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Why Trading in Bitcoin or Other Cryptocurrencies is Playing with Fire
Financial Planning You're probably aware that investing in bitcoin is risky in general, but let's take a look at the specific reasons why you could get burned.
By Marguerita M. Cheng, CFP® • Published
10 Commodities to Buy to Beat Back This Volatile Market
commodities That bout of weakness in February turned out to be a lot more than just another little market hiccup to file away and forget.
By Michael Brush • Last updated
Should You Invest in Commodities?
commodities Investments in crops, metals, energy, currencies and other tangible things tend to go up when stocks and bonds go down.
By James K. Glassman • Last updated
How to Explain Bitcoin to Your Grandchildren
investing A monetary blast from the past: To understand today's new cryptocurrencies, it helps to take a look at how currencies evolved in the first place.
By Neale Godfrey, Financial Literacy Expert • Published
7 Reasons Bitcoin Is Doomed
investing A crash in this and other cryptocurrencies is inevitable.
By Steven Goldberg • Last updated
Bitcoin: Why You Should NOT Invest in Today's Fool's Gold
investing 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 what do you get for your money? What's it worth? That's the problem.
By Vitaliy Katsenelson, CEO and CIO • Last updated
Commodities: A “Golden” Way to Play the Improving Economy
investing If you don’t own commodities, add them. If you do … add a little more.
By Michael Kahn • Published
Flying Blind With Bitcoin: Should You Invest, too?
investing My own kids dabble in bitcoin. If you feel compelled to join the crowd, I have three pieces of advice for you.
By Bradford M. Pine • Last updated
10 Top Funds for a 2018 Gusher in Energy Stocks
investing The Northeast and the Midwest were brought to a standstill in late 2017 thanks to a nasty winter storm, followed by record-breaking cold to start the new year.
By Michael Foster • Last updated