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  1. Top U.S. Housing Market Indicators

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

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

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

    Here's why protecting your assets from litigation via umbrella liability insurance is a good idea.
  5. Zillow Estimates: Not As Accurate As You Think

    Zillow uses a variety of data to calculate its "Zestimates," but anything from the wrong property details to missing upgrades ...
  6. 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.
  1. 6 Signs You're Ready to Retire Early

    If you can answer "yes" to these six questions, you may be ready to retire early.
  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. 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
  4. 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
  5. Fed Vice Chair Warns on Lower Capital Requirements (XLF, .INX)

    Fed Vice Chair Stanley Fischer says reducing Frank-Dodd capital requirements for banks would put the financial system at ...
  6. What is Impact Investing?

    What is impact investing?
  1. 5 Things Debt Collectors Are Forbidden To Do

    You may owe money, but you still have rights. Know what's illegal.
  2. Should You Let Turbo Tax Share Your Data?

    Should you let TurboTax share your data? Possible reward: great deals on student loan refinancing. But there are issues.
  3. The Priorities of Personal Finance

    Before saving everything for retirement, make sure you're living life now and have insurance in place.
  4. Are You Financially Stressed?

    Working with a certified financial planner can help alleviate financial stress.
  5. Loan-To-Value Ratio - LTV Ratio

    A lending risk assessment ratio that financial institutions and others lenders examine before approving a mortgage.
  6. Term Loan

    A loan from a bank for a specific amount that has a specified repayment schedule and a floating interest rate. Term loans ...
  1. Two Retail Superstars Face February Reality Checks (ROST, TJX)

    Discount retailers Ross Stores and TJ Maxx report earnings in February, with unrealistically high expectations raising odds ...
  2. Three Biotechs With Bullish Basing Patterns (SGEN, BLUE)

    Biotech stocks have roared back to life since industry executives met with the new president, allowing the group to play ...
  3. Triangle Patterns Suggest These 3 ETFs Are Headed Higher (XLV, EWJ)

    Bullish chart patterns such as the popular ascending triangle suggest that the bulls are in control. Watch these stocks: ...
  4. These REITS Continue to Perform Strongly (CIM, MFA)

    These REITs are offering great yields, attractive P/E ratios and strong price momentum to the upside.
  5. Chart of the Week: The Relationship Between Tax Reform and the Reflation Trade

    Richard explains what U.S. corporate tax reform could mean for the reflationary environment already in place before last ...
  6. Implied Volatility: Buy Low and Sell High

    This value is an essential ingredient in the option pricing recipe.
  1. Hasbro's Monopoly Revamps 1930s Game Pieces

    Hasbro's new Monopoly Token Madness Campaign introduces hashtags, emojis as replacements.
  2. Retail Empires Strike Back with Omnichannel Strategies (WMT, AMZN)

    Traditional retailers are working hard to offer a seamless shopping experience in order to better compete online.
  3. US Exporters In Favor of Border-Adjustment Tax (CAT, GE)

    The CEOs of Boeing, Caterpillar, GE, Pfizer and others say yes to the House Republicans' border tax plan.
  4. Elevator Music Streaming Service, Spotify-backed, Raises $22 Million

    The Swedish startup is hoping to do away with bad elevator and background music.
  5. Trevena Plunges 34% On Painkiller Results (TRVN)

    Trevena’s painkiller oliceridine beat a placebo, but faltered against morphine in a clinical study.
  6. AT&T to Lawmakers: TWX Deal Won't Hurt Competition

    AT&T and Time Warner said their merger won't harm competition—not every senator is convinced.
  1. Apple Files Appeal Against EU Ruling (AAPL)

    Apple claims its taxes are attributable to the U.S., not Ireland. It also wants reimbursement from the EU for charges related ...
  2. In Korea, Costco to Sell 100% U.S. Beef (COST)

    Costco is the world's largest seller of beef and it might soon produce its own.
  3. Broadcom Up on RBC's Positive Comments (AVGO)

    Shares are up nearly one percent after RBC reiterated the stock as a top pick and raised its price target to $230.
  4. Sarepta Sells Priority Review Voucher for $125M (SRPT)

    Sarepta sold its Priority Review Voucher for $125 million to Gilead.
  5. BrainStorm Seeks ALS Drug Nod In Canada (BCLI)

    BrainStorm is seeking early approval in Canada for its ALS drug.
  6. Roche Lung Cancer Drug Alecensa Gets EU Nod (RHHBY)

    Roche’s Alecensa adds the large EU market for non-small cell lung cancer treatment.
  1. Why Gen-Xers Aren't Ready for Forced Retirement

    Generation X is often overlooked, and its members are often least ready 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. Things You Should Know About IRA Beneficiaries: Part 2

    Here's how IRAs, and the beneficiaries you name, work with wills and trusts.
  4. Understanding the “F” Word of Financial Planning

    When it comes to financial planning, "fiduciary" is the only F word you should need to know.
  5. What is Impact Investing?

    What is impact investing?
  6. Journey Through the 6 Stages of Retirement

    Financial planning is important, but emotional planning is the key to retiree bliss.
  1. 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 ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. Cloud Storage

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

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

    Cloud security is the protection of data stored online from theft, leakage and deletion.
  6. Are Fees Depleting Your Retirement Savings?  

    Each retirement account will have a fee associated with it. The key is to lower these fees as much as possible to maximize ...
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