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Past articles by Matt:

The Dow has changed a lot: Does 20,000 matter?

20,000 isn't just history, but a reminder how the stock market and economy have changed. → Read More

Ask Matt: How can I make money on stocks?

Today is the final Ask Matt column. It seemed time to impart the top lesson I’ve learned from answering your questions for 17 years. → Read More

Profits are stacking up at these 9 companies

Investors have one thing on their mind. No, not the inauguration. Corporate profits. → Read More

Stocks snap losing streak as Trump sworn in

The Dow breaks a 5-day losing streak. → Read More

Ask Matt: Is it time to get aggressive with stocks?

Investors looking for a green light to jump into the market, might feel like they finally got it. → Read More

Indicators out this week offer baseline for Trump presidency

Smokestacks, job creation and changes in consumer prices will be top of mind for investors this week → Read More

The Nasdaq is lighting it up. Here's why

The tech-heavy Nasdaq has hit all-time highs this year. There some are good reasons for it → Read More

Confidence portends bigger gains on Wall Street

Investors usually get worried when risks are ignored. But this time, they’re betting higher hopes about the future could be profitable. → Read More

Ask Matt: How much money should I invest?

There’s no single dollar amount investment target for all investors. Just know you’ll want to invest as much as you can and as soon as you can. → Read More

Q4 2016 earnings season showing healthy signs

The question is only if corporate profits will grow by just a little, or much more than that. → Read More

Dow 20,000 delay: What's holding it back

Traders and investors have been counting the days until Dow 20,000. And counting. And counting. → Read More

Trump slams 'disastrous' drug companies

Big drugmakers' shares take a hit after commPresident-elect Donald's Trump targeted drugmakers' "disastrous" business practices Wednesday at a press conference, a condemnation that immediate hammered their stocks and put Dow 20,000 further from reach → Read More

10 people profit $8.9 billion from Trump rally

Whether or not they are happy about the election outcome, they certainly are richer. → Read More

10 people profit $8.9 billion from Trump rally

10 people profit $8.9 billion from Trump rally, reports USA Today. → Read More

Ask Matt: What is a “long-term” investor anyway?

Investors are constantly reminded the biggest spoils go to those who wait. → Read More

Stocks volatile after Trump news conference; drug stocks drop

The tech-heavy Nasdaq is looking to extend its 6-day winning streak. → Read More

Ask Matt: Are market-linked CDs a good idea?

Q: Are market-linked CDs a good idea? → Read More

Ask Matt: How investors prepare for 2017

It's a perfect time to come up with a game plan for 2017 → Read More

Ask Matt: The top shocks to investors this year

Q: What were the biggest investment surprises this year? A: 2016 was a year of shockers. There were so many unexpected events during the year that it's hard to pinpoint the one that might have caught investors the most off guard. Donald Trump's unexpected win of the White House is certainly a surprise that steered markets late in the year. Most investment professionals and pollsters all but… → Read More

Ask Matt: Can investments cut my taxes?

Moves taken now can save you in April. → Read More