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Inside The Markets
  1. Still More Gains Ahead For Semiconductor Makers

    As investors run to the latest tech innovation, the semis are hard at work. Demand for chips continues to rise making them a prime bet for investors. ...
  2. Unconventional Drilling Still Has Room To Boom

    For investors, the unconventional drilling boom is the gift that keeps on giving. Despite the recent record production gains, more could be in ...
Investing
  1. What are the generally accepted accounting principles for inventory reserves?

    As with most matters related to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), ...
  2. What is the difference between arbitrage and speculation?

    Arbitrage and speculation are very different strategies. Arbitrage involves the simultaneous ...
  3. What You Need To Know About Financial Analysts

    Thinking about relying on analyst recommendations for your next trade? We'll show ...
  4. Mergers And Acquisitions: Understanding Takeovers

    In the dramatic world of M&As, battleground terms meld with bizarre metaphors ...
  5. Solutions For Concentrated Positions

    Investopedia explains various tactics for divesting your overexposure to any one ...
  6. How Influential Economists Changed Our History

    Find out how these five groundbreaking thinkers laid our financial foundations.
Personal Finance
  1. I am a first-time home buyer. If I take a distribution from ...

    As you may already know, you must meet certain requirements, outlined in the 401(k) plan document, to be considered eligible ...
  2. If I participate in my company’s SIMPLE IRA plan, ...

    Because the SIMPLE IRA contribution limits are much lower than the 401(k) limits, it might at first seem unfair that you ...
  3. I have a small business, and I'm considering setting up ...

    Generally, a leased employee is the employee of an outside organization from which you lease the employee's services. For ...
  4. What aids will help me file my own tax return?

    Most of us will shy away from doing our own tax returns, especially if it involves reporting capital gains or losses, education ...
  5. Is there a limit on how much I can move from my IRA to my ...

    There is no limit on the amount that can be converted from your Traditional IRA to your Roth IRA. As you may already know, ...
  6. What effect will a prenuptial agreement have on a 401(k)?

    Courts have ruled that a prenuptial agreement for qualified plan (including 401(k)) assets is invalid. The logic is that ...
Active Trading
  1. Picking Your First Broker

    If you're a rookie investor, your first big investment decision should be an informed one.
  2. 6 Dangerous Moves For First-Time Investors

    It's easy for people to invest nowadays, but there are risks. These mistakes could take you out of the market when you've ...
  3. Patience Is A Trader's Virtue

    Waiting may be the biggest key to reeling in that trophy investment.
  4. Tales From The Trenches: Location Is Everything

    When a candle pattern re-occurs near a moving average, it may indicate future support or resistance.
  5. How To Use A Moving Average To Buy Stocks

    The Moving Average indicator is one of the most useful tools to trade and analyze financial markets.
  6. Take the "Dope" Out of Your Finances

    The activity of the brain chemical dopamine can help make sense of our irrational financial decisions. Here's how to outsmart ...
Forex
  1. How to Trade in Stretched Markets

    DailyFX.com - Talking Points: Massive volatility has brought large moves to the currency market. This article uses price ...
  2. Weekly Trading Forecast: Will the Dollar Continue to Dominate the Majors?

    DailyFX.com - After a whirlwind week including the FOMC decision, an ECB stimulus and near-miss UK split; the Dollar has ...
Forex Education
  1. What Is Bitcoin's Intrinsic Value?

    What would bitcoin's price look like in the event of widespread adoption?
  2. Understanding The Spread in Retail Currency Exchange Rates

    Understanding how exchange rates are calculated and shopping around for the best rates may mitigate the ...
  3. Basics For Buying And Investing In Bitcoin

    Bitcoin continues to experience growth in both users and merchants, generating a common question - how ...
 
Dictionary Term Of The Day
  1. Market Segmentation

    A marketing term referring to the aggregating of prospective buyers into groups (segments) that have common needs and will respond similarly to a marketing action. Market segmentation enables companies ...
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Editor Picks
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    Why You Should Invest In Green Energy Right Now

    A new report shows how far renewables will count toward filling our energy needs. Is now the time to invest in green energy?
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    How Visa Counts On Your Credit Card Balance

    Offering free one-month loans so people can buy stuff seems like the worst business model imaginable...until the grace period ends. Then it's pure gold.
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    How To Plan For The Charitable Giving Boom

    Of the $58 trillion that will be passed over the next several decades, $26 trillion could go to charity. Here's how to plan for that huge shift.
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    Special Trusts For Special Needs

    If you or someone you love has a disability, these trusts can help ease the cost of care.
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    The Pros And (Mostly) Cons Of Early Retirement

    Many people dream of retiring early, but it isn't for everyone. Here's how to decide if it makes sense for you.
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    Coffee: The Cost Of A Cup

    A look at what goes into the cost of coffee.
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    Why Gold Has Always Had Value

    Gold has an allure and a price tag, but with no real intrinsic value, why do we consider it so precious and valuable? Explore the answer.
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    A Guide To Day Trading On Margin

    Buying on margin is a good option if you don't have the cash to day trade.
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    Apple? Google? Tesla? Which Will Be The First To Reach A $1 Trillion Market ...

    What would it take for a company to be the first to grab the coveted $1 trillion market-cap crown?
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    The Basics of Options Profitability

    The adage "know thyself"--and thy risk tolerance, thy underlying, and thy markets--applies to options trading if you want it to do it profitably.
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    Find The Best Home Insurance Quotes

    Home insurance rates are on the rise. Analysts expect the cost to insure your home will continue to inch upward, putting a strain on your budget.
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    Know Cost Of Living B4 Taking A Relocation Package

    Is that promotion or new job worth taking? Before accepting the salary and relocation package, calculate what it really costs to live in that new area.