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CNNMoney: Glencore, Xstrata tie-up would create $90 billion giantupdated: Fri Feb 10 2012 11:49:00

In a huge consolidation of the international mining industry, Swiss company Glencore International has agreed to acquire rival Xstrata in an all-stock deal, according to a joint statement.

Asia-Pacific markets: It could have been worseupdated: Fri Aug 12 2011 05:42:00

It's not as bad as it could have been for Asia-Pacific markets following Wednesday's 4% falls on the U.S. indices.

CNNMoney: Stop blaming debt ceiling for no jobs!updated: Fri Jul 15 2011 12:41:00

There are many reasons to worry about what will happen if there is no agreement to raise the debt ceiling by August 2.

CNNMoney: Bulls beat the bears down on the farmupdated: Wed Jan 12 2011 08:21:00

Joe Donohue was on Wall Street for over 20 years. He ran a successful hedge fund and now manages private accounts with a long/short strategy. He is also the author of the UpsideTrader blog.

Fortune: A new M&A boom? Not so fast.updated: Thu Sep 02 2010 06:37:00

August is usually filled with the dog days of summer, but this year corporate dealmakers skipped their vacations and went shopping instead.

CNNMoney: Stocks poised to edge higherupdated: Mon Aug 23 2010 09:17:00

U.S. stocks were set to open higher Monday, though investors maintained a wary outlook after two rough weeks of trading.

CNNMoney: New push back to mining giant's hostile bidupdated: Mon Aug 23 2010 07:51:00

The board of directors of Canadian fertilizer manufacturer PotashCorp. told its shareholders Monday to reject a $38.6 billion hostile takeover bid from Australian mining company BHP Billiton, saying it's in talks with other parties about "superior offers."

BHP Billiton's hostile bidupdated: Fri Aug 20 2010 04:32:00

CNN's Richard Quest talks to an expert about BHP Billiton's hostile bid for Canada's Potash Corporation.

CNNMoney: Stocks set for a flat openupdated: Mon Jun 28 2010 08:44:00

U.S. stocks were expected to open flat Monday after leaders of the world's economic powers committed to reducing deficits over the next few years and reports on personal income and spending came in close to expectations.

BHP points to signs of broad global recoveryupdated: Wed Oct 21 2009 01:09:00

BHP Billiton on Wednesday added its voice to tentative signs of a more broad-based global recovery when the Anglo-Australian mining group reported record iron ore production in the three months ended September.

BHP reports first-half profits plungeupdated: Tue Feb 03 2009 23:02:00

The world's largest mining company on Wednesday reported a sharp drop in profits, just two weeks after announcing thousands of job cuts.

CNNMoney: BHP Billiton to cut 6,000 jobsupdated: Wed Jan 21 2009 06:24:00

BHP Billiton, the world's largest mining company, said Wednesday it will cut about 6,000 jobs due to the deteriorating outlook in the global nickel market.

CNNMoney: World markets slide on economic fearsupdated: Wed Jan 21 2009 04:53:00

European markets opened solidly in negative territory Wednesday, following earlier selloffs across Asia and on Wall Street.

Mining giant BHP Billiton cuts 6,000 jobsupdated: Wed Jan 21 2009 03:33:00

BHP Billiton, the world's largest mining company, said Wednesday it will cut about 6,000 jobs due to the deteriorating outlook in the global nickel market.

Marius Kloppers, BHP Billitonupdated: Sun Jun 01 2008 23:50:00

CNN's Andrew Stevens sits down with Marius Kloppers, CEO of BHP Billiton, in this edition of ''The Boardroom.''

BHP Billiton factsupdated: Fri May 30 2008 02:16:00

As a global company, BHP Billiton is one of the industry leaders in major commodity businesses including aluminum, energy coal and metallurgical coal, copper, manganese, iron ore, uranium, nickel, silver and titanium minerals, with substantial interests in oil, gas, liquefied natural gas and diamonds.

Marius Kloppers profileupdated: Fri May 30 2008 02:14:00

Marius Kloppers was born in South Africa on August 26, 1962.

Rio Tinto rejects BHP's bidupdated: Wed Feb 06 2008 22:37:00

Rio Tinto board rejects takeover bid from rival BHP Billiton. CNN's Mallika Kapur reports.

CNNMoney: A record year for deals winds downupdated: Thu Dec 20 2007 08:29:00

Mergers and acquisitions climbed to another record this year, but the credit crunch is taking the wind out of the sails of the once-mighty deal-making machine.

CNNMoney: Techs in big open skidupdated: Fri Nov 09 2007 09:42:00

U.S. stocks fell at Friday's open, with tech stocks especially hard hit, on renewed concerns about the U.S. economy in the wake of the subprime mortgage meltdown.

BHP Billiton year profit up 35 pctupdated: Wed Aug 22 2007 02:31:00

BHP Billiton, the world's biggest mining company, said on Wednesday its annual profit rose 35 percent on strong sales of industrial minerals such as copper, iron ore, coal and petroleum products.

European shares rise on reboundupdated: Mon Aug 20 2007 02:25:00

European stocks rose on Monday, as a sharp rally in the mining and industrial sectors helped the market resume Friday's recovery in the wake of the surprise discount rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve.

Investors' behaviorupdated: Sun Aug 19 2007 23:03:00

Investors' behavior

Paul Skinner interviewupdated: Thu Aug 02 2007 00:59:00

Paul Skinner interview

CNNMoney: Mixed bag set for stocksupdated: Tue Jun 19 2007 08:49:00

Stocks looked set to open mixed Tuesday after a government study showed a bit of strength in the real estate sector.

CNNMoney: BHP Billiton to explore bid for Alcanupdated: Tue Jun 19 2007 07:41:00

BHP Billiton Ltd., the world's largest mining group, is considering a bid to rival a $28.7 billion offer for aluminum producer Alcan Inc., and has hired investment bank Merrill Lynch & Co., sources familiar with the matter said.

CNNMoney: Stocks try to move higherupdated: Tue Jun 19 2007 02:51:00

Stocks made a run into positive territory but remained mixed Tuesday afternoon as investors weighed a mixed housing starts report, a dim Best Buy earnings forecast and a drop in the price of oil below $69 a barrel.

CNNMoney: Stocks go adriftupdated: Tue Jun 19 2007 00:01:00

A mixed reading and some disappointing earnings news outweighed a drop in the price of oil Tuesday, leaving stocks slightly lower in midday trade.

CNNMoney: Stocks fail to find a footingupdated: Mon Jun 18 2007 23:09:00

Stocks failed to find their footing Tuesday morning after a mixed reading on housing starts and disappointing corporate results - despite a dip in the price of oil.

CNNMoney: Stocks struggle at the startupdated: Mon Jun 18 2007 22:01:00

Stocks moved lower in early trading Tuesday after a mixed reading on housing starts and some disappointing earnings news.

CNNMoney: Stocks aim to keep rally goingupdated: Mon Jun 18 2007 08:00:00

Wall Street looked set to kick the week off with a positive open on Monday, buoyed by a rally in Asia and merger chatter.

CNNMoney: Stocks retreat into the redupdated: Sun Jun 17 2007 22:34:00

Stocks retreated Monday after early-session gains despite a rally in Asian markets and merger talk.

CNNMoney: Stocks struggle higher at the startupdated: Sun Jun 17 2007 21:55:00

Stocks edged higher at Monday's open on strength in Asian markets and merger speculation in a session with no major economic reports on tap.

CNNMoney: New week, new rallyupdated: Sun Jun 17 2007 21:36:00

Stocks ticked up in early trade Monday as Wall Street mulled corporate news from the aircraft and mining sectors, lower oil and gains in overseas markets.

Fortune: The market beater from Atlantaupdated: Tue Jun 05 2007 06:40:00

Not all hotshot money managers are based on Wall Street and its suburban outposts. Take Bowen Hanes & Co., for example. Headquartered in Atlanta, far from the ticker tape of the NYSE, it has establ...

CNNMoney: Stocks jump at the openupdated: Wed May 23 2007 09:22:00

Stocks jumped in the first moments of trade Wednesday as investors welcomed good earnings and corporate merger news.

CNNMoney: Pre-Fed profit takingupdated: Wed May 09 2007 05:27:00

Investors can mull a rash of earnings and merger news as they await clues from the Federal Reserve about the central bank's thinking on the economy and future interest rate moves.

Transcript: Charles "Chip" Goodyear, CEO of BHP Billitonupdated: Mon Apr 02 2007 06:02:00

Bottom-up management. That's running a business by getting to the grass roots of your organization.

CNNMoney: Aluminum gets hot. Who'll get bought nextupdated: Tue Feb 13 2007 15:01:00

Consolidation is brewing in the aluminum industry - giving investors reason to keep a close watch on stocks in the sector.

Fortune: Why the price of uranium has gone radioactiveupdated: Fri Nov 17 2006 11:57:00

Uranium has always been a hot commodity - literally. But in the past year the cost of the raw material inside nuclear reactors - and atomic bombs - has jumped nearly 100%.

Fortune: Good numbers gone badupdated: Mon Sep 25 2006 08:07:00

Gross domestic product, the leading economic measurement, is outdated and misleading.

Fortune: BHP Billiton ranks No. 195 on FORTUNE's 2006 Global 500updated: Thu Sep 21 2006 18:27:00

BHP Billiton ranks no. 195 on FORTUNE's Global 500 this year, with $29.6 billion in revenues, up 29.3% from the previous year. The Melbourne, Australia-based company was ranked no. 241 on the 2005 list. Its 2005 profits were $6.4 billion, up 89.3% from a year earlier.

Fortune: Copper crunchupdated: Thu Sep 07 2006 14:31:00

The global hunger for commodities has sent prices of everything from oil to nickel soaring, and copper is no exception. Thanks in part to voracious demand from China, which uses the metal to make s...

Commodities boom comes with a costupdated: Mon Aug 28 2006 20:16:00

Financial markets provide a perfect example of where people think commodity prices are going in the future.

BHP posts $10.45 billion profitupdated: Wed Aug 23 2006 00:21:00

Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP Billiton has posted a stunning record net profit of almost $10.5 billion on the back of booming demand from China and high commodity prices.

Fortune: The best investment bets abroadupdated: Wed Aug 02 2006 13:53:00

For years American investors were notorious stay-at-homes, resisting the advice of investment strategists to diversify globally. But over the past 18 months, that's been changing.

Asia plunges again on U.S. concernupdated: Wed Jun 07 2006 23:50:00

Japan had its biggest loss in a year and other Asian markets plunged to multi-month lows Thursday, extending recent sharp falls as exporters continued to decline on fears of a U.S. slowdown.

Fortune: Don't bet the farm on the mineupdated: Thu May 25 2006 15:16:00

Like the teenagers who favored Benetton shirts and Jams shorts in the 1980s, individual investors can fall for fads whose appeal seems scarcely understandable after the fact.

Fortune: Leading Indicatorsupdated: Wed Mar 15 2006 17:02:00


Fortune: Going Globalupdated: Fri Feb 24 2006 11:10:00

For hundreds of years, since the rise of the world's first multinational corporations, there was no such thing as a global market. At the British East India Co. or United Fruit, it was all about th...

BHP plans $2B capital returnupdated: Tue Feb 14 2006 21:08:00

Leading global resources company BHP Billiton said Wednesday it will return $2 billion to shareholders under a capital management program over the next 18 months.

CNNMoney: Report: Feds plan high-tech coal plantupdated: Tue Dec 06 2005 07:13:00

The Department of Energy is set to announce a nearly $1 billion coal-fired power plant that would remove many of the pollutants associated with coal and turn some of them into useable industrial products, according to a published report.

CNNMoney: Asia-Pacific stocks end mostly higherupdated: Mon Sep 19 2005 05:52:00

Asian markets generally rose Monday as two of the largest exchanges, Tokyo's Nikkei 225 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng, were closed for holidays.

CNNMoney: BHP Billiton Net Profit Surgesupdated: Wed Aug 24 2005 06:37:00

Anglo-Australian mining company BHP Billiton said Wednesday that its net profit soared by almost 90% in fiscal 2005, reflecting strong market conditions, particularly in China .

BHP piles up record $6.5bn profitupdated: Wed Aug 24 2005 01:53:00

Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP Billiton has lifted net profit a staggering 85 percent to a record $6.51 billion on the back of booming Asian demand for iron ore, coal and petroleum.

CNNMoney: Positive from the startupdated: Fri Aug 19 2005 08:48:00

U.S. stocks opened higher Friday as buyers came back after a tough week for stocks on a handful of broker upgrades.

Rio Tinto joins ore price surgeupdated: Wed Feb 23 2005 01:04:00

Hot on the heels of Brazilian rival CVRD, Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto has secured the same massive price hike from Japanese steel mills.

Global iron ore price set to soarupdated: Tue Feb 22 2005 20:11:00

Iron ore miners across the globe are rubbing their hands, after Brazilian mining company CVRD secured a record price rise of 71.5 percent for the iron ore it sells to Japanese steel companies.

Asian stocks mostly lowerupdated: Wed Sep 29 2004 05:11:00

Asian shares were mostly lower on Wednesday as oil prices hovered near $50 a barrel, with Japanese stocks sliding for a ninth session, led by exporters and tech stocks.

Chinese steel mills still buyingupdated: Tue Sep 28 2004 00:32:00

China's appetite for raw materials shows no sign of abating, with four steel mills agreeing to buy an extra $3.2 billion of Australian iron ore over the next 10 years, global miner BHP Billiton has said.

BHP Billiton nets record $3.5bnupdated: Wed Aug 18 2004 03:13:00

The world's largest diversified miner, BHP Billiton, has lifted net profit more than 80 percent to a record $3.51 billion on increased output for eight major products.

Australian stocks test new highsupdated: Thu Jun 17 2004 22:34:00

Australia's share market is continuing to test record highs at midday Friday, but Japan and other Asian markets are in the red.

Australia finishes at record highupdated: Thu Jun 17 2004 02:55:00

Australia's share market closed at a record high Thursday, headlining an otherwise quiet day in Asia.

Asia follows Wall St. gainsupdated: Sun Jun 06 2004 20:38:00

Japanese stocks are sharply higher in early trade Monday, building on a firm finish for Wall Street and expectations of better corporate earnings.

Oil weighs on Asian gainsupdated: Mon May 24 2004 03:27:00

Asian stocks closed mainly higher Monday, but lingering worries about the price of oil and its impact on global growth kept gains in check.

India leads Asian share routupdated: Mon May 17 2004 02:40:00

Indian stocks led the region's markets on a wild ride Monday as investors took fright at the prospect of a government led by Sonia Gandhi.

Aloca eyes $1bn alumina upgradeupdated: Thu May 06 2004 01:36:00

An Alcoa-led joint venture says it is studying a $1.1 billion expansion of alumina output at its Australian Wagerup refinery, joining rival BHP Billiton in upping production to keep pace with demand in China.

Asia mixed on Fed decisionupdated: Tue May 04 2004 23:33:00

Asian stocks are mixed at midday Wednesday as markets react to the U.S. Federal Reserve keeping interest rates on hold.

BHP spends up on diamonds, aluminaupdated: Tue May 04 2004 03:11:00

Global resources group BHP Billiton says it will spend more than $300 million upgrading a diamond mine in Canada and an alumina plant in Australia.

Asia follows Wall St. downupdated: Thu Apr 29 2004 02:36:00

Asian sharemarkets have posted big falls Thursday, with South Korea down almost 3 percent and Taiwan 2.6 percent lower after a plunge on Nasdaq.

Wall St. drags Asia lowerupdated: Wed Apr 28 2004 23:21:00

Asian sharemarkets are posting big falls at midday Thursday, with South Korea down 2.5 percent after a plunge on Nasdaq.

Nikkei closes up on U.S. gainsupdated: Thu Mar 18 2004 01:33:00

Japan's share market closed at fresh 21-month highs Thursday, driven by growing optimism over an economic recovery and another strong showing on Wall Street.

Asian stocks outpace U.S. recoveryupdated: Wed Mar 17 2004 01:43:00

Asian markets closed sharply higher Wednesday, building on Wall Street's modest recovery.

BHP clinches $9bn China dealupdated: Sat Feb 28 2004 21:20:00

Anglo-Australian resources giant BHP Billiton has clinched its biggest deal yet with China, committing to a joint venture with four Chinese steel mills that will see iron ore sales of $9 billion over the next 25 years.

Sour start for Asian stocksupdated: Sat Jan 10 2004 20:21:00

Most Asian markets have started the week on a pessimistic note, with the mood partly dampened a dismal U.S. jobs report.

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