MT : Analysis & Opinions

  1. 4 Reasons Why This Industry Is A Value Trap

    February 15, 2015
    Steel stocks have fallen deeply out of favor with the group losing about 25% of its value over the past year, according ...
  2. Companies Affected Most by Low Oil Prices

    February 13, 2015
    Low oil prices have affected many companies. Some consumers and producers who rely on oil as a key input benefit, while others ...
  3. Top 10 Indian Entrepreneurs

    February 4, 2015
    India has produced a number of billionaire businessmen and women.
  4. ArcelorMittal Sells Kuzbass Mines to National Fuel Company - ...

    January 20, 2015
    ArcelorMittal (MT) announced that it has sold its interest in the Kuzbass coal mines in the Kemerovo region of Siberia, Russia, ...
  5. ArcelorMittal Invests EUR4.65M in Coil Production Facility - ...

    January 19, 2015
    ArcelorMittal (MT) announced that its unit ArcelorMittal Zenica is investing EUR4.65 million (around $5.4 million) to further ...
  6. 2 Steel Stocks Set to Steal the Earnings Show - Earnings ESP

    January 19, 2015
    The steel industry will grow, but at a muted pace supported by the automobile and construction industries.
  7. ArcelorMittal (MT) Issues EUR750 Million Notes Under EMTN - Analyst ...

    January 15, 2015
    ArcelorMittal (MT) has announced the issuance of EUR750 million ($882 million) notes.
  8. ArcelorMittal (MT) Down to Sell as Challenges Persist - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    Zacks Investment Research has downgraded ArcelorMittal (MT) to a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell) on Jan 10, 2015.
  9. ArcelorMittal (MT): New Analyst Report from Zacks Equity Research ...

    December 17, 2014
    We are retaining our Neutral recommendation on ArcelorMittal. The company swung to a profit in the third quarter, aided by ...
  10. Steel Industry Outlook: US Shows Resilience, China Lags - Industry ...

    October 22, 2014
    Steel Industry Outlook: US Shows Resilience, China Lags - Industry Outlook
  11. Steel Industry Showing Resilience - Industry Outlook

    June 23, 2014
    Steel Industry Showing Resilience - Industry Outlook
  12. Bear of the Day: ArcelorMittal (MT) - Bear of the Day

    April 7, 2014
    Bear of the Day: ArcelorMittal (MT) - Bear of the Day
  13. Steel Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    February 28, 2014
    Steel Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  14. 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 ...
  15. 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 ...
  16. Gerdau Seeing Brazil Get Better, But U.S. Ops Are Struggling

    September 4, 2013
    Gerdau has bright long-term prospects but today's valuation isn't much of a bargain.
  17. Walter Energy, SouFun and Other Top Performers in August

    September 3, 2013
    Three basic materials companies -- Companhia Siderurgica Nacional (NYSE: WLT) -- were among the top-performing dividend-paying ...
  18. POSCO's Above-Average Quality Already In The Shares

    July 10, 2013
    POSCO is one of the best steel companies in the world, and the stock is priced accordingly.
  19. ArcelorMittal Looks Like A Good House In A Really Tough Neighborhood

    May 10, 2013
    ArcelorMittal looks too cheap, but it could be a long wait to see it really outperform
  20. A Look Into Foreign Direct Investment Trends

    March 7, 2013
    Foreign direct investments play an important role as an indicator of a healthy economy in terms of economic growth and long-term ...
  21. Cliffs to Record Charges in 4Q - Analyst Blog

    January 25, 2013
    Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (CLF) announced that it will incur a $1 billion charge in the fourth quarter of 2012 related ...
  22. Metals & Mining Stock Outlook - Oct. 2012 - Industry Outlook

    October 11, 2012
    The Metals & Mining industry encompasses the extraction (mining) as well as primary and secondary processing of metals ...
  23. Can Alpha Natural Resources Find The Bottom?

    August 9, 2012
    Alpha Natural seems exceptionally cheap, but the coal industry is in a crisis.
  24. Metal Fatigue At Steel Dynamics

    July 25, 2012
    Things just keep managing to get a little worse for Steel Dynamics.
  25. Bull Vs. Bear: Olympic Advertising Is A Waste Of Shareholders' ...

    July 24, 2012
    No company can really say with certainty whether its Olympic sponsorship earned a positive return, which is reason enough ...
  26. Thompson Creek Hopes Short-Term Pain Leads To Long-Term Gain

    June 29, 2012
    Thompson Creek has been thumped by falling prices and dilutive financing, but the long-term outlook is more encouraging.
  27. Back To The Future With ArcelorMittal

    June 28, 2012
    Prices in the steel market are 20% lower than a year ago, but they're roughly 65% higher than the lows of the past five years. ...
  28. Harsco Could Be Troughing

    June 27, 2012
    Investors buying Harsco today are buying a troubled and historically unimpressive company on the basis of its potential.
  29. Rebuilding Japan

    April 30, 2012
    There are numerous ways to play the eventual recovery in Japan. Betting on infrastructure is a very fundamental way to do ...
  30. Strength In Steel

    February 6, 2012
    The steel sector suffered in 2011, due to fears about the slowing global economy and lower Chinese demand. That said, many ...
  31. The Market May Have Already Given Steel Dynamics Its Due

    January 13, 2012
    Steel Dynamics has rebounded sharply but remains a quality name.
  32. Coal Gets Red Hot Again

    November 9, 2011
    Despite the estimations of a softening economy, coal demand shows otherwise.
  33. Investing Below Book Value

    April 27, 2011
    Are these companies underpriced or too risky to touch?
  34. Lincoln: Electric A Quality Niche Industrial

    February 24, 2011
    With the rebound in industrial activity, welding has come back strong, and Lincoln Electric is in place to benefit.
  35. The 2011 Billionaire Investment Portfolio

    February 16, 2011
    Find out where the extremely wealthy are putting their cash in 2011.
  36. Commercial Metals – A Tough Market, May Be Getting Better

    December 23, 2010
    High input costs are a challenge, but 2011 could be a better year for demand.
  37. Is Now The Time To Invest In Steel?

    October 25, 2010
    Recent price drops present long-term opportunities, while many stable ETFs remain attractive. Learn your best options for ...
  38. Steel Slowdown For Real, Or Just Sandbagging?

    July 29, 2010
    None of the steelmakers are looking for a great second half, but is this part of a larger problem?
  39. Iron-Clad Swaps

    July 9, 2010
    The iron ore market is becoming increasingly open, but at the cost of more volatility.
  40. 4 Turnaround Stocks To Watch

    May 27, 2010
    4 Turnaround Stocks To Watch
  41. Steel Market Is Firming Up

    April 26, 2010
    Steelmakers are seeing an uptick in sales as the economy continues to improve.
  42. Iron Ore Miners Flex Their New Pricing Muscles

    April 1, 2010
    A new pricing regime in the iron ore market should benefit producers.
  43. Ternium Steel: Cash Cow

    June 11, 2009
    Ternium Steel has just reached an agreement with Venezuela. That and their strong operating margins make the company an attractice ...
  44. When Will Vale Shake Off The Rust?

    October 30, 2008
    The global slowdown has hammered this leading producer of iron ore ... perhaps too far.
  45. Portfolio Protection With ETFs

    June 30, 2008
    Adding non-correlated assets shields a portfolio from volatility. We examine several exchange-traded funds that can be your ...
  46. Steel Of A Deal (X, NUE, MT)

    September 24, 2007
    Steel production has become an oligopoly. We examine steel's "big three" to see which one has the best potential.
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