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  1. 5G vs. 4G: 4 Things Investors Should Know Before 2020 (VZ,T)

    Investigate the development status of next-generation 5G mobile technology and learn more about how it should compare to ...
  2. The Brexit Effect on U.S. Mortgage Rates

    The Brexit vote is expected to create a continuing investor rush to buy U.S. Treasuries as a safe-haven, resulting in lower ...
  3. Why Pfizer Just Bet $350 Million On China (PFE)

    The drug giant announced plans to invest $350 million on a China-based plant for biotechnology drugs.
  4. Nike Revenue and Orders Disappoint (NKE)

    Nike not only reported Q4 revenue that missed Wall Street's estimates, Nike's orders suggest a slowdown in demand for the ...
  5. Dow Chemical to Cut Around 2,500 Silicones Workers

    Dow Chemical (NYSE: DOW) is readying a big stack of pink slips. The company announced that it will cut approximately 2,5 ...
  6. LendingClub Names Permanent CEO; Warns of Job Cuts

    Most regulatory filings are fairly humdrum affairs, detailing only one or two mundane events for a company. That wasn't ...
  7. Pfizer to Build $350M Biotech Center in China (PFE)

    Pfizer Inc. is investing $350M to build its first biotech center in Asia. What’s the real value proposition for Pfizer beyond ...
  8. Why Teva Pharma Continues to Sell Assets (TEVA)

    Teva is on an asset selling spree to fund its $40.5 billion acquisition of Allergan.
  9. What's Fueling Bitcoin's Record-Breaking Price?

    Tracking the reasons behind bitcoin's price rally: "Halving" and China
  10. The Tax Speech That Could Elect President Donald J. Trump

    Trump hasn’t disclosed his taxes. He hasn’t even paid them, as best we know. Here’s how he could make political lemonade ...
  11. Bernanke Says the British Are Brexit's Biggest Losers

    The former Federal Reserve Chairman gives his views on the economic implications of the Brexit vote
  12. Smartphone Markets Are Maturing: Should You Still Own QQQ?

    Explore the ramifications of maturing smartphone and PC markets for the PowerShares QQQ ETF, as well as a fund risk greater ...
  13. Will South Korea Devalue the Won?

    Learn why the largest countries in Asia are devaluing their currencies. Discover how South Korea may respond and what this ...
  14. Brexit: Would the Norwegian Model Work?

    Is the Norwegian model a good solution for Britain after Brexit?
  15. Soros Bet Against Deutsche Bank After Brexit Vote (DB)

    The billionaire investor places a short position on Deutsche Bank after Brexit vote
  16. Lending Club Announces Layoffs And More Founder Malpractices (LC)

    The fintech startup, which fired its founder earlier this year, announced layoffs due to lower loan volume and said that ...
  17. Apple And Netflix Back In Bear Market Territory (AAPL, NFLX)

    Apple and Netflix have sold off after Brexit and are testing support levels that, if broken, will signal the start of active ...
  18. Brexit's Effect on BP Sends Shares Lower (BP)

    Britain's decision to exit the European Union is likely to impact London-based BP in ways that are different from other energy ...
  19. Branson: Virgin Loses A Third Of Its Value Post Brexit

    Sir Richard Branson says Virgin Group has lost a third if its value post Brexit and had to cancel a deal creating 3000 jobs
  20. Newly Launched: Fallen Angels iShares ETF (FALN)

    Bond investors seeking high returns may be interested in the recently issued fallen angel corporate bond ETF called FALN.
  21. Intel Gears Up for Its Third Wave of Layoffs

    Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) will start its third wave of layoffs by the end of the month, according to a recent Digitimes article. ...
  22. Panama Canal Reopens: Will this Change Global Commerce?

    The Canal is 40% of Panama's GDP. After $5.25 billion, delays and cost overruns, ships can once again traverse from the Pacific ...
  23. Europe Markets Rally Post-Brexit; US Futures Up

    Watch out for "a dead cat bounce."
  24. Cabela's May Be Getting Ready to Sell Its Bank

    The possibility of a buyout of Cabela's (NYSE: CAB) has been the subject of a lot of speculation since private equity firm ...
  25. S&P Cuts UK Rating to AA from AAA

    S&P Cuts UK Rating to AA from AAA after Brexit vote
  26. British Petroleum Caught In Brexit's Maelstrom (BP, XOM)

    British Petroleum now faces its biggest economic challenge since the Deep Horizon Gulf Coast oil spill in 2010
  27. GAAP vs. Non-GAAP: Which Should You Consider for Evaluation?

    Find out why GAAP and non-GAAP earnings diverged in 2015. Determine which one deserves investor focus, based on investor ...
  28. Buy or Sell the Biggest Brexit Losers (BCS, SAN)

    A "yes" Brexit vote hammered some stocks down more than 13% on June 24. Now it is time to decide if that presents a buying ...
  29. Gold Bulls In Control After Brexit (GLD, PHYS)

    Gold funds lifted to the top of 4 month rising channels on Friday and should break out into healthy trend advances.
  30. Lew Says Brexit Won't Spark a New Financial Crisis

    The Treasury Secretary says U.S., U.K., and European Markets Will Be Able to Manage Fallout From the Brexit Vote
  31. The Current State of the U.S. Debt

    Discover the current state of U.S. national debt, whether it's increasing or decreasing, and what is projected for the next ...
  32. Goldman Sachs Shares Could Gain 30%, Says Barron's (GS)

    Goldman Sachs shares may gain as much as 30% in the next year on stock buybacks and cost cutting even as the Brexit vote ...
  33. Global Markets Continue to Dive Post Brexit

    From the triumphant "We're Out!" headline in the pro-Brexit Daily Mail, to the left-wing French newspaper Libération's "Thank ...
  34. Bill Ackman on Concentrated Portfolios, Lessons From Valeant (VRX)

    Explore the lessons of concentrated portfolios, including how Bill Ackman's strategy change at Pershing Square mirrors one ...
  35. Soros Failed to Short Pound for Brexit

    Legendary Investor George Soros Still Profited From Brexit Because of His Bearish Outlook on World Markets
  36. Brexit Puts Big UK Banks at Risk (BCS,RBS,LYG)

    The uncertainty from last week's Brexit vote increases the risk of a U.K. recession, which could weigh heavily on the region's ...
  37. Is Hedging With ETF Indexes a Relevant Strategy? (QQQ, PSQ)

    Discover four viable hedging strategies with index-based ETFs, including the use of inverse and leveraged funds, as well ...
  38. US Banks Preparing to Relocate After Brexit (GS,BAM)

    As the UK is likely to lose its financial privileges with the EU following the Brexit vote, major US banks have begun preparations ...
  39. Microsoft Enters the Mobile Payments Business (MSFT)

    Microsoft has relaunched its mobile wallet which allows Windows 10 Mobile Users Tap-To-Pay feature.
  40. Brexit Continues to Impact Markets on Monday

    Asian bourses see recovery but Europe continues to trade in red. US futures promise a 0.5% drop.
  41. How Will Brexit Affect the EU Employment Market? (JPM,GS)

    Now that Britain has voted to leave the European Union, how will that decision affect its employment market?
  42. 2 Mutual Funds That Invest in Companies With Female Executives (PXWEX, GWILX)

    Learn about the two funds that invest primarily in companies that have women in leadership positions, with an investment ...
  43. Is Airport Lounge Access Worth the Additional Charge? (AC.TO, ALK)

    Learn about the benefits of airport business lounges and their services, including elite services, and decide whether they ...
  44. 10 Global Regions Experimenting with Driverless Cars

    Read about how 10 countries have been experimenting with driverless cars, and learn about some of the technology that comes ...
  45. The Week Ahead: June 27-July 1, 2016

    A summary of the upcoming week in financial markets and the economy.
  46. How Fed Rate Hikes Cause Contagion Risk Around the World

    Learn about the economic problem facing emerging markets, including China. Discover why these economies must transition and ...
  47. Russell Rebalance Study: What You Need to Know

    Analyze the recent stock performance for different types of stocks to determine which equities could gain or benefit ahead ...
  48. Top 5 Banks That Are Too Big to Fail (JPM, BAC)

    Discover how the five largest banks have become so big that it would be detrimental to the financial health of the US economy ...
  49. Talking to Your Clients about the Brexit

    The Brexit is a great time to reach out and let clients know you are on top of the situation and that you are there to address ...
  50. The Economics of Mexico's Middle Class

    Lean about Mexico’s expanding middle class society and the causes for its change from electronics to the manufacturing industry.
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  3. What does negative shareholders' equity mean?

    A negative balance in shareholders' equity, also called stockholders' equity, means that liabilities exceed assets and can ...
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  5. What are the main differences between return on equity (ROE) and return on assets (ROA)?

    ROE gauges how their investments are generating income; ROA measures how management is using its assets or resources to generate ...
  6. When is an expense ratio considered high and when is it considered low?

    Discover what is considered an exceptionally high or low expense ratio for a mutual fund or ETF, and learn why this figure ...
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