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  1. Who Are Netflix's Main Competitors?

    Netflix has many competitors, but is that really what current and potential shareholders should be worried about?
  2. Infrastructure Investment & Institutional Reforms

    There has been a lot of buzz in the market lately about the prospect for growth and stability in Latin America.
  3. Will Greece Ever Pay Off Its Debt?

    Greece's ability to pay off its debt has less to do with having enough assets and more to do with the benevolence of its ...
  4. The Long Game: Oil In 2020

    In January, oil bottomed out at less than half its price in June. What caused the plunge, and how should long-term investors ...
  5. Market Crisis: Does Diversification Still Work?

    If you still aren’t sold on the benefits of international diversification, you may object that: Diversification didn’t work ...
  6. Would More Government Debt Help The U.S. Economy?

    Many economic policy experts are once again asking: “What, if anything, can be done to accelerate the United States’ persistently ...
  7. Too Late To Invest In EM?

    Investors have flocked to developing markets amid continued low U.S. interest rates & hopes of further economic stimulus ...
  8. Japan's Heavy Exposure to Rising Rates

    While Japan has seen falling interest rates for over two decades, quantitative easing could mean this is about change. Just ...
  9. Swimming Pools: Costs Vs. Long-Term Value

    Consider the costs of installing and maintaining a swimming pool, and compare this with the pool's utility and the market ...
  10. A Quick Guide To Healthcare ETFs

    The healthcare industry offers a broad variety of sector ETFs but it’s difficult to avoid exposure to pharmaceuticals and ...
  11. The Risks & Rewards of Penny Stocks

    Penny stocks can make you a lot of money in a short period of time, but this is a very dangerous game that almost always ...
  12. Feeling Risk-Averse? Consider These Investments

    These investments offer risk-averse investors resiliency to bear markets while paying sustainable dividends or interest. ...
  13. Is it Wise to Diversify with Small-Caps?

    Historically, it's always been a good idea to add small-caps to your portfolio. But doing so right now will require more ...
  14. Top 10 Most Developed Cities in the U.S

    Want to know where to live, work, or play? If so, the following information might be of great value to you.
  15. Investing: How to Make Fast Money in Your 20s

    In your 20s and want to maximize returns on your investments? Here's how. But be careful.
  16. Fundamentals Of How Brazil Makes Its Money

    While it has an abundance of resources, including people, Brazil needs to begin to refocus its management and development ...
  17. Should You Average Down When Trading Stocks?

    Averaging down on a stock can allow you to avoid having to admit you are wrong. On top of this and given enough time, the ...
  18. Can Bitcoin Kill Central Banks?

    Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer unofficial currency that operates without government or central bank oversight. Can Bitcoin kill ...
  19. How The Federal Reserve Affects Mortgage Rates

    The Federal Reserve's actions as it aims to maintain economic stability impact the cost of funds for banks and consequently ...
  20. Should You Sidestep Social Media's Hottest ETF?

    Social media is hot, but it may not be the right time to invest.
  21. How Safe Are Gold And Silver Investments?

    Contrary to both tradition and popular opinion, gold and silver may not be the best hedges against inflation nor the safest ...
  22. The Economics Of Tesla Batteries

    Last week, Tesla announced its own line of commercial and residential batteries, called the PowerWall series, proving once ...
  23. Technology: Increasing Indoor Farming's Efficiency

    Indoor farming has gone high-tech. An increasing number of investors are now sitting up and taking notice.
  24. Europe's Oil Refineries Get A Second Chance

    The European refining sector is benefiting from the drop in oil prices, but it may not last the year. Can high margins beat ...
  25. New Avenues For Bitcoin Funding Opened Up By SEC

    Could New SEC Regulations Pave the Way for Investing in Bitcoin Startups?
  26. How Internet-Connected Cars Work

    With the rise of connected devices and wearable technology, even your car can connect to your digital life.
  27. How Nasdaq Makes Money

    NASDAQ provides a marketplace which offers money-making opportunities to investors. Investopedia explains how NASDAQ makes ...
  28. How The NYSE Makes Money

    We examine how the New York Stock Exchange, the leading US stock exchange, makes money.
  29. Why These European Countries Don't Use The Euro

    The euro is a common currency of the European Union. Yet, many EU countries don’t use the euro. Investopedia explores why.
  30. How Is The GDP Of India Calculated?

    India is a front-runner among developing economies. Investopedia explains how India calculates its GDP, an indicator of economic ...
  31. Young Investors: Should You Care About Dividends?

    If you're a young investor, you may want to consider a non-traditional approach to investing.
  32. Are These Your Best ETF, ETN Bets for 2015?

    These 10 ETFs and ETNs have been on fire, but will investors who don't proceed with caution get burned?
  33. How To Calculate Beta Of A Private Company

    We explain two methods for calculating the beta of a private company.
  34. What Happens When A Stock Broker Goes Bust?

    While there is nothing much that can be done against the market volatility, there is a protection mechanism in place in case ...
  35. Reduce Energy Costs By Making These Adjustments

    There are several ways you can reduce energy costs. These techniques range from minor tweaks to major renovations.
  36. Best ETFs to Trade the Tokyo Stock Exchange

    Japanese stocks are soaring thanks to incredibly aggressive monetary policy. Should you go for the ride?
  37. Should You Bet on These 5 Inverse Oil ETFs?

    While these oil inverse ETFs can make a lot of fast money, investors need to proceed with caution.
  38. What Makes Apple Inc. So Valuable?

    Apple is the most valuable company in the world by a landslide. How did it get there and will it stay on top?
  39. Today's Top ETFs: Worth a Bet or Should You Pass?

    ETFs can be profitable and dangerous. Here's a list of today's most popular funds and what you should watch about them.
  40. Are These the Top 3 Value Stocks of 2015?

    A look at three value plays for the long-term investor.
  41. How To Track Upcoming IPOs

    Interested in investing through IPOs? Here is the list of free sources for information on upcoming IPOs.
  42. Leveraged S&P 500 ETFs: Are These the Best?

    A look at the top six S&P 500 leveraged ETFs.
  43. Why Not All Dow Stocks are Created Equal

    For the most part, the Dow has been on fire since March 2009. So profits of its components are growing, right?
  44. Penny Stocks that Had Potential But Failed

    Welcome to the wild world of penny stocks. Here's what to expect.
  45. Are These 3 Agricultural ETFs, ETNs a Good Bet?

    Three top tier agriculture ETFs and ETNs to consider when the time is right.
  46. Occidental Petroleum: No Gas Stations, No Problem

    An in depth look at influential oil and gas company Occidental Petroleum.
  47. These Investments Have Soared in 2015

    These five investments are on fire and still offer high potential going forward. Here's why.
  48. 3 Top Pharma Stocks that Pay Regular Dividends

    The low down on three big name, dividend-paying pharma stocks.
  49. Are These 3 Alternative Energy ETFs Good Bets?

    Eyeing alternative energy? Consider these three ETFs to gain exposure.
  50. How Saudi Arabia Benefits From Cheap Oil

    Since the middle of last summer oil prices have dropped significantly and many have wondered why the traditional "swing producer" ...
  51. The Risks Of Writing Covered Calls

    While writing a covered call option is less risky than writing a naked call option, the strategy is not entirely riskfree.
  52. Taking Measure: Gold, Diamonds and... Karats?

    We look at the difference between karats and carats, as well as investment opportunities in gold and diamonds.
  53. How & Why Interest Rates Affect Futures

    There are at least four factors that affect change in futures prices, including risk free-interest rates, particularly in ...
  54. What Are The Advantages Of Not Adopting The Euro?

    European Union countries that do not use the euro have a few advantages over eurozone countries. Investopedia explores how.
  55. When And How To Tackle Earnings Reports

    Trading earnings news for consistent profits requires considerable discipline and patience.
  56. How UnitedHealth Group Makes its Money

    Here's how UnitedHealth Group, poised to grow even more, rakes it in.
  57. Top 3 High Yield Stocks with Growth Potential

    High yield and growth potential don't often go hand in hand, except when it comes to these three stocks.
  58. How India Makes Money

    India currently has the ninth largest nominal GDP (and third largest in PPP) in the world.
  59. How Lack Of Leadership Is Making Things Worse In Europe

    Lack of effective leadership is impeding the resolution of economic crisis in Europe.
  60. How Oil Will React To A Revolution In Venezuela

    The downward trend of the price of oil over the past year is having devastating consequences for the Venezuelan economy, ...
  61. Why 2015 Does Not Look Like Y2K

    The technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index hit a new record last week, as a broader rally in stocks helped nudge it past ...
  62. How To Play Potential Market Opportunities In 2Q?

    The first quarter played out as expected, but there were a few surprises, including a strengthening dollar and how far interest ...
  63. Auto Insurance: Paying By The Mile Vs. Monthly

    Would you benefit if you bought your auto insurance by the mile instead of simply paying a flat monthly premium?
  64. An Introduction To Trading Silver Futures

    Silver Futures are becoming popular trading instruments. Here is a primer on how to trade them.
  65. How Auto Insurance By The Mile Works

    If you don't drive much, would auto insurance cost less if you paid by the mile? Consumers in some states are finding out.
  66. Putin Says Russian Economy Healing - Is He Right?

    Putin claims the Russian economy has turned the corner. Is he right or is it just the oil price?
  67. American Airlines & US Airways Merger: It Matters!

    While the two airlines' merger creates a new giant in the industry and reduces choice for consumers and employees, investors ...
  68. Can Tradier's Brokerage API Replace Traditional Brokers?

    Tradier, an up-and-coming brokerage firm that’s carving a niche for itself as the world’s “first brokerage API company,” ...
  69. How Big Data Has Changed Insurance

    No longer confined to technology, big data has become integral to providing solutions to the insurance industry's long standing ...
  70. Due Diligence Tips for Investing in Alternatives

    Alternative investments can provide unique benefits to clients for whom they are suitable. But do your due diligence and ...
  71. Top Foreign Debt ETFs & Funds for Diversification

    Foreign fixed income options for investors seeking capital preservation and diversification
  72. The 5 Industries Driving the U.S Economy

    Jobs are being created by the millions, wage growth is picking up and foreign trade is only 30% of the nation’s GDP.
  73. Africa's Rapid Tech Advancement Drawing Investors

    The rapid adoption of technology, and the proliferation of startups, in Africa have created excellent investment opportunities.
  74. How the UK Makes Money

    The United Kingdom has one of the strongest economies in the world thanks to the strength of its services, manufacturing ...
  75. How Low Can Oil Prices Go?

    Record low oil prices are a welcome development for consumers, but oil companies are struggling with choosing market share ...
  76. Take Note Of Key Trends That Are Gaining Momentum

    Technology is on the rise and rapidly evolving. Prospective tech investors need to pay attention to trends and which sectors ...
  77. How to Invest in the Shanghai Composite Index

    If you want access to China's A-Share market, this is how to do it.
  78. Investment Banks: Not a Good Bet Right Now?

    Investment banks might appear safe to investors at the moment, but they're probably more dangerous than advertised.
  79. Top 4 High-Yielding Preferred Stock ETFs

    ETFs offer diversification, a clear advantage. Preferred stock ETFs offer even more.
  80. How Ecommerce Titan eBay Makes its Money

    eBay is a $68 billion ecommerce titan. Here's why.
  81. Do Energy Sector CAPEX Cuts Equal Opportunity?

    Pessimism in the oil patch has reached new levels. Does this mean the sector could be the ultimate value investing buy?
  82. How Big Data Has Changed Healthcare

    Like many other industries, healthcare has adapted to data analytics not only for its financial returns but also improving ...
  83. How China Makes Money

    China has the first or second largest GDP in the world but is not nearly as developed as others in the top 10.
  84. How To Outperform Warren Buffett Using Market Simulators

    That moment when you realize you just booked $108 million dollars in less than an hour: it puts butterflies in your stomach.
  85. Best Websites For Big Pharma Jobs

    If the big numbers (jobs, career options, locations) of big pharma are pulling you toward that industry, here's how to find ...
  86. SEC-Regulated Options Brokers

    Investopedia provides a List Of SEC-Regulated Options Brokers
  87. Writing Covered Calls On Dividend Stocks

    Writing covered calls on stocks that pay above-average dividends is a strategy that can be used to boost returns on a portfolio, ...
  88. Will The US Economy Rebound In The 2nd Quarter?

    Most investors know that U.S. 1st quarter growth numbers aren’t pretty. Economic statistics have been missing expectations ...
  89. The U.S. Economy May Be Stronger Than You Think

    While the economic performance in the U.S. broadly disappointed in the first quarter, temporary factors presented one-off ...
  90. Cost-Free Connection Of Target Groups To Marketers

    ZipDial spotted a niche marketing opportunity in the area of “missed calls” and developed a business around it. Here is how ...
  91. The Funds Keep Flowing Into Indian Tech Startups

    Investors are increasingly turning their attention to Indian tech startup companies. Billions of dollars are flowing into ...
  92. How The GDP Of The US Is Calculated

    The US GDP may not be a perfect economic measure, but the ability to compare it to prior periods and other countries makes ...
  93. Will Tesla Cars Ever Be Affordable?

    Tesla cars are highly sought after, but also command a very high price tag.
  94. What Are The Best Mobile Banking Apps?

    As a society we expect to have 24/7 access to everything in our lives, our bank accounts included.
  95. Weak Oil, Sanctions' Bite, Mean Misery for Russia

    Low oil prices, coupled with crippling sanctions, will mean Russia will suffer declining growth and vicious inflation for ...
  96. One Silver Lining Of Slower Global Growth

    Stocks struggled last week amid more evidence out of the world’s largest economies that global economic growth isn’t accelerating ...
  97. How to Analyze Pharma Stock Fundamentals

    What you need to know about analyzing the fundamentals of pharma stocks.
  98. How to Pick the Best Dividend Stocks

    Dividend stocks can make you rich, but you have to be patient.
  99. 5 Gold Stocks that Pay Regular Dividends

    Five dividend paying gold stocks to put on your watch list.
  100. For Now, a Future Without Putin Seems Unlikely

    Putin's actions have alienated the West and led to harsh economic sanctions against his country, but his favorability remains ...
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