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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 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 ...
  2. Work at a Public Company? Here's How You Can Sell Your Stock

    Wealthfront has added an employee stock selling program to its platform.
  3. How Advisors Can Use Blogs to Boost Their AUM

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

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

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

    These contracts provide a guaranteed income stream. Learn how they work and their benefits.
  1. 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 ...
  2. DOL Rule or Not, There's a New Fiduciary Expectation

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

    Whatever term you use to describe it, socially responsible investing continues to rise in the U.S.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Credit Suisse Offers Brighter Outlook on Europe (CS, XLF)

    Credit Suisse lures more wealthy European clients with alternative strategies to combat political risks.
  1. Bank of England Won't Remove Animal Fat from Notes, Despite Protests

    Petitions focused at the Bank of England have asked that tallow not be used to create bank notes, but were denied.
  2. Credit Suisse Offers Brighter Outlook on Europe (CS, XLF)

    Credit Suisse lures more wealthy European clients with alternative strategies to combat political risks.
  3. Chart of the Week: Global Corporate Earnings, Wind Beneath My Wings

    We explain why we see earnings improving across the globe, and highlights the markets with the most potential for further ...
  4. Medical Device ETF Beat Healthcare Sector Returns in 2016 (IHI,XLV,ABT)

    This medical device ETF continues to outperform the broader healthcare sector.
  5. 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.
  6. 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?
  1. The Home Appraisal: Your Key to a Successful Refinance

    When you refinance your mortgage, everything hinges on the appraisal. Here's what appraisers look at, how to make your home ...
  2. Aveo's Tivozanib Drug Clears Safety Review (AVEO)

    The once-rejected cancer drug with a checkered past cleared a recent safety test.
  3. Nvidia on Verge of Major Breakdown (NVDA)

    Nvidia may have broken down from a double top pattern and could enter a major correction that targets the low-70s. (NVDA)
  4. Delinquent

    The failure to accomplish what is required by law or duty, such as the failure to make a required payment or to perform a ...
  5. RBS Lost $8.7 Billion in 2016 (RBS)

    Fines for fraud, lawsuits over misconduct and provisions for future penalties hit RBS's bottom line, bringing it to its ninth ...
  6. Facebook Launches TV-Style Ads in Facebook Live

    Facebook is taking a page from YouTube for Facebook Live, helping content creators make money.
  1. Incyte and UPenn Ink Cancer Research Deal (INCY)

    Incyte signed a multi-year cancer research deal with the University of Pennsylvania.
  2. Cyclacel Plunges on Leukemia Drug Failure (CYCC)

    Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals lost one-quarter of its market cap after its drug failed a late-stage study
  3. More Model 3 Details Emerge on Tesla Earnings Call (TSLA)

    Tesla said the Model 3 will have fewer "bells and whistles" but a more automated production process to enable scale.
  4. Netflix Bags Scorsese and De Niro's Latest (NFLX)

    The Hollywood legends' ninth outing together is a gangster film, a consistently successful theme in their collaboration.
  5. Prison Stocks Boosted by Justice Dept. Reversal of Scale Back (CXW, GEO)

    The DOJ’s reversal of the decision to scale back private prisons represents good news for prison stocks.
  6. Fed Sees Disconnect Between Volatility and Market

    Fed officials say low VIX levels fail to capture the uncertain outlook for Trump's policies
  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. Square

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

    Collaborative economy is a marketplace where consumers rely on each other instead of large companies to meet their wants ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. Prescriptive Analytics

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

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

    Here's what you should know about the digitization of the alternative investment industry.
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