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  1. Will Tyler Technologies Stumble in 2016? (TYL, AAPL)

    April 18, 2016
    Read about Tyler Technologies' wild stock price ride. Investors can peer into the future by analyzing the company's results ...
  2. Apple Stock Falls on iPhone Production Cuts (AAPL)

    April 18, 2016
    Consumers are holding on to their phones longer, presumably in anticipation of the iPhone 7 launch in September.
  3. PWC vs. VTHR: Comparing Total Market ETFs

    April 16, 2016
    Learn about the similarities and differences between PWC and VTHR. Explore the characteristics of the ETFs that impact investor ...
  4. DIA vs. IWL: Comparing ETFs with the Largest U.S. Companies

    April 15, 2016
    Find out how the SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF compares with the iShares Russell Top 200 as mega-cap exchange-traded ...
  5. Apple Stock Gains, Winning Over Android Users (AAPL)

    April 15, 2016
    While Apple shares are not as cheap as they were three months ago, analysts continue to find reasons to revise their earnings-per-share ...
  6. 3 Expensive Growth Mutual Funds Worth Your While (ERSMX, NBMBX)

    April 14, 2016
    Learn about mid-cap and large-cap growth stock funds that have higher costs but attractive historical performance as well ...
  7. GoPro Stock Soars on New Executive Hire

    April 14, 2016
    Following its dismal 2015 fourth quarter earnings news, GoPro (NASDAQ: GPRO) stock has taken a beating. Before news broke ...
  8. VGT: A Tech ETF Still Attracting Flows

    April 14, 2016
    Learn about the strong inflows of Vanguard's Information Technology Index ETF during market weakness, suggesting its popularity ...
  9. GoPro Hires Apple Hardware Designer (GPRO, AAPL)

    April 14, 2016
    While Coster will bring with him much experience about ways to keep customers enthused and engaged about a brand, it won't ...
  10. The 5 Largest Large-Cap ETFs (SPY, IVV)

    April 13, 2016
    Learn about the five largest exchange-traded funds that invest in large-cap companies. Discover how these highly liquid, ...
  11. Alcatel-Lucent's Role in Wireless Innovation (NOK, AAPL)

    April 11, 2016
    Review how Alcatel-Lucent is playing a critical role in developing the next innovation in wireless technology with 5GNow ...
  12. Apple Wants to Make a Keyless Keyboard (AAPL)

    April 11, 2016
    The key to Apple's long-term success might be a keyboard with no keys.
  13. FBALX: Fidelity Balanced Fund's Top 5 Holdings Analysis

    April 10, 2016
    Learn about the Fidelity Balanced Fund, a stable portfolio composed of large-cap, income-producing stocks combined with investment-grade ...
  14. VTI vs. IWV: Comparing Total Market ETFs

    April 9, 2016
    Find out how the Vanguard Total Stock Market Index ETF compares with the iShares Russell 3000 ETF in terms of portfolio composition, ...
  15. How Apple's Court Defeat Will Reshape the E-book Market

    April 8, 2016
    Apple recently lost the final appeal in the e-book price-fixing case and Apple's loss is Amazon's win.
  16. The 3 Largest Global ETFs (VEU, ACWI)

    April 7, 2016
    Discover the benefits of the largest global ETFs, including exposure to emerging and developed markets, the full range of ...
  17. VBINX: Vanguard Balanced Index Fund's Top 5 Holdings Analysis

    April 7, 2016
    Examine the top five portfolio holdings of the popular Vanguard Balanced Index Fund Investor Shares, a large blend mutual ...
  18. 3 Bonds that Are Top Bets for Retirement in 2016

    April 7, 2016
    Learn about three bonds that are top choices for retirement in 2016, offering investors increasing yields and lessen market ...
  19. FPURX: Fidelity Puritan Fund's Portfolio Trends in 2016

    April 6, 2016
    Evaluate the composition of the Fidelity Puritan Fund, and consider how the fund's makeup has evolved between March 2015 ...
  20. Adobe Systems Well Positioned For All-time Highs (ADBE, AAPL)

    April 6, 2016
    Adobe Systems may offer a buying opportunity in the upper 80s, ahead of a strong rally into triple digits.
  21. VFIFX: Top 5 Holdings Analysis

    April 5, 2016
    Learn how the Vanguard Target Retirement 2050 (VFIFX) fund is structured and an analysis of its top 5 holdings, which are ...
  22. The 10 Cheapest Vanguard ETFs (VOO, VTI)

    April 4, 2016
    Find out the 10 cheapest Vanguard exchange-traded funds ETFs going into 2016 and how the large investment company is able ...
  23. 6 Successful Investments Warren Buffett Passed On (GOOGL, XRX)

    April 4, 2016
    Even Warren Buffett, the greatest investor of our time, has made many unforced errors. Investors can learn from his mistakes ...
  24. Apple Turns 40, Analysts Turn Bullish (AAPL, MSFT)

    April 4, 2016
    True, no one is thinking today that Apple won't be around in another 40 years, but there are doubts that the company can ...
  25. FBGRX: Fidelity Blue Chip Fund - A Performance Case Study

    April 3, 2016
    Learn about the the Fidelity Blue Chip Growth Fund, a large-cap fund that has consistently outperformed the S&P 500 Index ...
  26. FPURX: Fidelity Puritan Fund Top 5 Holdings Analysis

    April 1, 2016
    Learn about one of Fidelity Investment's oldest mutual funds, the Fidelity Puritan Fund, and read analysis of the fund's ...
  27. FMAGX: Fidelity Magellan Fund Portfolio Trends in 2016

    March 31, 2016
    Discover the 2016 portfolio trends in the Fidelity Magellan Fund, and learn if they can help your portfolio to maximize profits ...
  28. FBGRX: Fidelity Blue Chip Fund Top 5 Holdings Analysis

    March 31, 2016
    Learn about the Fidelity Blue Chip Growth mutual fund, its portfolio makeup, and read a complete analysis of the fund's top ...
  29. Apple Upgraded On Bullish iPhone 7, 8 Prospects (AAPL)

    March 31, 2016
    Apple's new iPhones aren't here yet, but that hasn't stopped analysts from predicting how successful the new models will ...
  30. FDGRX: Fidelity Growth Company Fund Top 5 Holdings Analysis

    March 30, 2016
    Discover the top five holdings of the Fidelity Growth Company Fund, a consistent long-term performance mutual fund.
  31. How to Play the Coming AI Revolution(GOOGL,AAPL)

    March 30, 2016
    As the AI and robotics industry is expected to grow by leaps and bounds, these companies present some safe bets on the very ...
  32. Apple May Force FBI to Detail iPhone Vulnerability (AAPL)

    March 30, 2016
    One case between the U.S. government and Apple Inc. involving an encrypted iPhone came to an abrupt end Monday, but another ...
  33. Apple May Up Dividend to Match Microsoft, Cisco (AAPL, MSFT)

    March 30, 2016
    Apple's slow-growth status may compel CEO Tim Cook to get the company's yield inline with other Dow Jones tech bellwethers ...
  34. FMAGX: Fidelity Magellan Fund Top 5 Holdings Analysis

    March 29, 2016
    Learn which companies are among the top 5 holdings of the Fidelity® Magellan® Fund and get an overview of each company's ...
  35. Will Qualcomm Lose Out on Apple's iPhone? (QCOM, AAPL)

    March 29, 2016
    Losing Apple's business would be a major blow to Qualcomm, which suffered massive revenue losses after its chip was left ...
  36. Apple Encryption Case: FBI Cracks Shooter's iPhone (AAPL)

    March 29, 2016
    The Department of Justice has brought an abrupt end to the encryption fight it had been waging with Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) ...
  37. Here's Why Apple Won't Buy Pandora's Plunge (AAPL, P)

    March 29, 2016
    Pandora doesn't have a sound business that Apple wants. Nor does Pandora have any assets worth any premium to Apple that ...
  38. Apple Goes Small on iPhone, But Its Stock Goes Big (AAPL)

    March 28, 2016
    To the extent the 4-inch iPhone SE can generate the level of demand investors are betting on, AAPL stock can also deliver ...
  39. Are Share Buybacks Propping Up the Market? (AAPL, MSFT)

    March 28, 2016
    Companies are repurchasing their own shares at a rate not seen in nearly a decade, prompting observers to fret that demand ...
  40. The 3 Fastest Growing Vanguard ETFs (VOO)

    March 27, 2016
    Discover three exchange-traded funds managed by the Vanguard Group that witnessed their assets under management grow most ...
  41. The Ultimate Bull: Laszlo Birinyi's Bet on the S&P

    March 26, 2016
    Find out about stock market guru Laszlo Birinyi's latest forecast and why he is so optimistic about the future of the stock ...
  42. FMAGX: Overview of Fidelity Magellan Fund

    March 26, 2016
    Analyze the Fidelity Magellan Fund, including its investment philosophy, performance history and manager biographies.
  43. Exploring Schwab's Suite of Inexpensive U.S. Equity ETFs (SCHX, ...

    March 25, 2016
    Discover Schwab's most popular low-cost exchange-traded funds (ETFs) for equities, which are also highly ranked by Morningstar.
  44. Google Stock: A Tale of Two Share Classes (GOOG, GOOGL)

    March 25, 2016
    Google stock comes in two different flavors with different rights for shareholders.
  45. Can Micropayments Fix Journalism's Broken System? (AAPL, FB)

    March 25, 2016
    Blendle, a Dutch news platform offering access to individual articles in exchange for refundable micropayments, launches ...
  46. 4 Best Dividend-Paying U.S. Equity ETFs (HDV)

    March 24, 2016
    Find out which U.S. equity dividend-paying exchange-traded funds are the best for dividend yield, total return performance ...
  47. PRWCX: Portfolio Trends in 2016

    March 24, 2016
    Discover how the portfolio trends in the T.Rowe Price Capital Appreciation Fund helped to keep performance positive in 2 ...
  48. VHGEX vs. ACWI: Mutual Fund vs. ETF Case Study

    March 23, 2016
    Explore the similarities and differences between the holdings, performance and structures of VHGEX and ACWI. Find out why ...
  49. The 5 Biggest Tech Stocks in the S&P 500 ETF (SPY, AAPL)

    March 23, 2016
    Learn about the information technology sector's presence in the S&P 500 and discover the five largest technology components ...
  50. Apple Stock Rallies After FBI Hearing Postponed (AAPL)

    March 23, 2016
    Should consumers worry that "big brother" has found a way to unlock the iPhone without Apple's help?
  51. FBI Says It Has Another Way Into Shooter's iPhone (AAPL)

    March 22, 2016
    In a surprising development, the Department of Justice said Monday in a court filing that the FBI may have found another ...
  52. Apple Unveils Smaller iPhone, iPad

    March 21, 2016
    Apple unveiled new, smaller iPhone and iPad models along with other updates.
  53. Apple Climbs 3.5% Last Week Ahead of Spring Event (AAPL)

    March 21, 2016
    Having realistic expectations about the event is key in determining what to do with your Apple shares. But if you're a long-term ...
  54. FBGRX: Overview of Fidelity Blue Chip Growth Fund

    March 20, 2016
    Learn about the Fidelity Blue Chip Growth Fund in this fund overview including information on its investment performance ...
  55. FOCPX: Overview of Fidelity OTC Portfolio Fund

    March 19, 2016
    Learn about the Fidelity OTC Portfolio mutual fund, how the fund uses active management and the combination of smaller and ...
  56. (VT) Vanguard Total World Stock Index ETF: Top 5 Holdings

    March 19, 2016
    Find out which of the world's most valuable companies hold the top five positions in the Vanguard Total World Stock Index ...
  57. (VGT) Vanguard Information Technology ETF: Top 5 Holdings

    March 19, 2016
    Identify the top five holdings in the Vanguard Information Technology exchange-traded fund (ETF), and evaluate each company's ...
  58. VBINX: Overview of Vanguard Balanced Index Fund

    March 19, 2016
    Find out about the Vanguard Balanced Index Inv in this fund overview, which includes highlights of its management, portfolio ...
  59. FPURX: Overview of Fidelity Puritan Fund

    March 18, 2016
    Learn about Fidelity Investments' mutual fund offerings, collective long term performance, and read specific analysis of ...
  60. Apple Will ‘Loop Us In’ on a New, Tiny iPhone Monday (AAPL)

    March 18, 2016
    Apple's secretive "Let Us Loop You In" event on March 21 promises to unveil much, but the biggest surprise might not be what ...
  61. FUSEX: Overview of Fidelity Spartan 500 Index Fund

    March 18, 2016
    Explore a detailed analysis of the Fidelity Spartan 500 Index Fund - Investor Class, learn about its investment strategy ...
  62. 3 Nasdaq-100 Stocks at or Near Monthly Buy Signals

    March 18, 2016
    Monthly Stochastics crossovers identify significant turning points where shareholder supply and demand can shift forcefully.
  63. Top 4 Mutual Fund Holders of Microsoft (MSFT, VTSMX)

    March 18, 2016
    Discover the top four largest mutual fund owners of Microsoft shares, and determine how their portfolios benefit from these ...
  64. (XLK) Technology SPDR ETF: Top 5 Holdings

    March 18, 2016
    Discover the top five largest technology holdings in the XLK technology ETF, and learn how these stocks may help power your ...
  65. What's in Store at Apple's March 21st Event (AAPL)

    March 17, 2016
    Analysts expect a powerful and competitively priced 4-inch iPhone and a smaller, cheaper version of the iPad Pro at the tech ...
  66. XLK vs. VITAX: ETF vs. Mutual Fund Case Study

    March 17, 2016
    Read an in-depth comparison of a widely held technology sector ETF versus a popular technology sector mutual fund, and see ...
  67. 5 Popular U.S. Equity ETFs for 2016 (SPY, AAPL)

    March 16, 2016
    Discover 5 ETFs that investors might use to obtain exposure to portions of the U.S. stock market.
  68. SPY S&P 500 SPDR ETF: Top 5 Holdings (AAPL, MSFT)

    March 16, 2016
    Learn about how the history of the SPDR S&P 500 ETF and how it is managed. Discover the top five stock positions held within ...
  69. Apple's 5 Most Profitable Lines of Business (AAPL)

    March 16, 2016
    Learn about how Apple generates its profits. It breaks its results by geographic region, with all showing year-over-year ...
  70. Apple Climbs on Bullish Morgan Stanley Note (AAPL)

    March 16, 2016
    Morgan Stanley believes iPhone sales for the quarter ending March (Apple's fiscal Q2) are looking better than expected
  71. (IXN) iShares Global Technology ETF: Top 5 Holdings

    March 16, 2016
    Learn about the iShares Global Technology ETF and its portfolio's top five holdings, which are Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, ...
  72. Top 5 Mutual Fund Holders of Activision Blizzard (ATVI, FOCPX)

    March 15, 2016
    Learn about Activision Blizzard and why its an attractive investment for mutual funds. Understand the funds with the five ...
  73. 5 Popular Tech ETFs in 2016 (XLK, AAPL)

    March 15, 2016
    Discover the five most popular technology ETFs for 2016, as measured by assets under management.
  74. Recent events may impact Icahn's portfolio (AAPL, AIG)

    March 15, 2016
    Recent Events Surrounding Apple Inc. (AAPL) and American International Group Inc (AIG) May Impact Carl Icahn's Hedge Fund
  75. This Is What Charles Koch's Portfolio Looks Like (AAPL)

    March 13, 2016
    Read about the business portfolio of Charles Koch, billionaire owner and chairman of Koch Industries and noted libertarian ...
  76. VGT Vs. SMH: Comparing Technology ETFs

    March 12, 2016
    Consider investing in a technology sector ETF as interest rates rise. Recent bearish trading activity brings bargains for ...
  77. How the Selfie Obsession Is Driving GoPro's Stock Price (GPRO, ...

    March 12, 2016
    Understand how the selfie craze has driven the performance of GoPro's stock up and down, and investigate what the future ...
  78. How Will Apple Pay and Google Wallet Affect PayPal’s Growth? ...

    March 12, 2016
    Find out what effect Apple and Google's entry into the fast-growing mobile payments market will have on longtime industry ...
  79. If You Had Invested Right After JPMorgan's IPO (JPM)

    March 12, 2016
    Find out how much your investment would be worth in 2016 if you had purchased 100 shares during JPMorgan's IPO, including ...
  80. J&J's Partnership with IBM Could Turn Profitable (JNJ, IBM)

    March 12, 2016
    Learn why Johnson & Johnson teamed up with IBM, and which patient mobile apps will be part of their medical data analysis ...
  81. What the Rumors are Suggesting About the iPhone 7

    March 11, 2016
    Speculation about the iPhone 7 is gaining pace ahead of the expected release in September 2016. We review some of the major ...
  82. Streaming Wars: Netflix Vs. Hulu Vs. Apple TV (NFLX, AAPL)

    March 11, 2016
    Discover the strengths and weaknesses of Netflix, Hulu and Apple TV and how subscribing to all three services can save money ...
  83. If You Love a Brand, Should You Buy Their Stock? (AMZN,NFLX)

    March 9, 2016
    Is there a correlation between brands consumers love most and the performance of their stocks?
  84. VEU Vs. VT: Comparing Global Equity ETFs

    March 8, 2016
    Compare two of the most widely held ETFs, both offered by Vanguard, that provide investors broad exposure to the global equities ...
  85. The World's Top 10 Technology Companies (AAPL, GOOGL)

    March 8, 2016
    Learn about the top 10 technology companies in the world, their market values, exciting projects and recently released revenue ...
  86. 3 Volatile Technology Stocks for the Risk Taker (GOOGL, FB)

    March 8, 2016
    The tech sector has been experiencing a high degree of volatility. Learn about the top three technology stocks poised to ...
  87. Why JCPenney's Most Important Asset Is Its Management Team (JCP, ...

    March 8, 2016
    Find out why JCPenney's management team is the company's most valuable asset and how it has brought the company back from ...
  88. The Top 5 Positions in Ken Fisher's Portfolio (AMZN, LQD)

    March 7, 2016
    Pay attention to whether Amazon.com, Inc. remains the top holding of Fisher Asset Management despite a 27% share price drop ...
  89. What Thematic Dominance Among Mega-caps Means

    March 7, 2016
    The ranks of mega-caps are now dominated by U.S. companies and two broad sectors to an unprecedented extent. Should investors ...
  90. Top 5 Positions in Citigroup's Portfolio (C, SPY)

    March 7, 2016
    Learn about Citigroup, its 200 year corporate history backing innovation and progress, and the top five investments the bank ...
  91. BlackBerry's 2016 Outlook: Is It Time To Buy? (BBRY, AAPL)

    March 6, 2016
    Understand how the tumultuous change to BlackBerry's business affects the company's outlook in 2016, and find out whether ...
  92. Top 5 Positions in J.P. Morgan's Portfolio (JPM, SPY)

    March 4, 2016
    Learn about the top five holdings that JPMorgan Chase & Co. uses as a base for its $2.4 trillion investment portfolio.
  93. Apple and the DOJ Have Not Always Been at Odds.

    March 3, 2016
    Many view Apple's refusal to aid the FBI as a crusade by the tech titan against government surveillance. However, things ...
  94. Apple May Be Setting Up a Major Buy Signal (AAPL)

    March 1, 2016
    Apple may be getting ready to enter a new uptrend that tests the all-time high at 134.54.
  95. Buffett on Stocks and the FBI (IBM,KO,DOW,AAPL)

    February 29, 2016
    Investment legend Warren Buffett was interviewed by CNBC's Squawk Box Monday to discuss his investment firm's position on ...
  96. Top 5 Positions in Janus Capital Management's Portfolio (JNS, ...

    February 29, 2016
    Explore detailed analyses of the top five positions in Janus Capital Management's portfolio based on the company's September ...
  97. Analyzing Apple's Price & Profitability Ratios in 2016 (AAPL)

    February 29, 2016
    Analyze Apple's historical price and profitability ratios, and learn why these ratios make it an attractive investment in ...
  98. The Top 5 Positions in Credit Suisse's Portfolio (CS)

    February 28, 2016
    Take a look inside the in-house investment portfolio of Credit Suisse Bank and learn about the bank's top five stock holdings ...
  99. Apple: An Activist Investment Analysis (AAPL)

    February 28, 2016
    Learn about how activist investors have put pressure on Apple to return cash to its shareholders. Read about a proposal for ...
  100. Top 5 Positions in Goldman Sachs' Portfolio (GS, SPY)

    February 27, 2016
    Learn about Goldman Sachs Group, how the bank is facing the current economic climate, and the top five investments the bank ...
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