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  1. Safe Tax Planning For High-Net-Worth Filers

    Planning is essential for the affluent seeking tax breaks. Get to know the legal strategies for saving more.
  2. The History Of The Modern Portfolio

    Learn how the writings of John Burr Williams and Harry Markowitz led to the creation of the investment portfolio.
  3. Financial Wisdom From Three Wise Men

    Learn nine simple rules to success from the talented Buffett, Gartman and Pearson.
  4. Great Stocking Stuffer Stocks

    Looking for something to stuff those stockings with? We've got a few stock suggestions for you.
  5. Viewing The Market As Organized Chaos

    Find out how a cat and a ladybug prove markets are both random and efficient.
  6. Introducing Warren Buffett's Successor

    Warren Buffett has named his son, Howard, as his successor. Find out who he is and if he's a good fit.
  7. Peter Lynch On Playing The Market

    Everyone can appreciate great advice from a professional. Read on to benefit from the vast experience of Peter Lynch.
  8. 3 Ways To Increase Your Investment Performance

    Savvy investors deploy each of their dollars to work in more than one way. Find out how to multitask your money.
  9. Qualitative Analysis: What Makes A Company Great?

    To understand the qualities that make for a great company, investors must dig deep into "soft" metrics.
  10. Valuing Large-Cap Stocks

    Investors seeking to preserve capital in volatile markets might want to consider large-cap stocks.
  11. Evaluating A Company's Management

    Financial statements don't tell you everything about a company's health. Investigate the management behind the numbers!
  12. 6 Rules From 6 Of The World's Top Investors

    These lessons from Icahn, Buffett, Slim and others will help you with your portfolio and trading style.
  13. Analyzing The Price-To-Cash-Flow Ratio

    Find out how this ratio can help you evaluate companies and make investment decisions.
  14. Top Perks Warren Buffett Gets When Purchasing Equities

    Learn about the many investment perks that Buffett enjoys and the rest of us can only try to imagine.
  15. 7 Companies Facing Retiring CEOs

    These companies may all soon face a transition similar to Apple.
  16. 6 Steps To Thinking Like A Stock-Market High Roller

    We provide six tips for improving your mindset and becoming a more profitable investor.
  17. Who Will Be The Next Warren Buffett?

    These five financial heavy-hitters might have the track records and mindsets to become the next Warren Buffett.
  18. Questions For Warren Buffett

    What would you ask this legendary investor, especially if you were told you could only ask five questions?
  19. Profit From Unwanted Life Policies With Life Settlement

    With a life settlement you could cash in on your policy money now.
  20. Valuing A Company Using The Residual Income Method

    Learn the underlying basics behind the residual income model and how it can be used to place an absolute value on a firm. ...
  21. Why Buffett's Buy-And-Hold Strategy Is Losing Its Appeal

    The Oracle's tried-and-true method may no longer be the top way to trade.
  22. 5 Investors Who Move The Market

    These big names have a profound effect on the trading world.
  23. Is Your Investment Strategy Going Extinct?

    Investors need to be aware that time moves on and often leaves trendy investing techniques in the dustbin.
  24. Billionaire Showdown: Donald Trump Vs. Warren Buffett

    Find out how Buffett and Trump measure up to each other in terms of wealth, power and popularity.
  25. What Is Warren Buffett's Investing Style?

    Learn the main principles that Warren Buffet uses in assessing a company. His take on value investing may surprise you.
  26. 5 Must-Have Metrics For Value Investors

    These quick-and-dirty ratios will help you find the most undervalued stocks on the market.
  27. The Top 17 Investing Quotes of All Time

    Though markets may change, good investing advice is timeless.
  28. Great Investors Not Named Buffett

    Warren Buffett deserves the praise he gets, but there are many other investors worthy of study.
  29. Why Gold Prices Keep Rising

    Gold has returned more than 120% over the last five years. Find out why some analysts think this investment still has room ...
  30. Buffett's Biggest Missteps

    Looking at the track record of this famously successful investor, it is clear that even keen investors can make the same ...
  31. Is Warren Buffett Really A Value Investor?

    Warren Buffett has long been hailed as a value investor. But is that statement still accurate?
  32. The Contenders For Warren Buffett's Job

    Berkshire Hathaway has said that no one person can fill Buffett's shoes once he retires, but who are the candidates for the ...
  33. The 6 Highest Paid People On Wall Street

    Learn more about the top Wall Street investors who made their fortunes with high-stakes hedge funds.
  34. Buffett's World Travels

    What the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway thinks of various developing countries and which has the most potential.
  35. 5 Top Investors Who Profited From The Recession

    These smart investors weren't scared off by the recession, and it paid off in a big way.
  36. Buffett: Penny Stocks, Day Trading Are My Real Key To Wealth

    The Oracle has abandoned value investing, and we have the story of why.
  37. Warren Buffett's Copycats

    The "Oracle of Omaha" is one of the most successful investors of all time. No wonder so many investors are mimicking his ...
  38. Why Warren Buffett Might Not Be Buying Stocks

    Should investors worry that Warren Buffett is not putting money into the stock market?
  39. Valuing A Stock With Supernormal Dividend Growth Rates

    If these calculations are off, it could drastically change the value of the shares.
  40. The Value Investor's Handbook

    Learn the technique that Buffett, Lynch and other pros used to make their fortunes.
  41. 5 Recession Stock Picks And What They're Worth Now

    Warren Buffett and others continued to buy - or go long - the stock market throughout the recession.
  42. Who Wants To Be A Trillionaire?

    These wealthy individuals have the best shot at being the first trillionaire.
  43. David Sokol: Buffett's Former Right-Hand Man

    Sokol contrasts sharply with Buffett's management style, but he can help Berkshire thrive once Buffett decides to move on. ...
  44. What You Need To Know About Capital Gains And Taxes

    Find out how your profits are taxed and what to consider when making investment decisions.
  45. What Billionaires Do After Retirement

    Retirement as a billionaire may sound like heaven, but for some, their work has only begun once they collect their gold Rolex. ...
  46. Tips For Recession-Proofing Your Portfolio

    Find out what to do when the sun sets on a burgeoning market.
  47. Warren Buffett's Paycheck

    How much money does the Oracle of Omaha really have?
  48. Book Value: How Reliable Is It For Investors?

    In theory, a low P/B ratio means you have a cushion against poor performance. In practice, it is much less certain.
  49. Warren Buffett's 2010 Portfolio

    Find out what the Oracle of Omaha bought over the past year, and how those investments are doing so far.
  50. The Benefits And Value Of Stock Options

    The pros and cons of corporate stock options have been debated since the incentive was created. Learn more about stock option ...
  51. Cheap Stocks Can Be Deceiving

    Find out how to tell a truly undervalued stock from one that has been legitimately beaten down.
  52. Wall Street History: Dow's Debut And Daiwa's Dishonor

    This week in financial history, an important birthday and a notable death.
  53. 5 Big Names That Profited From The Recession

    While the recession was a terrible event for many, some savvy parties managed to make it work for them.
  54. Water Cooler Finance: Rising Markets And Buffett's Successor

    Rising employment, feuding tech firms and some very big news out of Nebraska has made for a very eventful week in financial ...
  55. Water Cooler Finance: Ghosts Of Economies Past

    Will old disasters come back to haunt the markets in the time for Halloween?
  56. 7 Billionaires' First Jobs

    We all know of these famous billionaires, and how they made their money. But have you ever wondered how they got their start? ...
  57. The 5 Wealthiest Private Foundations

    These huge foundations are dedicated to causes ranging from healthcare to education and the arts.
  58. Take Advantage Of Dollar-Cost Averaging

    We explain how dollar-cost averaging offers protection and opportunity in a sinking market.
  59. Water Cooler Finance: The New iPod And The Roller Coaster Market

    The market continues to threaten to jump the tracks, but take heart; Apple continues to deliver shiny gadgets for us to play ...
  60. Wall Street History: Warren Buffett's Birthday!

    This week in financial history, the Oracle of Omaha celebrates a big birthday.
  61. 6 Spending Tips From Frugal Billionaires

    You don't get to be a billionaire by spending a lot of money.
  62. Billionaires Who Haven't Taken The Pledge

    The Pledge has gained a lot of attention, but some names are missing. We'll look at a few notables not signing up.
  63. Water Cooler Finance: Billionaire Pledges and Other Positive Press

    This week in finance, the market was feeling the heat, the auto industry is perking up and billionaires are giving it all ...
  64. 7 Best Companies To Have On Your Resume

    Some companies just have that Ivy League shine; that great reputation with which anyone wants to be associated. Here are ...
  65. Portfolio Basics For The Beginner Investor

    By following some broad allocation guidelines, new investors can build the portfolio they want.
  66. Water Cooler Finance: Who Is The Next Buffett?

    This week in finance, the search for Buffett's successor continues, wheat is scarce in Russia, and two men named Mark leave ...
  67. 5 Corporate Billionaire Duos

    These teams of two are forces to be reckoned with in business.
  68. Billionaires: Can They Solve The World's Problems?

    If Buffett and Gates did convince other billionaires to give away their fortunes, what could be paid for?
  69. Water Cooler Finance: More Spilled Oil, Fewer Jobs

    The financial news held few surprises this week, but amidst the ho-hum offerings, there were some interesting bits of news ...
  70. Wall Street History: Madoff Funnels, Buffett Gives And Ma Bell Marries

    This week in finance we have a big donation from Buffett and a big scam from Madoff.
  71. A Glimpse Into Warren Buffett's Portfolio

    Learn what the Oracle of Omaha is investing in these days, and why he's still succeeding in a tough market.
  72. Water Cooler Finance: The iPhone Launch, Buffett's Lunch And BP's Lashing

    This week in financial news saw more uncertainty in the markets on bad news from retail, GM and BP.
  73. Taking (Apart) Buffett At His Words

    Warren Buffett's testimony in front of Congress last week was certainly not voluntary, but it was illuminating for a lot ...
  74. Water Cooler Finance: Buffett Speaks Up, AIG Deal Collapses

    This week the Buffett saga continues, your kids' drinking glasses aren't safe and oil keeps flowing.
  75. The Financial Markets: When Fear And Greed Take Over

    If these unpleasant emotions are allowed to influence your decision-making, they may cost you dearly.
  76. Stocks That Buffett Is Unloading

    Find out which stocks this reluctant seller has dumped most recently and why.
  77. Buffett Scandals: Then And Now

    Controversy is nothing new for one of the most celebrated investors in America.
  78. Water Cooler Finance: Buffett Buzz, Toxic CDOs And Facebook Privacy

    This week, the stories around Goldman Sachs and eurozone woes continued to unfold.
  79. The Evolution Of Goldman Sachs

    The fraud allegations against them have tarnished the reputation of the firm. But how exactly did they get to this point?
  80. Wall Street History: Railroads And Rockefeller

    This week in financial history marks the beginning of antitrust legislation and a huge leap for labor unions.
  81. Down The Rabbit Hole: Deciphering CDOs

    Warren Buffett claims that understanding these instruments would mean reading 750,000 pages of text. Read on to learn the ...
  82. Goldman Sachs: By The Numbers

    While Goldman's guilt or innocence is not yet clear, these key numbers help tell part of the story.
  83. Water Cooler Finance: Greece Is Burning And Buffett's Under Fire

    This past week saw the SEC continue its Goldman Sachs investigation and set its sights on Buffett, and there are signs that ...
  84. Wall Street History: Al Capone Vs. The IRS

    This week marks the end for one of the most notorious American gangsters, the birthday of Warren Buffett's mentor and much ...
  85. Water Cooler Finance: Buffett's Armed And Greece Keeps Falling

    This week, the Buffett-bank saga continues, and we hear more about Greece's economic woes.
  86. Top 5 All-Time Best Mutual Fund Managers

    The best managers produced long-term, market-beating returns and helped investors build big nest eggs. Find out who made ...
  87. 6 Investment Styles: Which Fits You?

    How you invest is just as important as what you buy. Find out which style is right for you, and how to follow it.
  88. Water Cooler Finance: Buffett's Bank Fraud And Financial Eruptions

    From fraud charges to volcanic eruptions, this week's news was anything but boring.
  89. The Greatest Stock Picker Of All Time?

    Get to know some of the best stock pickers, their strategies and how they got their starts.
  90. Is Your Investing Style Hot, Or Not?

    Don't let your portfolio construction fall out of fashion.
  91. 5 Billionaires Who Live Below Their Means

    Imagine having millions or billions of dollars, but living like you do right now.
  92. Investors Need A Good WACC

    Weighted average cost of capital may be hard to calculate, but it's a solid way to measure investment quality.
  93. Water Cooler Finance: Warren Buffett Buys A Lemonade Stand

    News of Warren Buffett's unsolicited takeover bid for Kayla Summers' lemonade stand, and other top financial news.
  94. Water Cooler Finance: Bailouts, Buffett-Rock And Prison Brawls

    This week was marked by extremes and touched by more than a little drama - and we're not just talking about Warren Buffett's ...
  95. Millionaires Who Gave It All Away

    These rich philanthropists turned their backs on luxury to find far richer experiences than their money could buy.
  96. Investing Books It Pays To Read

    We provide some classic and lesser-known titles to add to your collection.
  97. Warren Buffett: Oracle No More?

    Though he's an investing icon, critics are pointing to several past events that signal Buffett's reign may be ending.
  98. Rules That Warren Buffett Lives By

    You may think the recent financial meltdown changed things, but don't be fooled: those unfussy sayings from the Oracle of ...
  99. Investing Quotes You Can Bank On

    These catchy quips can really help your investing.
  100. Buffett's Biggest Mistakes

    This investment guru is still human, and his biggest investing blunders prove it. Find out where he went wrong, and what ...
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