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  1. Top 25 Broker-Dealer Firms for 2017

    A ranking of the largest broker-dealers by assets under management.
  2. Understanding the Time Value of Money

    Find out why time really is money by learning to calculate present and future value.
  3. 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 ...
  4. Security

    A security is a fungible, negotiable financial instrument that represents some type of financial value, usually in the form ...
  5. 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.
  6. 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 ...
  1. How Uber Inspired Better Financial Advice

    Elliot Weissbluth discusses the impact services like Uber had on the financial industry and the way Hightower treats clients.
  2. The Great Millennial Wealth Shift

    Dr. Mohamed El-Erian shares his advice for the financial industry and younger generations poised to inherit trillions from ...
  3. Advisor Firms: How to Attract Younger Talent

    Not enough young adults are joining the financial advisor profession. Here are some recruiting tips.
  4. Stocks: The "Buy On The Dip" Party May Be Over (SPX)

    The aging bull market and Trump's multiple crises make buying on the dip a lot riskier
  5. Top 25 Broker-Dealer Firms for 2017

    A ranking of the largest broker-dealers by assets under management.
  6. America's Slowly Disappearing Middle Class

    A new study from the Pew Research Center provides evidence that the American middle class is shrinking.
  1. Why Your Career, Not a 401(k), Is Your Best Asset

    Learn why your career, not your house or retirement plan, is your best asset.
  2. How to Stress Test Your Financial Plan

    A look at four key variables and their impact on a financial plan.
  3. Minn. and Penn. High Schoolers Win National Economics Challenge 2017

    Questions included ones composed by the Federal Reserve. Yes, that Federal Reserve.
  4. Why Emergency Funds Are a Bad Idea

    Learn why taking the time to build an emergency fund is a staggeringly inefficient use of the precious and limited resource ...
  5. Advisor Firms: How to Attract Younger Talent

    Not enough young adults are joining the financial advisor profession. Here are some recruiting tips.
  6. The Best Place to Retire Is Your Own Hometown

    Fantasies aside, most retirees wind up remaining in the same locale. Here's why that's a good thing.
  1. Time to Buy Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX)

    Valeant Pharmaceuticals is setting off buy signals after Bill Ackman's Pershing Capital pulled up stakes and took a massive ...
  2. Citigroup Settles Money Laundering Case for $97 Mln (C)

    Per a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice, Citigroup has admitted it violated the Bank Secrecy Act, but it will ...
  3. Is Tesla Topping Out? (TSLA)

    Tesla's lack of progress since breaking out to a new high above 300 in April could signal an impending slide toward $250. ...
  4. Nearby Support Suggests Now Is the Time to Buy Base Metals (JJM, DBB)

    Traders have lost interest in base metals, but nearby support levels suggest that now could be the ideal time to buy. (JJM,DBB,JJC)
  5. TransferWise Offers Foreign Currency Business Accounts, Debit Cards

    London-based startup TransferWise has launched a new service in the UK and Europe that will make it easier for small businesses ...
  6. Jewellers Vulnerable to Brick & Mortar Exodus (TIF, SIG)

    Tiffany's and Signet Jewelers first quarter earnings reports this week could confirm slowing sales due to the e-commerce ...
  1. Opinion: Jump at Bunge Shows Glencore Has Its M&A Mojo Back

    Glencore's Bunge jump suggests Ivan Glasenberg has got his mojo back. On Tuesday, the commodity giant he runs said its agricultural ...
  2. Opinion: Whiskey and Wine Can Make Fine Corporate Cocktail

    There's no better way to start a night of hard drinking than with a shot of whiskey and a beer. Drunk separately, or mixed, ...
  3. Mexico Says 1st-Qtr Foreign Direct Investment Rises to $7.9 Bln

    Mexican foreign direct investment (FDI) rose to $7.9 billion in the first quarter of the year, 0.6 percent above the preliminary ...
  4. Intel, Big Banks Back Blockchain-Focused Fintech Firm

    Big financial firms seek to lower costs, improved efficiency in backing the NYC-based R3 consortium.
  5. JD.com Plans Drone Capable of Delivering One Ton by 2020

    China's ecommerce giants target massive rural market; Amazon UK tries small-scale drone delivery.
  6. Top Banks' Q1 Commodity Revenue Slides 29 Pct to 11-Year Low

    Commodities-related revenue at the 12 biggest investment banks fell 29 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2017 ...
  1. Opinion: Jump at Bunge Shows Glencore Has Its M&A Mojo Back

    Glencore's Bunge jump suggests Ivan Glasenberg has got his mojo back. On Tuesday, the commodity giant he runs said its agricultural ...
  2. Opinion: Whiskey and Wine Can Make Fine Corporate Cocktail

    There's no better way to start a night of hard drinking than with a shot of whiskey and a beer. Drunk separately, or mixed, ...
  3. Mexico Says 1st-Qtr Foreign Direct Investment Rises to $7.9 Bln

    Mexican foreign direct investment (FDI) rose to $7.9 billion in the first quarter of the year, 0.6 percent above the preliminary ...
  4. Intel, Big Banks Back Blockchain-Focused Fintech Firm

    Big financial firms seek to lower costs, improved efficiency in backing the NYC-based R3 consortium.
  5. JD.com Plans Drone Capable of Delivering One Ton by 2020

    China's ecommerce giants target massive rural market; Amazon UK tries small-scale drone delivery.
  6. Top Banks' Q1 Commodity Revenue Slides 29 Pct to 11-Year Low

    Commodities-related revenue at the 12 biggest investment banks fell 29 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2017 ...
  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. Apple and Nokia Bury the Hatchet (AAPL, NOK)

    The two giants, which have been fighting over Nokia’s patented technology for years, once again reached a truce.
  2. Microsoft Expects DNA Data Storage to Be Operational By 2020 (MSFT)

    Microsoft plans to use the same molecules our genes are made of to store data by 2020.
  3. Amazon's Annual Shareholder Meeting: What to Expect? (AMZN)

    As its size and market share has grown, the Seattle company's annual meetings have begun attracting protesters.
  4. Bitcoin Price Jumps to $2200 Per Coin

    The seventh anniversary of the first Bitcoin transaction marked its highest price of all time.
  5. Citi And Nasdaq Partner For Landmark Blockchain Payment System (NDAQ, C)

    Nasdaq, Inc. and Citigroup, Inc. announced an integrated blockchain payments initiative powered by Chain.
  6. Brexit

    Brexit refers to Britain's leaving the European Union, which could happen in as few as two years.
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  2. Debt Security

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  3. Taxable Income

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  4. Chartered Financial Analyst - CFA

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

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

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