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Legendary Wall Street investor Byron Wien, senior managing director at Blackstone Group, issued his predictions of top surprises for 2009 at the beginning of the year. Ten months later, he discussed those predictions with CNBC.
Risky assets will continue to outperform safer assets and investors should stick to bonds and quality stocks such as Johnson & Johnson, Intel and CSX, instead of Treasurys and cash, Bob Doll, vice chairman and global CIO of equities at BlackRock, told CNBC.
That is Cramer’s mission after the depression and recession we suffered over the past year.
America and China have a problem. A very big multi-trillion dollar problem that shows no sign of going away whatever the financial crisis throws at it.
Despite a fairly aggressive round of Fedspeak, investors are paying only moderate heed to the notion that a change in policy is likely any time soon.
Normally, stocks and bonds don't go up at the same time. But these days, nothing in the markets seems normal.
Stocks rose on Thursday after a surprise profit from Alcoa sent materials names higher and generated an overall feeling that earnings season had gotten off to a strong start.
What the bond markets really want to hear from Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne is a credible plan for slashing billions of pounds in spending whilst at the same time not cutting off any economic recovery.
Find out why fund managers are pouring into this asset class.
The Bank of England has allocated all it intends to in quantitative easing, and will not exit the bond purchase program for another six months at least as the economic outlook remains shaky, a Reuters poll showed.
It seems that investor appetite for long-term Treasurys remains quite strong. And that could be a terrible thing.
Get the Mad Money host's opinion on Apple, Google, Visa, Mastercard, Treasurys and more.
Robert writes, "The UNG and Apache are both up recently. Which is a better natural gas play?"
Stocks have gone too far too fast and are due for a retreat in an economy that will grow slowly, Pimco's Bill Gross said on CNBC.
Cramer offers a new shelter for their savings.
The growing US trade dispute with China could pose a significant threat both to US markets and the economic recovery, analysts say.
Economists, recognizing that bubbles tend to come in bunches, are on the lookout for the next market to fizzle. They say that governments, central banks and international bodies should scrutinize a few markets that look likely to froth over in the next few years.
The bulging US government debt can turn into an investment opportunity, legendary investor Jim Rogers, chairman of Rogers Holdings, told CNBC Monday.
A year after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, one thing is clear: banks' ability to make quick money will take a hit, as shell-shocked regulators impose tighter rules on them.
One year after Lehman Brothers’ failure, former employees remain haunted and confounded by the event. “It wasn't Lehman's employees who failed; it was the leadership,” says one ex- senior manager.