There Must Be A Pony In Here Somewhere

Cindy Perman

Cindy Perman
CNBC.com Commentary Editor

Cindy Perman is the commentary editor for CNBC.com. She also writes the "There Must be a Pony in Here Somewhere" blog and is the author of the book “New York Curiosities” (2013, 2nd edition). She has also done stand-up comedy. Follow her on Twitter @CindyPerman.

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    It was an ugly first half for the stock market and now that the goal posts have been moved for the economic recovery, expect a rough game in the second half.

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    There are a lot of once-highflying stocks that have fallen below $10 and look like bargains. But some stocks are cheap for a reason.

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    Where there's a will, there's a way. The problem is: Not enough Americans have one and that's one life lesson you can't learn the hard way.  If you drop the ball on estate planning, Uncle Sam will do it for you.

  • Specialist Gregory Zenna, right, directs trading in shares of Verizon on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday Feb. 14, 2005.  Stocks were narrowly mixed Monday in quiet trading as Wall Street greeted Verizon Communications' $6.7 billion takeover of MCI Corp. with indifference. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    If energy and food prices continue to surge, consumers aren't going to be able to keep up, which would have a huge impact on the economy -- and stocks.  Still,  the market doesn't seem worried.

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    Money is moving out of commodities and into growth cyclicals such as technology and financials in anticipation of an economic recovery in the second half of 2009.

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    The recent success of two IPOs – Visa and Intrepid Potash – begs the question, is the IPO market heating up?

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    Long gone are the days when all you had to do was hear the word technology or Internet and you knew you had a hot stock pick. Investors have learned a valuable lesson since the the tech bubble burst in 2000 and the Nasdaq lost two-thirds of its value.

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    While many market pros think stocks may be in for a rough ride for several more months, there still are buying opportunities you can take advantage of now.

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    Cindy Perman is the commentary editor at CNBC.com

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    Based in Los Angeles, Jane Wells is a CNBC business news reporter and also writes the Funny Business blog for CNBC.com.

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