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The Hidden Way to Play the $18.3 Billion Tech Sector Trend

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We want to tell you about a lucrative tech sector trend that's flying under Wall Street's radar. We're talking about private equity's plunge into Silicon Valley in order to take advantage of software's high profit margins.

Because publicly held software companies are now regularly agreeing to be acquired and taken private. In fact, four software firms have been delisted in leveraged-buyout deals worth a combined $18.3 billion in the last 18 months.

With money like that flying around, you'd think this would get more attention. But Wall Street's ignorance is fine with us...

Avoid the Spread of This "China Syndrome"

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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...

This "Piggybank Investment" Will Make You a Millionaire

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Where "the herd" sees doom and gloom, we see profit opportunity. And today we're going to show you a piggybank investment that will make you huge profits.

In fact, this stock represents an opportunity to create the kind of wealth that you'll be able to pass along to future generations.

Here's our pick and how "piggyback investing" works...

Always Buy Apple Nasdaq AAPL Stock on the Dips

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Several analysts have recently downgraded Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) from "Buy" to "Hold." Shah, on the other hand, told Fox Business watchers today that now is not the time to downplay Apple's stock. Between smartphone sales and the just launched Apple Watch, Shah explains exactly why now is the time to buy the iDevice King and stick with it.

The 5 Most Important Questions to Ask a Financial Advisor

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Having the right financial advisor in your corner can mean the difference between huge profits and devastating losses. But how do you pick the right one?

A quick Internet search reveals dozens of articles devoted to the topic of which questions to ask a financial advisor.

They all cover the basics, but to really determine whether an advisor is truly aligned with your interests, make sure you ask these five critical questions...

This Turnaround Tech Stock Is Poised for Big Gains

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However, there are investments that don't pass my rigorous five-part system found in "Your Tech Wealth Blueprint" - but are still worth taking a look at.

I call these "Special Situations" - or "turnaround plays" - and today I want to share one of them with you.

I'm looking for this $9 stock to soar 50% in less than three years.

Now, not every Special Situation can succeed in its turnaround and produce those kinds of gains. That's why I also have a set of rules to determine if these kinds of investments will become lucrative.

In fact, there are three tell-tale signs that can help you find these big-profit stocks.

Let's take a look...

Three Iconic Stocks to Short

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Today we've got three iconic stocks to short that aren't identifiable to everyone. Because there's only one reliable metric investors can use to recognize these seemingly pristine companies.

And our timing couldn't be better, since corporate profit growth is about to go negative and fears of another recession mount.

Here are the lucrative picks to profit from and why most investors are missing them...

Tax-Efficient Investing in 5 Simple Moves

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The deadline for submitting 2014 tax returns is fast approaching.

What you pay this year is largely determined by what you did in 2014. But now is a great time to make sure you're doing everything possible so you don't overpay next time around.

That's where tax-efficient investing comes in.

Here are five simple moves you can make today to be as tax-efficient as possible and legally keep more of what's yours...

Investment Risk Redefined: The Free Trade

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There's no such thing as a 100% risk-free investment. That said, you can make any investment risk "free" under the right conditions by using one of my favorite tactics: the free trade.

This strategy lets you do three things at once: capture profits of at least 100%, pay for your initial investment, and reduce the risk on your remaining position to almost nothing.

Here's how it works...

The Only Time I'll Tell You Personal Debt Is Profitable

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Personal debt is a dangerous product. We're made to think of our excessive consumerism as patriotic. However, in reality, it's anything but.

Americans owe $11.74 trillion: $882.6 billion of that is credit card debt, $1.13 trillion is student loans, and another $8.14 trillion go to mortgages.

There really is only one instance in which personal debt can be profitable. Here is that one - seriously, only one - exception...

How to Profit from Market Volatility

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Market volatility has been rampant. Last week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average saw triple-digit gains or losses on four out of five trading days.

Volatility will continue in coming months as investors grapple with economic data and try to gauge when the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates.

These five tools will help you survive and even profit from market volatility - and they'll help make you wealthy...

How to Beat the Market with Six "Unstoppable" Trends

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Part of knowing how to beat the market means knowing where the money will flow. That's why I've found six "Unstoppable Trends" backed by trillions of dollars. Investing in companies that tap into these trends will pay off huge.

More billionaires have been created around these six trends than any other trend not on the list in recorded history.

Here's what you need to know about each of these trends today...

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