LOUISVILLE, Ky.— National coal mining deaths dropped by more than half the year after the 2010 Upper Big Branch mine explosion in West Virginia, from 48 to 21, and there were 20 each in 2012 and 2013, and a record low of 15 so far in 2014. The U.S. averaged about 30 coal mining deaths a year in the five years before Upper Big Branch. Injuries in coal mines have been on the...» Read More
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.
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.
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.
Mike Khouw, Cantor Fitzgerald, with an options play on the materials sector.
The Fast Money Halftime Traders share investment advice on the rallying markets, and assess which are the best sectors now, with Pete Najarian, Optionsmonster.com; Stephen Weiss, Short Hills Capital; Steve Grasso, Stuart Frankel; Zachary Karabell, River Twice Research. Also, details of today's stock pops and drops.
Just about everybody on Wall Street thinks volatility is here to stay. What they disagree over is what investors should do about it.
Industrials are up and energy is down. A look at the highest and lowest performing sectors, with CNBC's Brian Shactman.
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.
Strategic investor Dennis Gartman thinks the recent market action is pretty bearish. He expects the correction to get 'reasonably more serious.'
Energy and materials again landed front and center on every trader's radar after Goldman Sachs made some seriously bullish comments.
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.
Try these two sectors instead, the "Mad Money" host said.
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.
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.
Cramer interviews the CEO, who's company might give your portfolio the boost it needs.
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.
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