Commodities & Metals

4 Top Gold Stocks Set to Thrive on Dollar Weakness and Global Instability

Despite the fact that economists and politicians like to talk the love for a strong dollar, the fact is they often are thrilled when the dollar weakens. This weakness makes ...
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Is Now the Time for This Coal Miner to Come Public?

Contura Energy has registered an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). Although it's far from a unicorn valuation, the ...
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Calyxt Could Be the Next Big GMO Company to Come Public

Calyxt has filed an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). The company intends to price its 6.06 million shares ...
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Strong Jobs Report Only Adds More Uncertainty for Gold and Gold Miners

Gold has had a rough month, and the major gains of 2016 have not been repeated across the board in 2017. It turns out that a strong payrolls report from ...
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Is It Time to Start Buying Cliffs?

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) always has offered a high leverage to U.S. steel prices, and over the past seven years this hasn’t been a positive for investors. However, ...
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How One Bolt-On Merger Can Help AK Steel Transform

AK Steel Holding Corp. (NYSE: AKS) has sold off just a bit after the steel giant recently announced that it will acquire Precision Partners for a total of $360 million ...
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Texas Closer to Getting Its Gold Back

It's been two years since the Texas state legislature passed and Governor Greg Abbott signed a bill that would "repatriate" some 5,600 gold bars currently being stored in New York ...
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Why One Analyst Raised 4 Steel Giants to Buy

If there was one group of companies that can still benefit from the Trump administration's policies without a congressional vote, steel makers would have to be on that list. Longbow ...
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More Trouble for Steel Stocks?

After U.S. Steel Corp. (NYSE: X) reported awful numbers, it seems that it is now Nucor Corp.’s (NYSE: NUE) turn. According to one key analyst, this weakness might be only ...
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Steel Stocks to Stay Hot as Fundamentals Stay Strong: 4 to Buy Now

One industry that has come surging back into prominence is steel, and the U.S.-based companies appear to be in the best position they have been in years. Fundamentals remain strong, ...
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Why Activist Elliott May Ultimately Fail in the Fight Against BHP

Activist Investor Elliott Management has been going after BHP Billiton Ltd (NYSE: BHP), with billionaire Paul Singer leading that charge, for more than a month. Mr. Singer has a long ...
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Why Cliffs Natural Resources Earnings Are Beating Shares Down

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) reported first-quarter 2017 results before markets opened Thursday. The iron ore and coal miner posted a net loss per share of $0.11 on revenues ...
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Why Many Steel Stocks May Avoid the US Steel Earnings Black Hole

United Steel Corp. (NYSE: X) has delivered a major interruption for its investors hoping to win off of more protection for U.S. steel makers and for needing steel for endless ...
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Why Barrick’s Shadow Spreads Over Newmont and Gold Giants

When one of the top gold miners, or the top gold miner in the world, has bad news it tends to impact the chain all the way down. That is ...
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The Big Upgrade That Is Driving Steel Stocks

A few key U.S. steel players were trading higher after a top analyst at Macquarie upgraded the steel stocks to kick off the week. Overall, the firm cited improving steel ...
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