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  1. Water Cooler Finance: More Spilled Oil, Fewer Jobs

    The financial news held few surprises this week, but amidst the ho-hum offerings, there were some interesting bits of news ...
  2. Wall Street History: Madoff Funnels, Buffett Gives And Ma Bell Marries

    This week in finance we have a big donation from Buffett and a big scam from Madoff.
  3. A Glimpse Into Warren Buffett's Portfolio

    Learn what the Oracle of Omaha is investing in these days, and why he's still succeeding in a tough market.
  4. Water Cooler Finance: The iPhone Launch, Buffett's Lunch And BP's Lashing

    This week in financial news saw more uncertainty in the markets on bad news from retail, GM and BP.
  5. Taking (Apart) Buffett At His Words

    Warren Buffett's testimony in front of Congress last week was certainly not voluntary, but it was illuminating for a lot ...
  6. Water Cooler Finance: Buffett Speaks Up, AIG Deal Collapses

    This week the Buffett saga continues, your kids' drinking glasses aren't safe and oil keeps flowing.
  7. The Financial Markets: When Fear And Greed Take Over

    If these unpleasant emotions are allowed to influence your decision-making, they may cost you dearly.
  8. Stocks That Buffett Is Unloading

    Find out which stocks this reluctant seller has dumped most recently and why.
  9. Buffett Scandals: Then And Now

    Controversy is nothing new for one of the most celebrated investors in America.
  10. Water Cooler Finance: Buffett Buzz, Toxic CDOs And Facebook Privacy

    This week, the stories around Goldman Sachs and eurozone woes continued to unfold.
  11. The Evolution Of Goldman Sachs

    The fraud allegations against them have tarnished the reputation of the firm. But how exactly did they get to this point?
  12. Wall Street History: Railroads And Rockefeller

    This week in financial history marks the beginning of antitrust legislation and a huge leap for labor unions.
  13. Down The Rabbit Hole: Deciphering CDOs

    Warren Buffett claims that understanding these instruments would mean reading 750,000 pages of text. Read on to learn the ...
  14. Goldman Sachs: By The Numbers

    While Goldman's guilt or innocence is not yet clear, these key numbers help tell part of the story.
  15. Water Cooler Finance: Greece Is Burning And Buffett's Under Fire

    This past week saw the SEC continue its Goldman Sachs investigation and set its sights on Buffett, and there are signs that ...
  16. Wall Street History: Al Capone Vs. The IRS

    This week marks the end for one of the most notorious American gangsters, the birthday of Warren Buffett's mentor and much ...
  17. Water Cooler Finance: Buffett's Armed And Greece Keeps Falling

    This week, the Buffett-bank saga continues, and we hear more about Greece's economic woes.
  18. Top 5 All-Time Best Mutual Fund Managers

    The best managers produced long-term, market-beating returns and helped investors build big nest eggs. Find out who made ...
  19. 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.
  20. Water Cooler Finance: Buffett's Bank Fraud And Financial Eruptions

    From fraud charges to volcanic eruptions, this week's news was anything but boring.
  21. The Greatest Stock Picker Of All Time?

    Get to know some of the best stock pickers, their strategies and how they got their starts.
  22. Is Your Investing Style Hot, Or Not?

    Don't let your portfolio construction fall out of fashion.
  23. 5 Billionaires Who Live Below Their Means

    Imagine having millions or billions of dollars, but living like you do right now.
  24. Investors Need A Good WACC

    Weighted average cost of capital may be hard to calculate, but it's a solid way to measure investment quality.
  25. Water Cooler Finance: Warren Buffett Buys A Lemonade Stand

    News of Warren Buffett's unsolicited takeover bid for Kayla Summers' lemonade stand, and other top financial news.
  26. Water Cooler Finance: Bailouts, Buffett-Rock And Prison Brawls

    This week was marked by extremes and touched by more than a little drama - and we're not just talking about Warren Buffett's ...
  27. Millionaires Who Gave It All Away

    These rich philanthropists turned their backs on luxury to find far richer experiences than their money could buy.
  28. Investing Books It Pays To Read

    We provide some classic and lesser-known titles to add to your collection.
  29. Warren Buffett: Oracle No More?

    Though he's an investing icon, critics are pointing to several past events that signal Buffett's reign may be ending.
  30. Rules That Warren Buffett Lives By

    You may think the recent financial meltdown changed things, but don't be fooled: those unfussy sayings from the Oracle of ...
  31. Investing Quotes You Can Bank On

    These catchy quips can really help your investing.
  32. 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 ...
  33. Berkshire's Stock Splits: Good Buy Or Goodbye?

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway recently split its stock. Is this a sign to buy?
  34. The Dangers Of Over-Diversifying Your Portfolio

    If you diversify too much, you might not lose much, but you won't gain much either.
  35. 5 Money Managers to Watch in 2010

    We look at managers that could be poised to deliver market-beating returns in 2010, and how we can participate.
  36. Modern Portfolio Theory: Why It's Still Hip

    See why investors today still follow this old set of principles that reduce risk and increase returns through diversification. ...
  37. Warren Buffett's Frugal, So Why Aren't You?

    The Oracle of Omaha has a net worth in the billions, but his lifestyle is not as rich as you may think.
  38. Find The Perfect Job With A Career Club

    Career clubs can help you get back on your feet, whether you lost a job or just need a change.
  39. Long-Term Equity Anticipation Securities: When To Take The "LEAP"?

    Options are always speculative, but LEAPS provide a longer time frame, which may make them more profitable.
  40. 5 Lessons From The World's Biggest Bankruptcies

    We can learn of investing strategies by studying previous financial disasters.
  41. Guru Investing Advice For Today's Market

    When looking for ways to invest, it's best to get your tips from the top.
  42. Investing Lessons From Across The Pond

    There's a lot to learn from Anthony Bolton, who is known as Europe's Peter Lynch.
  43. Baby Buffett Portfolio: His 6 Best Long-Term Picks

    Find out which stocks one of the world's best investor is putting his faith in.
  44. A Baby Buffett Portfolio: His 6 Best Long-Term Picks

    We look at six stocks Warren Buffett stands behind, why he likes them and why they may be a good fit for your portfolio too.
  45. Market Problems? Blame Investors

    Investors are only human, and their irrational behavior can often move the market.
  46. Economic Moats: A Successful Company's Best Defense

    Find out why some companies thrive while others flounder.
  47. How do I value the shares that I own in a private company?

    Share ownership in a private company is usually quite difficult to value due to the absence of a public market for the shares. ...
  48. Buy When There's Blood In The Streets

    Contrarian investors find value in the worst market conditions. Find out how they do it.
  49. 5 Reasons To Avoid Index Funds

    Indexes are a hands-off way for investors to access the markets, but in some cases, nothing beats active investing.
  50. Don't Let Brokerage Fees Undermine Your Returns

    Smart investors don't give away more money than necessary in commissions and fees. Find out how to save.
  51. The Best CEOs Listen To The Street

    Studies show that transparency and listening to the market are a winning combination for CEOs and the companies they run. ...
  52. Pick Stocks Like Peter Lynch

    Learn the basic tenets that helped this famous investor earn his fortune.
  53. So You Wanna Be A Millionaire: How Long Will It Take?

    There are many ways to hit the million-dollar mark, but the faster you try to get there, the harder it becomes.
  54. What Would Full Disclosure Mean For The Market?

    In the wake accounting scandals, more people are calling for full disclosure. But what would that even help?
  55. 6 Millionaire Traits That You Can Adopt

    The most successful people have more in common than just money. Find out what you can learn.
  56. Parched For Profits? Try Beverage Stocks

    For diversification and profit potential, add a different kind of "liquidity" to your portfolio.
  57. The Bright Side Of The Credit Crisis

    Find out how this tough economic period can be a learning experience for all.
  58. Surviving Bear Country

    Stay calm, play dead and keep your eyes open for attractive valuations.
  59. Retire A Millionaire In 10 Steps

    Having a million-dollar portfolio is a retirement dream for many people but making that dream come true requires some serious ...
  60. Parents And Spinoffs: When To Buy And When To Sell

    Spinoffs can create great investing opportunities, but there's a time to stick around and a time to jump ship.
  61. What is the salad oil scandal?

    Before Bre-X, there was Allied Crude Vegetable Oil Refining Corporation. In 1962, Anthony "Tino" De Angelis set about to ...
  62. When Things Go Awry, Insurers Get Reinsured

    Guru Warren Buffett is making this sector popular. Learn more here.
  63. Value Investing + Relative Strength = Higher Returns

    Buying value stocks that are moving higher helps investors steer clear of value traps.
  64. The P/E Ratio: A Good Market-Timing Indicator

    Check out the returns this newer technical analysis tool would've yielded over the period from 1920 to 2003.
  65. Mad Money ... Mad Market?

    Jim Cramer's spirited recommendations are a case study in irrational market behavior.
  66. Why are P/E ratios generally higher during times of low inflation?

    Inflation affects equity prices in several ways. Most importantly, investors are willing to pay less for a certain level ...
  67. Survival Tips For A Stormy Market

    Learn which stocks to watch and which to avoid when the Dow starts to sink.
  68. The Importance Of Segment Data

    Key financials often fail to provide insight into large cap companies.
  69. World's Greatest Investors

    Historically, the market has returned a solid 12% per year on average. The icons we'll present here represent the pinnacle ...
  70. Reining In CEO Rewards

    Could bloated CEO compensation be to blame for the widening gap between the rich and the ultra-rich?
  71. Could Your Company Be A Target For Activist Investors?

    Find out why certain companies are targeted by these investors.
  72. Why are some shares priced in the hundreds or thousands of dollars, while other just ...

    The answer can be found in stock splits - or rather, a lack thereof. The vast majority of public companies opt to use stock ...
  73. Peer Comparison Uncovers Undervalued Stocks

    Learn how to put one of the top equity analysis tools to work for you.
  74. A Nightmare On Wall Street

    These tales of banking terror sent shivers down the spines of even the most steadfast bankers.
  75. The Chinese Wall Protects Against Conflicts Of Interest

    After the crash of 1929, this barrier helped define ethical limits, but it did little to prevent fraud.
  76. What's the smallest number of shares of stock that I can buy?

    The answer to this question is not as straightforward as it seems. Many people would say that the smallest number of shares ...
  77. Why Warren Buffett Envies You

    The Oracle of Omaha can move over - there's a new investor in town.
  78. Which Is Better: Dominance Or Innovation?

    Find out how to assess and evaluate both these values in the market and your portfolio.
  79. Use Breakup Value To Find Undervalued Companies

    Find out a company's worth if it were sold in pieces - it may be more than you think.
  80. Is finance an art or a science?

    The short answer to this question is "both". Finance, as a field of study and an area of business, definitely has strong ...
  81. Value Traps: Bargain Hunters Beware!

    Find out how to avoid getting sucked in by a deceiving bargain stock.
  82. Mechanical Investing Not A Golden Key

    Direct paths to wealth are getting narrower, fewer and may be locked up tight.
  83. Four Big Investor Errors

    These simple lessons can cut your losses.
  84. Stocks with high P/E ratios can be overpriced. Is a stock with a lower P/E always ...

    The short answer? No. The long answer? It depends.The price-to-earnings ratio (P/E ratio) is calculated as a stock's current ...
  85. Can a stock have a negative price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio?

    Yes, a stock can have a negative price-to-earnings ratio (P/E), but it is very unlikely that you will ever see it reported. ...
  86. What's the difference between old- and new-economy stocks?

    Old-economy stocks represent large, well-established companies that participate in more traditional industry sectors and ...
  87. 8 Ways To Survive A Market Downturn

    Stay calm, play dead and keep your eyes open for attractive valuations.
  88. Value Investing Using The Enterprise Multiple

    This simple measure can help investors determine whether a stock is a good deal.
  89. World's Wackiest Stock Indicators

    Can butter production help you predict the market's next move? Find out here.
  90. If I own a stock in a company, do I get a say in the company's operations?

    You don't get a direct say in a company's day-to-day operations, but, depending on whether you own voting or non-voting stock, ...
  91. What's the difference between absolute P/E ratio and relative P/E ratio?

    The simple answer to this question is that absolute P/E, which is the most quoted of the two ratios, is the price of a stock ...
  92. Market Bottom: Are We There Yet?

    No one rings a bell when the bear market's over, but that doesn't mean there's no way to predict a bottom.
  93. I've heard some "market gurus" claim returns of up to 400% annually. Is this possible?

    To answer your question in a word: No! Although we wish such a phenomenal investment system were real, the claims you speak ...
  94. Why would a stock have no par value?

    People often get confused when they read about the "par value" for a stock. One reason for this is that the term has slightly ...
  95. What is earnings management?

    Before diving into what earnings management is, it is important to have a solid understanding of what we mean when we refer ...
  96. Futures Fundamentals

    For those who are new to futures but want a solid understanding of them, this tutorial explains what futures contracts are, ...
  97. The Greatest Investors

    Read about the achievements of those who have mastered the art of investing.
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