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Dow Jones Industrial Average Today Up Despite Lackluster GDP Number

Markets are up this morning despite reports of dismal GDP growth in the first quarter.

But GDP figures aren't the only thing moving the Dow Jones Industrial Average today.

Here's everything you need to know before markets open this morning...

Dow Jones

Dow Jones Industrial Average Today Cools as Summer Rate Hike Expected

The Dow Jones Industrial Average today (Thursday) was flat as investors expect a rate hike this summer…

But that’s not all – here’s what you need to know about the biggest stock market news today…

Dow Jones

Dow Jones Industrial Average Today Up as Oil Tops $50 Per Barrel

Markets are up this morning as oil prices rally to their highest level since November.

But oil isn't the only thing moving the Dow Jones Industrial Average today.

Here's everything you need to know before markets open this morning...

Technology

Is Today's Alibaba Stock Price Drop a Long-Term Concern?

The Alibaba stock price slumped 3.7% to $78.14 this morning (Wednesday) after company officials acknowledged the SEC is investigating the firm's annual "Singles' Day." Many are worrying about this news potentially being a long-term bearish factor for the Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) stock price. But before we get into the long-term outlook for […]

Here's why...

Dow Jones

Dow Jones Industrial Average Today Climbs as IMF Rescues Greece

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up today on news of the IMF bailing out Greece.

But that's not the only news moving the stock market today.

Here's everything you need to know before the opening bell...

Dow Jones

Dow Jones Industrial Average Today Flat as AAPL Stock Rallies

The Dow Jones Industrial Average today (Monday) was flat even as some market-movers – like AAPL stock – had small rallies.

But that's not all - here's what you need to know about the biggest stock market news today...

Dow Jones

Dow Jones Industrial Average Today Flat Amid June Rate Hike Chatter

The Fed is back in focus as traders await any June rate hike chatter.

But that's not the only thing affecting the Dow Jones Industrial Average today.

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Options

How to Make Money on the Stuck Stocks in Your Holdings

Back in April, we looked at the "sell in May and go away" phenomenon… and how you can use seasonally sideways markets to make money every day of the month.

And as I predicted, it's May, the bears have flexed their muscle, and the markets are trading sideways. In fact, since 1950, the Dow Jones Industrials have returned just 0.3% in the May to November period.

So it's likely you'll find some stocks in your holdings that aren't really moving much, one way or another.

But… this is where we separate the investors from the traders.

Buy-and-hold investors, who've been under some heavy pressure this year, will have to sit and wait it out until November, grinding out, on average, less than half a percent along the way. 

But traders can take some of their immobile stocks and start collecting income immediately.

Let me show you how this works. It's really easy...

Dow Jones

Dow Jones Industrial Average Today Adds 65 Points, Snaps Three-Week Losing Streak

The Dow Jones Industrial Average today (Friday) had a small rally today after a three-day losing streak.

Investors reacted positively to the New York Federal Reserve, which announced that GDP is expected to be 1.7% in the second quarter.

But that's not all - here's what you need to know about the biggest stock market news today...

Stocks

Hot Stocks to Buy in Solar

Hot stocks to buy in solar can be tricky – some are headed for bankruptcy.

We take a look at some of the "hot" solar stocks to buy today and see which ones look like they'll live up to the hype.

Here are some hot stocks to buy in solar... and some not to buy...