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  1. What does a 'Chief Economist' do?

    Vanguard's Chief Economist Joe Davis discusses his role helping portfolio managers and clients.
  2. 6 Tips For Increasing Your Net Worth

    Here are the six best things you can do to increase your net worth.
  3. 3 Simple Steps To Building Wealth

    Getting richer is easier if you take it one step at a time.
  4. How Uber Inspired Better Financial Advice

    Elliot Weissbluth discusses the impact services like Uber had on the financial industry and the way Hightower treats clients.
  5. What's the difference between Google's GOOG and GOOGL stock tickers?

    Learn the difference between Google's GOOG and GOOGL ticker symbols. Splitting shares into classes prevents management from ...
  6. Why Emergency Funds Are a Bad Idea

    Learn why taking the time to build an emergency fund is a staggeringly inefficient use of the precious and limited resource ...
  1. What does a 'Chief Economist' do?

    Vanguard's Chief Economist Joe Davis discusses his role helping portfolio managers and clients.
  2. Lowe's Gets Nailed In The Race Against Home Depot (LOW, HD)

    Poor expense controls hammered Lowe's profits as Home Depot shined
  3. Intuit's Shiny Quarter: What It Says About Tech (INTU, MSFT, FB)

    Tech Sweet SpotL The software company's earnings and revenue topped estimates
  4. Why GDP Can Grow at 3%: The Skeptics Are Wrong

    Hard data including booming earnings show the economy will pick up steam
  5. What is considered a healthy operating profit margin?

    Operating profit margin is one of the key profitability ratios that investors and analysts consider when evaluating a company. ...
  6. What is the difference between preference and ordinary shares?

    Preference shares, or preferred shares, have the advantage of a higher priority claim to the assets of a corporation in case ...
  1. What does a 'Chief Economist' do?

    Vanguard's Chief Economist Joe Davis discusses his role helping portfolio managers and clients.
  2. The Story of Uber

    Uber's journey to become the world's most highly valued private startup.
  3. How the Lowes Credit Card Works: Benefits & Rewards (LOW)

    Understand how the Lowe's credit card works, which customers benefit the most, its terms and conditions, and what alternatives ...
  4. Top 5 Home Renovations for Your Money in 2017

    Planning a home renovation? Take a look at these projects that deliver the best ROI when it's time to sell.
  5. I want to invest my emergency fund to earn interest. What is a relatively safe and liquid investment I can easily withdraw from if disaster struck?

    Be sure you put your emergency money where you'll be able to access it quickly, easily and without penalty.
  6. How a Chess Champion Became a Renowned Economist

    Harvard economist and former Chief Economist for the IMF, Kenneth Rogoff, shares his journey from high school chess champion ...
  1. Where Might Inovio Shares Land Post-Breakout? (INO)

    Inovio Pharmaceuticals recently broke out following positive clinical data, but its future appears clouded from a technical ...
  2. How the Fed Fund Rate Hikes Affect the US Dollar

    Learn about the effects the federal funds rate on the U.S. dollar. Understand what happens when the Federal Reserve increases ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. CF Corp. to Buy Fidelity & Guaranty for $1.8 Bln (CFCO, FGL)

    Less than a year as a public company, CF Corp. is snapping up Fidelity & Guaranty Life.
  5. BlackBerry Turnaround Catching Fire (BBRY)

    BlackBerry has reached a 2-year high, with improved sentiment likely to generate a sustained uptrend and even higher prices. ...
  6. Lowe's in a Tailspin After Earnings Shortfall (LOW, HD)

    Lowe's sold off more than 4% on Wednesday morning after missing quarterly estimates and could trade down to 70 in coming ...
  1. Wells Fargo Advisors Creates New Mutual Fund Class for Fiduciary Rule

    Wells Fargo Advisors will launch a new share class of mutual funds next month as part of its plan to comply with the new ...
  2. 23 Million Would Lose Health Insurance Under Republican Bill -Watchdog

    A bill passed by U.S. House Republicans would cause 23 million people to lose healthcare coverage by 2026 while de-stabilizing ...
  3. Food Megabrands Danone, General Mills, Kellogg, Campbell to Smaller Rivals: Can't Beat Em', Join Em’

    Legacy food players facing innovation block look to VC investment to meet new consumer demands.
  4. Personal Finance

    Personal finance: all financial decisions and activities of an individual or household, including budgeting, insurance, mortgage, ...
  5. Kinder Morgan Prices Canadian IPO at C$17 per Share -Term Sheet

    U.S. pipeline company Kinder Morgan Inc has priced its Canadian initial public offering at C$17 per share, according to a ...
  6. Razor Wars Continue: Gillette Cut by Old-Time Rival

    P&G, Edgewell and Unilever fight over a shrinking razor market with on-demand and online services.
  1. Wells Fargo Advisors Creates New Mutual Fund Class for Fiduciary Rule

    Wells Fargo Advisors will launch a new share class of mutual funds next month as part of its plan to comply with the new ...
  2. 23 Million Would Lose Health Insurance Under Republican Bill -Watchdog

    A bill passed by U.S. House Republicans would cause 23 million people to lose healthcare coverage by 2026 while de-stabilizing ...
  3. Food Megabrands Danone, General Mills, Kellogg, Campbell to Smaller Rivals: Can't Beat Em', Join Em’

    Legacy food players facing innovation block look to VC investment to meet new consumer demands.
  4. Kinder Morgan Prices Canadian IPO at C$17 per Share -Term Sheet

    U.S. pipeline company Kinder Morgan Inc has priced its Canadian initial public offering at C$17 per share, according to a ...
  5. Razor Wars Continue: Gillette Cut by Old-Time Rival

    P&G, Edgewell and Unilever fight over a shrinking razor market with on-demand and online services.
  6. Fed Ties Rate Hike to Economic Rebound, Sees Balance Sheet Cuts in 2017

    Federal Reserve policymakers agreed they should hold off on raising interest rates until it was clear a recent U.S. economic ...
  1. Retirement Planning for Clients Who Outlive Savings

    Half of Americans lack any retirement savings. Here's how advisors can turn that around.
  2. Why Some Retirees Should Consider Roth Conversions

    These are the scenarios under which a Roth conversion could make sense.
  3. What's the difference between a 401(k) and a Roth IRA?

    A 401(k) and a Roth IRA differ primarily on tax treatment, investment options, employer involvement, and limitations on contributions ...
  4. Catch-Up Contribution Options for Business Owners

    Business owners have several different options when it comes to catch-up contributions.
  5. The Best Place to Retire Is Your Own Hometown

    Fantasies aside, most retirees wind up remaining in the same locale. Here's why that's a good thing.
  6. Summer Job? Time to Consider Opening a Roth IRA

    Here's why a Roth IRA makes sense for young people wanting to invest some of their income.
  1. Why Amazon Invested in Plug Power (AMZN, PLUG)

    Last month, online giant Amazon inked a deal with alternative energy company Plug Power.
  2. The History of First Solar (FSLR)

    A sneak peek into the history of one of the successful solar companies.
  3. AMD versus Nvdia (AMD, NVDA)

    A look at AMD and Nvidia, focusing on their latest GPU technology, and what is in store in the future.
  4. AMD versus Intel (AMD, INTC)

    Over the past 12 months, shares of Advanced Micro Devices have blown away its top competitor Intel.
  5. AMD versus Qualcomm (AMD, QCOM)

    AMD is making a new push to dominate the industry's emerging segment: virtual reality.
  6. Why AMD Is Intel’s Only Competitor (INTC, AMD)

    A look at the history of competition between Intel and AMD.
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