Stocks Articles

  1. Chinese Companies Are Leaving U.S. Markets

    Chinese companies are pulling out of U.S. exchanges and that may be a good thing.
  2. 5 Investing Risk Factors And How To Avoid Them

    Each investment product has specific risks that come with it, while some risks are inherent in every investment.
  3. What Dividends Say About Stock Health

    Dividend payments may reveal information about the future prospects of a company.
  4. The Reality Of Investing In Space Exploration

    While investors are more interested in space than ever before, the options are still very limited.
  5. Overcoming Compounding's Dark Side

    Understanding how money is made and lost over time can help you improve your returns.
  6. Should Google Pay A Dividend?

    By offering a modest dividend, Google would likely drive up its stock price.
  7. Free Tools To Help You Manage Your Money

    Multiple websites offer money management tools for free. Here are a few recommended sites.
  8. 5 Ways The Greek Crisis Could Affect Your Personal Finances

    Keeping an eye on what is happening in Europe could help prepare you for what the future may hold.
  9. 5 Ways To Invest $5,000

    If you've found yourself with some extra cash, it might be wise to read this before buying that big TV.
  10. The Pitfalls Of Diversification

    Diversifying may reduce risk, but what does that mean to your overall ROI? Find out here.
  11. The Good And Bad Of National Lotteries

    Here's a look at some of the positives and negatives of national lotteries.
  12. Building Client Trust

    Find out how you can strengthen your client's trust in you professionally.
  13. Investing Vs. Gambling: Where Is Your Money Safer?

    Many people who have never invested before see it as just another form of gambling. Find out the truth.
  14. 5 Money Transfer Tips For Foreign Workers

    If you are working in the U.S. as a foreign worker, here are some tips for sending money back home.
  15. 5 Misconceptions About Discount Brokers

    While discount brokers are the perfect choice for some investors, their business model could be detrimental to others.
  16. 5 Reasons Old Tech Is Soaring

    New names may be popular, but old tech is still the place to put long-term money. Find out why.
  17. The Best Portfolio Balance

    Investing isn't an exact science, it's trial and error. Find out why.
  18. A Look At Apple's Share Buyback And Dividend

    Steve Jobs wouldn't be happy with the recent news out of Apple. Find out what to expect of Apple's dividend.
  19. Problems Loom For The Chinese Economy

    In 2010 China became the world's second largest economy, yet some analysts see problems ahead. Find out why.
  20. States That Spend The Most On Lottery Tickets

    Here are the areas in the U.S. that spend plenty of money on lottery tickets.
  21. The Lowdown On Penny Stocks

    Think penny stocks will make you rich? If you don't understand the risks, you could end up penniless.
  22. Profiting From Panic Selling

    When everyone rushes to dump their stocks, you may find yourself with a great buying opportunity. Learn about it here.
  23. A Beginners' Guide To Managing Your Money

    Discover what you need to know before becoming your own money manager.
  24. How The Volcker Rule Affects You

    Find out if the Volcker Rule will just affect big banks, or if it's something you should worry about.
  25. 6 Misconceptions About Investing Young

    Investing is not only for yuppies and rich old men. Start investing early to protect your future.
  26. How The Internet Has Changed Investing

    Discover the significant impact the Internet has had on how we invest and view the markets.
  27. The History Of The Modern Portfolio

    Learn how the writings of John Burr Williams and Harry Markowitz led to the creation of the investment portfolio.
  28. Tips For When To Buy, Sell Or Hold

    Knowing how to make sound snap decisions is a must for any broker.
  29. Setting Vs. Getting: What Is A Price-Taker?

    Learn how the economic term "price taker" may separate investors from traders.
  30. An Evaluation Of Emerging Markets

    Get the full story on this asset class before you write it off as too risky.
  31. How To Invest In Sports Teams And Groups

    Lots of people dream about sports ownership. Here are some ways you can literally get into the game.
  32. How Did Italy Get To This Point?

    Italy is in the spotlight amid the eurozone crisis. Discover why and if the problems can be fixed.
  33. Human Capital: The Most Overlooked Asset Class

    The skills and knowledge that allow you to make money are your best asset. Remember to invest in yourself!
  34. 5 Ways To Protect Your Portfolio From Volatility

    Sometimes the best defense is the lack of offense. Here are the best boring ways to protect your portfolio in volatile markets. ...
  35. Whisper Numbers: Should You Listen?

    These unofficial forecasts hold the potential for insider insight - and investment risk.
  36. Peter Lynch On Playing The Market

    Everyone can appreciate great advice from a professional. Read on to benefit from the vast experience of Peter Lynch.
  37. 4 Steps To Picking A Stock

    Narrow down the universe of stocks to find the ones that best suit your needs.
  38. Diversifying A Concentrated Stock Position

    Having stocks in one area exposes an investor to risk. We tell you four ways to minimize it.
  39. 3 Ways To Increase Your Investment Performance

    Savvy investors deploy each of their dollars to work in more than one way. Find out how to multitask your money.
  40. How PIIGS Defaults Could Affect The Markets

    What would a default by Europe's PIIGS do to the European and world financial markets, and how would the eurozone cope?
  41. An Introduction To Behavioral Finance

    Curious about how emotions and biases affect the market? Find some useful insight here.
  42. Translating Ticker Talk

    Stock tickers can say a lot about a company in just a few letters. Find out how to read them.
  43. Is The Stock Market Really Worth Your Money?

    The S&P's 0.00% change over the past three years will make you wonder whether your money's in the right place.
  44. Tips For Investors In Volatile Markets

    Find out what to look out for when trading during market instability.
  45. Why These 3 Countries Could Be Too Risky To Invest In

    Why is being trade-dependent a problem for these countries, and how does that affect investors?
  46. The 3 Biggest Risks Faced By International Investors

    Investing internationally is a great way to diversify your portfolio, but you need to know the risks.
  47. 5 Quick Research Tips For Busy Investors

    Turn frustrating hours into profit-turning minutes by managing your investing time properly.
  48. Types Of Rebalancing Strategies

    Portfolio rebalancing provides protection and discipline for any investment management strategy.
  49. Are Investing Seminars Worth It?

    A look at two types of seminars and what each has to offer.
  50. Equity Valuation In Emerging Markets

    As nations like China, India and others continue to grow, valuing companies from these nations will be important for your ...
  51. 10 Dividend Aristocrats

    These companies have paid dividends for 25 uninterrupted years. They could be a great addition to your portfolio.
  52. Profit By Understanding Fundamental Trends

    Fundamental trends are an important driver of financial markets and every investor and entrepreneur should analyze them. ...
  53. Find The Highest Returns With The Sharpe Ratio

    Learn how to follow the efficient frontier to increase your chances of successful investing.
  54. Pros And Cons Of Offshore Investing

    Tax loopholes are shrinking, but there are still plenty of viable prospects. Get the big picture.
  55. Why Buffett's Buy-And-Hold Strategy Is Losing Its Appeal

    The Oracle's tried-and-true method may no longer be the top way to trade.
  56. Top 5 Most Stable Stocks

    These stocks represent areas of safety for your portfolio, even in the most volatile of times.
  57. Is Your Investment Strategy Going Extinct?

    Investors need to be aware that time moves on and often leaves trendy investing techniques in the dustbin.
  58. How Investors Can Screen For Stock Ideas

    Find out how to pick your own investments like a pro.
  59. Diversification: It's All About (Asset) Class

    Frustrated stock pickers rejoice - asset class selection is simpler and safer.
  60. Investing In Securitized Products

    Securitized assets are customizable and have a wide range of yields, making them an attractive asset class.
  61. Is Warren Buffett Really A Value Investor?

    Warren Buffett has long been hailed as a value investor. But is that statement still accurate?
  62. Get A Richer Picture With The Penman-Nissim Framework

    Probability trends and profitability analysis are clearer when using this framework.
  63. 5 Essential Things You Need To Know About Every Stock You Buy

    Investing is easy but investing successfully is tough. Knowing these five essentials can help save you time when researching ...
  64. What Is The Best Sector To Invest In Right Now?

    The consumer staples sector may become more appealing as investors look to invest in companies with stable earnings, growth ...
  65. How Stock Market Indexes Changed Investing

    Find out how the first market averages were calculated and what they mean for investors today.
  66. 5 Top Investors Who Profited From The Recession

    These smart investors weren't scared off by the recession, and it paid off in a big way.
  67. Warren Buffett's Copycats

    The "Oracle of Omaha" is one of the most successful investors of all time. No wonder so many investors are mimicking his ...
  68. Demographic Trends And The Implications For Investment

    See how people's movements, ages, deaths and buying patterns affect portfolios worldwide.
  69. A Primer On The Biotech Sector

    Investing in the biotech sector can involve both huge losses and major gains.
  70. Who Owns The Stock Exchanges?

    As M&A heats up among the exchanges, here's how the market currently looks.
  71. The Most Profitable Investing Trends Right Now

    Most often, the largest investment gains result from spotting trends early. Find out what current investment trends are offering ...
  72. 5 Stocks For Valentine's Day

    These Valentine's-related stocks are good enough to fall in love with.
  73. Understanding Liability-Adjusted Cash Flow Yield

    Learn why LACFY is a valuable metric for investors looking to make quick valuation calls on a company's stock relative to ...
  74. What Investors Should Know About Interest Rates

    Understanding interest rates helps you answer the fundamental question of where to put your money.
  75. Taking Advantage Of Central Bank Interventions

    These interventions provide great opportunities for investors and traders to seize entries into longer-term trends.
  76. Warren Buffett's Paycheck

    How much money does the Oracle of Omaha really have?
  77. 5 Signs Of A Market-Beating Stock

    Beating the market is not automatic, but focusing on companies with strong margins, good management and double-digit ROIC ...
  78. 5 Big Chinese Companies And Their U.S. Counterparts

    Here's a look at five Chinese companies, what they do and how they compare to the American companies they are modeled after. ...
  79. Cheap Stocks Can Be Deceiving

    Find out how to tell a truly undervalued stock from one that has been legitimately beaten down.
  80. Industries Where Fortunes Rise As The Snow Falls

    These companies can warm up your portfolio when temperatures plunge.
  81. 4 Haunted Houses And What They're Worth

    The courts view a haunted reputation as a detriment to a home's value, but these homes' histories may have boosted their ...
  82. 6 Drug Companies With Expiring Patents In 2011

    The 2011 "patent cliff" is approaching and many big name pharmaceutical manufacturers face patent expiration on their core ...
  83. 7 Signs A Stock Is Set To Slide

    In investment, knowledge is power. Knowing these signs could alert you to potential problems on the horizon for your stocks. ...
  84. The Most Important Metrics For Earnings Season

    Knowing how to read an earnings report can help investors decide which stocks to buy.
  85. 4 Things To Know About Earnings Season

    Investors should know that earnings reports are not just about the earnings.
  86. The Generation Y Investment Portfolio

    Generation Y is significantly different from past generations. Find out how you can profit from these trends.
  87. Stock Scandals: Why Some Companies Survive

    When scandal hits a company, there are few key factors that determine how hard the stock will be hit.
  88. Market News That Seems Promising - But Isn't

    Not all good news is created equal. Find out how some positive stock market news can actually be bad news for investors. ...
  89. Casino Stats: Why Gamblers Rarely Win

    Gambling is never a reliable source of supplementary income. Read on to find out why.
  90. A Primer On Offshore Drilling

    Learn the important ratios and terms that you'll need to know to get involved in this trading sector.
  91. The Wall Street Reform Act: What You Need To Know

    What is in the Act, how will it impact most Americans, and what should investors do?
  92. 5 Reasons You Should Love Stocks

    Despite their volatility, stocks as a whole have historically risen in value over time more than any other type of investment. ...
  93. 6 Reasons Not To Diversify Your Holdings

    "Diversify" - easy to say, expensive to do.
  94. The Financial Regulation Overhaul: Good Thing Or Bad Deal?

    No one has read the overhaul bill, not even the politicians who passed it. But there are some things you can be sure of without ...
  95. The Biggest Corporate Image Catastrophes

    Despite spending millions of dollars on PR, some companies still manage to muddy their reputations with tone-deaf responses ...
  96. The Foreign Exchange Interbank Market

    Can your forex broker offer you the most competitive pricing? Learn how the market's biggest players affect you.
  97. When Geographic Diversification Fails

    Geographic diversification is becoming an ineffective investing strategy, but there are others that pay off in the long term. ...
  98. Profit With The Power Of P/E Ratio

    The P/E ratio is a valuable tool when deciding on an investment, but it's not the only thing to consider.
  99. Be Risk Diverse, Not Risk Averse

    You have to take on some risk, but finding the right level is key to your portfolio's success - and your sanity.
  100. Taking Advantage Of Volatility Spikes With Credit Spreads

    Alert options traders can follow this strategy to improve their chances of success.
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