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Want a winning portfolio? Just avoid the biggest loser

Richard Barrington

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

6 things investors should know about P2P lending

Richard Barrington

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?

Richard Barrington

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

Comparing today's bank account and bond yields

Richard Barrington

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

Republican Congress, Democratic president: The best pairing for investors?

Richard Barrington

If stock market history repeats itself, the outcome of last week's election is great news for investors.

The blessing and burden of a strong dollar

Richard Barrington

A strong U.S. dollar may sound like a great thing, but there are some drawbacks to the dollar's recent rise.

Beyond beta: Why investment risk metrics fall short

Richard Barrington

The beta metric and others like it are imperfect ways to gauge investment risk. Here's why.

The sound of speculation

Richard Barrington

More and more signs of risky behavior are emerging in today's bull market. Learn how you can protect your portfolio.

The perils of post-retirement investing

Richard Barrington

Once you start withdrawing from retirement savings, investment volatility can be especially devastating. Learn how to manage it.

Exposing the myths in mutual funds

Richard Barrington

Mutual fund performance is not always easy to gauge, and a report from S&P helps explain why.

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