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  1. Valentine’s Day Spending Drops for 2017(M, JWN)

    People will be spending substantially less this Valentine's Day, according to forecasts.
  2. Finance and Wealth Coaching for Young Adults

    Here are some wealth management ideas for young adults, and older adults too.
  3. Why People Renounce Their U.S Citizenship

    This year, the highest number of Americans ever took the irrevocable step of giving up their citizenship. Here's why.
  4. 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.
  5. Measure Your Portfolio's Performance

    Learn three ratios that will help you evaluate your investment returns.
  6. 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.
  1. 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 ...
  2. Why Global Risk Is Falling for Investors

    Global risks are falling across the global economy as optimism increases in the U.S., Asia and Europe
  3. Uber's Race to Catch Asian Rivals May Hurt Profits

    Motorcycle Taxis: Since withdrawing from China, Uber has continued to struggle in Asia
  4. The Week Ahead: February 20-24, 2017 (BCS, HSBC)

    Minutes from the Fed's February meeting shouldn't offer too many surprises.
  5. 10 Tips to Boost Credit Scores for Advisors and Clients

    Properly managing credit scores can help get new loans and save a lot of money in the process.
  6. The American Recovery Act: 8 Years Later

    Eight years ago today, Obama signed the $787 billion stimulus package in the midst of the Great Recession. How has the economy ...
  1. Buying A Second Home to Rent: Dos and Don'ts

    Mortgage interest rates are low, but consider these dos and don'ts before making the leap into rental property ownership.
  2. The Pros and Cons Of A 30-Year Mortgage

    It's the most popular choice, but home buyers with 30-year mortgages may be paying more to finance their home than they need ...
  3. How HELOCs Can Hurt You

    A home equity line of credit is a convenient way to borrow money. But, there are things to be cautious of so you don't get ...
  4. Comparison of a 30-Year vs. a 15-Year Mortgage

    Most homebuyers compare the monthly payments between mortgages, but what about these other points?
  5. 18 Do-It-Yourself Projects to Boost Home Value

    These home upgrades can be achieved for surprisingly little money.
  6. 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.
  1. International Market ETFs Continue Uptrend (EEM, EFA)

    ETFs that track Emerging Markets, China, Europe, Australia and the Far East continue to head higher.
  2. Banks Bag Coveted Saudi Aramco IPO Roles (JPM, MS)

    JPMorgan Chase (JPM) and Morgan Stanley (MS) land lucrative roles as lead underwriters on the world’s biggest IPO.
  3. Why Investors Should Stop Watching the Indexes

    Using the Dow Jones or S&P 500 Index as benchmarks for your diversified portfolio causes problems.
  4. Dillard’s, Macy’s Try to Reverse Declines (M, DDS)

    Anchor department stores like Dillard's and Macy's are taking significant steps to curb revenue declines.
  5. Fed Minutes Suggest More Rate Hikes Coming Soon

    Labor market, robust data warrant further rate hikes, Fed says.
  6. Why Is Bitcoin's Value So Volatile?

    Bitcoin's value fluctuates due to a confluence of factors, including media hype and perceived value.
  1. An ETF's Exclusionary Tactic That's Working (DTN)

    This dividend ETF excludes a high-flying sector, but the fund is still soaring.
  2. Startup China Rapid Finance Poised for U.S. IPO

    Ready Cash: The peer-to-peer lender plans to use its IPO to expand in China
  3. Spectrum Hit With New Shareholder Lawsuit (SPPI)

    Spectrum was sued again amid allegations it made misleading statements about its bladder cancer drug.
  4. Deutsche Bank to Cut Bonuses by About 80% (DB)

    The embattled German bank is attempting to shore up its finances after a string of fines.
  5. Barbie AI Hologram is Your Child's New Best Friend (MAT)

    Human contact is overrated anyway.
  6. Previewing AVGO Quarterly Results (AVGO)

    Loop Capital and Instinet are positive on Broadcom ahead of the quarter. Margins, cash flow and the new iPhone have a lot ...
  1. Bio-Rad Reports 4Q Loss, Flat Revenue (BIO)

    Bio-Rad expects a modest 2017 after posting a fourth-quarter loss of 70 cents a share.
  2. Merck Restates 2016 Earnings, Takes $3B Charge (MRK)

    Merck revised its 2016 earnings after recording a $2.9 billion impairment charges for its Hep C drug.
  3. Valeant Pharmaceuticals: Overvaluation Situation

    Valeant's fall from grace ranks with some of the biggest collapses in modern stock market history, but this sad tale holds ...
  4. Earnings Winners: Ten Stocks That May Outperform

    Big Upside: these stocks beat both earnings and revenue estimates
  5. Trump's Tax Cuts: Why Amazon, Exxon and AT&T Won't Benefit (AMZN, XOM)

    Trump's proposal would provide windfalls for some companies, but many firms will receive little benefit.
  6. Cosmetics Industry Disruptors Target Millennials

    New market entrants find success in offering premium quality brands at affordable prices.
  1. RMDs: How to Calculate and Make the Most of Them

    When you reach age 70.5 you will have to take required minimum distributions from qualified plans.
  2. Your Company 401(k): What Business Owners Should Know

    Business owners need to be knowledgable about the retirement plans they offer their employees.
  3. How to Put Your Pay Raise to Work

    Put your pay raise to work and you can end up with a windfall.
  4. 6 Ways to Ruin Your Retirement

    We all look forward to one day leaving the rat race behind and enjoying our golden years. But it's not a sure thing. Check ...
  5. How Retirees Should Think About Market Corrections

    Stock market corrections can be scary for retirees living off their investment income. How to cushion the blow.
  6. Your Local Social Security Office: Who Can Help

    Many calls to Social Security end in frustration. It doesn't have to be that way.
  1. Buying a House Remotely: A Step-by-Step Guide

    Buying a home remotely can be a good option for a variety of reasons. The important thing is to find a good real estate agent ...
  2. Top 5 Countries with the Most Twitter Followers

    Sweden's Twitter account @Sweden has more followers than @USA.
  3. Retail Empires Strike Back with Omnichannel Strategies (WMT, AMZN)

    Traditional retailers are working hard to offer a seamless shopping experience in order to better compete online.
  4. Jay Z's New Hustle: His Own Venture Capital Fund

    After some lucrative private investments, Jay Z is now looking to start his own VC fund.
  5. Snapchat Has Big Competition in China

    It would be difficult for the Snapchat app to enter the Chinese market.
  6. 6 Dangerous Moves for First-Time Investors

    First-time investors beware of these potentially disastrous decisions.
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