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  1. Beware Of Overreaching For Yield

    With rates likely “low for long,” the stretch for yield looks set to continue, though investors should be cautious ...
  2. Banking Perks for the Rich That Will Make You Green With Envy

    Famous faces are known for getting mountains of free stuff and special treatment. And the bank is no exception. ...
  3. 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 ...
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  1. ExxonMobil's Massive And Reliable Money Machine

    Year after year ExxonMobil has shown itself a reliable generator of extraordinary profits, making it the most solid of the integrated oil companies.
  2. Intel Working Through A Difficult Transition

    Chip giant Intel continues to work through a challenge that most leading tech companies fac in their corporate lives – what do you do when your ...
  3. The Time To Focus On Value ETFs Is Now

    As the market has swooned, so has stocks' valuations. That’s making many investors nervous. The key to navigating this environment is switching ...
Investing
  1. 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 ...
  2. Bubble Bursting? Only For Biotech & Internet Stocks

    The recent sluggish performance of U.S. stocks is leading some market watchers to ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. A Simple Overview Of Quantitative Analysis

    All of the potential highs, lows, and sentiments associated with investing can overshadow ...
  5. Why The Winklevoss Twins' New Bitcoin ETF Matters

    The Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust, currently moving towards regulatory approval and expected ...
  6. The Six Biggest Misconceptions About Bitcoin

    Bitcoin has gone mainstream. Yet it's still massively misunderstood.
Personal Finance
  1. 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, ...
  2. 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 ...
  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 median. And there's lots of inventory ...
  4. How To 'Spring Clean' Your Credit Cards

    It’s a good idea to compare credit cards and ditch ones that don't stack up. While you are busy preparing for spring cleaning ...
  5. Five Ways To Teach Your Kids The Value Of A Dollar

    Kids are never too young to start learning money lessons. The more opportunities they have to work with money and manage ...
  6. Five Tax Myths That Can Cost You Cash

    Relying on the wrong ideas about how to file your taxes could cost you plenty.
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. Forex Strategy: USD/CAD Long Trade in Play

    The US Dollar started to rise against its Canadian counterpart as expected after prices completed a Bullish Engulfing candlestick ...
  2. Potential for Heavy Swings Fading Quickly

    We have passed an important mark where the probability of these markets generating major technical breaks with trend potential ...
Forex Education
  1. 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, ...
  2. How The Forex "Fix" May Be Rigged

    When it comes to forex, some types of "fixes" are legal. But some really aren't.
  3. From Mrs. Watanabe To Abenomics: The Yen's Wild Ride

    Relatively recent upstarts like the euro and the yuan may hog the currency headlines these days, but ...
 
Dictionary Term Of The Day
  1. Tech Street

    A term used in the financial markets and the press to refer to the technology sector. Companies like Intel, Microsoft, Apple and Dell are all considered to be part of Tech Street.
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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.