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  1. Buying Your First Investment Property? Top 10 Tips

    Check this list if you are thinking of making a purchase and becoming a landlord.
  2. 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 ...
  3. 5 Misconceptions That Put Your Finances at Risk

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

    It is easy to spend money. It is much harder to keep it.
  5. 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.
  6. Life Insurance Premium Financing: Worth the Risk?

    Life insurance premium financing lets high net worth individuals buy costly insurance without liquidating assets.
  1. Trump's Likely Asian Trade War Targets

    Beyond China, Trump may focus his ire on big trade deficits with India, Thailand, Vietnam and Malaysia
  2. 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 ...
  3. Work at a Public Company? Here's How You Can Sell Your Stock

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

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

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

    Foreign investors are paring their holdings amid uncertainty about Trump’s policies
  1. 5 Benefits of Creating a Financial Plan

    Being aware of your financial situation gives you direction, quells fears and gives money meaning.
  2. 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.
  3. The Best Colleges for Financial Aid

    What are the best colleges for financial aid? Are the much cheaper state schools a better choice than their private-school ...
  4. How to Put Your Pay Raise to Work

    Put your pay raise to work and you can end up with a windfall.
  5. The Interest Rates: APR, APY And EAR

    When most people shop for financial products, all they focus on is the listed interest rate. Human eyes instinctively dismiss ...
  6. Auto Delinquency Rates Near 2008 Highs (F, KMX)

    Auto delinquency rates edge close to the peak reached during the height of the financial crisis, fueling speculation that ...
  1. Broker or Trader: Which Career is Right For You?

    A day in the life of a broker or trader is an exciting and varied one. Find out how to decide between these two financial ...
  2. TiVo at Cusp of Big Breakout (TIVO)

    TiVo is testing 3-year resistance between $20 and $22.50 after a well-received earnings report and could hit 5-year highs ...
  3. Euro to Strengthen Against Dollar After Election Season (BAC)

    Political uncertainty abounds on both sides of the Atlantic, but once calm returns BofA sees EUR trading back to 1.10 by ...
  4. Alexion Pharmaceuticals on the Recovery Trail (ALXN)

    A healthy buy-the-news reaction to a mixed quarterly report could signal the end of the long Alexion Pharmaceuticals downtrend. ...
  5. 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)
  6. Timeshares: Dream Vacation or Money Pit?

    This popular real estate product has its advantages, but don't expect to make a profit.
  1. Study: US Spirits Gain Market Share Against Beer

    The Distilled Spirits Council says beer is losing out to spirits for the seventh consecutive year.
  2. Apparel Retailer Earnings to Watch for This Week

    After a period of decline, these two retailers are hoping to maintain long-term viability.
  3. Kate Spade Up for Grabs, Shares Up on Sale Talk

    Analysts call the New York-based fashion brand an 'attractive acquisition target.'
  4. Snap's Spectacles Now Available to General Public

    The startup is releasing its first hardware product to a wider audience, but a WSJ report says the product has failed to ...
  5. Fitbit to Report Earnings: How It Will Grow Again?

    Fitbit reports December earnings Wednesday; investors are hoping it will surprise on the upside.
  6. Credit Suisse Offers Brighter Outlook on Europe (CS, XLF)

    Credit Suisse lures more wealthy European clients with alternative strategies to combat political risks.
  1. Expedia CFO Happy With Google Relationship (EXPE)

    Expedia CFO Mark Okerstrom says the positives of the relationship with Google balance out the negatives.
  2. Algorithms Run NVIDIA Trading (NVDA)

    Are machines and algorithms driving NVDA shares to the upside?
  3. Low Oil Prices Lay Groundwork for Price Spike (XOM, CVX)

    Global conventional oil and gas discoveries are at a generational low. Is the groundwork being laid for the next oil price ...
  4. FDA Rejects Amphastar Opioid Overdose Drug (AMPH)

    FDA has issued a CRL for Amphastar’s nasal spray version of opioid-overdose therapy Naloxone Hydrochloride
  5. Trump Meets Retail CEOs, Vows to Cut Regulations

    Although the president did not address the controversy over a proposed border-tax plan.
  6. Freddie and Fannie Plunge After Court Ruling (FNMA,FMCC)

    Appeals court ruling against hedge funds sees shares of Freddie and Fannie tumble.
  1. Generation X (Gen X)

    Generation X, or Gen X, is the name given to the generation of Americans born between 1961 and 1980. Generation X follows ...
  2. Retirement: The Most Expensive Purchase You’ll Make in Your Life

    Most Americans know that saving for retirement is important. So why aren't they saving more?
  3. 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 ...
  4. What Is the Most Important Financial Lesson?

    When it comes to learning lessons about your finances, it helps to think about the future.
  5. Are My Social Security Benefits Taxable?

    If, and how much, your social security benefits are taxed depends on your income and where you live.
  6. 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.
  1. Curb Your Enthusiasm Into Cisco Earnings (CSCO)

    Cisco Systems reports earnings on February 15th, with mixed technicals and a bearish price pattern unlikely to yield strong ...
  2. Prescriptive Analytics

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

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

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

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

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