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  1. P&G Finds Targeted Ads Not Worth It (PG, FB)

    Proctor & Gamble Co has stated that it plans to scale back on targeted advertising on Facebook Inc., citing its limited ...
  2. Three Energy Stocks Headed For New Highs (PTEN, QEP)

    These oil exploration and production companies have completed tests at long-term support and look ready to head higher into ...
  3. Steinhoff Takes Over Mattress Firm in $3.8B Deal

    Following a few rocky quarters, Mattress Firm (NASDAQ: MFRM) investors may finally be able to get a good night's sleep after ...
  4. Berkshire's Record Cash Guarantees More Deals (BRK-B)

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is sitting on more than $70 billion in cash, almost guaranteeing what will happen next: ...
  5. Apple Quietly Becomes Big Company Supplier (AAPL)

    Known mainly for its consumer devices, Apple has quietly become a major seller to corporate customers buying iPads, iPhones ...
  6. The Vanguard Effect: Lower Expenses, Higher Returns (IHF, VHT)

    Vanguard distinguishes itself by being the low-cost provider in a crowded field of mutual funds and ETFs.
  7. Goldman and Barclays Warn Of Long-Term Bear Market in Copper (GS)

    Goldman Sachs and Barclays have both warned of an imminent supply glut about to hit the global copper market.
  8. How One Woman Used Credit Sesame to Improve Her Credit Score

    Shenil Walker improved her credit score and bought her dream car in under a year.
  9. ETF Trades for When Gold Pulls Back (GLD, GDX)

    Gold will pull back eventually. When it does, here are some ETFs to consider buying.
  10. NBCUniversal Buys Harry Potter Rights in Enormous Franchise Deal (NBCU,TWX,DWA)

    Warner Bros. and NBCUniversal have reached an agreement in which NBCU will have TV and other rights to the Harry Potter films ...
  11. What Is Michael Phelps’s Net Worth? (V,UA)

    Find out how much Olympic-superstar, Michael Phelps, is worth.
  12. Chesapeake Energy's Outlook Brightens a Bit (CHK)

    Chesapeake is not the "dead man walking" company it was once perceived to be.
  13. Troubled Aeropostale May Be Bought by Versa

    Versa Capital is expected to make a bid to acquire troubled retailer Aeropostale.
  14. How Your Credit Score Compares to the Average American's

    While only a small percentage of Americans have terrible credit scores, a whopping 30% have poor or bad credit, according ...
  15. Randstad Holdings to Acquire Monster Worldwide for $429 Million (RANGF, MWW)

    With this merger, Randstad aims to build the world’s most comprehensive portfolio of HR services.
  16. Oil Prices See-Saw, India Keeps Interest Rates Unchanged

    Oil prices dipped early Tuesday morning after reaching a two-week high on Monday.
  17. What is the Value of a 2016 Olympic Gold Medal?

    Gold is on the rise, but the value of a gold medal is less than you would think.
  18. Freeport-McMoRan Is in Trouble in Indonesia

    Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE: FCX) better start evaluating its options in Indonesia with an eye toward following industry peer Newmont ...
  19. Goldman Sachs (GS) Invests $50 Million in Kaltura

    Video tech provider Kaltura has secured $50 million from Goldman Sachs in "pre-IPO" funding. So far there's no word when ...
  20. Third Point Reinsurance Notes Largest Profit in Years (TPRE)

    Third Point Reinsurance saw a tripling of net income in the second quarter of 2016 over last year.
  21. What to Expect in Charter Communications Earnings? (CHTR)

    This marks Charter's first financial report since its acquisition of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks was approved ...
  22. Valeant Q2 Earnings: What to Expect (VRX, WBA)

    Wall Street expects the embattled drug company to deliver year-over-year declines in both earnings and revenue.
  23. Southwest Airlines Sticking With Gary Kelly For Good Reason

    Despite calls from its unions to oust CEO Gary Kelly, the board is sticking with their leader who has been able to deliver ...
  24. How is Carl Icahn's Short Bet Working Out? (SPX, IEP)

    At what point will Icahn admit that he was wrong?
  25. Is the Presidential Election Really Hackable?

    Electronic voting booths need upgrades, but 3/4s of the country still votes on paper.
  26. Burger King Diversifies Menu with "Whopperito" (QSR)

    The fast food fusion product you didn't even know you needed: The Whopperito is here.
  27. Goldman Sachs: Equities Due For Pullback In 3Q

    Goldman Sachs said they expect to see a short-term correction in global equities.
  28. Why Do Investors Still Have Faith in Quant Funds?

    At a low point for hedge funds industry-wide, quantitative approaches are surging. But are these techniques reliable?
  29. Ackman Hops Off Canadian Pacific with $1.5B (CP, PSHZF)

    The $1.5 billion he now has might burn a hole in his investors' pockets -- many of whom have wondered when his bad luck is ...
  30. Brazil's Stock Market Way Up Despite Struggling Economy

    Funds featuring Brazilian equities are among the top performers this year
  31. Steinhoff International to Buy Mattress Firm for $2.4 billion (MFRM, SNH.DE)

    Steinhoff has agreed to pay $64 per share in cash, implying a premium of 115% more than the target firm’s stock price of ...
  32. Amazon's Prime Air Cargo Jets Set to Take Off (AMZN, FDX)

    Controlling its own logistics instead of relying on either FedEx or UPS is one way Amazon plans to achieve its delivery goals. ...
  33. Global Markets Up After U.S. Jobs Data Beats Forecasts

    European bank stocks rally and the Nikkei surges a remarkable 396.12 points.
  34. Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Q2 Profits Rise 25% (BRK.A, BRK.B)

    Berkshire's growth was driven by the company's acquisitions, including battery manufacturer Duracell and airplane parts-maker ...
  35. Oil Market Reports From EIA, OPEC and IEA

    This week we get an update on the state of the global oil market from OPEC, the EIA and IEA.
  36. The Week Ahead: August 8-12, 2016

    The financial news to watch for in the week ahead.
  37. Is the Market Due for Correction Soon?

    More analysts are now saying that the market may be ready to make a big retreat.
  38. JPMorgan Strikes Deal With Virtu Financial For US Treasury Tech Trading (JPM, VIRT)

    JPMorgan will use Virtu’s automated high-speed trader’s technology platform for trading bonds and fixed-income instruments
  39. Trump Announces New Economic Advisory Team

    Donald Trump's brand-new economic policy team is a respectable—though male-only—group.
  40. Steve Cohen's Point72 Invests $250M in Quantopian

    Quantopian is a web-based platform that aims to help day traders become hedge funds.
  41. American Airlines To Give 30,000 Employees Pay Increases

    American Airlines joins a growing list of large U.S. firms giving large scale pay increases.
  42. Is Ackman's Pershing Square Preparing A More Aggressive Strategy? (CP,PSHZF)

    Pershing Square Holdings sold shares of Canadian Pacific, leading to speculation that Bill Ackman may be ready to invest ...
  43. Jobs Beat Forecasts, But "Real" Unemployment Rises

    The "real" unemployment rate, which accounts for discouraged and temporary workers, rose to 9.7% in July from 9.6% the month ...
  44. Why are There Now Two Ethereums?

    Damage control over a huge Ethereum theft led to a radical solution: Split Ethereum into two.
  45. Hedge Fund Assets Under Management Falls After Record 2015

    Hedge funds had a record year last year. This year is not turning out to be too good.
  46. Chevron to Sell Up to $5 Billion of Asian Assets (CVX)

    Chevron is said to plan the sale of up to $5 billion in Asian assets as part of $10 billion in divestments to raise cash ...
  47. College Housing REITs Are On the Rise (EDR, ACC)

    Shares in two student housing REITs have risen by more than 45% over the last 12 months.
  48. RBS Loss Widens; Revenue Falls 17% (RBS)

    The bank recorded a massive loss of more than £2 billion ($2.26 billion) in the first half of the year.
  49. U.S. Steel Headed Higher Into 2017 (X)

    U.S Steel has entered a major uptrend with strong institutional backing; predicting even higher prices in coming months.
  50. New International High Dividend and Low Volatility ETF - LVHI

    The newly issued LVHI ETF focuses on securities in developed markets with low price, low volatility, and a high yield that ...
Stock Analysis
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    Learn what the law of demand is, the basic assumption of the law of demand and why there is a negative correlation between ...
  2. If an IRA owner dies after starting required minimum distributions (RMD) but the spouse is under 70½, can the spouse roll over the IRA into his/her own IRA, and stop RMDs until age 70½?

    If the IRA owner dies after the required beginning date (RBD) and his/her beneficiary is his/her spouse, the spouse beneficiary ...
  3. How do credit bureaus make money?

    Take a closer look at how credit bureaus make money, and learn about the kind of services they provide to both lenders and ...
  4. I make over $120,000/yr and my adjusted gross income precludes standard IRA contributions. My contributions to my 401(k) plan at work are limited to $18,500/yr. It seems I'm being penalized for my income. Are there other retirement savings options av

    Only your eligibility to deduct contributions will be affected. You may still make a nondeductible contribution up to the ...
  5. I'm worried about the economy and want to move my IRA funds from stocks and bonds to cash. Will I taxed for this?

    If you transfer funds from stocks and bonds to cash, the movement will not be taxable.
  6. Can I use my IRA to pay for my college loans?

    Learn about how to use your IRA retirement savings to pay for your college loans, including how to avoid the 10% early withdrawal ...
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