Bitcoin Nears Parity With Gold

Bitcoin just topped $1100 for the first time since Dec 2013, bringing it closest to gold ever… The last time bitcoin approached parity with gold, it marked the top in the virtual currency…   But the current price of gold…

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WAY!’: Trump fires back after Obama says he would’ve won if he ran

After President Barack Obama said in an interview with former senior adviser David Axelrod that he thought he would have won if he had run this year, President-elect Donald Trump fired back on Twitter with a clear conviction of his…

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The 3 Best Dow Jones Stocks to Buy Now

This year has turned out to be one of the best for the markets in a long time. It’s been reflective of the performance of the various Dow Jones Industrial Average stocks. The SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF (NYSEARCA:DIA), which…

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27 Best Stocks for 2017

Amid a dense fog of uncertainty, an aging bull will have to find its footing in 2017. Rarely has the way forward been so obscured by the murky policies of a new political regime, as well as by questions about…

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Why the Democrats Can’t Let Go of Losing

The Democratic Party has become everything it once was against. The either-or accusation is a classic propaganda technique to silence dissent. During the Vietnam War, for example, anyone dissenting against the official narratives supporting the war was accused of “supporting…

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7 Best Monthly Dividend Stocks

The second half of 2016 was not kind to income investors. As bond yields rose, the prices of virtually everything paying an income stream got slammed. Some of my favorite dividend stocks, REITs and closed-end funds fell by 20% or…

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12 Smart Year-End Tax Moves to Make Now

Moves you make between now and the end of the year can have a significant effect on how much tax you have to pay next April, particularly when it comes to investments you might hold outside a retirement account. The…

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Top Picks for 2017

I’m baaack! After my annual stock picks trailed Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index in both 2014 and 2015, my choices from a year ago returned 8.0% over the past 12 months, beating the index by 3.4 percentage points. The past…

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7 Stocks to Beat the Market in 2017

When I look for good stocks, I often turn to Morningstar. Although it’s much better known for its mutual fund research, the Chicago-based firm boasts a superb record with its stock selections. What’s more, few institutional investors seem to pay…

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Can Trumponomics Fix What’s Broken?

I want to take a step back for a moment and look at the reality of corporate tax cuts and their potential impact on the economy, and ultimately, corporate earnings.

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