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  1. Measure Your Portfolio's Performance

    Learn three ratios that will help you evaluate your investment returns.
  2. A Retirement Plan Option for High-Income Doctors

    The 457(b) plan allows high-earning doctors to save more for retirement than the 403(b) plan.
  3. True Family Wealth Is Built With These Components

    There is more to building family wealth than financial capital.
  4. Quant Funds Are Some of the World's Best

    LCH Investments' recent annual survey reveals that computer-based hedge funds are outpatcing their traditional rivals.
  5. 50 Cent Broke No More

    After a business deal went awry, the rap star dug himself out of bankruptcy by suing his lawyers.
  6. How to Ride Trump's First 100 Days

    Listen in as financial experts weigh what Trump's first 100 days could mean for Americans' finances.
  1. 5 Top Tax Concerns Clients May Face This Year

    Clients of advisors may have more tax issues as their financial plans become more complicated.
  2. Making Money with Managed Futures Funds

    Managed futures funds can be lucrative, but investors should be wary of incurring hidden costs. Ask for a clear explanation ...
  3. The Top 3 Growth Avenues for Advisors in 2017

    These are three options advisors have when considering the future growth of their business.
  4. What Should Investors Expect From Markets in 2017?

    A Q&A with Mark Okada, CIO and Co-Founder of Highland Capital Management, on his investment outlook.
  5. Why China's Stock Market Is On a Roll

    Shanghai: China's stock market is surging and may outperform longterm, Morgan Stanley says
  6. Redtail Technology

    Redtail firm provides advisors with web-based software that allows them to manage their client base.
  1. Women Need a Wealth Plan That Fits

    Women need a wealth plan that is tailored to their specific needs, not an off-the-shelf plan
  2. Save More Money to Reduce Financial Stress

    Feeling stressed out about money? Make changes in your spending habits.
  3. 7 Counterintuitive Retirement Strategies That Work

    Seven misconceptions about retirement that you should avoid
  4. 7 Jobs That Can’t Be Automated

    A recent report says half of the tasks currently performed by humans will one day be replaced by automation, but here are ...
  5. How to Refinance a VA Loan: Step-by-Step Guide

    How do you refinance a VA loan? In some cases it’s much easier than with a conventional loan. We explain.
  6. Smart Ways to Save on Your Wedding Day

    Use these tips to save money on your wedding and still achieve the perfect day.
  1. Biotech ETF Investors are Still on the Sidelines (IBB, XBI, XLV)

    Biotech ETFs are surging, but investors aren't taking the bait. Not yet, at least.
  2. Get Ready to Buy the Dip on These Strong Stocks (JCOM, GSM)

    Dip strategies allow market players to enter strong uptrends at discount prices, but the technique requires solid technical ...
  3. How Do Bitcoin Investors Combat Price Volatility? (GBTC, ARKW)

    Taking the route of systematic investing in bitcoin can help investors cope with volatility in its price.
  4. Broker or Trader: Which Career is Right For You?

    A day in the life of a broker or trader is an exciting and varied one. Find out how to decide between these two financial ...
  5. TiVo at Cusp of Big Breakout (TIVO)

    TiVo is testing 3-year resistance between $20 and $22.50 after a well-received earnings report and could hit 5-year highs ...
  6. Euro to Strengthen Against Dollar After Election Season (BAC)

    Political uncertainty abounds on both sides of the Atlantic, but once calm returns BofA sees EUR trading back to 1.10 by ...
  1. Fitbit to Report Earnings: How It Will Grow Again?

    Fitbit reports December earnings Wednesday; investors are hoping it will surprise on the upside.
  2. Credit Suisse Offers Brighter Outlook on Europe (CS, XLF)

    Credit Suisse lures more wealthy European clients with alternative strategies to combat political risks.
  3. Amazon Doubles Down on Post-Brexit Britain (AMZN)

    Amazon has said that it will hire 5,000 workers in Britain this year.
  4. Chart of the Week: Global Corporate Earnings, Wind Beneath My Wings

    We explain why we see earnings improving across the globe, and highlights the markets with the most potential for further ...
  5. Top 4 Gold Stocks for 2017

    Gold outperformed in 2016 and appears on track to do well in 2017. These gold stocks are poised to take the lead.
  6. Is Pandora Media Worth $3 billion (P)

    BMO Capital raised its price target on Pandora Media to $13, but the company continues to lose money.
  1. Trump Meets Retail CEOs, Vows to Cut Regulations

    Although the president did not address the controversy over a proposed border-tax plan.
  2. Freddie and Fannie Plunge After Court Ruling (FNMA,FMCC)

    Appeals court ruling against hedge funds sees shares of Freddie and Fannie tumble.
  3. Campbell, Smucker Adapt to Changing Tastes (SJM, CBP)

    Food manufacturers like J.M. Smucker and Campbell Soup pivot toward consumer preferences in their own way.
  4. Kraft Ends $143B Unilever Bid, But Story Not Over

    Following a surge of overseas offers for UK companies post-Brexit, analysts say the pressure is on.
  5. HP Enterprise’s Q1 Earnings Report: What to Expect

    If the IT giant fails to meet expectations, its stock could slip from its strong rally in 2016.
  6. 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?
  1. Explaining Types of Fixed Annuities

    Learn about this popular retirement tool, its pros and cons and how annuities work to create a guaranteed regular stream ...
  2. 10 Steps To Retire A Millionaire

    Making this dream come true takes work, but it's well worth the effort.
  3. Converting Traditional IRA Savings to a Roth IRA

    When is it a good idea to convert traditional IRA funds into Roth IRA funds? And when does it not make sense?
  4. The Priorities of Personal Finance

    Before saving everything for retirement, make sure you're living life now and have insurance in place.
  5. What Do You Need to Know About Annuities?

    There are varying views on annuities. Use this basic information to draw your own conclusions.
  6. Things Nursing Homes Are Not Allowed to Do

    Nursing home residents just got new safeguards to their rights – rights they aren't suppose to lose when entering a facility.
  1. It's Tax Season, Are You Prepared?

    It's tax season again. Use these tips to be prepared to file and protect yourself from cybercrime.
  2. Cybersecurity: Protect Yourself During Tax Season

    Take a little extra time to review online communications and avoid becoming a cybercrime victim.
  3. 2016 SEC Enforcement Cases: The Year in Review

    The SEC set a new record in 2016 for the number of enforcement actions it brought.
  4. H&R Block Gets IBM's Watson for Your Taxes (HRB, IBM)

    Can IBM’s Watson help with your taxes? H&R Block is betting that the famed artificial intelligence solution will increase ...
  5. Square

    Square helps small businesses accept credit cards, track sales and inventory and even obtain financing.
  6. Collaborative Economy

    Collaborative economy is a marketplace where consumers rely on each other instead of large companies to meet their wants ...
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