1. On This Day In Finance: July 10 - Adolphus Busch Is Born

    On This Day In Finance: July 10 - Adolphus Busch Is Born

    On this day in 1839, German-born American brewer Adolphus Busch was born
  2. Funding Your Retirement Is No Joke

    Funding Your Retirement Is No Joke

    Saving for your golden years is an important goal, especially since so many Americans don't save a penny.
  3. On This Day In Finance: July 9 - New York Airways Launches First Helicopter Service

    On This Day In Finance: July 9 - New York Airways Launches First Helicopter Service

    New York Airway launches the first passenger helicopter air service in New York City.
  4. Top 4 Things That Determine A Home's Value

    Top 4 Things That Determine A Home's Value

    Your house depreciates over time, while the land beneath it is likely to do the opposite.
  5. The Real Cost Of Smoking

    The Real Cost Of Smoking

    Aside from the health effects, the financial cost of smoking is way higher than you think.
  6. 10 Biggest All-Star Bargains Of 2009

    10 Biggest All-Star Bargains Of 2009

    With the 2009 MLB All-Star game in St.Louis a days away, here's a look at some All-Stars with bargain basement salaries. ...
  7. On This Day In Finance: July 8 - John D. Rockefeller Is Born

    On This Day In Finance: July 8 - John D. Rockefeller Is Born

    On this day in history, American industrialist John D. Rockefeller was born.
  8. What is moral hazard?

    What is moral hazard?

    An idea that a party that is protected in some way from risk will act differently than if they didn't have that protection. ...
  9. Gift Cards? The Tax Man Wants Yours

    Gift Cards? The Tax Man Wants Yours

    Find out why 25 U.S. states currently confiscate unused gift card balances.
  10. What is the difference between investing and speculating?

    What is the difference between investing and speculating?

    The main difference between speculating and investing is the amount of of risk undertaken in the trade. Typically, high-risk ...
  11. 3 Things To Get In Order Before You Die

    3 Things To Get In Order Before You Die

    In the aftermath of the Jackson death, it has become evident that you need to make your wishes known.
  12. Silver Thursday: How Two Wealthy Traders Cornered The Market

    Silver Thursday: How Two Wealthy Traders Cornered The Market

    Find out how the largest speculative attempt to corner the market went awry.
  13. The Great Inflation Of The 1970s

    The Great Inflation Of The 1970s

    Political moves meant prevent unemployment served to do the opposite, creating one of the worst fiscal disasters of the century. ...
  14. 5 Tales Of Out-Of-Control Inflation

    5 Tales Of Out-Of-Control Inflation

    Hyperinflation can make a $1,000 bill look like chump change.
  15. On This Day In Finance: July 7, 2003 - WorldCom Pays $750 Million

    On This Day In Finance: July 7, 2003 - WorldCom Pays $750 Million

    WorldCom is ordered to pay fines in a civil case, as a result of fudging the numbers.
  16. So You Wanna Be A Millionaire: How Long Will It Take?

    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.
  17. Which statement(s) is/are FALSE about market risk?

    Which statement(s) is/are FALSE about market risk?

    I. It is mitigated by writing calls.II. It includes the risk the investor will lose invested principal.III. It is the same ...
  18. Under the Investment Company Act of 1940, an investment company must have minimum ...

    Under the Investment Company Act of 1940, an investment company must have minimum ...

    A. $25,000B. $50,000C. $100,000D. $500,000 Correct answer: CAn investment company (mutual fund) must have at least $100, ...
  19. CEOs Who Blazed The Trail (Kroc, Hock And Welch)

    CEOs Who Blazed The Trail (Kroc, Hock And Welch)

    The right CEO can make all the difference in a company's market position.
  20. Under the Investment Company Act of 1940, an investment company, or mutual fund company, ...

    Under the Investment Company Act of 1940, an investment company, or mutual fund company, ...

    A. $25,000B. $50,000C. $100,000D. $500,000 Correct answer: CAn investment company (mutual fund) must have at least $100, ...
  21. 4 Tips For Buying Stocks In A Recession

    4 Tips For Buying Stocks In A Recession

    Bear markets can terrify even seasoned investors. Learn how to invest safely.
  22. Investing In The Recovery With Build America Bonds

    Investing In The Recovery With Build America Bonds

    Build America Bonds give state and local municipalities a bigger market to fund projects - and they're a solid investment, ...
  23. On This Day In Finance: July 6 - The United States Adopts The Dollar

    On This Day In Finance: July 6 - The United States Adopts The Dollar

    The U.S. adopts the dollar as a monetary unit.
  24. What is long-term care?

    What is long-term care?

    Long-term care refers to a collection of services that are intended to meet the medical and non-medical needs of disabled ...
  25. Students: There May Be A Tailor-Made Scholarship Out There For You

    Students: There May Be A Tailor-Made Scholarship Out There For You

    When it comes to paying for college, doing your research and thinking outside the box can really pay off.
  26. 6 Major Credit Card Mistakes

    6 Major Credit Card Mistakes

    Avoid these pitfalls to keep your credit score healthy and your debt under control.
  27. What is the difference between an acquisition and a takeover?

    What is the difference between an acquisition and a takeover?

    There is no tangible difference between an acquisition and a takeover; both words can be used interchangeably - the only ...
  28. Layoffs: Know The WARNing Signs

    Layoffs: Know The WARNing Signs

    Layoff rumors can run rampant, but if your company is required to give you two months' notice, you can plan for unemployment. ...
  29. Government Investment Program Misses The Mark

    Government Investment Program Misses The Mark

    The U.S. government is trying everything to ease the economic crisis. Is the Public-Private Investment Program the answer? ...
  30. On This Day In Finance: July 3 - Dow Jones Publishes Its First Stock Average

    On This Day In Finance: July 3 - Dow Jones Publishes Its First Stock Average

    On July, 3, 1884, Dow Jones & Company published its first stock market index.
  31. What Would Full Disclosure Mean For The Market?

    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?
  32. Notorious White Collar Criminals: Where Are They Now?

    Notorious White Collar Criminals: Where Are They Now?

    While Madoff's victims hope he dies in jail, other notorious fraudsters still have future careers ahead of them.
  33. 10 Tips For Steering Clear Of Credit Scams

    10 Tips For Steering Clear Of Credit Scams

    The recession has made many vulnerable to credit-fixing scams. Don't be fooled!
  34. On This Day In Finance: July 2 - Asian Financial Crisis

    On This Day In Finance: July 2 - Asian Financial Crisis

    in 1997, the Asian financial crisis gains traction as the Thai baht begins to float.
  35. What Does It Mean To Be Green?

    What Does It Mean To Be Green?

    Green investing is the new buzz word for companies and investors. Find out what it means.
  36. Iron Condors: Wing It To Maximum Profit

    Iron Condors: Wing It To Maximum Profit

    Understanding the right way to execute an iron condor can increase potential returns and limit risk.
  37. Assessing Bank Assets: Are Your Savings Safe?

    Assessing Bank Assets: Are Your Savings Safe?

    Learn how to determine if your assets are safe or if your bank has spread itself too thin.
  38. What does it mean when

    What does it mean when "N/A" appears for a company's P/E ratio?

    A "N/A" reported in a stock's price-to-earnings ratio (P/E), can mean one of two things. The first, and simplest, would be ...
  39. Baseball's Best Ticket Bargains

    Baseball's Best Ticket Bargains

    Don't just watch baseball for cheap - watch the best teams for the best price.
  40. How U.S. Firms Benefit When The Dollar Falls

    How U.S. Firms Benefit When The Dollar Falls

    When the greenback is weak, smart investors will invest in multinational companies to benefit.
  41. 3 Money-Saving Cruise Ship Tips

    3 Money-Saving Cruise Ship Tips

    Many cruise costs are fixed, but it's the little extras that will put a big dent in your pocketbook.
  42. 6 Summer Getaways That Won't Break The Bank

    6 Summer Getaways That Won't Break The Bank

    If flying to an exotic locale isn't in the cards this year, check out these cheaper vacation alternatives.
  43. How To Buy Your First Home: A Step-By-Step Tutorial

    How To Buy Your First Home: A Step-By-Step Tutorial

    Find out everything you need to know to tackle this major purchase without fear.
  44. What is the difference between yields and interest rates?

    What is the difference between yields and interest rates?

    The main difference between yields and interest rates is that each term refers to different financial instruments. Yield ...
  45. On This Day In Finance: June 30 - The End Of The Reconstruction Finance Corporation

    On This Day In Finance: June 30 - The End Of The Reconstruction Finance Corporation

    On this day in 1957, the RFC officially closed its doors.
  46. Is there a correlation between inflation and house prices?

    Is there a correlation between inflation and house prices?

    There is a correlation between inflation and house prices - in fact there are correlations between inflation and any good ...
  47. How is the forex spot rate calculated?

    How is the forex spot rate calculated?

    The forex spot rate is determined by supply and demand. Banks all over the world are buying and selling different currencies ...
  48. What is the Big Mac index?

    What is the Big Mac index?

    The Big Mac index, also known as Big Mac PPP, is a survey done by The Economist magazine that is used to measure the purchasing ...
  49. Is The Treasury Market Forming A Bubble?

    Is The Treasury Market Forming A Bubble?

    Panic in the economy led to investors buying short-term Treasuries despite negative yields. Reacting to short-term events ...
  50. What does churning mean?

    What does churning mean?

    A. Trading with yourself, or with someone else in attempt to make the tape appear more active than it really is.B. Trading ...
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