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  1. 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.
  2. Top 25 Broker-Dealer Firms for 2017

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

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

    A security is a fungible, negotiable financial instrument that represents some type of financial value, usually in the form ...
  6. 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.
  1. How the Fed Fund Rate Hikes Affect the US Dollar

    Learn about the effects the federal funds rate on the U.S. dollar. Understand what happens when the Federal Reserve increases ...
  2. What's the difference between "top-down" and "bottom-up" investing?

    Top-down investing looks at the economy and tries to forecast which industry will generate the best returns. A bottom-up ...
  3. Retirement Planning for Clients Who Outlive Savings

    Half of Americans lack any retirement savings. Here's how advisors can turn that around.
  4. How the Fiduciary Rule Can Impact You

    Betterment founder and CEO, Jon Stein, explains how the Department of Labor (DOL) fiduciary rule will change the financial ...
  5. DOL Fiduciary Rule Explained as of May 23, 2017

    The Department of Labor (DOL) Fiduciary Rule is a new ruling that expands the “investment advice fiduciary” definition under ...
  6. Fiduciary Rule Uncertainty: How Advisors Are Adapting

    The future of the fiduciary rule is still up for debate. Here's how advisors can cope.
  1. DOL Fiduciary Rule Explained as of May 23, 2017

    The Department of Labor (DOL) Fiduciary Rule is a new ruling that expands the “investment advice fiduciary” definition under ...
  2. Fiduciary Rule Uncertainty: How Advisors Are Adapting

    The future of the fiduciary rule is still up for debate. Here's how advisors can cope.
  3. 7 Budget-Friendly Ways to Remodel a Kitchen

    Tackle the priciest parts first – the cabinets and counters – and use our other ideas to slash your costs on a kitchen remodel.
  4. The Real Reason Americans Are Falling Behind Financially

    Rising cost of living – not mindless spending – may be what's preventing many Americans from achieving financial security. ...
  5. 10 Graduation Gifts For Financial Success

    Here are 10 gift ideas to help your college graduate prepare for a successful financial future.
  6. 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.
  1. Three Stocks Starting Another Move Higher (APO, CENX)

    These stocks are in strong uptrends, and are starting to move higher again after a pullback/consolidation phase.
  2. Transportation Securities Bullish (IYT, FDX)

    Nearby support from ascending trendlines and 200-day moving averages on these transportation assets suggests that now could ...
  3. Bitcoin Price Finds Further Support in Scaling Agreement

    The scaling agreement is likely to provide support to Bitcoin’s price rally.
  4. Take-Two Could Struggle to Rally Higher (TTWO)

    Take-Two experienced a volatile two days of trading following the delay of RDR2, but the stock could be moving into overbought ...
  5. What is arbitrage?

    Arbitrage is basically buying a security in one market and simultaneously selling it in another market at a higher price, ...
  6. Teva Breaks Down to Fresh Lows – Will It Bottom Out? (TEVA)

    Teva Pharmaceuticals has experienced a rough year, but the stock could be bottoming out at current levels.
  1. Socialist Lenin Moreno Sworn in as Ecuador President

    Lenin Moreno was sworn in as Ecuador's president on Wednesday following a tight race that the former vice president won on ...
  2. U.S. Treasury Chief Says Reviewing Iran's Aircraft Licenses

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday that his department is reviewing licenses for Boeing Co and Airbus ...
  3. Why Amazon Invested in Plug Power (AMZN, PLUG)

    Last month, online giant Amazon inked a deal with alternative energy company Plug Power.
  4. Sarepta's Most Famous Drugs and Medications (SRPT)

    Drugmaker Sarepta Therapeutics has developed two other medications with encouraging prospects.
  5. AMD versus Nvdia (AMD, NVDA)

    A look at AMD and Nvidia, focusing on their latest GPU technology, and what is in store in the future.
  6. Rothschild, Northern Trust, Bluemountain Capital

    The following financial services industry appointments were announced on Wednesday. To inform us of other job changes, email ...
  1. Why Amazon Invested in Plug Power (AMZN, PLUG)

    Last month, online giant Amazon inked a deal with alternative energy company Plug Power.
  2. Sarepta's Most Famous Drugs and Medications (SRPT)

    Drugmaker Sarepta Therapeutics has developed two other medications with encouraging prospects.
  3. AMD versus Nvdia (AMD, NVDA)

    A look at AMD and Nvidia, focusing on their latest GPU technology, and what is in store in the future.
  4. Rothschild, Northern Trust, Bluemountain Capital

    The following financial services industry appointments were announced on Wednesday. To inform us of other job changes, email ...
  5. AMD versus Intel (AMD, INTC)

    Over the past 12 months, shares of Advanced Micro Devices have blown away its top competitor Intel.
  6. World’s Largest Food and Beverage Players 2017: Nestle, Pepsi, Coke Topple Peers

    Rapidly evolving consumer preferences were not enough to move old-time leaders from the top spots.
  1. 15 Mistakes People Make When Planning for Retirement

    Here are 15 common retirement planning mistakes and how to avoid them.
  2. 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, ...
  3. The Benefits of Having a Garden in Retirement

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

    Here are four retirement income withdrawal strategies to consider before you retire.
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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 ...
  1. BlackBerry Turnaround Catching Fire (BBRY)

    BlackBerry has reached a 2-year high, with improved sentiment likely to generate a sustained uptrend and even higher prices. ...
  2. Netflix Courts Controversy at Cannes (NFLX, AMZN)

    The movie-streaming service's chief content officer called it "L'Affaire de Netflix."
  3. Facebook and Google Are Bringing Automation to Marketers (FB, GOOG)

    The tech rivals both plan to provide marketers with more automation as they bid to increase market share in the digital advertising ...
  4. How Home Depot, Best Buy, Wal-Mart Can Beat Amazon (HD, BBY)

    Amazon.com Inc.'s growth has caused sales of many retailers to plunge, yet some are poised to thrive.
  5. How Do Apple And Nokia Benefit From Ending Their Patent Battle? (AAPL, NOK)

    Both companies stand to gain from ending a vicious patent dispute that started last December.
  6. Blockbuster! Netflix's Journey on Its IPO Anniversary

    If you bought the stock during the IPO, you'd have raked in a 14,000% return
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