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Why You Should Care About Containerboard

Credit Suisse has reiterated its outperform rating and increased its estimates to companies in the containerboard group following a successful price hike from producers, with the FMHR team. Meanwhile stocks are pulling back today following a 14 percent run since early June, with Jeffrey Saut, Raymond James.

iPhone 5 Potential '100% Greater': Marshall

Brian Marshall of ISI Group, says global growth potential of Apple's iPhone 5 could still double.

Lennar Beats Estimates, Hits 5-Year High

Discussing where to find value in the home builders space, with Buck Horne, Raymond James analyst, and Will Randow, Citi analyst.

Buy Gold or Silver?

As gold nears its year-to-date high, silver hits a six-month high. What the gold and silver rally mean to stocks, with Mike Dudas, Sterne Agee, CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.

UBS Downgrades Three Banks

Despite the recent run up in big banks, Brennan Hawken, UBS equity analyst, explains why now is the time for investors to move to the sidelines.

Mexico City, Mexico

With daily news reports of drug-related violence on the U.S.-Mexico border, our neighbor to the South may not be the first place most wealth managers think of in search for returns on investment. But in recent years, Mexican businesses have grown at an impressive pace, making the country a new destination for venture capital firms in search of returns.

Zuckerberg in Over His Hoodie: Bibb

Two high profile social media companies are trading well below their IPO prices, with Groupon down 75 percent from its public debut. Porter Bibb, Media Tech Capital Partners, explains.

Turnaround for JC Penney?

Will the retailer's new prototype store put the company on the rebound? Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer analyst, weighs in.


There’s yet another wrinkle in the new age of retirement and job insecurity — keeping track of all those company retirement savings plans you’ve racked up, along with that IRA you opened years ago, and creating a coherent investment strategy with them.

Alvaro Rodriguez Arregui

Global investors are finally taking note of the attractive opportunities generated by Mexican entrepreneurs and startups.

Retailers: Canary in the Coal Mine?

David Abella, Rochdale Investment Management analyst, and Stacey Widlitz, S.W. Retail Advisors president, provide perspective on Europe's retail slowdown and its impact on U.S. retailers.

Apple Smashes Another Milestone

Can Apple chart its way beyond the $700 mark? Peter Misek, Jefferies analyst, explains why he has a "buy" rating on the stock and $900 price target.

Best Bet on Football Foods

A look at which snack and beverage companies are set to profit from this season's NFL games, with Bill Schmitz, Deutsche Bank senior analyst; and Jonathan Feeney Janney Montgomery Scott analyst.

FedEx Warns Economy is Worsening

Does the shipping giant's lower forecast indicate a worsening global economy? Brandon Oglenski, Barclays, and Jim Corridore, S&P Capital IQ, weigh in.


A look at key facts and figures about the Mexican economy.

Mayan Riviera, Mexico

With competition from Latin American hot spots, a decline in visitors since the recession, and a drug war image problem, Mexico tourism has suffered lately.

Stock Exchange Building, Mexico City

U.S. investors who've been cringing over the Chinese and Brazilian stock markets the past few years might have looked closer to home for an emerging market.

Puerto Aventuras Homes Villas, Casa Delfines

Mexico is doing its best to target investors for its real estate market. Even with drug violence, analysts say opportunities are good for foreign investment.

Mexico City, Mexico

Long considered a second cousin to its northern neighbor — not to mention a source of illegal immigration and drug violence — Mexico is underrated in the global economy.

A worker solders components at the Suntron de Mexico assembly plant in Tijuana, Mexico.

With lower shipping costs and competitive wages, Mexico is booming, attracting foreign investment from firms that supply North America — a concept known as nearshoring.

Mexican Pesos

Investors looking to sample Mexico will find a limited number of ADRs, but many open-ended mutual funds and exchange traded funds.

Incoming Mexican president, Enrique Pena Nieto.

The agenda of incoming Mexican president Enrique Pena Nieto has profound implications for Latin America’s second largest economy. But no industry stands to be potentially transformed the way energy does.

Mexican marines present to the press the alleged member of Zetas drug cartel Eric Jovan Lozano Diaz (C), aka 'Cucho', and some money seized during his arrestation in Mexico city, on June 15, 2012.

In the border city of Nuevo Laredo, the bodies of nine people were found hanging from a bridge  —  the result of a turf war between drug cartels. It exposed the Mexican government’s inability to keep the country’s violence level low enough not to scare away tourists and investors.

FedEx Beats Estimates, Raises Rates

Christian Wetherbee, Citi analyst, breaks down the shipping company's Q1 earnings beat of $1.45 vs. $1.40 est. on revenues of $10.79 billion, and discusses what the numbers indicate about the health of the economy.

Best Homebuilder Buys

Will homebuilders continue to surge after the recent pullback? Robert Wetenhall, RBC Capital Markets analyst, and Megan McGrath, MKM Partners analyst, weigh in with the best stock plays.

Markets Due for Post-Fed Pullback?

David Bianco, Deutsche Bank, explains why he expects a 5-10 percent pullback in the S&P in the very near term.

Disney's Magic Carpet Ride on Wall Street

Disney's shares hitting another record high on Friday morning. Barton Crockett, Lazard Capital Markets analyst, and Tony Wible, Janney Montgomery Scott analyst, discuss the company's money-making movie magic.

Arab Uprisings Threaten Peace

Discussing growing tensions in the Middle East, and the political and economic implications of the recent uprisings, with Karim Sadjadpour, Carnegie Endowment Iran analyst.

Will iPhone 5 Push Apple Above $700?

Brian Marshall, ISI Group analyst, discusses the impact of Apple's new products on its stock price.

Home Builders on Fire, Facebook Bounces

The Housing Index is at its highest level since April 2008. Meanwhile Facebook gets a bounce on Zuckerberg's speech yesterday, with the FMHR team, and Robert Peck, CoRise president.