Best of 2015-16

We look back at the year that was and ahead to the year that will be in our “Best of 2015-16″ package, with features that highlight some of the best and worst performances in 2015, as well as some of the best stocks to buy and other opportunities that investors should eye for 2016.

2016 Outlook: Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)

Starbucks stock has been on a tear of late. Can the stock sustain that growth even as the company reaches a saturation point?

10 “Best of the Best” Stocks to Buy for 2016

These "best of the best" stocks to buy for the new year easily make the grade when it comes to both fundamental and quantitative qualities.

How to Start Investing in 2016 with just $1,000

If you set aside a little money each payday, you can start investing, whether by upping you current retirement plan or starting something new.

The 10 Best Stocks to Buy for 2016

Market experts name the 10 best stocks to buy for 2016 in this annual competition. Picks run the gamut of large and small, value and growth. Who will win?

2016 Outlook: Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA)

Will Tesla stock stall or streak in 2016? There are die-hards on both sides of TSLA, but who will be right in the year ahead?

2016 Outlook: Twitter Inc. (TWTR)

With several of its 2015 problems now resolved, Twitter stock seems to have a bright future -- if things work out as management plans.

2016 Outlook: Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA)

Alibaba (BABA) stock has finally shaken off its post-IPO volatility to become a real stock trading on real fundamentals. And they're pretty solid.

America’s 25 Best-Yielding Large-Cap Dividend Stocks

This list of dividend stocks should be handled with due diligence, as not every stock listed is a gem, but it is a great place to start the search for income.

6 Companies That Won’t Be Around in 2017

Bankruptcy might or might not be a foregone conclusion, but one way or another, these companies can't survive as we know them.

2016 Outlook: Fitbit Inc (FIT)

Fitbit stock has been as volatile as the market since going public in June. But there are many reasons why you should buy FIT in 2016.

The 5 Best Mutual Funds to Buy for 2016

Nailing down the best mutual funds for 2016 was no easy task but we found five that could be top performers.

2016 Outlook: Alphabet Inc (GOOG, GOOGL)

Google stock has been a big winner in 2015, but without a faster growth pace from Alphabet in 2016, valuation becomes an impasse.

The 10 Best Fidelity Mutual Funds for 2016

These Fidelity funds are smart choices for 2016 and can work well as long-term holdings.

7 Beaten Tech Stocks to Buy With 50% Upside in 2016

These tech stocks to buy are down but not out, as they refocus themselves, find new partners or double down on great business models.

2016 Outlook: GoPro Inc. (GPRO)

GoPro stock has mostly been a dud since going public 18 months ago. Will 2016 mark a turnaround for GPRO? Not likely.

2016 Outlook: What the New Year Has in Store for Gold Prices

The gold price pullback is nearing an end, but "not bearish" isn't quite the same as "bullish."

2016 Outlook: Apple Inc. (AAPL)

Apple stock won't tumble forever, but any strength in 2016 is apt to be tempered.

2016 Outlook: Walt Disney Co (DIS)

Disney stock has had an up-and-down 2015, but 2016's DIS catalysts look strong enough to carry the stock much higher.

The 7 Best Monthly Dividend Stocks for 2016

Monthly dividend stocks provide frequent, regular income and improve the power of compounding. Consider these 7 winners to add in 2016.

2016 Outlook: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN)

Amazon's stock price has soared more than 115% in 2015. It's a tough act to follow, but AMZN's utter dominance makes it a buy going into 2016.