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  1. Modern Portfolio Theory: Why It's Still Hip

    Investors still follow an old set of principles, known as modern portfolio theory (MPT), that reduce risk and increase returns ...
  2. Flipping Houses: Is It Better Than the Buy and Hold Strategy?

    Real estate investors can choose to flip a property or hold it. Find out which strategy may best for you.
  3. Over a Third of Affluent Investors Don’t Have Advisors

    Financial planners aiming to grow might want to look where there aren’t many other advisors.
  4. What's the Difference Between Alphabet's GOOG and GOOGL?

    Learn the difference between the GOOG and GOOGL stock ticker symbols for Alphabet (the company formerly known as Google).
  5. Does Netspend Accept Wire Transfers?

    Find out how Netspend cardholders can arrange for electronic transfers to add money to their Netspend prepaid debit cards ...
  6. What is Operations Management Theory?

    Historical and modern operations management theory can be used to benefit businesses.
  1. 7 Stocks To Ride The Bitcoin Wave: Fundstrat's Lee

    Some stock investors expect to post rich profits as bitcoin's price soars
  2. Over a Third of Affluent Investors Don’t Have Advisors

    Financial planners aiming to grow might want to look where there aren’t many other advisors.
  3. Rebuilding after Disaster: Sign an 'Assignment of Benefits' Contract?

    Assignment of benefits contracts may be pushing your homeowners' insurance premiums higher.
  4. Advisors: Unlock Keywords to Drive Traffic to Your Website

    Here's how Google Search Console works and how advisors can use it to improve website rankings.
  5. Socially-Conscious Companies Can Be Profitable

    Bill Simonet CFP®, Principal Advisor at Simonet Wealth Management, discusses the importance of factoring social issues into ...
  6. 50% Chance of Stock Selloff May Kill Santa Claus Rally

    Byron Wien says "overbought" conditions could lead to a 10% correction
  1. Committed Credit Line

    When a financial institution offers a loan balance called a committed credit line, it cannot be suspended without notice.
  2. Warranty Deed

    A warranty deed is a transfer of title where the grantor (seller) pledges to the grantee (buyer) that the property is owned ...
  3. Tesla: 6 Secrets You Didn't Know (TSLA)

    We bet you don't know who founded Tesla, how long CEO Elon Musk spent in grad school, how much he gets paid, or how fast ...
  4. A Career In Real Estate Portfolio Management

    Find out why this job more closely resembles the role of a CEO than that of an asset manager.
  5. How To Minimize Holiday Debt Before It Happens

    Holiday expenses can drown you in debt. Find out how to avoid this festive spending hangover.
  6. Bullpen

    Bullpen is a slang term given to an area where junior employees are grouped together in a single room.
  1. Currency Union

    A currency union is where more than one country or area shares an officially currency.
  2. Dollar Price

    Dollar price is a method of pricing a bond in value terms, not yield.
  3. Spot Next

    Spot next is a short term swap where the settlement day is one business day after the spot date.
  4. Dollar Volume Liquidity

    The price of a stock or ETF multiplied by its daily trading volume is its dollar volume liquidity.
  5. Micro-Lot

    Novice or introductory traders can use micro-lots, a contract for 1000 units of a base currency, to minimize trade size and ...
  6. Forex Pivot Points

    A forex pivot point is where a trader believes that the sentiment in the market is about to turn.
  1. Top 4 Cosmetics Stocks of 2017

    The cosmetics industry may sell "hope in a jar," but do the market leaders do the same for your portfolio?
  2. Vicarious Liability

    When one party holds some responsibility for the unlawful or reckless actions of a third party, it is called vicarious liability.
  3. Broken Pipeline Cuts British Supply During Peak Energy Demand

    Britain's biggest pipeline from its North Sea oil and gas fields is likely to be shut for several weeks for repairs, its ...
  4. Section 1231 Property

    Section 1231 property is a tax term relating to depreciable business property that has been held for over a year.
  5. Tesla's Electric Truck Meets Early Success

    The Silicon Valley automaker has received at least 140 pre-orders for its new electric semi.
  6. Warranty Deed

    A warranty deed is a transfer of title where the grantor (seller) pledges to the grantee (buyer) that the property is owned ...
  1. Top 4 Cosmetics Stocks of 2017

    The cosmetics industry may sell "hope in a jar," but do the market leaders do the same for your portfolio?
  2. Broken Pipeline Cuts British Supply During Peak Energy Demand

    Britain's biggest pipeline from its North Sea oil and gas fields is likely to be shut for several weeks for repairs, its ...
  3. Tesla's Electric Truck Meets Early Success

    The Silicon Valley automaker has received at least 140 pre-orders for its new electric semi.
  4. Tesla: 6 Secrets You Didn't Know (TSLA)

    We bet you don't know who founded Tesla, how long CEO Elon Musk spent in grad school, how much he gets paid, or how fast ...
  5. Facebook to Book Advertising Revenue Locally Amid Political Pressure

    Social media giant Facebook said on Tuesday it would start booking advertising revenue locally instead of re-routing it via ...
  6. Verizon’s NFL Deal Just the Beginning: Instinet

    Mobile carrier teases a new OTT platform and benefits from a potential GOP tax plan.
  1. Taxes: Diversification Isn’t Just for Investments

    Diversification isn’t just for investments. It is important for tax planning too.
  2. Individual 401(k) or SEP IRA: Which Is Better?

    Both individual 401(k)s and SEP IRAs provide financial benefits to those who are self-employed.
  3. Holding Titles On Real Property

    Find out how best to claim and convey ownership on your assets.
  4. Advice on Wills: Should Each Child Get the Same?

    The answer depends on what you've given your kids in the past, what their needs are now and, unfortunately, how contentious ...
  5. Avoiding Mistakes in Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs)

    If you don't calculate your required minimum distributions accurately, you might have to pay a hefty penalty.
  6. How Social Security COLAs Are Calculated

    An overview of Social Security cost of living adjustments (COLAs) and how they are calculated.
  1. Coinbase Suffers Outage as Litecoin and Ethereum Trading Heats Up

    The exchange went down as traders made a beeline for Litecoin and Ethereum.
  2. Craigslist Now Allows Cryptocurrency Sales

    Craigslist will now allow buyers and sellers the option of indicating a digital currency payment preference.
  3. Can Bitcoin Be Hacked?

    Can bitcoin itself be hacked?
  4. SEC Chair Warns Cryptocurrency Investors to Beware

    Jay Clayton issued the first official SEC statement regarding bitcoin and cryptocurrency markets.
  5. These Cryptocurrencies Have Market Caps Greater Than $1B

    Bitcoin is smashing price records this year but its not the only cryptocurrency in the billion dollar market cap club.
  6. Ethereum Price Sets New Record

    The cryptocurrency is up by an astounding 14,500% this year.
Hot Definitions
  1. Retirement Planning

    Retirement planning is the process of determining retirement income goals and the actions and decisions necessary to achieve ...
  2. Drawdown

    The peak-to-trough decline during a specific record period of an investment, fund or commodity. A drawdown is usually quoted ...
  3. Inverse Transaction

    A transaction that can cancel out a forward contract that has the same value date.
  4. Redemption

    The return of an investor's principal in a fixed income security, such as a preferred stock or bond; or the sale of units ...
  5. Solvency

    The ability of a company to meet its long-term financial obligations. Solvency is essential to staying in business, but a ...
  6. Dilution

    A reduction in the ownership percentage of a share of stock caused by the issuance of new stock. Dilution can also occur ...
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