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  1. A Healthy Healthcare ETF (XHE)

    This was one of 2016's best healthcare ETFs, and the trend is continuing this year.
  2. A Surprise Among Small-Cap ETFs (IWO)

    Small-cap ETFs are disappointing this year, but that is not true of this growth ETF.
  3. 3 ETFs for Trading the Election in France (EWQ, VGK)

    Strong breakouts on the charts of these 3 euro-centric ETFs suggest that traders will be keeping a close eye to see if the ...
  4. 3 Questions Before you Build your Investment Portfolio

    Your financial future is not something to be left to chance. It demands a well-constructed, goal-oriented investment portfolio, ...
  5. A Quiet Star Among Emerging Markets ETFs (EMQQ)

    This emerging markets ETF is home to a slew of high-flying internet stocks.
  6. An ETF for Defense Spending Trends (XAR)

    Investors looking to profit from increased defense spending can tap ETFs such as this one.
  1. Why Fed May Take a Summer Breather on Rate Hikes

    The Fed will probably raise rates twice late in 2017 before trimming its portfolio, BofA says.
  2. China Licensing Deal Helps Netflix Break Out

    Netflix strikes a deal to license original content to Alibaba subsidiary iQiyi in China.
  3. Chill Pill: Eli Lilly Cuts Guidance with Earnings

    Lilly trimmed its full-year GAAP EPS guidance, dragging shares lower today.
  4. Why Bondholders Should Manage Duration Risk

    Bonds and bond funds are fixed-income investments, but their duration, combined with changes to interest rates, can lead ...
  5. A Healthy Healthcare ETF (XHE)

    This was one of 2016's best healthcare ETFs, and the trend is continuing this year.
  6. A Surprise Among Small-Cap ETFs (IWO)

    Small-cap ETFs are disappointing this year, but that is not true of this growth ETF.
  1. Robo-Advisor (Robo-Adviser)

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

    A look at the pros and cons of robo-advisor Personal Capital's robust platform.
  3. What's the Best Robo-Advisor?

    Which robo-advisor is right for you? There are many factors to consider, including the breadth of services, ease of use and ...
  4. Pros & Cons of Using a Robo-Advisor

    Robo-advisors come in all shapes and sizes. This article goes through the pros and cons of this new approach to financial ...
  5. 5 Robo-Advisor Apps for Your Smart Phone

    These five robo-advisors allow you to manage your finances in the palm of your hand.
  6. Wealthfront Review 2017: Fees and Investment Facts

    Wealthfront is one of the premier robo-advisors. Here's a breakdown on the brokerage's fees and features.
  1. Why Bondholders Should Manage Duration Risk

    Bonds and bond funds are fixed-income investments, but their duration, combined with changes to interest rates, can lead ...
  2. Get Credit With Corporate Bond ETFs (LQD, SLQD)

    Investors looking for some extra income can consider corporate bond ETFs.
  3. The Contrarian: The S&P500 Is Not Overvalued!

    Bank of America/Merrill Lynch argues in a recent note that the S&P500 is overvalued. We beg to differ.
  4. Impact Investing

    Investing that aims to generate specific beneficial social or environmental effects in addition to financial gain.
  5. ETFs Meet Their Waterloo (EMB, PCY)

    Emerging markets bond ETFs give investors unique access, but these funds aren't perfect.
  6. Impact Investing vs. Venture Philanthropy

    Impact investing is the more modern incarnation of venture philanthropy.
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  1. Why Fed May Take a Summer Breather on Rate Hikes

    The Fed will probably raise rates twice late in 2017 before trimming its portfolio, BofA says.
  2. China Licensing Deal Helps Netflix Break Out

    Netflix strikes a deal to license original content to Alibaba subsidiary iQiyi in China.
  3. Chill Pill: Eli Lilly Cuts Guidance with Earnings

    Lilly trimmed its full-year GAAP EPS guidance, dragging shares lower today.
  4. The Folly of Dow Milestones

    The expected rise of the Dow to 20,000 is being watched with great anticipation by many investors, but the milestone holds ...
  5. Caterpillar Bulldozes Consensus Expectations

    Caterpillar's continuing recovery has delivered an excellent first quarter report this morning.
  6. Incoming! Defense Wary after LMT's Miss

    Lockheed's quarterly results were a bomb, but other defense industrial names have been shielded from blast damage so far.
  1. What Factors Cause Shifts in Aggregate Demand?

    Find out how aggregate demand is calculated in macroeconomic models. See what kinds of factors can cause the aggregate demand ...
  2. Who are Whole Foods' (WFM) main competitors?

    Learn more about Whole Foods Markets, who insists its products are sustainable. Thanks to the competition, however, its marketing ...
  3. What are the Differences Between Ex Works (EXW) and Free On Board (FOB)?

    Learn about Ex Works and Free on Board, the main difference between these Incoterms, and the responsibilities of buyers and ...
  4. The Birth of Stock Exchanges

    Learn how British coffeehouses helped give rise to the juggernaut that is the NYSE.
  5. How to Calculate the GDP of a Country

    We explain how to calculate the GDP of a country using two different approaches.
  6. The Taylor Rule: An Economic Model For Monetary Policy

    This interest rate forecasting model has helped central banks around the world adjust their rates to balance out inflation. ...
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