Commodities & Metals

In an effort to prioritize cash and liquidity, U.S. Steel wants to remain well prepared for when the global economy ultimately recovers.
Jon C. Ogg
Silver is supposed to be correlated to gold, so it should be rising by close to the same amount. Yet, there has been a disparity in the metals market.
Jon C. Ogg
The current coronavirus outbreak could be a pandemic. If so, one asset class could explode much higher. While gold traded to seven-year highs recently, the top could get blown off if things get...
Lee Jackson
Livent stock tumbled Friday after the company released its fourth-quarter financial results late on Thursday.
Chris Lange
Iron-ore miner Cleveland-Cliffs is expected to close its acquisition of AK Steel next month. When both reported quarterly and full-year earnings Thursday morning, share prices dipped in tandem.
Paul Ausick
The CEO of Barrick Gold said earlier this week that the world's supply of gold could fall 30% short of demand by 2029. Will a digital currency replace the missing gold? Is that even possible?
Paul Ausick
With the markets facing a “witches' brew” of potential problems, one way to hedge a sell-off would be to buy gold. Here are five solid stock picks and an ETF for investors to consider.
Lee Jackson
The positives for the market remain, but now is the time for investors to take a deep breath and see if a little portfolio hedge might be in order. These four stock make sense for investors to add as...
Lee Jackson
With Alcoa being a leader in aluminum, the problem here is that many investors see problems in aluminum also translating into problems for companies involved in steel, copper, titanium and other...
Jon C. Ogg
U.S. Steel announced late Thursday that it will shut down most of its Great Lakes Works plant, cut its dividend, and terminate its share buyback program as it tries to weather tough economic...
Paul Ausick
Here are five of the top gold-mining and gold-producing stocks that appear undervalued despite gold's performance in 2019.
Jon C. Ogg
Here are five of the top gold-mining and gold-producing stocks that appear undervalued despite gold's performance in 2019.
Jon C. Ogg
The U.S. Army is seeking proposals to build a pilot plant in the United States to refine rare earth elements used in many weapons systems.
Paul Ausick
A new RBC report notes that the gold-mining stocks may be turning around. These stocks make sense for nervous investors looking to add some exposure to gold.
Lee Jackson
Global food prices spiked in November, another challenge to the efforts to feed the world's hungry. Rising prices come at the same time as other factors that represent high hurdles.
Douglas A. McIntyre