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  1. 4 Steps to Building a Profitable Portfolio

    This is a step-by-step approach to determining, achieving and maintaining optimal asset allocation.
  2. 7 Ways to Recession-Proof Your Life

    Find out what you can do to prepare and cope in tough economic times.
  3. Hedge Funds Topped $3 Trillion in 2016 Despite Rough Year

    Despite over $100 billion in outflows, the hedge fund industry topped $3 billion in total assets by the end of the year.
  4. Icahn Will Assume Ownership of Federal-Mogul (FDML)

    The back-and-forth between billionaire Icahn and the auto parts maker will result in his assuming full ownership.
  5. Lawyers Concerned About Buffett Deal With AIG (AIG)

    The broader implications of the risk transfer deal on the insurance industry in the United States are unclear.
  6. How Investing in ‘Turnkey’ Property Works

    Turnkey properties can make sense - for people who want a real estate investment without truly being in the real estate business. ...
  1. Preparing For a Career as a Portfolio Manager

    Find out what it takes to win a spot in one of the most coveted financial careers.
  2. Measure Your Portfolio's Performance

    Learn three ratios that will help you evaluate your investment returns.
  3. The Myths and Risks of Concentrated, Single-stock Investment Positions

    Allocating too much of your portfolio to a single stock comes with many risks.
  4. How to Ride Trump's First 100 Days

    Listen in as financial experts weigh what Trump's first 100 days could mean for Americans' finances.
  5. HomeUnion Review: A New Way to Be a Landlord

    Want to be a landlord without the time commitment and other hassles?
  6. Affirm, Inc.

    Affirm’s initial product is a lending solution that can be used to pay for purchases at a variety of online or bricks and ...
  1. How Does My Part-time Job Affect Social Security?

    Social Security benefits mean a lot to retirees' finances. Having a job, even part-time, can complicate matters if certain ...
  2. Should I Pay Down a Mortgage or Invest the Money?

    Does it make sense to pay down a mortgage or invest that money instead?
  3. Family Wealth Depends on Maintaining Financial Capital

    Maintaining the financial capital of family wealth through generations can be difficult.
  4. How to Stop Paying Cable Bills and Save Money on TV

    Using streaming devices and internet TV instead of cable can help save you money.
  5. How Late-in-Life Divorce Affects Your Finances

    Couples who divorce later in life can use a home equity conversion mortgage to cover housing costs.
  6. Hire a Financial Advisor to Be Your Personal CFO

    A successful business doesn't handle finances without a CFO and neither should you.
  1. Fed Vice Chair Warns on Lower Capital Requirements (XLF, .INX)

    Fed Vice Chair Stanley Fischer says reducing Frank-Dodd capital requirements for banks would put the financial system at ...
  2. AT&T Winding Up for Major Breakout (T, TWX)

    AT&T could head much higher in coming months even if the proposed merger with Time Warner (TWX) falls apart.
  3. Energy Funds Set to Post New Highs (XLE, XOP)

    Crude oil has settled comfortably in the 50s and should head into the lower-60s in coming weeks, underpinning strong rallies ...
  4. Commodity Stocks Still Presenting Buying Signals (BHP, APC)

    A handful of commodity stocks continue to offer short-term trading opportunities as they move higher within a trend channel.
  5. Fashion Week: A Snapshot

    New York Fashion Week is in full swing, and provides and economic windfall for the city.
  6. New York Fashion Week: A Snapshot (KORS)

    New York Fashion Week brings a whirlwind of economic activity to New York City.
  1. Qualcomm Calls KFTC Lawsuit Unfair, Citing Samsung

    Company may now cite Samsung's possible undue influence over the Korea Fair Trade Commission.
  2. Pass On Wal-Mart After Earnings (WMT, AMZN)

    Wal-Mart is trading at a 2-month high after a well-received fourth-quarter earnings report but faces a buzz-saw of resistance ...
  3. Revised Deal: Verizon to Pay $350M Less for Yahoo

    Verizon and Yahoo agreed to revised deal terms in which Verizon will pay $350 million less.
  4. Teva Pops in Early Trading (TEVA)

    Teva is up this morning, after Momenta Pharmaceuticals announced a delay of its generic version of Copaxone.
  5. FXCM to Rebrand as Global Brokerage Inc. (FXCM, GLBR)

    The beleagured online currency brokerage is hoping a name change will help it regain investor confidence.
  6. RBS Details Plans for Williams & Glyn (RBS)

    RBS hopes to transform the defunct business into a business loan juggernaut.
  1. Uber's Race to Catch Asian Rivals May Hurt Profits

    Motorcycle Taxis: Since withdrawing from China, Uber has continued to struggle in Asia
  2. Why Are Safe Haven Assets Disappearing?

    The push for safer trading is sharply reducing the supply of safe haven assets, experts say.
  3. Diamondback Fails to Break Out of Base (FANG)

    FANG reported strong fourth-quarter earnings and revenue.
  4. VF Corp. Posts In-Line Q4 Earnings, Revenue Miss

    The market leader indicates 'solid results' in Q4 while navigating an 'inconsistent' marketplace.
  5. Snapchat Has Big Competition in China

    It would be difficult for the Snapchat app to enter the Chinese market.
  6. Heineken’s Taverns Takeover Faces Inquiry

    The acquisition would make the Dutch brewery the U.K.'s third-largest pub group.
  1. 5 Questions to Ask Before Opening a New Retirement Account

    To avoid tax problems, ask the right questions before opening a new retirement account.
  2. A Retirement Plan Option for High-Income Doctors

    The 457(b) plan allows high-earning doctors to save more for retirement than the 403(b) plan.
  3. Should My Child Be My Life Insurance Beneficiary?

    Don't make the mistake of naming your minor child as your life insurance beneficiary.
  4. 3 Social Security Facts for Teachers to Know

    Social Security for teachers is poorly understood by many financial advisors and some at the SSA.
  5. 5 Ways to Save More After Maxing Out Your 401(k)

    You can still save for more for retirement after you max out your 401(k) contribution.
  6. A Financial Lesson Teachers Should Learn

    Teachers still receive pensions, but they may want more income for retirement.
  1. Stifel Ups Price Target for IBM Shares (IBM)

    Stock investment company Stifel has raised its price target for shares of International Business Machines Corp. from $165. ...
  2. Facebook Launches Journalism Project to Curb Fake News (FB)

    The hiring of Campbell Brown and launch of the Journalism Project suggest Facebook is taking its media role more seriously.
  3. How Does KeyCorp Grade Mobileye? (KEY, MBLY)

    American bank holding company KeyCorp has reiterated its rating for shares of Israeli advanced driver assistance systems ...
  4. Manitou Lowers Stake in IBM Shares (IBM)

    Manitou Investment Management lowered its stake in shares of International Business Machines Corp. in the third quarter of ...
  5. Trump Addresses Conflicts of Interest, Hacking, BuzzFeed Report

    We now have an idea of what will happen to Trump's business interests, but Obamacare's still a mystery.
  6. IBM Watson Partners With FDA to Secure Health Data

    In keeping with its recent R&D efforts to unleash the power of blockchain data security solutions across multiple industries, ...
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