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Kiplinger's Personal Finance
James K. Glassman is a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. His most recent book is Safety Net: The Strategy for De-Risking Your Investments in a Time of Turbulence.
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Boosting economic growth will be a top priority of the new president, whoever wins the election. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump differ in some ways on how to get the job done. For example, Clinton wants ...
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I'm convinced that the single best sector for investors right now is small-cap value stocks.
As candidates and others poor-mouth the financial industry, you can score stock bargains in the sector.
You need to train yourself to see declines in the stock market as opportunities, not as calamities.
The best income strategy in this low-rate environment is to leaven your portfolio with stocks that pay solid dividends.
The U.S. is a powerful and resilient nation. It has surmounted challenges far greater than the current series of terrorist attacks.
Here are nine good choices from investors I trust -- plus my own (repeat) pick.
We studied the strategies of Benjamin Graham, Warren Buffett and others to tailor portfolios that will let you emulate their gains.
You risk passing up promising investments when you eliminate stocks because they seem pricey by many measures.
My two longtime favorites are Chipotle and Starbucks, which have franchises built for Americans' changing eating habits.
One study found that returns would rise sharply (with little effect on risk) if managers would pare their holdings to their 20 to 30 favorite stocks.