ChandanArora

Varun Chandan Arora

Varun Arora is a contributor for The Motley Fool's energy, materials and utilities coverage. Varun has written extensively on U.S. equity markets, gold and foreign exchange for various online market news and information providers. He is an avid traveler and has traveled extensively across Europe and Asia. Varun holds a Master in Finance from IE Business School, Madrid.

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Mon Jul 28

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Aluminum Prices Finally Cross the $2k Mark

Aluminum prices hit a 17-month high.

Thu Jul 24

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China’s Shale Gas Push Could Be Huge for U.S. Companies

China is spending heavily on developing its shale resources, offering a major opportunity for U.S. oilfield services firms.

Wed Jul 23

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Putin's Iron Grip: How America's Energy Secrets Can Unshackle Europe

Europe needs to press the case for developing its shale resources.

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Could This Trend Send Silver Stocks Higher?

Silver miners will benefit from a pick-up in industrial demand.

Mon Jul 21

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ChandanArora published an article 11:50 AM

Will Barrick Gold's CEO Departure Revive Newmont Merger Talks?

The departure of Jamie Sokalsky means that John Thornton is in effect CEO of Barrick Gold.

Fri Jul 18

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ChandanArora published an article 11:22 AM

Mining Giants Taking a Long-Term View of the Iron Ore Market

Rio Tinto has reported record iron ore production for the first half of 2014.

Thu Jul 17

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Why More Deals Could Be on the Way in the Bakken

The Bakken shale play could see more deals as producers look to expand and achieve operational efficiency.

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2 Reasons BHP Billiton Could Get a Higher Price for These Assets

BHP Billiton could fetch a higher price for its Nickel West assets due to two key developments.

Wed Jul 16

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The U.S. Needs to Capitalize on Its Oil Bonanza

Bank of America noted in a recent report that the U.S. has surpassed Saudi Arabia as the world's biggest oil producer.

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ChandanArora published an article 10:53 AM

The Bull Case for Alcoa Inc Grows Stronger

Alcoa's outlook as improved further after the company reported strong second-quarter results.

Sat Jul 12

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To Hedge or Not to Hedge; The Dilemma for Gold Mining Companies

Gold mining companies should continue with their no-hedging strategy.

Fri Jul 11

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How Teekay LNG Partners Will Capitalize on Growth in the LNG Market

Despite the gloomy near-term outlook for the LNG tanker market, Teekay LNG is an attractive proposition.

Thu Jul 10

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ChandanArora published an article 11:45 AM

Restocking Boosts Iron Ore Prices but Outlook Still Bearish

The recent rebound in iron ore prices is good news for miners, however, the outlook for the bulk commodity remains bearish.

Wed Jul 9

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Has Copper’s Down-Cycle Ended?

Copper prices have made a strong recovery amid an improved economic environment and a drop in inventory levels.

Tue Jul 8

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Why Potash Producers Should Be Worried About This Development

Rio Tinto's entry into potash market would put pressure on prices and margins.

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ChandanArora published an article 10:59 AM

2 Factors That Could Cap Silver's Gains in 2014

A stronger dollar and supply exceeding demand could put a lid on silver prices in 2014.

Mon Jul 7

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ChandanArora published an article 11:35 AM

Why Is ExxonMobil Investing More Than $1 Billion in a European Refinery?

ExxonMobil is investing more than $1 billion in its Antwerp refinery despite the challenging industry environment in Europe.

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What's Driving Gold Prices Higher?

Gold prices are hovering around a three-month high, driven by geopolitical concerns and more importantly inflows into the SPDR Gold Trust ETF.

Wed Jul 2

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ChandanArora published an article 10:27 AM

Can Cliffs Natural Resources Be Fixed?

Cliffs shareholders should back Casablanca Capital's plan to turnaround the company as it is the best bet to create long term value.

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ChandanArora published an article 10:19 AM

Why Nickel Prices Could Come Under Pressure

While nickel rose sharply in the first half of 2014, prices could come under pressure due to two important factors.

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