BBL : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Make A Play For The Land Down Under

    October 7, 2013
    Australia is often overlooked by investors. However, the nation’s commodity sector is the envy of the world. That key contributor ...
  2. Rio Misses Estimates - Analyst Blog

    February 14, 2013
    Rio Tinto Plc. (RIO) reported weak financial results for 2012. The company's net loss was $2,990.0 million during the period, ...
  3. Charges Hit Cliffs in 4Q - Analyst Blog

    February 13, 2013
    Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (CLF) posted adjusted earnings of 62 cents per share for the fourth quarter of 2012, down 58% ...
  4. Rio Downgraded to Underperform - Analyst Blog

    January 23, 2013
    On January 22, we downgraded metal mining giant, Rio Tinto Plc. (RIO) to Underperform based on the company's huge write down ...
  5. BHP Billiton plc and More Big Movers in Basic Materials on January ...

    January 3, 2013
    This morning, the market has been relatively quiet. The Nasdaq is unchanged; the S&P 500 has moved little; and the Dow has ...
  6. Basic Materials Stocks, Including BHP Billiton, Making Big Moves ...

    October 17, 2012
    After the morning's trading, the Nasdaq remains relatively unchanged, the S&P 500 is up 0.3% and the Dow has remained steady. ...
  7. Basic Materials Stocks, Including BHP Billiton, Making Big Moves ...

    September 20, 2012
    The market is having a bad day so far: the Nasdaq is down 0.3%; the S&P 500 has declined 0.3%; and the Dow has decreased ...
  8. BHP Billiton plc Among Basic Materials' Biggest Movers on September ...

    September 14, 2012
    The market is doing well so far today. The Nasdaq is up 1.1%; the S&P 500 has risen 0.6%; and the Dow has climbed 0.4%. The ...
  9. BHP Billiton and Other Big Movers In Basic Materials on September ...

    September 5, 2012
    The market is on the rise this morning. The Nasdaq has increased 0.2%; the S&P 500 has climbed 0.2%; and the Dow is up 0.3%. ...
  10. BHP Billiton Among Basic Materials' Biggest Movers on August ...

    August 30, 2012
    The Nasdaq is down 0.9%, the S&P 500 has decreased 0.7% and the Dow has declined 0.7%, marking a bad morning for the market. ...
  11. Basic Materials Sector's Biggest Movers for July 12, 2012

    July 12, 2012
    The Nasdaq is trading down 1.3%, the S&P 500 has decreased 0.8% and the Dow has slipped 0.5%, marking a bad morning for the ...
  12. Fighting Inflation Beyond TIPS

    June 28, 2012
    In light of TIPS continued negative yields, investors may want to explore other options for inflation fighting. Here are ...
  13. Australia Catches Shale Fever

    May 23, 2012
    A recent report predicts that Australia's unconventional and shale gas resources will nearly double the nation's total natural ...
  14. Look Across The Pond For Big Dividends

    February 7, 2012
    Improving earnings for U.K.-based companies resulted in tremendous dividend growth for British stocks in 2011. Analysts expect ...
  15. A Look At The Mega-Miners

    March 15, 2011
    By choosing a mega-miner, investors not only gain exposure to a wide variety of metals, but also the whole mining supply ...
  16. U.K. A Value Bet Amid Euro Debt Crisis

    January 20, 2011
    The ongoing financial crisis in the European Union has made the United Kingdom a promising prospect for value investors. ...
  17. Global Mining ADRs That Pay

    July 2, 2009
    For those who still believe in the commodities bull, here are a few dividend payers to consider.
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