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  1. Ben Kille on Portfolio "Social Screens"

    Ben Kille discusses the burgeoning world of environmental, social and governance (ESG​) investing.
  2. Social Impact Statement

    A company's account of how its operations affect social and environmental factors in the communities where it operates. A ...
  3. How Warren Buffett made Berkshire Hathaway a World-beater

    It would be easier to list the industries in which Berkshire Hathaway Inc. doesn’t turn a profit.
  4. Social Audit

    A formal review of a company's endeavors in social responsibility. A social audit looks at factors such as a company's record ...
  5. The Education of Warren Buffett

    How did Warren Buffett get to be the richest investor in America? A little luck, a lot of pluck and a head for numbers.
  6. Sohn Investment Conference 2017: Live Blog (GIMO, MPLX)

    Nerd prom for the hedge fund world is back.
  1. Tony Robbins: Unshakeable

    Tony Robbins discusses the danger of letting fear guide your investment decisions.
  2. Behavioral Finance Tips for Advising Your Clients

    Here's how advisors can prevent clients from making irrational investment decisions.
  3. Why Pepsi, UPS, and UTX Are Bullish on the Economy (PEP, UPS, UTX)

    Goldman Sachs says companies see greater momentum, rising expectations, expansion plans
  4. Bank of America Turns Bearish on Small-Cap Stocks

    Bank of America dumps small caps as the Russell 2000 can't keep up with the big boys.
  5. 5 Ways the Interest Rate Hike Could Affect You

    From mortgages to student loans, the Federal Reserve interest rate hike may affect you in ways you don’t expect.
  6. The High Net Worth Guide to Social Security

    For well-off Americans, maximizing your net Social Security benefit requires a strategic approach. Work with a financial ...
  1. Which Family Financial Sacrifices Are Worth It?

    What types of spending yield the greatest benefit for families?
  2. Buying a House? Here Are 6 Things You Need to Do

    Here are six things you need to do when preparing to purchase a home.
  3. How a Divorce Could Impact Your Credit Score

    How does divorce affect your credit score? It depends.
  4. What is the difference between tier 1 capital and tier 2 capital?

    Tier 1 capital is a bank's core capital, whereas tier 2 capital is a bank's supplementary capital. A bank's total capital ...
  5. Student Loan Forgiveness

    Under certain circumstances, federally backed student loans — such as Direct Subsidized Loans and Federal Perkins Loans — ...
  6. How many times has Warren Buffett been married?

    Warren Buffett has been married twice in his life, but the circumstances surrounding the marriages were anything but conventional.
  1. Goal-Based Investing: My Favorite Term

    Managing Director of Vanguard's Retail Investor Group Karin Risi shares why "goal-based investing" is her favorite financial ...
  2. Standard Deviation

    A measure of the dispersion of a set of data from its mean, calculated as the square root of the variance. The more spread ...
  3. Security

    A security is a fungible, negotiable financial instrument that represents some type of financial value, usually in the form ...
  4. Snap Worst Case Off the Table After Bounce (SNAP)

    Snap has bounced above broken range support after hitting a post-earnings all-time low in the upper teens and could build ...
  5. Day Trading Strategies for Beginners

    Interested in day trading? From picking the right type of stock to setting stop-losses, here's a tutorial on how to trade ...
  6. How to Practice Day Trading

    Day traders face intense competition in today's market, which makes practice more important than ever for achieving above-market ...
  1. Encouragement for Indonesia ETFs (EIDO, IDX)

    An upgrade to Indonesia's credit rating could jump-start its equity markets.
  2. Spanish Share Prices Lag Rest of Europe on Political Concerns

    European share prices steadied on Monday as fresh political concerns in Spain weighed, although merger and acquisition (M&A) ...
  3. Augmented Reality Gets Boost From Facebook, Snap

    AR is forecast to grow 30% this year thanks to Facebook's Stories and Snap's Snapchat lenses.
  4. Why Ford's New Boss Faces a Rough Road Ahead (F, GM, TSLA)

    Ford's New CEO, Jim Hackett, must find a way to overhaul the automaker
  5. Banks Call for Looser Payday Lending Rules

    Large banks want to be more included in the market for offering short-term, high-interest loans.
  6. Facebook Want to Tell You Who You Should Know

    The company is working on a feature to suggest people it thinks users should connect with.
  1. Facebook Want to Tell You Who You Should Know

    The company is working on a feature to suggest people it thinks users should connect with.
  2. 3 Under-the-radar Momentum Plays (AOII, WTW)

    A basket of small cap stocks are charging higher in 2017 momentum rallies that could eventually end at much higher price ...
  3. U.S. Top Court Tightens Patent Suit Rules in Blow to 'Patent Trolls'

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday tightened rules for where patent lawsuits can be filed in a decision that may make it harder ...
  4. E-commerce Earnings on the Rise (AMZN, WMT)

    E-commerce companies reported a healthy rise in earnings. But growth has come at the cost of operating margins for some.
  5. What's the difference between Google's GOOG and GOOGL stock tickers?

    Learn the difference between Google's GOOG and GOOGL ticker symbols. Splitting shares into classes prevents management from ...
  6. Opinion: Wasted Time Is U.S. Healthcare’s Big Hidden Cost

    Wasted time is U.S. healthcare’s big hidden cost. America spends 18 percent of GDP on the medical-industrial complex. That’s ...
  1. 401(k) Balances Reach Record Highs

    Putting your 401(k) on auto-pilot could help you to build retirement wealth faster.
  2. 401(k) Auto-Enrollment: The Best Savings Plan

    Savers need all the help they can get, even if it amounts to an offer they can't refuse. That's why the biggest improvement ...
  3. IRAs Don’t Reach Those Who Need Them Most

    IRAs are struggling to capture the very people they were intended for: those with no retirement plan at work.
  4. What is the UK Pension Protection Fund?

    The U.K.'s Pension Protection Fund, dedicated to supporting retirement funds when they see trouble, is maintaining an interest ...
  5. Roth vs. Traditional IRA: Which Is Right For You?

    To answer this question, you need to consider several of the factors we outline here.
  6. The Retirement Mistake You Don’t Want to Make

    If you have a choice between a lump sum or an annuity payment at retirement, think carefully. The wrong choice could cost ...
  1. Facebook Fined $122.4 Million for Misleading EU Regulators (FB)

    Antitrust regulators ruled that Facebook misled them over its acquisition of WhatsApp, prompting them to fine the company ...
  2. SpaceX's Falcon 9 Launches Its Heaviest Payload

    The successful rocket launch puts the company's aggressive launch schedule back on track.
  3. Google Doubles Down On Its AI Assistant (GOOG, AMZN)

    Now you can talk to the assistant on your iPhone as well as "see" with it.
  4. Apple Awards Corning $200M From Advanced Manufacturing Fund (AAPL, GLW)

    Apple said that the award would help the glass maker ensure "state-of-the-art" glass processing.
  5. Pershing Square Trims Mondelez, APD and Obviously Valeant: 13F Filing (MDLZ, VRX)

    Apart from its notorious dumping of Valeant stock, the firm cut its holdings in snack maker Mondelez and Air Products and ...
  6. Why Did Google Acquire Owlchemy? (GOOG, FB)

    Google makes VR devices with limited motion range, while Owlchemy makes games with hand motion. What is the fit?
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  3. Initial Coin Offering (ICO)

    An Initial Coin Offering (ICO) is an unregulated means by which funds are raised for a new cryptocurrency venture.
  4. The Bernie Madoff Story

    Bernie Madoff ran a multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme that is considered the largest financial fraud of all time.
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