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Stocks

20 Steady Stocks That Let You Sleep at Night

After several years of a fairly smooth ride and tremendous rewards, stock market investors are paying more attention to the…

Stocks

Better Way to Stop Losses

One of the most effective strategies to minimize losses on a falling stock or to avoid having all your profits…

Stocks

Fast-Growing Small Firms

A Canadian bottle-label maker. A British kitchen cabinet manufacturer. And an Irish biotech clinical research firm. These are three examples of…

Stocks

7 Stocks for Today’s Stormy Market

A Winning Fund Manager Shares His Strategy Thomas Vandeventer likes it when stock investors are scared, as they have been…

Bonds

The Convertible Bonds Solution

For many investors this year, bond markets and stock markets have felt treacherous. If you want to trim your exposure…

Bonds

Don’t Give Up on Bonds

Despite Dire Warnings, the Right Ones Can Pay Off Many financial advisers have been saying that it’s time for investors…

Stocks

Invest in the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things. This unusual phrase is used more and more as a way to refer to devices r­anging…

Portfolio Strategy

How to Generate Cash After Stocks Have Plunged

Many people depend on their investments not only for long-term gains but also as a steady source of cash. But…

Stocks

5 Stocks Insiders Love

Maybe You Should, Too There are plenty of reasons for investors to be scared now—or at least cautious—ranging from disappointing…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Alternatives to Closed Funds

Many of the best mutual fund managers don’t want your money anymore. About 9% of stock funds currently don’t accept…

Stocks

Investor Alert: Stocks Are Plunging—What Should You Do Now?

There was a huge sell-off in the stock market this week, and investors are reeling. Some may be panicking. To…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Big Pain for Muni Bond Funds

Investors in hundreds of bond funds have been shaken by Puerto Rico’s recent default on most of a $58 ­million…

Portfolio Strategy

7 Lies Investors Tell Themselves

Whether the stock market is soaring or sinking, investors find ways to fool themselves. This goes for typical small investors…

Stocks

Clouds Lift for Airline Stocks

The airline industry has a long history of turning profits into losses. For decades, airlines were fond of adding planes…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Avoid the Fund Tax Trap

The six-year-old bull market is taking a big tax bite out of mutual fund investors. As fund managers sell off…