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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. 3 Charts That Suggest Bears Are Taking Aim at Commodities

    Nearby resistance levels suggest that the next move for commodities could be lower.
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. The Top 5 Social Security Mistakes to Avoid

    Social Security claiming strategies can be complex. Be sure to avoid these mistakes.
  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. Tech Sector Breakout Continues, but Stocks Are Mixed

    Weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  1. Big Banks Give Up Physical Branches for Digital Space

    Bank of America and JPMorgan are closing down physical branches in order to focus on mobile phone space.
  2. How to Power Through Tough Times in Your Career

    Much like an athlete, people get burned out in their business or career. Here's how to persevere.
  3. 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.
  4. 7 Ways to Save a Buck With Destination Weddings

    A beautiful destination wedding may not cost as much as you think.
  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. 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.
  1. Alphabet Bull-Bear Battle Lines Drawn at $1,000

    Alphabet stock is within 10 points of $1,000 ahead of Monday's earnings report, with tailwinds favoring even higher prices.
  2. 3 Charts That Suggest Bears Are Taking Aim at Commodities

    Nearby resistance levels suggest that the next move for commodities could be lower.
  3. Mastering Short-Term Trading

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

    Weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  1. Opinion: WebMD Gets Second Opinion on Rollup Strategy

    Back in 1999, the online health-information publisher united with another fledgling rival in a deal backed by Microsoft and ...
  2. Big Banks Give Up Physical Branches for Digital Space

    Bank of America and JPMorgan are closing down physical branches in order to focus on mobile phone space.
  3. Hong Kong Rejects IPO Application of Morgan Stanley-Backed Insurance Broker

    The Hong Kong stock exchange has rejected the IPO application of AMTD Strategic Capital Group , a corporate insurance broker ...
  4. Disney, Florida Union to Restart Talks: Report

    Disney and its 38K union workers in Florida are gearing up to restart wage talks later this week.
  5. China Is Slowing: Here Are the Investing Implications

    The country's nascent deceleration highlighted by the Q2 GDP data could morph into a full-blown negative trend over the next ...
  6. Prepare to Say Goodbye to Microsoft Paint

    In the upcoming Windows 10 update, Microsoft could kill Paint, the 32-year-old graphic editor.
  1. Opinion: WebMD Gets Second Opinion on Rollup Strategy

    Back in 1999, the online health-information publisher united with another fledgling rival in a deal backed by Microsoft and ...
  2. Hong Kong Rejects IPO Application of Morgan Stanley-Backed Insurance Broker

    The Hong Kong stock exchange has rejected the IPO application of AMTD Strategic Capital Group , a corporate insurance broker ...
  3. Disney, Florida Union to Restart Talks: Report

    Disney and its 38K union workers in Florida are gearing up to restart wage talks later this week.
  4. Prepare to Say Goodbye to Microsoft Paint

    In the upcoming Windows 10 update, Microsoft could kill Paint, the 32-year-old graphic editor.
  5. Alphabet Bull-Bear Battle Lines Drawn at $1,000

    Alphabet stock is within 10 points of $1,000 ahead of Monday's earnings report, with tailwinds favoring even higher prices.
  6. Saudi Aramco Calls in Defence Firms for Offshore Security -Sources

    State oil giant Saudi Aramco plans to increase security around its offshore facilities and has received bids for the work ...
  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. Alphabet Bull-Bear Battle Lines Drawn at $1,000

    Alphabet stock is within 10 points of $1,000 ahead of Monday's earnings report, with tailwinds favoring even higher prices.
  2. Alphabet Earnings May Hit Brakes This Quarter

    The conglomerate's EU fine and problems with advertisers will be on investors' minds as it reports earnings after the market ...
  3. Ripple Is Emerging as a Stable and Trusted Cryptocurrency

    Ripple is the third-biggest cryptocurrency​ in terms of market capitalization and has performed extremely well during 2017. ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. Cryptocurrency Market Capitalization Rises Again

    The bounce in the price of cryptocurrencies​, especially Bitcoin,​ has led the overall market capitalization to cross $95 ...
  6. 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 ...
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