Since the Great Recession and financial crisis, many experts have claimed that buy-and-hold investing is dead. The data say otherwise.
If the market's recent rise has you nervous, switching to more defensive investments may be a better course of action than fleeing the market altogether.
It's easier than ever to see how your stocks are doing -- and that can mean trouble for investors.
Corporate America has $3.5 trillion sitting on balance sheets, but not everybody feels the need to hoard.
Economic, political, and military turmoil around the globe have been tough on energy stocks in recent years. But that's made for some good deals.
Fearing the fiscal cliff-associated tax hikes, many investors have been dumping dividend stocks. They may have been making a big mistake.
Many investors are avoiding buying into companies they think could get hit, and that's creating some big potential bargains.
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Consumers are very status conscious in Asia, Africa and other emerging-market areas. This is especially true in China.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
Banks often use sign-up bonuses as a way to get new customers to apply for one of their cards. But are you guaranteed to earn the bonus?
Americans can kill two birds with one stone by filing their taxes and buying health insurance at the same time.
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