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We’re looking forward to "something different for 2010...after we survived a very provide a rocky 2009 in the beginning," said Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services.
Japan's Nikkei average booked a 19 percent gain in 2009, with shares of high-tech exporters leading a rebound rally on a weaker yen and as economic stimulus measures helped turn around the world economy.
With gains of more than 70% so far this year, China is the only global market which has showed a true and powerful “V” shaped recovery, epitomizing the return of investor confidence after a dud year that was 2008.
As the year approaches an end, investors look ahead to which stocks they should put their money into in 2010. Ryan Caldwell, portfolio manager at Ivy Asset Strategy Fund shared his insight.
Asian stocks were trading flat to higher on Tuesday, with Australian shares rising 1%.
Following the wrong one, Cramer says, could sidetrack you from the market’s next big move.
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First there was tech, then real estate. Is China the next big bubble about to burst?
In an exclusive interview with Xinhua News, Chinese Premier Wen Jibao discussed two key issues that are the economic equivalent of the immovable object meeting the irresistible force.
Asian stocks have opened higher on Monday in quiet trade with some markets closed for a public holiday.
Japan's benchmark Nikkei average closed down 0.40 percent at 10,494.71 on Friday, while the broader Topix shed 0.47 percent to 909.39.
Most Asian stock markets gained ground in thin pre-holiday trade on Thursday, led by Japan and China.
Maybe it's because the Chinese are new to the auto game. Maybe it's because Americans automatically think, "we invented the car business and nobody can do it better than us." Or maybe it's because some people are worried the Chinese will grow Volvo and become an increasing threat to the Big 3.
China's key stock index ended up, with telecommunications-related shares firmer on strong subscriber growth, but some recently listed companies slipped below their IPO prices with sentiment weighed down by worries over rising share supplies.
That seems to be a strategy that some investors should have employed in 2009.
Can the recovery turn into a self-sustaining expansion where the markets continue to rise? Dan Deighan, founder of Deighan Financial Advisors, shared his outlook.
Stocks pushed higher on Tuesday, as investors weighed a big jump in home sales against weaker-than-expected economic growth. Will the gains continue into the new year? Jeffrey Kleintop, chief market strategist at LPL Financial, and Bill Smead, CEO and CIO of Smead Capital Management, weighed in.
Asian stocks on Tuesday got a lift from the stronger close on Wall Street, with Seoul, Tokyo and Australian markets all closing higher, but China bucked the regional trend.
Asian stock markets were trading mixed on Monday, with technology shares getting a boost from Nasdaq's strong finish on Friday.
Asian stock markets stumbled at the open on Friday, following the sell-off on Wall Street which saw the Dow Jones Industrial index fall more than 1 percent.