1. Understanding Benchmark Oils: Brent Blend, WTI and Dubai

    Understanding Benchmark Oils: Brent Blend, WTI and Dubai

    Most crude oil prices worldwide are pegged to the influential Brent, WTI or Dubai/Oman benchmarks.
  2. Trading Volatile Stocks with Technical Indicators

    Trading Volatile Stocks with Technical Indicators

    Short-term traders seek volatility because of the profit potential, which leads to two common questions. How do I find volatile ...
  3. The Top Technical Indicators For Commodities Investing

    The Top Technical Indicators For Commodities Investing

    Traders can use "the usual suspects" (standard indicators for trend trading) when it comes to choosing indicators for investing ...
  4. The Biggest Mergers & Acquisitions In The U.S.

    The Biggest Mergers & Acquisitions In The U.S.

    M&A is a daily part of the American business world. They're based on the principle that "One plus one equals three," i.e. ...
  5. 6 Ways To Jump-Start Your Savings Account

    6 Ways To Jump-Start Your Savings Account

    While Americans have succeeded at paying some of their debt over the past years, the median household's savings have declined ...
  6. 5 Money Moves To Make By Year's End

    5 Money Moves To Make By Year's End

    People hate deadlines. They dread them, shirk them and skirt them. But deadlines can also prompt you to get things done so ...
  7. Insurance Myths Involve Houses, Cars & Big Crashes

    Insurance Myths Involve Houses, Cars & Big Crashes

    Any confusion over what to buy or how to use a product can end up being costly, but when it comes to insurance, misunderstandings ...
  8. TIPS Are Unloved And Under-Owned

    TIPS Are Unloved And Under-Owned

    Do you use protection? Because based on the recent, wild action in the markets, it seems as though many people have been ...
  9. World Cities With The Highest Quality Of Life

    World Cities With The Highest Quality Of Life

    Cities that usually top quality of life surveys have similar characteristics – they are usually midsized, with populations ...
  10. The Difference Between Oil Services And Refiners

    The Difference Between Oil Services And Refiners

    Oil service companies and refiners both play an important role in the oil industry, but they tend to profit more in opposite ...
  11. When Is A Franchise The Right Investment For You?

    When Is A Franchise The Right Investment For You?

    Do you have the right mix of credit, capital and business savvy to make you an ideal candidate for buying a franchise?
  12. Educating Your Clients About Cybersecurity

    Educating Your Clients About Cybersecurity

    Financial advisors must lead the charge against cybersecurity risks, for their clients and for their own practices.
  13. Building A Fortune: Jerry Jones And The Cowboys

    Building A Fortune: Jerry Jones And The Cowboys

    From insurance and wildcatting, to licensing and pizza, Jerry Jones has rolled the dice and frequently won. Here's how the ...
  14. Are You A Target For Identity Thieves?

    Are You A Target For Identity Thieves?

    The Americans at highest risk for identity theft and identity fraud aren't the ones you most expect. See if you're on the ...
  15. A Carbon Capture And Storage Breakthrough

    A Carbon Capture And Storage Breakthrough

    Carbon capture and storage (CCS) has been weighed down by exorbitant costs, making it an industry that’s been stuck on the ...
  16. Want to Travel the World in Retirement? Here's How

    Want to Travel the World in Retirement? Here's How

    Dreaming of a retirement spent traveling the world? Here's how to start turning that dream into reality.
  17. India Is Eclipsing China's Economy As Brightest BRIC Star

    India Is Eclipsing China's Economy As Brightest BRIC Star

    It seems fitting that on the occasion of Diwali – the Hindu “festival of lights” – India should emerge as the brightest star ...
  18. Oil and Terror: ISIS and Middle East Economies

    Oil and Terror: ISIS and Middle East Economies

    How does the Islamic State impact the economy and foreign investment in the Middle East? It has more to do with the marketplace ...
  19. How To Profit From Mergers And Acquisitions Through Arbitrage

    How To Profit From Mergers And Acquisitions Through Arbitrage

    Making a windfall from a stock that attracts a takeover bid is an alluring proposition. But be warned – benefiting from m&a ...
  20. Avoid Becoming An Identity Thief's Next Victim

    Avoid Becoming An Identity Thief's Next Victim

    Use these 7 techniques to keep yourself under the radar and out of the way of identity thieves.
  21. The Economics of Oil Extraction

    The Economics of Oil Extraction

    The overall economics of oil extraction is that there is money in it - both for extraction companies and their investors.
  22. How Bitcoin Casinos Work

    How Bitcoin Casinos Work

    For those who don't just don't find bitcoin speculative enough, there are bitcoin casinos.
  23. All About Liquid Commodities

    All About Liquid Commodities

    You might hear 'liquid commodities' and think of an auction, but they're actually a high-volume, fast paced financial product ...
  24. Are Countries Leaving The EU?

    Are Countries Leaving The EU?

    During the 20th century, following the United States’ footsteps, Europe made all attempts to replicate our success and economic ...
  25. Changing Gas Sources Present Rare Opportunity

    Changing Gas Sources Present Rare Opportunity

    Historically, gas supplies have flowed from the resource-rich Gulf Coast to the populous, but gas-starved, Northeast.
  26. Decoding “Normal” Interest Rates

    Decoding “Normal” Interest Rates

    The Fed (and every other Fed commentator) uses the word “normalization” to describe the upcoming next phase of monetary policy. ...
  27. One Reason Rates Are Likely To Remain Low For Long

    One Reason Rates Are Likely To Remain Low For Long

    While I believe that the Federal Reserve (Fed) is likely to begin raising rates sooner than the market expects, rates are ...
  28. Will my Benefits be Reduced if I go Back to Work?

    Will my Benefits be Reduced if I go Back to Work?

    So you're thinking of going back to work after you've already started to collect your social security benefit, and you still ...
  29. Retirement Investment Strategies by Age

    Retirement Investment Strategies by Age

    Saving and investing for retirement ideally should begin the moment you start working — if not before — and continue well ...
  30. Steps To Retiring With A Reverse Mortgage

    Steps To Retiring With A Reverse Mortgage

    Follow this simple six-step guide to investigating a reverse mortgage. And be sure to compare it to other ways home equity ...
  31. Six Things Bad Financial Advisors Do

    Six Things Bad Financial Advisors Do

    So you've gone to the trouble and expense of hiring a financial adviser. Here's how to decide whether they're doing you right ...
  32. How To Invest In The Nikkei 225

    How To Invest In The Nikkei 225

    The Nikkei index is synonymous with Japan's economy, the third-largest in the world. Here's the easiest way to take a stake.
  33. A Guide To Japan’s Nikkei 225 Index

    A Guide To Japan’s Nikkei 225 Index

    If you want to keep your finger on the pulse of the Japanese economy and stock market pay attention to the bellwether Nikkei ...
  34. Best Business Credit Cards

    Best Business Credit Cards

    Even the best business cards aren't all alike. Choose the card – or cards – with features that yield the most for how your ...
  35. 10 Money-Making Jobs For Retirees

    10 Money-Making Jobs For Retirees

    Reaching retirement age doesn't mean you actually have to stop working. A retirement job can provide activity, mental stimulation ...
  36. Pick the Right Brokerage Account for Options Trading

    Pick the Right Brokerage Account for Options Trading

    Follow these steps to pick the right options brokerage account depending on your trading needs and style of trading.
  37. What the 10-Year Treasury’s Dip Means for Bonds

    What the 10-Year Treasury’s Dip Means for Bonds

    It was hard to miss the headlines earlier this week about the 10-year Treasury yield dipping below 2% Wednesday, hitting ...
  38. How to Use the Gearing Ratio

    How to Use the Gearing Ratio

    The gearing ratio is a figure that compares a company’s owners’ equity to the amount of money the company has borrowed.
  39. What's a P&L Statement?

    What's a P&L Statement?

    A profit and loss statement, also called the income statement, is a financial statement that companies use to report their ...
  40. The Six Things Investors Should Do Now

    The Six Things Investors Should Do Now

    FOX Business Network’s Elizabeth MacDonald weighs on The Six Things Investors Should Do Now. Stocks are swinging up and down, ...
  41. What's an Acquisition?

    What's an Acquisition?

    In corporate terms, an acquisition is the purchase of a company or the division of a company. Some acquisitions are paid ...
  42. An Investing Secret For When The Market Drops

    An Investing Secret For When The Market Drops

    I wrote a piece called “Why Cash is Not a Strategy.” I was sitting on more cash than I knew was good for me: I’ve started ...
  43. 10 Questions You Forget to Ask When Buying a House

    10 Questions You Forget to Ask When Buying a House

    If you are thinking about buying a home, you are not alone. According to the New York Times, more Americans are getting home-buying ...
  44. When Your Job Offers An Awful Retirement Plan

    When Your Job Offers An Awful Retirement Plan

    So you've decided to start saving for retirement. Good news: it's never too late. Bad news: Your employer offers a paltry ...
  45. 3 Credit Card Benefits You’re Paying For But Not Using

    3 Credit Card Benefits You’re Paying For But Not Using

    Unnecessary expenses are easy to eliminate once you look at your spending, but not all expenses are obvious, especially when ...
  46. Alternatives To Business Bankruptcy

    Alternatives To Business Bankruptcy

    Bankruptcy isn't the only alternative for a struggling business. It can try negotiating with creditors or liquidating assets ...
  47. Will ETFs Eventually Replace Mutual Funds?

    Will ETFs Eventually Replace Mutual Funds?

    Will mutual funds be replaced by ETFs? Possibly, but it's not too likely and probably not anytime soon.
  48. A Guide To The Six Sigma Black Belt

    A Guide To The Six Sigma Black Belt

    Interested in the Six Sigma Black Belt but unsure whether you need one? Here's a guide to it and how it differs from other ...
  49. Fee-Only Financial Advisers: What You Need To Know

    Fee-Only Financial Advisers: What You Need To Know

    Are you considering hiring a fee-only financial advisor or one who is compensated via commissions? Read this first.
  50. An Investor's Guide To Bank Stress-Testing

    An Investor's Guide To Bank Stress-Testing

    Just how are bank stress tests performed and what is the logic behind them? And is a stress test useful for evaluating a ...
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    Here's a look at the differences between these types of charitable organizations.
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    YouTube's Partner Program helps users earn money through their channels. Find out how.
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    In spite of the rewards going public can bring, some companies prefer to remain private, and they are very successful in this.
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    Cyber Monday is becoming more popular than Black Friday. Here's why.
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