After whiffing the second quarter, solar-cell producer SunPower regains momentum with its third-quarter results.
Pay close attention to funds tracking sugar, home construction and natural gas.
The post-election rally in all kinds of coal -- good and bad, clean and dirty -- just won't quit.
Political analysts expect nuclear energy to get a boost from Republican gains in Congress, while Macy's earnings might move the retail sector. Which exchange-traded funds offer the best exposure?
Biofuels are going to be a significant part of the road transport fuel mix going forward. Here are four exchange-traded funds to gain exposure to the trend.
Forget the sweeping macro claptrap that isn't going to happen. The coal industry put its money on the right candidates, and it got what it paid for. Here's a coal stock to play the outcome.
Strength in bank and tech stocks pulls the market back from early losses. Whirlpool and Sprint results and a weak report on durable goods disappoint. A rising dollar pushes gold and oil lower.
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All hail the bull market, which ended the week with a big rally. But it also is starting to look a little like 1987, which suffered an epic blow-out.
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