Keep an eye on funds tracking gambling, materials, energy and housing.
BHP Billiton's massive cash bid for Petrohawk sent Petrohawk's share price soaring on Friday.
Like the trusted brands of Clorox or the natural resources of Petrohawk, there are assets in this country worth far more to bigger companies than they are in the stock market.
Peabody Energy and ArcelorMittal are joining forces to make a bid for an Australian coal producer.
It's hard to pull the trigger on what appears to be a crowded trade, but these energy stocks are poised for ongoing earnings growth and greater gains.
Peabody Energy wins the right to develop a major block of coal. Even better? The site is next door to China.
Autos, energy and clothing offer the best ways to take advantage of a peak in commodities as we enter the second half of the year.
Traders hope a deal is near to ease the Greek debt crisis. But energy and tech stocks sag. Research In Motion shares are crushed. Apple is down for 2011. Oil hits a 4-month low.
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