1. On This Day In Finance: June 25 - Microsoft Inc. Is Born

    On This Day In Finance: June 25 - Microsoft Inc. Is Born

    Microsoft reorganizes into a privately-held corporation, renaming itself Microsoft Inc.
  2. What was the first company with a $1 billion market cap?

    What was the first company with a $1 billion market cap?

    United States Steel Corportation (NYSE:X) was the world's first company to surpass the market capitalization mark of $1 billion ...
  3. On This Day In Finance: June 24 - Fraud, Fraud And (You Guessed It) More Fraud

    On This Day In Finance: June 24 - Fraud, Fraud And (You Guessed It) More Fraud

    Fraud is nothing new, and (based on the numbers) some people are getting much better at it. That is, until they get caught. ...
  4. 4 Reasons Why Savers Fare Better Than Spenders

    4 Reasons Why Savers Fare Better Than Spenders

    A recent HSBC study suggests that savers had an easier time weathering the recent financial storm.
  5. Financial

    Financial "News": When Opinion Becomes Fact

    News agencies and financial journalists aren't actually analysts, so don't believe everything you read.
  6. What are activities of daily living (ADL)?

    What are activities of daily living (ADL)?

    Activities of daily living (ADL) refer to daily activities that individuals normally do, unassisted, to take care of themselves. ...
  7. Accretion / Dilution Analysis: A Merger Mystery

    Accretion / Dilution Analysis: A Merger Mystery

    This analysis tool is an effective way to value mergers and acquisitions. The deal's on the table, but should you sign the ...
  8. Will Obama Proposal Put Risk Into The Money Market?

    Will Obama Proposal Put Risk Into The Money Market?

    U.S. initiatives to help out the economy are the hot topic these days. Obama's floating NAV proposal has its drawbacks though. ...
  9. Spotting Trend Reversals With MACD

    Spotting Trend Reversals With MACD

    Knowing when trends are about to reverse is tricky business, but the MACD can help.
  10. Top 10 Ways To Avoid Burnout In Corporate Finance

    Top 10 Ways To Avoid Burnout In Corporate Finance

    Burnout rates in the corporate finance field are extremely high. Find out some of the most common causes, and how to prevent ...
  11. Cheap Tweets: Followorthy Deals On Twitter

    Cheap Tweets: Followorthy Deals On Twitter

    Find out how you can use Twitter to save, by finding coupons and deals.
  12. Helping Your Clients Face The Financial Reality Of Retirement

    Helping Your Clients Face The Financial Reality Of Retirement

    Altering retirement plans is tough, but when the retiree is unprepared, it's very necessary.
  13. You Own An Out of Production GM: Now What?

    You Own An Out of Production GM: Now What?

    If your car brand has gone out of production, don't worry. Parts, service and warranties will all be available in some form. ...
  14. On This Day In Finance: June 23 – SEC Attempt To Regulate Hedge Funds Fails

    On This Day In Finance: June 23 – SEC Attempt To Regulate Hedge Funds Fails

    A federal appeals court ruled the SEC did not have the authority to impose regulations on hedge funds.
  15. All of these apply to an option exercise notice EXCEPT:

    All of these apply to an option exercise notice EXCEPT:

    A. It is made through the OCC.B. It must be executed by 4:30 p.m. CT the day before the expiration date.C. It is not executed ...
  16. All-Inclusive Vacation Keeps Travelers On Budget

    All-Inclusive Vacation Keeps Travelers On Budget

    Vacationers are faced with a major financial risk: spending too much money. Find out how to avoid it.
  17. From Nest Egg To Omelet: How Common Wisdom Failed Investors

    From Nest Egg To Omelet: How Common Wisdom Failed Investors

    Don't put all your eggs in one basket" is still a sound piece of investment advice - if you understand what it means.
  18. Your Retirement Saviour: Entertainment

    Your Retirement Saviour: Entertainment

    Put down those brokerage statements and pick up a Nintendo Wii handset.
  19. Should You Refinance Your Mortgage When Interest Rates Drop?

    Should You Refinance Your Mortgage When Interest Rates Drop?

    Refinancing is a great way for many homeowners to improve their financial situation - but beware of the downsides.
  20. Top 6 Most Tradable Currency Pairs

    Top 6 Most Tradable Currency Pairs

    Outlining six of the forex market's most tradable currency pairs.
  21. Celebrity Financial Failures

    Celebrity Financial Failures

    There's a lot that the average person can learn from celebrity financial failures.
  22. On This Day In Finance: June 22 - Virgin Atlantic Takes Off

    On This Day In Finance: June 22 - Virgin Atlantic Takes Off

    On June 22, 1984, Virgin Atlantic Airways launches its inaugural flight from London to Newark.
  23. Declaring Bankruptcy Is No Easy Out

    Declaring Bankruptcy Is No Easy Out

    Going bankrupt can help pull you out of debt, but it's rarely the best option.
  24. Top 10 Green Industries

    Top 10 Green Industries

    Put a little green in your wallet by investing in these growing areas.
  25. How did corporate ownership almost lead to the ruin of Adelphia in 2002?

    How did corporate ownership almost lead to the ruin of Adelphia in 2002?

    John Rigas incorporated the cable company he'd grown from a $300 investment into Adelphia Communications. "Adelphia" is a ...
  26. What are some cheaper alternatives to sending children to summer camp?

    What are some cheaper alternatives to sending children to summer camp?

    When the economy is struggling and people are holding on to their money a little tighter, you need to find less expensive ...
  27. Obama's New Deal

    Obama's New Deal

    On June 17, President Obama outlined a new proposal to make sweeping changes to the regulation of the financial
  28. On This Day In Finance: June 19 - Two

    On This Day In Finance: June 19 - Two "Loopy" Million-Dollar Inventions Are Born

    Cheerios and the Hula Hoop were both created on this day. Coincidence?
  29. Myth Of The Week: Credit Card Companies Negotiate With Consumers

    Myth Of The Week: Credit Card Companies Negotiate With Consumers

    If you think you're making headway with your credit card company, think again - in reality, you don't have a leg to stand ...
  30. Turnover Ratios Weak Indicator Of Fund Quality

    Turnover Ratios Weak Indicator Of Fund Quality

    This indicator is not as important as some investors might think.
  31. Why should I invest in the market when I can buy and sell houses or cars?

    Why should I invest in the market when I can buy and sell houses or cars?

    This is a classic investor dilemma. When the markets are roaring, with 15-20% returns, it is tough to imagine putting your ...
  32. On This Day In Finance: June 18 - Trade Issues Trigger Declaration of War

    On This Day In Finance: June 18 - Trade Issues Trigger Declaration of War

    Britain's intereference in U.S. trade and shipping triggers a declaration of war.
  33. Free Money For Homebuyers

    Free Money For Homebuyers

    Take advantage of the federal and state money being offered to apply for an FHA mortgage and get the cash you need to go ...
  34. Healthcare Funds: Give Your Portfolio A Booster Shot

    Healthcare Funds: Give Your Portfolio A Booster Shot

    Find out how healthcare investments can become the strongest asset in your portfolio.
  35. Madoff No

    Madoff No "Mystery Man" To The SEC

    The SEC had been informed of Madoff's schemes well before he was arrested, so why wasn't he stopped?
  36. Tips For Getting Into Futures Trading

    Tips For Getting Into Futures Trading

    The futures markets can seem daunting, but these explanations and strategies will help you trade like a pro.
  37. What burst the Mississippi bubble?

    What burst the Mississippi bubble?

    In 1715, France was essentially insolvent as a nation. Even though taxes were raised to extremely high levels, the hole that ...
  38. Rent To Own; Own To Rent

    Rent To Own; Own To Rent

    This method can help first-time buyers afford a home using a rent-to-own strategy, and it can also be good for investors. ...
  39. 6 Millionaire Traits That You Can Adopt

    6 Millionaire Traits That You Can Adopt

    The most successful people have more in common than just money. Find out what you can learn.
  40. 5 Awesome Deals That Could Save You Money!

    5 Awesome Deals That Could Save You Money!

    The recession is adding up to big savings for consumers. Find out where to find the best deals.
  41. The Giants Of Finance: Andrew Carnegie

    The Giants Of Finance: Andrew Carnegie

    Though not as well-remembered as some of his contemporaries, Andrew Carnegie's legacy is strong and moralistic.
  42. Top 7 Technical Analysis Tools

    Top 7 Technical Analysis Tools

    Check out these common technical indicators and learn how you can add them to your trading toolkit
  43. On This Day In Finance: June 17 - The Hawley-Smoot Tariff Act of 1930

    On This Day In Finance: June 17 - The Hawley-Smoot Tariff Act of 1930

    On June 17, 1930, the Hawley-Smoot Tariff Act is signed into law.
  44. 6 Biggest Millionaire Flops

    6 Biggest Millionaire Flops

    If you have lost money, you're not alone, but at least you can put some blame on the market.
  45. 10 Simple Ways To Improve Your Credit

    10 Simple Ways To Improve Your Credit

    Today's low interest rates make borrowing a bargain - but only if you have the credit score required to secure a loan.
  46. Which statement about the New York Stock Exchange is FALSE?

    Which statement about the New York Stock Exchange is FALSE?

    A. It is a self-regulating organization.B. Employees of members cannot open accounts at competing broker-dealers.C. It permits ...
  47. SEC Seeks To (Ad)Dress Naked Shorts

    SEC Seeks To (Ad)Dress Naked Shorts

    Though naked short selling is illegal, it's barely enforced, but that might be changing.
  48. Employee Benefits: How To Know What To Choose

    Employee Benefits: How To Know What To Choose

    Starting a new job is stressful but you don't need to sweat about setting up a benefits package.
  49. Microeconomics

    Microeconomics

    This tutorial teaches the basics of one of the most important economic topics. A must for all investors.
  50. On This Day In Finance: June 16 - 76th Anniversary Of The FDIC

    On This Day In Finance: June 16 - 76th Anniversary Of The FDIC

    The Glass-Steagall Act of 1933 would reform the banking indusry, and attempt to protect the average investor.
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