Basic Materials

The mining companies often lead the actual metal.
A bullishly biased play off rising demand for aluminum, copper and zinc.
From very different sectors, all three of these names will report earnings this week.
A bullishly biased XLB call expiring in June.
Charting the shares of the metals manufacturer.

Gold Shines as Tensions Mount Real Money Pro($)

In addition to the yellow metal itself, there has also been positive activity in these 3 sector stocks.
XLB offers the best way to speculate on the rebuilding/infrastructure theme.
A bullishly biased, FCX vertical call spread expiring in August.
The Chinese know they aren't playing fair.
Traders may find better DWDP buying chances ahead.

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