Bonds Articles

  1. The Top 3 Convertible Bond ETFs for 2016 (CWB, ICVT)

    Obtain detailed information on the exchange-traded funds (ETFs) available for traders seeking ETF exposure to convertible ...
  2. How to Evaluate Stock Performance

    Learn how to evaluate stock performance. While what you look for in a stock could be different from another person, the way ...
  3. Is Boeing Stock Suitable for Your IRA or Roth IRA? (BA)

    Understand why portfolio managers are bullish on Boeing, and determine whether this stock is more suitable for a traditional ...
  4. How Does Zola Work and Make Money?

    Learn how the online retailer startup Zola is bringing the wedding registry industry into the 21st century with a vast array ...
  5. Top 4 California Cities to Retire if You're Ultra-Rich

    Discover why many rich individuals are choosing to retire in California, and some of the cities that are popular as retirement ...
  6. 3 Economic Challenges Poland Faces in 2016

    Learn how Poland's economy faces many challenges entering 2016, mainly due to uncertainties surrounding the European Union ...
  7. Top 5 Companies Owned By L'Oréal

    Learn how L'Oréal is the world's largest cosmetic company with more than $29 billion in annual revenue. Discover more about ...
  8. Top 4 BlackRock Funds for Retirement Diversification in 2016 (BLK)

    Learn how four top funds from BlackRock can be allocated to create a diversified retirement portfolio for generating lifetime ...
  9. How the New Allergan Plc Will Make Money

    Allergan plc is not only enormous, it's about to more than double in size. Here's why and how.
  10. Waddell & Reed vs. Robo-Advisors: A Comparison

    The Waddell & Reed model is a traditional approach to financial planning. Here's how it differs from robo-advisor platforms. ...
  11. Are Your ETFs Losing Money? It Might be Time to Rebalance

    Learn how disciplined rebalancing of your assets can help your portfolio perform better in the long term in good times as ...
  12. Where Does George Soros Keep His Money?

    Learn about where George Soros keeps his massive fortune. Discover how Soros has supported various candidates and political ...
  13. Famous Women Financial Advisors You Should Know

    You've seen the financial gurus on TV but have you seen these top six financial advisors? They have a lot to offer and a ...
  14. 3 Ways To Evaluate the Performance of Alternatives

    Learn about three ways to measure the performance of alternative investments. See how the commonly used Sharpe ratio has ...
  15. The World’s Wealthiest People Under Age 35

    The fortunes of the wealthiest individuals under age 35 were, in large proportion, amassed by founding technology-related ...
  16. Defense & Aerospace Stocks: Are These 2016's Best?

    These four defense stocks offer potential in 2016, each in different ways.
  17. Consumer Defensive Stocks: Are These 2016's Best?

    These eight consumer defensive stocks meet strict objective parameters for top-tier investment potential in 2016.
  18. Tips for Helping a Junior Advisor Succeed

    Bringing on new partners means helping them get acclimatized and showing them the ropes. These tips help get you started ...
  19. 3 Dividend Software Stocks You Should Consider Buying (MSFT, ORCL)

    Learn about three software companies -- Microsoft Corporation, Oracle Corporation and Symantec Corporation -- which provide ...
  20. 3 Fintech Companies to Watch in 2016

    Many financial technology companies have potential in terms of stock gains this year, but here's one on a shortlist that ...
  21. Data Analyst: Job Description & Average Salary

    Learn about a data analyst career and how much money you can expect to make. Understand the skills and education needed to ...
  22. What Saudi-Iranian Tensions Mean for Oil Prices

    The recent break in diplomatic relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran adds complications to the already chaotic environment ...
  23. Top 3 ETFS for Investing in Germany

    Discover why Germany is considered an economic powerhouse in the eurozone, and learn about the three ETFs that provide investors ...
  24. The Top 3 ETFs For Investing in Sweden

    Discover a selection of popular exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, that offer investors the ability to access exposure to the ...
  25. 3 Luxurious Massachusetts Retirement Communities

    Learn why Massachusetts is favored among certain retirees, and discover more about some of the most luxurious retirement ...
  26. (FXI, PGJ, EWS, EPP) 4 Best Asia-Pacific ETFs for 2016

    Learn about four of the best-performing exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, that offer investors exposure to the Asia-Pacific ...
  27. 2 Key Markets To Watch In 2016

    If the U.S. and China's economies perform as expected, the global bull market should continue in 2016. If either stumbles, ...
  28. By George: Investing The Soros Way

    Soros turned an original seed funding of $12 million into $20 billion by the first decade of the 21st century. Can regular ...
  29. (IGOV, ISHG, BNDX) 3 Best Japan Bond ETFs for 2016

    Learn about the top three exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that invest in sovereign and corporate bonds issued by developed countries, ...
  30. CreateSpace or FastPencil: Which Self-Publishing Platform Should You Use

    Here are the pros and cons of the self-publishing services offered by CreateSpace and FastPencil.
  31. What Drives The Price Of Gold?

    Gold prices are based on the economy and actual uses, but there are many other factors that dictate gold's perceived value. ...
  32. Self-Driving Cars: Get Ready For A Major Shift

    The popular use of self-driving cars will cause some sectors to grow, will make some shrink or disappear, and will cause ...
  33. 4 Financial Fitness Tips for 30-Somethings

    When it comes to investing, your retirement plan could be considered the core of your financial well-being. Here we tell ...
  34. New Jersey's Economy: The 9 Industries Driving GDP Growth

    Learn which eight industries are driving New Jersey's economy. See which sectors employ the most people and which industries ...
  35. Pinterest:  Bringing the Ca-Ching to the Retail Register

    Pinterest is more than just an online scrapbooking platform. It's a unique form of social media that spreads product awareness ...
  36. Discover the Economic Events That Lie Ahead

    2016 is poised to be a very interesting year macro-economic-wise: China is on the ropes, the Fed has shifted gears and inflation ...
  37. 6 Books for Rental Property Investors

    We'll look at six books that can help make you a better rental property investor.
  38. Is the Coal Investment Story Over?

    Is it time to exit coal stocks and coal ETFs? Investopedia assesses the future of the global coal business.
  39. The Top 3 ETFs For Investing in Canada

    Learn specific information about three of the most popular and best performing ETFs that offer exposure to Canadian equity ...
  40. The Outlook for Bitcoin in 2016

    A look at the forces behind the recent surge in Bitcoin price and how it stands entering 2016.
  41. Talking to Your Kids About Your Retirement

    Having a frank conversation with your adult children is a good way to manage their expectations about future help from you. ...
  42. Disney Rewards Visa vs. Disney Premier Visa Card

    Disney lovers, find out which Disney credit card is right for you.
  43. The Powerball Lottery Jackpot: Key Lessons

    You already know this: You aren't going to win the Powerball jackpot. But here's why thinking about it can be instructive.
  44. Job or Internship?: A Guide for College Students

    College students, which is better for your future - an entry-level job or a unpaid internship? Find out now.
  45. The Top 12 Weirdest Scholarships Available

    Cut your college expenses drastically by winning one of these off-the-wall scholarships.
  46. Florida's Economy: The 6 Industries Driving GDP Growth

    Learn how tourism, agriculture, international trade, aerospace and aviation, and the life sciences industries drive Florida's ...
  47. The Continuing Retirement Savings Crisis

    While Americans work more hours than employees in any other developed country, they're coming up woefully short in retirement ...
  48. (EWT, FTW, QTWN) 3 Best Taiwan ETFs for 2016

    Examine detailed analysis of three exchange-traded funds that track the Taiwan equity market, and learn about the characteristics ...
  49. How to Boost Social Security Spousal Benefits

    There are a wide variety of complex spousal Social Strategy strategies. Here are the best ways to get the most out of them. ...
  50. Roth vs. Traditional IRA: Which Is Right For You?

    To answer this question, you need to consider several of the factors we outline here.
  51. Characteristics of the Ultra Wealthy

    Ultra-high net worth individuals have certain characteristics in common, such as education, gender, age, industry, and even ...
  52. New Mexico's Economy: The 6 Industries Driving GDP Growth

    Discover the four primary industries that are considered to be the most important drivers in the well-being of the economy ...
  53. Seadrill P/E Ratio: A Quick Analysis

    A quick calculation and analysis of Seadrill's P/E ratio.
  54. The 3 Best J.P. Morgan Fixed Income Funds

    Find out which of the J.P. Morgan fixed income funds would be the best options to complete a properly diversified bond fund ...
  55. Are More Baby Boomers Working After Retirement?

    Today’s baby boomers are choosing from among diverse options to fill their retirement years, with freelance work being an ...
  56. The Top 3 ETFs For Investing in Hong Kong

    Discover information and analysis of three exchange traded funds that investors can use to access potential profits from ...
  57. 5 Ways Technology Will Change Your Finances in 2016

    In the year to come, as billions join the online marketplace, FinTech will see continued growth and innovation which democratizes ...
  58. How Long-Term Care Riders on Life Insurance Work

    What is the difference between Accelerated Death Benefit for Chronic Illness and Long-Term Care Riders offered on life insurance ...
  59. Can Groupon Make a Comeback in 2016?

    Groupon's stock remains battered, but its new CEO is raising hopes that the company can rise again.
  60. Four Factors Supporting the Global Economy in 2016

    The global economy enters 2016 on a promising note, with the growth pace forecast to be the fastest since 2011, thanks to ...
  61. Texas' Economy: The 9 Industries Driving GDP Growth

    Find out which industries are driving the Texas economy. Learn about the largest and fastest growing employers and producers ...
  62. Fidelity Equity Funds Overview

    Learn all about Fidelity's equity funds, such as investment-style, large-, mid- and small-cap funds, and international-, ...
  63. Power of Attorney: When It's Critical to Get One

    "The sooner the better" is the usual answer.
  64. (ENOR, NORW) 2 Best Norway ETFs for 2016

    Learn about the top two exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, that track the Norway equity market, and explore analyses of their ...
  65. (AFK, EZA, GAF) 3 Best Africa ETFs for 2016

    Explore detailed analysis of the top three exchange-traded funds that track the African companies, and learn the type of ...
  66. Red State or Blue: 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 ...
  67. If Trump Had His Way: The U.S. GDP Minus Muslims

    Banning the entry of Muslims into the U.S. could negatively impact its tourism and investment sectors, as well as certain ...
  68. 3 Economic Challenges Argentina Faces in 2016

    Learn about three challenges that the Argentine economy faces. How will President Macri manage capital controls, investor ...
  69. Healthcare Stocks: Are These 2016's Best?

    Healthcare stocks aren't likely to hold up as well as you think, but these three stocks could offer resiliency.
  70. 5 States with the Lowest GDPs Per Capita

    Learn about the top five states that have the lowest real gross domestic products (GDPs): Mississippi, Idaho, South Carolina, ...
  71. 5 Big Tech M&A Deals in 2015

    Read about five of the largest M&A transactions by total value in 2015, and learn a little about how the companies involved ...
  72. Automaker Stocks: Are These 2016's Best?

    Auto sales have been on fire, but auto stocks have not. What is 2016 likely to hold?
  73. Value Vs. Growth ETFs: How Do You Choose?

    Learn about the primary characteristics of value ETFs and growth ETFs, and discover how to choose the between the two when ...
  74. Which Are the Best US States to Retire to in 2016?

    It’s good to know that certain states are senior-friendly with good healthcare and low taxes, but as for "best," that’s quite ...
  75. How to Analyze Facebook Stock (FB)

    Learn about the key drivers of Facebook's results that are important for investors, as these metrics will impact the stock ...
  76. 9 Canny Ways to Avoid Outliving Your Money

    Most Americans are hoping to enjoy multiple decades of retirement, but maintaining enough assets to last that long can be ...
  77. 4 Economic Challenges China Faces in 2016

    Learn about the four economic challenges China faces in 2016 and what China's leaders plan on doing to tackle a slowing economy ...
  78. 4 Best Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Mutual Funds

    Learn about the four best mutual funds of Franklin Templeton Investments that invest in a wide variety of fixed-income and ...
  79. Pittsburgh's 5 Best Retirement Communities

    Discover why many retirees are settling in Pittsburgh; read about several retirement communities in the area and their attractive ...
  80. MSCI: An Activist Investment Analysis (MSCI)

    Read about the high-profile battle between the management team for Morgan Stanley Capital International and activist MSCI ...
  81. Budgeting Tips: Living in Ecuador on $1,000 a Month

    Discover just how far $1,000 per month goes in Ecuador, home to colonial cities high in the Andes and quiet beaches on the ...
  82. The Best US Equity Sector Since Market Low in March 2009

    Learn about the best U.S. equity sectors since market low in March 2009 and understand how they have achieved the best returns ...
  83. Vanguard Balanced Allocation Funds Overview

    Learn about the basics of Vanguard Funds and how their Balanced allocation mutual funds and ETFs differ from other investment ...
  84. Budgeting Tips: Living in Panama on $1,000 a Month

    Discover how far $1,000 in monthly income can take you in Panama, and determine whether this Central American paradise is ...
  85. The Pros and Cons of Indexes

    Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of stock indexes and passive index funds. Discover how there is an opportunity ...
  86. What Is Amazon Web Services and Why Is It so Successful?

    Amazon Web Services provides a much-needed revenue stream to Amazon in exchange for low-cost cloud computing.
  87. Saudi Aramco: A $10 Trillion IPO?

    In an interview earlier this month, Saudi Arabia's deputy crown prince Muhammad bin Salman told the Economist that he was ...
  88. 457 Plan Contribution Limits in 2016

    Learn about the 2016 contribution limits for 457(b) retirement plans and how you may be eligible to make catch-up contributions ...
  89. Vanguard Target Date Funds Overview

    Learn about target-date retirement funds offered by Vanguard. Discover how portfolio managers automatically rebalance the ...
  90. 5 T. Rowe Price Mutual Funds with Long Track Records (TROW)

    Learn about T. Rowe Price and the company's nearly 80-year history, and discover which mutual funds in the company's lineup ...
  91. The Top 3 Women-Owned Businesses in Phoenix

    Learn about several of the top companies owned by women in the Phoenix metro area, and discover how these firms are succeeding ...
  92. 10 Austin-based Startups That Emerged This Century

    Understand why Austin, Texas has become one of the premier places for a startup to launch its operations. Learn about the ...
  93. Analyzing Intel's Return on Equity (ROE) (INTC)

    Learn about Intel's historical return on equity and how it stacks up against peers. This is an important metric for investors ...
  94. 5 Hospital Stocks That Are Recession Proof (HCA, LPNT)

    Learn about five hospital stocks with the capacity to weather recession storms while offering steady, long-term growth opportunities.
  95. 5 Riskier Vanguard Equity Funds (VBK, VB)

    Learn about five high-risk Vanguard funds with razor-thin fees and good diversification that just may put some sizzle in ...
  96. How to Analyze the Stocks Held in Your 401(k)

    Read about how you can evaluate the stocks in your 401(k), whether within a fund or in a self-directed brokerage account ...
  97. Miami, Florida: The 5 Best Retirement Communities

    Learn about some of the best retirement communities in Miami featuring some of the most luxurious facilities in the United ...
  98. The Biggest Risks of Investing in Advanced Micro Devices Stock (AMD)

    Learn the biggest risks to Advanced Micro Devices stock, and discover the company's biggest competitors and how they threaten ...
  99. 5 Best iPhone Finance Apps for 2016

    Discover the best and latest iPhone apps available in the personal finance category for 2016, offering everything from basic ...
  100. How Automation Tech Is Changing The RIA Biz

    Automated technology is changing the landscape of investing by allowing for better investment outcomes, tax efficiency and ...
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