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  1. Attribution Analysis

    Attribution analysis is a method for quantitative analysis of a fund manager's performance based on investment style, stock ...
  2. What's the First Stock Warren Buffett Ever Bought?

    Find out about Warren Buffett's first experience in stock market trading. Learn some of the Berkshire Hathaway CEO's basic ...
  3. Canadian Originated Preferred Securities - COPrS

    A long-term Canadian issued subordinated debt instrument, COPrS (pronounced "coppers") is a derivative equity security invented ...
  4. Defensive Buy

    Defensive buys are investments deemed to be lower risk, by virtue of lower correlations to economic cycles.
  5. Lyon & Turnbull

    Lyon & Turnbull is an international fine arts and antiques auction house established in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1826. ...
  6. The Top 4 eBay Shareholders (EBAY)

    Learn about the activities, achievements and backgrounds of the four individuals who hold the largest positions in the stock ...
  1. Top 3 Inverse Volatility ETFs for 2018

    By seeking the inverse of the performance of the volatility index, some investors make strong returns.
  2. Lyon & Turnbull

    Lyon & Turnbull is an international fine arts and antiques auction house established in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1826. ...
  3. The Top 4 eBay Shareholders (EBAY)

    Learn about the activities, achievements and backgrounds of the four individuals who hold the largest positions in the stock ...
  4. Critical Illness Insurance: What Is It and Who Needs It?

    Critical illness insurance could protect you from financial ruin if you're faced with a health emergency, but its important ...
  5. Know How Much You Are Paying for Financial Advice

    Depending on the type of financial advisor you are working with, you may be paying more in fees than you realize.
  6. Reading Between the Lines: Q3 Policy Outlook

    To understand the Trump administration, it’s important to recognize Donald Trump’s two major policy priorities: (1) trade ...
  1. Mortgage Modification

    A mortgage modification implements changes to the terms of an existing home loan, usually as short-term solutions to make ...
  2. Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey

    The Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey is a weekly assessment of the real estate financing market in the U.S.
  3. Descriptive Billing

    Descriptive Billing is a type of credit card billing that lists details of credit card transactions in a periodic report. ...
  4. When a 401(k) hardship withdrawal makes sense

    If you've exhausted all other avenues, there are ways to withdraw funds before age 59½ – sometimes without the 10% penalty ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. Can I roll a traditional IRA into a 529 college account for my grandchild?

    Not without paying taxes. The IRS considers moving money from your IRA to a 529 plan as a distribution included in your taxable ...
  1. Exotic Option

    An exotic option is more complex or has a different structure than the American or European vanilla options.
  2. Knock-In Option

    A knock-in option begins to function as a normal option ("knocks in") only once a certain price level is reached prior to ...
  3. Stock Cycle

    A stock cycle is the evolution of a stock's price from an early uptrend to price high through to a downtrend and price low.
  4. E*TRADE Stock: Levels to Watch After Earnings

    The consensus earnings estimates for E*TRADE may be too high given shrinking second quarter trading volumes.
  5. Disney Stock Could Hit $150 After 3-Year Triangle Breakout

    Disney broke out of a three-year triangle pattern after Comcast dropped its bid for Fox assets, and the shares could reach ...
  6. Multiple Tops

    Multiple tops is a reversal chart pattern that shows the failure of a security to break through to new highs on two or more ...
  1. Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey

    The Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey is a weekly assessment of the real estate financing market in the U.S.
  2. Earnings Power

    Earnings power is a business's ability to generate profit from conducting its operations.
  3. European Credit Research Institute - ECRI

    The European Credit Research Institute (ECRI) is a think tank devoted to European policy in retail finance and fintech.
  4. Why Visa's Surging Shares May Have Further to Rise

    Options traders are betting shares will increase by as much as another 7% by the middle of August.
  5. Voucher

    A voucher is a document recording a liability or allowing for the payment of a liability, or debt, held by the person or ...
  6. SunTrust Banks Inc Reports Results for the Quarter Ended in June - Earnings Summary

    * SunTrust Banks Inc reported quarterly adjusted earnings of $1.49 per share. The mean expectation of 28 analysts for the ...
  1. Why Visa's Surging Shares May Have Further to Rise

    Options traders are betting shares will increase by as much as another 7% by the middle of August.
  2. SunTrust Banks Inc Reports Results for the Quarter Ended in June - Earnings Summary

    * SunTrust Banks Inc reported quarterly adjusted earnings of $1.49 per share. The mean expectation of 28 analysts for the ...
  3. Stanley Black & Decker Inc Reports Results for the Quarter Ended in June - Earnings Summary

    * Stanley Black & Decker Inc reported quarterly adjusted earnings of $2.57 per share. The mean expectation of 18 analysts ...
  4. Opinion: State Street Deal Sends Shareholders Into Tizzy

    State Street has sent its shareholders into a tizzy on Friday with its $2.6 billion purchase of investment-analytics shop ...
  5. Honeywell International Inc Reports Results for the Quarter Ended in June - Earnings Summary

    * Honeywell International Inc reported quarterly adjusted earnings of $2.05 per share. The mean expectation of 16 analysts ...
  6. Alphabet's Stock Seen Rising 9% on Faster Growth

    The company is expected to report results after the close of trading on Monday.
  1. 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.
  2. When a 401(k) hardship withdrawal makes sense

    If you've exhausted all other avenues, there are ways to withdraw funds before age 59½ – sometimes without the 10% penalty ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. Can I roll a traditional IRA into a 529 college account for my grandchild?

    Not without paying taxes. The IRS considers moving money from your IRA to a 529 plan as a distribution included in your taxable ...
  5. Can I, without tax penalties, use the IRA I inherited from my father to buy a home that I will live in? He was 72 and had started taking small payouts on it.

    No penalties are incurred, but the amounts you withdraw will be treated as ordinary income (for you) and may be subject to ...
  6. Stop Paying High Workplace Retirement Plan Fees

    Don't pay more in fees for your company-sponsored retirement plan than you have to.
  1. Canadian Crypto Hedge Fund Is Focused On Cash

    Canada's only crypto-focused hedge fund Rivemont Crypto Fund has put 90% of its investments in cash due to a slide in cryptocurrency ...
  2. Baidu Launches Blockchain Photo App With Own Token

    Baidu's launch of photo hosting blockchain service marks the company's foray into the crypto space.
  3. 3 Chinese Bitcoin Mining Firms Achieve Unicorn Status

    Chinese bitcoin miners maintain their lead as three of them join the unicorn club, and all have plans for an IPO
  4. EU's Biggest Penalties on Global Tech Companies

    Europe has a long history of imposing heavy fines and handing down tough rulings on technology companies
  5. Twitter Adds Former World Bank Chief, Nigeria's Ex-Finance Min to Board

    The social media giant hopes the new board members will help make it safer and healthier.
  6. Fintech Upgraded to Attractive at Morgan Stanley

    Analyst James Faucette views the sector as an ideal place to invest during times of global economic uncertainty.
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