SHANGHAI, March 13- Growing jitters about the financial health of bloated industries in China have prompted many banks to cut lending in these sectors by as much as 20 percent, banking and industry sources with knowledge of the matter said.» Read More
Sharing investor advice amid growing concerns over a hard-landing in China and rising gasoline prices, with Thomas Lee, JPMorgan chief U.S. equity strategist, and Stephen Gallagher, Societe Generale corporate and investment banking.
Pier 1 Imports has a very large loyal customer base, says Anthony Chukumba, BB&T Capital Markets specialty hardlines retailers analyst, whose company has a buy rating on the company.
Jim Cramer’s researcher, Nicole Urken, takes a look at why the recent surge in financials still reflects early stages of group’s rally.
Indonesia's recent policy measures, like capping foreign ownership in mines, has not gone down well with investors and the policy uncertainty is going to continue, says one expert as Southeast Asia's largest economy prepares for elections in 2014.
Materials stood out as the one sector ETF that has yet to reverse an intermediate-term downtrend, Peak Theories Research’s Abigail Doolittle said.
Rio Tinto is investing $518 million in driverless trains for its 1,500 kilometer (930 mile) Western Australian iron-ore rail network, increasing network capacity as the world no. 2 iron ore miner aims to boost output 60 percent by 2015.
Fortescue Metals, Australia's third largest iron ore miner, more than doubled its half-year net profit as it ramped up sales to China, but cut its production guidance for the current quarter due disruptions caused by bad weather.
An options strategy on the materials sector, with Mike Khouw, Cantor Fitzgerald.
Global miner Rio Tinto announced on Wednesday a $3.4 billion expansion of iron ore mining in Australia, where it has mapped out a plan to lift capacity by more than 50 percent in anticipation of growing demand from Chinese steel mills.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on Tuesday's market rally, fueled by the financial and material sectors, and how to play it. Also, the trade on Acme Packet, down 19% after cutting its guidance.
Discussing what investors can expect as the markets start a new year, with Charlie Smith, Fort Pitt Capital Group CIO.
Health care stocks place third for the best performing sector in 2011 behind utilities and consumer staples. Sharing investor advice for 2012, with John Eade, Argus Research president.
CNBC's Bob Pisani and Rick Santelli analyze how home builder stocks and materials are impacting the stock market.
The materials sector has dipped to the second worst performing sector for 2011, with Frank Mitsch, Wells Fargo Securities senior equity analyst.
Financials are taking a hit today on worries the euro zone will continue to weigh on the euro. Sharing perspective on the economy moving into 2012, with Tim Courtney, Burns Advisory Group and David Smith, Rockland Trust.
Dissecting the day's major market news, with the Fast Money traders, including the rally in commodities, and banks, transports, materials & industrial stocks.
The market soared Wednesday, but if you think you missed the move, you’re wrong, say "Fast Money" pros.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on the rally in shares of U.S. Steel, and Carl Icahn's offer to acquire Commercial Metals for $15 per share.
Material and industrial stocks are already showing early signs of growth in the U.S., making it a good time to consider buying their shares.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabera reports Greece will have no referendum, and Fast Money trader, Steve Grasso has the trade on the metals and mining sector, and the trade on energy stocks.