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  1. 10 Tips for Buying Your First Rental Property

    Buying a property for rental income is a bit different than buying a home to live in.
  2. How to Calculate Your Tangible Net Worth

    You can calculate your tangible net worth with a simple equation.
  3. 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.
  4. Put Dividends to Work in Your Portfolio

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

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

    One of the most successful activist investors in the financial world, Nelson Peltz has bought out under-performing companies ...
  1. Freeport-McMoRan Stock Breaks Out as Copper Soars

    Freeport-McMoRan shares broke out from key resistance levels to new highs following copper's strong move.
  2. Alphabet Stock Breaks Down Despite Earnings Beat

    Alphabet shares broke down to their 50-day moving average but should remain at $900-1,000 unless fundamentals change.
  3. McDonald's, NVIDIA, AMD May Surge on Weak Dollar

    Profits of big U.S. companies with large foreign sales should rise as the dollar falls
  4. 6 Surprising Facts About Retirement

    With the shift away from pensions, workers are becoming more responsible for their own retirement needs. Unfortunately, many ...
  5. How to Retire as a Millionaire Without a 401(k)

    Can you retire as a millionaire without a 401(k) plan? It may not be easy, but it isn't impossible if you know where to invest ...
  6. 89 Money-Making Ideas for Retirement

    Just because you're retiring doesn't mean you have to stop making money. Here are ways to do so in your spare time.
  1. How to Calculate R-Squared in Excel

    Daniel Jassy, CFA shows how to calculate R-Squared in Microsoft Excel.
  2. How to Retire as a Millionaire Without a 401(k)

    Can you retire as a millionaire without a 401(k) plan? It may not be easy, but it isn't impossible if you know where to invest ...
  3. Don't Wait to Pay Attention to Your Finances

    Ignoring your finances altogether will hurt you more than forcing yourself to deal with them routinely. Here are some tips ...
  4. How IRA Rollovers May Be Affected by DOL Fiduciary Rule

    The fiduciary rule will protect investors in some ways, but may end up hurting them in another way.
  5. Paying for Longevity With Reverse Mortgage Payments

    If you can afford to make smaller, periodic payments on your reverse mortgage, you should.
  6. If An Advisor Is a Fiduciary, What Does It Mean?

    This is what it means when an advisor acts as a true fiduciary and why it matters.
  1. Freeport-McMoRan Stock Breaks Out as Copper Soars

    Freeport-McMoRan shares broke out from key resistance levels to new highs following copper's strong move.
  2. Alphabet Stock Breaks Down Despite Earnings Beat

    Alphabet shares broke down to their 50-day moving average but should remain at $900-1,000 unless fundamentals change.
  3. How to Calculate R-Squared in Excel

    Daniel Jassy, CFA shows how to calculate R-Squared in Microsoft Excel.
  4. Shorts Pummel Sears Shares After Kenmore Rally Fades

    Sears rallied more than 23% after an agreement to sell the Kenmore brand on Amazon but gave up those gains in a two-day rout.
  5. McDonalds Stock at All-Time Highs After Earnings

    McDonald's hit an all-time high after another solid quarter, solidifying its position as a Dow and broad market leader.
  6. The Geekiest (and most Important) Number Nobody is Discussing

    Russ explains why investors should pay more attention to the stock-bond correlation coefficient and understand its impact ...
  1. India E-Tailer Snapdeal's Board Accepts Flipkart's Up to $950 Mln Buyout -Sources

    Indian online marketplace Snapdeal has accepted Flipkart's revised takeover offer of up to $950 million, two sources said ...
  2. Opinion: ITV Takeover Is Increasingly Plausible Plot Twist

    The UK broadcaster, which recently named easyJet’s Carolyn McCall as its next CEO, is 15 pct cheaper than three months ago. ...
  3. STMicro Is Confident It Will Achieve Second-Half Targets

    STMicroelectronics expressed confidence on Wednesday on achieving its targets in the second-half of the year, after it reported ...
  4. Dutch Telco KPN's Profit Lifted by Cost Cuts, Retail Gains

    Cost cutting and new retail customers helped KPN narrowly beat market expectations with a 1.5 percent rise in second-quarter ...
  5. Strong Earnings Buoy Nikkei but Gains Capped Ahead of Fed Decision

    Japanese stocks rose on Wednesday, snapping a three-day losing streak, as solid gains on Wall Street boosted sentiment and ...
  6. Opinion: CKI’s Push Into Energy-Metering Looks Smart

    Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing is making a power play in Germany. His CK Infrastructure unit looks like the frontrunner ...
  1. India E-Tailer Snapdeal's Board Accepts Flipkart's Up to $950 Mln Buyout -Sources

    Indian online marketplace Snapdeal has accepted Flipkart's revised takeover offer of up to $950 million, two sources said ...
  2. Opinion: ITV Takeover Is Increasingly Plausible Plot Twist

    The UK broadcaster, which recently named easyJet’s Carolyn McCall as its next CEO, is 15 pct cheaper than three months ago. ...
  3. STMicro Is Confident It Will Achieve Second-Half Targets

    STMicroelectronics expressed confidence on Wednesday on achieving its targets in the second-half of the year, after it reported ...
  4. Dutch Telco KPN's Profit Lifted by Cost Cuts, Retail Gains

    Cost cutting and new retail customers helped KPN narrowly beat market expectations with a 1.5 percent rise in second-quarter ...
  5. Strong Earnings Buoy Nikkei but Gains Capped Ahead of Fed Decision

    Japanese stocks rose on Wednesday, snapping a three-day losing streak, as solid gains on Wall Street boosted sentiment and ...
  6. Opinion: CKI’s Push Into Energy-Metering Looks Smart

    Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing is making a power play in Germany. His CK Infrastructure unit looks like the frontrunner ...
  1. Retire at 45 with $500K: Is It Possible?

    Is it possible to retire at 45 with $500,000 in savings? Is it even advisable? Let’s take a look and see.
  2. Can You Use Your IRA to Buy a House?

    If you're a first-time homebuyer (a term that's defined more flexibly than you think), you can tap your IRA to help with ...
  3. 6 Surprising Facts About Retirement

    With the shift away from pensions, workers are becoming more responsible for their own retirement needs. Unfortunately, many ...
  4. How to Retire as a Millionaire Without a 401(k)

    Can you retire as a millionaire without a 401(k) plan? It may not be easy, but it isn't impossible if you know where to invest ...
  5. Retirement Savings Tips For 35- To 44-Year-Olds

    Learn how the "sandwich generation" can save for retirement while taking care of their kids and parents.
  6. Top 3 Retirement Savings Tips For 55- To 64-Year-Olds

    Find ways to save money and increase your nest egg for the fast-approaching golden years.
  1. Alphabet Stock Breaks Down Despite Earnings Beat

    Alphabet shares broke down to their 50-day moving average but should remain at $900-1,000 unless fundamentals change.
  2. How to Calculate R-Squared in Excel

    Daniel Jassy, CFA shows how to calculate R-Squared in Microsoft Excel.
  3. iRobot Plans to Sell Home Data to Tech Behemoths

    The automated vacuum maker plans to map homes and sell the data to technology companies.
  4. Is Amazon Business the Next AWS?

    The company's commerce site focused on businesses is raking in revenues and growing at a fast clip.
  5. 5 ETFs That Hold Alibaba Shares

    Investors can tap into China's booming e-commerce business with ETFs with significant stakes in Alibaba.
  6. 10 Companies Owned by Alibaba

    Rapidly growing online retailer Alibaba Group has a wide array of dominant companies under its umbrella.
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