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  • California adopts olive-oil labeling standards Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 3:46 PM ET

    SACRAMENTO, Calif.— The state Department of Food and Agriculture has approved standards for grading and labeling California- produced olive oil that will require makers to prove their product really is extra-virgin olive oil if the label on the bottle says so.

  • Primero reports underground fatality at Mexico mine Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 1:59 PM ET

    TORONTO, Sept 19- Canadian precious metals miner Primero Mining Corp said on Friday an employee of one of its contractors was killed in an isolated underground accident at its flagship San Dimas mine in Mexico on Thursday night.

  • Midday Glance: Coal companies Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 1:33 PM ET

    Arch Coal fell$. 03 or. 9 percent, to $2.63. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 22 or. 6 percent, to $37.76. Peabody Energy fell$. 26 or 1.9 percent, to $13.23.

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 1:33 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 09 or. 2 percent, to $53.50. DuPont Co. rose$. 40 or. 6 percent, to $71.60.

  • Midday Glance: Silver companies Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 1:33 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 07 or 2.4 percent, to $2.69. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 31 or 2.5 percent, to $12.12. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 05 or. 6 percent, to $6.93.

  • Governor: Montana can cut carbon, keep jobs Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 1:07 PM ET

    Steve Bullock said Friday that Montana can meet the Obama administration's goal of reducing climate pollution while protecting energy-related jobs and avoiding the closure of coal plants that generate the bulk of the state's emissions.

  • Early Glance: Coal companies Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 10:16 AM ET

    Arch Coal rose$. 05 or 1.9 percent, to $2.70. Consol Energy Inc. rose$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $38.02. Peabody Energy rose$. 13 or. 9 percent, to $13.62.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 10:16 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 60 or 1.1 percent, to $54.19. DuPont Co. rose$. 75 or 1.1 percent, to $71.95.

  • Early Glance: Silver companies Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 10:16 AM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 01 or. 2 percent, to $2.75. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 11 or. 9 percent, to $12.54. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 03 or. 4 percent, to $7.00.

  • Early Glance: Gold companies Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 10:16 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 21 or 1.3 percent, to $15.79. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 04 or. 2 percent, to $24.45.

  • LONDON, Sept 19- The zinc rally has run out of steam. But the benchmark LME three-month price has over the last couple of weeks retreated from above $2,400 per tonne to a current $2,260. The LME's Commitments of Traders Report showed money managers trimming their net long position by 12,271 lots, or 306,775 tonnes, in the week to Sept. 12.

  • SYDNEY, Sept 19- Australia's miners face tough times amid a meteoric fall in the price of their cash cow, iron ore, but there are plenty of reasons to believe the rest of the economy can weather the storm and perhaps even profit from it.

  • Final Glance: Coal companies Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    Arch Coal fell$. 15 or 5.4 percent, to $2.65. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 89 or 2.3 percent, to $37.98. Peabody Energy fell$. 70 or 4.9 percent, to $13.49.

  • Final Glance: Silver companies Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 06 or 2.1 percent, to $2.75. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 24 or 1.9 percent, to $12.43. Silver Wheaton fell$. 24 or 1.1 percent, to $22.25.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were mixed at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 56 or 1.0 percent, to $53.59. DuPont Co. rose $1.95 or 2.8 percent, to $71.20.

  • Final Glance: Gold companies Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 25 or 1.5 percent, to $16.00. Gold Fields fell$. 04 or. 9 percent, to $4.26. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 18 or. 7 percent, to $24.49.

  • The headwinds faced by China's massive steel sector- falling profit margins and growing dependence on handouts- are shared by other key industrial and infrastructure-related sectors, including aluminium, cement and coal.

  • TORONTO, Sept 18- United States Steel Corp's Canadian unit had sought a wide ranging set of relief measures from the Ontario government before it filed for creditor protection in Canada earlier this week, according to a source familiar with the matter.

  • Midday Glance: Gold companies Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 1:18 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 23 or 1.4 percent, to $16.02. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 23 or. 9 percent, to $24.44.

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 1:18 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 14 or. 3 percent, to $54.01. DuPont Co. rose $1.93 or 2.8 percent, to $71.18.

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