1. Introduction To Institutional Investing

    Introduction To Institutional Investing

    Investopedia explains: Learn about institutional investing and all of the major players in this field.
  2. Why China's Currency Tangos With The USD

    Why China's Currency Tangos With The USD

    Investopedia explains: It takes two to tango, but unless both partners move in perfect cohesion, a sequence of graceful maneuvers ...
  3. Why Do So Many People Fall Behind On Their Taxes?

    Why Do So Many People Fall Behind On Their Taxes?

    Despite the threat of owing thousands of dollars to possibly the most feared organization in the U.S., millions of Americans ...
  4. 65 Is Not A Magic Number

    65 Is Not A Magic Number

    Just because you've reached 65 doesn't mean you have to retire - that is, if you don't want to. Read on to find out how your ...
  5. Exchange Rate Risk: Economic Exposure

    Exchange Rate Risk: Economic Exposure

    Investopedia explains: In the present era of increasing globalization and heightened currency volatility, changes in exchange ...
  6. Top ETFs And What They Track: A Tutorial

    Top ETFs And What They Track: A Tutorial

    This Investopedia tutorial provides an introduction to the leading exchange-traded funds by assets under management, broken ...
  7. Key Steps In Choosing The Best Tax Preparation Software

    Key Steps In Choosing The Best Tax Preparation Software

    U.S. taxpayers left over $1 billion on the table in missed tax deductions in 2013. Would using tax software prevent you from ...
  8. Diversity: Your Shield From Madoff-Style Investment Scams

    Diversity: Your Shield From Madoff-Style Investment Scams

    The best way to prevent being stung in a modern-day Ponzi scheme is diversity - not just within your portfolio, but also ...
  9. Options Basics: How to Pick the Right Strike Price

    Options Basics: How to Pick the Right Strike Price

    The strike price has an enormous bearing on how your option trade will play out. Read on to learn about some basic principles ...
  10. Crowdfunding for equities? Fool's Gold

    Crowdfunding for equities? Fool's Gold

    Investopedia explains: The JOBS Act was intended to make it easier for small firms to raise capital and give small investors ...
  11. What The Market Open Tells You

    What The Market Open Tells You

    The first few moments of trading provide a lot of information. If a trader analyzes this information, it can give a lot of ...
  12. Eight Ways To Use Your Tax Refund Wisely

    Eight Ways To Use Your Tax Refund Wisely

    Here are some ways to get the most out of your tax refund check.
  13. Inside National Payment Systems

    Inside National Payment Systems

    Investopedia explains: The global interconnection of U.S. payment systems makes commerical and financial transfers possible. ...
  14. Evaluating Paid Investing Newsletters

    Evaluating Paid Investing Newsletters

    Investopedia explains: There are many different newsletters available, and investors must decide which is most appropriate ...
  15. Debt: The Last Social Taboo?

    Debt: The Last Social Taboo?

    Debt need not be a personal tragedy nor a badge of shame. For some, it is simply a practical problem with practical solutions. ...
  16. 6 Tax Credits That Anyone Can Claim

    6 Tax Credits That Anyone Can Claim

    Tax deductions and credits aren't just for big companies. You might be surprised how many tax breaks apply to your return.
  17. 6 Tax Myths Everyone Should Know

    6 Tax Myths Everyone Should Know

    There are many tax myths that have grown out of general tax confusion. Learning about them can help you avoid costly mistakes.
  18. New Taxes Under The Affordable Care Act

    New Taxes Under The Affordable Care Act

    Find out what you need to know about the 21 new tax changes linked to the ACA.
  19. Learn Simple And Compound Interest

    Learn Simple And Compound Interest

    Investopedia explains: Interest is defined as the cost of borrowing money, and depending on how it is calculated, can be ...
  20. How To Negotiate Back Taxes With The IRS

    How To Negotiate Back Taxes With The IRS

    Recently, the IRS has been more amenable to working out late tax payments. But you have to address the problem up front, ...
  21. Netflix: Should You Buy Or Hold Or Sell?

    Netflix: Should You Buy Or Hold Or Sell?

    Ultimately, an investor has to trust the decisions and strategies of the company’s management. History is on the side of ...
  22. 5 Ways To Rate Your Portfolio Manager

    5 Ways To Rate Your Portfolio Manager

    Investopedia explains: These five performance ratios will help you measure how good your money manager is at increasing the ...
  23. An Introduction To Stock Market Indexes

    An Introduction To Stock Market Indexes

    Investopedia explains the five most talked about indexes and what makes them all different.
  24. How To File Your Child's First Income Tax Return

    How To File Your Child's First Income Tax Return

    Use this quick parental guide to help your child learn the tax filing process and establish good habits.
  25. The Money Market Hedge: How It Works

    The Money Market Hedge: How It Works

    Investopedia explains how to hedge foreign exchange risk using the money market, the financial market in which highly liquid ...
  26. How Long Should I Keep My Tax Records?

    How Long Should I Keep My Tax Records?

    Having the right information available when the IRS calls can save you considerable time, money and stress. Learn how long ...
  27. Pension Promises Go Unfulfilled

    Pension Promises Go Unfulfilled

    Folks who trust in their pensions to carry them in retirement can end up with a fraction of what they were promised.
  28. Your Post Office Could Become More Like A Bank

    Your Post Office Could Become More Like A Bank

    Facing dire financial straits and staving off bankruptcy, the United State Postal Service may make an entry (in fact, a re-entry) ...
  29. Introduction To Supply And Demand

    Introduction To Supply And Demand

    Find out all about supply and demand and how it relates to your daily purchases.
  30. Short Squeeze

    Short Squeeze

    A short squeeze refers to a jump in a stock's price, forcing a large number of short sellers to close their position, which ...
  31. Stock Splits: A Closer Look At Its Effects

    Stock Splits: A Closer Look At Its Effects

    Most trades, including short sales and options, aren't materially affected by a stock split. Still, it's important for shareholders ...
  32. Stock Buyback/Repurchase

    Stock Buyback/Repurchase

    A stock buyback, or repurchase, occurs when a company buys its own shares off the market and therefore reduces the amount ...
  33. Principal Trading and Agency Trading

    Principal Trading and Agency Trading

    Ever wonder what happens behind the scenes when you buy or sell a stock? Read on and find out!
  34. 5 Celebrities Who Went Bankrupt

    5 Celebrities Who Went Bankrupt

    Some of these celebs had hundreds of millions in career earnings, but various mistakes forced each star to bankruptcy filings. ...
  35. How To Get The Most Money Back On Your Tax Return

    How To Get The Most Money Back On Your Tax Return

    These tips will help you get a larger refund this year, while teaching you how to pay less taxes going forward.
  36. The Barbell Investment Strategy

    The Barbell Investment Strategy

    It's the standard conventional wisdom offered regarding modern portfolio theory, or even regarding investing itself: Strike ...
  37. Tax Issues For Same-Sex Spouses

    Tax Issues For Same-Sex Spouses

    The tax rules for same-sex spouses are largely the same as for traditional filers, but there are a few special considerations ...
  38. Tax Breaks For Second-Home Owners

    Tax Breaks For Second-Home Owners

    Owning a second home is a great investment for a variety of reasons, but you need to know the tax implications of multi-home ...
  39. Hello, myRA: Retirement Savings for Beginners

    Hello, myRA: Retirement Savings for Beginners

    A new acronym has been added to the lexicon of savings and retirement plans - the myRA. That stands for My Retirement Account ...
  40. How Restricted Stock And RSUs Are Taxed

    How Restricted Stock And RSUs Are Taxed

    This form of executive compensation limits how these stocks can be sold. Find out more here.
  41. Private Equity Fundamentals

    Private Equity Fundamentals

    Investopedia explains what private equity is through a concise video.
  42. How To Rent Your Home So You Can Pay Your Mortgage

    How To Rent Your Home So You Can Pay Your Mortgage

    If you own your home, but temporarily can’t afford the payments, and can’t a find cheaper place to live, temporarily renting ...
  43. Tax Software Vs. An Accountant: Which Is Right For You?

    Tax Software Vs. An Accountant: Which Is Right For You?

    We look at the pros and cons of using tax software versus an accountant when filing your tax return.
  44. Do You Really Want to Learn Investing from These Guys?

    Do You Really Want to Learn Investing from These Guys?

    Wall Street has a new campaign to lure Main Street back to the markets by teaching financial literacy. A separate goal may ...
  45. Foreign Investment Routes: The FDI And FPI

    Foreign Investment Routes: The FDI And FPI

    Foreign direct investment and foreign portfolio investment are two of the most common roads investors take to invest in an ...
  46. Tax-Loss Harvesting: Reduce Investment Losses

    Tax-Loss Harvesting: Reduce Investment Losses

    The option to bolster after-tax stock returns through tax-loss harvesting can reverse investor gloom.
  47. The Debt-Service Coverage Ratio (DSCR)

    The Debt-Service Coverage Ratio (DSCR)

    The Debt-Service Coverage Ratio (DSCR) is a simple way to analyze whether a company can adequately manage its borrowing costs. ...
  48. Accelerating Returns With Continuous Compounding

    Accelerating Returns With Continuous Compounding

    Investopedia explains the natural log and exponential functions used to calculate this value.
  49. Selling, General & Administrative Expenses (SG&A)

    Selling, General & Administrative Expenses (SG&A)

    Selling, general and administrative expenses (SG&A) are a company's total direct and indirect costs from selling its product ...
  50. Home Buying Tips To Win In Fast Markets

    Home Buying Tips To Win In Fast Markets

    Take a look at some of the fastest selling markets and learn home buying tips to help you get in on the action.
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    Here are five ways to make your home renovation worth the money and effort you put into it.
  2. Differences Between Private Foundations And Public Charities

    Here's a look at the differences between these types of charitable organizations.
  3. How To Monetize Your YouTube Channel

    YouTube's Partner Program helps users earn money through their channels. Find out how.
  4. The World's Most Valuable Private Companies

    In spite of the rewards going public can bring, some companies prefer to remain private, and they are very successful in this.
  5. Is Cyber Monday The New Black Friday?

    Cyber Monday is becoming more popular than Black Friday. Here's why.
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