Commodities & Metals

24/7 Wall St. screened the BofA Securities precious metals research universe and found five gold stocks rated Buy that look like solid plays for investors starting to worry about renewed volatility.
Lee Jackson
The initial reaction might seem like Newmont investors felt a bit let down by its earnings report. But it has a lot going for it, and high gold prices might be only one driver here.
Jon C. Ogg
Silver is supposed to track gold to a certain extent, but in 2020 that just is not the case. Silver is proving to live up to its nickname the "Devil's Metal."
Jon C. Ogg
Proper asset allocation should always include a holding of precious metals. Not only does it have the potential to hedge inflation over the long term, but such a position can really help if the...
Lee Jackson
Recessions are generally brutal for the steel and specialty metals industry. A new Credit Suisse report outlines what it calls a perfect storm for steelmakers.
Jon C. Ogg
The World Gold Council announced on Wednesday that inflows into gold ETFs rose sharply in March. It was not just the United States driving gold.
Jon C. Ogg
In an effort to prioritize cash and liquidity, U.S. Steel wants to remain well prepared for when the global economy ultimately recovers.
Jon C. Ogg
Silver is supposed to be correlated to gold, so it should be rising by close to the same amount. Yet, there has been a disparity in the metals market.
Jon C. Ogg
The current coronavirus outbreak could be a pandemic. If so, one asset class could explode much higher. While gold traded to seven-year highs recently, the top could get blown off if things get...
Lee Jackson
Livent stock tumbled Friday after the company released its fourth-quarter financial results late on Thursday.
Chris Lange
Iron-ore miner Cleveland-Cliffs is expected to close its acquisition of AK Steel next month. When both reported quarterly and full-year earnings Thursday morning, share prices dipped in tandem.
Paul Ausick
The CEO of Barrick Gold said earlier this week that the world's supply of gold could fall 30% short of demand by 2029. Will a digital currency replace the missing gold? Is that even possible?
Paul Ausick
With the markets facing a “witches' brew” of potential problems, one way to hedge a sell-off would be to buy gold. Here are five solid stock picks and an ETF for investors to consider.
Lee Jackson
The positives for the market remain, but now is the time for investors to take a deep breath and see if a little portfolio hedge might be in order. These four stock make sense for investors to add as...
Lee Jackson
With Alcoa being a leader in aluminum, the problem here is that many investors see problems in aluminum also translating into problems for companies involved in steel, copper, titanium and other...
Jon C. Ogg