stock market

10 Stocks to Invest in During the Holidays

These companies are poised for a big holiday blitz and that might make them good stocking stuffers for your portfolio.

10 Deliciously Profitable Food and Beverage Stocks

Everybody needs to eat, right? Put some extra food on your table with food and beverage industry shares that offer a nutritious return.

8 Times to Avoid Dividend Stocks

Dividends can be a neat way to watch "free money" roll in, but beware. Sometimes you're better off without the cash.

The 9 Best Performing Mutual Funds of the 2000s

How's the market been treating you? If you've dosed up on biotech and health care over the past 15 years, your portfolio should be pretty healthy.

5 Ways Greece and China's Economic Problems Might Impact You

Economic turmoil in China and Greece is creating a ripple effect worldwide. Are you feeling with the fallout?

The 10 Weirdest ETFs You Can Buy

ETFs are a great investment option, growing in number and popularity. But be warned — some of them are just plain strange.

If You'd Held These 10 Stocks Instead of Sold, You'd Be Rich Now

Fortune favors the bold — and sometimes the bold move is holding on to tanking stocks.

The 4 Greatest Stock Reversals in the Last Decade

These four big stock market losers transformed themselves into stock market darlings in just 10 years. Find out what it takes to be a comeback kid.

The Top 5 Index Funds to Own Now

Exchange Traded Funds may be the new hotness, but a diversified portfolio should make room for high growth index funds, too. Consider these five.

5 Reasons Social Media is Still a Smart Investment

Despite some recent stumbles, social media remains a strong investment. Are you favoriting social media stocks?

Best Money Tips: Ways to "Beat" the Stock Market

Today we found some great articles on ways to "beat" the stock market, saving for retirement, and prepping for guests with Dollar Store buys.

Life Is Like Investing in the Stock Market

When life throws us curve balls, we can look to an unlikely source of inspiration to help us get through — our investments.

5 Reasons to Ignore the January Effect

Discover why some analysts think you should buy stocks now...and why you should ignore them.

ETFs Offer Incredible Benefits...with a Dark Side

MOO is a cute name for a ticker symbol, but not a good reason to buy an exchange-traded fund. Learn what you need to know about these potentially great tools for retail investors.

What's in Store for the Economy?

The truth is that the economy, just like a most other things in life, simply can’t be measured in straight line gains and losses. The economy is so much more than a line g

The Debate Between Buy and Hold vs Timing The Market

It's interesting to see that with the advent of computerized trading and value discount brokers, a new era of people investing with the idea of getting rich overnight has exploded.

Buy-and-Hold Investing: 4 Ways to Make It More Effective

The media is saying buy and hold is dead thanks to some fuzzy math and misinterpretation of what "long term" means. But here are four strategies that can turn buy and hold from a b

2010 Predictions from Wall Street and Main Street: Who's Smarter?

Every December for the last five years Money Talks News has hooked up with David Wyss, the chief economist for giant research firm Standard & Poors. We sit him down in a studio and

Getting Kids Started with the Stock Market

Recently, a reader asked how to give stock to kids in her life in an effort to inspire a life-long interest in investing. Here are ideas on ways to get the younger generation start

3 Ways Technology Makes Personal Finances Easier

From saving money to staying on budget, technology has made it easier than ever to stay on top of my personal finances. Here are 3 ways technology has helped me save money and time