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  1. Top Hedge Fund Managers to Watch in 2017 (ADSK)

    Though in a flailing industry, these managers may be able to turn around fortunes for their firms.
  2. Roth Feature Boosts Benefits for 401(k) and 403(b) Plans

    Roth accounts tend to beat traditional plans over the long term by providing tax savings at retirement.
  3. The Retirement Divide: CEOs vs. the Rest of Us

    CEOs do great, but a new report has troubling news for the average American retiree.
  4. How the Rich Do Disneyland (DIS)

    The Disney experience is a lot less crowded (and you get to skip lines) if you pay for VIP treatment.
  5. How Your Health Savings Account Can Be a Tax Shelter

    For those that can afford it, the HSA is a powerful tax shelter. Here's why.
  6. Can Trump Kill the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)?

    Getting rid of the AMT would be great for upper-middle class taxpayers, but the Treasury would take a hit.
  1. 7 Habits That Can Lead to Future Wealth

    Getting rich is like getting fit. To achieve your goals, you must develop healthy long term habits. Here are 7 habits that ...
  2. Fixing the Credit Gap for Black-Owned Companies

    Black-owned companies face greater obstacles when seeking capital, says a recent Census Bureau study. What to do.
  3. USD Moves Down as Trump Policy Details Underwhelm

    Trump's presser today did not make investors feel a great deal better.
  4. Why Your Portfolio Didn't Keep up With the S&P 500

    The S&P 500 rose almost 12% in 2016 but many individual portfolios didn't have the same result.
  5. The Incredible Shrinking Stock Market

    Americans' investment opportunities are shrinking as the number of U.S. public companies plunges
  6. Six Things Bad Financial Advisors Do

    So you've gone to the trouble and expense of hiring a financial advisor. Here's how to decide whether they're doing you right ...
  1. Why You Can Get Some (Not All) Pickups: The 'Chicken Tax' (F, GM)

    Talk at this month's Detroit Auto Show talk focused on how the "chicken tax" keeps foreign-made trucks out of the U.S.
  2. Optimism Mounts for Upcoming U.S. Bancorp Earnings (USB, KRE)

    U.S. Bancorp is expected to see surging mortgage activity, higher income and more demand for loans.
  3. Varco Fined $25M for Export Violations (NOV)

    Oilfield services provider National Oilwell Varco settled a lawsuit with the Department of Commerce for $25 million.
  4. Are Student Loans Amortized?

    Student loans typically get paid back over time on a fixed payment, or amortized, schedule.
  5. 6 Months To A Better Budget

    Can you have perfect abs in just six minutes a day? Maybe not, but you can have a rock-solid budget in six months.
  6. Got a Good Mortgage Rate? Lock It Up!

    Rising rates mean rising profits for lenders, providing incentive to increase rates whenever possible.
  1. Biotech and Pharma ETFs Still Hurting (IBB, XPH)

    The biotech and pharma rallies that started the year were short-lived. The longer-term downtrend may be back in play.
  2. OPEC Hints at Further Production Cuts in May (USO, UCO)

    After freezing oil production in November, OPEC is again considering a further cut in May.
  3. ETF Strategies (JSML, VNLA)

    Janus Capital has issued several ETFs in the last year in an effort to bolster its market position.
  4. Chart of the Week: The Case for Currency-Hedged Japanese Stocks

    We see global reflation and a weak yen propelling Japanese stocks higher on a currency-hedged basis. We explain with the ...
  5. Morgan Stanley Hoping for Return to Glory Days (MS, GS)

    Morgan Stanley booked impressive 2016 results, led by strong bond trading income, and could add to gains after the January ...
  6. CSX Earnings Could Send Transports Into High Gear (CSX)

    CSX has rallied back to the 2014 bull market high and could break out following a strong January 17th earnings report.
  1. Ford Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Wednesday (F)

    Ford will send its dividend payment on March 1 to shareholders of record as of Jan. 20.
  2. South Korean Prosecutor Could Arrest Samsung Boss (SSNLF)

    South Korea's special prosecutor might arrest Lee Jae-yong after assessing the financial impact to the country.
  3. 2 Reasons the U.S. Economy Should Fare Better in 2017

    There’s a good chance the U.S. economy will perform solidly this year, experiencing a growth pickup from 2016. Why? Find ...
  4. Toyota Launching New Sport Yacht Concept (TM)

    Under the direction of Toyota president and master driver Akio Toyoda, Toyota Marine Division and Lexus united to develop ...
  5. Facebook Aims to Tackle Fake News in Germany (FB)

    A new filtering tool will let users flag news stories as fake, which will allow Facebook to label the stories as "disputed."
  6. Cybersecurity Firms to Benefit from Govt. Clients

    With cyberattacks in the news, Trump adviser says private sector will be part of security plans.
  1. South Korean Prosecutor Could Arrest Samsung Boss (SSNLF)

    South Korea's special prosecutor might arrest Lee Jae-yong after assessing the financial impact to the country.
  2. Toyota Launching New Sport Yacht Concept (TM)

    Under the direction of Toyota president and master driver Akio Toyoda, Toyota Marine Division and Lexus united to develop ...
  3. Facebook Aims to Tackle Fake News in Germany (FB)

    A new filtering tool will let users flag news stories as fake, which will allow Facebook to label the stories as "disputed."
  4. Cybersecurity Firms to Benefit from Govt. Clients

    With cyberattacks in the news, Trump adviser says private sector will be part of security plans.
  5. Assessing Century Aluminum After 28% One-Week Rise (CENX)

    Although the company is still operating at a loss, the stock has surged as much as 305% from its 52-week low of $2.84.
  6. Is Amazon Affected by Trump's Border-Adjusted Tax? (AMZN, WMT)

    Amazon could see less of a tax hit compared with other retailers but may not be completely in the clear from Trump's policy ...
  1. 10 Best Countries to Retire to in 2017

    Mexico beats Panama and other news about the best retirement countries.
  2. Seniors: Before You Co-sign That Student Loan

    If that loan isn't paid back, you could be on the line for the whole amount, plus penalties.
  3. The More We Make, the Harder it Becomes to Retire

    Increasing your income means you will receive a lower percentage of your income in Social Security.
  4. How to Save More for Your Retirement

    Be sure you know all the tax-advantaged ways in which you can save more for retirement.
  5. Retirement: U.S. vs. Abroad

    Which option would make more sense for you: retiring abroad or staying at home in the U.S.? A look at the advantages and ...
  6. Those Who Retire Early Share These Traits

    Here's how people planning on retiring early prepare for what's ahead.
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