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Are Steel and Metal Stocks Forming a Bottom?

Investors are always on the lookout for solid value in stocks, and sometimes that value comes from down and out stock sectors. It turns out that many of the key steel ...
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As US Steel Idles Minn. Plant, Will More Plant Idling Follow?

The woes continue to pile on for United States Steel Corp. (NYSE: X) as it announced that it will be idling yet another plant. This might not be moving the ...
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Another Smart Alcoa Acquisition, but Is the Price Smart?

Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) announced Monday morning that it would acquire RTI International Metals Inc. (NYSE: RTI) in a stock-for-stock transaction that values RTI at $1.5 billion including debt. The goal ...
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Why Merrill Lynch Threw In the Towel on Aluminum

Big aluminum took a hit Tuesday morning when Merrill Lynch issued downgrades for both Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) and Century Aluminum Co. (NASDAQ: CENX). The downgrades were the direct result ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcoa, Apache, Bob Evans, F5 Networks, McDonald’s and More

Stocks were indicated marginally lower again on Wednesday after hitting new highs last week and after the Nasdaq hit 5,000 for the first time in 15 years. The one trend ...
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Is the Turnaround in Aluminum Giants Done?

Over the past 12 months, aluminum prices have performed well, relative to other metals. Aluminum has been driven up in this time as more producers of durable goods have opted ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AbbVie, Alcoa, Apple, Deckers, Dish, Pfizer, Petrobras and More

Stocks were soft on Monday despite OPEC hinting at a faster oil demand recovery than expected. The rally from last week was on the heels of a bad January, and ...
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How Analysts View Alcoa After Earnings

Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) released its fourth-quarter earnings Monday after the market closed, and now analysts are weighing in on it. For the most part, analysts were positive on the ...
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Alcoa Earnings Beat, but Is It Enough?

Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) kicked off the earnings season and reported its fourth-quarter results Monday after the market close as $0.33 in earnings per share and $6.38 billion in revenue, ...
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What to Expect From Alcoa Earnings

Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) is set to kick off the new earnings season after it reports earnings on Monday after the closing bell. Many investors use Alcoa as a bogey ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: ADT, Alcoa, Chesapeake, Google, Kraft, On Deck, Windstream and More

Stocks were strong Monday morning despite weak oil trends starting the week all over again. The one theme that keeps working in this market is that investors will buy stocks ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apache, Netflix, RF Micro, Starbucks, Southwest, Disney and More

Stocks were indicated lower on Monday after weak overseas economic readings and after U.S. stocks hit all-time highs again last week. Investors keep proving over and over that they will ...
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Alcoa Turnaround Gets New Analyst Cheer From Wells Fargo

Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) has a new big fan on Wall Street. Wells Fargo's Sam Dubinsky has initiated analyst coverage on the aluminum giant with an Outperform rating. What stands ...
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What Could Make IBM the Best DJIA Stock of 2015

There may be a notion that is very difficult to stomach for even the deepest of value stock investors. Could it be even remotely possible that International Business Machines Corporation ...
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DJIA Surprise: Could Exxon and Chevron Be the Top-Performing Stocks of 2015?

As each new year gets approaches, investors start to wonder which of the 30 Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) stocks will lead the market higher in the coming year. With ...
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