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  1. 3 ETF Signals You May Use For Confirmation

    Is the economic landscape healing? Far from it. Does that signal good things for the U.S. market? No… but the Fed is likely ...
  2. Are All ETF Correlations Barreling Towards 1.0?

    Since the S&P 500 hit 2011 on September 18, it has forfeited 4.1%. Though that may not represent a significant decline, it ...
  3. The Education of Warren Buffett

    How did Warren Buffett get to be the richest investor in America? A little luck, a lot of pluck and a head for numbers.
  4. Why Did ETFs Become So Popular?

    How long should a buy-n-hold investor “hold?” If you held the Dow Jones Industrials Average from 1916 - 1981, would you have ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. The Biggest Mergers & Acquisitions In The U.S.

    M&A is a daily part of the American business world. They're based on the principle that "One plus one equals three," i.e. ...
  7. TIPS Are Unloved And Under-Owned

    Do you use protection? Because based on the recent, wild action in the markets, it seems as though many people have been ...
  8. India Is Eclipsing China's Economy As Brightest BRIC Star

    It seems fitting that on the occasion of Diwali – the Hindu “festival of lights” – India should emerge as the brightest star ...
  9. How To Profit From Mergers And Acquisitions Through Arbitrage

    Making a windfall from a stock that attracts a takeover bid is an alluring proposition. But be warned – benefiting from m&a ...
  10. How Bitcoin Casinos Work

    For those who don't just don't find bitcoin speculative enough, there are bitcoin casinos.
  11. Retirement Investment Strategies by Age

    Saving and investing for retirement ideally should begin the moment you start working — if not before — and continue well ...
  12. How To Invest In The Nikkei 225

    The Nikkei index is synonymous with Japan's economy, the third-largest in the world. Here's the easiest way to take a stake.
  13. Pick the Right Brokerage Account for Options Trading

    Follow these steps to pick the right options brokerage account depending on your trading needs and style of trading.
  14. What the 10-Year Treasury’s Dip Means for Bonds

    It was hard to miss the headlines earlier this week about the 10-year Treasury yield dipping below 2% Wednesday, hitting ...
  15. The Six Things Investors Should Do Now

    FOX Business Network’s Elizabeth MacDonald weighs on The Six Things Investors Should Do Now. Stocks are swinging up and down, ...
  16. An Investing Secret For When The Market Drops

    I wrote a piece called “Why Cash is Not a Strategy.” I was sitting on more cash than I knew was good for me: I’ve started ...
  17. Will ETFs Eventually Replace Mutual Funds?

    Will mutual funds be replaced by ETFs? Possibly, but it's not too likely and probably not anytime soon.
  18. Lognormal and Normal Distribution

    When and why do you use lognormal distribution or normal distribution for analyzing securities? Lognormal for stocks, normal ...
  19. Jobs Data Great For ETFs, Grisly For The Economy

    “Holy Moly!” exclaim the financial media. They marvel at a headline unemployment number of 5.9%. “This economy is much better ...
  20. A Look Into The Secrets Of Venture Capitalism

    Venture capitalists own an equity stake in the start-up and have a say in the functioning of the company. Investments are ...
  21. The Beginning Of A Bear Market?

    Monday, Friday and Thursday marked the worst three-day streak for U.S. stocks since 2011.
  22. What You Need To Know About Preferred Stock

    Curious about preferred shares? Here's what you should know about these bond-like instruments.
  23. Investor, Know Thyself: Choose A Stock Category Based On Your Risk Tolerance

    Choosing the right investment isn't just about choosing the right investment. It also requires that you intimiately understand ...
  24. Bitcoin Is Taking A Nosedive

    Many believe Bitcoin has positively changed the landscape of the global markets. But investors holding this currency could ...
  25. Three Things You Need to Know About ETFs

    Here’s a true conversation I had with my dental hygienist, meandering through our usual banter about life, money and investing. ...
  26. Iraqi Dinar: Can Comparables Guide Investment?

    Is the Iraqi dinar a good investment? Compared to the Kuwaiti dinar, the Vietnamese dong, and the Egyptian pound, it doesn't ...
  27. Day Trading Strategy Steps

    Five trading strategy steps for building your own day trading strategies, managing risk, finding entry and exit points and ...
  28. It Is Not Too Late To Hedge Against Stock ETF Risk

    Since October of 2011, the US. stock market has not only been resilient, it has repelled more water than Gore-Tex.
  29. Another Sound Lesson In Risk Management

    I received an email from a friend that is a successful entrepreneur. He copied me on a note regarding a company to check ...
  30. Finding And Investing In FHA Condos

    Interested in a buying an FHA-approved condo? Read this first.
  31. 5 Smart Money Strategies From Around The World

    Around the globe, the way money is thought about, handled, saved and spent varies greatly from what might be the norm in ...
  32. Why, How, Where and When Entrepreneurs Make Money

    Why, how, where and when do entrepreneurs make money? Eleven stages or "terms" that entrepreneurs and their ventures go through ...
  33. Portfolio Moves To Make Before The End Of 2014

    With three months left to go, it makes sense to review your portfolio to make sure you’re prepared for what’s likely in store ...
  34. Warren Buffett's Probability Analysis Is His Key To Success

    Warren Buffett didn't get rich through luck. His shrewd acumen when picking investments is based on thorough research and ...
  35. The Importance Of U.S. Treasury Rates

    U.S. Treasury bond interest rates affect more than just bondholders! It impacts the day to day lives of all consumers.
  36. The Top Technical Indicators For Options Trading

    Options traders have to pay attention to more indicators than your average stock trader does, including volatility, direction, ...
  37. Understanding The Bond Behemoth That Is Pimco

    Pimco has been in the news lately. What does the giant investment manager firm do and who does it serve?
  38. 7 Steps To Evaluate A Financial Adviser

    Looking to hire a financial advisor but unsure what you want or need? Follow these seven steps.
  39. Stop Smoking If You Want To Sell Your House

    Homebuyers, whether first-time or repeat buyers, shop with their senses. The No. 1 turnoff for prospective homebuyers is ...
  40. 5 Pieces Of Unconventional Wisdom For Investors

    There is a problem with following conventional wisdom as an investor. Thinking outside of the mainstream is the best way ...
  41. 10 Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs

    Being a successful entrepreneurs requires more than just an idea or a lot of money. Here are ten things that set successful ...
  42. Choosing The Right ETF Index To Reach Your Goals

    The key to choosing ETFs for your portfolio is understanding how they pick stocks and making sure their investment philosophy ...
  43. The Big Credit Card Companies Have Room to Grow

    With so many credit cards in daily use, credit card issuers have grown with their businesses.
  44. Technology Dividends Offer Income Opportunity

    The world of dividend investing has traditionally been dominated by companies in the utility, financial, and consumer goods ...
  45. Bond ETFs: Selling The Rumor, Buying The News

    The appetite for stock risk is softening, yet few people are talking about it.
  46. A CD Is The Best Tool To Teach Your Kid To Save

    After suffering through a major recession, many people developed a near obsession with making sure they have savings set ...
  47. Making A Move With Bond ETFs

    I talk a lot about how you can use ETFs to build bond portfolios in the current market environment, and my colleague recently ...
  48. How Does Goodwill Affect Financial Statements?

    Goodwill is a bit of a paradox--intangible, yet it is recorded as an asset on the purchasing company's balance sheet.
  49. Charging Bull-The Brass Icon of Wall Street

    The brass "Charging Bull" near Wall Street, the finance world's most famous sculpture, started out as a bizarre stealth gift--initially, ...
  50. Why Wall Street Is A Key Player In The World's Economy

    Wall Street is just one little street in lower Manhattan, but both empirically and symbolically, it continues to make the ...
  51. 5 Famous MLB Players Who Went Broke

    Major League Baseball is one of the biggest and most lucrative industries out there.
  52. What is Happening To Atlantic City's Gambling Industry?

    It is quite ironic that Atlantic City, once a bustling seaside resort, home to Miss America Pageant and the inspiration for ...
  53. Fund Firm Jolts: Pimco's Isn't The First Or Worst

    When you business is built on prudence and trust, a lot can go wrong to cost you tons of clients and assets. Here are a few ...
  54. Alternatives To Pimco's Total Return Fund

    News of Bill Gross’ resignation has roiled the fixed income market. Given the sizable outflows from the Total Return fund, ...
  55. The Vital Importance of Choosing The Right Day Trading Software

    Software has made day trading quick and automatic--all the more reason to be as painstaking as possible when choosing the ...
  56. Using Normal Distribution Formula To Optimize Your Portfolio

    Normal or bell curve distribution can be used in portfolio theory to help portfolio managers maximize return and minimize ...
  57. Rent-To-Own Homes: How The Process Works

    Here's what to watch for when negotiating a contract for a rent-to-own home – and who is a good candidate for this option.
  58. Swing Trading Indicators: For Those Too Impatient For Buy And Hold

    For investors who are too impatient for the buy and hold strategy, swing trading may be your thing--but seriously, be careful.
  59. Buffett: High Interest Rates Make Stocks Worthless

    When it comes to deciding where to invest, the stock market is a no-brainer for Warren Buffett.
  60. Is The S&P 500 Safer Than A Diversified Portfolio?

    Both the media and a wide array of financial advisers preach owning a diversified portfolio.
  61. How To Choose An Affordable Financial Planner

    Choosing a financial planner is a decision that shouldn't be taken lightly. In fact, this decision is just as important as ...
  62. Interested In Investing In Africa? Here's How

    In 2000, Africa was labeled “The Hopeless Continent” by The Economist. In 2011, its cover read “Africa Rising.” What has ...
  63. What To Expect From Pimco After Bill Gross

    What should investors and financial advisors make of Pimco and its Total Return fund following the departure of Bill Gross?
  64. Who Should Buy 'Rent To Own'

    The monthly payments sound small, but they add up. Here's how "rent to own" works and who might benefit from it. Or not.
  65. Pimco Investor? Consider This Before Bailing

    If you own a Pimco bond fund, consider this advice before you drop the firm over the departure of Bill Gross.
  66. Finding Rent-To-Own Homes

    Rent to own can be a route to owning your own home. But searching can be costly and complicated, and leases may have pitfalls. ...
  67. The World Bank's All-Important World Development Indicators (WDI)

    The World Development Indicators are the world's economic scorecards: they evaluate where nearly every country stands and ...
  68. Goodwill vs Other Intangible Assets: What's the Difference?

    "Intangible" assets don't possess physical substance. Yet they are quanitfiable, and of great importance to any business. ...
  69. Is It Smarter To Save Money Or Earn More Income?

    When it comes to money, what's your financial focus? My poor dad spent much of his energy working for others and saving as ...
  70. Health Care REITs: A Dose Of Durable Dividends

    Healthcare REITs, like other REITs, are good dividend investments. Unlike other REITs, they are more recession proof and ...
  71. Commercial Real Estate Loans

    Obtaining a commercial real estate loan is quite different from borrowing for residential real estate. Here's what to expect ...
  72. What Bill Gross, Steve Jobs and Steve Wynn Share

    Few people build a multi-billion dollar business and leave it. But these did just that.
  73. What The Daily 1% Price Mean For ETF Investors

    In the first half of the U.S. stock market bull 10%-19% corrections occurred annually. That has not been the case in the ...
  74. Raise Your Kid To Be The Next Warren Buffett

    If you’re looking for a positive role model for your kid, Warren Buffett should be high on your list.
  75. A Good time to Check Your Bond Portfolio

    Bond market and currency volatility have been on the rise lately, leaving many investors wondering what they should do in ...
  76. The Irreplaceable Brand Of Donald Trump

    Donald Trump has said that in order to succeed in real estate it's vital to enhance your location. His golf course investments ...
  77. Loving Bonds: Fixed Income Investing Themes 2014

    With the New Year now underway, it’s a good time to take a deeper dive into fixed income markets to consider where (and how) ...
  78. Global Value From ETFs In The Land Down Under

    International ETFs have been under fire this summer as shifting currency woes and economic forecasts continue to indicate ...
  79. Infographic: The Unconstrained Approach

    The unconstrained approach: a global style of investing that looks at opportunities across a broad set of asset classes and ...
  80. Investors Still Fear Stock: Good News For Markets?

    Despite this week’s losses, stocks are still having a good year – in fact, they’ve been having a good five years.
  81. Rental Property: Getting Rich Means Taking It Slowly

    I have two second cousins who serve in the military. We don't always talk much, though. The age gap can be a roadblock and ...
  82. Penny Stocks, Options and Trading on Margin

    You may not be able to trade penny-stock options, but small-caps and micro-caps could be close enough. Here's a primer on ...
  83. Analyzing Warren Buffett's 2013 Famous Shareholder Letter

    Reading the chairman of Berkshire Hathaway's letters has been one of the best sources of investment education for value investors ...
  84. Emerging Market Bond ETFs: Look Under The Hood

    Interested in diversifying your portfolio with some emerging market debt? Have a look at these key ETFs.
  85. Should You Spend Your Money Or Your Time?

    We've all heard that time is money. It can mean various things to various people. Over time, if you save and invest, you ...
  86. Three Reasons To Consider EM Asia

    While the economic and monetary environment remains supportive of equity markets, not all stocks have been benefiting lately.
  87. 10 Mistakes To Avoid When Trying To Save Money

    Addressing the issue of saving money is the most fundamental, yet neglected aspect of personal finance in the U.S. today.
  88. 3 (More) Mistakes To Avoid With Your ETF Portfolio

    I previously wrote an article about the 5 mistakes to avoid with your ETF portfolio, ranging from not falling in love with ...
  89. Preparing Your ETF Portfolio For Increased Volatility

    HSBC’s PMI for the Chinese economy rose to 50.5 from a final reading of 50.2 in August. The manufacturing sector is expanding, ...
  90. Playing Penny Stock-Like ETFs

    While there are no penny stock ETFs or mutual funds, a shrewd investor can pick from a number of small-cap and micro-cap ...
  91. How Low-Volatility ETFs Can Enhance Your Success

    Is your equity portfolio suffering from seasickness? Check out these low-volatility ETFs known for their stability.
  92. Human Capital, An Important Asset For Portfolio Diversification

    An investor’s total wealth consists of two parts – financial capital and human capital. The latter should not be overlooked ...
  93. Your Investments Should Be Bigger Than A Benchmark

    Chances are, you don’t invest for the sheer satisfaction of outperforming a market average. You’ve got bigger fish to fry, ...
  94. The Better Inflation Hedge: Gold or Treasuries?

    Owning gold may not be the best option for hedging against inflation. What else, then? Try treasuries or gold ETFs.
  95. Study These Penny Stock Trading Trends

    Any active trader watches trends patterns to devise a strategy. Penny stock traders should do the same; it could help them ...
  96. Investing In Luxury Real Estate

    You might not have the money for a luxury home of your dreams, but that doesnt mean there aren't still plenty of ways to ...
  97. What Drives Summer Blockbuster Movie Profits?

    Moviegoers spent about $1 billion each of the months of May, June, July and August 2014. What is it that makes a summer blockbuster ...
  98. Reduce Your Allocation To Small Cap U.S Stock ETFs

    The Wall Street media may celebrate the 35% intra-day jump in Alibaba shares. They may tout the record highs in the Dow and ...
  99. Investment Options For Bitcoin High-Rollers

    Got big money to bet on bitcoins? Here are some options looking to make a splash in 2014.
  100. Alibaba's Goal: Supplant eBay, Amazon and Paypal

    Within hours of its IPO, Alibaba's market cap surpassed Walmart's. So why is it that so many people still don't know what ...
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