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  • Early Glance: Coal companies Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 11:23 AM ET

    Arch Coal fell$. 05 or 4.3 percent, to $1.10. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 48 or 1.6 percent, to $29.81. Peabody Energy fell$. 24 or 3.6 percent, to $6.52.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 11:23 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 24 or. 5 percent, to $49.33. DuPont Co. fell$. 13 or. 2 percent, to $77.99.

  • Early Glance: Gold companies Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 11:23 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 $12.26. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 28 or 1.1 percent, to $25.47.

  • Early Glance: Silver companies Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 11:23 AM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 01 or. 2 percent, to $3.28. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $9.45. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 08 or 1.6 percent, to $4.70.

  • Chile eyes new push on a glacier protection law Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 11:13 AM ET

    SANTIAGO, March 5- The Chilean government and congressional lawmakers agreed this week to work together to try to pass legislation to protect the country's glaciers, a move that could hinder development of mining projects in the world's No. 1 copper exporter. Most glaciers in South America are already receding due to higher temperatures linked to global...

  • RICHMOND, Va.— A federal appeals court on Thursday invalidated a sweeping gag order in the case of a former coal company executive accused of violating safety standards at a West Virginia mine where an explosion killed 29 men. District Judge Irene Berger's order prohibited just about anyone, including victims' relatives, from speaking publicly about former...

  • FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates, March 5- Vopak, the world's largest independent storage tank operator, is expanding its chemical product storage capacity in Saudi Arabia, a senior executive told Reuters on Thursday. Vopak, which offers oil, chemical and biofuels storage in the world's top bunkering hubs Singapore and Rotterdam, as well as on the east coast of the...

  • MELBOURNE, March 5- London copper was little changed on Thursday as markets digested China's latest outline for economic reform and looked ahead to a central bank meeting in Europe and key U.S. jobs data. China's top state planning agency pledged on Thursday to accelerate policies to promote cleaner and renewable sources of energy and tackle overcapacity in...

  • Great Panther reports 4Q loss Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 7:13 PM ET

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia _ Great Panther Silver Ltd. on Wednesday reported a loss of $21.5 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Vancouver, British Columbia- based company said it had a loss of 15 cents. Keywords: Great Panther Silver, Earnings Report.

  • Final Glance: Gold companies Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 6:17 PM ET

    Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 36 or 2.9 percent, to $12.15. Gold Fields Ltd ADS fell$. 01 or. 2 percent, to $4.20. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 43 or 1.7 percent, to $25.19.

  • Final Glance: Coal companies Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 6:17 PM ET

    Arch Coal fell$. 06 or 5.0 percent, to $1.15. Consol Energy Inc. fell $1.49 or 4.7 percent, to $30.29. Peabody Energy fell$. 47 or 6.5 percent, to $6.76.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 6:17 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were up at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 32 or. 6 percent, to $49.57. DuPont Co. rose$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $78.12.

  • Final Glance: Silver companies Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 6:17 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 07 or 2.1 percent, to $3.27. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 18 or 3.5 percent, to $4.78. Silver Wheaton fell$. 12 or. 6 percent, to $19.90.

  • Trinseo reports 4Q loss Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 4:45 PM ET

    BERWYN, Pa. _ Trinseo SA on Wednesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $30 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 7 cents per share. Trinseo shares have increased nearly 5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Greif misses Street 1Q forecasts Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 4:39 PM ET

    DELAWARE, Ohio _ Greif Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $30.1 million. Greif expects full-year earnings in the range of $2.25 to $2.35 per share. Greif shares have decreased nearly 8 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • BILLINGS, Mont.— Settlement talks have been ordered to resolve a legal dispute in which former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer and others are seeking $10 million in compensation over mining claims that were condemned to make way for a major silver and copper mine. The claims, or mining rights, were condemned for the Montanore silver and copper mine proposed by Mines...

  • ALBANY, N.Y.— New York Sen. Charles Schumer is asking federal regulators to set a strict standard for the volatility of crude oil shipped by rail to help reduce destruction from accidents like a fiery derailment in West Virginia last month. Schumer says Wednesday he's particularly concerned about oil from the Bakken Shale formation in North Dakota and Montana...

  • Midday Glance: Coal companies Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 1:16 PM ET

    Arch Coal fell$. 08 or 6.2 percent, to $1.14. Consol Energy Inc. fell $1.46 or 4.6 percent, to $30.32. Peabody Energy fell$. 45 or 6.2 percent, to $6.78.

  • Midday Glance: Gold companies Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 1:16 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 31 or 2.5 percent, to $12.20. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 41 or 1.6 percent, to $25.21.

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 1:16 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 70 or 1.4 percent, to $49.95. DuPont Co. rose$. 10 or. 1 percent, to $78.17.

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