Archive for Financial News

Outlook: Where Will the Markets Go Next?

| February 7, 2010 | 0 Comments

The Wall Street Journal FEBRUARY 7, 2010 by Gregory Zuckerman A year ago, investors were dealing with heavy losses from the most brutal stock-market selloffs in years. The last thing they expected was a ferocious bull market. And yet, shares soon began to soar — climbing more than 50%. Last year’s unexpected stock rebound — […]

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Cost of Insuring Debt Alarms Investors

| February 5, 2010 | 0 Comments

The Wall Street Journal FEBRUARY 5, 2010 by Gregory Zuckerman Countries have dealt with debt woes before. But the latest fears about government debt now riling some European markets are being fueled by a relatively new trading tool that lets investors bet against nations’ bonds. Credit-default swaps, or CDS, enable investors to protect themselves from […]

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‘Emerging’ Stock Markets Are Looking Better

| September 27, 2009 | 0 Comments

The Wall Street Journal SEPTEMBER 27, 2009 by Gregory Zuckerman On the heels of one of the worst years in stock-market history, some experts say investors should shift more money into a surprising area: emerging markets. For years, shares and bonds from emerging markets made investors wary. Sure, their growth often could be much stronger […]

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Lessons of the Financial Crisis — One Year Later

| August 30, 2009 | 0 Comments

The Wall Street Journal AUGUST 30, 2000 By GREGORY ZUCKERMAN The numbers hardly tell the story. Today, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stands roughly 2000 points below where it was on this end-of-summer weekend one year ago. No one knew then, of course, but the U.S. stock market and the world economy were just days […]

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