stock market

Beginner's Guide to Reading a Stock Table

Getting stuck between the columns of a stock table? They're simpler than they look. Let's break down how to read one!

7 Reasons Millennials Should Stop Being Afraid of the Stock Market

Young people aren't investing as much as they should be — and it's costing them. Get over these fears and start putting your money to work.

How Too Much Investment Diversity Can Cost You

Never put all your eggs in one investment basket. But how do you know if you have too many baskets?

8 Money Moves to Make Before You Start Investing

You're ready to start investing — great! But before you dive in, make sure your financial ducks are all in a row.

With Micro-Investing, Your Smartphone Pays YOU

If investing in the stock market puts you on edge, micro-investing with these three apps can help build your nest egg.

How to Buy Your First Stock(s) or Fund(s)

There's a first time for everything — including investing! Ready to dive into the wide world of stocks and funds? Start here.

7 Best Money Management Tips From John Oliver

Cable TV funnyman John Oliver gets a lot of laughs skewering the rich and powerful. Through the mirth, he also shares some solid financial advice.

Insider Trading Is a Lot More Common Than You Think

We all remember when Martha Stewart pulled a Gordon Gekko. Ever wondered what exactly inside trading entails? Here's a breakdown.

Are You Choosing the Right Fund for Your Portfolio?

ETFs are rapidly becoming one of the more popular investments, hot on mutual funds' tail. So how exactly are they different?

7 Money Moves to Make as Soon as You Conquer Debt

Congratulations, you're out of the red! Now it's time to start making your money work hard for you, too.

5 Reasons to Stay Away From Penny Stocks

Don't let the get-rich tales of penny stocks fool you. More often than not, it's best to steer clear.

Are You Making the Biggest Investment Risk of All?

Millennials are the most conservative investment demographic since the Depression era. Are they playing it too safe?

You're Wasting Up to $42,532 by Not Investing Your Gasoline Savings

Use the dollars you're saving at the pump these days to drive your investments rather than your car. It really adds up!

11 Food and Beverage Stocks That Are Having a Good Year

Everyone's gotta eat, right? These food and beverage stocks will fill both your stomach and your investment portfolio.

A Beginner’s Guide to Investing in Frontier Markets

Some investors willing to bet high risk on aggressive returns are turning to frontier markets. Should you follow them?

8 Things Everyone Should Know About the Commodities Markets

From cows to coffee, billions of dollars are lost and made trading commodities. Here's what you need to know — even if you're not a trader.

10 Boring Investments That Are Surprisingly Profitable

Just because an investment may lack charisma doesn't mean it can't make you money. Consider adding these wallflowers to your portfolio.

10 Stocks That Are Actually Having a Good Year

The Stock Market stumbled into 2016, pulled down by cheap oil and worries about China. Despite all that, these stocks are stepping lively into spring.

10 Questions to Ask Before You Sell a Stock or a Fund

To sell, or not to sell? Ask yourself these 10 questions before you let go of a stock or fund.

Are You a Value or Growth Investor? Take This Quiz

When it comes to investing, are you a tortoise or a hare? Take our quiz to find out.