Yesterday, the World Bank cut its forecast for global economic growth. The reaction, as you know, was a decline in stock prices and a even bigger drop in commodity prices.
Dirk van Dijk analyzes the new forecast and explains its implications on our Analyst Blog.
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If growth is going to be slow going forward, how should you invest?
Steve Reitmeister, Kevin Matras and I give you the answers in the Roundtable Review.
Watch: Investing in a Slow Growth Economy
Wishing you prosperity,
Charles Rotblut, CFA
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Profit From the Pros
Today's Top Stories: Tuesday- June 23, 2009
ZACKS RANK BUY STOCKS
- Aggressive Growth - Princeton Review, Inc. (REVU) released quarterly results that included revenue of $45 million, up from $36 million from the first quarter of 2008. Revenues generated earnings of $0.08 per share, double the 4 cents that Wall Street was anticipating. Read More...
Growth & Income - Baxter International Inc. (BAX) is seeing upbeat estimates ahead of announcing second-quarter results in early July. Analysts are calling for full-year earnings of $3.77 per share, an upward revision of 2 cents over the past 3 months. Read More...
Momentum - Rehabcare Group, Inc. (RHB) second quarter revenue is up 12% from last year to $203.4 million. Income sky-rocketed, increasing 92% to $8.7 million, producing earnings of 48 cents per share, 17 cents ahead of the consensus. Read More...
Value - The J.M. Smucker Company (SJM) recently reported a record fourth quarter surprising on estimates by 67.21%, or 41 cents, reporting $1.02 compared to 61 cents expected by analysts. The company has surprised on estimates 4 quarters in a row by an average of 20.38%. Read More...
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