Investing

7 times Warren Buffett didn't follow his own investing advice

Warren Buffett began his investing career early, buying his first stock before he was a teenager. By the time he was in his 20s, he founded Buffett Associates and was on his way to becoming a billionaire.<p>It’s a success story for the ages, and the self-made Oracle of Omaha is now one of the world’s …

Warren Buffett

3 Stocks That Could Double Your Money

Why biotech stocks Celldex Therapeutics, Dynavax Technologies, and Idera Pharmaceuticals could be huge winners.<p>Nearly any stock could double your …

Stocks

A Foolish Take: How your credit score is calculated

Credit agencies look at five factors to determine your credit score.<p>Whether you like it or not, your credit score is incredibly important.<p>It dictates the interest rate you'll be offered on a mortgage or car loan. It determines whether you qualify for a credit card. Phone, television, and internet …

Stocks

Why These 5 Popular Funds Are Wildly Overrated

Shutterstock<p>As we speak, $376 billion is locked up in five of Wall Street’s most overrated, overloved funds. And the sad reality is that there’s a high chance a few thousand bucks of that are courtesy of … well, <i>you</i>.<p>The good news? I can show you <i>seven</i> far better options.<p>While Wall Street still rolls …

Finance

3 Things You Need to Know About Medical Marijuana, Inc. Stock

Medical Marijuana, Inc. stock's past, present, and potential future.<p>There's probably no marijuana stock with a better name than <b>Medical Marijuana, …

Stocks

Berkshire Hathaway Still Standing Strong

Berkshire has strongly outperformed the broad stock market since the beginning of this millennium.<p>The first 6 months of 2017 Berkshire has been …

Stocks

Avoid Market Noise With One Number Each Quarter

It was another choppy week for the stock market as after a powerful close on Monday, stocks quickly reversed the following day. For the rest of the week the S&P 500 was under pressure while the tech heavy Nasdaq 100 continued to move higher.<p>The split market has been confusing investors since the …

Trading

5 Top Funds for Your 401(k)

It's difficult to recommend specific 401(k) funds, but here's a guide to help you pick the best funds available to you.<p>The problem with giving 401(k) …

Business

Facebook, Baidu, Coach And 5 Other Blue-Chip Stocks To Buy For Second-Half 2017

In terms of stock market years, the bull market that kicked off in March 2009 should be on the front cover of AARP magazine. At age 8, the S&P 500 bull run is very old and very overvalued compared to its historical ratios. Given the less than stellar circumstances, how should you invest now? I …

Stocks

Can Gold Fly In The Week Ahead?

We have upgraded gold in three different areas for the upcoming week.<p>This week's COT report was very favorable for gold bulls and GLD investors.<p>GLD …

gold

3 Stocks for the Long Haul

Investing profits tend to correlate pretty well with the time horizons that investors have. If you're overly concerned about short-term gains, those gains are usually relatively small. But if you're focused on the long term, your investing gains are greater.<p>With this premise in mind, we asked three …

Stocks

Digging out: 4 keys to successful debt consolidation

When your personal finances teeter on the brink, your first instinct might be to do something drastic. Freeze your credit cards in a block of ice. Vow to never eat out again. Forgo your Netflix subscription.<p>These tactics may help, but financial experts say paying off debt requires a more …

Debt Management

The only S&P 500 Index funds you will ever need

More money is indexed to the S&P 500 than to any other benchmark. With some 49 S&P 500 Index funds available with 145 different share classes, …

Finance

Should You Write Your Own Will?

Writing your own will might save you money, but is it really a good idea?<p>Writing a will is not exactly a fun experience, whether you do it yourself, …

Retirement

MU | Options Trading Idea Ahead of Earnings | MTB Market Analysis

MU Options Play<p>Micron Technology, Inc. provides semiconductor systems worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Compute and Networking …

Trading

Buffett Bullish on Canada But Not as Much on Its Housing: Globe - Bloomberg

Warren Buffett may have thrown a lifeline to embattled Canadian alternative lender Home Capital Group Inc., but that doesn’t mean he’s as enthused …

Warren Buffett

The hottest tech stocks are a textbook example of an overheated, unsustainable market

Technology stocks suffered from a little anxiety attack in the markets last week.<p>It didn’t last long and really wasn’t all that serious. (Yet.) It was nothing worse than what everyone called “normal volatility” 10 years ago.<p>But the lack of concern it generated this time is not bullish. More than a …

Stocks

How to swing trading stock | Forex Trading

How to swing-trade stocks:<br>5 effective strategies<p>Learn swing trading basics and gain valuable insights into five of the most popular swing trading …

Trading

It’s going to end ‘extremely badly,’ with stocks set to plummet 40% or more, warns Marc 'Dr. Doom' Faber

If the man often hailed as the original "Dr. Doom" is right, the stock market could see another "lurch" higher — at which point investors may want to …

Stocks

Kentucky's Hedge Funder Governor Keeps State Money In Secretive Hedge Funds

Under Matt Bevin, the state has continued to funnel money into alternative investments at public employees' expense.<p>Kentucky’s public pension system is a long-running, worst-in-the-nation disaster. Even as state workers chip in their fair share, the system suffers from years of chronic underfunding …

Hedge Funds

The Untold Story of How Gary Cohn Fell for Donald Trump

As Goldman Sachs’s long-suffering No 2., Cohn approached his board about his future. He didn’t get the answer he wanted. And then Jared Kushner swooped in. This is how Goldman Sachs took over the White House.<p>One photograph makes it abundantly clear just how present a small group of Goldman Sachs …

Donald Trump

Offers Ending Soon! 170K AAdvantage Miles, Huge 70K SkyMiles, 2 Free Hyatt Nights

Sadly, a few of the offers we’ve been covering the last few weeks are soon coming to an end. The Delta 60K/70K SkyMiles offers will expire in just …

Airlines

17 Straight Dividend Hikes, 10% Annual Dividend Growth Through 2019, Big Permian Deal

This stock yields over 9%, with trailing 1.17x coverage.<p>Management has raised the distribution for 17 straight quarters.<p>Management is projecting 10% …

Stocks

Gold adds gain on global cues, jewellers' buying

<b>New Delhi:</b> Rising for the second straight session, gold prices went up further by Rs 35 to Rs 29,225 per 10 grams at the bullion market today in …

gold

There’s a surprising new champion of the stock market

Don't look now, but there's some competition brewing atop the equity market standings.<p>US indices have been ruled by mega-cap technology companies and financial firms for much of the period since the presidential election in November. But after some bullish news last week, drug developers now look …

S&P 500

Loss of a Job

The changes that you face in your work life are not always in your control, but in the event of an unexpected job loss, you will have financial …

Personal Finance

Here is the richest person in each state

How much are the wealthiest people in each state making? More than ever, a new report from Forbes found. Most of the people on the list were on it …

Wealth

How to Buy, Exchange and Trade Bitcoin

<b>Subscribe to my YouTube Channel for videos on Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology, including:</b><p>• Breaking News & Updates<br>• • Inside Scoops & …

Cryptocurrency

Is Royal Gold, Inc. Running Out of Steam or Taking a Breather?

Royal Gold's shares have gone nowhere for months... has this gold and silver company stalled or is the outlook still for growth ahead<p><b>Royal Gold, Inc.</b> …

gold

J.D. Power's 2017 IQS Shows a Shake-up Among Major Auto Brands

The old saying "they don't make them like they used to" stands true with what's happening in the automotive industry today, and for once that's a good thing! According to J.D. Power's 2017 U.S. Initial Quality Study, new-car quality is at an all-time high. But what's even more interesting than the …

Stocks