A relatively small number of funds control the bulk of this segment's assets, and some compelling ones often go overlooked.
Analysts take a look at some under-performers with recent, surprising turnarounds.
Strong data out of China, confirming a global economic reacceleration, push metal stocks out of a long consolidation.
A surge in global manufacturing activity sends the S&P 500 above 1,700 for the first time.
Indication that Europe is improving could not offset the negative sentiment ahead of more earnings and economic data.
The recent string of consistent gains is a rare event not seen in nearly 20 years.
Big changes in a short amount of time may signal an impending slide in these widely held names.
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