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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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. ...
  5. Modern Portfolio Theory: Why It's Still Hip

    See why investors today still follow this old set of principles that reduce risk and increase returns through diversification. ...
  6. 3 Simple Steps To Building Wealth

    Getting richer is easier if you take it one step at a time.
  1. 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 ...
  2. 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.
  3. 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, ...
  4. 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.
  5. Investors Turn Defensive as Trump Takes Helm

    Investors have turned from bullish to defensive in key areas as Trump takes the helm
  6. Your Retirement Nest Egg: How to Spend It Wisely

    It can be hard to start spending money once retirement finally comes. Here are some best practices on how to transition from ...
  1. Trump Appoints Net Neutrality Critic as FCC Head (NFLX, T)

    Net neutrality's days are numbered as Trump appoints a critic of the principle as head of the FCC.
  2. Fannie Mae: Loans, HomePath & All You Should Know

    Fannie Mae (officially the Federal National Mortgage Association, or FNMA) is a government-sponsored enterprise (GSE) – that ...
  3. 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, ...
  4. 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.
  5. Private Mortgage Insurance - PMI

    A policy required by lenders for borrowers who are putting down less than 20% for a home mortgage. PMI usually requires an ...
  6. MGIC Reported Q4 Earnings Jump of 40.3% (MTG)

    Overcoming low interest rates during the second half of 2016, MGIC released Q4 earnings of $107.52M, which trumped last year's ...
  1. 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 ...
  2. 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.
  3. Top 3 Stocks for Novice Swing Traders

    You can learn swing trading if you start with large-cap stocks that have predictable patterns.
  4. 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 ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. Stocks Move Slightly Lower as Trump Takes Office

    A weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  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. Berkshire Hathaway's Precision Castparts to Buy German Pipe Manufacturer (BRK.A)

    A division of Warren Buffett's conglomerate will buy Willhelm Schulz GmbH.
  5. 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. ...
  6. Sprint Buys 33% Stake in Music Service Tidal

    Sprint takes a major stake in the global music and entertainment platform launched by Jay Z.
  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. Retirement Planning for the Self-Employed

    The three retirement-savings options best suited to the entrepreneur.
  2. 7 Counterintuitive Retirement Strategies That Work

    Seven misconceptions about retirement that you should avoid
  3. Planning on Retiring Later? Think Again

    If you want to retire later, also plan for what you'd do if you end up having to stop work sooner.
  4. Your Retirement Nest Egg: How to Spend It Wisely

    It can be hard to start spending money once retirement finally comes. Here are some best practices on how to transition from ...
  5. Pay the Lowest Possible Taxes on Retirement Assets

    One key factor that retirement planners focus on is minimizing their clients’ taxes each year. Here are some strategies for ...
  6. How Mortgage Debt Can Derail Retirement

    One of the greatest joys of retirement is being able to relax, knowing that one of your biggest expenses — your mortgage ...
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