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  1. How to Ride Trump's First 100 Days

    Listen in as financial experts weigh what Trump's first 100 days could mean for Americans' finances.
  2. Buying Your First Investment Property? Top 10 Tips

    Check this list if you are thinking of making a purchase and becoming a landlord.
  3. 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 ...
  4. 5 Misconceptions That Put Your Finances at Risk

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

    It is easy to spend money. It is much harder to keep it.
  6. 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.
  1. What Should Investors Expect From Markets in 2017?

    A Q&A with Mark Okada, CIO and Co-Founder of Highland Capital Management, on his investment outlook.
  2. Why China's Stock Market Is On a Roll

    Shanghai: China's stock market is surging and may outperform longterm, Morgan Stanley says
  3. Redtail Technology

    Redtail firm provides advisors with web-based software that allows them to manage their client base.
  4. Trump's Likely Asian Trade War Targets

    Beyond China, Trump may focus his ire on big trade deficits with India, Thailand, Vietnam and Malaysia
  5. 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 ...
  6. Work at a Public Company? Here's How You Can Sell Your Stock

    Wealthfront has added an employee stock selling program to its platform.
  1. How To Make Your First $1 Million

    It is easier to become a millionaire now than at any time before. While you won't be buying islands, it is still a goal worth ...
  2. Credit vs. Debit Cards: Which is Better?

    Be strategic about the card you choose
  3. These 10 Habits Will Help You Reach Financial Freedom

    Learn 10 key habits for achieving financial freedom, including smart budgeting, staying abreast of new tax deductions and ...
  4. 6 Cheap Ways to Get a Tax Refund Advance

    Tax-preparation companies offer tax refund advances to get customers in the door and collect fees on other services. Here ...
  5. DOL Rule or Not, There's a New Fiduciary Expectation

    What does the election mean for the new fiduciary standard?
  6. Socially Responsible Investing Continues to Grow

    Whatever term you use to describe it, socially responsible investing continues to rise in the U.S.
  1. Gravity MIA After Seven Straight Up Weeks for S&P500 (AAPL, MSFT)

    Three quarters of S&P500 stocks are above their 50-day moving averages. Should investors be worried?
  2. Macy's Initiatives Could Send Stock Higher (M)

    Macy's has attracted unusual buying interest despite lower share prices, in anticipation that activist shareholders will ...
  3. Pass On Wal-Mart After Earnings (WMT, AMZN)

    Wal-Mart is trading at a 2-month high after a well-received fourth-quarter earnings report but faces a buzz-saw of resistance ...
  4. FXCM to Rebrand as Global Brokerage Inc. (FXCM, GLBR)

    The beleagured online currency brokerage is hoping a name change will help it regain investor confidence.
  5. Stock Volatility Stays at Historic Low (VXX, XIV)

    Stock volatility has plummeted, causing volatility ETFs to crash in value. There's one exception: A fund that's up nearly ...
  6. Natural Gas ETFs Poised to Extend Losses (UNG)

    After falling 23 percent from the start of 2017, things may be getting worse for UNG.
  1. WayFair, Overstock Riding Online Trends (W,OSTK)

    Online home furnishing retailers like Overstock.com and Wayfair are well positioned for increases in online and discount ...
  2. IMAX Has No Growth In 2016 (IMAX)

    IMAX reported fourth quarter and full year 2016 results after the close on February 23rd. Is the stock too expensive given ...
  3. Mardi Gras Markets?

    Animal spirits rule the markets these days. But does a period of penance await?
  4. Brewer Earnings Takes Hit at Craft-Beer Leader

    Tough times for beer giants indicate a growing Millennial cohort may be bailing on beer altogether.
  5. Mixed Oil Inventory Data Caps Crude Prices

    Oil prices were capped by strong U.S. oil production that overshadowed weak crude inventory stocks and gasoline declines.
  6. Top 3 European Bond ETFs for 2017

    Learn about our picks for the top three European bond ETFs could do well in 2017.
  1. The Top 4 Beer Stocks for 2017

    In good economic times or bad, alcohol never go out of style. Here are a few beer stocks to consider this year.
  2. Bluebird Bio 4Q Loss Below Street Estimates (BLUE)

    Bluebird's 4Q loss of $71.36 million, or $1.88 per share, was wider than analysts' loss projections.
  3. Philip Morris Ups FY17 Guidance

    Shares of the tobacco leader are up on Thursday after management indicates lower currency headwinds.
  4. Celgene’s Revlimid Secures Label Expansion (CELG)

    Revlimid was approved for multiple myeloma following autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplant.
  5. Microsoft’s VC Arm Invests In Drone Company AirMap

    Microsoft's venture capital arm leads on a $26 million investment in a drone software company.
  6. Baby Boomers: Gilead’s New Hep C Target Group (GILD)

    Gilead is targeting the high-risk hepatitis C group of individuals born between 1945 and 1965.
  1. Things Nursing Homes Are Not Allowed to Do

    Nursing home residents just got new safeguards to their rights – rights they aren't suppose to lose when entering a facility.
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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?
  4. 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 ...
  5. What Is the Most Important Financial Lesson?

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

    If, and how much, your social security benefits are taxed depends on your income and where you live.
  1. Cybersecurity: Protect Yourself During Tax Season

    Take a little extra time to review online communications and avoid becoming a cybercrime victim.
  2. 2016 SEC Enforcement Cases: The Year in Review

    The SEC set a new record in 2016 for the number of enforcement actions it brought.
  3. H&R Block Gets IBM's Watson for Your Taxes (HRB, IBM)

    Can IBM’s Watson help with your taxes? H&R Block is betting that the famed artificial intelligence solution will increase ...
  4. Square

    Square helps small businesses accept credit cards, track sales and inventory and even obtain financing.
  5. Collaborative Economy

    Collaborative economy is a marketplace where consumers rely on each other instead of large companies to meet their wants ...
  6. 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 ...
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