Give Your Portfolio Some Shine
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Give Your Portfolio Some Shine

With a weaker dollar and inflation stirring, it could be a good time to diversify with a little gold.
September 30, 2020
Stock Market Today 7/31/20: Big Tech Roars, Everyone Else Snores
Markets

Stock Market Today 7/31/20: Big Tech Roars, Everyone Else Snores

Blowout earnings from Apple (AAPL), Amazon.com (AMZN) and Facebook (FB) led another charge by the Nasdaq on Friday.
July 31, 2020
Stock Market Today 7/28/20: Stocks Slip on Blue-Chip Earnings Reports
Markets

Stock Market Today 7/28/20: Stocks Slip on Blue-Chip Earnings Reports

3M (MMM) and McDonald's (MCD) were among a number of high-profile stocks that helped the market lower on an earnings-stuffed Tuesday.
July 28, 2020
Stock Market Today 7/27/20: Technology Sizzles, But Gold Steals the Show
Markets

Stock Market Today 7/27/20: Technology Sizzles, But Gold Steals the Show

The Nasdaq had a big Monday on the back of mega-cap tech and chip stocks, but gold's new highs were the talk of Wall Street.
July 27, 2020
Gold Investing: What's Next After New Highs?
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Gold Investing: What's Next After New Highs?

If you're hesitant about gold investing simply because prices have run up so much already, here are a few points to consider.
July 27, 2020

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Investing in Gold: 10 Facts You Need to Know
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Investing in Gold: 10 Facts You Need to Know

Gold tends to do well in times of trouble.
April 26, 2020
The 12 Best ETFs to Battle a Bear Market
ETFs

The 12 Best ETFs to Battle a Bear Market

Investors worried about the next market downturn can find plenty of protection among exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
March 19, 2020
The 20 Best Stocks to Buy for 2020
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The 20 Best Stocks to Buy for 2020

Get ready to rumble. The best stocks to buy for 2020 will undoubtedly have growth potential, but they also should be able to withstand a market tantru…
December 13, 2019
The 11 Best ETFs to Buy for Portfolio Protection
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The 11 Best ETFs to Buy for Portfolio Protection

The stock market took a gut punch recently as a number of on-again, off-again headwinds started to blow at the same time.
August 29, 2019
Is It Time to Invest in Gold?
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Is It Time to Invest in Gold?

Stock market volatility has given investors gold fever. If you chase the rally, don’t overdo it.
August 29, 2019
13 Best Stocks to Buy for the Next Stock Market Correction
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13 Best Stocks to Buy for the Next Stock Market Correction

The stock market has been shaken in recent days by an escalation of the trade battle with China, as well as a Federal Reserve move to lower benchmark …
August 4, 2019
5 Best-of-Breed Gold Stocks to Buy Now
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5 Best-of-Breed Gold Stocks to Buy Now

Gold prices have endured an up-and-down 2019 that has seen the yellow metal surge for the first couple months before sliding to a slight year-to-date …
May 7, 2019
50 Top Stocks That Billionaires Love
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50 Top Stocks That Billionaires Love

April 18, 2019
9 Things You'll Regret Keeping in a Safe Deposit Box
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9 Things You'll Regret Keeping in a Safe Deposit Box

In today’s digital age, in which seemingly anything that matters is stored virtually in the cloud, a physical safe deposit box comes across as a relic…
January 29, 2019
20 Expert Market Outlooks for 2019
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20 Expert Market Outlooks for 2019

Wall Street’s analysts and market experts have scores of unique investing ideas and perspectives as we begin the new year.
January 8, 2019
How Oil and Gold Help Your Portfolio
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How Oil and Gold Help Your Portfolio

Owning gold or oil — or both — can even out the volatility of a stock-heavy portfolio.
November 1, 2018
7 Low-Cost Gold ETFs
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7 Low-Cost Gold ETFs

Gold investors typically tout several virtues of the yellow metal: It hedges against inflation, they say, it's an uncorrelated asset that doesn't move…
September 19, 2018
6 Ways to Beat Rising Interest Rates
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6 Ways to Beat Rising Interest Rates

June 12, 2018
Bitcoin: Why You Should NOT Invest in Today's Fool's Gold
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Bitcoin: Why You Should NOT Invest in Today's Fool's Gold

If Bitcoin is at $10,000 today it's because the fool who bought it for $10,000 is hoping another greater fool will pay $12,000 for it tomorrow. But wh…
February 21, 2018
The 5 Best Investments You Can Make in 2018
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The 5 Best Investments You Can Make in 2018

The strangest of years will be drawing to a close in just a few weeks.
December 8, 2017
Looking for Cash? The Real Value of Your Gold Jewelry
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Looking for Cash? The Real Value of Your Gold Jewelry

recently bought $163 of 14k gold jewelry at retail price and then solicited offers on the gold from four different vendors.
October 4, 2017
Why Silver and Gold Look Shiny to Investors Right Now
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Why Silver and Gold Look Shiny to Investors Right Now

While they have their downsides, precious metals offer a hedge in times of trouble and inflation. Now could be a good time to take a look.
April 24, 2017
5 Gold-Rated Funds to Beat the Market
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5 Gold-Rated Funds to Beat the Market

The Morningstar Medalist rating gives us confidence that these picks should outpace the indexes over the long haul.
March 7, 2017
Thinking About Buying Gold? Think Again
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Thinking About Buying Gold? Think Again

The precious metal makes for a nice anniversary present, but it's not a good investment.
November 30, 2016
What's Keeping Investors Up At Night?
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What's Keeping Investors Up At Night?

People tend to worry about things they cannot control, but they should focus instead on proper diversification and lowering fees.
October 31, 2016