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    The deal is important because it raises funds for spending commitments and demonstrates ...
  2. Moody's: America's Credit Still Good (SPY, VXX)

    America still has the agency's highest rating thanks to a strong economy, but entitlements ...
  3. Chart of the Week: A Boon for Bonds

    Global corporate bond spreads have shrunk this year and are expected to tighten further, ...
  4. 5 Best Companies to Refinance Your Car (STI)

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    Russ discusses what's behind the unusually low volatility in the markets, and what ...
  6. The Big Short Explained

    Oscar-nominated film the Big Short explains the complex financial instruments that ...
  1. Sanctioned Russia Issues Second Eurobond (RSX, ...

    The deal is important because it raises funds for spending commitments and demonstrates ...
  2. Moody's: America's Credit Still Good (SPY, VXX)

    America still has the agency's highest rating thanks to a strong economy, but entitlements ...
  3. 5 Best Companies to Refinance Your Car (STI)

    High interest on a car loan can cost you money that you could be using to pay down ...
  4. Fitch Downgrades Turkey's Tupras to Negative ...

    Does Fitch's decision reflect weakness in Turkey specifically or in the downstream ...
  5. Behind Rite Aid's 66.3% Rise in 10 Years (RAD)

    Examine Rite Aid's stock price history to determine how financial results and market ...
  6. How often does Credit Karma update? (EFX, TRU)

    Credit Karma lets you track your credit for free. Your Credit Karma account updates ...
  1. How often does Credit Karma update? (EFX, TRU)

    Credit Karma lets you track your credit for free. Your Credit Karma account updates every seven days, but some changes might ...
  2. Are high yield bonds a good investment?

    Invest in high-yield bonds through mutual funds, exchange-traded funds or closed-end funds, leaving the job of finding a ...
  3. Does marrying someone with bad credit affect my credit score?

    Married couples generally maintain two separate credit records and histories. However, if you decide to take out a loan with ...
  4. What's the difference between short sales and foreclosures?

    Understand the difference between a short sale and a foreclosure; both result in the loss of a home, either through a sale ...
  1. 5 Ways Your Partner Can Ruin Your Credit

    Financial disagreement is one of the top reasons couples split, and often after one ...
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