Emerging Markets

China’s imports are suffering as the country’s domestic economy slows, but fears over Chinese stocks are overblown. After months of weak overseas demand, China’s exports finally seem to be recovering—and the economy’s expected growth rate this year of roughly 8 percent is nothing to sneer at. Read More

Although China’s government had previously broadcast its intent to target slower GDP growth, the global markets were still caught by surprise this week when Premier Wen Jiabao announced a lower target for growth in 2012. China’s economic growth may slow in the near term, but its long-term growth story remains intact. Read More

Emerging market equities have outperformed their developed-market peers so far this year. But these stocks still trade at attractive valuations for opportunistic investors who are late to the rally. Read More

Shares of coal mining companies have sold off indiscriminately amid concerns that a global economic downturn will sap demand from Chinese steel producers. But Asian demand remains robust and supports a long-term bull market for coal. Read More