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Could the Worst Be Over for Copper and Freeport-McMoRan?

For weeks, people who follow copper and the stocks of copper producers have been wringing their hands as prices have slipped ever lower, finally hitting a 44-month low Wednesday morning. ...
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Why Select Metals and Mining Leaders Can Win in 2014

As in 2013, the twin focus of the mining industry will be to lower costs and reduce capital spending. There are also likely to be some asset sales as the ...
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Why 2014 Could Be a Win for Some Metals and Mining Leaders

Commodity prices took a sharp downward turn in 2013, but the good news appears to be that it will not get any worse in 2014. According a recent report, analysts ...
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Merrill Lynch Sees Huge Contrarian Value in Global Mining and Steel Companies

The research team at Merrill Lynch has found that global investors remain very “underweight” in their holdings of metals and mining shares, while valuations do not look stretched. This contrasts ...
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Top Wall Street Analyst Upgrades: Amgen, Buffett, Dunkin and More

Investors and traders are always on the lookout for fresh research ideas from Wall Street that will lead to higher income or more profits. 24/7 Wall St. reviews many fresh ...
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After Gold, Now Goldman Sachs Kills Copper Price Target

Copper is one of the metals that really matters at the street level of the global economy. The price of gold is much more exciting about the price of copper, ...
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China Driving Copper Higher, Selectively

If you just considered how uncertain things are right now, you might think that news coming out of China regarding its economy was still very soft. Data over the weekend ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — December 6, 2012: Markets Close Higher as Americans Shed Debt (JDSU, LGF, SCCO, SBUX, FIO, MW, SAI, VRA, LULU, SFD, TITN, HWD, PANW, SWHC, AKAM, T, ZNGA, GMCR)

U.S. equity markets opened mixed this morning following a decision by the European Central Bank to leave its interest rates unchanged (more coverage here). Third-quarter eurozone GDP was in line ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (FCX, FIO, HNZ, JDSU, LGF, MFRM, MET, ZQK, SPG, SCCO, SBUX, JOE, TIF)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen in Wall St. research calls this Thursday. Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE: FCX) cut to Neutral ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — August 20, 2012: Markets Uninspired Again (SCCO, BRCD, AZN, ROST, BEBE, LOW, COCO, URBN, BBY, TECD, BKS, ADI, DELL, MDT, VLO, CVH, AET, LDK)

The three major US stock indexes opened lower this morning following a negative reaction by a government official to a weekend report that Germany would support a sovereign bond-buying plan ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (AGU, AZN, BEBE, BRCD, CHUY, PB, QSII, ROST, SCCO, STO, STEM, TI, VNTV)

These are the top analyst calls of upgrades, downgrades and initiations we have seen from Wall St. research calls this Monday morning. Agrium Inc. (NYSE: AGU) named as Bull of ...
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After the Fall: A Value Choice in Base Metals and Steel (RIO, VALE, BHP, X, NUE, STLD, MT, FCX, SCCO, AA)

The single most important word in world markets for base metals and steel is “China.” With the slow-motion economic recovery in the global economy, the expected 8% or so growth ...
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When Gold, Silver, and Copper All Tank… Are They All Devil’s Metals? (GLD, RGLD, SLV, HL, JJC, SCCO, FCX)

What happens when you have an appreciating dollar?  Commodity prices tend to fall, all other things being equal.  But what about when you have a scenario where risk-on investors are ...
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Copper Miners Looking at a Tough Year (FCX, RIO, SCCO, BHP)

From a high of around $4.60/pound in February of 2011, copper prices have fallen around $3.60/pound today, which is actually better than the price of around $3.40/pound at the beginning ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell (MU, ATVI, BAC, SCCO, APOL, GOL, WAG, LEN, CBK, SNX, FDO, MOS, ISTA, OPXT, OCLR, HOGS)

Markets opened slightly higher this morning but have been wobbling around the neutral line for the whole day. This morning’s report on the decline of housing prices (our coverage here) ...
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