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  1. Southwest's Strategy Is the Future of The US Airline Industry

    Learn why Southwest's current profitable business model should become the future of the airline industry.
  2. ETF Analysis: Health Care Select Sector SPDR

    Learn about the Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund including its performance, current holdings, recent performance and the ...
  3. When Is the Best Time for You to Buy a House?

    Making what is likely to be the single most expensive purchase of your lifetime shouldn’t be done on a whim.
  4. Are You Rich Enough to Retire in New Zealand?

    New Zealand is beautiful and welcoming to retirees – but only if they bring a healthy bank account. See how you measure up.
  5. What Can A Conference Call Tell About Trends?

    Messages in a company conference call can be easily misconstrued. But there is a way to cut through the talking points to ...
  6. Public Homebuilding Companies Poised For Gains

    The homebuilding sector is benefiting from the economic recovery and pent-up demand. The top public homebuilders have all ...
  7. Private Equity Management: Fees & Regulation

    Since Dodd-Frank was signed into law in 2010, private equity firms can no longer operate largely unregulated, but the industry ...
  8. Do Fast Food Franchises Mean Fast Returns?

    We look at what it takes to own a fast food franchise: the entry costs, profit potentials, challenges, and sustainability.
  9. The Battle Between Apple Watch & Luxury Watches

    With prices starting at $10,000, will the 18-karat gold Apple Watch Edition threaten luxury watch brands like Rolex and Cartier? ...
  10. Don't Underestimate Kroger's Retail Power

    The grocery chain Kroger has been growing stronger thanks to strategies such as holding down costs, acquisitions, and a focus ...
  11. What Makes Tesla's Business Model Different?

    Tesla did not invent the first electric car. What it did invent was the first successful business model for bringing compelling ...
  12. Successful Investors Don’t Just Set It & Forget It

    The most highly effective investors consistently take steps to adapt their investment plan in the face of changing markets ...
  13. Citadel And Bernanke, The Perfect Relationship?

    How does Bernanke's relationship with investment firms impact Wall Street and Main Street?
  14. Do Interest Rate Changes Affect Dividend Payers?

    Interest rate changes have an effect on prices of dividend-rich stocks in interest rate sensitive sectors like utilities, ...
  15. Which US Airlines Are Poised For Long-Term Gains?

    The US airline industry has undergone a dramatic transformation since the last bear market, with one or two carriers likely ...
  16. A Quick Guide On Behavioral Funds

    Investopedia explores the working of behavioral funds, their benefits and risks, and an analysis of their past returns.
  17. Surviving Your First Year As A Trader

    These tips will reduce the learning curve for first-year traders.
  18. Why These Are the Most Valuable Brands of 2015

    A company's brand can be worth billions of dollars. Here are the most valuable global brands in 2015.
  19. Use the Vortex Indicator Trading Strategy To Profit

    The vortex indicator is a relatively new technical indicator, introduced in 2010, that is gaining traction with traders and ...
  20. Building An Effective Watch List

    An effective watch list will uncover opportunities missed by other traders, fund managers and market timers.
  21. Exploring The Williams Alligator Indicator

    Bill William’s Alligator Indicator provides a useful visual tool for trend recognition and deciding when to enter or exit ...
  22. How Patent Trolls Hurt Competition

    Patent trolls are known to have a negative impact on the overall business ecosystem. Investopedia explores how.
  23. How Amtrak Works & Makes Money

    Amtrak transports 31.6 million passengers each year, but it hasn't run a profit in 45 years. Here's how the company was founded ...
  24. The Best Way to Insure Your Jewelry

    What you need to know to keep those baubles, bangles and beads safe.
  25. Are Tech Startups Overvalued?

    Tech companies with billion dollar valuations are mushrooming and the NASDAQ index passed 5,000. Is there an app to tell ...
  26. Companies That Went Bankrupt From Innovation Lag

    Companies that don't keep up with market-changing innovations run the risk of going bankrupt. We look at some examples.
  27. Will Higher Interest Rates Hurt Trading Activities?

    Do higher interest rates lead to less trading and lower interest rates lead to more trading? Investopedia debunks common ...
  28. GoPro & Extreme Sports' Hella Gnarly Relationship

    This totally gnarly article will examine the close-knit relationship between GoPro and extreme sports, and how this partnership ...
  29. Where Are Real Estate Stocks Heading?

    We summarize five economic reports that investors should monitor monthly to keep them informed of where real estate and its ...
  30. Top 3 Safest Peer-to-Peer Lending Websites

    Add safety and reputation to your checklist when you consider borrowing from an online lender.
  31. Swing Trading With Ichimoku Clouds

    Ichimoku Clouds offer complex market analysis in a single visual image that addresses price, trend and momentum.
  32. Why These Industries Are Prone To Corruption

    Corruption is like life in that it exists pretty much everywhere the conditions are favorable.
  33. How Military Spending Affects The Economy

    Military spending is a one area where there is no private solution to replace the public purse, but it does end up impacting ...
  34. Shareholders: Vote Your Proxy and Be Heard

    Voting shares, in person or via proxy ballot, is a right every shareholder should exercise. Here's why.
  35. ETF Analysis: Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners

    Obtain detailed information and analysis of the Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF, and learn about the opportunities ...
  36. An in Depth Look at How Inheritances Are Taxed

    The tax implications of an inheritance can be complex. Here's what beneficiaries need to know.
  37. Millennials' Money Habits: How to Help

    Millennials gleaned much of their financial savings habits from their parents. Here's where they could use some help.
  38. How Advisors Can Assist Clients with Inheritances

    Leaving an inheritance can be complicated and even a burden on the recipient. Here's how advisors can help.
  39. How Financial Advisors Can Woo Wealthy Clients

    To woo wealthy clients, offer the resources they need and design a strategic website and marketing plan to bring those desired ...
  40. Top Spots in L.A. to Woo Clients

    L.A.'s dining scene is full of celebrities, but these impress-your-client spots offer better a mix of exquisite fare and ...
  41. 4 Challenges Uber Will Face In The Next Years

    Uber is growing but also facing tough challenges both in America and abroad.
  42. ETF Analysis: iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treasury Bond

    Learn about the iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT). TLT is a very liquid ETF with low costs that allow investors to ...
  43. Is Uber The Future Of The Taxi Industry?

    More specifically, can the taxi industry survive the growth of Uber?
  44. Why Cash Will Never Be Obsolete

    As long as the banking system remains strong and so many Americans remain unbanked, the United States will not have a cashless ...
  45. How Undervalued Is The Yuan?

    Some argue that the large U.S. trade deficits over the past 15 years are primarily due to currency management by U.S. trading ...
  46. The 6 Biggest Fortune 500 Employers

    In 2015, five of the top six biggest Fortune 500 companies are retailers.
  47. Can Facebook Become the Next Google?

    Facebook and Google have had similar growth trajectories. So, will Facebook go Google's way or will it reach higher?
  48. Are Milliennals All About Responsible Investing?

    The hardest part about understanding money management styles is that generations don’t (or can’t) understand how other generations ...
  49. Selling Your Gold for Cash? Read This First

    Not all offers are equal. Here's how to discover what price your item can command.
  50. Should You Borrow From a P2P Site?

    It's a hot trend, but is it safe? Here's how to tell.
  51. Six Agencies to Find a Caregiver for Your Child

    Hiring a caregiver for your kids can be tough. Here's a cheat sheet on how and where to find your personal Mary Poppins. ...
  52. Retire in Puerto Rico with $200,000 in Savings

    The climate, beaches and cost of living are a draw, but its economic challenges need to be factored into your decision.
  53. ETF Analysis: Vanguard Large-Cap

    Discover what the Vanguard Large-Cap ETF has to offer investors in terms of investment management, historical performance, ...
  54. Nike and the NBA, a Perfect Duo?

    What does Nike's recent eight-year contract partnership with the NBA entail for its largest competitor Under Armor?
  55. Looking for Alternatives to Invest in Real Estate?

    There are several ways to invest in “real estate” via the stock market, buying stocks and hold them for years. We give you ...
  56. Is Amazon Killing the Best Buy Business Model?

    Best Buy's business model has been shaken up by Amazon. Its plan to adapt is working but needs to go further to avoid the ...
  57. Apple Watch: Upcoming Success or Clear Failure?

    Demand for the Apple Watch was strong when it was first released but has since fallen off. Will demand pick up again or is ...
  58. What Private Investors Can Learn from 'The Profit'

    By watching "The Profit" investors can pick up a simple yet solid framework for investing in privately-held businesses.
  59. Subaru: Japanese Cars for American Lifestyles

    Subaru has built its cars differently from traditional cars, and once someone is drawn in by the company’s catchy advertising ...
  60. Will the Selloff in China Hurt the Global Economy?

    Though China is the world’s second largest economy, its volatility in the stock market is unlikely to have an impact on the ...
  61. 8 Reasons to Roll Over Your 401(k) to an IRA

    Switching jobs? Moving your retirement savings into an IRA has advantages that may allow you to build a larger nest egg.
  62. Who Are Millennials and Why Do They Matter?

    With more than 80 million members, the Millennial generation represents a key consumer segment. Ignore them at your peril. ...
  63. Protect Yourself Against Reverse Mortgage Scams

    You could lose not only money, but also your home, if you fall for these schemes.
  64. Find a Reverse Mortgage Lender You Can Trust

    Reverse mortgages are a notorious lending market. Follow these steps and the chances are good you’ll find a trustworthy, ...
  65. Five Portfolio Moves For The Second Half

    After a relatively calm few months, market volatility is back. If you are an investor, we help you prepare your portfolio ...
  66. Do Big Inheritances Do More Harm Than Good?

    Most wealthy parents plan to pass on their wealth, but few have had discussions with their heirs. Financial advisors should ...
  67. Top Tips for Helping Clients Sustain Wealth

    High-net-worth individuals face a number of potential challenges when passing wealth down, but it is possible to build generational ...
  68. The Delhaize/Ahold Merger: A Buy for Investors?

    The mid-2016 merger of Delhaize Group and Ahold NV will create a supermarket giant, but what will it mean from an investing ...
  69. Missing Seadrill's Dividend? Consider These Alternatives

    Examine a number of alternative investments to Seadrill among the other prominent companies engaged in the offshore drilling ...
  70. Is a Slumping Kinder Morgan a Good Buy?

    Learn how Kinder Morgan revenues are under pressure from lower commodity prices and how the growth of future dividend payments ...
  71. 10 Things Your Real Estate Broker Won't Tell You

    Whether you're selling a home or buying one, go in with eyes wide open when you're working with a broker.
  72. The Risks of Chasing High Dividend Stocks

    Dividend stocks offer enticing yields, but a lot can go wrong on the way to collecting that dividend payout.
  73. General Electric Returns Vs The Dow Industrials

    General Electric (GE) has outperformed the Dow Industrial Average since the 2008 crash and could achieve even greater returns ...
  74. End Yo-Yo Trading By Cultivating Discipline

    Lack of professional and personal discipline can impact self worth and market performance. Examine lifestyle choices like ...
  75. Find the Private Island of Your Dreams

    The perks, the problems and the pleasures of owning your own little piece of paradise.
  76. Putting The Greece Deal In Context

    After a number of surprising twists, the recent Greek drama finally took an expected turn with news that Greece and its creditors ...
  77. Can I Afford To Buy A Private Island?

    It may not be as pricey as you think, but don't forget to pay attention to the rights you're buying and, perhaps, factor ...
  78. Lockheed Martin Is Tight With The US Government

    The relationship between Lockheed Martin and the U.S. government is long-standing and the company's biggest revenue source, ...
  79. The Best Buy-and-Hold Stocks for Your Retirement Portfolio

    These stocks offer stability while exhibiting strong indicators of future growth.
  80. Choose Abundance and Manage Your Trades Like A Pro

    Professional traders build skills to last a lifetime, not just through the next rally or selloff. Cultivate the psychology ...
  81. What Drives The Price Of Chocolate?

    The price of chocolate is driven by many factors, and chocolate lovers need to understand what can impact our ability to ...
  82. How Advisors Can Help Couples Agree on Finances

    Financial advisors often end up being mediators when it comes to working with couples. Here are some ways to get them on ...
  83. 5 Overlooked Tax Deductions for Small Businesses

    It's easy for small business owners to miss a few tax write-offs. Here's where to find them.
  84. How Millennials and Baby Boomers Invest Alike

    When it comes to investing Millennials and Boomers are more alike than you may think. Here's how.
  85. America's Beloved Restaurants: Should You Invest?

    Should you invest in the country's most favorite restaurant brands?
  86. How to Help Clients Plan for a Special Needs Child

    A special needs child demands extra diligence in planning. Here's a guide to best practices.
  87. Is PayPal Worth More Than eBay?

    Examine the online payment processor, PayPal, and discover its projected value increase as a standalone company, separate ...
  88. Understanding Regulations on Qualified Longevity Annuity Contracts

    QLACs provide retirees a way to guarantee a lifetime income – as long as the regulations set out by the IRS are followed. ...
  89. Top 10 Jobs That Allow You to Work From Home

    Here are some top careers where you'll find work-at-home job opportunities.
  90. 7 Finance Books Every Teenager Should Read

    Most personal finance books are geared to adults, but here are a few that teens may actually want to read.
  91. Will Abercrombie & Fitch Ever Make a Comeback?

    A comeback seems possible for Abercrombie & Fitch, but can it afford the costs required to put it back on top?
  92. Do You Qualify for a Reverse Mortgage?

    See whether you meet the age qualifications and other requirements for getting a reverse mortgage.
  93. A P2P Mortgage: Is This Loan Right For You?

    Read all about the the pros and cons of this trend in of peer-to-peer lending.
  94. Reverse Mortgages and Your Taxes

    It pays to know the tax benefits from getting a reverse mortgage. Two major considerations: Are the proceeds taxable and ...
  95. Low-Cost Ideas For Urban Gardening

    Because urban gardening is a growing trend to create lots of greenery in your home, we give you these low-cost ideas without ...
  96. 7 "Apprentice" Hosts From Around the World

    There are as many as 26 countries with their own local version of "The Apprentice," and each version is hosted by a native, ...
  97. Who Are Patent Trolls & How Do They Work?

    Patent trolls are in the business of patent litigation, enforcing their patent rights against alleged infringers through ...
  98. The Best ETFs for Today's Volatile Market

    Volatility is back with a vengeance. Here's how to smooth the path for your portfolio.
  99. Is Now the Time for Chinese Stocks?

    The recent panic in Chinese stocks could be seen as a buying opportunity for longer-term investors. Here are some ETFs to ...
  100. Is It the Perfect Time to Buy Seadrill?

    Seadrill's low price is enticing to many investors, but does the company have what it takes to regain its former value?
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