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  1. Warren Buffett's Investing Style Reviewed

    Learn the main principles that Warren Buffet uses in assessing a company. His take on value investing may surprise you.
  2. Vanguard Mutual Funds Take Another Hit From Brokers

    Morgan Stanley will discontinue its Vanguard mutual fund offerings as part of the firm's fund overhaul.
  3. Elder Financial Abuse: How to Protect Yourself

    There are behaviors and laws that will help you avoid becoming a victim of financial abuse.
  4. The Longevity Gap: Why the Rich Benefit More from Social Security

    Researchers have found that longevity is why well-off American men collect more in government retirement benefits than their ...
  5. Protecting Loved Ones Financially After You’re Gone

    A trust fund doesn't imply you don't trust your beneficiaries, it allows you to protect them.
  6. The Green Marketing Machine

    Don't let corporations greenwash their dirty laundry. Learn how to spot a phony.
  1. Apple's $1,000 iPhone 8 Seen Fueling Stock Price (AAPL)

    The high price for the iPhone 8 won't deter consumers, says Goldman Sachs says
  2. Congress May Take Away Your 401(k) Tax Deduction (or Not)

    As part of overhauling the U.S. income tax system, Congress is considering taking away your 401(k) tax deduction. What will ...
  3. The 8 Best U.S. Cities for Millennials

    For Millennials who want a tech- and start-up-friendly locale, these urban centers fill the bill, but they may need roommates ...
  4. Diederik Timmer on Sustainalytics' Growth

    Diederik Timmer discusses the research company's role in providing environmental and social governance.
  5. Nicole Davis on Finding Impact Portfolio Managers

    Veris Partner and Senior Wealth Manager Nicole Davis discusses finding the right managers to create and maintain an impact ...
  6. Brandon Thomas on Merging Tech & Financial Advice

    Brandon Thomas, Co-Founder and CIO, Envestnet | PMC, discusses merging new technology with financial advice.
  1. How many times has Warren Buffett been married?

    Warren Buffett has been married twice in his life, but the circumstances surrounding the marriages were anything but conventional.
  2. Reverse Mortgage

    A type of mortgage in which a homeowner can borrow money against the value of his or her home. No repayment of the mortgage ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. John McAfee: Why more money can equal more fear

    Can money make you happy? Despite a peak net worth of $100 million, tech tycoon John McAfee doesn't think so.
  5. The Highest Paid Summer Internships

    A summer internship is more lucrative at some companies than others.
  6. Take These 8 Key Steps to Financial Success

    Use these 8 steps to help you achieve financial success and encourage your children to do the same.
  1. Big Tech: Top or Buying Opportunity? (AAPL, AMZN)

    The Nasdaq-100 and big tech selloff in reaction to DC political drama is long overdue after dramatic gains but is unlikely ...
  2. 'Smart' Money Ditches Some International ETFs Too Early (EFA, EEM)

    Some endowments are missing out on some second quarter surges with select international ETFs.
  3. Investing in Exchange Traded Notes (ETNs)

    ETNs sound like ETFs, but investors should take note of some important differences.
  4. Gold Bounces and Miners Near Breakout Level (GLD, GDX)

    Gold has bounced aggressively off a multi-month rising trendline, and the gold miners are heading toward a possible triangle ...
  5. How do changes in national interest rates affect a currency's value and exchange rate?

    Generally, higher interest rates increase the value of a given country's currency, but Interest rates alone do not determine ...
  6. What is Fibonacci retracement, and where do the ratios that are used come from?

    Fibonacci retracement is a very popular tool among technical traders and is based on the key numbers identified by mathematician ...
  1. Barclays, Renaissance Capital, HSBC, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust

    The following financial services industry appointments were announced on Monday. To inform us of other job changes, email ...
  2. S&P May Disconnect the Telecom Services Sector Index

    The S&P 500 Telecommunications Services Sector index as-we-know it may have to hang up on investors, as its creators ...
  3. What is a CUSIP Number?

    The Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures developed a system that identifies securities.
  4. Morgan Stanley Shareholders Approve Executive Compensation Plan

    Morgan Stanley's executive compensation plan received the support of over 90 percent of its shareholders at the bank's annual ...
  5. AMD, Once Again, Is Nirvana for Day Traders (AMD)

    Advanced Micro Devices stock has fallen victim to volatility recently.
  6. Morgan Stanley Still Matchmaking for Kraft Heinz

    Kraft wasn't immune to a dreary Q1, highlighting Colgate and Mondelez as potential M&A targets.
  1. Opinion: Wal-Mart’s Online Therapy May Revive Ailing Retail

    Wal-Mart’s online therapy may help revive ailing retailers. The $242 billion giant is starting to reap the benefits of embracing ...
  2. Opinion: Elliott’s Hard Work Is Just Starting at Arconic

    Elliott Management’s hard work is just starting at Arconic. The activist investor on Monday struck a deal to end its bitter ...
  3. Jewellers Vulnerable to Brick & Mortar Exodus (TIF, SIG)

    Tiffany's and Signet Jewelers first quarter earnings reports this week could confirm slowing sales due to the e-commerce ...
  4. Celgene MS Drug Clears Key Trial, but Disability Data Falls Short

    Celgene Corp's multiple sclerosis drug met the main goal of reducing annualized relapse rate, compared with Biogen Inc's ...
  5. Italy Offers Multinationals Voluntary "Webtax" to Avoid Wrangles

    Italy sought to boost revenue from multinational internet companies on Monday by offering them the chance to agree on their ...
  6. Spanish Share Prices Lag Rest of Europe on Political Concerns

    European share prices steadied on Monday as fresh political concerns in Spain weighed, although merger and acquisition (M&A) ...
  1. The Retirement Mistake You Don’t Want to Make

    If you have a choice between a lump sum or an annuity payment at retirement, think carefully. The wrong choice could cost ...
  2. The Benefits of Starting an IRA for Your Child

    Many financial experts and educators believe that the earlier children begin learning about money, the better their chances ...
  3. The High Net Worth Guide to Social Security

    For well-off Americans, maximizing your net Social Security benefit requires a strategic approach. Work with a financial ...
  4. A Mother’s Day Gift for Baby Boomer Moms

    Mother’s Day is a good day to celebrate the moms in your life—and prepare for retirement.
  5. Money From Your 401(k): Hardship Withdrawal vs. Loan

    In some cases it can be the right financial move to borrow from your 401(k). How to decide.
  6. Congress May Take Away Your 401(k) Tax Deduction (or Not)

    As part of overhauling the U.S. income tax system, Congress is considering taking away your 401(k) tax deduction. What will ...
  1. Why Did Google Acquire Owlchemy? (GOOG, FB)

    Google makes VR devices with limited motion range, while Owlchemy makes games with hand motion. What is the fit?
  2. Cisco Systems Price Levels to Watch After Earnings (CSCO)

    Cisco Systems could break out above 10-year resistance after strong earnings, but broad market action may slow or deny that ...
  3. Hot Tech Stocks Breaking Higher (ON, JBL)

    Already in strong uptrends, these stocks are breaking out of consolidations, indicating another move to the upside. (ON,JBL)
  4. Apple to Announce New Laptops Next Month: Report (AAPL)

    It appears that weaker iPad sales and rising competition from Microsoft prompted Apple to finally plan some long-awaited ...
  5. Facebook Refunding Advertisers After Yet Another Data Error (FB)

    Facebook risks irking its important advertising customers after disclosing its tenth error since September 2016.
  6. How math made John McAfee the man he is today

    Before founding McAfee associates, launching the world's best known anti-virus software and becoming embroiled in a South ...
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  3. Initial Coin Offering (ICO)

    An Initial Coin Offering (ICO) is an unregulated means by which funds are raised for a new cryptocurrency venture.
  4. The Bernie Madoff Story

    Bernie Madoff ran a multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme that is considered the largest financial fraud of all time.
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