Global Investing

from Commodity Corner:

Why are commodities risky assets for investors?

December 15, 2009

Recently I received an email asking me to explain why commodities are risky assets. "I would think energy and raw
materials would still be in demand, even if Dubai defaults," the writer said.

EarningsOutlook: If estimates hold, Q3 could see first earnings growth since Q2 2007

September 5, 2008

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At this time, the estimated growth rate for the third quarter 2008 stands at 0.8%. On April 1, the estimated growth rate for third quarter 2008 was 17.3%. On July 1, the estimated growth rate was 12.6%.