Articles in Commodities

International Business Times

Diamond World Output Seen Further Falling with No New Mines

Global output of diamonds declined in 2011 on aging mines and struggling demand brought by the continuing debilitating fiscal crisis in the eurozone. Last year, the world's diamond miners... Read >>

International Business Times

Bad News for Pipelines - Good News for Rail

The Association of American Railroads reports the number of rail tankers carrying crude oil and petroleum products in the United States increased more than 35 percent during the first six... Read >>

International Business Times

Slowing Global Steel Output Threatens Prices of Coal As Well As Earnings of Global Miners

Prices of coal used for making steel has been forecast to further slide and could hit rock bottom to its lowest price in two years, as global steel output slows down spurred by the... Read >>

International Business Times

China Unveils New Production Limit for Rare Earths Producers

China, in a bid to regulate its disorderly rare earths industry, has issued a production limit guideline for its producers. Based on the new rule issued by the Ministry of Industry... Read >>

International Business Times

Australian Stock Market Report – Midday 8/8/2012

LUNCHTIME REPORT (1pm AEST) Overnight European and the US markets continued to mount solid gains as expectations increase over new central bank intervention in the markets. Concerns over... Read >>

International Business Times

Global Markets Overview - 08/08/2012

U.S. STOCK MARKETS The Standard & Poor's 500-stock index topped 1400 for the first time in three months after a Federal Reserve official called for additional central bank stimulus.... Read >>

International Business Times

Ergon Energy Blames Dogs for Electricity Bill Hikes

Besides the carbon tax and Australian states, another scapegoat - or scapedog - was blamed for the rise in electricity bills of some homeowners. Ergon Energy is blaming pet dogs for failure... Read >>


Gold Market the Epitome of August Trading

Daily Bars Prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT No change: "After breaking the triangle pattern, gold has dropped well into its former range. Other than calling this a range, there really is no... Read >>

MT Newswires

TSX Closes Up 200 Pts On Buying of Energy and Mining Shares

Canada's main stock index made steady progress all day long and closed up 200 points at one-month highs, led by energy and mining shares on stronger crude and commodity prices as... Read >>

MT Newswires

SearchGold Announces Final Approval of Rolling Stock Option Plan

SearchGold Resources Inc. (RSG.V) announced today that the TSX Venture Exchange has approved the company's amendments to its stock option plan, which replaced SearchGold's former... Read >>