I believe silver and gold will start moving higher soon so I have been getting my portfolio prepared by researching several mining companies so as to be positioned in the best mining companies to profit from the coming higher metal prices. I think there is a good chance of a surprise summer run but even if that does not happen, we should just stay inside the wide trading range we have been in for quite some time a bit longer and then take off in the fall winter time frame. Either way, for me, it is time to get ready by doing some research. In this first article, I will cover a few of the companies I studied, and I also plan to release many others in future writings. This study to be clear, does not necessarily mean I have bought or love them all, but I at least found them interesting enough to be worthy of being looked at first glance. I would have to say, quite a few of them lived up to what attracted them to me in the first place, but not all.
micro cap stocks: SPDR Blmbg Barclays Intl Trs Bd ETF (BWX)
- [By Todd Shriber, ETF Professor]
DWFI also holds the SPDR Barclays Emerging Markets Local Bond ETF (NYSE: EBND), SPDR Barclays International Treasury Bond ETF (NYSE: BWX) and the SPDR Barclays Intermediate Term Corporate Bond ETF (NYSE: ITR).
micro cap stocks: iShares US Basic Materials (IYM)
- [By Peter Graham]
A long term performance chart shows shares of small cap Apogee Enterprises strongly outperforming potential performancebenchmarks like theMaterials Select Sector SPDR (NYSEARCA: XLB) and iShares Dow Jones US Basic Materials ETF (NYSEARCA: IYM) albeit that performance has fallen off:
micro cap stocks: Intercontinental Exchange Inc.(ICE)
- [By WWW.THESTREET.COM]
In the Lightning Round, Cramer was bullish on Altria (MO) , Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) and Micron Technology (MU) .
Cramer was bearish on NVIDIA (NVDA) and Reynolds American (RAI) .
micro cap stocks: Lockheed Martin Corporation(LMT)
- [By JPMorgan]
Lockheed is a leading defense company in an attractive market with a capable management team focused on shareholder returns. The company intends to return roughly all of its cash from ops to shareholders through 2017 (~$5bn annually) through share repurchases and dividends with the current yield of 3.0% leading the group.
- [By Money Morning News Team]
Lockheed Martin Corp.’s (NYSE: LMT) market capitalization is the largest of any defense company – anywhere.
Lockheed Martin performs research, development, and manufacturing for products in security, defense, and technology.
- [By Rich Smith]
A series of tweetstargeting the high cost of Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE:LMT) F-35 stealth fighter jet apparently resulted in LockMart cutting $600 million off the price of a batch of 90 stealth fighters in January. It may have even had something to do with Boeing (NYSE:BA) offering the Navy a steep price cut on a deal to buy a dozen F/A-18 and EA-18G fighters in March. Now, if Boeing could just be convinced to cut the price on its Air Force One contract by a few hundred million, savings resulting from Trump’s defense-spending tweet storms could soon top $1 billion.
micro cap stocks: Whiting Petroleum Corporation(WLL)
- [By Lisa Levin]
In trading on Wednesday, energy shares fell by 1.43 percent. Meanwhile, top losers in the sector included Westmoreland Coal Company (NYSE: WLB), down 9 percent, and Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE: WLL), down 7 percent.
- [By Paul Ausick]
Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: WLL) dropped about 6.4% Wednesday to register a new 52-week low of $4.36 after closing at $4.66 on Tuesday. The 52-week high is $13.39. Volume was around 19 million, about 15% below the daily average. The company had no specific news.
- [By Paul Ausick]
Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: WLL) posted a new 52-week low of $4.81 on Friday, down about 7.5% compared with Thursday’s closing price of $5.20. The stock’s 52-week high is $13.39. Volume totaled around 21 million shares, about 5% higher than the daily average. The company had no specific news.
- [By Jon C. Ogg]
Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: WLL) saw its shares rocket up by 30.2% to $12.21 on 79.5 million shares on Wednesday. That represents almost 4 times normal trading volume. Whiting Petroleum has a total market cap of $3.5 billion. The company has a consensus analyst price target of $11.39 and a 52-week trading range of $3.35 to $16.62.