Even if you shy away from derivatives for your own portfolio, there's a good chance they might still affect your stock gains this year. You may not know it, but derivatives can lead to some potentially big effects on the financials of companies that invest in them -- something worth knowing if you're thinking about plopping down some cash on a stock. Here's a rundown on investing in companies that use derivatives.Those Darned Derivatives
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