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  1. Why Do Brokers Ask for Personal Information?

    There are 3 reasons a broker needs personal information: suitability, record-keeping and the law.
  2. What are some examples of fiduciary duty?

    Understand what it means to be a fiduciary, under what circumstances fiduciary duties arise and some common examples of fiduciary ...
  3. Why Is The Star Wars Franchise So Valuable? (DIS)

    There is no doubt that Star Wars was well worth the $4 billion-plus purchase price.
  4. How did Warren Buffett get started in business?

    Warren Buffett may have been born with business in his blood, but it was a brush with Benjamin Graham that put him on his ...
  5. 6 Investing Mistakes That the Ultra Wealthy Don't Make

    Understand who ultra-high-net-worth individuals are and how they invest. Learn about the six key investment mistakes that ...
  6. Navigating Government and Nonprofit Financials

    Examining government & nonprofit financials can help you trace where your dollars are really going.
  1. The Key to CFP Exam Success

    Up to 60 of the questions on CFP exam are case studies. Are you up for the challenge?
  2. 7 Dirty Little Secrets of LinkedIn: Proven Strategies for Financial Advisors To Get New Clients

    As social media platforms change the financial advisor industry, it's critical for advisors to utilize these channels to ...
  3. Before the Storm: What Does Insurance Actually Cover?

    Given the traumatic national disasters that occur across the globe, insurance is becoming evermore critical.
  4. What are some examples of fiduciary duty?

    Understand what it means to be a fiduciary, under what circumstances fiduciary duties arise and some common examples of fiduciary ...
  5. The Three Pillars of Corporate Sustainability

    Corporations are under pressure to show how they plan to deliver their goods and services in a sustainable manner. But what ...
  6. Becoming a Financial Analyst

    Understand the types of career paths you can take as a financial analyst, and learn the education and skills you need to ...
  1. The Key to CFP Exam Success

    Up to 60 of the questions on CFP exam are case studies. Are you up for the challenge?
  2. Why Do Brokers Ask for Personal Information?

    There are 3 reasons a broker needs personal information: suitability, record-keeping and the law.
  3. Certified Trust and Financial Advisor - CTFA

    Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA) is a professional designation offered by the American Bankers Association.
  4. Active Income

    Active income refers to income received from performing a service.
  5. What are some examples of fiduciary duty?

    Understand what it means to be a fiduciary, under what circumstances fiduciary duties arise and some common examples of fiduciary ...
  6. Becoming a Financial Analyst

    Understand the types of career paths you can take as a financial analyst, and learn the education and skills you need to ...
  1. Why Do Brokers Ask for Personal Information?

    There are 3 reasons a broker needs personal information: suitability, record-keeping and the law.
  2. Forward Booking

    Want to lock in a forex rate for a future payment? You need to forward book.
  3. American Currency Quotation

    An American currency quotation, is how much U.S. currency you need to buy a foreign currency.
  4. NOK (Norwegian Krone)

    The NOK, the currency of Norway, is heavily reliant on the price of oil.
  5. Freeport-McMoRan Stock Testing 3-Year Resistance

    Freeport-McMoRan stock has surged back to the January high, raising the odds for a 2018 breakout that could reach the lower ...
  6. The Most Important Stock Charts for 2018

    JC Parets is the Founder of “All Star Charts” and is one of the most widely followed Technical Analysts in the world.
  1. Financial Cooperative

    A Financial Cooperative is a financial institution that is owned and operated by its members.
  2. Business Process Redesign - BPR

    Business Process Redesign is the overhaul of central business processes to effect substantial changes.
  3. Chief Risk Officer - CRO

    A Chief Risk Officer is an executive who identifies and mitigates events that could threaten a company is called a chief ...
  4. 8 Good Intentions With Bad Outcomes

    Here are some historical examples of companies with good intentions that failed miserably.
  5. U.S. Senate Democrats to Force Vote on FCC Net Neutrality Repeal

    The top U.S. Senate Democrat said on Friday he would force a vote on the Federal Communications Commission's decision to ...
  6. Busiest Year for Brazilian IPOs Since 2013 Ends on Flat Note

    Brazil's strongest year for initial public offerings in four years finished on a flat note this week as one company canceled ...
  1. 8 Good Intentions With Bad Outcomes

    Here are some historical examples of companies with good intentions that failed miserably.
  2. U.S. Senate Democrats to Force Vote on FCC Net Neutrality Repeal

    The top U.S. Senate Democrat said on Friday he would force a vote on the Federal Communications Commission's decision to ...
  3. Busiest Year for Brazilian IPOs Since 2013 Ends on Flat Note

    Brazil's strongest year for initial public offerings in four years finished on a flat note this week as one company canceled ...
  4. P&G Appoints Peltz to Board Despite Losing Proxy Battle

    Procter & Gamble Co said it appointed Nelson Peltz to its board despite the activist investor narrowly losing a months-long ...
  5. Fashion House Camuto Group Taps Turnaround Advisor -Source

    Camuto Group, the U.S. footwear, clothing and accessories wholesaler known for its Vince Camuto shoes, has hired a turnaround ...
  6. Using Porter's 5 Forces to Analyze Stocks

    Porter's five forces are a set of qualitative measures that allow investors to draw conclusions.
  1. 11 Things You May Not Know About Your IRA

    These little-known features will help you get the most out of your retirement savings.
  2. 5 Best Practices for Using Housing Wealth in Retirement

    Here are five, often overlooked, ways home equity can be used as a source of retirement income.
  3. 10 Tips for Achieving Financial Security

    Follow this sound advice and plan for a comfortable future with financial security.
  4. Which of the Following Accounts Does ERISA Cover?

    A—IRA, B—State employee pension plan, C—Corporate defined-benefit plan, D—Coverdell savings account.
  5. Is Annuitization Your Best Strategy?

    Annuitization offers annuity owners an income stream they can't outlive, but there are pitfalls.
  6. Journey Through the 6 Stages of Retirement

    Financial planning is important, but emotional planning is the key to retiree bliss.
  1. Ripple Zooms Past Bitcoin Cash And Becomes Third Biggest Cryptocurrency

    The cryptocurrency has racked up spectacular gains this week.
  2. Bitcoin Price Weekly Review: Altcoin Rally, $500B Market Cap and Bubble Talk

    It was another week of record high bitcoin prices, even as altcoins added to the gains of the crypto ecosystem.
  3. Bloomberg Adds Litecoin, Ethereum and Ripple To Its Terminal

    Financial data provider Bloomberg added price quotes for Litecoin, Ethereum and Ripple to its terminals.
  4. Now You Can Use Bitcoin As Collateral For Loans

    A bunch of startup lenders want to popularize bitcoin as collateral for loans.
  5. Bitcoin ETFs Are Next In Line After Futures

    The SEC has already received 15 applications for bitcoin ETFs based on the actual coins to futures prices.
  6. Bitcoin Hits New Record High as Warnings Grow

    Bitcoin blasted to another all-time high of just over $17,750 on Friday, up 8 percent on the day, as concerns grew over the ...
Hot Definitions
  1. Covariance

    A measure of the degree to which returns on two risky assets move in tandem. A positive covariance means that asset returns ...
  2. Liquid Asset

    An asset that can be converted into cash quickly and with minimal impact to the price received. Liquid assets are generally ...
  3. Nostro Account

    A bank account held in a foreign country by a domestic bank, denominated in the currency of that country. Nostro accounts ...
  4. Retirement Planning

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

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

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