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  • Final Glance: Silver companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 6:57 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 12 or 4.8 percent, to $2.61. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 47 or 4.6 percent, to $10.59. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 34 or 5.9 percent, to $6.07.

  • Final Glance: Coal companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 6:57 PM ET

    Arch Coal fell$. 22 or 8.7 percent, to $2.32. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 84 or 2.0 percent, to $40.14. Peabody Energy fell$. 17 or 1.5 percent, to $10.99.

  • Final Glance: Gold companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 6:57 PM ET

    Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 37 or 3.0 percent, to $12.90. Gold Fields rose$. 19 or 4.4 percent, to $4.53. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 54 or 2.8 percent, to $19.71.

  • Midday Glance: Gold companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 1:18 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 07 or. 6 percent, to $12.60. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 21 or 1.1 percent, to $19.38.

  • Midday Glance: Silver companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 1:18 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 04 or 1.6 percent, to $2.53. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 17 or 1.7 percent, to $10.29. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 13 or 2.3 percent, to $5.86.

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 15 or. 3 percent, to $52.11. DuPont Co. fell$. 25 or. 3 percent, to $71.90.

  • Midday Glance: Coal companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    Arch Coal fell$. 23 or 9.1 percent, to $2.31. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 68 or 1.7 percent, to $40.30. Peabody Energy fell$. 22 or 2.0 percent, to $10.94.

  • United Mine Workers responds to strike complaint Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 11:02 AM ET

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va.— A Patriot Coal subsidiary used contract workers who violated safety standards at a Marion County mine, endangering union workers, according to court documents the union filed in a dispute with the company. The subsidiary, Eastern Associated Coal, sued after union workers walked off the job Oct. 17 at the Federal No. 2 mine about 25 miles west of...

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 10:22 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 14 or. 3 percent, to $52.12. DuPont Co. fell$. 50 or. 7 percent, to $71.65.

  • Early Glance: Coal companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 10:22 AM ET

    Arch Coal fell$. 07 or 2.8 percent, to $2.47. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 02 or percent, to $40.96. Peabody Energy rose$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $11.17.

  • Early Glance: Gold companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 10:22 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 11 or. 9 percent, to $12.64. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 19 or 1.0 percent, to $19.36.

  • Early Glance: Silver companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 10:22 AM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 08 or 3.2 percent, to $2.57. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 22 or 2.2 percent, to $10.34. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 23 or 4.0 percent, to $5.96.

  • LIMA, Nov 25- A crackdown on illegal gold mining in Peru has spawned new smuggling routes through its porous border with Bolivia with some gangs using human mules, armored cars and light aircraft to evade capture. The gold is ghosted across jungles, rainforest and Lake Titicaca on the mountainous border, and is then sold to dealers who process the precious metal...

  • Calorie count to appear with many prepared foods Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Whether they want to or not, consumers will soon know how many calories they are eating when ordering off the menu at chain restaurants, picking up prepared foods at supermarkets and even eating a tub of popcorn at the movie theater. The Food and Drug Administration announced long-delayed calorie labeling rules Tuesday, requiring establishments...

  • Final Glance: Gold companies Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 6:08 PM ET

    Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 27 or 2.1 percent, to $12.58. Gold Fields fell$. 08 or 1.8 percent, to $4.34. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 52 or 2.6 percent, to $19.17.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 6:08 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were down at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 58 or 1.1 percent, to $52.26. DuPont Co. unchanged at $72.15.

  • Final Glance: Silver companies Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 6:08 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 01 or. 4 percent, to $2.50. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 38 or 3.6 percent, to $10.12. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 10 or 1.7 percent, to $5.73.

  • "A guy can invest in the Alberta oil sands or a Bakken shale-type company and they are going to make a little bit of money, but they are not going to hit that grand-slam home run we are looking for in elephant country," said Mark Sommer, spokesman at Simba Energy. But Ebola, Islamic State and the Ukraine conflict have made an already tough market tougher for these...

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 10:27 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 29 or. 5 percent, to $52.55. DuPont Co. fell$. 29 or. 4 percent, to $71.86.

  • Early Glance: Coal companies Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 10:27 AM ET

    Arch Coal fell$. 07 or 2.6 percent, to $2.64. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 66 or 1.6 percent, to $40.85. Peabody Energy fell$. 23 or 2.0 percent, to $11.21.

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