Chemistry

What You Need to Know About the Agilent Technologies Split

There is no shortage of data, analysis, and opinion out there about the virtues (or lack thereof) of spinoffs and corporate splits. They...

Check Off One More Task on Cliffs Natural Resources' Chromite Project

Let's just say it's but one checkbox ticked off in a long list of boxes needing checks.

The Ontario government said it's signed an agreement...

5 Takeaways From Silver Wheaton's 2014 Outlook

Silver Wheaton  recently released its quarterly earnings report and updated its guidance for 2014. Let's consider five points worth...

Red Hat Inc Shares Surge on Solid Q4 Results

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Open-source software veteran Red Hat just reported results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year of...

Fool's Gold Report: Metals Drop Despite Ukraine Tensions; Can Gold Hold $1,300?

One of the reasons cited for gold's advance earlier this year was the tension between Russia and Ukraine. When gold started...

3 Prescription Drugs You Didn't Know Come From Marijuana

It's no secret that drug discovery is an arduous process; it often takes pharmaceutical companies more than a decade and over $1 billion to...

Don't Overreact to Fear of a Chinese Economic Slowdown

Just when precious metals miners Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold  and Southern Copper seemed to have the wind at their backs, due to a...

After the Harlem Explosion: Is Natural Gas Too Dangerous for America?

An explosion destroyed two buildings and killed at least seven people in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City on Wednesday morning, and...

How Chinese Defaults Could Create Opportunity

What commodity is the collateral of last resort for Chinese companies about to default? Copper. What commodity is ironically hitting new...

Fool's Gold Report: Futures Hit New 6-Month Highs Before Crimean Vote

For the fifth straight day this week, gold rose as the Dow Jones Industrials fell, with investors getting their last chance to...

Weak Demand, Supply Glut Mar Outlook for Copper

It has been a rough week for commodities, with iron ore and copper falling on worries over China. Like iron ore, copper has also come under...

This Copper Miner is About to Become an Energy Powerhouse

Investors likely know Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold as just a heavyweight in the copper and gold mining industry. Going...

Fool's Gold Report: Miners Jump on Ukraine Tensions; Bullion Prices Mixed

Gold investors count on the yellow metal providing a safe haven during times of trouble, and with reports of U.S. fighters jets...

Are BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto Right to Play Down the Iron Ore Slump?

Shares of BHP Billiton , Rio Tinto , and Vale came under significant pressure earlier this week as iron prices slumped. Iron prices have...

Fool's Gold Report: Bullion and Miners Soar, But Will Central Banks Keep the Party Going?

On Wednesday, the precious-metals complex finally acted in concert, moving higher together in stark contrast to its more...

Fool's Gold Report: Gold, Platinum Again Diverge; Barrick Sells Part of African Stake

On Tuesday, the precious-metals markets were divided for the second day in a row, with gold posting solid gains while platinum...

Why Rexahn Pharmaceuticals Inc. Jumped Higher

Although we don't believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes -- just in...

With China Clamoring for Tequila, Should Beam Shareholders Hang on to Their Shares?

Leading spirits manufacturer Beam has been a good investment for investors that held on to their shares after the company's split from...

A Bear Market for Iron Ore Is Bad News for These Miners

Iron ore prices continued to slump on Monday, entering into bear market territory as China weighed heavily on the market. After registering...