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The 50 Best Annuities: Guaranteed Income for Life

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:06:27 EDT

New rules from Washington have prompted a wave of innovation. Here’s how to sort through changes.image


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Why Do Canadian Stocks Keep Blowing Up?

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 01:50:11 EDT

U.S. hedge funds are making a bundle betting against Canadian shares. Call it The Great White Short. image


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Is Exchange Income a New Target for Short Sellers?

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 00:47:16 EDT

Exchange Income Corp., a Winnipeg, Manitoba–based company, is worried it’s become the latest target of short selling.image


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NCR: Profiting From the Amazon Arms Race

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 01:53:31 EDT

The venerable cash-register company is a rising software star. The stock could gain 30%.image


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Why a Big Insurer’s Stock Could Double

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 01:43:47 EDT

Assurant, which covers phones to funerals, is shifting toward a “capital light” business model. image


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The Newly Powerful CFO: 4 Finance Chiefs to Watch

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 02:06:34 EDT

Costco’s Richard Galanti, Microsoft’s Amy Hood, JPMorgan’s Marianne Lake, and Alphabet’s Ruth Porat.image


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Rock Creek’s Winning Bet on Hedge Funds, Emerging Markets

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:05:39 EDT

The alternatives firm, run by Afsaneh Beschloss, uses broad themes to find promising investments.image


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What Went Wrong in Kansas

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 02:48:19 EDT

Income-tax cuts couldn’t turn around the state’s lagging economy.image


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Nasdaq Rises 1.8% as Sector Shifts Lift Stocks

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 01:09:44 EDT

Health care and tech were the week’s big winners, while energy headed south. Biotech lifts off. Why Whirlpool looks cheap.image


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Biotech Blazes Higher

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 02:26:56 EDT

Last week two incidents gave a boost to the biotech sector. Investors should take care not to get burned.image


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Heave-Ho to the CEO

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 02:26:50 EDT

Chief executives come, and chief executives go. Some leave behind stronger companies, others leave behind a mess, and still others simply overstay their welcome. image


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Munich Re Stock Could Rise 15%, as Reinsurance Market Revives

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 01:23:15 EDT

After several years of falling premiums and low interest rates, turnaround appears to be near.image


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3 China Stocks With Overseas Ambitions

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 01:25:28 EDT

Goldman Sachs targets Alibaba, Nexteer, and Han’s Laser as tech-oriented Chinese stocks with big plans for global growth. image


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Poland First, Russia Last in 2017 EM Performance

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 01:19:43 EDT

The central European nation’s market profits from European infrastructure projects while Russia’s skids after ebullience over Trump fades.image


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Why MLP Investors Shouldn’t Panic as Oil Prices Fall

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 00:05:19 EDT

Since the oil-price free fall in 2015, MLPs have improved finances, bolstered balance sheets, and cut costs. But don’t bet the farm either.image


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Two Option Strategies to Handle Low Stock Market Volatility

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 01:32:53 EDT

Collars and risk reversals can make sense when shares are merely meandering.image


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Iron-Ore Prices Will Fall Further

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 01:31:40 EDT

China’s tighter credit, overcapacity in steel, and bulging inventories will keep pushing down prices.image


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Is This How a Financial Crisis Begins?

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 01:43:16 EDT

Ten years after the beginning of the great financial crisis, a few fissures appear. Too soon to worry?image


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Investors, Reasons to Beware the Second Half

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 00:39:30 EDT

Stubbornly low inflation, falling oil and iron-ore prices, lack of volatility, and rising wages could all point to trouble ahead for U.S. stocks.image


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Oracle Conquers the Cloud—Just in Time

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 00:45:07 EDT

Cloud computing is becoming mainstream. In the near future, it will be less and less meaningful to investors.image


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Hedge Funds Go From Bad to Mediocre

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 01:22:05 EDT

Through May, a key hedge fund index shows a 3.34% rise, versus 0.85% a year earlier.image


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Finding the Best Alternative ETFs

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 01:42:23 EDT

Few ETFs that offer alt strategies have low correlation to stocks and bonds, relatively low risk, and good returns. Choosing among the best.image


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Fidelity Adds Heft to Its iPad App

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 00:13:26 EDT

The firm has added a notebook feature and streaming video. Plus, a bogus $3,000 card charge, and profiting from China’s membership in MSCI index. image


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12 Consumer Stocks With Nice Payouts

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:38:53 EDT

Despite challenges, consumer-staples companies continue to generate lots of cash, which supports dividends.image


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Can the U.S. Economic Expansion Last Into 2020?

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 01:46:10 EDT

The upturn has likely entered its late phase, but the slow pace of GDP growth might help it linger.image


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The Fate of Grocers After Amazon-Whole Foods

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 11:16:32 EDT

Janus Henderson explores how future might play out for Wal-Mart, Kroger and others.image


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Will the Blue Apron IPO Be Your Meal Ticket?

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 11:30:43 EDT

Probably not. But one grocery stock, beaten to a pulp since Amazon said it’d buy Whole Foods, looks tasty.image


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Amazon-Whole Foods Won’t Wash Out GrubHub

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 07:57:20 EDT

GrubHub shares have sold off on fears of competition. The stock is still a buy for three reasons.image


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