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  1. 4 Steps to Building a Profitable Portfolio

    This is a step-by-step approach to determining, achieving and maintaining optimal asset allocation.
  2. 7 Ways to Recession-Proof Your Life

    Find out what you can do to prepare and cope in tough economic times.
  3. Hedge Funds Topped $3 Trillion in 2016 Despite Rough Year

    Despite over $100 billion in outflows, the hedge fund industry topped $3 billion in total assets by the end of the year.
  4. Icahn Will Assume Ownership of Federal-Mogul (FDML)

    The back-and-forth between billionaire Icahn and the auto parts maker will result in his assuming full ownership.
  5. Lawyers Concerned About Buffett Deal With AIG (AIG)

    The broader implications of the risk transfer deal on the insurance industry in the United States are unclear.
  6. How Investing in ‘Turnkey’ Property Works

    Turnkey properties can make sense - for people who want a real estate investment without truly being in the real estate business. ...
  1. 4 Steps to Building a Profitable Portfolio

    This is a step-by-step approach to determining, achieving and maintaining optimal asset allocation.
  2. When Maxing Out Your 401(k) Isn't a Good Idea

    Maxing out your 401(k) is a great accomplishment, but not always the best thing to do. Here are three times when it doesn't ...
  3. Two Buy Ratings for Intel Corp. (INTC)

    With Intel Corporation set to report earnings Jan. 26, two Wall Street research firms issued upbeat research notes on the ...
  4. Hedge Funds Topped $3 Trillion in 2016 Despite Rough Year

    Despite over $100 billion in outflows, the hedge fund industry topped $3 billion in total assets by the end of the year.
  5. Ameris Reports Net Income Spike for 2016 (ABCB)

    Continuing its 21-year streak of consistent asset growth, Ameris Bancorp reported a net income of $72.1 million in 2016, ...
  6. Banks to Cut Retail Fees on Higher Interest Rates (KEY, BBT)

    Americans spent over $10 per month in bank fees in 2016, but they may spend less this year.
  1. 7 Ways to Recession-Proof Your Life

    Find out what you can do to prepare and cope in tough economic times.
  2. 18 Do-It-Yourself Projects to Boost Home Value

    These home upgrades can be achieved for surprisingly little money.
  3. When Saving for College Is a Bad Idea

    Is there a time when saving for college is a bad idea? A close look at financial-aid rules.
  4. The Big Difference Between Good Debt and Bad Debt

    Not all debt is bad. Good debt is that which is incurred to increase your future income.
  5. Why the DOL Fiduciary Rule Should Matter to You

    The Department of Labor (DOL) is trying to change how financial advice is delivered to consumers.
  6. 5 Tips That Will Help Your Finances in 2017

    Here's how to review your financial situation and how to make smart moves for the next year.
  1. What if Trump Starts a Trade War With China?

    If Trump follows through with his campaign trade promises, he may start a trade war with China.
  2. McDonald's Price Levels to Watch After Earnings (MCD)

    McDonald's got hit with an initial sell-the-news reaction after a mixed earnings report but should recover quickly and test ...
  3. Oil Weakens on White House Energy Policy, OPEC (USO, UCO)

    The White House is targeting OPEC and planning to pump more oil in America, driving oil futures lower.
  4. Top 3 Stocks for Novice Swing Traders

    You can learn swing trading if you start with large-cap stocks that have predictable patterns.
  5. Halliburton Stuck at Resistance After Earnings (HAL, OIH)

    Halliburton's international business continues to weigh on quarterly results, raising odds for a reversal and decline that ...
  6. Stocks Surging Into Major Resistance (CX, RXN)

    These stocks recently surged but are now trading right at resistance. While another breakout is possible, it is also a good ...
  1. 7 Ways to Recession-Proof Your Life

    Find out what you can do to prepare and cope in tough economic times.
  2. 18 Do-It-Yourself Projects to Boost Home Value

    These home upgrades can be achieved for surprisingly little money.
  3. When Maxing Out Your 401(k) Isn't a Good Idea

    Maxing out your 401(k) is a great accomplishment, but not always the best thing to do. Here are three times when it doesn't ...
  4. 5 Tips That Will Help Your Finances in 2017

    Here's how to review your financial situation and how to make smart moves for the next year.
  5. What to Expect from Markets Under a New President

    The U.S. market started low and ended high in 2016, but what happens next remains to be seen.
  6. 4 Tips to Improve Your Financial Health in 2017

    Your financial well-being is as important as the traditional holiday resolutions.
  1. Tech Moves Jobs Overseas Despite Trump Threats

    Fired IBM employees call out the firm's Trump-pleasing pledge as big firms find workers abroad.
  2. A Look at the Tech M&A Landscape

    While the tech IPO market remains slow, legacy firms continue to acquire smaller competitors.
  3. Two Buy Ratings for Intel Corp. (INTC)

    With Intel Corporation set to report earnings Jan. 26, two Wall Street research firms issued upbeat research notes on the ...
  4. Salesforce Open to More Acquisitions (CRM)

    During a conversation at the World Economic Forum, Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff said his firm aims to double revenue. ...
  5. Sprint Buys 33% Stake in Music Service Tidal

    Sprint takes a major stake in the global music and entertainment platform launched by Jay Z.
  6. Is the Semiconductor Tide Rising? (AVGO, SWKS)

    Gartner issued a positive report today on improved outlook for semiconductors in 2017.
  1. When Maxing Out Your 401(k) Isn't a Good Idea

    Maxing out your 401(k) is a great accomplishment, but not always the best thing to do. Here are three times when it doesn't ...
  2. Why the DOL Fiduciary Rule Should Matter to You

    The Department of Labor (DOL) is trying to change how financial advice is delivered to consumers.
  3. 5 Tips That Will Help Your Finances in 2017

    Here's how to review your financial situation and how to make smart moves for the next year.
  4. Why Bonds Aren't Enough for Your Retirement Income

    You can easily tap into growth mutual funds or ETFs to create monthly income in retirement.
  5. Which Is Better, a Traditional IRA or Roth IRA?

    Traditional IRAs and Roth IRAs have different benefits, but both are great for retirement savings.
  6. Retirement Planning for the Self-Employed

    The three retirement-savings options best suited to the entrepreneur.
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