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  1. Budget Travel: Europe's Cheapest Countries

    Even with a strong dollar, Europe is pricey. Head east and you'll find four EU countries that deliver scenery, adventures ...
  2. Bet On The Performance of Money Managers with a PAMM Account

    Looking for forex brokers offering PAMM accounts for hassle free trade profits? Here is a list of PAMM account forex brokers.
  3. Get To Know These Crucial US Options Market Regulations

    How are options regulated in the U.S and which organizations are involved in options market regulations?
  4. The ABCs of Mortgage-Backed Securities ETFs

    ETFs focused on mortgage-backed securities, or MBS, offer an opportunity to further diversify the fixed-income portion of ...
  5. How Swaptions Can Reduce Risk in Portfolios

    How can investing in Swaptions reduce risk in portfolios.
  6. Iron Ore Market: Falling Into The Hands Of A Few

    The big iron ore mining companies have embarked on a drive to increase supply, reduce cost, and take market share.
  7. Know How To Manage Gaps On Your Trading Strategy

    Gaps generate profitable strategies right after they print, as well as during retracements that test those levels, often ...
  8. Buying ETFs on Margin Versus Leveraged ETFs

    Leveraged ETFs and investing in an ETF on margin both have their advantages and disadvantages.
  9. Are Alternative Mutual Funds, ETFs Right for You?

    Alternative mutual fund and ETFs are gaining popularity but are they a good idea for your regular Joe investor?
  10. New 401(k) Pension Rollover Rule: Pros and Cons

    Is the new rule allowing participants to roll their 401(k) balances into pensions a good idea?
  11. How To Invest In The Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange

    We look at the recent and upcoming developments in the Saudi Stock Exchange and how to invest in that market.
  12. Understanding Peer-to-Peer Foreign Currency Exchange

    Peer-to-peer (P2P) foreign currency exchange platforms safely connect individuals to swap currencies. With no bank or broker ...
  13. What's The Impact On Equities If The Rates Hike?

    The Fed is on course for raising interest rates. True, that leaves the question of when (most likely June or September, but ...
  14. Are Greece’s Worries Almost Over?

    Last week ended with the news that Greece and the European Union (EU) finance ministers struck a deal to temporarily extend ...
  15. Does It Still Make Sense To Buy IPG Shares?

    Let's look at IPG's earnings, after their Q4 report, and whether the long-term investing thesis is compelling enough to warrant ...
  16. Why Should You Invest In Stratasys Today?

    When Stratasys pre-announced its fourth-quarter earnings, management highlighted that its MakerBot acquisition was underperforming ...
  17. What’s The Best Airline Stock In the Industry?

    With many airlines forced to seek bankruptcy protection, Southwest Airlines stands out as having consistently remained profitable ...
  18. Why Is Enterprise Products Partners So Excited?

    Enterprise Products Partners has historically gone on the offensive to acquire weaker rivals in a tough spot when the commodity ...
  19. How Social Impact Investing Works

    Social impact investing is changing the way investors and the government effect change, delivering quantifiable results and ...
  20. Is 3D Systems Sell-Off A Buying Opportunity?

    It's not easy to find stocks that have sold off in the past year, but 3D Systems's shares have taken a nosedive in the beginning ...
  21. Reverse Mortgages: How To Find A Good One

    Finding a reverse mortgage generally means using a lender that specializes in them. Here's how to find a reputable one.
  22. Sina Weibo and Twitter: What's The Difference?

    Sina Weibo is China's version of Twitter, but how do the Chinese Twitter and actual Twitter stack up against each other? ...
  23. What’s The Highest Dividend-Paying Tech Stock?

    Technology stocks tended not to pay dividends, preferring to reinvest available capital back into their respective businesses ...
  24. Can Modi Mania Continue?

    Investors are still swooning over India’s new prime minister, Narendra Modi, whose pro-business platform inspired a record ...
  25. Are These 2015's Most-Promising Small-Cap Stocks?

    At least one of these small-caps should spike in 2015.
  26. Is the Best Plan for Pot Investing 'Wait-and-see?'

    Legalized marijuana is an emerging industry and those interested in investing in it should proceed with caution.
  27. Why These Are 2015's Most-Promising Bank Stocks

    Which bank stocks should offer the best bang for your buck in 2015? Possibly these, so read on.
  28. Are These the Top Inverse ETFs of 2015?

    Short shy? Here's a list of top inverse ETFs to help you profit from a decline in the value of an index or group of stocks.
  29. Is It Time To Start Buying Seadrill?

    West Texas Intermediate oil prices have collapsed from nearly $110 to less than $44 recently, crushing producers, contract ...
  30. How Are Interest Rates Affecting Annaly Cap Mgmt?

    Annaly Capital Management reported a net loss of $658 million thanks to the mortgage REIT's strategy of hedging its exposure ...
  31. The Top 4 Discount Travel Websites

    Planning a trip? Find out how to save on airfare, hotels, rental cars and more.
  32. How Safe Is Traveling To Colombia?

    Colombia was a violent country in the 1980s and 1990s. Is it now safe for tourists to visit its mountains, beaches and lush ...
  33. When Will The Fed Raise Interest Rates?

    We discuss how the actions of U.S. central bank leaders (i.e. “The Fed”) will affect interest rates in the near future.
  34. Mortgage Faceoff: Bank of America Vs. Wells Fargo

    Which bank offers the better mortgage deal? Here's how they compare on two popular types of mortgage.
  35. Are You Investing With A Purpose?

    We all appreciate having a wide variety of investing choices, but a random collection of investments does not make an investing ...
  36. Why Do We Like A Mature U.S. Tech Industry?

    The U.S. tech industry, particularly blue-chip, mature companies, has room to run in this expensive bull market.
  37. What Will It Cost To Study Abroad in Florence?

    The career payoffs for study abroad can be huge, but can you afford it? Here's a rundown of what you'll need to budget for ...
  38. Millennial Investing Techniques Are Changing The Game

    Millennials are taking advantage of social media and a variety of high-tech tools to plow their wealth into investment vehicles ...
  39. The Best Way To Approach The Currency Hedge

    Currency is going to continue to be an important factor in investment choices, particularly as the dollar strengthens.
  40. 20 Rules To Trade More Professionally

    Break free from the pack and join the professional minority with an approach that raises your odds for long term prosperity.
  41. Will Clean Energy Fuels Create A Better Network?

    Ever since the most recent U.S. energy boom began, many people have looked for ways to take advantage of cheap natural gas ...
  42. Is There An Upside For Isis Pharmaceutical Shares?

    Shareholders in biotechnology company Isis Pharmaceuticals have endured a wild, but ultimately enjoyable, ride since late ...
  43. What Are The Prospects For Plug’s Technology?

    Plug Power's fuel-cell technology has huge promise, but it hasn't paid off yet. Few stocks have seen the volatility that ...
  44. Interested In Pharmaceutical Stocks? Try Novartis (ADR)

    Novartis AG, is the world's leading pharmaceutical company by sales. Here is a closer look at Novartis, and how its financials ...
  45. Will Intuitive Surgical Shares Benefit Investors?

    Earlier this month, Intuitive Surgical authorized to repurchase up to $1 billion of its common stock. But will it actually ...
  46. Is Caterpillar Here To Stay?

    Because Caterpillar is the largest construction and mining equipment manufacturer in the world, investors can count on it ...
  47. Is Apple's Stock Over Valued Or Undervalued?

    Despite several drawbacks, the CAPM gives an overview of the level of return that investors should expect for bearing only ...
  48. Trading On The Psychology Of Round Numbers

    Price action around big round numbers, like 10, 100 and 1000 set up special trading opportunities that take advantage of ...
  49. #1 Country For Tech Start-Ups: U.S.A

    U.S. tech companies are receiving increased levels of investor funding. In 2014, the number of mega-deals for such ventures ...
  50. Is J.C. Penney Fighting An Uphill Battle?

    J.C. Penney's revenue is once again on the ascent, its free cash flow is closing in on positive territory, and its gross ...
  51. Windstream's Strategy For Dividend Investors

    Windstream Holdings has been among the top dividend-paying stocks in the market, with double-digit percentage yields that ...
  52. Multiple Myeloma: A Growing Market For Treatment

    American and European regulators have given Celgene Corporation the OK to begin marketing its top-selling myeloma drug Revlimid ...
  53. What Is The Real Picture Of Linn Energy?

    Numbers don't always tell the full story. Take, for example, the long-term chart for LINN Energy which was expected to be ...
  54. Intel’s Strategy To Gain Shares In The Market

    While Intel's biggest revenue and profit driver is its PC processor division, the company's data center group is probably ...
  55. Can A Family Survive On The U.S. Minimum Wage?

    As the political debate roars on, the numbers are clear: Even two full-timers at U.S. minimum wage can't keep a family of ...
  56. Why Didn't Quantitative Easing Lead To Hyperinflation?

    Hyperinflation is an exponential rise in prices and tends to occur not when countries print too much money, but is instead ...
  57. Sun Pharma And Ranbaxy: An Ideal Pharma Marriage?

    The Sun Pharma merger with Ranbaxy will blend the complementary market strengths and areas of expertise of each company and ...
  58. Best Checking Accounts For College Students

    Student checking accounts avoid the high fees and minimum balances of some other accounts. Here's how to evaluate offers ...
  59. Life Insurance: How Much Does Age Raise Your Rate?

    If you need life insurance, try to get it before your next birthday. Here's why.
  60. Give Yourself More Options With Real Estate Options

    Real estate options have many benefits, including a smaller initial capital requirement.
  61. The Most Important Technical Indicators For Binary Options

    Trading binary options is not for the novice, but if you're ready to delve in, get to know the best technical indicators.
  62. Go To College Or Become An Entrepreneur?

    The rising cost of higher education and high unemployment rate following the Great Recession has caused many young people ...
  63. Why Is Ukraine At War? A Russian Rivalry With West

    Huge power games which are being played behind the Ukrainian conflict are rooted in a previous revolution, a past Cold War, ...
  64. Figuring Out How To Cover Your Liability Bases

    Whenever we talk about the asset-liability approach to portfolio management (ALM), the concepts of immunization and cash ...
  65. Does A Junk Rating Reflect Russia's Fundamentals?

    Moody’s, like other credit rating agencies, has downgraded Russia’s sovereign debt rating to non-investment grade, but does ...
  66. What Would Happen If Interest Rates Rise?

    This time around, while U.S. long-term yields have rebounded from their January lows, rates have generally been lower than ...
  67. What’s The Latest Market Volatility Strategy?

    A minimum volatility (min vol) strategy would be top of mind for investors. In today’s market climate the case for min vol ...
  68. Visiting Las Vegas? 5 Money Saving Tips

    What "stays in Vegas" shouldn't include more of your money than necessary. Some ways to keep your Vegas budget within limits; ...
  69. Growth and Stabilization In The Global Economy

    The continued advance for stocks implies a stabilization in international economies, which indicates global growth is steadying ...
  70. Hedged ETFs That Help You Cushion Currency Impact

    If you’re an investor holding non-U.S. assets, the returns on your investments will be affected when you translate your investment ...
  71. Best Checking Accounts For Small Businesses

    What you need to know to choose the best checking account for your small business – and where to look.
  72. How Is Technology Reshaping The Oil Economy?

    When we talk about technology, we’re focused on how it makes our lives easier—but we often look past the way it can completely ...
  73. What's The New Emerging Re-fracking Trend?

    The fracking fueled U.S. oil is slowing down. However, this doesn't necessarily spell doom and gloom for frack sand providers ...
  74. Advertising From TV To Internet: An Industry History

    Changes in television consumption habits have forced advertising to target audiences through new means, namely Internet advertising. ...
  75. The Best 5 Online Accounting Systems For Small Business

    Running a small business can be difficult, but thanks to these online accounting services, taking care of payroll doesn't ...
  76. What Has Been Groupon’s Growth Strategy?

    Groupon established a strategy with efforts to become a broader force in the e-commerce world and to expand more strongly ...
  77. Which Is Better? Tax Preparer Or Tax Software

    Every taxpayer – and every year – is different, so here are four factors to help you decide whether a tax pro or software ...
  78. Free Community College: How Would It Work?

    Semi-timely article on how a free community would work on the proposal provided by Obama not to charge on free community ...
  79. 7 Commonly Overlooked Tax Deductions

    Don't pay more taxes than you have to because you've missed taking legitimate tax deductions. Here are just a few you may ...
  80. Are You Ready To Invest In The Tech Sector?

    Tech stocks, particularly those of mature tech companies, are well positioned and offer meaningful upside potential in the ...
  81. Strategies To Position Your Bond Portfolio

    Fixed income investors may not be able to see them all right now, but important trends are stirring on the investment horizon.
  82. The Impact Of A Stronger Dollar In The Markets

    The economy continues to improve, but also demonstrated that some areas of the stock market are more vulnerable to an increase ...
  83. Active Funds: Getting What You Are Paying For?

    Fund investing could have hidden costs that can potentially make a big impact on your final return, particularly over the ...
  84. The Impact Of Ending The US Embargo On Cuba

    Many argue that ending the US embargo on Cuba will not only make US consumers happy, but also help the US economy and bring ...
  85. Healthcare: What Are You Really Paying For?

    Long-term care costs rise fast and long-term care providers bundle services together, making it tougher for families to understand ...
  86. How To Make The Most of Fibonacci Grids

    Build your Fibonacci skills by finding the longest price swing on your chart of interest and placing a grid over the trend. ...
  87. Getting U.S. Tax Deductions On Foreign Real Estate

    If your home or second home is not in the United States, you can still get U.S. tax deductions. How many and what kind depends ...
  88. 4 Myths You Don’t Know About Medicare

    Here are four common misconceptions about Medicare, the federal government’s health insurance program for people who are ...
  89. This Is A Small Country With Huge Potential to Grow

    Trinidad and Tobago's increased revenue and economic success have been primarily generated by its energy sector, but it still ...
  90. How Unconventional Monetary Policy Works

    Unconventional monetary policy, such as quantitative easing, can be used to jump-start economic growth and spur demand.
  91. MBA Vs. Executive MBA: Which Is For You?

    What's the difference between these degrees in cost and in value? Here's help in making your choice.
  92. Janet Yellen Vs. Alan Greenspan: Who Is The Better Fed Head?

    We examine how these two histories Fed chairpeople differ and the impact of their views and actions on the world economy.
  93. Is The US Dependence On Foreign Oil Necessarily A Bad Thing?

    We examine the myths and facts about US dependence upon foreign oil.
  94. Trading Forex With Binary Options

    Binary options are an alternative way, with a major advantage, for traders to play the forex market.
  95. Day Trading: Top Scenarios To Take Profits

    Three ways to take profits while day trading, based on price movement and what the asset is doing that day.
  96. How to Use Commodity Futures to Hedge

    Both producers and consumers of commodities can use futures to hedge. We explain, using a few examples, how to achieve commodity ...
  97. Strategies To Build Your Retirement Portfolio

    Retirement indexes are designed to estimate how much an investor would need to have saved today to generate annual income ...
  98. Popular Places Where U.S. Citizens Need A Visa

    A U.S. passport will get you into many countries, but not everywhere. Here's how to visit five of the most popular destinations ...
  99. The Impact Of Venezuela's Bolivar Exchange Rates

    Venezuela's complex exchange rate system has been a major cause of its economic woes. We examine the impacts, and the supply ...
  100. Will the Natural Gas ETF KOLD Stay Hot?

    Proshares UltraShort Bloomberg Natural Gas ETF isn't an investment for the faint of heart.
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