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Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – GFI AUQ NGD NG

CLF leads basic materials stocks lower on Thursday


Basic materials stocks declined broadly on Wall Street on Thursday morning, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 0.4%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.3%, the Nasdaq declined 0.3% and the S&P 500 was down 0.3%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is up 3.3% today.
  • Aurico Gold Inc (AUQ): AUQ stock is up 1.6% today.
  • New Gold Inc (NGD): NGD stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Novagold Resources Inc (NG): NG stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Goldcorp Inc (GG): GG stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Randgold Resources Limited (GOLD): GOLD stock is up 1.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Newmont Mining Corp (NEM): NEM stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Pan American Silver (PAAS): PAAS stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Rexnord Corp (RXN): RXN stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Yamana Gold (AUY): AUY stock is up 1.0% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF): CLF stock is down 5.4% today.
  • Rio Tinto Plc (RIO): RIO stock is down 3.4% today.
  • Century Aluminum Company (CENX): CENX stock is down 3.5% today.
  • Vale S.A. (VALE): VALE stock is down 3.4% today.
  • National Steel Corp (SID): SID stock is down 3.0% today.
  • AK Steel Holding Corp (AKS): AKS stock is down 2.5% today.
  • United States Steel Corp (X): X stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Bhp Billiton Plc (BBL): BBL stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Gerdau S.A. (GGB): GGB stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Arcelormittal (MT): MT stock is down 2.1% today.

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Editor’s Note: Returns for the fastest-moving stocks listed here are based on share prices 20 minutes prior to publication of this story.

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