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  1. 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 ...
  2. A Much Needed Gift For Retailers

    The consumer is back. With March retail sales hitting multiyear highs, spending is back in style.
  3. These International Dividend ETFs Are Cheap Cheap Cheap

    For investors the recent market sell-off has created some interesting opportunities. One of the biggest could be those funds that focus on international ...
Investing
  1. Infographic - The Lifecycle of a Bond

    Basic information on how Bonds work.
  2. For Individual Investors, These May Be The Best Of Times

    The raging debate on high frequency trading may lead the average retail investor ...
  3. What $200,000 Will Buy In The Atlanta Real Estate Market

    Atlanta housing prices are up from last year, but they're still lower than the national ...
  4. Bubble Bursting? Only For Biotech & Internet Stocks

    The recent sluggish performance of U.S. stocks is leading some market watchers to ...
  5. The Most Accurate Way To Gauge Returns: The Compound Annual Growth Rate

    The compound annual growth rate, or CAGR for short, represents one of the most accurate ...
  6. A Simple Overview Of Quantitative Analysis

    All of the potential highs, lows, and sentiments associated with investing can overshadow ...
Personal Finance
  1. Avoid Taxes on IRA Rollovers

    For years, IRA owners have been allowed to roll over their money from one IRA to another once a year without penalty, for ...
  2. 7 Ways To Save On Prescription Drugs

    If you have quality insurance you may not notice but if you don’t, you know that the price of prescription drugs is high. ...
  3. Infographic - Catching Up In The Retirement Race

    Information on how to get to where you need to be in your retirement savings plan.
  4. Banking Perks for the Rich That Will Make You Green With ...

    Famous faces are known for getting mountains of free stuff and special treatment. And the bank is no exception. Forget cars, ...
  5. The Devil in the Details: Five Retirement Budget Proposals

    President Obama got our attention in his State of the Union speech by calling for action on retirement. The President’s budget ...
  6. What $200,000 Will Buy In The Atlanta Real Estate Market

    Atlanta housing prices are up from last year, but they're still lower than the national median. And there's lots of inventory ...
Active Trading
  1. 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 ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. A Simple Overview Of Quantitative Analysis

    All of the potential highs, lows, and sentiments associated with investing can overshadow the ultimate goal—making money. ...
  6. Understanding the "Hanging Man": The Optimistic Candlestick ...

    A hanging man is a candlestick pattern that hints at the reversal of an uptrend. The candlestick is recognizable by a small ...
Forex
  1. Swing Trade Potential is Fading Fast

    Market conditions are changing, and our trade opportunities are changing with it. On Friday, many regions around the world ...
  2. Forex Strategy: Partial Profits Booked on USD/CAD

    The US Dollar recovered as expected against its Canadian counterpart after prices put in a Bullish Engulfing candlestick ...
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. Valuation

    The process of determining the current worth of an asset or company. There are many techniques that can be used to determine value, some are subjective and others are objective.
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Editor Picks
  1. America Launches Its First Bitcoin ATMs : Q&A With Liberty Teller Co-Founder

    Investopedia interviewed one of the co-founders of Liberty Teller, a start-up company that launched the U.S.'s first Bitcoin ATMs.
  2. Who Is Satoshi Nakamoto, Mysterious Bitcoin Founder?

    Learn the legend behind this anonymous Bitcoin originator.
  3. Bitcoin Mass Hysteria: The Disaster that Brought Down Mt. Gox

    The disastrous halt in trading on Mt. Gox, a popular Bitcoin-trading web site, sent the Bitcoin world into a panic.
  4. How Bitcoin Works

    Bitcoin is a digital currency that exists almost wholly in the virtual realm, unlike physical currencies like dollars and euros. A growing number of proponents support its use as an alternative currency that can pay for goods and services much like conventional currencies.
  5. Winklevoss Interview: Bitcoin Payment System Worth $400 Billion

    The bull case for Bitcoin is often expressed as an estimate of the future value of all Bitcoins in circulation once it reaches its potential. The most widely known estimate of its intrinsic value is $400 billion made last November by the Winklevoss twins Cameron and Tyler at the "New York Times" Dealbook ...
  6. The Most Definitive Bitcoin IRS Tax Guide You Will See Anywhere: Part I - For Individual Filers

    The is the most comprehensive analysis to date about the IRS tax guidance on virtual currencies like Bitcoin, announced in March 2014: What records to keep, what enforcement challenges you need to be aware of, and what you can write off.