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inflation hedge

Inflation Is Lurking, but This Asset Can Protect You

While the investing world is focused on Greece, events unfolding right now in Africa offer another important cautionary tale.

Thanks to reckless political and economic mismanagement, Zimbabwe holds clues to the future of other nations – like ours.

Granted, this failed state's policies have been more egregious than those perpetrated by the U.S. government against its people. Nonetheless, some of the outcomes could be similar. And I'm going to tell you one way to protect yourself.

Zimbabweans have been robbed by inflation for years and right now are now being offered compensation that's no better than an insult.

It's a frightening scenario. And those who think "it can't happen here" need only think back to the massive losses caused by runaway inflation during the Oil Shock days of the 1970s.

But preparing for it is easier than you'd think...

Nasdaq

The Best Nasdaq Stock to Buy as Index Hits Record Highs

The Nasdaq Composite continues to be the best performing benchmark among key indexes year to date.

Even with the Composite hitting record highs, opportunities still exist.

Find a good Nasdaq stock to buy now here...

biotech investing

Why Trillium (Nasdaq: TRIL) Stock Is Today's Top Biotech Buy

Trillium Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: TRIL) stock has climbed 143% in 2015, and it's still one of the top biotech stocks to buy now.

You see, Trillium is at the forefront of a revolutionary treatment that could hold the key to curing various types of cancer.

Here's how the treatment works, and how it could make TRIL stock the next great biotech blockbuster...

buying gold

Buying Gold Helps in a Crisis like Greece

Historic debt defaults are looming in Greece and Puerto Rico.

Investors are piling into safe-haven, money-alternative gold.

Keep reading to find out why buying gold helps in such a situation and how to buy the shiny yellow metal.

Large-Cap Stocks

Invest in Today's Best Large-Cap Stocks with This ETF

Large cap stocks tend to be stable, dividend-paying companies, large enough to handle stock market shocks.

Keep reading to find out how to get a basket of the best large-cap stocks via one exchange-traded fund (ETF)...

ipos

The Three IPO Investing Rules to Follow for Any New Stock

IPO investing can seem like an exciting way to reap huge profits.

But IPO investing can be a recipe for hefty losses for traders like you and me due to Wall Street's unfair practices.

Despite the flawed IPO investing process, there are still three ways to score big gains from new stock debuts...

stock market today

Dow Futures Today Surge on Greek Bailout Hopes

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

Get Dow futures today, stocks to watch, the biggest stock market news, and today's best profit plays.

Continue reading here...

Catalyst Watch

This Will Make Small-Cap Investors Look Very Smart

With Greece and the Eurozone teetering on the edge, a lot of investors are understandably concerned about the markets and their investments – and I don't blame them a bit.

News of Greece's deepening woes has added to the drumbeat of worrying storylines: slowing economic activity in China, fuzzy economic numbers in the U.S., and worries about a Fed interest rate hike.

But the truth is, the "sparks," or catalysts I research, can take shape under small-cap shares no matter what's happening on the front pages. And the mid-year mark on the calendar – right when the "pundits" are poised to let loose the bears – is the perfect time to apply some of the sparks I'm tracking.

You'll see that my outlook for the second half of 2015 looks very different than what you'd expect from the news.

In fact, what I'm seeing suggests that 2015 may be the most profitable small-cap investing climate we've seen since the late 1990s.

Here's why...

bitcoin

The Real Bitcoin Price-Greek Debt Crisis Connection

Over the past week, the Bitcoin price has made is strongest move to the upside in three months – a move that took place just as the Greek debt crisis escalated.

But are these two events a true cause and effect?

Here's why the Greek debt crisis is behind the rise in the price of Bitcoin - but not in the way you might think...

Top News

The PayPal Stock Spin-Off Date Is Set – Here's How to Invest Now

A PayPal stock spin-off date is just weeks away, with PayPal (Nasdaq: PYPL) stock set to begin trading on the Nasdaq on Monday, July 20.

EBay Inc. (Nasdaq: EBAY) officials had announced plans for the PayPal spin-off in September 2014. But board members hadn't formally announced the approval until last Friday.

Here's everything investors need to know about PYPL stock's debut...