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  1. Opinion: Trump's 'Tax Reform' Plan: The Rich Get Richer, You Get Screwed

    For those with money to burn, there will be more of it. For everyone else, not so much.
  2. Some Types of Index Funds Can Hurt Retirees

    When it comes time to divest, you need to be able to sell high, not low, but broad-based index funds won’t let you do this. ...
  3. How Vanguard Dominated the Mutual Fund Industry

    How Vanguard, the mutual fund giant, grew to $4.2 Trillion in assets under management with its tried and true approach to ...
  4. The Rise of Socially Responsible Lending

    The solid rates of return that socially responsible lending has posted has caught the attention of institutional investors. ...
  5. Advisors: How to Make Robo Technology Work for You

    Financial planners who embrace the digital revolution see robo advisors as an edge, not a threat.
  6. Big Money is Moving to Socially Responsible Investing

    Mega-sized endowments, pension funds and hedge funds have the ability to move the markets and change investing trends.
  1. The Real Reason Americans Are Falling Behind Financially

    Rising cost of living – not mindless spending – may be what's preventing many Americans from achieving financial security. ...
  2. Amgen's Woes: It Could Always Be Worse! (AMGN, GILD, IBB)

    Amgen may need to do a major acquisition to revive is stock price longterm
  3. The Gold Rush Into Tech Is Still On (AAPL, GOOG, AMZN)

    Money pours into tech stocks amid rich valuations and worries that Trump's profit repatriation tax break won't happen
  4. How Uber Inspired Better Financial Advice

    Elliot Weissbluth discusses the impact services like Uber had on the financial industry and the way Hightower treats clients.
  5. The Great Millennial Wealth Shift

    Dr. Mohamed El-Erian shares his advice for the financial industry and younger generations poised to inherit trillions from ...
  6. Advisor Firms: How to Attract Younger Talent

    Not enough young adults are joining the financial advisor profession. Here are some recruiting tips.
  1. How to Stress Test Your Financial Plan

    A look at four key variables and their impact on a financial plan.
  2. Minn. and Penn. High Schoolers Win National Economics Challenge 2017

    Questions included ones composed by the Federal Reserve. Yes, that Federal Reserve.
  3. Why Emergency Funds Are a Bad Idea

    Learn why taking the time to build an emergency fund is a staggeringly inefficient use of the precious and limited resource ...
  4. Advisor Firms: How to Attract Younger Talent

    Not enough young adults are joining the financial advisor profession. Here are some recruiting tips.
  5. The Best Place to Retire Is Your Own Hometown

    Fantasies aside, most retirees wind up remaining in the same locale. Here's why that's a good thing.
  6. The Best Ways to Eliminate Student Loans

    You went to college and got the degree. Now it’s a matter of paying off that debt. Here's how.
  1. What is arbitrage?

    Arbitrage is basically buying a security in one market and simultaneously selling it in another market at a higher price, ...
  2. Teva Breaks Down to Fresh Lows – Will It Bottom Out? (TEVA)

    Teva Pharmaceuticals has experienced a rough year, but the stock could be bottoming out at current levels.
  3. Retail Mergers Expected to Increase This Year

    Under pressure to grow, more retailers will likely turn to takeovers, an A.T. Kearney report says.
  4. Complex Derivatives Made Simple (USO, UNG)

    Many ETFs hold derivatives. Here's how to be sure if you own a derivatives-based ETF.
  5. Time to Buy Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX)

    Valeant Pharmaceuticals is setting off buy signals after Bill Ackman's Pershing Capital pulled up stakes and took a massive ...
  6. Citigroup Settles Money Laundering Case for $97 Mln (C)

    Per a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice, Citigroup has admitted it violated the Bank Secrecy Act, but it will ...
  1. Legal & General, Aviva Plan Ireland Moves Post-Brexit

    British insurer Legal & General said it will move some of its investment management operations to Ireland to ensure it ...
  2. Glass Lewis Recommends Buffalo Wild Wings' Board Nominees

    Proxy adviser Glass Lewis & Co LLC recommended shareholders of Buffalo Wild Wings to vote for the company's slate of ...
  3. Microsoft Brand 'Largely Unscathed' By WannaCry Attack: Report (MSFT)

    The WannaCry cyberattack that swept across the globe earlier in May, exploited a bug in unpatched Microsoft operating systems ...
  4. What's the difference between Google's GOOG and GOOGL stock tickers?

    Learn the difference between Google's GOOG and GOOGL ticker symbols. Splitting shares into classes prevents management from ...
  5. If You Had Invested Right After Amazon's IPO

    Find out how much you would have made if you had invested $1,000 during Amazon's IPO, including how the power of the stock ...
  6. Reflation (as we define it) Has Room to Run

    We explain why reflation means different things to different people.
  1. Taiwan Raises 2017 Economic Outlook to 3-Year High, but Warns of Risks Ahead

    Trade-reliant Taiwan raised its 2017 economic growth outlook to a three-year high on Friday as exports improve, driven by ...
  2. Opinion: ChemChina Creates New Strain of LBO Funding

    ChemChina has created a new strain of buyout funding. The Chinese giant is refinancing some debt backing its $44 billion ...
  3. European Stocks Wouldn't Escape Fallout From a Wall St Retreat

    Europe's brightening economic prospects are unlikely to insulate regional stocks from any sharp pullback on Wall Street where ...
  4. U.S. Court Fines UPS $247 Mln Over Illegal Cigarette Shipments

    A federal judge ordered United Parcel Service Inc to pay nearly $247 million in damages and penalties for "illegally shipping" ...
  5. Taiwan Stocks Flat Ahead of Holidays; TSMC Dips

    Taiwan stocks stayed flat on Friday in cautious trading ahead of a long weekend holiday, dampened by falls in tech heavyweights ...
  6. Trans Mountain Investment Contingent on Canada IPO -Kinder Morgan

    Kinder Morgan Inc has made a final investment decision on its Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, contingent on the successful ...
  1. The Benefits of Starting an IRA for Your Child

    Many financial experts and educators believe that the earlier children begin learning about money, the better their chances ...
  2. The High Net Worth Guide to Social Security

    For well-off Americans, maximizing your net Social Security benefit requires a strategic approach. Work with a financial ...
  3. A Mother’s Day Gift for Baby Boomer Moms

    Mother’s Day is a good day to celebrate the moms in your life—and prepare for retirement.
  4. Money From Your 401(k): Hardship Withdrawal vs. Loan

    In some cases it can be the right financial move to borrow from your 401(k). How to decide.
  5. Congress May Take Away Your 401(k) Tax Deduction (or Not)

    As part of overhauling the U.S. income tax system, Congress is considering taking away your 401(k) tax deduction. What will ...
  6. What Does Financial Freedom Look Like to You?

    Everyone has a different vision of financial freedom in retirement. What's yours?
  1. Microsoft Expects DNA Data Storage to Be Operational By 2020 (MSFT)

    Microsoft plans to use the same molecules our genes are made of to store data by 2020.
  2. Amazon's Annual Shareholder Meeting: What to Expect? (AMZN)

    As its size and market share has grown, the Seattle company's annual meetings have begun attracting protesters.
  3. Bitcoin Price Jumps to $2200 Per Coin

    The seventh anniversary of the first Bitcoin transaction marked its highest price of all time.
  4. Citi And Nasdaq Partner For Landmark Blockchain Payment System (NDAQ, C)

    Nasdaq, Inc. and Citigroup, Inc. announced an integrated blockchain payments initiative powered by Chain.
  5. Brexit

    Brexit refers to Britain's leaving the European Union, which could happen in as few as two years.
  6. How Uber Inspired Better Financial Advice

    Elliot Weissbluth discusses the impact services like Uber had on the financial industry and the way Hightower treats clients.
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