Bonds Articles

  1. ETF Analysis: ProShares Ultra Bloomberg Crude Oil

    Find out more about the ProShares Ultra Bloomberg Crude Oil ETF, the characteristics of UCO and the suitability and recommendations ...
  2. 5 Signs a Reverse Mortgage Is a Bad Idea

    Here are the key situations when you should probably pass on this type of home loan.
  3. Fortinet: A Great Play on Cybersecurity

    Discover how a healthy product mix, large-business deal growth and the boom of the cybersecurity industry are all driving ...
  4. 2 Catalysts Driving Intrexon to All-Time Highs

    Examine some of the main reasons for Intrexon stock tripling in price between 2014 and 2015, and consider the company's future ...
  5. The Top 5 Impact Investing Firms

    Learn what impact investing is and obtain information on some of the top impact investing firms ranked by total assets under ...
  6. ETF Analysis: Vanguard Small-Cap Growth

    Take a close look at the Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF, which focuses on domestic small-cap equities with a fundamental growth ...
  7. ETF Analysis: iShares MSCI Hong Kong

    Learn about the iShares MSCI Hong Kong fund, which invests in various equities of companies listed on the Hong Kong Stock ...
  8. September Starts With 8% Drop in Oil Prices

    Oil started September with a steep decline of more than 8% amid recent reports from China pertaining to their weak manufacturing ...
  9. 5 Signs a Reverse Mortgage Is a Good Idea

    If these five criteria describe your situation, a reverse mortgage might be a good idea for you.
  10. The 4 Biggest Private Equity Firms in London

    Discover information about the largest private equity firms that are headquartered in London, ranked by total assets under ...
  11. Understanding Rent-to-Own Contracts

    They can work for you or against you. Here's how to negotiate a fair one.
  12. Living in New York City: Co-ops vs. Condos

    Buying an apartment in New York City means familiarizing yourself with the pros and cons of these two types of dwellings.
  13. How Does Glamsquad Work and Make Money?

    Learn about what Glamsquad does and how it makes money, including why the rise of the "Uber culture" has made this new luxury ...
  14. ETF Analysis: First Trust Dorsey Wright Focus 5

    Take a closer look at the First Trust Dorsey Wright Focus 5 ETF, a unique and innovative fund of funds based on momentum ...
  15. ETF Analysis: iShares National AMT-Free Muni Bond

    Take an in-depth look at the iShares National AMT-Free Municipal Bond ETF, a highly diverse and very popular muni bond fund.
  16. Top 5 Bear Market Mutual Funds

    Discover five bear market mutual funds that investors can turn to for generating maximum capital appreciation during a bear ...
  17. Understanding How Dividends Are Taxed

    Learn how dividends are taxed by the IRS, and understand the different types of dividend income as well as the capital gains ...
  18. 6 Reasons Why Dividends Should Be Reinvested

    Learn about the advantages of dividend reinvestment programs and how they may benefit longer-term investors who want to build ...
  19. Understanding How Dividends Affect Option Prices

    Learn how the distribution of dividends on stocks impacts the price of call and put options, and understand how the ex-dividend ...
  20. Top 3 Switzerland ETFs

    Explore detailed analysis and information of the top three Swiss exchange-traded funds that offer exposure to the Swiss equities ...
  21. 4 Mutual Funds to Consider If Interest Rates Rise

    Learn what mutual funds will perform best if interest rates rise. Interest rates can rise due to inflation or to an improving ...
  22. This Is How 3 Investors Made a Billion Dollars

    Read about three major hedge fund managers who are worth at least $1 billion and who made large amounts of money on a single ...
  23. Retirement Planning for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses

    If your business has receiveables, here's a smart way to leverage them to build up your retirement fund fast.
  24. Overhaul Social Security to Fix Retirement Shortfall

    There are several theories and ideas about how we can make up for the $6.6 trillion retirement savings shortfall in America. ...
  25. Net Neutrality: Pros and Cons

    The fight over net neutrality has become an amazing spectacle. But at its core, it's yet another skirmish in cable television's ...
  26. Mexican Energy, Telecom Reforms Please Foreign Investors

    Two years into his first term, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto is following through on radical campaign promises he ...
  27. 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 ...
  28. Leading Economic Indicators: U.S. Bureau of Labor Monthly Stats

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics' monthly employment figures are a key economic indicator. Here's how they work.
  29. Getting Government Loans For Your Small Business

    Would a government loan provide a more cost-effective way to finance your business? See whether your company qualifies for ...
  30. Don't Get Burned by High Credit Card Rates

    The average card charges 11.8%, and some rates top 20%. Experts warn that credit card interest may remain steep.
  31. What Women Investors Are Doing Right

    Women's risk aversion, penchant for research – and lack of male-style "irrational exuberance" – means their investing strategies ...
  32. Tuesday Intel: U.S. Stocks Continue Lower

    A summary of news that moved markets yesterday and what to expect today.
  33. 7 Best ETF Trading Strategies for Beginners

    Exchange-traded funds are ideal instruments for beginning traders and investors. Learn the seven best strategies for trading ...
  34. Equity Crowdfunding Sites Disrupt Banking and VC

    Equity crowdfunding is poised to revolutionize the way companies are funded and disrupt the traditional private equity, banking ...
  35. 5 Signs It's Time to Dump Your ETF

    You’ve bought into your favorite ETF, and it's been a great ride. When should you exit? Here are the top signals to exit ...
  36. Do Natural Gas Prices Always Follow Oil Trends?

    Prices for oil and natural gas are highly correlated. But investors should be aware of different factors affecting the prices ...
  37. Understand How Square Works before the IPO

    Square is reported to have filed for an IPO. For interested investors wondering how the company makes money, Investopedia ...
  38. The Top Spread-Betting Strategies

    What are the most commonly followed spread-betting strategies (in countries where it's legal)?
  39. The Pros and Cons of a Fully Convertible Rupee

    Amid the rising economic power of India, the talks of making the Indian currency fully convertible are gaining momentum. ...
  40. Is Quinoa Unhealthy for Bolivia's Economy?

    Is one of the world’s healthiest superfoods terribly unhealthy for its country's economy?
  41. Top Cities Where Airbnb Is Legal Or Illegal

    Thinking of subletting your apartment on Airbnb? Make sure that you meet your city's regulations first.
  42. Why Gluten Free Is Now Big Business

    Is it essential to preserving your health, or just another diet fad? Either way, gluten-free foods have become big business.
  43. 4 Ways to Find a Penny Stock Worth Millions

    Thinking of trading in risky penny stocks? Use this checklist to find bargains, not scams.
  44. World's Top 10 Serial Entrepreneurs

    There are entrepreneurs, and then there are serial entrepreneurs. Investopedia takes a look at who they are and how they ...
  45. How Long Bankruptcy Will Affect You

    How long will the sad chapter of bankruptcy impact the rest of your life?
  46. Umbrella Insurance: You May Need It, Too

    If you have assets to protect – or just run a business from home – you could be unpleasantly surprised at how much you need ...
  47. The World's Most Luxurious Vacation Retreats

    White sand beaches, nature preserves, amazing hot springs...if you're looking for heaven on earth, these spots qualify.
  48. 10 Ways to Save Money at the Farmers' Market

    Strategic shopping can help your budget as well as your health.
  49. Avoiding the 5 Most Common Rent-to-Own Mistakes

    Pitfalls that a prospective tenant-buyer could encounter on the road to purchase – and how not to stumble into them.
  50. Protect Your Home From Medicaid Liens

    Plan ahead for long-term care needs to protect your home and your estate.
  51. Chinese Slowdown Affects Iron Ore Market

    The Chinese economy's ongoing slowdown is having a major impact on iron ore demand.
  52. Who Actually Trades or Invests In Penny Stocks?

    Although penny stocks are highly speculative, millions of people trade them daily. Here are 10 different types who do.
  53. Financial Analyst Cover Letters That Get You Hired

    Crafting a strong cover letter for a job can increase your chances of standing out from the crowd and landing an interview. ...
  54. What IRS Form 990 Tells About a Nonprofit

    Want a picture of an organization's activities? This annual form, open to the public, sums up everything from salaries paid ...
  55. Worthwhile Rental Websites (Besides Airbnb)

    The world is your accommodations oyster, thanks to a host of new vacation-geared platforms.
  56. The 3 Most Common 401k Rollover Mistakes

    No one is born knowing the tax rules for 401(k)s and IRAs, but only dummies, scaredy cats and suckers don't buckle down to ...
  57. Renting vs. Owning: Which is Better for You?

    Despite the conventional wisdom, renting might make more financial sense than you think.
  58. Refinance Vs. Debt Restructuring: What's Best For Your Credit Score?

    Discover key differences between refinancing and restructuring debt in regard to terms, the negotiation process and effect ...
  59. Why do Debt to Equity Ratios Vary From Industry to Industry?

    Obtain a better understanding of the debt/equity ratio, and learn why this fundamental financial metric varies significantly ...
  60. Has SanDisk Found a Bottom?

    Learn whether SanDisk has found a bottom. SanDisk is a manufacturer of memory-based products used in all sorts of technology ...
  61. The 8 Best Business and Finance T.V. Shows

    With so many talking heads to choose from, which is the right show for your business and money matter needs? We review the ...
  62. How To Get That Entry-Level Financial Analyst Job

    Landing a job as a financial analyst takes study, strategy and a lot of hard work. Here's how to hone your competitive edge.
  63. Four Emerging Markets Economies Poised for Growth

    Which emerging market economies will soon make the leap to a developed economy? Here are four to watch.
  64. ETF Analysis: SPDR Dow Jones International RelEst

    Learn how the SPDR Dow Jones International Real Estate exchange-traded fund (ETF) is managed and for whom the ETF is most ...
  65. ETF Analysis: iShares JPMorgan USD Emerg Markets Bond

    Learn about the iShares JPMorgan USD Emerging Markets Bond fund, which invests in bonds of sovereign and quasi-sovereign ...
  66. Top 10 Side Jobs You Could Start Now

    Ways to make extra cash in your spare time.
  67. The Biggest Private Equity Firms in San Francisco

    Learn about some of the larger private equity firms with a presence in San Francisco, including KKR, the Blackstone Group ...
  68. Top Reasons to File Separately When Married

    Most of the time, it makes sense for couples to file their taxes jointly. Except for these possible exceptions...
  69. Guidelines for FHA Reverse Mortgages

    FHA guidelines protect borrowers from major mistakes, prevent lenders from taking advantage of borrowers and encourage lenders ...
  70. Blockchain Technology To Revolutionize Traditional Banking

    Blockchain technology is being taken seriously by the financial sector as it may prove to be a great disrupter to the traditional ...
  71. What IRS Form 1023 Is Used For

    To be treated as a tax-exempt organization, start by filling out this form.
  72. How Rupert Murdoch Became a Media Tycoon

    Here's how Rupert Murdoch turned a small family newspaper company into two separate multibillion-dollar media conglomerates.
  73. Why Is Old Media Interested in New Media?

    With their eye-popping valuations and investments, new media startups are hot. But why are legacy media organizations interested ...
  74. Does It Make Sense to Go to College in Europe?

    If you're deciding whether to get a degree abroad, first do your research and talk to alumni who have completed the same ...
  75. Late with Your Taxes? Grab IRS Form 4868

    Fill out this form to get a few more months to file your tax return. But remember, April 15 is still the payment due date ...
  76. Should U.S. Producers Shut Down While Oil Is out of the Money?

    Should oil producers simply stop producing and wait for oil prices to recover? It may make sense for some producers to shut ...
  77. The Origins of the Chinese Stock Market Collapse

    Learn about some of the reasons for the volatility in the Chinese stock market, including expansion of margin lending and ...
  78. The Companies of Peter Theil's Founders Fund

    Learn about the major public companies that Peter Thiel has invested in and companies that are on the verge of going public ...
  79. How Hedge Funds Front-Run Index Funds to Profit

    Understand what front running is, and learn how hedge funds use this investing strategy to profit from the anticipated stock ...
  80. Traveling Abroad? Get the Best Exchange Rates

    When you exchange currencies, here’s how to make sure you are getting top value on the trade.
  81. How Does Hinge Work and Make Money?

    Learn about Hinge's business model and its competition in the dating app field. Find out in which cities Hinge currently ...
  82. Top 5 Chinese Mutual Funds

    Learn about some of the most popular and best performing mutual funds that offer investors exposure to the important emerging ...
  83. The Biggest Private Equity Firms in Los Angeles

    Learn why Los Angeles is a thriving market for private equity, and identify the five largest private equity firms operating ...
  84. China's Government to Stop Intervening in Stock Markets

    China’s stock market, measured by Shanghai Composite Index, lost about 17% of its value in the first three days of week ending ...
  85. ETN Analysis: Rogers Intl Commodity Energy Total Return

    Learn more about the Rogers International Commodity Total Return, which is an exchange-traded note that tracks a broad index ...
  86. ETF Analysis: Schwab US Large-Cap

    Discover how the Schwab U.S. Large-Cap exchange-traded fund is managed, the index it tracks and the investors for which it ...
  87. How Does US Social Security Measure Up Abroad?

    Social Security is a hotly debated topic. After examining the retirement plans of three different countries, the U.S.'s does ...
  88. Monday Intel: China, The Fed and Jackson Hole

    This weekend followed some of the most volatile market action in recent history as world markets were roiled by the Chinese ...
  89. What IRS Form 8949 Is For

    Selling a painting or that lake property? Disposing of your fossil fuel stocks? You need to know about this IRS form.
  90. Five Things to Consider Now for Your 401(k)

    If you can’t stand still, when it comes to checking your 401 (k) balance, focus on these 5 steps to help channel your worries ...
  91. What’s Holding Back the U.S. Consumer

    Even as job growth has surged and gasoline prices have plunged, U.S. consumers are proving slow to respond and repair their ...
  92. The Problem With Today’s Headline Economic Data

    Headwinds have kept the U.S. growth more moderate than in the past–including leverage levels and an aging population—and ...
  93. China's Devaluation of the Yuan

    Just over one week ago the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) surprised markets with three consecutive devaluations of the yuan, ...
  94. 6 Ways to Save Money on Back-to-School Stuff

    Those school-supply lists just keep getting longer each year. Here's how to shop smart.
  95. When Are Rent-to-Own Homes a Good Idea?

    Lease now and pay later can work – for a select few.
  96. The Rise of Corporate Venture Capital

    After the success of Google Ventures, corporate venture capital is an increasingly popular diversification and hedging tool ...
  97. Factors Driving Kroger's Success

    Kroger’s focus on optimizing customer experience and cultivating its own product lines has proven to be successful strategy.
  98. Is India the Next Emerging Markets Superstar?

    With a shift towards manufacturing and services, India could be the next emerging market superstar. Here, we provide a detailed ...
  99. Can a Venezuela Revolt Impact Oil Prices?

    How a social crisis in Venezuela could affect West Texas Intermediate crude oil and Brent crude oil prices.
  100. How Original Series Shake up the TV Business Model

    Two decades ago, a network could make a decent profit airing "Full House" reruns. Now viewers expect CGI dragons, A-list ...
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