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Fearing a Fed rate hike? Make these 5 moves

April 9, 2015

Preparing your finances in advance of any Fed announcements can help you avoid being caught flat-footed when rates finally climb.

Batter up! 9 'players' for your investment line-up

April 1, 2015

Want a portfolio that will perform from its opening day? Then consider incorporating these key elements.

Home-field advantage: 7 reasons to favor US stocks

March 23, 2015

International investing can be a good thing, but there are also valid reasons for maintaining a heavier weighting toward U.S.-based stocks.

7 straightforward rules for asset allocation

March 18, 2015

Asset allocation is a tricky decision and one you can't avoid, so it's wise to be well-informed on the topic.

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.

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