.14.

  • Midday Glance: Gold companies Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 1:36 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. unchanged at $12.64. Newmont Mining Corp. rose $1.80 or 7.7 percent, to $25.25.

  • Midday Glance: Silver companies Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 1:36 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 06 or 1.9 percent, to $3.04. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 13 or 1.4 percent, to $9.20. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 09 or 1.7 percent, to $5.34.

  • Early Glance: Coal companies Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 10:55 AM ET

    Arch Coal rose$. 04 or 3.6 percent, to $1.03. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 24 or. 8 percent, to $30.44. Peabody Energy rose$. 04 or. 8 percent, to $4.54.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 10:55 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 14 or. 3 percent, to $50.86. DuPont Co. rose$. 32 or. 5 percent, to $71.11.

  • Early Glance: Gold companies Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 10:55 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 16 or 1.3 percent, to $12.48. Newmont Mining Corp. rose $1.17 or 5.0 percent, to $24.62.

  • Early Glance: Silver companies Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 10:55 AM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 08 or 2.6 percent, to $3.02. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 14 or 1.5 percent, to $9.19. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 07 or 1.3 percent, to $5.36.

  • That measure was prompted by the ongoing war against Russian-backed separatists in the east, where Ukraine's most productive coal mines are located. The concern among supporters of Ukraine's coal industry is that cheaper foreign fuel could undermine the viability of domestic production. Akhmetov's DTEK holding company controls the bulk of Ukraine's...

  • SYDNEY, April 24- Australia is finding it harder than hoped to get over the hump of a decade-old mining boom as sliding resource prices and sluggish business investment foreshadow another year of substandard growth. The latest Reuters poll of analysts expects Australia's A $1.6 trillion of gross domestic product to grow 2.6 percent in 2015, just up on last...

  • Simpson Manufacturing misses Street 1Q forecasts Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 6:31 PM ET

    PLEASANTON, Calif. _ Simpson Manufacturing Co. on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $10.1 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 28 cents per share. Simpson Manufacturing shares have risen slightly more than 2 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Final Glance: Coal companies Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 6:05 PM ET

    Arch Coal fell$. 03 or 2.5 percent, to $0.99. Consol Energy Inc. rose$. 66 or 2.2 percent, to $30.68. Peabody Energy fell$. 37 or 7.6 percent, to $4.50.

  • Final Glance: Gold companies Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 6:05 PM ET

    Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 27 or 2.2 percent, to $12.64. Gold Fields Ltd ADS rose$. 10 or 2.4 percent, to $4.29. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 68 or 3.0 percent, to $23.45.

  • Final Glance: Silver companies Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 6:05 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 10 or 3.3 percent, to $3.10. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 21 or 2.3 percent, to $9.33. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 04 or. 7 percent, to $5.43.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 6:05 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were mixed at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 98 or 2.0 percent, to $51.00. DuPont Co. fell$. 65 or. 9 percent, to $70.79.

  • LIMA, Peru— Mourners carried a coffin holding a 61- year-old farmer through the streets of a southern Peru port city Thursday after the man became the first fatality of a monthlong protest against a Mexican-owned copper mining project. Agriculture Minister Juan Manuel Benites, the chief government negotiator in the dispute, said the widening protest against...

  • Newmont beats 1Q profit forecasts Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 4:39 PM ET

    GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. _ Newmont Mining Corp. on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $183 million. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 22 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

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