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As part of our "Ask a Fool" series, our analysts respond to a reader's question about the likelihood for a rebound in mining stocks in 2014. In the video, they offer suggest looking at diversified miners to reduce exposure to one specific commodity. Some names mentioned are Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO) and Vale (NYSE:VALE) on the mining side, and United States Steel (NYSE:X) at the end of the supply chain. Check out the short video below for more.

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This segment is from Thursday's edition of "Digging for Value," in which sector analysts Joel South and Taylor Muckerman discuss energy and materials news with host Alison Southwick. The twice-weekly show can be viewed on Tuesdays and Thursdays. It can also be found on Twitter, along with our extended coverage of the energy & materials sectors @TMFEnergy.

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