BHP Billiton Falls Short of Iron Ore and Oil Production Targets In Q4

Michael Teague | |

After releasing its production report for the recently-ended quarter, global mining giant BHP Billiton (BHP) will begin Wednesday’s trading session gingerly. Despite a year-over-year

A Guide to Palladium Equities

Michael Teague | |

For the time being, the bear market for gold futures and stocks over the last year looks as though it may not be letting up anytime soon. Indeed, the yellow metal’s relatively recent and

Is BHP Billiton a Good Stock?

Michael Teague | |

The Australian mining and energy company BHP Billiton (BHP) is both the largest company in the metals and mining industry, and with a market cap of nearly $328 billion, the 22nd-largest

Rio Tinto's (RIO) $8 Billion in Spending Cuts Foreshadows Future for Big Miners

Michael Teague | |

Perhaps the clearest indicator yet of how the world’s largest mining companies are going to have  to deal with the projected oversupply in a number of hard commodities over the next few

iShares MSCI Brazil Index Fund (EWZ) Plunges as Brazilian Stocks Fall

Joel Anderson | |

The iShares MSCI Brazil Index Fund ($EWZ) was off almost 1.5 percent in early trading as Brazilian stocks plunged on Tuesday. The ETF gapped up 0.5 percent at the open but quickly lost ground,

Copper Futures Trading Higher Despite 2014 Overstock

Michael Teague | |

October saw shipments of copper up about 18 percent for the largest monthly advance in over a year, and the metal has been trading higher on the London Metal Exchange for the past three sessions,

Clive Palmer and the Sino Iron Project: the Disaster that Keeps on Giving

Michael Teague | |

When reading about Australian multi-millionaire Clive Palmer, one could perhaps be forgiven for receiving the impression that the man is an Australian version of Donald Trump. Indeed, the mining

Emerging Market ETFs Now in Midst of Largest Rally Since 2007

Jacob Harper | |

The late spring and early summer had been tough times for emerging market ETFs, especially those tied to Brazil, Turkey, and India. But those three countries have started to see incremental

World's Largest Miners Set To Ramp Up Expansions Despite Oversupply Concerns

Michael Teague | |

After 18 months and $60 billion of writedowns, some of the world’s biggest mining companies like Rio Tinto Plc (RIO) and BHP Billiton (BHP) continue to expand operations while coming

Copper Prices Rise On Lower Surplus

Michael Teague | |

Copper futures gained for a second consecutive day heading into the final hours of the week of trading, the result of smaller inventories and underwhelming domestic economic data that allayed


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Blockchain in Digital Identity - Discussion at the EU Parliament

From the recent Blockchain For Europe Summit in Brussels: Panel on Digital Identity