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Inside The Markets
  1. Is It Finally Time To Get Defensive?

    A major stock correction could be near, which means that getting a bit more defensive could make sense. Here are a few ideas.
  2. Why There's Far More To Pfizer Than Viagra

    Pfizer, Inc. is one of the world's largest and most profitable pharmaceutical companies, and not just because of that little blue pill.
  3. Forget Apple: Invest Your Next Tech Dollar In Asia

    Investors who ignore Asia's tech sector do so at their own peril. Here are a few ETFs and companies to consider.
Investing
  1. Where to Seek Equity Income

    During the 25 years prior to 2009, investment income was ridiculously easy to come ...
  2. 5 Questions Ask Before Hiring A Financial Advisor

    Choosing a financial advisor isn't an easy task. Here's a list of the most important ...
  3. How To Profit From Recent Market Divergence

    US stocks contemplate the fate of the 5-year bull market as the small cap Russell ...
  4. Investor Fatigue Setting In?

    We’re in the midst of earnings season, and thus far the news is largely positive.
  5. Why Coal Deserves Your Attention Right Now

    The coal sector has suffered for years at the hands of cheap natural gas and stiff ...
  6. How To Find The Best Real Estate Agent

    Most people don't have the time, expertise or motivation to go it alone and finding ...
Personal Finance
  1. 6 Ways Homeowners Can Dispute an Absurdly Low Appraisal

    Count it as one of the most frustrating and disappointing of all real estate quandaries.
  2. 5 Questions Ask Before Hiring A Financial Advisor

    Choosing a financial advisor isn't an easy task. Here's a list of the most important things to consider when planning for ...
  3. Retirement Travel: Good And Good For You

    Research shows a big disconnect between how many Americans dream of travel during retirement and who saves enough to fund ...
  4. Is it Time to Prepare for Inflation?

    While U.S. inflation remains at historic lows, it has ticked up recently, leaving many investors fearing rising prices.
  5. Top 10 Biggest Retirement Savings Mistakes

    Now that the economy is in recovery, it’s time to begin rebuilding those IRAs and 401(k)s.
  6. 5 Money Lessons Your Parents Taught You That Are Wrong

    Teaching kids about money is important, but not all money lessons for kids turn out to be correct. Here are five bad money ...
Active Trading
  1. Three Ways to Profit Using Call Options

    A brief overview of how to provide from using call options in your portfolio.
  2. Risk Reversals for Stocks Using Calls and Puts

    Risk reversal strategies can be a very useful “option” for experienced investors who are familiar with basic puts and calls.
  3. How Do You Use Stock Simulators?

    Stock market simulators let you pick securities, make trades and track the results-all without risking a penny.
  4. Three Ways to Profit Using Put Options

    A brief overview of how to profit from using put options in your portfolio.
  5. Narrow Your Range With Stop-Limit Orders

    With stop-limit orders, buyers protect themselves from prices too high for their tastes.
  6. Day Trading: Impoverishing Dilettantes Since 1990

    Operating a day-trading account is like owning thoroughbreds or an America’s Cup team. You can't just enter the arena with ...
Forex
  1. Gold the Commodity or Gold the Currency?

    DailyFX.com - Talking Points Important cycle turn window coming up in Gold Key support zone eyed around 1280 Unfamiliar with ...
  2. US Dollar Breakout Nearly Confirmed - Trade Setups for July NFPs

    DailyFX.com - Talking Points: - EURUSD bearish below 1.3475, USDJPY bullish above 102.75. - USDCAD may have room to run, ...
Forex Education
  1. Seven Emerging Currencies Challenging The Forex Hierarchy

    While the top-seven currencies follow a somewhat stable hierarchy, second-tier currencies can be all ...
  2. The Best Day-Trading Schools

    Here are the top day-trading schools that offer courses and mentoring in the stock, options, futures ...
  3. For Individual Investors, These May Be The Best Of Times

    The raging debate on high frequency trading may lead the average retail investor to think that he/she ...
 
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    Why Gold Has Always Had Value

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    The Pros And (Mostly) Cons Of Early Retirement

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    What Is A Short ETF?

    A short ETF will be profitable if the underlying index or asset declines in price, and will incur a loss if the underlying index or asset gains in price.
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    A Guide To Day Trading On Margin

    Buying on margin is a good option if you don't have the cash to day trade.