Freeport-McMoRan Deal: Not So Fast!

Don't call Freeport-McMoRan's buyout of McMoRan Exploration and Plains Exploration & Production a done deal yet. The lawyers might have something to say. More 

Energy Producers Swarm the Gulf’s Deepwater

A fevered auction for leases in the western Gulf of Mexico this week shows how hot this region is. Four companies in particular were the big winners. More 

A Shining Stock in the Metals Space

The precious metals group looks to be making a rebound, and I have two related names on my radar. More 

Natural Resources Stocks: Set to Rebound?

The most beaten-up natural resources stocks are finally stabilizing -- making it a good time to check out the coal, steel and mining sectors. More 

Trouble in China for U.S. LNG Exports?

U.S. firms may find that China is meeting its ravenous demand from other, cheaper sources -- like via overland pipelines from Turkmenistan. More 

Worldwide Coal Slide Still Setting Up a Buy

Coal continues to get pounded across the globe, but it still makes up a large piece of the energy pie. The time to jump in may be just around the corner. More 

Bet on Bling, But Not With Diamond ETFs

Two diamond-backed ETFs are in the works, but the precious stones' lack of fungibility could be a problem for investors. More