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  1. Insolvency Clause

    An insolvency clause is a reinsurance contract clause that requires the reinsurer to uphold its obligations even if the ceding ...
  2. Lottery Winnings: Take the Lump Sum or Annuity?

    If you win the lottery you need to weight the pros and cons of the lump sum and annuity options.
  3. Rent-To-Own Homes: How The Process Works

    Here's what to watch for when negotiating a contract for a rent-to-own home – and who is a good candidate for this option.
  4. 3 Reasons To Not Sell After a Market Downturn

    Find out the reasons that it is not a good idea to sell after a market downturn. There are lessons to be learned from the ...
  5. Capture Profits Using Bands and Channels

    Donchian channels, Keltner channels and STARC bands are not as well known as Bollinger bands, but they offer comparable opportunities. ...
  6. 6 Reasons Not to Elect Joint Ownership

    Joint ownership offers numerous benefits, but there are underlying issues to take into account.
  1. Wells Fargo to Launch Robo-Advisor in June 2017

    Wells Fargo is preparing to enter the robo-advisor field with the launch of its service in 2017.
  2. What to Do if Your Practice Is Your Most Valuable Asset

    If you are a financial planning professional, consider taking time to review your own advice.
  3. Why a 10% Stock Correction May Be Good

    Brace Yourself! Some Investors say a quick 10% decline could fuel longterm growth
  4. Vanguard's Bogle: The SEC Should Issue Its Own Fiduciary Rule

    Vanguard founder John Bogle says that the SEC should have been “the first in line” to issue a fiduciary rule instead of the ...
  5. DOL Fiduciary Rule Explained as of March 27, 2017

    The Department of Labor (DOL) Fiduciary Rule is a new ruling that expands the “investment advice fiduciary” definition under ...
  6. Advisors: Clients Must Take First RMD by April 1

    Not taking your first RMD from your retirement accounts by April 1 will cost you a 50% penalty.
  1. Pros and Cons of Investing in Energy-Efficient Buildings

    The pros and cons of investing in energy-efficient buildings: higher upfront costs; bigger long-term savings.
  2. Top 6 Mindless Money Wasters

    If you'd like to save more money, first you'll need to conquer the first step: coming up with the cash.
  3. 7 Stock Buying Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

    No investor is flawless. Here are some common investing fallacies and a step-by-step guide on how to avoid them when buying ...
  4. How to Avoid the 3 Most Common Investor Mistakes

    Whether you're about to start investing or are already doing so, avoid these investor pitfalls.
  5. What to Do if Your Practice Is Your Most Valuable Asset

    If you are a financial planning professional, consider taking time to review your own advice.
  6. Commit to Saving Money to Transform Your Future

    Having money saved for an emergency and retirement will reduce your financial fear and insecurity.
  1. Is World Wresting Entertainment Breaking Out? (WWE)

    WWE is signaling a spike in option volume and a potential breakout.
  2. Morgan Stanley Back to November Breakout Level (MS, GS)

    Morgan Stanley could break November support near $40 and head into an intermediate correction with a downside target at $31. ...
  3. Small-Cap ETFs Set for Sharp Swings (TNA, TZA)

    Analysts see greater price volatility on the horizon for small-cap stocks, and that may drive greater movements in the leveraged ...
  4. Volatility Begins Falling Again (VXX, TVIX)

    After a few days of reversing course, volatility and volatility-tracking ETFs are falling lower yet again.
  5. Can Cara Therapeutics Sustain Its Rally? (CARA)

    A look at why Cara Therapeutics has rallied higher and whether the stock can break past key resistance levels.
  6. What's the difference between a stop and a limit order?

    A limit order is an order that sets the maximum or minimum at which you are willing to buy or sell a particular stock. With ...
  1. Toshiba approves Chapter 11 filing for nuclear unit Westinghouse -Nikkei

    Toshiba Corp's board has approved a Chapter 11 filing for its U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse, the Nikkei business daily reported ...
  2. Vote to repeal U.S. broadband privacy rules sparks interest in VPNs

    The vote by the U.S. Congress to repeal rules that limit how internet service providers can use customer data has generated ...
  3. Partner at New York hedge fund jumped to his death -police

    A partner at New York hedge fund Paulson & Co died on Monday after jumping out of a hotel window in Midtown Manhattan, ...
  4. Brazilian mayor takes issue with Amazon.com in graffiti debate

    Amazon.com Inc dove into a spirited debate about graffiti in Brazil's biggest city, drawing a pointed response on Tuesday ...
  5. Wells Fargo says flunked test for community lending

    Wells Fargo & Co has flunked a U.S. regulatory test on a national scorecard for community lending, the bank said on Tuesday, ...
  6. British PM May to fire starting gun on Brexit

    Prime Minister Theresa May will file formal Brexit divorce papers on Wednesday, pitching the United Kingdom into the unknown ...
  1. Toshiba approves Chapter 11 filing for nuclear unit Westinghouse -Nikkei

    Toshiba Corp's board has approved a Chapter 11 filing for its U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse, the Nikkei business daily reported ...
  2. Vote to repeal U.S. broadband privacy rules sparks interest in VPNs

    The vote by the U.S. Congress to repeal rules that limit how internet service providers can use customer data has generated ...
  3. Partner at New York hedge fund jumped to his death -police

    A partner at New York hedge fund Paulson & Co died on Monday after jumping out of a hotel window in Midtown Manhattan, ...
  4. Brazilian mayor takes issue with Amazon.com in graffiti debate

    Amazon.com Inc dove into a spirited debate about graffiti in Brazil's biggest city, drawing a pointed response on Tuesday ...
  5. Wells Fargo says flunked test for community lending

    Wells Fargo & Co has flunked a U.S. regulatory test on a national scorecard for community lending, the bank said on Tuesday, ...
  6. British PM May to fire starting gun on Brexit

    Prime Minister Theresa May will file formal Brexit divorce papers on Wednesday, pitching the United Kingdom into the unknown ...
  1. What to Do if Your Practice Is Your Most Valuable Asset

    If you are a financial planning professional, consider taking time to review your own advice.
  2. Commit to Saving Money to Transform Your Future

    Having money saved for an emergency and retirement will reduce your financial fear and insecurity.
  3. Tax-Deferred vs. Tax-Free Retirement Accounts

    Understanding the difference between tax-deferred and tax-free is key to planning for retirement.
  4. Why are IRA, Roth IRAs and 401(k) contributions limited?

    Find out why contributions to IRA, Roth IRA and 401(k) retirement savings plans are limited by the IRS, including what the ...
  5. Advisors: Clients Must Take First RMD by April 1

    Not taking your first RMD from your retirement accounts by April 1 will cost you a 50% penalty.
  6. How Much Money Do You Need to Retire in Hawaii?

    The Aloha State remains an idyllic place to retire, but at what expense? From rent to cereal to gasoline, we look at the ...
  1. Knowledge Engineering

    Knowledge engineering is a field of artificial intelligence (AI) that creates rules to apply to data in order to mimic the ...
  2. Dating App Tinder Is Testing a Web Application (AAPL)

    Tinder is testing a web app similar to its smartphone version, as well as login via SMS when Facebook is not available.
  3. Brexit

    Brexit refers to Britain's leaving the European Union, which could happen in as few as two years.
  4. Google Home Launches in the UK (GOOG, AMZN)

    Google's device undercuts the pricing of Amazon's Echo in an important market.
  5. Elon Musk's Newest Venture: Neural Lace Technology (TSLA, GOOG)

    The company implants electrodes to treat brain diseases. One day, it could be used to upload thoughts to your brain.
  6. Amazon Acquires Souq.com (AMZN)

    Amazon has announced that it has reached an agreement with Middle Eastern online retailer Souq.com to acquire the company. ...
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