The only truly inexpensive areas are tech, industrial and finance -- and they all remain despised.
Wall Street seems poised to follow Europe higher ahead of more data, earnings.
Markets are headed for a down open on slower than expected growth in China.
Euro fears as well as reignited overall global growth concerns weighed on stocks.
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Coal-related stocks would get a boost, while alternative-energy names would likely become short candidates.
With the overall markets moving higher, investors should step into these stocks, ETFs and precious metals.
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