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Is Bitcoin in Your Future?

Last year, Bottom Line Personal explained the basics of investing in Bitcoin and how to decide if it was right…

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Pump Up Returns with a Barbell

If you want to pump up your portfolio returns in the current market environment, try a barbell strategy. How it…

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Dividend Stocks to Own Now

Stocks that pay a dividend typically provide protection in volatile markets because their cash payments cushion your losses. But in…

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10 Great Stocks At or Near $10

Even though stocks have plunged in share price, it’s not easy for investors to find great bargains in today’s bear…

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Navigating Today’s Precarious Financial Environment

The big casualty of this year’s plunging markets has been growth stocks—big technology firms and other companies whose shares investors…

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Time for a Hedge Fund?

Most stock funds have suffered sharp losses this year because they can make money only one way—the stocks they own…

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The Safe Choice for Investors in 2022

As fast-growing behemoths such as Netflix, Tesla and Meta Platforms (the parent company of Facebook) falter this year, it’s time…

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Are Growth Stocks Dead?

Investors fearing high inflation and rising interest rates are abandoning well-known companies that grow earnings faster than the overall market…

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What We Learned From GameStop

An investor evaluating GameStop (GME) in 2020 would have found little to recommend it. The video-game seller was reporting losses…

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ETFs for Chaotic Times

In today’s chaotic markets, using low-volatility exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to protect against stock market swings seems appealing. But there are…

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Winning Strategies for Cautious Investors

Warren Buffett once said, “After all, you only find out who is swimming naked when the tide goes out.” The…

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Direct Indexing

Index funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) revolutionized investing by providing a simple way to get instant diversification. Now, brokerage firms…

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Investing in Energy Stocks in Today’s Volatile World

The death of fossil-fuel companies has been greatly exaggerated. For much of the last decade, oil-and-natural-gas stocks were on life…

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Next Fast-Growing Market – India

For investors who want to diversify in fast-growing markets beyond the US, China has been the obvious choice. But the…

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Create Your Own Target-Date Fund

About 40 million Americans have invested in target-date funds (TDFs), those ready-made, all-weather portfolios of stock and bond funds that…