The crisis in the Ukraine has escalated to include the threat of armed combat, and the global markets reacted as expected yesterday, writes MoneyShow's Jim Jubak, who cites some examples, along with offering his prediction as to how long this crisis may last.
After the protracted and severe decline in gold and gold stocks over the past two years, one should not expect a "V" shaped recovery back to new highs; after a move over nearly 30% in six weeks, a pause would not be unexpected, explains Adrian Day, money manager and editor of Global Analyst.
With all the concern about emerging markets recently, many investors think that frontier markets are suffering from the same malaise; actually, they've held up very well in the face of stock market downturns in the rest of the world, explains Gordon Pape, editor of Internet Wealth Builder.
Fund expert Jim Lowell, editor of Fidelity Investor, highlights a trio of Fidelity's Strategic funds that rank among his "Best Buys." He also discusses a newly-launched fund that is focused on special situations.
Since its inception in 1994, our Focus List has delivered a price return of 462.1% on a fully invested basis, well ahead of the S&P 500's 296.2% gain, explains Richard Moroney in Dow Theory Forecasts, a newsletter focused on quality and value.
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