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A Rip-Roaring Year for This Time-Tested Growth Strategy

William J. O’Neil’s book “How to Make Money in Stocks: A Winning System in Good Times or Bad” is an investment classic. In it, O’Neil developed his famous “CAN SLIM” approach — a systematic approach to growth stock investing. [...]
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Latest Tax Reform Version Barely Impacts Income

No one doubts that the current effort to reform the tax code is a highly fluid situation that will eventually find passage before the 2018 mid-term elections come around. The question that hangs over investors and the market is what final [...]
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Is Wall Street another Las Vegas? 

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“Although it’s easy to forget sometimes, a share of stock is not a lottery ticket. It’s part ownership in a company.”      — Peter Lynch, “One Up on Wall Street” Every other year, I teach a course in “financial economics” [...]
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Yes, Virginia, Immigration Is Turning The Country Blue

6 days ago | 0 comment
Hey, Republicans! Did you enjoy Election Night last week? Get ready for a lot more nights like that as immigration turns every last corner of the country blue. When Ed Gillespie lost in Virginia, liberals crowed about how they’re winning [...]
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This Vanguard Fund Emulates the S&P 500

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The Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (VOO) is an exchange-traded fund (ETF) that, as its name implies, invests in stocks that compose the S&P 500 Index. The Standard & Poor’s 500, commonly known as the S&P 500, is one of the most popular [...]
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Exploit This Tech Stock’s Addictive Edge

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I had a chance to review the investment portfolio of an older relative last week. I was shocked to see that she had a whopping 27% of her retirement portfolio in a single stock. That’s not the kind of bet size you see in your average 78-year-old [...]
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The Fall of the Berlin Wall and the Triumph of Democratic Capitalism

2 weeks ago | 0 comment
“The state that emerges at the end of history is liberal insofar as it recognizes and protects through a system of a law man’s universal right to freedom, and democratic insofar as it exists only with the consent of the governed.”  [...]
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The Year of Living Dangerously

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It was one year ago today when America elected Donald J. Trump to be its 45th president. The incredibly unlikely ascent of the billionaire businessman to the highest office in the land defied the odds, stunned the world and rewrote the book [...]
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New Democratic Spin Cycle: Launders Money, Gets Out The Toughest Sleaze!

2 weeks ago | 0 comment
The Democrats have two very different profiles. One is their public face of absolute moral purity. They’re just better people than Republicans. That’s what you’re buying when you walk into the Democratic store: pure virtue. [...]
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Explore Low-Cost Fund Options with Vanguard

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The Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (VTI) represents the biggest Vanguard exchange-traded fund (ETF) in terms of total assets, which are valued at nearly $ 87 billion. As one of the most well-known ETF managers, Vanguard has revolutionized [...]