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2 Very Different Stocks Set to Benefit From a Commodities Boom

Commodities look like they are about to end their half-decade slump, which may kick off a bull run that could last into the next decade. The Bloomberg commodities index is set ...
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BHP Billiton Plans Growth Despite Low Commodity Prices

With basic materials and energy stocks struggling to make profits in the face of low commodity prices, it's a bit surprising to hear the chief executive of one of the world's ...
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Chesapeake Energy Drilled 2015’s Biggest Monster Well

One of the reasons it has taken well over a year to slow U.S. onshore crude oil production is that producers are drilling more wells in locations where they are ...
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China to Close 240 Steel Mills, Fire More Than 1 Million Workers

The provincial governor of Hebei province said that by 2020 the government will shut down operations at 240 of the 400 steel mills that currently operate in the northern province ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BHP Billiton, CBS, Chevron, CSC, FireEye, Frontier Communications, Yelp and More

Stocks were looking to bounce higher on Wednesday with stronger oil a day ahead of the European Central Bank's likely quantitative easing expansion. The S&P 500 is again within striking ...
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Has Iron Ore Gone Crazy?

Iron ore prices remained not all that far from multiyear lows Monday morning, but iron ore miner stocks rose sharply after officials told attendees at China's National People's Congress over the weekend ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Freeport-McMoRan, Kinross Gold, Pfizer, Plains All American, Salesforce, Tesla, Yelp and More

Stocks were getting pounded on Tuesday. The selling pressure seems to not have an end in 2016, even after investors successfully bought every dip for over four years. It still ...
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Coal Stock Jumps 21%

After Westmoreland Coal Co. (NASDAQ: WLB) announced late Monday that it has completed its acquisition of a New Mexico coal mine for $127 million, shares popped by 21% Tuesday morning ...
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BHP Takes $7.2 Billion Write-Down on US Shale

BHP Billiton Ltd. (NYSE: BHP) calls the areas where it has had problems turning shale into profits the Black Hawk and the Permian. It has written down its assets in those ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, BHP Billiton, CA, CarMax, Dean Foods, Freeport-McMoRan, Newmont, Shire, Wells Fargo and Many More

Stocks tried to stabilize on Monday, and Tuesday's early indications were for Dow and S&P 500 futures to be up almost 1%. Last week's sell-off may have been the worst ...
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Why Credit Suisse Says Now Is Time to Buy BHP Billiton

Finding good news in the commodities sector has been more than just difficult of late. So, how about news that is simply less bad? BHP Billiton Ltd. (NYSE: BHP) was ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AIG, BHP Billiton, Cypress Semi, Encana, Newell Rubbermaid, Oracle, Twitter, Visa and Many More

Stocks were indicated to rebound handily on Tuesday. The six-year bull market has perhaps stalled at the end of 2015, but the trend that has been in force for four ...
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Can Freeport-McMoRan Rise Again?

Since the beginning of the fourth quarter of this year, shares of Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX) have lost about 10% of their value. From their peak on October 9, the ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Friday

November 27, 2015: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 42 equities making new 52-week lows today. U.S. markets closed at 1:00 p.m. ET today. Vale SA (NYSE: ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AeroVironment, Gold Fields, Marvell, Nokia, Silver Wheaton and Many More

Stocks simply were looking for direction on Monday after gains on Friday. The Dow is still down 10% from highs and investors keep proving that they are willing to buy ...
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