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10 Stocks to Buy for the Last Days of Summer

Investors looking to finish the year on a bullish note starting right now should put these names on a list of stocks to buy. More 

5 Stock Market Sectors You Should Avoid Now

For a variety of reasons, a growing number of stock market sectors are rolling over into downtrends ... suggesting a correction for the broader market. More 

Play the Treasury Yield Jump with TLT

Ten-year treasuries are falling on the heels of rising rates. Exploit elevated rate fears with this play on the TLT ETF. More 

Dividend Stocks Showdown: REITs vs. Utilities

Yes, 2015 has been a rough year for dividend stocks, but we now have some excellent bargains. So, what's the better bet, REITs or utilities? More 

3 Sector SPDR Funds to Sell Now

Sector SPDR funds can have a place in certain portfolios, but one must tread wisely and keep an eye on them. Here are three SPDRs worth dumping now. More 

3 Defensive Funds for an Aging Bull Market

The market is beginning to look tired and expensive. Now is a good time to take a look at the best defensive funds to protect you from a correction. More 

2 ETFs That Are Sensitive to Interest Rates

Understanding the nuances of these ETFs and how they react to changes in interest rates may help with strategic portfolio decisions if the Federal Reserve does ultimately make changes in their fiscal policy later this year. More