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  1. Advisors: Retiring and Handing off to the Next Generation

    The average age of a financial advisor is 50, which means succession issues are on the horizon.
  2. Put Dividends to Work in Your Portfolio

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

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

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

    These are the top 25 broker-dealer firms based on assets under management.
  6. 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 ...
  1. How to Figure Out Your Retirement Money Needs

    Running out of money in retirement can be a tragedy for you and your family. Consider the following factors when determining ...
  2. Do Retirement Accounts Go Through Probate?

    It's tough when retirement accounts have go through probate, tying up those funds after death. Here is how you can prevent ...
  3. The Top 5 Social Security Mistakes to Avoid

    Social Security claiming strategies can be complex. Be sure to avoid these mistakes.
  4. Advisors: Retiring and Handing off to the Next Generation

    The average age of a financial advisor is 50, which means succession issues are on the horizon.
  5. Tech Sector Breakout Continues, but Stocks Are Mixed

    Weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  6. Student Loan Interest Deduction

    Student Loan Interest Deduction is a tax deduction for interest paid on higher education loans during the tax year in the ...
  1. How the U.S. National Debt Affects the Dollar

    With the dollar potentially affected by the national debt, it may be time to invest in gold.
  2. 7 Ways to Save a Buck With Destination Weddings

    A beautiful destination wedding may not cost as much as you think.
  3. How to Get Through Hard Times in Business or Work

    Much like an athlete, people get burned out in their business or career. Here's how to persevere.
  4. Estate Planning: A To-Do List to Get You Started

    Regardless of the size of your estate, having an estate plan will help you and your family.
  5. Advisors: Retiring and Handing off to the Next Generation

    The average age of a financial advisor is 50, which means succession issues are on the horizon.
  6. Why Morgan Stanley Stock Is Crushing Goldman Sachs

    Goldman Sachs is ceding its status as Wall Street's leader to Morgan Stanley.
  1. Mastering Short-Term Trading

    The ultimate goal for any strategy is keeping your losses at a minimum and your profits at a maximum.
  2. Tech Sector Breakout Continues, but Stocks Are Mixed

    Weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  3. Visa Stock Hits $100 but Fails to Break Out From Resistance

    Visa shares reached $100 for the first time, but with 28% year-to-date performance, there are signs of hesitation among traders.
  4. eBay Stock Falls to Support After Mediocre Quarter

    eBay stock fell after a lackluster quarter, but the overall trend is bullish as long as it stays above key support.
  5. Dollar Slumps Anew, World Stock Rally Stalls

    The U.S. dollar sank to its lowest in more than a year against key world currencies on Friday as investors assessed comments ...
  6. Microsoft Price Levels to Watch After Earnings

    Microsoft stock sold off after strong quarterly results, but low volatility should keep a lid on selling pressure if the ...
  1. Roomba Vacuum Maker iRobot Betting Big on the 'Smart' Home

    The Roomba robotic vacuum has been whizzing across floors for years, but its future may lie more in collecting data than ...
  2. Amazon Bids $70-$80 Million for Indian Payment Platform

    Amazon seeks to strengthen its dominance in India by capitalizing on troubled Snapdeal’s fire sale, but its bid to buy FreeCharge ...
  3. BMW, VW and Daimler Shares Skid on EU Probe of German Carmakers

    German auto stocks took a hit in early Monday trading, weighed down by uncertainty over possible antitrust fines after European ...
  4. Opinion: Carmakers Need More Collaboration, Not Less

    Are Germany’s carmakers embroiled in a cartel bigger than the supersized Audi Q7 SUV? That’s the suggestion from a report ...
  5. How the U.S. National Debt Affects the Dollar

    With the dollar potentially affected by the national debt, it may be time to invest in gold.
  6. Foreign Investors Flock to U.S. Municipal Bonds

    Interest in U.S. municipal bonds by foreign investors is on the rise. Here's why.
  1. Roomba Vacuum Maker iRobot Betting Big on the 'Smart' Home

    The Roomba robotic vacuum has been whizzing across floors for years, but its future may lie more in collecting data than ...
  2. BMW, VW and Daimler Shares Skid on EU Probe of German Carmakers

    German auto stocks took a hit in early Monday trading, weighed down by uncertainty over possible antitrust fines after European ...
  3. Opinion: Carmakers Need More Collaboration, Not Less

    Are Germany’s carmakers embroiled in a cartel bigger than the supersized Audi Q7 SUV? That’s the suggestion from a report ...
  4. Time to Buy Home Depot, Lowe's Amid Amazon Attack

    Shares of Home Depot and Lowe's fell after Amazon.com cut a deal to market Sears' Kenmore appliances.
  5. Strong Earnings Will Push The Stock Market Higher

    The stock market has been booming lately because of solid corporate earnings growth.
  6. Risk-On Attitude Drive Stocks and Biotech Higher

    Investors have had an appetite for risk recently, sending certain market sectors soaring.
  1. How to Figure Out Your Retirement Money Needs

    Running out of money in retirement can be a tragedy for you and your family. Consider the following factors when determining ...
  2. Do Retirement Accounts Go Through Probate?

    It's tough when retirement accounts have go through probate, tying up those funds after death. Here is how you can prevent ...
  3. Don't Wait Too Long to Tap Into Your Retirement

    Are you approaching your 70th birthday? If so, you'll want to tap into your retirement accounts — before the IRS assesses ...
  4. The Top 5 Social Security Mistakes to Avoid

    Social Security claiming strategies can be complex. Be sure to avoid these mistakes.
  5. Estate Planning: A To-Do List to Get You Started

    Regardless of the size of your estate, having an estate plan will help you and your family.
  6. Choosing the Right IRA Account

    Selecting the right IRA account depends on a number of factors that need to be considered.
  1. Amazon Bids $70-$80 Million for Indian Payment Platform

    Amazon seeks to strengthen its dominance in India by capitalizing on troubled Snapdeal’s fire sale, but its bid to buy FreeCharge ...
  2. Cryptocurrency Market Capitalization Rises Again

    The bounce in the price of cryptocurrencies​, especially Bitcoin,​ has led the overall market capitalization to cross $95 ...
  3. Private Equity Firm KKR Close to Acquiring WebMD

    WebMD’s hunt for a suitor looks set come to an end after private equity firm KKR tabled an all-cash bid for the online health ...
  4. US Venture Capital's Digital Coin Quandary: Cash-Rich Startups

    U.S. venture capital firms lining up for a slice of the burgeoning digital currency market are grappling with a novel challenge ...
  5. Hard Fork Split is Avoided! Bitcoin Price Surges

    Bitcoin's price has shot up on the news that the imminent "hard fork" split in the digital currency has been narrowly avoided.
  6. Amazon Blamed for Japan's Deflation Problem

    The e-commerce giant is said to have triggered fierce competition between online and offline retailers by driving down retail ...
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