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  1. Today's Current Mortgage Rates: April 26, 2017

    Find the current day's mortgage rates offered by Investopedia Partners and learn more about what may impact rates in the ...
  2. How Does PepsiCo Make Money? (PEP)

    A look at how snack and beverage behemoth PepsiCo operates and its key regional markets and products.
  3. Investopedia's Guide to Watching Billions

    How to understand the hedge fund industry through the Showtime series "Billions."
  4. Socially (Ir)responsible Mutual Funds

    Not concerned about being an ethical investor? Maybe "sinful stocks" have a place in your portfolio.
  5. Does Mixing Faith and Finances Work in Investing?

    Biblically responsible investing can help you maintain your beliefs while increasing your net worth.
  6. Are Public Benefit Corps. the Future of Business?

    DanoneWave is now America's largest benefit corp., giving it legal protection to pursue social good.
  1. 4 Things to Do Shortly After Getting Married

    Here are some necessary financial changes you should make after getting married.
  2. These SRI Funds Focus on Empowering Women

    If you're looking to invest in companies that promote the empowerment of women, here are several fund firms to consider. ...
  3. 5 Ways to Improve Your Finances Throughout Life

    Use these five themes to improve your financial life.
  4. The Cost of Raising a Child in America

    Having a family can be an expensive proposition, but couples who know the numbers can strategize to lower the costs.
  5. When to Consider Paying Off Your Mortgage

    Consider four scenarios where it could make sense to pay off your mortgage early.
  6. A Wealth Building Strategy You Never Hear About

    While 30-year loans dominate the mortgage market, the 15-year loan holds far more power to diminish your debt and ultimately ...
  1. AMD Could Be Poised to Breakout Higher (AMD, INTC)

    AMD has moved lower over the past several months, but an upcoming earnings report and high short interest could become catalysts ...
  2. Giants Of Finance: John Maynard Keynes

    This rock star of economics advocated government intervention at a time of free-market thinking.
  3. Rules for Picking Stocks When Intraday Trading

    Any good intraday trader knows there are rules for picking the best stocks that day, and the importance of when to get in, ...
  4. Best Time(s) of Day, Week & Month to Trade Stocks

    Is 9:00am or Noon better to buy stock? Best day? What about best month? Here's how time affects trading decisions based on ...
  5. The Best Day Trading Schools and Courses

    Jumping into day trading without some training could lead to losses. Here's how to pick a good day-trading course or school. ...
  6. 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.
  1. 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.
  2. How to Become a Successful Forex Trader

    Discover a framework that will help you build your own profitable forex trading strategy.
  3. Stop Hunting With the Big Forex Players

    Learn to bank short-term profits by placing stops away from the crowd.
  4. Forex Trading the Martingale Way

    Martingale's mechanics involve an initial bet; however, each time the bet becomes a loser, the wager is doubled such that, ...
  5. The Forex Three-Session System

    Market hours for Tokyo, London and New York determine volatility peaks. Find out why.
  6. A Trader's Guide to Using Fractals

    This reversal pattern can make sense of the seeming randomness of market movements and improve your trading.
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