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  1. What Lies Ahead for Apple's P/E ratio

    Recently, Apple's P/E multiple has come down to levels equal to the S&P 500. What does the future hold for the tech giant's ...
  2. 5 Secrets You Didn't Know About Traditional IRAs

    A traditional IRA gives you a current-year tax benefit and future years of tax savings – minus the income restrictions that ...
  3. Scalping As A Novice Trader

    Scalping, a subset of day trading used by experienced traders, involves quick moves and decision making. We offer the basics ...
  4. The 10 Riskiest Investments

    Investors seeking high returns must also be prepared for high risk. Here are ten of the riskiest investments available.
  5. Top US Housing Market Indicators

    A quick overview of the top economic indicators to track the housing market in the US.
  6. Feed Your Appetite For Chipotle Stock with Options

    Chipotle's stock may be out of the average person's price range, but options in-the-money call options offer a way to invest ...
  7. Trade Covered Calls On High Dividend Paying Stocks

    We explain the risks, rewards, timing, and profit and loss considerations for covered calls with dividend stocks.
  8. Will North Korea Collapse Under Kim Jong-un?

    Will the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, be able to to keep North Korea afloat? The next few years are crucial to his regime. ...
  9. How To Apply Technical Indicators To Mutual Funds

    Mutual funds do not readily lend themselves to technical analysis, but investors can use common indicators to evaluate mutual ...
  10. Was Buffet Right about Derivatives as WMDs?

    Why Warren Buffet described derivatives as weapons of mass destruction, and when can they be helpful or harmful?
  11. Forecast Of Oil Production by Country in 2015

    Supply is still ahead of demand and looks to stay ahead for most of 2015. Until production noticeably weakens, that situation ...
  12. What’s Driving U.S. Stocks? Irony.

    A seesaw week for U.S. stocks ended on the upside last week, though the rally was more a function of slow growth rather than ...
  13. How To Choose The Right ETF?

    Choosing the right ETF really isn’t that complicated. If you stay focused on a few key areas, you may find the experience ...
  14. What Is The Labor Market Conundrum?

    We are facing a conundrum with investment implications: Why are wages still stagnant, when jobs are being created at the ...
  15. Why Your Credit Report Errors Will Now Be Easier To Fix

    Equifax, Experian and TransUnion have reached an agreement to make changes to how they handle credit report errors and unpaid ...
  16. What To Do If You Lost Your W-2

    There's no need to panic if you don't have your Form W-2 to file taxes, there are easy ways to gain access to the missing ...
  17. 4 Tips To Cut Your Monthly Bank Fees

    We asked banking professions to share their biggest tips for tackling bank fees, and hopefully save more even before spring ...
  18. Meet The Advisors To The Richest People In The U.S

    Celebirty financial advisors to the rich can offer important money lessons anyone can learn — as well as a whole host of ...
  19. Flights To The U.S.: Which Airports Are Cheapest?

    Which airports offer the biggest bargains on trips to the States? The short answer: There's no one cheapest airport. It depends ...
  20. How To Use Your IRA As A Last-Minute Tax Deduction

    While some people are stressing over their taxes, there is a big advantage to delaying the process: You can maximize your ...
  21. Studying In The United States: New York City

    Advice for international students on how to budget if you want to go to college in New York City.
  22. Advisors: Have Clients Try on Retirement for Size

    Retirement planning in today’s world involves a lot more than just money.
  23. Advisors: Avoid These Acquisition Missteps

    When acquiring a new financial advisory practice, make sure that your game plan avoids these acquisition missteps.
  24. Getting A Mortgage After Bankruptcy Or Foreclosure

    Millions of Americans had homes foreclosed and millions more went into bankruptcy. Here are the necessary qualifying steps ...
  25. A Trader's Look at the S&P 500

    Moving averages are sending an important signal, and it's probably not what you think.
  26. How Boeing is More Than Just a Coach-Class Seat

    The number of market leaders that indisputably dominated their industry in 1916 and still do today is almost nonexistent ...
  27. Why Do Credit Cards Expire?

    Credit cards expire for more reasons than you could imagine – including, so you don't forget you have the card.
  28. Best IRA Accounts For Beginners

    Opening your first IRA should be just an early step in your ongoing financial education, for the more help you need, the ...
  29. How (And Why) To Open an IRA Now

    Take these simple steps to set up an Individual Retirement Account that will save you tax money and set you up for the future.
  30. Foreigner Starting A Business In The U.S.?

    Keep these four startup steps in mind before you do.
  31. Will Itemized Deductions Get You A Bigger Refund?

    April and taxes are due soon. If you need to file your return, you might have to decide if itemizing your deductions this ...
  32. Top U.S. Cities For The College Class of '15

    Look for a city with a low unemployment rate, a high number of job opportunities, a sizable job market and good starting ...
  33. Resume Tips For Internships

    Here's how to put together a strong resume for an internship that can open the way to your field of dreams.
  34. Cloud Investments: Profitable If Chosen Carefully

    By owning stock in cloud-based service companies, you can follow the latest trends and make money from the explosive growth ...
  35. What Tech Companies Seeking Funding Must Overcome

    Tech companies face a unique set of challenges, including a need for timely responses to changes in technology and difficulty ...
  36. How To Trade Foreign Stocks

    We weigh the major ways to trade foreign stocks for investors.
  37. Why Is Arbitrage Trading Legal?

    Not only is arbitrage legal in the US and most developed countries, it can be beneficial to the overall health of a market.
  38. Tips for Spreading the Wealth to Relatives

    There are many ways that your clients can move money or other assets to relatives in order to reduce their tax bills. Here's ...
  39. Want to Go Long Natural Gas? Eye the UGAZ ETN

    Is UGAZ the best way to play natural gas? Maybe not.
  40. Can Long Term Care Insurance be Affordable?

    The cost of managed care and insurance covering it will only become more expensive. Here's how to help your clients formulate ...
  41. Tips for Gen X Savers at Age 50

    This is the time to stop and take a careful assessment of where Gen X savers are and see what changes they need to make to ...
  42. Vietnam -- New Asian Hot Spot For Tech Investment

    Vietnam now has a rapidly expanding tech sector that's attracting investors from around the globe due to low business costs ...
  43. How Microeconomics Affects Everyday Life

    Microeconomics is the study of how individuals and businesses make decisions to maximize satisfaction. Microeconomic principles ...
  44. How Bitcoin Can Change The World

    Bitcoin has the potential to not only create savings for consumer, but also to transform global transactions.
  45. Can Bitcoin Be Hacked?

    Can bitcoin itself be hacked?
  46. How ETF Arbitrage Works

    ETF arbitrage brings the market price of ETFs back in line with net asset values when divergence happens. But how does ETF ...
  47. Meet The Company Behind Your FICO Score

    There are other credit scores that evaluate lending risk, but FICO is still the choice of most U.S. lenders.
  48. Tips for Handling Client Inheritance

    When clients leave or receive an inheritance, be prepared to deal with much more than mere paperwork or financial transactions.
  49. Want Emerging Market REIT Exposure? Eye These ETFs

    It's possible (and easy) to invest in emerging market real estate from the United States — just look at these REIT ETFs. ...
  50. How Youtube Ad Revenue Works

    Many people make money off of their YouTube videos through ad revenue, but just exactly how does Youtube Ad Revenue work? ...
  51. How MasterCard Likely Earned a Spot in Your Wallet

    An in depth look at MasterCard and its future prospects as an investment.
  52. Who Wins With RoboAdvisors? Everyone?

    Technology has played a vital role in shaping the financial planning industry and it appears that the next phase of automated ...
  53. How Advisors Can Help Clients with Dementia

    Advisors may be called on to monitor and react to changes in their clients' mental acuity. Here's what to consider.
  54. The 3 Most Dangerous Terrorist Organizations

    A brief look at the Islamic State, Al Qaeda and Boko Haram. What are they? What do they want? Where did they come from?
  55. Which Assets Can You Hold In Your IRA?

    You're not allowed to hold every kind of asset in an IRA. What can you include – and which ones are banned?
  56. Best (And Worst) Places To Change Money In Vegas

    Skip the booths at the airport and find an ATM when you want to exchange currency. Or try to use your credit card. Another ...
  57. Should the YYY ETF Be on Your Radar?

    Why you should, or shouldn't, invest in YYY.
  58. 12 Experts Explain The Secret To Buffett’s Success

    We interviewed some of America’s biggest money experts, and threw them a gauntlet: Tell us the secret to Warren Buffett’s ...
  59. Save $30,000 For A Home Down Payment In 5 Months

    Before tackling mortgage rates, home maintenance costs and utilities, every home buyer must first gather the funds for a ...
  60. Buffett’s Most Misunderstood Investment Advice

    Warren Buffett is undeniably the most successful investor in history. He's constantly ask for advice, and he is never short ...
  61. How To Answer Option Questions On The Series 7 Exam

    Learn how to answer option questions on the Series 7 exam. Pass your Series 7 exam with the help of these tips.
  62. Advice on Dealing with Unequal Inheritances

    When it comes to inheritances, the concept of equal versus equitable can be hard to navigate, even when all parties are reasonable. ...
  63. The Tangled Web of Interest Rates, Mortgage Rates, And The Economy

    The article looks into the interwoven relationship between the economy, interest rates, and mortgage rates.
  64. 6 Ways To Build Credit Without A Credit Card

    It's definitely possible – if a bit more complicated – to build a credit history without traditional credit cards. Just follow ...
  65. The Top Five Stocks For Novice Swing Traders

    New to Swing Trading? Here are the top five stocks recommended for swing trading.
  66. Why North Korea Hates The U.S.

    Here are the key reasons why North Korea hates the US and why their relations are so sour.
  67. Will Kraft-Heinz Be a Winner?

    Kraft and Heinz are now one. This should present a profitable long-term investment opportunity, but isn't likely to be smooth ...
  68. Crowdfunding: Wide Opening For Tech Investors

    Crowdfunding has dramatically changed investing and opened the door for the public to get in on all types of exciting startups, ...
  69. The First Thing You Should Do With Your Tax Refund

    Nobody likes to pay taxes, but everyone loves to get a tax refund. When the check arrives in the mail, it's hard to resist ...
  70. Oil Investments Boost Egypt's Recovery Prospects

    Major foreign oil companies have provided a big boost to the Egyptian economy by agreeing to invest around US$17 billion ...
  71. Why The Russian Economy Rises and Falls With Oil

    The Russian economy depends on profitable oil production to pay for the cost of government, prop up the ruble, and provide ...
  72. WhatsApp: The Best Facebook Purchase Ever?

    WhatsApp is Facebook's largest acquisition to date. What makes it worth the major price tag?
  73. China's Silicon Valley: Zhongguancun

    Just like in the US, several of China's leading tech companies are headquartered in one spot. China's Silicon Valley is Zhongguancun, ...
  74. Master's Degrees: The US vs. The UK

    When deciding whether to pursue a master's degree in the US or UK, consider degree structure, cost, and quality of education.
  75. Taboola: How "Content You May Like" Makes Money

    Taboola's tagline, “content you may like,” conveys a lot about its business philosophy.
  76. Studying in the United States: Boston

    With more colleges than most cities, Boston is a mecca for students from around the world. Here's what to budget to study ...
  77. Four Key Pharmaceuticals ETFs To Consider

    ETF funds are now very liquid investments and are suitable to investors who seek to match the price performance of the indexes ...
  78. 5 Small Business Ideas With Big Potential

    Here are five businesses almost anyone can start their own and grow as they gain experience.
  79. The Saudi Stock Exchange

    This article argues that investment in the Saudi Stock Exchange's petroleum sector is a good move for long-term investors.
  80. How Oil Prices Impact the U.S. Economy

    Now that the United States has increased oil production through shale oil and fracking, low oil prices can harm the U.S. ...
  81. Take Advantage of Cheap Oil, Invest in these ETFs

    With crude oil prices at record lows, investors should consider oil ETFs over oil company stocks as ETFs more closely mirror ...
  82. The Risks And Rewards Of Pharma Stocks

    While pharmaceutical stocks have certain risks, big pharma companies have stable cash flows and pricing power, offering opportunities ...
  83. Examples Of Exchange-Traded Derivatives

    We look at some of the most common exchange-traded derivatives.
  84. Advantages Of Trading Futures Over Stocks

    We look at the top eight advantages of trading futures over stocks.
  85. What's Next For Alibaba?

    Alibaba excited Wall Street its September IPO on the New York Stock Exchange. Seven months later, the e-commerce giant is ...
  86. Do Oil and Natural Gas Prices Rise And Fall Together?

    Do the prices of crude oil and natural gas affect each other? Investopedia explores price patterns and provides analysis.
  87. Trading Volatility? Don’t Trade Stocks, Trade Options

    During times of volatility, traders can benefit greatly from trading options rather than stocks. We explain why.
  88. Emerging Startup Cities Of 2015

    While Silicon Valley and New York have been the birthplace of several well-known startups, other U.S. cities are making names ...
  89. How to Diversify with Muni Bond ETFs

    Thinking of diversifying with bonds? Consider these muni bond ETFs.
  90. Capitalize On Collars To Enhance Your Trades

    Trade collaring measures current technicals and makes swift adjustments to account for environmental changes.
  91. Homeowners Insurance Losers: States That Pay Most

    Which states charge you the most for homeowner's insurance? Hint: They're regularly featured on the Weather Channel.
  92. Look At The Whole Picture To Manage Whipsaws

    Look at past action to organize a whipsaw’s volatile characteristics, identifying harmonic levels that may offer low risk ...
  93. Should Junk Bond ETFs Be a Part of Your Portfolio?

    Should junk bonds be a part of your portfolio? Here's what you need to know.
  94. Why These Could Be 2015's 10 Best Biotech Stocks

    A quick look at a 10 biotech companies that are poised to deliver for shareholders in 2015.
  95. Why These Could Be 2015's 10 Best REITs

    If you want to get on the REIT money train, then you better hurry up. However, the REITs covered here have potential beyond ...
  96. GLD vs. IAU: Which Gold ETF is Better?

    Looking to play gold with ETFs? A look at SPDR Gold Trust Shares (GLD) versus iShs Gold Trust Trust Units (IAU).
  97. Why Robo-Advisors are a 'Win-Win' for FAs, Clients

    The rise of robo-advisors was seen as added competition for traditional financial advisors. Instead, they could spell a 'win-win' ...
  98. Strategies To Trade Volatility Effectively With VIX

    VIX offers a bird’s eye view of real-time greed and fear, while providing a snapshot of the market’s expectations for volatility ...
  99. Facebook Money Transfer: Transforming E-Commerce

    Facebook's payment service holds huge prospects for Facebook’s business. Here’s how it works, and how it will impact e-commerce ...
  100. How Safe Is Venmo And Why Is It Free?

    Venmo is a digital wallet that allows users to send money with ease. Millions use the service, but is it actually safe?
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