Industrial Stocks

America is a nation of industry, so it is only fair that industrial stocks are the powerhouse of the economy. With a wide variety of industry, the choices of companies to invest in are seemingly endless. Between conglomerates like 3M (NYSE:MMM) and industry titans like Boeing (NYSE:BA), industry stocks are stable and booming, making them a perfect addition to any portfolio.

Watch Industrials, XLI for Signs of a Correction

Industrials have underperformed in July, and the XLI has broken a key trendline. Is the downturn a sign of things to come for the rest of the market?

Honeywell: Traders Have a Clear Shot on HON Stock

Honeywell, while not the fastest moving of stocks, routinely offers active investors profitable opportunities. And HON stock is once again setting up.

5 Ways to Profit From Rising Industrial Production

With the U.S. economy finally picking up steam, industrial stocks could be big winners in 2014. Here are five of the best ways to play the sector.

It’s Not Too Late to Buy Red-Hot Industrials

Industrials have surged to market-beating gains in 2013, led by the defense, aerospace and transportation sectors, and the outperformance could continue.

Keep an Eye on Industrials for Shorts

Industrial stocks have been selling off since September 18 -- a setup that could be good for shorts.

The Massive Repercussions of Rising Treasury Yields

The sharp rise in Treasury yields has led to massive disruptions in the stock market, blurring the lines between rate sensitivity and more sustainable, fundamental trends.

Apple? Just a Bite, Please: ETF Alternatives for Hot Stock Picks

This week, we look at bundling recent InvestorPlace stock picks such as Apple and Comcast into exchange-traded funds.

First-Half Sector Winners Offer a Hint of What’s to Come

Financials, healthcare and consumer discretionary stocks are sheltered from both China's economic weakness and rising bond yields, which bodes well for their second-half outlook.

Why You Shouldn’t Heed Calls of a Market Top

Some well-respected technicians are calling for a breakdown, but I see the market building a bullish base.

3 Companies That Are Cashing In on Higher Gas Taxes

While we will all be spending more at the pump soon thanks to higher gas taxes, these three stocks could actually help you profit on that reality. Take a look.

ETF Alternatives for Last Week’s Hot Stocks

If you want to jump into industrial, consumer discretionary, media, energy or Internet stocks, considering bundling them through exchange-traded funds instead.

Rubber and Plastics: 2 to Love, 2 to Shun

You probably don't know these names -- or think too much about this category. But you should know about at least two of these boring companies.

Is 3M Still Killing It?

Though growth has slowed, its remains a well-focused and formidable company, but with a pricey stock right now.

The Market’s Cracks Are Starting to Show

The steep angle of the advance appears to be breaking, and MACD is hinting at a loss of momentum.

Alcoa: From Bellwether to Red Herring

Alcoa's fourth-quarter earnings expectations look rosy -- which is better than you can say for the broader market

This Quiet Market Could Be a Dangerous One

Monday was a lackluster day, but there are plenty of dangers lurking.

DuPont Stock Slammed as Earnings Crater

Chemical and industrial giant Dupont was selling off Tuesday after posting earnings down 98% year-over-year and cutting full-year forecasts.

Which Sectors Should Outperform for the Rest of the Year?

September kicks off a volatile period, creating opportunities for traders and investors. Find out what sectors are the most likely to outperform the market.

3 Technical Reasons This Rally May Fail

The bulls face serious obstacles that will likely lead to a failure of the breakout.

Non-confirmation Could be Problematic for Stocks

The transports' lack of follow-through makes the Dow's breakout incomplete.