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  1. Investing

    Buy Stocks Now? Nope. Here’s Why

    Hedgeye Senior Macro analyst Darius Dale explains the fallacy of Wall Street’s S&P 500 year-end targets.
  2. Term

    How Traditional IRAs Work

    A traditional IRA is a tax-advantaged retirement account that includes stocks, bonds, mutual funds and other investments.
  3. Term

    The History and Purpose of TQM

    Total quality management explores processes to enhance quality and productivity.
  4. Term

    How Market Segments Work

    A market segment is a group of people who share similar qualities.
  5. Term

    Understanding Market Price and Its Changes

    An asset’s or service’s market price is the current price at which it can be bought and sold.
  6. Economics

    The Delicate Dance of Inflation and GDP

    Investors must understand inflation and gross domestic product, or GDP, well enough to make decisions without becoming buried in data.
  7. Active Trading

    Market Efficiency Basics

    Market efficiency theory states that a stock’s price will fully reflect all available and relevant information at any given time.
  8. Economics

    The History of Stock Exchanges

    Stock exchanges began with countries who sailed east in the 1600s, braving pirates and bad weather to find goods they could trade back home.
  9. Economics

    How Warren Buffett Made Berkshire A Winner

    Berkshire Fine Spinning Associated and Hathaway Manufacturing Company merged in 1955 to form Berkshire Hathaway.
  10. Retirement

    Longevity Insurance: Can You Afford Life into Your 90s?

    A man who reaches retirement age is likely to live until he’s 84. A woman is likely to make it to 86. But what if you live longer?
  11. Economics

    The 2007-08 Financial Crisis In Review

    Subprime lenders began filing for bankruptcy in 2007 -- more than 25 during February and March, alone.
  12. Home & Auto

    Rent-To-Own Homes: How The Process Works

    A rent-to-own agreement can benefit homebuyers with bad credit or insufficient funds for a down payment. Here’s how one works.
  13. Options & Futures

    What Does Quadruple Witching Mean?

    In a financial context, quadruple witching refers to the day on which contracts for stock index futures, index options, and single stock futures expire.
  14. Professionals

    Is A Stockbroker Career For You?

    Becoming a stockbroker requires a broad skill set and the willingness to put in long hours. But the rewards can be enormous.
  15. Economics

    Industries That Thrive On Recession

    Recessions are not equally hard on everyone. In fact, there are some industries that even flourish amid the adversity.
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