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*Russia proposes Syria chemical weapons plan to avert war. *Gold gives back some of Friday's rally on tapering talk. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Sept 9- Gold fell on Monday, surrendering some of the gains made in the previous session, on market expectations that the Federal Reserve may taper its monetary stimulus.
**MOLEX INC, $38.54, up 31.4 pct. The maker of electronic connectors and cable assembly products said privately owned energy and chemicals conglomerate Koch Industries would buy it for about $7.2 billion. **MOSAIC CO, $43.69, up 3.6 pct.
**MOLEX INC, $38.47, up 31 pct. The maker of electronic connectors and cable assembly products said privately owned energy and chemicals conglomerate Koch Industries would buy it for about $7.2 billion. Shares of fertilizer companies jumped after Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that it was necessary to resolve a potash dispute with Belarus.
U.S. stocks rose, helping the S&P advance for a fifth straight day following upbeat economic data from China, though concerns about the possibility of a Western strike against Syria tempered investor enthusiasm. **MOLEX INC, $38.47, up 31 pct.
U.S. stocks rose at the open in the wake of upbeat economic data from China, though concerns remained about the possibility of a Western strike against Syria and its impact on the global economy. **MOLEX INC, $38.47, up 31 pct.
JUBA, Sept 9- China will help South Sudan develop a mining sector and is in talks to lend it between $1 and 2 billion for road, power and agriculture projects, oil and mining minister Stephen Dhieu Dau said on Monday.
BUCHAREST, Sept 9- Romanian lawmakers are set to reject a long-running bid by Canadian miner Gabriel Resources to open Europe's biggest open-cast gold mine in the Carpathian mountains due to mounting opposition, Prime Minister Victor Ponta said on Monday.
Mining giant Glencore Xstrata is expected to write down the value of assets inherited from Xstrata by as much as $7 billion, when it reports first-half earnings on Tuesday.
The Dow is in the red but industrial names are hitting new highs today. James Paulsen, Wells Capital Management; and Jerry Castellini, CastleArk Management, weigh in on big moves in the market.
With the S&P 500 reaching new records and flirting with 1,700, data show it to be a broad-based move, with all 10 S&P sectors close to 52-week highs.
Cyclicals are heating up as the summer approaches and the economy starts to show signs of improvement, analysts say.
Materials have lagged all year, but one option trader is betting that the sector will go from worst to first.
After years of on-off talks, Glencore's head Ivan Glasenberg gets to complete the $30 billion acquisition of Xstrata on Thursday, the mining industry's biggest takeover yet.
The massive plant explosion in Texas could be beneficial in the long-term to some fertilizer companies, Citigroup said in a research note on Thursday.
Codelco, the world's #1 copper producer, is losing a "relevant" amount of output due to a two-day-old strike at its Radomiro Tomic open pit mine in northern Chile, the company said on Sunday, branding the work stoppage illegal.
Oleg Deripaska, the CEO of the world's largest aluminum company Rusal said global commodity producers need to cut output by up to 10 percent.
China's plans to unlock what could be the world's biggest shale gas reserves risk running further off track after 16 firms recently awarded exploration rights lacked one core skill - not one has drilled a gas well before.
Global miner BHP Billiton appointed the head of its non-ferrous business as its new chief executive on Wednesday to replace Marius Kloppers.
New York City Mayor Bloomberg wants to ban styrofoam cups and containers, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
Australian mining-to-retail conglomerate Wesfarmers on Wednesday cut its full-year coal sales forecast, citing flooding in Australia and weak demand in Asia that is depressing sales prices.