Basic Materials

Oil bulls aren't too happy, but silver has recaptured half of its December low.
Oil's Struggle North Presents a Selling Opportunity.
The billionaire investor announced a stake in Allergan, SodaStream launched a beer-brewing product and the SEC charges a banker and a plumbler with insider trading. 
Price protections and stabilizing production should provide a much needed tailwind.
Let's take a look at oil and Twitter, too. 
I'm also stalking gas, but watch out for contango.
What should investors make of private equity firms scaling back some of their prized positions?
We need to differentiate between short and long views on the commodity.
The fact that the metal is $75 off recent highs with the GLD ETF still seeing net inflows is confusing.
Any hint of a currency war could be helpful to underpinning gold.

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