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  1. Toys 'R' Us Stock Doesn’t Exist: Here Is Why

    Learn why investors cannot trade stock in toy retailer Toys 'R' Us. This privately traded company could be a hot IPO candidate ...
  2. The Top General Motors Shareholders (GM)

    Discover General Motors’ top four direct shareholders. Learn about how many shares they hold and obtain a brief description ...
  3. Mutual Funds vs. Index Funds: Why Not Both?

    Investing in both index and mutual funds combines active and passive strategies.
  4. Look Abroad for Better Stock Values

    Investors who look beyond markets in the U.S. will find stock values more reasonable.
  5. How Your Investments Are Like the Weather

    Just like temperatures fluctuate throughout a season, fluctuations in the market are normal.
  6. 8 Reasons to Sell Your Home with an Agent

    Is saving the seller's side of the agent's commission worth the trouble of selling your home without one?
  1. Comparison of a 30-Year vs. a 15-Year Mortgage

    Most homebuyers compare the monthly payments between mortgages, but what about these other points?
  2. How Banks Set Interest Rates on Your Loans

    Many factors go into how banks set interest rates for loans. Use this information to negotiate the best possible rate when ...
  3. How to Land a Finance Job With a Bachelor's Degree

    Following these five tips will keep your resume out of the recycling bin.
  4. Understanding the Mortgage Payment Structure

    We explain the calculation and payment process as well as the amortization schedule of home loans.
  5. 4 Ways to Make Extra Money to Fund Financial Goals

    Looking to increase your income? Consider these ideas to make it happen.
  6. Avoid These 3 College Tuition Blunders

    Avoid these big financial blunders when trying to save or pay for college.
  1. First Solar Stock Rebounds in Renewed Sign of Life

    First Solar stock broke out from its 50-day moving average toward the upper end of its price channel.
  2. Understanding Support and Resistance Levels

    Understanding support and resistance levels can help investors decide to buy or sell a security.
  3. Best Undergraduate Degrees for Day Traders

    Here's a look at some popular undergrad majors for those wanting to begin a career in the exciting, fast-paced world of day ...
  4. Risk Management Techniques For Active Traders

    Use stop-loss and take-profit points to your advantage with these strategies.
  5. Simple Moving Averages Make Trends Stand Out

    The moving average is easy to calculate and, once plotted on a chart, is a powerful visual trend-spotting tool.
  6. Defining Illegal Insider Trading

    The better you understand why insider trading can be criminal, the better you'll understand how the market works.
  1. 3 Factors That Drive the U.S. Dollar

    We look at three important factors that affect U.S. dollar value, and how to determine when it's the right time to buy currency. ...
  2. Forex Trading: A Beginner's Guide

    Learn about the forex market and some beginner trading strategies to get started.
  3. How to Calculate an Exchange Rate

    Struggling to get a grasp on exchange rates? Here's what you need to know.
  4. Top 7 Questions About Currency Trading Answered

    Whether you're puzzled by pips or curious about carry trades, your queries are answered here.
  5. Why a Strong U.S. Dollar is Bad for Investors

    A strong U.S. dollar is bad news for most investors. Here are some ways to minimize your exposure.
  6. How to Become a Successful Forex Trader

    Discover a framework that will help you build your own profitable forex trading strategy.
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