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  1. Moody's: America's Credit Still Good (SPY, VXX)

    America still has the agency's highest rating thanks to a strong economy, but entitlements ...
  2. Inflation Surges, Stocks Slump (SPY, VTI)

    Inflation is going up a lot faster than analysts expected.
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    Learn about three bonds that are top choices for retirement in 2016, offering investors ...
  1. Besides a savings account, where is the safest place to keep my money?

    Savings accounts are safe because investors' deposits are guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) ...
  2. Do mutual funds invest only in stocks?

    Discover which types of mutual funds invest in only equities, or stocks, and which mutual funds also include investments ...
  3. What is the relationship between the current yield and risk?

    Discover the relationship between a bond’s current yield and risk, and how investors can use it to benefit their overall ...
  4. Who or what is backing municipal bonds?

    Learn about the basics of municipal bonds, including the various revenue sources that are utilized to back or secure municipal ...
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