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Should investors embrace the profits of sin?
The Saints contain resource companies - BHP Billiton (BLT) and Rio Tinto (RIO), two of the biggest in the world, which are included in the FTSE4Good.
How to invest in fine wines
The BBC reported in April that 50 UK-based vintage wine investment firms had collapsed over the past four years, taking around �100 million of investors' money with them.
Exhausting the Earth's Resources? Not So Fast
"We think there are 10,000 more years of minerals left for civilization," said Andrew McKenzie, a geologist and BHP Billiton PLC's chief executive for nonferrous metals. "Civilization will change, of course, and there will be different minerals ...
Hay Festival 2012: Wind farms are necessary, says Springwatch's Kate Humble
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Australia Grows More Asian
The largest increase was in the area of East Pilbara, where mining giants Rio Tinto PLC, BHP Billiton Ltd. and Fortescue Metals Group Ltd.
Volatile diamond prices not forever: Gem Diamonds CEO
The company considered buying the Ekati mine in Canada earmarked for potential sale by BHP Billiton Plc (BLT.L) last year but decided not to proceed.
Harry Winston Sees Diamond M&A as Prices Fall: Corporate Canada
Rio and BHP Billiton Ltd. are weighing a sale of their respective diamond interests as commodity prices decline and the companies turn their attention to investing in other materials such as iron ore and copper.
Australian Companies Worried About the Slowdown in China
Marius Kloppers, chief executive at BHP Billiton plc (ADR) (NYSE:BBL), the world's biggest mining company, has admitted that expansion plans are looking more and more risky, keeping in mind the current economic uncertainty.
Debby threatens more floods, tornadoes in Florida
MIAMI Tropical Storm Debby lashed parts of Florida with driving rains and high winds on Monday, threatening to trigger more flooding and tornadoes as it hovered off the state's northern Gulf of Mexico coast.
BofA Beating JPMorgan as BNP Leads French Lenders Retreat
BHP Billiton Ltd., the world's biggest mining company, said last month it will restrain spending. European banks are selling assets and trimming loans to bolster .... BHP, Rio Tinto Group, Xstrata Plc, Glencore International Plc and Anglo American Plc ...