How to Preserve Capital When the Proverbial Stuff Hits the Fan

Sure, stocks over the long term have historically bounced back from even the worst corrections. But as economist John Maynard Keynes famously said: “In the long run, we are all dead.”

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Why You Might Be Using Price-to-Earnings Wrong

Today, I’m going to share a unique technique I use to determine the value of high-growth opportunities. It starts with price-to-earnings (P/E) ratios…

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The Value of Cash as a Position Cannot Be Overstated

As the Standard & Poor’s 500 seems to be moving higher almost every day, the dangers of investors chasing the market higher in an attempt to ensure they do not miss out on future gains.

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The 5 Best Bond Funds for 2017

A funny thing has been happening in the bond market lately. Bond yields had been falling for three years—and, indeed, with ebbs and flows since 1981. The 10-year Treasury yield hit a record closing low of 1.37% on July 8….

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3 Reasons You’re Crazy Not to Invest in the Stock Market

Millennials — that generation born between 1980 and 2000 — remember The Great Recession and the constant media reports of retirement accounts being decimated and stock markets falling worldwide in 2008. For a Millennial with her first paycheck or first…

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Why Gold Could Climb Nearly 20% in the Next 12 Months

Gold is up… And it could go up a lot more… A gain of 16% to 19% over the next year is entirely possible, based on history. Let me explain… Yesterday, I told you about the buying opportunity that just…

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Daily Fantasy Sports: Gambling or Investment?

Want to turn $5 into $500,000 in a single weekend of NFL football? Or how about $10 into $10 million? Those are the types of payouts promised to winners in daily fantasy sports (DFS), the online game that has rapidly…

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12 things everyone should know before investing

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to be an expert to start investing. You don’t even need to be rich to invest, yet so many of us fail to get started managing our money because we’re intimidated or don’t…

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How To Get Over The 5 Scariest Things About Investing

I was never scared to invest. The moment I had discretionary income, I started investing. I paid no attention to market moves until Black Monday, October 19, 1987. At the time, my husband owned stock in his employer and we lost…

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One of the All-Time Great Investment Secrets

You won’t hear about it in the mainstream media… and very few people want to publicize this idea… but it’s one of the safest, easiest ways to make great investments. In the interview below, S&A Editor in Chief Brian Hunt…

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