GO
Loading...

Materials and Metals

More

  • Celeb Moneymaker Keeps Top Spot: Garson In Second Monday, 16 Apr 2007 | 11:24 AM ET

    World champ poker player Chris Moneymaker retains his lead in Trading With The Stars--though actor Willie Garson climbed back into second. Only about $10,000 separates the two. The balance between the two will hang on Monday's (today's) performance of Moneymaker's purchase of Rio Narcea Mines and Willie's buy of Mattel. AND Johnny Bench fought his way...

  • Celeb Moneymaker "Bets" His Way To The Top! Wednesday, 11 Apr 2007 | 10:50 AM ET

    World champion poker player Chris Moneymaker is number one in Trading With The Stars! He knocks Willie Garson out of first place--taking the lead for the SECOND time in the competition. He was number one back on April 3rd. (thanks to producer Lori Spechler for pointing this out). BUT is it a "bluff?"--only $2,590.29 separates the two players. So, there could be more trading places in the days ahead. Here's a breakdown:

  • Celeb Garson Holds Lead But Collins Moves Up Tuesday, 10 Apr 2007 | 10:03 AM ET
    Willie Garson

    Willie Garson proves himself as a celeb to beat, and holds the lead for the 3rd straight day in Trading With The Stars. There was a "flip flop" (no politicians here) of sorts as actor Stephen Collins replaced champion poker player Chris Moneymaker in the second spot--and Chris is in third. All the other celebs are holding their previous places. Actor James Cromwell is showing...

  • Stocks: What You're Buying, Selling And Holding Tuesday, 10 Apr 2007 | 9:25 AM ET

    Okay, here's a look at the stocks making the most waves from last Thursday to Monday's close. There are the usual suspects in the most actives and most widely held. But new names are showing up in the best and worst performing. Earnings boosted one stock, WDFC and helped put James Kraber into second place on the leaderboard, as we mentioned in our first post today.

  • Celeb Gold: Still Searching For A Big Move Monday, 9 Apr 2007 | 11:56 AM ET

    Here's a look at where celeb Judy Gold stands in Trading with the Stars--as chronicled by the crew on "Morning Call," the show she's playing for.  She's in 6th place, but DYING to move up a spot or two. Willie Garson still leads the pack after what can only be described as a "tremendous" move up the ranks. (see Timothy Sykes' blog post today).

  • Celeb Willie G. Makes Move: Now In First!! Thursday, 5 Apr 2007 | 10:59 AM ET

    Wow--a big move and an exciting day for the celebrities in "Trading With The Stars." In a big upset--really big--actor Willie Garson propels himself from last place to take the top spot on a HUGE gain with his trade on Robbins & Myers. All our celebs showed gains in their portfolio except for Ernie Hudson who lost out on AgioDynamics which he held a day too long, erasing his earlier gains and dropping him into last place..

  • Stock Updates: New Name Makes Most Active List Thursday, 5 Apr 2007 | 10:22 AM ET

    Here's our look at the stocks making the most "noise" with traders. There's a new name on the most actives--as you will see below. And Freemont General seems to have run its course, and takes a top spot in the worst performing list--while still showing up in the most active list as well as the most widely held.

  • Update On Most Active Stocks And Biggest Gainers Wednesday, 4 Apr 2007 | 9:46 AM ET

    Hi folks. Here's a look at the stocks you are buying and trading. The best performing trades by % gain from Monday's close to Tuesday's close were: Valhi : If you bought on Monday at $14.90 and held/sold on Tuesday with a close of $17.93, the contestant gained 20.34% on the trade. Valhi gained almost 13% Monday and Tuesday, followed with another 20% gain...

  • Guest Blogger James Altucher: His Picks For Contest Tuesday, 3 Apr 2007 | 3:21 PM ET

    We add another guest blogger to our site--James Altucher, who is a regular on the contest program "How To Win." James joins Jeff Mishlove who also appears on "How To Win," and both will write about their picks and sometimes their pans (we hope not to often on that last part). Here's what James sent us today..

  • Celebs Raise Stakes As Money Flows In Tuesday, 3 Apr 2007 | 10:40 AM ET

    Our celeb stock players seem to be getting the hang of "making money." All but two of them saw gains Monday (even Johnny Bench!). Ernie Hudson had the biggest "up" percentage--gaining 1.01% or just a little over $10k. Only Chris Gardner, down a minisucle 0.01% or $80.00 and Wille Garson, down a bigger .058% or $5,600, came out on the losing end.

  • Nippon Steel, Tata in Talks on Joint Output Monday, 26 Mar 2007 | 7:58 PM ET

    Nippon Steel, the world's second-largest steel maker, is in talks with India's Tata Steel tojointly produce automotive sheet steel in India, the Nikkei business daily reported on Tuesday.

  • Xstrata Makes $4 Billion Cash Bid for LionOre Monday, 26 Mar 2007 | 5:40 AM ET

    Mining company Xstrata said Monday it has made a 4.6 billion Canadian dollar ($4 billion; 3 billion euros) takeover bid for Canada's LionOre Mining International.

  • Arcelor, Nippon Steel to Double U.S. Output Sunday, 25 Mar 2007 | 10:55 PM ET

    Arcelor Mittal and Nippon Steel have agreed to boost automotive sheet capacity at theirequally-owned joint venture in the U.S., the Nikkei business daily reported on Monday.

  • Flowing Profits or Dry Well? Thursday, 22 Mar 2007 | 6:22 PM ET

    Sometimes there is just no pure play in a sector, and water is a perfect example. But that doesn't mean this isn't money to be made there -- as long as investors are aware of the risks.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • OPEC Hopes to Keep Oil at $50 to $60 Thursday, 22 Mar 2007 | 5:47 AM ET

    The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries aims to keep oil prices at a "reasonable" $50-$60 a barrel, a level that supports upstream investment and economic growth, the head of its research arm said on Thursday.

  • Celeb Judy Gold--Hello, You're Losing Ground!! Wednesday, 21 Mar 2007 | 12:46 PM ET
    Judy Gold

    Judy, Judy, Judy--HELLO!. You're in 6th place after Tuesday's "Trading With The Stars" action. That's after you were in 4th place on Monday. Okay, Judy's had two days of falling value--something that did NOT go unnoticed by CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera on "Morning Call." That's the show Judy's playing for--at least the first hour.

  • Celebs Heat Up Trades While Standings Change Wednesday, 21 Mar 2007 | 9:58 AM ET

    Here's our current celebrity standings for "Trading With The Stars," and what they've been up to. Not much difference from Monday, as the top three spots remain the same. But Judy Gold is slipping down a bit. She was in 4th place after Monday's action, but is now in 6th from Tuesday. James Cromwell moves up to 5th from 6th.

  • Canada's Wolfden Agrees to Zinifex $306 Million Offer Monday, 19 Mar 2007 | 10:33 PM ET

    Australia-listed zinc miner Zinifex said on Tuesday Canada's Wolfden Resources has backed a scaled-down $306 million takeover bid.

  • POSCO Denies Report Arcelor Mittal Eyeing Bid Thursday, 15 Mar 2007 | 9:42 PM ET

    Arcelor Mittal, the world's biggest steel maker, could be interested in making a hostile takeover of South Korean steel maker POSCO, the Korea Economic Daily said on Friday.

  • European Stocks to Watch Thursday, 8 Mar 2007 | 10:48 AM ET

    Here some of Thursday’s big movers on European stock markets: Bwin Interactive Entertainment, Sidenor, William Demant, Sacyr Vallehermoso, Pernod Ricard, Carrefour and TUI.

Contact Materials and Metals

  • CNBC NEWSLETTERS

    Get the best of CNBC in your inbox

    › Learn More