Rio Tinto PLC


  • Does Bernanke Really Have to Act Now? Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 | 9:33 AM ET

    Just because the U.S. economic data have weakened a bit since the last Federal Open Market Committee meeting on June 20, does it automatically mean that the Fed will act now?

  • Hayden Bairstow, Head of Australian Resources Research, CLSA expects Rio Tinto to turn in strong iron ore production numbers, but he says it is key to watch the forward commentary that will be released alongside earnings in August.

  • Why Microsoft’s $6.2 Billion Charge Matters Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012 | 5:33 AM ET

    At first blush it’s easy to write off Microsoft’s $6.2 billion goodwill impairment charge, announced after the market’s close Monday, as an asterisk to its history that will have little significance to the company and its investors.

  • Stephen Hogan, Senior Private Client Advisor, Novus Capital says after some short term weakness, the ASX 200 is preparing for a period of significant growth once it finds its low this year.

  • Gold Stocks Oversold: Expert     Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 6:52 PM ET

    Chris Kimber, Managing Director, Wealth Management, Fat Prophets says gold stocks are oversold, and even though gold will be heading higher, he won't be chasing it.

  • Top 10 Countries for Chinese Investments Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 6:51 PM ET

    The massive financing needs of China's two biggest trading partners — the U.S. and Europe — could leave Beijing spoiled for choice as it plans to spend $560 billion in foreign investments over the next five years.

  • China Buyers Defer Raw Material Cargos Sunday, 20 May 2012 | 8:35 PM ET
    Aerial of iron ore ships at Port Hedland.

    Chinese consumers of thermal coal and iron ore are asking traders to defer cargos and – in some cases – defaulting on their contracts, in the clearest sign yet of the impact of the country’s economic slowdown on the global raw materials markets. The FT reports.

  • Bulging Chinese Inventories Undermine Copper Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 | 10:53 PM ET
    Reel of uninsulated copper wire

    China's rising  copper inventories and slowing economic growth is casting a pall over the usually bullish mood at Cesco week in Santiago, the largest annual gathering of the world’s copper miners, traders, consumers and investors. The FT reports.

  • Freeport-McMoran Not for Sale: CEO Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 | 4:44 PM ET
    Copper coil

    Copper miner Freeport-McMoran isn't for sale, and won't be buying any of its competitors anytime soon, CEO Richard Adkerson told CNBC Thursday.

  • Choose Resource Stocks Over Banks     Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012 | 11:44 PM ET

    John Corr, CIO, Aurora Funds Management discusses why Australian mining plays are safer for long-term investors than banks and urges short-term caution for Telstra shares.

  • David Lennox, Resources Analyst, Fat Prophets explains why he expects Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton to report robust production numbers, despite weather disruptions and labor disputes.

  • Are Diamonds the New Gold for Individual Investors? Monday, 16 Apr 2012 | 5:03 PM ET

    “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend.” From Carol Channing to Marilyn Monroe to "Moulin Rouge" the iconic song has endured as a symbol of wealth for more than half a century. But should diamonds be an investor’s new BFF?

  • Stocks to Watch: MAT, CAT, DD & More Monday, 16 Apr 2012 | 7:45 AM ET

    Take a look at some of Monday’s morning movers:

  • Patrick Noble, Senior Investment Specialist, Zurich Investment Services says it is unlikely that market expectations for China's economy to suffer a hard landing will be realized.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Stocks End in Red on China Fears; Banks Gain Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 4:41 PM ET

    Stocks finished in negative territory Tuesday amid worries over China's economic outlook and as investors took a breather following the recent market rally.

  • Be Greedy as Others Fear China Slowdown? Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 12:27 PM ET

    With Beijing raising retail gasoline prices and BHP seeing flat demand from China for iron ore, should you re-think your global growth trades?

  • Futures Hold Losses After Housing Starts Report Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 8:41 AM ET

    Stock index futures held their losses Tuesday following a weaker-than-expected housing starts report and as investors seemed to take a breather following a sharp rally in the previous sessions.

  • Stocks End Off Lows, but Global Fears Remain Monday, 5 Mar 2012 | 5:38 PM ET

    Stocks finished off their worst levels Monday but still ended in the red as renewed concerns over Greece and slowing growth in China overshadowed better-than-expected economic news in the U.S.

  • China Gets Real on Growth Monday, 5 Mar 2012 | 9:16 AM ET

    China gets real with growth: China cut its 2012 growth target to 7.5 percent, its lowest in eight years. gross domestic product growth in the fourth-quarter of 2011 was 8.9 percent. This seems to be merely a response to slower global growth, but it will also force the Chinese to look at stimulating their internal demand.