• Russia is now exposed to a historic debt default: Here’s what happens next0

    Russian President Vladimir Putin attends the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) summit at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia May 16, 2022. Sergei Guneev | Sputnik | via Reuters The U.S. has announced that it will not extend an exemption permitting Moscow to pay foreign debt to American investors in U.S. dollars, potentially forcing Russia into

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  • Chip stock picks to cash in on semiconductor boom0

    A massive sell-off in semiconductor stocks this year has created an opportunity to buy the dip, Morgan Stanley says, naming the two global chipmakers it expects to dominate. Semiconductor stocks have taken a beating this year, amid a broader sell-off across the tech sector. But Morgan Stanley believes this has created an opportunity to invest

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  • ‘Cheap’ stocks to buy to beat rising prices, slowing growth: Strategists0

    The global economy is beset with rising inflation and slowing growth. Here, CNBC Pro sifts through recent research notes to identify strategists’ top stocks in this tricky environment. The U.S. Federal Reserve hiked rates in March for the first time in more than three years, and announced a further 50-basis-point hike earlier this month .

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  • When the market was tanking, these stocks were hitting all-time highs0

    While market losses were racking up, this group of stocks was breaking out to all-time highs and looks set for even more gains. The group is Big Pharma. It’s been long viewed as stodgy by investors looking for quicker price gains. Recently, however, as other stocks slid, these companies have become more attractive because of

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  • Ray Dalio says cash is still trash, and equities are trashier0

    Bridgewater Associates’ Ray Dalio believes hiding out in cash doesn’t bode well in today’s environment, but buying equities could be worse. “Of course cash is still trash,” Dalio said on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” at the World Economic Forum in Davos Tuesday. “You know how fast you are losing buying power in cash? Equities are trashier.”

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  • EV battery stocks to buy as competition heats up, Bernstein says0

    Automakers are increasingly piling into EV battery production, but Bernstein thinks these pure-play battery stocks will continue to dominate. “Vertical integration by auto OEMs’ [original equipment manufacturer] upstream into battery production is a risk to pure play battery makers and under increased discussion given some of the investments being made by industry players,” Bernstein’s analysts,

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