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  1. 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.
  2. Life Insurance Premium Financing: Worth the Risk?

    Life insurance premium financing lets high net worth individuals buy costly insurance without liquidating assets.
  3. Soros Hires UBS' Fitzpatrick as Chief Investment Officer (UBS)

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

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

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

    Gates, Soros, Icahn, Rockefeller and Morgan caused chills on Wall Street.
  1. How Advisors Can Use Blogs to Boost Their AUM

    Here's how marketing techniques like blogging can help advisors grow assets under management.
  2. Why Johnny Depp and Mike Tyson Sued their Advisors

    Here's why Johnny Depp and Mike Tyson recently filed lawsuits against their former advisors.
  3. Why America's Big Creditors Are Selling Treasuries

    Foreign investors are paring their holdings amid uncertainty about Trump’s policies
  4. An Overview of Annuities

    These contracts provide a guaranteed income stream. Learn how they work and their benefits.
  5. 6 Signs You're Ready to Retire Early

    If you can answer "yes" to these six questions, you may be ready to retire early.
  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. Why You Need to Budget and Self-Fund Retirement

    Make retirement savings a priority because costs are rising and Social Security won't be enough.
  2. How to Make the Most of Your Equity Compensation

    Make sure you and your financial planner know how to get the most out of your equity compensation.
  3. Credit Suisse Offers Brighter Outlook on Europe (CS, XLF)

    Credit Suisse lures more wealthy European clients with alternative strategies to combat political risks.
  4. Can a Mortgage Company Change the Terms?

    Buying a home? You'll need this guide on when a mortgage company can change your terms and why various closing costs can ...
  5. 5 Best-Selling Cars Ever

    Here's a list of the best-selling cars of all time.
  6. Planning Your Second Career

    How to find a second career if you want to do more than retire in your later years.
  1. Buy These Uptrending Stocks on the Pullback (LRCX, CPRT)

    These stocks have been booming recently, and a recent pullback may present an opportunity to get in.
  2. Trade the Move in Commodities With These ETFs (COMT, COW)

    Bullish chart patterns combined with nearby support makes now an interesting time to buy into commodities.(COMT,COW)
  3. Natural Gas Futures Lose Ground (UGAZ)

    Monday saw weakness for the commodity, with natural gas futures seeing extended losses despite lower inventories and a Texas ...
  4. Stocks Receive a Boost from Strong Earnings (SPY, DIA)

    The major stock market indexes moved significantly higher over the past week. (SPY,DIA,IWM,QQQ)
  5. Pepsi and Coke Losing to Healthier Options (KO, PEP)

    Sales of SodaStream's at-home beverage systems are soaring while other soda makers struggle with a growing demand for healthy ...
  6. United Technologies Will Fare Well Under Trump (UTX)

    United Technologies got shaken and stirred after President Trump criticized its Carrier division but should hit new highs ...
  1. Top 3 European Bond ETFs for 2017

    Learn about our picks for the top three European bond ETFs could do well in 2017.
  2. Hormel, Tyson Hold Dominant Positions (HRL,TSN)

    Hormel and Tyson have faced a few recent setbacks, but still hold on to their dominant positions in the processed food industry.
  3. Top 3 Growth Stocks for 2017

    These three growth stocks have promising outlooks for 2017 ff your looking to review and rebalance your portfolio.
  4. Home Depot Is Still a Buy on Housing Recovery (HD)

    Analysts at Morgan Stanley raised their price target on Home Depot, saying that it's better positioned to benefit from the ...
  5. Bracing for a Food Industry Shakeup

    Food giants resemble their beer counterparts before the recent brew merger wave.
  6. The Top 3 Silver Penny Stocks for 2017

    Silver's volatility is well known, but prices are on the rise again. Is now the right time to buy silver penny stocks?
  1. Amazon Pleads First Amendment Rights for Alexa (AMZN)

    Do robots have free speech guarantees under the First Amendment?
  2. Report: Twitter Sees 30% Growth In Brazil in 2016

    Twitter may be having a tough time in the U.S., but Brazil is seeing 30% increase in ad sales last year.
  3. Facebook Tries to Woo Conservatives at CPAC

    After allegations of burying GOP-friendly news, the social media giant is courting CPAC attendees.
  4. Questions Linger About AbbVie's AndroGel (ABBV)

    Testosterone replacement gel AndroGel has been linked to increased heart disease risk.
  5. A Different Way to the Dow (DIA, DJD, GS, AAPL)

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average is one of the most widely followed equity indexes, but this ETF offers a different approach ...
  6. Twitter Aims to Humanize Customer Service Dealings

    Twitter wants you to know when you are dealing with an actual human on the other end of that DM.
  1. Target Date Funds: Understanding the Benefits & Risks

    If they fit within your risk tolerance and have reasonable fees, target date funds can be an option.
  2. 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.
  3. An Overview of Annuities

    These contracts provide a guaranteed income stream. Learn how they work and their benefits.
  4. 6 Signs You're Ready to Retire Early

    If you can answer "yes" to these six questions, you may be ready to retire early.
  5. 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 ...
  6. Why Gen-Xers Aren't Ready for Forced Retirement

    Generation X is often overlooked, and its members are often least ready for retirement.
  1. Prescriptive Analytics

    Prescriptive analytics is the use of technology to help businesses make better decisions about how to handle specific situations ...
  2. Amazon To Offer $10 Bras: Report (AMZN, LB)

    Amazon's latest foray into the lingerie business could start a price war.
  3. How Tech is Changing Alternative Investments

    Here's what you should know about the digitization of the alternative investment industry.
  4. How to Protect Yourself From Credit Card Fraud

    Credit card fraud is sharply up. Learn the worst types and how to protect yourself.
  5. A Different Tech ETF Computes New Highs (FXL)

    This tech ETF is soaring, but investors should investigate what makes this fund tick.
  6. Social Payment

    Social payment is the use of social media to transfer money to another person or business.
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