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Why Owning Utility Stocks Is a Risky Bet

By almost any measure, utilities don’t offer a compelling risk-reward profile for investors right now. More 

Like Options? 3 Long Plays for Profit in 2015

The use of options to hedge a portfolio may come in handy, as 2015 gets off to a rocky start. Here are three to consider. More 

Cash In on the Calendar With the SPY ETF

Seasonality in the S&P 500 can be exploited using this options strategy on the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:SPY). More 

Mind the SPY ETF: The S&P 500 Is Warning Investors

It has been a rocky start to 2015 for the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY), and the charts of the SPY ETF say volatility might be making a comeback. More 

4 Safe ETFs to Invest in as New Trends Form

Implementing a plan to navigate a market crossroads, while avoiding too much risk, can be a prudent portfolio management technique for most investors. More 

3 U.S. Dollar Bull Strategies to Ride the Roaring Buck

The U.S. dollar is on fire, with the benchmark U.S. Dollar Index up nearly 8% over the past three months, and higher by some 14.5% in the last six months. Here are three U.S. dollar bull strategies to ride the greenback's rise. More 

5 Lessons Learned for Investing in 2015

Here are some of the pearls of wisdom that come to mind when I analyzed the market, economy and investor psychology from the past year. More