Alcoa Inc



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  1. November 24, 2015

    Alcoa finds support from activist Elliott

    Elliott Associates, an activist hedge fund, is known for challenging companies’ management and calling for change. In...

  2. November 23, 2015

    Digital downloads weigh on GameStop

    GameStop was the biggest decliner on the S&P 500 at one stage on Monday after the US video game retailer reported...

  1. November 13, 2015

    Rusal suffers 11% earnings hit amid aluminium glut

    Rusal, the Russian aluminium producer, reported that its third-quarter earnings fell 11 per cent as prices for the...

  2. November 5, 2015

    US aluminium industry fights for its life

    As the price of aluminium plumbs depths not seen since the financial crisis one producer, majority-owned by resource...

  3. November 3, 2015

    Base metals give up recent advances from output cuts

    Zinc, a metal used to rustproof steel in everything from cars to building materials, has surrendered all of the gains...

  4. October 30, 2015

    Materials bounce back after tough time

    Materials stocks have turned their fortunes round after a punishing year and were the best-performing sector on the S&P...

  5. October 8, 2015

    Alcoa earnings disappoint as China slows

    Alcoa, the US aluminium group, has reported disappointing earnings for the third quarter after being hit by the fall in...

  6. September 28, 2015

    Biotech stocks lead broad market lower

    Biotech stocks began the week under further pressure, with the sector on course for a seventh straight trading day of...

  7. September 28, 2015

    Alcoa: thinking outside the baux

    Among the muddle that is finance theory, the argument against diversified conglomerates is clear. Investors can get the...

  8. September 28, 2015

    Alcoa splits into mining and metal groups

    Alcoa has announced a long-predicted plan to split itself into two companies: an upstream aluminium and mining...

  9. August 31, 2015

    China shuffle to form world’s top aluminium producer

    Beijing is lining up a shuffle of state assets that will create the world’s biggest aluminium producer and allow a...

  10. July 22, 2015

    Industrial metals decline on China worries

    Industrial metals from copper to zinc fell again on Wednesday, buffeted by a strengthening US dollar and nagging...

  11. July 8, 2015

    Alcoa takes upbeat tone despite dented aluminium price

    Alcoa, the aluminium group, has reported earnings below analysts’ expectations but taken an upbeat tone on the rest of...

  12. July 8, 2015

    US stocks lower amid higher volatility

    US markets fell sharply on Wednesday as traders were spooked by a renewed sell-off in China, anxiety over Greece and an...

  13. July 7, 2015

    Alcoa: metal ceremony

    Alcoa shares have declined by a third since February. And things could have been worse, had it not made the changes it...

  14. April 9, 2015

    Zynga slides despite founder’s comeback

    The return of a founder to a struggling company can reignite investors’ enthusiasm. It has not happened yet in the case...

  15. April 9, 2015

    China measures set to boost aluminium supply

    China’s decision to support its domestic industry through cuts to the price of power and taxes looks set to boost...

  16. April 9, 2015

    Alcoa profit shine dulled by sales shortfall

    Alcoa, one of the world’s biggest aluminium producers, produced the latest in a series of better than expected earnings...

  17. April 3, 2015

    US profits set for testing time following oil and dollar shift

    Falling oil prices and a surging dollar have led to the largest downgrade of US company profit estimates since the...

  18. March 26, 2015

    Indiana signs ‘religious freedom’ bill

    Indiana Governor Mike Pence has signed a bill that would allow businesses to refuse service to gay and lesbian patrons...

  19. March 9, 2015

    Alcoa agrees to buy titanium company RTI for $1.5bn

    Alcoa, the US aluminium group, is making another acquisition in pursuit of its strategy of developing its components...

  20. March 4, 2015

    Aluminium trading profits under threat

    The days of easy profits for aluminium traders benefiting from warehouse queues may finally be over as prices fall and...

  21. February 9, 2015

    Alcoa’s rise reversed after downgrade

    Shares of US aluminium producer Alcoa, which in the past year outperformed the US benchmark, reversed on Monday, after...

  22. January 13, 2015

    Apple upgrade boosts Wall Street

    Apple shares advanced on Tuesday after an upgrade from analysts at Credit Suisse on expectations of strong iPhone sales...

  23. January 13, 2015

    Alcoa upbeat on auto and plane demand

    Alcoa, the US aluminium group, expects sustained growth in demand for aluminium this year, with particular strength in...

  24. FT Alphaville

    January 12, 2015


    A show of unity in Paris, an AirAsia black box and Apple’s secret door More than 3.7m marched in Paris and across...

  25. January 8, 2015

    US export economy fails to import jobs

    This month, brace yourself to hear plenty of rhetoric coming out of Washington about “exports” and “jobs”. As a new...

  26. October 8, 2014

    Profits surge at primary Alcoa unit

    Alcoa, the US aluminium group often seen as a bellwether for the health of the industrial sector, reported underlying...

  27. September 29, 2014

    Aluminium threatens steel’s dominance of the car industry

    A wave of heat surges through the hall at the steel-finishing plant in Calvert, Alabama, as a large slab of the metal...

  28. September 2, 2014

    Base metals: zinc or swim

    Buy what China takes, sell what it makes. Follow this rule over the past decade and big bucks would have come from bull...

  29. July 22, 2014

    Former Alba chief Hall sentenced to 16 months over Bahrain bribes

    A businessman who admitted receiving bribes of £2.88m while running Bahrain’s aluminium champion has been jailed for 16...

  30. July 17, 2014

    Aluminium jumps to 16-month high amid falling inventories

    The price of aluminium has reached its highest level for 16 months as falling inventories, smelter closures and a...

  31. July 9, 2014

    Chipotle extends hot streak

    Chipotle Mexican Grill, the restaurant chain that has developed a fervent following across the US, climbed on Wednesday...

  32. July 8, 2014

    Alcoa beats forecasts as earnings kick off

    Alcoa, the US aluminium group, reported second-quarter profits well ahead of analysts’ expectations thanks to a sharp...

  33. July 7, 2014

    Peabody leads miners lower

    The energy and mining sectors were among the worst performing on a listless Monday as broker Deutsche Bank cut its...

  34. June 26, 2014

    Alcoa: name-changer

    Alcoa (“the Aluminum Company of America”) may want to consider a name change. After its $2.9bn deal for UK jet parts...

  35. June 26, 2014

    Alcoa to buy Firth Rixson for $2.85bn

    Alcoa, the US aluminium maker, on Thursday took a significant step in its efforts to diversify out of commodity...

  36. June 9, 2014

    Aluminium price hits nine-month high as bearish wagers are off

    Aluminium has risen to its highest level in nine months after investors cut bearish wagers and Rusal, the world’s...

  37. May 25, 2014

    China clamps down on US consulting groups

    China has ordered state-owned enterprises to cut ties with US consulting companies such as McKinsey and Boston...

  38. May 20, 2014

    Spying: SOE, Mr Bond . . . 

    Unit 61398 of the People’s Liberation Army. That lugubrious name sounds the part, either for a Bond film, or for the...

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