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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. The Benefits of a Home Equity Line of Credit

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

    FHA 203(k) loan provides the money needed for purchase, repairs and related expenses for individuals who want to rehabilitate ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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.
  5. 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 ...
  6. Pay Off Your Mortgage or Save for College?

    Is it best to pay off your mortgage or save for college? The answer may surprise you.
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Top 3 Stocks for Novice Swing Traders

    You can learn swing trading if you start with large-cap stocks that have predictable patterns.
  4. 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 ...
  5. 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.
  6. Netflix Stock Breaks Out Ahead of Q2 Earnings

    Netflix shares broke out from trendline resistance ahead of second quarter financial results expected next week.
  1. Global Pizza Brands Battle for Russia's Far-Flung Regions

    Global pizza brands Domino's and Papa John's are preparing an assault on Russia's provinces, betting they can turn a profit ...
  2. Small Cap Stocks Are at Risk of a Pullback

    The iShares Russell 2000 ETF looks to be bumping up against some upward resistance.
  3. Microsoft's Reincarnation & The Cloud Revolution

    Microsoft's Q4 earnings beat Wall Street expectations, thanks to robust cloud revenues.
  4. Energy Funds Testing 2017 Downtrends

    Energy funds were sold after lifting above seven-month resistance, raising doubts about recent social media buying calls.
  5. Bank of America Picks Dublin as EU Base After Brexit

    Bank of America on Friday became the first Wall Street lender to pick Dublin as its new base for its European Union operations ...
  6. Opinion: IPO Baggage Weighs Heavier on ZTO

    ZTO's IPO baggage just got heavier. A U.S. pension fund is suing the Chinese courier for inflating profit margins to attract ...
  1. Bank of America Picks Dublin as EU Base After Brexit

    Bank of America on Friday became the first Wall Street lender to pick Dublin as its new base for its European Union operations ...
  2. Opinion: IPO Baggage Weighs Heavier on ZTO

    ZTO's IPO baggage just got heavier. A U.S. pension fund is suing the Chinese courier for inflating profit margins to attract ...
  3. Sears Canada Starts Liquidation Sales Prior to Closing Stores

    Sears Canada Inc said it would start liquidation sales on Friday at 54 stores that it plans to close as part of a court-approved ...
  4. Banks Asked to Pitch for Nykredit IPO Roles by Mid-August - Sources

    Pitches are due by mid-August from banks interested in acting as global coordinators for the planned public listing of Denmark's ...
  5. 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.
  6. 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 ...
  1. Retirement Planning Strategies for Clients in Their 50s

    Here are three ways financial advisors can help 50-somethings plan for retirement.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
  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. Is there a minimum I have to contribute to my 401(k) plan?

    Deciding how much to put into a 401(k) account can be tricky. There are guidelines to ensure you are investing what you need ...
  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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