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Don’t Trade or Invest Based on the Northeast Winter Storm

A winter storm makes home improvement retailers and airlines look like obvious trades, but past performance shows that they're not. Read Article

The Best Play in Biotechs: M&A

Investors in biotech stocks have much to look forward to as Big Pharma increasingly looks to shore up its pipelines via M&A. Read Article

3 Best Commodities Funds to Buy Now

Looking past the short-term noise on oil, broad basket commodities funds can be a smart addition to a diversified portfolio. Read Article

10 for 10: Dividend Stocks for Every Sector

Dividend stocks abound in the S&P 500, and you can find generous ones in more places than just utilities and telecoms. Read Article

3 Big-Name Financials to Avoid For Now

Investors hoped the banks would lead the way for a robust 2015 stock market and economy. Unfortunately, the financials failed to cooperate as their earnings didn't measure up, and the stocks were driven down. Read Article

Euro QE Helps U.S. Stocks Clear the Hurdle

The European Central Bank launched its eagerly awaited stimulus plan, helping U.S. stocks finish in the black Thursday. Read Article

Stocks Quiet Ahead of ECB Thriller

Global markets held their breath Wednesday ahead of an ECB meeting widely expected to result in massive eurozone stimulus. Read Article

3 Ways Almost All Investors Take on Too Much Risk

Whatever your risk tolerance, you’re probably taking on a lot more than you realize -- and that additional risk is almost certainly costing you. Read Article

Stocks Mixed as BOJ, ECB Decisions Loom

The markets remained mixed on Tuesday as traders anticipate the Bank of Japan decision on Wednesday morning and the European Central Bank decision on Thursday. Read Article

5 Financial Keys to Fatherhood, Not Friendship

Raising financially independent adults is also critical to your own financial freedom. Read Article

European Stocks: Is Stimulus on the Way?

Fidelity Investor's Jim Lowell and other financial experts weigh in on what all could be in store for European stocks and other assets after Switzerland uncaps its currency. Read Article

3 Investments Jeffrey Gundlach Loves in 2015

Noted bond fund manager Jeffrey Gundlach recently spoke about both his bullish and bearish investment themes for 2015. Here's a look at the winners. Read Article

Stocks Roiled on Retail Sales, Crude Oil

Stocks continued to fall Wednesday even though income, job creation and consumer confidence are on the upswing, showing that U.S. consumers can't carry the global economy themselves. Read Article

Hello, Volatility! Goodbye, Stock Gains!

Tuesday morning rally dissolves as crude oil once again turns Wall Street into a horde of pessimists. Read Article

The Trouble With ‘Stocks Always Go Up’

Stocks always rise over time, right? Well, not exactly. The U.S. stock market has evolved a lot since its beginnings. Read Article

Oil Finds More Bottom, Stocks Swoon

Another major dip in oil prices sent most of the stock market packing Monday, though new opportunities are arising in precious metals. Read Article

Tumbling Oil Prices Will Thump Fourth-Quarter Earnings

Oil prices dropped 40% in the last quarter, and the damage done to energy sector earnings is offsetting the benefits for other sectors. Read Article

FOMC, Oil Rebound Shake the Bulls Awake

Despite the bounce in stocks, bonds, credit and currencies were not singing the same tune, and instead continued to warn of deeper woes. Read Article

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Your 2015 Finances

With these five resolutions under your belt, you’ve got a battle plan that will make you wealthier and money-wiser in 2015. Read Article

New Year’s Slump Deepens to Worst Since 2009

Equities face their worst losing streak in more than a year as oil prices continued to plunge Tuesday. Now in question: high-yield bonds and even the global economy. Read Article