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  1. Goal-Based Investing: My Favorite Term

    Managing Director of Vanguard's Retail Investor Group Karin Risi shares why "goal-based investing" is her favorite financial ...
  2. Security

    A security is a fungible, negotiable financial instrument that represents some type of financial value, usually in the form ...
  3. United Airlines vs. Delta First Class: Which Is Better?

    Both airlines allow you to check two free bags to most destinations when you fly first class, but baggage isn’t everything.
  4. 6 Ways to Avoid an Investment Ponzi Scheme

    Investments that promise high returns with little risk are everyone's dream – but if they could also be a Ponzi scheme. Here's ...
  5. 401(k) Balances Reach Record Highs

    Putting your 401(k) on auto-pilot could help you to build retirement wealth faster.
  6. Investopedia's Guide to Watching 'Wizard of Lies,' HBO's Madoff Movie

    Who's who, and all the financial background you need to watch HBO's tragic "The Wizard of Lies."
  1. America's Slowly Disappearing Middle Class

    A new study from the Pew Research Center provides evidence that the American middle class is shrinking.
  2. Choosing the Best Platform for Your Advisor Website

    Advisors should ask these five questions before choosing a website platform.
  3. Who Are Delta Airlines’ Main Competitors? (DAL)

    Compare the top competitors of Delta Air Lines, Inc. Take a deeper look into the key drivers of competition in the airline ...
  4. Fed Rate Hike Bets Are Slashed on Weaker Economy

    The odds for two more Fed rate hikes in 2017 fell sharply on economic misses
  5. Famous "Big Short" Investor Goes Long on Banks (JPM, BAC, C)

    The "Big Short" investor who shorted banks before the financial crisis is now buying financial shares
  6. Formidable! Why Europe Stocks Are Hot! (UN, SAP, FCAU)

    Mon Dieu: Sorry Donald Trump, the bull market is no longer made in America
  1. Financial Planning for Expectant Parents

    With proper planning an expectant couple can be more prepared for this life-changing experience.
  2. 6 Things That Make a Fiduciary Advisor Different

    Here are six ways fiduciary financial advisors are more beneficial to their clients.
  3. 15 Mistakes People Make When Planning for Retirement

    Here are 15 common retirement planning mistakes and how to avoid them.
  4. Real Estate Loans Are Part of Your Larger Financial Plan

    It is important to treat mortgage decisions based on an understanding of the benefits and risks.
  5. 4 Best Personal Finance Apps for 2017

    Managing your money and hitting your financial goals has never been easier with these top personal finance apps.
  6. What is the difference between overdraft and cash credit?

    The primary differences between overdraft and cash credit lie in how they are secured and whether the money is lent out of ...
  1. The 5 Best ETFs to Short the Market (SH, CHAD)

    An exchange-traded fund allows you to short a market segment instead of individual stocks.
  2. Top 3 British Pound ETFs (FXB, GBB)

    If you’re betting on a recovery after Brexit, you might want to consider these British pound ETFs.
  3. Stocks Fall as Political Turmoil Grips the U.S. (SPY, DIA)

    This week the major U.S. indexes moved lower amid alleged Donald Trump controversies.
  4. 3 Brick & Mortar Retailers in Strong Uptrends (PLCE, FIVE)

    Dozens of brick and mortar retailers have been crushed this earnings season but a handful of traditional specialty shops ...
  5. Time to Sell Boeing (BA)

    Boeing has reached hidden resistance at multiyear price targets, raising odds the long-term uptrend is finally coming to ...
  6. First Solar Holds 200-Day MA but Chart Could Be Bearish (FSLR)

    First Solar has fallen in recent days following its tremendous rise over the past few months, but will the stock turnaround ...
  1. What is the difference between revenue and income?

    Revenue is simply the total amount of cash generated by the sale of products or services associated with the company's primary ...
  2. Half of All Retail Jobs Could Be Gone in 10 Years

    Retail could take a greater manpower hit than the manufacturing sector experienced: Report.
  3. What the Bond Markets Tell Us About Reflation

    Global bond markets are flashing caution on the reflation trade. Yet we see the underlying reflationary dynamic as alive ...
  4. How can my stock's price change after hours, and what effect does this have on investors? Can I sell the stock at the after-hours price?

    When the regular market opens for the next day's trading, stocks may not necessarily open at the same price at which it traded ...
  5. Issuers Line Up US$6bn of ABS

    * Three whole business ABS take center stage
  6. Will Solar Tariffs Help or Hurt Industry Leaders?

    Baird downgrades shares of First Solar to neutral on expected possible impact of ITC tariffs.
  1. Issuers Line Up US$6bn of ABS

    * Three whole business ABS take center stage
  2. Will Solar Tariffs Help or Hurt Industry Leaders?

    Baird downgrades shares of First Solar to neutral on expected possible impact of ITC tariffs.
  3. How to Win a Box of Marshmallow-Only Lucky Charms

    General Mills is banking on Millennial nostalgia as it struggles with health-conscious consumers.
  4. Ford Names Hackett as CEO to Tackle Car Rivals, Silicon Valley

    Ford Motor Co abruptly named James Hackett as chief executive on Monday, responding to investors' growing unease about the ...
  5. Rent-a-Center Says Engaged Capital Rejects 2 Board Seats

    Rent-A-Center said on Monday that activist investor Engaged Capital LLC, which has been pushing the furniture retailer to ...
  6. RPT-U.S., China Accelerate Beef Talks; Deal Possible by Early June

    Talks on restarting U.S. beef exports to China are moving fast and final details should be in place by early June, the U.S. ...
  1. The Benefits of Having a Garden in Retirement

    There are many benefits to growing a vegetable garden during your retirement.
  2. Which Retirement Income Tax Strategy Is Right for You?

    Here are four retirement income withdrawal strategies to consider before you retire.
  3. Master Limited Partnership - MLP

    A Master Limited Partnership is a type of limited partnership that is publicly traded, combining the tax benefits of a partnership ...
  4. Goal-Based Investing: My Favorite Term

    Managing Director of Vanguard's Retail Investor Group Karin Risi shares why "goal-based investing" is her favorite financial ...
  5. 3 Steps That Can Lead to More Confidence in Retirement

    These three steps can help provide peace of mind and help you fully enjoy your retirement years.
  6. 8 Types of Americans Who Won't Get Social Security

    Most Americans eventually get Social Security retirement benefits. Those who don't need a solid Plan B.
  1. E-commerce Earnings on the Rise (AMZN, WMT)

    E-commerce companies reported a healthy rise in earnings. But growth has come at the cost of operating margins for some.
  2. Tesla Fights to Sell Directly to America's Wealthiest (TSLA)

    Tesla hopes its promise of new jobs will enable it to start selling electric autos in Connecticut, home to some of the nation’s ...
  3. New Bitcoin Price Record: Over $2,000 Per Coin

    The price of Bitcoin has climbed to its highest point of all time, now trading at over $2000 per coin.
  4. 4 Best Personal Finance Apps for 2017

    Managing your money and hitting your financial goals has never been easier with these top personal finance apps.
  5. Uber Enters Logistics Industry With Uber Freight (AMZN)

    Uber Freight is an app that connects shippers with trucking companies, removing freight brokers from the equation.
  6. Apple Entering Glucose Monitoring Market With Apple Watch (AAPL)

    The company is said to be working on a continuous glucose monitoring device.
Hot Definitions
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  2. Chartered Financial Analyst - CFA

    A professional designation given by the CFA Institute (formerly AIMR) that measures the competence and integrity of financial ...
  3. Initial Coin Offering (ICO)

    An Initial Coin Offering (ICO) is an unregulated means by which funds are raised for a new cryptocurrency venture.
  4. The Bernie Madoff Story

    Bernie Madoff ran a multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme that is considered the largest financial fraud of all time.
  5. Pyramid Scheme

    An illegal investment scam based on a hierarchical setup. New recruits make up the base of the pyramid and provide the funding, ...
  6. Ponzi Scheme

    A fraudulent investing scam promising high rates of return with little risk to investors. The Ponzi scheme generates returns ...
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