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Emerging Markets

Bad News for Emerging Markets in January 2014

More Bad News for Emerging Markets: Overnight, the Chinese Markit/HSBC Purchasing Managers' Index (PM) report was released, and the news isn't good. As domestic and export demand has weakened in China, the Index slumped to 49.6 in January from December's final reading of 50.5.


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Investing Tips

The Buying Opportunity in Today's Emerging Market Sell-offs

Market watchers have been pointing to selloffs in emerging markets like Turkey, Argentina, and Thailand as a reason to be cautious about investing in stocks today.

But falling share prices aren't a problem if you know where to look…

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Stock Market Today

Stock Market This Week: Time Warner (NYSE: TWX), Big Banks, the 2014 Fed

Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald appeared on FOX Business' "Cavuto" Friday evening to discuss news moving the stock market this week:

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Top News

What's Next for Yahoo! (Nasdaq: YHOO) and J.C. Penney (NYSE: JCP) Stocks

Due to two major announcements this week, both Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO)  and J.C. Penney Company Inc. (NYSE: JCP) stocks are in the red today (Thursday).

This week, Yahoo! parted ways with Chief Operating Officer Henrique de Castro, whom Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer poached from Google in October 2012. That's because the ship de Castro was steering – digital ads – has more than halved since 2008, and dropped from 6.8% to 5.8% in 2013.

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Investing Tips

Stocks to Watch: Marijuana Buds While Blackberry (Nasdaq: BBRY) Dies on the Vine

Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald appeared on FOX Business' "Cavuto" on Friday evening to discuss the top stocks to watch in the weeks ahead.

Our stocks to watch list for Jan. 2014 focuses on Apple (AAPL), Blackberry (BBRY), Sears (SHLD) – and marijuana.

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The Fed

Today's FOMC Meeting Minutes: Plan? What Plan?

Today's (Wednesday) release of the December FOMC meeting minutes makes clear one thing: the U.S. Federal Reserve does not have a plan for the course of the stimulus reduction it announced last month. On Dec. 18, the date of the last FOMC meeting, Fed officials announced a winding down of its $85 billion in monthly […]

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Stock Market Today

Stock Market News Today

Today (Monday), Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald appeared on FOX Business' "Varney & Co." to discuss the top stock market news today.

The weather is today's biggest story, with a science fiction-like "polar vortex" sweeping across the country, engulfing an area stretching from the Deep South and East Coast to the Plains and Midwest in temperatures in the 20s and 30s below zero.

But can the weather have any effect on the stock market?

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Hot Stocks

Amazon.com (Nasdaq: AMZN) Stock: Going Higher with New Subscriber Services?

Today (Monday), Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald appeared on FOX Business' "Varney & Co." to tell investors what he sees in retail web giant Amazon.com (Nasdaq: AMZN)'s future.

The big question for Amazon stock in 2014 is if this e-commerce and online retailing giant can keep going to record highs. Amazon stock has gone up 60% this year to about $394 per share.  

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Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today Still Climbing After Fed Taper

The stock market today is still climbing, two days after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke made the surprising announcement that the Fed would start tapering its quantitative easing policy in January.

The afternoon of the announcement, the Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 292.71 points, the Nasdaq gained 46.38 points, and the S&P 500 was up 29.65 points. Since Wednesday, the Dow is up 404.71 points, the Nasdaq 86.17, and the S&P 500 41.78.

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Hot Stocks

Is Yahoo (Nasdaq: YHOO) Stock a Buy?

Yahoo (Nasdaq: YHOO) stock has climbed more than 28% in the past three months and is up 97% year to date. Now the tech company is planning to acquire a startup that helps people exchange pictures and downloads.

Since Marissa Mayer took over as Yahoo's chief executive officer in 2012, the company has made more than 20 acquisitions, mostly startups.

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