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Latin America The Bahamas

  • *Indonesia minerals export ban regulation expected. The metal on the LME rose 2 percent to $2,669 per ounce by 1630 GMT, a level last seen on Dec. 19. "Its been a good run for zinc but at the same time we are also seeing some zinc mines restart, so its question of sentiment from the indices," ING's head of commodities strategy Hamza Khan said, referring to the possibility of...

  • *Indonesia minerals export ban regulation expected this week. LONDON, Jan 9- Copper slipped on Monday as the dollar continued to strengthen in the wake of solid U.S. payroll figures but falling stocks and promising data from top consumer China stemmed losses. ING's head of commodities strategy Hamza Khan said the strong fundamentals for copper could see prices...

  • *Freeport faces narrowing window for $18 bln expansion. At stake for Freeport is an $18 billion investment to expand its Grasberg mine- one of the world's biggest deposits of gold and copper- in the eastern Indonesian province of Papua. "Freeport is more politics than business," Hakim told a recent media briefing.

  • *Freeport faces narrowing window for $18 bln expansion. At stake for Freeport is an $18 billion investment to expand its Grasberg mine- one of the world's biggest deposits of gold and copper- in the eastern Indonesian province of Papua. "Freeport is more politics than business," Hakim told a recent media briefing.

  • The athlete inks a multiyear deal to promote Bridgestone golf balls.

  • HAMBURG, Dec 14- Europe's biggest copper smelter, Aurubis AG, said it expected profit to rebound in the current financial year after reporting a near 40 percent drop in 2015/ 16 earnings on Wednesday, partly due to smelter repairs in Bulgaria. It reported operating earnings for the year ended September of 213 million euros, down from 343 million euros in the...

  • A girl walks on a street damaged in hurricane Matthew, in Jeremie, in western Haiti, on October 7, 2016.

    Hurricane Matthew killed more than 800 people in Haiti before it skirted Florida's coast on Friday and plowed northward just off Georgia.

  • A woman protects herself from the rain with plastic after hurricane Matthew, in Port-au-Prince, on October 4, 2016.

    Hurricane Matthew was nearing the Bahamas, regaining some of the strength it had lost after swiping Cuba and leaving a trail of destruction in Haiti.

  • What beaches are Wall Street traders headed to this winter? Turney Duff has a rundown of the hot spots.

  • A worker assembles stand mixers on the production line at the Whirlpool Corp. KitchenAid manufacturing facility in Greenville, Ohio.

    East coast residents rush to grocery stores, bodegas, and hardware shops in preparation for Joaquin, says NBC News.

  • Hurricane Joaquin hits the Bahamas

    As Hurricane Joaquin battered the Bahamas early Friday, as the East Coast braces for potentially life threatening floods.

  • Cruise lines are rolling out huge discounts and extras to help potential passengers forget the disaster and illness that have plagued the industry lately. And for some -- it's working!

  • *30,000 to 40,000 will need shelter, New York mayor says. NEW YORK, Nov 4- A housing crisis loomed in New York City as victims of superstorm Sandy struggled on Sunday without heat in near-freezing temperatures, and officials fretted displaced residents would not be able to vote in Tuesday's presidential election.

  • HATTERAS ISLAND, N.C., Oct 27- Hurricane Sandy closed in on the United States on Saturday as it threatened to hit the eastern third of the country with torrential rains, high winds, major flooding and power outages a week before U.S. presidential and congressional elections.

  • HATTERAS ISLAND, N.C., Oct 27- Hurricane Sandy closed in on the United States on Saturday, where it threatens to hit the eastern third of the country with torrential rains, high winds, major flooding and power outages a week before U.S. presidential and congressional elections.

  • MIAMI, Oct 27- Hurricane Sandy was downgraded on Saturday morning but remained highly menacing as it pulled away from the Bahamas, making a slow path toward the U.S. northeast coast where it threatens to become one of the worst storms in decades.

  • MIAMI, Oct 27- Hurricane Sandy was downgraded on Saturday morning but remains a highly menacing tropical storm likely to have a major impact on the northeastern United States early next week, forecasters said.

  • MIAMI, Oct 27- Hurricane Sandy was downgraded on Saturday morning but remains a highly menacing tropical storm likely to have a major impact on the northeastern United States early next week, forecasters said.

  • MIAMI, Oct 27- Hurricane Sandy pulled away from the Bahamas on Saturday after killing at least 41 people in the Caribbean, beginning a slow march toward the U.S. East Coast where it threatens to hit as one of the worst storms in decades.

  • MIAMI, Oct 27- Hurricane Sandy pulled away from the Bahamas on Saturday after killing at least 41 people in the Caribbean, beginning a slow march toward the U.S. East Coast where it threatens to hit as one of the worst storms in decades.