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  • 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

    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.

  • Rio Tinto's Mine of the Future     Monday, 20 Feb 2012 | 7:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Matthew Taylor finds out how global mining giant, Rio Tinto, is coping with challenges facing the broader sector including labor shortages and rising costs.

  • How Long Can Australia's Iron Ore Boom Last?     Sunday, 19 Feb 2012 | 5:39 PM ET

    Top Australian miners like BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto are scrambling to feed Asia's insatiable hunger for iron ore, CNBC's Matthew Taylor reports.

  • BHP, Rio OK $4.5 Billion Escondida Copper Expansion Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 9:35 PM ET
    Chiquicamata Coppermine, Atacama Desert, Chile

    BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto have raised their bets on global copper demand, approving plans for a $4.5 billion expansion of the massive Escondida mine in Chile, while BHP plans to reopen a U.S. copper mine idled three years ago.

  • Rio Tinto's Goodwill Write Off     Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 2:40 PM ET

    CNBC's Herb Greenberg discusses why Rio Tinto wrote off more than half the price it paid for Alcan.

  • Greek Parliament

    The leaders of Greece's three main political parties are meeting with Prime Minister Lucas Papademos this morning — if they can get into the building. A 24-hour strike has shut down all government services. Everything. Even the museum workers are on strike. Opposition leader Antonis Samaras has already said he opposes any further austerity measures. Surprise: He is the leader in opinion polls to win the elections scheduled for April.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • The Year Gets Off to a Strong Start Tuesday, 3 Jan 2012 | 9:10 AM ET

    Stocks are starting off 2012 strong...the euro has been rallying this morning, most European bourses are trading up (except France and Spain), led by commodity stocks like Mittal, Rio Tinto, and Aluminum Corp. of China. Chinese and Japanese markets are closed again today.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Hathor Bidding War About to Heat Up? Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 5:31 PM ET

    The traders were closely watching Hathor with a bidding war for the uranium developer heating up.

  • Rio Tinto CEO Mum On Hathor Counteroffer Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 4:40 PM ET
    Indian Point Nuclear Plant

    Rio Tinto CEO Tom Albanese wouldn't say if his company would raise its bid for a Canadian uranium developer after a rival bid Tuesday.  "It’s gotta be something that works for our shareholders and whatever happens happens," he told CNBC when pressed about the C$4.50 per share bid for Hathor Exploration