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  1. Top 25 Broker-Dealer Firms for 2017

    A ranking of the largest broker-dealers by assets under management.
  2. Understanding the Time Value of Money

    Find out why time really is money by learning to calculate present and future value.
  3. Goal-Based Investing: My Favorite Term

    Managing Director of Vanguard's Retail Investor Group Karin Risi shares why "goal-based investing" is her favorite financial ...
  4. Security

    A security is a fungible, negotiable financial instrument that represents some type of financial value, usually in the form ...
  5. United Airlines vs. Delta First Class: Which Is Better?

    Both airlines allow you to check two free bags to most destinations when you fly first class, but baggage isn’t everything.
  6. 6 Ways to Avoid an Investment Ponzi Scheme

    Investments that promise high returns with little risk are everyone's dream – but if they could also be a Ponzi scheme. Here's ...
  1. America's Slowly Disappearing Middle Class

    A new study from the Pew Research Center provides evidence that the American middle class is shrinking.
  2. Choosing the Best Platform for Your Advisor Website

    Advisors should ask these five questions before choosing a website platform.
  3. Who Are Delta Airlines’ Main Competitors? (DAL)

    Compare the top competitors of Delta Air Lines, Inc. Take a deeper look into the key drivers of competition in the airline ...
  4. Fed Rate Hike Bets Are Slashed on Weaker Economy

    The odds for two more Fed rate hikes in 2017 fell sharply on economic misses
  5. Famous "Big Short" Investor Goes Long on Banks (JPM, BAC, C)

    The "Big Short" investor who shorted banks before the financial crisis is now buying financial shares
  6. Formidable! Why Europe Stocks Are Hot! (UN, SAP, FCAU)

    Mon Dieu: Sorry Donald Trump, the bull market is no longer made in America
  1. What is the difference between overdraft and cash credit?

    The primary differences between overdraft and cash credit lie in how they are secured and whether the money is lent out of ...
  2. What does a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) do?

    A CFO is responsible for reporting accurate financial information of the company, investing the company's money, and identifying ...
  3. Saving for College? Be Educated About Your Options

    When it comes to saving for college, there are better places for your money than a savings account.
  4. How Parents Should Think About Paying for College

    Paying for your kid's college is great, but make sure you evaluate this major investment first.
  5. Understanding the Time Value of Money

    Find out why time really is money by learning to calculate present and future value.
  6. 3 Steps That Can Lead to More Confidence in Retirement

    These three steps can help provide peace of mind and help you fully enjoy your retirement years.
  1. The 5 Best ETFs to Short the Market (SH, CHAD)

    An exchange-traded fund allows you to short a market segment instead of individual stocks.
  2. Top 3 British Pound ETFs (FXB, GBB)

    If you’re betting on a recovery after Brexit, you might want to consider these British pound ETFs.
  3. Stocks Fall as Political Turmoil Grips the U.S. (SPY, DIA)

    This week the major U.S. indexes moved lower amid alleged Donald Trump controversies.
  4. 3 Brick & Mortar Retailers in Strong Uptrends (PLCE, FIVE)

    Dozens of brick and mortar retailers have been crushed this earnings season but a handful of traditional specialty shops ...
  5. Time to Sell Boeing (BA)

    Boeing has reached hidden resistance at multiyear price targets, raising odds the long-term uptrend is finally coming to ...
  6. First Solar Holds 200-Day MA but Chart Could Be Bearish (FSLR)

    First Solar has fallen in recent days following its tremendous rise over the past few months, but will the stock turnaround ...
  1. Today's Current Mortgage Rates: May 21, 2017

    Find the current day's mortgage rates offered by Investopedia Partners and learn more about what may impact rates in the ...
  2. With New Sheriff in Town, S.Korea Big Businesses Duck for Cover

    A South Korean retail giant has shelved controversial expansion plans, while a large bank made hundreds of contract jobs ...
  3. Marijuana Stock Winners of the Week (INSY)

    These are the only two companies in the sector with a market cap of $50 million+.
  4. Under Siege in Washington, Trump Reaps Saudi Arms Deal, Stronger Ties

    Under political fire at home, U.S. President Donald Trump sealed a $110 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia on Saturday on ...
  5. Top 25 Broker-Dealer Firms for 2017

    A ranking of the largest broker-dealers by assets under management.
  6. Blackstone, Saudi's PIF Plan $40 Bln Infrastructure Investment Fund

    U.S. private equity firm Blackstone and Saudi Arabia's main sovereign wealth fund said on Saturday they planned to create ...
  1. With New Sheriff in Town, S.Korea Big Businesses Duck for Cover

    A South Korean retail giant has shelved controversial expansion plans, while a large bank made hundreds of contract jobs ...
  2. Under Siege in Washington, Trump Reaps Saudi Arms Deal, Stronger Ties

    Under political fire at home, U.S. President Donald Trump sealed a $110 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia on Saturday on ...
  3. Top 25 Broker-Dealer Firms for 2017

    A ranking of the largest broker-dealers by assets under management.
  4. Blackstone, Saudi's PIF Plan $40 Bln Infrastructure Investment Fund

    U.S. private equity firm Blackstone and Saudi Arabia's main sovereign wealth fund said on Saturday they planned to create ...
  5. Softbank-Saudi Tech Fund Becomes World's Biggest With $93 Bln of Capital

    The world's largest private equity fund, backed by Japan's Softbank Group and Saudi Arabia's main sovereign wealth fund, ...
  6. Top 4 Inverse ETFs for May 2017 (SH, SDS)

    These 4 bear market ETFs will keep you safe when the market drops. Being inverse ETFs, they could make money if the market ...
  1. Charles Schwab IRA and Roth IRA Review (SCHW)

    Charles Schwab focuses on high-service IRA and Roth IRA accounts, with a vast array of investment choices that have no fees, ...
  2. The Benefits of Having a Garden in Retirement

    There are many benefits to growing a vegetable garden during your retirement.
  3. Which Retirement Income Tax Strategy Is Right for You?

    Here are four retirement income withdrawal strategies to consider before you retire.
  4. Master Limited Partnership - MLP

    A Master Limited Partnership is a type of limited partnership that is publicly traded, combining the tax benefits of a partnership ...
  5. Goal-Based Investing: My Favorite Term

    Managing Director of Vanguard's Retail Investor Group Karin Risi shares why "goal-based investing" is her favorite financial ...
  6. 3 Steps That Can Lead to More Confidence in Retirement

    These three steps can help provide peace of mind and help you fully enjoy your retirement years.
  1. Uber Enters Logistics Industry With Uber Freight (AMZN)

    Uber Freight is an app that connects shippers with trucking companies, removing freight brokers from the equation.
  2. Apple Entering Glucose Monitoring Market With Apple Watch (AAPL)

    The company is said to be working on a continuous glucose monitoring device.
  3. Charles Schwab IRA and Roth IRA Review (SCHW)

    Charles Schwab focuses on high-service IRA and Roth IRA accounts, with a vast array of investment choices that have no fees, ...
  4. Who Is Driving IBM's Management Team? (IBM)

    Find information on some of the key executives at IBM that have kept driving the company forward in the technology sector ...
  5. Facebook Will Livestream 20 Major League Baseball Games (FB)

    The battle to broadcast live sport online heats up after Facebook wins a deal to stream Major League Baseball games.
  6. Choosing the Best Platform for Your Advisor Website

    Advisors should ask these five questions before choosing a website platform.
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