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Why This Bull Market Will Keep Running

Jim Stack says this is no time to sell stocks. Even though we're more than 5½ years into a bull market, he believes low oil prices and low interest rates, along with rising consumer and business... Read >>


How We Picked the Best Online Brokers and the Rest of Our Annual Best List

When I told senior associate editor Nellie Huang that I wanted to get the backstory on how she compiled our comprehensive survey of online brokers , she showed up in my office bearing a purple... Read >>

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In the news: Google as activist target, Apple and Euro bonds and more

Monday headlines include Google becoming a target for activism, Apple considering the sale of euro bonds, Diageo trades Bushmills for tequila, Toyota reporting another big increase in sales in... Read >>


Best Online Brokers

Investing through an online broker is a slam dunk It's easy and fees are reasonable. The hard part is zeroing in on the broker that's right for you. We surveyed 10 firms and analyzed each... Read >>


A Top Economist's Financial Rules to Live By

Kiplinger's spoke with Alan Krueger, a professor of economics and public affairs at Princeton University and author of Explorations in Economics, about common money misthaps. Here's an excerpt... Read >>


How Will Fracking Affect Your Homeowners Insurance?

By Alice Holbrook for NerdWallet The method of natural gas drilling known as hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” has caused controversy across the U.S. Advocates argue that it promises... Read >>


6 Dividend Stocks With Above-Average Yields

Looking for that elusive investment income? Here are six dividend paying stocks with above average yields and the likelihood of reliable payments. These stable companies are spread across industry... Read >>


7 Best Dividend Stocks of the Dow

After last year's spectacular stock market rally, many investors have relearned this year that share price gains aren't guaranteed. That should foster a new appreciation for cash dividends ... Read >>

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In the news: Facebook earnings, AT&T facing a lawsuit over throttling and more

Wednesday headlines include Facebook planning more spending, AT&T facing a lawsuit related to throttling of data plans, Sanofi firing its CEO, Gilead reporting slowing sales of Sovaldi and... Read >>


A Short-Term Bond Fund That Stands Out

It has been a surprisingly good year for bonds. Yields have fallen when most experts expected them to rise. But with interest rates still exceptionally low, the risks of owning bonds are great... Read >>

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