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  1. Will Smith & Wesson Continue its Ascent? (SWHC)

    Smith & Wesson investors have been pleased over the past year. Is there still upside potential?
  2. Why You Should Avoid These 3 Energy Stocks

    Knowing what stocks to avoid is even more important than knowing which ones to buy. Here's why you should avoid these three ...
  3. This is How Much Oil Companies Make

    Learn about how much money some oil companies make. Understand how oil company earnings are highly correlated to the prices ...
  4. Retirees! Mexico Is Not as Dangerous as You Think

    Learn about four safe retirement destinations in Mexico and the current economic and political status of Mexico that supports ...
  5. 8 High Risk Investments That Could Double Your Money

    Learn about eight high-risk investment vehicles that can double the funds of investors looking to take on additional risk ...
  6. The Top 3 Mid-Cap Value ETFs for 2016

    For investors looking for potential growth with mitigated risk, here are three of the top ETFs with a focus on mid-cap value ...
  7. Is the GLD ETF a Good Long-Term Bet?

    The SPDR Gold Shares ETF has been a high quality investment. Should it be on your watch list going forward?
  8. 3 Oil Companies Still Making Money with Current Oil Prices

    Find out about three of the major oil companies that have continued to record profits despite low oil prices, which have ...
  9. Retail Banking Vs. Corporate Banking

    Retail banking is the visible face of banking to the general public. Corporate banking, also known as business banking, refers ...
  10. SCZ: iShares MSCI EAFE Small-Cap ETF

    Read an in-depth analysis of the iShares MSCI EAFE Small-Cap Fund, a well-managed exchange-traded fund that tracks small-cap ...
  11. IYZ: iShares US Telecommunications ETF

    Explore detailed analysis of the iShares U.S. Telecommunications exchange-traded fund, and learn about the ETF's suitability ...
  12. DWAS: PowerShares DWA SmallCap Momentum ETF

    Find out about the PowerShares DWA SmallCap Momentum Portfolio ETF, and explore detailed analysis the fund's characteristics, ...
  13. IEO: iShares US Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF

    Learn about the iShares U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF, which provides an efficient way to invest in the exploration ...
  14. The Top 5 Financials Sector ETFs for 2016

    Discover detailed analyses of the top five financials sector exchange-traded funds, which may be poised to rise if the Federal ...
  15. The Top 10 Small-Cap Stocks for 2016

    Discover the top 10 small-cap stocks expected to grow in 2016, complete with summaries and growth outlooks for each company ...
  16. The Top 5 Large-Cap Basic Material Stocks for 2016

    Discover the top five large-cap basic materials stocks expected to grow in 2016, with summaries of each company and the rational ...
  17. Top 3 Companies Owned By Monsanto

    Discover the three main divisions the Monsanto Company has created through years of successful innovations and acquisitions ...
  18. Best 3 Websites To Find Crude Oil Breaking News

    Discover the best websites to visit if you want accurate, current pricing and news on West Texas Intermediate and North Sea ...
  19. UBS and Aspiration Launch Sustainable Equity Fund

    The Aspiration Redwood Fund began trading in November 2015 following a March registration for this socially conscious financial ...
  20. How to Help Clients Gain During a Down Market

    You can help clients see the silver lining in market downturns by using a few simple strategies. Here are a few.
  21. The Best Energy ETFs For Swing Trading (XLE, XOP)

    Energy sector commodity and equity ETFs offer excellent swing trades, thanks to high liquidity, low expenses and wide range ...
  22. How the Walgreen and Rite Aid Deal Will Affect Your Community (WBA, RAD)

    The merger of the mega-retail drugstores chains, Walgreens and Rite Aid could have a domino effect on communities and consumers ...
  23. Weighing the Pros of Stock Buybacks vs. the Cons

    In recent years, the value of stock buybacks has come into question. Here we break down the trend and weigh the pros and ...
  24. 10 Most Traded Oil ETFs

    Discover detailed analyses of the most traded oil-related exchange-traded products, and learn about the characteristics of ...
  25. ETF/ETN Analysis: Natural Gas Subindex

    Discover an analysis of the iPath Bloomberg Natural Gas Subindex ENT, and learn about its characteristics and how it seeks ...
  26. Elizabeth Warren: Increase 2016 COLA – Here's How

    True, there's no inflation according to certain price indexes. But is the government using the wrong formula for seniors ...
  27. KBWB: PowerShares KBW Bank ETF

    Consider an examination and analysis of the PowerShares KBW Bank Portfolio ETF, considered one of the primary financial sector ...
  28. Analyzing Medtronic plc.'s Return on Equity (ROE) (MDT)

    Learn about the drop in the return on equity for Medtronic due to a decline in net income. Read about how Medtronic's competitors ...
  29. These Five Stocks Depend on Low-Income Consumers

    Become popular with the regular joes (like these companies) and you'll need a wheelbarrow to make your bank deposits.
  30. These 3 Dow Stocks Are Your Safest Bets for 2016

    It'll be a difficult environment for stocks in the coming year, but the good news is that there are a few long-term winners. ...
  31. Looking to Add Oil Into Your IRA or Roth IRA? Here's How

    Learn the different ways investors can gain exposure to the price of oil and oil companies in their IRAs. See how individual ...
  32. The 3 Best Canadian Dividend Stocks (CNQ)

    Learn about the state of the Canadian stock market and three Canadian dividend-paying stocks that are worth taking a look ...
  33. Will New Argentinian Leadership Spur Investment?

    If President-elect Macri can implement his economic and political policies, foreign investment should return to Argentina.
  34. Due Diligence In 10 Easy Steps

    Got a hot stock tip? Follow up on it with these tips to avoid getting burned.
  35. What Are Central Banks?

    They print money, they control inflation, and much, much more. All you need to know about central banks is here.
  36. Bill Gates and the Oculus Rift Buddha Dance Hall

    Should you invest in hot virtual reality tech company, Oculus Rift?
  37. These are Tesla's 3 Biggest Bets for Next Year (TSLA)

    Looks at Tesla's top bets for 2016, as the company aims to make its electric cars more widely available and solar power more ...
  38. Costo: Time to Buy Opportunistically or Sell?

    Costco has taken a hit. Is this stock price action correct, or does it present an opportunity?
  39. Amazon or Netflix: Which is the Better Bet?

    Amazon vs. Netflix: Which company offers higher-quality original content? Which company is the better investment?
  40. Where NOT to Buy Property Anytime Soon

    Equities are dancing on the edge of a cliff. Considering this riskiness, should investors be looking to real estate? If so, ...
  41. 5 Stocks to Avoid When the Fed Hikes Rates

    Find out why you should avoid these five stocks, especially with expectations that the Federal Reserve will begin raising ...
  42. Analyzing Ford's Return on Equity (ROE)

    Understand how to interpret Ford's recent return on equity (ROE) ratios, what they tell you about Ford's performance and ...
  43. AT&T's 3 Key Financial Ratios

    Understand how operating cash flow and debt usage are closely related to A&T's business, and why cash efficiency matters ...
  44. How Yahoo (YHOO) Makes Money (For Now)

    Most of Yahoo’s current business model might sound redundant, but it remains the 5th most popular web site in the world. ...
  45. 4 Little-Known Ways to Reduce Your Property Taxes

    Property taxes are often expensive and most don't know they can be appealed. Here are little known ways you can try to reduce ...
  46. Analyzing SandRidge's Return on Equity (ROE) (SD)

    Read about SandRidge's negative return on equity (ROE). Understand how the company has a very high debt load and is facing ...
  47. Understanding the Accounting of Private Equity Funds

    Read about private equity accounting and how it is different than that of other investment vehicles. The nature of private ...
  48. Three Agriculture Startups Disrupting Monsanto

    Even as technology startups have disrupted other industries, agriculture has remained immune to its effect. But that is about ...
  49. What a Rate Hike Might Mean for Stocks

    Here's what investors should expect if interest rates rise.
  50. 5 Foreign Currencies Americans Buy the Most

    Look at which currencies Americans buy the most for travel abroad and remittances, and how the current strength of the dollar ...
  51. Is it Time to Stick a Fork in Chipotle? (CMG)

    Chipotle has quickly gone from top dog to simply a dog. Why has this happened and what impact is it likely to have on its ...
  52. Looking to Hedge on Currency Volatility? Consider...

    In an attempt to dampen down the impact of the stronger dollar, investors have been turning to currency hedged exchange traded ...
  53. Buying Euros as a Long-Term Investment: Risks and Rewards

    Learn about the potential risks and rewards of long term investing in the euro and the current status of the European Union's ...
  54. Oil Boom 2.0: Be Sure You Are Ready to Invest

    Learn about the potential for oil boom 2.0, and discover why some experts say this is a good time to invest in oil companies ...
  55. Analyzing Schlumberger's Return on Equity (ROE) (SLB)

    Read about how Schlumberger has performed well as the world's largest oilfield services provider. See how revenue is dropping ...
  56. The Biggest Risks of Investing in Kinder Morgan Stock (KMI)

    Discover the biggest risks to Kinder Morgan stock using fundamental analysis. Learn how regulatory changes, pipeline integrity ...
  57. Financial Engineering: What it Means for Investors

    A look at financial engineering, what it means for investors and how to play it.
  58. How Bank of New York Mellon Makes Money (BNY)

    With a centuries old history, BNY Mellon can still attract and retain its clients the old fashioned way while growing this ...
  59. Analyzing Amazon's Return on Equity (ROE) (AMZN)

    Learn how to analyze Amazon's return on equity (ROE), especially given the company's focus on capital investments, as opposed ...
  60. Buying Swiss Francs as a Long-Term Investment: Risks & Rewards

    Learn about the risks and rewards of investing long term in Swiss francs and the history of the Swiss franc's exchange rate ...
  61. What Is An Emerging Market Economy?

    Emerging markets provide new investment opportunities, but there are risks - both to residents and foreign investors.
  62. Buying a Home? The Best Places Share this Feature

    The most lucrative areas to invest in a home are cities where job growth is robust.
  63. Getting in On the (Next) Texas Oil, Gas Land Boom

    Landowners enjoyed rich royalties from their oil- and gas-producing plots. But how can the rest of us hitch a ride on the ...
  64. What Triggers an SEC Audit for Financial Advisors?

    Advisors looking to avoid an SEC audit should pay heed to this list of what may catch the regulator's attention.
  65. Do Data Breaches Really Matter for Retailers? (TJX, TGT)

    Do data breaches hurt the stock price of retailers? Let's have a look at a few examples.
  66. Time to Favor TIPS?

    Amid the sluggish economic recovery, investor expectations for future inflation have also moderated, but perhaps by too much.
  67. The 10 Best Income-generating International ETFs

    A look at ten income-generating international ETFs.
  68. A Look at EAFE Index (EFA) ETF

    The iShares MSCI EAFE is a unique ETF with exposure to high quality companies, but is it likely to be a good bet going forward? ...
  69. Selling Your Business: How to Prepare

    Once you have a solid, stand-alone business with solid finances, it's time to put a price on it. Here are the steps needed ...
  70. Company Stock in 401(k)s: The Risks and Rewards

    Holding company stock in a 401(k) has its risks. Here's how advisors can help clients avoid them.
  71. Equity Research: Job Description & Average Salary

    Learn about the average salary of an equity research position and the skills, education and certifications hiring companies ...
  72. Chevron's 3 Key Financial Ratios (CVX)

    Learn about key financial ratios for Chevron. See how the company is paying a decent dividend yield and has manageable debt ...
  73. The Best Banking Services for Your Business

    Find out which banking services can offer a small business the best opportunities for reducing cost and fraud while managing ...
  74. Oculus Rift: Facebook Plans To Teleport You By 2025

    Facebook wants to teleport you to your choice location with your friends. How does the social network plan to achieve this ...
  75. American Airlines: How Does a Giant Get Bigger?

    American Airlines has merged and organically grown its way to success. Will that success continue, or is it time to sell?
  76. Is Under Armour's (UA) Dip a Buying Opportunity?

    All temporary hits to Under Armour's stock have ended up being buying opportunities. Is this time any different?
  77. What Lululemon's Numbers Reveal (LULU)

    Should Lululemon be on your watch list? Let's have a look at the numbers.
  78. Three Things to Know About the Remittance Economy

    Up until the turn of this century, remittances were ignored by most economists in development economics. But, the remittance ...
  79. Private Banker: Career Path & Qualifications

    Discover what kind of work private bankers do, and learn more about how you can develop the experience and qualifications ...
  80. Can Small Caps Rebound?

    While the collective concensus was right on the dollar rising, it was wrong on at least one implication of a stronger greenback: ...
  81. The Top 5 Short-Term Bond ETFs for 2016

    Read about five short-term bond ETFs that investors should consider if the Federal Reserve triggers a rising interest rate ...
  82. Microsoft's New Reporting Structure: A Closer Look (MSFT)

    Learn about the changes being made to the reporting structure of Microsoft's books and how they will affect the way investors ...
  83. The Top 5 Alternative Energy ETFs for 2016 (TAN, PBW)

    Discover detailed analyses of the top five alternative energy ETFs, and learn about their characteristics and why they may ...
  84. 10 Ways to Profit From an Interest Rate Increase

    Discover 10 possible ways that individual investors and businesses can potentially profit from an environment of rising interest ...
  85. Rising Rates: What It'll Mean for Stocks and Bonds

    A look at what rising interest rates could mean for the equity and bond markets.
  86. Is Artic and Deepwater O&G Exploration Over?

    With oil prices range-bound for the better part of 2015, many are wondering if deep water and Arctic exploration could be ...
  87. Tech Startups Invest in Fusion Technology

    Significant strides have recently been made in fusion power. The end goal remains net energy production and useful ignition. ...
  88. From Grexit to Smart Beta: Investopedia's Top 10 Terms of 2015

    Did you see a unicorn in 2015? Many investors did in the shape of an Uber, Airbnb or Snapchat. If you didn’t know what a ...
  89. Emerging Markets: Analyzing Russia's GDP

    Understanding the GDP composition of the world's largest country, Russia.
  90. Will Argentina Default Again?

    Does a Manhattan judge's recent ruling putting Argentina on the hook for $6.1 billion in payments for its sovereign bonds ...
  91. The Largest Oil Companies Make a Pledge to Climate Change

    Here is how ten of the world's largest oil companies prepared for the UN climate change summit happening in Paris this month.
  92. Is Infinite Economic Growth on a Finite Planet Possible?

    While the finite nature of Earth's resources limits the direction of economic growth, it does not mean that infinite economic ...
  93. Thermo Fisher Scientific: A Growth Story (TMO)

    TMO has a history of making successful acquisitions to accelerate its growth while achieving strong organic growth. Will ...
  94. Playing The Strongest Small Cap Semiconductors (SOX, INTC)

    Semiconductor leadership in 2016 could have a powerful effect on small-caps in the broad technology sector
  95. Will Amazon Continue to Reward Investors? (AMZN)

    Amazon is the number one online retailer in the United States. Will its stock continue to appreciate?
  96. Will SolarCity Start to Shine Again? (SCTY)

    Does SolarCity's recent spike in its stock price mean it will start to shine again?
  97. Deere & Co.: How it Keeps Running (TTC, AGCO)

    The history, market share, and future prospects of Deere & Co., the largest farm equipment manufacturer in the world.
  98. Corporate High-Yield Bonds vs. Equities

    Equities and corporate bonds often play a significant role regarding the diversification of an investor's portfolio. We put ...
  99. Does Target's Online Snafu Mean Opportunity? (TGT)

    A press release issued after Target's site crashed on Cyber Monday includes information that could mean opportunity in unexpected ...
  100. Aspiration Targets Socially-conscious Consumers

    Conscious consumers seek companies that demonstrate corporate social responsibility. Aspiration introduces a new investment ...
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