Rules of the Game: Drilling Into Energy

Amid the excitement of picking stocks and trying to beat the market, many people lose sight of the prime objective of being in the market: to offset future liabilities or, in other words, expenses in retirement. Sure, plenty of people have amassed enough assets that their goal has become different. Maybe it's to leave a financial legacy for their family, or to leave a large sum to charity.

But, most of the time, the objective is pretty mundane -- again, to offset future liabilities. It's not to find the leading growth stocks, or to perfectly time trades of stocks bouncing off short-term exponential averages....489 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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