While emerging markets account for 51% of global GDP, they represent only 12% of global stock market capitalization, according to BlackRock. This means there's tremendous room for growth and opportunity for investors. But this also doesn't mean that the countries with the highest GDP growth offer the best returns.
By Dividendinvestr:We analyzed the stocks which have been recommended by Cramer on Mad Money during the last 30 days. We don't think we have heard the end of the European debt crisis yet. As such, we prefer investing in Cramer's fundamentally strong stock picks. Using the stock screener at finviz.com, we picked the stocks with the lowest PE ratios and the low debt ratios.
Where the global economy may or may not go, what the Federal Reserve and other central banks may or may not do, whether “Abenomics” in Japan works – all fodder these days for those who expect volatility to come back to the financial markets.
An article by Christian Hudspeth on Business Insider promises to teach you in four minutes how to tell whether it’s time to sell a stock. The premise of this article is fundamentally flawed. Investors who follow his advice may be disappointed.
By Brian Gilmartin:Even in a steady bull market like the S&P 500 for year-to-date 2013, there are always relative value choices being made by investors that result in some sectors and sub-sectors being overbought, and some being oversold. We like to fish around the charts looking for "oversold" stocks, sector ETFs, and bond ETFs just to see what we think the market is repricing or maybe mispricing.
ByEd's Stock Engineering:General Electric (GE) is a $235B company that provides products for the energy, health care, transportation and finance markets. It is also one of the most popular stocks on the market, which has shed some underperforming business in the past few years. While the stock is down over 75% from its 2008 highs of $40, now presents a fundamentally sound opportunity to add it to your portfolio.