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  1. 3 Reasons Credit Cards with Chips Are Safer (MA, V)

    August 23, 2016
    Discover the three ways chip-embedded cards are safer that those with magnetic stripes and how the integration of PIN codes ...
  2. Top 10 Most Valuable Sports Teams in 2016 (MANU)

    August 23, 2016
    Learn which teams are the most valuable sports franchises in 2016, including which organization overtook Real Madrid as the ...
  3. Behind Encana's 82.3% Fall in 10 Years (ECA)

    August 23, 2016
    Encana's stock price has moved with other energy firms, though production mix, the Cenovus spinoff and financial results ...
  4. Shorting Nintendo After "Pokémon Go"? (NTDOY)

    August 23, 2016
    Nintendo shares have attracted short interest as investors are questioning the staying power of "Pokemon Go."
  5. American Funds Shedding Dividend Payers for Growth (BABA, MO)

    August 23, 2016
    American Funds, with $1.3T in AUM, is shifting towards a growth strategy.
  6. Top 10 Shareholders of Pfizer (PFE)

    August 23, 2016
    As of 2016, approximately 72% of Pfizer's 6.19 billion outstanding shares are owned by [mutual funds] and institutional investors.
  7. What is Adverse Selection in the Insurance Industry?

    August 23, 2016
    Adverse selection impacts the markets for health insurance and automobile insurance, but interfering with actuarial work ...
  8. 5 Lessons From Google's Machine Learning Development (GOOG)

    August 23, 2016
    Google challenges its employees to explore machine learning technology and strives to implement artificial intelligence across ...
  9. 6 Fintech Firms Emerging in New York City (ONDK)

    August 23, 2016
    Some of New York City's top fintech companies are already disrupting the financial services industry.
  10. Top 5 Companies Owned by Whirlpool (WHR)

    August 23, 2016
    Whirlpool's major acquisitions go back to the 1980s, and the companies that it owns has helped make it the second-largest ...
  11. Zoes Kitchen Stock Falls on 2016 Guidance

    August 23, 2016
    The share price of Mediterranean fast-casual restaurant operator Zoes Kitchen (NYSE: ZOES) took a hit in after-hours trading ...
  12. Traders Turn To The Stability of Utilities (XLU, DUK)

    August 23, 2016
    The relatively low correlation between utilities and the broader equity markets make this an ideal segment for investors ...
  13. The Biggest High-End Housing Risk May Be Money Laundering (TOL, ...

    August 22, 2016
    The next 12-24 months could be rocky for bullish housing investors, especially for those long high-end homebuilders. Here’s ...
  14. Apple Acquires Health Startup Gliimpse (AAPL)

    August 22, 2016
    With this acquisition, Apple may be looking to integrate Gliimpse’s platform with its devices such as Apple Watch, iPhone ...
  15. AMZN vs. BABA: A Look at Two E-Commerce Giants (AMZN, BABA)

    August 22, 2016
    From an investment perspective, you would have done well betting on either company.
  16. 5 Stocks in the New S&P 500 Real Estate Sector (SPG, AMT)

    August 22, 2016
    Real Estate will have its own sector on the S&P 500 index from August 31 onwards. Major banks expect substantial inflow to ...
  17. Apple to Launch 3 New iPhones in 2017 (AAPL)

    August 22, 2016
    Samsung, which is the only company that offers OLED displays in its smartphones, will be the primary supplier of OLED screens ...
  18. Apple to Remove "Store" From Retail Name (AAPL)

    August 22, 2016
    This change sets the stage for the type of experience and relationship Apple wants to cultivate from each sale within its ...
  19. Private Prison REITs Suffer on DoJ Decision (CXW, GEO)

    August 22, 2016
    The markets have overreacted to the Department of Justice ruling, tanking the private prison REITs to rock bottom levels.
  20. ChemChina Bid for Syngenta Wins Key U.S. Approval

    August 22, 2016
    The potentially record-setting acquisition of Switzerland-based agribusiness major Syngenta (NYSE: SYT) by China National ...
  21. Facebook Stock Will Reach $153: Barron's (FB)

    August 22, 2016
    With Facebook's market capitalization now at around $356 billion, Barron's $153 price target would put the market cap near ...
  22. Microsoft Acquires AI Scheduling Tool Genee (MSFT)

    August 22, 2016
    Microsoft got a little smarter Monday, thanks to its newly-added capabilities in artificial intelligence.
  23. NUSFX, NOIEX, NOSIX: Top Northern Trust Funds for Retirement

    August 22, 2016
    Discover how to use Northern Trust mutual funds to create a highly diversified and moderately conservative portfolio with ...
  24. Yum!’s Pizza Hut to Expand in Central and Eastern Europe (YUM)

    August 22, 2016
    Yum’s four-fold increase with a new refranchising model in newer, unexplored territories is expected to bolster its revenues.
  25. Gulf States Still Vulnerable Despite High Oil (EEM, GULF)

    August 22, 2016
    Moody's says Persian Gulf countries are likely to remain under pressure despite rising oil prices.
  26. LWBOX, SBLTX, LWCPX: 3 Top Legg Mason Fixed-Income Funds

    August 22, 2016
    Discover the three best mutual funds administered and managed by Legg Mason and its subsidiaries that specialize in investing ...
  27. DODGX, DODWX, DODFX: Top Dodge & Cox Funds for Retirement

    August 22, 2016
    Mutual fund firm Dodge & Cox sells a lineup of straightforward funds to provide a balanced retirement portfolio; most have ...
  28. FLPSX,SHRAX,VIMSX,VTSMX: Top Mutual Fund Holders of Seagate

    August 22, 2016
    Discover the top five largest mutual fund holders of Seagate Technology shares, and learn if their investment styles can ...
  29. VTSMX,PRBLX,PRFDX: Mutual Fund Holders of Applied Materials

    August 22, 2016
    Discover the top four largest mutual fund holders of Applied Materials shares, and determine if their investment strategy ...
  30. DSEFX: Domini's Highest Performing Fund Since Inception

    August 22, 2016
    Discover Domini Social Investments, and learn about various characteristics of its highest-performing mutual fund, the Domini ...
  31. 3 Ways You Can Invest in Argentina From the U.S. (ARGT, FM)

    August 22, 2016
    With its debt issues mostly resolved and exchange controls eliminated, Argentina is open for business.
  32. FPURX: Introducing Fidelity Puritan Fund's Top Holdings

    August 22, 2016
    Learn about one of Fidelity Investment's oldest mutual funds, the Fidelity Puritan Fund, and read about the fund's top holdings.
  33. AWSHX: American Funds Washington Mutual Investors

    August 22, 2016
    Learn about American Funds Washington Mutual Investors Fund, a highly rated growth and income fund from Capital Group, and ...
  34. FAMRX, FASGX, FSANX: Introducing Fidelity Target Risk Funds

    August 22, 2016
    Get a brief overview of Fidelity's seven target risk funds, with a description of each fund's asset allocation and expense ...
  35. CBLAX,NINDX,NTIAX,RDLAX: Top Columbia Funds for Retirement

    August 22, 2016
    Discover the advantages of using mutual funds to diversify your retirement savings. Learn which Columbia Funds build the ...
  36. Amazon Bets Big on Post-Brexit Britain (AMZN)

    August 22, 2016
    With the setup of new facilities leading to high job creation potential, Amazon joins the list of global businesses that ...
  37. VFINX,VTSMX,VINIX: Top 3 Mutual Fund Holders of IBM

    August 22, 2016
    Discover the top four largest mutual fund holders of IBM shares, and decide if their investment portfolios could improve ...
  38. Cosi Fires CEO, Accepts CFO's Resignation

    August 22, 2016
    The C-suite at fast-casual restaurant operator Cosi (NASDAQ: COSI) isn't the coziest place to be these days: Two of the ...
  39. Halliburton Headed Higher Despite Failed Merger

    August 22, 2016
    Halliburton should continue to gain ground into 2017 despite a weakened cash position after its failed Baker Hughes merger.
  40. BRBPX, FCPEX, VSEQX, NMIAX: 4 Top Quant Mutual Funds

    August 22, 2016
    Discover detailed analyses of the four best quantitatively driven mutual funds, and learn about their characteristics and ...
  41. Top 8 Companies Owned by Twitter (TWTR)

    August 22, 2016
    Since 2012, Twitter has acquired eight technology companies that have contributed to the top and bottom lines and helped ...
  42. Did NBC Strike Gold At This Year's Olympics? (CMCSA)

    August 22, 2016
    The network claims the 2016 Olympics were its "most economically successful" games in history. But television ratings are ...
  43. Melco Crown Insists All Is Well at Studio City

    August 22, 2016
    Though the centerpiece of Melco Crown Entertainment's (NASDAQ: MPEL) Cotai renaissance plan is struggling to attract visitors ...
  44. Office Depot CEO to Leave in Wake of Failed Merger

    August 22, 2016
    Office Depot's (NASDAQ: ODP) top executive will join his counterpart from Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS) on the unemployment line ...
  45. Who Is Steering J.C. Penney's Management Team?

    August 22, 2016
    Chief executive officer Marvin Ellison and other top management personnel are navigating J.C. Penney through the changing ...
  46. Netgear Introduces Next-Gen Home WiFi

    August 22, 2016
    In what it described as "another industry first," Netgear (NASDAQ: NTGR) has announced the introduction of its new Orbi ...
  47. These Stocks Poised For Upside After a Pullback

    August 22, 2016
    Amidst an uptrend, these stocks are flashing buy signals following a recent pullback.
  48. Top Travel Industry Stocks in 2016 (DAL, WYN)

    August 22, 2016
    Discover the two generations driving the travel industry. Review four travel-related stocks that are well positioned to meet ...
  49. The Top 25 Broker-Dealer Firms for 2016 (LPLA, AMP)

    August 22, 2016
    Find out which independent broker-dealers generate the most revenue and why one major group may face major change in 2016-2 ...
  50. Top 5 Medicinal Marijuana Stocks of 2016 (ABBV, INSY)

    August 22, 2016
    These five companies could benefit from the development of cannabis-based pharmaceuticals.
  51. Buy Weakness On These S&P 500 Leaders

    August 22, 2016
    Just three of the 100 strongest S&P 500 components have dropped toward oversold technical levels, offering potential buying ...
  52. How Did Peter Thiel Get Rich?

    August 22, 2016
    Peter Thiel is a technology entrepreneur and venture capitalist based in San Francisco, and has an estimated net worth of ...
  53. Deere Undermined By Commodity Cross-Currents

    August 22, 2016
    Deere has failed to recover with the broad market or the beaten-down commodity group, raising odds for an eventual breakdown ...
  54. Sony to Unveil Two New PlayStation 4 Consoles

    August 22, 2016
    It wasn't much of a stretch to assume Sony (NYSE: SNE) was preparing to introduce a new, high-end PlayStation 4 during its ...
  55. Understanding IBM's Capital Structure

    August 22, 2016
    The shift to the cloud is challenging IBM's traditional on-site server and software-installation business, pressuring its ...
  56. Kobe Bryant Starts $100 Million VC Fund (BABA)

    August 22, 2016
    Retiring at 37 sounds great, but then there's the problem of what to do next.
  57. Top 5 Wine Stocks of 2016 (VCO, WVVI)

    August 22, 2016
    Wine stocks generally enjoy a good-sized economic moat. Here are five of the top-performing wine stocks in 2016.
  58. 5 Fintech Firms Emerging in Atlanta (SQ, NCR)

    August 22, 2016
    Learn information about some of the primary financial technology firms that have chosen Atlanta, Georgia, as their corporate ...
  59. Paramount's 'Ben-Hur' Hurting at the Box Office (VIAB)

    August 22, 2016
    Viacom's Paramount Pictures has another disappointment with "Ben-Hur" flopping over the weekend.
  60. How Mint.com Makes Money

    August 22, 2016
    Mint.com has greatly benefited from the 2009 acquisition by Intuit and has built out multiple revenue streams from its free ...
  61. Harley-Davidson Fined $15 Million for Emissions

    August 22, 2016
    Harley-Davidson (NYSE: HOG) is being fined $15 million by the EPA for selling an aftermarket upgrade that caused motorcycles ...
  62. How the American Eagle Credit Card Works: Benefits & Rewards ...

    August 22, 2016
    Understand how the American Eagle Credit Card works and what its rewards and benefits are, and compare the card to those ...
  63. Top 9 Shareholders of Facebook (FB)

    August 22, 2016
    Discover who the largest Facebook shareholders are, including individual shareholders, institutional investors and the largest ...
  64. Why Cotai's New Casinos Can't Escape Old VIP Model

    August 22, 2016
    The Cotai Strip on Macau was supposed to be different. Unlike the rest of the gaming-dominated Chinese territory, its focus ...
  65. Top Three Stocks Held By Hedge Funds (FB, AMZN)

    August 22, 2016
    Here are the top three stocks held by hedge funds during the second quarter.
  66. 5 Ways You Can Invest in Panama From Abroad

    August 22, 2016
    Learn about five ways to invest in Panama, including buying stock, ADRs and real estate, conducting business in the Pacifico ...
  67. How Credit Card Companies Determine Credit Limit (EXPN)

    August 22, 2016
    Learn how credit card companies are able to determine credit limit and tips for having the highest credit limit when applying ...
  68. Behind Wal-Mart's 102.57% Rise in 10 Years (WMT)

    August 22, 2016
    The key factors behind the stock performance of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. between 2006 and 2016.
  69. 3 Ways to Get Exposure to Philippines Stocks in the U.S.

    August 22, 2016
    Large corporations and the international investor community are taking notice of the Philippines, the country with the second ...
  70. The Top Residential/Apartment REIT ETF in 2016 (REZ, HCN)

    August 22, 2016
    Pay attention to whether rising rents in the residential real estate sector provide more opportunities for investing in residential ...
  71. The 4 Tech Stocks You'll Wish You'd Bought in 2016

    August 22, 2016
    It's not too late to add these to your portfolio this year.
  72. Top 10 Investments for Your Retirement Plan (XOM, VNM)

    August 22, 2016
    Discover 10 of the best investments through which to reach retirement savings goals, regardless of whether your career is ...
  73. Who Is Driving Southwest Airline's Management Team (LUV)

    August 22, 2016
    The three key members of the Southwest Airlines management team and their responsibilities, accomplishments and backgrounds.
  74. Top 3 Companies Owned by Best Buy (BBY)

    August 22, 2016
    Best Buy has implemented a formula for acquiring related companies and integrating them into Best Buy to create a fully integrated ...
  75. Wall Street Thinks Facebook Has Room to Grow (FB)

    August 22, 2016
    Facebook shares could gain another 20% during the next year, buoyed by strong ad revenue.
  76. The Reason for GoPro's 59.6% Fall Since Its IPO (GPRO)

    August 22, 2016
    GoPro's shares have fallen 59.6% since the IPO in 2016, with performance primarily shaped by falling valuations amid outlook ...
  77. Top 3 Global REIT ETFs in 2016

    August 22, 2016
    The prevailing low-interest-rate environment generally favors international REITs, at the moment. These three ETFs track ...
  78. Top 5 Gold Mining Stocks of 2016 (EGO, NEM)

    August 22, 2016
    Obtain information and analysis on five of the top-performing gold mining stocks thus far in 2016.
  79. The Reinsurance Industry: An Inside Look (BRK.A)

    August 22, 2016
    Warren Buffett has a major influence on the global reinsurance market, which has seen momentum in 2016 for higher revenue.
  80. Top 5 Apparel Stocks of 2016

    August 22, 2016
    The global apparel market is worth more than $1 trillion in 2016. These five companies sell some of the world’s most recognized ...
  81. Is Popeyes Another Victim of a New Trend? (PLKI)

    August 22, 2016
    Supermarket price deflation has hurt restaurant chains including Popeyes.
  82. Why Dick’s Sporting Goods is Winning (DKS)

    August 22, 2016
    Dick’s Sporting Goods is enjoying market share gains thanks in large part to Sports Authority's bankruptcy.
  83. Top 5 Natural Gas Stocks of 2016

    August 22, 2016
    Natural gas spot prices rebounded by nearly 50% between February and July 2016, which should bolster the revenue and prices ...
  84. 5 Ways to Invest in Chile From Abroad

    August 22, 2016
    A solid credit rating, relatively strong economy, low corruption and transparent bureaucracy make Chile a popular recipient ...
  85. Who is Driving Bank of America's Management Team (BAC)

    August 22, 2016
    Top level management at Bank of America is driving expansion into investment banking, global markets and other financial ...
  86. Most Important Mergers and Acquisitions of 2016 (SHPG, ABT)

    August 22, 2016
    While 2016 has yet to see anything rivaling the $100 billion mega-deals of 2015, there have been plenty of important multibillion-dollar ...
  87. U.S Companies are Hoarding $1.7 Trillion in Cash

    August 22, 2016
    Apple, Microsoft, Oracle and other U.S. companies are hoarding billions of dollars in cash. Here's a look at what they do ...
  88. Pfizer Acquires Medivation for $14 Billion (PFE, MDVN)

    August 21, 2016
    Pfizer has agreed to pay $81.50 per share for Medivation, implying a premium value compared with the $52.50 offer made by ...
  89. A Look at Applied Materials Growth Potential (AMAT)

    August 21, 2016
    Analysts at JPMorgan raised their price target on Applied shares from $27 to $32, suggesting 8% additional premiums from ...
  90. Deere Stock Runs 14% Higher on Q3 Beat (DE)

    August 21, 2016
    Not only did Deere report third quarter earnings that crushed Wall Street's estimates, the company raised its outlook for ...
  91. Fitch Downgrades Turkey’s Outlook to Negative (TUR)

    August 21, 2016
    Turkey is one step closer to losing its all-important investment grade credit rating. How long can it hold on?
  92. There's 21% Upside in Cisco Shares: Analysts (CSCO)

    August 21, 2016
    The upgrade represents a 21% premium on Cisco's closing price of $30.53.
  93. Will Natural Gas Perform Like Oil? (UNG, XLE)

    August 21, 2016
    Oil is in a bull market. Will natural gas prices follow or are both headed for a near-term correction?
  94. Syngenta Stock Rises After ChemChina Deal Is Given the Green ...

    August 21, 2016
    ChemChina will be acquiring the Swiss pesticide and seeds manufacturer for $43 billion. The companies expect the deal to ...
  95. Einhorn's Greenlight Shifts Positions (M, AAPL)

    August 21, 2016
    The second quarter saw David Einhorn eliminating his stake in Macy's while adding significantly to GM.
  96. Pershing Square Cuts Positions to Fight Losses (VRX, ZTS)

    August 21, 2016
    Bill Ackman's fund, attempting to deal with significant losses, cuts positions in major stakes.
  97. Trian Exits Long-Standing Tiffany Position (TIF, LM)

    August 21, 2016
    For the first time in almost 10 years, Trian Fund Management holds no stake in the jewelry store.
  98. Do mortgage lenders use FICO 8?

    August 21, 2016
    As more lenders employ the FICO 8 credit-scoring system, borrowers should be aware of how this may affect them..
  99. Will Brexit and Cheap Sterling Hurt M&A in the UK?

    August 21, 2016
    Britain's referendum to leave the European Union and a cheap pound sterling is having an impact on Britain's M&A industry.
  100. Traders Turn Bullish On Soft Commodities (SGG, JO)

    August 21, 2016
    Soft commodities, which are grown rather than mined, have been quietly making significant moves higher.
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