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Oil Prices: Black Swan or the Work of Vultures?

Over the past few of days, three separate prognosticators have claimed the fall in oil prices is a "black swan" event – in other words, an outlier, a development that fails to follow any normal pattern.

This isn't a black swan, but calling it one may be a good way of clouding up what really is happening.

In this case, there's another motive at work - and the black swan becomes a convenient cover...

investing tips

Three Bad Investing Habits to Dump in 2015

Over the past 20 years, individual investors averaged a measly 2.53% a year, versus the S&P 500, which chalked up 9.02%.

This is because every investor is hardwired to do three things that kill returns. If you understand what these bad investing habits are, recognize them in yourself, and learn how to eliminate them, then you can build wealth much more quickly.

So let's get cracking...

Gold

Gold Price Forecast 2015 Driven by These Two Key Factors 

Now that the gold price looks like it will end 2014 down, rounding out three years of weakness for the metal, the outlook for gold in 2015 is even more anticipated…

The biggest questions around gold's direction in 2015 include: Is gold finally done consolidating? When will it regain its bullish trend? Is gold a good buy today?

Let's take a look at all the factors to consider in our Gold Price Forecast 2015...

Investing Advice

Santa Claus Rally 2014 Is Not the Real Reason Stocks Will Rise

The term "Santa Claus Rally" refers to a seasonal bump in stock prices over the last week of the year – specifically, the last five trading days of December, and the first two of January. This year it falls from Dec. 24 to Jan. 5.

The Dow has seen a Santa Claus Rally more than 77% of the time since 1896. Over that 117-year span, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has gained an average of 1.7% during that week.

Will we see another seasonal rally this year? Our experts say yes, but not for the reason you might expect...

Oil

OPEC News: Collapse of the Cartel Is Near

There's more OPEC news today after the 12-nation oil cartel announced again that it will not be cutting production in the face of falling oil prices.

According to Money Morning's Global Energy Strategist Dr. Kent Moors, these actions will spell the end of the cartel. You see, OPEC is fighting a battle it simply can't win.

Here are the three major reasons we're about to see the end of OPEC...

Stocks to buy

"Unloved" Pick of the Week: Organovo Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ONVO) Stock

Money Morning's "unloved" pick of the week is 3D tissue printing and testing company Organovo Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ONVO).

Several of Money Morning's experts have made note of the great potential of ONVO stock. Defense & Tech Specialist Michael Robinson first called attention to Organovo stock in July of 2013. Earlier this month, Money Morning Biotech Investing Specialist Ernie Tremblay recommended it.

Organovo stock is down 58% from its all-time high, as investors got ahead of themselves in 2013.

But in recent months ONVO has started to realize its tremendous potential...

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