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  1. Big Money is Moving to Socially Responsible Investing

    Mega-sized endowments, pension funds and hedge funds have the ability to move the markets and change investing trends.
  2. Altitude Reserve Visa Infinite vs. Platinum vs. Sapphire Reserve

    The brand-new U.S. Bank Altitude Reserve Visa Infinite credit card targets Platinum and Sapphire Reserve. Which is best?
  3. China's Billionaire Boom Is Picking Up Pace

    China accounted for the majority of newly-minted billionaires during the last three years, with the highest ratio of female ...
  4. Can Trump Kill the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)?

    Getting rid of the AMT would be great for upper-middle class taxpayers.
  5. 401(k) Alternatives for High-Income Earners

    One downside to earning more is a higher tax rate on your 401(k) distributions. Here's how high-earners can minimize that ...
  6. How Your Employer Is Destroying Your Retirement

    What's in a typical workplace 401(k) plan? Often, not a whole lot of good. Here's why.
  1. Understanding the New 'T' Shares

    "T" stands for "transaction," and these mutual fund shares, designed to fulfill the fiduciary rule, promise to be a money-saving ...
  2. Robos & Financial Advisors: Cooperation Not Competition

    Instead of seeing robo-advisors as a threat, traditional financial advisors should embrace them.
  3. How Emerging Market Sovereign Bonds Stack Up

    The latest quarterly update of the BlackRock Sovereign Risk Index (BSRI) makes it easier for investors to determine how emerging ...
  4. Why Advisors Need to Offer ESG Strategies

    Advisors who ignore environmental, social and governance investing do so at their peril, particularly those who work with ...
  5. The States Where Women Fare the Best – And Worst

    Your choice of home state can have a significant impact on your health and financial well-being, particularly if you're a ...
  6. 6 Ways SEO Can Improve an Advisor's Website

    Using effective keywords goes a long way toward improving a website's SEO.
  1. You Can Now File the FAFSA Starting Oct. 1

    New rules to simplify the FAFSA application process let you apply for college financial aid three months earlier and use ...
  2. How Emerging Market Sovereign Bonds Stack Up

    The latest quarterly update of the BlackRock Sovereign Risk Index (BSRI) makes it easier for investors to determine how emerging ...
  3. 5 ATM Scams That Can Break the Bank

    Don't get scorched by ATM thieves who want to burn a hole in your wallet.
  4. Tour Legendary Investor Jack Bogle's Office

    Legendary investor Jack Bogle takes Investopedia on a tour of his historic office at Vanguard.
  5. Credit Card Default Rate Hits 4-Year High

    The default rate on bank credit cards has risen for the fifth consecutive year.
  6. The Top General Motors Shareholders (GM)

    Discover General Motors’ top four direct shareholders. Learn about how many shares they hold and obtain a brief description ...
  1. Stocks Move Higher Despite Poor GDP Reading

    Weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  2. Short Selling Tutorial

    Want to profit on declining stocks? This trading strategy does just that.
  3. Avoid These Tech Behemoths Despite Strong Earnings (GOOGL, AMZN)

    Alphabet and Amazon are technically overbought and in need of multi-month corrections before setting off fresh long-term ...
  4. Mr. Softee Overloved & Overbought (MSFT)

    Microsoft is running in place after quarterly earnings that barely met revenue expectation and could attract aggressive selling ...
  5. Solar Petition Could Boost Domestic Solar Firms (FSLR)

    First Solar and other domestic solar manufacturers could benefit from an obscure clause in bankruptcy law that opens the ...
  6. What the UK Elections Mean for the Pound

    Sooner or later we will not have to worry about UK politics. But for now, politics is the pound.
  1. Today's Current Mortgage Rates: April 30, 2017

    Find the current day's mortgage rates offered by Investopedia Partners and learn more about what may impact rates in the ...
  2. Global Pension Funds Warm to India's Solar Power Ambitions

    Some of the world's biggest pension funds, seeking long-term returns on green investments, are scouting for deals in India's ...
  3. What’s Behind the Run-Up in Emerging Market Bonds?

    Emerging market bonds have gotten a lot of attention this year. When choosing a fund, consider sustained performance rather ...
  4. Reflation Moderation

    We discuss what comes next after the “reflation trade" that began in late 2016 which has lost steam.
  5. Understanding the New 'T' Shares

    "T" stands for "transaction," and these mutual fund shares, designed to fulfill the fiduciary rule, promise to be a money-saving ...
  6. Amazon's Moves Beyond Retail Get Wall Street Thumbs Up, for Now

    Amazon.com Inc's ventures far beyond online retail, from cloud computing to movie making, are raising questions among corporate ...
  1. Global Pension Funds Warm to India's Solar Power Ambitions

    Some of the world's biggest pension funds, seeking long-term returns on green investments, are scouting for deals in India's ...
  2. Reflation Moderation

    We discuss what comes next after the “reflation trade" that began in late 2016 which has lost steam.
  3. Amazon's Moves Beyond Retail Get Wall Street Thumbs Up, for Now

    Amazon.com Inc's ventures far beyond online retail, from cloud computing to movie making, are raising questions among corporate ...
  4. U.S. Regulator Shuts First NBC Bank; Whitney Bank to Reopen Branches

    A top U.S. financial regulator said on Friday that it closed the banking unit of First NBC Bank Holding Co, three days after ...
  5. NRG Director Wins Strong Shareholder Support Despite NYC Opposition

    A director at NRG Energy Inc was elected to its board with a strong margin of votes cast, a securities filing showed on Friday, ...
  6. Apple, Tesla Ask California to Change Proposed Self-Driving Car Test Policy

    Apple Inc urged California to toughen up its proposed policy on testing self-driving cars, a move that would result in more ...
  1. Understanding the New 'T' Shares

    "T" stands for "transaction," and these mutual fund shares, designed to fulfill the fiduciary rule, promise to be a money-saving ...
  2. 5 Ways to Lose Your Retirement Nest Egg

    These common mistakes can put your savings at risk. Find out how to avoid them.
  3. Investing for Retirement Needs, Wants and Wishes

    Use different investing strategies for your retirement needs, wants and wishes.
  4. Finding Your Purpose in Retirement

    Retirement is the perfect time to take up a new hobby or share your talents with others.
  5. Rebuilding Your Financial Future After Divorce

    Nothing kills a retirement plan like divorce. Here's how to get back on track.
  6. Estate Planning for Beginners, Part Five: Credit Shelter Trusts

    Credit shelter trusts provide these advantages in an estate plan.
  1. Robos & Financial Advisors: Cooperation Not Competition

    Instead of seeing robo-advisors as a threat, traditional financial advisors should embrace them.
  2. Avoid These Tech Behemoths Despite Strong Earnings (GOOGL, AMZN)

    Alphabet and Amazon are technically overbought and in need of multi-month corrections before setting off fresh long-term ...
  3. First Sighting of Apple's Self-Driving Car in San Francisco (AAPL, TM)

    This is the first proof of Apple's ambitions in the self-driving car industry.
  4. Why Flying Cars Will Not Fly Soon (GOOG, EADSY)

    They may be a technological reality, but the market will take some time to catch up with flying cars.
  5. Mr. Softee Overloved & Overbought (MSFT)

    Microsoft is running in place after quarterly earnings that barely met revenue expectation and could attract aggressive selling ...
  6. Nintendo Unveils New 2DS XL Handheld System (NTDOY)

    Nintendo will release a new handheld console called 2DS XL in North America on July 28.
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