Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 49.00 points (-0.3%) at 17,934 as of Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, 3:25 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,635 issues advancing vs. 1,400 declining with 160 unchanged. The Energy industry as a whole closed the day up 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which was down 0.7%. Top gainers within the Energy industry included PostRock Energy ( PSTR), up 5.7%, New Concept Energy ( GBR), up 13.3%, Lucas Energy ( LEI), up 2.7%, Ivanhoe Energy ( IVAN), up 5.2% and Andatee China Marine Fuel Services ( AMCF), up 2.0%. TheStreet Ratings Group would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today: Ivanhoe Energy ( IVAN) is one of the companies that pushed the Energy industry higher today. Ivanhoe Energy was up $0.03 (5.2%) to $0.52 on light volume. Throughout the day, 80,475 shares of Ivanhoe Energy exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 134,000 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $0.49-$0.54 after having opened the day at $0.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $0.50. Ivanhoe Energy has a market cap of $8.2 million and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 88.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.