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  1. Put Dividends to Work in Your Portfolio

    Find out how a company can put its profits directly into your hands.
  2. Salary Secrets: What is Considered a Big Raise?

    A 4 percent pay increase may not sound huge, but it's actually better than most.
  3. Who is Nelson Peltz?

    One of the most successful activist investors in the financial world, Nelson Peltz has bought out under-performing companies ...
  4. Top 25 Broker-Dealer Firms for 2017

    These are the top 25 broker-dealer firms based on assets under management.
  5. How Vanguard Dominates the Mutual Fund Industry

    Mutual fund giant Vanguard grew to $4.2 trillion in assets under management with its tried and true approach to index investing ...
  6. 3 Often Overlooked Areas of Financial Risk

    Here are three areas of risk many successful executives often overlook.
  1. These ETFs Are Loving Low Volatility

    Equity market volatility is plunging. There are different ways to play that theme.
  2. Stock Buybacks: A Good Thing or Not?

    In recent years, the value of stock buybacks has come into question. Here we break down the trend and weigh the pros and ...
  3. Biotech Stocks on Fire After Vertex News

    Vertex Pharmaceuticals research results ignited a strong biotech sector advance that could gain traction in coming weeks.
  4. Microsoft Stock Reaches 52-Week Highs After Baidu Deal

    Microsoft shares broke out from key resistance to new highs ahead of fourth quarter earnings.
  5. Facebook Stock Breaks Out From Key Resistance

    Facebook shares hit all-time highs as the company looks to test subscription-based news products.
  6. Are dividends the best way to make money for retirement?

    Using dividends for retirement income can provide a hedge against a variety of risks, but investors need to be aware of the ...
  1. Can I get both military and Social Security benefits?

    Learn how it's possible to receive both Social Security benefits and a military pension in retirement, and how retirement ...
  2. Can a checking account affect your credit score?

    Find out if having a checking account can have a negative impact on your credit report. Generally, it doesn't, but there ...
  3. Avoid Money Worries With Proper Planning - Part 4

    The final stage of retirement planning involves meeting and maintaining your goals.
  4. 4 Simple Actions to Achieve Financial Safety

    Performing these four activities can help build a lifetime of financial safety.
  5. 7 Retirement Planning Mistakes You Might Make

    Here’s a list of the top seven mistakes that hurt your chances of financial security in retirement.
  6. JPMorgan and Citigroup Stocks Could Hit New Highs

    Bull flags are forming for JPMorgan and Citigroup stock.
  1. Railroad Stocks Sell Off to Support After Strong Earnings

    CSX and Union Pacific are selling off despite strong second quarter results, signaling growing fears of an economic slowdown.
  2. Biotech Stocks on Fire After Vertex News

    Vertex Pharmaceuticals research results ignited a strong biotech sector advance that could gain traction in coming weeks.
  3. Microsoft Stock Reaches 52-Week Highs After Baidu Deal

    Microsoft shares broke out from key resistance to new highs ahead of fourth quarter earnings.
  4. Facebook Stock Breaks Out From Key Resistance

    Facebook shares hit all-time highs as the company looks to test subscription-based news products.
  5. Vanguard Chief Economist on China Europe & China

    Vanguard's Chief Economist Joe Davis shares his thoughts on the biggest international economic concerns over the next year.
  6. Rounded Bottom Could Mean a Rally for These Stocks

    These stocks are showing a rounded bottom – a powerful pattern that often goes unnoticed until it is too late.
  1. Railroad Stocks Sell Off to Support After Strong Earnings

    CSX and Union Pacific are selling off despite strong second quarter results, signaling growing fears of an economic slowdown.
  2. South Africa's Rand Slips, Stocks Gain After Surprise Rate Cut

    South Africa's rand shed as much as one percent against the dollar on Thursday after the central bank unexpectedly cut its ...
  3. Put Dividends to Work in Your Portfolio

    Find out how a company can put its profits directly into your hands.
  4. S&P Stealth Outperformers: Health Care

    It's well-known that technology stocks are leading the advance in the S&P 500, but health care stocks are close behind.
  5. Snap Is Why You Should Own Facebook: Jim Cramer

    The 'Mad Money' host slammed Snap Inc. on his show, citing its lackluster ad sales.
  6. Harmonized Sales Tax (HST)

    The Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) is a combination of the Canadian Goods and Services Tax (GST) and Provincial Sales Tax (PST) ...
  1. Railroad Stocks Sell Off to Support After Strong Earnings

    CSX and Union Pacific are selling off despite strong second quarter results, signaling growing fears of an economic slowdown.
  2. South Africa's Rand Slips, Stocks Gain After Surprise Rate Cut

    South Africa's rand shed as much as one percent against the dollar on Thursday after the central bank unexpectedly cut its ...
  3. S&P Stealth Outperformers: Health Care

    It's well-known that technology stocks are leading the advance in the S&P 500, but health care stocks are close behind.
  4. Snap Is Why You Should Own Facebook: Jim Cramer

    The 'Mad Money' host slammed Snap Inc. on his show, citing its lackluster ad sales.
  5. Visa a Buy as It Positions to Blow Past Estimates

    Wedbush says the US credit card co. has 'plenty of juice' to power 'long-term, sustainable growth.'
  6. KCG Electronic Trading Head Tusar Exits Firm as Virtu Closes Deal

    Greg Tusar, an electronic trading pioneer, confirmed that he left KCG Holdings Inc upon the closing of the firm's $1.4 billion ...
  1. Put Dividends to Work in Your Portfolio

    Find out how a company can put its profits directly into your hands.
  2. I'm about to retire. If I pay off my mortgage with after-tax money I have saved, I can save 6.5%. Should I do this?

    Only you and your financial advisor, family, accountant, etc. can answer the "should I?" question because there are many ...
  3. My wife and I both converted our Traditional IRAs to Roth IRAs over a decade ago and have invested the maximum allowed each year since. We're buying our first home soon. Do we both qualify for one-time, tax-free, $10,000 distributions?

    You and your spouse each qualify for a penalty-free distribution of up to $10,000 for the purchase, acquisition or construction ...
  4. Is a Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) a qualified retirement plan?

    Take advantage of the government's retirement plan for employees with the Thrift Savings Plan. As with a 401(k), contributions ...
  5. Who manages the assets in a Roth 401(k) account?

    Learn how to personally manage the assets in your Roth 401(k) plan and determine the best options available to help meet ...
  6. Can I get both military and Social Security benefits?

    Learn how it's possible to receive both Social Security benefits and a military pension in retirement, and how retirement ...
  1. 13 Japanese Bitcoin Exchanges Prepare for Fallout of August 1 Split

    Although it remains unclear whether the Bitcoin protocol split will occur on August 1, a number of Japanese exchanges will ...
  2. Best Apps to Track Cryptocurrency Prices on a Mac

    Macintosh users wishing to keep track of cryptocurrency prices without using a web browser should look to these apps.
  3. Microsoft Stock Reaches 52-Week Highs After Baidu Deal

    Microsoft shares broke out from key resistance to new highs ahead of fourth quarter earnings.
  4. Facebook Stock Breaks Out From Key Resistance

    Facebook shares hit all-time highs as the company looks to test subscription-based news products.
  5. Intel Gives Up on Wearables

    Intel has reportedly shut down its wearable operations to direct resources to augmented reality.
  6. Parity Wallet Breach: $31 Million in Ethereum Stolen

    Parity Technologies advised users to move assets contained in the multi-sig wallet to a secure address.
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