BHP Billiton reported a record $6.4 billion annual loss on Tuesday, hammered by a bad bet on shale, a dam disaster in Brazil and a commodities slump.
At the NYMEX, CNBC's Bertha Coombs looks at early moves in energy and metals.
BHP Billiton CEO Andrew Mackenzie says the company would like to have “slightly lower debt,” while commenting on the strategic moves it has made in recent years.
BHP Billiton CEO Andrew Mackenzie talks about the current state of the commodity markets, with specific comment on China and iron ore.
BHP Billiton CEO Andrew Mackenzie talks about his “exciting” plan to grow the value of the company, while commenting on the mining giant's balance sheet.
BHP Billiton CEO Andrew Mackenzie cites exceptional charges for the Samarco dam flood, the company's onshore U.S. business and some tax matters for the record $6.4 billion annual loss.
BHP Billiton's record-breaking loss will be addressed by improving cash flow and cutting costs, says Nik Stanojevic, equity analyst at Brewin Dolphin.
Paul Renken, senior geologist and mining analyst at VSA Capital Limited, discusses the results from BHP Billiton and the commodities market.
David Stubbs, global markets strategist at JP Morgan Asset Management, discusses BHP Billiton's latest earnings and slowing economic growth in China.
Market will be focused on the miner's free cash flow sustainability, says Swiss Asia Capital Singapore's Juerg Kiener.
Standard Chartered WM's Manpreet Gill outlines various factors that suggest iron ore's fundamentals have improved.
Iron ore prices have surged 50 percent this year, prompting speculation that the market may be poised for a fall.
Aurora Funds Management's Hugh Dive says he has miners stocks because there is a lack of clarity on outlook.
Iron ore prices will remain choppy through 2016, but are expected to rise steadily in the next two years, says Prestige Economics' Jason Schenker.
The "FMHR" trades discuss the trades in the mining and metals space as gold and silver continue to gain.
Lonmin miners still live in the "truly appalling" conditions that were a major cause of the fatal strikes four years ago, Amnesty International says.
Zambia's president has been re-elected in a closely contested vote, the country's electoral commission announced Monday.
The new head of state has already made waves with his latest moves in just the five weeks since inauguration.
This month alone, Duterte's threatened the mining sector, vowed to "destroy oligarchs," and insulted a U.S. diplomat.
A bright spot in Glencore's operations update was that it raised its copper production guidance, says Clarksons Platou Securities' Jeremy Sussman.