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  1. Powerball Jackpot: 5 Financial Lessons from Pondering a Huge Windfall

    You already know this: You aren't going to win the Powerball jackpot. But here's why thinking about it can be instructive.
  2. Best Possible Retirement: 4 Things You Can Control

    You can't control the economy or the stock market, but you can time 4 crucial moves that will make a big difference to your ...
  3. I have only $500 to invest, am I limited to buying only penny stocks?

    A $500 investment is a $500 investment no matter how many shares you purchase or how high the share price.
  4. The Rich Are Getting Richer

    The wealth distribution gap in the U.S. continues to grow, aided by recent gains in the stock market.
  5. 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.
  6. Carl Icahn Buys Precision Auto Care (PACI)

    Activist investor Carl Icahn has acquired Precision Auto Care, Inc., expanding his automotive company empire.
  1. 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 ...
  2. 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
  3. Cisco Is Overvalued, Don’t Believe the Bulls

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

    Here are three ways financial advisors can help 50-somethings plan 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. A Fundamental Approach to Dividends

    This dividend ETF emphasizes fundamentals in search of dividend growth.
  1. 401(k) Investing for Military Veterans

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

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

    FHA 203(k) loan provides the money needed for purchase, repairs and related expenses for individuals who want to rehabilitate ...
  4. The 39 Most Popular, Most Flexible Companies

    This list marries LinkedIn's list of popular companies with the FlexJobs database to determine which popular employers offer ...
  5. 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.
  6. 6 High-Paying Jobs With Low Education Requirements

    If the high cost of college is getting you down, you can still find jobs with high pay that require little or no post-secondary ...
  1. Top 5 Oil Stocks for 2017

    Some oil stocks that have been struggling look like they could dominate in 2017.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Top 3 Stocks for Novice Swing Traders

    You can learn swing trading if you start with large-cap stocks that have predictable patterns.
  5. 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 ...
  6. The 5 Best ETFs to Short the Market In 2017

    An exchange-traded fund allows you to short a market segment instead of individual stocks.
  1. Britain's FTSE, Sheltered From Euro Strength, Has Best Week Since May

    Britain's major share index fell on Friday but had its strongest weekly gains in two months, sheltered from the battering ...
  2. UK's Hammond Told Goldman Sachs He Wants Long Brexit Transition -Source

    British finance minister Philip Hammond told the board of U.S. investment bank Goldman Sachs that he was pushing for a lengthy ...
  3. Microsoft Came Near All-Time High on Earnings Beat

    The stock flirted with an all-time high action after reporting Q4 results that beat estimates.
  4. Hedge Fund Stung by Unusual Ruling Over Sprint-Clearwire Deal

    A Delaware judge ruled Friday that wireless carrier Clearwire Corp was sold in 2013 for more than twice its fair value, a ...
  5. GE's Result: Cloudy With A Mix Of Uncertainity

    GE stock fell to its lowest price in almost 2 years after the company reported dismal Q2 earnings.
  6. Opinion: GE’s New Boss May Find Inspiration From Honeywell

    General Electric’s new boss should look elsewhere for a role model. Jeff Immelt’s weak earnings swan song at the $222 billion ...
  1. Microsoft Came Near All-Time High on Earnings Beat

    The stock flirted with an all-time high action after reporting Q4 results that beat estimates.
  2. Hedge Fund Stung by Unusual Ruling Over Sprint-Clearwire Deal

    A Delaware judge ruled Friday that wireless carrier Clearwire Corp was sold in 2013 for more than twice its fair value, a ...
  3. GE's Result: Cloudy With A Mix Of Uncertainity

    GE stock fell to its lowest price in almost 2 years after the company reported dismal Q2 earnings.
  4. Opinion: GE’s New Boss May Find Inspiration From Honeywell

    General Electric’s new boss should look elsewhere for a role model. Jeff Immelt’s weak earnings swan song at the $222 billion ...
  5. Microsoft Price Levels to Watch After Earnings

    Microsoft stock sold off after strong quarterly results, but low volatility should keep a lid on selling pressure if the ...
  6. Facebook Wants to Build a Modular Mobile Phone

    A patent application described a modular consumer hardware device that can act as a mobile phone.
  1. 401(k) Investing for Military Veterans

    Military personnel have access to a thrift savings plan, which is similar to a 401(k) plan.
  2. Retirement Planning Strategies for Clients in Their 50s

    Here are three ways financial advisors can help 50-somethings plan for retirement.
  3. 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.
  4. Can I roll my 401(k) and/or IRA funds into a more liquid investment fund without penalty?

    Choosing your retirement plan investments requires the assistance of an expert who is able to analyze your options and to ...
  5. Who bears the investment risk in 401(k) plans?

    Who actually bears the investment risk in a pension plan depends on the type of pension plan that is employed. In a broad ...
  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. 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.
  2. ICO Hackers Steal $7 Million of Ether

    Could a recent Ether theft slow down the initial coin offering craze?
  3. Bitcoin’s Bloody Sunday Has Weeded Out the Weaklings

    Volatility is sure to continue, but a recent reversal suggests a medium-term bottom for Bitcoin.
  4. Netflix Stock's Big Breakout May Have More Upside

    New highs for Netflix stock on large volume points to increasing demand by institutions.
  5. Netflix's Rising Stock Price Boosts Hastings' Salary

    The Netflix CEO's salary, which has generous stock options baked in, rose by 39% from 2015 to 2016.
  6. Google and Amazon Take a Page From Social Media's Playbook

    Everybody loves newsfeeds. Google and Amazon have both designed new social media-inspired platforms to attract more users. ...
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