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Mine M&A Set to Double as China Returns
Posted Tue, 2014-05-13 08:03NAI Editing
China, the world’s biggest buyer of metals, is back on the hunt for acquisitions, triggered by a decline in prices and a shift in government policy.



Iron Ore Trade at Risk as Port Hedland Walkouts Approved
Posted Mon, 2014-05-12 05:00NAI Editing
Tugboat workers at Australia’s Port Hedland approved work stoppages amid a dispute over wages and annual leave, risking disruption to iron ore shipments to China from the world’s largest bulk-export t



Cleanest Fossil Fuel is Wall Street Bet on Climate Change
Posted Fri, 2014-05-09 08:08NAI Editing
Wall Street’s idea of investing in climate change means investors are piling into natural gas, the least polluting fossil fuel.



Iron Ore Price Crashes to Lowest since September 2012
Posted Thu, 2014-05-08 13:27NAI Editing
Benchmark iron ore fell more than 1% on Thursday to its lowest level since September 2012 when the steelmaking raw material briefly traded below $100 a tonne.



Oil Industry Risks $1.1 Trillion of Investor Cash
Posted Thu, 2014-05-08 12:02NAI Editing
Oil explorers like Exxon Mobil Corp.



Asia and Europe is Vulnerable to Oil and Gas Supply Disruption
Posted Wed, 2014-05-07 08:18NAI Editing
Asia's growing dependence on Middle Eastern oil has amplified the risks it faces if the Strait of Hormuz is suddenly shut, making it more vulnerable to such a disruption than other regions, U.K.



Shale Revolution May Drive Re-emergence of a “Great Merchant Class”
Posted Tue, 2014-05-06 07:18NAI Editing
Merchants from Vitol Group, the largest independent oil trader, to a company backed by billionaire Paul Tudor Jones are amassing physical energy assets in the U.S.



Oil Falls as Chinese Manufacturing Contracts
Posted Mon, 2014-05-05 16:45NAI Editing
Brent crude fell after Chinese manufacturing contracted for a fourth month in April, bolstering concern that the economy’s slowdown is deepening.



Fed Diminishing Growth Expectations, Rate Hike May Come Earlier
Posted Fri, 2014-05-02 07:54NAI Editing
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and her colleagues have lowered their sights on how fast the economy needs to expand to meet their goal of cutting unemployment.



Will Silver Be Able to Support by More Car-Part Use?
Posted Thu, 2014-05-01 09:23NAI Editing
Silver is being undermined by its association with gold.



Fed shows faith in U.S. economy with bond-buying reduction
Posted Wed, 2014-04-30 11:19NAI Editing
The Federal Reserve on Wednesday looked past a dismal reading on first quarter U.S.



Chinese Major Stalls Petrochemical Build-up as U.S. Competition Grows
Posted Tue, 2014-04-29 07:00NAI Editing
China’s top refiner Sinopec Corp is scaling back billions of dollars in petrochemical investments in the face of growing U.S.



Gold Prices Impossible to Predict, Bullion Bet in Time
Posted Mon, 2014-04-28 06:46NAI Editing
Barrick Gold Corp.



WTI Set for Weekly Loss on Stockpiles, Widens Discount to Brent
Posted Fri, 2014-04-25 09:38NAI Editing
West Texas Intermediate headed for the first weekly loss in three and its discount to Brent widened after crude stockpiles expanded to an 83-year high in the U.S., the world’s biggest oil consumer.



Strong Durable Goods Orders Buoy U.S. Growth Outlook
Posted Thu, 2014-04-24 09:43NAI Editing
Orders for long-lasting U.S.



Shale Boom Sends U.S. Crude Supply to Highest Since 1930s
Posted Thu, 2014-04-24 07:01NAI Editing
The U.S. is stockpiling the most crude since the Great Depression, thanks to the shale boom that has boosted production to the most in 26 years.



A Shift in Chinese Economy Means A Shift in Metals
Posted Wed, 2014-04-23 08:58NAI Editing
Record spending by Chinese consumers on new refrigerators, cars and laptops is boosting zinc demand, creating the biggest production shortfall for the metal in eight years.



After Years of Downsizing, Refining still Matters for Majors
Posted Tue, 2014-04-22 09:15NAI Editing
When U.S. firm ConocoPhillips (COP.N) spun off its refining assets in 2011 to focus on more profitable oil production, it seemed only a matter of time before one of the oil majors followed suit.



BHP Needs Rebound, Not Spinoffs, Amid Metal Slump
Posted Mon, 2014-04-21 05:41NAI Editing
A spinoff of BHP Billiton Ltd.’s (BHP) least-loved assets may do little for shareholders of the world’s largest mining company.



U.S. jobless claims, factory data give economy some shine
Posted Thu, 2014-04-17 10:14NAI Editing
New applications for unemployment benefits held near their pre-recession levels last week and factory activity in the Mid-Atlantic region accelerated in April, painting a bright picture of the economy