Rio’s iron focus sharpens BHP’s edge

If you’re tossing up between BHP and Rio, BHP is the better bet ... whatever happens to the iron ore price.

Many investors treat BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto as if they were twins because both fit into the “diversified resources” category.

However, as with human twins, one can be more talented than the other. This is why BHP Billiton has drifted into buy territory, but Rio Tinto remains a sell.


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