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MARKETS

New Portfolio Ideas for Every World Market

It takes keen knowledge and the right combination of gains, income, and capital preservation to build a successful portfolio, and there are always…

OPTIONS

American Versus European Options

Although the two types of options have many similar characteristics, it’s the differences that are important, so Mark Wolfinger,…

STOCKS

GE: “Supertanker” for Rough Seas

Tickers: VOD

This month we’re adding a “supertanker investment” to help ballast your investment portfolio in the market’s current rough waters,…

STOCKS

Emerge: “Sand is the New Gold”

Tickers: EMES

Volatility often leads to opportunity; as Baron Rothschild was famous for saying, “Buy when blood is running in the streets”, observes…

COMMODITIES

Crude Oil: How Low Is Too Low?

The recent sharp drop in crude oil has gotten the attention of investors and MoneyShow’s Jim Jubak looks at the impact it may…

DIVIDEND

First Trust Eyes Tech Dividends

Tickers: TDIV

Dividend investing has traditionally been dominated by the utility, financial, and consumer goods spaces. But a new theme is emerging that is combining…

STOCKS

Pembina: Pipelines and Profits

Tickers: PBA

Our latest “Income Stock Spotlight” of the month is the quintessential invest-to-grow story, asserts David Dittman in Utility Forecaster.…

STOCKS

Cisco: FirePOWER Targets Attacks

Tickers: CSCO

Since 2009, the compound annual growth rate of detected IT security incidents has risen 66% year over year; this growth figure is low because it…

OPTIONS

VIX May Have Finally Caught Up

Tickers: VIX, SPX, VVIX

For Mark Sebastian, of OptionPit.com, it appears that implied volatility is trading at a premium to the S&P 500, so, even though…

COMMODITIES

Agnico Eagle: Down but Not Out

Tickers: AEM

The falling gold price has hurt this recommended company’s shares, but its growth outlook is still strong and we think the greater drop in the…