Eric Fontinelle

  1. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    ETF Tracking Errors: Protect Your Returns

    Tracking errors tend to be small, but they can still adversely affect your returns. Learn how to protect against them.
  2. Budgeting

    Budgeting For A Recession

    A recession can be tough on your finances, but by planning ahead you can increase your financial resiliency.
  3. Personal Finance

    What Google's Pending Deal Means To You

    Google’s most recent deal bulks up defenses against Android patent infringement claims, and opens opportunities to operate as a dominant integrated smartphone vendor.
  4. Investing

    Summer's Hottest Upcoming IPOs

    Investors will be keeping a close eye on these new prospects, especially the social media companies.
  5. Credit & Loans

    Millionaire Credit Cards: What's In Their Wallets?

    Elite level credit cards come with their own perks - and costs.
  6. Bonds & Fixed Income

    The 4 Safest Investments Right Now

    If you have money that you can't lose, these options are a low-risk solution to preserving principal.
  7. Credit & Loans

    5 Bank Fees You May Not Know About

    Banking regulations have recently changed and fees are following suit.
  8. Personal Finance

    Social Media Companies - How Big Are They?

    Social media companies are valued at levels that rival McDonald's and GM - but should they be?
  9. Markets

    How The Japanese Crisis Affects The US

    If long-term economic disruptions arise in Japan, they can be expected to have noticeable effects on the U.S. economy. Find out why.
  10. Savings

    How To Open And Access An Offshore Bank Account

    You don't have to be a master criminal or billionaire to open an offshore bank account. This article will walk you through the process.
  11. Investing

    The Economic Reasons Behind Nuclear Power

    Despite the risks, investments in nuclear energy can pay off in the form of energy independence.
  12. Markets

    Top 5 Oil-Producing Countries In 2011

    The recent spike in the price of oil has once again drawn our attention to the importance of a ready supply of oil to our modern economy.
  13. Markets

    The Most Profitable Investing Trends Right Now

    Most often, the largest investment gains result from spotting trends early. Find out what current investment trends are offering the highest returns.
  14. Active Trading

    3 Investments On The Rise In 2011

    These investments offer more precise bets on the market, reduced fees and greater diversification to investors.
  15. Bonds & Fixed Income

    5 Basic Things To Know About Bonds

    Learn these basic terms to breakdown this seemingly complex investment area.
  16. Personal Finance

    5 Must Read Finance Books

    We'll look at 5 financial books that are perennial favorites and what has made them so popular.
  17. Credit & Loans

    HYIPs: The Newest Investment Scam

    Find out how to spot this kind of scam so you don't lose your hard-earned money.
  18. Taxes

    How Big Corporations Avoid Big Tax Bills

    How do companies manage to pay such low taxes? Just look at Google's 2.4% tax rate.
  19. Personal Finance

    Breaking Through The Middle Class

    While there is no easy way to the top, understanding some basic economics will help you you move up the economic ladder.
  20. Professionals

    5 Company Names That Could Damage Your Resume

    These companies have a negative aura around their names that may be detrimental to your application.
  21. Personal Finance

    The Pros And Cons Of Price Wars

    Cheaper prices for the customer may seem great, but aggressive price cutting has a downside.
  22. Credit & Loans

    Low Interest Rates: Where You Should And Shouldn't Invest

    Learn how low interest rates affect stock prices and how you should invest in low-rate times.
  23. Investing

    6 Recession IPOs Worth Watching

    IPO activity during a recession is often quiet, but these six companies have been making some noise.
  24. Professionals

    From The Peak: A Payscale Comparison

    Are financial workers making more or less since the 2007 boom?
  25. Personal Finance

    5 New ETFs You've Never Heard Of

    There are ETFs that cover China-specific sectors, lithium, the IPO market and much more.
  26. Professionals

    Top States For Investment Bankers

    We look at cost of living, tax rates and opportunity to find the best places in the U.S. for investment bankers.
  27. Markets

    Will iPhone 4 Send Apple Stock Soaring?

    Delve into how previous iPhone releases affected Apple stock for some hints on what might happen this time around.
  28. Personal Finance

    Microsoft: By The Numbers

    We take a look back at this company's past and present numbers to see what they can tell us about its future.
  29. Savings

    Percentage Budgeting For Seniors: Are You On Track?

    Retirement should be a time to relax and enjoy your golden years, but it's equally important to carefully manage your finances.
  30. Professionals

    Why You Never Hear From Your Financial Planner

    If your financial planner is calling you too often, something might be wrong.
  31. Investing

    The Most Expensive Oil Spills

    The only way to estimate the damage of the BP oil spill is to look at what past cleanups have cost.
  32. Retirement

    Outliving Your Retirement Savings

    Find out how this worst-case scenario can happen, and what you can do if it happens to you.
  33. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    The SEC Is Watching: New Reporting Standards

    The SEC recently proposed new rules for large traders. Does this tracking protect investors and the market, or is the SEC getting too involved?
  34. Brokers

    Jobs Affected By Healthcare Reform

    These careers may get a boost from the new healthcare bill - and some may get hurt by it.
  35. Brokers

    6 Investment Styles: Which Fits You?

    How you invest is just as important as what you buy. Find out which style is right for you, and how to follow it.
  36. Budgeting

    McDonald's: A History Of Innovation

    This company opened its first franchise on April 15 55 years ago. Without it, fast food just wouldn't be the same.
  37. Economics

    China Vs. The U.S.: A Race To The Top

    Wherever China does not have the lead already, it has embarked on virtually unprecedented efforts to get there.
  38. Retirement

    Top 9 Benefits Of A 403(b) Plan

    Find out how the 403(b) plan helps employees of nonprofit entities meet their retirement goals.
  39. Entrepreneurship

    Counterintuitive Management Strategies That Work

    Traditional ideas are falling by the wayside, and being replaced by flexible arrangements and a results-oriented approach.
  40. Personal Finance

    Bank Regulations: Good Or Bad?

    Big investors are calling for more regulations, while others are up in arms at the ideas. So who's right?
  41. Forex Education

    One World, One Currency: Could It Work?

    This idea has been debated for decades, but could it really work? Which countries would benefit? What are the downfalls? How would supply and printing factor in?
  42. Personal Finance

    7 Ways Climate Change Affects Companies

    The SEC is now asking companies to report their climate impact in their books. Find out how this factor can affect a company's profitability
  43. Personal Finance

    Cost-Benefit Analysis: The Key To Your Financial Life

    Using cost-benefit analysis can leave you with a lot more money in your wallet without a decline in your standard of living.
  44. Active Trading

    Buffett's Biggest Mistakes

    This investment guru is still human, and his biggest investing blunders prove it. Find out where he went wrong, and what you can learn from his mistakes.
  45. Retirement

    Is Your 401(k) Being Mismanaged?

    401(k) plans managed by the wrong people can be hazardous to your future!
  46. Personal Finance

    How To Get The Best Price On A New Car

    Find out tips that'll save the haggling and get you the best price on a new car.