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  1. Four Big Investor Errors

    These simple lessons can cut your losses
  2. Compensation Myths: Burger Flipper Vs. Investment Banker

    Though these two jobs are perceived as being opposites, the compensation can be quite comparable.
  3. How To Be a Conservative Investor

    It may not be the most exciting path to take in the investing world, but conservative investing is an extremely safe bet. ...
  4. Savings Tips for Pro Athletes and Celebrities

    Saving while you're making money to cover the leaner times is important, no matter who you are.
  5. The 7 Best Books for Nervous Investors to Read

    Educating yourself can make it easier to invest in uncertain times. These seven books may help.
  6. The Benefits of Comprehensive Financial Planning

    Comprehensive financial planning is a personalized plan to help you accumulate and keep wealth.
  1. Quiz: How Well Do You Know ETFs?

    Test your knowledge of ETF investing with this quiz.
  2. New Tech Tools for Fiduciary Rule Compliance

    Several companies have stepped forward to provide the financial advisory industry with assistance in achieving compliance ...
  3. Socially Responsible Investing: How Millennials are Driving It

    Younger investors are much more likely to be interested in doing good and doing right, surveys show.
  4. How ESG, SRI and Impact Funds Differ

    These are the differences between socially-dimensioned investments, which are an increasingly popular choice among investors. ...
  5. Impact Investing vs. Venture Philanthropy

    Impact investing is the more modern incarnation of venture philanthropy.
  6. Securities-Based Lending

    The practice of making loans using securities as collateral.
  1. 4 Risks of Giving Your House to Your Child

    Your instincts may be generous, but handing over the house may not be the best financial plan for you – or your child.
  2. Do You Really Have Student Loan Forgiveness?

    Do you really have student loan forgiveness? A recent lawsuit has called the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program’s guidelines ...
  3. Bloated Budget? How to Trim the Fat

    Blood, sweat and tears should belong in the gym, but your money deserves some training time too.
  4. The Intellectual Challenges of Financial Planning

    Certified financial planners continue to learn through continuing education and professional groups.
  5. Financial Advisor: The Most Misunderstood Title

    All financial advisors are not created equal. Do your research before you start working with one.
  6. 3 Ways to Improve Financial Literacy

    If financial advice isn't personalized, situational and actionable, most Americans won't remember it.
  1. Goldman Sachs: Inflation Rebound to Gore the Bull Market

    Goldman Sachs believes inflation to continue its upward trend despite a disappointing March CPI report.
  2. Three Hot Junior Biotech Plays (CNAT, ZYNE)

    Major biotech funds are struggling after a series of high-profile drug pricing scandals, but that hasn't stopped the flow ...
  3. Visa Crushes Consensus in Q2, MasterCard Next Up

    Visa's excellent showing in its fiscal second quarter bodes well for MasterCard's results.
  4. Showrooms Could Be The Next Hot Trend In Retail

    Retailers may find that brick-and-mortar shoppers like a showroom-type experience, one analysts says.
  5. Airline Earnings Hamper Industrial Sector (JETS, XLI)

    Airlines are posting sluggish earnings, and that is weighing on the industrial sector.
  6. Sears Closing More Stores Than It Projected (SHLD)

    Sears said it would close 150 Kmart and Sears stores by April, but Business Insider reveals it's closing more.
  1. Time Inc and Meredith Corp End Talks Over Merger Deal

    Time Inc said it was "definitely" not up for sale on Friday, sending its shares and those of U.S. broadcasting and publishing ...
  2. Amazon Rivals Closing In, Pacific Crest Cuts Rating (AMZN, WMT)

    Amazon is seeing increased competition in the cloud market as well as in ecommerce, prompting Pacific Crest Securities to ...
  3. Bulgaria's Fibank Considers Attracting New Investors

    First Investment Bank (Fibank) , Bulgaria's third largest lender, said on Friday it had hired Citigroup to advise on its ...
  4. Hillhouse, CDH-Led Group Offers to Buy Belle International in $6.8 Bln Deal

    A consortium led by private equity firms Hillhouse Capital Group and CDH Investments offered on Friday to buy Belle International ...
  5. Thomson Reuters' First-Quarter Sales, Profit Top Expectations

    Thomson Reuters Corp on Friday reported higher than expected first-quarter earnings and revenue and reaffirmed its full-year ...
  6. Nintendo Unveils New 2DS XL Handheld System (NTDOY)

    Nintendo will release a new handheld console called 2DS XL in North America on July 28.
  1. Kentucky's Pension Deal Offers Lessons on Risks, Cost Cuts

    When Kentucky's public pension put U.S. buyout firm KKR & Co LP in charge of its hedge fund investments in May 2015, ...
  2. Why Advisors Need to Offer ESG Strategies

    Advisors who ignore environmental, social and governance investing do so at their peril, particularly those who work with ...
  3. The Difference Between Social and Impact Investing (GOOGL, KLD)

    ESG? SRI? How to make sense of socially-responsible and impact investing.
  4. Pirelli Hits Accelerator on IPO, Launches Plan to Cut Debt

    Italian tyremaker Pirelli said on Friday it had moved forward its plans to list on a stock exchange to the last quarter of ...
  5. Verizon Bets on Autonomous Cars (VZ)

    The telecom giant increased its market share in the rapidly growing telematics market by acquiring Renovo Auto for $10 million. ...
  6. Bulgaria's Fibank Considers Attracting Investors Among Strategic Options

    Bulgaria's First Investment Bank said on Friday it had hired Citigroup to advise the country's third largest lender on its ...
  1. A Pre-Retirement Checkup

    Are you on track to post-work bliss? We'll tell you how to find out.
  2. How the Rule of 55 Impacts Early Retirement

    This is what you need to know about the Rule of 55 if you plan to retire early.
  3. Decanting: Not Just for That Bottle of Cabernet

    Decanting an irrevocable trust is a useful tool to undo some of the missteps of the past.
  4. 9 Things to Consider as You Downsize Your Home

    These are the things that need to be considered when downsizing to a smaller home.
  5. Do Retirees Still Need Life Insurance?

    These questions can help decide whether or not life insurance is needed in retirement.
  6. Are You Ready for the Retirement Challenge?

    In order to truly take advantage of retirement, take these six things into consideration during the retirement planning process.
  1. IBM Price Levels to Watch After Earnings (IBM)

    IBM sold off at harmonic resistance in February after a yearlong bounce and could test even lower levels following a surprisingly ...
  2. Verizon Names 3 Companies It's Open to Merging With (VZ, CMCSA)

    Verizon’s CEO revealed that he’s open to the idea of merging the mobile network carrier with several other companies.
  3. Silver Lake Raises $15B as It Bets on New Tech Deals

    Silver Lake raised $15 billion for its latest tech fund.
  4. Facebook Dives Into Augmented, Virtual Realities on Day 1 of F8 (FB, SNAP)

    The social network kicked off its two-day annual developer conference by introducing new augmented reality and virtual reality ...
  5. DOL Fiduciary Rule Explained as of April 18, 2017

    The Department of Labor (DOL) Fiduciary Rule is a new ruling that expands the “investment advice fiduciary” definition under ...
  6. Self-Declared Bitcoin Creator Sees Company He Inspired Sold to Private Equity

    Craig Wright, who claims to have invented Bitcoin, has witnessed nChain Holdings, a company formulated on his research, as ...
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  2. Trickle-Down Theory

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  3. North American Free Trade Agreement - NAFTA

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  4. Agency Theory

    A supposition that explains the relationship between principals and agents in business. Agency theory is concerned with resolving ...
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