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  1. Timeshares: Dream Vacation or Money Pit?

    This popular real estate product has its advantages, but don't expect to make a profit.
  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. What Is the Most Important Financial Lesson?

    When it comes to learning lessons about your finances, it helps to think about the future.
  4. Warren Buffett Gets a Big Thank You Note from Bill Gates

    Warren Buffett's investment philosophy and deep pockets have helped shape the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
  5. Family Wealth Depends on Maintaining Financial Capital

    Maintaining the financial capital of family wealth through generations can be difficult.
  6. Hire a Financial Advisor to Be Your Personal CFO

    A successful business doesn't handle finances without a CFO and neither should you.
  1. Wealthsimple

    In a few short years, Wealthsimple conquered the robo-advisor arena in Canada. It's now taking on U.S. millennial investors.
  2. Is Your Bank Pushing You Into the Wrong Products?

    Recent reports of questionable selling practices at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. underscore the need for banking customers ...
  3. Global Trade Outlook Clouded by Policy Uncertainty

    The World Bank says global trade and economic growth are still struggling
  4. Fed Sees Disconnect Between Volatility and Market

    Fed officials say low VIX levels fail to capture the uncertain outlook for Trump's policies
  5. Growth of Hybrid Robo-Advisors to Outpace Pure Robos

    A recent study projects hybrid robo-advisors will manage 10% of all investable assets by 2025.
  6. Retirement Planning Strategies for Clients in Their 50s

    Here are three ways financial advisors can help 50-somethings plan for retirement.
  1. The Parental Support Young Millennials Get? A Lot

    By now it’s no secret that parental support for Millennials is extensive. So how much is it exactly?
  2. Pros and Cons of VA Loan Down Payments

    Are making VA loan down payments when buying a home a good idea? Why put money down when you don’t have to? Let’s take a ...
  3. Creditor

    A creditor is an entity that extends credit by giving another entity permission to borrow money if it is paid back at a later ...
  4. Assessed Value

    Assessed value is the dollar value assigned to a property for purposes of measuring applicable taxes.
  5. Delinquent

    The failure to accomplish what is required by law or duty, such as the failure to make a required payment or to perform a ...
  6. Home Mortgage

    A home mortgage is a loan given by a bank, mortgage company or other financial institution for the purchase of a primary ...
  1. Weekly Update on Commodity ETFs (USO, UGAZ)

    A continued decline in natural gas is driving UNG lower, but oil is ending the week on a high note.
  2. Prison Stocks Boosted by Justice Dept. Reversal of Scale Back (CXW, GEO)

    The DOJ’s reversal of the decision to scale back private prisons represents good news for prison stocks.
  3. When Investing in Gold, Context Is Key

    No market need more context right now than gold for investors to be successful.
  4. Gold ETF Closes in on 200-Day Moving Average (GLD)

    The largest gold ETF is close to making an important technical move.
  5. WayFair, Overstock Riding Online Trends (W,OSTK)

    Online home furnishing retailers like Overstock.com and Wayfair are well positioned for increases in online and discount ...
  6. Hormel, Tyson Hold Dominant Positions (HRL,TSN)

    Hormel and Tyson have faced a few recent setbacks, but still hold on to their dominant positions in the processed food industry.
  1. Revlon Embarks on New Digital Transformation

    The NYC cosmetics giant hopes to target Millennial consumers online as part of its comeback plan.
  2. The Market's Long Upward March: Correction Due? (GS)

    History shows similar advances have led to 15% median returns in the next 12 months
  3. Algeria Talking With Exxon on Joint Offshore Ops (XOM)

    Algeria's Sonatrach has begun talking with Exxon and others about developing offshore drilling.
  4. Alibaba Blames Lax Enforcement for Counterfeits

    Alibaba has blamed lax laws and penalties for the counterfeit items that show up on its websites.
  5. Symantec Considered Buyout of FireEye

    The industry pioneer reportedly ended talks as the cybersecurity companies failed to reach a deal.
  6. Build-A-Bear Sees Mall Traffic Declines (BBW, HAS)

    Build-A-Bear's unique in-store experience is not enough to counter dwindling mall traffic trends.
  1. Emotional Trading in Shares of NVDA (NVDA)

    Is it investor or trader behavior that is moving the stock into such severe swings?
  2. Inovio's Zika and MERS Vaccines Show Promise (INO)

    Preliminary data from early-stage studies of Inivio's Zika and MERS vaccines are encouraging.
  3. London Exch.-Deutsche Boerse Merger May Be Dead

    A deal to form Europe's largest exchange hit a wall as LSE rejects demands to sell stake in MTS.
  4. Sanofi, Lonza To Build $285M Biologics Plant (SNY)

    Sanofi and Lonza will build a drug manufacturing facility in Switzerland that will create 200 jobs.
  5. Idera Drug Combo Does Well In Early Study (IDRA)

    Idera’s cancer drug, IMO-2125, reported success as a combination therapy during early-stage trials.
  6. Can AB Inbev Make a Comeback?

    While the world's largest brewer has seen a stock decline, long-term investors foresee a turnaround.
  1. 8 Reasons to Roll Over Your 401(k) to an IRA

    Switching jobs? Moving your retirement savings into an IRA has advantages that may allow you to build a larger nest egg.
  2. Retirement Planning Strategies for Clients in Their 50s

    Here are three ways financial advisors can help 50-somethings plan for retirement.
  3. Should I Save for Retirement or College Tuition?

    Here's some in help in deciding whether to save more for your kids' college vs. your retirement.
  4. Traditional or Roth IRA? One Has an Absolute Benefit

    If you can only use one, invest in an individual retirement account with an immediate tax benefit.
  5. How To Make Your First $1 Million

    It is easier to become a millionaire now than at any time before. While you won't be buying islands, it is still a goal worth ...
  6. What’s Wrong with Target Date Funds?

    Target date funds seem convenient, but you pay for that convenience with fees and other factors.
  1. Wealthsimple

    In a few short years, Wealthsimple conquered the robo-advisor arena in Canada. It's now taking on U.S. millennial investors.
  2. How to Start Investing With Just $100

    Robo-advising is a good way to start investing and take advantage of compounding interest.
  3. Quantitative Trading: Is It For You?

    Quantitative trading is a trading strategy based on mathematical computations.
  4. Open Banking

    Open Banking is a system that provides a user with a network of financial institutions’ data through the use of application ...
  5. Honeypot

    A honeypot is a security measure used to prevent and dismantle cyberattacks by luring attackers to a specific area of a computer ...
  6. Drone Air Traffic Control Start-Up AirMap Raises $26 Million (MSFT, QCOM)

    A company that promises to tackle drone air traffic congestion attracts big name investors.
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