The Global Iron Ore Crisis: What's Next in Four Charts

Since the initial incident in Brazil in late January, the top producer has announced supply cuts of as much as 70 million tons, although it’s said it will try to offset some lost production. The mainland has a very substantial ore-mining industry, but production has been hurt in recent years as the content is lower-grade and higher-cost than foreign supplies, and Chinese producers have been the target of a strict environmental clampdown.

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The Global Iron Ore Crisis: What's Next in Four Charts

Five takeaways from Trump's El Paso rally on border wall, shutdown talks

President Trump held his first rally of the year Monday, using the backdrop of El Paso, Texas, to make a case for his controversial border wall.

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Five takeaways from Trump's El Paso rally on border wall, shutdown talks

More than 25,000 Madoff victims now eligible for $4 billion fund

The overseer of a $4 billion U.S. Department of Justice fund for victims of Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme said he expected to recommend payouts for at least 25,280 claimants with nearly $4 billion in fraud losses. Richard Breeden, special master of the Madoff Victim Fund, said in an update on his website this week that his office was “substantially” finished with the initial claims review process, having analyzed 63,580 claims covering $67.8 billion of alleged losses. The swindler, now 78, pleaded guilty three months later, and is serving a 150-year prison term for running what federal prosecutors called a $64.8 billion Ponzi scheme.

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More than 25,000 Madoff victims now eligible for $4 billion fund