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Breaking away from the stock market masses

Jul 3, 2013
In the years climbing out of the great recession, regular investors were leary of buying stock, thrice burned, enduringly shy. But in the last six months, as the S&P 500 index has gone up 13 percent, the masses are back to buying.
Posted In: stock market, stocks, recession

May markets: What goes up must come down?

May 28, 2013
Juli Niemann, analyst at Smith Moore & Company, tells us why she hopes the stock market goes down this week.
Posted In: stock market, stocks

Apple to respond to lawsuit over dividends

Feb 13, 2013
Apple is to respond to a lawsuit claiming it should distribute more cash to shareholders. CEO Tim Cook calls the suit a “silly sideshow.”
Posted In: apple, stocks, Tech, shareholders

Global stock markets boom, but where's the growth?

Feb 6, 2013
Japan isn't the only place where the stock market is booming right now. Markets in the U.S. and even Europe are up as well.
Posted In: stocks, bonds, economic growth

How to safe guard yourself against a bond bubble

Feb 6, 2013
As investors pour money into stocks, there are fears that the bond market could suffer. How should you adjust your portfolio?
Posted In: bonds, stocks, Investing

Listener Letters: What should I do with a stock that's worth nothing?

Dec 21, 2012
How do you get rid of a worthless stock? Is life insurance for seniors a good investment option? What ever happened to the paper U.S. Savings Bonds? CBS Money Watch editor-at-large Jill Schlesinger answers listeners' personal finance questions.
Posted In: stocks, life insurance, Investing

Sandy may have flooded paper stock certificates

Nov 2, 2012
The basement vault of the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation holds 1.3 million shares of stock, bonds and foreign securities. And it was flooded by Superstorm Sandy.
Posted In: stocks

Tips on picking stocks

May 22, 2012
I'm an individual self-taught investor who has just lost a LARGE sum of money investing in a company whose stock (of course) went immediately downhill after I bought it. Rather than becoming afraid of stocks, I am sure there is a lesson to be learned here. I'm just not sure what it is. What tips could you give for people who lose large amounts of money but want to keep investing? Brian, Miami, FL
Posted In: Investing, stocks, investment advice, stock picking

Stocks vs. bonds

Apr 27, 2012
Safe stocks? Risky bonds? Chris Farrell looks at a new investing paradigm.
Posted In: stocks, bonds, Investing

What goes up must come down

Mar 22, 2012
"What goes up must come down" was true with dot-com stocks and the residential housing market. Investors should understand that the same fate lies ahead for corporate profits, argues James Montier of the investment management firm GMO.
Posted In: corporate profits, stocks, Investing, Economics

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