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  1. Why is Warren Buffett Looking to Wearable Tech? (BRK-A, IBM)

    Buffett, normally not into bells and whistles, has focused his interests on new technologies. Why?
  2. Zika Virus: Latest Advice on Staying Safe

    Thinking of an escape to the Caribbean for some midwinter sunshine? Check in first to find out the latest on Zika.
  3. What is Impact Investing?

    What is impact investing?
  4. Valentine’s Day Spending Drops for 2017(M, JWN)

    People will be spending substantially less this Valentine's Day, according to forecasts.
  5. Finance and Wealth Coaching for Young Adults

    Here are some wealth management ideas for young adults, and older adults too.
  6. Why People Renounce Their U.S Citizenship

    This year, the highest number of Americans ever took the irrevocable step of giving up their citizenship. Here's why.
  1. 25 Companies That Offer Robo-Advisor Services

    Here's a round-up of the most well-known robo-advisors and what they offer.
  2. What Will I Pay for Tax Preparation Fees?

    Tax preparation fees aren't one size fits all. What you pay will vary – depending on the complexity of your return, who does ...
  3. How Tech Helps RIAs Like Alexandria Capital Grow AUM

    Many financial firms are leveraging technology to achieve rapid growth. Here's how.
  4. Picking the Right Robo-Advisor: Webinar

    Robo-advisors are bringing financial advice to the masses and changing the face of the financial services industry for the ...
  5. 4 Risky Moves People Are Making to Buy a Home

    A new study from Owners.com suggests that Americans may be willing to make some risky moves to buy a home in 2017. Here are ...
  6. Who Killed Sears? 50 Years on the Road to Ruin

    Sears (SHLD) was once a paragon of American business. Now it is on an $8 billion losing streak. What happened?
  1. 6 Cheap Ways to Get a Tax Refund Advance

    Tax-preparation companies offer tax refund advances to get customers in the door and collect fees on other services. Here ...
  2. DOL Rule or Not, There's a New Fiduciary Expectation

    What does the election mean for the new fiduciary standard?
  3. Socially Responsible Investing Continues to Grow

    Whatever term you use to describe it, socially responsible investing continues to rise in the U.S.
  4. Why You Need to Budget and Self-Fund Retirement

    Make retirement savings a priority because costs are rising and Social Security won't be enough.
  5. How to Make the Most of Your Equity Compensation

    Make sure you and your financial planner know how to get the most out of your equity compensation.
  6. Credit Suisse Offers Brighter Outlook on Europe (CS, XLF)

    Credit Suisse lures more wealthy European clients with alternative strategies to combat political risks.
  1. Gravity MIA After Seven Straight Up Weeks for S&P500 (AAPL, MSFT)

    Three quarters of S&P500 stocks are above their 50-day moving averages. Should investors be worried?
  2. Macy's Initiatives Could Send Stock Higher (M)

    Macy's has attracted unusual buying interest despite lower share prices, in anticipation that activist shareholders will ...
  3. Pass On Wal-Mart After Earnings (WMT, AMZN)

    Wal-Mart is trading at a 2-month high after a well-received fourth-quarter earnings report but faces a buzz-saw of resistance ...
  4. FXCM to Rebrand as Global Brokerage Inc. (FXCM, GLBR)

    The beleagured online currency brokerage is hoping a name change will help it regain investor confidence.
  5. Stock Volatility Stays at Historic Low (VXX, XIV)

    Stock volatility has plummeted, causing volatility ETFs to crash in value. There's one exception: A fund that's up nearly ...
  6. Natural Gas ETFs Poised to Extend Losses (UNG)

    After falling 23 percent from the start of 2017, things may be getting worse for UNG.
  1. Getting a Mortgage While Being a Student

    Imagine leaving dorm life to live in your own home while you're in college. It's possible if you know how to get a mortgage ...
  2. Hedge Funds Having a Great 2017, So Far (GOOGL, FB)

    With low correlations and high leverage, equity funds are off to a solid start in the new year.
  3. 7 Steps to a Hot Commercial Real Estate Deal

    For savvy real estate investors, times of lower prices reveal investment opportunity.
  4. Mortgage Discrimination: What to Watch For (WFC,BAC,JPM)

    Mortgage discrimination, even via major banks, still exists. How to recognize its signs.
  5. Momenta 4Q Net 60 Cents a Share (MNTA)

    Momenta’s 4Q earnings came in at a healthy 60 cents per share, or $41.5 million.
  6. 13 Steps to Closing a Real Estate Deal

    A long list of things needs to happen before a home becomes yours. Find out what to expect.
  1. Amgen Gets EU Nod for Monthly Repatha Dose (AMGN)

    Amgen expects to launch the monthly-dose version of the cholesterol drug in the EU later this year.
  2. Qualcomm Files Injunction to Throw Out KFTC Fine

    Qualccomm filed a injunction in South Korea to get the KFTC's fine thrown out.
  3. What to Watch Out for in Tesla's Earnings Today (TSLA)

    The electric car maker surprised the markets by reporting a profitable quarter last year. Will it repeat the feat again?
  4. Qualcomm: New Wi-Fi Chip Addresses IoT Deluge

    Qualcomm launched a new Wi-Fi chip aimed at the IoT market as it aims to move beyond smartphones.
  5. VBL's Thyroid Cancer Drug Clears Phase 2 (VBLT)

    The multiple-indication drug VB-111 reported positive data for treating thyroid cancer.
  6. Exactech Posts Q4 Loss of 82 Cents a Share (EXAC)

    Exactech reported a 4Q loss of 82 cents a share compared to earnings of 29 cents last year.
  1. 6 Ways to Ruin Your Retirement

    We all look forward to one day leaving the rat race behind and enjoying our golden years. But it's not a sure thing. Check ...
  2. How Retirees Should Think About Market Corrections

    Stock market corrections can be scary for retirees living off their investment income. How to cushion the blow.
  3. Your Local Social Security Office: Who Can Help

    Many calls to Social Security end in frustration. It doesn't have to be that way.
  4. The Best Way to Leave Assets for Non-Spousal Heirs

    Save non-spousal heirs taxes on your estate by moving your assets from a qualified plan.
  5. Compounding Is Important in the Later Years Too

    The power of compounding is even greater in the later years of saving for retirement.
  6. 4 Risky Moves People Are Making to Buy a Home

    A new study from Owners.com suggests that Americans may be willing to make some risky moves to buy a home in 2017. Here are ...
  1. Macro Virus

    A macro virus infects a software program and causes a series of actions to begin automatically when the program is opened.
  2. Mattel Targets Chinese Consumers With Alibaba Deal (MAT, BABA)

    Mattel and Alibaba join forces to tap into the toy market in China.
  3. Retailers Step Up Shopping Experience (NKE, COH)

    Retailers like Nike, Coach and Abercrombie & Fitch are trying to lure more customers with improved store amenities.
  4. Cyber Security Threats to Move up the Agenda? (SYMC, PANW)

    A rise in government data breaches has fuelled speculation that companies with cyber security expertise will soon start to ...
  5. Work at a Public Company? Here's How You Can Sell Your Stock

    Wealthfront has added an employee stock selling program to its platform.
  6. How Advisors Can Use Blogs to Boost Their AUM

    Here's how marketing techniques like blogging can help advisors grow assets under management.
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