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  1. What does a 'Chief Economist' do?

    Vanguard's Chief Economist Joe Davis discusses his role helping portfolio managers and clients.
  2. 6 Tips For Increasing Your Net Worth

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

    Getting richer is easier if you take it one step at a time.
  4. 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.
  5. 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 ...
  6. Why Emergency Funds Are a Bad Idea

    Learn why taking the time to build an emergency fund is a staggeringly inefficient use of the precious and limited resource ...
  1. What is the difference between an income statement and a balance sheet?

    The balance sheet illustrates a company’s book value, and the income statement shows how assets and liabilities are used.
  2. So, You Want to Earn Your CFA?

    Here are some pros and cons to consider before you take the CFA charter plunge.
  3. How Hard are the CFA Exams?

    Learn about the difficulty of the CFA exams with a description of the tests, some statistics on pass rates and suggestions ...
  4. 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.
  5. 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 ...
  6. 6 Ways Advisors Should Utilize a Facebook Business Page

    These six simple steps will help you make the most of your Facebook business page.
  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. 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.
  2. Luxury Jewelers Lose Sparkle for Investors (SIG, TIF)

    Signet Jewelers is the latest luxury jewelry retailer to reveal disappointing first-quarter results
  3. Will Micron Breakout from Its Ascending Triangle? (MU)

    Micron Technology has experienced a strong rally so far this year and looks ready to breakout from an ascending triangle ...
  4. Understanding the Reasons Behind Ethereum's Price Rise

    The price of Ethereum has surged by 2400% year-to-date, from approximately $8 in the beginning of the year to beyond $20 ...
  5. Where Might Inovio Shares Land Post-Breakout? (INO)

    Inovio Pharmaceuticals recently broke out following positive clinical data, but its future appears clouded from a technical ...
  6. How the Fed Fund Rate Hikes Affect the US Dollar

    Learn about the effects the federal funds rate on the U.S. dollar. Understand what happens when the Federal Reserve increases ...
  1. What is the difference between an income statement and a balance sheet?

    The balance sheet illustrates a company’s book value, and the income statement shows how assets and liabilities are used.
  2. Opinion: Retailers’ Upturn Is a False Bill of Goods

    Sears laid out a rare profit, Abercrombie & Fitch sold more surfer-inspired apparel than expected and Best Buy got a ...
  3. 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.
  4. WideOpenWest Shares Fail to Wow in Debut

    Shares of WideOpenWest Inc fell about 6 percent in their New York debut on Thursday, a day after the sponsor-backed cable ...
  5. New Ford CEO Relies on Veterans to Reboot Profits

    Ford Motor Co on Thursday outlined a broad reshuffling of senior management under its new chief executive officer, including ...
  6. Best Buy Unexpectedly Beats on Sales; Shares at Record Peak

    Best Buy Co Inc reported an unexpected rise in first-quarter comparable sales and the No. 1 U.S. electronics retailer said ...
  1. Opinion: Retailers’ Upturn Is a False Bill of Goods

    Sears laid out a rare profit, Abercrombie & Fitch sold more surfer-inspired apparel than expected and Best Buy got a ...
  2. WideOpenWest Shares Fail to Wow in Debut

    Shares of WideOpenWest Inc fell about 6 percent in their New York debut on Thursday, a day after the sponsor-backed cable ...
  3. New Ford CEO Relies on Veterans to Reboot Profits

    Ford Motor Co on Thursday outlined a broad reshuffling of senior management under its new chief executive officer, including ...
  4. Best Buy Unexpectedly Beats on Sales; Shares at Record Peak

    Best Buy Co Inc reported an unexpected rise in first-quarter comparable sales and the No. 1 U.S. electronics retailer said ...
  5. Sears Posts Quarterly Profit on Craftsman Sale, Cost Cuts

    Sears Holdings Corp reported its first quarterly profit in nearly two years, as the retailer benefited from the sale of its ...
  6. Luxury Jewelers Lose Sparkle for Investors (SIG, TIF)

    Signet Jewelers is the latest luxury jewelry retailer to reveal disappointing first-quarter results
  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. 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 ...
  2. 6 Ways Advisors Should Utilize a Facebook Business Page

    These six simple steps will help you make the most of your Facebook business page.
  3. 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.
  4. Will Amazon's Alexa Be Your Next Financial Adviser? (AMZN)

    The smart assistant already has a number of skills required in financial services.
  5. Why Amazon Invested in Plug Power (AMZN, PLUG)

    Last month, online giant Amazon inked a deal with alternative energy company Plug Power.
  6. The History of First Solar (FSLR)

    A sneak peek into the history of one of the successful solar companies.
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