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Industrial Metals Stock Outlook - November 2017

1h zacks
Industrial metals such as iron, aluminum and copper are essential to regular technology and infrastructure. President Trump’s promise to go on an infrastructure binge naturally gave a boost to the price of industrial metals. Growth in U.S. GDP and continued improvement in end-use sectors like automotive, aerospace, construction and packaging also bode well for metals. (71-0)

BHP, Vale get extension to settle $63.7b Samarco claim

3h theage.com.au
BHP Billiton and Vale have secured a 150-day extension from a Brazilian court to negotiate a settlement of a $US48 billion ($63.7 billion) claim stemming from the Samarco mine disaster in 2015, BHP said on Tuesday. (28-0)

BHP, Vale get extension to settle $63.7b Samarco claim

4h smh.com.au
BHP Billiton and Vale have secured a 150-day extension from a Brazilian court to negotiate a settlement of a $US48 billion ($63.7 billion) claim stemming from the Samarco mine disaster in 2015, BHP said on Tuesday. (28-0)

BHP gets more time for Samarco claims deal

4h businessnews.com.au
A Brazilian court has granted an additional 150 days for BHP Billiton, Vale and their joint venture, Samarco, to negotiate a settlement of multi-billion dollar public civil claims over the 2015 mine dam collapse in that country. (28-0)

BHP, Vale get extension to settle $48 billion Samarco claim

7h reuters
(Reuters) - BHP Billiton Ltd (BHP.AX) and Vale SA (VALE5.SA) have secured a 150-day extension from a Brazilian court to negotiate a settlement of a $48 billion claim stemming from the Samarco mine disaster in 2015, BHP said on Tuesday. (31-0)

BHP, Vale get extension to settle US$48 billion Samarco claim - Channel NewsAsia

8h channelnewsasia
BHP Billiton Ltd and Vale SA have secured a 150-day extension from a Brazilian court to negotiate a settlement of a US$48 billion claim stemming from the Samarco mine disaster in 2015, BHP said on Tuesday. (31-0)

Billionaire to Win Either Way Whether Electric Cars Boom or Bust - Bloomberg

8h bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (36-0)

Mid-tier mining cos reap good returns, says PwC’s 2017 Aussie Mine report

17h perthnow.com.au
HIGHER commodity prices and cautious spending are improving returns for Australia’s top 50 mid-tier miners, but nearly all of them are just focused on brownfield expansions, according to a new PwC report released on Tuesday. (44-0)

Rio Tinto's M&A Madness - Bloomberg Gadfly

22h bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (106-0)

BHP Billiton (BBL) Ranking Raised to Buy on Superior Earnings Visibility

2017-11-18 investorplace
BHP Billiton Plc (NYSE:BBL) ranks in the top decile in its industry group, Metals & Mining, and in the top decile of sector group, Materials, with a market value of $39.7 billion. From an investment attractiveness prospective, BBL is ranked in the top half of the sector with a ranking of 96 among the 268 companies in the sector; Portfolio Grader's current ranking for BBL puts it 47 among the 126 companies in this industry group, placing it in the top half and number 1,467 in the 5000 company Portfolio Grader company universe. (28-0)

BHP Billiton’s (BHP) Raised to Buy

2017-11-17 investorplace
BHP Billiton Ltd (NYSE:BHP) is a $68.7 billion in market value component of the Metals & Mining GICS industry group where Portfolio Grader's current ranking for BHP puts it 46 among the 126 companies in this industry group, giving it an above-average position. BHP is ranked in the top half of the sector with a ranking of 95 among the 268 companies in the sector and number 1,465 in the 5000 company Portfolio Grader company universe. (28-0)

BHP-Vale deal distances companies from $71.5b in dam collapse lawsuits

2017-11-17 theage.com.au
It came down to the wire, but BHP Billiton, Vale and their Samarco joint venture managed to close a deal with prosecutors that distances the companies from 175 billion reais ($71.5 billion) in lawsuits. (28-0)

BHP-Vale deal distances companies from $71.5b in dam collapse lawsuits

2017-11-17 smh.com.au
It came down to the wire, but BHP Billiton, Vale and their Samarco joint venture managed to close a deal with prosecutors that distances the companies from 175 billion reais ($71.5 billion) in lawsuits. (28-0)

METALS-Nickel gains capped by caution over high inventories

2017-11-17 reuters
* Copper and nickel both up but register weekly decline (Adds closing prices, adds VW spending plan) (36-0)

METALS-Nickel prices drop on worries China steel demand is losing its shine

2017-11-17 reuters
SYDNEY, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Shanghai nickel prices fell on Friday on worries about growth in Chinese steel markets, with the sector heading into a low consumption period over winter. (36-0)