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  • BHP's Copper Output Up 23%, Iron Ore at Record Tuesday, 23 Oct 2007 | 12:07 AM ET

    BHP Billiton, the world's biggest miner, churned out as much copper, iron ore and coal as it could in the first quarter to keep up with surging China-driven demand, but failed to impress investors.

  • Stop Trading!: Buy Minerals Monday, 22 Oct 2007 | 3:19 PM ET

    Sell the financials and buy the oversold mineral and oil stocks, Cramer said.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.

  • Alcoa Posts 3% Rise in Profit, Boosts Share Buyback Wednesday, 10 Oct 2007 | 10:28 AM ET

    Aluminum producer Alcoa reported that third-quarter profit rose 3%, boosted by a gain on the sale of its stake in Chinese aluminum company that offset weaker aluminum prices and restructuring costs.

  • Stop Trading!: Buy the Banks Monday, 8 Oct 2007 | 11:03 AM ET

    If you believe we hit a bottom, Cramer has some recommendations for you.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.

  • BHP Buys Stake in Offshore Falkland Oil Fields Tuesday, 2 Oct 2007 | 8:43 AM ET

    BHP Billiton said Tuesday it bought a 40% interest in 14 offshore exploration and production licenses near the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic from Falkland Oil and Gas.

  • A Market Divided Against Itself Tuesday, 25 Sep 2007 | 9:16 PM ET

    Technical analysis is becoming a mainstream way to time and predict stock moves and market tops and bottoms. Carter Worth, chief market technician at Oppenheimer, joined the panel to explain what he’s seeing – and where he thinks we’re going.

  • Ultimate Global Growth Trade Tuesday, 18 Sep 2007 | 10:15 AM ET

    Despite the credit crunch and amid see-saw-like volatility, commodities continue to break records. Monday was a record day for oil and gold is at its highest price since May 2006. Are commodities still the route to riches?

  • European Stocks Close Up after Strong U.S. Data Friday, 24 Aug 2007 | 12:17 PM ET

    European stocks finished the week in the green after stronger-than-expected U.S. durable goods orders and new home sales data on Friday pushed back fears of a spillover of the credit markets crisis to the wider economy.

  • BHP Billiton Seeks to Grow Aggressively in India Friday, 24 Aug 2007 | 4:20 AM ET

    BHP Billiton, the world's biggest mining company, said it would seek to grow aggressively in India where volume growth is outstripping China, its other boom market.

  • Pisani's Trader Talk: Good Signs in Market Fundamentals Wednesday, 22 Aug 2007 | 4:12 PM ET
    Bob Pisani on the floor of the NYSE.

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  • It's Time for the Lightning Round! Thursday, 16 Aug 2007 | 11:01 AM ET

    Downey Financial, Freeport-McMoRan, WWE and more...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.

  • Rio Tinto First-Half profit Dips 6% on Higher Cost Thursday, 2 Aug 2007 | 3:35 AM ET

    Global miner Rio Tinto first-half profit fell 6%, hurt by higher costs and unfavorable exchange rates despite selling its copper, iron ore, and other industrial commodities at sharply higher prices.

  • Stocks ended sharply lower on several disappointing earnings reports and concerns about the housing industry. "The housing story has gone from bad to worse. It's pretty clear that the subprime market is not as well contained as a lot of people had been thinking," said David Rosenberg, North American economist at Merrill Lynch.

  • BHP Billiton Posts Record Output Across Operations Monday, 23 Jul 2007 | 10:56 PM ET

    BHP Billiton, the world's top miner, reported a series of annual production records on Tuesday, highlighted by a 17% jump in fourth-quarter copper output.

  • BHP Not Interested in Alcoa: Report Friday, 20 Jul 2007 | 4:27 AM ET

    Miner BHP Billiton will not launch a $45 billion bid for U.S. aluminum giant Alcoa, The Australian newspaper reported on Friday, citing unnamed sources.

  • Stronger than expected earnings from IBM helped to push the Dow Jones Industrial Average to a record close above 14,000 for the first time - just two days after the Dow broke above that level on an intraday basis.  The S&P 500 also closed at a record high.

  • Options Report: Big Year For Options; Alcoa Calls Slump Thursday, 19 Jul 2007 | 3:46 PM ET

    One area of trading that has seen explosive growth this year is the options market.  Year over year trading volume in June jumped over 30% and is up 25% for the first half of the year, according to the Options Industry Council.

  • BHP Not Interested In Acquiring Alcoa, Report Says Thursday, 19 Jul 2007 | 3:36 PM ET

    A newspaper in Australia is reporting that BHP Billiton is not interested in acquiring U.S. Aluminum company Alcoa.

  • Wall Street Focus: Mergers, Crude and Earnings Monday, 16 Jul 2007 | 8:38 AM ET

    Speculation in London newspapers over the weekend about a potential $50 billion offer on the way for Alcoa from BHP Billiton is among the largest of possible deals for traders to focus on today.

  • Merger news and corporate announcements were some of the catalysts behind the most actively traded stocks on Thursday.