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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. 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 ...
  2. 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. ...
  3. 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)
  4. 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 ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. Bitcoin Pizza Day: Celebrating the $20 Million Pizza Order

    Bitcoin Pizza Day: the day Laszlo Hanyecz bought two pizzas for 10,000 Bitcoins.
  1. A.M. Best Affirms AIG Ratings After Review, Insurer's Stock Rises

    A.M. Best Co affirmed its financial strength rating on American International Group Inc on Tuesday, lifting some uncertainty ...
  2. $150B Sugar Industry on Verge of 'Tipping Point'

    Price shocks aside, Bloomberg sees dark clouds ahead for the beaten down sugar industry.
  3. FDA Clears Merck's Keytruda Based on Cancer Genetics, Not Location

    Merck & Co's immunotherapy Keytruda on Tuesday became the first cancer drug ever approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ...
  4. KCG ETF Specialist Chris Hempstead Let Go as Jobs Cut

    Chris Hempstead, a well-known specialist in exchange-traded fund sales at KCG Holdings Inc , has been let go as part of a ...
  5. SunPower Bets on China to Drive Profitable Growth

    The San Jose, Calif.-based solar company looks to gain ground in the global utility scale market.
  6. Honeywell to Decide by Fall Whether to Spin Off Aerospace Unit

    Honeywell International Inc said on Tuesday it would decide by fall this year whether to separate its aerospace business, ...
  1. A.M. Best Affirms AIG Ratings After Review, Insurer's Stock Rises

    A.M. Best Co affirmed its financial strength rating on American International Group Inc on Tuesday, lifting some uncertainty ...
  2. $150B Sugar Industry on Verge of 'Tipping Point'

    Price shocks aside, Bloomberg sees dark clouds ahead for the beaten down sugar industry.
  3. FDA Clears Merck's Keytruda Based on Cancer Genetics, Not Location

    Merck & Co's immunotherapy Keytruda on Tuesday became the first cancer drug ever approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ...
  4. KCG ETF Specialist Chris Hempstead Let Go as Jobs Cut

    Chris Hempstead, a well-known specialist in exchange-traded fund sales at KCG Holdings Inc , has been let go as part of a ...
  5. SunPower Bets on China to Drive Profitable Growth

    The San Jose, Calif.-based solar company looks to gain ground in the global utility scale market.
  6. Honeywell to Decide by Fall Whether to Spin Off Aerospace Unit

    Honeywell International Inc said on Tuesday it would decide by fall this year whether to separate its aerospace business, ...
  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. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Bitcoin Price Jumps to $2200 Per Coin

    The seventh anniversary of the first Bitcoin transaction marked its highest price of all time.
  4. 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.
  5. Brexit

    Brexit refers to Britain's leaving the European Union, which could happen in as few as two years.
  6. 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.
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  1. Debt Security

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  2. Taxable Income

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  3. Chartered Financial Analyst - CFA

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

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

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

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