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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

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 04.15.2017 | 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 04.09.2017 | 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 04.08.2017 | 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 04.02.2017 | 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? | Posted 04.01.2017 | Business

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 03.24.2017 | Business

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 03.23.2017 | 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 03.16.2017 | Business

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 ...

What's So Bad About a Little Deflation?

Michael Farr | Posted 03.15.2017 | Business
Michael Farr

Ever since the global financial crisis central bankers across the globe have become increasingly fearful about the prospect of widespread deflation. ...

Active investing versus passive: What if everyone indexed, except Warren Buffett?

Druce Vertes, CFA | Posted 03.11.2017 | Business
Druce Vertes, CFA

Warren Buffett sometimes says things that seem . . . contradictory.

What's Going on in Retail?

Michael Farr | Posted 03.09.2017 | Business
Michael Farr recently published an article (Store closings are the hottest trend in retail) about the rash of retail store closings in recent months. As t...

10 Coolest Stocks to Invest In

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.08.2017 | Business

By Cat Alford, Contributor Google and Apple are always creating new and cool products, which makes them popular stocks for investors. However, there ...

Financial Reform Is Working

Dennis M. Kelleher | Posted 03.08.2017 | Business
Dennis M. Kelleher

The critics of the financial reform Dodd-Frank Act are fond of saying that it doesn't work -- some going so far as to say that the financial system is just as much at risk as it was in 2008, if not even more so.

How Do Real Investors Take a Punch? | Posted 03.03.2017 | Fifty

Ancient Chinese Curse....May you live in interesting times With little question we live in interesting times and the prospects seem to indicate that...

Three Things to Keep in Mind When Making Trades

Paul Scolardi | Posted 02.25.2017 | Business
Paul Scolardi

Trading can be an exciting and rewarding way to reach financial freedom. It can also be a very difficult and very challenging experience. There is no end to the different tips and suggestions out there on trade systems and philosophies. They all have some sort of benefit.

Keep it in Perspective

Michael Farr | Posted 02.24.2017 | Business
Michael Farr

With the S&P 500 now down about 10% from its all-time high in May 2015, a certain level of fear has returned to the markets. Among the many concerns ...

Stock Market Volatility Is Less Than You Think | Posted 02.24.2017 | Fifty

A lot has been written about the recent volatility of the stock market. January 2016 was the worst January in the history of the stock market. Since t...

Five Lessons on Entrepreneurship From My Steve Harvey Show Interview

Timothy Sykes | Posted 02.18.2017 | Business
Timothy Sykes

I was recently invited to visit the Steve Harvey Show to discuss tips on how to earn a substantial income through trading. Together with two of my stu...

Rational Investors Overcome Fear in Turbulent Stock Market | Posted 02.18.2017 | Fifty

The stock market (Dow Jones Industrial Average) produced positive returns for six straight years (2009 - 2014). 2015 was only slightly negative at -2....

The Oil Crisis in Plain English

Roxana Maddahi | Posted 02.18.2017 | Business
Roxana Maddahi

Oil prices hit a 13-year low this January at $26 per barrel, down from over $100 per barrel throughout most of 2014. Prices are low because of an ove...