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  1. Boeing Stock: Capital Structure Analysis (BA)

    Learn about Boeing's capital structure and how it used cash, debt and equity capital to finance a $6.7 billion stock repurchase ...
  2. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: Is It Better To Be a Stockholder or Bondholder? (BTU)

    Discover why energy companies are struggling to stay solvent, while examining the basics of Chapter 11 bankruptcy and its ...
  3. Top 3 AllianceBernstein Multi-asset Mutual Funds (ABAEX, CBACX)

    Explore three AllianceBernstein multi-asset mutual funds that have relatively strong Morningstar ratings and have beaten ...
  4. 3 Red Flags for Value Stocks (KMI, FCX)

    Assess the components of Warren Buffett's value investing technique, and analyze the additional financial metrics to consider ...
  5. Gold ETFs to Date 2016 Performance Review (GLD, IAU)

    Discover the best and worst performing exchanged-traded funds (ETFs) for investing in gold or gold mining companies for the ...
  6. 5 Large-Cap Growth Mutual Funds for Bull and Bear Markets (MFEGX, HRCPX)

    Learn about five mutual funds whose performances in up and down markets are bolstered by stable portfolio compositions and ...
  7. The 4 Best Mutual Funds to Short the S&P 500 (RYURX, RYTPX)

    Discover the four best mutual funds for shorting the S&P 500 and learn which funds may be suitable for your portfolio during ...
  8. Top Social Security Tips for Government Employees

    Government employees have special issues to consider when it comes to computing Social Security payouts. Here's how to navigate ...
  9. Will the Backdoor Roth IRA be Eliminated?

    The President’s 2017 budget has proposed several changes to the rules regarding retirement accounts with those for Roth IRAs ...
  10. Best Robo-Advisor if You're Middle-Aged, Middle-Income

    If you’re middle-income and middle-aged and know you need to save for retirement, this robo-advisor is a good place to start.
  11. Retirees: Beware of These 6 IRS Red Flags

    Tax audits are stressful and can result in expensive fines. Here are six things to know about when it comes to sidestepping ...
  12. Why is the Bond Market So Risky?

    Investors who wish to buy bonds need to understand the risks they face in the market for the foreseeable future.
  13. Why Drug Prices Keep Rising & How to Fight Back

    Despite pushback from politicians and disgruntled consumers, the cost of drugs keeps going up. Is there any relief on the ...
  14. 3 Mid-Cap Core Mutual Funds for Bull and Bear Markets (FLPSX, UNH)

    Explore three mid-cap core mutual funds that have delivered double-digit average returns since 2012 with less-than-market ...
  15. 3 Liquid Alternatives High-Net-Worth Investors Should Consider (ASAIX, QSPIX)

    Review these liquid alternatives to learn more about funds that provide sophisticated investment strategies without locking ...
  16. 3 Small-Cap Value ETFs for Bull and Bear Markets (VBR, DES)

    Discover the stock selection strategies and characteristics that make these three small-cap value exchange-traded funds suitable ...
  17. Breaking Down GDX: Which Holdings Are Most Attractive?

    Get an in-depth look at the most promising component companies included in the portfolio of the Market Vectors Gold Miners ...
  18. SSgA Launches 2 ETFs Subadvised by DoubeLine Capital (STT, TOTL)

    Find out about State Street Global Advisor's two new actively managed exchange-traded funds and why it chose DoubleLine Capital ...
  19. 3 Large-Cap Stocks That Are Still Far From Their Dot-Com Bubble (CSCO, INTC)

    Review three large-cap technology stocks that were among the biggest names in the sector in the dot-com era but are still ...
  20. 3 Physically Backed ETFs Worth Your While (GLD, SLV)

    Learn about physically backed ETFs, what they are and how they can help provide your portfolio with pure precious metals ...
  21. Top 3 American Century Investments Money Market Mutual Funds (CPFXX, TCRXX)

    Learn about the profiles of three money market funds in the American Century Investments family of funds and why these funds ...
  22. GM Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Customers

    Take a brief look at a handful of General Motors customers, including dealership groups in Canada, Australia and the United ...
  23. Breaking Down XITK: 3 Components That Are Most Attractive

    Watch for changes in the fundamentals of the top holdings of the SPDR FactSet Innovative Technology ETF after the release ...
  24. Fundamental Case Study: Is Amazon's Cash Flow Actually Solid? (AMZN)

    Review Amazon's cash flow situation, including its free cash flow yield, operating cash flow from organic growth and cash ...
  25. 2 Cases When Companies with Low P/E Ratios Are Unattractive (NIHD, ONP)

    Discover why you should ascertain why a stock has a lower price/earnings ratio than its industry's average before buying ...
  26. DODFX: Dodge & Cox International Top 5 Holdings Analysis

    Discover the five largest holdings within the Dodge & Cox International Stock Fund along with key performance metrics for ...
  27. Global Equity ETFs to Date 2016 Performance Review (EEM, EDC)

    Learn how to diversify your investments internationally. Discover the best and worst performing global ETFs for your portfolio ...
  28. 3 Catalysts That Will Drive AERI Higher in 2016 (AERI, VRX)

    Read about the key drivers of Aerie Pharmaceuticals' stock price, which has been volatile since the company's IPO.
  29. 3 Large-Cap Value ETFs for Bull and Bear Markets (VTV, PWV)

    Discover three value stock ETFs that have delivered double-digit returns for five years and that can add portfolio protection ...
  30. Gilead Stock: Capital Structure Analysis (GILD)

    Analyze the capital structure of Gilead Sciences to understand the impacts of debt and equity financing. Identify trends ...
  31. Looking for Yield? Check Out This Preferred Stock ETF (PFF)

    Take a look at a review of the performance of the most popular preferred stock ETF, the iShares U.S. Preferred Stock ETF ...
  32. Best ETFs to Bet On an Uptick in M&A (MNA, MRGR)

    Take a look at a review of three promising merger and acquisition (M&A) ETFs for investors to consider adding to their portfolios ...
  33. VV: An ETF Performance Case Study

    Discover the seasonal trading patterns of the Vanguard Large-Cap ETF, including the three months of the year that have generated ...
  34. Growth Mutual Funds: 3 Long-Term Portfolio Managers to Consider (FCNTX, FVWSX)

    Learn about several long-tenured mutual fund managers focusing on growth equities, and take a closer look at their backgrounds ...
  35. Is this American Funds Money Market Fund Worth It? (AFAXX)

    Discover why the American Funds U.S. Government Money Market Fund's high expenses and 0% yield make it a less-than-ideal ...
  36. Breaking Down KBE: 3 Components That Are Most Attractive

    Review the holdings in the KBE ETF to identify three attractive banking stocks based on valuation metrics, fundamentals and ...
  37. PIMCO Report: 4 Views on the 2016 Market and Beyond

    Learn about PIMCO's outlook for capital markets in 2016, and find out which factors will dominate investment strategies in ...
  38. ETF Flows: 2 Telecom ETFs Winning Assets (VOX, FCOM)

    Learn how the telecommunications sector has outperformed the market year to date and how investors are reaping the rewards ...
  39. USD vs. SOXL: Comparing Leveraged Semiconductor ETFs

    Discover and compare two semiconductor exchange-traded funds. Learn about their purpose, strategy, characteristics and investor ...
  40. 4 Reasons to Still Consider Traditional 2 & 20 Hedge Funds

    Find out why traditional 2 & 20 hedge funds are still worth considering as an investment, even though they have underperformed ...
  41. Top 3 American Century Investment Bond Mutual Funds (BCHYX, ADFIX)

    Explore three American Century bond mutual funds that have strong risk-adjusted returns, high third-party ratings and low ...
  42. (TVIX) VelocityShares Daily 2x VIX Short-Term ETN: Who is Invested?

    Discover how the TVIX loses up to 90% of its value annually and who are the largest institutional players. Learn if this ...
  43. Starbucks Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Customers

    Discover how five of Starbucks' key customers help keep the coffee giant competitive worldwide by offering a variety of food ...
  44. (ADHD) Who are Alcobra's Main Competitors?

    Learn about Alcobra, a young player in treating attention deficit hyperactiviy disorder (ADHD) that may give its competitors ...
  45. Natural Resources ETF: IGE or GNR?

    Explore a comparison between IGE and GNR, and learn about the differences between the two ETFs, and their top holdings and ...
  46. 3 Quality-Oriented Mutual Funds for Conservative Growth Investors (AVEGX, HFCIX)

    Learn about the investment profiles of three conservative, growth-oriented mutual funds with long track records of excellent ...
  47. 3 Low-Beta Funds to Consider When Volatility Surges (FSHCX, OSMAX)

    Consider low-beta ETFs to help keep your portfolio stable. When markets fluctuate sharply, these funds are designed to experience ...
  48. Legal Risk Study: XLV, How Much Fines Have Component Companies Paid?

    Learn the reasons behind the fines paid by the top three pharmaceutical companies held by XLV, and why they might not prevent ...
  49. 4 Large-Cap Growth ETFs for Bull and Bear Markets (QQQ, IWF)

    Compare the performances of large-cap and mega-cap ETFs during bull and bear markets, and observe how higher market capitalization ...
  50. Chevron Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Customers (CVX)

    Learn about several utilities and other companies that serve as important customers for Chevron's natural gas and refined ...
  51. Activist Hedge Funds: 2 Mutual Funds That Track Them (DDDIX, HHC)

    Find out which mutual funds specifically track activist investments, offering small investors the opportunity to invest like ...
  52. 3 Global Equity Mutual Funds for Bull & Bear Markets (MWEFX, MSFBX)

    Discover three global equity mutual Funds that perform well in both bull and bear markets, complete with a summary of investment ...
  53. Lowe's Stock: Capital Structure Analysis (LOW)

    Examine Lowe's Companies' equity capitalization, debt capitalization and enterprise value to analyze trends in the retailer's ...
  54. 3 ETFs to Take Advantage of Increased Mortgage Rates (REM, VMBS)

    Obtain a comparative review and analysis of three of the top-performing ETFs that are poised to generate profits from increased ...
  55. Financials ETFs to Date 2016 Performance Review (BIZD, ARCC)

    Read an analysis of the best- and worst-performing financial equities ETFs so far in 2016, along with a look at the sector's ...
  56. Nike Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Customers (NKE, CAL)

    Learn about a handful of important sporting goods retailers purchasing and selling Nike products in North America, Europe ...
  57. Breaking Down XLY: 3 Components That Are Most Attractive

    Discover three top-performing stocks in the Consumer Discretionary Select SPDR Fund ETF, and learn which one may be the most ...
  58. SDS vs. SPXU: Comparing Short Leveraged U.S. Equity ETFs

    Explore the financial profiles of two leveraged ETFs that profit when the S&P 500 declines, and learn what type of investors ...
  59. 5 Reasons Airline ETFs Are Doing Well Despite Oil Bounce (JETS, AAL)

    Learn why airline stocks and exchange-traded funds are increasing their profits consistently as oil prices are also on the ...
  60. Breaking Down XLU: 3 Components that Are Most Attractive

    Discover three attractively undervalued components companies in the Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF, and learn which ones ...
  61. The 3 Best Mutual Funds to Short Small Cap U.S. Equities (SHPIX, UCPIX)

    Discover the three best mutual funds to short small-cap stocks in a market downturn and learn which one is best suited for ...
  62. VGHCX: Vanguard Health Care Fund Performance Case Study

    Find out current information about Vanguard Health Care Fund including the fund’s history, recent performance and financial ...
  63. Mortgage Deals: Mortgage Lens vs. Mortgage Coach

    Find out which of these two online mortgage planning and presentation services, Mortgage Lens or Mortgage Coach, is better ...
  64. The 4 Best ETFs that Pay Monthly Dividends (DIV, PFF)

    Find out which exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are the best for paying monthly dividends while offering high yields and steady ...
  65. 3 Best Dividend-Paying International Financials ETFs (IXG, EUFN)

    Discover the ETFs that pay the highest dividends to contrarian investors while they wait for a rebound in the international ...
  66. Accessing High Beta Stocks: ETFs vs. Mutual Funds (BRSIX, IWC)

    Explore differences between accessing high beta stocks with either mutual funds or ETFs, as well as the best options for ...
  67. Looking for Non-U.S. Yield? Consider This Powershares EM ETF (PCY)

    Explore an analysis of the PowerShares Emerging Markets Sovereign Debt ETF, and learn about its characteristics and whether ...
  68. Chevron Stock: Capital Structure Analysis (CVX)

    Learn the nuances of multiple metrics that measure a firm's equity and debt capitalization, while determining Chevron's own ...
  69. Warren Buffett's Moat: How Sustainable Is Trader Joe's Competitive Advantage?

    Understand the factors that have led to retail grocer Trader Joe's competitive advantage over some of its notable competitors, ...
  70. The 3 Largest Latin America ETFs (EWZ, EWW)

    Discover the investment strategies offered by the largest Latin America ETFs, including single-country funds and broad exposure ...
  71. Mortgage Deals: Quicken Loans vs. SunTrust

    Discover whether Quicken Loans or SunTrust offers the better mortgage deal, and learn the difference between two popular ...
  72. VGPMX: Vanguard Precious Metals Fund Top 5 Holdings Analysis (AEM, NSU)

    Learn about the Vanguard Precious Metals and Mining Fund Investor Shares mutual fund in terms of what it is, its objectives ...
  73. Mortgages: How Much Can You Afford?

    Answering this means number-crunching as well as factoring in other considerations and expenses.
  74. Lowe's Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Suppliers (LOW)

    Learn about Lowe's, and discover the companies that are its key suppliers. Obtain a brief description and analysis of each ...
  75. Under Armour Stock: Capital Structure Analysis (UA)

    Learn about the recent trends relating to Under Armour’s capitalization structure, including total equity value, debt considerations ...
  76. AMCPX: American Funds AMCAP Portfolio Top 5 Holdings Analysis (ALXN)

    Discover the American Funds AMCAP Fund, a large-cap growth fund that seeks stocks with attractive valuations and long-term ...
  77. AMCPX: American Funds AMCAP Portfolio Trends in 2016

    Learn about a large-cap growth fund with a 41-year track record that looks to international, mid- and small-cap stocks to ...
  78. 5 High-Quality Oil Companies to Consider Right Now (XOM, EOG)

    Learn about five oil companies whose long-term prospects remain positive despite the precipitous decline in crude prices ...
  79. Where Does Sheryl Sandberg Keep Her Money? (FB, GOOG)

    Find out how billionaire Sheryl Sandberg’s major investments, from stock to real estate, continue to help her wealth grow ...
  80. Should Retirees Still Have Mortgages?

    Identify the pros and cons of keeping a mortgage into retirement, and understand in which situations it is beneficial not ...
  81. 10 Checking Accounts the Ultra Rich Use

    These accounts – created specifically for the wealthy – come with special extras such as personal bankers, waived fees and ...
  82. Why Building a House Is So Expensive Now

    Building a house can be very costly, so it’s best to understand all the factors that go into the equation before proceeding. ...
  83. Is a Universal Basic Income Practical?

    Should the government be responsible for giving every citizen a fixed amount of money?
  84. Petrobras Raises Cooking-Gas Price: Effects on Its Financials (PBR)

    Discover what happened when Petroleo Brasileiro SA raised the price of liquefied petroleum gas or cooking gas price in September ...
  85. IBM Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Customers (IBM)

    Find out how key IBM customers partner with the company to better their own revenues and help IBM grow into one of the largest ...
  86. Warren Buffett's Moat: How Sustainable is Costco's Competitive Advantage? (COST)

    Find out how Costco has leveraged its cost model and brand equity into a sustainable economic moat, which protects investors ...
  87. Emotional Intelligence: 5 Lessons for Investors from Charlie Munger (BRK. A)

    Discover what fundamental investor and billionaire Charlie Munger says about emotional intelligence and why human psychology ...
  88. UPS Stock: Capital Structure Analysis

    Analyze UPS' capital structure to determine the relative importance of debt and equity financing. Identify the factors influencing ...
  89. Nike Stock: Capital Structure Analysis (NKE)

    Analyze Nike's capital structure to understand how the business is being financed. Discover how much equity capital is used ...
  90. Google Stock: Capital Structure Analysis (GOOGL)

    Analyze Alphabet's capital structure to determine how it has changed over time and how it compares to similar companies.
  91. VASGX: Vanguard LifeStrategy Growth Fund Top 4 Holdings Analysis

    Find out how the Vanguard LifeStrategy Growth Fund has constructed its index-based portfolio for aggressive growth-oriented ...
  92. Starbucks Stock: Capital Structure Analysis

    Discover the capital structure analysis for Starbucks Corporation, and learn how it generated a 47% increase in enterprise ...
  93. Assessing the Value of the Roth IRA Conversion

    Learn how the interplay among an intricate web of factors in a Roth IRA determines the strategy’s potential value.
  94. 3 Billionaires Who Graduated from Columbia University (KO, C)

    Find out the story behind some of the more famous alumni of Columbia University who have become billionaires in investment ...
  95. Chipotle Stock: Capital Structure Analysis (CMG)

    Learn about the impact the foodborne illness outbreak had on Chipotle, how Chipotle operates with no debt, and details behind ...
  96. Do Presidential Politics Impact Markets?

    If you're wondering whether Republican presidents are better for markets than Democrats, or if the outcome of the election ...
  97. FSENX: Fidelity Select Energy Top 5 Holdings Analysis (XOM, SLB)

    Discover the top five holdings in the Fidelity Select Energy Portfolio, which in early 2016 included Exxon Mobil Corp. and ...
  98. Internet of Things Makes Privacy a Big Investment Op

    Investopedia's tech columnist David Garrity on why investors are turning toward the Internet of Things, and where the best ...
  99. Tempted by Fallen Angels

    As a swathe of the commodities sector is stripped of its investment-grade ratings a few gems will inevitably get caught in ...
  100. Soon, You Can Sue Your Bank Again

    Americans are going to regain the right to sue a bank or credit card company – but not in all cases. We explain what changes ...
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