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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. Get Ready to Buy the Dip on These Strong Stocks (JCOM, GSM)

    Dip strategies allow market players to enter strong uptrends at discount prices, but the technique requires solid technical ...
  2. How Do Bitcoin Investors Combat Price Volatility? (GBTC, ARKW)

    Taking the route of systematic investing in bitcoin can help investors cope with volatility in its price.
  3. Broker or Trader: Which Career is Right For You?

    A day in the life of a broker or trader is an exciting and varied one. Find out how to decide between these two financial ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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. ...
  1. Hedge Funds Having a Great 2017, So Far (GOOGL, FB)

    With low correlations and high leverage, equity funds are off to a solid start in the new year.
  2. 7 Steps to a Hot Commercial Real Estate Deal

    For savvy real estate investors, times of lower prices reveal investment opportunity.
  3. Mortgage Discrimination: What to Watch For (WFC,BAC,JPM)

    Mortgage discrimination, even via major banks, still exists. How to recognize its signs.
  4. Momenta 4Q Net 60 Cents a Share (MNTA)

    Momenta’s 4Q earnings came in at a healthy 60 cents per share, or $41.5 million.
  5. 13 Steps to Closing a Real Estate Deal

    A long list of things needs to happen before a home becomes yours. Find out what to expect.
  6. A Low Volatility Surprise (SPLV,AAPL)

    Some low volatility ETFs may have more exposure to cyclical sectors than investors initially believed.
  1. Exactech Posts Q4 Loss of 82 Cents a Share (EXAC)

    Exactech reported a 4Q loss of 82 cents a share compared to earnings of 29 cents last year.
  2. First Solar Struggling Against Trump Headwinds (FSLR)

    First Solar is losing ground despite a strong fourth-quarter earnings report, held down by Trump policies.
  3. Cidara Yeast Infection Gel Fails Phase 2 (CDTX)

    Cidara discontinued development of its anti-fungal topical after a Phase 2 trial failure.
  4. Medtronic 3Q Earnings Beat Street (MDT)

    Medical device maker Medtronic reported better-than-expected 3Q earnings of $1.12 a share.
  5. Three Stocks Trading Near Support (INTC, GIS)

    These stocks are trading near support, signaling a potential long trade for technical traders.
  6. Will the Stock Market Continue to Rise?

    It's important to look at several factors when determining if the stock market will keep rising.
  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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