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  1. 7 Top Finance Books to Gift This Christmas

    An overview of six engaging financial reads to give as gifts this Christmas.
  2. What Are the Pros and Cons of Online Checking Accounts?

    Learn about the ways an online checking account can save you time and money, but understand the drawbacks before signing ...
  3. Great (Financial) Gifts For Kids This Christmas

    Parents, grandparents and other interested adults can give financial gifts to children that can help secure their futures, ...
  4. Investors Managing More Than $10 Billion Have an Advantage

    A report from Ernst & Young reveals some of the many reasons large money managers are outpacing their smaller rivals.
  5. Is This the Best Time to Start a Donor Advised Fund?

    With possible changes to taxes looming next year, 2016 may be the time to start a donor-advised fund.
  6. How Is Income Taxed Differently Than Wealth?

    Simply having income does not mean that you also have significant wealth.
  1. So, You Want to Earn Your CFA?

    Here are some pros and cons to consider before you take the CFA charter plunge.
  2. PAGES: The Rational Optimist

    Jared Dillian, editor of "The Daily Dirtnap" shares why Matt Ridley's "The Rational Optimist" is his favorite financial read.
  3. Are dividends the best way to make money for retirement?

    Using dividends for retirement income can provide a hedge against a variety of risks, but investors need to be aware of the ...
  4. Tips for Transitioning into Retirement

    Here are some of the best ways to make the transition to retirement painless.
  5. The Problem With Big Data in Financial Services

    Big data is playing a larger role in finance but its application does not come without risks.
  6. Why Is Fidelity's eMoney So Popular With Advisors?

    Changes that simplified and reduced the cost of eMoney for advisors led to record revenue in 2016.
  1. 15 Highest-Paying Jobs for Business Majors

    See the highest-paying jobs for business majors 10 years out, from PayScale’s 2016–2017 College Salary Report.
  2. 6 Things Foreign Buyers of U.S. Real Estate Need to Know

    Rising home prices and a strong dollar are making it tough for foreign buyers of U.S. real estate to pay cash. What to expect ...
  3. Wealth and Well-Being Come From More Than Money

    Happiness and well-being depends on more than just money.
  4. 12 Million to Pay More Social Security Tax in 2017

    2017 may be a year of tax cuts, but there's at least one exception.
  5. What Advisors Leaving Their Firm Should Consider

    Advisors who are considering breaking away from a big firm should consider these points.
  6. RBS May Face $10 Billion Fines (RBS)

    American regulators are looking to fine the British bank for its part in the 2008/2009 Global Financial Crisis.
  1. Southwest Airlines Could Fly High in 2017 (LUV, UAL)

    Southwest Airlines is testing long-term resistance and could break out in a 2017 trend advance that posts double-digit percentage ...
  2. Short Natural Gas As Winter Ends With a Whimper (SWN, RRC)

    Natural gas futures fell more than 10% on Tuesday in reaction to a mild winter weather forecast and could be headed into ...
  3. Health Care Stocks With Short-term Upside (AGN, VRX)

    While these trades should be considered risky, recent strength indicates a potential short-term turnaround in these pharmaceutical ...
  4. 3 Emerging Market ETFs to Watch in 2017 (DVYE, EFA)

    Nearby support from the 200-day moving averages shown on the charts in this article suggests 2017 could be the year for emerging ...
  5. Time to Short 2016's Biggest Winners (NVDA, TMUS)

    Early January marks the start of capital gains tax selling season, with many shareholders ready to book profits on the prior ...
  6. Johnson & Johnson Set for Strong Recovery (JNJ, TLT)

    Johnson & Johnson may have ended its intermediate correction in December, with highs odds for new bull market and all-time ...
  1. Microsoft Buys AI Startup Maluuba (MSFT, AAPL)

    Aside from cementing Microsoft's position in the cloud market, CEO Satya Nadella has set a goal to "democratize AI."
  2. KKR Acquires Hitachi's Power Tools Business (KKR)

    Global investment firm KKR & Co. continued its shopping spree, agreeing to acquire Hitachi Ltd's power tools unit for ...
  3. Paga

    Paga is a mobile payment platform that allows its users to transfer money and make payments through their mobile devices.
  4. Zoetis Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Wednesday (ZTS)

    Zoetis will send its dividend payment on March 1 to shareholders of record as of Jan. 20.
  5. WD-40 Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Wednesday (WDFC)

    WD-40 will send its dividend payment on Jan. 31 to shareholders of record as of Jan. 20.
  6. Herbalife Stock Rises After FTC Chairwoman Resigns (HLF)

    Investors see this as a positive for Herbalife, as Ramirez has been a strong opponent of multi-level marketing.
  1. Mobileye Earns Consensus Buy Grade (MBLY)

    Shares of Mobileye N.V., an Israel-based advanced driver assistance systems technology company, have received a consensus ...
  2. Nintendo Set To Release Switch Console On Mar. 3 (NTDOY, ATVI)

    The gaming pioneer's combo console and portable gaming set will cost $299.99 and will feature motion sensors and a smartphone ...
  3. The Current State of the Solar Energy Industry

    After a short-term industry shock, solar stocks appear to be an attractive long-term pick.
  4. Analyst: Micron to Secure Strong Returns in 2017

    Loop Capital's Betsy Van Hees sees the U.S. chipmaker continuing to benefit from rising prices.
  5. Taiwan Semi Guidance Warns on Slowing iPhone Sales

    Despite a Q4 earnings beat, the world's largest chip contract manufacturer posts weak 2017 guidance.
  6. Record in New Cash Fuels BlackRock Q4 Earnings (BLK)

    Driven by a surge in new money inflows, BlackRock easily beat Wall Street's fourth quarter profit estimates Friday.
  1. Who Commits Financial Crimes Against the Elderly?

    Financial elder abuse is a growing problem in the U.S. as more people move into old age.
  2. Retirement: The One Thing Couples Shouldn't Do Together

    Staggering retirement can have both financial and emotional benefits for married couples.
  3. The Income Property: Your Late-In-Life Retirement Plan

    You're nearing retirement age and you don't have the nest egg you need. Here's how an income property can help you make up ...
  4. Common Retirement Advice That DINKs Can Ignore

    The retirement rules are different when a couple has no kids. Spending more, retiring sooner – all kinds of options open ...
  5. What’s The Minimum I Need To Retire?

    You might easily be able to retire on $1 million. Then again, you might not. It all comes down to your personal situation.
  6. Top Tips for Boomers Who Want to Shore Up Their Retirement

    The retirement situation for most Baby Boomers isn't that encouraging. But there are actions they can take to shore up their ...
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