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American Express Company (AXP) Hikes Dividend, Buys Back More Stock

American Express (AXP) stock is up Tuesday after announcing a new share buyback plan and 10% dividend increase. Here's what you should know. Read Article

9 Financial Planning Tips for Responsible Living

There are any number of ways to plan for a more secure retirement, and these 9 financial planning tips will get you going today... Read Article

China Markets Near Stability on Strong Industrial Data

The recovery isn't as bullish as the S&P 500's, but the China economy isn’t showing signs of the bubbly fervor of 2015. Read Article

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Stock Analysis: Buybacks and Dividends 

How is Microsoft (MSFT) when it comes to spending cash on shareholders? We analyze Microsoft stock buybacks and dividends. Read Article

This Crazy Stock Market Is Creating Crazy Discounts

When good companies are getting pounded for illogical reasons -- like Amazon (AMZN) and Starbucks (SBUX) are -- it is time to get out your buy list. Read Article

Did Apple Inc. Show Wall Street Enough? (AAPL)

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) revealed its latest iPhone 7 on Wednesday, but are incremental upgrades enough to convince people to upgrade? Read Article

3 Wall Street Titans That Are Ready to Rock

Financial stocks are perking up again as a 2016 rate hike is all but on the table. Here are three to keep an eye on. Read Article

2 Ways to Play the Strength in Financials (XLF KRE)

The inevitability of higher interest rates makes the long-term potential of each of these financials very bullish. Read Article

3 Industries Facebook Inc Could Dominate Next (FB)

Facebook (FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg is always looking for the next big thing. Here are three businesses he should consider. Read Article

Can the Market Sustain This Irrational Uptrend?

The lack of volume and strong earnings makes this uptrend questionable, as reliance on low rates to finance M&A could spell trouble. Read Article

3 Blue Chips to Watch After Friday’s Jobs Report

Watch for a possible breakout of volatility after Friday's jobs report, and how these three blue chips handle the shockwaves. Read Article

10 Stocks Caught in the Trump-Clinton Election War

If Donald wins, trade policies will likely be tightened. If Clinton wins, biotechs are doomed. Here's what to expect from the markets. Read Article

3 Gold Stocks Under Pressure From the Fed

While the decline of gold is probably a "technical glitch" ahead of Friday's Jackson Hole symposium by the Fed, it has overarching effects for these three gold miners. Read Article

Shopify Inc (SHOP) Stutters on Upgraded Price Target

Shopify (SHOP) is down nearly 1%, as investors grapple with just how much upside is really in SHOP stock. Here's what you need to know. Read Article

5 Things You Need to Do to Survive August

It's that time of year again, when the questions start rolling in about whether now is the time to cash out. Here's some advice... Read Article

How to Earn a Gold Medal With Your Finances

Don't be one of the millions of Americans who are on the brink of financial ruin. Follow these tips to shore up your finances now. Read Article

3 Large-Cap Stocks Running Out of Juice

They may not be down and out, but the current trend is pointing south for these three large-cap stocks. Watch out! Read Article

3 Hot Summer Short Squeeze Stocks

Short sellers have been relatively inactive throughout the summer, but these stocks will soon rattle their cages. Read Article

3 Consumer Stocks to Buy for a Turnaround

Stocks are surging Friday thanks to a boffo payrolls report, alleviating concerns about the health of the U.S. consumer. Read Article

7 Big Banks at Risk During the Oil Selloff

Don't be fooled by a single day's gain, the downtrend in oil prices is putting these big bank stocks at risk again! Read Article