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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 Johnny Depp and Mike Tyson Sued their Advisors

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

    Foreign investors are paring their holdings amid uncertainty about Trump’s policies
  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. 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.
  6. 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
  1. Planning Your Second Career

    How to find a second career if you want to do more than retire in your later years.
  2. Share Your Future Income for College Tuition?

    As college tuition mounts, the idea of income-sharing agreements is becoming a more viable option for many.
  3. Women Need a Wealth Plan That Fits

    Women need a wealth plan that is tailored to their specific needs, not an off-the-shelf plan
  4. Save More Money to Reduce Financial Stress

    Feeling stressed out about money? Make changes in your spending habits.
  5. 7 Counterintuitive Retirement Strategies That Work

    Seven misconceptions about retirement that you should avoid
  6. 7 Jobs That Can’t Be Automated

    A recent report says half of the tasks currently performed by humans will one day be replaced by automation, but here are ...
  1. 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 ...
  2. 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)
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. Biotech ETF Investors are Still on the Sidelines (IBB, XBI, XLV)

    Biotech ETFs are surging, but investors aren't taking the bait. Not yet, at least.
  6. 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 ...
  1. Philip Morris Ups FY17 Guidance

    Shares of the tobacco leader are up on Thursday after management indicates lower currency headwinds.
  2. Celgene’s Revlimid Secures Label Expansion (CELG)

    Revlimid was approved for multiple myeloma following autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplant.
  3. Microsoft’s VC Arm Invests In Drone Company AirMap

    Microsoft's venture capital arm leads on a $26 million investment in a drone software company.
  4. Baby Boomers: Gilead’s New Hep C Target Group (GILD)

    Gilead is targeting the high-risk hepatitis C group of individuals born between 1945 and 1965.
  5. Buying A Second Home to Rent: Dos and Don'ts

    Mortgage interest rates are low, but consider these dos and don'ts before making the leap into rental property ownership.
  6. Amazon Pleads First Amendment Rights for Alexa (AMZN)

    Do robots have free speech guarantees under the First Amendment?
  1. Clovis Oncology 4Q Loss Misses Street (CLVS)

    While Clovis lost $70.7 million, or $1.83 a share, in the latest 4Q, below analyst estimates.
  2. Top 4 Bank Stocks for 2017

    These four bank stocks have positive outlooks for 2017.
  3. Disney and IMAX Extend Relationship Through 2019

    The two companie have announcing their distribution deal now goes through 2019.
  4. Microsoft Confirms Update Is Coming To Windows 10

    Microsoft confirmed at its developer conference that an update is coming to Windows 10 this year.
  5. Three Stocks Ripe For Bottom Fishing (NPTN, LGND)

    Recent laggards should benefit when market players take profits on their top performing positions and seek out lower-risk ...
  6. Amgen Signs Value-Based Deal for Enbrel (AMGN)

    The deal serves a dual purpose: Deliver better value to patients and preserve the drug's market share.
  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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