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  1. Buyout Firms Seen Inflating Results as Assets Soar

    Hot Air: Many private equity firms use a legal technique that can boost returns by 25% or more, Bloomberg says
  2. Go Green With Socially Responsible Investing

    Find out how morals and ethics can bring you a surprising return.
  3. Is there a difference between socially responsible investing (SRI) and green investing?

    Green investing is considered a subset of socially responsible investing. Both of these terms refer to investment philosophies ...
  4. Socially Responsible Investing: How Millennials are Driving It

    Younger investors are much more likely to be interested in doing good and doing right, surveys show.
  5. How Vanguard Dominated the Mutual Fund Industry

    How Vanguard, the mutual fund giant, grew to $4.2 Trillion in assets under management with its tried and true approach to ...
  6. How Social Impact Bonds Work

    Social impact bonds are one way to funnel money to projects that will impact society.
  1. A Defined Benefit Plan for Small Business Owners

    Wish you had a pension to help see you through your retirement? Today, small business owners may be able to create their ...
  2. How to Create a Plan to Deal with College Debt

    The worst thing to do with college debt is to ignore it. The best way to start tackling it is with a clear roadmap to financial ...
  3. Why Bondholders Should Manage Duration Risk

    Bonds and bond funds are fixed-income investments, but their duration, combined with changes to interest rates, can lead ...
  4. The Advantages of Indexed Universal Life Insurance

    An indexed universal life insurance policy can be an all-in-one financial device. Here's why, and here are some of its key ...
  5. The Top Secrets to Building Wealth

    Making savings automatic and regular is instrumental when it comes to building wealth. Mindful spending is also helpful if ...
  6. How Your Employer Is Destroying Your Retirement

    What's in a typical workplace 401(k) plan? Often, not a whole lot of good. Here's why.
  1. 6 Steps to Becoming a Real Estate Agent

    Get a head start in the real estate business by following these six steps.
  2. How to Retire as a Millionaire Without a 401(k)

    Can you retire as a millionaire without a 401(k) plan? It may not be easy, but it isn't impossible if you know where to invest ...
  3. What Americans Didn’t Learn from the Last Financial Crisis

    Americans may finally feel better about the economy, but too many are unprepared for the possibility of another financial ...
  4. Top 10 States Where It’s Cheaper to Rent than Own

    Is it cheaper to rent than own? Renting is generally more affordable, and here are the top 10 states in which that is most ...
  5. Ultra-Safe Cars Can Cost More to Insure

    Insurance premiums on cars with advanced safety systems are going up, not down, because all that fancy equipment is pricey ...
  6. Financial Conversations to Have With Your Spouse

    Having these financial conversations with your spouse will ensure you're on the same page.
  1. Is Twitter Poised for a Turnaround? (TWTR)

    Twitter's stock soared after a favorable earnings report, but is this the start of a long-term turnaround or just a short ...
  2. Russian Stocks Heading Toward Breakout Levels (RSX, RSXJ)

    After strong rallies in 2016, Russian stock ETFs are consolidating and could break out again. (RSX, RSXJ)
  3. Can Chipotle Regain Its Past Glory? (CMG)

    Chipotle beat analyst estimates for revenue and earnings, but the technical picture may be a little more cloudy.
  4. White House Said To Be Mulling Withdrawal from NAFTA

    The White House is considering an order to pull out of NAFTA, according to sources.
  5. Credit Suisse Avoids IPO for Swiss Bank Unit (CS)

    Credit Suisse reported first quarter net income that swung to a profit from losses a year prior.
  6. Time for Big Cap Biotech (CELG, VRTX)

    The biotech sector is gaining ground after strong first quarter earnings and could finally be headed into a major recovery. ...
  1. Can Adidas Beat Nike as America’s Favorite Shoe?

    Reports suggest the swoosh is losing momentum, presenting an opportunity for its German rival.
  2. Musk Reveals Details About His Boring Plan

    Tesla CEO Elon Musk has a plan to dig tunnels beneath Los Angeles' streets.
  3. Alibaba Earns at Least $1B in Sale of Momo Stake

    Alibaba has raked in more than $1 billion from a sale of a majority of its stake in Momo.
  4. With Obamacare in Doubt, California Asks Insurers to Double Up on Rate Filings

    Health insurers seeking regulatory approval for 2018 individual insurance plans can file two sets of premium rates as a way ...
  5. Leading Home Durables Cos. Report Q1 Results

    American manufacturers Whirlpool Corp. and and Mohawk Industries post mixed results this week.
  6. ETFs Demystify Bond Market Exposure

    Bond ETFs are growing rapidly, making fixed income investing available to scores of new investors.
  1. Leading Home Durables Cos. Report Q1 Results

    American manufacturers Whirlpool Corp. and and Mohawk Industries post mixed results this week.
  2. Credit Suisse Bullish on Microsoft Cloud Business

    Microsoft got new coverage by Credit Suisse, which thinks the stock can climb more than 17%.
  3. U.S. Economic Growth Slower Than France, 'Terrible' -BlackRock's Fink

    BlackRock Inc Chief Executive Officer Larry Fink on Friday sounded another warning on the U.S. economy after the government ...
  4. Biotechs Hit the Road

    NEW YORK, April 28 (IFR) - Orphan drug developer Biohaven Pharmaceuticals' proposed US$133m IPO represents the largest attempt ...
  5. Italian Police Say Amazon Has Evaded 130 Mln Euros of Taxes

    Milan tax police have told Amazon they believes the world's largest online retailer has evaded around 130 million euros ($142 ...
  6. Brazil Cities Gripped by First General Strike in Decades

    Brazilian unions on Friday led the nation's first general strike in over two decades to protest President Michel Temer's ...
  1. 401(k) Alternatives for High-Income Earners

    One downside to earning more is a higher tax rate on your 401(k) distributions. Here's how high-earners can minimize that ...
  2. A Defined Benefit Plan for Small Business Owners

    Wish you had a pension to help see you through your retirement? Today, small business owners may be able to create their ...
  3. The Advantages of Indexed Universal Life Insurance

    An indexed universal life insurance policy can be an all-in-one financial device. Here's why, and here are some of its key ...
  4. How Retirees Should Think About Retirement Income

    It’s the savings you have accumulated for retirement that make the difference between just getting by and being able to enjoying ...
  5. The Top Secrets to Building Wealth

    Making savings automatic and regular is instrumental when it comes to building wealth. Mindful spending is also helpful if ...
  6. How Your Employer Is Destroying Your Retirement

    What's in a typical workplace 401(k) plan? Often, not a whole lot of good. Here's why.
  1. Spotify May Be Getting Into Hardware (AAPL, GOOG)

    The music-streaming service has advertised for hardware product development positions.
  2. Networks to Pour Billions into Original Content in 2017

    Deep-pocketed networks are doubling down on original content as premium shows gain popularity.
  3. Bitcoin

    Bitcoin is a digital or virtual currency that uses peer-to-peer technology to facilitate instant payments.
  4. Chinese Internet Giant Tencent Forms Its Own Blockchain Platform, TrustSQL

    Tencent, one of the largest Chinese conglomerates is building its own blockchain services platform known as TrustSQL.
  5. Cryptocurrency Market Cap Reaches Record High of $30 Billion

    The market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies continues to grow at an incredible rate.
  6. Tesla Factory Workers Accuse Company of Intimidation (TSLA)

    They claim that Tesla is going "too far" in clamping down on their efforts to form a union.
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  3. North American Free Trade Agreement - NAFTA

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