The government has been borrowing money on the cheap and lending it out at a premium, reaping huge profits.
Although this sector has improved lately, it has been fighting headwinds from the tepid global economic growth.
Nearly half of unemployed Americans are under 34, while those employed shouldn't expect to stay put for long.
The late British prime minister found a soul mate in Ronald Reagan when it came to free-market economic reforms.
The state has the second-largest reserves in the world, and investor demand for precious metals looks likely to grow.
It's not surprising that some shares are overbought right now, but a few still have long-term potential.
The younger generation has all but grown up with exchange-traded funds.
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