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  1. Investing Strategy

    What is a utility stock?

    Investing in difficult economic conditions requires knowledge of different stock classes. Utility stocks are one vehicle ...
  2. Stocks

    What is the aerospace sector?

    The aerospace sector is one of the largest and most powerful industries in the United States and supplies five major markets.
  3. Retirement Savings

    When are Simplified Employee Pension (SEP) IRA contributions due?

    The simplified employee pension plan is an investment vehicle that allows business owners to contribute up to 25% of an employee's ...
  4. Investing Strategy

    Alibaba Singles' Day tops $30 billion but growth rate plunges

    Singles' Day, also called "Double 11" is the world's biggest online sales event,
  5. Stocks

    UK PM May Dives Into Diplomacy in Bid to Clinch Brexit Deal

    Prime Minister Theresa May steps up attempts to court European support for a Brexit deal on Thursday as negotiations on securing ...
  6. High Net Worth Strategy

    What is the difference between a 408(k) plan and a 401(k) plan?

    Learn key differences between 401(k) plans and the 408(k), which outlines SEP IRAs meant for smaller employers.
  7. Bonds / Fixed Income

    Why are T-Bills used when determining risk-free rates?

    The risk-free rate is hypothetical, as every investment has some risk associated with it. Treasury bills are the closest ...
  8. Mutual Funds

    How does a summary prospectus and an offering memorandum differ?

    Investors use the information in disclosure documents, such as a summary prospectus or an offering memorandum, to make informed ...
  9. Taxes

    Do tax liabilities appear in the financial statements?

    Taxes appear in some form in all three of the major financial statements: the balance sheet, the income statement and the ...
  10. Retirement Savings

    How is a Roth 401(k) taxed?

    Learn about the tax advantages of using a Roth 401(k), including tax-free earnings and no required minimum distributions.
  11. Virtual Currency

    Is Cryptocurrency Dead for Good?

    Coins may come and go, and many cryptocurrencies are indeed likely to fail, but can sector continue to forge ahead unabated?
  12. Company Insights

    Who are Dell's Main Competitors?

    Dell Inc.'s main competitors include Hewlett-Packard Company, Lenovo and IBM Coporation as well as Apple Inc. and many other ...
  13. Markets & Economy

    How did mass production affect the price of consumer goods?

    In general, once mass production was developed and perfected, consumer goods could be made for the broadest possible market, ...
  14. Credit, Loans & Mortgages

    How do credit reports and investigative consumer reports differ?

    While credit reports can be used by many different individual and financial institutions, investigative consumer reports ...
  15. Markets & Economy

    What's the difference between a capital market and the stock market?

    Capital market is a broader term that includes the stock market and other venues for trading financial products.