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  1. How Currency Fluctuations Impacted PERSONAL WEALTH? in 2016

    These countries were impacted the most, for better and for worse, due to currency swings.
  2. The Richest and Poorest Countries Per Capita in 2016

    The United States only comes in third for the highest wealth per adult.
  3. Estate Planning for Beginners: Part Three

    A primary purpose of most trusts is to provide a timetable for the distributions of assets where an outright distribution ...
  4. Confidence of America's Rich Grows Following Trump Win

    Wealthy investors are much more optimistic about the economy, the future of healthcare and national security following Trump's ...
  5. Steven A. Cohen Makes Surprise Move to Index Funds

    Cohen has surprised analysts with an interest in Acorns Grew, a company pushing index fund investment to Millennials.
  6. Tips on Buying a Beach Condo in Puerto Rico

    The island has beautiful beaches, a great climate, tax breaks for American buyers – and a huge debt crisis. Still game? Here ...
  1. Why Goals-Based Investing Deserves Your Attention

    Advisors need to be willing to make changes in their management styles and other business practices to stay current and relevant ...
  2. Expect Big Capital Gains from These Funds in 2016

    Investors in actively-managed mutual funds should be prepared for big capital gains in 2016 and the tax hit that comes with ...
  3. Advisors to Up Tech, Compliance Spending in 2017

    Many advisors plan to spend more on technology, compliance and marketing in 2017, according to a recent survey.
  4. Indie BDs: Trump Should Drop the Fiduciary Rule

    A majority of independent broker-dealers want Trump to repeal the fiduciary rule, a recent survey reveals.
  5. Why Are So Few Women in Investing?

    Women asset managers are more likely to be a CFA and tend to outperform. So why are there so few women in the asset management ...
  6. PBGC to Start Reuniting Lost 401(k)s With Owners

    The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation will extend its program to recover lost pension plans to include defined contribution ...
  1. The Automatic Millionaire: PAGES

    Entrepreneur and top model Jessica Perez tells Investopedia why David Bach's "The Automatic Millionaire" is her favorite ...
  2. Start Budgeting and Take Control of Your Cash Flow

    Track your everyday spending to make better choices and reach your long-term financial goals.
  3. Mortgage Pre-Approval: Understanding The Process

    Understand the mortgage pre-approval process and why getting a pre-approved mortgage is important for would-be homeowners. ...
  4. Biogen's MS Drug Faces Patent Challenge (BIIB)

    Biogen’s multiple sclerosis drug Tecfidera, which accounts for one-third of the company’s revenue, is up for a patent challenge.
  5. Top Business Schools Are Getting More Selective

    Standing out in a sea of exceptionally qualified applicants can be tricky. Here are a few tips on applying.
  6. Mobile Banking: How Big Banks are Innovating With Fintech

    Here's how big banks are keeping up with fintech start-ups by launching their own mobile app offerings.
  1. Sustainable Value: My Favorite Term

    Cable exec Leo Hindery shares his favorite financial term.
  2. 3 Tech Stocks To Buy For The Bounce (MSFT, TXN)

    Big tech has been sold aggressively in recent weeks but a handful of components have held up exceptional well and could lead ...
  3. Halliburton A Better Buy Than Schlumberger (HAL, SLB)

    Both oil services giants should gain ground into 2017 but Halliburton has carved a much stronger technical pattern.
  4. A Strategy for Investing in Comstock (CRK)

    CRK did not break out dramatically like some energy stocks when OPEC announced production limits, but this could be good ...
  5. Marathon, Devon, WPX Break Out and Fall (MRO, DVN)

    In a rare bit of synchronization, Marathon, Devon and WPX flashed identical warnings on their charts. Then they broke out ...
  6. Penny Stocks to Watch for December 2016 (GGB)

    These five penny stocks trading on U.S. public exchanges could gain substantial ground in coming months.
  1. Heat Biologics Bladder Cancer Drug Fails (HBTX)

    Heat Biologics could discontinue its bladder cancer drug program after it failed a mid-stage study.
  2. Aradigm's Inhaled Antibiotic Fails Study (ARDM)

    Aradigm reported mixed study results for its inhaled antibiotic for lung disease.
  3. Union Pacific Outpacing on Safety Technology (UNP)

    As an industry, progress on safety has been deemed “uneven" but could indicate positive movement for investors.
  4. Carnival & Mobile to Negotiate (CCL)

    Bookings are taking place far beyond the negotiated time frame with the Alabama port city.
  5. Was the Marathon Oil Breakout a Fake Out? (MRO)

    MRO attempted a breakout on the news that OPEC agreed to limit oil production. The news caused many stocks to rise for 2 ...
  6. Target’s New Store Further Proof of Strategy (TGT)

    Target will open a new smaller version of its store with the college crowd in mind.
  1. Aradigm's Inhaled Antibiotic Fails Study (ARDM)

    Aradigm reported mixed study results for its inhaled antibiotic for lung disease.
  2. Union Pacific Outpacing on Safety Technology (UNP)

    As an industry, progress on safety has been deemed “uneven" but could indicate positive movement for investors.
  3. Carnival & Mobile to Negotiate (CCL)

    Bookings are taking place far beyond the negotiated time frame with the Alabama port city.
  4. Was the Marathon Oil Breakout a Fake Out? (MRO)

    MRO attempted a breakout on the news that OPEC agreed to limit oil production. The news caused many stocks to rise for 2 ...
  5. Target’s New Store Further Proof of Strategy (TGT)

    Target will open a new smaller version of its store with the college crowd in mind.
  6. How Starbucks Makes Money (SBUX)

    Starbucks chief Howard Schultz is stepping down after 30 years as CEO; we take a closer look at this well-caffeinated American ...
  1. Long-Term Care Insurance: A Cost-Benefit Analysis

    Is it a good idea to have a long-term care policy? Here is some data to help you decide.
  2. How to Save Your First $100,000

    Tips on how to save your first 100k.
  3. 10 Ways to Cut Spending Before Retirement

    If your retirement income is less than you planned for, here is a list of ways to plan a new budget.
  4. Tips for Baby Boomers Who Are Ready to Retire

    For those nearing their retirement date, here are a few things that should be organized in the years prior.
  5. 6 IRA Tax Changes That Could Impact You Soon

    Here are several potential measures that could come before Congress in 2017 that would negatively impact the tax benefits ...
  6. How to Evaluate Your Retirement Plan

    Here are four things to consider to make sure you are financially prepared for retirement.
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