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When Stalking Unicorns, Proceed with Caution

The technology sector is minting billion dollar companies at a rate not seen since the Internet bubble burst 15 years ago. The latest crop of unicorns—investment speak for startups whose valuation...

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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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6 Investing Fads That Seemed Like a Good Idea…At the Time

Got a great tip on the next big thing? Before you jump in, take a moment to reflect on some of the investing fads we’ve seen before—and where they are now. Investing fads usually spring from some...

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5 Investing Mistakes That Can Really Cost You

When most people think of investing mistakes, they think of buying or selling the wrong stocks, but these five investing mistakes can cost you even more:

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The SEC Adopts Title III: What to Expect Next in Private Investing

If you don’t normally keep up with the breaking news in SEC regulation, we don’t blame you—but this time, you may want to tune in. Big changes are coming, and they might reshape the way you invest.

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What’s the Best Time for Rebalancing Your Portfolio?

Maintaining the right mixture of assets in your portfolio is important to your long-term investment success. Because some investments go up in value over time, and others go down, experts...

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Sector Watch: Spotlight on Healthcare

How healthy is your portfolio? Diversifying your investments means more than just owning a lot of different securities. It’s a matter of owning securities that don’t all move together when markets...

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Investments in Tax-Advantaged Accounts

Tax-advantaged accounts, such as IRAs and 401(k) plans, provide a great way to save for retirement. And if your only investments are in tax-advantaged accounts, then your primary focus should be...

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IRA Contribution Information for 2015

The end of 2015 will be here before you know it. It’s time to start planning now for maximizing your IRA contributions. Late last year, the IRS announced its 2015 retirement plan contribution and...

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