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How to Track Gold Price Trends with the Kitco Gold Index

While gold price trends mostly stem from changes in supply and demand, that's not the full story. Sometimes the value of the U.S. dollar changes the gold price – and this can cause a misleading view of the true value of gold…

Determining how much a change in the gold price is caused by U.S. dollar fluctuations helps to measure the true value of gold. And there's a tool that does just that.

Here's how it works...

Stocks to Buy

Stocks to Invest in for 2015: Six Companies Up More than 10%

The major indexes may have fallen this year, but many of Money Morning's stocks to invest in for 2015 are already seeing big gains.

One of our top stock picks is up almost 30%, and Money Morning Defense and Tech Specialist Michael Robinson still sees a lot of room to grow.

Here's a look at ten of our best 2015 stock picks and how they've done against the broader markets...

tech

CES 2015: The Top Tech Gems You'll Want the Most

CES 2015: From the latest version of the Occulus Rift to sneakers with games built into them, Michael Robinson is taking it all in at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Per usual, he's reporting back with innovative investing ideas about the innovations he's seen. He's found the odd and the unexpected.

And the potentially hugely profitable...

Stocks to Buy

Stocks to Buy When Oil Is Low – and Stocks to Avoid

With cheap crude oil prices, investors are pondering which stocks to buy when oil is low.

Money Morning Technical Trading Strategist D.R. Barton told viewers of FOX Business' "Varney & Co." today (Thursday) he isn't crazy about oil given the recent slide. But he's also aware that investment prospectuses and investors looking to diversify will still be drawn to the sector.

One oil giant stands out. And another should be avoided. Here's what those companies are.

Stock Market Today

Stock Market 2015: Here's What Investors Need to Focus On

The jittery stock market in 2015 has some investors looking in strange places for answers.

Some look for guidance in unusual market patterns. For example, when the stock market rises in the first five days of the year, it ends the year higher 85% of the time.

Others are looking for connections to short-term events, such as the fall in oil prices or the current cold snap.

But Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald sees those as mere distractions.

For his insights on the stock market in 2015 - and how to play it - watch this video.

Washington

Congress in 2015: What President Obama Can Expect from the GOP

The 114th Congress is now in session. U.S. President Barack Obama for the first time faces a Congress that has Republicans running both chambers.

What President Obama can expect from the GOP Congress in 2015 will matter to investors. Many issues on the agenda, such as corporate taxes, trade, and a higher minimum wage will impact stocks.
Given the gridlock of recent years, the easy assumption is that nothing will get done. But the two sides have more incentive to work together in 2015.

Here's look at what will be on Washington's plate this year...

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