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  1. How Chevron Found Itself Spanning The Globe

    To most consumers, San Ramon, Calif.-based Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) is little more than a gasoline retailer – a place to fuel up, squeegee your ...
  2. BB&T Looks For Loan Growth, Cost-Cuts To Drive Earnings

    Most banks remain stuck in a “hurry up and wait” holding pattern where pressure on net interest margins and weak lending growth constrains near-term ...
  3. Online Advertising Takes The Lead

    Advertisers are now spending more on online ads than ever before. For investors, that means the time could be right to bet on digital advertising ...
  1. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Boon Or Boom?

    These two companies are crucial to the mortgage market, but are they ticking timebombs?
  2. You'd Better Know Your High-Frequency Trading Terminology

    The upsurge of investor interest in high-frequency trading (HFT) caused by Michael ...
  3. What Maker-Taker Fees Mean To You

    Exchanges and a few high-frequency traders are being scrutinized for a rebate pricing ...
  4. Outside the Box: Hoisington Investment Mgmt Review and Outlook, Q1 2014

    Outside the Box: Hoisington Investment Management Quarterly Review and Outlook, First ...
  5. Why Stick With Energy Stocks? (Hint: Geopolitical Risk)

    By most fundamental measures, oil prices should be declining. Russ explains why they’re ...
  6. Are We Setting Ourselves Up For Another Financial Crisis?

    “More money has been lost because of four words than at the point of a gun. Those ...
Personal Finance
  1. 10 Sobering Findings About America’s Financial Literacy

    April is Financial Literacy Month, a time to highlight the importance of financial literacy and encourage Americans to learn ...
  2. Don't Believe The Hype About A Yahoo Turnaround

    Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer has recently claimed the company's core display advertising business is starting to show ...
  3. State Employment Trends: Does a Low Tax/Right-to-Work/Low ...

    Employment in Governor Walker’s Wisconsin, as in Governor Brownback’s Kansas, has lagged behind that of the United States ...
  4. What Makes LinkedIn Different From Facebook and Twitter

    Even with its network of 250 million members, Mountain View, Calif.-based LinkedIn Corp. is often overlooked when it comes ...
  5. Understanding FHA Home Loans

    Don't be overwhelmed when filling out these forms. Find out what you need to do here.
  6. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Boon Or Boom?

    These two companies are crucial to the mortgage market, but are they ticking timebombs?
Active Trading
  1. Overbought Or Oversold? Use The Relative Strength Index ...

    The Relative Strength Index comes in handy when identifying areas that are potentially overbought or oversold.
  2. The Four Most Commonly-Used Indicators In Trend Trading

    Here are the top indicators and tools trend traders use to establish when trends exist and to find entry/exit points.
  3. Use Knock-Out Options To Lower The Cost of Hedging

    Unlike a plain-vanilla call or put option where the only price defined is the strike price, a knock-out option has to specify ...
  4. How To Profit From The "Night and Day" Aroon Oscillator

    “Aroon” is a Sanskrit word loosely translated as the transition from night to day, appropriate for a measure that attempts ...
  5. The Odd Lot Theory: Betting That Small Investors Are Wrong ...

    The odd lot theory is a largely discredited proposition that small investors are usually wrong and that doing the exact opposite ...
  6. The Most Accurate Way To Gauge Returns: The Compound Annual ...

    The compound annual growth rate, or CAGR for short, represents one of the most accurate ways to calculate and determine returns ...
  1. USD/JPY bounces post Tokyo CPI

    FXStreet (Bali) - The USD/JPY rebounded towards 102.35 after Japanese/Tokyo headlines came very much in line with expectations, ...
  2. Next week is Central bank week - TDS

    FXStreet (Guatemala) - Strategists at TD Securities explained that after a quiet data week, next week we pick back up into ...
Forex Education
  1. For Individual Investors, These May Be The Best Of Times

    The raging debate on high frequency trading may lead the average retail investor to think that he/she ...
  2. The Insiders Who Fix Rates for Gold, Currencies And Libor

    The system by which benchmark rates are fixed for interest rates, currencies and gold is archaic - and, ...
  3. How The Forex "Fix" May Be Rigged

    When it comes to forex, some types of "fixes" are legal. But some really aren't.
Dictionary Term Of The Day
  1. Legal Monopoly

    A company that is operating as a monopoly under a government mandate. A legal monopoly offers a specific product or service at a regulated price and can either be independently run and government regulated, ...
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Editor Picks
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    How Russia Makes Its Money - And Why It Doesn't Make More

    How does Russia make its money, and why doesn’t it make more?
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    How Does Google Make Its Money?

    Google seems to be a company with no real product. This article looks at where its billions of dollars of revenue come from.
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    How Wal-Mart Makes its Money

    While convention dictates that it’s impossible to write about Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) without saying at least something critical or speculative about the company’s influence on social issues, the Arkansas juggernaut remains the ultimate mom-and-pop success story.
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    How HBO Makes Money

    Ratings for most HBO shows are relatively low and shows like Game of Thrones cost a lot to make. That said, HBO still turns a tidy profit. Find out how.
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    Amazon Never Makes Money But No One Cares

    Despite struggling to turn a consistent profit, Amazon continues to be a favourite among investors and consumers. Why are so many people enarmoured with a company that doesn't make money?
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    How Facebook, Twitter, Social Media Make Money From You

    If you’re not paying for the product, the product is you. That's a truism that's especially suited for social media and its foundation for generating revenue.