Basic Materials

What's behind the steel recovery is also behind Samsung's earnings beat.
But my goal at this point is to simply manage positions that I have.
Although the market is up from its February lows, investors still have to choose their spots carefully.
A rally to $3 looks like the next step up.
Charts show SLX faces a pullback after rallying 50%+ since January.
Assuming a breakout, AU's upside price target measures to $21. 
The mining company's stock is likely to make a bigger and broader base pattern in the second quarter and maybe beyond. 
A trading range bounded by $20 and $30 would be the most likely course of events in the weeks ahead.
A rising OBV line would be a good signal for the bulls, should it develop.
VALE will need more months of sideways price action before trying to mount a sustained upside move. 

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