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Hard Times Investing

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  • Editor's Introduction: Now What? Monday, 9 Aug 2010 | 1:07 PM ET

    Hard times mean hard choices, so our special report takes a look at various asset classes and investment scenarios to help you with your decisions.

  • US Stocks: That Sinking Feeling Monday, 9 Aug 2010 | 12:58 PM ET

    While investment strategists generally expect US equities to close out 2010 in negative territory, most also say the market between now and December 31 remains too unpredictable to forecast with any confidence.

  • Global Stocks: Asia Emerges Monday, 9 Aug 2010 | 10:39 PM ET
    China

    With money managers increasingly pessimistic about the prospects for global economic growth, more are looking for emerging markets in Asia to outperform.

  • Real Estate: Up The Down Staircase
    By: Mark Koba
    Monday, 9 Aug 2010 | 1:08 PM ET

    Whether the housing market is in another free-fall or not, just the thought of a double dip is forcing real estate investors to re-think how and where they spend their money. And maybe even if they should spend it at all.

  • Commodities: If You Can't Eat It, Don't Buy It Monday, 9 Aug 2010 | 1:06 PM ET

    If you're looking for action, try grains, but even that may be iffy. It all depends on the weather.

  • Dividends: Waiting On A Payoff Monday, 9 Aug 2010 | 1:06 PM ET
    Stock certificates

    Companies hoarding cash since the start of the recession are beginning to pass on some of it to shareholders , but it's unlikely to match the boom of a decade ago.

  • Fixed Income: Low Down Monday, 9 Aug 2010 | 1:07 PM ET

    With interest rates at or near historic lows, you may think it is time to flee the bond market. Don't. "Despite the talk of a bond bubble or a bond bear market, it’s not the end of the world for a diversified investor," says one market watcher.

  • Cash: Nothing For Something Monday, 9 Aug 2010 | 1:05 PM ET

    Burned in the past decade by the dot-com bubble, Enron-style corporate governance, the housing bubble, the credit crunch and the Great Recession, retail investors have their money in places with little or no return but virtually no chance of a loss.

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