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Warren Buffett’s Portfolio: Here Are the Stocks Berkshire Hathaway Is Buying or Selling
Warren Buffett’s Portfolio: Here Are the Stocks Berkshire Hathaway Is Buying or Selling
By Brian Baker From Bankrate.com Warren Buffett is arguably the world’s most famous investor, and his investment moves are closely followed. Each quarter, the company he runs, Berkshire ...
06-21-2022
Series I Bonds Pay Record 9.62% Interest Rate⁠—Here’s How to Buy Them
Series I Bonds Pay Record 9.62% Interest Rate⁠—Here’s How to Buy Them
By James Royal From Bankrate.com If you’re looking for an investment with a high interest rate, inflation protection and the safety of government backing, then Series I bonds ...
06-18-2022
Why You Should Add Government Bonds to Your Portfolio
Why You Should Add Government Bonds to Your Portfolio
One way to protect your investments from the fluctuations in the market is to invest in government bonds. These financial instruments—also referred to as treasury direct bonds or ...
06-11-2022
Google’s 20:1 Stock Split – Buy Before or After ?
Google’s 20:1 Stock Split – Buy Before or After ?
As stock market corporate events go, a stock split is one of the more exciting deals. On July 15, Alphabet, the parent company of Google, will execute a ...
06-8-2022
How to Start Trading on the Stock Market with Low Money
How to Start Trading on the Stock Market with Low Money
You might think that investing and trading on the stock market requires millions of dollars to be pumped in to make any money. This is simply not the ...
05-26-2022
Top 7 Ways to Protect Your 401(K) From a Stock Market Crash
Top 7 Ways to Protect Your 401(K) From a Stock Market Crash
If you have a 401(k), any other retirement plan, or anything that ties into the stock market in general, then this article is for you. I’m going to ...
05-21-2022
How to Choose Between Index Funds and ETFs
How to Choose Between Index Funds and ETFs
When you’re fairly new to investing in the stock market, you’ll need to put some effort into learning some key terminology. Let’s assume you’re a retail investor, not ...
05-19-2022
The Untold Risk of the ‘Risk-Free’ G Fund
The Untold Risk of the ‘Risk-Free’ G Fund
Ah, the allure of the G fund. A popular fund that is invested in treasury securities, and traditionally one of the safest investments available, the G fund is ...
04-28-2022
8 Tips for Playing the Stock Market With Your Annuity
8 Tips for Playing the Stock Market With Your Annuity
Let’s be honest. The future is looking more and more uncertain. And, that can definitely impact your finances—especially if you have money tied up in the stock market. ...
04-21-2022
Be Aware of the High Fees Before Investing in Mutual Funds
Be Aware of the High Fees Before Investing in Mutual Funds
The late P.T. Barnum—renowned showman and one of America's first millionaires—summed up one of the hardest lessons in the investing world with one succinct quote, "money is a ...
04-19-2022
Don’t Sell Yourself Short
Don’t Sell Yourself Short
Dear Dave, What's the best way to invest a one-time lump sum of $2,500? My plan is to leave the money alone and let it grow for a ...
03-1-2022
11 Passive Income Ideas to Earn an Extra Grand Each Month
11 Passive Income Ideas to Earn an Extra Grand Each Month
What would you do with an extra $1,000 a month? For most of us, this could be a real game-changer. After all, with this influx of extra cash, ...
01-4-2022
What Is the Best Play for Your Money Right Now?
What Is the Best Play for Your Money Right Now?
NEW YORK—When the stock market has suffered a couple of really big slides in a row, the financial advice to those who are freaking out is always: Do not ...
10-27-2018
Time for Stock Market to Refocus on Earnings
Time for Stock Market to Refocus on Earnings
Earnings season couldn’t be coming at a better time for the stock market.
04-11-2018
Stocks a Good Bet in 2018 From 2017’s Strong Tailwind
Stocks a Good Bet in 2018 From 2017’s Strong Tailwind
2017 has been a banner year for stocks. The next question becomes, can stocks keep going up in 2018? The consensus among analysts is yes, but not to ...
12-21-2017
More ‘Goldilocks’ for US Stocks
More ‘Goldilocks’ for US Stocks
Shifting expectations—that’s been the name of the game affecting U.S. stocks for the first half of 2017
07-5-2017
A Resurrection for Investment Clubs?
A Resurrection for Investment Clubs?
Improving financial literacy with the combined wisdom and support from a group of people—that’s what investment clubs have been doing for decades.
04-6-2016
Equity Investing in 2016: Bull Market Still Has Legs
Equity Investing in 2016: Bull Market Still Has Legs
Analysts expect a better year for stocks in 2016 than in 2015 with more compelling opportunities in Europe and Asia versus the U.S.
01-6-2016
Stay the Course During Stock Market Correction
Stay the Course During Stock Market Correction
A stock market correction was long overdue, but understanding the bigger picture and seeing through the fear in financial markets can present some excellent opportunities for investors.
08-26-2015
Christine Benz’s Year-End 6-Step Portfolio Checkup
Christine Benz’s Year-End 6-Step Portfolio Checkup
Video Transcript Christine Benz: Hi, I'm Christine Benz for Morningtar.com. Welcome to a special video session about how to conduct a year-end review of your portfolio. It's valuable ...
12-30-2014
When to Sell an Investment
When to Sell an Investment
At an investment club meeting at which I was a speaker not too long ago, one lady raised the issue that has bedeviled investors since trading began: "When ...
12-9-2014
Why the Best Dividend Stocks Are Your Most Reliable Investment
Why the Best Dividend Stocks Are Your Most Reliable Investment
Dividends rarely get the respect they deserve, especially from beginning investors. That's because a dividend-paying stock's yearly 2–3 percent or 5 percent yield barely seems worth mentioning alongside ...
09-22-2014