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Laissez FaireNew and Unexpected Ways to Fund Long-Term Care Expenses

Jamie Hopkins

Too many people think that long-term care planning is just a decision about whether to purchase long-term care insurance. However, long-term care planning is so much more... It is a discussion about how you will fund this expense, where you will receive long-term care, and who will provide the care. Jamie Hopkins explains...

Beware the Barrage of New Tech IPOs

Greg Guenthner

Lately, the market seems to be obsessed with new tech darlings with flashy names and exciting stories. But there are more sinister forces at work... Today Greg Guenthner explains why you should pay no attention to the man behind the curtain, and avoid being tempted by big name tech IPOs. Read on...

5 Min. ForecastThe 2 Forces Driving the Current Stock Market Boom

Dave Gonigam

Stocks have started off this week pretty flat. But is more volatility to come as the week progresses? Today, Dave Gonigam takes a look at a few scenarios for the rest of this week, and for 2014 as a whole - specifically relaying what one analyst sees as the two main forces currently driving the market boom. Read on...

How to Grow Your Wealth by 60% Overnight

Chris Mayer

Every year, the U.S. government spends billions of dollars. And though most of it adds little or no economic value, it nevertheless boosts GDP numbers higher. Today, Chris explains why this is such a dangerous practice, and why almost no one recognizes it. Read on...

A $10 Billion Company that’s Actually Undervalued

Wayne Mulligan

The tech market has been going nowhere but up lately. Naturally the word "bubble" is beginning to pop up all over the place. But according to Wayne Mulligan, none of that matters... Today he show you a unique way to profit, regardless of whether or not the current run up is another "tech bubble." Read on...

The Financial Scam that Every American Falls For

Bill Bonner

According to most D.C. insiders the best way to solve the debt crisis is to take on more debt. That's just how things operate in the Potomac swamp. Of course, it wasn't always like this. In fact, there used to be common sense when it came to the economy. So where did it all go wrong? Bill Bonner explains...

Coming Soon: The Return of Cheap Energy

Greg Guenthner

Filthy coal power is muscling its way back into the picture. And while stocks have suffered over the past several weeks, coal names are starting to show signs of life. Nuclear, hydro, and solar can hit the bricks. The future of energy is going low-tech... and dirty. Is a new age of cheap, dirty energy upon us? Greg Guenthner explains...

Extra!6 Reasons You’ll Love Being a Late-Stage Investor

Matthew Milner

When investing in a private company, there are two kinds of investors: early-stage and later-stage. And while early-stage investors have more upside potential, they're also exposed to far more risk. Today, Matthew Milner explains how you can be a successful later-stage investor, and still make great gains, with much less risk. Read on...

VideoHow to Predict an Economic Collapse

Kate Incontrera

In his recently released book, A Viennese Waltz Down Wall Street, Mark Skousen gives the Austrian School's take on what triggered the 2008 financial crisis - and why you should be wary of the artificial boom that's driving the recovery.

Laissez FaireWhy Heartbleed Will Change the Internet as You Know It

Mike Leahy

The Heartbleed bug is a massive security flaw that could put you and your personal information at risk. And while there are things you can do to limit the damage, you haven't yet seen the ramifications of this security disaster. The Internet in the post-Heartbleed world won't look like anything you've seen before. Mike Leahy explains...