Alcoa (AA) Stock Crushes Expectations to Kick Off Earnings Season

Alcoa crushed fourth-quarter earnings and revenue forecasts on Monday, making 2014 the best full-year for operating results since 2008. More 

6 Metals and Mining Stocks to Buy Now

This week, six metals and mining stocks are improving their overall ratings on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an "A" ("strong buy") or "B" overall ("buy"). More 

Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – SSL CENX SYT HBM

Basic materials stocks finished down 0.5% on Wall Street on Friday. More 

Alcoa Inc. Earnings to Deliver More Good News for Hot AA Stock

Wall Street expects Alcoa Inc earnings to show strong growth as its focus on autos and aerospace fuels more upside for AA stock. More 

Ignore the AA Stock Bears and Trade Calls Ahead of Alcoa Earnings

Puts are popular as Alcoa looks for its fourth-consecutive earnings beat, but calls on AA stock may be more profitable. More 

Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – AU HL KGC RGLD

Basic materials stocks declined broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 2.5%. More 

AA: Buy Alcoa for Additional Earnings Beats

Alcoa has a history of trouncing analyst estimates, having posted 50% and 34.8% earnings surprises for the past two quarters, and AA stock looks like it will have a repeat performance. More