Southern Copper's solid balance sheet and low-cost structure will help protect bondholders no matter where copper prices go says Morningstar's Dan Rohr.
The unexpectedly quick rise in commodity prices after the downturn has allowed many miners to paper over their balance sheet sins, says Morningstar's Dan Rohr.
Five stats from the market and the stories behind them. This week: a steep 41% dividend cut, a surprising 12% sales gain, and more.
Low bond yields have called into question the safety of the 4% withdrawal strategy, while other avenues for extra retirement income have their own pros and cons, says Morningstar's David Blanchett.
Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by. Welcome to the Freeport-McMoRan Copper n Gold Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later, we will conduct a question-and-answer session.
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