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  1. Where do most fund managers get their market information?

    Many fund managers, whether they manage a mutual fund, trust fund, pension or hedge fund, have access to resources that the ...
  2. What's the difference between short-term investments and marketable securities?

    Understand the difference between short-term investments and marketable equity securities, and learn the importance of short-term ...
  3. Divorce Planning Checklist: What You Need to Know

    Divorce can be costly and hard if you don't plan for it. Making sure you stay organized will go a long way in easing the ...
  4. Are fringe benefits direct or indirect costs?

    Learn how to allocate costs associated with fringe benefits provided to employees and how to determine when a cost is either ...
  5. How is a bank guarantee different from a traditional loan?

    Read about the differences between a traditional bank loan and a bank guarantee, and why a third party might require a guarantee ...
  6. Should You File an Early Tax Return?

    Filing an early tax return makes sense if you are receiving a refund, but what if you owe tax? There are more reasons to ...
  1. Facebook Stock Could Hit $200 After Earnings

    Enthusiastic buyers have ignored recent controversies, lifting Facebook shares back to the July all-time high.
  2. How Stock Investors Can Profit Big From Spinoffs

    Spinning Rich Profits: Spinoffs as a group have posted total returns of nearly 300% over 10 years
  3. How American Century Preps Investors for the Future

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    The Financial Fitness Tour stops at the 2017 Chicago Marathon.
  5. 7 Essential Tech Tools for Financial Advisors

    Investing in the right tech tools for your practice can boost productivity and client service.
  6. Advisor Insights: Frequently Asked Questions

    Here are answers to frequently asked questions about Investopedia's Advisor Insights platform.
  1. What's the difference between short-term investments and marketable securities?

    Understand the difference between short-term investments and marketable equity securities, and learn the importance of short-term ...
  2. Are fringe benefits direct or indirect costs?

    Learn how to allocate costs associated with fringe benefits provided to employees and how to determine when a cost is either ...
  3. How is a bank guarantee different from a traditional loan?

    Read about the differences between a traditional bank loan and a bank guarantee, and why a third party might require a guarantee ...
  4. How to Build an Emergency Fund

    Tips for putting aside money for a rainy day – or, to be precise, three months' worth of them. Learn how to build an emergency ...
  5. The Frugal Senior's Guide to a Comfortable Retirement

    Living frugally in retirement can still be comfortable as long as you plan well and avoid being unduly cheap. It’s all a ...
  6. How to Calculate Required Rate of Return

    The required rate of return is used by investors and corporations to evaluate investments. Find out how to calculate it. ...
  1. Dollar Strengthens on Talk of More Hawkish Fed Chair

    The dollar strengthened to a one-week high against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday, supported by a rise in Treasury ...
  2. Facebook Stock Could Hit $200 After Earnings

    Enthusiastic buyers have ignored recent controversies, lifting Facebook shares back to the July all-time high.
  3. Commodity Investing 101

    From the orange juice we drink to the gas we use to power our vehicles and heat our homes, commodities play important roles ...
  4. The Top 3 Netflix Shareholders (NFLX)

    Discover the top three owners of Netflix shares, and learn how the 30-person startup grew into a global streaming network ...
  5. The Impact of China Devaluing the Yuan

    The global response to, and fallout from, an event that rocked the investment world in 2015: China devaluating its currency ...
  6. Options Trading Strategies: Understanding Position Delta

    Learn more about the position delta hedge ratio and how it can tell you the number of contracts needed to hedge a position ...
  1. What's the difference between short-term investments and marketable securities?

    Understand the difference between short-term investments and marketable equity securities, and learn the importance of short-term ...
  2. Divorce Planning Checklist: What You Need to Know

    Divorce can be costly and hard if you don't plan for it. Making sure you stay organized will go a long way in easing the ...
  3. The Best Real Estate REIT ETFs of 2017

    These ETFs may be a solid investment for those who want real estate exposure without the headaches.
  4. 3 Reasons To Not Sell After a Market Downturn

    Find out the reasons that it is not a good idea to sell after a market downturn. There are lessons to be learned from the ...
  5. How To Become A Sophisticated Investor

    No one doubts the importance of investor education, but many investors are not really all that sophisticated.
  6. Tesla Model 3 Delays Due to Suppliers: Oppenheimer

    The Model 3 production delays are due to a small number of suppliers, Oppenheimer said in a note to clients.
  1. Divorce Planning Checklist: What You Need to Know

    Divorce can be costly and hard if you don't plan for it. Making sure you stay organized will go a long way in easing the ...
  2. 3 Reasons To Not Sell After a Market Downturn

    Find out the reasons that it is not a good idea to sell after a market downturn. There are lessons to be learned from the ...
  3. Tesla Model 3 Delays Due to Suppliers: Oppenheimer

    The Model 3 production delays are due to a small number of suppliers, Oppenheimer said in a note to clients.
  4. U.S. Exchanges Set for Highest Number of Asian IPOs Since 2010

    U.S. exchanges are set to record their busiest year for IPOs from Asian firms since 2010 and may sustain the pace in 2018, ...
  5. Activist RBR Courts Fellow Investors for Credit Suisse Break-Up

    Activist investor RBR Capital Advisors has launched a campaign to break up Credit Suisse , hoping to capitalise on investor ...
  6. Netflix Has Entered Its Second Phase of Growth

    Netflix Inc. has officially entered its second phase of growth with U.S. subscriber growth now waning.
  1. The Frugal Senior's Guide to a Comfortable Retirement

    Living frugally in retirement can still be comfortable as long as you plan well and avoid being unduly cheap. It’s all a ...
  2. Can You Retire in Five Years?

    The countdown is on. Find out whether you'll be ready to leave the working world.
  3. Why Retirement Planning Is About More Than Money

    A crucial step in retirement planning that shouldn't be overlooked doesn't involve finances.
  4. Can You Trust Your Trustee?

    Ignorance and incompetence can cost you money. Make sure your trustee is up to the task.
  5. The Executor's Checklist: 7 Things To Do Before They Die

    Being an executor comes with a lot of responsibility, and these tips will reduce the complications that can come with the ...
  6. 3 Tips for Managing the Retirement Planning Maze

    Use these three tips to make your way safely through the retirement maze.
  1. Why Google May Need To Buy Salesforce To Beat Amazon

    A major acquisition might help Google catch up in cloud computing.
  2. Cyber Wars: How The U.S. Stock Market Could Get Hacked

    Stocks are a last great frontier for hackers.
  3. Ethereum's Price Increases After Hard Fork Implementation

    The cryptocurrency's Byzantium hard fork has several security and network features that might help speed up adoption of its ...
  4. Facebook Stock Could Hit $200 After Earnings

    Enthusiastic buyers have ignored recent controversies, lifting Facebook shares back to the July all-time high.
  5. What Are Decentralized Cryptocurrency Exchanges?

    Could the latest type of digital currency exchange protect users from potential hacks?
  6. Ripple Founder Favors Government Regulation of Cryptocurrencies

    Brad Garlinghouse says regulatory intervention has been a positive thing for the cryptocurrency field.
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