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  1. Transfer

    A change in ownership of an asset, or a movement of funds and/or assets from one account to another. A transfer may also ...
  2. Advisors: Niche Clients Need You the Most

    Despite efforts by advisors to provide niche services, there are still markets that remain untapped.
  3. Bezos, Buffett and Ortega Battle it Out for World's Second Richest Man

    Despite the bump in Amazon stock after the Whole Foods deal, the race is on between Bezos and Zara's Ortega for the ever-changing ...
  4. Why Millionaires Are Nervous About the Stock Market

    Conservative millionaires are nervous about the stock market due to a variety of political concerns. Should they be?
  5. How to Transfer Wealth and Values to Heirs

    Not transferring values along with wealth to heirs can have devastating consequences.
  6. How Executives Should Approach Estate Planning

    Estate planning can be more complex for executives who have substantial assets.
  1. BlackRock Stock Breaks Down to Pivot Point Support

    BlackRock shares broke down after bearish second quarter results. Where is the stock headed over the long term?
  2. Hesitant Traders Turn Their Attention to Utilities

    Nearby support on the charts of key utilities suggests that the sector could be a good choice in the coming months.
  3. Why Early Retirees Should Reconsider the 4% Rule

    Although retirement rules of thumb can be helpful with long-term goals, retirees need flexibility and risk awareness. Sometimes ...
  4. Traders Profit on Collapse of Retail Stocks

    Day traders are among investors scooping up beaten-down shares of Macy's, Kohl's, Target and Nordstrom
  5. Cisco Is Overvalued, Don’t Believe the Bulls

    Cisco's shares have dramatically lagged the tech sector - for a good reason
  6. Retirement Planning Strategies for Clients in Their 50s

    Here are three ways financial advisors can help 50-somethings plan for retirement.
  1. Can I add my higher income spouse's name to my Roth IRA in order to raise our contribution limits?

    IRS rules prevent you from maintaining joint Roth IRA accounts. However, you may accomplish your goal of contributing larger ...
  2. Teaching Your Kids About Money

    If you want to raise financially responsible kids, it's important to start early.
  3. Know the Pros and Cons of Reverse Mortgages

    As with any financial product, there are costs and benefits to reverse mortgages.
  4. 401(k) Investing for Military Veterans

    Military personnel have access to a thrift savings plan, which is similar to a 401(k) plan.
  5. The Benefits of a Home Equity Line of Credit

    There are several reasons why having a home equity line of credit can be advantageous.
  6. FHA 203(k) Loan

    FHA 203(k) loan provides the money needed for purchase, repairs and related expenses for individuals who want to rehabilitate ...
  1. Trucker Stocks Shake Off J.B. Hunt Shortfall

    Trucker stocks are probing monthly highs after an initial sell-the-news reaction to J.B. Hunt's weak second quarter results.
  2. Top 5 Oil Stocks for 2017

    Some oil stocks that have been struggling look like they could dominate in 2017.
  3. Goldman Sachs Stock Could Break 10-Year Resistance

    Goldman stock completed a basing pattern and could bounce back to the high, completing a long-term cup and handle breakout.
  4. 3 Charts That Suggest Gold Miners Are Headed Lower

    Nearby resistance on these charts suggests that the gold mining industry is setting up for a long-term move lower.
  5. Top 3 Stocks for Novice Swing Traders

    You can learn swing trading if you start with large-cap stocks that have predictable patterns.
  6. Can I have a self-directed IRA or Roth IRA using the forex market?

    In the U.S., one of the best ways for individuals to protect their income from taxes and save for retirement is by using ...
  1. Top Mutual Fund Holders of Exxon Mobil (XOM, VTSMX)

    Discover the top three largest mutual fund owners of Exxon Mobil shares, and learn how their portfolios could help your investments.
  2. Schlumberger Beats on N American Drilling; Sees Global Recovery

    Top oilfield services provider Schlumberger Ltd said on Friday it would redeploy all of its pressure pumping fleet by early ...
  3. How Commodities Hit Their Bull Run

    The leading index that tracks commodities reached a key downside objective before beginning its current bullish trend.
  4. The Top 4 General Electric Shareholders (GE)

    Pay attention to whether the amount of stock awarded to General Electric’s largest shareholders provides a hint about the ...
  5. GE Shares Fall as Profit Slumps, Investors Await New CEO's Targets

    General Electric Co's shares dropped sharply on Friday after it posted a 59-percent decline in second-quarter profit and ...
  6. Autoliv Shares Hit as Outlook Deteriorates

    Swedish auto safety gear maker Autoliv halved its underlying full-year growth forecast on Friday on the back of weaker car ...
  1. GE Shares Fall as Profit Slumps, Investors Await New CEO's Targets

    General Electric Co's shares dropped sharply on Friday after it posted a 59-percent decline in second-quarter profit and ...
  2. Autoliv Shares Hit as Outlook Deteriorates

    Swedish auto safety gear maker Autoliv halved its underlying full-year growth forecast on Friday on the back of weaker car ...
  3. Is the Equity Market Overly Concentrated?

    Explore the potential impact concentration could have on the valuations of leading companies.
  4. S&P 500 Stealth Outperformers: Consumer

    Consumer discretionary stocks, like tech stocks, have outperformed the S&P 500 as a whole.
  5. Opinion: Toshiba’s Swiss Cast-Off Pits Hope Over Experience

    One man’s loss can be another man's gain. This may be the rationale behind the strong demand for shares in Swiss engineering ...
  6. Opinion: Buyout Firms Bet $3.7 Bln on Fintech’s Dicier Side

    Private equity groups are rushing to bet on financial technology. Permira, Advent and Bain have all recently announced acquisitions ...
  1. How do I retire?

    When considering how to plan for retirement, firstly think about the age at which you want to retire and the lifestyle you ...
  2. What are the top Social Security scams targeted at the elderly?

    Prevent Social Security scams by learning to recognize the most common types of scams that target senior citizens receiving ...
  3. What does a sample plan using the 4% retirement rule look like?

    Discover how the 4% retirement rule can work as part of a plan to achieve increasing retirement income if investments perform ...
  4. Why Early Retirees Should Reconsider the 4% Rule

    Although retirement rules of thumb can be helpful with long-term goals, retirees need flexibility and risk awareness. Sometimes ...
  5. Know the Pros and Cons of Reverse Mortgages

    As with any financial product, there are costs and benefits to reverse mortgages.
  6. 401(k) Investing for Military Veterans

    Military personnel have access to a thrift savings plan, which is similar to a 401(k) plan.
  1. Daimler Signals Move to Crypto Space With €100 Million Bond

    What does the manufacturer of Mercedes-Benz want with the Ethereum blockchain?
  2. Morgan Stanley Ex-CEO to Launch Cryptocurrency Game-Changer

    John Mack is preparing to launch an ICO, according to reports.
  3. Why Did Cryptocurrency Prices Reach Record Lows Over the Weekend?

    Last weekend, cryptocurrencies saw a sudden decrease in value, prompting concerns over the volatility of the market.
  4. Who Is Driving IBM's Management Team? (IBM)

    Find information on some of the key executives at IBM that have kept driving the company forward in the technology sector ...
  5. Ethereum Co-Founder: Crypto World is a "Time-Bomb"

    With digital coin sales for startups topping $1.3 billion, Ethereum's co-founder thinks the process needs to slow down.
  6. ICO Hackers Steal $7 Million of Ether

    Could a recent Ether theft slow down the initial coin offering craze?
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