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  1. Small-Cap ETFs Set for Sharp Swings (TNA, TZA)

    Analysts see greater price volatility on the horizon for small-cap stocks, and that may drive greater movements in the leveraged ...
  2. Volatility Begins Falling Again (VXX, TVIX)

    After a few days of reversing course, volatility and volatility-tracking ETFs are falling lower yet again.
  3. Quality Ideas for Small-Cap Exposure (DES, EES)

    With some small-cap ETFs, it is not always about the size factor. Quality matters too.
  4. Yes, Investors Buy and Hold ETFs (IVV, IEFA)

    Much to the chagrin of naysayers, investors actually buy and hold ETFs. Low fees are a big reason why.
  5. Leveraged Oil ETFs Come Again (OILU, OILD)

    Aggressive traders yearning for triple-leveraged oil ETFs don't have to wait any longer.
  6. Comparing Traditional to Evidence-Based Investing

    Evidence-based investing uses the best evidence available to maintain an investment portfolio
  1. General Motors Doesn't Believe Einhorn Has the Answer (GM, TSLA)

    Activist investor David Einhorn believes a stock split could revitalize sentiment in General Motors’ downtrodden shares. ...
  2. Post-Earnings Valuation: Red Hat Edition

    RHT reported strong results, will the shares continue to surge higher?
  3. Analysis: It's Apple vs. SoftBank as Didi Weighs Funds

    Didi Chuxing has become China's No. 1 ride hailing car service by taking share from taxis
  4. Four Financial Alarm Bells Ring Loud Amid Trump Rally

    Rising volatility, soaring short interest, a falling dollar and the S&P 500's March slide pose a threat
  5. What's the difference between a stop and a limit order?

    A limit order is an order that sets the maximum or minimum at which you are willing to buy or sell a particular stock. With ...
  6. Quality Ideas for Small-Cap Exposure (DES, EES)

    With some small-cap ETFs, it is not always about the size factor. Quality matters too.
  1. Wells Fargo to Launch Robo-Advisor in June 2017

    Wells Fargo is preparing to enter the robo-advisor field with the launch of its service in 2017.
  2. The Pros and Mostly Cons of Robo-Advisors

    Robo-advisors aren't equipped to handle disruptive life events or complex tax situations.
  3. Goldman, T. Rowe Price Target Average Investors With Robos

    Two more big financial institutions are planning on joining the robo-advisor ranks.
  4. Why and When Your Robo-Advisor Will Fail You

    Robo-advisors are not as capable as human advisors in handling market downturns and volatility.
  5. Ellevest Review: What You Need to Know

    Many investors have long anticipated the launch of Ellevest, a women-focused robo-advisor. Here are some specifics about ...
  6. Robo & Financial Advisors: The Best of Both Worlds

    Robo-advisors and financial advisors can provide complementary benefits to many investors.
  1. What the Fed’s Hike Means for Markets

    We see market complacency as a risk as the Federal Reserve normalizes its pace of normalization.
  2. Bond Basics Tutorial

    Investing in bonds - What are they, and do they belong in your portfolio?
  3. Concerns About Preferred ETF May Be Overstated (PFF, VRP)

    An active fund manager voiced concern about this preferred stock ETF, but it may be a case of much ado about nothing.
  4. Why Didn't Quantitative Easing Lead to Hyperinflation?

    Hyperinflation is an exponential rise in prices and tends to occur not when countries print too much money, but is instead ...
  5. The Impact of an Inverted Yield Curve

    Find out what happens when short-term interest rates exceed long-term rates.
  6. Fed Talks Policy A Week After Rate Hike

    Balance sheet concerns rise amongst Fed members.
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  1. General Motors Doesn't Believe Einhorn Has the Answer (GM, TSLA)

    Activist investor David Einhorn believes a stock split could revitalize sentiment in General Motors’ downtrodden shares. ...
  2. Depreciation: Straight-Line Vs. Double-Declining Methods

    Appreciate the different methods used to describe how book value is "used up".
  3. Accounting For Differences in Oil and Gas Accounting

    How a company accounts for its expenses affects how its net income and cash flow numbers are reported.
  4. Post-Earnings Valuation: Red Hat Edition

    RHT reported strong results, will the shares continue to surge higher?
  5. Analysis: It's Apple vs. SoftBank as Didi Weighs Funds

    Didi Chuxing has become China's No. 1 ride hailing car service by taking share from taxis
  6. What is the formula for calculating compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in Excel?

    The concept of CAGR is relatively straightforward and requires only three primary inputs: an investments beginning value, ...
  1. Brexit

    Brexit refers to Britain's leaving the European Union, which could happen in as few as two years.
  2. Unicameral System

    Unicameral system is a government with one legislative house or chamber.
  3. What is the difference between Communism and Socialism?

    Learn how some countries are incorporating socialist methods into capitalism.
  4. Top 6 Mindless Money Wasters

    If you'd like to save more money, first you'll need to conquer the first step: coming up with the cash.
  5. What is GDP and why is it so important to economists and investors?

    The gross domestic product (GDP) is one the primary indicators used to gauge the health of a country's economy.
  6. Silk Route

    The Silk Route is a historic trade route used from the second century BC through 14th century AD that went from China to ...
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  1. Restricted Stock Unit

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  3. Expense Ratio

    A measure of what it costs an investment company to operate a mutual fund. An expense ratio is determined through an annual ...
  4. Pro Forma

    A Latin term meaning "for the sake of form". In the investing world, it describes a method of calculating financial results ...
  5. Trumpcare

    The American Health Care Act, also known as Trumpcare and Ryancare, is the Republican proposal to replace Obamacare.
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    A trade term requiring the seller to deliver goods to a named airport, terminal, or other place where the carrier operates. ...
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