Cost overruns and low global growth have plagued the mining industry, and Cliffs Natural Resources hasn't been insulated from these problems. These are just two of the larger risks for this company that could have a significant effect on investor returns. Motley Fool analyst Taylor Muckerman takes a closer look at these and other serious risks you need to be aware of in the video below.

Don't let these risks scare you off before taking a closer look at this mining giant:
Cliffs Natural Resources has grown from a domestic iron ore producer into an international player in both the iron ore and metallurgical coal markets. It has performed well, relative to many competitors, in a very cyclical industry because of several factors that are likely to remain advantageous for Cliffs' management. For details on these advantages and more, click here now to check out The Motley Fool's brand-new premium report on the company.


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