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Rio Tinto Plc is a mining and exploration company. It discovers, mines, processes and supplies metals and minerals used in everyday modern life. Its main products include Bauxite, Alumina, Copper, Gold, Molybdenum, Silver, Nickel, and Diamonds.

Market Cap: 98.2 Billion

Primary Exchange: New York Stock Exchange

Website: http://www.riotinto.com

Shares Outstanding: 1.76 Billion

Float: 1.76 Billion

Dividend: 2.5124 (4.51%)

Beta: 1.0909

Sector: Basic Materials

Industry: Metals & Mining

Short Interest (Jan 12, 2018): 11.1 Million

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Mining

Longest drawdown: 1074 trading days

From: 2014-02-20 To: 2018-06-05

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Rio Tinto Poised To Climb Beyond $70

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-11 12:35:09:000

Introduction In this article, I provide 3 catalysts that have shares of Rio Tinto ( RIO ) poised to smash through the $70 barrier. I recommended the stock last week to subscribers of Industrial Minefinder at $58 per share, and so far, we are off to a good start. This recommendation b… read more...

Rio Tinto Poised To Climb Beyond $70

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-11 12:35:09:000

Introduction In this article, I provide 3 catalysts that have shares of Rio Tinto ( RIO ) poised to smash through the $70 barrier. I recommended the stock last week to subscribers of Industrial Minefinder at $58 per share, and so far, we are off to a good start. This recommendation b… read more...

Rio Tinto Poised To Climb Beyond $70

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-11 12:35:09:000

Introduction In this article, I provide 3 catalysts that have shares of Rio Tinto ( RIO ) poised to smash through the $70 barrier. I recommended the stock last week to subscribers of Industrial Minefinder at $58 per share, and so far, we are off to a good start. This recommendation b… read more...

Copper rallies on Chinese plans to accelerate infrastructure financing

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-11 08:38:46:000

Copper prices are higher after China's government announced new measures to stimulate economic activity, with Comex copper for July delivery - the most-active futures contract - recently +0.6% to $2.6775/lb. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Southern Copper Corporation, Teck Resour… read more...

Copper rallies on Chinese plans to accelerate infrastructure financing

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-11 08:38:46:000

Copper prices are higher after China's government announced new measures to stimulate economic activity, with Comex copper for July delivery - the most-active futures contract - recently +0.6% to $2.6775/lb. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Southern Copper Corporation, Teck Resour… read more...

Copper rallies on Chinese plans to accelerate infrastructure financing

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-11 08:38:46:000

Copper prices are higher after China's government announced new measures to stimulate economic activity, with Comex copper for July delivery - the most-active futures contract - recently +0.6% to $2.6775/lb. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Southern Copper Corporation, Teck Resour… read more...

China iron ore surges on supply crunch concerns

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-11 04:29:22:000

Global metals and mining stocks trade higher after China iron ore futures jump 6% on speculation that demand will continue to exceed production over the coming months: MT +6.3% , FCX +4.1% , X +3.7% , BHP +3.2% , RIO +2.7% , XME +2.6% . More news on: ArcelorMittal, Free… read more...

China iron ore surges on supply crunch concerns

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-11 04:29:22:000

Global metals and mining stocks trade higher after China iron ore futures jump 6% on speculation that demand will continue to exceed production over the coming months: MT +6.3% , FCX +4.1% , X +3.7% , BHP +3.2% , RIO +2.7% , XME +2.6% . More news on: ArcelorMittal, Free… read more...

China iron ore surges on supply crunch concerns

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-11 04:29:22:000

Global metals and mining stocks trade higher after China iron ore futures jump 6% on speculation that demand will continue to exceed production over the coming months: MT +6.3% , FCX +4.1% , X +3.7% , BHP +3.2% , RIO +2.7% , XME +2.6% . More news on: ArcelorMittal, Free… read more...

Bankinter: An Overlooked Spanish Bank With A 4.75% Dividend Yield

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-11 03:30:00:000

Introduction Last week, we discussed Galp Energia ( OTC:GLPEF ) ( OTCPK:GLPEY ) in the previous edition of Focus on Europe as the vertically integrated oil and gas producer based in Portugal reported on its Q1 results. We are staying on the Iberian peninsula for this weeks ve… read more...

Bankinter: An Overlooked Spanish Bank With A 4.75% Dividend Yield

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-11 03:30:00:000

Introduction Last week, we discussed Galp Energia ( OTC:GLPEF ) ( OTCPK:GLPEY ) in the previous edition of Focus on Europe as the vertically integrated oil and gas producer based in Portugal reported on its Q1 results. We are staying on the Iberian peninsula for this weeks ve… read more...

Bankinter: An Overlooked Spanish Bank With A 4.75% Dividend Yield

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-11 03:30:00:000

Introduction Last week, we discussed Galp Energia ( OTC:GLPEF ) ( OTCPK:GLPEY ) in the previous edition of Focus on Europe as the vertically integrated oil and gas producer based in Portugal reported on its Q1 results. We are staying on the Iberian peninsula for this weeks ve… read more...

Insights From The Super-Producing Copper Mines

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-10 13:01:08:000

Introduction In this article, I take a deep dive into the 10 highest producing copper mines in the world based upon 2018 production levels. I refer to these mines as super-producers. In another future article, I plan on looking at the 10 highest producing copper mines of the future (e.g., 20… read more...

China iron ore imports rise in May

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-10 07:58:44:000

China reports a rebound in iron ore imports last month from an 18-month-low in April, but were still well below the year-ago month as disruptions to output in Brazil and Australia slowed shipments. More news on: Vale S.A., BHP Group, Rio Tinto Group, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

The Iron Bull Is Out Of The Pen

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-05 12:15:41:000

The Iron Ore Deficit Is A Big Deal To start this post with an iron ore price reference point, here is a weekly logarithmic chart of 62% iron ore (click to enlarge): chart courtesy of barchart.com As you can see here, the weekly price of iron ore continues to push higher and has lik… read more...

The Iron Bull Is Out Of The Pen

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-05 12:15:41:000

The Iron Ore Deficit Is A Big Deal To start this post with an iron ore price reference point, here is a weekly logarithmic chart of 62% iron ore (click to enlarge): chart courtesy of barchart.com As you can see here, the weekly price of iron ore continues to push higher and has lik… read more...

The Iron Bull Is Out Of The Pen

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-05 12:15:41:000

The Iron Ore Deficit Is A Big Deal To start this post with an iron ore price reference point, here is a weekly logarithmic chart of 62% iron ore (click to enlarge): chart courtesy of barchart.com As you can see here, the weekly price of iron ore continues to push higher and has lik… read more...

Copper tumbles as U.S.-China trade dispute weighs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-05 08:59:36:000

Copper prices slide to a five-month low as a higher dollar and concerns about weaker global growth and demand from the U.S.-China trade dispute outweighs dovish comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Powell. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Rio Tinto Group, BHP Group, News on ETFs, … read more...

Copper tumbles as U.S.-China trade dispute weighs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-05 08:59:36:000

Copper prices slide to a five-month low as a higher dollar and concerns about weaker global growth and demand from the U.S.-China trade dispute outweighs dovish comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Powell. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Rio Tinto Group, BHP Group, News on ETFs, … read more...

Copper tumbles as U.S.-China trade dispute weighs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-05 08:59:36:000

Copper prices slide to a five-month low as a higher dollar and concerns about weaker global growth and demand from the U.S.-China trade dispute outweighs dovish comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Powell. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Rio Tinto Group, BHP Group, News on ETFs, … read more...

Near-Term Acquisition Seems Likely For Rio Tinto

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-31 11:41:50:000

It's All About Iron Ore As I scan my list of the top diversified majors, there are 4 companies that derived at least 50% of their earnings before interest taxes depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) from just one segment in their most recent fiscal year. These include the following: V… read more...

Near-Term Acquisition Seems Likely For Rio Tinto

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-31 11:41:50:000

It's All About Iron Ore As I scan my list of the top diversified majors, there are 4 companies that derived at least 50% of their earnings before interest taxes depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) from just one segment in their most recent fiscal year. These include the following: V… read more...

Near-Term Acquisition Seems Likely For Rio Tinto

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-31 11:41:50:000

It's All About Iron Ore As I scan my list of the top diversified majors, there are 4 companies that derived at least 50% of their earnings before interest taxes depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) from just one segment in their most recent fiscal year. These include the following: V… read more...

Near-Term Acquisition Seems Likely For Rio Tinto

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-31 11:41:50:000

It's All About Iron Ore As I scan my list of the top diversified majors, there are 4 companies that derived at least 50% of their earnings before interest taxes depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) from just one segment in their most recent fiscal year. These include the following: V… read more...

Near-Term Acquisition Seems Likely For Rio Tinto

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-31 11:41:50:000

It's All About Iron Ore As I scan my list of the top diversified majors, there are 4 companies that derived at least 50% of their earnings before interest taxes depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) from just one segment in their most recent fiscal year. These include the following: V… read more...

My International Dividend Portfolio

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-29 09:21:29:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Dividend Mink as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more Background … read more...

My International Dividend Portfolio

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-29 09:21:29:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Dividend Mink as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more Background … read more...

What Is A Good Long-Term Price Assumption For Iron Ore?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-28 10:09:23:000

Why A Long-Term Price Target? A core strategy I use when it comes to investing in mining companies is to analyze the fundamentals of each primary metal produced to determine a reasonable long-term price for the metal which I then use in my financial models for mining companies. I find this t… read more...

Falling iron ore stockpiles in China push prices higher

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-28 04:31:38:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) +2.6% and BHP +1.7% pre-market after iron ore delivered to China jumped 4.2% overnight to close at $108/mt, as iron ore stockpiles in the country tumble to their lowest level in more than two years. More news on: Rio Tinto Group, BHP Group, Fortescue Met… read more...

Miners bounce back as UBS ups iron ore forecast

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-24 10:22:03:000

Iron ore futures in China capped a fourth straight weekly gain as UBS raised its price forecast for the year to $90/mt, sending big miners higher: BHP +2.5% , RIO +1.7% , VALE +2.6% . More news on: BHP Group, Rio Tinto Group, Vale S.A., Commodities news, Stocks on the move, … read more...

Miners bounce back as UBS ups iron ore forecast

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-24 10:22:03:000

Iron ore futures in China capped a fourth straight weekly gain as UBS raised its price forecast for the year to $90/mt, sending big miners higher: BHP +2.5% , RIO +1.7% , VALE +2.6% . More news on: BHP Group, Rio Tinto Group, Vale S.A., Commodities news, Stocks on the move, … read more...

Miners bounce back as UBS ups iron ore forecast

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-24 10:22:03:000

Iron ore futures in China capped a fourth straight weekly gain as UBS raised its price forecast for the year to $90/mt, sending big miners higher: BHP +2.5% , RIO +1.7% , VALE +2.6% . More news on: BHP Group, Rio Tinto Group, Vale S.A., Commodities news, Stocks on the move, … read more...

Miners bounce back as UBS ups iron ore forecast

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-24 10:22:03:000

Iron ore futures in China capped a fourth straight weekly gain as UBS raised its price forecast for the year to $90/mt, sending big miners higher: BHP +2.5% , RIO +1.7% , VALE +2.6% . More news on: BHP Group, Rio Tinto Group, Vale S.A., Commodities news, Stocks on the move, … read more...

Strong demand to maintain high iron ore price but off peak, Goldman says

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-22 10:59:06:000

Iron ore prices have peaked but will remain at elevated levels because of strong demand from China, Goldman Sachs says More news on: Vale S.A., BHP Group, Rio Tinto Group, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Strong demand to maintain high iron ore price but off peak, Goldman says

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-22 10:59:06:000

Iron ore prices have peaked but will remain at elevated levels because of strong demand from China, Goldman Sachs says More news on: Vale S.A., BHP Group, Rio Tinto Group, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Iron ore price hits five-year high after Vale warns of dam risk

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-17 04:01:34:000

The price of iron ore pushes past $100/mt for the first time since May 2014, S&PGlobal Platts reports, on reduced supply from big miners and strong steel demand from China, causing low inventories at steel mills. More news on: Vale S.A., Rio Tinto Group, BHP Group, Commodities … read more...

Iron ore price hits five-year high after Vale warns of dam risk

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-17 04:01:34:000

The price of iron ore pushes past $100/mt for the first time since May 2014, S&PGlobal Platts reports, on reduced supply from big miners and strong steel demand from China, causing low inventories at steel mills. More news on: Vale S.A., Rio Tinto Group, BHP Group, Commodities … read more...

Iron ore price hits five-year high after Vale warns of dam risk

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-17 04:01:34:000

The price of iron ore pushes past $100/mt for the first time since May 2014, S&PGlobal Platts reports, on reduced supply from big miners and strong steel demand from China, causing low inventories at steel mills. More news on: Vale S.A., Rio Tinto Group, BHP Group, Commodities … read more...

Iron ore price hits five-year high after Vale warns of dam risk

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-17 04:01:34:000

The price of iron ore pushes past $100/mt for the first time since May 2014, S&PGlobal Platts reports, on reduced supply from big miners and strong steel demand from China, causing low inventories at steel mills. More news on: Vale S.A., Rio Tinto Group, BHP Group, Commodities … read more...

Iron ore price hits five-year high after Vale warns of dam risk

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-17 04:01:34:000

The price of iron ore pushes past $100/mt for the first time since May 2014, S&PGlobal Platts reports, on reduced supply from big miners and strong steel demand from China, causing low inventories at steel mills. More news on: Vale S.A., Rio Tinto Group, BHP Group, Commodities … read more...

Resource Sector Digest: Dolly Varden's Moving Goal Post

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-16 05:33:44:000

( Source ) A junior explorer is making sure management remains incentivized. Enjoy this week's Resource Sector Digest . ( Vol. 132 - May 13, 2019 ) Brought to you by Itinerant and The Investment Doctor . In case you missed out on previous editions of this newsletter, simply cli… read more...

Tracking Ken Fisher's Fisher Asset Management Portfolio - Q1 2019 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-15 04:00:03:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Kenneth Fishers 13F stock portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Fisher Asset Managements regulatory 13F Form filed on 04/22/2019. Please visit our Tracking Kenneth Fisher's Fis… read more...

Financial Analysis Of The Top Diversified Mining Majors

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-14 14:39:03:000

Introduction to the Group I compiled a key group of financial variables for the top diversified mining majors. This group includes the following companies shown here, ranked by their earnings before interest taxes depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) for their most recent fiscal years: … read more...

The Copper Barometer On Trade Continues To Work

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-14 09:05:08:000

Copper is the leader of the base metals sector that trades on the London Metals Exchange. The forward market in London is the most liquid exchange in the world for copper as well as for aluminum, lead, zinc, nickel, and tin. All of these metals are building blocks for infrastructure around the… read more...

Shareholder revolt puts spotlight on Rio's Oyu Tolgoi mine - FT

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-13 07:15:54:000

SailingStone Capital, the second largest shareholder in Rio Tinto ( RIO -2.6% ) controlled Turquoise Hill ( TRQ -4% ) is expected to vote against the re-election of the company's board members during the miner annual meeting More news on: Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd., Rio Tinto Group,… read more...

Ciner Resources Cuts The Distribution By 40%, Where To Now?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-13 03:25:27:000

Ciner Resources LP's ( CINR ) Q1 results released on Friday evening (rarely a good omen) came with an unpleasant surprise for income investors: The distribution will be cut by 40%. The reason for the cut was not operating performance, but rather the preparation for a major expansion project th… read more...

Vale: Q1 Production Report Shows Material Damage To Production And Sales

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-08 13:16:51:000

Back at the end of March, I wrote an article on the impact of Brumadinho catastrophe on Vale's ( VALE ) production and stated that the market underestimated the impact of negative factors on Vale. Now that the first-quarter production report is out, we can look at how much damage the catas… read more...

Vale: Q1 Production Report Shows Material Damage To Production And Sales

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-08 13:16:51:000

Back at the end of March, I wrote an article on the impact of Brumadinho catastrophe on Vale's ( VALE ) production and stated that the market underestimated the impact of negative factors on Vale. Now that the first-quarter production report is out, we can look at how much damage the catas… read more...

Vale: Q1 Production Report Shows Material Damage To Production And Sales

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-08 13:16:51:000

Back at the end of March, I wrote an article on the impact of Brumadinho catastrophe on Vale's ( VALE ) production and stated that the market underestimated the impact of negative factors on Vale. Now that the first-quarter production report is out, we can look at how much damage the catas… read more...

Stocks Skittish After Trade Blow (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-07 03:26:29:000

Today's Top Stories: Stocks skittish after trade blow; possible outcomes to U.S.-China talks; and can May/Corbin do a Brexit deal? If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find all Seeking Alpha… read more...

Brazil court-ordered iron ore mine halt pushes Fortescue, Rio, BHP higher

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-07 03:20:47:000

Shares of the major Australian miners are on the rise after a Brazilian court ordered Vale (NYSE: VALE ) to halt operations at its Brucutu mine , raising expectations of a further supply crunch in the iron ore market: OTCQX:FSUMF +6.5% , RIO +2% , BHP +1.5% . More news on: Vale… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Stocks Skittish After Trade Blow

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-07 02:58:26:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). U.S. markets on Monday recovered most of their lost ground after a steep initial plunge, as stocks s… read more...

Rio buys Caterpillar autonomous mining truck fleet

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-06 23:39:18:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) has agreed to buy a fleet of autonomous trucks and other mining equipment from Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT ) for its new Koodaideri iron ore mine in Western Australia. More news on: Rio Tinto Group, Caterpillar Inc., Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Deere, Caterpillar tumble on Trump trade threat

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-06 07:27:59:000

Industrial companies and metals producers reliant on Chinese demand bounce off opening losses but remain sharply lower following Pres. Trump's latest tariff threat. More news on: Deere & Company, DowDuPont Inc., Caterpillar Inc., Stocks on the move, Commodities news, News on ETFs, … read more...

Rio Tinto to retire Utah coal power plant in move to renewables

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-03 12:47:58:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) says it will shut down its coal-fired power plant in Utah and switch to renewable energy to reduce the annual carbon footprint of its Kennecott Utah Copper facility. More news on: Rio Tinto Group, Energy stocks news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto to retire Utah coal power plant in move to renewables

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-03 12:47:58:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) says it will shut down its coal-fired power plant in Utah and switch to renewable energy to reduce the annual carbon footprint of its Kennecott Utah Copper facility. More news on: Rio Tinto Group, Energy stocks news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto to retire Utah coal power plant in move to renewables

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-03 12:47:58:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) says it will shut down its coal-fired power plant in Utah and switch to renewable energy to reduce the annual carbon footprint of its Kennecott Utah Copper facility. More news on: Rio Tinto Group, Energy stocks news, Read more … read more...

Drop in Brazil iron ore exports outweighs rebound in Australia exports

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-01 07:58:13:000

Australia's iron ore exports rebounded in April after production was hit by a cyclone in the previous month, but the surge in shipments was not enough to offset declining volumes from Brazil ever since January's tailings dam disaster. More news on: BHP Group, Rio Tinto Group, Vale S.A., … read more...

Drop in Brazil iron ore exports outweighs rebound in Australia exports

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-01 07:58:13:000

Australia's iron ore exports rebounded in April after production was hit by a cyclone in the previous month, but the surge in shipments was not enough to offset declining volumes from Brazil ever since January's tailings dam disaster. More news on: BHP Group, Rio Tinto Group, Vale S.A., … read more...

Bekaert: Refinancing Debt With Declining EBITDA And Free Cash Flow Will Be Tough

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-23 03:30:00:000

Introduction Belgium's Bekaert ( BEKSF ) ( BEKAY ) used to be one of the European market's favorite investments to gain exposure to emerging markets due to its worldwide presence in steel wire production. Right after the Global Financial Crisis, its share price increased by 600% within 1… read more...

Bekaert: Refinancing Debt With Declining EBITDA And Free Cash Flow Will Be Tough

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-23 03:30:00:000

Introduction Belgium's Bekaert ( BEKSF ) ( BEKAY ) used to be one of the European market's favorite investments to gain exposure to emerging markets due to its worldwide presence in steel wire production. Right after the Global Financial Crisis, its share price increased by 600% within 1… read more...

Bekaert: Refinancing Debt With Declining EBITDA And Free Cash Flow Will Be Tough

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-23 03:30:00:000

Introduction Belgium's Bekaert ( BEKSF ) ( BEKAY ) used to be one of the European market's favorite investments to gain exposure to emerging markets due to its worldwide presence in steel wire production. Right after the Global Financial Crisis, its share price increased by 600% within 1… read more...

China growth sparks copper to highest level since last July

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-17 11:18:25:000

Copper prices rallied to nine-month highs today following stronger than forecast economic growth figures from China that raise expectations for higher demand in the world's top metals consumer. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Southern Copper Corporation, Rio Tinto Group, Commoditie… read more...

China growth sparks copper to highest level since last July

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-17 11:18:25:000

Copper prices rallied to nine-month highs today following stronger than forecast economic growth figures from China that raise expectations for higher demand in the world's top metals consumer. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Southern Copper Corporation, Rio Tinto Group, Commoditie… read more...

China growth sparks copper to highest level since last July

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-17 11:18:25:000

Copper prices rallied to nine-month highs today following stronger than forecast economic growth figures from China that raise expectations for higher demand in the world's top metals consumer. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Southern Copper Corporation, Rio Tinto Group, Commoditie… read more...

Vale OK to resume operations at Brucutu mine, Brazilian court says

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-16 10:33:44:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO -3.4% ), Cleveland-Cliffs ( CLF -4.6% ) and BHP ( BHP -1.1% ) all turn sharply lower following reports that Vale ( VALE +2.1% ) has received authorization to reopen its Brucutu mine. More news on: Rio Tinto Group, Cleveland-Cliffs Inc., BHP Group, Commodities news… read more...

Rio Tinto Q1 iron ore shipments fall 14%; cuts full-year production outlook

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-16 03:41:26:000

Extreme weather conditions have hurt iron ore production in Western Australia, causing Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) to cut its full-year iron ore shipments guidance to 333M-343M metric tons from 338M-350M mt previously. More news on: Rio Tinto Group, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto boosts spending commitment for Arizona copper project

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-15 04:02:16:000

Looking to expand production to meet the market for new energy vehicles, Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO )says it plans to invest an additional $302M to develop its Resolution copper project in Arizona. More news on: Rio Tinto Group, BHP Group, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto faces rebellion from top shareholder Chinalco - FT

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-10 11:51:52:000

Rio Tinto's ( RIO +0.8% ) biggest shareholder - Chinalco ( ACH +1.8% ), China's state-owned aluminum producer, with a 14% stake - voted against a resolution to repurchase shares at the miners annual general meeting today in London. More news on: Rio Tinto Group, Aluminum Corp… read more...

Rio Tinto faces rebellion from top shareholder Chinalco - FT

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-10 11:51:52:000

Rio Tinto's ( RIO +0.8% ) biggest shareholder - Chinalco ( ACH +1.8% ), China's state-owned aluminum producer, with a 14% stake - voted against a resolution to repurchase shares at the miners annual general meeting today in London. More news on: Rio Tinto Group, Aluminum Corp… read more...

Rio Tinto faces rebellion from top shareholder Chinalco - FT

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-10 11:51:52:000

Rio Tinto's ( RIO +0.8% ) biggest shareholder - Chinalco ( ACH +1.8% ), China's state-owned aluminum producer, with a 14% stake - voted against a resolution to repurchase shares at the miners annual general meeting today in London. More news on: Rio Tinto Group, Aluminum Corp… read more...

Mongolia mining minister rejects changes to Oyu Tolgoi agreements

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-09 10:35:40:000

Mongolias minister of mining appears to rule out making changes to the investment agreements that underpin the development of the Rio Tinto's ( RIO -0.5% ) Oyu Tolgoi copper project, saying the $5.3B underground expansion of the mine should be based on existing contracts between … read more...

Rio Tinto, Anglo to join new World Bank green mining program

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-09 07:39:32:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO -0.5% ) and Anglo American ( OTCQX:AAUKF , OTCPK:AAUKY ) say they are joining a World Bank initiative intended to help developing countries sustainably mine lithium, cobalt and other minerals critical to global electrification. More news on: Rio Tinto Group, Anglo Amer… read more...

Rio Tinto approves $343M investment in Zulti South project

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-08 10:49:31:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO +2% ) approves a US$343M (A$481M) expansion of its Richards Bay mining operation in South Africa via the construction of the Zulti South project. More news on: Rio Tinto Group, Commodities news, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

Copper outlook bullish ahead of expected supply-demand gap

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-08 08:19:39:000

Copper industry analysts and executives going to Santiago, Chile, for the Cesco conference are feeling bullish , as a key indicator of the market for copper concentrates points to the tightest market in more than five years. More news on: Anglo American plc, Anglo American plc ADR, Teck R… read more...

Iron ore futures power higher; Citi says chase rally to $100/ton

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-08 04:05:35:000

China's steel futures surge more than 3% on a seasonal upturn in demand, lending support to prices for steelmaking raw materials including iron ore, which extends its record breaking rally. More news on: Vale S.A., BHP Group, Rio Tinto Group, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Some Mongolia lawmakers want to scrap 2015 Oyu Tolgoi expansion deal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-05 07:58:34:000

A group of Mongolian legislators recommends one of the agreements underpinning Rio Tintos ( RIO +0.2% ) Oyu Tolgoi copper mine should be scrapped and another changed , adding to the projects political problems. More news on: Rio Tinto Group, Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd…. read more...

Some Mongolia lawmakers want to scrap 2015 Oyu Tolgoi expansion deal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-05 07:58:34:000

A group of Mongolian legislators recommends one of the agreements underpinning Rio Tintos ( RIO +0.2% ) Oyu Tolgoi copper mine should be scrapped and another changed , adding to the projects political problems. More news on: Rio Tinto Group, Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd…. read more...

Some Mongolia lawmakers want to scrap 2015 Oyu Tolgoi expansion deal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-05 07:58:34:000

A group of Mongolian legislators recommends one of the agreements underpinning Rio Tintos ( RIO +0.2% ) Oyu Tolgoi copper mine should be scrapped and another changed , adding to the projects political problems. More news on: Rio Tinto Group, Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd…. read more...

Iron ore rally not sustainable, Liberum says in saying sell BHP, Rio, Anglo

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-04 04:31:03:000

The prospect of reduced global supply and improved demand for iron ore in China is being misread by investors, according to Liberum Capital, which reiterates Sell ratings on BHP , Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) and Anglo American ( OTCQX:AAUKF , OTCPK:AAUKY ). More news on: BHP Group, Rio Tint… read more...

Iron ore surges higher on plunging mine production, exports

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-03 04:47:17:000

Iron ore futures rally as much as 4% in Singapore to more than $90/mt, while spot ore jumps to a two-year high and the contract for high-grade ore extends gains above $100/mt. More news on: Vale S.A., Rio Tinto Group, BHP Group, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Iron Ore Supply Disruptions In Brazil Benefit Rio Tinto More In Comparison To BHP Group

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-02 05:59:49:000

The seaborne trade in iron ore is dominated by three mining companies. They are Rio Tinto ( RIO ), BHP Group ( BHP ) and Vale ( VALE ). Together these three companies supply much of the iron ore to customers around the world. However, a dam disaster in Brazil has recently disrupted iron ore pr… read more...

Vale +4% on higher iron prices despite losing certifications, asset freeze

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-01 10:55:01:000

Vale ( VALE +3.8% ) shares surge to match their highest level since January's deadly dam burst after iron ore futures jumped 5.2% on the Dalian Commodity Exchange to hit a seven-week high, propelled by strong economic data from China and supply concerns after Rio Tinto ( RIO +1.9% ) … read more...

Rio Tinto cuts 2019 iron ore output guidance following cyclone damage

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-01 03:35:01:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) says iron ore operations in Western Australia's Pilbara region are progressively resuming following last week's tropical cyclone Veronica, but initial inspections uncovered some damage to the Cape Lambert A port facility. More news on: Rio Tinto Group, BHP Group, V… read more...

Too Much Worry About Bonds

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-29 08:33:53:000

Sanford C. Bernstein & Company Analysts (January 2017) Bull markets are born on pessimism, grow on skepticism, mature on optimism, and die on euphoria Sir John Templeton Life and investing are long ballgames. Julian Robertson Introduc… read more...

Too Much Worry About Bonds

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-29 08:33:53:000

Sanford C. Bernstein & Company Analysts (January 2017) Bull markets are born on pessimism, grow on skepticism, mature on optimism, and die on euphoria Sir John Templeton Life and investing are long ballgames. Julian Robertson Introduc… read more...

Too Much Worry About Bonds

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-29 08:33:53:000

Sanford C. Bernstein & Company Analysts (January 2017) Bull markets are born on pessimism, grow on skepticism, mature on optimism, and die on euphoria Sir John Templeton Life and investing are long ballgames. Julian Robertson Introduc… read more...

Miners on the move as supply tensions continue

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-29 08:22:28:000

Iron ore is heading for the biggest quarterly gain since late 2016 after Vale ( VALE +4.4% ) warned its full-year iron ore sales may shrink by as much as 20% due to its Brazil dam disaster, and Australia warned the impact from the disruption will be felt for years. More news on: Vale S… read more...

Miners on the move as supply tensions continue

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-29 08:22:28:000

Iron ore is heading for the biggest quarterly gain since late 2016 after Vale ( VALE +4.4% ) warned its full-year iron ore sales may shrink by as much as 20% due to its Brazil dam disaster, and Australia warned the impact from the disruption will be felt for years. More news on: Vale S… read more...

Miners on the move as supply tensions continue

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-29 08:22:28:000

Iron ore is heading for the biggest quarterly gain since late 2016 after Vale ( VALE +4.4% ) warned its full-year iron ore sales may shrink by as much as 20% due to its Brazil dam disaster, and Australia warned the impact from the disruption will be felt for years. More news on: Vale S… read more...

Rio Tinto issues force majuere on some iron ore contracts

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-29 03:53:07:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) announces force majeure on iron ore shipments to some buyers due to damage caused by the recent cyclone to some of its operations in Western Australia. More news on: Rio Tinto Group, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto issues force majuere on some iron ore contracts

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-29 03:53:07:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) announces force majeure on iron ore shipments to some buyers due to damage caused by the recent cyclone to some of its operations in Western Australia. More news on: Rio Tinto Group, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto issues force majuere on some iron ore contracts

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-29 03:53:07:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) announces force majeure on iron ore shipments to some buyers due to damage caused by the recent cyclone to some of its operations in Western Australia. More news on: Rio Tinto Group, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Vale Reveals How Much Production Was Taken Off The Market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-27 00:36:27:000

Vale ( VALE ) was busy dealing with the aftermath of Brumadinho catastrophe so it postponed its Q4 2018 production report. Finally, the report is out , and investors and traders alike can digest the official information regarding the size of outages in Vales mines. There has been no s… read more...

Vale Reveals How Much Production Was Taken Off The Market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-27 00:36:27:000

Vale ( VALE ) was busy dealing with the aftermath of Brumadinho catastrophe so it postponed its Q4 2018 production report. Finally, the report is out , and investors and traders alike can digest the official information regarding the size of outages in Vales mines. There has been no s… read more...

Rio Tinto, BHP restart some Australia operations after cyclones

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-26 03:47:29:000

Australian miners Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) and BHP say they started to resume operations at some facilities that had been halted as two cyclones battered the countrys northern coastline over the weekend. More news on: Rio Tinto Group, BHP Group, Fortescue Metals Group Limited, … read more...

Clean-up begins for Australian miners following hit by two cyclones

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-25 06:22:39:000

Miners Rio Tinto ( RIO +1.4% ), BHP ( BHP +0.8% ) and Fortescue Metals ( OTCQX:FSUMF ) say their Australian operations suffered some impact after two cyclones hit the country over the weekend, as clean up from the storms begins. More news on: Rio Tinto Group, BHP Group, Fortescue Met… read more...

Keep Calm And Hold Turquoise Hill Resources

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-20 17:19:40:000

Thesis Turquoise Hill Resources ( TRQ ) has recently reported Q4 2018 results. Q4 2018 had been a strong quarter in terms of both revenues and earnings. The companys strong fundamentals advocate for share price appreciation in the long-term. However, this growth will be gradual and w… read more...

Keep Calm And Hold Turquoise Hill Resources

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-20 17:19:40:000

Thesis Turquoise Hill Resources ( TRQ ) has recently reported Q4 2018 results. Q4 2018 had been a strong quarter in terms of both revenues and earnings. The companys strong fundamentals advocate for share price appreciation in the long-term. However, this growth will be gradual and w… read more...

Keep Calm And Hold Turquoise Hill Resources

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-20 17:19:40:000

Thesis Turquoise Hill Resources ( TRQ ) has recently reported Q4 2018 results. Q4 2018 had been a strong quarter in terms of both revenues and earnings. The companys strong fundamentals advocate for share price appreciation in the long-term. However, this growth will be gradual and w… read more...

Rio Tinto halts operations at biggest bauxite mine as cyclone nears

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-20 06:58:33:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO +0.1% ) says it has suspended operations at its biggest bauxite mine - the Weipa mine in northeastern Australia - ahead of a cyclone. More news on: Rio Tinto Group, South32 Limited, Glencore plc, Read more … read more...

Vale set to resume work at major iron ore mine; Chinese futures sink 6%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-20 03:42:41:000

China iron ore futures plunge nearly 6% in their biggest intraday fall in three months following news that a local court had cleared the way for Vale (NYSE: VALE ) to resume operations at its Brucutu mine, its largest iron ore complex in Brazil's Minas Gerais state. More news on: Vale… read more...

Biggest trading ever in copper options signals supply troubles - Bloomberg

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-19 08:13:14:000

The biggest-ever trading volume on Comex copper call options - more than 11K - yesterday signals supply troubles brewing in the market, Bloomberg reports. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Southern Copper Corporation, Rio Tinto Group, Commodities news, News on ETFs, Read more … ... read more...

SEC may pursue Rio Tinto fraud case, U.S. judge rules

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-18 10:18:46:000

A U.S. District Court judge rejects Rio Tintos ( RIO +2% ) motion to dismiss an SEC lawsuit accusing the company of civil fraud in its handling of a failed investment in a Mozambique coal project. More news on: Rio Tinto Group, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto rejects bid to reveal emission targets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-18 06:28:48:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO +2.1% ) says it will recommend shareholders vote against a resolution requiring it to report its direct emissions and those of its customers in greater detail. More news on: Rio Tinto Group, Commodities news, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

BHP, Rio on the rise as Vale halts production at another iron ore mine

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-18 04:05:58:000

BHP and Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) both +1.8% pre-market as Chinese iron ore futures jumped more than 3% on supply concerns after Vale (NYSE: VALE ) announced further production cuts. More news on: BHP Group, Rio Tinto Group, Vale S.A., Commodities news, Stocks on the move, Read mor… read more...

54 Sector Major Leaders In March: On To 2020

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-12 11:38:51:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Projected 14.79% To 21.64% Net Gains For Top Ten Sector Majors To March 2020 Three of ten top dividend yield Sector Majors were verified as being among the top ten net gainers for the coming year based on analyst 1-year target prices. (They're tin… read more...

54 Sector Major Leaders In March: On To 2020

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-12 11:38:51:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Projected 14.79% To 21.64% Net Gains For Top Ten Sector Majors To March 2020 Three of ten top dividend yield Sector Majors were verified as being among the top ten net gainers for the coming year based on analyst 1-year target prices. (They're tin… read more...

54 Sector Major Leaders In March: On To 2020

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-12 11:38:51:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Projected 14.79% To 21.64% Net Gains For Top Ten Sector Majors To March 2020 Three of ten top dividend yield Sector Majors were verified as being among the top ten net gainers for the coming year based on analyst 1-year target prices. (They're tin… read more...

2019 Lithium Themes To Watch Out For

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-08 18:56:55:000

This article first appeared on Trend Investing on January 8, 2019; therefore all data is as of that date. As we head into 2019, some key themes for the lithium miners will be a further move towards lithium hydroxide, vertical integration, takeovers/mergers and acquisitions, the inevitable … read more...

2019 Lithium Themes To Watch Out For

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-08 18:56:55:000

This article first appeared on Trend Investing on January 8, 2019; therefore all data is as of that date. As we head into 2019, some key themes for the lithium miners will be a further move towards lithium hydroxide, vertical integration, takeovers/mergers and acquisitions, the inevitable … read more...

2019 Lithium Themes To Watch Out For

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-08 18:56:55:000

This article first appeared on Trend Investing on January 8, 2019; therefore all data is as of that date. As we head into 2019, some key themes for the lithium miners will be a further move towards lithium hydroxide, vertical integration, takeovers/mergers and acquisitions, the inevitable … read more...

Rio Tinto says Amrun bauxite mine in Australia ready for full production

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-08 06:28:54:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO -0.6% ) says its $1.9B Amrun bauxite mine in northern Australia is set to enter full production after finishing its ramp-up phase, raising output at its Weipa operations by more than a third. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Is It Time To Buy Some Zijin Mining Shares To Replace Nevsun?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-08 06:25:04:000

On January 11, almost two months ago, Zijin Mining ( ZIJMF ) ( ZIJMY ) announced that it was able to acquire 286,347,562 common shares of Nevsun Resources ( NSU ) which represents more than 95% of outstanding shares. As a result, the process of compulsory acquisition of remaining Nevsun shar… read more...

Rio Tinto -1.7% as base metals fall, two analyst downgrades issued

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-08 04:17:25:000

Rio TInto (NYSE: RIO ) -1.7% pre-market as base metal futures fall in the wake of weak economic data from China shows exports tumbled the most in three years in February while imports fell for a third straight month. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, BHP Billiton Limited, Vale S.A., Comm… read more...

KR, RIO among premarket losers

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-07 04:22:12:000

Aptevo Therapeutics (NASDAQ: APVO ) -38% on equity offering . More news on: Aptevo Therapeutics Inc., Resideo Technologies, Inc., Kroger Co., Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

What If Trump Signs A Trade Deal With China - Base Metals Explode Higher?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-05 06:42:41:000

After writing my bullish thesis on Freeport-McMoRan ( FCX ) a few weeks ago, I decided to dig deeper into the base/industrial metal shortage situation developing the last year. Market participants, including myself, have been worried about the U.S./China trade war pushing demand for industri… read more...

What If Trump Signs A Trade Deal With China - Base Metals Explode Higher?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-05 06:42:41:000

After writing my bullish thesis on Freeport-McMoRan ( FCX ) a few weeks ago, I decided to dig deeper into the base/industrial metal shortage situation developing the last year. Market participants, including myself, have been worried about the U.S./China trade war pushing demand for industri… read more...

Commodity Prospects Of Rio Tinto Versus BHP Billiton

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-04 10:37:22:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO ) and BHP ( BHP ) are two mining companies that are inextricably linked with one another. They both share many similarities and it can be somewhat difficult to separate the two from each other. For instance, looking at some of their stats in the table below shows that they are … read more...

Rio Tinto plc 2018 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-27 14:40:44:000

The following slide deck was published by Rio Tinto plc in conjunction with their 2018 Q4 earnings Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto plc 2018 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-27 14:40:44:000

The following slide deck was published by Rio Tinto plc in conjunction with their 2018 Q4 earnings Read more … read more...

Turquoise Hill sees further delays likely at Oyu Tolgoi

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-27 10:22:46:000

Turquoise Hill Resources ( TRQ -13.8% ) plunges after warning of possible further delays in the development schedule of the Oyu Tolgoi underground mine project, saying the completion of "technically complex" installations at Shaft 2 could take longer than expected. More news on: Turquo… read more...

Turquoise Hill sees further delays likely at Oyu Tolgoi

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-27 10:22:46:000

Turquoise Hill Resources ( TRQ -13.8% ) plunges after warning of possible further delays in the development schedule of the Oyu Tolgoi underground mine project, saying the completion of "technically complex" installations at Shaft 2 could take longer than expected. More news on: Turquo… read more...

Rio Tinto plc 2018 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-27 09:40:44:000

The following slide deck was published by Rio Tinto plc in conjunction with their 2018 Q4 earnings Read more … read more...

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Lowe's, Best Buy, Weight Watchers, Office Depot & more

via: CNBC at 2019-02-27 08:25:00:000

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Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Lowe's, Best Buy, Weight Watchers, Office Depot & more

via: CNBC at 2019-02-27 08:25:00:000

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Rio Tinto reports big 2018 profit boost, bumper dividend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-27 07:30:23:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) +0.8% pre-market after beating FY 2018 earnings and revenue expectations and declaring a $4B special dividend of $2.43/share and a final dividend of $1.80/share. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Earnings news and commentary, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto reports big 2018 profit boost, bumper dividend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-27 07:30:23:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) +0.8% pre-market after beating FY 2018 earnings and revenue expectations and declaring a $4B special dividend of $2.43/share and a final dividend of $1.80/share. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Earnings news and commentary, Read more … read more...

Turquoise Hill sees further delays likely at Oyu Tolgoi

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-27 05:22:46:000

Turquoise Hill Resources ( TRQ -13.8% ) plunges after warning of possible further delays in the development schedule of the Oyu Tolgoi underground mine project, saying the completion of "technically complex" installations at Shaft 2 could take longer than expected. More news on: Turquo… read more...

Rio Tinto plc beats by $0.26, beats on revenue

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-27 05:19:51:000

Rio Tinto plc (NYSE: RIO ): FY Non-GAAP EPS of $5.12 beats by $0.26 ; GAAP EPS of $7.88 beats by $3.09 . Revenue of $40.5B (+1.2% Y/Y) beats by $620M . Press Release More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Earnings news and commentary, Energy stocks news, read more...

Rio Tinto plc beats by $0.26, beats on revenue

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-27 05:19:51:000

Rio Tinto plc (NYSE: RIO ): FY Non-GAAP EPS of $5.12 beats by $0.26 ; GAAP EPS of $7.88 beats by $3.09 . Revenue of $40.5B (+1.2% Y/Y) beats by $620M . Press Release More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Earnings news and commentary, Energy stocks news, read more...

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Lowe's, Best Buy, Weight Watchers, Office Depot & more

via: CNBC at 2019-02-27 03:25:00:000

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Rio Tinto reports big 2018 profit boost, bumper dividend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-27 02:30:23:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) +0.8% pre-market after beating FY 2018 earnings and revenue expectations and declaring a $4B special dividend of $2.43/share and a final dividend of $1.80/share. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Earnings news and commentary, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto plc beats by $0.26, beats on revenue

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-27 00:19:51:000

Rio Tinto plc (NYSE: RIO ): FY Non-GAAP EPS of $5.12 beats by $0.26 ; GAAP EPS of $7.88 beats by $3.09 . Revenue of $40.5B (+1.2% Y/Y) beats by $620M . Press Release More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Earnings news and commentary, Energy stocks news, read more...

Mining industry commits to international standards for tailings dams

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-26 14:34:51:000

The International Council of Mining and Metals says it will establish an independent panel to set global standards for tailings dam design and maintenance, in the wake of last month's devastating collapse of a structure in Brazil killed hundreds of people. More news on: Vale S.A., BHP Bi… read more...

LME copper extends gains to hit highest price since July 4

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-22 10:31:26:000

Freeport McMoRan ( FCX +1.4% ) and Southern Copper ( SCCO +1.3% ) extend their string of recent gains as copper prices continue to climb on momentum from the U.S.-China trade talks. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Southern Copper Corporation, iPath DJ-UBS Copper Total Return Sub… read more...

LME copper extends gains to hit highest price since July 4

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-22 10:31:26:000

Freeport McMoRan ( FCX +1.4% ) and Southern Copper ( SCCO +1.3% ) extend their string of recent gains as copper prices continue to climb on momentum from the U.S.-China trade talks. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Southern Copper Corporation, iPath DJ-UBS Copper Total Return Sub… read more...

LME copper extends gains to hit highest price since July 4

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-22 10:31:26:000

Freeport McMoRan ( FCX +1.4% ) and Southern Copper ( SCCO +1.3% ) extend their string of recent gains as copper prices continue to climb on momentum from the U.S.-China trade talks. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Southern Copper Corporation, iPath DJ-UBS Copper Total Return Sub… read more...

LME copper extends gains to hit highest price since July 4

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-22 10:31:26:000

Freeport McMoRan ( FCX +1.4% ) and Southern Copper ( SCCO +1.3% ) extend their string of recent gains as copper prices continue to climb on momentum from the U.S.-China trade talks. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Southern Copper Corporation, iPath DJ-UBS Copper Total Return Sub… read more...

China's Dalian port bans Australian coal imports, sets 2019 quota - Reuters

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-21 10:58:49:000

Customs at Chinas Dalian port has banned imports of Australian coal and will cap overall coal imports from all sources to the end of 2019 at 12M metric tons, Reuters reports. More news on: Glencore Plc, Glencore Plc ADR, Rio Tinto plc, Energy stocks news, Read more … read more...

BHP Billiton Is Providing A Clue For Investors

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-20 14:54:24:000

A 60:40 allocation to passive long-only equities and bonds has been a great proposition for the last 35 years We are profoundly worried that this could be a risky allocation over the next 10." Sanford C. Bernstein & Company Analysts (January 2017) Bull markets are born on… read more...

Fortescue tops H1 profit estimates as iron ore pricing rises

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-20 13:14:46:000

Fortescue Metals ( OTCQX:FSUMF +4.7% ) easily beat estimates for H1 profit and nearly triples its interim dividend to A$0.30/share, including a special dividend, reflecting confidence in the outlook for iron ore prices, sending shares to a two-year high in Australia. More news on: Fort… read more...

Freeport-McMoRan could rally another 15 percent before hitting a wall, technical analyst says

via: CNBC at 2019-02-19 16:10:00:000

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Supply Worries Drive Iron Ore Prices To New Heights

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-18 07:25:58:000

Original Post By Stuart Burns Two major dam disasters in three years are enough to put the frighteners on investors and get the media abuzz with talk of supply-side shortages. Yet, as small as Vale's (VALE) production loss is, the fact remains the market is relatively tight, and su… read more...

Iron ore rally cools as investors weigh short supply, weak demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-12 07:45:17:000

Benchmark iron ore futures in Singapore plunged as much as 7% overnight to $82/ton, set for their first back-to-back decline since Vale's late January dam disaster, as investors weigh a likely shortfall against cooling demand in China. More news on: BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, V… read more...

Iron ore rally cools as investors weigh short supply, weak demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-12 07:45:17:000

Benchmark iron ore futures in Singapore plunged as much as 7% overnight to $82/ton, set for their first back-to-back decline since Vale's late January dam disaster, as investors weigh a likely shortfall against cooling demand in China. More news on: BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, V… read more...

Iron ore rally cools as investors weigh short supply, weak demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-12 07:45:17:000

Benchmark iron ore futures in Singapore plunged as much as 7% overnight to $82/ton, set for their first back-to-back decline since Vale's late January dam disaster, as investors weigh a likely shortfall against cooling demand in China. More news on: BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, V… read more...

Czech Investor's Diary: Adding Wells Fargo

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-11 14:49:15:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Radek Vtisk as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more In the … read more...

China iron ore price surges after holiday on Brazilian supply concerns

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-11 08:11:56:000

China iron ore futures jump to a record high in the first session as traders return from the week-long Lunar New Year holiday, following concerns that supply from Brazil may decline after last month's fatal tailings dam accident at a Vale mine. More news on: BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Ti… read more...

Vale: The Worst Is Not Over Yet

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-08 07:29:22:000

At the end of January, I wrote that Vales ( VALE ) problems after the catastrophic dam breach have destroyed the bullish thesis for the company and that downside should be expected. The situation continues to develop, and Vale remains in the spotlight both as a company and a… read more...

Vale: The Worst Is Not Over Yet

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-08 07:29:22:000

At the end of January, I wrote that Vales ( VALE ) problems after the catastrophic dam breach have destroyed the bullish thesis for the company and that downside should be expected. The situation continues to develop, and Vale remains in the spotlight both as a company and a… read more...

Vale: The Worst Is Not Over Yet

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-08 07:29:22:000

At the end of January, I wrote that Vales ( VALE ) problems after the catastrophic dam breach have destroyed the bullish thesis for the company and that downside should be expected. The situation continues to develop, and Vale remains in the spotlight both as a company and a… read more...

Iron ore powers to highest since 2014, up 14% since Vale dam disaster

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-08 03:53:30:000

Iron ore futures extend their recent rally, surging as much as 5.8% to $94/ton in Singapore, the highest since August 2014 . More news on: Vale S.A., Rio Tinto plc, BHP Billiton Limited, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Iron ore powers to highest since 2014, up 14% since Vale dam disaster

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-08 03:53:30:000

Iron ore futures extend their recent rally, surging as much as 5.8% to $94/ton in Singapore, the highest since August 2014 . More news on: Vale S.A., Rio Tinto plc, BHP Billiton Limited, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Iron ore powers to highest since 2014, up 14% since Vale dam disaster

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-08 03:53:30:000

Iron ore futures extend their recent rally, surging as much as 5.8% to $94/ton in Singapore, the highest since August 2014 . More news on: Vale S.A., Rio Tinto plc, BHP Billiton Limited, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Iron ore price passes $90/ton; big cash windfall predicted for Rio, BHP

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-07 08:39:48:000

Iron ore prices surge to near two-year highs above $90/metric ton in the wake of reduced activity by Vale (NYSE: VALE ), the world's top producer of the steelmaking ingredient. More news on: Vale S.A., Rio Tinto plc, BHP Billiton Limited, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Iron ore rallies to highest since March 2017 after deadly dam breach

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-06 14:58:56:000

Iron ore prices push to nearly two-year highs after last month's fatal tailings dam breach in Brazil forced Vale ( VALE -5.5% ) to suspend production at the Brucutu mine and declare force majeure on several related iron ore and pellet sales contracts. More news on: Vale S.A., BHP Bi… read more...

BHP, Rio Tinto both downgraded at J.P. Morgan

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-04 14:48:29:000

BHP( BHP +0.2% ) edges higher even after J.P. Morgan downgrades shares to Underweight from Neutral, saying while BHP likely will follow Rio Tinto ( RIO +1.9% ) in raising shareholder returns, it has "inferior balance sheet capacity over the medium term" and a "less defensive bala… read more...

BHP, Rio Tinto both downgraded at J.P. Morgan

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-04 14:48:29:000

BHP( BHP +0.2% ) edges higher even after J.P. Morgan downgrades shares to Underweight from Neutral, saying while BHP likely will follow Rio Tinto ( RIO +1.9% ) in raising shareholder returns, it has "inferior balance sheet capacity over the medium term" and a "less defensive bala… read more...

Rio Tinto says will back industry-wide response to Brazil dam collapse

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-04 12:59:27:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO +1.6% ) says it will support any industry-wide response to the collapse of a tailings dam in Brazil belonging to rival Vale. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto says will back industry-wide response to Brazil dam collapse

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-04 12:59:27:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO +1.6% ) says it will support any industry-wide response to the collapse of a tailings dam in Brazil belonging to rival Vale. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Copper to rally 10% over next 3-6 months as economy perks up, Citi says

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-04 11:51:28:000

Citigroup turns bullish on copper, saying it expects the metal to rally by 10% over the next 3-6 months on expectations of a U.S. trade deal with China and increasing confidence in a global economic recovery. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Southern Copper Corporation, Rio Tinto plc… read more...

Copper to rally 10% over next 3-6 months as economy perks up, Citi says

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-04 11:51:28:000

Citigroup turns bullish on copper, saying it expects the metal to rally by 10% over the next 3-6 months on expectations of a U.S. trade deal with China and increasing confidence in a global economic recovery. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Southern Copper Corporation, Rio Tinto plc… read more...

European stocks close mixed amid earnings; Wirecard shares jump 14%

via: CNBC at 2019-02-04 01:39:00:000

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European stocks close mixed amid earnings; Wirecard shares jump 14%

via: CNBC at 2019-02-04 01:39:00:000

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Copper Outlook 2019: Supply And Demand Analysis

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-30 14:05:26:000

iPath DJ-UBS Copper Total Return Sub-Index ETN (OTCPK: JJCTF ) tracks an index that reflects the performance of an investment in one futures contract on copper. For stock traders JJCTF, exchange-traded-note provides exposure to market price movements of Copper High Grade futures contract trade… read more...

Copper Outlook 2019: Supply And Demand Analysis

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-30 14:05:26:000

iPath DJ-UBS Copper Total Return Sub-Index ETN (OTCPK: JJCTF ) tracks an index that reflects the performance of an investment in one futures contract on copper. For stock traders JJCTF, exchange-traded-note provides exposure to market price movements of Copper High Grade futures contract trade… read more...

Copper Outlook 2019: Supply And Demand Analysis

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-30 14:05:26:000

iPath DJ-UBS Copper Total Return Sub-Index ETN (OTCPK: JJCTF ) tracks an index that reflects the performance of an investment in one futures contract on copper. For stock traders JJCTF, exchange-traded-note provides exposure to market price movements of Copper High Grade futures contract trade… read more...

Cleveland-Cliffs +12%, leading NYSE after Vale cuts iron ore production

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-30 10:08:50:000

Cleveland-Cliffs ( CLF +12.2% ) surges more than 12% to top all NYSE gainers in early trading, after rival miner Vale said it would cut iron ore production by as much as 10% , or ~40M metric tons/year, in the wake of Brazil's deadly dam disaster. More news on: Cleveland-Cliffs, Inc., … read more...

Cleveland-Cliffs +12%, leading NYSE after Vale cuts iron ore production

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-30 10:08:50:000

Cleveland-Cliffs ( CLF +12.2% ) surges more than 12% to top all NYSE gainers in early trading, after rival miner Vale said it would cut iron ore production by as much as 10% , or ~40M metric tons/year, in the wake of Brazil's deadly dam disaster. More news on: Cleveland-Cliffs, Inc., … read more...

Cleveland-Cliffs +12%, leading NYSE after Vale cuts iron ore production

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-30 10:08:50:000

Cleveland-Cliffs ( CLF +12.2% ) surges more than 12% to top all NYSE gainers in early trading, after rival miner Vale said it would cut iron ore production by as much as 10% , or ~40M metric tons/year, in the wake of Brazil's deadly dam disaster. More news on: Cleveland-Cliffs, Inc., … read more...

Iron ore price spikes as Vale's production cut set to disrupt market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-30 08:08:54:000

Chinese iron ore futures surge more than 9% and shares of mining rivals BHP and Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) each rise ~2% in pre-market trade after Vale (NYSE: VALE ), the worlds largest producer, outlined plans to cut production following Brazil's deadly dam breach. More news on… read more...

Iron ore price spikes as Vale's production cut set to disrupt market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-30 08:08:54:000

Chinese iron ore futures surge more than 9% and shares of mining rivals BHP and Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) each rise ~2% in pre-market trade after Vale (NYSE: VALE ), the worlds largest producer, outlined plans to cut production following Brazil's deadly dam breach. More news on… read more...

Iron ore price spikes as Vale's production cut set to disrupt market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-30 08:08:54:000

Chinese iron ore futures surge more than 9% and shares of mining rivals BHP and Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) each rise ~2% in pre-market trade after Vale (NYSE: VALE ), the worlds largest producer, outlined plans to cut production following Brazil's deadly dam breach. More news on… read more...

iShares MSCI Australia ETF: Macro Outlook 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-29 23:04:42:000

iShares MSCI Australia ETF (NYSE: EWA ) is the largest Australia country-specific, exchange-traded product traded on a U.S. exchange with about $1.1 billion in assets. The fund is fairly diversified, especially compared to some of the other iShares MSCI country ETFs. Aside from a couple of glo… read more...

iShares MSCI Australia ETF: Macro Outlook 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-29 23:04:42:000

iShares MSCI Australia ETF (NYSE: EWA ) is the largest Australia country-specific, exchange-traded product traded on a U.S. exchange with about $1.1 billion in assets. The fund is fairly diversified, especially compared to some of the other iShares MSCI country ETFs. Aside from a couple of glo… read more...

iShares MSCI Australia ETF: Macro Outlook 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-29 23:04:42:000

iShares MSCI Australia ETF (NYSE: EWA ) is the largest Australia country-specific, exchange-traded product traded on a U.S. exchange with about $1.1 billion in assets. The fund is fairly diversified, especially compared to some of the other iShares MSCI country ETFs. Aside from a couple of glo… read more...

Mongolia probes Oyu Tolgoi corruption claims as ex-minister re-arrested

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-29 11:35:25:000

Mongolia's anti-graft agency says it is working with overseas investigators to look into claims of corruption at the giant Oyu Tolgoi copper mine, following the re-arrest of a former finance minister suspected of "abuse of power." More news on: Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd., Rio Tinto pl… read more...

Alcoa Looks Undervalued, But With Some Significant Asterisks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-29 08:55:56:000

There are some investors who simply refuse to consider highly cyclical stocks like Steel Dynamics ( STLD ) or Alcoa ( AA ), and a quick look at the recent chart outlines some of the reasons why. With Alcoas high sensitivity to alumina and alumina prices (a roughly 5% change in alum… read more...

Tracking Ken Fisher's Fisher Asset Management Portfolio - Q4 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-28 14:44:58:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Kenneth Fisher's 13F stock portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Fisher Asset Management's regulatory 13F Form filed on 01/25/2019. Please visit our Tracking Kenneth Fisher's Fisher Asset Mana… read more...

Chinese iron ore jumps to 16-month high after Vale disaster

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-28 10:42:35:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO +0.8% ) and BHP ( BHP +0.2% ) are only modestly higher even as iron ore prices in China spike to a 16-month high and investors expect the global miners to claim more share of global iron ore production after Vale's ( VALE -17% ) dam disaster in Brazil. More news on:… read more...

Vale: Dam Disaster Destroys Bullish Thesis

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-27 14:03:15:000

At the beginning of this year, I wrote an article on Vale ( VALE ), in which I talked about a potential 20% upside due to a potential multiple expansion from 8 forward P/E to 10 forward P/E. Among positives, I noted stable production, low costs, business-friendly government in Brazil, rising… read more...

Vale's dam burst likely to affect iron ore prices - Platt's

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-25 16:40:02:000

Iron ore prices may react next week following today's tailings dam breach at Vale's (NYSE: VALE ) Corrego de Feijao iron ore mine in Brazil's Minas Gerais state. More news on: Vale S.A., BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Vale's dam burst likely to affect iron ore prices - Platt's

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-25 16:40:02:000

Iron ore prices may react next week following today's tailings dam breach at Vale's (NYSE: VALE ) Corrego de Feijao iron ore mine in Brazil's Minas Gerais state. More news on: Vale S.A., BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto 2018 iron ore production rises 2%; copper output jumps 33%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-17 17:29:01:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) reports a 2% Y/Y increase in FY 2018 iron ore production from Australia's Pilbara region to 338M metric tons, citing a ramp-up of expanded mines and fewer weather related disruptions. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto 2018 iron ore production rises 2%; copper output jumps 33%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-17 17:29:01:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) reports a 2% Y/Y increase in FY 2018 iron ore production from Australia's Pilbara region to 338M metric tons, citing a ramp-up of expanded mines and fewer weather related disruptions. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto 2018 iron ore production rises 2%; copper output jumps 33%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-17 17:29:01:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) reports a 2% Y/Y increase in FY 2018 iron ore production from Australia's Pilbara region to 338M metric tons, citing a ramp-up of expanded mines and fewer weather related disruptions. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Measuring Rio Tinto's Progress On The Benjamin Graham Model

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-15 12:12:40:000

Investor Takeaway: In order to evaluate Rio Tinto's ( RIO ) fundamental strength as a mining giant, I have analyzed the company on the BG (read: Benjamin Graham) model for value investing. This analysis considers whether RIO's stock provides adequate value to investors based on the BG model…. read more...

Measuring Rio Tinto's Progress On The Benjamin Graham Model

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-15 12:12:40:000

Investor Takeaway: In order to evaluate Rio Tinto's ( RIO ) fundamental strength as a mining giant, I have analyzed the company on the BG (read: Benjamin Graham) model for value investing. This analysis considers whether RIO's stock provides adequate value to investors based on the BG model…. read more...

Measuring Rio Tinto's Progress On The Benjamin Graham Model

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-15 12:12:40:000

Investor Takeaway: In order to evaluate Rio Tinto's ( RIO ) fundamental strength as a mining giant, I have analyzed the company on the BG (read: Benjamin Graham) model for value investing. This analysis considers whether RIO's stock provides adequate value to investors based on the BG model…. read more...

Rio Tinto calls force majeure on some iron ore contracts after Australia fire

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-14 09:43:13:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO -0.4% ) says it declared force majeure on some iron ore contracts after a fire at its Cape Lambert export terminal in Australia last week. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Glencore Should Spin Off Its New Tech Assets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-11 14:14:31:000

Glencore's Peer Comparison Glencore ( OTCPK:GLNCY , OTCPK:GLCNF ) is one of the world's largest natural resource companies. It essentially has three core businesses: (1) mining and refining of metals, (2) coal (coking and thermal), and (3) agricultural products that are all integrated with … read more...

Glencore Should Spin Off Its New Tech Assets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-11 14:14:31:000

Glencore's Peer Comparison Glencore ( OTCPK:GLNCY , OTCPK:GLCNF ) is one of the world's largest natural resource companies. It essentially has three core businesses: (1) mining and refining of metals, (2) coal (coking and thermal), and (3) agricultural products that are all integrated with … read more...

Glencore Should Spin Off Its New Tech Assets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-11 14:14:31:000

Glencore's Peer Comparison Glencore ( OTCPK:GLNCY , OTCPK:GLCNF ) is one of the world's largest natural resource companies. It essentially has three core businesses: (1) mining and refining of metals, (2) coal (coking and thermal), and (3) agricultural products that are all integrated with … read more...

Rio Tinto's Cape Lambert iron ore export terminal damaged by fire

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-10 08:17:11:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) -1.7% pre-market after a fire forced it to close part of its Cape Lambert iron ore export terminal in Western Australia. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

Iron ore's jump to $75/ton 'not sustainable,' Goldman warns

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-09 12:55:38:000

Iron ore's rally to $75/ton is " not sustainable ,"Goldman Sachs says, as supply is set to increase this year and part of the rally over the past month was fueled by mills restocking ahead of the Chinese New Year. More news on: BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Vale S.A., Commodit… read more...

Cleveland Cliffs - A Rare Gift By Mr. Market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-08 14:17:03:000

Source: cleveland.com Investment Thesis The fall in iron ore prices since 2011 caught Cleveland-Cliffs' ( CLF ) previous management off guard, with the share price falling from $97 in 2010 all the way to $1.5 in 2015. In July 2017, however, the activist hedge fund Casablanca Capi… read more...

Rio Tinto: We Need To See An Improvement In Metal Prices

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-04 16:37:39:000

Thesis: This article considers the Q3 results of Rio Tinto ( RIO ) and the factors that could impact the stock performance in Q4. It also considers significant developments on RIO's operational fronts that could have a long-term impact on RIO's operational profile, service delivery, and the … read more...

Rio Tinto: We Need To See An Improvement In Metal Prices

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-04 16:37:39:000

Thesis: This article considers the Q3 results of Rio Tinto ( RIO ) and the factors that could impact the stock performance in Q4. It also considers significant developments on RIO's operational fronts that could have a long-term impact on RIO's operational profile, service delivery, and the … read more...

Rio Tinto: We Need To See An Improvement In Metal Prices

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-04 16:37:39:000

Thesis: This article considers the Q3 results of Rio Tinto ( RIO ) and the factors that could impact the stock performance in Q4. It also considers significant developments on RIO's operational fronts that could have a long-term impact on RIO's operational profile, service delivery, and the … read more...

Rio Tinto: We Need To See An Improvement In Metal Prices

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-04 16:37:39:000

Thesis: This article considers the Q3 results of Rio Tinto ( RIO ) and the factors that could impact the stock performance in Q4. It also considers significant developments on RIO's operational fronts that could have a long-term impact on RIO's operational profile, service delivery, and the … read more...

Copper bounces as China eases reserve requirements, eyes U.S. trade talks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-04 12:59:19:000

Copper prices rally from yesterdays 18-month low after China cut bank reserve requirements and announced new trade talks with the U.S.; LME copper closed +3.2% at $5,918/metric ton. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Sto… read more...

Copper bounces as China eases reserve requirements, eyes U.S. trade talks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-04 12:59:19:000

Copper prices rally from yesterdays 18-month low after China cut bank reserve requirements and announced new trade talks with the U.S.; LME copper closed +3.2% at $5,918/metric ton. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Sto… read more...

Copper bounces as China eases reserve requirements, eyes U.S. trade talks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-04 12:59:19:000

Copper prices rally from yesterdays 18-month low after China cut bank reserve requirements and announced new trade talks with the U.S.; LME copper closed +3.2% at $5,918/metric ton. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Sto… read more...

Copper bounces as China eases reserve requirements, eyes U.S. trade talks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-04 12:59:19:000

Copper prices rally from yesterdays 18-month low after China cut bank reserve requirements and announced new trade talks with the U.S.; LME copper closed +3.2% at $5,918/metric ton. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Sto… read more...

Rio Tinto to extend delay for ex-CEO's bonus amid Guinea probe

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-02 09:58:22:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) says it plans to further delay paying outstanding bonuses to former CEO Sam Walsh, as regulators continue investigating payments to a consultant on the Simandou iron ore project in Guinea. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto to extend delay for ex-CEO's bonus amid Guinea probe

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-02 09:58:22:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) says it plans to further delay paying outstanding bonuses to former CEO Sam Walsh, as regulators continue investigating payments to a consultant on the Simandou iron ore project in Guinea. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Stocks Skid Into 2019 With Slowdown Fears

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-02 07:41:15:000

Today's Top Stories: Stocks skid into 2019 with slowdown fears; Trump/Democrats at an impasse over border wall funding; and drugmakers hike prices to kick-off 2019. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: … read more...

Stocks Skid Into 2019 With Slowdown Fears

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-02 07:41:15:000

Today's Top Stories: Stocks skid into 2019 with slowdown fears; Trump/Democrats at an impasse over border wall funding; and drugmakers hike prices to kick-off 2019. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: … read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Stocks Skid Into 2019 With Slowdown Fears

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-02 06:49:48:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on iTunes , Stitcher and SoundCloud (click the highlighted links). Chinese manufacturing had an even worse December than expected, darkening the mood for global equities and upendin… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Stocks Skid Into 2019 With Slowdown Fears

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-02 06:49:48:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on iTunes , Stitcher and SoundCloud (click the highlighted links). Chinese manufacturing had an even worse December than expected, darkening the mood for global equities and upendin… read more...

Rio Tinto's driverless rail network goes live

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-02 03:34:55:000

It's the first heavy-haul, long distance autonomous rail operation in the world. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto's driverless rail network goes live

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-02 03:34:55:000

It's the first heavy-haul, long distance autonomous rail operation in the world. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Measuring BHP Billiton's Progress On The Benjamin Graham Model

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-24 16:11:54:000

Investor Takeaway: In this analysis, I have weighed the position of BHP Billiton ( BBL ) on the BG model (read: Benjamin Graham). Being a multiple-resource miner, BBL competes against other giants including Rio Tinto ( RIO ) and Vale S.A ( VALE ). In my analysis, I have selected RIO for c… read more...

Measuring BHP Billiton's Progress On The Benjamin Graham Model

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-24 16:11:54:000

Investor Takeaway: In this analysis, I have weighed the position of BHP Billiton ( BBL ) on the BG model (read: Benjamin Graham). Being a multiple-resource miner, BBL competes against other giants including Rio Tinto ( RIO ) and Vale S.A ( VALE ). In my analysis, I have selected RIO for c… read more...

Measuring BHP Billiton's Progress On The Benjamin Graham Model

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-24 16:11:54:000

Investor Takeaway: In this analysis, I have weighed the position of BHP Billiton ( BBL ) on the BG model (read: Benjamin Graham). Being a multiple-resource miner, BBL competes against other giants including Rio Tinto ( RIO ) and Vale S.A ( VALE ). In my analysis, I have selected RIO for c… read more...

Measuring BHP Billiton's Progress On The Benjamin Graham Model

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-24 16:11:54:000

Investor Takeaway: In this analysis, I have weighed the position of BHP Billiton ( BBL ) on the BG model (read: Benjamin Graham). Being a multiple-resource miner, BBL competes against other giants including Rio Tinto ( RIO ) and Vale S.A ( VALE ). In my analysis, I have selected RIO for c… read more...

Reuters: Rio Tinto planning to dual-list Canadian iron ore unit in early 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-24 11:54:44:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO -0.8% ) is preparing to take public its Iron Ore Co. of Canada business during H1 2019 by dual-listing it in New York and Toronto, Reuters reports. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Reuters: Rio Tinto planning to dual-list Canadian iron ore unit in early 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-24 11:54:44:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO -0.8% ) is preparing to take public its Iron Ore Co. of Canada business during H1 2019 by dual-listing it in New York and Toronto, Reuters reports. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Reuters: Rio Tinto planning to dual-list Canadian iron ore unit in early 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-24 11:54:44:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO -0.8% ) is preparing to take public its Iron Ore Co. of Canada business during H1 2019 by dual-listing it in New York and Toronto, Reuters reports. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Reuters: Rio Tinto planning to dual-list Canadian iron ore unit in early 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-24 11:54:44:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO -0.8% ) is preparing to take public its Iron Ore Co. of Canada business during H1 2019 by dual-listing it in New York and Toronto, Reuters reports. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Copper drops amid weak China economic data; Freeport McMoran -4%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-14 11:57:12:000

Copper prices tumble alongside stocks and other risk assets, as disappointing economic data from China and Europe add to mounting concerns that weakening growth at the end of this year will carry over into a sharper slowdown next year. More news on: Constellium Holdco B.V., Freeport-M… read more...

Copper drops amid weak China economic data; Freeport McMoran -4%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-14 11:57:12:000

Copper prices tumble alongside stocks and other risk assets, as disappointing economic data from China and Europe add to mounting concerns that weakening growth at the end of this year will carry over into a sharper slowdown next year. More news on: Constellium Holdco B.V., Freeport-M… read more...

Copper drops amid weak China economic data; Freeport McMoran -4%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-14 11:57:12:000

Copper prices tumble alongside stocks and other risk assets, as disappointing economic data from China and Europe add to mounting concerns that weakening growth at the end of this year will carry over into a sharper slowdown next year. More news on: Constellium Holdco B.V., Freeport-M… read more...

Copper drops amid weak China economic data; Freeport McMoran -4%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-14 11:57:12:000

Copper prices tumble alongside stocks and other risk assets, as disappointing economic data from China and Europe add to mounting concerns that weakening growth at the end of this year will carry over into a sharper slowdown next year. More news on: Constellium Holdco B.V., Freeport-M… read more...

Copper drops amid weak China economic data; Freeport McMoran -4%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-14 11:57:12:000

Copper prices tumble alongside stocks and other risk assets, as disappointing economic data from China and Europe add to mounting concerns that weakening growth at the end of this year will carry over into a sharper slowdown next year. More news on: Constellium Holdco B.V., Freeport-M… read more...

Europe closes higher amid US-China trade optimism; British PM faces confidence vote

via: CNBC at 2018-12-12 01:52:00:000

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Europe closes higher amid US-China trade optimism; British PM faces confidence vote

via: CNBC at 2018-12-12 01:52:00:000

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BHP faces China problems, but analysts split on how investors should react

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-06 14:43:45:000

BHP ( BHP -2.9% ) slides after J.P. Morgan downgrades shares to Neutral from Overweight, saying the stock has outperformed Rio Tinto ( RIO -2.7% ) by 10% YTD and is now trading "within range of our valuation." More news on: BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Stock… read more...

BHP faces China problems, but analysts split on how investors should react

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-06 14:43:45:000

BHP ( BHP -2.9% ) slides after J.P. Morgan downgrades shares to Neutral from Overweight, saying the stock has outperformed Rio Tinto ( RIO -2.7% ) by 10% YTD and is now trading "within range of our valuation." More news on: BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Stock… read more...

BHP faces China problems, but analysts split on how investors should react

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-06 14:43:45:000

BHP ( BHP -2.9% ) slides after J.P. Morgan downgrades shares to Neutral from Overweight, saying the stock has outperformed Rio Tinto ( RIO -2.7% ) by 10% YTD and is now trading "within range of our valuation." More news on: BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Stock… read more...

Teck sells stake in Quebrada Blanca copper project to Sumitomo for $1.2B

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-04 07:14:18:000

Teck Resources (NYSE: TECK ) agrees to sell a 30% stake in its Quebrada Blanca copper mine expansion in Chile to Sumitomo ( OTCPK:SSUMF , SMMYY]]) for $1.2B. More news on: Teck Resources Limited, Sumitomo Corp., Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Teck sells stake in Quebrada Blanca copper project to Sumitomo for $1.2B

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-04 07:14:18:000

Teck Resources (NYSE: TECK ) agrees to sell a 30% stake in its Quebrada Blanca copper mine expansion in Chile to Sumitomo ( OTCPK:SSUMF , SMMYY]]) for $1.2B. More news on: Teck Resources Limited, Sumitomo Corp., Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Industrial metals surge as Trump-Xi truce eases fears

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-03 08:24:51:000

The materials sector is poised to get a big boost, led by industrial metals miners , after the Trump-Xi trade truce temporarily eases concerns on the global demand outlook and puts a dent on the U.S. dollars rise. More news on: United States Steel Corporation, AK Steel Holding Cor… read more...

Dampened Expectations For Uranium

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-29 10:42:32:000

Excitement Over Uranium is Brewing From my vantage point, segments of the investment community, especially those inclined towards natural resources, appear to be getting excited about uranium. Just a few days ago, another uranium holding company, Uranium Trading ( UTC ) launched its initial … read more...

Dampened Expectations For Uranium

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-29 10:42:32:000

Excitement Over Uranium is Brewing From my vantage point, segments of the investment community, especially those inclined towards natural resources, appear to be getting excited about uranium. Just a few days ago, another uranium holding company, Uranium Trading ( UTC ) launched its initial … read more...

Dampened Expectations For Uranium

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-29 10:42:32:000

Excitement Over Uranium is Brewing From my vantage point, segments of the investment community, especially those inclined towards natural resources, appear to be getting excited about uranium. Just a few days ago, another uranium holding company, Uranium Trading ( UTC ) launched its initial … read more...

Rio Tinto approves $2.6B for high tech Western Australia iron ore mine

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-28 18:06:06:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO )says it will move forward with a $US2.6B (A$3.5B) investment to develop the Koodaideri iron ore mine in Western Australia's Pilbara region, with first production expected within three years. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

China iron ore, steel tumble to multi-month lows as rout continues

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-26 08:30:29:000

Chinese iron ore futures sank 6% overnight and steel prices fell to their lowest in nearly five months, extending a recent selloff on worries over weaker steel demand amid the U.S.-China trade war. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, BHP Billiton Limited, Vale S.A., Commodities news, Stocks on … read more...

China iron ore, steel tumble to multi-month lows as rout continues

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-26 08:30:29:000

Chinese iron ore futures sank 6% overnight and steel prices fell to their lowest in nearly five months, extending a recent selloff on worries over weaker steel demand amid the U.S.-China trade war. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, BHP Billiton Limited, Vale S.A., Commodities news, Stocks on … read more...

China iron ore, steel tumble to multi-month lows as rout continues

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-26 08:30:29:000

Chinese iron ore futures sank 6% overnight and steel prices fell to their lowest in nearly five months, extending a recent selloff on worries over weaker steel demand amid the U.S.-China trade war. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, BHP Billiton Limited, Vale S.A., Commodities news, Stocks on … read more...

Rio Tinto to sell African uranium mine to Chinese buyer for up to $106.5M

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-26 07:31:18:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) agrees to sell its 68.6% stake in the Rssing uranium mine in Namibia to China National Uranium Corp. for as much as $106.5M. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto to sell African uranium mine to Chinese buyer for up to $106.5M

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-26 07:31:18:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) agrees to sell its 68.6% stake in the Rssing uranium mine in Namibia to China National Uranium Corp. for as much as $106.5M. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto to sell African uranium mine to Chinese buyer for up to $106.5M

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-26 07:31:18:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) agrees to sell its 68.6% stake in the Rssing uranium mine in Namibia to China National Uranium Corp. for as much as $106.5M. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Teck to announce Quebrada Blanca partner in December

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-16 14:57:26:000

Teck Resources ( TECK -0.6% ) says it plans to announce next month which company will be its development partner at the Quebrada Blanca copper mine in Chile. More news on: Teck Resources Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Teck to announce Quebrada Blanca partner in December

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-16 14:57:26:000

Teck Resources ( TECK -0.6% ) says it plans to announce next month which company will be its development partner at the Quebrada Blanca copper mine in Chile. More news on: Teck Resources Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Teck to announce Quebrada Blanca partner in December

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-16 14:57:26:000

Teck Resources ( TECK -0.6% ) says it plans to announce next month which company will be its development partner at the Quebrada Blanca copper mine in Chile. More news on: Teck Resources Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Teck to announce Quebrada Blanca partner in December

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-16 14:57:26:000

Teck Resources ( TECK -0.6% ) says it plans to announce next month which company will be its development partner at the Quebrada Blanca copper mine in Chile. More news on: Teck Resources Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Teck to announce Quebrada Blanca partner in December

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-16 14:57:26:000

Teck Resources ( TECK -0.6% ) says it plans to announce next month which company will be its development partner at the Quebrada Blanca copper mine in Chile. More news on: Teck Resources Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Canada's Supreme Court to hear appeal in Rio Tinto-Innu dispute

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-16 14:48:03:000

The Supreme Court of Canada agrees to hear an appeal by the government of Newfoundland and Labrador on the jurisdiction of Quebec courts in a long-running effort by Innu First Nations in their C$900M lawsuit against Rio Tinto ( RIO +1.9% ). More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news… read more...

Canada's Supreme Court to hear appeal in Rio Tinto-Innu dispute

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-16 14:48:03:000

The Supreme Court of Canada agrees to hear an appeal by the government of Newfoundland and Labrador on the jurisdiction of Quebec courts in a long-running effort by Innu First Nations in their C$900M lawsuit against Rio Tinto ( RIO +1.9% ). More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news… read more...

Canada's Supreme Court to hear appeal in Rio Tinto-Innu dispute

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-16 14:48:03:000

The Supreme Court of Canada agrees to hear an appeal by the government of Newfoundland and Labrador on the jurisdiction of Quebec courts in a long-running effort by Innu First Nations in their C$900M lawsuit against Rio Tinto ( RIO +1.9% ). More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news… read more...

Canada's Supreme Court to hear appeal in Rio Tinto-Innu dispute

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-16 14:48:03:000

The Supreme Court of Canada agrees to hear an appeal by the government of Newfoundland and Labrador on the jurisdiction of Quebec courts in a long-running effort by Innu First Nations in their C$900M lawsuit against Rio Tinto ( RIO +1.9% ). More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news… read more...

Canada's Supreme Court to hear appeal in Rio Tinto-Innu dispute

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-16 14:48:03:000

The Supreme Court of Canada agrees to hear an appeal by the government of Newfoundland and Labrador on the jurisdiction of Quebec courts in a long-running effort by Innu First Nations in their C$900M lawsuit against Rio Tinto ( RIO +1.9% ). More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news… read more...

Copper rises as Antofagasta, Jiangxi agree to lower 2019 treatment charges

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-15 12:23:44:000

Copper prices are higher after miners won a narrow victory in their annual negotiations with smelters, as Antofagasta ( OTC:ANFGF +0.5% ) and China's Jiangxi Copper agreed to cut treatment charges in 2019, a deal that likely will set the benchmark for the rest of the industry. More new… read more...

Reuters: Rio Tinto joins race for Teck Resources copper project stake

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-14 14:49:27:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO -2.6% ) is among groups making a final offer for a minority stake in Teck Resources' ( TECK +1.3% ) $4.8B Quebrada Blanca copper mine expansion in Chile, Reuters reports. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Teck Resources Limited, Aluminum Corporation of China Ltd, Commoditi… read more...

39 Of 60 Basic Materials WallStars Declare 'Safer' Dividends For November

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-13 17:44:13:000

Actionable Conclusion (1-10): Analysts Top Ten "Safer" Dividend Basic Materials Stocks To Net 29.1% to 92.75% Gains By November 2019 Four of the ten top-yield "safer" dividend Basic Materials stocks (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten gainers for the c… read more...

Turquoise Hill: Review Of The Q3 Results And The Risks That Weigh Down Heavily On The Opportunities

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-12 10:38:50:000

Investor Takeaway In this article, I will discuss the Q3 2018 results of Turquoise Hill ( TRQ ), a Canadian copper miner carrying its mining operations in the OT mine in Mongolia. In my opinion, TRQ has the potential to reach ~5x the current prices. Nevertheless, the share price growth has b… read more...

Turquoise Hill: Review Of The Q3 Results And The Risks That Weigh Down Heavily On The Opportunities

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-12 10:38:50:000

Investor Takeaway In this article, I will discuss the Q3 2018 results of Turquoise Hill ( TRQ ), a Canadian copper miner carrying its mining operations in the OT mine in Mongolia. In my opinion, TRQ has the potential to reach ~5x the current prices. Nevertheless, the share price growth has b… read more...

Europe markets close lower on tech sell-off; oil prices rise

via: CNBC at 2018-11-12 00:20:00:000

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Europe markets close lower on tech sell-off; oil prices rise

via: CNBC at 2018-11-12 00:20:00:000

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Copper price slides, sign of lingering worries about slowing global growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-09 10:30:09:000

Comex copper for December delivery recently was -1.6% at $2.6925/lb., as prices have fallen ~18% from the four-year peak set in June. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Southern Copper Corporation, BHP Billiton Limited, Commodities news, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

Copper price slides, sign of lingering worries about slowing global growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-09 10:30:09:000

Comex copper for December delivery recently was -1.6% at $2.6925/lb., as prices have fallen ~18% from the four-year peak set in June. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Southern Copper Corporation, BHP Billiton Limited, Commodities news, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

Copper price slides, sign of lingering worries about slowing global growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-09 10:30:09:000

Comex copper for December delivery recently was -1.6% at $2.6925/lb., as prices have fallen ~18% from the four-year peak set in June. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Southern Copper Corporation, BHP Billiton Limited, Commodities news, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

Indonesia's Inalum sells $4B of bonds to fund Grasberg deal with Freeport

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-08 08:56:06:000

Indonesian miner Inalum says it sold $4B of bonds in its first-ever U.S. dollar bond deal to fund its acquisition of a majority stake in Freeport McMoRan's (NYSE: FCX ) Grasberg copper mine. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Turquoise Hill: More Questions Than Answers

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-06 02:06:49:000

Turquoise Hill ( TRQ ) third-quarter report was an interesting event given both the recent announcement of underground production delay and the companys share price dynamics in recent months. Investors and traders alike waited for clarification on a myriad of issues, including the … read more...

Turquoise Hill: More Questions Than Answers

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-06 02:06:49:000

Turquoise Hill ( TRQ ) third-quarter report was an interesting event given both the recent announcement of underground production delay and the companys share price dynamics in recent months. Investors and traders alike waited for clarification on a myriad of issues, including the … read more...

China iron ore wraps up worst week since May amid demand worries

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-02 10:30:22:000

China iron ore prices fell for a fourth straight day amid expectations that the oncoming winter season will see reduced demand and as U.S.-China trade tensions eased. More news on: Vale S.A., BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

China iron ore wraps up worst week since May amid demand worries

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-02 10:30:22:000

China iron ore prices fell for a fourth straight day amid expectations that the oncoming winter season will see reduced demand and as U.S.-China trade tensions eased. More news on: Vale S.A., BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

China iron ore wraps up worst week since May amid demand worries

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-02 10:30:22:000

China iron ore prices fell for a fourth straight day amid expectations that the oncoming winter season will see reduced demand and as U.S.-China trade tensions eased. More news on: Vale S.A., BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

China iron ore wraps up worst week since May amid demand worries

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-02 10:30:22:000

China iron ore prices fell for a fourth straight day amid expectations that the oncoming winter season will see reduced demand and as U.S.-China trade tensions eased. More news on: Vale S.A., BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Labrador Iron Ore Has 34% Upside At Current Iron Ore Prices And Multiple Catalysts

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-01 05:00:00:000

Investment Thesis Summary Labrador Iron Ore Royalty ( OTCPK:LIFZF ) [TSX:LIF] is a passive entity that derives its value from iron ore related assets in Canada. The company has three assets, all of which are associated with the Iron Ore Company of Canada [IOC] a 7% royalty on the Ir… read more...

Base metals slip on U.S.-China trade tension; aluminum hits 14-month low

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-30 11:16:11:000

Copper and other base metals are lower in the wake of renewed concerns that a U.S.-China trade war is hurting global growth after Pres. Trump warned he had billions of dollars of new tariffs ready to go if a trade deal with China is not attainable. More news on: BHP Billiton Limited, Fr… read more...

Base metals slip on U.S.-China trade tension; aluminum hits 14-month low

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-30 11:16:11:000

Copper and other base metals are lower in the wake of renewed concerns that a U.S.-China trade war is hurting global growth after Pres. Trump warned he had billions of dollars of new tariffs ready to go if a trade deal with China is not attainable. More news on: BHP Billiton Limited, Fr… read more...

Tracking Ken Fisher's Fisher Asset Management Portfolio - Q3 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-30 09:14:12:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Kenneth Fishers 13F stock portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Fisher Asset Managements regulatory 13F Form filed on 10/24/2018. Please visit our Tracking Kenneth Fisher's Fis… read more...

Tracking Ken Fisher's Fisher Asset Management Portfolio - Q3 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-30 09:14:12:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Kenneth Fishers 13F stock portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Fisher Asset Managements regulatory 13F Form filed on 10/24/2018. Please visit our Tracking Kenneth Fisher's Fis… read more...

Dipping My Toe Again Into Cleveland-Cliffs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-29 12:55:08:000

I will admit it, I have had a love-hate relationship with Cleveland-Cliffs ( CLF ) over the years. I made some good money off this stock, admittedly have lost good money on this stock, and have been trading it somewhat consistently since the financial crisis a decade ago. In nearly every year … read more...

Mining industry must change to remain competitive, Rio Tinto CEO says

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-29 11:46:54:000

Big miners need to reinvent themselves as the quest to find raw materials is disrupted by technology and the shift toward more sustainable forms of consumption, says Rio Tinto ( RIO +1.8% )CEOJean-Sebastien Jacques. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Stocks on … read more...

Rio Tinto says deal to sell stake in Simandou iron ore project has lapsed

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-29 07:48:41:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) +2.6% pre-market after saying a non-binding agreement has lapsed for Aluminum Corp. of China (NYSE: ACH ) to acquire its entire stake in the Simandou iron ore project in Guinea. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Aluminum Corporation of China Ltd, Commodities news… read more...

Turquoise Hill: Is There Light At The End Of The Tunnel?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-18 17:07:33:000

Turquoise Hill ( TRQ ), which owns 66% of Oyu Tolgoi, a huge copper-gold-silver mine in Mongolia, has been plagued by various problems for many years. However, the investment case has always been compelling: a giant copper deposit in a world where big copper discoveries are rare and demand for… read more...

Turquoise Hill: Is There Light At The End Of The Tunnel?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-18 17:07:33:000

Turquoise Hill ( TRQ ), which owns 66% of Oyu Tolgoi, a huge copper-gold-silver mine in Mongolia, has been plagued by various problems for many years. However, the investment case has always been compelling: a giant copper deposit in a world where big copper discoveries are rare and demand for… read more...

Turquoise Hill: Is There Light At The End Of The Tunnel?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-18 17:07:33:000

Turquoise Hill ( TRQ ), which owns 66% of Oyu Tolgoi, a huge copper-gold-silver mine in Mongolia, has been plagued by various problems for many years. However, the investment case has always been compelling: a giant copper deposit in a world where big copper discoveries are rare and demand for… read more...

Copper prices pressured by worries about global economic growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-18 16:42:02:000

Comex copper futures closed -1.1% at a four-week low $2.7465/lb., following Chinese stock markets lower on the prospect of slowing global economic growth in the world's largest copper consumer. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, … read more...

Copper prices pressured by worries about global economic growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-18 16:42:02:000

Comex copper futures closed -1.1% at a four-week low $2.7465/lb., following Chinese stock markets lower on the prospect of slowing global economic growth in the world's largest copper consumer. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, … read more...

Copper prices pressured by worries about global economic growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-18 16:42:02:000

Comex copper futures closed -1.1% at a four-week low $2.7465/lb., following Chinese stock markets lower on the prospect of slowing global economic growth in the world's largest copper consumer. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, … read more...

Turquoise Hill -2.5% on Oyu Tolgoi underground production delay

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-16 08:49:42:000

Turquoise Hill Resources (NYSE: TRQ ) -2.5% pre-market on news that the $5.3B underground project at the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine in Mongolia remains on schedule to be completed by 2022 but with a nine-month delay in achieving sustainable production . More news on: Turquoise Hill Res… read more...

Turquoise Hill -2.5% on Oyu Tolgoi underground production delay

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-16 08:49:42:000

Turquoise Hill Resources (NYSE: TRQ ) -2.5% pre-market on news that the $5.3B underground project at the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine in Mongolia remains on schedule to be completed by 2022 but with a nine-month delay in achieving sustainable production . More news on: Turquoise Hill Res… read more...

Rio Tinto reports Q3 iron ore production fell 5% Y/Y

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-15 18:45:55:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) says its Q3 iron ore shipments fell ~5% Y/Y and 7% Q/Q to 81.9M metric tons, hurt by planned maintenance and safety pauses across all operations following an August fatality at the Paraburdoo iron ore mine. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read mo… read more...

Sale Of Chemical & Mining Co. Of Chile Inc. Stake Suspended - What It Means For Nutrien

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-15 15:18:56:000

Last Friday, Chile's Constitutional Court suspended the sale of Nutrien's ( NTR ) stake in Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile ( SQM ) to China's Tianqi Lithium. This was done at the request of SQM's controlling shareholders, who oppose the deal with the Chinese company. The deal with Tianq… read more...

Rio warns of additional $130M hit from old alumina contracts

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-11 08:24:30:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) warns of an additional $130M hit to Q3 profits from old contracts to supply alumina, on top of a $178M impact from the contracts in the first six months of the year. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, iPath Pure Beta Aluminum ETN, iPath Series B Bloomberg Aluminum Subind… read more...

Rio warns of additional $130M hit from old alumina contracts

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-11 08:24:30:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) warns of an additional $130M hit to Q3 profits from old contracts to supply alumina, on top of a $178M impact from the contracts in the first six months of the year. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, iPath Pure Beta Aluminum ETN, iPath Series B Bloomberg Aluminum Subind… read more...

Rio warns of additional $130M hit from old alumina contracts

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-11 08:24:30:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) warns of an additional $130M hit to Q3 profits from old contracts to supply alumina, on top of a $178M impact from the contracts in the first six months of the year. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, iPath Pure Beta Aluminum ETN, iPath Series B Bloomberg Aluminum Subind… read more...

Reuters: Rio Tinto to restart sale of Icelandic aluminum plant

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-10 11:55:08:000

RioTinto ( RIO -2.6% ) is close to restarting a sale process for some of its aluminum assets, including a plant in Iceland, which have been valued at ~$350M, Reuters reports. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Norsk Hydro ASA ADR, Commodities news, Stocks on the move, Read more …... read more...

When Will China Use Less Iron Ore? Not Yet

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-10 11:22:06:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Ramesh Raju as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more (Source: Bui… read more...

Australia supports coal; policy will not change based on IPCC climate warning

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-09 12:59:04:000

Australia's government rejects the call from the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change to phase out coal power by 2050, saying renewable energy cannot replace baseload coal power. More news on: BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Fortescue Metals Group Ltd, Energy stocks news, … read more...

32 Of 60 Basic Materials WallStars Show 'Safer' Dividends For October

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-09 11:49:14:000

Actionable Conclusion (1-10): Analysts Assert Top Ten 'Safer' Dividend Basic Materials Stocks Could Net 29.56% to 51.35% Gains By October, 2019 Four of the ten top-yield "safer" dividend basic materials stocks (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten gainer… read more...

Labor talks broken off at Aloca-, Rio-owned Quebec aluminum smelter

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-08 14:41:03:000

The steelworkers union says it broke off talks with management of the Alcoa- ( AA -7.4% ) and Rio-Tinto-owned ( RIO +0.1% ) ABI primary aluminum smelter in Quebec after differences remain over issues such as pension plan changes and employee turnover. More news on: Alcoa Corporation,… read more...

Europe ends in the red, as miners, US jobs data weigh; STOXX 600 sinks 1.77% on the week

via: CNBC at 2018-10-05 02:06:00:000

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Europe ends in the red, as miners, US jobs data weigh; STOXX 600 sinks 1.77% on the week

via: CNBC at 2018-10-05 02:06:00:000

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Europe ends in the red, as miners, US jobs data weigh; STOXX 600 sinks 1.77% on the week

via: CNBC at 2018-10-05 02:06:00:000

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China steel production, iron ore use seen peaking this year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-02 11:44:25:000

China's crude steel production and iron ore demand likely will peak this year , according to respective forecasts from the Australian government and Morgan Stanley. More news on: BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Fortescue Metals Group Ltd, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

China steel production, iron ore use seen peaking this year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-02 11:44:25:000

China's crude steel production and iron ore demand likely will peak this year , according to respective forecasts from the Australian government and Morgan Stanley. More news on: BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Fortescue Metals Group Ltd, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

China steel production, iron ore use seen peaking this year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-02 11:44:25:000

China's crude steel production and iron ore demand likely will peak this year , according to respective forecasts from the Australian government and Morgan Stanley. More news on: BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Fortescue Metals Group Ltd, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto, Japanese partners to invest $1.55B in Australian iron ore venture

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-01 07:39:23:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) and Japanese joint venture partners Mitsui ( OTCPK:MITSY ) and Nippon Steel &Sumitomo Steel ( OTCPK:NISTF ) announce plans to spend ~$1.55B to maintain production capacity at two iron ore projects in Western Australia. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Mitsui … read more...

FT: Rio Tinto in talks to sell Namibian uranium business

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-28 07:52:17:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) is in talks to sell its 69% stake in the Rossing uranium mine in Namibia to China National Nuclear Corp., as the miner continues to streamline its portfolio to focus on its core iron ore, aluminum and copper assets, Financial Times reports. More news on: Rio Tint… read more...

FT: Rio Tinto in talks to sell Namibian uranium business

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-28 07:52:17:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) is in talks to sell its 69% stake in the Rossing uranium mine in Namibia to China National Nuclear Corp., as the miner continues to streamline its portfolio to focus on its core iron ore, aluminum and copper assets, Financial Times reports. More news on: Rio Tint… read more...

FT: Rio Tinto in talks to sell Namibian uranium business

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-28 07:52:17:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) is in talks to sell its 69% stake in the Rossing uranium mine in Namibia to China National Nuclear Corp., as the miner continues to streamline its portfolio to focus on its core iron ore, aluminum and copper assets, Financial Times reports. More news on: Rio Tint… read more...

Freeport, Rio sign deal to turn majority control of Grasberg mine to Indonesia

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-27 07:52:51:000

Freeport McMoRan (NYSE: FCX ) and Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) sign a binding agreement paving the way to transfer a majority stake in the Grasberg copper mine to Indonesias state-owned Inalum. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Vale: Embracing The Electric Vehicle Revolution

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-24 08:56:25:000

Vale's ( VALE ) iron ore operations have been by far the main driver of the company's performance. Because of this, the Base Metals division tends to fly under the radar, despite Vale being the world's largest producer of nickel. However, Vale has big plans for its nickel and copper division… read more...

Vale: Embracing The Electric Vehicle Revolution

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-24 08:56:25:000

Vale's ( VALE ) iron ore operations have been by far the main driver of the company's performance. Because of this, the Base Metals division tends to fly under the radar, despite Vale being the world's largest producer of nickel. However, Vale has big plans for its nickel and copper division… read more...

Vale: Embracing The Electric Vehicle Revolution

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-24 08:56:25:000

Vale's ( VALE ) iron ore operations have been by far the main driver of the company's performance. Because of this, the Base Metals division tends to fly under the radar, despite Vale being the world's largest producer of nickel. However, Vale has big plans for its nickel and copper division… read more...

Stocks making the biggest move premarket: DRI, THO, GE, CAT, PG & more

via: CNBC at 2018-09-20 07:45:00:000

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Stocks making the biggest move premarket: DRI, THO, GE, CAT, PG & more

via: CNBC at 2018-09-20 07:45:00:000

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Stocks making the biggest move premarket: DRI, THO, GE, CAT, PG & more

via: CNBC at 2018-09-20 07:45:00:000

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Sky Takeover Settled By Rare Auction (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-20 07:40:44:000

Today's Top Stories: Sky takeover settled by rare auction; China to cut tariff rates, won't devalue currency; and Japanese crypto exchange Zaif the latest to be hacked. Click play to listen in your browser. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start you… read more...

Sky Takeover Settled By Rare Auction (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-20 07:40:44:000

Today's Top Stories: Sky takeover settled by rare auction; China to cut tariff rates, won't devalue currency; and Japanese crypto exchange Zaif the latest to be hacked. Click play to listen in your browser. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start you… read more...

Sky Takeover Settled By Rare Auction (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-20 07:40:44:000

Today's Top Stories: Sky takeover settled by rare auction; China to cut tariff rates, won't devalue currency; and Japanese crypto exchange Zaif the latest to be hacked. Click play to listen in your browser. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start you… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Sky Takeover Settled By Rare Auction

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-20 06:54:32:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on iTunes , Stitcher and SoundCloud (click the highlighted links). It's an unusual process for corporate deal making, but the battle for pay-TV giant Sky (SKYAY) is going to auction… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Sky Takeover Settled By Rare Auction

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-20 06:54:32:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on iTunes , Stitcher and SoundCloud (click the highlighted links). It's an unusual process for corporate deal making, but the battle for pay-TV giant Sky (SKYAY) is going to auction… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Sky Takeover Settled By Rare Auction

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-20 06:54:32:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on iTunes , Stitcher and SoundCloud (click the highlighted links). It's an unusual process for corporate deal making, but the battle for pay-TV giant Sky (SKYAY) is going to auction… read more...

Rio Tinto announces new share buyback

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-20 06:27:05:000

In addition to its existing buyback programs, Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) is returning another $3.2B to shareholders this year from its sale of Australian coal assets. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Stocks on the move, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto announces new share buyback

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-20 06:27:05:000

In addition to its existing buyback programs, Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) is returning another $3.2B to shareholders this year from its sale of Australian coal assets. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Stocks on the move, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto announces new share buyback

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-20 06:27:05:000

In addition to its existing buyback programs, Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) is returning another $3.2B to shareholders this year from its sale of Australian coal assets. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Stocks on the move, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Norsk Hydro Backs Out Of Deal To Buy Rio's Icelandic Smelter

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-20 03:34:42:000

Original Post By Stuart Burns The aluminum market is facing much more uncertainty now than it was in February 2018, when Norsk Hydro (NHYDY) agreed with Rio Tinto (RIO) to buy the 205,000 ton per year capacity ISAL aluminum smelter, located in Hafnarfjrur, Iceland. Acco… read more...

Norsk Hydro Backs Out Of Deal To Buy Rio's Icelandic Smelter

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-20 03:34:42:000

Original Post By Stuart Burns The aluminum market is facing much more uncertainty now than it was in February 2018, when Norsk Hydro (NHYDY) agreed with Rio Tinto (RIO) to buy the 205,000 ton per year capacity ISAL aluminum smelter, located in Hafnarfjrur, Iceland. Acco… read more...

Norsk Hydro Backs Out Of Deal To Buy Rio's Icelandic Smelter

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-20 03:34:42:000

Original Post By Stuart Burns The aluminum market is facing much more uncertainty now than it was in February 2018, when Norsk Hydro (NHYDY) agreed with Rio Tinto (RIO) to buy the 205,000 ton per year capacity ISAL aluminum smelter, located in Hafnarfjrur, Iceland. Acco… read more...

The Copper Market Ignored A Critical Metric

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-19 06:15:00:000

Doctor copper has a long history of diagnosing the overall health and wellbeing of the global economy. These days, the red metal has lots of input and many conflicting signals making the diagnosis no easy exercise. With the threat of a strike at the world's largest copper mine over, copper i… read more...

Europe ends on a high note as investors brush off trade dispute; miners climb 3%

via: CNBC at 2018-09-19 01:15:00:000

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Copper surges most since April as tariffs seen softer than expected

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-18 15:36:08:000

Comex front-month copper prices jumped 3% to $2.712/lb. for its largest one-day increase since April after the U.S. and China announced fresh tariffs that were less severe than some investors had feared. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Commoditie… read more...

Turquoise Hill: Short-Term Pain For Long-Term Gain.

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-17 10:56:08:000

Introduction: Turquoise Hill Resources ( TRQ ) is a Canadian copper and gold miner that is 51% owned by Rio Tinto ( RIO ). This company owns a 66% stake in the Mongolian Oyu Tolgoi project; that could prove to be the world's third largest copper asset and signifies the wealth associated wi… read more...

Metals, mining shares on watch after reports of new Trump tariffs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-17 08:19:57:000

Mining shares and metal prices are broadly lower following reports that Pres. Trump plans to unveil an additional $200B in tariffs on Chinese goods. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

Norsk Hydro backs out of $345M acquisition of Rio Tinto assets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-14 11:17:06:000

Norsk Hydro ( OTCQX:NHYDY , OTCQX:NHYKF ) says it is dropping plans to buy several of Rio Tintos ( RIO +0.9% ) assets, including an aluminum plant in Iceland, after waiting longer than anticipated for approval from European Commission regulators, which remains pending. More ne… read more...

Norsk Hydro backs out of $345M acquisition of Rio Tinto assets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-14 11:17:06:000

Norsk Hydro ( OTCQX:NHYDY , OTCQX:NHYKF ) says it is dropping plans to buy several of Rio Tintos ( RIO +0.9% ) assets, including an aluminum plant in Iceland, after waiting longer than anticipated for approval from European Commission regulators, which remains pending. More ne… read more...

Norsk Hydro backs out of $345M acquisition of Rio Tinto assets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-14 11:17:06:000

Norsk Hydro ( OTCQX:NHYDY , OTCQX:NHYKF ) says it is dropping plans to buy several of Rio Tintos ( RIO +0.9% ) assets, including an aluminum plant in Iceland, after waiting longer than anticipated for approval from European Commission regulators, which remains pending. More ne… read more...

Rio Tinto And Vale - A Tale Of Two Iron Giants

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-12 13:04:25:000

In my last submission on Rio Tinto Plc ( RIO ), I gave an overall viewpoint on RIO's four business segments and indicated the strong resource fundamentals possessed by the company that indicated a positive future outlook. I also included a brief discussion on RIO's iron ore operations, and e… read more...

Rio Tinto And Vale - A Tale Of Two Iron Giants

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-12 13:04:25:000

In my last submission on Rio Tinto Plc ( RIO ), I gave an overall viewpoint on RIO's four business segments and indicated the strong resource fundamentals possessed by the company that indicated a positive future outlook. I also included a brief discussion on RIO's iron ore operations, and e… read more...

39 'Safer' Basic Materials WallStar Dividends For August-September

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-08 08:20:57:000

Actionable Conclusion (1-10): Analysts Assert Top Ten "Safer" Dividend Basic Materials Stocks To Net 21.66% to 61.48% Gains By September 2019 Four of the ten top-yield "safer" dividend basic materials stocks (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten gainers … read more...

39 'Safer' Basic Materials WallStar Dividends For August-September

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-08 08:20:57:000

Actionable Conclusion (1-10): Analysts Assert Top Ten "Safer" Dividend Basic Materials Stocks To Net 21.66% to 61.48% Gains By September 2019 Four of the ten top-yield "safer" dividend basic materials stocks (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten gainers … read more...

39 'Safer' Basic Materials WallStar Dividends For August-September

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-08 08:20:57:000

Actionable Conclusion (1-10): Analysts Assert Top Ten "Safer" Dividend Basic Materials Stocks To Net 21.66% to 61.48% Gains By September 2019 Four of the ten top-yield "safer" dividend basic materials stocks (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten gainers … read more...

39 'Safer' Basic Materials WallStar Dividends For August-September

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-08 08:20:57:000

Actionable Conclusion (1-10): Analysts Assert Top Ten "Safer" Dividend Basic Materials Stocks To Net 21.66% to 61.48% Gains By September 2019 Four of the ten top-yield "safer" dividend basic materials stocks (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten gainers … read more...

Gold Mining Bull: Top News For August 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-31 23:16:03:000

Gold Mining Bull: Top News for August 2018 Here's a monthly recap of the top news in the gold mining sector for August, including acquisitions and takeover announcements, financial results and other relevant updates, to keep readers up-to-date on news in the sector. Check out my update for … read more...

Gold Mining Bull: Top News For August 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-31 23:16:03:000

Gold Mining Bull: Top News for August 2018 Here's a monthly recap of the top news in the gold mining sector for August, including acquisitions and takeover announcements, financial results and other relevant updates, to keep readers up-to-date on news in the sector. Check out my update for … read more...

Gold Mining Bull: Top News For August 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-31 23:16:03:000

Gold Mining Bull: Top News for August 2018 Here's a monthly recap of the top news in the gold mining sector for August, including acquisitions and takeover announcements, financial results and other relevant updates, to keep readers up-to-date on news in the sector. Check out my update for … read more...

Gold Mining Bull: Top News For August 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-31 23:16:03:000

Gold Mining Bull: Top News for August 2018 Here's a monthly recap of the top news in the gold mining sector for August, including acquisitions and takeover announcements, financial results and other relevant updates, to keep readers up-to-date on news in the sector. Check out my update for … read more...

Gold Mining Bull: Top News For August 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-31 23:16:03:000

Gold Mining Bull: Top News for August 2018 Here's a monthly recap of the top news in the gold mining sector for August, including acquisitions and takeover announcements, financial results and other relevant updates, to keep readers up-to-date on news in the sector. Check out my update for … read more...

Copper edges lower on U.S.-China trade fight worries

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-30 17:37:42:000

Copper prices fell for the second straight session, with Comex copper for September delivery -0.7% to $2.609/lb., and industrial metals companies were among the day's worst stock market performers: FCX -3.5% , BHP -2.3% , RIO -1.5% , VALE -2% , X -4.4% , NUE -2% , MT … read more...

Copper edges lower on U.S.-China trade fight worries

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-30 17:37:42:000

Copper prices fell for the second straight session, with Comex copper for September delivery -0.7% to $2.609/lb., and industrial metals companies were among the day's worst stock market performers: FCX -3.5% , BHP -2.3% , RIO -1.5% , VALE -2% , X -4.4% , NUE -2% , MT … read more...

Copper Sits Near Lows

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-30 14:46:13:000

Copper is the nonferrous metal that is a leader when it comes to industrial commodities. The red metal is a building block for infrastructure around the world. Over past decades, China has been the most significant player in the global copper market. Economic growth in China has led to price i… read more...

Copper Sits Near Lows

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-30 14:46:13:000

Copper is the nonferrous metal that is a leader when it comes to industrial commodities. The red metal is a building block for infrastructure around the world. Over past decades, China has been the most significant player in the global copper market. Economic growth in China has led to price i… read more...

Lundin Mining Has Potential

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-29 17:38:11:000

Company Background Lundin Mining (LUN in Toronto; OTCPK:LUNMF ) is a Canadian-based diversified industrial metals producers that bears the name of its well-known chairman, Lukas Lundin. I consider Lundin to be a Major as they have a $3.7 billion market capitalization ("cap") and were incl… read more...

Rio Tinto opens new diamond pipe in Canada Northwest Territories

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-21 11:46:17:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO -0.6% ) says it has opened a fourth diamond pipe at the sub-Arctic Diavik diamond mine in Canada's Northwest Territories to provide an important source of incremental supply over the next four years to sustain production levels at the mine. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, … read more...

Rio Tinto opens new diamond pipe in Canada Northwest Territories

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-21 11:46:17:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO -0.6% ) says it has opened a fourth diamond pipe at the sub-Arctic Diavik diamond mine in Canada's Northwest Territories to provide an important source of incremental supply over the next four years to sustain production levels at the mine. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, … read more...

Rio Tinto opens new diamond pipe in Canada Northwest Territories

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-21 11:46:17:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO -0.6% ) says it has opened a fourth diamond pipe at the sub-Arctic Diavik diamond mine in Canada's Northwest Territories to provide an important source of incremental supply over the next four years to sustain production levels at the mine. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, … read more...

Anglo American Plc: Hedge Your Mining Portfolio With This 5% Dividend Yield Stock.

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-20 19:23:48:000

Anglo American Plc ( OTCQX:AAUKF ) ( OTCPK:AAUKY ) is a resource-miner engaged in mining of diamonds, copper, PGM (read: platinum group metals), coal, iron ore, nickel and manganese. Due to the nature of its diversified operations the company provides a hedge against price decline of one or mo… read more...

Copper retakes $6K/ton as LME orders surge

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-20 12:48:08:000

Copper rebounds back above $6K/metric ton after data showed orders to withdraw metal from London Metal Exchange warehouses rose by the most in three years. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., BHP Billiton Limited, Vale S.A., Commodities news, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

Europe ends on a positive note ahead of US-China trade talks; miners rally

via: CNBC at 2018-08-20 00:59:00:000

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Sky News: Rio Tinto approaching bidders for $6B Canadian iron ore stake

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-15 10:35:26:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO -4.3% ) has hired Credit Suisse to conduct an auction of its 58.7% stake in Iron Ore Company of Canada, as it seeks to take advantage of a rebound in the commodity's value, Sky News reports. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, ArcelorMittal, Teck Resources Limited, Commodities… read more...

Sky News: Rio Tinto approaching bidders for $6B Canadian iron ore stake

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-15 10:35:26:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO -4.3% ) has hired Credit Suisse to conduct an auction of its 58.7% stake in Iron Ore Company of Canada, as it seeks to take advantage of a rebound in the commodity's value, Sky News reports. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, ArcelorMittal, Teck Resources Limited, Commodities… read more...

Sky News: Rio Tinto approaching bidders for $6B Canadian iron ore stake

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-15 10:35:26:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO -4.3% ) has hired Credit Suisse to conduct an auction of its 58.7% stake in Iron Ore Company of Canada, as it seeks to take advantage of a rebound in the commodity's value, Sky News reports. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, ArcelorMittal, Teck Resources Limited, Commodities… read more...

Copper, industrial metals plunge on emerging market selloff

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-15 08:23:35:000

Industrial metals plunge across the board, as the emerging market selloff boosted the dollar and raised concerns about global economic growth. More news on: BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Vale S.A., Commodities news, Stocks on the move, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

Copper, industrial metals plunge on emerging market selloff

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-15 08:23:35:000

Industrial metals plunge across the board, as the emerging market selloff boosted the dollar and raised concerns about global economic growth. More news on: BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Vale S.A., Commodities news, Stocks on the move, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

Copper, industrial metals plunge on emerging market selloff

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-15 08:23:35:000

Industrial metals plunge across the board, as the emerging market selloff boosted the dollar and raised concerns about global economic growth. More news on: BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Vale S.A., Commodities news, Stocks on the move, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: HD, TPR, AAP, EAT, KO & more

via: CNBC at 2018-08-14 07:44:00:000

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Reuters: Rio Tinto considering float of Canada iron ore unit

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-09 10:48:24:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO -2.3% ) is exploring a public listing of its Iron Ore Company of Canada business as it focuses on boosting revenue from its flagship Australian assets, Reuters reports, citing banking and industry sources. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more …... read more...

Reuters: Rio Tinto considering float of Canada iron ore unit

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-09 10:48:24:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO -2.3% ) is exploring a public listing of its Iron Ore Company of Canada business as it focuses on boosting revenue from its flagship Australian assets, Reuters reports, citing banking and industry sources. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more …... read more...

Reuters: Rio Tinto considering float of Canada iron ore unit

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-09 10:48:24:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO -2.3% ) is exploring a public listing of its Iron Ore Company of Canada business as it focuses on boosting revenue from its flagship Australian assets, Reuters reports, citing banking and industry sources. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more …... read more...

Reuters: Rio Tinto considering float of Canada iron ore unit

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-09 10:48:24:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO -2.3% ) is exploring a public listing of its Iron Ore Company of Canada business as it focuses on boosting revenue from its flagship Australian assets, Reuters reports, citing banking and industry sources. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more …... read more...

Iron ore moves close to $70/ton as China cracks down on pollution

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-07 14:28:00:000

Iron ore prices approach $70/metric ton for the first time in nearly six months, driven by China's government-led crackdown on pollution and excess steelmaking capacity. More news on: BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Vale S.A., Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Iron ore moves close to $70/ton as China cracks down on pollution

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-07 14:28:00:000

Iron ore prices approach $70/metric ton for the first time in nearly six months, driven by China's government-led crackdown on pollution and excess steelmaking capacity. More news on: BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Vale S.A., Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Will Forgotten Silver Ever Shine Again? The Answer In A Few Charts

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-03 10:06:54:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Millenia Asesora de Inversin as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more … read more...

Will Forgotten Silver Ever Shine Again? The Answer In A Few Charts

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-03 10:06:54:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Millenia Asesora de Inversin as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more … read more...

Will Forgotten Silver Ever Shine Again? The Answer In A Few Charts

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-03 10:06:54:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Millenia Asesora de Inversin as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more … read more...

Will Forgotten Silver Ever Shine Again? The Answer In A Few Charts

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-03 10:06:54:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Millenia Asesora de Inversin as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more … read more...

Copper- The Union Rejects Management's Offer At Escondida, But The Price Barely Moves

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-02 06:00:00:000

Doctor Copper is a bellwether for the industrial sector. While the addressable market for trading and investing in copper is limited to a group of mostly seasoned commodities traders, many market professionals across all asset classes keep an eye on the red metal as it has a long history of di… read more...

Rio Tinto PLC (RIO) CEO Jean-Sébastien Jacques on Q2 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-01 23:14:16:000

Rio Tinto PLC (RIO) Q2 2018 Earnings Conference Call August 01, 2018 05:00 AM ET Executives John Smelt - Head of Investor Relations Jean-Sbastien Jacques - Chief Executive Officer Christopher Lynch - Chief Financial Officer Analysts Jason Fairclough - Bank of America … read more...

Rio Tinto plc 2018 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-01 14:28:51:000

The following slide deck was published by Rio Tinto plc in conjunction with their 2018 Q2 earnings Read more … read more...

Industrial metals plunge as Trump threatens to up the ante in China dispute

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-01 10:40:26:000

Copper and other industrial metals are sharply lower as the Trump administration reportedly considers raising the level of proposed tariffs on Chinese imports to 25% from 10%. More news on: BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Vale S.A., Commodities news, Stocks on the move, News on ETFs… read more...

Fed Says No Rate Hike (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-01 08:05:28:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome WSB Podcast as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more Today's top … read more...

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: AAPL, P, CAKE, CPB, AMC & more

via: CNBC at 2018-08-01 07:56:00:000

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Rio Tinto -3.5% after H1 profit miss; pledges to return $7B to investors

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-01 07:37:31:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) -3.5% premarket after reporting H1 underlying earnings rose 12% Y/Y to $4.42B, well above the $3.94B in the same period last year but below analyst consensus expectations of $4.53B. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Earnings news and commentary, Commodities new… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Fed, Apple, Tariffs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-01 07:02:56:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on iTunes , Stitcher and SoundCloud (click the highlighted links). The Fed is not expected to raise interest rates at its meeting that ends this afternoon, but its policy statement … read more...

Rio Tinto plc reports 1H results

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-01 05:49:51:000

Rio Tinto plc (NYSE: RIO ): 1H EPS of $0.253 Revenue of $19.91B (+3.1% Y/Y) Press Release More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Earnings news and commentary, Energy stocks news, read more...

European earnings roundup

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-01 04:24:37:000

ArcelorMittal (NYSE: MT ) +2.9% premarket driven by resurgent steel demand and ever-tightening trade protections. More news on: ArcelorMittal, Rio Tinto plc, Volkswagen AG ADR, Earnings news and commentary, Read more … read more...

Mining giant Rio Tinto sees first-half profit rise and plans additional $1 billion share buyback

via: CNBC at 2018-08-01 02:27:00:000

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European bourses close lower; Rio Tinto down 3%

via: CNBC at 2018-08-01 01:49:00:000

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Copper Tanks - What Next?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-30 06:30:00:000

Doctor Copper is the base metal that the world watches as it is often a barometer of global economic health and wellbeing. Copper tends to move to the upside during periods of economic expansion, and the price typically goes lower at times when worries over economic contraction prevail. Copp… read more...

Copper Tanks - What Next?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-30 06:30:00:000

Doctor Copper is the base metal that the world watches as it is often a barometer of global economic health and wellbeing. Copper tends to move to the upside during periods of economic expansion, and the price typically goes lower at times when worries over economic contraction prevail. Copp… read more...

32 'Safer' Basic Materials WallStar Dividends For July

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-25 00:33:06:000

Actionable Conclusion (1-10): Analysts Assert Top Ten 'Safer' Dividend Basic Materials Stocks May Net 3.72% to 35.26% Gains By June 2019 Four of the ten top-yield "safer" dividend basic materials stocks (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten gainers for t… read more...

32 'Safer' Basic Materials WallStar Dividends For July

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-25 00:33:06:000

Actionable Conclusion (1-10): Analysts Assert Top Ten 'Safer' Dividend Basic Materials Stocks May Net 3.72% to 35.26% Gains By June 2019 Four of the ten top-yield "safer" dividend basic materials stocks (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten gainers for t… read more...

32 'Safer' Basic Materials WallStar Dividends For July

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-25 00:33:06:000

Actionable Conclusion (1-10): Analysts Assert Top Ten 'Safer' Dividend Basic Materials Stocks May Net 3.72% to 35.26% Gains By June 2019 Four of the ten top-yield "safer" dividend basic materials stocks (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten gainers for t… read more...

Copper, base metals jump on new China stimulus plan

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-24 16:18:30:000

Copper and other base metals rose today after China's State Council unveiled measures to boost domestic consumption amid economic pressure from escalating trade friction with the U.S. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Rio Tinto plc, BHP Billiton Limited, Commodities news, Read mo… read more...

Entree Resources-Great Long Investment But Can It Be Promising In The Short Term?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-23 10:26:21:000

Entree Resources ( EGI ) is a Canadian mining company that holds 20% joint venture interests (together with Oyu Tolgoi LLC) in some parts of the OT mine, with the remaining/major stake owned by Turquoise Hill ( TRQ ), Rio Tinto ( RIO ) and GoM (read: Mongolian government). Source: Entree R… read more...

The Nest Egg Portfolio: Adding A French Storage And Energy Distribution Specialist

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-22 05:30:00:000

It's time to add a new company to the Nest Egg Portfolio. Perhaps a bit unconventional, but I was attracted to a French (energy) storage and distribution company. Readers might perhaps remember the company popping up in a short update article when it acquired a stake in a refinery from Tota… read more...

Copper collapses 3% to one-year low, weighed by renewed trade jitters

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-19 10:39:41:000

LMEcopper plunges -3% to below $6K/metric ton, as a new wave of selling offsets yesterdays tentative rally and sending the metal to a fresh one-year low. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Stocks on the move, News … read more...

Copper collapses 3% to one-year low, weighed by renewed trade jitters

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-19 10:39:41:000

LMEcopper plunges -3% to below $6K/metric ton, as a new wave of selling offsets yesterdays tentative rally and sending the metal to a fresh one-year low. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Stocks on the move, News … read more...

Copper collapses 3% to one-year low, weighed by renewed trade jitters

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-19 10:39:41:000

LMEcopper plunges -3% to below $6K/metric ton, as a new wave of selling offsets yesterdays tentative rally and sending the metal to a fresh one-year low. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Stocks on the move, News … read more...

Copper prices poised to go 'on steroids,' Citi analysts say

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-18 12:44:42:000

Prepare for a decade of Dr. Copper on steroids , as the metals slump amid a deepening global trade conflict offers a long-term buying opportunity, Citigroup analysts say. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, St… read more...

Guinea's mining minister sees Simandou deal ahead as talks continue

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-18 10:12:58:000

Guinea's government is in regular talks with Rio Tinto ( RIO -0.1% ) and Chinalco ( ACH -2% ) to finalize a deal on the Simandou iron ore project, the country's mining minister tells Reuters, adding he is confident an agreement will be reached. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Aluminum C… read more...

Rio Tinto Q2 iron ore production jumps 14%, sees strong 2018 finish

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-17 07:40:27:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) +1% premarket after reporting a 14% Y/Y increase in Q2 iron ore shipments from Australia and saying it expects annual production to come in at the upper end of its guidance. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto: Good Times Coming Ahead?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-16 13:30:19:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO ) is an Anglo-Australian mining company headquartered in London. Its mining businesses are broadly classified into four product groups namely Aluminium, Copper and Diamonds, Iron Ore and Energy and Minerals. RIO's strategy to diversify its portfolio of commodities has helped in… read more...

Bloomberg: Top-grade iron ore may spike to $100/ton

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-16 12:19:37:000

High-grade iron ore may spike to $100/metric ton as China intensifies its clampdown on pollution by restraining industrial activity, a trend that could benefit top miners Rio Tinto ( RIO -0.6% ) and BHP Billiton ( BHP -1.5% ) in Australia, as well as Brazils Vale ( VALE -1% … read more...

Freeport-McMoRan: Simplicity Helps

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-16 08:26:21:000

Last week, Freeport-McMoRan ( FCX ), Rio Tinto ( RIO ) and the government of Indonesia finally agreed to a deal on the Grasberg mine that provides a sustainable path forward. Freeport-McMoRan didn't get a great deal, but the copper miner now has a plan to maintain a nearly 50% position g… read more...

Rio Tinto's autonomous train delivers first iron ore load 280 km away

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-13 16:34:14:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO )says its fully autonomous train completed its first delivery of iron ore between its Mount Tom Price mine and the port of Cape Lambert in Australia, a 280 km trip. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto's autonomous train delivers first iron ore load 280 km away

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-13 16:34:14:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO )says its fully autonomous train completed its first delivery of iron ore between its Mount Tom Price mine and the port of Cape Lambert in Australia, a 280 km trip. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto's autonomous train delivers first iron ore load 280 km away

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-13 16:34:14:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO )says its fully autonomous train completed its first delivery of iron ore between its Mount Tom Price mine and the port of Cape Lambert in Australia, a 280 km trip. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

China's June iron ore imports tumble on pollution curbs, rising stockpiles

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-13 12:58:00:000

Chinas iron ore imports fell 11.6% last month, as the country intensifies its push to clean up its environment and by rising stockpiles at ports. More news on: BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Fortescue Metals Group Ltd, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

China's June iron ore imports tumble on pollution curbs, rising stockpiles

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-13 12:58:00:000

Chinas iron ore imports fell 11.6% last month, as the country intensifies its push to clean up its environment and by rising stockpiles at ports. More news on: BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Fortescue Metals Group Ltd, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

China's June iron ore imports tumble on pollution curbs, rising stockpiles

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-13 12:58:00:000

Chinas iron ore imports fell 11.6% last month, as the country intensifies its push to clean up its environment and by rising stockpiles at ports. More news on: BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Fortescue Metals Group Ltd, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto expects strong rare pink diamond sales despite trade turmoil

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-12 11:59:34:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO +1.1% ) CEO Jean-Sebastien Jacques says he expects strong demand and better prices compared to last year for rare pink diamonds being sold at the annual tender from its West Australian-based Argyle mine. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more …... read more...

Freeport edges higher on deal giving Indonesia controlling stake in Grasberg

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-12 10:15:00:000

Freeport McMoRan ( FCX +0.5% ) opens modestly higher in reaction to the expected agreement giving Indonesia a controlling stake in the Grasberg mine, the world's second largest copper mine, for $3.85B. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto sells Grasberg stake for $3.5B; FCX to sell majority stake to Inalum

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-12 07:23:16:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) announces the signing of a non-binding agreement with Freeport McMoRan (NYSE: FCX ) and Indonesia's Inalum state mining company outlining plans for the future ownership of the Grasberg copper and gold mine. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Commod… read more...

Bloomberg: Freeport McMoRan to sign Grasberg mine deal tomorrow

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-11 17:35:59:000

Freeport McMoRan (NYSE: FCX ) is set to sign an agreement on its Grasberg copper and gold mine in Indonesia at a ceremony in Jakarta tomorrow afternoon, Bloomberg reports. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto says South African minerals sands operation shut by protests

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-11 10:32:27:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO -3.2% ) says one of its mineral sands operations on the South African coast has been closed since Friday due to violent community protests which included the death of a security guard earlier this week. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Metals whacked on worries more U.S. tariffs on China could dent demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-11 08:35:12:000

Metals prices plunge on worries that Pres. Trumps threat of another $200B in tariffs on Chinese goods, if enacted, would hit global demand. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Rio Tinto plc, BHP Billiton Limited, Commodities news, Stocks on the move, News on ETFs, Read more… read more...

Copper's Bullish Pattern Gives Way

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-11 06:30:00:000

Most industrial commodities reached lows and found bottoms in late 2015 and early 2016. Copper, the leader of the pack when it comes to its sensitivity to global economic conditions, found its nadir in January 2016. At that time, weakness in the domestic Chinese stock market caused a tsunami o… read more...

NGEx Resources Maybe Rio Tinto Acquisition Target To Bolster Copper Production

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-10 09:34:42:000

A news article last week, "Rio Tinto ready to splash out on copper" , explained that Rio Tinto ( RIO ) is actively seeking to acquire a big copper project, as it aims to diversify its metal production. The article states that Rio is looking for "high-quality assets, where there are large de… read more...

Rio's Grasberg sale to lift shareholder returns, Macquarie says

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-03 10:14:48:000

A $3B-$4B bid for Rio Tinto's ( RIO +0.1% ) stake in theGrasbergcopper and gold mine would accelerate the miner's likely capital returns and overall business simplification, Macquarie analysts say. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio's Grasberg sale to lift shareholder returns, Macquarie says

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-03 10:14:48:000

A $3B-$4B bid for Rio Tinto's ( RIO +0.1% ) stake in theGrasbergcopper and gold mine would accelerate the miner's likely capital returns and overall business simplification, Macquarie analysts say. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio's Grasberg sale to lift shareholder returns, Macquarie says

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-03 10:14:48:000

A $3B-$4B bid for Rio Tinto's ( RIO +0.1% ) stake in theGrasbergcopper and gold mine would accelerate the miner's likely capital returns and overall business simplification, Macquarie analysts say. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio's Grasberg sale to lift shareholder returns, Macquarie says

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-03 10:14:48:000

A $3B-$4B bid for Rio Tinto's ( RIO +0.1% ) stake in theGrasbergcopper and gold mine would accelerate the miner's likely capital returns and overall business simplification, Macquarie analysts say. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio's Grasberg sale to lift shareholder returns, Macquarie says

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-03 10:14:48:000

A $3B-$4B bid for Rio Tinto's ( RIO +0.1% ) stake in theGrasbergcopper and gold mine would accelerate the miner's likely capital returns and overall business simplification, Macquarie analysts say. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio's Grasberg sale to lift shareholder returns, Macquarie says

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-03 10:14:48:000

A $3B-$4B bid for Rio Tinto's ( RIO +0.1% ) stake in theGrasbergcopper and gold mine would accelerate the miner's likely capital returns and overall business simplification, Macquarie analysts say. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio's Grasberg sale to lift shareholder returns, Macquarie says

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-03 10:14:48:000

A $3B-$4B bid for Rio Tinto's ( RIO +0.1% ) stake in theGrasbergcopper and gold mine would accelerate the miner's likely capital returns and overall business simplification, Macquarie analysts say. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Deal for Freeport's Grasberg mine may be signed this week, Indonesia says

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-02 09:32:28:000

Indonesia is closer to reaching a nearly $4B agreement to take control of Freeport McMoRan's (NYSE: FCX ) Grasberg copper and gold mine after more than a year of negotiations, government officials say. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more ….. read more...

Australia forecasts iron ore prices falling more than a fifth by 2020

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-02 09:01:12:000

Australia sees iron ore prices falling by more than 20% over the next two years as demand from Chinas steel mills slips while domestic and Brazilian production increases, according to a new government report. More news on: BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Vale S.A., Commoditi… read more...

Reuters: Rio Tinto ready to pay top dollar for prime copper asset

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-29 11:49:55:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO +1% ) would be willing to spend a large premium over market value to secure a prime copper asset as it tries to reduce its reliance on iron ore, Reuters reports, citing company and banking sources. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, First Quantum Minerals Ltd., Nevsun Resourc… read more...

Reuters: Rio Tinto ready to pay top dollar for prime copper asset

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-29 11:49:55:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO +1% ) would be willing to spend a large premium over market value to secure a prime copper asset as it tries to reduce its reliance on iron ore, Reuters reports, citing company and banking sources. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, First Quantum Minerals Ltd., Nevsun Resourc… read more...

Reuters: Rio Tinto ready to pay top dollar for prime copper asset

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-29 11:49:55:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO +1% ) would be willing to spend a large premium over market value to secure a prime copper asset as it tries to reduce its reliance on iron ore, Reuters reports, citing company and banking sources. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, First Quantum Minerals Ltd., Nevsun Resourc… read more...

Copper flops to YTD low following weak Chinese economic data

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-28 16:14:24:000

Copper prices settled at a six-month low after the release of weak Chinese economic data provided fresh signals of slowing growth in the country. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

Copper hits nearly three-month low on U.S.-China trade tension

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-25 14:59:36:000

Copper prices tumbled to their lowest close in nearly three months , settling -1.3% at $2.992/lb. to cap a ~10% drop from a peak earlier this month. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Stocks on the move, News on ETFs, Read mor… read more...

Copper hits nearly three-month low on U.S.-China trade tension

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-25 14:59:36:000

Copper prices tumbled to their lowest close in nearly three months , settling -1.3% at $2.992/lb. to cap a ~10% drop from a peak earlier this month. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Stocks on the move, News on ETFs, Read mor… read more...

Copper hits nearly three-month low on U.S.-China trade tension

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-25 14:59:36:000

Copper prices tumbled to their lowest close in nearly three months , settling -1.3% at $2.992/lb. to cap a ~10% drop from a peak earlier this month. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Stocks on the move, News on ETFs, Read mor… read more...

Baltic Dry Index Shows Healthy, Growing Global Economy: Buy Copper Miners

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-25 14:26:39:000

To say there's a lot of uncertainty about the health and direction of the global economy today would be an understatement. Actually, what we see is a wild contrast between those who believe the global economy is healthy, growing, and doing very well, vs. those who believe we are teetering … read more...

Baltic Dry Index Shows Healthy, Growing Global Economy: Buy Copper Miners

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-25 14:26:39:000

To say there's a lot of uncertainty about the health and direction of the global economy today would be an understatement. Actually, what we see is a wild contrast between those who believe the global economy is healthy, growing, and doing very well, vs. those who believe we are teetering … read more...

Baltic Dry Index Shows Healthy, Growing Global Economy: Buy Copper Miners

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-25 14:26:39:000

To say there's a lot of uncertainty about the health and direction of the global economy today would be an understatement. Actually, what we see is a wild contrast between those who believe the global economy is healthy, growing, and doing very well, vs. those who believe we are teetering … read more...

Uranium Mining: The Competitive Landscape

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-25 12:09:33:000

" We extract … uranium from the formation and send it to atomic reactors, so we are actually purifying the subsoil from heavy metals. " Kalilallo Baytasov of KazAtomProm, 2013 " There has indeed been a nuclear winter verging on an Ice Age over the last few years with bad n... read more...

Uranium Mining: The Competitive Landscape

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-25 12:09:33:000

" We extract … uranium from the formation and send it to atomic reactors, so we are actually purifying the subsoil from heavy metals. " Kalilallo Baytasov of KazAtomProm, 2013 " There has indeed been a nuclear winter verging on an Ice Age over the last few years with bad n... read more...

Uranium Mining: The Competitive Landscape

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-25 12:09:33:000

" We extract … uranium from the formation and send it to atomic reactors, so we are actually purifying the subsoil from heavy metals. " Kalilallo Baytasov of KazAtomProm, 2013 " There has indeed been a nuclear winter verging on an Ice Age over the last few years with bad n... read more...

Rio Tinto (RIO) Investor Presentation - Slideshow

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-19 11:50:23:000

The following slide deck was published by Rio Tinto plc in conjunction with this Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto (RIO) Investor Presentation - Slideshow

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-19 11:50:23:000

The following slide deck was published by Rio Tinto plc in conjunction with this Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto (RIO) Investor Presentation - Slideshow

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-19 11:50:23:000

The following slide deck was published by Rio Tinto plc in conjunction with this Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto (RIO) Investor Presentation - Slideshow

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-19 11:50:23:000

The following slide deck was published by Rio Tinto plc in conjunction with this Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto (RIO) Investor Presentation - Slideshow

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-19 11:50:23:000

The following slide deck was published by Rio Tinto plc in conjunction with this Read more … read more...

Prices plunge for copper, industrial metals as trade worries ratchet up

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-19 08:14:10:000

Commodity futures including iron ore, copper, zinc and aluminum all tumble , as the escalating trade conflict between the U.S. and China slams industrial metals directly affected by trade pacts as well as those hit by the risks of an economic slowdown. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc.,… read more...

Prices plunge for copper, industrial metals as trade worries ratchet up

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-19 08:14:10:000

Commodity futures including iron ore, copper, zinc and aluminum all tumble , as the escalating trade conflict between the U.S. and China slams industrial metals directly affected by trade pacts as well as those hit by the risks of an economic slowdown. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc.,… read more...

Prices plunge for copper, industrial metals as trade worries ratchet up

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-19 08:14:10:000

Commodity futures including iron ore, copper, zinc and aluminum all tumble , as the escalating trade conflict between the U.S. and China slams industrial metals directly affected by trade pacts as well as those hit by the risks of an economic slowdown. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc.,… read more...

Prices plunge for copper, industrial metals as trade worries ratchet up

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-19 08:14:10:000

Commodity futures including iron ore, copper, zinc and aluminum all tumble , as the escalating trade conflict between the U.S. and China slams industrial metals directly affected by trade pacts as well as those hit by the risks of an economic slowdown. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc.,… read more...

Prices plunge for copper, industrial metals as trade worries ratchet up

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-19 08:14:10:000

Commodity futures including iron ore, copper, zinc and aluminum all tumble , as the escalating trade conflict between the U.S. and China slams industrial metals directly affected by trade pacts as well as those hit by the risks of an economic slowdown. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc.,… read more...

The Commodity Supercycle Never Ended, It Just Paused - And Now It's Back

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-19 03:44:01:000

There is a popular narrative in the markets about the history of the commodity markets ( DBC ) ( GSG ) ( RJI ) ( USCI ) in recent decades, that goes something like this: Commodity markets boomed as prices soared in the inflation of the 1970s. Then they crashed in the early 1980s, and commod… read more...

The Commodity Supercycle Never Ended, It Just Paused - And Now It's Back

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-19 03:44:01:000

There is a popular narrative in the markets about the history of the commodity markets ( DBC ) ( GSG ) ( RJI ) ( USCI ) in recent decades, that goes something like this: Commodity markets boomed as prices soared in the inflation of the 1970s. Then they crashed in the early 1980s, and commod… read more...

The Commodity Supercycle Never Ended, It Just Paused - And Now It's Back

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-19 03:44:01:000

There is a popular narrative in the markets about the history of the commodity markets ( DBC ) ( GSG ) ( RJI ) ( USCI ) in recent decades, that goes something like this: Commodity markets boomed as prices soared in the inflation of the 1970s. Then they crashed in the early 1980s, and commod… read more...

The Commodity Supercycle Never Ended, It Just Paused - And Now It's Back

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-19 03:44:01:000

There is a popular narrative in the markets about the history of the commodity markets ( DBC ) ( GSG ) ( RJI ) ( USCI ) in recent decades, that goes something like this: Commodity markets boomed as prices soared in the inflation of the 1970s. Then they crashed in the early 1980s, and commod… read more...

The Commodity Supercycle Never Ended, It Just Paused - And Now It's Back

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-19 03:44:01:000

There is a popular narrative in the markets about the history of the commodity markets ( DBC ) ( GSG ) ( RJI ) ( USCI ) in recent decades, that goes something like this: Commodity markets boomed as prices soared in the inflation of the 1970s. Then they crashed in the early 1980s, and commod… read more...

Rio Tinto to start building major Pilbara iron ore mine in 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-18 14:52:42:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO +0.1% ) says it will start developing its Koodaideri iron ore mine in Western Australia's Pilbara region next year, expecting to mine its first tonnage from the project in 2021. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Comparison Of The 2nd Tier Of Major Miners (11 To 20)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-18 06:08:04:000

Introduction As promised, this post is part 2 in my series looking at the largest industrial metals miners. In part 1, Comparison of the Top 10 Major Miners , I looked at the 10 very largest miners. Here I am going to compare the following aspects of the next 10 largest industrial metals mi… read more...

Copper/Silver Ratio: Same Range For Thousands Of Years

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-15 11:11:59:000

Here is a chart of the Copper/Silver ratio over the past three decades, from 1990 to the present: (This is the ratio of the standard copper price per pound ( JJC ) ( JJCB ) ( CPER ) ( CU ) to the standard silver price ( SLV ) ( PSLV ) ( SIL ) ( SILJ ) per troy ounce.) The chart shows a dis… read more...

Copper/Silver Ratio: Same Range For Thousands Of Years

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-15 11:11:59:000

Here is a chart of the Copper/Silver ratio over the past three decades, from 1990 to the present: (This is the ratio of the standard copper price per pound ( JJC ) ( JJCB ) ( CPER ) ( CU ) to the standard silver price ( SLV ) ( PSLV ) ( SIL ) ( SILJ ) per troy ounce.) The chart shows a dis… read more...

Copper/Silver Ratio: Same Range For Thousands Of Years

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-15 11:11:59:000

Here is a chart of the Copper/Silver ratio over the past three decades, from 1990 to the present: (This is the ratio of the standard copper price per pound ( JJC ) ( JJCB ) ( CPER ) ( CU ) to the standard silver price ( SLV ) ( PSLV ) ( SIL ) ( SILJ ) per troy ounce.) The chart shows a dis… read more...

Rio Tinto appoints former Maersk exec Stausholm as new CFO

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-12 07:38:50:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) selects former A.P. Moller-Maersk CFO Jakob Stausholm as its new CFO to succeed the retiring Chris Lynch. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto appoints former Maersk exec Stausholm as new CFO

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-12 07:38:50:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) selects former A.P. Moller-Maersk CFO Jakob Stausholm as its new CFO to succeed the retiring Chris Lynch. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto appoints former Maersk exec Stausholm as new CFO

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-12 07:38:50:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) selects former A.P. Moller-Maersk CFO Jakob Stausholm as its new CFO to succeed the retiring Chris Lynch. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Multitude Of Trends Point To Rising Copper Price Ahead

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-12 01:46:11:000

Last week copper ( JJC ) ( JJCB ) ( CPER ) ( CU ) got the market's attention again, with the copper price rallying from $3.07/lb on May 31 to $3.30/lb at last Friday's June 8 close: The financial news headlines mainly treated this copper price surge as simply a reaction to difficult labor ne… read more...

Multitude Of Trends Point To Rising Copper Price Ahead

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-12 01:46:11:000

Last week copper ( JJC ) ( JJCB ) ( CPER ) ( CU ) got the market's attention again, with the copper price rallying from $3.07/lb on May 31 to $3.30/lb at last Friday's June 8 close: The financial news headlines mainly treated this copper price surge as simply a reaction to difficult labor ne… read more...

Multitude Of Trends Point To Rising Copper Price Ahead

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-12 01:46:11:000

Last week copper ( JJC ) ( JJCB ) ( CPER ) ( CU ) got the market's attention again, with the copper price rallying from $3.07/lb on May 31 to $3.30/lb at last Friday's June 8 close: The financial news headlines mainly treated this copper price surge as simply a reaction to difficult labor ne… read more...

Freeport-McMoRan: Update On Bullish Thesis

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-07 16:00:00:000

In the beginning of May, I wrote an article "Freeport-McMoRan Will Rebound" , outlining my bullish views after a sharp sell-off caused by new problems in Indonesia. Back then, I expected a rebound to the $17.00-20.00 range. The stock is now trading around $18, and several material development… read more...

Freeport-McMoRan: Update On Bullish Thesis

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-07 16:00:00:000

In the beginning of May, I wrote an article "Freeport-McMoRan Will Rebound" , outlining my bullish views after a sharp sell-off caused by new problems in Indonesia. Back then, I expected a rebound to the $17.00-20.00 range. The stock is now trading around $18, and several material development… read more...

Freeport-McMoRan: Update On Bullish Thesis

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-07 16:00:00:000

In the beginning of May, I wrote an article "Freeport-McMoRan Will Rebound" , outlining my bullish views after a sharp sell-off caused by new problems in Indonesia. Back then, I expected a rebound to the $17.00-20.00 range. The stock is now trading around $18, and several material development… read more...

BHP, Rio Tinto upgraded at JPM on strong price outlook for iron ore, coal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-07 11:16:50:000

BHP Billiton ( BHP +0.3% ) and Rio Tinto ( RIO -0.9% ) are upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at J.P. Morgan following the firm's analysis of the next generation of iron ore and coal projects. More news on: BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Whitehaven Coal Ltd,, Commodities news, … read more...

BHP, Rio Tinto upgraded at JPM on strong price outlook for iron ore, coal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-07 11:16:50:000

BHP Billiton ( BHP +0.3% ) and Rio Tinto ( RIO -0.9% ) are upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at J.P. Morgan following the firm's analysis of the next generation of iron ore and coal projects. More news on: BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Whitehaven Coal Ltd,, Commodities news, … read more...

BHP, Rio Tinto upgraded at JPM on strong price outlook for iron ore, coal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-07 11:16:50:000

BHP Billiton ( BHP +0.3% ) and Rio Tinto ( RIO -0.9% ) are upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at J.P. Morgan following the firm's analysis of the next generation of iron ore and coal projects. More news on: BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Whitehaven Coal Ltd,, Commodities news, … read more...

Copper clears $7,300 per ton to multi-year high

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-07 10:17:48:000

Copper prices continue to climb, hitting a four and half year high above $7.3K/metric ton thanks to a weaker U.S. dollar, the closure of a big Indian smelter and fears of a strike at the Escondida mine in Chile that could hurt production. More news on: BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc… read more...

Copper clears $7,300 per ton to multi-year high

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-07 10:17:48:000

Copper prices continue to climb, hitting a four and half year high above $7.3K/metric ton thanks to a weaker U.S. dollar, the closure of a big Indian smelter and fears of a strike at the Escondida mine in Chile that could hurt production. More news on: BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc… read more...

Copper clears $7,300 per ton to multi-year high

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-07 10:17:48:000

Copper prices continue to climb, hitting a four and half year high above $7.3K/metric ton thanks to a weaker U.S. dollar, the closure of a big Indian smelter and fears of a strike at the Escondida mine in Chile that could hurt production. More news on: BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc… read more...

Rio Tinto inks 50-50 JV with major Chinese miner

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-07 08:37:22:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) signs a 50-50 joint venture agreement with China Minmetals to assess opportunities for mineral exploration in China. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto inks 50-50 JV with major Chinese miner

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-07 08:37:22:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) signs a 50-50 joint venture agreement with China Minmetals to assess opportunities for mineral exploration in China. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto inks 50-50 JV with major Chinese miner

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-07 08:37:22:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) signs a 50-50 joint venture agreement with China Minmetals to assess opportunities for mineral exploration in China. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Turquoise Hill Is A Good Buy At Current Prices

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-03 12:10:19:000

Thesis: In my previous articles on Turquoise Hill ( TRQ ), I have remained optimistic about TRQ's potential as a long-term growth stock, despite the $155 million tax demand issued by the Mongolian tax authorities in January 2018. However, there are certain factors that can and currently … read more...

Turquoise Hill Is A Good Buy At Current Prices

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-03 12:10:19:000

Thesis: In my previous articles on Turquoise Hill ( TRQ ), I have remained optimistic about TRQ's potential as a long-term growth stock, despite the $155 million tax demand issued by the Mongolian tax authorities in January 2018. However, there are certain factors that can and currently … read more...

Turquoise Hill Is A Good Buy At Current Prices

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-03 12:10:19:000

Thesis: In my previous articles on Turquoise Hill ( TRQ ), I have remained optimistic about TRQ's potential as a long-term growth stock, despite the $155 million tax demand issued by the Mongolian tax authorities in January 2018. However, there are certain factors that can and currently … read more...

Turquoise Hill Is A Good Buy At Current Prices

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-03 12:10:19:000

Thesis: In my previous articles on Turquoise Hill ( TRQ ), I have remained optimistic about TRQ's potential as a long-term growth stock, despite the $155 million tax demand issued by the Mongolian tax authorities in January 2018. However, there are certain factors that can and currently … read more...

Turquoise Hill Is A Good Buy At Current Prices

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-03 12:10:19:000

Thesis: In my previous articles on Turquoise Hill ( TRQ ), I have remained optimistic about TRQ's potential as a long-term growth stock, despite the $155 million tax demand issued by the Mongolian tax authorities in January 2018. However, there are certain factors that can and currently … read more...

Turquoise Hill Is A Good Buy At Current Prices

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-03 12:10:19:000

Thesis: In my previous articles on Turquoise Hill ( TRQ ), I have remained optimistic about TRQ's potential as a long-term growth stock, despite the $155 million tax demand issued by the Mongolian tax authorities in January 2018. However, there are certain factors that can and currently … read more...

Turquoise Hill Is A Good Buy At Current Prices

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-03 12:10:19:000

Thesis: In my previous articles on Turquoise Hill ( TRQ ), I have remained optimistic about TRQ's potential as a long-term growth stock, despite the $155 million tax demand issued by the Mongolian tax authorities in January 2018. However, there are certain factors that can and currently … read more...

The Nest Egg Portfolio: Glencore - The Commodity Giant Is Now Really Back

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-03 05:35:00:000

Introduction In September of last year, I was able to pick up Glencore (GLCNF) (GLNCY) on the cheap as I expected the commodities giant to gain back some of the ground it lost. The company has been a stable performer since, with a special thanks to the high commodity prices. The copper a… read more...

The Nest Egg Portfolio: Glencore - The Commodity Giant Is Now Really Back

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-03 05:35:00:000

Introduction In September of last year, I was able to pick up Glencore (GLCNF) (GLNCY) on the cheap as I expected the commodities giant to gain back some of the ground it lost. The company has been a stable performer since, with a special thanks to the high commodity prices. The copper a… read more...

The Nest Egg Portfolio: Glencore - The Commodity Giant Is Now Really Back

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-03 05:35:00:000

Introduction In September of last year, I was able to pick up Glencore (GLCNF) (GLNCY) on the cheap as I expected the commodities giant to gain back some of the ground it lost. The company has been a stable performer since, with a special thanks to the high commodity prices. The copper a… read more...

The Nest Egg Portfolio: Glencore - The Commodity Giant Is Now Really Back

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-03 05:35:00:000

Introduction In September of last year, I was able to pick up Glencore (GLCNF) (GLNCY) on the cheap as I expected the commodities giant to gain back some of the ground it lost. The company has been a stable performer since, with a special thanks to the high commodity prices. The copper a… read more...

The Nest Egg Portfolio: Glencore - The Commodity Giant Is Now Really Back

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-03 05:35:00:000

Introduction In September of last year, I was able to pick up Glencore (GLCNF) (GLNCY) on the cheap as I expected the commodities giant to gain back some of the ground it lost. The company has been a stable performer since, with a special thanks to the high commodity prices. The copper a… read more...

The Nest Egg Portfolio: Glencore - The Commodity Giant Is Now Really Back

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-03 05:35:00:000

Introduction In September of last year, I was able to pick up Glencore (GLCNF) (GLNCY) on the cheap as I expected the commodities giant to gain back some of the ground it lost. The company has been a stable performer since, with a special thanks to the high commodity prices. The copper a… read more...

The Nest Egg Portfolio: Glencore - The Commodity Giant Is Now Really Back

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-03 05:35:00:000

Introduction In September of last year, I was able to pick up Glencore (GLCNF) (GLNCY) on the cheap as I expected the commodities giant to gain back some of the ground it lost. The company has been a stable performer since, with a special thanks to the high commodity prices. The copper a… read more...

Would Wider-Than-Expected Discount To Benchmark Price Make Fortescue More Competitive?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-31 15:59:36:000

Image source: Getty Images Investment Thesis Major mining companies have started to emphasize the importance of returns in their investment theses. This is due to the fact that sector-wide investment drivers of strengthening balance sheets and increasing capital distribution become m… read more...

Would Wider-Than-Expected Discount To Benchmark Price Make Fortescue More Competitive?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-31 15:59:36:000

Image source: Getty Images Investment Thesis Major mining companies have started to emphasize the importance of returns in their investment theses. This is due to the fact that sector-wide investment drivers of strengthening balance sheets and increasing capital distribution become m… read more...

Would Wider-Than-Expected Discount To Benchmark Price Make Fortescue More Competitive?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-31 15:59:36:000

Image source: Getty Images Investment Thesis Major mining companies have started to emphasize the importance of returns in their investment theses. This is due to the fact that sector-wide investment drivers of strengthening balance sheets and increasing capital distribution become m… read more...

Alumina Prices Putting Pressure On Downstream Products

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-30 07:41:01:000

Original Post By Stuart Burns For years - decades, even - the price of alumina was taken to be one-third of the primary aluminum price. For many years, such a relationship was enshrined in long-term supply agreements with alumina producers sharing in the ups and downs of the primary al… read more...

Alumina Prices Putting Pressure On Downstream Products

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-30 07:41:01:000

Original Post By Stuart Burns For years - decades, even - the price of alumina was taken to be one-third of the primary aluminum price. For many years, such a relationship was enshrined in long-term supply agreements with alumina producers sharing in the ups and downs of the primary al… read more...

Alumina Prices Putting Pressure On Downstream Products

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-30 07:41:01:000

Original Post By Stuart Burns For years - decades, even - the price of alumina was taken to be one-third of the primary aluminum price. For many years, such a relationship was enshrined in long-term supply agreements with alumina producers sharing in the ups and downs of the primary al… read more...

Anglo American Seriously Rethinking Iron Price Returns

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-29 13:19:08:000

Image source: Getty Images Investment Thesis Mining companies remain focused on returning cash to shareholders and capital discipline. Valuations continue to be attractive relative to the market given single-digit valuation multiples and double-digit free cash flow yields. The Board … read more...

Anglo American Seriously Rethinking Iron Price Returns

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-29 13:19:08:000

Image source: Getty Images Investment Thesis Mining companies remain focused on returning cash to shareholders and capital discipline. Valuations continue to be attractive relative to the market given single-digit valuation multiples and double-digit free cash flow yields. The Board … read more...

Anglo American Seriously Rethinking Iron Price Returns

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-29 13:19:08:000

Image source: Getty Images Investment Thesis Mining companies remain focused on returning cash to shareholders and capital discipline. Valuations continue to be attractive relative to the market given single-digit valuation multiples and double-digit free cash flow yields. The Board … read more...

Rio Tinto confirms talks over $3.5B Indonesia mine stake sale

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-22 22:42:13:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) says it is engaging in talks on a potential sale of its stake in the Grasberg copper and gold mine to Indonesia's Inalum for $3.5B, confirming an earlier Bloomberg report . More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Commodities news, Merger & acquisit… read more...

Rio Tinto confirms talks over $3.5B Indonesia mine stake sale

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-22 22:42:13:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) says it is engaging in talks on a potential sale of its stake in the Grasberg copper and gold mine to Indonesia's Inalum for $3.5B, confirming an earlier Bloomberg report . More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Commodities news, Merger & acquisit… read more...

Rio Tinto confirms talks over $3.5B Indonesia mine stake sale

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-22 22:42:13:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) says it is engaging in talks on a potential sale of its stake in the Grasberg copper and gold mine to Indonesia's Inalum for $3.5B, confirming an earlier Bloomberg report . More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Commodities news, Merger & acquisit… read more...

Freeport McMoRan spikes as Rio Tinto said ready to accept Grasberg deal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-22 15:51:47:000

Freeport McMoRan ( FCX +3.3% ) spikes as much as 6.5% following a report that Rio Tinto ( RIO -0.4% ) is ready to accept a $3.5B deal with Indonesia's government for its interest in the Grasberg copper and gold mine. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Rio Tinto plc, Commodities new… read more...

Rio Tinto warns Mongolia to honor copper mine contracts

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-22 08:50:14:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) warns Mongolia's government not to tamper with the contracts that underpin its investment in the giant Oyu Tolgoi copper project if it wants to attract more foreign capital to the country. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd., Commodities news… read more...

Insights From The IMJI Lithium Subsector Index

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-20 11:06:18:000

I recently finished putting together the Lithium subsector index of my Industrial Minefinder Junior Index (IMJI) . To start out, the IMJI Lithium subsector will include 4 companies and comprise 8% of the overall IMJI index, which will include 50 companies in all. Here is a table that … read more...

Mining sector's next growth phase to come from M&A, Jefferies says

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 13:11:14:000

Mining companies have strengthened their balance sheets and started to give back capital to shareholders; based on history, the sector should be entering a growth phase, which could come from M&A, Jsays efferies analyst Christopher LaFemina. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, BHP Billiton Li… read more...

Rio Tinto gets regulator OK for automated iron ore trains in Australia

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 13:01:11:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO -0.8% ) says it was accredited by Australia's rail safety regulator to operate autonomous trains at its iron ore business at Pilbara, allowing its AutoHaul project to remain on schedule for completion by year-end 2018. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, … read more...

Rio Tinto (RIO) Presents At Bank of America Merrill Lynch 35th Annual Global Mining Metals & Steel Conference - Slideshow

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 13:47:44:000

The following slide deck was published by Rio Tinto plc in conjunction with this Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto (RIO) Presents At Bank of America Merrill Lynch 35th Annual Global Mining Metals & Steel Conference - Slideshow

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 13:47:44:000

The following slide deck was published by Rio Tinto plc in conjunction with this Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto (RIO) Presents At Bank of America Merrill Lynch 35th Annual Global Mining Metals & Steel Conference - Slideshow

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 13:47:44:000

The following slide deck was published by Rio Tinto plc in conjunction with this Read more … read more...

Top portfolio adds and drops at 3G Capital

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 16:18:30:000

Hedge fund 3G Capital updates on its holdings at the end of Q1. More news on: Concho Resources Inc., DowDuPont Inc., Deere & Company, Consumer stocks news, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

Top portfolio adds and drops at 3G Capital

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 16:18:30:000

Hedge fund 3G Capital updates on its holdings at the end of Q1. More news on: Concho Resources Inc., DowDuPont Inc., Deere & Company, Consumer stocks news, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

Top portfolio adds and drops at 3G Capital

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 16:18:30:000

Hedge fund 3G Capital updates on its holdings at the end of Q1. More news on: Concho Resources Inc., DowDuPont Inc., Deere & Company, Consumer stocks news, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

Top portfolio adds and drops at 3G Capital

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 16:18:30:000

Hedge fund 3G Capital updates on its holdings at the end of Q1. More news on: Concho Resources Inc., DowDuPont Inc., Deere & Company, Consumer stocks news, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto warns of threats from rising costs, resource nationalism

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 10:22:46:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO -1.2% )CEO Jean Sebastien-Jacques warns the mining industry will need to work hard to protect margins and generate cash against a backdrop of rising costs and increased political risk. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto warns of threats from rising costs, resource nationalism

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 10:22:46:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO -1.2% )CEO Jean Sebastien-Jacques warns the mining industry will need to work hard to protect margins and generate cash against a backdrop of rising costs and increased political risk. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto warns of threats from rising costs, resource nationalism

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 10:22:46:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO -1.2% )CEO Jean Sebastien-Jacques warns the mining industry will need to work hard to protect margins and generate cash against a backdrop of rising costs and increased political risk. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto warns of threats from rising costs, resource nationalism

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 10:22:46:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO -1.2% )CEO Jean Sebastien-Jacques warns the mining industry will need to work hard to protect margins and generate cash against a backdrop of rising costs and increased political risk. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

BHP, Rio Tinto run higher as iron ore prices rise

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-14 09:19:13:000

BHPBilliton (NYSE: BHP ) and Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) are poised to approach new 52-week highs as iron ore prices rise amid a strong demand outlook; BHP +1.1% and Rio +0.9% premarket. More news on: BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Stocks on the move, … read more...

BHP, Rio Tinto run higher as iron ore prices rise

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-14 09:19:13:000

BHPBilliton (NYSE: BHP ) and Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) are poised to approach new 52-week highs as iron ore prices rise amid a strong demand outlook; BHP +1.1% and Rio +0.9% premarket. More news on: BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Stocks on the move, … read more...

Commodities Take Over Market Leadership

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-11 14:36:00:000

"A 60:40 allocation to passive long-only equities and bonds has been a great proposition for the last 35 years We are profoundly worried that this could be a risky allocation over the next 10." Sanford C. Bernstein & Company Analysts (January 2017) "Bull markets are born o… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Clarity On Drug Pricing Policy

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-11 07:00:09:000

Healthcare investors will be looking for direction today as President Trump gives a highly anticipated speech about drug prices. The plan will reportedly require Medicare Part D plans to share a portion of discounts they receive from drug manufacturers with patients, as well as inc… read more...

Apple says it's found a 'revolutionary' way to make its devices more environmentally friendly

via: CNBC at 2018-05-11 03:24:00:000

No summary available. read more...

Alcoa, Rio Tinto to launch first carbon-free aluminum smelting process

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-10 18:23:20:000

Alcoa (NYSE: AA ) and Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) announce a new process to make aluminum that produces oxygen and eliminates all direct greenhouse gas emissions from the traditional smelting process. More news on: Alcoa, Inc., Rio Tinto plc, Apple Inc., Commodities news, Tech stocks news, … read more...

Alcoa and Rio Tinto Announce World's First Carbon-Free Aluminum Smelting Process

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-10 14:22:00:000

A revolutionary process to make aluminum produces oxygen and replaces all direct greenhouse gas emissions from the traditional aluminum smelting process. Alcoa and Rio Tinto launch new joint venture, Elysis, for larger scale development and commercialization of the process, with a tech… read more...

Robust Metals Outlook With Higher Discretionary Spending On Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-09 09:44:12:000

Image source: Shutterstock Investment Thesis China remains to be the primary force behind the fundamentals of the global metals and mining sector. Slowing demand remains a key risk. It could disrupt what investors expect to be balanced conditions for most metals and mining commodity … read more...

Freeport still likely to sell Indonesia assets this year, Inalum says

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-08 10:42:50:000

Freeport McMoRan's ( FCX -0.7% ) sale of a controlling interest in the Grasberg mine is still planned for 2018 , even though the price and some contract terms have not yet been reached, the head of state mining holding company PT Inalum tells Reuters. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc…. read more...

S&P upgrades Rio Tinto on financial results, debt reduction

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 09:37:46:000

Rio Tinto's ( RIO +0.1% ) credit rating is upgraded by Standard & Poors for the first time since 2011, citing Rios sharp reduction in debt over the past four years and its willingness to keep it low, which would shore it up well against any future down… read more...

Rio Tinto plc 2017 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 13:25:55:000

The following slide deck was published by Rio Tinto plc in conjunction with their 2017 Q4 earnings Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto plc 2017 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 13:25:55:000

The following slide deck was published by Rio Tinto plc in conjunction with their 2017 Q4 earnings Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto plc 2017 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 13:25:55:000

The following slide deck was published by Rio Tinto plc in conjunction with their 2017 Q4 earnings Read more … read more...

A Nuclear World Depends On Uranium

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 08:40:18:000

Nuclear power took a hit back in 2011 when an earthquake and tsunami instigated a major nuclear accident at a power station along the coast of Japan. In 2017, North Korea became a nuclear power, not in the sense of providing power to its citizens, but when it comes to its military capabilities… read more...

A Nuclear World Depends On Uranium

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 08:40:18:000

Nuclear power took a hit back in 2011 when an earthquake and tsunami instigated a major nuclear accident at a power station along the coast of Japan. In 2017, North Korea became a nuclear power, not in the sense of providing power to its citizens, but when it comes to its military capabilities… read more...

A Nuclear World Depends On Uranium

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 08:40:18:000

Nuclear power took a hit back in 2011 when an earthquake and tsunami instigated a major nuclear accident at a power station along the coast of Japan. In 2017, North Korea became a nuclear power, not in the sense of providing power to its citizens, but when it comes to its military capabilities… read more...

Rio Tinto pledges 'growth agenda,' declares record dividend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 08:36:51:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) -1.7% premarket despite declaring a record dividend after reporting its highest annual profit in three years. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Earnings news and commentary, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto pledges 'growth agenda,' declares record dividend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 08:36:51:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) -1.7% premarket despite declaring a record dividend after reporting its highest annual profit in three years. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Earnings news and commentary, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto pledges 'growth agenda,' declares record dividend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 08:36:51:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) -1.7% premarket despite declaring a record dividend after reporting its highest annual profit in three years. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Earnings news and commentary, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto plc reports FY results

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 06:38:37:000

Rio Tinto plc (NYSE: RIO ): FY EPS of $0.487 Revenue of $40.03B (+18.5% Y/Y) Press Release More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Earnings news and commentary, Energy stocks news, read more...

Rio Tinto plc reports FY results

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 06:38:37:000

Rio Tinto plc (NYSE: RIO ): FY EPS of $0.487 Revenue of $40.03B (+18.5% Y/Y) Press Release More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Earnings news and commentary, Energy stocks news, read more...

Rio Tinto plc reports FY results

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 06:38:37:000

Rio Tinto plc (NYSE: RIO ): FY EPS of $0.487 Revenue of $40.03B (+18.5% Y/Y) Press Release More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Earnings news and commentary, Energy stocks news, read more...

European markets move higher after recent market turmoil; Hexagon rallies 9%

via: CNBC at 2018-02-07 01:40:00:000

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European markets move higher after recent market turmoil; Hexagon rallies 9%

via: CNBC at 2018-02-07 01:40:00:000

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European markets move higher after recent market turmoil; Hexagon rallies 9%

via: CNBC at 2018-02-07 01:40:00:000

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Tesla, The New Atacama Debutante

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-06 08:31:34:000

Tesla ( TSLA ) is reported to be in exploratory talks with the Nutrien Group ( NTR ) for the purchase of a 32% stake in Sociedad Qumica y Minera de Chile ( SQM ) worth an estimated $5 billion, according to recent news report in the Financial Times (30 January 2018). NTR is a Canadian fir… read more...

Rio Tinto criticized for influence over Turquoise Hill, Mongolian mine

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-02 11:43:24:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO -2.1% ) wields too much influence over Turquoise Hill Resources ( TRQ -2.3% ), the company that owns a 66% stake in the huge Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine in Mongolia, according to U.S. investment group Sailingstone Capital, which is calling on TRQ's directors to prot… read more...

Rio Tinto criticized for influence over Turquoise Hill, Mongolian mine

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-02 11:43:24:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO -2.1% ) wields too much influence over Turquoise Hill Resources ( TRQ -2.3% ), the company that owns a 66% stake in the huge Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine in Mongolia, according to U.S. investment group Sailingstone Capital, which is calling on TRQ's directors to prot… read more...

Rio Tinto criticized for influence over Turquoise Hill, Mongolian mine

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-02 11:43:24:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO -2.1% ) wields too much influence over Turquoise Hill Resources ( TRQ -2.3% ), the company that owns a 66% stake in the huge Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine in Mongolia, according to U.S. investment group Sailingstone Capital, which is calling on TRQ's directors to prot… read more...

Rio Tinto criticized for influence over Turquoise Hill, Mongolian mine

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-02 11:43:24:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO -2.1% ) wields too much influence over Turquoise Hill Resources ( TRQ -2.3% ), the company that owns a 66% stake in the huge Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine in Mongolia, according to U.S. investment group Sailingstone Capital, which is calling on TRQ's directors to prot… read more...

Rio Tinto accused of avoiding $700M in taxes on Oyu Tolgoi mine

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-31 12:10:10:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO +0.2% ) denies accusations by a Dutch non-profit group that it had avoided paying $700M in taxes related to its Oyu Tolgoi copper project in Mongolia. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd., Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto accused of avoiding $700M in taxes on Oyu Tolgoi mine

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-31 12:10:10:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO +0.2% ) denies accusations by a Dutch non-profit group that it had avoided paying $700M in taxes related to its Oyu Tolgoi copper project in Mongolia. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd., Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Wood Mackenzie cuts iron ore price outlook

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-30 11:39:27:000

As iron ore prices tick lower after a strong start to the year, Wood Mackenzie lowers its 2018 price forecast for seaborne iron ore to $63/metric ton, or 12% below last year's $71/ton average. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, BHP Billiton Limited, Vale S.A., Commodities news, Read more …. read more...

Wood Mackenzie cuts iron ore price outlook

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-30 11:39:27:000

As iron ore prices tick lower after a strong start to the year, Wood Mackenzie lowers its 2018 price forecast for seaborne iron ore to $63/metric ton, or 12% below last year's $71/ton average. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, BHP Billiton Limited, Vale S.A., Commodities news, Read more …. read more...

Wood Mackenzie cuts iron ore price outlook

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-30 11:39:27:000

As iron ore prices tick lower after a strong start to the year, Wood Mackenzie lowers its 2018 price forecast for seaborne iron ore to $63/metric ton, or 12% below last year's $71/ton average. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, BHP Billiton Limited, Vale S.A., Commodities news, Read more …. read more...

Rio Tinto says autonomous fleet now moves quarter of Pilbara material

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 20:10:16:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) says its truck hauling fleet quipped with autonomous technology accounted for ~25% of the total material moved across its mines in Western Australia's Pilbara region last year, and have moved more than 1B metric tons of both ore and waste material since initial deplo… read more...

Rio Tinto says autonomous fleet now moves quarter of Pilbara material

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 20:10:16:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) says its truck hauling fleet quipped with autonomous technology accounted for ~25% of the total material moved across its mines in Western Australia's Pilbara region last year, and have moved more than 1B metric tons of both ore and waste material since initial deplo… read more...

Rio Tinto says autonomous fleet now moves quarter of Pilbara material

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 20:10:16:000

Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) says its truck hauling fleet quipped with autonomous technology accounted for ~25% of the total material moved across its mines in Western Australia's Pilbara region last year, and have moved more than 1B metric tons of both ore and waste material since initial deplo… read more...

Freeport-McMoRan: Is $25 The Next Stop?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 18:02:52:000

Freeport-McMoRan's ( FCX ) earnings report is out and it's high time to check my bullish thesis outlined back in November 2017. I believe that the majority of readers have already had the time to go through the earnings report itself, so I will focus on the most important catalysts and the… read more...

Freeport-McMoRan: Is $25 The Next Stop?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 18:02:52:000

Freeport-McMoRan's ( FCX ) earnings report is out and it's high time to check my bullish thesis outlined back in November 2017. I believe that the majority of readers have already had the time to go through the earnings report itself, so I will focus on the most important catalysts and the… read more...

Freeport-McMoRan: Is $25 The Next Stop?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 18:02:52:000

Freeport-McMoRan's ( FCX ) earnings report is out and it's high time to check my bullish thesis outlined back in November 2017. I believe that the majority of readers have already had the time to go through the earnings report itself, so I will focus on the most important catalysts and the… read more...

Times: Investor questions mount over Rio Tinto's Oyu Tolgoi mine

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 11:22:10:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO +1% ) faces renewed questions over its $12B Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine in Mongolia after CEO Jean-Sebastien Jacques signed an agreement with the government that could raise the costs of the mine, London Times reports. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news… read more...

Times: Investor questions mount over Rio Tinto's Oyu Tolgoi mine

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 11:22:10:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO +1% ) faces renewed questions over its $12B Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine in Mongolia after CEO Jean-Sebastien Jacques signed an agreement with the government that could raise the costs of the mine, London Times reports. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news… read more...

Times: Investor questions mount over Rio Tinto's Oyu Tolgoi mine

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 11:22:10:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO +1% ) faces renewed questions over its $12B Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine in Mongolia after CEO Jean-Sebastien Jacques signed an agreement with the government that could raise the costs of the mine, London Times reports. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news… read more...

Lithium Miners News For The Month Of January 2017

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-28 03:24:36:000

Welcome to the January 2017 edition of the lithium miner news. This month we have seen the "drama in the Atacama" dominate the lithium sector with SQM and Corfo reaching a deal after 3 years of stalemate. Due to the announced increase SQM quota, fears of oversupply resulted in most lithium sto… read more...

Lithium Miners News For The Month Of January 2017

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-28 03:24:36:000

Welcome to the January 2017 edition of the lithium miner news. This month we have seen the "drama in the Atacama" dominate the lithium sector with SQM and Corfo reaching a deal after 3 years of stalemate. Due to the announced increase SQM quota, fears of oversupply resulted in most lithium sto… read more...

Lithium Miners News For The Month Of January 2017

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-28 03:24:36:000

Welcome to the January 2017 edition of the lithium miner news. This month we have seen the "drama in the Atacama" dominate the lithium sector with SQM and Corfo reaching a deal after 3 years of stalemate. Due to the announced increase SQM quota, fears of oversupply resulted in most lithium sto… read more...

Lithium Miners News For The Month Of January 2017

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-28 03:24:36:000

Welcome to the January 2017 edition of the lithium miner news. This month we have seen the "drama in the Atacama" dominate the lithium sector with SQM and Corfo reaching a deal after 3 years of stalemate. Due to the announced increase SQM quota, fears of oversupply resulted in most lithium sto… read more...

Rio Tinto lifts force majeure on copper, acid from Utah mine

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 14:08:26:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO +1.1% ) says it lifted force majeure on Jan. 1 for shipments of refined copper and acid from its Kennecott mine in the Utah. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto lifts force majeure on copper, acid from Utah mine

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 14:08:26:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO +1.1% ) says it lifted force majeure on Jan. 1 for shipments of refined copper and acid from its Kennecott mine in the Utah. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto lifts force majeure on copper, acid from Utah mine

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 14:08:26:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO +1.1% ) says it lifted force majeure on Jan. 1 for shipments of refined copper and acid from its Kennecott mine in the Utah. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto lifts force majeure on copper, acid from Utah mine

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 14:08:26:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO +1.1% ) says it lifted force majeure on Jan. 1 for shipments of refined copper and acid from its Kennecott mine in the Utah. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto lifts force majeure on copper, acid from Utah mine

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 14:08:26:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO +1.1% ) says it lifted force majeure on Jan. 1 for shipments of refined copper and acid from its Kennecott mine in the Utah. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Rio Tinto lifts force majeure on copper, acid from Utah mine

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 14:08:26:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO +1.1% ) says it lifted force majeure on Jan. 1 for shipments of refined copper and acid from its Kennecott mine in the Utah. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Freeport reports 'lot of progress' in Indonesia talks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-25 16:40:22:000

" We've made a lot of progress " in negotiations with the Indonesian government over control of the Grasberg copper and gold mine, although there are differing views within the government, Freeport McMoRan (NYSE: FCX ) CEO Richard Adkerson said in today's earnings conference call. More new… read more...

SEC says Rio Tinto, two former execs must face fraud charges

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-24 07:50:04:000

The SEC rejects arguments by Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO ) and two former top executives that its civil lawsuit claiming they concealed the plunging value of the company's coal assets should be dismissed. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Read more … read more...

Base metal miners tumble as copper falls on surging inventories

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-23 10:58:01:000

Base metal mining companies including Freeport McMoRan ( FCX -3.4% ) and Teck Resources ( TECK -2.5% ) are smacked as copper prices fell after inventories surged the most in 10 months. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Teck Resources Limited, Vale S.A., Commodities news, Stocks on t… read more...

Rio Tinto strengthens presence in Mongolia

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-22 12:59:20:000

Rio Tinto ( RIO +0.1% )says it will set up a new office in Mongolia's capital , separate from its giant Oyu Tolgoi project, to support the company's exploration program and build local ties. More news on: Rio Tinto plc, Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd., Commodities news, Read mor… read more...

Update: Turquoise Hill Is Hit With A $155 Million Tax Demand, But Stays Strong

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-22 11:22:46:000

The issues at hand: In my previous two articles on Turquoise Hill (NYSE: TRQ ), I have been optimistic about TRQs potential as a long term growth investment. For a brief introduction, this company has rights to conduct mining operations in what is claimed to be the world… read more...

SunCoke, Schweitzer And Westlake Pace 'Safer' Dividend Basic Materials Gains For January

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-21 02:59:14:000

Actionable Conclusion (1-10): Analysts Allege Top Ten 'Safer' Basic Materials Stocks Could Net 2.23% to 18.64% Gains By January, 2018 Nine of the ten top-yield "safer" dividend basic materials dogs (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten gainers for the co… read more...

Lackluster Earnings And Guidance Create An Opportunity In Alcoa

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-19 10:12:09:000

Alcoa ( AA ) is not the easiest stock to follow or own. While Alcoa enjoys a solid position on the cost curve for both bauxite and alumina, and has made progress with its aluminum costs, there are a lot of moving parts to the model that management has little or no control over, including the… read more...

Turquoise Hill's Oyu Tolgoi mine declares force majeure

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-18 08:14:34:000

The Oyu Tolgoi copper mine in Mongolia declares force majeure after a week of protests by Chinese coal haulers disrupted deliveries near the border, majority owner Turquoise Hill Resources (NYSE: TRQ ) announces. More news on: Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd., Rio Tinto plc, Commodities new… read more...

What To Buy At Market Tops

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-18 01:54:00:000

I will start today by listing six more data points showing how overbought stocks have become. 1) While the number of outstanding shares in the US has remained unchanged since 2006, thanks to M&A, buy backs, bankruptcies, and privatizations, the price has more than doubled from $50.15 to… read more...

Ex-Date Payment Date Record Date Declared Date Amount Flag Dividend Type Qualified Indicated
2018-03-01 2018-04-12 2018-03-02 2018-03-02 FI Dividend income
2017-08-09 2017-09-21 2017-08-11 1.1099 UR Dividend income
2017-02-22 2017-04-06 2017-02-24 1.2562 Dividend income
2016-08-10 2016-09-22 2016-08-12 0.4459 UR Dividend income
2016-02-24 2016-04-07 2016-02-26 1.0666 Dividend income
2015-08-12 2015-09-10 2015-08-14 1.049375 UR Dividend income
2015-03-04 2015-04-09 2015-03-06 1.1576 Dividend income
2014-08-13 2014-09-11 2014-08-15 0.933 Dividend income
2014-03-05 2014-04-10 2014-03-07 1.0918 Dividend income
2013-08-14 2013-09-12 2013-08-16 0.8462 Dividend income
2013-03-06 2013-04-11 2013-03-08 0.916 Dividend income
Ex-Date Declared Date Record Date Payment Date Ratio To Factor For Factor
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