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Stocks are up 9 out of the past 10 sessions, fueled by a weak dollar and strong commodities but what happens when the greenback rebounds? Dan Fitzpatrick, president of Stockmarket Mentor and Paul Schatz, president of Heritage Capital shared their ideas and top sector and stock plays.
Masters’ Select International Fund, rated 5 stars by Morningstar, achieved 35.69 percent return so far this year with about $1.3 billion assets under management. Jeremy Degroot, portfolio manager of the fund, shared his best stock picks with CNBC.
While many investors are keen on recovery plays, Robert Weissenstein, chief investment officer of private banking, Americas at Credit Suisse, sees a more dynamic arena: global restructuring.
The Baltic Dry Shipping Index, a leading economic indicator used by market insiders to gauge global demand for dry commodities, hit another year-high on Wednesday. Urs Dur, vice president and logistics analyst at Lazard Capital Markets, discussed the index's significance and what investors should expect going forward.
Since the March bottom, small caps have outperformed large caps, but in the last month, larger firms have come on stronger. So where should you put your money? Portfolio managers Mary Jane Matts of Fifth Third Large Cap Value Fund and Bob Sullivan of Satuit Capital Microcap Fund shared their insights.
The EWT Taiwan exchange-traded fund is pulling back from a 15-month high reached Monday, and now one trader is positioning for a deeper decline.
Chinese stocks and exporters have benefited from relatively under-valued Chinese yuan. Bruce Lavine, president and COO of WisdomTree explained how the yuan and the U.S. dollar relationship affecting how people buy Chinese stocks.
Markets opened lower on Wednesday after a report showed that housing starts fell sharply in October. Where do stocks go from here? Chris Hyzy, investment strategist at U.S. Trust, and Maury Fertig, CIO of Relative Value Partners, shared their outlooks.
Construction of new homes in the United States fell sharply last month to the lowest level since April, showing potential weakness in the economy's recovery. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his insights on the housing data and what investors should watch for in the markets.
As the year draws closer to an end, investors are looking ahead to new investment strategies for 2010. Tobias Levkovich, chief U.S. equity strategist at Citigroup, shared his outlook.
Markets declined on Tuesday, led by retailers. Where should investors be putting their money? Robert Carey, CIO of First Trust Advisors shared his market insight and favorite sector plays.
The Federal Reserve is monitoring the declining value of the dollar closely as part of its commitment to both jobs growth and price stability, said Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke on Monday. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his insights on the Fed and the markets.
Friday marks the monthly expiration of November options, at time when markets can be especially volatile. So how can investors benefit from the volatility? Richard Sparks, senior equities analyst at Schaeffer’s Investment Research, shared his insights.
U.S. producer prices rose more slowly than expected in October despite a rebound in food and energy costs, according to a report on Tuesday. Bruce Kasman, chief U.S. economist at JPMorgan, shared his view.
Stocks opened lower on Tuesday, after a sharp rally in the prior session. Where should investors be looking and how should they play the markets? David Spika, VP and investment strategist at WHG Funds and Bill Smead, CEO and CIO of Smead Capital Management shared their outlooks.
Harley-Davidson looked like a runaway bike down a steep mountain not long ago, but consumers may be returning as the economy recovers and luxury spending turns more positive.
U.S. retail sales rose more than expected in October as consumers bought more cars and other goods, according to a government report on Monday. Are we finally seeing a recovery in the retail sector? Dan Greenhaus, chief economic strategist at Miller Tabak, discussed his sector outlook.
The appreciation of the yuan is more a question of when than if, making Chinese stocks and currencies an excellent place to invest, said Jeff Papp, senior analyst for the China Opportunities Strategy at Oberweis Asset Management.
Markets opened higher on Monday, continuing two weeks of gains. Will the markets continue to rise or should investors start to be cautious? Chuck Akre, portfolio manager at Akre Focus Fund, and Uri Landesman, head of global growth at ING Investment Management, shared their market outlooks.
The average cost of a four-year college is $26,000 a year—up 4 percent in 2009 alone. What is the value of an education and are there any alternatives for students who wish to attend college at a lower price? James Altucher, managing director at Formula Capital shares his ways to play the rising cost.