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  1. Life Insurance Premium Financing: Worth the Risk?

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

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

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

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

    Gates, Soros, Icahn, Rockefeller and Morgan caused chills on Wall Street.
  6. How You Can Protect Assets With Umbrella Insurance

    Here's why protecting your assets from litigation via umbrella liability insurance is a good idea.
  1. Why America's Big Creditors Are Selling Treasuries

    Foreign investors are paring their holdings amid uncertainty about Trump’s policies
  2. An Overview of Annuities

    These contracts provide a guaranteed income stream. Learn how they work and their benefits.
  3. 6 Signs You're Ready to Retire Early

    If you can answer "yes" to these six questions, you may be ready to retire early.
  4. 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.
  5. Samumed Is Trying to Create the Fountain of Youth

    Eternal Youth: Samumed's value has grown to $12 billion as it researches treatments to make people younger
  6. Why Corporate Bond Issuance May Plunge

    Trump's tax overhaul may cause a drop from last year's $1.3 trillion in investment-grade bond issues
  1. 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 ...
  2. How to Put Your Pay Raise to Work

    Put your pay raise to work and you can end up with a windfall.
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. How to Build Your Credit Score to 850

    Use these tips to increase your credit score and your ability to get low interest rates on loans.
  6. Compounding Is Important in the Later Years Too

    The power of compounding is even greater in the later years of saving for retirement.
  1. 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 ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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. ...
  4. 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)
  5. Timeshares: Dream Vacation or Money Pit?

    This popular real estate product has its advantages, but don't expect to make a profit.
  6. Why China's Stock Market Is On a Roll

    Shanghai: China's stock market is surging and may outperform longterm, Morgan Stanley says
  1. Investing in Property Out of State

    If you can't afford property close to home, consider taking the real estate plunge elsewhere in the country.
  2. Albany Molecular Research 4Q Misses Street (AMRI)

    Albany Molecular Research's 4Q earnings and revenues fell below Wall Street estimates.
  3. Facebook in Talks to Livestream Baseball Games (FB, TWTR)

    The social network may want to bring a Twitter-like experience to boost advertising revenue and increase engagement on its ...
  4. Commercial Real Estate Loans

    Obtaining a commercial real estate loan is quite different from borrowing for residential real estate. Here's what to expect ...
  5. BioTime Reports $56M Non-Cash Gain (BTX,OCX)

    BioTime will post a non-cash gain on the deconsolidation of its OncoCyte unit.
  6. Amgen Gets EU Nod for Monthly Repatha Dose (AMGN)

    Amgen expects to launch the monthly-dose version of the cholesterol drug in the EU later this year.
  1. Will the Stock Market Continue to Rise?

    It's important to look at several factors when determining if the stock market will keep rising.
  2. How to Make the Most of Your Equity Compensation

    Make sure you and your financial planner know how to get the most out of your equity compensation.
  3. Nokia, Intel Team Up on Adoption of 5G

    Nokia and Intel are teaming up to create two 5G solutions labs aimed at accelerating 5G's adoption.
  4. Europe, Not Just a Vacation Opportunity

    We discuss the case for Eurozone equities, despite the abundance of political uncertainties.
  5. Top 4 Inverse ETFs for a Bear Market in 2017

    These 4 bear market ETFs will keep you safe when the market drops. Being inverse ETFs, they could make money if the market ...
  6. Study: US Spirits Gain Market Share Against Beer

    The Distilled Spirits Council says beer is losing out to spirits for the seventh consecutive year.
  1. How Obamacare Repeal Could Make Medicare Prices Soar

    Medicare recipients face possible higher healthcare costs through Trump's proposed repeal of the Affordable Care Act.
  2. An Overview of Annuities

    These contracts provide a guaranteed income stream. Learn how they work and their benefits.
  3. 6 Signs You're Ready to Retire Early

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

    Generation X is often overlooked, and its members are often least ready for retirement.
  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. A Different Tech ETF Computes New Highs (FXL)

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

    Social payment is the use of social media to transfer money to another person or business.
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. Cloud Storage

    Cloud storage is a way for businesses and consumers to save data securely online so it can be easily shared and accessed ...
  6. Social Data

    Social data is information that social media users publicly share and that includes metadata such as the user’s location ...
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