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Stocks

Tap Into IPOs Using An ETF Investing Strategy

ETF investing strategy: Initial public offerings (IPOs) are debuting in 2014 at an incredible pace. IPO research firm Renaissance Capital shows that through mid-April, some 64 IPOs had debuted in in the United States this year. That figure is more than double the number that launched in last year's first quarter. As of April 14, […]

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How To Invest In ETFs

This is a basic guide that tells investors how to invest in ETFs. ETFs, or "exchange-traded funds," are relatively new investment vehicles that are rapidly gaining in popularity.  The exchange-traded fund industry hit another record in the first quarter of 2014 with $1.73 trillion in assets. In this article, we will discuss how to invest […]

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An ETF Investing Strategy That Captures Wearable Tech Profits with Low Risk

Exchange-traded fund (ETF) investing is gaining momentum in 2014 as a popular investment strategy. ETF investing is very similar to buying stocks. Shares can be bought or sold at any time, and, just like a stock, shares can be sold short, bought on a margin, etc. One reason ETF investing is increasing in popularity now […]

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Investing Tips

The Three Investing Secrets Wall Street Is Terrified You’ll Discover

An endless stream of impenetrable reports comes from the bankers in New York and our elected leaders in Washington, but most Main Street investors lack the knowledge to “decode” these reports, so they can’t respond in a constructive manner.

But I’ve identified the three specific economic reports that matter – and have deciphered what they mean.

These are the only three investing “secrets” you really need...

Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today: Wal-Mart Misses Earnings, Other Top Stories

Stock market today, May 15, 2014 The Dow Jones Industrial Average slumped from record highs yesterday on concerns of rising inflation. Producer prices increased 0.6% in April, the largest increase since September 2012. Economists had predicted a rise of just 0.2%.

Energy Investing

How to Profit When Oil and Gas Stocks Hit the Bargain Rack

Over the past week, oil and gas stocks have been quite volatile. But that's not bad news – not by a long shot.

In fact, this is always the time when energy investors should be on the hunt for bargains.

And there's one approach that works especially well in this situation...

Top News

The Real Reason Yahoo Purchased Blink, and What That Means for YHOO Stock

Yesterday, Yahoo Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) acquired Blink, a mobile-messaging app that allows users to send texts, pictures, and videos that self-destruct after an allotted period of time.

The acquisition fits into Yahoo's trend of buying small mobile companies in hopes of further strengthening its share of the mobile market.

Yahoo and CEO Marissa Mayer better hope that this strategy pays off, because if it fails YHOO stock could be in serious trouble…

Hot Stocks

Hot Stocks to Watch Today: BA, CSCO, M, and 9 More on the Move

Today's list of hot stocks to watch features an upscale department store chain hiking its dividend 25%, a small cap biotech collaborating with a global pharmaceutical giant, and a penny stock engaged in wearable technology for babies that is surging some 50%.

Take a look at these 12 stocks to watch today, and find out what’s making them move.

Bitcoin

Investing in Bitcoin Ramps Up as Bitpay Raises $30 Million

A sure sign that Bitcoin is gaining traction is to keep track of who is investing in Bitcoin businesses.

And two of the world's more respected business leaders, Sir Richard Branson, chairman of the Virgin Group Ltd., and Jerry Yang, co-founder of Yahoo! Inc. have joined a team that's investing $30 million in Bitpay, a Bitcoin payment processing firm.

It’s yet another confirmation that Bitcoin is making steady progress as the world's digital currency of choice.

Stock Market Today

GSK, YHOO, DE, and NFLX Are Today's Pre-Market Movers

Premarket movers today, May 14, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose to a new closing record on Tuesday of 16,715.44. The S&P 500 hit a record intraday high, touching over 1,900 for the first time ever.

Here’s what to know about the stock market today to make your Wednesday profitable:

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