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  1. 7 Steps To A Successful Investment Journey

    Before you start investing, educate yourself on financial ideas and develop a strategy ...
  2. Do You Understand Investment Risk?

    Many investors overestimate their level of financial knowledge.
  3. Warren Buffett's Best Buys

    The Oracle of Omaha's "Rip van Winkle" approach has served him well. Read on to learn ...
  4. 4 History-Making Wall Street Crooks

    Find out how these Wall Street high-rollers landed themselves in hot water.
  5. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Boon Or Boom?

    These two companies are crucial to the mortgage market, but are they ticking timebombs? ...
  6. Should You Buy Banks' "Toxic" Assets?

    The Public-Private Investment Progam is part of the government's effort to fix the ...
  1. Credit And Debt Management

    America is addicted to debt. Learn how to manage your credit and keep debt from ruining ...
  1. Are professionals, such as financial planners and brokers, liable for the advice ...

    In the U.S., the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) does its best to protect investors from being cheated. To do so, ...
  2. What does the saying "What's good for Wall Street is bad for Main Street" mean?

    Let's start by defining the terms "Wall Street" and "Main Street". Wall Street, in its broadest sense, refers to the financial ...
  3. What are some common and useful retirement planner designations? Are they expensive ...

    Some common retirement planner designations are: Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist (CRPS) designation from the College ...
  1. The 10 Greatest Entrepreneurs

    We'll look at ten entrepreneurs who not only succeeded, but built vast business empires. ...
Hot Definitions
  1. MACD Technical Indicator

    Moving Average Convergence Divergence (or MACD) is a trend-following momentum indicator that shows the relationship between ...
  2. Over-The-Counter - OTC

    Over-The-Counter (or OTC) is a security traded in some context other than on a formal exchange such as the NYSE, TSX, AMEX, ...
  3. Quarter - Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4

    A three-month period on a financial calendar that acts as a basis for the reporting of earnings and the paying of dividends.
  4. Weighted Average Cost Of Capital - WACC

    Weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is a calculation of a firm's cost of capital in which each category of capital is ...
  5. Basis Point (BPS)

    A unit that is equal to 1/100th of 1%, and is used to denote the change in a financial instrument. The basis point is commonly ...
  6. Sharing Economy

    An economic model in which individuals are able to borrow or rent assets owned by someone else.
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