Policymakers and corporate leaders appeared to take decisive steps this week, but are they moving in the right direction?
Morningstar's Patty Oey and Dan Rohr and Columbia Acorn's Andreas Waldburg-Wolfegg offer best practices for globe-trotting investors who must navigate choppy waters in today's market.
Slowing in some emerging markets likely affects other emerging markets more than it harms the U.S. economy, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
As economic woes continue to make headlines, investors should tune out the macro noise and understand that good companies perform better in difficult times, says Sanibel Captiva's Pat Dorsey.
BlackRock's Rick Rieder expects the bond market to focus more on alpha creation next year, but investors should watch for rising duration risk as well as ongoing troubles in Europe.
There are good opportunities in Europe if you believe that the region's political leaders will be able to hold the euro together, says Seven Investment Management's Justin Urquhart Stewart.
Morningstar 2012 International-Stock Fund Manager of the Year Rajiv Jain expects continued earnings growth for the less popular growth stories of tobacco and Indian consumer stocks.
BaoCap's Kevin Carter says there's no imminent landing--hard or soft--in China, and with the country's 35% contribution to global GDP growth, investors should up Chinese exposure in the consumer and tech sectors.
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