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  1. Become Your Own Financial Advisor

    If you have some financial know-how, you don’t have to hire someone to advise you on investments. This tutorial will help ...
  2. 5 Misconceptions That Put Your Finances at Risk

    These are the pitfalls to avoid when planning your finances and investments.
  3. How You Should Handle a Large Windfall of Money

    It is easy to spend money. It is much harder to keep it.
  4. Ray Dalio's Bridgewater Earned $4.9 Billion for its Clients in 2016

    Ray Dalio's Conn.-based hedge fund bucked the trend to produce incredible results.
  5. Life Insurance Premium Financing: Worth the Risk?

    Life insurance premium financing lets high net worth individuals buy costly insurance without liquidating assets.
  6. Soros Hires UBS' Fitzpatrick as Chief Investment Officer (UBS)

    Soros lured away Dawn Fitzpatrick for an executive role at his Soros Fund Management.
  1. How Retirees Should Think About Investing

    Older households are still rebuilding their assets in a post-recession environment. Learn how to think about the task during ...
  2. Work at a Public Company? Here's How You Can Sell Your Stock

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

    Here's how marketing techniques like blogging can help advisors grow assets under management.
  4. Why Johnny Depp and Mike Tyson Sued their Advisors

    Here's why Johnny Depp and Mike Tyson recently filed lawsuits against their former advisors.
  5. Why America's Big Creditors Are Selling Treasuries

    Foreign investors are paring their holdings amid uncertainty about Trump’s policies
  6. An Overview of Annuities

    These contracts provide a guaranteed income stream. Learn how they work and their benefits.
  1. The 9 Things You Should Never Pack

    Chainsaws are illegal if you pack them in a carry-on. Here's what you can bring (and should leave at home).
  2. Trumped-Up Bank Shares Aided by Cost Savings (GS, JPM)

    While bank shares have been riding high on Trumped-up expectations, revenue growth is not the only reason to be optimistic ...
  3. Mortgage

    A debt instrument, secured by the collateral of specified real estate property, that the borrower is obliged to pay back ...
  4. 4 Risky Moves People Are Making to Buy a Home

    A new study from Owners.com suggests that Americans may be willing to make some risky moves to buy a home in 2017. Here are ...
  5. 9 Gentrifying Neighborhoods in the Bay Area

    There are a number of gentrifying neighborhoods in the Bay Area, which is home to some of the highest rents and home prices ...
  6. Timeshares: Dream Vacation or Money Pit?

    This popular real estate product has its advantages, but don't expect to make a profit.
  1. Watch These Bullish Oil ETFs (XOP, XLE)

    Price patterns and seasonality are indicating several bullish months for the price of oil. Here are ways to capitalize. (XOP,XLE)
  2. Timeshares: Dream Vacation or Money Pit?

    This popular real estate product has its advantages, but don't expect to make a profit.
  3. Why China's Stock Market Is On a Roll

    Shanghai: China's stock market is surging and may outperform longterm, Morgan Stanley says
  4. Flows to Apple ETFs are Mixed (AAPL,XLK,QQQ,IYW)

    Apple stock is soaring, but flows to Apple-heavy ETFs are mixed.
  5. Is There a Trade War on the Horizon?

    Fierce resistance to President Trump’s plans to impose a border tax suggest that the U.S. may eventually walk away from the ...
  6. Mattel Targets Chinese Consumers With Alibaba Deal (MAT, BABA)

    Mattel and Alibaba join forces to tap into the toy market in China.
  1. Campbell, Smucker Adapt to Changing Tastes (SJM, CBP)

    Food manufacturers like J.M. Smucker and Campbell Soup pivot toward consumer preferences in their own way.
  2. Kraft Ends $143B Unilever Bid, But Story Not Over

    Following a surge of overseas offers for UK companies post-Brexit, analysts say the pressure is on.
  3. Google and Facebook Run 57% of All Digital Advertising Worldwide (GOOG, FB)

    What does this mean for investors and the rest of the pitiful digital ads ecosystem?
  4. Icahn Leaves Voltari Position But Adds to Hertz (HTZ, HLF)

    The billionaire Carl Icahn sold off his stake in tech company Voltari, according to a recent 13-F.
  5. HP Enterprise’s Q1 Earnings Report: What to Expect

    If the IT giant fails to meet expectations, its stock could slip from its strong rally in 2016.
  6. Gravity MIA After Seven Straight Up Weeks for S&P500 (AAPL, MSFT)

    Three quarters of S&P500 stocks are above their 50-day moving averages. Should investors be worried?
  1. US Exporters In Favor of Border-Adjustment Tax (CAT, GE)

    The CEOs of Boeing, Caterpillar, GE, Pfizer and others say yes to the House Republicans' border tax plan.
  2. Trevena Plunges 34% On Painkiller Results (TRVN)

    Trevena’s painkiller oliceridine beat a placebo, but faltered against morphine in a clinical study.
  3. AT&T to Lawmakers: TWX Deal Won't Hurt Competition

    AT&T and Time Warner said their merger won't harm competition—not every senator is convinced.
  4. Softbank: Would Give Up Sprint for T-Mobile Deal

    Sprint parent Softbank is reportedly willing to give up majority control for a deal on T-Mobile.
  5. Philips Monitoring System Gets FDA Clearance (PHG)

    Philips got FDA clearance for an in-patient continuous monitoring system.
  6. 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 ...
  1. Are My Social Security Benefits Taxable?

    If, and how much, your social security benefits are taxed depends on your income and where you live.
  2. Target Date Funds: Understanding the Benefits & Risks

    If they fit within your risk tolerance and have reasonable fees, target date funds can be an option.
  3. How Obamacare Repeal Could Make Medicare Prices Soar

    Medicare recipients face possible higher healthcare costs through Trump's proposed repeal of the Affordable Care Act.
  4. An Overview of Annuities

    These contracts provide a guaranteed income stream. Learn how they work and their benefits.
  5. 6 Signs You're Ready to Retire Early

    If you can answer "yes" to these six questions, you may be ready to retire early.
  6. How Does My Part-time Job Affect Social Security?

    Social Security benefits mean a lot to retirees' finances. Having a job, even part-time, can complicate matters if certain ...
  1. Prescriptive Analytics

    Prescriptive analytics is the use of technology to help businesses make better decisions about how to handle specific situations ...
  2. Amazon To Offer $10 Bras: Report (AMZN, LB)

    Amazon's latest foray into the lingerie business could start a price war.
  3. How Tech is Changing Alternative Investments

    Here's what you should know about the digitization of the alternative investment industry.
  4. How to Protect Yourself From Credit Card Fraud

    Credit card fraud is sharply up. Learn the worst types and how to protect yourself.
  5. A Different Tech ETF Computes New Highs (FXL)

    This tech ETF is soaring, but investors should investigate what makes this fund tick.
  6. Social Payment

    Social payment is the use of social media to transfer money to another person or business.
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