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Based on current valuations, it looks like a great time to invest in companies with solid fundamentals. But we still recommend erring on the side of caution. How do you pick stocks in a market defined by unpredictability? With caution and a heavy dose of humility. Consider the fate of our Best Stocks for 2011. […]
Think this week’s stock market rout is overdone? Then it’s time to load up on fertilizer, uranium and casinos. So says Vadim Zlotnikov, a strategist at BernsteinResearch who has been comparing stock performance with changes in the market volatility index, known as the VIX. The VIX has surged this week, posting a jump (see chart, right) […]
Critics like to fault the Davos conference for being a lot of hot-air conversations that might just as well take place somewhere else. This is fair, but incomplete. It began snowing Tuesday evening as I rolled into Davos, Switzerland, from Zurich, and it doesn’t appear to have stopped. For even a mediocre skier such as […]
The Fortune 500 comes out just once a year, but the companies on it make headlines every day. Here then are today’s highlights of news and happenings coming from the biggest names in business. By Shelley DuBois, reporter CARGILL’S LATEST MOVE TO STAY PRIVATE involves selling $24.3 billion worth of shares in fertilizer company Mosaic […]
Corn is popping again, thanks to the latest report of dwindling grain supplies. Corn futures rose 3% Wednesday after the U.S. Agriculture Department predicted corn stocks would fall to their lowest level since 1996. The report is the latest sign of stretched food supplies at a time when developing country economic growth is fueling seemingly […]