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  1. Is Your Bank Pushing You Into the Wrong Products?

    Recent reports of questionable selling practices at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. underscore the need for banking customers ...
  2. Why Are the Cayman Islands So Popular With Hedge Funds?

    Here's a recent Q&A on what makes the Cayman Islands popular with hedge funds.
  3. More People to Pay Off Debt than Spend Tax Refund Cash in 2017

    Financial security weighs heavy as people choose prudence over spending the extra refund cash
  4. 8 Reasons Not to Sell Your Home Without An Agent

    Is saving the seller's side of the agent's commission worth the trouble of selling your home without one? Why it could cost ...
  5. Vacation Home or Income-Producing Investment?

    There is an alternative to letting your cottage sit empty all year, but turning a profit won't be easy.
  6. Lessons from Johnny Depp's Finances to Avoid Going Broke

    Average citizens and celebrities with millions alike need to keep an eye on their finances.
  1. Wealthsimple

    In a few short years, Wealthsimple conquered the robo-advisor arena in Canada. It's now taking on U.S. millennial investors.
  2. Is Your Bank Pushing You Into the Wrong Products?

    Recent reports of questionable selling practices at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. underscore the need for banking customers ...
  3. Global Trade Outlook Clouded by Policy Uncertainty

    The World Bank says global trade and economic growth are still struggling
  4. Fed Sees Disconnect Between Volatility and Market

    Fed officials say low VIX levels fail to capture the uncertain outlook for Trump's policies
  5. Growth of Hybrid Robo-Advisors to Outpace Pure Robos

    A recent study projects hybrid robo-advisors will manage 10% of all investable assets by 2025.
  6. Retirement Planning Strategies for Clients in Their 50s

    Here are three ways financial advisors can help 50-somethings plan for retirement.
  1. Is Your Bank Pushing You Into the Wrong Products?

    Recent reports of questionable selling practices at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. underscore the need for banking customers ...
  2. The Misogyny That Keeps Women From Investing

    Even though women save well, they are still hesitant to take their rightful place as investors.
  3. Keep the Family Business Going With a Succession Plan

    Having a succession plan ready is the key to a family business surviving the next generation.
  4. More People to Pay Off Debt than Spend Tax Refund Cash in 2017

    Financial security weighs heavy as people choose prudence over spending the extra refund cash
  5. Open Banking

    Open Banking is a system that provides a user with a network of financial institutions’ data through the use of application ...
  6. JPM, BoA, Wells Fargo Taking Huge Fees (JPM, WFC)

    Fees disproportionately impact low and moderate income families in America.
  1. Prison Stocks Boosted by Justice Dept. Reversal of Scale Back (CXW, GEO)

    The DOJ’s reversal of the decision to scale back private prisons represents good news for prison stocks.
  2. When Investing in Gold, Context Is Key

    No market need more context right now than gold for investors to be successful.
  3. WayFair, Overstock Riding Online Trends (W,OSTK)

    Online home furnishing retailers like Overstock.com and Wayfair are well positioned for increases in online and discount ...
  4. Hormel, Tyson Hold Dominant Positions (HRL,TSN)

    Hormel and Tyson have faced a few recent setbacks, but still hold on to their dominant positions in the processed food industry.
  5. Why Bitcoin Just Hit an All-Time High

    What drives the value of a currency that no tax authority and hardly any retailers accept?
  6. L Brands is Losing to Competitors (LB, AEO)

    L Brands shares are taking a beating after the company projected a weaker-than-expected outlook and a declining bra business.
  1. Prison Stocks Boosted by Justice Dept. Reversal of Scale Back (CXW, GEO)

    The DOJ’s reversal of the decision to scale back private prisons represents good news for prison stocks.
  2. Is Your Bank Pushing You Into the Wrong Products?

    Recent reports of questionable selling practices at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. underscore the need for banking customers ...
  3. How Emotions Affect Your Investment Strategy

    Behavioral finance studies the emotional side of investing and its effects on investor returns.
  4. Why Are the Cayman Islands So Popular With Hedge Funds?

    Here's a recent Q&A on what makes the Cayman Islands popular with hedge funds.
  5. The Misogyny That Keeps Women From Investing

    Even though women save well, they are still hesitant to take their rightful place as investors.
  6. When Investing in Gold, Context Is Key

    No market need more context right now than gold for investors to be successful.
  1. Prison Stocks Boosted by Justice Dept. Reversal of Scale Back (CXW, GEO)

    The DOJ’s reversal of the decision to scale back private prisons represents good news for prison stocks.
  2. Fed Sees Disconnect Between Volatility and Market

    Fed officials say low VIX levels fail to capture the uncertain outlook for Trump's policies
  3. Banks Push to Raise Fees Amid Debit Card War (WFC,BAC)

    Banks and retailers are preparing for battle, this time over billions in debit-card fee revenue.
  4. WayFair, Overstock Riding Online Trends (W,OSTK)

    Online home furnishing retailers like Overstock.com and Wayfair are well positioned for increases in online and discount ...
  5. IMAX Has No Growth In 2016 (IMAX)

    IMAX reported fourth quarter and full year 2016 results after the close on February 23rd. Is the stock too expensive given ...
  6. Mardi Gras Markets?

    Animal spirits rule the markets these days. But does a period of penance await?
  1. 4 Big Reasons Your Expenses Could Rise in Retirement

    Here's how to save where you can while you enjoy the fruits of all those years at the office.
  2. Keep the Family Business Going With a Succession Plan

    Having a succession plan ready is the key to a family business surviving the next generation.
  3. Summary Plan Description

    The summary plan description is a document that employers are required to give to employees in retirement plans or health ...
  4. 8 Reasons to Roll Over Your 401(k) to an IRA

    Switching jobs? Moving your retirement savings into an IRA has advantages that may allow you to build a larger nest egg.
  5. Retirement Planning Strategies for Clients in Their 50s

    Here are three ways financial advisors can help 50-somethings plan for retirement.
  6. Should I Save for Retirement or College Tuition?

    Here's some in help in deciding whether to save more for your kids' college vs. your retirement.
  1. Wealthsimple

    In a few short years, Wealthsimple conquered the robo-advisor arena in Canada. It's now taking on U.S. millennial investors.
  2. How to Start Investing With Just $100

    Robo-advising is a good way to start investing and take advantage of compounding interest.
  3. Quantitative Trading: Is It For You?

    Quantitative trading is a trading strategy based on mathematical computations.
  4. Open Banking

    Open Banking is a system that provides a user with a network of financial institutions’ data through the use of application ...
  5. Honeypot

    A honeypot is a security measure used to prevent and dismantle cyberattacks by luring attackers to a specific area of a computer ...
  6. Drone Air Traffic Control Start-Up AirMap Raises $26 Million (MSFT, QCOM)

    A company that promises to tackle drone air traffic congestion attracts big name investors.
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