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  1. 2017’s Most Expensive Cell Phones

    2017’s most expensive cell phones have a variety of high-tech features that are intended to justify their cost.
  2. The Benefits of Asset-Based Long-Term Care

    Here's how can you keep long-term care costs from wiping out your retirement savings.
  3. What are the primary differences between a closed end investment and an open end investment?

    Learn what the primary differences are between open-end investments and closed-end investments, and the implications for ...
  4. Can You Trust Your Trustee?

    Ignorance and incompetence can cost you money. Make sure your trustee is up to the task.
  5. The Executor's Checklist: 7 Things To Do Before They Die

    Being an executor comes with a lot of responsibility, and these tips will reduce the complications that can come with the ...
  6. Investing in Leveraged Buyouts: Know the Risks

    Leveraged buyouts allow investors to make large acquisitions without a lot of capital. But LBOs carry big risks and result ...
  1. Facebook Stock Could Hit $200 After Earnings

    Enthusiastic buyers have ignored recent controversies, lifting Facebook shares back to the July all-time high.
  2. How Stock Investors Can Profit Big From Spinoffs

    Spinning Rich Profits: Spinoffs as a group have posted total returns of nearly 300% over 10 years
  3. How American Century Preps Investors for the Future

    American Century and Investopedia at the 2017 Chicago Marathon.
  4. Welcome to Chicago!

    The Financial Fitness Tour stops at the 2017 Chicago Marathon.
  5. 7 Essential Tech Tools for Financial Advisors

    Investing in the right tech tools for your practice can boost productivity and client service.
  6. Advisor Insights: Frequently Asked Questions

    Here are answers to frequently asked questions about Investopedia's Advisor Insights platform.
  1. The Frugal Senior's Guide to a Comfortable Retirement

    Living frugally in retirement can still be comfortable as long as you plan well and avoid being unduly cheap. It’s all a ...
  2. How to Calculate Required Rate of Return

    The required rate of return is used by investors and corporations to evaluate investments. Find out how to calculate it. ...
  3. Most Valuable Career Skills of 2017

    Having the right career skills can make you more competitive and successful, whatever your job or field. Here are those most ...
  4. Preparing Financially for Life's Disasters

    Disability and life insurance can help you and your family prepare for all of life's disasters.
  5. Equifax and Your Data: What's Next?

    Take the proper steps to find out if you were affected by the Equifax hack and protect your credit.
  6. Be Wary of Financial Advice Heard on Radio, TV

    Radio and television is best left for entertainment, not financial advice.
  1. Facebook Stock Could Hit $200 After Earnings

    Enthusiastic buyers have ignored recent controversies, lifting Facebook shares back to the July all-time high.
  2. Commodity Investing 101

    From the orange juice we drink to the gas we use to power our vehicles and heat our homes, commodities play important roles ...
  3. The Top 3 Netflix Shareholders (NFLX)

    Discover the top three owners of Netflix shares, and learn how the 30-person startup grew into a global streaming network ...
  4. The Impact of China Devaluing the Yuan

    The global response to, and fallout from, an event that rocked the investment world in 2015: China devaluating its currency ...
  5. Options Trading Strategies: Understanding Position Delta

    Learn more about the position delta hedge ratio and how it can tell you the number of contracts needed to hedge a position ...
  6. The 6 Most Important Cryptocurrencies Other Than Bitcoin

    Bitcoin is hardly the only game in town.
  1. Activist Investor RBR Launching Campaign to Break Up Credit Suisse -FT

    Activist investor RBR Capital Advisors is launching a campaign for breaking up Swiss bank Credit Suisse Group AG into three ...
  2. Netflix Adds More Subscribers Than Expected, Shares Hit Record

    Netflix Inc added more subscribers than expected around the world in the third quarter and projected growth in line with ...
  3. Android Phones Vulnerable to Wi-Fi Attacks: Report

    Cybersecurity experts say a new kind of attack lets hackers read Wi-Fi traffic, inject malware.
  4. 6 Investing Ideas to Consider Now

    It’s not too late to prepare portfolios for the remainder of 2017. Richard shares some investing ideas to consider now.
  5. Chart of the Week: Is the Recent Small-Cap Run Worth Chasing?

    U.S. small caps have impressed recently, but they have hurdles to clear to win investors’ affections longer term.
  6. Facebook Stock Could Hit $200 After Earnings

    Enthusiastic buyers have ignored recent controversies, lifting Facebook shares back to the July all-time high.
  1. Activist Investor RBR Launching Campaign to Break Up Credit Suisse -FT

    Activist investor RBR Capital Advisors is launching a campaign for breaking up Swiss bank Credit Suisse Group AG into three ...
  2. Netflix Adds More Subscribers Than Expected, Shares Hit Record

    Netflix Inc added more subscribers than expected around the world in the third quarter and projected growth in line with ...
  3. Android Phones Vulnerable to Wi-Fi Attacks: Report

    Cybersecurity experts say a new kind of attack lets hackers read Wi-Fi traffic, inject malware.
  4. 6 Investing Ideas to Consider Now

    It’s not too late to prepare portfolios for the remainder of 2017. Richard shares some investing ideas to consider now.
  5. Chart of the Week: Is the Recent Small-Cap Run Worth Chasing?

    U.S. small caps have impressed recently, but they have hurdles to clear to win investors’ affections longer term.
  6. Facebook Stock Could Hit $200 After Earnings

    Enthusiastic buyers have ignored recent controversies, lifting Facebook shares back to the July all-time high.
  1. Why Retirement Planning Is About More Than Money

    A crucial step in retirement planning that shouldn't be overlooked doesn't involve finances.
  2. Can You Trust Your Trustee?

    Ignorance and incompetence can cost you money. Make sure your trustee is up to the task.
  3. The Executor's Checklist: 7 Things To Do Before They Die

    Being an executor comes with a lot of responsibility, and these tips will reduce the complications that can come with the ...
  4. 3 Tips for Managing the Retirement Planning Maze

    Use these three tips to make your way safely through the retirement maze.
  5. Six Options for Moving Retirement Money - Part I

    If you leave your current job and have a 401(k), there are many things you can do with it.
  6. Retirement Income Planning Made Easier With the 3-5-7 Strategy

    If you are worried about running out of retirement income, use the 3-7-5 strategy.
  1. Why Google May Need To Buy Salesforce To Beat Amazon

    A major acquisition might help Google catch up in cloud computing.
  2. Are Your Stocks in Danger of Getting Hacked?

    Stocks are a last great frontier for hackers.
  3. Ethereum's Price Increases After Hard Fork Implementation

    The cryptocurrency's Byzantium hard fork has several security and network features that might help speed up adoption of its ...
  4. Facebook Stock Could Hit $200 After Earnings

    Enthusiastic buyers have ignored recent controversies, lifting Facebook shares back to the July all-time high.
  5. What Are Decentralized Cryptocurrency Exchanges?

    Could the latest type of digital currency exchange protect users from potential hacks?
  6. Ripple Founder Favors Government Regulation of Cryptocurrencies

    Brad Garlinghouse says regulatory intervention has been a positive thing for the cryptocurrency field.
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