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Divided control of Congress, White House, has historically led to poor returns
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The past 10 years make it look too easy to make money in stocks. Here’s how to prepare for worse times.
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The immediate fixed annuity offers guaranteed lifetime income
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Let’s put the S&P 500’s P/E ratios under a magnifying glass.
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One of the best things you can do is get out of your own way.
The president's Twitter activity can certainly cause short-term market swings, but other factors are far more influential
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Sticking with stocks has always been a struggle. Nine years into a bull market, it still is.
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A crash in this and other cryptocurrencies is inevitable.
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These funds have no place among everyday investors
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But market corrections are surprisingly common and surprisingly short-lived. Bear markets are another story. Here’s what you need to know.
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Investing doesn't need to be complicated or expensive. Build a dirt-cheap portfolio that can last a lifetime with just one stock ETF and one bond ETF.
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But the relentless stock melt-up can't last forever. Watch for these warning signs that the rally is coming to an end.
A top fund manager reveals his favorite stocks for the new year. Hint: Think small.
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You can build a well-balanced portfolio with just six mutual funds—but which six and how much should you invest in each?
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Bonds are for ballast, not big returns. Plus: Retirees should keep maturities short.
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If you choose active fund management, be prepared to be a patient stock investor.
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U.S. investors should take note of the rally as Prime Minister Abe’s economic policies take hold.
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