Materials Up as Tax Bill Passes House -- Materials Roundup

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Shares of commodities producers rose as the passage of the House of Representatives tax bill spurred bets on economic growth.

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Rio Tinto could bid for a stake in Chilean lithium mining company SQM, a potentially dangerous bet on the direction of already elevated lithium prices, said analysts at brokerage AB Bernstein, as reported earlier.

-Rob Curran, rob.curran@dowjones.com

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November 16, 2017 16:13 ET (21:13 GMT)