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    Where to invest during the run-up to the presidential election

    Breakfast with Benjamin: As the dollars get thrown around the mud starts flying, you might as well invest along for the ride.

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    Oil-price slide is starting to get scary

    Breakfast with Benjamin: Talk of an oil comeback is fading fast. Plus: Some good news for gold investors, bankers head for greener pastures, and a St. Patty's Day spelling bee

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    DoubleLine's Jeffery Gundlach says 'blockhead' Fed should postpone raising rates

    $44.6 billion DoubleLine Total Return Fund manager says central bank should hold off on raising rates; gives a nod toward gold, India equities and shorting the dollar.

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    Alternatives make push for retirement accounts

    Being used in target date funds, but higher fees may prevent widespread use

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    Fresh rate-hike rumors will be testing investor nerves this week

    Breakfast with Benjamin: Investors' nerves tested by rate hike talk this week. Plus: Most of the world's major oil projects are doing just fine at current price levels, retirement savings in a nutshell, and the chokehold of consumer debt.

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    Nasdaq Index: Then & Now

    Drag the vertical slide left and right to compare how life has changed since 2000, the last time the popular index hit 5,000.

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    The new world for oil is a manageable $65 a barrel

    Breakfast with Benjamin: Where the price of oil is likely to settle. Plus: On the responsibility of retirement plan sponsors and mutual fund directors; don't get blown away by the new jobs report and banks pass stress tests with flying colors.

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    Merrill Lynch tells its advisers to get some water

    Nontraditional investment could benefit from long-term trends, values-based investing: CIO Bartels.

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    Smart money moving to the sidelines as earnings signal flashes red

    Breakfast with Benjamin: Earnings signal flashing red, sending some investors to the sidelines, Gross sets a timeline, Bernanke wants the president to have more power, ETF investors hedge currencies and chase corporate bonds, and the first-year numbers behind Colorado's legal weed.

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    Advisers slow to embrace socially responsible investments sought by clients

    Despite being increasingly in-demand from clients like Bryan Wilson (pictured), advisers have been slow to embrace socially responsible investments. (Plus: Our full Impact Investing special report)

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    The bond market and the Fed are suddenly marching in lockstep

    Breakfast with Benjamin: The bond market and the Fed are suddenly marching in lockstep, with inflation clarity coming soon.

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    Is OPEC about to flinch and cut oil production?

    Breakfast with Benjamin: OPEC might be rethinking their strategy of flooding the market with oil to crush the fracking industry.

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    Gold loses its luster on the global stage

    Breakfast with Benjamin: A stronger dollar and record valuations for global stocks have kicked the precious metal to the curb.

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    Did Merrill Lynch's latest high-profile recruiting coup break the bank?

    Breakfast with Benjamin A record Merrill Lynch signing bonus might have pushed its monetary limit. Plus: Loving European stocks but hating the euro, taking a fresh look at gold, and protecting the nest egg from rising drug costs.

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    The Fed's first interest rate hike hits another speed bump

    Breakfast with Benjamin: The Fed continues to hem and haw on raising interest rates. Plus: Options-based funds get it done, hedge funder spills the beans on 2015, and the outlook for oil prices is all over the map.