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Investors, Are You Ready for the Next Global Crisis?

I sure hope I'm wrong, but the international news increasingly reminds me of the 1930s, when aggression in Europe and Asia went unchecked, trade barriers rose, economies stagnated, and the world... Read >>

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In the news: Twitter's blowout quarter, layoffs at JP Morgan and more

Wednesday headlines include Twitter beating estimates for earnings and guidance, JP Morgan laying off IT staff, Toyota keeping the top spot in global vehicle sales rankings, Wellpoint beating... Read >>


3 Simple Steps to Make the Most of Your 401(k)

Step 1Contribute at least enough to get the company match, and aim to kick in 15% of your salary (including the match), up to the annual max of $17,500, or $23,000 for people 50 and over. If... Read >>


Does Obamacare Foster Early Retirement?

By Michael Foster for While the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, remains a controversial topic in the political arena, many Americans are assessing how it might impact their... Read >>


Matrix Advisors Value Fund on the Mend

When you're a value investor, it pays to be patient. Consider David Katz, who has run Matrix Advisors Value since 1996. Recently, the fund has benefited from stocks, such as Charles Schwab and... Read >>


The Conversion of Bill Gross

Over the years, I have frequently clashed with Pimco founder Bill Gross about his bearish comments regarding the stock market. Gross writes monthly commentaries that generate considerable buzz in... Read >>


7 Great Growth Stocks with Long-Term Potential

Buying shares of a growth company early in its run to greatness is the holy grail of stock picking. The goal is to get in at a relatively cheap price, hang on as revenue and earnings rise... Read >>


How Good Are Morningstar's Fund Picks?

About two thirds of actively managed funds fail to beat their benchmarks. That's one of the strongest arguments for investing in index funds, which merely seek to match their bogeys. However, I... Read >>

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In the news: Chipotle beats, Travelers misses and Yahoo keeps buying stuff

Tuesday headlines include strong earnings from Chipotle, subscriber losses at Comcast, a soft quarter from Travelers, United Technologies raising its guidance and another big purchase for... Read >>


Playing a Soft Housing Market

Stocks of companies that build houses have been languishing. Over the past year, SPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF (symbol XHB ), an exchange traded fund, gained 2.3%, while Standard & Poor's 500... Read >>

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