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Crude oil for January delivery dipped on Friday, settling below $70 as the impact of a stronger dollar outweighed positive demand data.
These stocks are well placed to gain from China's growth story and its oil and gas developments.
With Chinese and other Asian stocks soaring this year, investors may want to consider reducing risk but staying fully invested.
European oil giant BP may bid for Kosmos Energy's stake in the Jubilee oil field off the coast of Ghana, a report says.
Claymore's new fund is aimed at investors who are looking for a balanced approach and liquidity.
Four years ago, Cnooc abandoned a bid for California-based Unocal after its overtures created a firestorm of protests from U.S. politicians.
With reports pointing to the slumping dollar and rising equities, oil futures continued their surge above $73 on Monday afternoon.
China's Cnooc is in advanced talks with Ghana National Petroleum for a stake in a major offshore oil discovery in West Africa, challenging Exxon Mobil's $4 billion offer, a report says.
Tuesday's early headlines include reports the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. may ask banks to prepay three years of insurance premiums, Wall Street firms protest a reinstatement of the uptick rule, and earnings from Walgreen and Nike.
China state-owned oil company Cnooc is in talks to buy large stakes in some of the world's richest oil blocks in Nigeria, a report says.
Funds that invest in Asia, especially China, were among the worst-performing stock mutual funds in August.
The best bet would be to invest in the supplier of the batteries rather than the battery manufacturers.
Stocks lose ground Tuesday as Wall Street frets over discouraging bank headlines and the Fed's policy-making meeting. Gregg Greenberg reviews the action in The Real Story video (above).
China National Petroleum and Cnooc have proposed paying at least $17 billion for all of Repsol YPF's stake in its unit in Argentina, a report says.
Gregg Greenberg breaks down today's market. guests Include David Peltier, Dan Dicker, Samantha Ho and James Rogers.
AIG gets a perfect score; Sun courts IBM; Las Vegas quicksands and more.
Good grief, AIG; IBM's Sun stroke; leaving Las Vegas Sands; Ackman needs new target; Coke has no juice in China.
With China reiterating GDP growth at 8%, RealMoney.com Managing Editor James Altucher says there are many other reasons to be buying Chinese banks. He reveals how, even though Chinese banks don't trade in the U.S., you can play them through some stocks you may not have heard about. Also, hopes of a new China stimulus spurred a rally in a variety of industrial stocks last week--but now that we may not see this stimulus, what sort of effect will China continue to have on these stocks and how do investors play this sector? Dividend Stock Advisor Portfolio Manager David Peltier weighs in. Plus, Joy Global reporting earnings recently and confirming that China is buying copper ended speculation that China was really in the market. Dividend Stock Advisor Portfolio Manager David Peltier reveals how much China seems to be buying, what sort of plays he likes and how investors can cash in. Finally, one viewer asks for insight on PetroChina after news that the company is pursuing Aruba refinery-sources, and whether he should get in on the stock now.
This week, James Altucher explains why certain food stocks are the safest way to play the Chinese market right now - and which ones you should fill up on. Also, Melco Crown Entertainment recently saying its fourth-quarter loss narrowed and its City of Dreams project is on time and on budget does not make RealMoney.com Contributor David Sterman as upbeat on the company as some analysts. Sterman explains why investors need to be cautious for now and where he believes this stock could go. And, China National Petroleum Corp recently agreeing to buy Canada's Verenex Energy is one smart move, according to David Sterman. Find out why CNPC's making this move right now and how you can make money off of it. Finally, don't miss one viewer's question on when the China stimulus will give a boost to the RJI commodity index.
Cnooc will continue exploring for new hydrocarbon resources even as the company grows from a pure-play E&P company into an integrated energy provider.
This week, get a first-hand glimpse into the economic and infrastructure situations in China, when CEO of InterAmerican Acquisition Group William Morro stops by. He also tells us why he believes his company's latest acquisition of a Chinese infrastructure company is only the beginning of the growth it will experience this year. And, with new CEO Mike Duke at the helm, could Wal-Mart be the next big China play? Stephanie Link, director of research for Action Alerts Plus, weighs in on Duke's big international focus, the right price for this stock, and whether Best Buy is your best bet - or if you should stick with the discount retailers. Also, recently we saw Bernstein initiate coverage of both Baidu and Sohu.com with outperform ratings. Research Manager David Peltier tells us why he thinks this analyst made this move too early, and what he really thinks of these two stocks and the Chinese Internet sector. Finally, one viewer wants to know if China's increasing demand for coal makes Peabody Energy a good China play right now.
This week, we saw China cut its interest rate for a fifth time in three months. Find out if Research Manager Dave Peltier thinks the 27 basis point cut will be enough and how long it will be before we see the cut take an effect. Also, Director of Research for Jim Cramer's Action Alerts Plus portfolio Stephanie Link reveals what moves she and Jim are making post-rate cut. You don't want to miss RealMoney.com contributor David Sterman's top China picks for 2009 or how he thinks you should play Baidu after its recent ramp.
This week, find out how close China really is to a recession -- and how to ready yourself as an investor for the worst. Also, learn whether infrastructure will be a hot sector in 2009, or if China building "bridges to nowhere" will really do much of anything to help the country out of its job slump. The CFO of ATA, Inc. pops in to tell us how the company schools financial professionals in China and why it's so important for those professionals to get additional credentials in a down economy. Finally, Frank Curzio weighs in on whether Gushan Environmental Energy is a buy here or if conditions will continue to deteriorate, and gives us insight on two other names on his Stocks Under $10 watch list.
This week, we deliver expert insight on what catalysts could turn things around in the slowing global economy from Standard and Poor's international equity strategist Alec Young. We also reveal insider perspective on how to hedge for a global recession from Ed Mullen, CEO of Emperor Investment Management, the first hedge fund in mainland China. Also - don't miss what two telecom stocks you should watch, straight from technology reporter Gary Krakow, and the answer to one viewer's question on what could finally lift the Baltic Freight Index and save the shippers.
Stocks in Asia finished mixed Wednesday after oil fell below $60 a barrel.
How much do you know about investing in China? Go beyond the hype with TheStreet.com.
Gushan, benefiting from lower commodity prices and a a new policy from the Chinese government, could double.
Things may be down in general, but some areas are looking up. This week, James Altucher explains the safe way to go long China -- and short elsewhere -- while Sham Gad sees growth in China's aluminum and water industries. Dave Peltier weighs in on why he believes Warren Buffett's plan to buy a 10% stake in car- and battery-maker BYD Co. means overseas is the next hot spot for alternative energy, and why commodities in general aren't a good bet right now.
As Wall Street scrambles for survival, Chinese companies continue to expand their global presence. Here's what you need to know.
Tom Naughton, portfolio manager of the Asia Pacific Equity Opportunities Fund, gives insight on his experiences launching a fund in a bad economy - and reveals why he believes Chinese banking is where the action is. James Altucher insists SOHU is the Chinese Internet stock to own, while Tim Melvin thinks you should play China without actually buying in China. Lastly, energy reporter Chuck Marvin answers a viewer who wants to know if he should get the green light to buy Gushan right here, right now.
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