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As Trump Economy Slows, New Data Show Lagging Business Confidence

As Trump Economy Slows, New Data Show Lagging Business Confidence

The Census Bureau reports that new orders for manufactured durable goods orders increased by 1.2% in December, below economists' average forecast for a 1.7% increase.

Concho Resources Upgraded to a Buy, but Needs More Base Building

Concho Resources Upgraded to a Buy, but Needs More Base Building

Concho Resources was upgraded to a buy by TheStreet.com's quantitative service on Wednesday.

Copper Is Stuck Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Copper Is Stuck Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Doctor Copper is still a harbinger of global economic health -- keep a close eye on copper prices as the trade war marches on.

When Wilbur Ross Talks Trade, Investors Need to Listen

When Wilbur Ross Talks Trade, Investors Need to Listen

The Commerce Secretary knows as well as anyone the sensitivity of the shipping sector to global trade flows.

This Chemical Stock Has the Formula for a Bullish Reversal

This Chemical Stock Has the Formula for a Bullish Reversal

At the very end of December, the shorter of the two downtrend lines was violated suggesting a possible reversal at hand.

U. S. Concrete Is Still Weighed Down by Sellers

U. S. Concrete Is Still Weighed Down by Sellers

A retest of the lows of October could be seen in the months ahead.

Slogging Through the Deep-Value Valley With Valhi and NL Industries in Tow

Slogging Through the Deep-Value Valley With Valhi and NL Industries in Tow

Shares of the related companies are struggling, which can be the norm for investments in out-of-favor businesses.

Inventory Turnover Ratio: Definition, Formula and How to Use It

Inventory Turnover Ratio: Definition, Formula and How to Use It

Inventory turnover ratio can help companies better handle product inventory management.

Housing Stocks May Have Put in a Floor

Housing Stocks May Have Put in a Floor

William Lyons Homes climbs Tuesday on mediocre results, which could be an indication that homebuilders have overshot the bottom.

Jim Cramer: Masco Is Making Lemonade Out of Lemons

Jim Cramer: Masco Is Making Lemonade Out of Lemons

Uno MAS please. Masco shows how a company can fly on bad news.