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Inside The Markets
  1. Commodities: Has Their Time Come Again?

    Commodities have spent much of the previous four years in the basement. Does that make them a bargain?
  2. Why 'Bricks And Mortar' Retail Remains A Solid Bet

    Bricks and mortar stores aren’t dead or even dying. Investors would be well-served by shopping around. Here's a guide to retail REITs.
  3. Is It Finally Time To Get Defensive?

    A major stock correction could be near, which means that getting a bit more defensive could make sense. Here are a few ideas.
Investing
  1. Japan ETFs May Radiate To Further Weaken The Yen

    Shinzo Abe expressed a fierce determination to jump start Japan's economy through ...
  2. Finding The Trend With Aroon

    Don't be confused about whether a long-term trend will continue, stall or reverse. ...
  3. Is There A Changing Of The ETF Guard?

    The headlines have focused on the year-to-date gains for the S&P 500 as well as the ...
  4. Always Bet On Berkshire Hathaway (And Here's Why)

    With its share price at an all-time high amid talk of a stock market correction, ...
  5. Has Stock Bias Affected Your ETF Asset Allocation?

    Vast majority of fixed income ETFs are registering 52-week highs, yet CNBC's focus ...
  6. Top 5 Books For Young Investors

    Reading these respected tomes will help you begin your journey into investing on ...
Personal Finance
  1. 5 Things You Shouldn't Do During A Recession

    These tips can help you avoid financial risk, and are especially important during an economic slowdown.
  2. Banker Or Broker: Which Career Is Right For You?

    Bankers and stock brokers may share similar traits, but there are many differences between the two professions.
  3. Always Bet On Berkshire Hathaway (And Here's Why)

    With its share price at an all-time high amid talk of a stock market correction, why would anyone buy Berkshire Hathaway ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. Top 5 Books For Young Investors

    Reading these respected tomes will help you begin your journey into investing on the right foot.
  6. FICO Credit Score Changes – Will Yours Go Up?

    Your FICO score could rise due to a new way of scoring some debts – which could make you eligible for a lower interest rate ...
Active Trading
  1. Finding The Trend With Aroon

    Don't be confused about whether a long-term trend will continue, stall or reverse.
  2. Trading Volatile Stocks with Technical Indicators

    Short-term traders seek volatility because of the profit potential, which leads to two common questions. How do I find volatile ...
  3. Selling Premium As Small Caps Play Catch Up

    In our recent article we pointed out a divergence between the small cap Russell 2000 and the S&P 500. However, the divergence ...
  4. The NASDAQ Pre-Market: What You Need To Know

    Curious about pre-market or extended-hours trading? Here's a quick guide so you'll know what to expect.
  5. The Rise And Fall Of The Shadow Banking System

    We look at the evolution, failure and fallout from the shadow banking system.
  6. Understanding Leveraged Buyouts

    LBOs are often presented as predatory by the media, but it really depends on which side of the deal you're on.
Forex
  1. GBP/USD Rebound Favored on Strong U.K. Retail Sales

    DailyFX.com - - U.K. Retail Sales to Increase for Second Consecutive Month. - Private Sector Spending to Rise for Fifth Time ...
  2. Weak Yen weighed by JPG selling - Nikkei

    FXStreet (Bali) - As reported by the Nikkei, one of the sources of Yen weakness recently appears to be yen-selling by the ...
Forex Education
  1. How do you buy Bitcoins?

    Many people have heard of this virtual cryptocurrency, but few know all the ways you can purchase Bitcoin.
  2. Is the Iraqi Dinar Investment a Wise Investment?

    The Iraqi dinar is a hot investment--but is it a wise one?
  3. Seven Emerging Currencies Challenging The Forex Hierarchy

    While the top-seven currencies follow a somewhat stable hierarchy, second-tier currencies can be all ...
 
Dictionary Term Of The Day
  1. Genuine Progress Indicator - GPI

    A metric used to measure the economic growth of a country. It is often considered as a replacement to the more well known gross domestic product (GDP) economic indicator. The GPI indicator takes everything ...
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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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    Bitcoin Vocab: What is a Blockchain?

    A blockchain is a public ledger of all Bitcoin transactions that have ever been executed.
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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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    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.
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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.