7 Deadliest (and Most Profitable) Sin Stocks of 2014 - Part 2

by Karen Canella

Part 2 of our 7 Deadliest (and Most Profitable) Sin Stocks of 2014 list...As bad as that all sounds, companies that cater to "sinful" behaviors do quite well, as do investors who put their money on human nature and the difficulties of breaking bad habits.

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Nigeria: A Powerhouse of the World Economy?

by Rebecca Baldridge

This time the acronym of choice is MINTs (Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey), a group of countries that he contends have the potential to be “powerhouses of the world economy.” Of these countries, Nigeria may become the most dynamic of all.

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This Is What You Should Worry About

by Marc Lichtenfeld

It feels like the market is more volatile than a hormonal teenager operating on three hours of sleep. And it’s not entirely without reason. There are some serious issues facing the bull market.

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Spring Greening: The Top Three Green Cleaners of 2014

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I could have spent last Thursday doing something - anything - else. But I was committed to a conference call where I was supposed to challenge an insurance agent about the investment benefits of whole life insurance. Before you stifle that yawn and click off, listen up. Read On…

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I have stayed away from Allied Nevada for quite some time. The company has a market cap of $414 million. It currently operates only one mine. By some metrics, like price-to-book value, this stock looks cheap. But it's also going through the legal wringer of a class action lawsuit. Read On…

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