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  1. 8 Inventions That Made Our Lives Easier

    These inventions in the fields of finance, healthcare, technology, food and energy have greatly improved our standard of ...
  2. How Moving Can Affect Your Finances

    Here are the factors you need to look at to determine whether moving to a new area will leave you with more money on a regular ...
  3. Minimum Wage: Good Cause Or Economic Pariah?

    Here are some positives and negatives to help you decide where you stand on the minimum wage debate.
  4. Celebrities You Can Bank On

    We look at celebrity endorsements and the financial impact they have on the companies they represent.
  5. Bullish Engulfing Candle In An Uptrend

    These four stocks are in uptrends that recently had a bullish engulfing candlestick pattern.
  6. Take A Bite Out Of Counsel Corporation

    Some micro caps, such as Counsel, fly under the radar but offer the potential for big returns.
  7. Best Places And Sites For Online Travel Deals

    These sites and tips will help you figure out what kind of vacation you want and how to ensure you're getting the best price. ...
  8. How To Delay Foreclosure

    While losing a home can be a traumatic event for you and your family, it's best to find ethical means of delaying or avoiding ...
  9. How Much Is A Homemaker Worth?

    If a stay-at-home mom or dad took their skills to the marketplace, they could make much more than the average American. Find ...
  10. Stillwater Mining Or North American Palladium?

    Looking for a pure play platinum metals producer? There's really only one option.
  11. Are $1 Coins A Better Option Than $1 Bills?

    We look at how much the government could save if it took $1 bills out of circulation.
  12. 4 Careers That Are Easy To Get Into

    Looking for a job? These four industries are in high demand.
  13. 5 Unusual Sales Taxes You Need To Avoid

    Here are five unusual taxes and ways that you can avoid them.
  14. A Look At The Airline Industry

    Discover what bankruptcies mean for the future of airline travel.
  15. 5 Tips For Starting A Business

    From knowing your competition to setting reasonable goals, there are many useful tips to keep in mind when starting a small ...
  16. How Does Your Homeowners Insurance Handle A Downed Tree?

    A downed tree can happen at any time due to a storm or old age. But when it falls, will your insurance cover it?
  17. Mobile Payments Could Replace Cash By 2016

    Could paper money be replaced by mobile payments in the near future?
  18. Bank Warrants Your Atttention

    Bank warrants are a lucrative way to make a bet that U.S. financials will once again be respected by the investing public. ...
  19. Panera Heads North Of The Border

    Panera continues its Canadian expansion after opening three bakery-cafés in the Toronto-area in 2011, with five more planned ...
  20. Are LED Lightbulbs Worth The High Cost?

    Congress voted to put the new light bulb legislation on hold, but should that give you reason to put off ditching the incandescents? ...
  21. How Twitter Changed Business/Consumer Relationships

    In just six years, Twitter has not only revolutionized social media but also the relationship between consumers and businesses. ...
  22. Black Diamond: The New North Face?

    Black Diamond went public in a reverse merger with Gregory Mountain Products. I'll look at why now is a good time to buy. ...
  23. Stocks With Hammer Candlestick Patterns

    These four stocks may have reached their bottoms.
  24. 5 High-Beta Stocks To Watch

    Check out five high-beta stocks that can help make your portfolio more exciting.
  25. 5 Triple-Threat Performers

    We tell you about five celebrities that are a threat on three fronts, and how this affects their income and the profitability ...
  26. Flavors & Fragrances Growing Stale

    A foul wind is making shares of International Flavors & Fragrances hard to digest.
  27. Android Vs. iPhone: The Economics Of Apps

    Android outsold Apple in smartphones this quarter, but Apple still leads in total revenue.
  28. A Look Inside The Natural Gas Pipeline

    The United States is the Saudi Arabia of natural gas, but natural gas stocks were a mixed bag last year.
  29. The Top 4 Richest Pets

    A cat received $13 million dollars when her owner died, but she isn't the richest pet in the world.
  30. Financial Implications Of Retiring Abroad

    Retiring abroad sounds like a dream come true. We tell you what you need to know before that happens.
  31. Tips For Finding The Right IRA

    There are many IRA options available that vary depending on what you want to do with your retirement savings.
  32. Gardner Denver Compressing The Competition

    Gardner Denver's valuation appears to offer a reasonable entry point for a company that should be able to keep growing.
  33. Tyco Split Set For 2012

    2012 will see Tyco split into another three separate companies.
  34. Worst IRA Mistakes You Can Make

    Here are some costly mistakes that you should avoid with your individual retirement account.
  35. 2011's Biggest IPOs

    2011 was another big year for IPOs.
  36. 2011's Biggest Mergers and Acquisitions

    M&A activity rebounded in a big way in 2011. Here's a look back at the biggest mergers and acquisitions during the year. ...
  37. How Living Abroad Can Increase Your Insurance Premiums

    When you live outside the U.S for an extended period of time, your auto insurance resets. We look at how you can work around ...
  38. How The Wealthy Slash Their Income Tax Bills

    Many of these tax-minimization strategies can be used by anyone. Find out how you can pay taxes like a millionaire.
  39. 6 Currencies With A Bright Future

    Have a rewarding new year by investing in these currencies.
  40. How Taxes Affect The Economy

    Learn how tax changes have historically affected the economy over the past three decades.
  41. 401(k) Planning: How Much Should You Be Saving?

    We look at how much you should contribute to your 401(k) and when. And also, how much you should have in your account during ...
  42. Top 5 Patent Holders

    These patent-holders may not be household names, but some of them have 10-times more patents than Thomas Edison.
  43. The 3 Best Countries For Children And Parents

    These countries top the list when it comes to education, childcare, healthcare and child development.
  44. How Does Bankruptcy Affect Your IRA?

    Since 2005, money in your IRA can be protected if you are forced to file for bankruptcy.
  45. How To Invest In Sports Teams And Groups

    Lots of people dream about sports ownership. Here are some ways you can literally get into the game.
  46. What Will The Cost Of Living Be In 2012?

    A look at the cost of living in 2012, and how U.S. consumers can adapt to them.
  47. How To Get Rid Of Your Ex-Spouse's Debts

    Divorce is hard enough without one spouse abusing the financial end of the relationship. Find out how to protect your finances.
  48. Superstar Sportscasters’ Salaries

    Networks understand the importance of a great sportscaster, and that’s why these personalities collect million-dollar contracts. ...
  49. Why You Should Stick With The Big Banks

    Big doesn't always mean bad. We tell you four reasons why.
  50. The Investment Case For Cresud

    Cresud is hard to value, but a great play on land values in Argentina.
Stock Analysis
  1. When short selling a stock, how long does a short seller have before covering?

    The lender of the shares in a short sale has the ability to request the shares be returned at any time, with minimal notice, ...
  2. What major is required to take the Series 7 examination?

    Find out what educational requirements are needed for the Series 7 exam. Learn about the new Securities Industry Essentials ...
  3. What do the different colored candlesticks mean?

    A typical candlestick chart is composed of a series of bars, known as candles, which vary in height and color.
  4. How can I determine a stock's next resistance level or target price?

    Determining where the price of an asset will stop once it has hit a new high is one of the most difficult tasks for any trader.
  5. Why do futures' prices converge upon spot prices during the delivery month?

    Learn why as the delivery month of a futures contract approaches, the future's price will generally inch toward or even come ...
  6. What's the difference between moving average, weighted moving average and exponential moving average?

    Moving averages are one of the most popular tools used by active traders to measure momentum. In this FAQ, we'll take a look ...
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