U.S. Investing

Learn the latest to help you profit from investing in U.S.-based assets, such as stocks, funds and options.

ETF Talk: Should Your Summer Plans Include Shorting Tech?

I have made a case during past ETF Talk articles that technology stocks tend to decline heading into...

Making Money Alert: A Bull in Sin City

This week’s Making Money Alert comes to you directly from Sin City, a.k.a. Las Vegas, Nev. I’m here...

ETF Talk: Nanotech Offers a Fertile Future

In this week’s ETF talk, we take a look at an emerging segment of the technology sector called...

The Global Guru: ‘There Always Is a Bull Market Somewhere:’ The Top Five Stock Markets in 2013

With over one-third of 2013 behind us, it’s worth taking a look at what have been the world’s...

PowerTrend Brief: If the April Jobs Report Was So Good, Why Are Earnings and Spending Down?

I have to admit that after the last two weeks, I’m looking forward to a bit of a...

ETF Talk: Investing in the IT Matrix

While the last couple of ETF Talks have focused on location-based technology exchange-traded funds (ETFs), this week’s write-up...

Making Money Alert: The Return of the Slogan Months

Today is May 1, or May Day, depending upon which circles you run in. For investors, the first...

PowerTrend Brief: Looking For Safety & Security among the Earnings Maelstrom

One might think that after last week's torrent of more than 1,100 companies reporting quarterly earnings, things might...

Making Money Alert: Rebounding off Bad News

The action in the financial markets over the past week and a half has been tumultuous to say...

The Global Guru: Three ‘Can’t Lose’ Investment Bubbles that Just Popped

One of my favorite quotations is from the German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer, who said: All truth goes through...