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  1. The Rise of Socially Responsible Lending

    The solid rates of return that socially responsible lending has posted has caught the attention of institutional investors. ...
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Altitude Reserve Visa Infinite vs. Platinum vs. Sapphire Reserve

    The brand-new U.S. Bank Altitude Reserve Visa Infinite credit card targets Platinum and Sapphire Reserve. Which is best?
  5. China's Billionaire Boom Is Picking Up Pace

    China accounted for the majority of newly-minted billionaires during the last three years, with the highest ratio of female ...
  6. Can Trump Kill the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)?

    Getting rid of the AMT would be great for upper-middle class taxpayers.
  1. Diederik Timmer on Sustainalytics' Growth

    Diederik Timmer discusses the research company's role in providing environmental and social governance.
  2. Nicole Davis on Finding Impact Portfolio Managers

    Veris Partner and Senior Wealth Manager Nicole Davis discusses finding the right managers to create and maintain an impact ...
  3. Brandon Thomas on Merging Tech & Financial Advice

    Brandon Thomas, Co-Founder and CIO, Envestnet | PMC, discusses merging new technology with financial advice.
  4. Ben Kille on Portfolio "Social Screens"

    Ben Kille discusses the burgeoning world of environmental, social and governance (ESG​) investing.
  5. How Is Your 401(k) Taxed When You Retire?

    The taxes you owe on your 401(k) at retirement depend on whether your funds are in a regular 401(k) or the Roth type.
  6. Can a Financial Advisor Make you Happier?

    Elliot Weissbluth, CEO and Founder of HighTower Advisors, shares why financial advisors have a pretty big impact on your ...
  1. How many times has Warren Buffett been married?

    Warren Buffett has been married twice in his life, but the circumstances surrounding the marriages were anything but conventional.
  2. Reverse Mortgage

    A type of mortgage in which a homeowner can borrow money against the value of his or her home. No repayment of the mortgage ...
  3. What is the formula for calculating weighted average cost of capital (WACC) in Excel?

    Learn about the weighted average cost of capital (WACC) formula and how it is used to estimate the average cost of raising ...
  4. John McAfee: Why more money can equal more fear

    Can money make you happy? Despite a peak net worth of $100 million, tech tycoon John McAfee doesn't think so.
  5. The Highest Paid Summer Internships

    A summer internship is more lucrative at some companies than others.
  6. Take These 8 Key Steps to Financial Success

    Use these 8 steps to help you achieve financial success and encourage your children to do the same.
  1. Goal-Based Investing: My Favorite Term

    Managing Director of Vanguard's Retail Investor Group Karin Risi shares why "goal-based investing" is her favorite financial ...
  2. Standard Deviation

    A measure of the dispersion of a set of data from its mean, calculated as the square root of the variance. The more spread ...
  3. Security

    A security is a fungible, negotiable financial instrument that represents some type of financial value, usually in the form ...
  4. Snap Worst Case Off the Table After Bounce (SNAP)

    Snap has bounced above broken range support after hitting a post-earnings all-time low in the upper teens and could build ...
  5. Day Trading Strategies for Beginners

    Interested in day trading? From picking the right type of stock to setting stop-losses, here's a tutorial on how to trade ...
  6. How to Practice Day Trading

    Day traders face intense competition in today's market, which makes practice more important than ever for achieving above-market ...
  1. SoftBank Takes a $4 Billion Stake in Nvidia (NVDA)

    Softbank's $93 billion technology-focused Vision Fund has acquired a $4 billion stake in Nvidia, making it the fourth largest ...
  2. Nike Signs Biggest Shoe Deal in NFL History (NKE, ADDYY)

    Nike outbid rival firm Adidas, spending a record amount to sign an endorsement deal with NFL rising star Odell Beckham Jr. ...
  3. Lowe's Results Disappoint in Contrast to Rival Home Depot

    Lowe's Cos Inc, the No. 2 U.S. home improvement retailer, reported quarterly profit and comparable sales that missed analysts' ...
  4. 'Food Revolution': Megabrands Turn to Small Start-Ups for Big Ideas

    Food and drink megabrands are seeing their sales chewed away by smaller, nimbler, cooler rivals. They can't beat them - so ...
  5. British Stocks Edge Up Helped by M&S but Miners Weigh

    UK blue chips rose on Wednesday, helped by gains in Marks & Spencer following results and stronger healthcare stocks ...
  6. Facebook and Google Are Bringing Automation to Marketers (FB, GOOG)

    The tech rivals both plan to provide marketers with more automation as they bid to increase market share in the digital advertising ...
  1. Top 4 Long-Term Infrastructure Stocks for 2017 (ACM, VMC)

    President Trump is promising major infrastructure spending, and these long-term infrastructure stocks are positioned to outperform.
  2. Japan's SoftBank to Appoint Heads of Overseas Units as Board Members

    SoftBank Group Corp said on Wednesday it plans to appoint heads of key overseas subsidiaries to the group's board of directors, ...
  3. Opinion: Glencore Food Binge Could Leave Investors Hungry

    Glencore has fought hard for a lean balance sheet. Now it has one, it can keep things simple and give more money to shareholders, ...
  4. GameStop Hardware Sales Boosted 17% By Nintendo Switch: Credit Suisse (GME)

    Credit Suisse is predicting Nintendo's Switch will boost hardware sales by 17% for GameStop when it reports quarterly results ...
  5. U.S. Appeals Court to Hear Cases That Could Weigh on Wall Street Policing

    A U.S. appeals court will weigh whether certain hiring practices at two of the country's top financial market regulators ...
  6. Citi Struggles to Bring Back Shine to Its Mexican Crown Jewel

    The newly refurbished Citibanamex branch in Mexico City's affluent Del Valle neighborhood opens into a Scandinavian-chic ...
  1. How Is Your 401(k) Taxed When You Retire?

    The taxes you owe on your 401(k) at retirement depend on whether your funds are in a regular 401(k) or the Roth type.
  2. Your Options If You Don’t Qualify for a Roth IRA

    If you don’t qualify for a Roth IRA, there are other ways you can save for retirement.
  3. Does Insurance Matter More When You’re Retired?

    Insurance could be more important during your retirement years than you think.
  4. Can a Financial Advisor Make you Happier?

    Elliot Weissbluth, CEO and Founder of HighTower Advisors, shares why financial advisors have a pretty big impact on your ...
  5. Best Ways to Save For Retirement Without an IRA or 401(k)

    Learn the most common types of savings vehicles used to accumulate money for retirement outside employer-sponsored 401(k)s ...
  6. How Congress Retirement Pay Compares to the Overall Average

    There are more retirement plan options for a member of United States Congress than for the average average citizen.
  1. Apple Awards Corning $200M From Advanced Manufacturing Fund (AAPL, GLW)

    Apple said that the award would help the glass maker ensure "state-of-the-art" glass processing.
  2. Pershing Square Trims Mondelez, APD and Obviously Valeant: 13F Filing (MDLZ, VRX)

    Apart from its notorious dumping of Valeant stock, the firm cut its holdings in snack maker Mondelez and Air Products and ...
  3. Why Did Google Acquire Owlchemy? (GOOG, FB)

    Google makes VR devices with limited motion range, while Owlchemy makes games with hand motion. What is the fit?
  4. Cisco Systems Price Levels to Watch After Earnings (CSCO)

    Cisco Systems could break out above 10-year resistance after strong earnings, but broad market action may slow or deny that ...
  5. Hot Tech Stocks Breaking Higher (ON, JBL)

    Already in strong uptrends, these stocks are breaking out of consolidations, indicating another move to the upside. (ON,JBL)
  6. Apple to Announce New Laptops Next Month: Report (AAPL)

    It appears that weaker iPad sales and rising competition from Microsoft prompted Apple to finally plan some long-awaited ...
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  3. Taxable Income

    Taxable income is described as gross income or adjusted gross income minus any deductions, exemptions or other adjustments ...
  4. Chartered Financial Analyst - CFA

    A professional designation given by the CFA Institute (formerly AIMR) that measures the competence and integrity of financial ...
  5. Initial Coin Offering (ICO)

    An Initial Coin Offering (ICO) is an unregulated means by which funds are raised for a new cryptocurrency venture.
  6. The Bernie Madoff Story

    Bernie Madoff ran a multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme that is considered the largest financial fraud of all time.
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