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  1. Top U.S. Housing Market Indicators

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

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

    Gates, Soros, Icahn, Rockefeller and Morgan caused chills on Wall Street.
  4. How You Can Protect Assets With Umbrella Insurance

    Here's why protecting your assets from litigation via umbrella liability insurance is a good idea.
  5. Zillow Estimates: Not As Accurate As You Think

    Zillow uses a variety of data to calculate its "Zestimates," but anything from the wrong property details to missing upgrades ...
  6. Warren Buffett's Investing Style Reviewed

    Learn the main principles that Warren Buffet uses in assessing a company. His take on value investing may surprise you.
  1. The Top 3 Growth Avenues for Advisors in 2017

    These are three options advisors have when considering the future growth of their business.
  2. What Should Investors Expect From Markets in 2017?

    A Q&A with Mark Okada, CIO and Co-Founder of Highland Capital Management, on his investment outlook.
  3. Why China's Stock Market Is On a Roll

    Shanghai: China's stock market is surging and may outperform longterm, Morgan Stanley says
  4. Redtail Technology

    Redtail firm provides advisors with web-based software that allows them to manage their client base.
  5. Trump's Likely Asian Trade War Targets

    Beyond China, Trump may focus his ire on big trade deficits with India, Thailand, Vietnam and Malaysia
  6. 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 ...
  1. How To Make Your First $1 Million

    It is easier to become a millionaire now than at any time before. While you won't be buying islands, it is still a goal worth ...
  2. Credit vs. Debit Cards: Which is Better?

    Be strategic about the card you choose
  3. These 10 Habits Will Help You Reach Financial Freedom

    Learn 10 key habits for achieving financial freedom, including smart budgeting, staying abreast of new tax deductions and ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. DOL Rule or Not, There's a New Fiduciary Expectation

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

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

    Credit Suisse lures more wealthy European clients with alternative strategies to combat political risks.
  2. 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 ...
  3. Medical Device ETF Beat Healthcare Sector Returns in 2016 (IHI,XLV,ABT)

    This medical device ETF continues to outperform the broader healthcare sector.
  4. 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.
  5. 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?
  6. Macy's Initiatives Could Send Stock Higher (M)

    Macy's has attracted unusual buying interest despite lower share prices, in anticipation that activist shareholders will ...
  1. Bio-Rad Reports 4Q Loss, Flat Revenue (BIO)

    Bio-Rad expects a modest 2017 after posting a fourth-quarter loss of 70 cents a share.
  2. Merck Restates 2016 Earnings, Takes $3B Charge (MRK)

    Merck revised its 2016 earnings after recording a $2.9 billion impairment charges for its Hep C drug.
  3. Valeant Pharmaceuticals: Overvaluation Situation

    Valeant's fall from grace ranks with some of the biggest collapses in modern stock market history, but this sad tale holds ...
  4. BofA Chief Investment Strategist Describes "Icarus Trade" in Trump Era (BAC)

    Markets have rallied since the Trump victory in the presidential election, but will they maintain their pace? Bank of America's ...
  5. 6 Outrageous Billionaire Purchases

    From costly pigeons to billion-dollar houses, we'll look at six of the most outrageous billionaire purchases.
  6. Earnings Winners: Ten Stocks That May Outperform

    Big Upside: these stocks beat both earnings and revenue estimates
  1. Tobacco Giants Push New ‘Alternative Products’

    As many quit cigarettes, firms such as BAT are creating new products 'across the harm spectrum.'
  2. Samsung Unit to Invest $2.5B More In Vietnam

    Samsung Electronics got a license for its display unit to invest more in Vietnam to up production.
  3. HPE Plummets on Steep Revenue Miss, Weak Outlook

    Since 2015, HPE's shares have seen a 10% sales decline YOY while HP Inc.'s stock surges.
  4. EOG Resources Stock at Critical Juncture (EOG)

    EOG has declined since its early-December breakout, and has given back all of its gains.
  5. Trans Mountain Pipeline Advances Amid Resistance (KMI)

    Kinder Morgan began informing affected landowners of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion plan.
  6. Cisco Ex-CEO Addresses Trump Era's Looser Rules

    John Chambers highlights the importance of deregulation and tax reform for the startup sector.
  1. What Is the Most Important Financial Lesson?

    When it comes to learning lessons about your finances, it helps to think about the future.
  2. Are My Social Security Benefits Taxable?

    If, and how much, your social security benefits are taxed depends on your income and where you live.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. An Overview of Annuities

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

    If you can answer "yes" to these six questions, you may be ready to retire early.
  1. Work at a Public Company? Here's How You Can Sell Your Stock

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

    Here's how marketing techniques like blogging can help advisors grow assets under management.
  3. It's Tax Season, Are You Prepared?

    It's tax season again. Use these tips to be prepared to file and protect yourself from cybercrime.
  4. Cybersecurity: Protect Yourself During Tax Season

    Take a little extra time to review online communications and avoid becoming a cybercrime victim.
  5. 2016 SEC Enforcement Cases: The Year in Review

    The SEC set a new record in 2016 for the number of enforcement actions it brought.
  6. H&R Block Gets IBM's Watson for Your Taxes (HRB, IBM)

    Can IBM’s Watson help with your taxes? H&R Block is betting that the famed artificial intelligence solution will increase ...
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