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  1. How to Invest Like an Institution

    By following the strategies of the pros, even a beginner can learn to invest like an expert.
  2. 7 Financial Lessons to Master by the Time You're 30

    Once you hit your 30s, it is time to get serious about your finances and money skills. Here are the top money lessons you ...
  3. Are You in the Top One Percent of the World?

    If you live in an industrialized country, cracking the top 1% of income earners isn't as difficult as you might think.
  4. Where do most fund managers get their market information?

    Many fund managers, whether they manage a mutual fund, trust fund, pension or hedge fund, have access to resources that the ...
  5. What's the difference between short-term investments and marketable securities?

    Understand the difference between short-term investments and marketable equity securities, and learn the importance of short-term ...
  6. Divorce Planning Checklist: What You Need to Know

    Divorce can be costly and hard if you don't plan for it. Making sure you stay organized will go a long way in easing the ...
  1. How to Retire 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 ...
  2. Betterment Review 2016: Fees and Investment Facts

    Betterment is the largest robo-advisor with more than $10 billion in assets under management. Here is what to expect when ...
  3. Top 5 Robo-Advisors in 2017

    Robo-advisors have surged in popularity as investors seek low-cost, automated investing opportunities.
  4. The Future of the Fiduciary Rule

    Ed Gjertsen II, CFP® discusses the future of the Fiduciary Rule.
  5. How to Become an Investment Banker

    The path to the top of one of the world's most lucrative fields, investment banking begins with a topnotch education.
  6. Advisors: Cybersecurity Tips After the Equifax and Yahoo Breaches

    Many advisory firms have found they need cybersecurity help from an outside vendor.
  1. 5 Ways to Improve Your Estate Plan After a Divorce

    Take these five steps to ensure your estate plan still fits your needs after a divorce.
  2. Crush Your Student Loan Debt With These Tips

    Conquering high-interest-rate loans first and paying extra can help you crush your student loans.
  3. How to Retire 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 ...
  4. What is the formula for calculating weighted average cost of capital (WACC) in Excel?

    Learn about the weighted average cost of capital (WACC) formula and how it is used to estimate the average cost of raising ...
  5. Understanding Financial Liquidity

    Understanding how this measure works in the market can help keep your finances afloat.
  6. The Future of the Fiduciary Rule

    Ed Gjertsen II, CFP® discusses the future of the Fiduciary Rule.
  1. Expect Bitcoin to Fall Before it Rises Again

    Technical signs point to a deeper pullback before the bull trend resumes.
  2. How to Invest Like an Institution

    By following the strategies of the pros, even a beginner can learn to invest like an expert.
  3. Johnson & Johnson Stock Extends Breakout After Solid Q3

    Shares moved sharply higher this week on third quarter results, but traders will be watching these key levels.
  4. Short Sale

    A short sale involves borrowing shares in anticipation of a price decline with the requirement that they will be returned ...
  5. John B. Taylor

    An economics professor and expert on monetary policy. John B. Taylor is best known for the paper he submitted in 1993 outlining ...
  6. Bulls Take Aim at Financials

    Breakouts on charts of key financial stocks suggest that this could be the sector to watch in the final months of 2017.
  1. Decile

    A decile is method of splitting up a set of ranked data into 10 equally large subsections.
  2. Apple Cuts iPhone Component Orders By Half: Report

    Apple is reportedly telling suppliers that it is cutting orders for the remainder of the year.
  3. Gilead Shares Jump After FDA Approves Lymphoma Drug

    Gilead Sciences' (GILD) $11.9 billion acquisition of Kite Pharma is paying off.
  4. Chart of the Week: What Cooling Growth in China Means for Investors

    China’s growth is set to cool in 2018 after a surprisingly strong year. We explain the investing implications.
  5. Expect Bitcoin to Fall Before it Rises Again

    Technical signs point to a deeper pullback before the bull trend resumes.
  6. Energy and Financials: The Value within Value

    Value stocks have started to show signs of life. We discuss why energy and financial stocks are currently the best ways to ...
  1. Apple Cuts iPhone Component Orders By Half: Report

    Apple is reportedly telling suppliers that it is cutting orders for the remainder of the year.
  2. Gilead Shares Jump After FDA Approves Lymphoma Drug

    Gilead Sciences' (GILD) $11.9 billion acquisition of Kite Pharma is paying off.
  3. Energy and Financials: The Value within Value

    Value stocks have started to show signs of life. We discuss why energy and financial stocks are currently the best ways to ...
  4. Apple's Upcoming Guidance Has Some Wall Street Analysts Worried

    Apple reports third-quarter results next month, but analysts on Wall Street are more worried about its guidance than its ...
  5. Why IBM's Big Stock Rally Won't Last

    IBM stock rose 10% after its 3Q earnings report, but that spike won't last long. Here's why.
  6. Why Dividend Stocks Are Killing Growth Stocks in 2017

    High yields increasingly come with high multiples and low growth.
  1. How Much Social Security Will You Get?

    Learn how to calculate your social security benefits! You've been paying in for years - now it's time to find out what the ...
  2. 3 Reasons to Postpone Collecting Social Security

    There are many benefits to delaying receiving Social Security until you are 70.
  3. 5 Ways to Improve Your Estate Plan After a Divorce

    Take these five steps to ensure your estate plan still fits your needs after a divorce.
  4. Why Traditional Retirement Is Dead

    While retirement as we know it is a thing of the past, it isn’t necessarily a bad thing.
  5. Applying for Social Security Before Retirement Age

    Planning to receive Social Security before full retirement age? Take the earnings test first.
  6. The Widening Retirement Savings Gap

    Due to a variety of factors, by 2050 there will be a $400 trillion retirement savings gap.
  1. Betterment Review 2016: Fees and Investment Facts

    Betterment is the largest robo-advisor with more than $10 billion in assets under management. Here is what to expect when ...
  2. Top 5 Robo-Advisors in 2017

    Robo-advisors have surged in popularity as investors seek low-cost, automated investing opportunities.
  3. Bitcoin Price Falls Into Correction Territory

    Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies fell by between 6% and 12% yesterday.
  4. Advisors: Cybersecurity Tips After the Equifax and Yahoo Breaches

    Many advisory firms have found they need cybersecurity help from an outside vendor.
  5. How Does Bitcoin Mining Work?

    Bitcoin mining, explained like you're five.
  6. JPMorgan Unveils Blockchain Money Transfer Project; So Much For 'Bitcoin Is A Fraud'

    CEO Jamie Dimon trashes bitcoin even as JPMorgan uses the underlying technology to develop new processes.
Hot Definitions
  1. Call Option

    An agreement that gives an investor the right (but not the obligation) to buy a stock, bond, commodity, or other instrument ...
  2. Pro-Rata

    Used to describe a proportionate allocation. A method of assigning an amount to a fraction, according to its share of the ...
  3. Private Placement

    The sale of securities to a relatively small number of select investors as a way of raising capital.
  4. AAA

    The highest possible rating assigned to the bonds of an issuer by credit rating agencies. An issuer that is rated AAA has ...
  5. Backward Integration

    A form of vertical integration that involves the purchase of suppliers. Companies will pursue backward integration when it ...
  6. Pari-passu

    A Latin phrase meaning "equal footing" that describes situations where two or more assets, securities, creditors or obligations ...
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