Basic Materials

Here are two reasons why.
Ever been annoyed when one of your stocks goes higher?
We have yet to see the chemical company's full potential.
China still calls the commodity tune, but there is a small sign of change.
Companies have done some significant cost cutting.
And I'm closing out a successful run in Silver Standard Resources.
Previous signals have provided great trading opportunities.

Alcoa Runs to Daylight Real Money Pro($)

It ... could ... go ... all ... the ... way.
Alcoa and Barrick Gold are two mining plays for the new year.

No POT Luck Real Money Pro($)

Potash shares missed our selling zone.

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