Market Outlook


  • Venture Capital Is Taking Off in Mexico Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 1:10 PM ET
    Alvaro Rodriguez Arregui

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

  • Mexico Economic Profile Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 9:42 AM ET

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

  • Mexico's Image Problem With Tourists Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 9:42 AM ET
    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.

  • Latin America's Export Engine and Stock Juggernaut Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 9:42 AM ET
    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: Surprising Land Of Opportunity Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 9:41 AM ET
    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.

  • What's the Next Global Manufacturing Superpower? Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 9:40 AM ET
    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.

  • How to Get a Piece of Mexican Stocks Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 9:40 AM ET
    Mexican Pesos

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

  • How Mexico's Oil Industry May Benefit US Investors Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 9:39 AM ET
    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.

  • Crime Explodes — But an Economy Booms Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 9:39 AM ET
    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.

  • Lawyers Join Chorus of Concern Over Libor Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 12:58 AM ET

    Commercial lawyers have joined a chorus of concern over what impact reform of the London interbank lending rate could have on existing financial contracts as a review into Libor by the City watchdog draws to a close. The FT reports.

  • Dollar Index Headed for Rapid Collapse: Chart Monday, 17 Sep 2012 | 11:51 PM ET

    The Dollar Index could fall rapidly over three to four weeks, which puts immediate pressure on other dollar-linked currencies.

  • Could QE3 Actually Slow Growth?     Monday, 17 Sep 2012 | 7:15 PM ET

    Larry Kudlow and Keith McCullough, Hedgeye Risk Management CEO examine how the new stimulus program could actually make the economy worse.

  • Navigating Amid Short-Sellers     Monday, 17 Sep 2012 | 6:25 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why investors should not underestimate the amount of damage short-sellers can have on a stock.

  • When you see insider buying in a stock that is at its 52-week high, you should consider buying it, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • Cramer: Watch Stocks on the Pullback     Monday, 17 Sep 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    I discovered the optimal level to invest in a stock's pullback is when it reaches a pullback from the new high list at 5-8 percent, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • BRICs Coming Back to Life     Monday, 17 Sep 2012 | 5:45 PM ET

    The BRICs are coming back to life, with Russia up 17 percent, and India up 11 percent, with the Fast Money traders; and Todd Gordon, Aspen Trading Group, explains why he is playing the Japanese yen on the heels of the Fed's QE3 announcement.

  • Stocks Slump to Start the Week     Monday, 17 Sep 2012 | 3:00 PM ET

    What's moving the markets now, with Dani Hughes, Divine Capital; Todd Schoenberger, The BlackBay Group; Hank Smith, Haverford Investments; and Jack Bouroudjian, Bull and Bear Partners.

  • $334 Billion Worth of Advice     Monday, 17 Sep 2012 | 1:41 PM ET

    Chri Hyzy of U.S. Trust helps to oversee $334 billion in assets under management, and explains why he thinks equities and Treasurys are either in, or about to enter a cyclical bear market between now and the end of the year.

  • Will the US Get Its Mojo Back?     Monday, 17 Sep 2012 | 8:57 AM ET

    Michael Spence, 2001 Nobel Laureate in Economics, explains why he feels the U.S. economy will bounce back.