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  1. 90% of Hedge Funds Are a Bad Investment, Claims Cliffwater Analyst

    Only 1,500 of the 15,000 or so existing hedge funds are worth it, says one critic.
  2. Billionaire Hedge Funder Mark Lasry Calls Recent Boom a "Sugar High"

    After, comes the sugar crash, says the Clinton supporter.
  3. The Marijuana Business: Growing Like a Weed

    With a wave of new states legalizing weed, job growth within the marijuana industry looks to be heating up.
  4. Rise of the Robo Advisors

    The financial advisory business is facing an impending transformational change.
  5. 7 Top Finance Books to Gift This Christmas

    An overview of six engaging financial reads to give as gifts this Christmas.
  6. What Are the Pros and Cons of Online Checking Accounts?

    Learn about the ways an online checking account can save you time and money, but understand the drawbacks before signing ...
  1. 5 Books That Will Transform the Way You Think

    Just as successful startups disrupt their industries, these writers disrupt our view of the world.
  2. Is Your Retirement Plan on Track?

    Sooner or later that day will come. How to tell if you're ready and what to do if you need a course correction.
  3. 7 Habits That Can Lead to Future Wealth

    Getting rich is like getting fit. To achieve your goals, you must develop healthy long term habits. Here are 7 habits that ...
  4. Fixing the Credit Gap for Black-Owned Companies

    Black-owned companies face greater obstacles when seeking capital, says a recent Census Bureau study. What to do.
  5. USD Moves Down as Trump Policy Details Underwhelm

    Trump's presser today did not make investors feel a great deal better.
  6. Why Your Portfolio Didn't Keep up With the S&P 500

    The S&P 500 rose almost 12% in 2016 but many individual portfolios didn't have the same result.
  1. Tips to Afford a Mortgage with Student Loan Debt

    Use these guidelines to decide whether you can afford a mortgage along with student loan debt.
  2. Deutsche Bank to Cut 90 Percent of Bonuses (DB, GS)

    Deutsche Bank will reportedly withhold bonuses from 90 percent of its workforce.
  3. Morgan Stanley Crushes Earnings (MS)

    The investment bank's revenues jumped over 16 percent from a year ago, and earnings were far higher than analysts' estimates.
  4. How Much Mortgage Can You Afford?

    Here's how to determine what you should be borrowing to finance your home.
  5. Top 6 Marriage-Killing Money Issues

    Strengthen your marriage by discussing these financial pitfalls.
  6. Cut Your Investment Fees to Be a Wall Street Deadbeat

    There are now many ways to proactively minimize fees associated with our investment portfolios.
  1. Top 7 Technical Analysis Tools

    Check out these common technical indicators and learn how you can add them to your trading toolkit
  2. The Biggest Investment Challenges for 2017

    Steve Sanduski, President of Belay Advisor, explains what he's doing to prepare for 2017's market challenges.
  3. Stocks Begin the Year on a High Note (SPY, DIA)

    Positive payroll data pushed stocks up for the week but the Dow finished just shy of the 20,000 mark.
  4. Hedge Funds Pray for High Commodities Prices in 2017

    The commodities rally in 2016 was strong, giving hedge funders hope for 2017.
  5. Amgen Set to Test Two-year Range Resistance (AMGN, IBB)

    Amgen has posted a 2-month bullish island reversal this week, setting the stage for its seventh assault on range resistance ...
  6. Wells-Fargo Mea Culpa Could Send Stock Flying (WFC)

    Wells-Fargo is likely to play catch up with high flying rivals when market players believe the fake account scandal has finally ...
  1. Analyze Cash Flow The Easy Way

    Find out how to analyze the way a company spends its money to determine whether there will be any money left for investors. ...
  2. Analyzing A Bank's Financial Statements

    A careful review of a bank's financial statements can help you identify key factors in a potential investment.
  3. Understanding The Sharpe Ratio

    This simple ratio will tell you how much that extra return is really worth.
  4. Six Biggest Bond Risks

    Don't assume that you can't lose money in this market - you can. Find out how.
  5. 10 Simple Steps To Financial Security Before 30

    Find out how to reach your long-term goals without becoming a tightwad.
  6. Buying vs. Renting in the San Francisco Bay Area

    Buying vs. renting in the San Francisco Bay Area is a conundrum: Both are pricey. How to decide.
  1. Zacks: J.B. Hunt Misses on Q4 Earnings (JBHT)

    J.B. Hunt, which fell 3 cents shy of Zacks’ earnings estimate, reported a fourth-quarter profit of $117.9 million.
  2. C. R. Bard Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Thursday (BCR)

    C. R. Bard will send its dividend payment on Feb. 3 to shareholders of record as of Jan. 23.
  3. General Electric Earnings on Tap: What to Expect (GE, BHI)

    Wall Street doesn't appear keen on GE's move to combine its industrial business with that of Baker Hughes.
  4. Fitbit: Short Rally Turns Into a Bad Few Weeks

    Despite optimism at the start of the year, shares have been a target for short sellers.
  5. Charter: HSBC Initiates Coverage With $270 PT

    Charter Communications gets a hold rating and a price target that implies a 10% decline.
  6. Schlumberger Q4 Earnings on Tap: What to Expect (SLB)

    While demand for shale drilling services has ticked up, the company is still battling a market with lower rig counts.
  1. The Retirement Plan Small Businesses Should Offer

    Here's how small businesses can benefit from offering a SIMPLE IRA to their employees.
  2. Why Saving Too Much for Retirement Can Be a Big Mistake

    Planning how much you need for retirement is not an easy task – there are many variables to consider. Here's a little help ...
  3. The Retirement Divide: CEOs vs. the Rest of Us

    CEOs do great, but a new report has troubling news for the average American retiree.
  4. Clarity: My Favorite Term

    Adam Dell shares his favorite financial term.
  5. 3 Goals to Focus on to Save More for Retirement

    These three strategies will put you on the path towards saving more for retirement.
  6. How To Maximize Inherited Retirement Accounts

    Leaving a retirement account to heirs takes planning for the giver and the receiver.
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