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Mine M&A Set to Double as China Returns
Posted 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 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 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 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 2014-05-08 12:02NAI Editing
Oil explorers like Exxon Mobil Corp.

Asia and Europe is Vulnerable to Oil and Gas Supply Disruption
Posted 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 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 2014-05-05 08:58NAI 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 2014-05-02 06:17NAI 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 2014-05-01 09:23NAI Editing
Silver is being undermined by its association with gold.