Materials and Metals


  • Playing the Materials     Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 10:26 AM ET

    The materials sector has dipped to the second worst performing sector for 2011, with Frank Mitsch, Wells Fargo Securities senior equity analyst.

  • Market Outlook: Financials, Gold and Oil     Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011 | 4:06 PM ET

    Financials are taking a hit today on worries the euro zone will continue to weigh on the euro. Sharing perspective on the economy moving into 2012, with Tim Courtney, Burns Advisory Group and David Smith, Rockland Trust.

  • A Monster Rally for Risk Assets     Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    Dissecting the day's major market news, with the Fast Money traders, including the rally in commodities, and banks, transports, materials & industrial stocks.

  • Fast Money Pros: This Rally Will Continue Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 3:29 PM ET

    The market soared Wednesday, but if you think you missed the move, you’re wrong, say "Fast Money" pros.

  • Icahn: Will He or Won't He?     Monday, 28 Nov 2011 | 5:38 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on the rally in shares of U.S. Steel, and Carl Icahn's offer to acquire Commercial Metals for $15 per share.

  • These Two Industries Will Outperform All in 2012 Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 1:20 PM ET
    Outside the New York Stock Exchange in lower Manhattan.

    Material and industrial stocks are already showing early signs of growth in the U.S., making it a good time to consider buying their shares.

  • Trading the Materials Universe     Thursday, 3 Nov 2011 | 12:50 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabera reports Greece will have no referendum, and Fast Money trader, Steve Grasso has the trade on the metals and mining sector, and the trade on energy stocks.

  • Options Action: XLB     Tuesday, 25 Oct 2011 | 5:50 PM ET

    Mike Khouw, Cantor Fitzgerald, with an options play on the materials sector.

  • Stocks Get Lift from Materials     Monday, 24 Oct 2011 | 3:41 PM ET

    Rick Fier, Confier Securities; and Frank Barbera, Sierra Investment Mgmt, shed insight on the 1% stock rally.

  • Invest in Banks, Materials, or Commodities?     Monday, 10 Oct 2011 | 12:30 PM ET

    The Fast Money Halftime Traders share investment advice on the rallying markets, and assess which are the best sectors now, with Pete Najarian, Optionsmonster.com; Stephen Weiss, Short Hills Capital; Steve Grasso, Stuart Frankel; Zachary Karabell, River Twice Research. Also, details of today's stock pops and drops.

  • Steel Industry Faces Tough Times     Monday, 10 Oct 2011 | 11:52 AM ET

    The materials sector has been down about 20% in the past six months, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

  • The Volatility Factors & the Global Trade     Friday, 7 Oct 2011 | 4:36 PM ET

    Discussing how investors can protect their portfolios next week, with Stephanie Link, The Street vice president of strategy and Komal Sri-Kumar, TCW chief global strategist.

  • Sector Winners & Losers     Thursday, 6 Oct 2011 | 12:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Mandy Drury is at the CNBC Real Time Exchange with a look at today's sector winners: financials and materials.

  • Best Way to Play Volatility: Strategists Wednesday, 5 Oct 2011 | 2:38 PM ET
    Traders buy and sell crude oil futures contracts at the New York Mercantile Exchange.

    Just about everybody on Wall Street thinks volatility is here to stay. What they disagree over is what investors should do about it.

  • Materials Stocks Lead Rally     Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 11:51 AM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan with a look at the materials sector leading Tuesday's big stock rally.

  • Sector Winners & Losers     Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011 | 3:44 PM ET

    Industrials are up and energy is down. A look at the highest and lowest performing sectors, with CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • NYSE Midday Update     Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011 | 1:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani reports on the trading day from the NYSE.

  • Buy Mining Plays with Assets In Mongolia: Pro Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 5:36 AM ET

    The Mongolian mining industry, which is to benefit from China's huge appetite for resources, is a sector to bet on. One fund manager suggests investing in mining plays that are listed internationally, but have assets in Mongolia.

  • Setback for China's Export Limits     Tuesday, 5 Jul 2011 | 3:45 PM ET

    The World Trade Organization is stepping up the pressure on China to open the spigot on exports of rare earth minerals, with Jon Hykawy, Byron Capital Markets; Anthony Young, Dahlman Rose Metals & Mining; and Christopher Ecclestone, Hallgarten & Co.

  • Dennis Gartman: Sell-Off to Get Worse Monday, 6 Jun 2011 | 6:38 PM ET

    Strategic investor Dennis Gartman thinks the recent market action is pretty bearish. He expects the correction to get 'reasonably more serious.'

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