North Korea's saber-rattling appears to be an attempt to disrupt important supply chains and scare away foreign investment.
The stock looks cheap. But for the company to succeed, the price of aluminum has to recover.
Strong results for March were helped in part by a recovering housing industry and its need for new trucks.
Precious metals tumble as inflation fears ease and the US economy shows strength.
Stocks move higher, setting up the Dow and S&P to recover Monday's losses.
Analysts see upside potential of 60% or more for TRW and Oil States even as the market hits record highs.
Buyers are ignoring Social Security tax increases and global worries, says a top exec at auto research company Edmunds. But Ford and GM may not be enjoying the gains.
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