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  1. 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 ...
  2. Setting Financial Goals for Your Future

    To live comfortably now and in retirement, setting financial goals for the short-, mid- and long-term is crucial. Here are ...
  3. 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.
  4. What does a 'Chief Economist' do?

    Vanguard's Chief Economist Joe Davis discusses his role helping portfolio managers and clients.
  5. 6 Tips For Increasing Your Net Worth

    Here are the six best things you can do to increase your net worth.
  6. 3 Simple Steps To Building Wealth

    Getting richer is easier if you take it one step at a time.
  1. How Much Should I Save for Retirement?

    How should you set your financial goals in retirement? How much much should you save?
  2. There's an Apple Between ETFs and Hedge Funds (AAPL, SPY)

    The asset gap between ETFs and hedge funds is bigger than Apple's market value.
  3. Time to Buy Hertz at an 8-Year Low? (HTZ)

    Difficult conditions and a poor earnings report drove Hertz stock to an eight-year low. Examine the new valuation.
  4. Investors Left Safe ETFs at the Wrong Time (SPLV, USMV)

    Stocks are soaring, and so are low volatility ETFs, which is catching some investors by surprise.
  5. The Long, Weird History of Basic Income – And Why It’s Back

    Read our detailed history and learn why the old dream of a universal basic income is back on the minds of the public, politicians, ...
  6. Is it possible to take the Series 6 exam without being sponsored?

    Unfortunately, the answer to this question is "No." The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority or FINRA (previously the ...
  1. The Highest Paid CEOs (CHTR, CBS)

    Significant stock gains of 2016 meant it was a good year for CEOs and their pay packages.
  2. Finding the Right Accounting Certification

    An accounting certification may be the boost your career needs. Find out how to get the most bang for your buck.
  3. The Long, Weird History of Basic Income – And Why It’s Back

    Read our detailed history and learn why the old dream of a universal basic income is back on the minds of the public, politicians, ...
  4. 4 Pieces of Good News for Job-Seeking Grads

    There are more jobs and higher salaries on offer for the Class of 2017.
  5. Home-Equity Loans: What You Need to Know

    We shed light on why consumers decide to use this form of debt and whether it is a good alternative.
  6. How can I purchase stocks directly from a company?

    There are a few circumstances in which a person can buy stock directly from a company. The following is meant to cover some ...
  1. Top 3 Silver Stocks for 2017 (NDM.TO, GPL)

    These three silver stocks should beat their peers going into 2017.
  2. Exchange Rate: My Favorite Term

    What are exchange rates and why are they important to investors and economists?
  3. Stocks Rise as Earnings Surpass Expectations (SPY, DIA)

    The major U.S. indexes moved higher this week as companies posted exceptional first-quarter earnings.
  4. How to Calculate an Exchange Rate

    Struggling to get a grasp on exchange rates? Here's what you need to know.
  5. A Beginner's Guide to Hedging

    Learn how investors use strategies to reduce the impact of negative events on investments.
  6. Amazon Nears $1,000 Mark but Approaches Overbought Levels (AMZN, MSFT)

    Amazon.com is rapidly approaching the $1,000 per share milestone, but the stock appears to be overbought from a technical ...
  1. LSE to Buy Citi's Bonds Analysis and Indexes Business for $685 Mln

    London Stock Exchange (LSE) has agreed to buy The Yield Book, Citigroup's fixed-income analytics service and also its related ...
  2. Wall St Weekahead-Switch It Up This Year: Buy in May, Till November Stay

    "Sell in May and go away" is perhaps the oldest saw on Wall Street, but it appears there's no shortage of U.S. mutual funds ...
  3. LSE to Buy Citi's Fixed-Income Analytics and Index Operations for $685 Mln

    London Stock Exchange (LSE) has agreed to buy Citigroup's fixed-income analytics platform and index business for $685 million ...
  4. Vietnam Online Gaming Firm VNG Says Eyeing U.S. IPO

    Vietnamese online gaming and messaging firm VNG Corp said on Tuesday it has signed a preliminary agreement with U.S. bourse ...
  5. Today's Current Mortgage Rates: May 30, 2017

    Find the current day's mortgage rates offered by Investopedia Partners and learn more about what may impact rates in the ...
  6. Linde AG to Sign Major Russian Order - Sources

    German industrial gases group Linde AG is about to receive a major order from a Russian company, two people familiar with ...
  1. LSE to Buy Citi's Bonds Analysis and Indexes Business for $685 Mln

    London Stock Exchange (LSE) has agreed to buy The Yield Book, Citigroup's fixed-income analytics service and also its related ...
  2. Wall St Weekahead-Switch It Up This Year: Buy in May, Till November Stay

    "Sell in May and go away" is perhaps the oldest saw on Wall Street, but it appears there's no shortage of U.S. mutual funds ...
  3. LSE to Buy Citi's Fixed-Income Analytics and Index Operations for $685 Mln

    London Stock Exchange (LSE) has agreed to buy Citigroup's fixed-income analytics platform and index business for $685 million ...
  4. Vietnam Online Gaming Firm VNG Says Eyeing U.S. IPO

    Vietnamese online gaming and messaging firm VNG Corp said on Tuesday it has signed a preliminary agreement with U.S. bourse ...
  5. Linde AG to Sign Major Russian Order - Sources

    German industrial gases group Linde AG is about to receive a major order from a Russian company, two people familiar with ...
  6. Deal Reached to Avert Strike at Canadian Rail

    Canadian National Railway Co on Monday said it had reached a tentative agreement with a union representing 3,000 conductors, ...
  1. How Much Should I Save for Retirement?

    How should you set your financial goals in retirement? How much much should you save?
  2. I want to transfer my house title to my child, what are the costs and tax consequences of doing so?

    The costs associated with a deed transfer will vary by state and by how the transfer is accomplished. Filing a deed yourself ...
  3. Can my spouse and children collect my Social Security when I die?

    Under survivor benefits, Social Security provides income for the families of workers who die. If you die, certain family ...
  4. What rate of return should I expect on my 401(k)?

    Learn which factors affect your 401(k) performance, and understand what a typical rate of return is for employer-sponsored ...
  5. Setting Financial Goals for Your Future

    To live comfortably now and in retirement, setting financial goals for the short-, mid- and long-term is crucial. Here are ...
  6. What are the maximum Social Security disability benefits?

    The average Social Security disability benefit amount for a recipient of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) in 2 ...
  1. Satoshi

    The smallest unit of the bitcoin cryptocurrency. Satoshi is named after Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of the protocol used ...
  2. Bitcoin XT

    A fork from Bitcoin Core that proposed increasing the size of blocks from one megabyte to eight megabytes.
  3. Bitcoin Classic

    A fork from Bitcoin Core that proposed increasing the size of blocks.
  4. Amazon's Shares Near $1,000 Mark (AMZN, WMT)

    That price would raise the e-commerce behemoth's market valuation to approximately $477 billion.
  5. Bitcoin Unlimited

    A proposed upgrade to Bitcoin Core that allows larger block sizes.
  6. Why South Korean Bitcoin Price Is $1,000 Over Global Price

    Surging trade volume among South Korean Bitcoin exchanges has pushed prices $1000 higher than the global average.
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