copper prices

U.S. mining giant Freeport-McMoran has struck an agreement with the government of Indonesia that will lead eventually to the transfer of control for its Grasberg copper mine to the country's...
Freeport-McMoRan has failed to reach an agreement with the government of Indonesia and is implementing plans to reduce production at its Grasberg mine and lay off workers.
Freeport-McMoRan reported disappointing fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Wednesday.
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 outside...
Is it possible, or likely, that the enthusiasm around commodity prices has taken its Freeport-McMoRan shares up perhaps way too far from its lows?
The Indonesian government has again failed to renew Freeport-McMoran's export license. Without an export license, more than 200,000 tons per day of copper ore is added to a pile somewhere in...
One trend that has been seen of late is that when companies make acquisitions, their shares have often been rising after news breaks. The old historic reaction was that the buyer’s stock drops...
Freeport-McMoRan sold an interest in its stake in a Serbian copper project at Timok to Toronto's Lundin Mining. The deal could be worth up to $262.5 million to Freeport.
Activist investor Carl Icahn has added 4 million class B shares of Freeport-McMoRan to his stake.
A falling dollar favors commodities, like gold and copper, that trade in dollars by making them cheaper compared with other currencies.
So what are investors supposed to make of an analyst downgrade of Freeport-McMoRan coming out now?
Since the beginning of the fourth quarter of this year, shares of Freeport-McMoRan have lost about 10% of their value.
Freeport-McMoRan reported mixed third-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Thursday morning.
After getting a 10% share price boost on Wednesday, Freeport-McMoRan has added as much as another 3% in Thursday's premarket session.
Freeport-McMoRan said it will cut its board size from 16 to nine and begin "a review of strategic alternatives for its oil and gas business."