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  1. Extreme Socially Responsible Investing

    Make your money work for you without putting it into ventures that don't support your values.
  2. Are You in the Top One Percent of the World?

    If you live in an industrialized country, cracking the top 1% of income earners isn't as difficult as you might think.
  3. How Much Puts You in the 1% in America's Richest Cities

    If you’re looking to join the 1% club, you can do it with an income not far above $100,000, but you won’t be doing it in ...
  4. Active vs. Passive Investing

    Be strategic about which of these investing strategies you follow (and when).
  5. 4 Risks of Giving Your House to Your Child

    Your instincts may be generous, but handing over the house may not be the best financial plan for you – or your child.
  6. How to Avoid Common Middle-Class Money Traps

    Spending is inevitable, but by budgeting carefully, families can enjoy financial security while dodging unnecessary stress ...
  1. How a Revocable Living Trust Makes Your Executor’s Job Easier

    Establish a revocable living trust to give you peace of mind and avoid probate. The executor of your will’s job will be easier, ...
  2. Congress May Take Away Your 401(k) Tax Deduction

    As part of overhauling the U.S. income tax system, Congress is considering taking away your 401(k) tax deduction. What will ...
  3. Why Fed May Take a Summer Breather on Rate Hikes

    The Fed will probably raise rates twice late in 2017 before trimming its portfolio, BofA says.
  4. 401(k) Alternatives for High-Income Earners

    One downside to earning more is a higher tax rate on your 401(k) distributions. Here's how high-earners can minimize that ...
  5. A Defined Benefit Plan for Small Business Owners

    Wish you had a pension to help see you through your retirement? Today, small business owners may be able to create their ...
  6. How to Create a Plan to Deal with College Debt

    The worst thing to do with college debt is to ignore it. The best way to start tackling it is with a clear roadmap to financial ...
  1. 15-Year vs. 30-Year Mortgages: A Comparison

    Many buyers default to the 30-year mortgage simply because it's the norm. Before you sign, consider all the arguments for ...
  2. Selling Employee Stock Purchase Plan Shares

    An in-depth look at how qualified sales of employee stock purchase plan shares work, and the tax consequences under different ...
  3. These SRI Funds Focus on Empowering Women

    If you're looking to invest in companies that promote the empowerment of women, here are several fund firms to consider. ...
  4. Financial Planning for Gen X and Millennials

    Gen X and Gen Y to need to get their finances in order, so here are some tips to get started.
  5. 4 Things to Do Shortly After Getting Married

    Here are some necessary financial changes you should make after getting married.
  6. 5 Ways to Improve Your Finances Throughout Life

    Use these five themes to improve your financial life.
  1. 3 ETFs to Trade the Breakout in Value Stocks (IWF)

    Active traders will turn their attention to these growth-oriented ETFs because the recent breakouts shown on the charts suggest ...
  2. United Parcel Service Nears Key Resistance Level (UPS, FDX)

    United Parcel Service is stuck in a range, but nearing a breakout level. Fedex is in no-man's-land, and Expeditors International ...
  3. Cryptocurrency Market Cap Reaches Record High of $30 Billion

    The market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies continues to grow at an incredible rate.
  4. Investopedia's Guide to Watching Billions

    How to understand the hedge fund industry through the Showtime series "Billions."
  5. Where is Netflix Headed from Here? (NFLX, BIDU)

    Netflix broke out to new highs after news of a Chinese licensing deal in the works, but where is the stock headed from here?
  6. AMD Could Be Poised to Breakout Higher (AMD, INTC)

    AMD has moved lower over the past several months, but an upcoming earnings report and high short interest could become catalysts ...
  1. An Introduction to Individual Bonds

    Individual bonds are better than bond funds and can be a key component to one’s investment strategy.
  2. Back From the Dead: Why Tobacco Stocks Are Soaring

    Tobacco shares have surged in recent years.
  3. Sweden's SCA to Split in June With Hygiene Business Listing

    SCA will list its hygiene operations in June, the Swedish company said on Thursday, as it pursues a plan to split the business ...
  4. Facebook, Google Dominate as Mobile Ad Spending Hits Record High (GOOG, FB)

    The two tech giants reportedly captured over three-quarters of advertising spend in 2016, in what was a record year for digital ...
  5. Crane Maker Konecranes Posts Strong Orders and Profit, Shares Jump

    Finnish crane maker Konecranes on Thursday reported quarterly orders and profits above expectations, and said demand in Europe ...
  6. AstraZeneca Aims to Escape Drug Sales Trough in Second Half

    AstraZeneca, struggling with loss of patents on blockbusters like cholesterol pill Crestor, reported another quarter of falling ...
  1. Crane Maker Konecranes Posts Strong Orders and Profit, Shares Jump

    Finnish crane maker Konecranes on Thursday reported quarterly orders and profits above expectations, and said demand in Europe ...
  2. AstraZeneca Aims to Escape Drug Sales Trough in Second Half

    AstraZeneca, struggling with loss of patents on blockbusters like cholesterol pill Crestor, reported another quarter of falling ...
  3. SKF Sees Stronger Demand Ahead After Q1 Tops Forecast

    Sweden's SKF, the world's largest maker of industrial bearings, beat first-quarter core profit expectations on Thursday and ...
  4. Strong Pharma Unit Drives Bayer Earnings Beat

    German drugs and pesticides maker Bayer, which is seeking to complete its $66 billion takeover of U.S. seeds giant Monsanto, ...
  5. Opinion: Tech Exuberance Drives Didi to a $50 Bln Valuation

    Tech fund enthusiasm has driven China's top ride-hailing app to a $50 billion valuation. Didi Chuxing is tapping investors ...
  6. Fate of Australian TV Network Ten in Hands of Billionaire Trio

    Ten Network Holdings' survival depends on three billionaire debt guarantors, including News Corp Co-Chairman Lachlan Murdoch, ...
  1. Top 3 Retirement Savings Tips For 55- To 64-Year-Olds

    Find ways to save money and increase your nest egg for the fast-approaching golden years.
  2. Don't Retire Early - Change Careers Instead

    Instead of longing for an early retirement, shoot for a mid-life career change instead.
  3. Financial Planning for Gen X and Millennials

    Gen X and Gen Y to need to get their finances in order, so here are some tips to get started.
  4. How a Revocable Living Trust Makes Your Executor’s Job Easier

    Establish a revocable living trust to give you peace of mind and avoid probate. The executor of your will’s job will be easier, ...
  5. Congress May Take Away Your 401(k) Tax Deduction

    As part of overhauling the U.S. income tax system, Congress is considering taking away your 401(k) tax deduction. What will ...
  6. 401(k) Alternatives for High-Income Earners

    One downside to earning more is a higher tax rate on your 401(k) distributions. Here's how high-earners can minimize that ...
  1. Bitcoin

    Bitcoin is a digital or virtual currency that uses peer-to-peer technology to facilitate instant payments.
  2. Chinese Internet Giant Tencent Forms Its Own Blockchain Platform, TrustSQL

    Tencent, one of the largest Chinese conglomerates is building its own blockchain services platform known as TrustSQL.
  3. Cryptocurrency Market Cap Reaches Record High of $30 Billion

    The market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies continues to grow at an incredible rate.
  4. Tesla Factory Workers Accuse Company of Intimidation (TSLA)

    They claim that Tesla is going "too far" in clamping down on their efforts to form a union.
  5. Analyst Downgrades Amazon Citing Need for Greater Operating Leverage (AMZN)

    Raymond James analyst Aaron Kessler cited the firm's operating margins as reasons for the downgrade.
  6. 2 Things to Watch in Alphabet's Earnings Call (GOOG, FB)

    The conglomerate's earnings are due Thursday, after market close.
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