For some investors "there still is a case of once bitten, twice shy,” says one money manager. If that describes you, here's some things to consider in weighing your fixed income and equities options.
As the US economic recovery looms larger, the gray cloud that has hung over the stock market for so long is finally starting to fade. Here's four sectors likely to outperform in the months and year ahead.
Market indicators have been developed to help investors predict future market movements. Here are 11 that you may find surprising.
After a stunning and broad rebound, major indices many be range bound for awhile and the right managers could thrive with judicious stockpicking.
If you’re getting a little queasy about the sagging U.S. dollars in your savings account, join the club. So what’s an investor to do? Enter currency exchange-traded funds (ETFs), which let even casual investors put a little foreign spice into their cash holdings
The shakeup of banking systems around the world raises the question: "Which banks are the safe banks?"
The global banking industry is a diverse landscape of financial services — consumer, corporate, investment — but with so many players in the marketplace, which are the best in each segment?
There’s a transition occurring in the tech sector. The traditional sector bellwethers—computer hardware, desktop software, consumer electronics—are no longer the areas of growth. Instead, it’s all about the enterprise.
With data from ThomsonReuters, we took a look at which stocks have consensus estimates farthest above their stock prices (as of market close on 9/30/09).
A weak dollar and global economic recovery should boost most commodities prices, but gold, oil, corn and sugar will fare the best.
Investors accustomed to seeing strong stock market gains at the end of the year may be wondering what is in store this year after the multi-month rally, but suppose we are in for a double dip recession or an anemic recovery? Follow these tips.
Given the current buyers market, some investors may find property more attractive, never mind rewarding, than stocks; and for those convinced that the federal government's borrowing-spending binge will bring a nasty bout of inflation down the road, real estate is the hedge for you.
If 2008-2009 was the winter of our discontent, will 2009-2010 be a winter wonderland for investors? Given events of the past two years, we all have cause for being skeptical about the investment horizon, especially after a massive, six-month rally in equities and lingering concerns about corporate profits and the economy.
Especially in volatile times, dividends can be a way for investors to more effectively safeguard returns. So, what are the biggest dividend yields on the S&P 500? Click ahead to find out!
Out of the entire S&P 500, which stocks are analysts expecting to have the biggest price drops?Here's the top 20, according to ThomsonReuters (as of market close on 10/16/09).