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  1. Rent-To-Own Homes: How The Process Works

    Here's what to watch for when negotiating a contract for a rent-to-own home – and who is a good candidate for this option.
  2. Measure Your Portfolio's Performance

    Learn three ratios that will help you evaluate your investment returns.
  3. 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.
  4. True Family Wealth Is Built With These Components

    There is more to building family wealth than financial capital.
  5. 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.
  6. 50 Cent Broke No More

    After a business deal went awry, the rap star dug himself out of bankruptcy by suing his lawyers.
  1. 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?
  2. 5 Top Tax Concerns Clients May Face This Year

    Clients of advisors may have more tax issues as their financial plans become more complicated.
  3. 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 ...
  4. The Top 3 Growth Avenues for Advisors in 2017

    These are three options advisors have when considering the future growth of their business.
  5. 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.
  6. Why China's Stock Market Is On a Roll

    Shanghai: China's stock market is surging and may outperform longterm, Morgan Stanley says
  1. Can a Mortgage Company Change the Terms?

    Buying a home? You'll need this guide on when a mortgage company can change your terms and why various closing costs can ...
  2. 5 Best-Selling Cars Ever

    Here's a list of the best-selling cars of all time.
  3. Planning Your Second Career

    How to find a second career if you want to do more than retire in your later years.
  4. Share Your Future Income for College Tuition?

    As college tuition mounts, the idea of income-sharing agreements is becoming a more viable option for many.
  5. 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
  6. Save More Money to Reduce Financial Stress

    Feeling stressed out about money? Make changes in your spending habits.
  1. 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 ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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.
  4. 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 ...
  5. Natural Gas ETFs Poised to Extend Losses (UNG)

    After falling 23 percent from the start of 2017, things may be getting worse for UNG.
  6. Buy These Uptrending Stocks on the Pullback (LRCX, CPRT)

    These stocks have been booming recently, and a recent pullback may present an opportunity to get in.
  1. Jose Cuervo IPO First Mexican Offering Since Trump Took Office

    After delaying its IPO twice during the last year, Jose Cuervo, the world's biggest tequila distiller, went public earlier ...
  2. IMAX Has Room to Fall to $27.50 (IMAX)

    IMAX reports result tomorrow, February 23rd. The stock has a few bearish signs heading into those results.
  3. Avon, Nu Skin Struggle with Revenue (AVP, NUS)

    Cosmetics manufacturers like Avon and Nu Skin can’t keep a pretty face for investors.
  4. Apple Files for New Cloud Project in Nevada (AAPL, AMZN)

    Apple is expanding its cloud footprint in Nevada to reduce reliance on Amazon and Google to power its fast-expanding services.
  5. iPhone 8 Component Suppliers: Who Wins? (SWKS, AVGO)

    The next iPhone is coming and expectation are ramping. Which component supplier is the most highly leveraged to the iPhone ...
  6. Garmin Shares Pointed North After Earnings (GRMN)

    Garmin is testing 6-month resistance after a strong fourth quarter earnings report and should break out in coming days.
  1. iPhone 8 Component Suppliers: Who Wins? (SWKS, AVGO)

    The next iPhone is coming and expectation are ramping. Which component supplier is the most highly leveraged to the iPhone ...
  2. Garmin Shares Pointed North After Earnings (GRMN)

    Garmin is testing 6-month resistance after a strong fourth quarter earnings report and should break out in coming days.
  3. UPS Successfully Tests Drone to Deliver Package

    UPS has successfully delivered a package in Florida using an unmanned drone.
  4. Four Wells Fargo Managers Fired (WFC, XLF)

    Wells Fargo's board unanimously agrees to terminate four senior managers in connection with its cross-selling controversy.
  5. The Contrarian: How High Can AVGO and SWKS Fly? (AVGO, SWKS)

    MKM Partners has a $109 price target on SWKS and a $240 price target on AVGO. Are they really worth that much?
  6. Three Investment Banks to Lead Aramco IPO (HSBC, MS)

    Rumors are swirling that HSBC, Morgan Stanley and J.P. Morgan will lead the largest IPO in history, worth over $100 billion.
  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. Work at a Public Company? Here's How You Can Sell Your Stock

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

    Here's how marketing techniques like blogging can help advisors grow assets under management.
  3. 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.
  4. Cybersecurity: Protect Yourself During Tax Season

    Take a little extra time to review online communications and avoid becoming a cybercrime victim.
  5. 2016 SEC Enforcement Cases: The Year in Review

    The SEC set a new record in 2016 for the number of enforcement actions it brought.
  6. 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 ...
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