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How to Invest -- in Stocks, Bonds, Retirement Accounts, and More

Investing in stocks and bonds is easier than you might think. Here's how to get started and some investment strategies to consider.<p>If your retirement …

Warren Buffett says low-cost investments are essential for the average investor — here's how much it costs to use 8 common investing apps

Investing can be a difficult process.<p>Deciding what to invest in can take hours of research — but before you get to that point, you have to decide <i>where</i> you plan to invest.<p>Billionaire and legendary investor Warren Buffett has long championed Vanguard's low-cost investment options. Vanguard primarily …

What are ETFs? A beginner’s guide to exchange-traded funds

<b>Pop the champagne! Exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, recently celebrated a milestone birthday: January marked 25 years since the world’s largest ETF</b> …

Investing

5 Stocks I'll Hold Forever

I'm 35 and I could see these stocks in my portfolio even at 80.<p>I own a few dozen stocks in my own portfolio, and while I'm definitely a long-term …

18 stocks that could rise 25% in 2018

If Bitcoin's too crazy a ride for you, here are 18 stocks that analysts say could enjoy their own personal bull runs in 2018.<p>The "18 stocks for '18" list includes oil and natural gas drillers and drug makers. It also spotlights an internet travel company and high-tech firms that make the digital …

Oil & Gas Industry

Opinion: 9 books about financial markets you really should read

Earlier this week I wrote (again) about the importance of understanding financial market history. This prompted a few people to ask for some of my …

Snopes meets $500K crowdfunding goal amid legal battle

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Fact-checking website Snopes.com has quickly met a $500,000 goal set for an online fundraiser amid a legal battle with an outside …

Warren Buffett's Best and Worst Stocks of 2017 So Far

Berkshire Hathaway's best-performing stock has returned nearly 42% this year, while its biggest loser is in the red nearly 17%.<p>Legendary investor …

This Is Not How A Bear Market Starts

There has been, and continues to be, an inordinate amount of digital ink spilled promulgating the imminent demise of the bull market. Most of the …

Stock Markets

7 Facts You Didn't Know About the S&P 500

Most of us are used to hearing on the news about "the market" and how it did today, without really giving much thought to just what "the market" is. Of course, that term usually refers to the U.S. stock market, and that's typically measured by the <b>Dow Jones Industrial Average</b>index or the <b>S&P …

29 Must-Read Books That Will Make You Smarter About Money | Inc.com

<i>Which is the best way to learn about stocks? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by James Altucher, Author, entrepreneur, podcaster, wall street investor, on Quora:</b><p>I wanted to learn about …

Stock Markets

Short-selling

Massive short-selling is a practice that is often observed after the burst of a price bubble. Examples are the Dutch Tulip-mania in the seventeenth …

Why I Never Trade Stock Options

"Free money with a few clicks using this Wall Street secret!" Who wouldn't want that? It's the sort of thing often claimed by options trading …

3 Ways to Lose All Your Money in the Stock Market

Here are three investing mistakes you definitely don't want to make.<p>I've written before about day trading, and how it's one of the easiest ways to …

3 Stocks to Buy With Dividends Yielding More Than 5%

These high-dividend stocks could give you income and long-term growth.<p>It's rare to find high-dividend stocks with safe payouts, whose businesses also …

What $1,000 Invested in Apple, Netflix and More 10 Years Ago Is Worth Today

If only we had access to a time travel machine.<p>Over the past 10 years, the stock market has experienced one of its most severe declines in history …

11 foods that can make you look younger

However, the foods you eat can help you age better, both inside and out.<p>Here are 11 foods that can help you look younger.

These 7 Movies Tell the Real Story Behind the Financial Crisis

The movie <i>The Big Short</i> opened in theaters nationwide Dec. 23, and it is the latest example of a Hollywood production laying the blame for the 2008 …

Panda Restaurant Billionaire Couple Buys 4.9% Stake In China Mall Chain

Chinese-American billionaire couple Andrew and Peggy Cherng, owners of the popular Panda Restaurant Chain in the U.S., have purchased a 4.9% stake in Golden Eagle Retail Group, a Hong Kong-listed operator of shopping malls in China.<p>CFI Hong Kong Investments, owned by the couple, will pay HK$9.10 a …

Andreessen Horowitz Announces $50 Million Investment In BuzzFeed

The news puts BuzzFeed's valuation at $850 million, the New York Times' Mike Isaac reports.<p>In a post on his blog, AH's Chris Dixon compared the site to Tesla, and Uber, explaining the site has "technology at its core" and will generate "triple-digit revenues" this year:<p>Its 100+ person tech team has …