Do you wonder how your investments will perform in 2009? Here are some highlights from Jon Markman's newsletter.
No. 1: Infrastructure spending plans will bog down in Congress.
No. 2: The unemployment rate will approach 10%.
No. 3: Weak second-quarter earnings will dash hopes.
No. 4: Synchronized swoon will become an Olympic event.
No. 5: Markets will reach lower lows.
No. 6: Chinese growth will slow to the 0%-to-4% range -- or worse.
No. 7: Russian, Persian Gulf and Japanese investors won't bail out the U.S.
No. 8: Treasurys will trump corporate debt.
No. 9: Market timing will beat buy-and-hold.
No. 10: Investors will seek low-risk growth.
No. 11: Russia will seek its own bailout.
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