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  1. Introducing The New Investopedia
    Investing

    Introducing The New Investopedia

    You may have noticed something different at Investopedia in the past several weeks. We’re excited to officially announce the launch of our site redesign!
  2. Reduce Your Allocation To Small Cap U.S Stock ETFs
    Economics

    Reduce Your Allocation To Small Cap U.S Stock ETFs

    The Wall Street media may celebrate the 35% intra-day jump in Alibaba shares. They may tout the record highs in the Dow and the S&P 500.
  3. 7 Tips To Bounce Back From A Credit Score Disaster
    Budgeting

    7 Tips To Bounce Back From A Credit Score Disaster

    Find out how to repair bad credit in seven simple steps.
  4. 9 Ways To Go Bankrupt
    Budgeting

    9 Ways To Go Bankrupt

    It may seem obvious, anyone who continuously spends more than they are making will be facing bankruptcy in no time. But there are some other ways to become flat broke.
  5. ISDA Master Agreement
    Investing Basics

    ISDA Master Agreement

    The ISDA Master Agreement is a document outlining the terms of an over-the-counter derivatives transaction between two parties. This document serves as a standard agreement in these transactions and is ...
  6. 8 Tips For Starting Your Own Business
    Entrepreneurship

    8 Tips For Starting Your Own Business

    Do you have what it takes to be a top entrepreneur? Learn tips on what to do to make it happen.
  7. Key Markets Waking From Summer Slumber
    Stock Analysis

    Key Markets Waking From Summer Slumber

    Underneath Yellowstone National Park lies a dormant supervolcano capable of burying Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, and Colorado under several feet of ash.
  8. Gunslinger Portfolio Managers
    Investing

    Gunslinger Portfolio Managers

    Learn the high-risks associated with hiring a gunslinger to manage your investments.
  9. The Value of Profitability Ratios
    Fundamental Analysis

    The Value of Profitability Ratios

    How is a company being run? Is it generating profits? The answer to these questions lies in analyzing the profitability ratios of a company.
  10. 5 Ways To Be Irreplaceable At Work
    Professionals

    5 Ways To Be Irreplaceable At Work

    Use these tips to position yourself as an indispensable employee, and increase your job security.
  11. 6 Tips On Selling Your Home In A Down Market
    Home & Auto

    6 Tips On Selling Your Home In A Down Market

    Top tips to help when selling your home in a down real estate market.
  12. 14 Stars Who Lost It All
    Credit & Loans

    14 Stars Who Lost It All

    When you're feeling the stresses of everyday life, take a moment to be grateful that even if it has been a difficult year financially, you probably haven't lost as much money as these celebrities.
  13. Celebrities With Big Dreams That Paid Off
    Entrepreneurship

    Celebrities With Big Dreams That Paid Off

    It's a scary prospect to follow your passion instead of following the steady paycheck, but the rewards that come with it are more than just monetary. If you loathe your job, the salary may seem less appealing. ...
  14. 7 Millionaires By Marriage
    Personal Finance

    7 Millionaires By Marriage

    Here's a look at how seven legendary celebs came upon their not-so-famous better halves.
  15. What Is The New 'FICO Score 9' And Its Benefits?
    Credit & Loans

    What Is The New 'FICO Score 9' And Its Benefits?

    A change in how some credit scores are calculated might soon make it easier for some homebuyers and homeowners to get a mortgage.
  16. 5 Reasons The Other Driver's Insurer Won't Pay
    Home & Auto

    5 Reasons The Other Driver's Insurer Won't Pay

    You drive below the speed limit when another driver plows into your car. You assume their insurance company should pay, but that's not the case every time.
  17. Smooth Moves: Changing Insurance When You Relocate
    Insurance

    Smooth Moves: Changing Insurance When You Relocate

    Whether moving across town or across the country you probably have a very long to-do list, but don't let insurance matters get lost in the shuffle.
  18. 10 Biggest Losers In Finance
    Budgeting

    10 Biggest Losers In Finance

    A look at 10 financial professionals (in no particular order) who became famous for their very public losses.
  19. Top Things To Know For An Investment Banking Interview
    Professionals

    Top Things To Know For An Investment Banking Interview

    Without some basic knowledge, you won't get the job. Find out what you need to know and how to prepare.
  20. Vacation Savings Tips
    Budgeting

    Vacation Savings Tips

    You can enjoy your holiday without spending exorbitant amounts of money. Read on for summer budgeting tips.
  21. Top Ten Reasons Not to Invest In The Iraqi Dinar
    Forex Strategies

    Top Ten Reasons Not to Invest In The Iraqi Dinar

    Before you plunk down your hard-earned dollars for the Iraqi dinar, here are our Top Ten reasons why you should not invest in this scam.
  22. In-App Purchasing
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    In-App Purchasing

    The purchase of goods and services from an application on a mobile device, such as a smartphone or tablet.
  23. Your Three-Step Municipal Bond Workout
    Investing

    Your Three-Step Municipal Bond Workout

    The municipal market has been on a tear this year. In fact, few people anticipated interest rates would fall as they have in the first seven months of the year.
  24. Consolidations Ready For A Break Higher
    Chart Advisor

    Consolidations Ready For A Break Higher

    This specific type of consolidation pattern shows both long-term and short-term buying interest.
  25. Chandelier Bid
    Term

    Chandelier Bid

    A bid that is announced by an auctioneer during an auction that has not been signaled by a participant, but has rather been fabricated by the auctioneer in order to create the appearance of greater demand ...
  26. On-Balance Volume (OBV)
    Term

    On-Balance Volume (OBV)

    A momentum indicator that uses volume flow to predict changes in the stock price. On Balance Volume is a metric developed by Joseph Granville in the 1960s. He believed that, when volume increases sharply ...
  27. Exchange-Traded Binary Options
    Term

    Exchange-Traded Binary Options

    Exchange-traded binary options, regulated by the CFTC, let you speculate on the price of some of the most heavily traded forex, commodities and stock indices markets with short-term hourly, daily or weekly ...
  28. Marginal Propensity To Invest
    Term

    Marginal Propensity To Invest

    The ratio of change in investment to change in income. The marginal propensity to invest shows the how much one additional unit of income will be used for investment purposes.
  29. Balassa-Samuelson Effect
    Term

    Balassa-Samuelson Effect

    Countries with high productivity growth also experience high wage growth, which leads to higher real exchange rates.
  30. Linder Hypothesis
    Term

    Linder Hypothesis

    An economic hypothesis that posits that countries that have similar per capita income will consume similar quality products, and that this should lead to them trading with each other.
  31. Texas Sharpshooter Fallacy
    Term

    Texas Sharpshooter Fallacy

    An analysis of outcomes out of context that can give the illusion of causation rather than attributing the outcomes to chance.
  32. Marginal Rate of Technical Substitution
    Term

    Marginal Rate of Technical Substitution

    The rate at which one factor has to be decreased in order to retain the same level of productivity if another factor is increased.
  33. Marginal Propensity to Save
    Term

    Marginal Propensity to Save

    The proportion of an aggregate raise in pay that a consumer spends on saving rather than on the consumption of goods and services.
  34. Veblen Good
    Personal Finance

    Veblen Good

    Named after economist Thorstein Veblen, who introduced the term "conspicuous consumption," a Veblen good is one whose demand increases as its price increases because consumers see it as an exclusive status ...
  35. Creative Ways to Protect Your Stock Portfolio
    Investing Basics

    Creative Ways to Protect Your Stock Portfolio

    Protecting your stock portfolio is an extremely important part of portfolio management.
  36. Product Portfolio
    Term

    Product Portfolio

    Investopedia explains: A Product Portfolio is the collection of different items a company sells.
  37. Systemic Risk
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    Systemic Risk

    Investopedia explains: A systemic risk is the possibility that an event at the company level could trigger severe instability or collapse in an entire industry or economy.
  38. Thorstein Veblen
    Term

    Thorstein Veblen

    Investopedia explains: An economist and sociologist who lived from 1857 to 1929 and who is best known for coining the term "conspicuous consumption."
  39. FIRE Economy
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    FIRE Economy

    Investopedia explains: a fire economy is the sector composed of finance, insurance and real estate (FIRE).
  40. Unregistered Shares
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    Unregistered Shares

    Investopedia explains: Unregistered shares are securities that are not registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
  41. MINTs (Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria, Turkey)
    Term

    MINTs (Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria, Turkey)

    Investopedia explains: An acronym coined by major investment firm Fidelity in 2011 for a group of four countries - Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey - that are expected to show strong growth and provide ...
  42. State-By-State Comparison Of What You’ll Pay Under Obamacare
    Insurance

    State-By-State Comparison Of What You’ll Pay Under Obamacare

    Check out our interactive map to get a better idea of the premiums you'll pay under Obamacare.
  43. New Mortgage Rules For 2014
    Personal Finance

    New Mortgage Rules For 2014

    New mortgage rules are set to take place next year by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which will make lenders screen home loan applicants in greater detail.
  44. 10 Most Shameful Bank Scandals Of 2013
    Personal Finance

    10 Most Shameful Bank Scandals Of 2013

    This year brought a whirlwind of shocking announcements and news that would go on to affect every corner of the globe, including the number of banking scandals uncovered in some of the world's largest ...
  45. What To Know Before Buying A Foreclosure
    Home & Auto

    What To Know Before Buying A Foreclosure

    While foreclosures can be terrific investments, buying a foreclosure can also be a very risky expenditure, one into which no one should enter without a lot of research and intestinal fortitude.
  46. What To Know About New 2014 Tax Brackets
    Personal Finance

    What To Know About New 2014 Tax Brackets

    Income tax brackets have been updated for the 2014 tax year (those taxes due on April 25, 2015), and for a change, a little bit of inflation may be a good thing for some filers.
  47.  Financial Account
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    Financial Account

    A component of a country’s balance of payments that outlines net changes in ownership of a country’s assets. On the most basic level, it is calculated as the total change in foreign ownership of domestic ...
  48. Traveler's Dilemma
    Term

    Traveler's Dilemma

    A non-zero-sum game played by two participants in which both players attempt to maximize their own payoff without regard for the other. "Traveler’s dilemma," devised by economist Kaushik Basu in 1994, ...
  49. Buyer's Credit
    Term

    Buyer's Credit

    A loan facility extended to an importer by a bank or financial institution to finance the purchase of capital goods or services and other big-ticket items. Buyer’s credit is a very useful mode of financing ...
  50. Navistar's Turnaround Is Ugly And Bumpy, But Making Progress
    Stock Analysis

    Navistar's Turnaround Is Ugly And Bumpy, But Making Progress

    Navistar's turnaround doesn't look pretty, but the company has made important positive steps.
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