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  1. Soros Hires UBS' Fitzpatrick as Chief Investment Officer (UBS)

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

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

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

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

    Here's why protecting your assets from litigation via umbrella liability insurance is a good idea.
  6. 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 ...
  1. An Overview of Annuities

    These contracts provide a guaranteed income stream. Learn how they work and their benefits.
  2. 6 Signs You're Ready to Retire Early

    If you can answer "yes" to these six questions, you may be ready to retire early.
  3. 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.
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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 ...
  1. 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.
  2. Compounding Is Important in the Later Years Too

    The power of compounding is even greater in the later years of saving for retirement.
  3. 5 Things to Teach Your Teen About Money

    Use these questions to have a successful discussion with your teen about financial security.
  4. 5 Things You Shouldn't Tell Your Mortgage Broker

    Applying for a mortgage can be a strenuous process. Here are five things to avoid doing when meeting with your mortgage broker. ...
  5. Watch Out for "Junk" Mortgage Fees

    So many fees are tacked onto a mortgage, that it's easy to pay more than you have to.
  6. Can the Banking Industry Defend Itself Against Alternative Lending?

    If it learns to embrace fintech like its non-bank competitors have done.
  1. Mattel Targets Chinese Consumers With Alibaba Deal (MAT, BABA)

    Mattel and Alibaba join forces to tap into the toy market in China.
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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: ...
  5. 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.
  6. 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 ...
  1. FDA Rejects Amphastar Opioid Overdose Drug (AMPH)

    FDA has issued a CRL for Amphastar’s nasal spray version of opioid-overdose therapy Naloxone Hydrochloride
  2. Trump Meets Retail CEOs, Vows to Cut Regulations

    Although the president did not address the controversy over a proposed border-tax plan.
  3. Freddie and Fannie Plunge After Court Ruling (FNMA,FMCC)

    Appeals court ruling against hedge funds sees shares of Freddie and Fannie tumble.
  4. JANA Partners Made Massive New Pharma Investments in Q4 (AET, BMY)

    Barry Rosenstein's fund picked up new positions in a variety of pharmaceuticals companies in the fourth quarter of last year.
  5. Top 3 Agriculture ETFs for 2017

    The three largest agriculture ETFs have produced positive returns for the beginning of 2017.
  6. Campbell, Smucker Adapt to Changing Tastes (SJM, CBP)

    Food manufacturers like J.M. Smucker and Campbell Soup pivot toward consumer preferences in their own way.
  1. Philips Monitoring System Gets FDA Clearance (PHG)

    Philips got FDA clearance for an in-patient continuous monitoring system.
  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. 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 ...
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Sarepta Sells Priority Review Voucher for $125M (SRPT)

    Sarepta sold its Priority Review Voucher for $125 million to Gilead.
  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. Social Payment

    Social payment is the use of social media to transfer money to another person or business.
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. Cloud Storage

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

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

    Cloud security is the protection of data stored online from theft, leakage and deletion.
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