With money managers increasingly pessimistic about the prospects for global economic growth, more are looking for emerging markets in Asia to outperform.
While investment strategists generally expect US equities to close out 2010 in negative territory, most also say the market between now and December 31 remains too unpredictable to forecast with any confidence.
Whether the housing market is in another free-fall or not, just the thought of a double dip is forcing real estate investors to re-think how and where they spend their money. And maybe even if they should spend it at all.
With interest rates at or near historic lows, you may think it is time to flee the bond market. Don't. "Despite the talk of a bond bubble or a bond bear market, it’s not the end of the world for a diversified investor," says one market watcher.
If you're looking for action, try grains, but even that may be iffy. It all depends on the weather.
Hard times mean hard choices, so our special report takes a look at various asset classes and investment scenarios to help you with your decisions.
Companies hoarding cash since the start of the recession are beginning to pass on some of it to shareholders , but it's unlikely to match the boom of a decade ago.
Burned in the past decade by the dot-com bubble, Enron-style corporate governance, the housing bubble, the credit crunch and the Great Recession, retail investors have their money in places with little or no return but virtually no chance of a loss.
For homebuyers and investors alike, there's concern about a double dip. Nevertheless, in some markets around America, prices have been stable over the past year.
With data from ThomsonReuters, we took a look at which stocks have mean consensus estimates furthest above their stock prices (as of market close on 5/21/10).
We pulled together the best of best of these two kinds of dividend plays – Cramer’s 13 favorite names right now. They could offer just the kind of defense that you need.
From the entire S&P 500, which stocks are analysts expecting to have the biggest drops? With data from ThomsonReuters, we bring you the answer.
Down big in the first half of the year, up big in the second – that is Cramer’s latest investing thesis. Read on for the Top 6 Comeback Stocks of 2010.
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Starbucks stock retreated in heavy volume after a report suggested the coffee chain's growth may be losing some steam.
Expanding into China would represent a "gigantic game-changer" for one social media site, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.
Muddled by inconsistent earnings and stock performances, one sector appears tougher and tougher to predict, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.