Crude Oil Futures Face Resistance at $50 a Barrel

US crude prices were able to surpass the $50 a barrel price level during today’s trade. However, that price action was short-lived. As of mid-day trading today, the futures are largely trading flat — raising the question: will futures experience prolonged resistance...

Will the Steel Industry Buckle Under These Factors?

The steel industry is poised to benefit from solid demand in the U.S. and emerging markets like India. However, steel stocks have to grapple with equity market volatility and a host of other broader factors. Below, we discuss some of the key reasons and what investors...