X : Analysis & Opinions

  1. U.S. Steel Wants to Restore 10K Jobs

    December 8, 2016
    U.S. Steel wants to accelerate investments and hire back laid-off employees.
  2. Einhorn's Greenlight Trims AAPL, GM, Adds U.S. Steel

    November 16, 2016
    The third quarter of 2016 saw David Einhorn reducing some of his largest positions and adding new ventures.
  3. How Did Andrew Carnegie Get Rich?

    November 15, 2016
    Andrew Carnegie rose from poverty to become one of the world's wealthiest men and the creator of the first billion-dollar ...
  4. U.S. Steel Set to Enter Multi-year Bull Market (X)

    November 14, 2016
    U.S. Steel has completed a multi-year inverse head and shoulders basing pattern that should yield a major uptrend.
  5. U.S. Steel Earnings Coming Up, What to Expect (X)

    October 31, 2016
    U.S. Steel comes highly recommended, according to Barron's, which expects the stock to reach $37 per share in 12 months. ...
  6. Can U.S. Steel Stock Really Climb 50% in One Year? (X)

    October 17, 2016
    United States Steel comes highly recommended for risk-tolerant investors, according to Barron's.
  7. The Contrarian Trade: Five Undervalued Stocks

    October 10, 2016
    Credit Suisse has identified five stocks it sees as undervalued compared to market consensus.
  8. United States Steel Upgraded By JPMorgan (X)

    September 27, 2016
    Shares of U.S. Steel climbed as much as 4.22% Monday, reaching a session high of $19.75 after the company's shares were endorsed ...
  9. U.S. Steel 'Very Undervalued': Credit Suisse (X)

    September 26, 2016
    The risk-versus-reward profile of United States Steel continues to be a hot topic for investors.
  10. Will United States Steel Sell European Business? (X)

    September 19, 2016
    Media reports have long suggested that the sale of U.S. Steel Kosice, the European subsidiary of United States Steel, might ...
  11. Assessing United States Steel's Valuation (X)

    September 16, 2016
    With shares of United States Steel skyrocketing 101% year-to-date, it's safe to say "X" has marked the right spot for many ...
  12. Top 5 Iron Ore Stocks of 2016 (VALE, BHP)

    September 10, 2016
    Iron ore has enjoyed a sharp upsurge in prices in 2016 that has resulted in triple-digit percentage gains for some of the ...
  13. U.S. Steel Headed Higher Into 2017 (X)

    August 5, 2016
    U.S Steel has entered a major uptrend with strong institutional backing; predicting even higher prices in coming months.
  14. Chinese Government Propping up Manufacturing Industry (X)

    May 9, 2016
    The Chinese government is increasing its support of the country's manufacturing sector, adding to the global commodities ...
  15. U.S. Steel at Cusp of Multiyear Uptrend (X)

    April 22, 2016
    U.S. Steel should offer an excellent buying opportunity when it pulls back into the mid-teens.
  16. Steel Stocks Poised For a Drop

    March 22, 2016
    Steel stocks have triggered overbought conditions on the RSI indicator. These readings could signal a move lower in the weeks ...
  17. 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 ...
  18. 3 Popular Small-Cap Stocks to Avoid in 2016 (X, GPRO)

    February 21, 2016
    Learn about market conditions in the United States that could impact returns in 2016 and the top three popular small-cap ...
  19. United States Steel to Trade Ex-Dividend (X)

    February 9, 2016
    Absent higher steel demand and improving commodity prices, U.S. Steel, even with its solid yield, isn't a value.
  20. The Top 5 Small-Cap Basic Material Stocks for 2016 (WOR, CMC)

    January 15, 2016
    Find out what kind of small-cap basic material stocks may make a run in 2016 and how their different business characteristics ...
  21. Can Nucor Remain a Dividend Aristocrat? (NUE, X)

    December 2, 2015
    On the face of it, steel producer Nucor's (NYSE: NUE) dividend is as solid as a chunk of the company's product. The company ...
  22. Normal Profit

    September 2, 2015
    An economic condition occurring when the difference between a firm’s total revenue and total cost is equal to zero.
  23. U.S. Steel Shutters Alabama Plant (X)

    August 19, 2015
    In one of the "difficult decisions" it has made in recent times, metallurgy giant United States Steel (NYSE: X) said it ...
  24. Who Spends More On The Military China Or The U.S.?

    April 30, 2015
    Long the military top dog in the Pacific and the world, the U.S. now faces rising pressure from China. How do the two countries' ...
  25. How Ecommerce Titan eBay Makes its Money

    April 28, 2015
    eBay is a $68 billion ecommerce titan. Here's why.
  26. 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 ...
  27. Why I'm Betting Against This Hedge Fund Guru

    November 18, 2014
  28. The S&P 500: The Index You Need To Know

    September 4, 2014
    Just how are companies added to and dropped from the S&P 500, and how is its value calculated? Curious? Read on.
  29. The 10 Biggest Strikes In U.S. History

    August 15, 2014
    American workers have striked to demand better pay, working conditions and benefits. Here's a list of the biggest U.S. work ...
  30. Are There Still More Gains For Steel Stocks Ahead?

    January 23, 2014
    The steel sector has rebounded quite nicely over the last few months as investors have looked for value. Given the longer ...
  31. 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 ...
  32. 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
  33. Stocks Affected By Second Quarter Stall

    July 8, 2010
    The huge stock market rally that began in the depths of the financial crisis in March 2009, has stalled and reversed.
  34. Your Standard Oil Portfolio

    November 26, 2008
    Five companies remain from the Standard Oil breakup in 1911. Investors who built a portfolio around them would have crushed ...
  35. Shariah Compliance Principles

    July 11, 2008
    Shariah compliant investments have social and financial rewards.