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Now That Stock Prices Have Rebounded, How Do I...

Now that the U.S. stock market has recaptured most of its losses from 2018's fourth quarter, many investors are breathing a sigh of relief. From its lows on Dec. 24, the Standard & Poor's 500 Index, jumped 18%...

11 of the Best Index Funds to Buy Today

The recent passing of Vanguard founder John Bogle was a great loss for the investment world. Bogle was responsible for introducing index investing to the fund industry, and in the process, he helped millions of...

Buy Marijuana Stocks Now? You'd Have to Be Stoned.

Marijuana stocks have become the "next big thing." Thirty-three states have legalized medical marijuana, including 10 (and the District of Columbia) that have greenlighted it for recreational use. In Maryland,...

5 Warren Buffett Stocks He's Likely In for the...

Warren Buffett has a clear investing mantra: He likes value, and he likes holding on for the long term. The tactic has worked out well. Since Buffett took the reins of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) in 1964, through...

When Markets Are Volatile, Focus on What You...

If the recent increase in market volatility and drama in our political landscape have you feeling more cautious about investing in the stock market, you're not alone. In a recent survey of more than 850 Schwab...

15 New Products Apple Might Release in 2019

Apple (AAPL, $183.73) is expected to release a glut of new products this year. And for the company's sake, it should. Apple ran into the brick wall of a slowing global smartphone market last year; smartphone...

10 of the Worst Stock Calls By the Pros

How many times have you seen articles discussing the best market calls of all time? Probably quite a few. They're everywhere. But you don't hear much about the worst market calls of all time. That's because...

The 25 Best Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy Now...

It's a good idea to keep one eye on the "smart money." Sure, hedge funds' performance doesn't always live up to the hype, but considering they represent more than $3 trillion in assets under management and have...

9 Great Dividend Growth Stocks to Buy

Dividend growth rarely goes out of style, but sometimes investors need a little reminder about the importance of stocks that consistently and generously raise their payouts. The most recent refresher was the...

10 Cheap Tech Stocks to Buy for Under $10

Cheap stocks - those that trade for a small nominal dollar amount, say, less than $10 - are a double-edged sword. And those blades can be even sharper in the case of tech stocks. On the one hand, while the...

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