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Freeport-McMoRan Shares Slide in Wake of Earnings Report; Charges Mask Copper Gains

Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE: FCX) reported a net loss attributable to common stock of $1.85 billion, $1.78 per share, for second-quarter 2015 and $4.3 billion, $4.16 per share, for the first six months of 2015, compared with net income attributable to common stock of $482 million, $0.46 per share, for second-quarter 2014 and $992 million, $0.95 per share, for the first six months of 2014.
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Buy & hold investing strategy brings long-term profit.

Sale Recommendation - May 2015

Sell now to avoid the risk that the company will not be able to realize expected synergies.
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Mining for mineral stocks & turnaround profits.

Mining Stocks: Beginning to Dig Out?

Because our stock market crystal ball on all of this is still pretty hazy, we are once again suggesting that you focus on the larger players with the stronger balance sheets. Many of the smaller, more leveraged miners and metals producers may not survive if commodity prices stay low for a prolonged period.
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Dow Chemical Advances Portfolio Management Drive with Divestment of AgroFresh

The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) announced that it has signed a definitive agreement under which AgroFresh, its post-harvest specialty chemical business, will be acquired by Boulevard Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: BLVD, BLVDU, BLVDW), a public investment vehicle, formed by Avenue Capital Group, for $860 million, or 9.2x EBITDA multiple based on 2014 earnings.
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Allied Nevada Details Reorganization

Allied Nevada Gold Plan Filed

Allied Nevada Gold (ANV) filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court a Joint Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization...
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2015 Sale Recommendations Gain 69%

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