Aluminum prices hit a 17-month high.
China is spending heavily on developing its shale resources, offering a major opportunity for U.S. oilfield services firms.
Europe needs to press the case for developing its shale resources.
Silver miners will benefit from a pick-up in industrial demand.
The Bakken shale play could see more deals as producers look to expand and achieve operational efficiency.
The departure of Jamie Sokalsky means that John Thornton is in effect CEO of Barrick Gold.
Rio Tinto has reported record iron ore production for the first half of 2014.
BHP Billiton could fetch a higher price for its Nickel West assets due to two key developments.
Bank of America noted in a recent report that the U.S. has surpassed Saudi Arabia as the world's biggest oil producer.
Alcoa's outlook as improved further after the company reported strong second-quarter results.
Gold mining companies should continue with their no-hedging strategy.
Despite the gloomy near-term outlook for the LNG tanker market, Teekay LNG is an attractive proposition.
The recent rebound in iron ore prices is good news for miners, however, the outlook for the bulk commodity remains bearish.
Copper prices have made a strong recovery amid an improved economic environment and a drop in inventory levels.
Rio Tinto's entry into potash market would put pressure on prices and margins.
A stronger dollar and supply exceeding demand could put a lid on silver prices in 2014.
ExxonMobil is investing more than $1 billion in its Antwerp refinery despite the challenging industry environment in Europe.
Gold prices are hovering around a three-month high, driven by geopolitical concerns and more importantly inflows into the SPDR Gold Trust ETF.
Cliffs shareholders should back Casablanca Capital's plan to turnaround the company as it is the best bet to create long term value.
While nickel rose sharply in the first half of 2014, prices could come under pressure due to two important factors.