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  1. The Home Appraisal: Your Key to a Successful Refinance

    When you refinance your mortgage, everything hinges on the appraisal. Here's what appraisers look at, how to make your home ...
  2. Is Your Bank Pushing You Into the Wrong Products?

    Recent reports of questionable selling practices at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. underscore the need for banking customers ...
  3. Why Are the Cayman Islands So Popular With Hedge Funds?

    Here's a recent Q&A on what makes the Cayman Islands popular with hedge funds.
  4. More People to Pay Off Debt than Spend Tax Refund Cash in 2017

    Financial security weighs heavy as people choose prudence over spending the extra refund cash
  5. 8 Reasons Not to Sell Your Home Without An Agent

    Is saving the seller's side of the agent's commission worth the trouble of selling your home without one? Why it could cost ...
  6. Vacation Home or Income-Producing Investment?

    There is an alternative to letting your cottage sit empty all year, but turning a profit won't be easy.
  1. Why Advisors Say Debt Isn’t Always a Bad Thing

    When managed properly, debt can be used to achieve a higher overall rate of return.
  2. The DOL's Fiduciary Rule Requires a Holistic Approach

    Here's why complying with the DOL's fiduciary rule should begin with a holistic approach.
  3. Stocks' Long Upward March: Is a Correction Due?

    History shows similar advances have led to 15% median returns in the next 12 months
  4. Why Boomers Aren't Saving Enough for Retirement

    Baby Boomers still aren't saving enough for retirement. Here's what they can do to turn things around.
  5. Mnuchin Plays Down Trump's Ambitious Growth Target

    During the campaign, Trump promised growth of 4%, 5%, or 6%. Mnuchin prefers 3%.
  6. IRA Taxes: Tips for Reducing What You'll Owe

    Once you retire, taxation on an IRA can become your biggest enemy. Here are a few steps that can help ease the tax burden.
  1. Gen X: Can Your House Cost You Your Retirement?

    If you're in Generation X and thinking about retirement, be sure to review your housing expenses.
  2. The Most Important Component of True Family Wealth

    The most important component in family wealth comes from people, and it has to be nurtured.
  3. The Jobs with the Biggest Raises

    Which are the jobs with the biggest raises? And how high are their salaries?
  4. Why Advisors Say Debt Isn’t Always a Bad Thing

    When managed properly, debt can be used to achieve a higher overall rate of return.
  5. Can You Control Your Financial Well-Being?

    Some parts of your financial well-being are out of your control, focus on the parts you can control.
  6. Don't Lose out on Equity Compensation When You Retire

    Equity compensation can be a lucrative benefit that shouldn't be overlooked at retirement.
  1. Funds Dumping Salesforce Ahead of Earnings (CRM)

    Salesforce.com is trading near 2015 resistance after a 2-month rally but heavy distribution predicts a sell the news reaction ...
  2. Canaccord Sees Volatility, Long-Term Gains for U.S. Stocks (SPY, SPYB)

    More volatility but fundamental strength in the long-term should benefit stock index funds like SPY and VOO.
  3. Keep Selling Yelp and Trip Advisor (YELP, TRIP)

    Heavy competition and self-inflicted wounds should keep Yelp and Trip Advisor short sellers in business through 2017 and ...
  4. Active Traders Are Not Giving Up on Commodities (GSG, REMX)

    Bullish chart patterns and nearby support are triggering a renewed interest in commodities. These charts of these three ETFs ...
  5. Tide Turning for Marine Retailers (HZO, MPX)

    Some marine retailers are welcoming significant revenue gains with rising U.S. consumer confidence.
  6. Biotech on the Verge of a Breakout (IBB, XBI)

    Both the IBB and XBI are surging today. There are two important levels investors should watch out for.
  1. Snap Inc. Raises Valuation from $19.5 Billion to $22.2 Billion (SNAP, FB)

    The largest U.S.-listed tech offering since Alibaba’s IPO in 2014 is almost here.
  2. Costco, Dillard's Top Consumer List (COST, DDS)

    Retailers struggling with online shopping trends show they are willing to improve customer satisfaction.
  3. Facebook's VR Dreams May Be Hurt by ZeniMax Fight

    ZeniMax has asked a court to stop Facebook's Oculus VR headset from using its software code.
  4. Game Stop Tanks Over MSFT's 'Netflix for Games'

    Game Stop stock fell after Microsoft announced a Netflix-type service for its Xbox games.
  5. Top 4 Financial Stocks for 2017

    These four financial stocks are currently in uptrends and have good prospects for 2017.
  6. Buffett's Bet with the Hedge Funds: Year Nine (BRK-A, BRK-B)

    In 2008, Warren Buffett placed a million-dollar bet that an S&P 500 index fund would beat the funds of funds hedge fund ...
  1. Costco, Dillard's Top Consumer List (COST, DDS)

    Retailers struggling with online shopping trends show they are willing to improve customer satisfaction.
  2. Facebook's VR Dreams May Be Hurt by ZeniMax Fight

    ZeniMax has asked a court to stop Facebook's Oculus VR headset from using its software code.
  3. Game Stop Tanks Over MSFT's 'Netflix for Games'

    Game Stop stock fell after Microsoft announced a Netflix-type service for its Xbox games.
  4. Top 4 Financial Stocks for 2017

    These four financial stocks are currently in uptrends and have good prospects for 2017.
  5. Buffett's Bet with the Hedge Funds: Year Nine (BRK-A, BRK-B)

    In 2008, Warren Buffett placed a million-dollar bet that an S&P 500 index fund would beat the funds of funds hedge fund ...
  6. NVDA Is Searching for a Bottom (NVDA)

    NVDA shares are off 3% today after gaining 3% yesterday.
  1. Your 40s Is Not Too Late to Save for Retirement

    If you are in your 40s and haven't started planning or saving for retirement, it's not too late.
  2. Avoid Paying More for Medicare by Planning Ahead

    Use these methods to reduce your retirement income to avoid the income-related Medicare adjustment.
  3. Don't Lose out on Equity Compensation When You Retire

    Equity compensation can be a lucrative benefit that shouldn't be overlooked at retirement.
  4. Is Your Safe Investing Strategy Really Safe?

    Playing it too safe increases your opportunity cost and decreases your earnings in the long run.
  5. Why Boomers Aren't Saving Enough for Retirement

    Baby Boomers still aren't saving enough for retirement. Here's what they can do to turn things around.
  6. IRA Taxes: Tips for Reducing What You'll Owe

    Once you retire, taxation on an IRA can become your biggest enemy. Here are a few steps that can help ease the tax burden.
  1. Cyber Identity

    Cyber identity refers to the personality or personalities that is created through a person’s online interactions.
  2. Behavioral Analytics

    Behavioral analytics is an area of data analytics that focuses on providing insight into the actions of people.
  3. Target Shares Hurt by Gloomy Outlook (TGT, WMT)

    Target's disappointing fourth quarter results and outlook are also weighing on Wal-Mart shares.
  4. Chart of the Week: China on an Upswing

    Richard explains why sentiment on China has become positive, as well as its market implications.
  5. Funds Dumping Salesforce Ahead of Earnings (CRM)

    Salesforce.com is trading near 2015 resistance after a 2-month rally but heavy distribution predicts a sell the news reaction ...
  6. Keep Selling Yelp and Trip Advisor (YELP, TRIP)

    Heavy competition and self-inflicted wounds should keep Yelp and Trip Advisor short sellers in business through 2017 and ...
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