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  1. 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.
  2. Life Insurance Premium Financing: Worth the Risk?

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

    Soros lured away Dawn Fitzpatrick for an executive role at his Soros Fund Management.
  4. Top U.S. Housing Market Indicators

    A quick overview of the top economic indicators to track the housing market in the U.S.
  5. The Barnyard Basics of Derivatives

    This tale of a fictional chicken farm is a great way to learn how derivatives work in the market.
  6. The 5 Most Feared Figures in Finance

    Gates, Soros, Icahn, Rockefeller and Morgan caused chills on Wall Street.
  1. How Advisors Can Use Blogs to Boost Their AUM

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

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

    Foreign investors are paring their holdings amid uncertainty about Trump’s policies
  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. Retirement Planning Strategies for Clients in Their 60s

    Here are four things clients in their 60s need to consider when it comes to retirement planning.
  1. The Priorities of Personal Finance

    Before saving everything for retirement, make sure you're living life now and have insurance in place.
  2. Are You Financially Stressed?

    Working with a certified financial planner can help alleviate financial stress.
  3. Loan-To-Value Ratio - LTV Ratio

    A lending risk assessment ratio that financial institutions and others lenders examine before approving a mortgage.
  4. Term Loan

    A loan from a bank for a specific amount that has a specified repayment schedule and a floating interest rate. Term loans ...
  5. Pre-Qualified Vs. Pre-Approved - What's The Difference?

    These terms may sound the same, but they mean very different things for homebuyers.
  6. Student Debt: Women Owe More

    A new research study shows that women carry more student loan debt than men.
  1. Burger King’s Adults Meal Includes Sexy Toy (QSR)

    Burger King gets spicy with Adult Meal toy for Valentine's Day.
  2. Should Investors Worry about Marine Le Pen?

    The far-right candidate’s growing chance of victory at this year’s French presidential election could spur some interesting ...
  3. Macy's vs. Sears: 2 Beleaguered Retailers (M, SHLD)

    Macy's low price tag could make it an attractive acquisition target, Barron's suggests.
  4. Is WINS Finance's Breakout Sustainable? (WINS)

    Is WINS Finance Holdings's breakout sustainable or the sign of a near-term decline?
  5. Retail Executives Want to Kill Border Tax Proposal (AZO, BBY)

    Retail industry executives are the latest in a wave of CEOs scrambling to Washington for their cause.
  6. Tarullo Departure Gives Trump a Huge Opening at the Fed

    With three seats to fill on the Fed's board, President Trump a huge opportunity to put his stamp on Fed policy.
  1. Goldman Sachs Cuts Stake in Whole Foods (WFM)

    The reduction comes as the grocer struggles to grow sales, with the organic and natural food market becoming more competitive.
  2. Did Broadcom Just Break Out? (AVGO)

    Shares of Broadcom are rising today after positive comments from JP Morgan.
  3. General Mills Lowers Sales Outlook, Shares Fall

    The company expects sales to decline 4% this year due to a weak outlook for yogurt and soup.
  4. Tesla's Workers Are in Touch With UAW Organizers (TSLA)

    According to reports, union organizers from UAW are in touch with aggrieved workers at the electric car maker's factory.
  5. Cisco Rival Arista Stock Climbs on Q4 Beat

    The cloud networking firm posts a 34% sales increase despite a two-year legal battle with Cisco.
  6. What Investors Don’t Know About How Trump Will Transform the Fed

    Trump's likely FOMC appointees would represent a dramatic hawkish shift in policy.
  1. Unlimited Data Offers Mean New Carrier Price War

    All four leading wireless carriers are now offering unlimited plans, ushering in a new price war.
  2. Court Rules Against Berkeley In CRISPR Patent Case (CRSP)

    UC Berkeley suffered a major setback in CRISPR patent infringement lawsuit against MIT and Harvard.
  3. Florida Man Plots to Blow Up Target Stores For Profit (TGT)

    A Florida sex offender has been arrested in a bizarre plot to force the shares of Target lower by bombing the stores of the ...
  4. Cryolife 4Q Revenues Missed Street Estimates (CRY)

    Cryolife missed 4Q revenue estimates, and predicted a modest increase in 2017 revenues.
  5. Nestlé Misses on Q4: Worst Sales Growth in 20 Yrs.

    The world's largest food company's new CEO cuts the firm's long-standing sales growth target.
  6. Shire PLC 4Q Earnings, Revenue Beat Street (SHPG)

    Baxalta’s contributions helped Shire beat Wall Street expectations for earnings and revenues.
  1. An Overview of Annuities

    These contracts provide a guaranteed income stream. Learn how they work and their benefits.
  2. 6 Signs You're Ready to Retire Early

    If you can answer "yes" to these six questions, you may be ready to retire early.
  3. 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 ...
  4. Why Gen-Xers Aren't Ready for Forced Retirement

    Generation X is often overlooked, and its members are often least ready for retirement.
  5. Retirement Planning Strategies for Clients in Their 60s

    Here are four things clients in their 60s need to consider when it comes to retirement planning.
  6. Things You Should Know About IRA Beneficiaries: Part 2

    Here's how IRAs, and the beneficiaries you name, work with wills and trusts.
  1. How to Protect Yourself From Credit Card Fraud

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

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

    Social payment is the use of social media to transfer money to another person or business.
  4. Get Approved for a Mortgage in an Hour

    The traditional mortgage approval process takes 2-4 weeks, but tech companies have reduced the time to get approved for a ...
  5. Affirm, Inc.

    Affirm’s initial product is a lending solution that can be used to pay for purchases at a variety of online or bricks and ...
  6. Cloud Storage

    Cloud storage is a way for businesses and consumers to save data securely online so it can be easily shared and accessed ...
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  1. Portfolio Investment

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  2. Treynor Ratio

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  3. Buyback

    The repurchase of outstanding shares (repurchase) by a company in order to reduce the number of shares on the market. Companies ...
  4. Tax Refund

    A tax refund is a refund on taxes paid to an individual or household when the actual tax liability is less than the amount ...
  5. Gross Domestic Product - GDP

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