Despite missing analyst expectations for its full-year profit, investors are still relieved that the results weren't as bad as initially thought, says Scott Phillips, advisor at The Motley Fool.
Kunal Sawhney, chief executive at Kalkine, explains why BHP Billiton looks like an attractive stock to own despite the mining giant announcing an 86 percent fall in profit late Tuesday.
Mining giant BHP Billiton posted an 86 percent fall in its full year profit in the face of a painful commodity price rout.
Andrew Mackenzie, BHP Billiton CEO, says China is showing "wisdom" in a difficult economy, and defends his company's iron ore plan and mining strategy.
Gaurav Sodhi, senior analyst at Intelligent Investor, says Fortescue Metals risks becoming a marginal producer with iron prices set for further losses.
Paul O'Malley, MD & CEO of BlueScope Steel, discusses the near 10 percent rise in the steelmaker's stock following the announcement of a return to full-year profit.
Nev Power, CEO of Fortescue Metals, says the company saw dramatic improvements over the past year in areas such as safety and will continue its focus on cost-cutting moving forward.
Australian iron ore miner Fortescue said FY profit dropped nearly 90% to $316M million on weak prices for the steel-making ingredient.
Graham Kerr, CEO of South32, says the jump in annual underlying profit is "fit for the year [the company] had" and discusses the mid-sized miner's focus on cost-cuts going forward.
Discussing the impact of the commodity supercycle on Caterpillar, with Jim Chanos, Kynikos Associates president & founder, who remains short the name.
These three names really don't care what the overall market is doing.
Glencore has posted a 29 percent fall in first-half earnings on sliding metal and oil prices.
Paul Renken, chief geologist and mining analyst at VSA Capital, gives his reaction to Glencore's earnings.
Andrew Michelmore, CEO of MMG, says the miner is focused on "squeezing production out of [the] assets" while keeping an eye costs amid the commodity rout.
Paul Gait, senior research analyst of metals and mining at Sanford Bernstein, explains how companies are taking advantage of the mining sector.
Kieron Hodgson, commodity and mining analyst at Panmure Gordon, looks at the long-term trends in the mining sector and explains why it is so difficult to successfully invest in commodity stocks.
Antonin Jullier, global head of equity trading strategy at Citi, talks about which mining stocks are attractive to investors and how commodities may be impacted by China's yuan devaluation.
Australian banks and miners will be the losers in this corporate reporting season, says Joe Magyer, senior analyst at The Motley Fool.
Paul Gait, senior research analyst for metals and mining at Sanford Bernstein, talks about the mining sector as commodity prices continue to fall.
Chief executive Sam Walsh called the result "robust" given the tough operating environment the company faced over the period.