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  1. Dan Loeb Makes Big Bet on BlackRock

    The billionaire's hedge fund, Third Point, believes BlackRock is a "misunderstood franchise" with unforeseen potential.
  2. Securities-Based Lending

    The practice of making loans using securities as collateral.
  3. The Interest Only Retirement: Can It Be Done?

    Spending investment interest in retirement can be a viable strategy, but it won't work for everyone.
  4. 10 Tips for Buying Your First Rental Property

    Buying a property for rental income is a bit different than buying a home to live in.
  5. How to Calculate Your Tangible Net Worth

    You can calculate your tangible net worth with a simple equation.
  6. Advisors: Retiring and Handing off to the Next Generation

    The average age of a financial advisor is 50, which means succession issues are on the horizon.
  1. Home Depot, Lowe's Seen Surging on Spending Boom

    Bad news on housing prices is great news for Home Depot, Lowe's and Best Buy
  2. Gold, Silver and Oil Heading Into Resistance

    Gold, silver and oil have bounced recently, but technicals indicate that prices could head lower again.
  3. Securities-Based Lending

    The practice of making loans using securities as collateral.
  4. Joy in Retirement: Another Type of Diversification

    Diversifying your happiness in retirement is just as important as achieving a perfectly balanced portfolio.
  5. Why These 10 Growth Stocks May Keep on Growing

    A top fund manager looks at return on assets to pick winners as the economy slows
  6. Short-Term Breakouts Point to Higher Prices in These Stocks

    These stocks are all in uptrends and recently broke out of short-term consolidations, signaling another up wave.
  1. Top 10 Fastest Growing Industries in the United States

    Six of the ten fastest growing industries are directly related to new residential construction.
  2. Why Some Kids Never Leave The Nest

    Giving your children a free ride can be costly for both of you.
  3. How to Cancel a Check

    If you've had a personal check lost or stolen, the next best step is to cancel the check by calling your bank and putting ...
  4. Securities-Based Lending

    The practice of making loans using securities as collateral.
  5. Changing Bad Money Habits to Reach Financial Goals

    The key to creating a new behavior is becoming aware of two conflicting forces and finding a third way forward, otherwise ...
  6. Do You Have a Written Financial Plan and Goals?

    What makes some more successful than others? The answer lies in having written goals and plans.
  1. Gold, Silver and Oil Heading Into Resistance

    Gold, silver and oil have bounced recently, but technicals indicate that prices could head lower again.
  2. U.S. Steel Stock Back in Rally Mode After Solid Quarter

    U.S. Steel shares are trading above the 200-day EMA, but a longer-term recovery may not be in the cards.
  3. Facebook Stock's 3-Year Breakout Predicts Higher Prices

    Facebook shares cleared three-year channel resistance following a three-month test.
  4. Traders 'Shocked' by VIX Bet That Could Pay $265M

    Investors are shocked that a trader made the largest bullish wager in living memory on the VIX.
  5. How Will the Fed Reduce its Balance Sheet?

    After a 6 year policy of quantitative easing the Fed now has to address the resulting $4.5 trillion balance sheet as it begins ...
  6. Short-Term Breakouts Point to Higher Prices in These Stocks

    These stocks are all in uptrends and recently broke out of short-term consolidations, signaling another up wave.
  1. Wells Fargo to Refund $80 Mln to Customers Hit by Car Loan Insurance

    Wells Fargo and Co said it would reimburse about 570,000 customers who may have been charged wrongly due to issues related ...
  2. U.S. Upgrades Probe Into 1.33 Mln Ford Explorers Over Exhaust Odors

    The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is upgrading and expanding a probe into 1.33 million Ford Explorer ...
  3. Aerosoles Explores Options Including Sale of Shoe Retailer -Sources

    U.S. women's shoe company Aerosoles Group is exploring several options including a debt restructuring or sale of the company, ...
  4. Ecuador Says Clinches New Payment Deal With Schlumberger

    Ecuador said on Thursday it had successfully negotiated a payment plan with Schlumberger , although it did not specify if ...
  5. Flush Times for Hackers in Booming Cyber Security Job Market

    The surge in far-flung and destructive cyber attacks is not good for national security, but for an increasing number of hackers ...
  6. Birkenstock CEO to Amazon: ‘This Is a Middle Finger to All Brands’

    CEO Dave Kahan calls Amazon's new inventory buying program an 'assault on decency.'
  1. Wells Fargo to Refund $80 Mln to Customers Hit by Car Loan Insurance

    Wells Fargo and Co said it would reimburse about 570,000 customers who may have been charged wrongly due to issues related ...
  2. U.S. Upgrades Probe Into 1.33 Mln Ford Explorers Over Exhaust Odors

    The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is upgrading and expanding a probe into 1.33 million Ford Explorer ...
  3. Aerosoles Explores Options Including Sale of Shoe Retailer -Sources

    U.S. women's shoe company Aerosoles Group is exploring several options including a debt restructuring or sale of the company, ...
  4. Ecuador Says Clinches New Payment Deal With Schlumberger

    Ecuador said on Thursday it had successfully negotiated a payment plan with Schlumberger , although it did not specify if ...
  5. Flush Times for Hackers in Booming Cyber Security Job Market

    The surge in far-flung and destructive cyber attacks is not good for national security, but for an increasing number of hackers ...
  6. Birkenstock CEO to Amazon: ‘This Is a Middle Finger to All Brands’

    CEO Dave Kahan calls Amazon's new inventory buying program an 'assault on decency.'
  1. Joy in Retirement: Another Type of Diversification

    Diversifying your happiness in retirement is just as important as achieving a perfectly balanced portfolio.
  2. Retirement Savings: Is Your Home an Investment?

    Does it make sense for those nearing retirement, or who already retired, to pay off their mortgage?
  3. If You're in Your 30s, Will You Be Able to Retire?

    If you're in your 30s now, you may be wondering when, if ever, you'll be able to retire. Here's what you should consider.
  4. 5 Risks That Can Crack Your Retirement Nest Egg

    When it comes to your retirement nest egg, beware of these risks.
  5. The Interest Only Retirement: Can It Be Done?

    Spending investment interest in retirement can be a viable strategy, but it won't work for everyone.
  6. Retire at 45 with $500K: Is It Possible?

    Is it possible to retire at 45 with $500,000 in savings? Is it even advisable? Let’s take a look and see.
  1. Facebook Stock's 3-Year Breakout Predicts Higher Prices

    Facebook shares cleared three-year channel resistance following a three-month test.
  2. Samsung Quarterly Profit Reaches Record High

    Samsung’s impressive second-quarter performance is tarnished by a cautious outlook statement.
  3. Amazon 2Q: Can It Produce Consistent Earnings?

    Earnings may fall as revenues soar in the quest for growth
  4. Why This Is the Best Year for Techs Stocks Since 2008

    Big tech stocks are up almost 23% this year, their best showing since right after the financial crisis.
  5. Microsoft Willing to Pay Up to $250,000 for Windows Security Bugs

    Every part of Windows is now covered by the company’s bug bounty scheme.
  6. What's Holding Bitcoin Back? BofA Has Some Suggestions

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch examined Bitcoin's liquidity, safety, and returns and concluded there are steps the currency ...
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