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China

Avoid the Spread of This "China Syndrome"

Stocks were sailing toward new record highs last week until they suddenly came crashing down on Friday. The shift occurred after China took steps to rein in its parabolic market by easing restrictions on short selling and raising margin requirements.

This is what happens when equity investors decide to ignore weak earnings, deteriorating economic conditions and geopolitical chaos and place all of their faith in the ability of central banks and other regulators to bail them out time after time...

Short Selling

3 Nasdaq Stocks Headed for a Short Squeeze

Investors can find treasure among Nasdaq stocks in some unlikely places.

Like heavily "shorted" stocks, for example. Short sellers bet that a stock will fall in price.

But short sellers can be wrong. If a stock goes up, they take a loss. If the stock rises rapidly, it creates a "short squeeze," forcing short sellers to buy shares quickly before the price goes higher and they lose more money.

And while a squeeze is the short seller's worst nightmare, it can be a tremendous profit opportunity for everybody else...

ETFs

This Small-Cap ETF Will Capture the Growth in China's Middle Class

The best way to invest in China is changing, and this small-cap ETF will give investors an opportunity to capitalize on this fundamental shift in the Red Dragon's economy.

In the last decade, growth came from capital spending. This benefitted the large state-owned enterprises (SOES). But the Chinese economy is changing focus.

No longer will it be the large enterprises carrying the torch in the so-called Chinese economic miracle, and that's where this small-cap ETF comes in...

IPO

Etsy IPO: Everything You Need to Know About Etsy’s (Nasdaq: ETSY) Upcoming IPO

The Etsy IPO date is set for Thursday, April 16. The company will list on the Nasdaq under the ticker "ETSY."

The deal has become one of the most talked-about tech offerings so far this year. The Etsy IPO could become the largest technology IPO from a New York-based company since barnesandnoble.com spun off Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) in 1999.

With the Etsy IPO date quickly approaching, here's everything you need to know about the deal – including whether or not you should buy Etsy stock when it starts trading…

stocks

How to Play Best Buy Co Inc. (NYSE: BBY) Stock for a Quick 10% Gain

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) stock has done a commendable job of staying relevant as a brick-and-mortar retailer in an e-commerce retailer's world.

But it's far from insulated by the kinds of pressures that have been, for years, slamming Big Box stores and traditional retail companies dependent on in-store traffic.

Don't go long-term on BBY stock, but here's a way to play it right now...

Stocks to Buy

What Stocks to Buy Today: 7 Picks in Tech, Robotics, and Biotech

If you're wondering what stocks to buy today, you've come to the right place.

Every day our experts deliver the best stocks to buy across a range of sectors. Then each week we collect the latest recommendations in one roundup, in case you missed any.

Our latest list includes a biotech firm with a game-changing weight loss drug, the best way to profit from a $15 billion subsector of automotive tech, and much more...

Top News

General Electric (NYSE: GE) Stock Looks Good After GE Capital Deal

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) stock is up 9% today (Friday), after the company announced it will be selling most of its GE Capital assets, which total $500 billion.

The news sent GE shares to a new 52-week high of $28.

We alerted investors to the profit potential of GE stock last month, and the stock remains one of our favorite blue-chip stocks to buy and hold in 2015…

In fact, there are three major reasons why GE stock is more attractive following today's move...

Hot Stocks

This Little-Known Industry Is Producing the Fastest-Growing Stocks

Money Morning’s Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald first told his readers about the incredible profit opportunity in the human augmentation market in October 2014.

Since then, it has provided some of the fastest-growing stocks on the market. And Fitz-Gerald sees the run continuing for years.

“No matter how many times I review the data or I rearrange the puzzle, this is THE trend of the next decade,” Fitz-Gerald said.

And now, the mainstream media is finally catching up with Fitz-Gerald’s predictions…

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