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Gold producers and other mining stocks were mixed Tuesday, while the shares of energy and agricultural companies were falling along with the broad market.

Among individual issues,

Gold Fields

(GFI)

was up 4.2% at $10.94, and

IAMGold

(IAG)

was rising 3.7% to $7.60.

On the downside,

Rio Tinto

(RTP)

fell again, this time by 4.4% to $126.90, and

BHP Billiton

(BHP)

was off 3.5% at $45.89.

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Mining-equipment companies

Joy Global

(JOYG)

and

Bucyrus International

(BUCY)

gave up ground. Joy dropped 6.7% to $22.40, and Bucyrus was weaker by 3.7% at $16.88.

As for energy stocks,

Apache

(APA)

was one of the worst decliners, falling 4.9% to $62.70.

Halliburton

(HAL)

declined 4.7% to $16.20.

National Oilwell Varco

(NOV)

and

Anadarko Petroleum

(APC)

also lost more than 4% each.

Most integrated majors such as

Exxon Mobil

(XOM)

and

Chevron

(CVX)

were down, but the losses tended to be in the 2% to 3% range.

Agricultural stocks were also sluggish, led by an 11% selloff in oilseeds and corn processor

Archer Daniels Midland

(ADM)

to $25.54. The move came after Citigroup downgraded the shares to sell. Fertilizer firm

Intrepid Potash

(IPI)

was falling 6.3% to $19.06, and agribusiness concern

Syngenta

(SYT)

was losing 5.5% to $36.65.

Exchange-traded funds were generally dropping, as well. The

Market Vectors Agribusiness

(MOO)

was losing 3.2% to $28.93, and the

U.S. Oil

(USO)

was surrendering 3.9% to $29.05. The

Gold Shares

(GLD)

fund, however, was up 1.9% to $86.87.

As for the commodities themselves, gold prices rallied to get back above $880 an ounce in New York, while crude oil was taken down below $50 a barrel. Ag contracts were mixed. Sugar, cotton, cocoa and frozen concentrated orange juice advanced, but corn, wheat and soybeans retreated.

Lean hogs were stronger, and cattle edged lower. The Reuters/Jefferies CRB Index gave back 1.45 points to 223.08.

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