To do well in the market in the coming year, you must understand the euro, oil and gold.
Big Lots is initiated with a 'buy,' and Herbalife is downgraded to 'hold.'
Stocks related to the precious metal have been under severe pressure, but the worst may not be over.
Clearwire is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Halliburton is initiated with an 'outperform.'
Mondelez is downgraded to 'hold,' and Citigroup is upgraded to 'outperform.'
These 3 miners are showing strong growth in production as gold heads higher than $2,000 an ounce.
The dollar was down against the euro on news from the European Central Bank. And that pushed the price of commodities up.
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