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Forget stocks, study says Birkin bag is a better investment

Study says buying an Hermes Birkin bag is better investment than gold or the S&P 500. (Creative Commons)

Looking for new investment opportunities in 2016? A new study says your best bet is to buy a luxury handbag. Not just any handbag, an Hermes Birkin bag. A symbol of fashion luxury made for the most elite that can ...

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S&P 500 down in 2016’s first stock trading

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With problems in the China markets today, the S&P 500 Index was down 2.7 percent today, MarketWatch reported. The stocks hit the hardest today spanned a range of industries with the worst decline coming from the fashion accessories industry. Fossil ...

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Gary S. Williams: Tips on how to gauge a stock’s potential vs. the market

With Wall Street’s recent seismic shifts, true stock jockeys may be tempted to buy on the dips. But this desire raises an important question: Is a low price by itself a true measure of a value stock? If an investor ...

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Stocks jump; Dow notches best gain in 2 weeks

NEW YORK — Stocks posted their biggest jump in nearly two weeks on Tuesday. Investors picked up cheaply priced stocks after fears that the U.S. would slip into a recession pounded the market over the last month. The Dow jumped ...

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