2011 was a volatile year for investors. The following slides show the best investments in each category, from stocks and commodities to currencies and companies with the best cash flows.
It truly was a stock picker’s market in 2011, with components of the Standard & Poor’s 500 stock index almost split down the middle exactly by performance.
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Americans have signed millions of leases allowing companies to drill for oil and natural gas on their land. But some landowners are finding out too late what is, and what is not, in the fine print, the New York Times reports.
With year's end just a month away, relative strength is one of the best tools we have to identify stocks that are likely to beat the market in 2012.
The two biggest gainers in the benchmark S&P 500 this year are in the oil and natural gas industry. Political instability among Middle Eastern oil countries and new drilling sites and technologies here at home are raising the prospects for growth, reports TheStreet.com.
Thursday’s recovery from EU debt crisis puts focus back on fundamentals
Netflix stock has lost 56 percent of its value since July 13, when its shares reached an all-time high of $304.79.
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Independent oil trader Dan Dicker explains why the spread between these Brent and WTI could hit $35.
U.S. stocks have tumbled 15 percent from a 52-week high three months ago as investors moved out of riskier assets on signs the economy is slowing. Still, a diverse group of S&P 500 stocks have climbed as much as 84 percent this year, according to a report from TheStreet.
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Mario Gabelli said all roads lead to natural gas development, but he's looking beyond the energy drilling itself—and digging into water-treatment companies.
Here is a look at the best-performing stocks in the top-performing sectors year-to-date.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
Stocks closed mixed as strong results out of General Electric gave a lift to the broader market, while weakness among technology stocks, despite some stellar earnings reports, dragged down the Nasdaq. GE and AmEx rose, while BofA fell.
Stocks continued to trade mixed as strong results out of General Electric gave a lift to the broader market, while weakness among technology stocks, despite some stellar earnings reports, dragged down the Nasdaq. GE and Disney rose, while BofA fell.
Stocks closed at new multi-year highs Wednesday to new multi-year highs as investors cheered a handful of positive economic reports about jobs and service sector growth, and commodities turned higher. AmEx and Disney rose, while Intel fell.
Stocks continued to rise in the last hour of trading to new multi-year highs on Wednesday as investors cheered a handful of positive economic reports about jobs and service sector growth, and commodities turned higher. AmEx and Disney rose, while Intel fell.
Stocks gained as investors began to take heart from a series of positive economic reports. Disney and AmEx gained, while Coca-Cola fell.