Commodities & Metals

Lithium-ion battery

2 Companies Set to Benefit From the Lithium Boom

The electric vehicle (EV) space is set to become one of the fastest growing markets of the next 50 years. This revolution is, concurrently, driving a revolution in another space ...
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Industrial

Why One Analyst Sees Value and More Upside for Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton

The post-election rally has been massive, and the commodities miners and the companies that will supply into infrastructure have seen their shares rally. That may be more muted for companies ...
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Gold Soars Above $1,300 an Oz on Trump Victory

Comments from the World Gold Council: Financial markets have fallen sharply in response to Donald Trump’s election as the 45th President of the United States. Equity markets are down notably ...
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6 Major Stocks Losing on Monday’s Bull Rally

At last look, both the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average are up close to 2%, while the Nasdaq is pushing even higher. This seems to put an end ...
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Gold Running as Market Frets Election Outcome: 4 Stocks to Buy Now

Uh oh, just when everybody thought Hillary Clinton had the election locked up, a seemingly continuous flow of negative WikiLeaks emails hit every day like a ton of bricks, and ...
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Steel mill

US Steel Shares Tumble on Earnings, Revenue Miss, Weak Outlook

United States Steel Corp. (NYSE: X) reported third-quarter 2016 results after markets closed Tuesday evening. For the quarter, the steelmaker posted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.32 on revenues of ...
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Iron Ore mine

Cliffs Natural Resources Getting Banged Down After Big Earnings Miss

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) reported third-quarter 2016 results before markets opened Thursday. The iron ore and coal miner posted a net loss per share of $0.12 on revenues ...
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Open pit mine

Freeport-McMoRan Earnings Light, Sales Forecast Cut

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX) reported third-quarter 2016 results before markets opened Tuesday. The copper and gold miner posted adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.13 on revenues of $3.88 billion. ...
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Iron Ore mine

Does a 20% Downside Call for Freeport-McMoRan Spell Trouble for All of Copper, Gold and Moly?

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX) has seen its shares recover handily from the lows of the past year. In fact, its stock was last seen trading up about 175% from its ...
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lots of gold

Will Lower Gold Prices Attract Gold Buyers on Price Alone?

There is a saying in the markets and in the economy that nothing cures low prices like low prices. When the World Gold Council recently pointed out that the sell-off ...
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Open pit mine

Investment Firm Ups Stake in Freeport-McMoRan

In a Schedule 13-G filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Tuesday morning, investment management firm Capital Research and Management Company subsidiary Capital Research Global Investors reported ownership ...
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Why Lower Gold Prices Will Bring Buyers Back In, but Will It Support Gold Stocks?

Gold has enjoyed one stellar 2016. At least until recently. The World Gold Council (WGC) has chimed in on the recent activity, and its view is that the fresh October drop ...
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Drop in Gold Prices to Push Demand

Normally, if the price of something special falls, demand rises. The World Gold Council (WGC) believes that demand for gold will be spurred by other economic factors as well. The ...
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coins

Monsanto Posts Mixed Q4 Results Ahead of Bayer Merger

Monsanto Co. (NYSE: MON) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Wednesday. The company said that it had $0.07 in earnings per share (EPS) on $2.56 ...
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gold vein

Deutsche Bank Says It Is Time to Increase Gold Holdings: 3 Stocks to Buy Now

Most top strategists on Wall Street often present points of view that are vastly different. Some are bullish, some bearish. Some positive on the future for the economy, others decidedly ...
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