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Rio Tinto isn't interested in takeover bids from BHP Billiton -- or any other companies, says CEO Tom Albanese. In November 2007, BHP had offered 3.4 shares of BHP for every share of Rio Tinto. But Rio's board rejected the bid as well as a subsequent sweetened offer. The CEO explained to CNBC that in the days since the initial bid, "Our markets have gotten even stronger." Thank China.
Robert Zagunis of Jensen Asset Management sasy economic cycles are inevitable and present opportunities for long-term investors. Financials and foods are two such examples.
Two market players advise investors to think long-term, and recall that previous downturns were followed by even more powerful upturns.
Video games are full of action and adventure, but the stocks of companies that make them look surprisingly safe to Kaufman Brothers cable and satellite analyst Todd Mitchell.
News that Fidel Castro plans to step down as Cuba's head of state after nearly half a century in power raises more questions than it answers. While investors wait for answers, there are ways to play Cuba right now. No one knows better than Tom Herzfeld, a veteran investor in the region.
Wal-Mart's strong results put retail stocks in the spotlight, and JPMorgan's Charles Grom and David Abella of Rochdale Investment Management have some retail recommendations for investors.
Is Africa worth a look for the American investor? Tim Seymour of Seygem Asset Management and Terrence Gray of DWS Scudder answer emphatically in the affirmative.
Efforts to rescue a distraught U.S. bond insurance industry could inject a positive note on Wall Street but the economic data and earnings reports are unlikely to change a downward trend.
The housing market's recent misfortunes have not scared fund manager Steve Burton away. He says there's money to be made for an investor who's careful about where to look.
Fast Company Magazine is issuing its annual list of the world's 50 most innovative companies. Do you own a company on the list -- and should you? (PART 2)
Fast Company Magazine is issuing its annual list of the world's 50 most innovative companies. Do you own a company on the list -- and should you? (PART 3)
Fast Company Magazine is issuing its annual list of the world's 50 most innovative companies. Do you own a company on the list -- and should you? (PART 1)
Fast Company Magazine is issuing its annual list of the world's 50 most innovative companies. Do you own a company on the list -- and should you? (Full list to come.)
Everything's down this year, right? Wrong! The Dow Jones Transportation Index is up more than 2 percent -- double digits in the last several months. Thomas Wadewitz of JPMorgan has some insights.
Stocks are down this Valentine's Day, and there's nothing to love about that. To keep investors from getting their hearts broken by their portfolios, CNBC enlisted the help of market experts.
An insurance company in the middle of a credit crisis and a uniform rental company at a time of slowing job growth may sound like foolish stock picks to some -- but not to Ted Kellner. The 5-star fund manager shared his insights with CNBC.
How should an investor play biotech stocks? Pay attention to individual events involving individual companies, according to Bear Stearns biotech analyst Mark Schoenebaum.
The Nasdaq Composite, the Philadelphia Semiconductor Index (PHILX) and the Morgan Stanley Technology index all saw gains on Wednesday. Is the tech sector coming back? Tara Hedlund, portfolio manager at Turner Investment Partners, and Roger Kay, president of Endpoint Technologies, think so -- and they told CNBC which stocks will enjoy the tech renaissance.
When the economy rebounds, where's your portfolio going to be? UBS says that's a question to answer right now. The bank released what it calls its "'New' Nifty Fifty," a list of 50 companies from around the world that can use today's troubling market conditions to position themselves to thrive when the economy rebounds. (PART 3)