Materials and Metals


  • Steel Industry Faces Tough Times     Monday, 10 Oct 2011 | 11:52 AM ET

    The materials sector has been down about 20% in the past six months, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

  • The Volatility Factors & the Global Trade     Friday, 7 Oct 2011 | 4:36 PM ET

    Discussing how investors can protect their portfolios next week, with Stephanie Link, The Street vice president of strategy and Komal Sri-Kumar, TCW chief global strategist.

  • Sector Winners & Losers     Thursday, 6 Oct 2011 | 12:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Mandy Drury is at the CNBC Real Time Exchange with a look at today's sector winners: financials and materials.

  • Best Way to Play Volatility: Strategists Wednesday, 5 Oct 2011 | 2:38 PM ET
    Traders buy and sell crude oil futures contracts at the New York Mercantile Exchange.

    Just about everybody on Wall Street thinks volatility is here to stay. What they disagree over is what investors should do about it.

  • Materials Stocks Lead Rally     Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 11:51 AM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan with a look at the materials sector leading Tuesday's big stock rally.

  • Sector Winners & Losers     Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011 | 3:44 PM ET

    Industrials are up and energy is down. A look at the highest and lowest performing sectors, with CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • NYSE Midday Update     Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011 | 1:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani reports on the trading day from the NYSE.

  • Buy Mining Plays with Assets In Mongolia: Pro Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 5:36 AM ET

    The Mongolian mining industry, which is to benefit from China's huge appetite for resources, is a sector to bet on. One fund manager suggests investing in mining plays that are listed internationally, but have assets in Mongolia.

  • Setback for China's Export Limits     Tuesday, 5 Jul 2011 | 3:45 PM ET

    The World Trade Organization is stepping up the pressure on China to open the spigot on exports of rare earth minerals, with Jon Hykawy, Byron Capital Markets; Anthony Young, Dahlman Rose Metals & Mining; and Christopher Ecclestone, Hallgarten & Co.

  • Dennis Gartman: Sell-Off to Get Worse Monday, 6 Jun 2011 | 6:38 PM ET

    Strategic investor Dennis Gartman thinks the recent market action is pretty bearish. He expects the correction to get 'reasonably more serious.'

  • Halftime: Did Goldman Sachs Just Save The Bulls? Tuesday, 24 May 2011 | 1:25 PM ET

    Energy and materials again landed front and center on every trader's radar after Goldman Sachs made some seriously bullish comments.

  • One Company's Effort to Save a Dying City Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 3:45 PM ET
    Downtown Reading, Pennsylvania

    The scene outside Carpenter Technologies has been repeated once or twice a month for about the last two years. Eighteen men and women receiving a full factory tour as part of their official transition from temporary employee to full-time staff.

  • Cramer: Avoid Investing In These 2 Sectors Wednesday, 23 Mar 2011 | 7:50 PM ET

    Try these two sectors instead, the "Mad Money" host said.

  • The Big Mining Problem: Where to Put All the Cash Wednesday, 9 Mar 2011 | 5:49 AM ET

    The mining industry is beginning to run out of debt and this is proving to be a problem according to Andrew Keen, the head of metals & mining research at HSBC.

  • Oil Supplies Are Key Topic at Annual CERA Week Monday, 7 Mar 2011 | 9:40 PM ET

    Top energy industry leaders gather in Houston this week at a critical time for the oil producing world and are expected to attempt to assure markets that supply is ample around the globe.

  • Give Your Portfolio Some Energy Friday, 4 Mar 2011 | 7:11 PM ET

    Cramer interviews the CEO, who's company might give your portfolio the boost it needs.

  • Burrowing for Wealth in the Year of Rabbit Sunday, 6 Feb 2011 | 9:54 PM ET
    Attentive rabbit

    It’s time to pull the rabbit out of the hat! After the volatility that marked the year of the Golden Tiger, the incoming Metal Rabbit may be just what the doctor ordered to bring some calm back to the markets.

  • Commodities Will ‘Make A Fortune’: Jim Rogers Thursday, 27 Jan 2011 | 12:08 AM ET
    International investor Jim Rogers

    Despite the recent price volatility, and tightening measures from China and India, renowned global investor Jim Rogers says commodities are where you should be putting your money.

  • Morning Note: Gold to Lose Its Shine Next Year Thursday, 16 Dec 2010 | 10:11 AM ET

    Fast Money Trader Joe Terranova cautions investors to be wary of a gold bust next year.

  • Ring in the New Deal Wednesday, 15 Dec 2010 | 11:10 AM ET

    The "Fast Money" traders bet 2011 will be a big year for M&A.

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