Commodities & Metals

Despite Trade Worries, Analyst Sees Steel Industry Earnings Surging: 5 Stocks to Buy

It has probably been the most discussed economic and political story of 2018, and it is one that probably will stay front and center for some time. After years of ...
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Gold and Precious Metals Moving Toward Lows of the Year

Gold has had a rough 2018. Despite some of the international trade worries and international suspense, the reality is that most investors are just not looking for the "ultimate safety ...
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Freeport-McMoRan Begins Transfer of Copper Mine to Indonesia

Copper and gold mining giant Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX) has taken the first step in transferring control of its massive Grasberg copper mine to the Indonesian government. The company has ...
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Despite Trade Issues, Deutsche Bank Very Positive on 5 Top Steel Stocks

It probably has been the most discussed economic and political story of 2018, and it is one likely to stay front and center for some time. After years of huge ...
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Why Goldman Sachs Is Pounding the Table for Investors to Buy Commodities for the Rest of 2018

If there is one brokerage and investment banking firm whose views can influence investors' decisions about issues large and small, Goldman Sachs likely fits that bill. After all, its focus ...
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Jefferies Says Buy Mining and Commodities Stocks on Trade Policy Worries

It was inevitable. Concern over the potential for a massive trade war, especially with China, has dented some of the top stocks in the sectors that do some of the ...
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If Tariffs Are So Bad Why Are Steel Stocks Still Red Hot?

Needless to say, nobody likes to see tariffs imposed anywhere, and despite the all the rhetoric about the president's actions, the fact of the matter is foreign countries have taken ...
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Chinese Market for Gold Jewelry on the Mend

For a dozen years through 2013, China's market for gold jewelry soared by around 450%. In the three years through 2016, the market dropped by a third, before picking up ...
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Why Coal Is Back From the Dead: 4 Stocks to Buy Now

There was a time, not all that long ago, when some of the hottest stocks to buy were coal stocks. Between demand for energy and for the metallurgical coal used ...
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Gold-Backed Inflows Rise in Asia and Europe

In the past month, global gold-backed exchange traded fund holdings added 15 tonnes (t) to 2,484. Ultimately, Europe and Asia drove inflows as European funds have responded strongly in the ...
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Merrill Lynch Says New Trump Tariffs Huge for 5 Top Steel Stocks

It has become pretty clear, or at least it should be to nations around the world that are not committed to fair trade, if you don’t play ball with the ...
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The Market for Gold in 2048

It may seem like a fool's errand to attempt a 30-year forecast for anything. In 1988, for example, who could have foreseen the computing power available in a smartphone on ...
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Steelmaker ArcelorMittal Beats Estimates, Sticks With Outlook

ArcelorMittal (NYSE: MT) reported first-quarter results before European markets opened Friday. The steelmaker reported basic earnings per share of $1.17 on revenues of $19.19 billion. Net profit for the quarter ...
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Now May Be Time to Buy Gold as Geopolitical Tensions Soar

If you think Iran is the only current hot spot, all you need to do is look around the world, and there are numerous places where things could flare up. ...
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April Marks Strongest Month for Gold Inflows in Over a Year

Last month was perhaps the strongest for gold net inflows in over a year, according to the World Gold Council. In April alone, global gold-backed exchange traded fund (ETF) holdings ...
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