Shunned over the past 6 months, US Treasury bonds are rallying again on Mideast fears and worries that higher energy prices could derail the recovery.
A look at what's ahead now that the uptrend has been shaken by international political turmoil.
After months of underperformance compared with US equities, emerging-market stocks are moving higher on renewed dollar weakness.
Traditionally sleepy sectors like healthcare are finding favor again. Here's why, along with a few fast moving stocks in the group.
Concern over rising prices has investors moving back into precious metals after January's selloff.
After spending months in the wilderness, consumer names are on the move again.
With risk aversion rising again, investors are quietly moving back into precious metals.
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