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Energy stocks are still a solid investment for the long haul, say market strategists, though rampant speculation and big price swings could make it a bumpy ride for investors.
Before the recent downturn in the U.S. stock market, portfolio strategists and market prognosticators said the resiliency of the markets was a key sign of positive times ahead.
There are ways to play the stock market when interest rates are rising, analysts say, but investors should proceed with caution. "The market doesn't normally do well with rising interest rates, so a more defensive posture is in order," Bruce Bittles, chief investment strategist at Robert W. Baird, told CNBC.com."
Analysts say the next couple of weeks could be rough for the stock market as investors keep a close eye on interest rates. "We're probably going to see some more selling," Sebastian Leburn, chief investment officer at Weiss Capital Management, told CNBC.com.
Keith Wirtz, president and chief investment officer of Fifth Third Asset Management, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” that he believes the market is poised to move higher despite rising oil prices and the possibility of higher interest rates.
Billionaire investor George Soros reported Tuesday that he had more than doubled his stake in Microsoft Corp.'s common stock to 415,497 shares as of March 31 from a previously disclosed stake of 198,075 shares.
Loewssaid first-quarter profit rose 42%, topping Wall Street forecasts, helped by better-than-expected results from its insurance, tobacco and oil drilling units.
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