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Bond Market

How to Play the Bond Market Crash

The bond market crash in Europe is inevitable, which means that banks and financial institutions will tumble too. There's not a better opportunity to make money short-selling.

You could walk away with a bundles of cash.

Here's how to play the falling bond prices overseas...

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What Is the Facebook Stock Price Today After Shareholder Meeting?

The Facebook stock price today was relatively flat after the company's shareholder meeting Thursday, where Facebook unveiled its reality headset.

One proposal at the meeting could have reduced CEO Mark Zuckerberg's control over FB stock.

Keep reading for the result...

best investments

2015 Top Stock Picks Show Market Bullish on KTOS

Our Money Morning 2015 top stock picks show that the sentiment for one of the lesser-known defense stocks is really ramping up.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. (Nasdaq: KTOS) may not be gunning for the huge contracts like Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) or Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN), but it's mopping up this year.

Here's why it's up more than 30% this year and still has upside.

Biotech Investing

The Best Biotech ETF to Buy in 2015

Biotech stocks have seriously outperformed the markets in 2015, and our favorite biotech ETF has been one of the biggest winners.

In the last year, the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index has soared 48.3%. The Dow and S&P 500 are up just 7.3% and 8.6% in that time.

Here's our favorite biotech ETF to buy now...

The Dot-Com Crash of 2000-2002

Stock market crash history series No. 2: The dot-com crash of 2000 eviscerated more than $5 trillion in market value between March 2000 and October 2002.

The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite tumbled 76.81% between its March 10, 2000 high and Oct. 4, 2002 for a whopping 76.81% drop. (The Dow Jones and S&P 500 also suffered, albeit less intensely – down 27.38% and 43.19%, respectively.) The March 10 high wouldn't be seen again for 15 years.

What triggered this massive loss of wealth is one of the most famous bubbles in stock market history...

penny stocks

[CHART] How Do Penny Stocks Work?

How do penny stocks work?

Our visual guide walks you through step-by-step…

  • What are penny stocks?
  • How do penny stocks trade?
  • Penny stock risks
  • Penny stock rewards
  • Tips on picking the best penny stocks to buy

Learn all you wanted to know about penny stocks right here...

bitcoin

Looking for a Bitcoin Stock Symbol? We've Got Them All

Looking for the Bitcoin stock symbol is not as straightforward as you might think.

Technically speaking, there's no such thing as a "Bitcoin stock symbol," although there are several tickers associated with Bitcoin.

So here are all the known Bitcoin stock symbols - those associated with the trading of the digital currency itself as well as related investments.

Tech investing

Key Reasons I'm Excited About Tech for the Second Half of 2015

I forecasted a good year for tech investing for my Strategic Tech Investor readers.

After the tepid first quarter – a 0.7% contraction in U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) – you might think I'd adjust my prediction.

On the contrary, over the following months, I've shown readers how the technology sector has led the market higher and driven the overall U.S. economy.

So far this year, the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index is up 7%, more than four times better than the Standard & Poor's 500 Index's 1.64% gain.

Plus, as we move further into the year, it looks like that grim first quarter was a "blip" – not the start of trend.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at what caused that blip.

And then I'll show you some numbers that prove we're already bouncing back - and that will boost your tech portfolio for the rest of this year...

government secrets

A Day in the Life of Being Spied On

We're all being spied on. It's common knowledge here in the U.S… And some folks just accept it.

But they don't know how and how often they're being watched.

If you're one of these folks, then tell: Are you ok with the NSA tracking your whereabouts?

If not, then read on. Because you're definitely being watched. We all are. Probably right now...

ETFs

What Is a Preferred Stock ETF?

In the ongoing hunt for yield, many investors have turned to a preferred stock ETF (exchange-traded fund).

To understand these ETFs, it's necessary to understand preferred stocks.

Here's what you need to know - plus three ETF picks...

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