Global Investing Hot Spots


  • An investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information in Hangzhou, China.

    Tremors in the world's second largest economy has shaken markets. But other factors are also at work: US stock overvaluations and the Fed.

  • Globe Trump International Hotel

    Most investors have some exposure to global equities but are perfectly fine having no exposure to international bonds. Is that a mistake?

  • An investor examines the Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index at a brokerage house in Beijing, August 26, 2015.

    Experts say it's time to be a contrarian investor and buy Chinese stocks with strong growth prospects in sectors such as banking and IT.

  • Souvenir flags picturing former South African President Nelson Mandela sway in the wind across from the Hector Pieterson Memorial and Museum in Soweto Township June 24, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

    Individuals can take advantage of the gains in emerging markets while making ethical investment choices. Financial advisors give their strategy tips.

  • Blue Mosque at night, Istanbul, Turkey

    The Turkish lira plunged to a record low this week. Now analysts say a plethora of headwinds is lining up to push the currency even lower.

  • One of the small airports in the Matsu archipelago

    Nearly two centuries after Portuguese colonists legalized gambling on Macau, the island chain of Matsu wants a piece of China's gaming addiction.

  • A trader works on the floor of the Buenos Aires Stock Exchange.

    Stock prices soared in Buenos Aires in 2013 but Argentina's policies make investing there treacherous, Wells Fargo's Paul Christopher says.

  • Investors hunting for bargains in southern Europe must proceed with caution to avoid some crisis hot spots, financial experts say.

  • The 10 top-performing global stock markets in 2013 include advanced economies and surprise front-runners such as Greece, Egypt and Argentina.

  • Man looks at share prices at an electronic stock board in Shanghai, China.

    US-listed Chinese companies delivered in 2013. Time for investors to get over their fear of Chinese stocks, even given the stock scams of the past?

  • Investors are hedging their bets. A boom in currency-hedged ETFs are allowing them to buy into a country without taking on currency risk.

  • The window is set to open again on Greater China, the world's largest IPO market. Market reforms have some 760 companies lined up to go public next month.

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