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Five Stock Simulators Anyone Can Play

Stock simulators are great tools to help both novices and pros hone their trading knowledge. Some even let you trade options.

Virtual trading forums have surged in popularity over the past few years. And online users can compete with one another to earn bragging rights on best portfolio.

Here are five stock simulators anyone can enjoy - the best part is you literally have nothing to lose!

Top News

NFLX Stock Up 13% After Earnings – but Don't Buy the Optimism

Netflix Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) stock climbed 13% afterhours today (Tuesday) after the company smashed Q4 earnings estimates.

NFLX reported earnings per share (EPS) of $0.72, topping analysts' predictions of $0.44.

And while many of today's numbers are encouraging, don't be fooled. There are still plenty of problem ahead for NFLX stock in 2015...

Stocks to Watch

Four Innovative Companies Surging to the Top of Their Industries

Innovative companies do well in the market by keeping their ideas fresh and their customers and employees happy.

Whether they're printing a customer's face on a piece of chocolate or aiding in the elimination of a deadly disease, the cutting-edge offerings of these companies make them stand out in the crowd.

The following companies create the most state-of-the-art products around, which is nice for their shareholders, too...

Short Selling

Short Selling in 2015: Three Companies to Target

We may still be in a bull market, but the ground is becoming more fertile for short selling.

At some point, the market is going to catch on as to why the markets have been surging so high for so long – years of money-printing by the world's central banks. That means now is a great time to look for short selling candidates.

And here are three stocks ripe for short selling right now...

Stocks to buy

SanDisk Stock Hits Bargain Territory (SNDK)

Money Morning's "unloved" stock to buy this week is memory chip maker SanDisk Corp. (Nasdaq: SNDK).

An unloved investment is one that's been beaten down – but is actually a great value.

Two Money Morning experts like SanDisk stock. Both Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald as well as Defense & Tech Specialist Michael Robinson have spoken up for SNDK stock recently despite a sudden 15% drop earlier this month. The company lowered guidance on its revenue and margins for the quarter.

Still, the sell-off of SanDisk stock is clearly overblown...

Trend Watch

The Next Subprime Crisis Has Already Started

Reading about what's going on in the subprime auto lending space is a lot like reading about drive-by shootings.

Unless you're a subprime borrower, or live in a neighborhood where drive-bys are happening, you probably don't know much about either – or think they affect you.

But if you listen closely there's muffled financial "gunfire" already in your neighborhood.

And it's much closer to your doorstep than you think.

Here's what you need to know...

Trend Watch

Five Self-Made Billionaires Who Were Once Poor

Self-made billionaires rely on their own determination, smarts, and ingenuity to get where they want to go.

Would you be willing to go door-to-door to sell your product? Or walk on stilts, eat fire, and play the accordion for pocket change? Only a handful of people would go to these lengths.

Here are five self-made billionaires who were born poor - but didn't end up that way...

Tech Investing

Apple Stock Predictions: Is AAPL a Buy in 2015?

Apple stock (Nasdaq: AAPL) enjoyed an incredible 45% run over the last 12 months. But can its bullish trend continue in 2015?

Money Morning Tech Specialist Michael A. Robinson – who has followed tech markets for more than 30 years – made strong Apple stock predictions in a Jan. 13 appearance on FOX Business' "Varney & Co."

Watch the video to see what Robinson forecasts for AAPL stock in coming months...

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