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Why The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) Stock Will Soar to New Heights
You can be forgiven for feeling conflicted over The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) and its stock.
On the one hand, the company has been hit by a lot of widely reported problems with its 787 Dreamliner commercial aircraft.
On the other hand, Boeing stock is up 78% this year. See the contradiction?Here's why investors have so much confidence in Boeing...
Best Investments in Emerging Markets: MINT Is the Next BRIC
In 2001, the BRICs – Brazil, Russia, India, and China – would be the engines of economic growth. These four countries demonstrated enough political stability, population growth, and openness of trade to warrant being acclaimed as the economic superstars of the next decade.
They were named the best investments to make to play global growth. And they delivered.To continue reading, please click here...
The One Retail Stock to Buy that Will Survive the December Slump
As Main Street gears up for the holiday shopping season, the retail sector takes center stage on Wall Street.
The bad news for those investing in retail stocks: Morgan Stanley cautions overall retail sales growth is expected to be the weakest since 2008 – meaning the sector's robust 40% year to date could be headed for a slowdown.
Weighed down by concerns over pay and hiring, consumer confidence continues to fall, suggesting consumers will continue to be tight-fisted. After a steep drop in October, the consumer confidence level fell further in November. Slipping to 70.4 from 72.4, it marks the lowest level in seven months, Tuesday's Conference Board data revealed.To continue reading, please click here...
Stock Market Today: Heading Higher into Stocks' Biggest Month
Stock Market News Today, Nov. 27: U.S. stock futures today are headed for yet another record-breaking session as stocks are up across the board ahead of tomorrow's holiday.To continue reading, please click here...
Best Stocks to Buy Now: A Money Morning Weekly Review
Our best stocks to buy list last week stemmed from oil and drug stocks – and some gems from tech, which we learned is not in a bubble…
It was a good week for investing as markets continued hitting record highs. The broad-based S&P 500 Index topped 1,800 for the first time Friday, just one day after the Dow sailed past 16,000, and the Nasdaq ended the week just shy of 4,000 (which it hit Monday this week).
As indexes climb, investors grow increasingly cautious. Predicted outcomes run the gamut from a modest market pullback, to a steep correction, to a bursting bubble.To continue reading, please click here...
The Next Microsoft CEO Will Look a Lot Like This
The answer to that question is crucial to the health of the struggling tech giant and the revitalization of the company's stock. A series of missteps – not the least of which was Microsoft's failure to recognize the mobile revolution until it was too late – had left the stock languishing for more than a decade.this is the person with the most realistic shot at turning Microsoft around...
The Best Investment to Play Mexico's Growth
There's a catchy new acronym gaining traction in emerging markets, and it points to the next best investment opportunity in developing economic growth.
Four emerging markets – Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria, and Turkey – make up the MINT economies. Like BRIC – Brazil, Russia, India, and China – before them, these four are expected to outpace the developed world over the coming years. According to Bloomberg, they've already doubled their economies since 2000.
Of those four, one is a clear leader: Mexico.setting it up to rake in profits for years...
Corning Inc. (NYSE: GLW): Missing Out on the Revolution It Helped Launch
Smartphones and tablets probably wouldn't exist were it not for Corning Inc. (NYSE: GLW), and yet the venerable company has not reaped the monster profits from the mobile revolution that tech companies like Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) have enjoyed.
Corning is the primary manufacturer of Gorilla Glass, the scratch- and shatter-resistant glass used in the touchscreens of many of today's smartphones and tablets.To continue reading, please click here...
Nasdaq at 4,000: It's Not Tech Pushing the Index Higher
The Nasdaq topped 4,000 on Monday, its highest level in 13 years.
The tech-heavy index gained 11 points, or 0.3%, to reach 4,003 shortly after the opening bell amid a broad-based rally that also sent the Dow and S&P 500 higher. The Nasdaq peaked at 4,007.09, before shedding some gains and ending the session up 2.92 points, or 0.07%, at 3,994.57.
The Nasdaq flirted with the 4,000 threshold last week, closing at 3,991.64, up 0.14%, or 6 points. Year to date, the benchmark is up a whopping 32.20%.This is where you want to be invested in right now..
Finding the Best Energy Investments: Intel from Rio de Janeiro
If this is Thursday, it must be…Brazil.
I returned home late last night from Baltimore where we were putting the final touches on one of the best energy investments yet, a huge new precedent-setting play we'll be releasing very shortly.
But my wife Marina and I are now into a very hectic travel schedule.To continue reading, please click here...