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Stocks Go Down as Gold Soars on 4.9% Jobless Rate

The unemployment rate fell below the 5% threshold for the first time since the recession, and we'll learn more about the Fed's intentions when Yellen testifies before congress Wednesday. More 

If You’re Not Preventing Stock Market Losses, Start Now

What's more important? Making gains in the stock market or preventing losses? If you've figured out what's best for you, it's time right now... More 

Stocks Squeak By as U.S. Dollar, Oil Drop Lower

Stocks ended Thursday higher despite the erratic behavior in oil, as the Dow gained 0.5%, the S&P 0.2%, the Nasdaq 0.1% and the Russell 2000 0.4%. More 

GLD: The Gold Resurrection Is Upon Us … Maybe

Gold prices are soaring, but resistance looms large overhead. Chasing the SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (GLD) seems like a bad idea, but you can still trade it. More 

GLD ETF: Gold Prices Are in Vogue Once More

The stock market slowdown is driving demand for gold; and with GLD approaching a bottom, this option spread is offering shiny profits. More 

Dow Jones Plummets as Fed Decision Looms

In what's become the worst New Year for stocks in history, investors see nothing but global turmoil, at least in the short term, as the Fed prepares to convene. More 

ETF Relationships That May Tell You When The Worst Is Over

A number of ETF relationships can help a cash-heavy investor identify when things may be getting better. These two charts explain how... More