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Prune Now for Faster Growth

We’ve bought a pile of stocks (and mutual funds) over the past six or seven months. With the year-end deadline near for locking in capital gains or losses, it’s time to give a little more thought to the sell side.

February 2006 Issue

In this month’s visit, I’ll show you how to safeguard your wealth during this tricky period of increasingly tight money, while positioning yourself for the wave of prosperity I expect once the Bernanke Fed reverses course and starts lowering interest rates (probably in late 2006 or early 2007).  Bonds and cash are part of the plan, for sure.  However, I’ve also pinpointed two stocks for you with the best potential to score double-digit gains this year, regardless of how long it takes the Fed to do an about-face.

January 2006 Issue & Supplement

In this month’s visit, I’ll explain how a decent cash reserve can add sparkle to your investment results in 2006. I’ll also introduce you to the highestyielding safe vehicles for your cash, such as FDIC-insured bank accounts that will boost your income over almost any money market fund. For the belt-and-suspenders folks among us, I’ll show you how to buy T-bills (the safest investment on Earth) without ncurring a dime in commissions.

Love's Labor Lost?

Well, it was a great rally while it lasted. (Yesterday.) Today, the stock market took fright at downbeat earnings reports from Ford and Pfizer — and the Dow plunged 133 points, wiping out yesterday’s entire gain.

Love’s Labor Lost?

Well, it was a great rally while it lasted. (Yesterday.) Today, the stock market took fright at downbeat earnings reports from Ford and Pfizer — and the Dow plunged 133 points, wiping out yesterday’s entire gain.

MICROSOFT'S MONSTER DIVIDEND

Financial news outlets are abuzz this morning with reports that Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) may declare a special dividend. Over the weekend, sources told a Paris financial newspaper that MSFT is thinking of paying out more than $10 billion, or roughly $1 per share.

MICROSOFT’S MONSTER DIVIDEND

Financial news outlets are abuzz this morning with reports that Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) may declare a special dividend. Over the weekend, sources told a Paris financial newspaper that MSFT is thinking of paying out more than $10 billion, or roughly $1 per share.