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  • 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.

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  • 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

  • Rio Tinto: Striking Hot Iron     Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 3:45 PM ET

    Tom Albanese, Rio Tinto CEO, discusses the comeback for iron ore prices.

  • Australian Fund Managers Sit on Cash as Markets Seesaw Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 7:08 PM ET

    While consumer confidence surged to a six-month high in Australia this week driven by a cut in interest rates, some Australian fund managers still unsure of what direction the markets will take, prefer to sit on cash.

  • Stocks End Near Lows, but Log Strong October Monday, 31 Oct 2011 | 4:25 PM ET

    Stocks closed out the final trading day of October with a thud, finishing near session lows amid renewed concerns over the European debt crisis, but logged some record gains for the month.

  • Commodities Opportunities     Monday, 17 Oct 2011 | 2:10 AM ET

    Andrew Monk, CEO of VSA Capital, joined CNBC to discuss the disconnect between resource equities and underlying commodities, focusing on Rio Tinto and spot gold.

  • Potential Margin Uplift for Rio Tinto     Sunday, 16 Oct 2011 | 10:20 PM ET

    Matthew Hegarty, senior equities analyst at Global Value Investors, says Rio Tinto's plans to streamline its aluminum business may improve margins.

  • Mongolia, Ivanhoe, Rio Tinto Agree on Oyu Tolgoi Mine Thursday, 6 Oct 2011 | 11:08 PM ET
    Chiquicamata Coppermine, Atacama Desert, Chile

    The Mongolian government, Ivanhoe Mines and partner Rio Tinto have agreed to back a 2009 investment agreement for the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold deposit, ending discussions over possible changes and sending shares of Ivanhoe up as much as 18 percent.

  • Focus on Metals and Mining     Thursday, 6 Oct 2011 | 9:30 PM ET

    Alex Latzer, Daiwa Securities, believes gold will continue to rally on the back of anxiety over macro economic conditions.

  • Technical Look at the Hang Seng     Monday, 3 Oct 2011 | 2:40 AM ET

    Robin Griffiths, technical strategist at Cazenove Capital, joined CNBC to take a technical look at the Hang Seng, Rio Tinto, and spot gold.

  • More Global Slowdown Fears Spook Markets Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 11:27 AM ET

    It’s not all about Greece and Europe – global slowdown worries are also clouding the situation for stocks.” – Remember that from yesterday morning? It’s clearly holding true again today.

  • Beyond Gold, What Else? Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 3:39 PM ET
    Copper Tubing

    Like commodities in general, metals help investors diversify as their performance bears little resemblance to that of stocks.

  • 'How Am I Supposed to Trade on This?' Tuesday, 9 Aug 2011 | 9:23 AM ET

    "How am I supposed to trade on this?" one befuddled trader said to me. He was referring to the fact that S&P futures had swung in a 50-point range(!) overnight.