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Play Metals and Mining With Vale

A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Vale SA (ADR) (NYSE:VALE) is the 40th broker analyst pick, on average, out of the 50 stocks making up the Metals Channel Global Mining Titans Index. More 

12 Stocks & ETFs That Are in the Danger Zone

Energy and mining stocks have been hit hard in recent months, but the charts show a wide range of stocks that are on the verge of additional weakness. More 

Are Steel Stocks the Ultimate Contrarian Metals Play? (SLX)

A glut on the market and Beijing's slowing economy have sent steel stocks falling, but the SLX ETF could be a great long-term play on the sector. More 

3 Ways to Play Lower China Interest Rates

The People's Bank of China just announced lower China interest rates. Investors should buy into material ETFs that will ride the lower rates. More 

4 Cyclical Sectors Feeling the Pressure

The Russell 2000 isn't the only sector of the market showing weakness now. The hurt is bleeding over to several cyclical sectors. More 

3 ETFs to Tempt “Early Bird” 2014 Investors

I'm still putting money to work in my favorite ETFs, and believe that investors should look to these 3 attractive ETFs heading into 2014. More 

Gold Drops on Low Inflation, FOMC Minutes

Gold slid in Tuesday trading after a report signaled low U.S. inflation and the Federal Reserve hinted that tapering could begin soon. More