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  • Tullow writes off $400m in exploration costs @ Financial Times - 5 hours ago

    "For the last two years, we've had the longest period I can recall where there's been complete apathy in the market. The market needs something to excite it - investors are bored," Mr Heavey ...

  • Let’s look at the Euro US Dollar (EUR/USD).  Currently pricing has an intraday downside bias, however, price is also testing a bullish PRZ, this a a harmonic pattern terminology for a harmonic pattern that has a completion zone (PRZ- Potential Reversal Zone) which offers a place to take profit if already in a short position, …

  • Never before have China's domestic politics had such ramifications for global business. This week, the country's ongoing corruption probe drew in Zhou Yongkang, the former energy and security tsar, and ...

  • While natural gas prices throughout 2014 are up from last year, with 1H14 prices averaging $4.60 per million British thermal units (or MMBtu) compared to the 2013 average price of $3.73 per MMBtu, they're ...

  • Brent Steady With U.S. Data In Focus Benzinga - 10 hours ago

    Brent crude oil traded steadily at $107.52 at 7:00 GMT on Wednesday morning as investors anxiously awaited the Federal Reserve meeting outcome as well as key U.S. data, due out on Wednesday and Friday. ...

  • 5 Industries Worried About Peak Oil @ 24/7 Wall St. - 12 hours ago

    By Chris Dalby for Oilprice.com The debate over the impact of peak oil has been raging for decades. Although few deny that the end of mass oil consumption is drawing nearer, educated estimates now range ...

  • Rio Tinto is to sell its coal assets in Mozambique for $50m - a fraction of the multi-billion dollar price it paid for them just three years earlier - closing a chapter on one of the most disastrous acquisitions ...

  • Escalating tensions over Ukraine have prompted oil major Total to freeze its programme of buying shares in Russia's Novatek, although the French group said it was too early to gauge the full impact of ...

  • Sydney, July 30, 2014-- Moody's Investors Service says that a severe mining downturn in Australia would trigger a relatively minor increase in delinquencies for the Australian Residential Mortgage Backed ...

  • Year-end start target for new Gold Fix @ Financial Times - Tue, Jul 29, 2014 1:11 PM EDT

    The new gold benchmark that will replace the near century-old London Gold Fix should be operational by the end of the year, according to the banks that run the twice daily auction process. The four banks ...

  • Should you invest in silver and gold stocks or ETFs? Market Realist - Tue, Jul 29, 2014 9:00 AM EDT

    In addition to the potential headwind from higher real rates, it’s also not clear that either metal is that mispriced. Valuing commodities is notoriously difficult, as there are no cash flows.

  • Brent Steady Near $107 Amid Global Supply Glut Benzinga - Tue, Jul 29, 2014 8:22 AM EDT

    Brent crude oil was steady above $107 as investors kept an eye on global instabilities, but relaxed their worries about a supply interruptions, as the market appears to have a glut of crude. The commodity ...

  • Obama's economic advisors warn against delays on greenhouse gases @ Los Angeles Times - Tue, Jul 29, 2014 6:00 AM EDT

    Delaying action on cutting greenhouse gas emissions that drive climate change could damage the U.S. economy, according to a report to be issued Tuesday by the White House's Council of Economic Advisers....

  • Aluminium gains industrial lustre @ Financial Times - Tue, Jul 29, 2014 3:46 AM EDT

    When it comes to conductivity, copper is king of the industrial metals. Thanks to its low level of resistivity - how strongly a material opposes the flow of current - the red metal's main use is in electrical ...

  • Must-know facts about the silver rally Market Realist - Mon, Jul 28, 2014 6:35 PM EDT

    While the metal has had a respectable run over the past month, silver is still playing catch-up after losses earlier this year.

  • Why investors should closely watch natural gas inventory figures Market Realist - Mon, Jul 28, 2014 5:48 PM EDT

    Natural gas prices directly affect earnings for gas-weighted producers such as Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK), EQT Corporation (EQT), Southwestern Energy Company (SWN), and Range Resources Corporation ...

  • Should you jump on the silver bandwagon? Market Realist - Mon, Jul 28, 2014 2:34 PM EDT

    After rising nearly 12% from its June lows, silver has been garnering some attention lately, leaving many investors wondering whether they should raise their allocations to the precious metal.

  • Can the U.S. Double Its Crude Exports in a Year? @ BusinessWeek - Mon, Jul 28, 2014 2:24 PM EDT

    The Department of Commerce has determined that Pioneer Natural Resources and Enterprise Products Partners could start exporting condensate, an ultralight type of crude

  • Why you should stick with energy stocks: Geopolitical risk Market Realist - Mon, Jul 28, 2014 2:15 PM EDT

    Oil prices should be declining. Russ explains why they’re on the rise instead, how this has helped energy stocks in 2014 and why investors should still consider an overweight to the global energy sector....

  • Why a drop in US crude inventories boosted oil prices Market Realist - Mon, Jul 28, 2014 1:48 PM EDT

    The decline in supplies is attributed to a sustained demand from refineries. Demand from refineries are running at record levels, near 16.8 million barrels per day, for the last couple of weeks.

  • Shale gas speed-up likely to make slow progress @ Financial Times - Mon, Jul 28, 2014 1:44 PM EDT

    The plan for the next big expansion in fracking licences announced on Monday is the latest step in the government's campaign to unlock a potential bonanza of shale gas sitting under the UK. However, industry ...

  • Ryanair: aerial refuelling @ Financial Times - Mon, Jul 28, 2014 11:55 AM EDT

    The airline that liked to say no has been replaced with a friendly hello. Ryanair pleasantly surprised the market on Monday with better-than-expected first-quarter earnings. Even better, it raised by 6 ...

  • Coffee jumps on Brazilian harvest worries @ Financial Times - Mon, Jul 28, 2014 11:33 AM EDT

    Coffee prices firmed to a two-month high on continued uncertainty about the size of the crop in Brazil, the world's largest producer of the commodity. After hitting a two-year high of $2.19 a pound in ...

  • Must-know: Why crude inventories are an important indicator Market Realist - Mon, Jul 28, 2014 9:47 AM EDT

    The markets monitor crude inventory figures because inventory data can indicate supply and demand trends. If an increase in crude inventories is more than expected, it's bearish for crude oil prices.

  • Must-know: The future for Peabody Energy Market Realist - Mon, Jul 28, 2014 9:00 AM EDT

    Peabody Energy (BTU) operates only thermal coal mines in the U.S.

  • Why natural gas production is rising despite less rig targeting Market Realist - Mon, Jul 28, 2014 9:00 AM EDT

    Natural gas prices throughout 2014 are up significantly from last year. But, natural gas prices are still lower than historical levels.

  • Will a management change shift Cliffs Natural Resources’ goals? Market Realist - Mon, Jul 28, 2014 9:00 AM EDT

    New management plans to change its strategic course and improve operating and financial discipline following the company's $9 billion acquisition spree over the last decade.

  • Brent Near $108 With Tension In Israel In Focus Benzinga - Mon, Jul 28, 2014 8:24 AM EDT

    Brent crude oil declined on Monday as tension in Gaza cooled off following a difficult  to achieve humanitarian agreement between Hamas and Israeli forces. The commodity traded at $107.96 at 6:15 GMT, ...

  • The 10 Most Oil-Rich States 24/7 Wall St. - Mon, Jul 28, 2014 6:11 AM EDT

    The U.S. energy industry is booming. As new technologies make oil easier and more affordable to extract, the United States is poised to become the world’s leading oil producer as soon as 2015, according ...

  • Russia ordered to pay $50B over oil company @ USA TODAY - Mon, Jul 28, 2014 5:46 AM EDT

    Former CEO Mikhail Khodorkovsky built Yukos into Russia's largest oil company.

  • Water scarcity and rising energy costs threaten mining industry @ Financial Times - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 6:03 PM EDT

    Access to water has become one of the most significant business risks for miners, says a report that also highlights the threat to the sector from rising energy costs in some resource-rich areas. EY, the ...

  • States with the highest gas prices @ USA TODAY - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 2:17 PM EDT

    Gas runs an average of $4.35 a gallon in the Aloha State.

  • Miners: the hole truth @ Financial Times - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 11:57 AM EDT

    In 1530, Charles V was the last Holy Roman Emperor to be crowned by a pope. He paid for it with the Royal Fifth: a levy upon precious metals from his American empire which took 20 per cent. Payments like ...

  • #PreMarket Prep Guest List For The Week Of July 28, 2014 Benzinga - Fri, Jul 25, 2014 4:14 PM EDT

    It will be another great week of old and new faces on Benzinga’s #PreMarket Prep broadcast, sponsored by OptionsHouse. There will be another book giveaway! But you have to tune in at 8:00 a.m. EST Monday-Friday ...

  • Lead jumps to highest in eight months @ Financial Times - Fri, Jul 25, 2014 12:36 PM EDT

    Lead ballooned to an eight-month high on Friday as the recent rally in base metals prices showed no sign of ending. The price of the soft metal, used mainly in the manufacture of automobile and motorcycle ...

  • [$$] Refiners Should Boost Returns @ Barrons.com - Fri, Jul 25, 2014 11:12 AM EDT

    Credit Suisse As crude prices have rallied in the seasonally tight summer period, refiner earnings risks have risen. It's getting closer for shareholders to get on the offense also: As we've been flagging, select names are getting closer to the value support of their nonrefining business (Marathon Petroleum (MPC) and …

  • Brent Steady Between Over-Supply And Geopolitical Tension Benzinga - Fri, Jul 25, 2014 9:30 AM EDT

    Brent crude oil remained near $107 as rising global supplies helped mitigate worries about geopolitical tensions. The commodity traded at $107.28 at 7:15 GMT despite ongoing conflicts in the Middle East ...

  • Why higher sales came as a surprise for Peabody Energy Market Realist - Fri, Jul 25, 2014 9:00 AM EDT

    The U.S. operations recorded 6.2% growth in revenues from $970.9 million to $1.03 billion.

  • Why coal stocks may not benefit from the improving economy Market Realist - Fri, Jul 25, 2014 9:00 AM EDT

    The unemployment rate has fallen to 6.1% in June—the closest it has been to the Fed's target in the past five years.

  • Danone profits hit by high milk prices and strong euro @ Financial Times - Fri, Jul 25, 2014 7:15 AM EDT

    Danone, the French dairy producer, reported a 20 per cent fall in first-half operating profit as the group battled high milk prices, a strong euro and the fallout from a product recall in Asia. The world's ...

  • Statoil cuts output to swerve low prices as earnings disappoint @ Financial Times - Fri, Jul 25, 2014 5:52 AM EDT

    Statoil deliberately cut back on gas production in the second quarter due to low prices as the Norwegian state-controlled oil company delivered disappointing earnings. Adjusted operating profit in the ...

  • Anglo American's Mark Cutifani promises sales of underperformers @ Financial Times - Fri, Jul 25, 2014 4:42 AM EDT

    Anglo American promised further sales of underperforming businesses as Mark Cutifani said the miner's turnround was on course in spite of lower commodity prices and a long strike in South Africa's platinum ...

  • Why falling labor productivity will increase coal producers’ cost Market Realist - Thu, Jul 24, 2014 5:00 PM EDT

    Coal is usually extracted in two ways—through surface mining and through underground mining.

  • Must-know: US Steel Corp. key points for investors Market Realist - Thu, Jul 24, 2014 5:00 PM EDT

    The growth in the U.S. oil and gas industry along with the shale boom, should have been a godsend opportunity for the domestic steel industry.

  • Must-know: An overview of Peabody Energy Market Realist - Thu, Jul 24, 2014 3:47 PM EDT

    The company also has operations in Australia where it produces both thermal and metallurgical coal.

  • Must-know: The trend and outlook on coal prices Market Realist - Thu, Jul 24, 2014 1:00 PM EDT

    With largest coal reserves in the world, U.S. producers (KOL) manufacture excess coal.

  • Iron ore miners ramp up output to offset price weakness @ Financial Times - Thu, Jul 24, 2014 12:35 PM EDT

    Iron ore is under renewed pressure with the price of the key steelmaking ingredient falling for a sixth-straight session. Benchmark Australian iron ore, with 62 per cent iron content, slipped 70 cents ...

  • China Stabilizes: EM Gold Miners Drop @ Barrons.com - Thu, Jul 24, 2014 12:18 PM EDT

    Gold futures for December delivery fell 1% to 1,291 an ounce today to a five-week low, after China posted surprise July flash PMI data and U.S. jobless claims fell to the lowest since February 2006 last ...

  • Must-know: Why coal stocks haven’t kept pace with markets Market Realist - Thu, Jul 24, 2014 9:00 AM EDT

    Arch Coal (ACI) has lost 30% since the start of the year.

  • Cost-cutting Caterpillar raises forecast @ Financial Times - Thu, Jul 24, 2014 8:52 AM EDT

    Caterpillar, the world's largest maker of heavy machinery, raised its earnings forecast and reported second-quarter profits that beat expectations after cutting costs in the face of a long-running slump ...

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