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  1. 6 Reasons Not to Elect Joint Ownership

    Joint ownership offers numerous benefits, but there are underlying issues to take into account.
  2. Private Equity Profits Shrink as Loan Sector Cools Off

    Returns have been falling for private equity funds that lend to small companies.
  3. Advantages & Disadvantages Of Dual Citizenship

    When does it make sense to be a citizen of the U.S. and somewhere else? Here are the plusses and negatives of a dual citizenship.
  4. Tony Robbins on the Fiduciary Rule

    Best-selling author and entrepreneur Tony Robbins on the Dept. of Labor's "Fiduciary Rule"
  5. HSBC to Hire 1,000 in China (HSBC)

    HSBC is starting a hiring spree in the south of mainland China.
  6. 3 Simple Lifestyle Changes to Make You More Productive

    If you are looking to become more productive it's important to find out what works best for you. Here are three ideas to ...
  1. Behavioral Finance: How Bias Can Hurt Investing

    Here are three cognitive biases from behavioral finance that investors would do well to be aware of to avoid making poor ...
  2. 4 Keys to a Satisfying Retirement

    As these four factors illustrate, successful retirement planning takes more than entries in a spreadsheet into consideration. ...
  3. Why Stock Picking Is a Loser's Game

    If you are trading in and out of individual stocks and you are not illegally insider trading, you are a total loser. Here's ...
  4. Youth and Roth IRA Equals a Solid Retirement Plan

    Educating yourself on retirement savings opportunities at the start of your career can have a huge impact on your personal ...
  5. 10 Things to Do Before Retirement

    Preparing for retirement isn't all about finances. Some steps to get you there will be more subjective, and more fun.
  6. What to Do to Prepare for Retirement

    Here is a retirement checklist that offers many things to think about, from ten years before retirement to just after yours ...
  1. Where the Fed Goes from Here

    What does weaker-than-expected March jobs growth mean for the path of rate normalization? Rick Rieder weighs in.
  2. 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 ...
  3. Compensation Rises as Bank Stocks Regain their Shine

    Banker compensation jumps quarter-on-quarter on upbeat outlook and increased trading revenue.
  4. How to Write a Check

    Our simple step by step guide, and video, for How to Write a Check, for all of you who have never had to pay the old school ...
  5. Amex vs. Chase vs. Citi: Who Has the Best Rewards Points?

    Credit card rewards points aren't all created equal; some yield better benefits. How American Express, Citi, and Chase stack ...
  6. Quiz: How Well Do You Know ETFs?

    Test your knowledge of ETF investing with this quiz.
  1. Market Cycles Turning Against American Express (AXP)

    American Express price action has set off its first major sell signal since 2013, raising odds the long uptrend will come ...
  2. Financial Stocks Scatter Amid Mixed Earnings (MS, GS)

    Banks like JPMorgan Chase and Bank of America are riding high on fixed-income revenue. Goldman Sachs, not so much.
  3. Solar ETF Can Endure Trump-Induced Concerns (TAN, XLE)

    The Trump Administration may not be the obstacle to solar stocks that some investors think.
  4. 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 ...
  5. This ETF Suggests Now Is the Time to Buy Financials (XLF, C)

    The bullish trend on the chart of the popular financial ETF is suggesting that the next leg higher could just be getting ...
  6. Momentum Stocks Poised for Breakouts (S, ETE)

    These stocks rallied big and then stalled. The next breakout is also expected to produce a big move. (S,ETE, OCN)
  1. Cenovus 1st-Qtr Profit Overshadowed by ConocoPhillips Concerns

    Cenovus Energy Inc will provide more details in the third quarter on its divestiture plan to fund the C$17 billion ($12.6 ...
  2. House Bill Would Exempt E-Cigs From Tobacco Regs

    If passed, the bill would represent a huge win for America's growing $4.4B vaping industry.
  3. Semi Sector Looks Good Based on Texas Instruments Earnings

    Quarterly results out of Texas Instruments yesterday and Qualcomm last week show a semi industry that's in great shape.
  4. Fiat Chrysler May Add More Self-Driving Supplier Partners -CEO

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles may seek more supplier partners to help it develop and build self-driving vehicles, Chief Executive ...
  5. Trump's Tax Cut Proposal Shines Light on MLPs

    The Trump administration's proposal to slash tax rates on so-called pass-through businesses would deliver a windfall to investors ...
  6. Is It Time to Look at Beaten-Down AK Steel? (AKS)

    AK Steel dropped after Trump-related optimism faded. Examine the steel maker's operations and valuation.
  1. Kaspersky Will Hold Its Fire in Microsoft Dispute

    Kaspersky Lab CEO says he will hold off on filing a anti-competitiveness complaint with EU body.
  2. Lennar Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Friday (LEN)

    Lennar will send its dividend payment on May 16 to shareholders of record as of May 2.
  3. Credit Suisse Avoids IPO for Swiss Bank Unit (CS)

    Credit Suisse reported first quarter net income that swung to a profit from losses a year prior.
  4. A Survivor's Guide for a U.S. Government Shutdown

    Americans can expect closed monuments and possible delays in air travel, tax refunds and new passports
  5. Rise and Fall of a Wall Street Darling: Chipotle (CMG)

    This is the story of how Chipotle's stock, once a fast-casual juggernaut, crashed and burned – and what happens next.
  6. Henderson Shareholders Approve Merger With Janus Capital

    Shareholders of British asset manager Henderson Global Investors backed its $6 billion merger with U.S. fund firm Janus Capital ...
  1. The Risky Money Step Millennial Parents Are Taking

    Millennial parents, are you saving for your kids’ college over your own retirement? Don’t do it, and here’s why and how not ...
  2. How to Find Balance in Retirement

    Baby Boomers face issues that their parents may not have had to in retirement.
  3. 4 Steps to Successful Retirement Savings

    These four steps can get you on the right path to meet your retirement goals.
  4. Using Indexed Universal Life for Retirement Income

    Designed properly, indexed universal life insurance can be a great way to save for investors who have the keen ability to ...
  5. How to Grow Your Retirement Plan to $1 Million

    So you want a million dollar nest egg? These tips will help get get started.
  6. Top 4 Things to Do Before Retiring

    You owe it to yourself to head into retirement prepared. Here are four steps to help outline your best possible plan.
  1. Tesla's Model 3 To Be Unveiled In July (TSLA, GM)

    The unveiling will provide Tesla enthusiasts a first glimpse at its technical details, features, and pricing.
  2. Bezos, Buffett and Ortega Battle it Out for World's Second Richest Man

    Zara's Amancio Ortega just bumped newly-ascendant Bezos in the ever-changing spot for the world's second-richest man.
  3. T-Mobile Wins Big in FCC Spectrum Auction (TMUS, DISH)

    Dish Network and Comcast are the other winners in today's spectrum auction.
  4. Amazon Releases Alexa Development Kit (AMZN, GOOG)

    The kit enbales hardware manufacturers to integrate Alexa into their devices.
  5. Robo-Advisor (Robo-Adviser)

    Robo-advisors are digital platforms that provide automated, algorithm-driven financial planning services with little to no ...
  6. Tesla Gaining Ground in Used Car Markets (TSLA, GM)

    The electric car maker's used Model S vehicles sell faster and at a higher premium compared with other luxury car models.
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