March 2008 - Money Morning - Only the News You Can Profit From

Don't Let the "Lost Decade" for Stocks Cause You to Lose Your Way

By William Patalon III Executive Editor Money Morning/Money Map Report For years, certain advisors have touted the "buy-and-hold" strategy as the pathway to optimal investment returns. While it's true that short-term gyrations can lead to temporary investment setbacks, any resulting losses can be overcome, since stocks always rise over the long haul. Or do they? […]

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European Antitrust Regulators to Review Nokia's $8.1 Billion Bid for Digital Mapmaker Navteq

By William Patalon III Executive Editor Money Morning/The Money Map Report European Union antitrust regulators have launched an in-depth investigation into Nokia Corp.'s (NOK) proposal to buy U.S. digital mapmaker Navteq Corp. (NAVT), expressing concerns the $8.1 billion deal could stifle competition in the red-hot market for navigation products and services. Story continues below… The […]

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Brazilian Telecom Giant Could be in the Making

By Mike Caggeso Associate Editor After months of negotiations, Brazilian telecommunication titan Oi Participacoes (TNE) has reached an agreement to acquire rival Brasil Telecom (BRP), two newspapers reported Friday. The reported $4.6 billion deal would consolidate a rapidly growing industry in the emerging South American economy, giving Oi – also called Tele Norte Leste Participacoes […]

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Midday Market Update: Stocks Rally in Early Morning Trading

By Jennifer Yousfi Managing Editor Stocks rallied in early morning trading today (Friday), buoyed by renewed confidence in the financial and technology sectors. At midday, the three major indices had pared some gains, but were still ahead. The blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average Index had posted a slight gain of 40.86 points (0.33%), to trade […]

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