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  1. Loeb's Third Point Increasing Stakes in Tech Giants (AAPL, BABA)

    According to regulatory filings, Third Point LLC has revealed shifts in its positions in some of the biggest tech stocks ...
  2. If You Win $1 Million, Can You Minimize the Taxes?

    If you won $1 million, would it make sense tax-wise to take a lump sum or a 20-year pay out?
  3. Robo Tax Loss Harvesting

    The automated selling of securities in a portfolio to deliberately incur losses in order to offset any capital gains or taxable ...
  4. Should You Have a Supplemental Retirement Plan

    A supplemental retirement plan can enhance your ability to set aside money for retirement when you've exhausted other savings ...
  5. For Wealthy People, Trump's Presidency is Gonna Be 'YUGE'

    Donald Trump's tax plan likely means big tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans.
  6. How Income Taxes Could Change Under President Trump

    Different tax benefits for families, changes in tax brackets and what could happen to mortgage interest deductions with President ...
  1. What Is an Interval Fund?

    Interval funds provide high yield in exchange for illiquidity and high fees. They are not for everyone. Find out here if ...
  2. Ryan vs. Trump: How Their Tax Plans Differ

    Changes to the tax code are likely, but President-elect Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan (D-Wis.) have yet to agree on which ...
  3. How Fintech Advances Are Improving Finance for All

    Financial technology companies have changed the landscape for the way we manage our financial lives. Here's what to expect ...
  4. Why U.S. Stock Funds Are on a Roll (GS, TRI)

    U.S. stock funds are on the verge of posting double-digit gains for 2016, fueled by President-Elect Trump's victory
  5. Rise of the Robo Advisors

    The financial advisory business is facing an impending transformational change.
  6. Your Annual Financial Planning Checklist

    As the new year approaches, it's time to review your annual financial plan to make sure you've completed the most important ...
  1. 4 Steps to Attaining a Mortgage

    It starts with knowing your choices as well as your price range. We show you how to get there.
  2. How to Achieve Financial Success in Your Marriage

    No matter how long you’re married, there will inevitably come a time when you don’t agree on finances. Here are some ways ...
  3. The Difference Between Annual Compensation and Annual Salary

    The difference between annual compensation and annual salary is especially important for retirement plan contributions.
  4. 10 Steps Toward a Financially Fit New Year

    Here are 10 steps everyone can use to start off the new year on a smarter financial note, and hopefully stick with throughout ...
  5. How To Make Money With Airbnb: Risks & Rewards

    Airbnb lets you turn your home or spare room into extra cash. Here's how to make money and protect yourself from the risks.
  6. Is Crowdfunding Your Student Loans an Option for You?

    More grads are trying to crowdfund student loans at sites such as GoFundMe. Does it work?
  1. A Strategy for Investing in Comstock (CRK)

    CRK did not break out dramatically like some energy stocks when OPEC announced production limits, but this could be good ...
  2. Marathon, Devon, WPX Break Out and Fall (MRO, DVN)

    In a rare bit of synchronization, Marathon, Devon and WPX flashed identical warnings on their charts. Then they broke out ...
  3. Penny Stocks to Watch for December 2016 (GGB)

    These five penny stocks trading on U.S. public exchanges could gain substantial ground in coming months.
  4. Britain's Royal Mint to Test Gold Trading via Blockchain (CME)

    The UK's Royal Mint is in talks to build a blockchain-based market to trade gold bullion.
  5. Germany's Central Bank Tests Blockchain-based Securities Trading

    New proof that blockchain will be the backbone of finance: Germany is testing a system to trade stocks using blockchain technology.
  6. 3 Small Caps To Fill Your Holiday Stocking (KOP, AGX)

    Small caps are overbought after the November rally but the group's broad diversity still offers unexplored opportunities.
  1. Does Your Homeowner’s Insurance Cover Airbnb?

    Renting out a room on Airbnb can be a good way to generate income, but you need to understand what is and isn’t covered by ...
  2. Chart of the Week: Reasons to Like Emerging Markets

    Risks to EM assets have increased since the U.S. election. Yet we see positives outweighing the risks and supporting a selective ...
  3. Bankers Hint at Higher Future Dividend Payouts (JPM, BAC)

    The chiefs of JP Morgan and Bank of America are dropping dividend hints.
  4. AirBnb Treads in China Where Uber Failed (BABA)

    Despite Uber's costly failure in China, Airbnb is aggressively expanding in China by being cooperative.
  5. BlackBerry: Twilight of the Keyboard

    Leaks on BlackBerry's upcoming Mercury DTEK70 phone confirm a built-in keyboard, Android OS.
  6. Why Tech Should Top Advisors' Must-Do List in 2017

    Here are three reasons why financial professionals should absolutely integrate technology into business efforts over the ...
  1. BlackRock Trades Ex-Dividend Thursday (BLK)

    BlackRock will send its dividend payment on Dec. 23 to shareholders of record as of Dec. 12.
  2. Cowen: Adobe Is a 'Top Idea for 2017' (ADBE)

    In a research report, Cowen and Co. this week called Adobe Systems Inc. (ADBE) a "top idea for 2017."
  3. Twelve Buy Ratings for Western Digital on Dec. 7 (WDC)

    Western Digital stock hit a new 52-week high after 12 analysts reiterated a Buy rating on the stock. The optimism comes after ...
  4. FedEx Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Thursday (FDX)

    FedEx will send its dividend payment on Jan. 3 to shareholders of record as of Dec. 12.
  5. Costco Reports Mixed Results (COST)

    A miss on the top line and beat on the bottom line has led to some investor confusion.
  6. Lululemon Comes Through for Investors (LULU)

    Strong revenue results and a board-approved buyback program is helping move the stock to the upside.
  1. 10 Ways to Cut Spending Before Retirement

    If your retirement income is less than you planned for, here is a list of ways to plan a new budget.
  2. Tips for Baby Boomers Who Are Ready to Retire

    For those nearing their retirement date, here are a few things that should be organized in the years prior.
  3. 6 IRA Tax Changes That Could Impact You Soon

    Here are several potential measures that could come before Congress in 2017 that would negatively impact the tax benefits ...
  4. How to Evaluate Your Retirement Plan

    Here are four things to consider to make sure you are financially prepared for retirement.
  5. Retirement Abroad: 5 Unexpected Foreign Cities

    If retiring abroad is your dream, here are some less well known destinations where the culture is rich; the scenery, lovely ...
  6. A Look at UBS's New SmartWealth Robo-Advisor

    Here's how UBS's robo-advisor, set to launch in the U.K. in 2017, will work.
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