AA : Analysis & Opinions

  1. 3 Commodity Stocks Poised to Pop (VALE, AU)

    May 10, 2016
    Pullbacks toward key support levels suggest now could be a good time to buy commodity stocks.
  2. Iron Ore Tumbles on Worsening China Economic Data

    May 4, 2016
    Why are these things always deemed "unexpected" when investors have been warned for months this was going to happen? Shares ...
  3. Alcoa Stock to Trade Ex-Dividend (AA)

    May 3, 2016
    Alcoa will send its dividend payment on May 25 to shareholders of record as of May 6.
  4. BP Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Suppliers

    April 28, 2016
    Take a look at a handful of companies in the oil and gas industry that supply products and services in support of BP's worldwide ...
  5. Alcoa vs. BHP Billiton: Which Is Better for My Portfolio?

    April 26, 2016
    Obtain an up-to-date overview of BHP Billiton and Alcoa, Inc., two key players for investors seeking exposure to the aluminum ...
  6. (ATI) Who are Allegheny Technologies' Main Competitors?

    April 26, 2016
    Read about the specialty metals and components producer Allegheny Technologies, and learn more about its operations and competitive ...
  7. Now Caterpillar Says the Mining Rally Is Overblown

    April 25, 2016
    Although the market has been dismissing concerns over the rally in pricing for various commodities, Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT) is ...
  8. (AA) Who are Alcoa's Main Competitors?

    April 16, 2016
    Learn about the financial profiles and operations of three main competitors to Alcoa Inc. and why this industry is becoming ...
  9. Rio Tinto Not Fooled by Iron Ore Rally

    April 15, 2016
    And just like that, the air has been let out of the iron ore rally as pricing for ore at Chinese ports with 62% content ...
  10. BHP Billiton Management Turns Bullish

    April 13, 2016
    It wasn't all that long ago when BHP Billiton (NYSE: BHP) executives were saying they expected Chinese steel production ...
  11. Alcoa Says Iron Ore Is Whistling Past Graveyard

    April 12, 2016
    Aluminum mining giant Alcoa (NYSE: AA) kicked off the earnings season with a report that indicates the rally in iron ore ...
  12. What to Expect From Alcoa's Earnings Monday (AA)

    April 11, 2016
    Alcoa shares may yet be a bargain.
  13. The 5 Highest Paid Executives in the Materials Sector (DOW, PX)

    March 31, 2016
    Learn who the top-earning executives are in the basic materials sector and which companies are thriving during volatile economic ...
  14. Top 3 Mutual Fund Holders of Alcoa (AA, FPACX)

    March 18, 2016
    Discover the top three largest mutual fund holders of Alcoa shares and learn if its investment strategy can help your portfolio.
  15. U.S. Metals: Balancing A Constructive Domestic Macro Environment ...

    March 11, 2016
    In their US Metals & Mining Industry report, Credit Suisse’s Curt Woodworth mentioned that the US macro outlook remained ...
  16. Why Alcoa Stock Declined 4.6% Thursday (AA)

    March 4, 2016
    With Alcoa shares now trading some 80% below all-time, patience comes with minimal risk and tons of potential rewards.
  17. 5 Stocks with Predictive Qualities (UNP, CNI)

    March 2, 2016
    Learn about five stocks that have predictive qualities. Find out what investors can learn from bellwether stocks, price correlations ...
  18. 3 Materials Stocks Near Their 52-Week Lows Worth Buying (AA, ...

    March 2, 2016
    Identify three promising materials stocks that might be worth buying in 2016 given fundamentals, valuations and the fact ...
  19. Alcoa's Mixed Fourth Quarter Still Beats

    January 12, 2016
    With management forecasting 2016 to be a robust year global aluminum demand growth, up 6% year over year, it's likely Alcoa ...
  20. The Top 5 Large-Cap Basic Material Stocks for 2016

    December 14, 2015
    Discover the top five large-cap basic materials stocks expected to grow in 2016, with summaries of each company and the rational ...
  21. Replacing Steel With Aluminum: Inside Ford's New Deal with Alcoa

    October 20, 2015
    Take a look at the new joint development deal between Ford Motor Company and its supplier, Alcoa Inc., to see what's in it ...
  22. These 3 Charts Say Now Is Not The Time To Buy Commodities

    October 13, 2015
    Traders are turning their attention to the charts of commodity stocks to get a better idea of the future trend. We'll take ...
  23. Alcoa Earnings Bomb Not a Bellwether

    October 12, 2015
    Thankfully the market hasn't followed Alcoa's lead down.
  24. 25 Tactical Trades Goldman Sachs Is Watching Amid Earnings Season

    October 8, 2015
    John Marshall of Goldman Sachs identified the 25 most "out-of-consensus opportunities" ahead of earnings season. Marshall ...
  25. Dell Merger and Corporate Earnings Move Markets

    October 8, 2015
    Earnings season begins today and investors will be looking for a silver lining to the darkening clouds of global economic ...
  26. What Alcoa’s (AA) Breakup Means for Investors

    October 1, 2015
    Alcoa plans to split into two companies. Is this a bullish catalyst for investors?
  27. Alcoa to Split in Two on Global Supply Woes (AA)

    September 30, 2015
    The ripples from the economic slowdown in China continue to spread out as Alcoa (NYSE: AA) announced it will split in two, ...
  28. More Volatility Ahead

    September 29, 2015
    Yesterday started the week with a dose of fear as the VIX shot up by almost 17 percent. The index has been consistently trending ...
  29. Costco And Micron Lead Calm Before The Earnings Storm

    September 27, 2015
    Few earnings reports are scheduled for this week, ahead of the third-quarter reporting kickoff. Costco and Micron Technology ...
  30. Downtrending Stocks to Short or Sell

    September 24, 2015
    These stocks are trending lower and currently near a short sale areas, based on breaks lower and falling stock indexes.
  31. The Top 3 ETFs For Investing in Aluminum (IYM, AA)

    August 5, 2015
    Discover information about how investors can use ETFs to obtain exposure to the aluminum market, including information on ...
  32. New Earnings Season Kicks Off: Alcoa, PepsiCo, Walgreens

    July 5, 2015
    The traditional kickoff to a new earnings season comes when Alcoa Inc (NYSE: AA) reports its most recent quarterly results, ...
  33. Crush The Market By Completely Ignoring It

    February 19, 2015
    These days, investors are bombarded with a lot of chatter from the market. The internet, TV and radio are flooded with so-called ...
  34. Must-Know Simple & Effective Exit Trading Strategies

    February 9, 2015
    An effective exit strategy builds confidence, trade management skills and profitability.
  35. Spot Chances For Profits In The Three-Step Cycle

    January 30, 2015
    Markets progress from one price level to the next through an action-reaction-resolution cycle that generates all sorts of ...
  36. How Obama Gave 2 Stocks A Huge Potential Catalyst

    January 26, 2015
    Despite strong resistance from the Republican party, President Obama has been surprisingly adroit in moving his agenda through ...
  37. We Beat The Market In 2014... Here's How We'll Do It Again

    January 19, 2015
    I'd like to start off today's issue by sharing an amusing anecdote from one of the books we've been passing around the StreetAuthority ...
  38. Can These Stocks Break Through Key Resistance?

    November 7, 2014
    The S&P 500 is near major resistance, as are many individual stocks. Whether they break through or not can say a lot about ...
  39. A Simple Way To Earn Thousands By 'Renting Out' Your Portfolio

    October 21, 2014
  40. This Technical Indicator May Be The Simplest Way To Pick Winning ...

    October 21, 2014
  41. The Technical Indicator That Uncovers A Stock's True Strength

    October 21, 2014
  42. Interested in Metals? Start With This ETF (DBB)

    October 9, 2014
    Base metals have seen much selling pressure since notching a swing higher early in the summer. Here's a look.
  43. A Potential 66% Gain From The Company That Literally Controls ...

    September 12, 2014
    A few weeks ago, I talked about how my Top 10 Stocks readers and I were able to book a 60% gain from one of the most innovative ...
  44. How We Booked A 60% Gain From The Most Powerful Force In America

    August 28, 2014
    Thomas Edison went through thousands of trials while he was inventing the light bulb. He struck out again and again, until ...
  45. This Base Metal Is Precious To Astute Traders

    August 14, 2014
    Of all the metals, the precious ones see the most attention from investors. That could shift, though, as astute traders turn ...
  46. Why Your Portfolio Needs This Undervalued Metal

    June 12, 2014
    After spending much of last year in the dumps, aluminum is making a comeback. Rising global manufacturing and dwindling supplies ...
  47. #PreMarket Primer: Monday March 10: Russia Tightens Its Grip ...

    March 10, 2014
    Over the weekend, Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his support for the Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula’s move to separate ...
  48. Earnings Expectations For The Week Of January 6: Alcoa And More

    January 5, 2014
    Quarterly reports from Alcoa (NASDAQ: AA) have long been considered the kickoff to a new earnings season, though its role ...
  49. Why 2014 Could Be Tough For Commodity Investors

    December 23, 2013
    Following the basic rules of supply and demand can yield winning investment strategies -- regardless of the industry.​Of ...
  50. For The Struggling Commodities Sector, 2014 Promises More Hardship

    December 23, 2013
    Following the basic rules of supply and demand can yield winning investment strategies -- regardless of the industry.​Of ...
  51. Alcoa Running Hard To Go Nowhere

    July 9, 2013
    Alcoa can't get ahead of eroding aluminum prices.
  52. U.S. Manufacturing Is Still Alive & Kicking

    June 27, 2013
    With durable and core capital goods orders rising, businesses are still betting on a strong U.S. economy in the months ahead. ...
  53. For Alcoa, It Can Still Get Worse Before It Gets Better

    April 9, 2013
    Alcoa's productivity is impressive, but industry oversupply is a huge problem.
  54. Rio Tinto Looks To Make A Fresh Start

    January 24, 2013
    Rio Tinto looks to move on from a serious of bad deals.
  55. Alcoa Has Improved, But It's Still In The Aluminum Business

    January 9, 2013
    Although undervalued, Alcoa is still an aluminum company.
  56. Precision Castparts Goes For A Bold, And Eminently Logical, Deal

    November 14, 2012
    Precision Castpart's deal for Timet looks like a great move.
  57. Is Apple A Buy Based On Its Earnings?

    October 26, 2012
    The big question is whether Apple's current earnings "miss" is just transitional or something more serious.
  58. Approaching Support: Alcoa

    October 24, 2012
    New York, October 24th (TradersHuddle.com) - Shares of Alcoa, Inc. (NYSE:AA) finished near calculated support at $8.65.The ...
  59. Alcoa Is A Potential Value Call

    October 10, 2012
    Alcoa is doing the best it can in a tough market. The company probably needs aluminum prices above $1 or $1.10/lb for the ...
  60. Familiar Problems Stalk Alcoa

    July 11, 2012
    Alcoa is struggling to cope with an unhealthy primary aluminum market.
  61. Alcoa Still A Victim Of Circumstance

    April 12, 2012
    Alcoa is doing relatively well in a very tough market.
  62. Use Aluminum To Play Rising Industrial Growth

    March 21, 2012
    As both industrial production and economic growth returns, aluminum could be the best way to play that surge.
  63. Rio Tinto Iron-Heavy, But Undervalued

    February 27, 2012
    Rio relies on iron more than ever, but the valuation is intriguing.
  64. OM Group - Just Another Cheap Commodity Play, Or Something More?

    January 17, 2012
    OM Group is seeing multiple cyclical downturns, but looks cheap.
  65. Alcoa's Fourth Quarter The Best Of A Bad Situation

    January 11, 2012
    Alcoa is doing relatively well, but aluminum prices aren't helping matters.
  66. 2011's Dogs Of The Dow

    December 22, 2011
    Whether or not you subscribe to the Dogs of the Dow theory, it's not often that names on the list turn out to be huge investments ...
  67. Alcoa Sees Positive Long Term Future For Aluminum

    November 17, 2011
    Alcoa is confident of long term growth rates for Aluminum demand.
  68. Boring Blue Chips

    August 17, 2011
    With most of the market commentary filled with dire predictions, many long-term investors are now carefully looking for value.
  69. 5 Stocks At 52-Week Highs

    March 31, 2011
    Five stocks in five different industries at different points in their business cycle. These stocks are hitting highs in their ...
  70. Alcoa: It's All About China Now

    January 12, 2011
    Alcoa is facing high inventories and stagnant major users, but could still prosper from a strong recovery.
  71. Aluminum Is Over The Hump

    December 22, 2010
    Is 2011 finally going to be the year aluminum stocks get past the hurdle? The signs say yes, and here's why.
  72. More M&A In Met Mining?

    December 7, 2010
    Met coal is a hot area now; maybe too hot for most investors to start new positions.
  73. Revisting Your ABC's

    November 16, 2010
    In May 2008 I took a look at 10 stocks with trading symbols that had only one letter in them. Their performance over a three-year ...
  74. 4 Companies To Watch This Earnings Season

    October 20, 2010
    As earnings season gears up, there are a few companies that financial experts are watching.
  75. Investing Like A Contrarian

    July 21, 2010
    When everyone is selling, it may be the time to buy, so says contrarian investing.
  76. Lithium Ion Battery Stocks

    July 6, 2010
    Instead of trying to pick the best cellular phone company, electric car or green energy business to invest in, look at what ...
  77. Major Aluminum Producers Positioned To Profit

    June 10, 2010
    The Chinese appear to have put a floor under aluminum prices.
  78. If There's A Double-Dip Recession

    June 9, 2010
    If the double-dip recession happens, what should long-term investors do?
  79. Steel Market Is Firming Up

    April 26, 2010
    Steelmakers are seeing an uptick in sales as the economy continues to improve.
  80. 3 Beat-Up Dow Stocks - On Sale?

    March 11, 2010
    Will the last-place stock eventually become first?
  81. 4 Worst Dow Stocks Year To Date

    March 9, 2010
    Investors that owned these four names were not happy as they significantly underperformed.
  82. Is There More To Aluminum Than Just Alcoa?

    October 12, 2009
    Is the aluminum market big enough for more than one giant?
  83. Two More Reasons To Diversify

    June 3, 2009
    GM and Citigroup being removed from the DJIA should cause investors to focus on diversification.
  84. Revisiting Your ABCs

    May 27, 2009
    These ten stocks - chosen by ticker name alone - are compared, one year after an initial assessment.
  85. Aluminum, From Rags To Riches

    May 8, 2009
    Last year's biggest losers could become this year's biggest winners.
  86. Is It Time For A Templeton Play?

    March 12, 2009
    This investing guru has scored big on value plays. We analyze the Templeton strategy for today's market.
  87. Five Dividend Darlings

    March 9, 2009
    Although dividends are never guaranteed, five companies with a high forward annual dividend yield may be worth further research.
  88. Dark Horse Candidates To Enter The Dow

    March 4, 2009
    The DJIA is sure to be rebalanced over the next year as some members teeter on bankruptcy or face falling from the index.
  89. Investing Abroad: Five Non-American Companies

    February 16, 2009
    A look at five international stocks to diversify your portfolio beyond borders.
  90. Book Value Bonanzas?

    January 21, 2009
    Buying a stock under book value is no guarantee of success. However, it may in some cases limit downside potential.
  91. Build Diversity Through Beta

    November 26, 2008
    Learn how mixing high and low beta stocks from the Dow can be the first step in creating a diversified portfolio.
  92. No Butterfly In Sight For Caterpillar

    October 29, 2008
    Falling commodity prices and a moribund housing market will make it hard for Caterpillar to grow until the recession lifts.
  93. Can Aluminum (And Alcoa) Shine Again?

    October 14, 2008
    Aluminum is down big time, but brighter days should be ahead - someday - for this key industrial metal.
  94. Are Alcoa And Conoco Set For A Turnaround?

    August 13, 2008
    Bullish candlestick formations will cause traders to add these three stocks to their watch lists.
  95. Invest In Your ABCs

    May 30, 2008
    Can investing in a portolio of 10 stocks whose symbols use only one letter actually outperform the S&P 500? You bet, ...
  96. Foil The Market With Aluminum (AA, AL, ACH)

    July 5, 2007
    The Aluminum market is are red hot. Global demand has out-paced supply for the past two years.
  97. Alcoa Still Undervalued (AA)

    April 27, 2007
    Alcoa announces several strategic alternatives that could help unlock value for its shareholders.
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