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  1. One Vital Area Where Robo-Advisors Fall Short

    Although publicized as an investment panacea, robo-advisors may fall short on personalized diversification.
  2. Why PIMCO Says China's Growth Is Capped

    Examine five factors that limit PIMCO's forecasts for GDP growth in China. How do real estate, equity markets, policy efficacy, ...
  3. The Scary Truth About Medical Costs in Retirement

    Are you saving enough to cover your medical costs during retirement? Recent research says you're likely not. Here's what ...
  4. Wealthy Men and Women Investors: 4 Key Differences

    Research validates that wealthy men and women invest differently. Here's why—the insights may help advisors better tailor ...
  5. David Swensen vs. Stephen Blyth: Tale of the Tape (DB, MS)

    Learn about the managers and specifics of the Yale and Harvard University endowments, with a focus on performance and asset ...
  6. 3 Mutual Funds That Rely on Strong M&A (EMAYX, GAKIX)

    Discover three small- to mid-cap mutual funds that rely heavily on merger and acquisition activity, with a summary of each ...
  7. 3 Mutual Funds to Avoid During U.S. Rate Hikes (FRBAX, FSRBX)

    Learn why banks may not receive the traditional benefits from rising interest rates, and discover three financial mutual ...
  8. 3 Reasons Why U.S. Oil Imports Are Rising (PSX, BP)

    Explore the reasons behind increasing oil imports to the United States, despite production and inventory levels at or near ...
  9. 4 Reasons Why Fund Managers Prefer Individual Stocks (BRK-A, VOO)

    Learn about some of the reasons why fund managers prefer trading in individual stocks over index funds, despite their overall ...
  10. S&P 500 Index: A Performance Analysis of Long-Term Returns

    Discover how to gain insight into the returns generated by the S&P 500 Index over the long term and how this can assist your ...
  11. 3 Reasons Why Company Earnings Have Been Weak

    Discover how to gain insight on why corporate earnings are weak and the factors affecting their near-term outlook, and how ...
  12. Why Tech Giants Are Acquiring Cyber Security Companies (SNE, HACK)

    Explore the factors behind the rise and consolidation of the cyber security segment, and the reasons why tech companies are ...
  13. 3 Reasons Why XLE & USO's Performances Will Be Limited

    Discover the three reasons why the United States Oil Fund and the Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund will likely underperform ...
  14. Will the Next Financial Crisis Come From Europe? (DB, CS)

    Discover why the European financial system might be in trouble, why the European Central Bank may turn to bailouts, and why ...
  15. ETFs: Utilizing VWAP to Trade in a Low-Volume Market (SPY, IWM)

    Explore information about the VWAP, and learn how to calculate a security's VWAP and how to use the indicator to determine ...
  16. Why High Levels of Household Borrowing Is Not Concerning

    Discover how global debt levels have risen beyond the 2008 financial crisis levels and learn how the current interest rate ...
  17. Index Funds: The Case Against Bill Ackman (STT, BLK)

    Explore the reasoning behind Bill Ackman's concern of an impending index fund bubble, and why his argument sounds like an ...
  18. Life After Retirement: Is Money Really the Priority?

    Is “having enough money to retire” the most important thing to think about? Here's how to find out.
  19. 6 Signs That the New York Luxury Real Estate Market Is Slowing

    Find out what is happening in the booming high-end luxury housing market in New York City and the signs that it may be starting ...
  20. The Top 5 Costco Shareholders (COST)

    Discover the five largest stockholders of Costco, and read about Warren Buffet's opinion regarding the world's second-largest ...
  21. 4 Reasons Buffett's Portfolio Is Irrelevant to Today's Investors (AXP, KO)

    Find out why investors should not try to emulate Warren Buffett's stock portfolio and why they could not achieve his same ...
  22. Why Low-Volatility ETFs Are Getting Expensive (SPY, SPLV)

    Learn about the growth of low-volatility ETFs, discover why they are getting more expensive and explore comparisons between ...
  23. Lowering Portfolio Volatility With Certain Bond ETFs (AGG, BND)

    Learn about how overall portfolio risk can be reduced by adding a variety of different types of bond ETFs to a primarily ...
  24. Which Candidate Is Best for Retirees?

    Their positions on many issues aren't out yet, but (despite some similarities) Clinton and Trump have a different history ...
  25. Why the American Middle Class is Shrinking

    Discover why the American middle class is shrinking and why that is probably good thing, although the Fed might be funneling ...
  26. High-Yield Fixed-Income Bonds: OK for Retirees?

    Rather than solving the problem of low interest rates, riskier fixed-income securities bring a whole new slate of problems ...
  27. Top 10 Checking Accounts With No Overdraft Fees (BAC, C)

    Discover banks that have checking accounts without overdraft fees, which can help you keep more of the money you earn in ...
  28. Earnings Reports: Why the Market Reacted to Q1 Disappointment (AAPL)

    Explore how positive and negative earnings reports affect stocks and the reasons for larger-than-average post-earnings losses ...
  29. Valeant: Why Drug Price Cuts Not Seen Yet (VRX, WBA)

    Learn the details of the Valeant scandal, look into the Citron accusations and Valeant's defense, and find out where Valeant ...
  30. Top 5 Occupations With the Widest Gender Income Gaps

    Find out which occupations have the widest pay gaps between male and female pay, and why the gaps seem to widen in high-paying ...
  31. NB SRI Team In Support of Limiting Methane Emissions

    On March 10, 2016, the US and Canada announced that the two countries would aim to cut methane (CH4) emissions in the oil ...
  32. Could Tesla Attain a $700B Valuation by 2031?

    Investopedia columnist David Garrity weighs in on one billionaire's surprising claim.
  33. Buying a Home? Avoid the ‘Debt Domino’ Effect

    If you’ve recently purchased or refinanced a new home and you're taking on additional debt, chances are you’ve fallen victim ...
  34. Why This Billionaire Says the Stock Market Is Dead Money (DBLTX)

    Discover why billionaire fund manager Jeffrey Gundlach says the stock market is dead money and learn what catalysts may cause ...
  35. Why PIMCO Is Increasing its Junk Bond Exposure (BCS)

    Learn why Pimco is wondering whether to increase its investments in its junk bonds from 10 to 25% in order to increase its ...
  36. Will Energy Exposure Tank Wells Fargo? (WFC)

    Discover the reasons Wells Fargo's portfolio of loans to speculative shale oil and gas exploration and production companies ...
  37. U.S. ETFs Reached Record Inflow (AGG, GLD)

    Find out about the record exchange-traded fund inflows year to date in 2016, what is driving them and where they are the ...
  38. Positive FDA Committee Vote on Vantrela Bodes Well for Remoxy

    Here are the latest news related to the FDA approvals for three pain relievers.
  39. Is Apple Hinting at an iPhone Price Cut? (AAPL)

    Discover why iPhone prices may be coming down in the near future as the world's largest corporation attempts to cope with ...
  40. How to Talk Your Clients Through Bad Markets

    A bear market is the bane of all investors. Here’s what you need to do to effectively talk your clients through big downturns.
  41. REITs Join S&P 500: What it Means for Investors

    REITs have been growing in popularity recently. Here's why, and here's where they're likely to end up in investors' portfolios.
  42. How to Help Clients Manage Retirement Withdrawals

    Here's how to create a well planned and executed withdrawal strategy to enhance the longevity of a client's retirement portfolio.
  43. 3 Mutual Funds to Avoid With a Strong Dollar (CHNCX, FLFAX)

    Learn about the risks involved with investing in emerging markets that are affected by a strong U.S. dollar. Discover three ...
  44. Global Computer Business Shrinking: Will PCs Make a Comeback?

    Explore the current trends of the global computer business in 2016 with the latest PC shipments statistics, as well as some ...
  45. Starting a Business? Consider These Countries

    It's tough enough to get a business up and running; if you are looking at doing it abroad, here are the five nations that ...
  46. Unit Investment Trusts Market: 3 Trends in 2016

    Learn more about unit investment trusts (UITs), and discover some of the most common trends in the UIT market to date in ...
  47. Portugal Economics: 4 Troubling Similarities to Greece

    Learn about the similarities and differences between the economic woes of Portugal and Greece, and get some statistics and ...
  48. Investing Other People's Money: 5 Things You Must Know

    Learn the five things an advisor should know before investing another person's money, with a focus on the FINRA "know your ...
  49. 3 Guidelines to Navigate the Economic Fog

    Here are three guidelines to help investors navigate the current murky economic picture.
  50. The 10 Most Expensive ZIP Codes in Chicago

    Chicago is home to some of the most glamorous neighborhoods in the United States. Here are the 10 most expensive ZIP codes ...
  51. High Yield Plays a Supporting Role

    Here is a good reminder of why most of us invest in bonds: to help provide diversification against our equity holdings.
  52. Save $1,000/Mo. in Your 401(k) for Less

    Did you know that saving $1,000 per month in your 401(k) will actually cost you only $700? Here's how it works.
  53. The Top 3 Twitter Shareholders (TWTR)

    Discover the top three owners of Twitter shares and learn how they accumulated their positions through the evolution of the ...
  54. Pros/Cons of Storing Estate-Planning Papers Online

    Digital storage takes the hassle out of keeping track of estate-planning paperwork, but there are a few significant drawbacks. ...
  55. 5 Popular Europe ETFs in 2016 (HEDJ, VGK)

    Discover why investors are considering Europe ETFs for their portfolios, and learn more about five of the most popular Europe ...
  56. Why New Overtime Rules May Hurt Workers

    Discover why the Obama administration's new overtime rules may end up hurting businesses, slowing economic growth and punishing ...
  57. Why Lloyd Blankfein Has a Positive Outlook on the Economy (GS)

    Avoid unpleasant surprises by paying attention to economic data relied upon by the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) when ...
  58. Retirees: Should You Buy or Lease Your Car?

    To buy or lease – that is the question. For retirees, access to safer cars, comprehensive warranties and tax deductions may ...
  59. Will an Inverted Yield Curve Happen Again?

    Explore the causes of inverted yield curves, their frequency, their accuracy in forecasting recessions and whether this type ...
  60. Red State or Blue State: Where's Retirement Sweeter?

    Choosing whether to go red or blue when picking out your retirement destination is more than a matter of politics. Here's ...
  61. Best Dividend Stocks With Solid Financial Health (AAPL, GILD)

    Learn how Apple, Gilead Sciences and Valero Energy are financially strong, dividend-paying large-cap companies with a potential ...
  62. Hedge Funds: Under Pressure or Under Assault? (AIG)

    Find out whether the recent massive outflows from the hedge fund industry represent an all-out assault or weary investors ...
  63. Does the S&P 500 Still Have 20% Downside Risk?

    Find out what top bond fund manager Jeffrey Gundlach foresees for the U.S. stock market in 2016, and discover two investments ...
  64. TLT: Why Low Interest Rates Are Dangerous for Investors

    Explore how the rally in long-dated Treasury bonds has escalated the risks in ETFs such as the iShares iBoxx $ Investment ...
  65. Why E&P ETFs Are Trading Like Oil at $80 (RDS-A, CVX)

    Learn why oil exploration and production ETFs are trading as if oil is $80 a barrel. Discover how investors can profit from ...
  66. Value, Defensive or Cheap Stocks: What's the Difference?

    Do not confuse value stocks with cheap stocks and defensive stocks. Follow a system for identifying value stocks by perusing ...
  67. The DoL Fiduciary Rule: What It's All About

    The new fiduciary rule is complicated but hopefully beneficial—for most. Here's some background and what is ahead for both ...
  68. Improve Your Email Marketing Strategy in 5 Steps

    An advisor's e-mail strategy can greatly enhance his or her practice. Here are some tips on how to make your e-mail campaign ...
  69. The Top 5 Ways to Hedge Against Inflation

    Here are five ways to hedge against inflation if it reappears on the horizon.
  70. How Advisors Can Win and Serve Foreign Clients

    The EB5 program grants visas to foreign investors, who need the guidance of an advisor who can help them navigate the murky ...
  71. Why Now is the Best Time to Talk Risk with Clients

    Here's how to make sure clients are financially prepared to handle their summer fun before they go off into the blue.
  72. Should Retirees Buy More (Not Fewer) Stocks?

    Conventional wisdom says your retirement portfolio should be 60% stocks/40% bonds at retirement age, with ever fewer stocks ...
  73. 3 Best High-Yielding Australia Bond Mutual Funds (ABSIX, ANAYX)

    Discover Australian bonds and learn about a variety of high-yielding mutual funds that gives investors access to this asset ...
  74. Top 10 Checking Accounts for Minors/Teens (COF, WFC)

    Explore the 10 best checking accounts for teens, including no-fee accounts that provide spending and withdrawal limits.
  75. Netflix's Growth Is Decelerating: Should Investors Still Buy? (NFLX, AMZN)

    Find out why Netflix stock may not be a good buy for the long term, when its growth is decelerating without other non-subscription ...
  76. Charts Lie, and So Do Your Statements

    Nearly anyone who looks at charts is wrong in their conclusions about performance. Why?
  77. 4 Smart Beta ETFs That Pay Dividends (DVY, LMT)

    Learn about smart-beta exchange-traded funds. Discover four ETFs that have an investment strategy that focuses on dividends. ...
  78. How to Retire in a Low Interest Rate Environment

    For money you may need short term, an FDIC-insured account is still best. But in the long term, a portfolio of bonds and ...
  79. Cheapest Flight Destinations for Summer Vacation

    Open-minded about where you'll vacation this summer, but want to fly somewhere fun? Check out these airfare deals.
  80. Panama Papers: the Fascinating American Connection

    The stories behind individual Americans' involvement in the Panama Papers are becoming interestinger and interestinger.
  81. Why Interest Rates Have Been Low for So Long

    Learn of several competing explanations about why the Federal Reserve has kept interest rates so low in the United States ...
  82. 3 Reasons Successful Investors Do Not Practice Diversification

    Discover why many of the most successful investors do not bother to create a diversified investment portfolio.
  83. Why Investors Can Be Their Own Worst Enemy

    Here are a few examples of investor behavior that contributes to portfolio underperformance.
  84. Neutral Corner

    In looking at the current market climate, something to find particularly striking is the dichotomy between investor sentiment ...
  85. America’s Retirement Crisis Is Here

    The crisis has arrived and will likely be a millstone on U.S. growth for years to come.
  86. Yield-Hungry Investors Are Smitten with the U.S.

    Global demand for yield is good for U.S. investment grade fixed income, but what could it do to credit quality?
  87. 5 ETFs With Facebook Exposure (FB,FDN,XLK,QQQ)

    If you want exposure to Facebook while being diversified, consider these ETFs.
  88. These ETFs Had the Biggest Outflows in May (SPY)

    These eight ETFs had the biggest outflows in May.
  89. Why Investors Should Care About Compound Interest

    Learn about compounding interest and how it impacts savings decisions, debt management, investment strategies and retirement ...
  90. Is Amazon Taking Other Retailers' Shares? (AMZN, BBY)

    Learn about the growing market share of e-commerce in U.S. retail sales. See how Amazon's dominance of the e-commerce market ...
  91. Is the Smartphone Market in China Maturing? (CHL, AAPL)

    Discover why the Chinese smartphone market presents a growing opportunity for foreign businesses and investors, but domestic ...
  92. Smart Beta ETF: 6 Questions to Ask Before Buying (INDF, PY)

    Consider the six questions suggested by FINRA before purchasing shares for any smart beta ETF.
  93. The Top 5 Fannie Mae Shareholders (FNMA)

    Find about the individuals, funds and companies that are top shareholders of Fannie Mae stock. Learn about their profiles ...
  94. Is Under Armour Going to Be Another Nike? (UA, NKE)

    Analyze whether Under Armour may become as big as Nike in the future by focusing on how the two companies approach their ...
  95. Franklin Resources Launches 4 Smart Beta ETFs

    Consider Franklin Templeton’s LibertyQ ETFs for portfolio diversification using a combination of smart beta methodology and ...
  96. A Look At Obama's New Stance on Social Security

    President Obama has changed his stance on Social Security, effectively unifying the Democratic party on this issue.
  97. How Advisors Can Combat Ransomware

    Ransomware is malicious technology that’s becoming increasingly commonplace in corporate computer network. Here's how to ...
  98. 3 Best High-Yielding Municipal Bond ETFs (HYMB, HYD)

    Discover and compare the characteristics of the top three high-yield municipal bond ETFs, including strategies to limit risk ...
  99. What Advisors Can Learn from Robo-Advisors

    There are several things that advisors can learn from robo-advisors that can help them to effectively scale and grow their ...
  100. Advisors: Use These Tactics to Win Gen X Clients

    Gen X may not be as big a group as Baby Boomers or Millennials, but it represents a potentially huge windfall in new clients. ...
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