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Why SanDisk (Nasdaq: SNDK) Stock Is Down Big in 2015

The story of SanDisk Corp. (Nasdaq: SNDK) stock in 2015 is an unfortunate one.

It's still a great company dominating a highly important and growing market.

Here's a look at SNDK stock right now and whether it's among the best tech stocks to buy...

ipos

7 New IPOs This Week Led by LCRT, CFMS, and CNXC

There are seven new IPOs this week expected to hit the market.

According to Renaissance Capital, this June will become the busiest month for IPOs in over a decade with more than 30 deals.

Here's a breakdown of all seven deals on this week's upcoming IPO calendar...

tech investing

Aubrey de Grey's Quest to Determine How to Stay Young Forever

There’s a new goal sweeping across Silicon Valley. Tech firms are enthusiastically trying to disrupt a critical component of humanity.

They’re trying to disrupt death by figuring out how to stay young forever.

Thanks to a small group of influential thinkers, the answer to that question is finally here…

Stocks

Here's How to Invest in SpaceX if its Rocket Failure Makes an IPO Less Likely

The explosion of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on Sunday looks likely to rattle investors' nerves enough to quash any talk of Elon Musk taking his company public anytime soon. But space enthusiasts have a way to get exposure to SpaceX right now, according to Money Morning's Defense & Tech Investing Specialist, Michael Robinson.

The failed attempt to resupply the International Space Station represents a serious setback...

stock market today

Dow Jones Industrial Average Drops on Greek Debt News Today

Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average for Monday, June 29, forecasted a 175-point decline from Friday's close as the situation regarding Greece's debt went from bad to worse over the weekend.

The nation's primary stock exchange and its banks will be closed to stop a possible run on financial institutions. The company has also imposed capital controls, including a 60 euro ($66) limit limitation on ATM withdrawals.

Here's everything else investors need to know about the stock market today...

Week in Review

What the Supreme Court Did for Healthcare Stocks

U.S. markets were relatively quiet last week with the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropping 0.4% to 17,946.68, the S&P 500 also slipping 0.4% to 2101.49 and the NASDAQ Composite shedding 0.7% to 5080.51.

The real action was in China, where the Shanghai Composite Index collapsed by 7.4% on Friday and neared a 20% drop which would constitute bear market territory. Chinese stocks saw their biggest two-week plunge since December 1996.

While the market Shanghai market is still up an extraordinary 70% since last November, China's central bank ran to the rescue Saturday morning by cutting its benchmark lending rate to a record low and lowering reserve requirements for some lenders.

Farmers may have to return to their fields if Chinese authorities aren't able to stop the obviously insane stock market bubble from bursting.

For us, Europe is the more dangerous place to be right now...

defense stock

One Stock Play for Two Growing Missile Threats

We've given you many reasons to like Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, a company whose stock we recommended at $11.40 a share back in February 2013, when it was still known as GenCorp.

Now we're about to give you two more.

They're both "ripped from the headlines."

And they both underscore why a stock that's given you a peak gain of better than 100% since we first told you about it still has plenty of room to run.

So let's take a look...

gold prices

Jim Rogers: Gold Buying Opportunity Seen in "Next Year or Two"

A Jim Rogers gold prediction is taken seriously by investors.

Rogers is not only known to like the yellow metal, but his reputation as one of the world's top investors is beyond dispute.

And today (Friday) we received a fresh Jim Rogers gold prediction.

Here's what the legendary investor thinks about gold right now...

stock market crash

One Major Stock Market Correction Warning Sign for 2015

This is the second-longest stretch without a stock market correction for the S&P 500 since 1945, according to RBC Wealth Management.

It's been more than 1,350 days since we've seen a correction in the S&P 500. A stock market correction is defined as a 10% dip from the index's high.

Here are the five biggest bull runs since 1945...

U.S. Economy

2008 Stock Market Crash Causes and Aftermath

The 2008 stock market crash was the worst since the Wall Street Crash of 1929.

The Dow plunged 54% in 18 months. It wiped out more than $2 trillion of Americans' retirement savings, and millions lost their jobs.

Here's a look at the events behind the brutal 2008 crash, in our third installment of the worst stock market crashes in U.S. history...

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