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Investors Are Scared Out of Their Wits

How to stay safe in a scary market

buzz.money.cnn.com — The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks. Remember how stocks did nothing but go up all the time? That's so 2013.

Should Coke buy Keurig Green Mountain?

buzz.money.cnn.com — The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks. Mark Twain allegedly said that you should write what you know. I drink a lot of coffee.

Ebola drug maker's stock surges

money.cnn.com — There is no cure for Ebola. But don't tell that to traders. Shares of a Vancouver-based company working on a drug to treat the infectious disease surged nearly 40% last week. Tekmira Pharmaceuticals popped on much higher trading volume than usual because investors are hopeful that health agencies in the United States might approve its drug, known as TKM-Ebola.

Boring bonds beat sexy stocks. Here's why

buzz.money.cnn.com — The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks.

Don't bet against Tesla CEO Elon Musk ... the real Iron Man

buzz.money.cnn.com — The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks. Tesla's stock performance lately has been as electric as its Model S car.

GM stock is eating Ford's dust

buzz.money.cnn.com — The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks. Corvette or Mustang? Silverado or F150? Cadillac or Lincoln?

5 reasons why the market won't crash

buzz.money.cnn.com — The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks. There has been a lot of talk about how this bull market is starting to look like 2007 , 2000 or -- gasp!

Did Apple and IBM just kill BlackBerry?

money.cnn.com — BlackBerry has had a heck of a year. The stock is up nearly 40% in 2014 as investors embrace the turnaround strategy from new CEO John Chen. Now Chen may face his biggest challenge yet: A direct assault from two tech titans.

Tim Cook is NOT Steve Jobs. Who cares?

buzz.money.cnn.com — The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks. Investors have had a love-hate relationship with Apple CEO Tim Cook.
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Jan 30, 2015

Chevron beat on earnings. But cutting capex pretty sharply. Not a huge surprise. $CVX up a bit #premarket. #oil

Jan 30, 2015

@LaurieSegallCNN I thought $GRPN was done with its wacky ways after Mason was shown the door! Guess not. #sexualwellness

Jan 30, 2015

Yuck. GDP in Q4 up 2.6%. Below forecasts. Futures fall further. Yellen and everyone else at Fed must be banging their heads against a wall.

Jan 30, 2015

Ahem. @LaurieSegallCNN! Groupon takes a look at America’s Adult Toy Tastes. The Answer, In Case You Were Wondering, Is: 10-inches and Purple

Jan 30, 2015

Good quarter for MasterCard. $MA up 4% #premarket. $V up on its good earnings. The other Ma isn't doing so well though. $BABA down again.

Jan 30, 2015

Getting tired of hearing about how $SHAK is for millennials. I'm about to turn 42. With two kids. I eat at @shakeshack. #genx #grumpyoldman

Jan 30, 2015

Futures pointing to not to so pretty open. But good day to be a Russian bear! The super-leveraged short Russia $RUSS ETF up 7% #premarket.

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