Halftime for the S&P 500 — 3 Best and Worst Stocks

The S&P 500 saw a 17% rise during the first half of 2013 before giving back some gains. It's still up 10% -- here are its notable performers, both good and bad. More 

Could Coal Stocks Be Making a Comeback?

Coal stocks have struggled amid soft demand, but recent upbeat guidance signals that the worst may be over ... and that for investors, it may be time to buy. More 

Bull Market? Not for Mining Stocks

Mining stocks have missed the boat on the rally in the broader market due to concerns about China's economy. Does this make mining shares a value, or is there still danger in this group? More 

10 Top Stock Charts to Watch in March

Instead of waiting for a new high in the major indices, look to the technology, materials and retail sectors for trading opportunities. More 

Don’t Count on China to Buy America’s Coal

Uh-oh, turns out the Asian giant is already working on other plans that promise to reduce its demand for coal from U.S. producers. More 

12 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now

This week, the ratings of 12 Oil and Gas stocks on Portfolio Grader are down. Each of these rates a "D" ("sell") or "F" overall ("strong sell"). More 

Shrinking GDP Sinks Stocks — Wednesday’s IP Market Recap

Markets reacted broadly on the down side Wednesday as a Commerce Department report showed surprising weakness in GDP growth and the Fed left rates unchanged. More