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You Asked About Mining Stocks and We Tried to Answer

By Taylor Muckerman and Joel South – Feb 7, 2014 at 10:06AM

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Are mining stocks ready to reverse the trend of declining stock prices?


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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 (RIO -0.62%) and Vale (VALE) on the mining side, and United States Steel (X -0.61%) 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.

Joel South has no position in any stocks mentioned. Taylor Muckerman has no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool owns shares of Companhia Vale Ads. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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Stocks Mentioned

Rio Tinto Group Stock Quote
Rio Tinto Group
RIO
$65.73 (-0.62%) $0.41
United States Steel Stock Quote
United States Steel
X
$25.85 (-0.61%) $0.16
Vale S.A. Stock Quote
Vale S.A.
VALE
$15.12 (%)

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