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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. 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 ...
  2. Fed Rate Hike Bets Are Slashed on Weaker Economy

    The odds for two more Fed rate hikes in 2017 fell sharply on economic misses
  3. 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
  4. Formidable! Why Europe Stocks Are Hot! (UN, SAP, FCAU)

    Mon Dieu: Sorry Donald Trump, the bull market is no longer made in America
  5. How Vanguard is Trying to Reach Millennials

    Managing Director of Vanguard's Financial Advisor Services, Thomas Rampulla, discusses the negative effects of the 2008 financial ...
  6. How Americans Struggle with Retirement

    While some struggle to plan a drawdown schedule, others may not be able to afford retirement at all.
  1. 6 Things That Make a Fiduciary Advisor Different

    Here are six ways fiduciary financial advisors are more beneficial to their clients.
  2. 15 Mistakes People Make When Planning for Retirement

    Here are 15 common retirement planning mistakes and how to avoid them.
  3. 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.
  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. 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 ...
  6. What does a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) do?

    A CFO is responsible for reporting accurate financial information of the company, investing the company's money, and identifying ...
  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. Celgene MS Drug Clears Key Trial, but Disability Data Falls Short

    Celgene Corp's multiple sclerosis drug met the main goal of reducing annualized relapse rate, compared with Biogen Inc's ...
  2. 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.
  3. Italy Offers Multinationals Voluntary "Webtax" to Avoid Wrangles

    Italy sought to boost revenue from multinational internet companies on Monday by offering them the chance to agree on their ...
  4. Julian Robertson's Tiger Mgmt Sold Apple and Google, Bought Adobe in Q1 (AAPL, C)

    Robertson was one of several hedge fund managers to sell off Apple stock in the first quarter.
  5. Encouragement for Indonesia ETFs (EIDO, IDX)

    An upgrade to Indonesia's credit rating could jump-start its equity markets.
  6. Spanish Share Prices Lag Rest of Europe on Political Concerns

    European share prices steadied on Monday as fresh political concerns in Spain weighed, although merger and acquisition (M&A) ...
  1. Spanish Share Prices Lag Rest of Europe on Political Concerns

    European share prices steadied on Monday as fresh political concerns in Spain weighed, although merger and acquisition (M&A) ...
  2. Augmented Reality Gets Boost From Facebook, Snap

    AR is forecast to grow 30% this year thanks to Facebook's Stories and Snap's Snapchat lenses.
  3. Why Ford's New Boss Faces a Rough Road Ahead (F, GM, TSLA)

    Ford's New CEO, Jim Hackett, must find a way to overhaul the automaker
  4. Banks Call for Looser Payday Lending Rules

    Large banks want to be more included in the market for offering short-term, high-interest loans.
  5. Facebook Want to Tell You Who You Should Know

    The company is working on a feature to suggest people it thinks users should connect with.
  6. 3 Under-the-radar Momentum Plays (AOII, WTW)

    A basket of small cap stocks are charging higher in 2017 momentum rallies that could eventually end at much higher price ...
  1. Which Retirement Income Tax Strategy Is Right for You?

    Here are four retirement income withdrawal strategies to consider before you retire.
  2. 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 ...
  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. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Avoid These 4 Estate Planning Mistakes

    Avoiding these four common estate planning mistakes will ensure you and your family are prepared.
  1. 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 ...
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Apple Entering Glucose Monitoring Market With Apple Watch (AAPL)

    The company is said to be working on a continuous glucose monitoring device.
  6. Charles Schwab IRA and Roth IRA Review (SCHW)

    Charles Schwab focuses on high-service IRA and Roth IRA accounts, with a vast array of investment choices that have no fees, ...
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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

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