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Investing Ideas

4 reasons to like consumer staples stocks

Consumer staples stocks

They may seem boring, but these stocks have the second-highest returns over the past six decades.

Best ideas from five experts

Investment experts share where they see potential risks and opportunities.

Perspective on rate changes

Consider four reasons that slowly rising rates should not worry long-term investors.

First rate hike

The first interest rate increase has not typically been a showstopper for investors.

Investing Strategies

Volatility strategies

When markets get choppy, it pays to have a plan for your investments, and to stick to it.

How to diversify

How a mix of investments can make a big difference in your long-term investing success.

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What’s next for oil?

Oil prices have been volatile, but some companies can profit even at low commodity prices.

Q3 sector scorecard

Sector risks: Tech is tops. Consumer discretionary and health care are positive too.

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A bear for bonds?

Dramatically higher interest rates and sustained losses on bonds appear unlikely.

Case for premium bonds

Premium bonds cost more, but may offer higher cash flow and less rate risk.

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The municipal bond story

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