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Mike Harrowell, Senior Resources Analyst, BBY says that the QE boost to commodity prices does not reflect demand concerns and that base metals prices could be trading lower by end-December.
With the global economy slowing and the U.S. dollar strengthening it may now be time to invest in companies more tied to the U.S. economy, some market pros are saying.
London-based company Lonmin, the platinum mining firm affected by strikes at their Marikana facility in South Africa, is a definite opportunity for investors looking to enter the sector according to Alison Turner, mining analyst at Panmure Gordon.
Australia's Resources and Energy Minister declared the resources boom over on Thursday, pointing to tough times ahead for the country's economy, which has been powered by the mining sector for over a decade now. This has prompted the question: Is Australia resilient enough to grow without its main economic driver?
The "Mad Money" host dishes on three big players in the chemical space, and why one of these stocks is just not like the others.
Using data provided by the financial information firm Sageworks, CNBC.com shows which industries took the worst beating in 2009 and 2010.
"The Dow is looking pretty bearish," says Abigail Doolittle, of Peak Theories Research, adding that FCX recently made a bearish "death cross."
CNBC's Bob Pisani explains two important factors impacting the market's decline on Tuesday.
Insight on the earnings parade, with Christine Short, S&P Capital IQ.
The Fast Money Halftime traders share investment strategies while the markets are experiencing the worst day in almost a month.
Anticipating how the markets will fare in Q2, with Michael Yoshikami, Destination Wealth Mgmt. founder/CEO, and Savita Subramanian, BofA Merill Lynch head of equity and quantitative strategy.
Sharing investment strategies since better-than-expected data on U.S. and Chinese manufacturing was announced, with Steve Auth, Federated Investors global equities CIO.
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.
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