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NRDS Dismissed--Again

Nord Resources Case Dismissed

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court entered a stipulated order to dismiss, modify stay, abstain or suspend the Chapter 11 proceeding...
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Large Energy-Related Charge Accompanies Freeport-McMoRan Operating Results

Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE: FCX) reported a net loss attributable to common stock of $3.8 billion, $3.58 per share, for third-quarter 2015 and $8.2 billion, $7.77 per share, for the first nine months of 2015, compared with net income attributable to common stock of $552 million, $0.53 per share, for third-quarter 2014 and $1.5 billion, $1.47 per share, for the first nine months of 2014.
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Are the "Experts" Usually Wrong? Time to Buy Emerging Markets?

If you look longer-term--both backwards and forwards--emerging markets look like much more promising investments...and many of the stocks have decent dividend yields to compensate you in case you have to wait a while for a rebound. Read More.

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Act Now on Tax Losses

Beat Year-End Bounce Rush


With all the stock market volatility this year, many investors probably find themselves holding some stocks in which they have sizable losses. By selling those losers and realizing losses, you can use those losses to offset taxable gains that you may have realized during the year.

Value Stock Profit

Most individual investors consider this investing strategy in December, which means that this tax-loss selling could push the price of some of these stocks even lower--meaning you probably do not want to be selling your losers then. In fact, savvy contrarians should consider buying some of these beaten down stocks to take advantage of that tax-generated downward pressure that goes away on January first.