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Lesson Learned: Wait Before Lighting That Victory Cigar

A last-minute surprise ending to a 2012 stock-picking contest was a frustrating reminder of three important investing lessons. More 

10 Best Stocks for 2012: The Results Are In

Our contest to pick the best stock of 2012 went right down to the wire. Find out which of our experts' picks fared best -- and worst. More 

Forget Earnings — For DFS, It’s All About the Fiscal Cliff

All things being equal, quarterly numbers don't tend to move Discover much. Here's what DFS investors should consider instead. More 

Credit Card Debt, Late Payments Rise

Americans grew their credit card balances during the third quarter as late payments on that debt ticked up slightly. More 

ING Files IPO for U.S. Unit

Dutch financial stock ING Groep is shedding even more of its U.S.-based businesses through an IPO for its U.S. banking division. More 

Surging Credit Card Stocks Show Economy on the Mend

After a long period of retrenching, it's actually good to see American consumers taking on more debt. It means the economy is on the mend. More 

The 7 Worst Dow Dividend Stocks for October

Sure, some of these Dow Jones companies have a few things going for them, but their skimpy dividends don't win them any friends among income investors. More