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Double Whammy Lifts Stocks on News-Rich Monday

Stimulus chatter from China as well as dovish remarks from Janet Yellen helped spur the major indices, while INTC and TSLA were among notable stocks moving on their own news. Read Article

Best International Opportunity for the Second Quarter: Spain

Spanish stocks are cheap, and the Spanish economy is turning the corner. Now is the time to consider eurozone investments. Read Article

Mid-Cap Stocks: You’re Better Off in the Middle

Mid-cap stocks tend to get little love from Wall Street media, even though they provide better return for no extra risk. Their loss. Read Article

Can Technical Support Hold the S&P 500?

The S&P 500 and other major indices finished in the red for a fourth straight day Thursday, though crude oil prices jumped amid escalating tensions in Yemen. Read Article

S&P 500, Nasdaq Take a Licking as Economic Doubts Grow

Biotechs, semiconductors and financials among the worst-hit stocks in Wednesday's economic data-driven selloff. Read Article

Durable Goods Slump Is Bad for Workers, But Stocks Aren’t Doomed

Durable goods are in a prolonged slump, which contributes to the widespread misconception that the U.S. is still in recession. Read Article

Ocwen Financial (OCN): What Happens When a Stock Delists?

Ocwen Financial Corporation (OCN) will be delisted if it doesn't get its house in order. But what does a delisting actually mean for shareholders? Read Article

Forget the Fed: 6 Reasons to Hold on to Your Bond Funds

Just because bond yields are low doesn't mean that they have to rise. Six reasons why high-quality bonds remain a safe investment. Read Article

Stocks Inch Lower as Bulls Prepare a Breakout

Monday was a day for commodities, as oil, gold and silver all closed out higher. The hot spot for stocks? Shanghai. Read Article

Stocks Mixed as the Fed Bounce Fades

Stocks drifted lower on Thursday as traders rehashed Wednesday's Federal Reserve policy statement amid speculation of a September rate hike. Read Article

Financial Advice – 5 Spring Cleaning Money Tips

Financial advice isn't normally something many people seek out, so take a look at key money issues this spring and refine your plans. Read Article

Stocks Surge as Fed Blink on Rates

The Federal Reserve moved its 'dot plot' estimates south, surprising Wall Street and leading to strong gains on Wednesday. The question now: Will the gains stick? Read Article

Stocks Mixed as Wall Street Awaits the Fed

It's been almost a decade since the price of money actually increased; but in as little as three months, it could start rising again. Read Article

Monday’s Stock Market Game: Bad News Is Good News

Poor economic news sent the broader markets higher Monday, and lower crude prices failed to hamper energy stocks Read Article

FOMC: Why You Should Just Shut Down Your Trading Console

The stock market is a game of probabilities, and when the getting is good, we act. When it's not, we wait. Let the FOMC meeting pass. Read Article

Dow Jones, S&P 500 Bounce Despite Soft Economic Data

Lower-than-expected retail sales weren't enough to keep down stocks Thursday, though Intel Corporation (INTC) took a hefty spill. Read Article

Stocks Dribble Lower as Fed Fears Grow

Growing fears that an eventual interest-rate hike is on the way continued swinging the market pendulum in the other direction on Wednesday. Read Article

Strong Dollar, Interest-Rate Fears Crush Wall Street

The U.S. dollar is strengthening to levels seen in two previous recessions, and job openings data point to increased likelihood of a June interest-rate hike. Watch out below! Read Article

Stocks Rebound Monday (With Little Thanks to Apple Watch)

The Apple Watch failed to impress as AAPL only inched higher during an otherwise thinly traded day for the broader markets. Read Article

3 Momentum Large Caps to Avoid

It's great to ride a stock when momentum carries it to new highs. But it's also great to get out before the balloon pops. These three stocks look too inflated for their own good. Read Article