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These 9 Unloved Materials Stocks Have Stopped Bleeding

Signs of a China recovery have lit a fire under natural-resource stocks. Can the rally in beaten-down materials continue, or is another disappointment at hand? More 

What Does Four More Years Mean for Big Energy and Utilities?

Since President Obama won the popular vote the utilities sector has declined over 2.9% and energy has dropped 4.6%. Here are companies to buy and sell on news More 

Walk Along the Fiscal Cliff With Cliffs

A high dividend yield and a tremendous pullback make Cliffs Natural Resources an intriguing buy for the long-term. More 

Dow Takes Worst Bath in a Year — Wednesday’s IP Market Recap

The Dow fell a 52-week worst 313 points on Wednesday as the markets fell to a post-election hangover and unsettling economic news out of Europe. More 

China Strength Buoying the Coal Sector

Now is a good time to sell puts in the Market Vectors Coal ETF. An inverted head and shoulders pattern reveals a shift in momentum from the bears to the bulls. More 

The One Chart Investors in Steel, Coal and Aluminum Stocks MUST See

What's the next move for steel, coal and aluminum? Of all the places to look, the 10-year Treasury note might surprisingly provide a clue. 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 

Jobs Don’t Provide Much Jolt — Thursday IP Market Recap

Unemployment claims hit a four-year low, but markets still struggled Thursday. However, coal stocks, IPOs and Barnes & Noble provided some bright spots. More 

Alcoa, Yum Kick Off Q3 Earnings — Tuesday’s IP Market Recap

Alcoa and Yum! Brands got the third-quarter earnings season off to a decent start with Street-beating numbers following a down day for the markets. More 

Bank Stocks Rule the Day — Thursday’s IP Market Recap

Markets were up across the board Thursday, buoyed by assurances from European Central Bank president Draghi and positive domestic data. More