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Is the Stock Market Open on Memorial Day 2018?

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10 Top Health-Care Stocks That Never Break a Sweat

Health-care stocks - and pharmaceutical makers in particular - recently dodged a bullet when President Donald Trump unveiled a relatively benign overhaul to the nation's health-care system with the ultimate aim...

5 "Strong Buy" Biotech Stocks to Buy Now

Biotech stocks often present intriguing, and potentially very lucrative, investment opportunities. Share prices can explode on positive trial results or key regulatory approvals. However, buyers beware: These...

Living on Your Investments? What Happens When...

Many people follow a buy-hold strategy when it comes to investing: You know, just hold on to your stocks through the bad times, and you'll be all right in the end. Is it true? I don't think so. SEE ALSO: The...

10 Safe Blue-Chip Stocks You Want to Own

When markets get jittery (like they are now), investors' thoughts often turn to so-called "safe stocks," to protect their portfolios against losses. Especially when there are numerous headwinds and no clear...

5 Top Target-Date Retirement Fund Families

Investors are flocking to target-date retirement funds. These funds, which often are the default option in workplace 401(k) plans, received $70 billion in net inflows last year, bringing their total assets to...

With Finances, Keep It Simple, Stupid (Even If...

When Confucius noted that "life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated," he should have included an addendum that the same thing goes for finances. Believe it or not, a simple plan throughout...

7 Stocks Warren Buffett Just Bought, Trimmed...

Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), absolutely adores Apple (AAPL). Indeed, the world's greatest value investor upped his company's stake in the iPhone-maker by 45% during the quarter...

Where Millionaires Live in America 2018

A million dollars isn't exactly what it used to be, but it still earns you entry into an elite group of Americans. Only 5.8% of the country, or about 7.2 million households, qualifies as bona fide millionaires....

10 Shaky Dividend Stocks That Could Harm Your...

More than a third of the companies in the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index have hiked their dividends in 2018, and none have cut their payout, according to Howard Silverblatt, senior industry analyst for S&P Dow...

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Basics of Money

Join the Race to $1-Trillion Stocks

It may be a matter of months, or more likely a few years, but sometime soon a U.S. company will breach...

New Ways to Prove Your I.D.

The days of PINs and passwords are numbered as more companies embrace futuristic identification...

Miles or Cash Back: Which Is the Better...

Ever wonder whether an air-miles rewards card or a cash-back card offers the better deal? Now,...

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