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COMMODITIES

The VIX of the VIX

Tickers: VIX

MoneyShow’s Jim Jubak takes a look at the low volatility, on average, of 2014, but also the huge spikes of volatility, and what…

FUNDS

Balanced Buys for Stable Growth

Tickers: KSU, DIS, JNJ, MSFT

Tom Sudyka, portfolio manager at the LK Balanced Fund, seeks stability and growth through a mix of bonds and quality stocks. Here,…

STOCKS

Technology Values

Tickers: MSFT, QCOM

Given reasonable valuations for the stocks we own, the improving economy and the accommodation of central bankers, we can’t help but remain enthusiastic…

FOREX

USD Strength to Endure in 2015

Looking at most economic projections for 2015, not many see the US dollar as weakening, or at least not for any considerable length of time, so…

STOCKS

Franklin Resources: S&P Bets on BEN

Tickers: BEN

Our latest Focus Stock—which carries S&P Capital IQ’s highest investment recommendation of 5-Stars, or Strong Buy—is one of the largest…

OPTIONS

When a Short Put Trade Goes Wrong

Tickers: SPY

Today, options instructor Russ Allen, of Online Trading Academy, breaks down contingent liability, the obligation to buy the underlying…

STOCKS

Orchid: Insider Eyes Paper Profits

Tickers: TIS

Here is a 5% yield situation, this one from a smaller company enjoying a nice uptick in growth while kicking out consistent dividends, explains…

STRATEGIES

15 Tips to Improve Your Trading

Frank Zorrilla of ZorTrades.com shares a list of fifteen tips to help the trader control his trading and why it is so important…

GLOBAL

Bears Feel They Have a Free Run

For the week ahead, MoneyShow’s Jim Jubak wants you to take a look at the rout the oil plunge caused in the emerging markets to…