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Seven Keys to Making Millions in the Stock Market

Timothy Sykes | Posted 07.18.2016 | Business
Timothy Sykes

If you want to make millions in the stock market, it is important to realize that this will not be an easy feat. It takes a great deal of time and eff...

Why Invest In Art Now?

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 07.19.2016 | Business
Madelaine D'Angelo

Between markets in flux and Brexit, investors are looking for alternate ways to invest in tangible assets that don't rely on the government. The growi...

It's Just Like the Stock Market! - Notes From a Dive Bar

Alan Black | Posted 07.11.2016 | San Francisco
Alan Black

Tonight's bartending is like the stock market. From the opening bell, I'm bullish on cheery bonhomie. Financials are rewarded, the tip jar stuffed wi...

Uncommon Data is the New Frontier in Risk Management

Irene Aldridge | Posted 06.27.2016 | Business
Irene Aldridge

Minimizing volatility is important to investment managers focused on capital preservation. After all, lower volatility helps protect capital and improve the key portfolio performance metric, the Sharpe Ratio, which is equal to the average annualized return divided by annualized volatility. An acceptable Sharpe Ratio for a portfolio starts in the 1.8 range.

No, The Brexit Is Not A Good Reason To Mess With Your 401(k)

The Huffington Post | Ben Walsh | Posted 06.24.2016 | Business

Almost every market, in almost every major economy, is down following the United Kingdom voting on Thursday to leave the European Union. The British p...

BREXIT CARNAGE: Sterling, Stocks In Free Fall

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 06.24.2016 | Business

LONDON, June 24 World stocks headed for one the biggest slumps on record on Friday as a decision by Britain to leave the European Union triggered 8 pe...

Why We Don't Need a Gold Standard; There Is a Better Alternative

Sol Palha | Posted 05.27.2016 | Business
Sol Palha

The first reaction from the hard money camp would be to state we are insane or that we longer value hard money.

Hey, Larry Summers

Eve Ellis | Posted 05.23.2016 | Business
Eve Ellis

Summers says that the current focus on monetary policy is not enough to combat the current downward world economic trend. Yes, as I said, I think he's right. But his own solutions fall short.

The Top 100 People to Follow Financial News on Twitter

Druce Vertes, CFA | Posted 05.23.2016 | Business
Druce Vertes, CFA

It's been about a year since we posted our last list of people to follow on Twitter for financial news. Time for an update!

BBC Global 30 Index Signalling that This Bull Market Is not Over

Sol Palha | Posted 05.23.2016 | Business
Sol Palha

The overall trend in the BBC Global Index, as well as the Dow industrials, is up, and so we will repeat what we have been stating for quite some time now; the stronger the correction, the better the buying opportunity.

Turn the Tables - Seek Out an Investor to Buy Your Home

Scott Yancey | Posted 05.19.2016 | Business
Scott Yancey

OK, I'll start out by saying that this article is only going to apply to a rather small niche of home sellers. However, if you happen to fit into thi...

Remember When the NY Times Reported, You Know, News?

Lynda Bekore | Posted 05.18.2016 | Media
Lynda Bekore

Clearly, somebody thought a titillating sex story might help. And with the Donald's name attached to it, how could they go wrong, right? Wrong.

Is the Most Hated Bull Market in History Ready to Crumble?

Sol Palha | Posted 05.12.2016 | Education
Sol Palha

"A young man is a theory; an old man is a fact." -Edgar Watson Howe The first response that comes to one's mind is yes, as this economic recovery has...

50 Ways You're Throwing Away Money

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.11.2016 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Sabah Karimi, Contributor At the beginning of the year, you probably made a New Year's resolution to keep your spending under control. But unfortu...

Is the Bull Market Over?

Timothy Sykes | Posted 05.05.2016 | Business
Timothy Sykes

Right now we are officially in the second longest bull market ever. In the US, stock indexes are spiking and Americans are having to be more diligent ...

Gold Bugs Need to Stop Listening to the Fear Mongers and Start Thinking For a Change

Sol Palha | Posted 04.29.2016 | Business
Sol Palha

He that can have patience can have what he will. Benjamin Franklin We are still not convinced that Gold is fully out of the woods. Peter Schiff is bu...

The SEC Needs to Approve IEX's Market Solution

Dennis M. Kelleher | Posted 04.14.2016 | Business
Dennis M. Kelleher

Our public securities markets are essential for companies large and small to access capital and for our economy to grow.

We Stopped Pfizer's Tax Dodge, Now Let's End the Buybacks

William Lazonick | Posted 04.08.2016 | Business
William Lazonick

Now that new Treasury Department rules have effectively thwarted Pfizer's attempt to evade its U.S. tax obligations, it's time policymakers turned their attention to something far more common -- and even more damaging.

Behind the Curve?

Michael Farr | Posted 04.07.2016 | Business
Michael Farr

The best advice we can offer equity investors during the course of this transition is to stick with quality, balance-sheet strength and strong management teams. There will come a time to get more aggressive, but the wait may be longer than most think.

Charles Schwab Closes Sarah Meyohas' NYSE Account

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 04.04.2016 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

Sarah Meyohas, an artist we interviewed back in January, has had her New York Stock Exchange account closed by Charles Schwab. She has exhibited her paintings which reflect her stock market trades and their effects on the market at Gallery 303.

$50 Oil as Soon as May?

Oilprice.com | Posted 03.31.2016 | Business
Oilprice.com

The forecast stands in stark contrast to some other analysts. Barclays, for example, sees the potential for oil prices to fall back to the low-$30s in the short run as speculators start to retreat from their recent buildup in bullish positions.

The Stock Market Trick Energy Companies Are Using To Survive Plummeting Oil Prices

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 03.25.2016 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - More than a dozen companies in the hard-hit exploration and production energy industry have announced new share offerings this ye...

Why Oil Stocks Will Be the Best Investment in 2016

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.23.2016 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Barbara Friedberg, Contributor Predicting the stock market is no easy task. "Buy low" is great advice, but how do you know if a low stock won't go...

Political Violence: It's the Economy Stupid

Michael Farr | Posted 03.22.2016 | Business
Michael Farr

Getting away from D.C. every so often helps with perspective. Life inside the Beltway can cloud one's views and lead to an inflated sense of axis mun...

10 Stocks That Haven't Dropped in 5 Years

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.15.2016 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Ashley Redmond, Contributor There are close to 3,000 companies on the world's largest stock exchange, the New York Stock Exchange. So when you're ...