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BHP Billiton (bbl) Stock Research

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Company Description: BHP Billiton Plc, and its subsidiaries, explores, produces, develops, and markets oil and gas properties. It also mines bauxite, refines it into alumina, and smelts alumina into aluminum; the company mines a range of other products, including: copper, urnium, titanium, and metallurgical coal, in addition to others. It markets poducts in Europe, China, Japan, Australia, North America, South Korea, South America, and Africa. Update

Market Research Update

Material Industry Research & Analysis: The materials industry includes companies whose sales originate from the mining, acquisition and sale of physical substances for manufacturing-related purposes. Material Trading Strategy: The materials industry tends to be sensitive to economic cycles. Look for undervalued material investments during economic recessions when stock prices are low and sell material investments during the late stages of a bull markets when stock prices are high. Material stocks quickly increase at the conclusion of a recession, because materials are the primary input for the industrial sector. The global economy is currently in a recession, therefore, it is the perfect time to purchase material investments. Upward sloping stock charts and financial news may indicate a selling opportunity while the opposite means that stocks are becoming undervalued.

Industry Sub Sector: . BHP Billiton is a dominant industry leader due to its personnel, experience and financial strengths. Industry leaders are difficult to compete against, which decreases business and investor risks. The market is quickly expanding. This lowers the threat of direct competition and increases BHP Billiton's profits.

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Strategy Analysis Update

BHP Billiton possesses significant barriers to entry that slows competitive threats and increases profits.

Strategy: BHP Billiton's strategy focus on winning more market share of price-sensitive customers by having the lowest priced products and services. (read more). Competitive Advantages:

Financial Analysis Update

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