Is North America The Next World Capital Of Energy?

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Emotions, Fees Play Major Roles For Individual Investors

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Want to invest in coffee futures? One roaster says when it comes to the price of coffee, it "is like a roller coaster." Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Coffee Futures: The Highs And Lows Of A Cup Of Joe

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The Art Of Investing: The Rewards Aren't Always Financial

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NPR's Uri Berliner discovers that among his REIT holdings is one that owns the Washington, D.C., site where, until recently, NPR had its headquarters. The building is being torn down and a new building with law offices will go up in its place. Marie McGrory/NPR hide caption

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How To Invest In Real Estate Without Being A Landlord

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Hey mutual fund investors: Think you can beat the market? Charley Ellis, who's worked in investment management for 50 years, doubts it. That's because the fees actively managed funds charge can get expensive. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Resisting The Temptation To 'Win' When Investing

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A recent trip to Costco cost NPR's Uri Berliner $303.53. The haul included razor blades, cans of soup and tuna fish, laundry detergent, heartburn relief medicine and dog treats. As an investment, it will pay off if he uses what he bought — and if the price tag for the same items is higher if he returns in a year. Mary-Elizabeth Berliner hide caption

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How A Trip To Costco Can Work As An Investment Strategy

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Instead Of Snoozing In Savings, Let's Put $5,000 To Work

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Comcast To Buy Rest of NBCUniversal From GE

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A lone employee oversees Hewlett-Packard workstations being assembled at a plant on Jan. 1, 1993. Huge improvements in computer technology propelled the economy during that decade. Ovak Arslanian/Time hide caption

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Back To The Economy Of The '90s? Not So Fast

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Ohio Family Of Five Gets By On Modest Income

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