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Apple

Should I Buy Apple Stock After the Q1 Earnings?

Is it time to buy Apple stock?

With shares of Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) down about 28% from last summer's highs, the company is looking more and more like a bargain.

Persistent concerns about slowing iPhone sales and lowered guidance for the current quarter has soured Wall Street on Apple stock.

But this is why it may be time to buy AAPL stock anyway...

The Fed

What Today's Federal Reserve Meeting Means for Investors Now

The U.S. Federal Reserve meeting concluded today with a statement release at 2 p.m.

In its first monetary policy decision of 2016, the U.S. central bank left interest unchanged at 0.25% to 0.50%. That decision was widely expected from analysts and investors.

Here's what you need to do now to protect your investments....

oil

Will Oil Prices Rise in 2016?

The biggest question on every investor's mind right now is, "Will oil prices rise in 2016?"

That's because oil prices are having their biggest impact on the broader market in nearly three decades.

This chart shows the distinct correlation between oil and the S&P 500 right now...

Stocks

Microsoft Stock Will Keep Soaring on These Two Huge Trends

Just a few years ago, Wall Street wrote off Microsoft stock. It watched MSFT shares fall 18.4% in 2012 down to the same levels where they traded in 2009.

Microsoft shareholders were stuck with no price growth and a CEO with no plans to improve the situation.

Then MSFT rose 20.1% in 2015 and looks to climb again in 2016.

Why will Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) stock keep crushing the market? Here are two reasons...

Options

How (and Why) to Trade Options on ETFs

The markets have started the year in a significant nosedive. Any day that we get a bounce, even a slight one, the pundits start asking if this is the bottom.

And you start wondering where you should put your money. Fortunately, you don't have to worry about finding the perfect stock.

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are a much better way to survive these markets. Here's why...

apple

This New Apple Stock Price Target Foresees a 35% Gain

Money Morning Defense & Tech Specialist Michael A. Robinson has lowered his Apple stock price target in the wake of less than stellar earnings yesterday (Tuesday), but nevertheless sees significant gains ahead.

Robinson remains bullish on the stock with an AAPL price target of $130 – about 35% higher than where it currently trades.

Here's why Robinson says Apple "is still a stock to own"...

Facebook

Facebook Earnings for Q4 2015 Released Today

Facebook earnings for Q4 2015 will be announced today (Wednesday) after the closing bell.

The company has beaten Wall Street's expectations in the past, but a bearish market has shareholders especially anxious about this earnings report.

But before anything is announced, we highlighted for our Money Morning readers exactly what will move the FB stock price up or down.

Trading Strategies

How to Invest in Stocks During 2016's Extreme Volatility

Global markets have been extremely volatile in 2016, leaving many investors wondering how to invest in stocks right now.

That's why we turned to Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald for the answer. He's a seasoned market analyst with more than 30 years of global experience in the markets.

But first, here's why the markets are so turbulent...

Technology

The Four Tech IPOs Wall Street Isn't Telling You About

Tech IPOs are the lifeblood of Silicon Valley. They’re the primary way in which startup tech investors cash out and make their fortune.

Although many high-tech firms postponed their stock debuts last year because of market volatility, these four fast-growing tech firms almost certainly will make their IPOs in 2016.

They aren’t on Wall Street’s radar, but they’ll now be on yours. And I’ll show you the smartest way to invest in this very lucrative asset class…

Dow Jones

Dow Jones Industrial Average Falling Today Ahead of Fed Statement

Find out what's ahead for the stock market today.

Get your update on the Dow Jones Industrial Average, stocks to watch, the biggest stock market news, and today's best profit plays.

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