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Posts Tagged ‘B H P Ltd (BHP)’

Ternium S.A. (ADR) (NYSE:TX)

This Massive Gold Project Is Doomed

Perhaps Anglo American saw the writing on the wall. After the Environmental Protection Agency opposed the massive Pebble copper project in Alaska that......(read more)
BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP)

Oil and Coal Stock Valuation: What You’re Missing

Like it or not, climate change and society’s attempts to constrain it have a growing impact on companies’ bottom lines. Nowhere is that more......(read more)
Potash Corporation Stock

BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (BHP), Mosaic Co (MOS): Why I’m Buying Potash Corp./Saskatchewan (USA) (POT)

David Lee Roth left Van Halen in 1985, and the Van Halen loyal mourned his departure. Sadness turned to hand wringing, as the faithful worried the band......(read more)
Silvercorp Metals Inc. (USA) (NYSE:SVM)

Hecla Mining Company (HL), BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (BHP): Now It’s Silvercorp Metals Inc. (USA) (SVM)’s Turn to Gets Scammed

Several years ago during a period when many small-cap Chinese stocks were routinely accused of being frauds, silver miner Silvercorp Metals Inc. (USA......(read more)
Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE:ANR)

Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (ANR), American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP), Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (CLD): One Coal Miner That Is Changing With The Times

Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE:ANR) is looking to the future of coal and adjusting to what it sees. That hasn’t meant big changes for this......(read more)
BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP)

BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (BHP), Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (ANR): Three Miners Readying For Steel’s Rebound

Metallurgical coal is used in the steel making process and although prices are weak today, demand is set to increase over the long term. That should be......(read more)
Walter Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WLT)

Walter Energy, Inc. (WLT), Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), BHP Billiton plc (ADR) (BHP): Is This Miner a Buy After Coal Acquisition Writedown?

In 2011, Walter Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WLT) paid $3.3 billion for Western Coal, materially increasing its focus on metallurgical coal right before that market......(read more)
Barrick Gold Corporation (USA) (NYSE:ABX)

Barrick Gold Corporation (USA) (ABX), BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (BHP), Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (RIO): Mining’s Mixed Signals

There’s something of a schizophrenic nature to how the mining industry is handling its overloaded condition. While there have been steep cuts in......(read more)
BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP)

BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (BHP), Joy Global Inc. (JOY), Caterpillar Inc. (CAT): What’s Good For Miners Now Is Bad For Mining Equipment Makers

In its second quarter analyst meeting, BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP) noted that demand for mining equipment is low, which generally precedes reduced......(read more)
Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU)

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), Walter Energy, Inc. (WLT), BHP Billiton plc (ADR) (BHP): Sales from the Outback are a Competitive Advantage

As coal miners around the world deal with lower commodity prices, Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU) has an ace up its sleeve that’s helping......(read more)
Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO)

Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (RIO), BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (BHP), Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (FCX): Are China and this Copper Mine a Match Made in Heaven?

Deep in the middle of the Gobi Desert, there is a city like many others. There are restaurants, houses, citizens, basketball courts, and enough jobs......(read more)
Stantec Inc

Stantec Inc. (USA) (STN), BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (BHP), Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (FCX): Why This Consulting Firm Merits Investors’ Attention

Since consulting company Stantec Inc. (USA) (NYSE:STN) operates behind the scenes, its gains can be overshadowed by the fortunes it helps create for......(read more)
Potash Corp./Saskatchewan (USA) (NYSE:POT)

Potash Corp./Saskatchewan (USA) (POT), BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (BHP), Intrepid Potash, Inc. (IPI): Should You Avoid All Potash Producers?

Uralkali, one of the biggest and most cost efficient potash producers in the world, has just announced a change in its marketing strategy from price-over......(read more)
Arch Coal Inc (NYSE:ACI)

Arch Coal Inc (ACI), ArcelorMittal (ADR) (MT): The Met Coal Industry Isn’t Just Playing Dead

Companies like Arch Coal Inc (NYSE:ACI) had touted metallurgical coal as their darling savior, but the industry must face a deceptive truth: increased......(read more)
BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP)

BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (BHP), Vale SA (ADR) (VALE), Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (RIO): Which Global Mining Company Should You Buy?

BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP), Vale SA (ADR) (NYSE:VALE) and Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) being the leading mining companies, cater to most......(read more)
Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT)

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT), Chevron Corporation (CVX), BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (BHP): Ben Graham’s Seven Statistical Requirements

Anyone who considers themselves a serious investor has no doubt heard of Ben Graham. A pedagogue to the world’s greatest investor, his ideas are......(read more)
BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP)

BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (BHP), Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (RIO): This Miner’s Margins Might Soar

Anglo American (NASDAQOTH:AAUKY.PK), which is down by more than 30% year-to-date , has hugely underperformed its peer miners BHP Billiton Limited (ADR......(read more)
BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP)

BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (BHP), Mosaic Co (MOS): Should This Miner Move Forward With Its Potash Project?

In August, mining giant BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP) is expected to make a decision on whether to move forward with its potash project in Saskatchewan......(read more)
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE:FCX)

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (FCX): Investing in Copper? A Few Things to Consider

Investing in copper explorers, developers, or producers involves understanding the price volatility concerning the commodity. Global demand, influenced......(read more)
Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU)

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU): Three Signs That Coal Is Surging

It has been very easy to pounce on the coal industry lately. Not only is it under pressure because of natural gas and environmental concerns but the price......(read more)
Alcoa Inc (NYSE:AA)

Alcoa Inc (AA) Offers Little to Look Forward To

It is definitely saddening to see a great company like the aluminum giant Alcoa Inc (NYSE:AA) being reduced to a mere non-entity. The continued fall in......(read more)
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE:FCX)

Why Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (FCX) Earnings Won’t Help Its Stock

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE:FCX) will release its quarterly report next Tuesday, and everything you need to know about how the stock......(read more)
BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP)

Why I’m Buying More BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (BHP)

I’ve been looking for an opportunity to add to my BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP) position since I first started to build it as we came out......(read more)
Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE:CLF)

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF): Would the CEO’s Departure Help This Mining Stock?

More often than not, the departure of a CEO is bad for the short-term prospects of a stock. The most recent example of this statement is Lululemon, when......(read more)
Vale SA (ADR) (NYSE:VALE)

BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (BHP), Vale SA (ADR) (VALE): This Diversified Global Miner’s Too Cheap to Ignore

Softening demand for commodities, on the back of China’s slowing economy, has hurt the profitability of all the major mining companies, creating......(read more)
Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (NYSE:RDS-A)

Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (RDS.B), PetroChina Company Limited (ADR) (PTR): Don’t Miss the Chance to Fuel Your Portfolio with These Gas Giants

The rising price of crude oil, a strong dollar and a weak European economy have lowered the crude oil demand in developed economies. However, rising demand......(read more)
Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE:CLF)

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF): Would the CEO’s Departure Help This Mining Stock?

More often than not, the departure of a CEO is bad for the short-term prospects of a stock. The most recent example of this statement is Lululemon, when......(read more)
Alcoa Inc (NYSE:AA)

Alcoa Inc (AA) a Bellwether … for China?

The official unofficial beginning of earnings season has long been considered the report from Alcoa Inc (NYSE:AA), with the news setting the early tone......(read more)
BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP)

BP plc (ADR) (BP), Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM): A Look into British Petroleum’s Future

BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP) is now selling most of its assets in order to cover its liabilities from the Mexican oil spill. Fuel trading helped the company......(read more)
Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE:CLF)

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF), BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (BHP): Investing in Earth’s Most Abundant Element

Its always fun to to learn a little Latin, a language that has played a huge part in shaping the modern English we speak today. The Latin word for sword......(read more)
Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU)

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), Arch Coal Inc (ACI), BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (BHP): The Major Headwind for These Companies

China’s PMI continues to contract, which means a slowdown in the manufacturing activities in the country. One of the sectors that may be impacted significantly......(read more)
BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP)

BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (BHP), Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), Arch Coal Inc (ACI): For Coal Miners, Is India the New China?

India isn’t just a blip in the coal market. It is projected to import more coal than China in the coming years. Given Obama’s recent announcement......(read more)
Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) (LSE:RIO)

Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (RIO) Stuck With Diamonds

Last year, three major diamond players decided they wanted out of the business. Two were successful. Since Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) wasn’t......(read more)
BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP)

BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (BHP), Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (RIO): How the Strong-Dollar Call Could Turn Out Dead Wrong

Amid all the turmoil in the stock and bond markets lately, many investors have forgotten about the big swings in the U.S. dollar recently. But some analysts......(read more)
Arch Coal Inc (NYSE:ACI)

Arch Coal Inc (ACI), Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP (KMP): One Industry Seriously at Risk If This Country’s Growth Falters

Coal is far from a favorite fuel these days, despite its abundance. No matter how much we scrub it, we simply can’t make it turn green. That being......(read more)
ArcelorMittal (ADR) (NYSE:MT)

ArcelorMittal (ADR) (MT), BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (BHP), Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (RIO): Massive Miners, Bargain Prices

Those of us looking to diversify into a company that mine a myriad of metals have some excellent opportunities available at the moment. Two of the worlds......(read more)
Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO)

Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (RIO), BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (BHP): One Bullish Argument and 2 Bearish Arguments on This Miner

It’s a well known fact that mining and metals industry has been bleeding severely, and investing in the sector is not advisable. During fiscal year......(read more)
Cameco Corporation (USA) (NYSE:CCJ)

Cameco Corporation (USA) (CCJ) Is the Shining Knight of Uranium Stocks

In what seems like a decisive win for Cameco Corporation (USA) (NYSE:CCJ), the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) awarded the company a uranium......(read more)
BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP)

Is BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (BHP) Jumping Into the Potash Corp./Saskatchewan (USA) (POT) Market?

Last week, rumors intensified regarding mining giant BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP) and the firm’s prospective entry into the potash market.......(read more)
Halcon Resources Corp

Nuverra Environmental Solutions Inc (NES), Halcon Resources Corp (HK): The Two Best Stocks to Buy Anticipating a Future Buyout

One of the hardest decisions an investor is faced with is when to sell. There is always the worry of selling too early or not selling soon enough, which......(read more)
Vale SA (ADR) (NYSE:VALE)

Why Vale SA (ADR) (VALE) Has Yet to Bottom

With the world’s largest iron ore miner Brazil’s Vale SA (ADR) (NYSE:VALE) now trading at lows not seen since 2007, many investors are convinced that......(read more)
Teck Resources Ltd (USA) (NYSE:TCK)

Teck Resources Ltd (USA) (TCK), BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (BHP): China Burns Half of World’s Coal – Good or Bad for U.S. Producers?

According to a new report, “BP’s 2013 Statistical Review of World Energy,” China consumed just over half of the total coal burned on......(read more)
Vale SA (ADR) (NYSE:VALE)

Vale SA (ADR) (VALE), BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (BHP): A Dirt-Cheap Mining Twosome — and Their Pals

Watching the mining companies race downhill of late may be terrific preparation for taking in the 2014 Winter Olympics from Sochi, Russia. But it can......(read more)
Encana Corporation (USA) (NYSE:ECA)

EnCana Corporation (USA) (ECA): The EPA Has Joined the IRS and the DOJ

The figurative cauldron containing recently revealed federal government shenanigans just might be overflowing. Indeed, some significant transgressions......(read more)
Alcoa Inc (NYSE:AA)

Alcoa Inc (AA), BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (BHP): This Aluminum Producer Is Worth Considering

When odds continue to stack up, only the toughest can survive. The world’s leading aluminum producer, Alcoa Inc (NYSE:AA), is proving this every day......(read more)
BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP)

BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (BHP): What Investors Need to Know About the U.S. Oil and Gas Industry

It’s no surprise that over the past 24 months, the U.S. energy sector underperformed the broader equity markets by quite a margin. The past two......(read more)
Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE:CLF)

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF), BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (BHP), Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (FCX): How Safe Are the Dividends of These 3 Miners?

Mining companies have long been criticized for not returning enough cash to shareholders. During the commodity boom before 2008, miners were highly profitable......(read more)
Pan American Silver Corp. (USA) (NASDAQ:PAAS)

Pan American Silver Corp. (USA) (PAAS): Is There a Silver Lining for This Mining Company?

Pan American Silver Corp. (USA) (NASDAQ:PAAS) began its operations in 1994. During the last nearly-20 years, it has gained in reputation and currently......(read more)
CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE:CNX)

CONSOL Energy Inc. (CNX): A Coal Stock That Offers Plenty of Upside

Most coal companies are struggling with their profitability due to the constrained industrial demand and weak macroeconomic conditions. But despite macroeconomic......(read more)
Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE:CLF)

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF): Roller Coaster Ahead for This Mining Stock

Mining companies have been under pressure this year. Whatever you dig, be it gold, silver, iron ore or coal – your stock would fall. Iron ore and metallurgical......(read more)