1. Sanctions Between Countries Pack a Bigger Punch Than You Might Think

    Sanctions Between Countries Pack a Bigger Punch Than You Might Think

    In response to Russia's annexation of Crimea, in March 2014 the West slapped sanctions on dozens of Russian hotshots. So ...
  2. What $200,000 Will Buy In The Chicago Real Estate Market

    What $200,000 Will Buy In The Chicago Real Estate Market

    Here's a look at what about $200,000 will get you today in various regions within Chicago's real estate market.
  3. Five Alternative Investments For Main Street

    Five Alternative Investments For Main Street

    FOX Business Network anchor Deirdre Bolton explains the alternative investments investors ask her about the most.
  4. How Credit Event Binary Options Can Protect You In A Credit Crisis

    How Credit Event Binary Options Can Protect You In A Credit Crisis

    CEBOs are designed to offer protection from “Credit Events” like bankruptcy or a global economic crisis, and thus are quite ...
  5. The Pros And Cons Of Using Airbnb

    The Pros And Cons Of Using Airbnb

    Here, we look at Airbnb - what it is, how it works, and the pros and cons of using this online rental marketplace.
  6. The Risks Of Investing In Emerging Markets

    The Risks Of Investing In Emerging Markets

    In a volatile market, domestic investing can be risky. Many investors choose to look overseas for diversification - but that ...
  7. Five Steps To Retire Debt-Free

    Five Steps To Retire Debt-Free

    Retiring without debt is a worthwhile goal, but a difficult one to achieve. If you're up to the challenge, follow these steps ...
  8. Hash Tag Scam: Investors Vulnerable To ID Thieves On Twitter And Facebook

    Hash Tag Scam: Investors Vulnerable To ID Thieves On Twitter And Facebook

    Social media scammers are targeting investors.
  9. The Three Stooges Debunk myRA

    The Three Stooges Debunk myRA

    The mention of a government-backed IRA in Obama’s state of the union address earlier this year may look like a good deal. ...
  10. Fixed Or Variable-Rate Mortgage: Which Is Better Right Now?

    Fixed Or Variable-Rate Mortgage: Which Is Better Right Now?

    Find out the benefits of fixed- and variable-rate mortgages, and learn which option is best for you.
  11. Which Vertical Option Spread Should You Use?

    Which Vertical Option Spread Should You Use?

    Knowing which option spread strategy to use in different market conditions can significantly improve your odds of success ...
  12. Who Is Satoshi Nakamoto, Mysterious Bitcoin Founder?

    Who Is Satoshi Nakamoto, Mysterious Bitcoin Founder?

    Short answer: No one knows.
  13. How Your Credit Score And Credit Report Are Examined By Lenders

    How Your Credit Score And Credit Report Are Examined By Lenders

    Knowing the difference between a credit score and credit report can help you make the right financial decision when it comes ...
  14. Five Women Who Are Leading In Male-Dominated Fields

    Five Women Who Are Leading In Male-Dominated Fields

    In honor of March's Women's History Month, we look at five prominent female leaders who've taken leading roles at tables ...
  15. Six Ways Your Tax Preparer Knows You're Lying

    Six Ways Your Tax Preparer Knows You're Lying

    An experienced tax preparer can usually sense when a customer is providing fraudulent information to them. Find out what ...
  16. How To Use The Chaikin Oscillator To Your Advantage

    How To Use The Chaikin Oscillator To Your Advantage

    How best to reconcile increasing or decreasing volume with price fluctuations? No one has a definitive answer, but Marc Chaikin ...
  17. Americans Are Borrowing More To Buy Cars - But Should They Be?

    Americans Are Borrowing More To Buy Cars - But Should They Be?

    As the economy slowly heals, credit has become easier to obtain and interest rates have gone down. But does that mean it's ...
  18. How Traders Can Utilize CCI (Commodity Channel Index) To Trade Stock Trends

    How Traders Can Utilize CCI (Commodity Channel Index) To Trade Stock Trends

    Use the Commodity Channel Index (CCI) to enter and exit price trends.
  19. Can Tweets And Facebook Posts Predict Stock Behavior?

    Can Tweets And Facebook Posts Predict Stock Behavior?

    Social sentiment indicators - which track the frequency with which a stock is mentioned on Twitter or Facebook - are becoming ...
  20. How The Forex

    How The Forex "Fix" May Be Rigged

    When it comes to forex, some types of "fixes" are legal. But some really aren't.
  21. Five Reasons To Not Bother Retiring

    Five Reasons To Not Bother Retiring

    Here are five reasons it may make sense to forgo a traditional retirement today.
  22. Using the Coppock Curve to Generate Stock Trade Signals

    Using the Coppock Curve to Generate Stock Trade Signals

    How the Coppock Curve momentum indicator can help you isolate buying opportunities and exit points in the stock market.
  23. Is Belfort's

    Is Belfort's "Wolf" The Real Wall Street?

    Those sex-obsessed, drug-taking thugs who ripped off investors in Martin Scorcese's all-time biggest-grossing film, "The ...
  24. Key Takeaways From Warren Buffett's Annual Letters To Shareholders

    Key Takeaways From Warren Buffett's Annual Letters To Shareholders

    A simple yet invaluable look into the key themes Warren Buffett repeats in his annual letter to shareholders.
  25. Reverse Mortgages 101

    Reverse Mortgages 101

    Just because you can apply for a reverse mortgage doesn’t mean you should. Get a general idea of how these work, as well ...
  26. Obama Announces Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Help

    Obama Announces Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Help

    On Friday, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama visited Miami-Dade’s Coral Reef Senior High School ...
  27. America Launches Its First Bitcoin ATMs : Q&A With Liberty Teller Co-Founder

    America Launches Its First Bitcoin ATMs : Q&A With Liberty Teller Co-Founder

    Investopedia interviewed one of the co-founders of Liberty Teller, a start-up company that launched the U.S.'s first Bitcoin ...
  28. Is Homeownership A Smart Investment Again?

    Is Homeownership A Smart Investment Again?

    Homeownership remains cheaper than renting across the nation. However, these findings speak broadly to the national market, ...
  29. Why Unemployment Rates Matter To Your Retirement

    Why Unemployment Rates Matter To Your Retirement

    Undoubtedly, unemployment is important for retirees and soon-to-be retirees. Also important is understanding the inflation ...
  30. Mini Options: A Useful Tool For Trading High-Priced Securities

    Mini Options: A Useful Tool For Trading High-Priced Securities

    Mini options are option contracts wherein the underlying security is 10 shares of a stock or exchange-traded fund (ETF). ...
  31. Retirement Tax Changes For 2014

    Retirement Tax Changes For 2014

    To save efficiently for retirement, it pays to keep abreast of tax law changes. Limits on contributions for some plans have ...
  32. Console Wars Heating Up

    Console Wars Heating Up

    With Nintendo's Wii U now more than a year old, the two remaining members of the triopoly of video game console makers - ...
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    From Mrs. Watanabe To Abenomics: The Yen's Wild Ride

    Relatively recent upstarts like the euro and the yuan may hog the currency headlines these days, but for sheer drama and ...
  34. Maximizing Your IRA

    Maximizing Your IRA

    Dennis Miller interviews IRA expert Terry Coxon to find out clarify the different types of accounts – and which are right ...
  35. As Regulators Target CLOs, Bankers Predict Doom For Main Street

    As Regulators Target CLOs, Bankers Predict Doom For Main Street

    Collateralized loan obligations are the latest Wall Street invention to give regulators headaches.
  36. Retirement Woes Remain As Housing, Stock Markets Rebound

    Retirement Woes Remain As Housing, Stock Markets Rebound

    Despite a rebounding stock market and recent housing gains, retiring comfortably remains an elusive goal for the majority ...
  37. Obama Budget Released: Who Are The Winners And Losers?

    Obama Budget Released: Who Are The Winners And Losers?

    Tuesday President Barack Obama unveiled a $3.9 trillion budget for fiscal year 2015 that includes new programs for education ...
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    How Powerful Is The IRS?

    The IRS has considerable power to enforce tax collection and reporting. But does it have too much power?
  39. Financialization

    Financialization

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  40. Money Market Funds: Enough Regulation Already?

    Money Market Funds: Enough Regulation Already?

    Since September, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been sitting on proposed rules for money market mutual ...
  41. J.P. Morgan's Long-Awaited ETF: Playing Close To The Vest

    J.P. Morgan's Long-Awaited ETF: Playing Close To The Vest

    Why is J.P. Morgan getting into the ETF game now?
  42. What is a Bear Call Spread?

    What is a Bear Call Spread?

    A bear call spread is an option strategy that involves the sale of a call option, and the simultaneous purchase of a call ...
  43. How Much Do You Know About 401(k) Fees?

    How Much Do You Know About 401(k) Fees?

    Here is a quick breakdown of fees that most people should know about when they look at their retirement account.
  44. What is a Bear Put Spread?

    What is a Bear Put Spread?

    A bear put spread entails the purchase of a put option and the simultaneous sale of another put with the same expiration ...
  45. How Financial Advisors Mistreat Women (And What Women Can Do About It)

    How Financial Advisors Mistreat Women (And What Women Can Do About It)

    While many women want professional help managing their finances, some male advisors still treat women as second-class citizens. ...
  46. What is an Iron Butterfly Option Strategy?

    What is an Iron Butterfly Option Strategy?

    This relatively simple strategy is designed to provide a profit for investors who believe that there will be minimal price ...
  47. The Ty Cobb Approach To Retirement Investing

    The Ty Cobb Approach To Retirement Investing

    Swinging for the fences isn’t always the best tact when you’re talking about investing.
  48. The 6 Most-Traded Currencies And Why They're So Popular

    The 6 Most-Traded Currencies And Why They're So Popular

    Regardless of the reason, forex is an integral part of 21st century finance. And the more widely used and reliable the currency, ...
  49. Pharmaceutical Vs. Biotech Investing: Is It Worth The Risk?

    Pharmaceutical Vs. Biotech Investing: Is It Worth The Risk?

    Investopedia explains: Both pharma and biotech stocks are faced with a costly process that, when successful, can produce ...
  50. Need To Enroll In Obamacare? File Your Taxes

    Need To Enroll In Obamacare? File Your Taxes

    Taxpayers who need to obtain health coverage under the Affordable Care Act can now do so easily and conveniently when they ...
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