CNBC contributors Stephen Weiss and Josh Brown discuss whether bonds are a smart buy and what sectors are showing strength.
Beaten down metals prices may find some support as China's raw-materials dependent sectors begin to show some modest improvement, Goldman Sachs said.
A report from the World Economic Forum lays out a plan to reduce industrial waste of a certain widespread material.
Over 1,000 steel workers in the U.K. will lose their jobs in the coming weeks due to cost-cutting measures introduced by Tata Steel UK
Bespoke's Paul Hickey explains why negative analyst sentiment is good for stocks.
Diamond prices had a bad 2015, but reduced production and increasing retail demand will help the commodity and the miners extracting them.
Investors may be running away from assets with exposure to China, but one analyst says there are at least two companies worth holding on to.
Unfortunately for those in the base metals space, it's grim when the primary bull case involves bankruptcy.
Materials tend to be closely correlated with China, the top consumer for many commodities and chemicals. We crunched the numbers with Kensho to see how materials perform when there are signs of weakness in the world’s second largest economy.
China's bold Silk Road project runs through Afghanistan, where it could gain control of mineral riches in a nation failed by US and Russia.
Despite a lot of alarm to the contrary, America's bridges aren't that bad overall.
It is not a direct threat to humans, but high levels of mercury in fog, could pose threats to animals and food supplies.
Online retailer eBay is seeing strong demand for deals on precious metals this holiday season.
The three main global issues are economic contraction, a tech bubble and terrorism in key cities, says Frank Troise, MD of Infinity Partners.
If China's old economy doesn't find its footing, metals demand could take another hit, Goldman Sachs said.
Copper prices have hit a new weak spot after lackluster data from China spooked investors, and Goldman Sachs doesn't anticipate an improvement.
Nautilus Minerals just debuted the equipment that may make it the first company to seriously mine the ocean floor.
A burst dam at an iron ore mine owned by Vale and BHP Billiton left at least two people dead, more than 30 injured and dozens missing overnight.
Ford delivered quarterly earnings that missed analysts' expectations on Tuesday, but revenues were better than expected.
The company cited a strong dollar and weak agricultural markets in Brazil and other emerging markets for the decline in profits.
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