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How to Trade in a Bear Market

It's a jungle out there on Wall Street. Or at the very least, a zoo. There are bulls and bears fighting to control the direction of the...
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How and Why Global Trends Will Impact Your Portfolio in 2014

There’s no denying that financial markets are becoming increasingly intertwined. The massive increase in international trade over the past few decades is responsible for this and the...
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10 Value Investing Blogs You’d Be Crazy Not To Follow

So you want to be the next Warren Buffett? The man himself famously started out by reading all the books in the Omaha Public Library with “finance” in...
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Why Is The World of Finance Such a Mystery?

Money. It’s important. Like really important in that we literally can’t live without it. So why is the world of finance so confusing? If saving and spending money plays a...
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The Economics of the Olympics: Does It Pay To Host?

Ah, the Olympics. “Faster, higher, stronger” may be the official motto, but economists would add a fourth item: “really really expensive.” The cost of hosting the Games...

Why Are Technology and Financial Markets on Fire in 2013?

If you’ve been following technology and financial markets lately, you may have noticed that both sectors have been absolutely en fuego over the past year. Let’s use...