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    The most famous financial advisors are a mix of legendary investors, best-selling ...
  2. Wealth Preservation: "All I Know Is That I Know Nothing"

    Investors can derive great value from humility. By keeping the adage "all I know ...
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    Warren Buffett has made a fortune due to his stock-picking skills and business savvy. ...
  4. Top 5 Books to Become a Professional Trader

    For people who want to learn how to trade and invest for themselves, there are a ...
  5. Once Again, It’s Too Quiet Out There

    Russ discusses what's behind the unusually low volatility in the markets, and what ...
  6. Top 5 Shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A, BRK.B)

    Berkshire Hathaway shareholders have done well over the years. Today's shareholders ...
  1. Edward Jones IRA and Roth IRA Review

    Investors looking to open an IRA or Roth IRA at Edward Jones can learn about the opening process, investment options, fees ...
  2. How Big Data and Artificial Intelligence Affect Investing

    Due to the increasing use of big data and artificial intelligence, investors are able to make more informed investment choices ...
  3. Financial Advisors Should Cater to Small Business Needs

    One of the most precious commodities for small business owners is time, which presents opportunities for financial advisors ...
  4. 5 Best Credit Cards for Groceries (AXP, BAC)

    These five credit cards with cash-back reward programs offer consumers a great way to capitalize on everyday purchases such ...
  5. 5 Traits That Successful Financial Advisors Have

    Successful financial advisors have specific traits. Whether you aspire to be one or need to hire one, learn five of the top ...
  6. What Is the Economic Impact of Hosting the Olympics?

    Because the economic impact of hosting the Olympics tends to be less positive than anticipated, most cities may be better ...
  1. Don't Make These Top 10 Mistakes On Your Roth IRA

    Don't lose out on the benefits of a Roth by contributing too much, breaking rollover rules or making other avoidable errors.
  2. Funding a Startup with Retirement Cash: Smart or Dumb?

    Retired entrepreneurs who have "played it safe" – and retirees who want to stretch their dollars – are looking to invest ...
  3. Countries Friendly to Russian Business

    Russia's largest trading partners include China and the European Union. Learn about the goods and services that Russia exchanges ...
  4. How Momentum Investing is Making a Comeback

    Momentum investing is making a comeback, though recent studies have shown it has been a viable strategy all along.
  5. Some Cautionary Advice for the Novice Day Trader

    The lure of day trading is the stuff of investor dreams: Making lots of money in little time. But it can be very dangerous. ...
  6. Top 5 Books to Learn Technical Analysis

    Here are five of the best books written on technical analysis to help traders and investors understand and apply technical ...
  1. How the U.S. Dollar Became the World's Reserve Currency

    The U.S. dollar was first minted in 1914. Find out what occurred during the last century to make the U.S. dollar the world's ...
  2. Why the Correlation Between the Dollar and Equities Is Weakening ...

    The correlation between U.S. dollars and equities can change based on macroeconomic conditions. Understanding the causes ...
  3. Why U.S. Dollars Aren't Accepted in Canada

    Is the U.S. dollar accepted in Canada? Learn about the legal and practical aspects of using U.S. dollars in Canadian transactions.
  4. Why Having a Strong Currency Is Like Holding a Hot Potato

    Strong currencies can create complicated situations for nations and policymakers, especially when central banks use divergent ...
  5. The Top 5 Investors Investing in Bitcoin

    Bitcoin is the world's leading digital cryptocurrency. Discover who is investing in bitcoin, which segments they are investing ...
  6. Why U.S. Dollars Are Accepted in Bermuda

    The island's proximity to the United States, its popularity with U.S. tourists and the presence of multinational companies ...
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