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Should I Buy Netflix Stock?

Netflix Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) has been one of the biggest winners of 2015, having gained more than 65% year-to-date. That compares to a gain of just 0.8% for the Dow Jones and 2.1% for the S&P 500 during the same time.

And that has many investors asking us the same question: "Should I buy Netflix stock?"

Here's everything you need to know about NFLX, including if Netflix stock is the right investment for you...

The Fed

What the Fed Meeting Today Will Ignore

The Fed meeting today (Tuesday) will adjourn tomorrow with a predictably vague statement about how the U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee is considering rate hikes on a meeting-by-meeting basis.

But what won't be discussed at the Fed meeting today or tomorrow is that it's that very FOMC that has been setting the stage for the next global financial crisis.

All while allowing the same bad practices to continue unabated and to, ultimately, pave the way for a collapse...

Investing Tips

What Are Blue-Chip Stocks?

Some of the most common questions we receive at Money Morning from new investors are "What are blue-chip stocks?" and "Why should I invest in them?"

Blue-chip stocks are best for investors who want to purchase a stock and hold it for five years, 10 years, or even longer.

Here's a full explanation of blue-chip stocks and why they're important for any investment strategy. Plus our favorite blue-chip stock to buy now...

Investing Tips

The Insurance "Game" Has Changed – and You Can Profit

It's a great day when a mega-profitable industry that sucks money out of us for services we can't live without has to change how it lines its pockets.

That day has come for insurance companies.

We've been talking at length about the new economic Disruptors that are forcing change in everything from public policy to the financial markets.

Even the most powerful insurance carriers aren't immune and you can profit from their vulnerability...

Stock Market

CHART: Stock Market Correction Risks Are Mounting

There are more warnings of a stock market correction circulating now – especially since the Nasdaq and S&P 500 both reached closing record highs Friday.

The Nasdaq Composite closed at a record high on Friday at 5,092.08. That was the first time the index had set a record in more than 15 years. The S&P 500 closed the week at 2,117.69. The Nasdaq and S&P 500 have now climbed 7.7% and 3% respectively in 2015.

At the same time, more than $79 billion has left U.S. stock funds this year.

This chart shows how fast money is fleeing stocks...

Earnings

Apple Earnings Estimates for Q2 and What to Expect Today

Despite rising expectations, the consensus for the Q2 Apple earnings estimates will likely turn out to be too low.

Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) reports its fiscal Q2 earnings after the market close today (Monday).

As usual, the iPhone will determine the size of the success of Apple's earnings. Apple's flagship product usually generates about 55% of the Cupertino, Calif.-based company's revenue.

Wall Street expects big things from Apple today. Here's what to look for...

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