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How to Maximize Your Social Security Benefits

Deciding when to claim Social Security is a critical decision, and there are many variables. The good news: there is no wrong answer. Just better ones.

By: Drew Trachtenberg    Dec 20th 2014 6:00AM

Can Amazon and Netflix Bounce Back in 2015?

Amazon and Netflix are more popular platforms than they were a year ago. Hollywood's noticing. Customers are noticing. Investors aren't noticing -- yet.

By: Rick Aristotle Munarriz    Dec 19th 2014 11:34AM

5 Restaurant Stocks That Left a Sour Taste in 2014

Three recent restaurant IPOs -- Potbelly, Chuy's and Noodles & Co. -- and two giants -- Yum Brands and McDonald's -- didn't satisfying investors this year.

By: Rick Aristotle Munarriz    Dec 19th 2014 6:00AM

Don't Let This High-Yield Dividend Trap Snare You

It's easy to get confused by backward-looking yields, but dividend investors must look forward. Drilling firms and royalty trusts demonstrate the issue.

By: Dan Caplinger    Dec 19th 2014 6:00AM

SeaWorld Needs More Than a New CEO

SeaWorld is making changes at the helm and has reportedly laid off 300, but these move may not be enough to restore attendance and its stock.

By: Rick Aristotle Munarriz    Dec 17th 2014 9:00AM

Is This RadioShack's Last Christmas?

Radio Shack lost its gamble of becoming the go-to spot for mobile phone services. It is now generating negative cash flow.

By: Rick Aristotle Munarriz    Dec 17th 2014 9:00AM

Low Gas Prices Could Save You $550 Next Year

Will you spend the energy savings on other products or put the cash in the bank? What you do will tell us a lot about growth over the next few years.

By: Travis Hoium    Dec 17th 2014 9:00AM