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The 5 Best Investments When the Market Is High

The markets, and especially the Dow Jones, ended 2016 at historically high levels with the potential of a 2017 pullback or market correction.

Being at a market extreme with a new president about to take office can make any investor a little unsure of where to invest for the coming year.

With that in mind, we put together a list of our top 5 best investments when the market is high…

Wall Street

These Five Steps Can Fix America's Markets for Everyone in 2017

Every new year is ripe with promise, and 2017 seems to hold more promise than most – at least for some people.

But I've got a few simple ideas that could make it a great year – many great years – for all of us.

And I mean one of the best, most prosperous years in American history...

Bitcoin

Why Is the Bitcoin Price Rising Past $1,000?

With a 30% gain in December alone and a sudden jump past $1,000, the question "why is the Bitcoin price rising?" is suddenly on many minds.

The Bitcoin price leapt 123% in 2016, making it by far the best-performing asset of the year. The price of Bitcoin has been on fire lately because of multiple catalysts.

Here's why Bitcoin soared past $1,000 - and why it will go higher in 2017...

Stocks

How Warren Buffett Knew Sears Was Going to Fail

Warren Buffett predicted over a decade ago that Sears CEO Eddie Lampert was going to pull the retail giant underwater.

And he was right.

Here's how he knew...

Healthcare

The Three Most Controversial (and Expensive) Obamacare Penalties

There are three controversial (and expensive) Obamacare penalties you and your loved ones could find yourselves paying for in the months ahead.

Here's a look at each one…

And at how to get out of paying them as well...

Global Markets

World Markets Quieter On This Last Trading Day of 2016

World stock markets were mixed overnight and on this last trading day of the year. There were no major, markets-moving news developments overnight as a quiet, holiday-shortened trading week draws to a close. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward firmer openings when the New York day session begins.

A marketplace feature of late this week is the weaker U.S. dollar index, which is seeing a normal corrective pullback

Stocks

The 10 Worst Stocks of 2016

While markets have hit record highs this year, the worst stocks of 2016 have managed negative double-digit returns.

To help investors find struggling stocks, we've put together a list of the top ten worst stocks of 2016.

These bad stocks might turn around in 2017, but these were the worst stocks to own in 2016...

Stocks

The 10 Best Stocks of 2016

The stock market soared in 2016, and that means the best stocks of 2016 saw huge gains.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up nearly 15% on the year and smashed through 25 record closes.

If 2017 continues 2016's success, investors can get ahead of the curve by checking out the ten best stocks of 2016...

Global Economy

George Soros: Putin Will Rule the EU and Threaten U.S. Democracy

Hedge fund billionaire George Soros warned that the EU is on the brink of democratic collapse – one that could easily bring the U.S. down with it.

Here's why...

Silver

The 10 Best-Performing Silver Stocks of 2016

We've compiled a list of the 10 top silver stocks by percentage gains in 2016. All of these stocks are engaged in the silver mining industry and have benefitted greatly from the rally in silver prices in 2016.

After we get into the 10 top silver stocks, we'll also share why we remain bullish on silver prices heading into 2017...