Why Apple?


The Berkshire Hathaway purchase of about $1 billion worth of Apple stock is an intriguing one, and although we’ve talked briefly of it before, it is worth looking at in a little more detail. And…

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Dow Posts Worst Two Week Start Ever


Last week marked the worst start to a year that the Dow Jones Industrial has ever seen. Now that the second week of the trading year is over, the Dow has officially seen its worst…

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Correction on the Way?


The joblessness rate is at the lowest it’s been in the last seven years at a current 5.5 percent. While this is good news for the economy, it does highlight an important issue that will…

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Trading Disney’s Big Quarter


Disney is one of the biggest names in entertainment. They have a huge and diverse movie franchise, tons of toys, clothes, and other apparel, not to mention amusement parks all over the world. And with…

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An Alternative to Selling Short


In the stock market, short sales are often met with criticism. There’s no doubt that they can be positive when it comes to creating profits, but there are a lot of people out there that…

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Are the Markets Rigged


There is a new book about to be published about how the markets are rigged. Of course, this was an exaggeration–they are not rigged, although they do behave in recognizable patterns. The moral of this…

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Getting the Most Out of a Single Trade

Trading One Trade at a Time

If you had a crystal ball and could ask it any one finance question, what would you ask? Undoubtedly, it would be something that you could use to your advantage, something that would make you…

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Problems To Avoid When Buying Stocks

Trading the SPY

It seems that stock tips are all around us. Whether watching television, reading email, or simply talking to friends or family, it seems that everyone seems to know which stocks are going to be the…

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