Why Alcoa Inc (AA), Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) and Ocwen Financial Corp (OCN) are 3 of Today’s Best Stocks

A strong day in the markets was headlined by Alcoa, Gilead Sciences, and Ocwen Financial. More 

Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – SYT MRC AEM RTI

Basic materials stocks advanced broadly on Wall Street so far on Friday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 1.2%. More 

Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – SQM RS CSL GPK

Basic materials stocks remained flat so far on Thursday on Wall Street. More 

Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – SMG UAN GPK SWM

Basic materials stocks declined broadly on Wall Street on Thursday, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 0.2%. More 

Focus on Fundamentals More Than Ever

The U.S. dollar continues to hurt the top and bottom lines of most multi-international companies -- and Alcoa is just the first of many that will disappoint in the coming weeks. More 

Will the Economy Continue to Stall?

The service economy is still expanding but not quickly, and in some respects, it's barely moving forward. Only the employment gauge improved and not by much. More 

U.S. Stocks Are Teasing a Breakout as Earnings Loom

This week continued more churn in U.S. stocks. But next week's earnings slate could be the catalyst that pulls the market back into breakout mode. More