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Twice each year, Standard and Poor's runs a stock screen, designed to find stocks that Warren Buffett might find attractive based on his general investment philosophy. The new list has just been released. Guess what well-known name is missing this time around. (Pay no attention to the picture on the left.)
From Russia, with..? Tobias Levkovich, chief U.S. equity strategist at Citigroup, and John Connor, portfolio manager of the Third Millennium Russia Fund, discuss the armed conflict with Georgia -- and whether your investments are safe in Vladimir Putin's nation.
How does the Russia-Georgia conflict affect crude oil, the U.S. dollar and the global markets?
Oil dominated the news again during the week, though crude prices fell back for a change. Economic data also moved the markets, which finished up for the week.
No doubt the overseas markets are booming. But not all of them.
After last week's massive tumble in the Dow, Dan Genter of RNC Genter Capital Management and Jill Evans of Alpine Funds say a company's dividends deserve as much attention -- at least -- as total returns.
Despite a slew of disappointing economic news, the Dow, Nasdaq and S&P opened the trading week with slight gains, and CNBC asked the experts how to play the markets now.
What's next for emerging money as business booms in developing countries?
From Russia with ... profits? Tim Seymour breaks down why this economy is starting to heat up.
A flood of numbers from both government and industry confronted investors through the week, making for some choppy trading and a lot of educated guesses from analysts, fund managers, and investors.
Recent economic data have been encouraging, but Alpine Woods Capital Investors portfolio manager Kevin Shacknofsky thinks investors should wait for the housing market to stabilize before moving away from defensive stocks.
Russia has all the growth the U.S. industry wished it had.
Standard and Poor's has just released the results of its twice-a-year stock screen, designed to find Warren Buffett-style stocks. The new list features several tech stocks, including Apple, as well as a number of names from Europe and Asia. But some key Buffett criteria aren't taken into account by the screen.
Armed with cash and a favorable exchange rate, Russian investors are rushing to invest in American companies. The newest fad? Steel.
Sometimes it pays to be a follower -- especially when the fund you're behind jumped 80% in 2007.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.