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Don't Let Today's Soaring Markets Fool You

Volatility will continue as investors keep letting their emotions whipsaw them.

Did January's Drop Doom the Stock Market to a Losing 2015?

Investors fear the end of the bull market, but there's a key reason not to panic.

Forget Apple, Inc.: Here Are Better Stocks to Buy

Apple has rewarded shareholders richly over the years and remains a colossal growth story. But investors could do better elsewhere. Here are three ideas on how.

Federal Reserve: The 1 Thing Investors Should Bank On

The path to higher interest rates could get bumpier for stock investors.

Why Markets Still Fear the Federal Reserve

The Fed sent stocks reeling yesterday. Find out what's behind the negative sentiment.

VMware, Inc. Earnings: Setting Soft Targets for 2015

VMware delivered solid results in the fourth quarter of 2014, but the forward view isn't crystal clear. Is management just setting a low bar, easily cleared?

The Geometry of the Market in the First Quarter

A turning point is on the radar for March.

Did One Bank Just Resuscitate Gold's Bull Market?

Gold has had a good start to the year, but long-term factors are less promising.

2 Dividend Aristocrat Stocks to Avoid, and 1 to Buy

Dividend aristocrats deliver growing payouts, year after year. That's a great starting point, but not always enough to impress seasoned income investors.

TSP: 5 Reasons Why It's the Best Retirement Plan Ever

Read up on the ultimate retirement plan and whether you might get access to it someday.