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INVESTING NEWS & TRENDS How much higher will this bull market go?
The lessons of past U.S. bull markets
How to make money from stocks — while you sleep
Much of the S&P 500’s gains are made while U.S. markets are closed.
Why a pickup in both insider selling and share buybacks is a red flag for stocks
Corporate insiders are buying company stock with one hand and selling with the other.
There’s more money to be made in stocks than in ETFs today — here’s why
Video: Why Jim Cramer Says Stick to Companies With Cryptocurrency Exposure (TheStreet)
There’s wider-than-usual dispersion in the returns of individual stocks as the bull market matures.
Baby boomers were all about bonds in 2020, but may now be leading the charge into stocks
The U.S. generation sitting on more wealth than any other — baby boomers — has started to lead a retail charge back into equity markets.
Why consumers may be in no mood to help the economy or the stock market
Americans seem upbeat about the post-pandemic recovery but not their personal spending.
Why the ‘Fed put’ makes low-volatility stocks an attractive replacement for bonds
Less-volatile stocks should hold their ground when interest rates rise.
Stocks’ short-term signals are bullish but Peter Lynch’s long-term investing advice still applies
Legendary fund manager said to buy what you know and that matters in this trigger-happy market.
Some investors expect their financial adviser to beat the market every year. Good luck with that.
Set realistic expectations for what a professional can — and cannot — do.
Is a U.S. bitcoin ETF coming in 2021?
Jan van Eck of VanEck and Som Seif of Purpose Investments highlight why investors need crypto ETFs.
Crypto has reached the tipping point, says Fidelity’s Tom Jessop
Fidelity’s Tom Jessop on what the company has learned from accepting Bitcoin in its company cafeteria, how traditional financial firms have reached a tipping point into grudging acceptance of crypto, and why that matters.
Does crypto fit into your portfolio?
Adding crypto to a portfolio in a way that makes sense isn’t easy. Sheila Warren of the World Economic Forum and Raoul Pal of Real Vision Group show you how.
What you need to know before investing in crypto
BlockFi’s Flori Marquez and Fundstrat Global Advisors’ Leeor Shimron talk about new ways to buy and own crypto, the need for FDIC insurance, and how to know if it’s not for you.