Chinese stocks led the sell-off in Asia on Monday, as the fall in commodity prices, questionable growth in the mainland sapped risk appetite.» Read More
Coal prices have more then doubled in a year. What's behind this booming trade?
Resource-hungry China may be planning to buy a more than 9 percent stake in BHP Billiton, the world's biggest miner, to gain influence over its proposed takeover of rival Rio Tinto, The Australian newspaper reported on Wednesday.
In Tuesday’s Web Extra the traders reveal how to play materials stocks on reports China is seeking to buy a larger stake in BHP Billiton.
South Korea's POSCO said on Thursday it was weighing up a rise in steel prices and may bid for Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine, which analysts say could fetch nearly 5 trillion won.
The traders completed round 1 of the Fast Money Madness tournament going toe-to-toe over financials and commodities. Who advances?
Don’t trade with the masses. Chart expert Carter Worth explains how to fight the crowd in financials and materials.
Stocks surge as gold sells off and oil settles. Get the news behind the headlinds as an historic week on Wall Street comes to an end.
The Lightning Round is extended in this new CNBC.com exclusive feature.
Chinese aluminum giant Aluminum Corp of China, which led a $14 billion equity investment in global miner Rio Tinto in January, has no immediate plans to raise money to help fund overseas acquisitions, its president said.
Dual-listed mining giant BHP Billiton is talking to sub-underwriting banks on a record $55 billion loan backing its hostile bid for rival Rio Tinto, banking sources said.
Tuesday's edition of CNBC's Cash Flow featured technical analyst Brandon Wendell, senior instructor at the Online Trading Academy. Due to time constraints, Brandon was not able to chart all e-mail requests on air. But, we are pleased to have him chart requests for zinc, QBE and BHP Billiton exclusively for CNBC.com.
By popular request, Daryl Guppy charts BHP Billiton's American Depository Receipts. And he throw's in a chart analysis of the NASDAQ to boot!
BHP Billiton said on Thursday it had been notified of a strike at its Cerro Matoso ferronickel mining and smelting business in Colombia after talks with a union over labor contracts failed.
Rio Tinto isn't interested in takeover bids from BHP Billiton -- or any other companies, says CEO Tom Albanese. In November 2007, BHP had offered 3.4 shares of BHP for every share of Rio Tinto. But Rio's board rejected the bid as well as a subsequent sweetened offer. The CEO explained to CNBC that in the days since the initial bid, "Our markets have gotten even stronger." Thank China.
The President of China's state-owned Chinalco remained remarkably cool under pressure during a Sydney press briefing earlier this month despite the figurative and literal glare of the media spotlight.
This week, we delve into the world of natural resources and chart the Chinese company, Chalco. Mining giants BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto have dominated the headlines of late, with BHP aggressively pursuing a bid to acquire Rio.
The Societe Generale trading scandal is in full swing, as the lawyer of jailed trader Jerome Kerviel said this week that his client should be released to be able to defned himself. Another scandal, this time involving investigations into whether rich German businessmen have been dodging taxes, has started to unfold. Read the week's European stories.
Blue chips finished higher for a third straight session after an unexpected increase in January retail sales. Technology stocks rallied after chip-equipment maker Applied Materials beat earnings forecasts.