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Shareholder rights: Are you a shark, lion or sheep?

February 25, 2015

Passive investors should take a cue from Wall Street's sharks and lions in recognizing the impact corporate governance can have on share value.

Why a manic market shouldn't necessarily worry you

February 20, 2015

As unsettling as recent market volatility might be, a longer-term perspective suggests investors don't necessarily have to worry.

The problem with popular stocks

February 4, 2015

Recent research finds that stocks with the highest turnover tend to also have the lowest future returns.

7 reasons to worry about cheap oil

January 21, 2015

Lower oil prices have some obvious benefits for the U.S., but they could also bring some problems -- especially as the drop becomes more extreme.

6 options for today's income investor

January 15, 2015

Here are some of the pluses and minuses of a variety of today's income-producing investment options.

How to invest like a business owner

January 9, 2015

Managerial responsibilities may seem miles away from investment decisions, but your personal business experience can be an asset in managing stocks.

Want a winning portfolio? Just avoid the biggest loser

January 5, 2015

Addition-by-subtraction can be a good way of earning above-average investment performance.

6 things investors should know about P2P lending

December 9, 2014

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending is growing rapidly in popularity, but the marketplace does not yet fully recognize the risks.

Share buybacks: A sell signal?

December 5, 2014

A boom in share buybacks raises some questions that shareholders of the company need to ask.

Comparing today's bank account and bond yields

November 19, 2014

Interest income remains relatively scarce among these vehicles, but that doesn't mean your portfolio should be without them.

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