After a 3-month lull, prices of industrial materials like crude oil, copper, and tin, as well as agricultural goods, are moving higher.
MSN Money's Anthony Mirhaydari explains the market's recent winter rally after a dreary performance this fall.
This shipping stock offers a pure play on rising global demand for liquid natural gas.
The new data coming out of China could be good news for the world economy and coal companies.
With the Fed still buying mortgage-backed securities and the possibility of rising inflation, the yellow metal is poised for gains.
The mining company may push back the project yet again.
Long lines and filling-station fisticuffs are rare in the US, but expect more fuel-related frustration if the US can't reduce its oil dependency.
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