Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – GSM BAK CRS MTX

Basic materials stocks rose 3.6% on Wall Street today.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 2.6%, the Nasdaq climbed 2.5% and the S&P 500 rose 2.6%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Globe Specialty Metals Inc (GSM): GSM stock is up 8.8% today.
  • Copene-Petroquimica Do Nordeste (BAK): BAK stock is up 8.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Carpenter Technology Corp (CRS): CRS stock is up 7.8% today.
  • Minerals Technologies Inc (MTX): MTX stock is up 7.0% today.
  • Ternium S.A. (TX): TX stock is up 6.6% today.
  • Steel Dynamics (STLD): STLD stock is up 6.4% today.
  • DOW Chemical Company (DOW): DOW stock is up 6.2% today.
  • Commercial Metals Company (CMC): CMC stock is up 5.9% today.
  • Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (AU): AU stock is up 5.6% today and up 33.5% in the last month.

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Editor’s Note: Returns for the fastest-moving stocks listed here are based on share prices 20 minutes prior to publication of this story.


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