CLF : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Cliffs Natural Resources Plunges on Profit Taking (CLF)

    March 28, 2016
    Cliffs Natural Resources saw massive stock declines, thanks to investors opting to lock in profits amid the holiday-shortened ...
  2. Analyzing Cliffs Natural Resources’ Return on Equity (CLF)

    March 27, 2016
    Understand how declining sales, earnings and losses have affected Cliffs Natural Resources' ROE, and the lasting impact of ...
  3. Why Cliffs Natural Resources Surged 30% Last Week (CLF)

    March 21, 2016
    It's more important to focus on the reasons CLF shares have begun to rally and why the rally may be tough to sustain.
  4. 3 Benefits of a Successful Tender Offer: Cliffs Natural (CLF)

    March 17, 2016
    Learn about the potential benefits that the debt tender offer by Cliffs Natural Resources had for the company's balance sheet ...
  5. 4 Ways Casablanca Capital Changed Cliffs Natural Resources (CLF)

    March 14, 2016
    Discover why Casablanca Capital's takeover of the largest iron ore miner in the U.S. has not gone well, but it is not completely ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. 3 Reasons Cliffs Natural Resources Could Fall (CLF)

    June 24, 2015
    The commodities markets have gotten hit hard, and with the drop in overseas demand for steel, iron-ore giant Cliffs Natural ...
  8. 3 Reasons Cliffs Natural Resources Could Rise (CLF)

    June 2, 2015
    Even in the bull market we've seen in recent years, some stocks have fallen hard, and Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE: CLF) ...
  9. 3 Key Numbers for Cliffs Natural Resources (CLF)

    May 21, 2015
    As hard as stocks across the commodities industry have gotten hit, it's hard to find companies that have seen bigger declines ...
  10. 5 Things Cliffs Natural Wants You to Know (CLF, BHP)

    May 14, 2015
    The commodities industry has suffered a huge cyclical downturn in recent years, and iron-ore producer Cliffs Natural Resources ...
  11. How the Strong Dollar Is Crushing Cliffs Natural (CLF, BHP)

    April 16, 2015
    Most investors understand that the commodities industry is a cyclical business, with rises and falls in demand following ...
  12. Could Cliffs Natural's Latest Move Save the Stock? (CLF)

    March 25, 2015
    Commodities stocks have been punished in recent years, and one of the hardest-hit companies has been iron-ore specialist ...
  13. The Newest Danger For Cliffs Natural Resources

    March 13, 2015
    Commodities prices have sent Cliffs Natural Resources, iron-ore producer, to crash downward last year to levels not seen ...
  14. These Stocks Are Breaking Below Horizontal Support

    September 24, 2014
    The S&P 500 is pulling away from long-term channel top, which indicates that a reversal may be underway. Here are four stocks ...
  15. Could Iron Ore Miners Finally Be A Buy?

    April 25, 2014
    Things haven’t been so great in the iron ore sector over the last few years. Prices are way off their highs. But rising global ...
  16. Get Paid While You Wait To Buy This Miner At A Discount

    April 21, 2014
    After lagging behind the broader market for more than a year, SPDR S&P Metals & Mining (NYSE: XME) finally hit bottom ...
  17. The World's Most Shorted Stock Is Now A 'Buy'

    March 21, 2014
    There are very few guarantees when it comes to stock investing. The ever-changing nature of the stock market can make speaking ...
  18. Will These 3 Laggard Stocks Outperform In 2014?

    January 14, 2014
    The best performing stocks in the S&P 500 in the past year have been Netflix, Micron Technology, Best Buy, Delta Airlines ...
  19. Strongest Steel Stocks in the Materials Sector

    September 11, 2013
    Why steel? Well, it's the best performing industry in the Materials sector, and Materials was one of the hottest sectors ...
  20. So Who’s Right On Cliffs Natural Resources?

    March 28, 2013
    Iron ore and coal producer Cliffs Natural Resources has faced downgrade after downgrade in the face of fallen commodity prices ...
  21. Cliffs Natural Resources Needs Another Iron Ore Boom

    February 15, 2013
    Cliffs' high costs are a major issue if iron ore prices stagnate.
  22. 15 Underperforming Stocks to Sell Today

    January 16, 2013
    So far in 2013, we've seen the market basically tread water. After the huge fiscal cliff deal inspired buying in the first ...
  23. Alcoa Has Improved, But It's Still In The Aluminum Business

    January 9, 2013
    Although undervalued, Alcoa is still an aluminum company.
  24. Basic Materials Stocks, Including BHP Billiton, Making Big Moves ...

    September 20, 2012
    The market is having a bad day so far: the Nasdaq is down 0.3%; the S&P 500 has declined 0.3%; and the Dow has decreased ...
  25. BHP Billiton plc and More Big Movers in Basic Materials on September ...

    September 7, 2012
    So far today, the Nasdaq is down 0.2%, the S&P 500 has climbed 0.3% and the Dow has been relatively flat. The basic materials ...
  26. Big Movers on the Basic Materials Sector Today, Including CLF

    July 26, 2012
    The market is currently up, with the Nasdaq up 1.1%, the S&P 500 increasing 1.3% and the Dow climbing 1.4%. The basic ...
  27. Another Challenging Quarter At Steel Dynamics

    April 20, 2012
    Steel Dynamics managed to deliver results that were on the high end of the lowered range. Prices look too low right now and ...
  28. Vale Still All About China

    February 21, 2012
    Operating performance isn't bad, but non-operating challenges are growing.
  29. 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.
  30. 3 Stocks On Sale

    September 7, 2011
    The market's summer selloff has brought stock prices down to attractive levels for some good companies.
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    March 28, 2011
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  33. Iron Ore Miners Flex Their New Pricing Muscles

    April 1, 2010
    A new pricing regime in the iron ore market should benefit producers.
  34. Commodities Sector: Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

    December 9, 2008
    Learn why two high-profile mergers were called off in the commodities sector and if there is still the potential for profit.
  35. When Will Vale Shake Off The Rust?

    October 30, 2008
    The global slowdown has hammered this leading producer of iron ore ... perhaps too far.
  36. Actively Managed ETFs

    August 5, 2008
    Actively managed ETFs need more time to run before investors can truly determine if passive management is superior.
  37. The Stealth Rally In Steel

    March 18, 2008
    Boring old steel companies have been market darlings as of late, but will steel prices and stocks be able to hold on to their ...
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