Best Investments

Why Our 2015 Top Stock Picks Feature Hot Blue Chips FB, GOOG, AAPL

Our 2015 top stock picks tend to feature small-cap stocks with explosive growth.

But that doesn't mean the only path to gains is sitting on a risky small-cap and hoping for a pop.

In fact, even with the major market indices running into trouble recently, some blue-chip names are red-hot...

Failing companies

Four Companies Going Out of Business by 2020

The nostalgia-inducing companies going out of business grab our attention. Remember Circuit City, an electronics superstore chain that was once a suburban landmark?

Company officials tried their hardest to secure a buyer in bankruptcy in 2008, but were ultimately unable to do so. Circuit City went under completely, breaking hearts as it sank. That's where some of us got our very first stereos!

Here are other companies we're watching flounder 'til they heave their final, bankrupt breath...

Best Shares to Buy in 2015: Repligen (Nasdaq: RGEN)

Repligen Corp. (Nasdaq: RGEN) offers some of the best shares to buy in 2015. Already this year, the stock has climbed 104%.

Money Morning Defense & Tech Specialist Michael A. Robinson and Executive Editor Bill Patalon have been recommending RGEN stock since June 2013. Since then, RGEN shares have soared more than 388%.

While it might be tempting to take gains on this RGEN stock run, Repligen stock still has plenty of upside. Here's why they are still some of the best shares to buy in 2015...

Top Stocks

EKSO Stock Joins Our 2015 Top Performers

It was only a matter of time before Ekso Bionics Holdings Inc. (OTCBB: EKSO) stock broke into the Money Morning "2015 Top Stocks to Invest In" list.

On the year, EKSO stock is up 53.7%. Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald said that EKSO stock is one of his favorite companies right now because it taps into a dynamic market trend.

And now is a perfect time to get a piece of this stock that Fitz-Gerald expects should shoot up nearly 1,000% in five years...

Stock market crash

7 Charts That Point to U.S. Stock Market Crash 2015

A series of unsettling trends from soaring debt to falling spending suggest a U.S. stock market crash in 2015 looks increasingly likely.

Lately the six-year bull market has been looking tired. Despite a lot of volatility, stocks overall are flat on the year.

The problem equities are starting to have – and the reason a U.S. stock market crash may loom on the horizon – is that there's not enough money around to push stock prices higher.

These seven charts illustrate exactly what's happening...


2015 State of the Union Address: 7 Topics That Matter to Investors

The 2015 State of the Union Address has investors across the country awaiting President Barack Obama's new tax policy, without question the biggest issue tonight. He's looking to raise an additional $320 billion in taxes.

This is the first time President Obama will deliver the speech to a Republican-controlled Congress, so he'll likely hear less applause from Congress than in previous addresses.

Here are the top seven things for investors to watch in the 2015 State of the Union Address...

Week in Review

The Early Read on 2015 Markets

For the first time since 2008, stocks traded down on the last trading day of the year and the first trading day of the New Year.

Whether this will prove to be a mere statistical curiosity or a harbinger of troubles ahead remains to be seen, but there are enough headwinds facing investors to force them to don foul weather gear for the year ahead.

Markets are likely to see heavy seas in 2015 as the Fed starts raising interest rates and oil prices stay lower for longer than anybody expects...