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News on BHP Billiton (Ticker: BHP) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

Yesterday | MarketWatch

Australia stocks edge higher, with miners up

Among the mining majors, BHP Billiton Ltd. rallied 2.3%, extending its recent advance to trade 8.5% higher week-to-date.

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Related Topix: BHP Billiton, Metals, Mining

Tuesday | AmericanBankingNews.com

BHP Billiton Limited Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages

BHP Billiton Limited has earned an average recommendation of "Hold" from the fifteen analysts that are covering the company, American Banking and Market News reports .

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Related Topix: Mining

Tuesday | Benzinga

A Resources ETF With An Upstream Emphasis

High demand in both developed and emerging markets is driving the globalization and utilization of natural resources.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Mining, Exxon Mobil, Energy, Oil & Gas, Chemicals, Monsanto

Tuesday | Seeking Alpha

Poseidon Nickel - There's Light At The End Of The Tunnel

This will reduce the company's initial capital expenditures by 85% and could result in a startup date two years earlier than anticipated.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Mining

Mon Jul 28, 2014

International Business Times

93% of Mining Leaders See Extremely Low or Zero Growth Prospect for...

A miner holds a lump of iron ore at a mine located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia in this December 2, 2013 file photo.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Mining

Seeking Alpha

Phillips 66 Positioned To Take The Lead In The U.S. Oil And Gas Boom

Midstream oil and gas majors are best placed to take advantage of the opportunities presented within the US oil and gas industry in the coming decade.

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Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Mining

Sun Jul 27, 2014

MarketWatch

Australia stocks retreat, with Leighton hit over results

A loss for London-traded copper helped send BHP Billiton Ltd. by 0.9%, while rising geopolitical troubles in Ukraine and Gaza drove gold prices higher, which in turn sent Newcrest Mining Ltd. retreated 3.5% after posting a 20% drop in first-half net profit, compared to a year earlier.

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Related Topix: Mining, BHP Billiton, Metals, Newcrest Mining

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Resource Investing News

Rio Tinto's New Iron Mine To Overtake BHP's Mt Whaleback as Largest in Australia

Iron ore prices may be down, but that hasn't stopped Rio Tinto from making plans for the biggest iron ore mine in Western Australia's Pilbara region.

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Related Topix: Rio Tinto, Companhia Vale do Rio Doce, Mining

Resource Investing News

Capstone Mining: A Low-risk Copper Producer in the Americas

With three producing copper mines, two development projects and various exploration projects, Canada's Capstone Mining has a lot on the go.

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Related Topix: BHP Billiton, Mining

Seeking Alpha

Iron's Free Fall Has Rusted Fortescue Metals

A significant drop in benchmark iron ore prices and wider spreads for lower-quality ore has walloped Fortescue's realized prices and pinched its profits and free cash flow generation.

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Related Topix: Mining, Companhia Vale do Rio Doce

Seeking Alpha

Workers threaten strike at Australia's Port Hedland

Tugboat workers at Australia's Port Hedland are again threatening to strike , raising the prospect of disruptions to shipments of iron ore, which is the country's biggest export earner.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Mining

The Washington Post

Iron Ore Drops to One-Month Low as Goldman Keeps Bearish View

Iron ore extended losses to the lowest level in a month after Goldman Sachs Group Inc. said increasing production from Australia and Brazil will deepen a global glut every year through 2018.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, World News, China, Mining, Stanley, Science / Technology

Reuters

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Thursday July 24

Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening steady on Thursday, with futures on the index flat ahead of the cash market open.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Outsourcing, BHP Billiton, Mining

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Asian shares mostly higher with miners leading Australia

Australia''s S&P/ASX 200 added 0.6% as regional sentiment was helped by a positive session on Wall Street overnight.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Mining, Housing

Seeking Alpha

Vale's Health: How One Symptom Caused A Fundamental Misdiagnosis

Less than a year back in Q3 2013 Vale had handily beaten earnings expectations " of 64 cents per [American Depositary Receipt] by 12.5%."

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Mining

International Business Times

Australian Stock Market Report - Afternoon July 23, 2014

Today was a solid day for the markets and investors at last we saw the market putting some good ruins on the board and the ASX 200 hit a new 6 year high.

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Related Topix: Mining

Seeking Alpha

BHP Billiton: Winner Of Australia's Carbon Tax Repeal

BHP stands to gain about $77 million per year from repeal of Australian carbon tax worth about a total of $7 billion.

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Related Topix: Mining

The Washington Post

Port Hedland Deckhands Approve Strike Action a Second Time

Tugboat deckhands at Australia's Port Hedland approved industrial action for a second time this year amid a dispute over leave and wages, risking disruption to iron ore exports through the largest bulk export terminal.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania, Mining, Science / Technology

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Business Times

Australia: Shares trade at new 6-year highs, miners strong

Blue chip stocks underpinned the market, with the 'Big Four' banks gaining ground and global miners rising as zinc hit a three-year high and aluminium touched a 16-month peak overnight.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Mining

Resource Investing News

2013 Top 10 Primary Silver Mines

Silver Investing News recently covered the world's top silver-producing companies and countries of 2013, and if there's one takeaway from those lists, it's that silver is usually produced as a by-product.

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Related Topix: Mining, Best of 2007, Publishing, News Corporation, BHP Billiton, World News, Mexico

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