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Mid-Afternoon Market Update: Crude Oil Up Over 2%; Alnylam Pharma Shares Climb After Positive Phase

Toward the end of trading Wednesday, the Dow traded down 0.19 percent to 22,328.28 while the NASDAQ declined 0.66 percent to 6,418.93. The S&P also fell, dropping 0.36 percent to 2,497.76.

Leading and Lagging Sectors

Wednesday afternoon, the energy shares surged 0.79 percent. Meanwhile, top gainers in the sector included Contango Oil & Gas Company (NYSE: MCF), up....More>>>

5 Best Food Stocks To Own Right Now

For new investors, the key to building a portfolio is to focus first on core stocks. These are companies that are easy to understand, have a good chance to perform well over the long term, and won’t keep you up at night. At Motley Fool Stock Advisor, we maintain a list of 10 core stocks to build on, including our favorite organic grocer.

It’s hard to believe that a grocery....More>>>

Top 5 Growth Stocks To Watch For 2015

Managing a portfolio is all about choices. Once you decide what investing philosophy you are going to use (in my case it is dividend growth investing (DGI)), you have to select your stocks or bonds, decide your sector allocation, decide how you will weigh the investments in your portfolio, etc. And it is a never ending process. As dividends are collected and as new money is deposited into....More>>>

Top 5 Defensive Companies To Buy Right Now

As warm weather thaws in the Northern states, something inside investors’ minds snaps. Perhaps with morebarbecues going on, investors don’t want to spend time following stocks, so they sell out of the market. Either way, the phrase “sell in May and go away” gets passed around once every year. What should you do with your stocks in May?

First, don’t sell. As Fool....More>>>