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This Tech Blue Chip Is On Sale

The last time Shah Gilani recommended Microsoft to Private Briefing readers as a "New Buy," I asked him if he had a Windows-powered crystal ball – or a listening device planted in the software firm's Redmond, Wash., headquarters.

I was only kidding, of course. But Shah's timing was stunning...

Stocks Picks

The 3 Best Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy in Today's Volatile Market

The stock market has been extremely volatile in 2015.

From Jan. 22 to Jan. 30, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 4.1%. Over the next month, it climbed 6.5% through March 2. The DJIA dropped another 3.8% by April 1.

That's why it's a good time to look at the best blue-chip stocks to buy today.

Our stock market predictions show 2015's volatility continuing into Q2. So consider adding one of these three blue-chip stocks to your portfolio today...

Stock market crash

7 Charts That Point to U.S. Stock Market Crash 2015

A series of unsettling trends from soaring debt to falling spending suggest a U.S. stock market crash in 2015 looks increasingly likely.

Lately the six-year bull market has been looking tired. Despite a lot of volatility, stocks overall are flat on the year.

The problem equities are starting to have – and the reason a U.S. stock market crash may loom on the horizon – is that there's not enough money around to push stock prices higher.

These seven charts illustrate exactly what's happening...


Facebook Company Stock Price (Nasdaq: FB) Could See 18% Upside

Facebook company stock price just got another bullish signal with an upped one-year target from analysts.

Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) shares have been on a tear over the last several months, and analysts expect more upside. Then Thursday, Citigroup analyst Mark May raised his 12-month price target on Facebook to $97 from $91. That’s an 18% upside from where FB presently trades.

Here’s a closer look at where the Facebook stock price is headed…


What is the GoDaddy IPO Price? Your GoDaddy IPO Questions Answered

The GoDaddy IPO date is today, April 1, 2015 and GoDaddy stock has begun trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

This is the second time that GoDaddy has attempted an IPO. In 2006 the web company planned to go public but ended up withdrawing its deal, citing poor market conditions.

And because the GoDaddy IPO will be the most talked-about IPO of 2015 so far, we've answered the biggest questions that investors are asking now.

Here's everything you want to know about GDDY stock's debut…


Apple Stock (Nasdaq: AAPL): Everything You Need to Know

AAPL stock kicked off its first day of trading as part of the Dow Jones on Thursday, March 19th. There's one question on investors' minds – will the inclusion help or hurt the most valuable tech company in the world?

Learn more about Apple stock, including information on the Apple Watch's profit margin and the future of Apple TV.

Dow Jones Industrial Average

3 Candidates for the Next Dow Jones Industrial Average Companies

The recent addition of Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) to the roster of Dow Jones Industrial Average companies begs the question of which changes to the DJIA we're likely to see next.

Right now, several big and growing U.S. companies are prime candidates to join the DJIA when the committee makes its next move. And looking at the current list of Dow Jones Industrial Average companies, it's not hard to find those most likely to get the boot.

Three stocks in particular have the best shot to be next to join the Dow Jones...


How to Maximize Disney Stock "Magic"

Even though we're in the middle of March Madness right now, I'm not going to talk about this year's "Cinderella" teams, which come out of nowhere and make it to the Final Four in college basketball.

No… the real "Cinderella" story is happening at U.S. box offices. A simple Disney remake of the classic film managed to gross over $70 million in one weekend earlier this month. There's clearly investment potential in this success.

Let's take a look at Disney's Cinderella story and let its magic bolster our investment profits...

Oil Prices

An Oil Price Forecast for the "New Energy Age"

The oil price forecast calls for higher crude ahead, but not enough to save the day. The pivotal issue of the cost per barrel has taken a back seat to a more crucial issue at hand.

One that could lead to a more protracted fiscal crisis in the future. Because, while under the "old rules" oil prices could move up to meet budgetary needs.

But that's not the case anymore. Here's what it means for oil prices down the road...


Why We Called Nike's Bounce Two Weeks Ago

Nike Inc (NYSE: NKE) stock was up just under 5% on early Friday as the sports apparel and equipment maker benefited from a three tenths of a percent climb in retail sales..

Although a comparatively modest increase by Nike, it stands out among a pack of earnings reports hammered by poor weather