July 26- Freeport-McMoRan Inc, the world's biggest publicly listed copper miner, put its high-profile asset sales plan on the rear burner on Tuesday, and instead unveiled a $1.5 billion share issue to help it cut debt. Freeport's chief executive said he was confident the company could reduce its $18.8 billion of net debt to between $13.2 billion and $10.5... » Read More
A judge in Brazil's state of Minas Gerais has frozen the Brazilian assets of mining giants BHP Billiton and Vale.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on the dollar rally, and gold moving lower following the Fed's first rate hike in nearly a decade.
Wayne Gordon, commodities and FX strategist at UBS Wealth Management, says there will be more short-term pain in the commodities before prices stabilize.
Principal Global Investors CEO, Jim McCaughan says the somewhat “irrational” market behavior surrounding commodities gives opportunity to long-term and fundamental investors.
Brean Capital Head of Equity Trading Roberto Friedlander details the signs that could be pointing to a bottom in metals and mining.
The commodities giant implements its cost cutting initiatives in the face of low commodity prices.
CNBC's Kate Kelly has an update on the state of Glencore's net debt reductions, including suspending its dividend and selling select assets.
Tom Stevenson, investment director at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, discusses the commodities sector and Glencore's plan to reduce its debt pile.
A scandal involving U.S. mining giant Freeport-McMoRan in Indonesia highlights the need for more transparency in the international commodities trade.
Some companies have cut dividends to deal with a commodities crunch, and "Fast Money" traders saw others that could follow suit.
Paul Renken, senior geologist and mining analyst at VSA CAPITAL, talks about the challenges facing the metals and mining sector.
CNBC's David Faber highlights the pain being felt by mining companies, including Anglo American's decision to cut 85,000 jobs.
The mining group aims to consolidate, sell more assets and suspend dividends for the second half of this year.
Mining stocks suffered from relentless selling on Tuesday, with Anglo American tumbling over 11 percent to a fresh record low.
Carole Ferguson, senior mining research analyst at SP Angel, discusses the restructuring efforts by Anglo American.
Anglo American announced restructuring steps including plans to consolidate into three business units, sell more assets and suspend dividends.
Barry Norris, founder and CIO of Argonaut Capital, discusses the mining sector and says the managers of these companies need to work out how to run a commodities company in a bear market.
David Hannah, Executive Chairman, Reliance Steel & Aluminum, on why copper and aluminum are taking a hit.
The "Fast Money" traders give their final trades of the day.
Frank Holmes, CEO and CIO of U.S. Global Investors, outlines his top investment advice around commodities.