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  1. 4 Things Millennials Need to Know about Economics

    Millennials are just entering their prime working years as we face economic problems that are nearly unprecedented in world ...
  2. Carlos Slim's Net Worth: How He Built His Wealth

    How did Carlos Slim Helú get to be so wealthy? A look at his road to success.
  3. Top Stocks Billionaire David Tepper Bought and Sold in Q3: 13F Filing

    Tepper's Appaloosa Management is up 5.6% over last quarter, according to a 13F filing.
  4. Assets Under Management - AUM

    Assets under management (AUM) is the total market value of assets that an investment company or financial institution manages ...
  5. 10 Reasons to Use Your Credit Card

    There's a surprising credit card strategy you should employ as a consumer: Use your credit card for everything (well, almost). ...
  6. Kleintop: Global Economies are Booming

    Jeffrey Kleintop is Senior Vice President, Chief Global Investment Strategist at Charles Schwab.
  1. Series 6

    The Series 6 is a securities license entitling the holder to register as a company's representative and sell mutual funds, ...
  2. How Alibaba's Soaring Wealth Created 10 Billionaires

    Founder Jack Ma, worth $47.4 billion, wealthier than many U.S. tech billionaires
  3. Top Stocks Billionaire David Tepper Bought and Sold in Q3: 13F Filing

    Tepper's Appaloosa Management is up 5.6% over last quarter, according to a 13F filing.
  4. Don’t Let Student Loans Keep Clients from Buying a Home

    Millennial clients who are paying off student loans shouldn't be discouraged from buying a home.
  5. Charles Schwab IMPACT 2017 Conference Reflections

    The Schwab IMPACT 2017 conference held this past week in Chicago was the event of the year for investment advisors, financial ...
  6. Sonders: Has Economic Growth Peaked?

    Liz Ann Sonders, Senior Vice President, Chief Investment Strategist at Charles Schwab speaks with Investopedia at 2017 Schwab ...
  1. Target-Date Fund

    A target-date fund is a fund offered by an investment company that seeks to grow assets over a specified period of time for ...
  2. Money Management

    Money management is the process of budgeting, saving, investing, spending or otherwise overseeing the capital usage of an ...
  3. Financial Repression

    Financial Repression is a term that describes measures by which governments channel funds to themselves as a form of debt ...
  4. Top Paying Math-Related Careers

    These jobs require specialized math skills that intimidate most laymen. But, for those with the wit and work ethic to attain ...
  5. A Guide To Financial Careers

    Take a look at all of the jobs available in the finance sector, and the education and experience you need to get them.
  6. The Complete Guide to Becoming a Landlord

    Being a landlord can be a fulfilling and financially rewarding experience. However, the decision to become a landlord should ...
  1. Paper Money

    The physical notes or currency of a country that is used as a medium of exchange is known as paper money.
  2. M0

    The term M0 is a measure of the money supply which combines any liquid or cash assets held within a central bank and the ...
  3. What You Should Know About Net Neutrality

    The FCC says the internet is a public utility and will be held to the standards of net neutrality. But what does that mean ...
  4. USD/CAD (U.S. Dollar/Canadian Dollar)

    Colloquially known as the loonie, USD/CAD is the abbreviation of the U.S. dollar and Canadian dollar cross rate.
  5. Currency Arbitrage

    Currency arbitrage is the act of buying and selling currencies instantaneously for a risk less profit.
  6. Forward Rate

    A forward rate is an interest rate applicable to a financial transaction that will take place in the future.
  1. Wells Fargo Upgrades Verizon: ‘Bad News' Is Over

    Analysts see the telecom conglomerate recovering from a near 15% dip in 2017.
  2. Broadcom Price Targets Hiked After Brocade Deal

    BMO expects Brocade to add $1.4B in annual revenue, while RBC says the deal removes uncertainty.
  3. Retailers Take on Amazon for Black Friday

    Retailers start holiday sales early and emphasize 'exclusive items' not available on Amazon in order to boost sales ahead ...
  4. Opinion: Meg Whitman's Good Management of Bad Business Ends

    Meg Whitman’s good management of a bad business is coming to an end in February. The one-time eBay chief took over Hewlett-Packard ...
  5. -GNC Mulling Shorter Maturity for Struggling Loan: Sources

    (Updates headline)
  6. Akzo Nobel Merger Talks With Axalta Fail

    Dutch paint maker Akzo Nobel and U.S. peer Axalta said they had ended exploratory talks on a potential merger after they ...
  1. Wells Fargo Upgrades Verizon: ‘Bad News' Is Over

    Analysts see the telecom conglomerate recovering from a near 15% dip in 2017.
  2. Broadcom Price Targets Hiked After Brocade Deal

    BMO expects Brocade to add $1.4B in annual revenue, while RBC says the deal removes uncertainty.
  3. Retailers Take on Amazon for Black Friday

    Retailers start holiday sales early and emphasize 'exclusive items' not available on Amazon in order to boost sales ahead ...
  4. Opinion: Meg Whitman's Good Management of Bad Business Ends

    Meg Whitman’s good management of a bad business is coming to an end in February. The one-time eBay chief took over Hewlett-Packard ...
  5. -GNC Mulling Shorter Maturity for Struggling Loan: Sources

    (Updates headline)
  6. Akzo Nobel Merger Talks With Axalta Fail

    Dutch paint maker Akzo Nobel and U.S. peer Axalta said they had ended exploratory talks on a potential merger after they ...
  1. Target-Date Fund

    A target-date fund is a fund offered by an investment company that seeks to grow assets over a specified period of time for ...
  2. Collectible

    A collectible is an item that is worth far more than it was originally sold for because of its rarity and/or popular demand. ...
  3. How Longevity Is Transforming Retirement Planning

    Average longer life spans mean retirees need to invest accordingly to be prepared.
  4. 7 Common Questions and Answers About HSAs

    Knowing the answers to these seven health savings account questions can help you use yours properly.
  5. When Paying Off Your Mortgage Early May Make Sense

    Here’s a look at when it may or may not make sense to pay your mortgage off before retiring.
  6. This Holiday Season, Stuff your 401(k) As Well As your Turkey

    It’s a good idea to take a look at your retirement plan during the holidays.
  1. Bitcoin's Price Had a Minor Scare This Morning

    A $31 million hack in Tether resulted in a 6% drop in bitcoin's price, but it regained lost ground.
  2. Bitcoin Search Trends on Google and Investopedia

    Did you know there’s a strong correlation (r=91%) between bitcoin search engine volume and its exchange rate?
  3. Digital Nomad

    Digital nomads are people who are location independent and use technology to perform their job.
  4. GameStop Earnings Could Trigger Short Squeeze

    GameStop shares have sold off to multi-year support, while technical readings have hit deeply oversold levels.
  5. Facebook Ex-Employee Says Lawmakers Should Regulate It

    Sandy Parakilas claims that the social network can’t be trusted to regulate itself as it cares more about ad sales than protecting ...
  6. Equifax Breach: How to Protect Your Data

    Cybersecurity concerns are the new norm. Here's what to do if your data has been breached.
Hot Definitions
  1. Maintenance Margin

    The minimum amount of equity that must be maintained in a margin account. In the context of the NYSE and FINRA, after an ...
  2. Salvage Value

    The estimated value that an asset will realize upon its sale at the end of its useful life. The value is used in accounting ...
  3. Cryptocurrency

    A digital or virtual currency that uses cryptography for security. A cryptocurrency is difficult to counterfeit because of ...
  4. Promissory Note

    A financial instrument that contains a written promise by one party to pay another party a definite sum of money either on ...
  5. SEC Form 13F

    A filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), also known as the Information Required of Institutional Investment ...
  6. Fixed Asset

    A long-term tangible piece of property that a firm owns and uses in the production of its income and is not expected to be ...
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