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  1. "Blockchain is Coming and It Could Save Lives," Says Davos Video

    The Davos World Economic Forum (Jan 17-20) unveiled an explainer video all about blockchain technology.
  2. The Most Expensive States to Retire In

    Six places that aren't great for your retirement years (financially speaking).
  3. Portfolio Manager Doug Noland on Spotting a Bubble

    Here, Doug outlines his framework for identifying inflationary biases to pinpoint bubbles, and where the cracks will appear ...
  4. Bill Ackman Eases Into the New Year (VRX)

    The Pershing Square founder is likely relieved to have started 2017 a bit more quietly.
  5. Terri Kallsen: Investopedia Profile

    As Executive Vice President of Charles Schwab's Investor Services, Terri Kallsen oversees Schwab’s branch network, Independent ...
  6. Michael Green on Volatility

    As a former manager at Canyon Partners and Bain Capital, Michael Green‘s approach to valuation and the macro world is rooted ...
  1. Can President Trump 'Fix' Social Security?

    Donald Trump’s plan to replenish Social Security goes in a very new direction.
  2. Can Trump Kill the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)?

    Getting rid of the AMT would be great for upper-middle class taxpayers.
  3. High Net Worth Investors Worry About Cybersecurity

    Many wealthy investors are more afraid of cybersecurity attacks than acts of terrorism.
  4. Inauguration Sell Signal for Trump-Putin Bromance

    Talk of a Trump-Putin bromance may end if Russian stocks, bonds and the ruble sell off after the inauguration
  5. Trump May Kill Jobs With Tariffs, NAFTA Exit

    Trump's plan to boost U.S. jobs by withdrawing from or revising Nafta may backfire, a major report says
  6. GM Fined $1M by SEC, Investing $1B in U.S. (GM)

    General Motors, which was fined $1 million by the SEC for accounting snafus, is planning a U.S. manufacturing investment ...
  1. Buying a House with Tenants: A Quick Guide

    Before buying a house with tenants, know the risks and responsibilities you're taking on.
  2. The Smart Way to Switch Financial Advisors

    If you want to switch your financial advisor, take these 4 steps first.
  3. Cyber Attacks and Bank Failures: Risks You Should Know

    Here's how cyber security risks mean for the financial industry and consumers.
  4. A Roth IRA or 529 Plan for a Grandchild's College?

    Should you consider funding a Roth IRA or a 529 for your grandchild for college?
  5. The Smartest Way to Tap Your Home Equity

    Using your home as a source of funds can be a smart choice in some situations. Just be sure to run the numbers carefully.
  6. Top 3 P2P Lending Players of 2017 (LC)

    P2P lending is saving money for borrowers while generating decent returns for investors.
  1. Global Market ETFs at Breakout Levels (EWG, EWQ)

    These global market ETFs are breaking through resistance at 52-highs.
  2. A Look Beyond the Stock Market Reactions to Trump

    With averages near historic highs, a future bear market could be good news for some investors.
  3. Why is Mercedes Maker Daimler Buying a Bitcoin Business? (OTC:DDAIF)

    Why would a car maker buy a Bitcoin company? What's Daimler's endgame?
  4. United Stuck at Resistance After Mixed Earnings (UAL, LUV)

    United Continental is getting sold at resistance after a mixed earnings report but could break out in coming weeks.
  5. Target's Holiday Miss Could Trigger New Downtrend (TGT, KSS)

    Target is testing 2-year support in the mid 60s for the fifth time and could break down in coming weeks, entering a multiyear ...
  6. Chart of the Week: Where is the Dollar Going?

    After a nearly four-year run we still see a more measured U.S. dollar rally ahead. Richard explains why.
  1. Top 3 Stocks for Novice Swing Traders

    You can learn swing trading if you start with large-cap stocks that have predictable patterns.
  2. Canada Seeks Painkiller Warnings Amid Deaths (TEVA, MNK)

    Amid rising painkiller-related deaths, Canada wants to use cigarette-style warning stickers.
  3. What to Expect in Texas Instruments's Q4 Earnings? (TXN)

    The semiconductor giant has beaten earnings expectations for five straight quarters and revenue on three straight.
  4. Yahoo Earnings a Non-Event Without Verizon News

    Yahoo gears up to report quarterly earnings, but barring a Verizon update, not many will care.
  5. Qualcomm Calls Apple’s Lawsuit ‘Baseless’

    Apple, which is suing for $1 billion, contends the chipmaker charged it for patents it didn't need.
  6. Old Mutual Lowers Stake in Cree Shares (CREE)

    Asset management firm Old Mutual Global Investors recently reduced its stake in shares of lighting products company Cree ...
  1. What to Expect in Texas Instruments's Q4 Earnings? (TXN)

    The semiconductor giant has beaten earnings expectations for five straight quarters and revenue on three straight.
  2. Yahoo Earnings a Non-Event Without Verizon News

    Yahoo gears up to report quarterly earnings, but barring a Verizon update, not many will care.
  3. Qualcomm Calls Apple’s Lawsuit ‘Baseless’

    Apple, which is suing for $1 billion, contends the chipmaker charged it for patents it didn't need.
  4. Old Mutual Lowers Stake in Cree Shares (CREE)

    Asset management firm Old Mutual Global Investors recently reduced its stake in shares of lighting products company Cree ...
  5. Halliburton Stuck at Resistance After Earnings (HAL, OIH)

    Halliburton's international business continues to weigh on quarterly results, raising odds for a reversal and decline that ...
  6. Prudential Adds TripAdvisor Shares (PRU, TRIP)

    Financial services provider Prudential Financial bought 457 shares of travel website company TripAdvisor Inc. in the third ...
  1. Best Freelancing Jobs for Retirees

    Retired from your job but still want to work? Here's how to turn your skills and know-how into a new freelancing career.
  2. Why Your Will Needs a 'Titanic Clause'

    If you don't have a Titanic clause in your will and disaster strikes, there's no guarantee that your intended beneficiaries ...
  3. The Most Expensive States to Retire In

    Six places that aren't great for your retirement years (financially speaking).
  4. How Much Money Do You Need to Retire at 56?

    Who wouldn't want to retire early and enjoy the good life? The question is, "How much will it cost?" Here's a quick and dirty ...
  5. Retire a Millionaire in 10 Steps

    Having a million-dollar portfolio is a retirement dream for many people but making that dream come true requires some serious ...
  6. Should I Invest in Stocks During My Retirement?

    Your financial situation and personal risk tolerance will dictate the amount of stock you want in your retirement portfolio. ...
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