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Political Shift in White House Unlikely to Clip Stock Market

The stock market loathes uncertainty. And with a presidential election year nearly upon us, there should be plenty of questions facing stocks as a crowded field of Republican candidates and two...

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Why Industry Bubbles Burst and How to Weather the Storm

With housing prices making a strong recovery since the financial crisis of the late 2000s, it’s worth taking a look at what causes investments or industries to zoom to the stars and then crash...

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Investors Leading a Low Cost Revolution

Shopping around can save you money at the grocery store, the car dealership, and perhaps most importantly, in your investment portfolio. More investors than ever realize that one of the keys to a...

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How REITs Can Benefit a Diversified Portfolio

If you own a house, and your home equity represents a hefty portion of your total assets, you may not want or need any more investments in real estate. But if you’re trying flesh out your...

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Interest Rate Debate Hinges on 3 Factors

The U.S. Federal Reserve decided against raising the federal funds rate at its latest meeting in September, extending its zero interest rate policy and ramping up the debate about what it will...

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Investing in Stocks During Retirement

If you’re like most people, investing in stocks during your working years offers one of your best opportunities for growing a nest egg large enough for a comfortable retirement. And when...

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Factoring Sequence Risk into Retirement Planning

When building your retirement portfolio, investing in a routine, systematic way can ensure that you purchase assets at random prices over time. So long as the market moves higher in the long run,...

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Don’t React To Every Bit of Stock Market News

When you’re learning to play football, one of the first things any coach will teach you is to watch the other player’s waist. The reason for that is that it’s easy to get faked out by watching the...

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Looking Past Near-Term Difficulties in China

China has quickly gone from hero to scapegoat of the global economy, bearing the blame for the sharpest sell-off in stocks in the last three years. The policy actions taken by Chinese leaders over...

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Understanding Risk and Setting Realistic Expectations

Until the recent global equity sell-off, stocks had been on an upward trajectory for some time, with the S&P 500 Index—a broad measure of U.S. stocks—delivering six straight years of gains. An...

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