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  1. How to Invest Like an Institution

    By following the strategies of the pros, even a beginner can learn to invest like an expert.
  2. 7 Financial Lessons to Master by the Time You're 30

    Once you hit your 30s, it is time to get serious about your finances and money skills. Here are the top money lessons you ...
  3. Are You in the Top One Percent of the World?

    If you live in an industrialized country, cracking the top 1% of income earners isn't as difficult as you might think.
  4. 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 ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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 ...
  1. How to Retire a Millionaire Without a 401(k)

    Can you retire as a millionaire without a 401(k) plan? It may not be easy, but it isn't impossible if you know where to invest ...
  2. Betterment Review 2016: Fees and Investment Facts

    Betterment is the largest robo-advisor with more than $10 billion in assets under management. Here is what to expect when ...
  3. Top 5 Robo-Advisors in 2017

    Robo-advisors have surged in popularity as investors seek low-cost, automated investing opportunities.
  4. The Future of the Fiduciary Rule

    Ed Gjertsen II, CFP® discusses the future of the Fiduciary Rule.
  5. How to Become an Investment Banker

    The path to the top of one of the world's most lucrative fields, investment banking begins with a topnotch education.
  6. Advisors: Cybersecurity Tips After the Equifax and Yahoo Breaches

    Many advisory firms have found they need cybersecurity help from an outside vendor.
  1. 5 Ways to Improve Your Estate Plan After a Divorce

    Take these five steps to ensure your estate plan still fits your needs after a divorce.
  2. Crush Your Student Loan Debt With These Tips

    Conquering high-interest-rate loans first and paying extra can help you crush your student loans.
  3. How to Retire a Millionaire Without a 401(k)

    Can you retire as a millionaire without a 401(k) plan? It may not be easy, but it isn't impossible if you know where to invest ...
  4. What is the formula for calculating weighted average cost of capital (WACC) in Excel?

    Learn about the weighted average cost of capital (WACC) formula and how it is used to estimate the average cost of raising ...
  5. Understanding Financial Liquidity

    Understanding how this measure works in the market can help keep your finances afloat.
  6. The Future of the Fiduciary Rule

    Ed Gjertsen II, CFP® discusses the future of the Fiduciary Rule.
  1. How to Invest Like an Institution

    By following the strategies of the pros, even a beginner can learn to invest like an expert.
  2. Johnson & Johnson Stock Extends Breakout After Solid Q3

    Shares moved sharply higher this week on third quarter results, but traders will be watching these key levels.
  3. Short Sale

    A short sale involves borrowing shares in anticipation of a price decline with the requirement that they will be returned ...
  4. John B. Taylor

    An economics professor and expert on monetary policy. John B. Taylor is best known for the paper he submitted in 1993 outlining ...
  5. Bulls Take Aim at Financials

    Breakouts on charts of key financial stocks suggest that this could be the sector to watch in the final months of 2017.
  6. 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 ...
  1. Gilead Shares Jump After FDA Approves Lymphoma Drug

    Gilead Sciences' (GILD) $11.9 billion acquisition of Kite Pharma is paying off.
  2. Why IBM's Big Stock Rally Won't Last

    IBM stock rose 10% after its 3Q earnings report, but that spike won't last long. Here's why.
  3. Why Dividend Stocks Are Killing Growth Stocks in 2017

    But now they're expensive: high yields increasingly come with high multiples and low growth.
  4. How PayPal Could Top Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley

    PayPal has a bigger market value than American Express, and may surpass Goldman, Morgan Stanley.
  5. How to Retire a Millionaire Without a 401(k)

    Can you retire as a millionaire without a 401(k) plan? It may not be easy, but it isn't impossible if you know where to invest ...
  6. What is the history of the S&P 500?

    Discover the history of the S&P 500, which sophisticated market participants consider to be the best index to understand ...
  1. Gilead Shares Jump After FDA Approves Lymphoma Drug

    Gilead Sciences' (GILD) $11.9 billion acquisition of Kite Pharma is paying off.
  2. Why IBM's Big Stock Rally Won't Last

    IBM stock rose 10% after its 3Q earnings report, but that spike won't last long. Here's why.
  3. Why Dividend Stocks Are Killing Growth Stocks in 2017

    But now they're expensive: high yields increasingly come with high multiples and low growth.
  4. How PayPal Could Top Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley

    PayPal has a bigger market value than American Express, and may surpass Goldman, Morgan Stanley.
  5. What is the history of the S&P 500?

    Discover the history of the S&P 500, which sophisticated market participants consider to be the best index to understand ...
  6. NYU Prof Sees End to Tech Giants' Dominance

    The fatality rate for firms is 100%, says the serial entrepreneur, but Amazon has the best chance.
  1. 3 Reasons to Postpone Collecting Social Security

    There are many benefits to delaying receiving Social Security until you are 70.
  2. 5 Ways to Improve Your Estate Plan After a Divorce

    Take these five steps to ensure your estate plan still fits your needs after a divorce.
  3. Why Traditional Retirement Is Dead

    While retirement as we know it is a thing of the past, it isn’t necessarily a bad thing.
  4. Applying for Social Security Before Retirement Age

    Planning to receive Social Security before full retirement age? Take the earnings test first.
  5. The Widening Retirement Savings Gap

    Due to a variety of factors, by 2050 there will be a $400 trillion retirement savings gap.
  6. Advice for Selecting a Retirement Community

    Moving to a retirement community takes time, careful research and planning.
  1. Betterment Review 2016: Fees and Investment Facts

    Betterment is the largest robo-advisor with more than $10 billion in assets under management. Here is what to expect when ...
  2. Top 5 Robo-Advisors in 2017

    Robo-advisors have surged in popularity as investors seek low-cost, automated investing opportunities.
  3. Bitcoin Price Falls Into Correction Territory

    Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies fell by between 6% and 12% yesterday.
  4. Advisors: Cybersecurity Tips After the Equifax and Yahoo Breaches

    Many advisory firms have found they need cybersecurity help from an outside vendor.
  5. How Does Bitcoin Mining Work?

    Bitcoin mining, explained like you're five.
  6. JPMorgan Unveils Blockchain Money Transfer Project; So Much For 'Bitcoin Is A Fraud'

    CEO Jamie Dimon trashes bitcoin even as JPMorgan uses the underlying technology to develop new processes.
Hot Definitions
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  3. Private Placement

    The sale of securities to a relatively small number of select investors as a way of raising capital.
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    The highest possible rating assigned to the bonds of an issuer by credit rating agencies. An issuer that is rated AAA has ...
  5. Backward Integration

    A form of vertical integration that involves the purchase of suppliers. Companies will pursue backward integration when it ...
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