Growth Stocks: Cemex benefits from booming construction

Growth Stocks: Cemex benefits from booming construction

Pat McKeough recently replied to an Inner Circle member looking for an opinion on this leading cement producer. The stock has jumped on rising construction, says Pat. But it still faces challenges. 
Q: Hi Pat: Could you comment on Cemex please and let me know if… Read More

Here are the top ETFs for precious metals

Here are the top ETFs for precious metals

These two ETFs offer low-fee exposure to the world’s top gold and silver mining stocks.

In 2011, gold shot up to a high of $1,950 U.S. an ounce, and silver reached a peak of $48.48.

Gold prices then fell steadily, dropping to $1,050 an ounce in December… Read More

Value Stocks: Toyota sales get a boost

Value Stocks: Toyota sales get a boost

A weak yen continued to lift revenue for Toyota in the latest quarter as the automaker’s cars and trucks became cheaper in markets outside of Japan.

The Bank of Japan continues to pump money into its economy through economic stimulus. That should benefit Toyota as… Read More

PlayStation 4 should spur Sony’s earnings

SONY CORP. ADRs $34 (New York symbol SNE; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; ADRs outstanding: 1.3 billion; Market cap: $44.2 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.5; Dividend yield 0.3%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.sony.com) has launched two new versions of its PlayStation 4 video game console… Read More

Big writedown hurts BHP’s earnings

BHP BILLITON LTD. ADRs $32 (New York symbol BHP; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Resources sector; ADRs outstanding: 1.6 billion; Market cap: $51.2 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 2.8; Dividend yield: 1.8%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www. bhpbilliton.com) is a leading producer of iron ore, oil and natural gas, copper… Read More