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Don't You Dare Trade Options Before You Read This

This was published on Margin of Safety Investing a couple weeks ago to help new members understand options a bit better. …

Investing

Mueller Team Calls Dem Consultant Tad Devine As First Witness In Manafort Trial

The first day of Paul Manafort’s trial in Virginia ended Tuesday evening with testimony from Tad Devine, a Democratic political consultant who worked …

Donald Trump

5 Top Monthly Dividend Stocks

Get the income you need when you need it to pay your monthly bills.<p>Many investors rely on their investment portfolios to generate the income they …

How to turn $500 into more than $100,000: Financial expert who saved $36,000 in 13 months shares her four simple strategies for building wealth

When given a sum of money like $500, it can be easy to think it's too small a figure to be worth investing.<p>But one financial expert is here to tell …

Personal Finance

Stocks for Beginner Investors

New to buying stocks? This guide has everything you need to start building your portfolio.<p>When it comes to investing money, we have several choices …

Investing

These 6 Highly Recognizable Brand Names Hit New 52-Week Lows Last Week

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is higher than it was 52-weeks ago — even though it’s declined a bit in price from its January, 2018 highs. The Standard and Poor’s 500 is higher than it was a year ago. The Russell 2000 index of small caps is higher than it was 52 weeks ago. The Dow Jones …

8 Great Biotech ETFs to Buy

Biotech stocks typically are considered one of Wall Street’s more aggressive sources of growth. These companies spend years and gobs of money to …

How To Use The P/E Ratio And PEG To Tell A Stock's Future

The price-to-earnings ratio or P/E is one of the most widely-used stock analysis tools used by investors and analysts for determining stock …

Investing

5 Stocks Priced Under $10 That You Must Buy

Bargains can still be found in this bull market.<p>The stocks below may be cheap, but they all offer impressive value for the money and big upside …

Vertical farms have nailed leafy greens. Next up: tasty fruit

Of the many crops that Matt Barnard has developed, he has a particular fondness for his kale. “If you think about what most people imagine when then …

Aquaponics

Get These High-End CPUs From AMD And Intel For Cheap Right Now

Video cards might be incredibly expensive right now due to the cryptocurrency mining bonanza, but a few options for the other key component to a good gaming PC are going for cheap right now. Both flagship consumer CPUs from AMD and Intel are on sale for well below MSRP. The AMD Ryzen 7 1800X can be …

Computer Hardware

Trump calls meeting on biofuels policy blamed by bankrupt refiner

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has called a meeting early next week with key senators and Cabinet officials to discuss potential changes to biofuels policy, which is coming under increasing pressure after a Pennsylvania refiner blamed the regulation for its bankruptcy, according …

Since dawn of Trump era, a record 21 states see a decline in well-being: poll

<b>(Getty/Martin Dimitrov)</b><p>A new Gallup poll shows how states’ well-being dropped dramatically in 2017. Is a divisive president to blame?<p>Charlie May<p>February 20, 2018 10:34pm (UTC)<p>The Donald Trump era has brought out a lot of emotions, but good feelings are not among them.<p>In the past year, almost half …

South Dakota

House Republicans Just Voted To Eliminate The Agency That Makes Sure Voting Machines Can’t Be Hacked

The Republicans aren't even hiding it anymore: They just don't care if elections are stolen or hacked. Period. They flat out don't care. The Nation …

Trump: Why didn’t Obama 'do something about Russian meddling?'

President Donald Trump questioned on Monday why his predecessor did not do more to address Russian meddling in the 2016 election, even as his own administration has been quiet about its efforts to address such interference in the future.<p>“Obama was President up to, and beyond, the 2016 Election. So …

Thanks to Trump, James Buchanan No Longer Rates as Worst US President in History

POTUS is also lower on poll of poli-sci scholars than that guy who was in charge for 32 days — then died<p>Congratulations, President Donald Trump! You …

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says he’s ‘riding for the brand’ – and ready to talk to North Korea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson considers himself a boy scout who is “riding for the brand” – the American people – and is ready to negotiate with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in an effort to keep the dictator from bombing the United States.<p>Tillerson told “60 Minutes” Sunday in a rare interview …

Trump Is Officially the Worst President Ever

Alex Brandon/AP<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>Today is President’s Day, a day on which we celebrate presidents. The …

Donald Trump

How Trump took advantage of Russian interference: Amplifying Wikileaks

<i>First Read is your briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter</i><p>WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller's indictments on Friday focused only on the social media and grassroots components of Russia's interference …

Putin Spox: U.S. Indictment Doesn't Prove Russian Gov Involved 'In Any Way'

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin has dismissed a U.S. indictment that charged 13 Russians with interfering in the 2016 U.S. presidential election as lacking …

It’s Clear: Donald Trump Welcomes Russia’s Subversion of Our Democracy

The president’s response to Bob Mueller’s latest indictments is disturbing but all too expected at this point.<p>For at least two years, Americans have …

Coal’s Continuing Decline

Three signal flares went up for the American coal industry recently, all illuminating an inescapable conclusion: Despite President Trump’s campaign promise, coal-fired power is in trouble and in all likelihood won’t be reasserting itself in the United States. Nor should it.<p>The first signal, from …

Obama’s chief economist: Trump’s economic projections are “the most absurd I’ve ever seen”

Jason Furman on the budget, the Trump economy, and how Democrats should respond.<p>With the release of President Donald Trump’s 2019 budget proposal, the Trump economic vision is becoming clearer than ever. Trump envisions a world where the US taxes dramatically less and cuts spending significantly …

Four Signs That President Trump Is Becoming More Dangerous

President Donald Trump is obviously feeling the pressure of his office these days. The stock market plummeted, the probe over potential Russian …

Donald Trump

20 Must-Read Finance Books in 2018 | Investopedia

The world of finance has provided the backdrop for many dramas, from mergers and acquisitions and Wall Street shenanigans to Tulip Mania, and let's …

Investing

A Beginner's Guide to Investing in Stocks

Like many new investors, you've decided to invest in a company and pick up your first shares of stock, but your limited knowledge leaves you …

3 Technical Tools To Improve Your Trading

Technical analysis is the study of stock prices and pricing patterns that can help investors determine whether a stock is overbought (expensive) or …

Trade 'disaster' worsens under Trump

President Donald Trump came into office promising to reduce the U.S. trade deficit — and by that measure, his first year might be considered a dud.<p>The U.S. trade deficit increased more than 12 percent in 2017, to $566 billion — its highest level since 2008, according to figures released on Tuesday …

BANK OF AMERICA: These 10 stocks could surge more than 20% this year

Bank of America Merrill Lynch has issued a list of stock picks to clients which could help investors.<p>The list contains 38 stock recommendations in the benchmark S&P 500 index, which they predict will gain in value throughout 2018.<p>BAML's list included a price objective for each stock pick, which …

Markets

Trump ran on reducing the debt — now he’s sending it through the roof

<b>(Getty/gawriloff)</b><p>The Treasury Department is expected to borrow $955 billion in 2018, the most in the last six years<p>Charlie May<p>February 5, 2018 8:19pm (UTC)<p>In a quiet announcement last week, the Treasury Department put the government on track to borrow nearly $1 trillion for the 2018 fiscal year — …

Economics