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Why Investors Need to Stop Sweating the Federal Reserve

The outlook for Federal Reserve policy continues to make headlines, but its potential market impact is being greatly exaggerated. More 

Gold Is Down, But That Doesn’t Make It a Buy

Gold and gold stocks are depressed, but major currency headwinds mean that any rally is likely to be short-lived. More 

ECB Cuts Rates as the Eurozone Flirts With Deflation

The ECB rate cuts were necessary to forestall deflation, but even with bond purchases, it may be too little too late. More 

3 ETFs to Play the Escalating Ukraine Crisis

The Ukraine Crisis is getting serious in a hurry. Here are three ETFs that will let you protect your portfolio and even come out ahead. More 

Russia Crisis Makes Europe a No-Go Area for Investors

After being the darling for much of the year, economic weakness and the Ukraine have caused sentiment to sour on European stocks. More 

Will the Rising U.S. Dollar Derail the Rally in Gold? (GLD)

Gold prices and GLD have performed well so far this year, but will the rising U.S. dollar could be a persistent threat to continued gains in 2014. More 

Who Would Win the ‘World Cup of Mutual Funds’?

The U.S. lost in the World Cup, but domestic stock mutual funds look a little more competitive compared to other WC countries and regions. More