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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Your First Move For Friday, June 17 Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 6:35 PM ET

    Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you tomorrow's best trades, right now!

  • Stocks End Sharply Lower; Dow Skids 1.5% Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 4:20 PM ET

    Stocks closed broadly lower Wednesday as the dollar jumped following worries over the exacerbating Greek debt situation and after a handful of dismal economic news.

  • Beware of the Other China Bubbles Thursday, 9 Jun 2011 | 11:31 AM ET
    Flag of the People's Republic of China

    The deflation of the great Chinese property bubble will not directly hurt most US investors, but there are other bubbles linked to the Chinese property bubble that could.

  • Stocks End Down for Fifth Day After Bernanke Tuesday, 7 Jun 2011 | 4:48 PM ET

    Stocks gave up all of the day's earlier gains Tuesday to close lower for a fifth straight session, after Fed chairman Ben Bernanke acknowledged the economic slowdown, but didn't imply any further monetary stimulus ahead.