Opinion | Tariffs and the Common Man

With Donald Trump leading the 2024 polls while calling for a 10% universal tariff, the new…

Why Every Western Automaker Is Visiting This Remote Part of South Africa

Updated Dec. 30, 2023 12:11 am ET Listen to article (2 minutes) MBOMBELA, South Africa—A half-century-old…

Opinion | The Nippon Steel Protectionists

The news that Japan’s Nippon Steel will purchase U.S. Steel has sent much of Washington into…

Nippon Steel to Acquire U.S. Steel for $14.1 Billion

Updated Dec. 18, 2023 7:37 am ET U.S. Steel agreed to be acquired by Nippon Steel…

EVs Are on a Lithium Roller Coaster

Prices of the key battery metal have fallen by roughly 70% this year, easing battery-cost worries…

The Rare Indicator That’s Still Optimistic About China’s Property Market

Iron ore’s price has risen more than 20% since late May, outperforming metals such as copper…

Rio Tinto Backs Pilbara Iron Ore Cost, Shipment Guidance

Rio Tinto kept its guidance to cost and shipments for Pilbara unchanged for 2023 and targeted…

Albemarle Raises Bid for Australia’s Liontown Resources to $4.25 Billion

The deal would be one of the largest in the lithium-mining industry.

Massive Metals Theft Reported at Europe’s Largest Copper Producer

Aurubis said it was the target of a big theft that could result in hundreds of…

U.S. Steel Can Ride the Coattails of a U.S. Manufacturing Boom

Heavy investment pouring into the U.S. auto sector helps make the company an interesting play on…