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VIDEO Investment U Explains: Asset Allocation

by Alexander Green

Using asset allocation - which is exactly what we've been recommending for years - would not have left you entirely unscathed by the recent market meltdown. But you would be in far better shape than the many thousands of investors who still haven't summoned the courage to open their brokerage statements. Read On…

VIDEO Investment U Explains: High-Frequency Trading

by Alexander Green

Americans today are increasingly obsessed with the issue of "fairness." This obsession is now spilling over to the stock market, where certain folks claim that high-frequency traders are using a technology advantage to cheat ordinary investors. The technology advantage is real. The harm done is more imaginary. Here's why... Read On…

Plus A Better Way to Value a Stock

by Marc Lichtenfeld

Last week in this column, I discussed why I do not believe the market is in a bubble. I offered several reasons, among them that the market's price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio was not in bubble territory. P/E is the most popular method of valuing a company. You take the company's earnings per share and divide it by its stock price. Read On…