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  1. Bond ETFs Come of Age

    A big milestone in the world of bond ETFs is coming this week.
  2. Why Oil Prices Are Headed Even Lower

    A look at the trendlines shows that the price of oil is going to keep dropping.
  3. Plenty of Perks in This Value ETF

    This value ETF employs a unique approach to its sector allocations.
  4. Tech Sector Breakout Continues, but Stocks Are Mixed

    Weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  5. Goldman ETF Offers Multi-Factor Approach to Developed Markets

    This Goldman Sachs ETF is a winning smart beta strategy for developed markets.
  6. Small Cap Stocks Are at Risk of a Pullback

    The iShares Russell 2000 ETF looks to be bumping up against some upward resistance.
  1. Are Bezos & Musk's Rocketships Bad for Markets?

    The billionaire founders of Amazon and Tesla are building private rocketships. Market psychology expert Peter Atwater thinks ...
  2. McDonald's, NVIDIA, AMD May Surge on Weak Dollar

    Profits of big U.S. companies with large foreign sales should rise as the dollar falls
  3. Bond ETFs Come of Age

    A big milestone in the world of bond ETFs is coming this week.
  4. The Geekiest (and most Important) Number Nobody is Discussing

    Russ explains why investors should pay more attention to the stock-bond correlation coefficient and understand its impact ...
  5. How to Retire as a Millionaire Without a 401(k)

    Can you retire as a millionaire without a 401(k) plan? It may not be easy, but it isn't impossible if you know where to invest ...
  6. Investment Options for Income in Retirement

    Generating income from investments during retirement is crucial. Here are some of the best options.
  1. Wealthfront Review 2017: Fees and Investment Facts

    Wealthfront is one of the premier robo-advisors. Here's a breakdown of the brokerage's fees and features.
  2. Would You Take Financial Advice from a Robot?

    A combination of robo-advising and human advising can provide affordable, quality investing advice.
  3. Advisors: How to Make Robo Technology Work for You

    Financial planners who embrace the digital revolution see robo advisors as an edge, not a threat.
  4. Robos & Financial Advisors: Cooperation Not Competition

    Instead of seeing robo-advisors as a threat, traditional financial advisors should embrace them.
  5. Robo-Advisor (Robo-Adviser)

    Robo-advisors are digital platforms that provide automated, algorithm-driven financial planning services with little to no ...
  6. Pros and Cons of Robo-Advisor Personal Capital

    A look at the pros and cons of robo-advisor Personal Capital's robust platform.
  1. Bond ETFs Come of Age

    A big milestone in the world of bond ETFs is coming this week.
  2. Foreign Investors Flock to U.S. Municipal Bonds

    Interest in U.S. municipal bonds by foreign investors is on the rise. Here's why.
  3. 2 New Bond ETFs Are Boring but Successful

    Some of the most successful new bond ETFs are boring – and that's not necessarily a bad thing.
  4. Top 3 Investment-Grade Corporate Bond ETFs

    If you're seeking a hedge against a volatile stock market, these bond ETFs are worth a look.
  5. A Smart Idea for Mortgage Bonds

    This old mortgage bond ETF is undergoing a transformation – and getting cheaper.
  6. Worries Over U.S. Politics and Policy Drive Demand for Euro Zone Bonds

    Concerns over politics and policy in the United States helped drive demand back into euro zone government bonds on Wednesday, ...
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  1. McDonald's, NVIDIA, AMD May Surge on Weak Dollar

    Profits of big U.S. companies with large foreign sales should rise as the dollar falls
  2. Short Sellers Wave White Flag as Stock Prices Soar

    Giving Up: The stampeding bull market is trampling short sellers as losses pile up
  3. Biogen Earnings Preview: Analysis

    Revenue and earnings probably declined in the latest quarter
  4. The Top 4 General Electric Shareholders (GE)

    Pay attention to whether the amount of stock awarded to General Electric’s largest shareholders provides a hint about the ...
  5. Put Dividends to Work in Your Portfolio

    Find out how a company can put its profits directly into your hands.
  6. Stock Buybacks: A Good Thing or Not?

    In recent years, the value of stock buybacks has come into question. Here we break down the trend and weigh the pros and ...
  1. Dow 30

    Commonly referred to as just the "Dow," the Dow 30 was created by Wall Street Journal editor Charles Dow and got its name ...
  2. Women in Finance

    Investopedia speaks with some of the leading women in finance, covering their careers, influences and lessons learned along ...
  3. Federal Open Market Committee Meeting - FOMC Meeting

    The meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) that occurs eight times a year. Consisting of 12 members, they determine ...
  4. Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC)

    The FOMC is the branch of the Federal Reserve Board that determines the direction of monetary policy. The FOMC meets several ...
  5. SEDAR: System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval

    SEDAR is a Canadian electronic filing system that allows listed companies to report their securities-related information ...
  6. 8 Energy Stocks That Can Outperform Amid Weak Oil

    While falling oil prices have pushed the sector's stocks down, 8 energy stocks could rally.
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