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  1. How Dow Chemical (DOW) Makes its Money

    An in depth look at how Dow has made itself vital to so many industries in its 118 year history.
  2. How Booming Debt Will Turn into Dooming Debt

    Debt can fuel markets for a lengthy period of time, but the end result is never good. Here's why.
  3. Are Macy's Store Closings Good or Bad News?

    Macy's is making some wise moves, but will those moves impact its stock price for the better?
  4. Have Stocks Seen the Bottom Yet?

    The market has been turbulent as of late. But have stocks hit bottom?
  5. Where and Why Advisors Are the Happiest (or Not)

    Advisors are less satisfied with their employers this year compared to last, a new study reveals. Here's why and what makes ...
  6. How to Know When to Pass on an Investment

    Knowing what to invest in is important, but knowing what not to invest in is equally important. Here's how to decide when ...
  7. Retirement Planning: Don't Forget Social Security

    You may miss out on a more robust retirement income if you invest too conservatively in retirement.
  8. The 6 Industries Driving New York's Economy

    Learn about the six most influential industries in New York, the most economically productive city in the country, and home ...
  9. The Basics of Income Tax on Mutual Funds

    Learn about the basics of income tax on mutual funds, including what types of income may be subject to the capital gains ...
  10. 5 Characteristics of Strong Mutual Fund Shares

    Discover some of the basic characteristics shared by good mutual funds that investors can use to help them in selecting funds.
  11. Large Cap Energy Companies Benefit From Cheap Oil

    Some pockets of the US oil value chain, such as refining, as well as some high-tax foreign operators tend to benefit when ...
  12. Thursday Intel: Today is Fed Day!

    Will we find out if the Fed will raise rates today?
  13. Understand the SEC Rules on Equity Crowdfunding

    The SEC's adoption of equity crowdfunding rules, initiated under the JOBS Act, enables small investors to invest in companies ...
  14. Difference Between Restructuring and Refinancing

    Refinancing and restructuring are very different debt reorganization processes to improve finances and avoid bankruptcy. ...
  15. 10 Tips for Strategic Networking

    Learn the rules of networking so you can operate like a pro. After all, maintaining a strong network is essential in today's ...
  16. Emerging Markets: Analyzing Indonesia's GDP

    We look at the GDP of Indonesia, which bore the brunt of the Asian financial crisis but weathered the 2008 financial crisis ...
  17. Are REITs Beneficial During A High-Interest Era?

    Amid expectations of high interest rates, do REITs offer a viable investment option? Investoepdia studies the historical ...
  18. Your HSA: A Triple Threat Investment Tool

    Thanks to its unique tax advantages, a Health Savings Account may be the best retirement option you never knew you had.
  19. Two Penny 3D Printing Stocks To Watch Out For

    We look at two penny stocks in the 3D printing sector.
  20. The One ETF To Own The Top Internet Company Stocks

    Grab a pie of booming online businesses in one shot! Here is the one ETF that lets you own stock in the top Internet companies.
  21. How Shackling Offshore Banks Will Impact You

    FATCA regulations have cast a wide net on offshore banking activities, and many innocent account holders might get caught ...
  22. Is The Direct T.V. Business Model Set To Fail?

    Despite DirecTV positioning itself as the "cool" satellite TV provider, the company’s business model will need to evolve, ...
  23. Why Traditional Retailers Keep Struggling

    Here are some core reasons that the traditional retail industry is struggling today
  24. How to Use Annuities for Retirement Income

    We explain how to use annuities for guaranteed income in retirement.
  25. This Might Be the Best Time to Buy Colombian Pesos

    Signs are growing that energy markets are bottoming out, allowing the Colombian Peso to recover its value in a profitable ...
  26. Do Falling Oil Prices Hurt the Canadian Economy?

    As Oil Goes, So Goes Canada. Or Does It?
  27. Movie Vs. TV Industry: Which Is Most Profitable?

    Which entertainment sector is more profitable: movies or TV? Let’s take a look. You might be surprised by the results.
  28. 3 Reasons Market Timing Is Hard for ETF Investors

    Market timing is tough for ETF investors because these popular instruments can move for many reasons unrelated to spreadsheets ...
  29. Play the Bear Market With Top Bear Market Funds

    Worried of an imminent bear market? Play it safe with these top funds designed to benefit from declines in the stock market.
  30. How To Invest In Farming Without Owning a Farm

    Investors have a number of ways to get exposure to the agriculture and farming sector besides actually having to buy a farm.
  31. How To Set Fibonacci Retracement Levels

    Build Fibonacci retracement and extension grids to identify hidden support and resistance levels that may come into play ...
  32. How to Tax The Cloud: An Economic and Legal Riddle

    Various states have been trying to figure out how to tax cloud-based services, but they just might be opening an economic ...
  33. Ashton Kutcher - Tech Investor

    Ashton Kutcher has gained the respect of investors and creators in Silicon Valley. Here's how he's become a force to be reckoned ...
  34. 2 Ways to Refinance Your Home-Equity Loan

    Should you do a cash-out refinance or get a new home-equity loan? Also check with your lender about turning your adjustable-rate ...
  35. The World Of High Frequency Algorithmic Trading

    What’s behind the scenes of HFT? Here's a detailed look at the breakneck world of algorithmic and high-frequency trading
  36. Cash Flow Lending Vs. Asset-Based Lending

    When companies need financing, they rely on two primary forms of lending: cash flow-based and asset-based lending. We look ...
  37. 7 Ways to Reduce Healthcare Costs in Retirement

    When it comes to retirement, one of the big, unknown costs can be healthcare. Finding ways to reduce those costs is a necessity ...
  38. The Mysterious Life of Trading Legend W.D. Gann

    Who was trading legend W.D. Gann? Even today, no one really knows whether his feats were real or mythical.
  39. 5 Ways Successful Investors Choose ETFs

    Sometimes when confronted with too many choices while investing, it’s easier to just do nothing, or pick the first thing ...
  40. Designer Clothes: Why You Need Special Insurance

    You spend a lot of money on couture creations. Shouldn't they be protected from damage?
  41. 2 Undervalued REITs To Add to Your Portfolio

    These two real estate bargains may offer potentially high total returns.
  42. How Conscious Consumers Are Changing Business

    Thanks to the growth of conscious consumerism, corporations must evolve or lose ground to new, ethos-based entrepreneurial ...
  43. Best Places To Exchange Currency In Los Angeles

    When you need U.S. dollars in the City of Angels, here's the way to get them.
  44. Top 3 Taiwan ETFs

    Examine detailed analysis of three exchange-traded funds that track the Taiwan equity market, and learn about the characteristics ...
  45. The 7 Biggest Chinese Mining Companies

    Read about the seven largest Chinese mining companies as measured by revenues, and learn more about the types of mineral ...
  46. Warren Buffett: The Road To Riches

    Find out how he went from selling soft drinks to buying up companies and making billions of dollars.
  47. Top 3 Most Successful Australian Entrepreneurs

    Learn interesting biographical information about some of the most famous and successful entrepreneurs who are originally ...
  48. How Much Money Do You Need to Live in San Francisco?

    Learn how much it costs to live in San Francisco and how the amount varies based on whether you are a student, a professional ...
  49. How Sending Money on Facebook Works

    Learn how Facebook users can send and receive money within their social network, and understand how the site benefits financially ...
  50. Career Advice: Investment Banking Vs. Commercial Banking

    Read an in-depth review of the differences between a career in investment banking and a career in commercial banking, including ...
  51. The 3 Best Alternatives to Quicken Software

    Explore the many alternative personal financial management programs that are currently available and offer an alternative ...
  52. Top 2 Norway ETFs

    Learn about the top two exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, that track the Norway equity market, and explore analyses of their ...
  53. 3 Reasons to Fire Your Advisor

    There is no reason for a client to stay with a financial advisor who is not serving his or her needs. Here are some red flags ...
  54. Tips on How Advisors Can Tap a Niche

    Most advisors know that marketing is key, but knowing how to market to the right audience is not always evident. Here are ...
  55. Why Real Estate is a Good Fit for Older Investors

    Real estate investing can be a good fit for older investors. Here are three reasons why.
  56. The 6 Biggest Life Insurance Companies in Canada

    Read about the biggest life insurance companies in Canada, and learn about their business operations and the types of products ...
  57. 3 Mutual Funds That Hold Netflix Stock

    Discover three mutual funds that allocate the largest percentage of their assets to Netflix, and learn these funds' investment ...
  58. How to Help Clients Overcome Retirement Shortfalls

    Telling a client they don't have enough for retirement is tough. Here's how advisors can help clients overcome retirement ...
  59. How to Vet Financial Advisors Via BrokerCheck

    Many people research restaurants or movies, but few select brokers or financial advisors with much research. Here's how BrokerCheck ...
  60. Is Your Portfolio Being Managed By a Robot?

    Robo-advisors are likely going to become a permanent fixture in the money management industry. Here's where they're at.
  61. 3 Ways to Diversify a $1+ Million Portfolio

    Here are three ways to diversify a high-net-worth portfolio, which could help stave off the impacts of volatility.
  62. Socially Responsible Lending Goes Mainstream

    The solid rates of return that socially responsible lending has posted has caught the attention of institutional investors. ...
  63. How to Separate Emotions from Investing Decisions

    With stock market volatility, financial advisors are finding they're doing more hand-holding to help clients navigate turmoil.
  64. Is Private Equity the Right Move Now?

    With equities extremely volatile, does it make sense to move to private equity?
  65. How Bill Ackman Plans to Fix Mondelez (MDLZ)

    Bill Ackman has a plan for Mondelez International. What does it mean for investors?
  66. Top 5 Most Successful Latin American Entrepreneurs

    Understand what makes Latin America a breeding ground for serial entrepreneurs. Lean about the top five most successful Latin ...
  67. 3 Penny Stockbrokers You Can Trust

    Find information regarding some of the highest-rated, most trustworthy and most popular stock brokers utilized by penny stock ...
  68. The 5 Best Ideas That Came Out of Kickstarter

    Understand the Kickstarter funding model and how it is able to help creative projects raise money. Learn about five of the ...
  69. Why You May Not Need an Emergency Fund

    Emergency funds are considered mandatory by most financial-planning experts, but they can be expensive to hold and ultimately ...
  70. 3 Reasons to Attend College in Canada

    Attending college in Europe might be the dream, but with low tuition fees and weakening currency, Canada is the financially ...
  71. 3 Reasons to Invest in Discounted Commodities

    Though they're selling at depressed prices, there are several reasons that it could make sense to invest in commodities now. ...
  72. U.S. Stock Market Rallies Before Fed’s Rate Decision

    Before the much awaited decision of U.S. Federal Reserve on whether to hike the interest rates or not, U.S. Stock Markets ...
  73. Implications of the Federal Reserve's Impending Rate Hike

    The Federal Reserve begins its two-day meeting on Wednesday, September 16, and everyone is watching to see if the central ...
  74. Why Positive Economic Data Pushes the Market Down

    Unemployment comes in higher than analysts’ expectations, and the market rallies 1% instead of dropping. GDP growth exceeds ...
  75. Wednesday Intel: CPI and Oil May Sway Fed

    World markets are optimistic that tomorrow's decision on interest rates by the Fed will signal economic growth and stability.
  76. Home-Equity Choice: Loan or Line of Credit?

    Before using your home as loan collateral, consider both your financing needs and your appetite for uncertainty.
  77. Family Philanthropy: Developing a Cohesive Strategy

    Devising a cohesive family philanthropy strategy requires proper goal alignment, planning, management, procedural rules and ...
  78. Don't Ignore Maintenance Fees When Buying Real Estate

    Buying an apartment or condo costs more then the price of the unit. There are also unavoidable monthly maintenance fees that ...
  79. Tax-Efficient Strategies For International Clients

    In a globalized world, international clients seek to diversify holdings by accessing U.S. markets. Creative strategies will ...
  80. Best Places to Exchange Currency in San Diego

    Saving money on travel is smart, and it starts with getting the best foreign currency-exchange rates you can. Here's where ...
  81. How Are Variable Annuities Taxed?

    Before investing in a variable annuity, discuss your personal financial picture with a knowledgeable financial advisor.
  82. The Best Strategies to Maximize Your 401(k)

    Use these tips to watch your retirement nest egg grow from quarter to quarter.
  83. Why Did Berkshire Go For eVolution Networks?

    Warren Buffett makes an unusual but possibly lucrative addition to the Berkshire Hathaway portfolio
  84. Yes, You Can Buy a Home with a Reverse Mortgage

    A special type of FHA-insured reverse mortgage called the HECM for Purchase lets seniors use a reverse mortgage to buy a ...
  85. Measuring Job Satisfaction in the Millennial Age?

    Generation Y embodies the trend towards meshing office life with play, and is creating a new and unique work/life balance. ...
  86. The 3 Top Things to Know About Donald Trump's Economic Views

    Learn how Donald Trump's economic views are big on confidence but short on specifics. Identify the candidate's top three ...
  87. Career Advice: Financial Analyst Vs. Financial Consultant

    Read an in-depth comparison between working as a financial analyst or a financial consultant, including how to determine ...
  88. A Beginner's Guide to Getting Student Loans

    Follow these 5 steps and you'll be well on your way to knowing which loans to go after – and which college really offers ...
  89. Hiring a Contractor vs. DIY: Cost – Benefits

    When you want to change something about your home, the first question to ask yourself is whether it’s more cost-effective ...
  90. Will Airbnb Revolutionize Business Travel?

    Airbnb has changed how consumers travel and is now making its mark on the business sector, redefining corporate travel.
  91. The 7 Biggest Canadian Natural Gas Companies

    Read about the seven biggest Canadian natural gas companies as measured by production volume and learn a little more about ...
  92. The 6 Biggest Chinese Energy Companies

    Read about the six companies atop the Chinese energy industry as measured by consolidated revenue, and learn more about their ...
  93. The 3 Industries Driving China's Economy

    Read an analysis of the Chinese economy and its major sectors, particularly after a series of pro-market reforms took place ...
  94. The Best Hours To Trade The Swiss Franc

    Diverse reporting schedules keeps Swiss franc forex markets active and liquid between midnight and noon U.S. Eastern Time. ...
  95. Asset Manager Ethics: Clients and Loyalties

    How can managers put their clients' best interests ahead of their own? Here's a set of guidelines.
  96. China's Economic Collapse Good For the U.S.?

    After years of unprecedented expansion, growth in China has finally begun to slow. Does the United States need to worry or ...
  97. Small Business: Minimize Your Credit Card Fees

    Accepting credit cards is a must these days, but small business owners can take steps to minimize profit-eating credit card ...
  98. 5 Reasons Why Private Equity Investors Like Oil and Gas Companies

    Oil and gas companies may look like a risky industry on the outside, but private equity investors have found reasons to regularly ...
  99. How to Avoid Outliving Your Reverse Mortgage

    Running out of proceeds sooner than you expected to is one of the major risks of taking out a reverse mortgage.
  100. Heli-Skiing in Canada's Rockies: What Will It Cost?

    Ready for a heli-skiing adventure? Here's how to choose the right all-inclusive package for you.
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