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Iron Ore

A Trip To Vale's Promised Land

Agencia Publica | Marina Amaral | Posted 03.07.2014 | World

Meet Canaã dos Carajás, the new frontier of iron ore mining. It’s in the South of Brazil's Para, where jobs and mining royalties did not bring a...

Are Children Today’s Iron Ore? Russia’s Adoption Ban and International Diplomacy

Yasmine Ergas | Posted 03.10.2013 | World
Yasmine Ergas

As the lives of Americans -- and almost everyone else -- become increasingly transnational, states will realize that they can negotiate over children, students, lovers, the ailing and the elderly just as profitably as they have always done over arms and chicken feed.

Iron Ore Falls Into the Crude Oil Trading Pit

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Steel makes up 95 percent of the world's metal fabrication and iron ore, of course, is the core component of steel making. Its effect on pricing and employment portends to be dramatic.

What's the Matter With ...? (Fill in the Blank with Your Favorite Stock)

Jim Jubak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jim Jubak

Nothing like a market where volume is drying up as it usually does at the end of the year--which makes it easier for traders to move stocks on news and rumors.

Rio Rejects BHP Billiton's $147 Billion Hostile Bid

Bloomberg | Brett Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Rio Tinto Group, the world's third- largest mining company, rejected a sweetened $147 billion offer from BHP Billiton Ltd. because it ``significantly'...