Basic Materials

It may just be a matter of time before a confirmation from the S&P.
Conditions may be converging to put a floor under the beleaguered metal.
But even in this downswing, there may be opportunities, Williams among them.
Metals prices stink, so use any earnings-related rallies to get out.
Producers must scale back output or prices will keep falling.
The fertilizer maker has triggered a long-term oversold signal.
Beijing is the metal's top user, so put your pennies in the sector.
Active traders should also keep in mind that the contract is bearish over the medium term.
Chemical giant's shares are off 22%, creating a great opportunity

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