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FUNDS

Socially-Responsible Energy Play

The energy sector may be in turmoil, but that doesn't mean you should shun every part of it. One sub-sector we like here is alternative energy,…

STOCKS

S&P's Outlook for Buffett's Berkshire

Tickers: BRK.B

This insurance-based conglomerate—our latest Focus Stock—is headed by famed value investor Warren Buffett, notes Cathy Seifert, S&P…

STOCKS

Media Spin-Offs

Tickers: NWSA, TIME

If a big company's honchos are spinning off a business—suggesting they apparently don't like it—why should you? asks turnaround expert…

GLOBAL

Volkswagen Group: More than VWs

Tickers: VLKAY

Early indications are that Mario Draghi's quantitative easing program is working, suggests Tyler Laundon, editor of Top Stock Insights.

STOCKS

Seasonality: Beware the Dead Zone

Tickers: SPX

Despite the sage advice offered for decades to buy and hold for the long-term, the long-term investing strategy has really only been effective…

OPTIONS

Options for Beginners—Part 3

Tickers: FB

Options instructor Russ Allen, of Online Trading Academy, offers the third part of his Options for Beginners series. By citing this powerhouse…