Tech

  1. How Tech Startup SoFi Plans to Disrupt the Banking Industry

    SoFi is the leader of a FinTech revolution for a digital, 21st century "bankless world." Specializing in student loan refinancing, ...
  2. Top Financial Advisor Tech Trends on the Horizon

    Advisors who fail to offer the latest digital tech to clients often find themselves falling behind the competition. Here ...
  3. Advisors: How to Help Millennials Learn to Love Stocks

    Millennials are a risk averse generation. Here's how advisors can help them invest appropriately for their age.
  4. Markets Edge Up as World Leaders Prepare for G20

    Global markets are largely up Thursday morning as G20 leaders prepare for a Friday and Saturday summit in Shanghai.
  5. Ethereum

    Ethereum is a decentralized software platform that enables SmartContracts and Distributed Applications (ĐApps) to be built ...
  6. Will Recent FBI Probe Impact Apple Shares? (AAPL)

    Apple refuses to create backdoor iPhone technology but a top Wall Street analyst does not believe this will negatively impact ...
  7. Alphabet's Key Ventures Beyond Search

    An overview of Alphabet's companies, beyond Google.
  8. Liftoff: Is This New Robo-Advisor Right for You?

    Liftoff is a new entrant in the robo-advisor arena. How does it stack up against the competition?
  9. How Advisors Can Thrive Despite Robo-Advisors

    In the age of robo-advisors here's how human advisors need to step up their game in order to thrive.
  10. Facebook's Commitment To Virtual Reality (FB)

    Mark Zuckerberg talks about facebook's commitment to virtual reality.
  11. Robo-Advisors and Banks: The Next Robo-Frontier

    Is the banking industry the next to join the robo-advisory fray? There are many things going on that lead us to believe that ...
  12. Advisors: Mistakes to Avoid with Would-Be Clients

    It's easy to inadvertently intimidate or confuse potential clients. Here's what not to do on your initial meetings with would-be ...
  13. How do I use an online security token?

    Learn about the most popular kinds of authentication tokens, what differentiates them and how to use them to protect your ...
  14. Bitcoin Vs. Litecoin Vs. Dogecoin: Comparing Virtual Currencies

    Read about several of the world's most widely used cryptocurrencies, and learn more about how they function and perform in ...
  15. Data Aggregation: How to Provide It to Clients

    Advisors wanting to remain competitive should consider embracing data aggregation tech, which many clients expect. Here's ...
  16. 5 ATM Scams That Can Break The Bank

    Here are five common ways ATM users get ripped off.
  17. E-filing with the IRS: Is It Safe?

    The tax records of more than 100,000 citizens were put at risk because of a hacker attempt on the IRS's e-file website.
  18. Which Robo-Advisors Manage the Most Money?

    Investors should look at a variety of factors when choosing a robo-advisor. Here's a snapshot of the more popular ones.
  19. Why Governments Want to Eliminate Cash

    Recently, the European Central Bank (ECB) announced that it intends to stop minting €500 notes, in a move that they say is ...
  20. 3 Predictions for TV in the Next 10 Years

    Understand current technological trends in the TV industry and what has changed in the past. Learn about three predictions ...
  21. Fairchild Rejects Chinese SOE Takeover Bid (FCS, MU)

    San Jose-based Fairchild Semiconductor International Inc. rejected a $2.46 billion takeover bid from Chinese state-backed ...
  22. Here's How the SETLcoin Trade System Will Work

    Goldman Sachs is expected to launch its own cryptocurrency, SETLcoin, and a trade settlement system based on it. Here's how ...
  23. Bitcoin vs. Big Finance (opinion)

    Bitcoin and big finance occupy parallel universes of value, cooperation, and trust. Understanding these differences helps ...
  24. IBM Offers Open Source Blockchain Code (IBM)

    International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) announced Tuesday that it would donate 44,000 lines of blockchain​ code to the ...
  25. How Does Neighborly Work and Make Money?

    Neighborly democratizes finance, enabling investments in municipal bonds that impact local communities.
  26. Protect Your Kids Against Identity Theft

    Children have valid Social Security numbers and no debt, which makes them ideal targets. Here’s what parents can do to prevent ...
  27. Advisors: This is How Your Competition Feels about Tech Spending

    Technology is rapidly transforming the way that advisors do business. Here are the areas where smart advisors are investing ...
  28. Are AUM Fees a Thing of the Past?

    Although the assets under management fee seemed like a good idea for a long time, current market trends may be making it ...
  29. The Top Robo-Advisor Trends in 2016

    The rapid growth of the robo-advisor market seems all but assured. Here are some possible developments to look out for in ...
  30. What the Next Decade Holds for Financial Advisors

    A look at the top trends of the financial advisory business in the next decade.
  31. Top Problems with Financial Data Aggregation

    A new front in personal finance technology—data aggregation—seeks to make our financial lives easier. But here's why it may ...
  32. FireEye Sees Slowing Growth Ahead, Misses Revenue (FEYE)

    The fact that this quarter was its second straight revenue miss, it's possible FireEye is struggling to grow amid stiff competition.
  33. 6 Robo-Advisors with Rock Bottom Minimums

    There are many well-regarded robo-advisor options that come with minimum investment amounts. Here are snapshots of a handful ...
  34. Bank Stocks: Time to Buy or Avoid Them? (WFC, JPM, C)

    Bank stocks have been pounded. Is this the right time to buy or should they be avoided?
  35. Will Market Volatility Impact M&A in 2016?

    With global economic uncertainty and stock market volatility marking the start of 2015, analysts forecast that M&A is ...
  36. Regulators to Google: Robot You Can Drive My Car (GOOG, GOOGL)

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has helped resolve these concerns. In a letter to Alphabet's core ...
  37. Robo-Advisor, Asset Manager Marriages on the Rise

    Invesco is the latest asset manager to acquire a robo-advisor. Here's a look at what it means and how it will work.
  38. Shopping the New Retirement Products

    There are more options than ever for retirement portfolios these days. Choosing the right product comes down to your needs, ...
  39. SoFi: What You Should Know About This Alternative Lender

    Non-bank lender SoFi will air its first TV ad during Super Bowl 50. Here's how it's challenging big banks by providing an ...
  40. What Does the Fire Monkey Mean for Your Portfolio?

    The Chinese new year this year corresponds to the monkey, a quick-witted, playful, tricky figure that means well but has ...
  41. Vanguard's Robo-Advisor vs. Flagship Select

    An in depth comparison of Vanguard’s robo-advisor and high-net-worth platforms.
  42. How Financial Advisors Can Capture the $240B Worth of Fees Coming by 2030

    Advisors have an opportunity to win generational assets over the next 15 years. Here are some tips on how to cater to different ...
  43. Cybersecurity Startups Are an Emerging Trend

    As cybersecurity spending across both government and private sectors continues to increase amid rising concern of security ...
  44. The Biggest Risks of Investing in Lockheed Martin Stock (LMT)

    Learn about defense contractor, Lockheed Martin, its leadership within its industry, and how the company can stay on top ...
  45. How to Serve the New Young and Wealthy Clients

    The upcoming young and wealthy client class is like none other when it comes to wealth advising preferences. Here are some ...
  46. How Millionaires Say They'll Invest in 2016

    Recent research shows that millionaire investors are entering 2016 more conservatively thanks to recent market volatility. ...
  47. How Digital Payments Will Change Commerce in 2016

    The way we transfer and spend money is constantly evolving, and 2016 is poised to expand digital payments like we've never ...
  48. The Three Most Notorious Rogue Traders

    The conviction of former Barclays trader Tom Hayes has once again shone the spotlight on rogue traders. Here are three of ...
  49. The Truth Behind Robo-Advisors

    Robo-advisors are marketed and sold as being more “intelligent” than their human counterparts. But are they actually more ...
  50. The Top 5 Financial Penny Stocks for 2016 (CPSS, ASRV)

    Learn about some of the most promising penny stocks in the financial services sector that investors can consider adding to ...
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