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  1. Why Is The Star Wars Franchise So Valuable? (DIS)

    There is no doubt that Star Wars was well worth the $4 billion-plus purchase price.
  2. What does a 'Chief Economist' do?

    Vanguard's Chief Economist Joe Davis discusses his role helping portfolio managers and clients.
  3. 6 Tips For Increasing Your Net Worth

    Here are the six best things you can do to increase your net worth.
  4. 3 Simple Steps To Building Wealth

    Getting richer is easier if you take it one step at a time.
  5. How Uber Inspired Better Financial Advice

    Elliot Weissbluth discusses the impact services like Uber had on the financial industry and the way Hightower treats clients.
  6. What's the difference between Google's GOOG and GOOGL stock tickers?

    Learn the difference between Google's GOOG and GOOGL ticker symbols. Splitting shares into classes prevents management from ...
  1. A Dividend ETF That Eliminates Fed Worry (NOBL)

    This dividend ETF emphasizes growth, not yield. That strategy works over the long haul.
  2. Oil's Woes Not Bothering This ETF (EEMX)

    Do you like emerging markets, but not oil and gas stocks? Try this ETF.
  3. Snap's Big Gamble? (TWTR, SNAP)

    Snap is offering discounts to media buyers to encourage them to spend more on advertising.
  4. Rate Protection With Hedged Bond ETFs (IGHG, LQDH)

    Investors can stick with bonds even as rates rise. Just use these ETFs.
  5. 2017 ETF Inflows Are Staggering (LQD, VEA)

    Capital just keeps finding its way to ETFs, and the trend shows no sign of abating.
  6. Sorry Amazon, Best Buy Is Still Alive and Kicking (AMZN, BBY)

    Best Buy topped earnings and revenue estimates, welcome news in its battle against Amazon
  1. So, You Want to Earn Your CFA?

    Here are some pros and cons to consider before you take the CFA charter plunge.
  2. The Best Way To Prepare For The CFA Level 1 Exam

    Prepare to ace the CFA Level 1 exam by studying systematically.
  3. The 15 Highest-Paying Jobs for Business Majors

    See the highest-paying jobs for business majors 10 years out, from PayScale’s 2016–2017 College Salary Report.
  4. Do You Have a Retirement Timeline?

    Being familiar with your retirement timeline will make the transition into retirement easier.
  5. Good Financial Plans Need Slush Funds

    A slush fund gives you the freedom to enjoy life and a little spending in the present.
  6. Why You Should Improve Your Credit and How to Do It

    With credit playing a big role in many financial decisions, it is important to maintain good credit.
  1. Global Exposure Without Leaving Home (VEA, DNL)

    Investors should shed home country biases and use international ETFs to increase portfolio diversity.
  2. Southwest Airlines Confirms Multi-year Breakout (LUV)

    Southwest Airlines has lifted above the March rally high, confirming a long-term breakout that could reach the 70s or 80s.
  3. Financials on a Technical Cusp (XLF, KRE)

    Financial ETFs have reached a critical technical juncture. How the ETFs act here could signal the price direction for the ...
  4. Best Buy Rockets Into Resistance After Earnings (BBY)

    Best Buy blew away quarterly estimates, lifting more than 14% ahead of the opening bell, but now faces a tough test at long-term ...
  5. What is the Difference Between a Forward Rate and a Spot Rate?

    The forward rate is the settlement price of a forward contract, while the spot rate is the settlement price of a spot contract.
  6. Luxury Jewelers Lose Sparkle for Investors (SIG, TIF)

    Signet Jewelers is the latest luxury jewelry retailer to reveal disappointing first-quarter results
  1. Global Exposure Without Leaving Home (VEA, DNL)

    Investors should shed home country biases and use international ETFs to increase portfolio diversity.
  2. Billionaire Dan Loeb's Third Point Thrives Despite Hedge Fund Plague (HON)

    The billionaire has shifted his strategies in order to find new ways of meeting returns in an era that is unfriendly to hedge ...
  3. Alibaba's Cainiao Invests Billions in AI Vans

    Cainiao, Alibaba's logistics arm, will embed AI in delivery vans as part of $7.3 billion effort.
  4. US Grocer Kroger Scrambles Before German Invasion

    Oppenheimer see significant overlap between Lidl's initial 20 US stores and Kroger and Walmart.
  5. Southwest Airlines Confirms Multi-year Breakout (LUV)

    Southwest Airlines has lifted above the March rally high, confirming a long-term breakout that could reach the 70s or 80s.
  6. A Dividend ETF That Eliminates Fed Worry (NOBL)

    This dividend ETF emphasizes growth, not yield. That strategy works over the long haul.
  1. Alibaba's Cainiao Invests Billions in AI Vans

    Cainiao, Alibaba's logistics arm, will embed AI in delivery vans as part of $7.3 billion effort.
  2. US Grocer Kroger Scrambles Before German Invasion

    Oppenheimer see significant overlap between Lidl's initial 20 US stores and Kroger and Walmart.
  3. Southwest Airlines Confirms Multi-year Breakout (LUV)

    Southwest Airlines has lifted above the March rally high, confirming a long-term breakout that could reach the 70s or 80s.
  4. Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass Is Coming June 1

    Microsoft's streaming gaming service Xbox Game Pass is coming to the masses on June 1.
  5. Stock Basics Tutorial

    If you're new to the stock market and want the basics, this is the tutorial for you!
  6. BlackRock to Pay $1.25 Bln Over 20 Years for New York Headquarters

    BlackRock Inc will initially pay about $60 per square foot in rent for its future headquarters in the Hudson Yards district ...
  1. Start a Retirement Business with an ROBS 401(k)

    This little-known plan is a tax-free way to fund a retirement business, but it's not without risks and the legal work can ...
  2. Do You Have a Retirement Timeline?

    Being familiar with your retirement timeline will make the transition into retirement easier.
  3. Good Financial Plans Need Slush Funds

    A slush fund gives you the freedom to enjoy life and a little spending in the present.
  4. Changes to Social Security Spousal Benefit Rules

    A closed loophole in spousal Social Security benefits may change your retirement strategy.
  5. Retirement Planning for Clients Who Outlive Savings

    Half of Americans lack any retirement savings. Here's how advisors can turn that around.
  6. Why Some Retirees Should Consider Roth Conversions

    These are the scenarios under which a Roth conversion could make sense.
  1. Snap's Big Gamble? (TWTR, SNAP)

    Snap is offering discounts to media buyers to encourage them to spend more on advertising.
  2. iPhone 8 Supercycle Will Release Pent-Up Demand: Credit Suisse (AAPL)

    Credit Suisse urges investors to buy Apple stock in advance of the iPhone 8 release.
  3. Tesla Factory Sees More Injuries Than Industry Average: Report (TSLA)

    The rate of injuries occurring at Tesla’s high-tech Fremont plant in California was about a third higher than the auto industry ...
  4. 6 Ways Advisors Should Utilize a Facebook Business Page

    These six simple steps will help you make the most of your Facebook business page.
  5. Stanford Study Says Fitness Trackers Can't Count Calories (AAPL, FIT)

    Researchers say those relying on fitness trackers to measure their calorie expenditure are being misled.
  6. Will Amazon's Alexa Be Your Next Financial Adviser? (AMZN)

    The smart assistant already has a number of skills required in financial services.
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