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  1. The Intelligent Investor: Benjamin Graham

    Benjamin Graham, while best known as Warren Buffett's mentor, was a legendary investor in his own right.
  2. Why would a stock have no par value?

    Corporations sometimes issue shares with no par value because it helps them avoid a liability should the stock price take ...
  3. Rules That Warren Buffett Lives By

    Warren Buffett, the Oracle of Omaha, has some timeless words of advice.
  4. The Layoff Payoff: A Severance Package

    If you must leave your job, go out fighting for the best benefits you can get.
  5. What is the Difference Between Gross Income and Earned Income?

    The difference between earned income and gross income is an important one come tax time.
  6. How to Invest in Private Companies

    It can be tough to analyze a company that doesn't trade publicly, but there are several advantages.
  1. Commodity Trader

    A commodity trader focuses on investing in physical substances like oil and gold.
  2. How Financial Advisors Can Gain Women's Trust

    Here's how financial advisors can gain the trust of female clients before it's too late.
  3. The 5 Biggest ETF Successes of 2017

    In 2017, ETFs attracted a record $400 billion in net inflows in less than 11 months. Here are some standouts.
  4. Advisors: How You Can Compete With Vanguard

    At the Schwab Impact conference in Chicago, one question stood out: How do you compete with Vanguard?
  5. How Hard are the CFA Exams?

    Learn about the difficulty of the CFA exams with a description of the tests, some statistics on pass rates and suggestions ...
  6. How to Talk to Clients About Investing in Real Estate

    When it comes to discussing real estate with clients, advisors often draw on their own hard-earned experience.
  1. How Interest Rate Cuts Affect Consumers

    Traders rejoice when the Fed drops the rate, but is it good news for all? Find out here.
  2. The Top General Motors Shareholders (GM)

    Discover General Motors’ top four direct shareholders. Learn about how many shares they hold and obtain a brief description ...
  3. What is the difference between "closed end credit" and a "line of credit?"

    Find out about the difference between closed-end credit and lines of credit, and how both are used by individuals and businesses.
  4. The Benefits of Mortgage Repayment

    Buying a home may be the biggest debt you'll ever incur. Learn why you should retire it sooner, rather than later.
  5. Rules That Warren Buffett Lives By

    Warren Buffett, the Oracle of Omaha, has some timeless words of advice.
  6. Warehouse Financing

    A form of inventory financing in which loans are made to manufacturers on the basis of goods or commodities held in trust ...
  1. How to Buy Bitcoin

    Site EditSenior Finance Editor Euny Hong explains how to buy Bitcoin using Coinbase.com.
  2. Pip

    A pip is the smallest price move that a given exchange rate makes based on market convention.
  3. First Dollar Coverage

    First dollar coverage is a policy with zero deductible. However, these policies tend to have low limits.
  4. Commodity Trader

    A commodity trader focuses on investing in physical substances like oil and gold.
  5. Commodities Exchange

    A commodities exchange is an legal entity that determines and enforces rules and procedures for the trading commodities and ...
  6. Swap

    A swap is a derivative contract through which two parties exchange financial instruments, such as interest rates, commodities, ...
  1. Australian Delivery Software Startup Inks Amazon, Yum Deals; Shares Leap

    An Australian software startup said it signed global deals with Amazon.com Inc and Yum! Brands Inc, sending its shares soaring ...
  2. Trump Taps Fifth Third Lawyer McWilliams to Lead FDIC

    U.S. President Donald Trump plans to nominate Jelena McWilliams, Fifth Third Bancorp's top attorney, to serve as the next ...
  3. How to Buy Bitcoin

    Site EditSenior Finance Editor Euny Hong explains how to buy Bitcoin using Coinbase.com.
  4. Judge Says Ex-Oppenheimer Analyst's Retaliation Case Must Be Arbitrated

    A federal judge in Manhattan said Oppenheimer & Co can force a gay former analyst to arbitrate his claim that he suffered ...
  5. Axalta Ends Nippon Paint Talks After Rejecting $9.1 Billion Bid

    Axalta Coating Systems has ended talks with Japan's Nippon Paint Holdings Co Ltd about a potential sale, the U.S. coating ...
  6. Foundation's Cancer Gene Test Gets U.S. FDA and Medicare Nod

    A test from Foundation Medicine Inc that can detect cancer-causing mutations in 324 genes has won approval from the U.S. ...
  1. Australian Delivery Software Startup Inks Amazon, Yum Deals; Shares Leap

    An Australian software startup said it signed global deals with Amazon.com Inc and Yum! Brands Inc, sending its shares soaring ...
  2. Trump Taps Fifth Third Lawyer McWilliams to Lead FDIC

    U.S. President Donald Trump plans to nominate Jelena McWilliams, Fifth Third Bancorp's top attorney, to serve as the next ...
  3. Judge Says Ex-Oppenheimer Analyst's Retaliation Case Must Be Arbitrated

    A federal judge in Manhattan said Oppenheimer & Co can force a gay former analyst to arbitrate his claim that he suffered ...
  4. Axalta Ends Nippon Paint Talks After Rejecting $9.1 Billion Bid

    Axalta Coating Systems has ended talks with Japan's Nippon Paint Holdings Co Ltd about a potential sale, the U.S. coating ...
  5. Foundation's Cancer Gene Test Gets U.S. FDA and Medicare Nod

    A test from Foundation Medicine Inc that can detect cancer-causing mutations in 324 genes has won approval from the U.S. ...
  6. Qualcomm Files New Patent Infringement Complaints Against Apple

    Qualcomm Inc said on Thursday it filed three new patent infringement complaints against Apple Inc, saying there were 16 ...
  1. A 401(k) or IRA Is Only Part of a Retirement Plan

    Your 401(k) or IRA should only be a small part of your retirement plan.
  2. Calculating the Present and Future Value of Annuities

    Here's everything you need to account for when calculating the present and future value of annuities.
  3. Understanding Medicare Part D Risks

    The biggest Medicare Part D risk is not having the right plan to cover the prescription drugs you need. And there are others. ...
  4. What To Do When You're Left Out of a Will

    There are several legal steps you can take if you are left out of a will.
  5. I want to transfer my house title to my child, what are the costs and tax consequences of doing so?

    The costs associated with a deed transfer will vary by state and by how the transfer is accomplished. Filing a deed yourself ...
  6. Thanksgiving Is a Good Time to Talk Turkey About Estate Planning

    Thanksgiving may be a prime opportunity for parents and children to discuss estate planning.
  1. How to Buy Bitcoin

    Site EditSenior Finance Editor Euny Hong explains how to buy Bitcoin using Coinbase.com.
  2. Assessing the iPhone Effect in Economic Data

    It’s no secret that the iPhone is a revolutionary technology, but is this obvious in key economic data?
  3. Nasdaq Will Add Bitcoin Futures in 2018

    Nasdaq is the most prominent so far to make moves toward allowing investors access to Bitcoin.
  4. Vanguard's Jack Bogle Says No to Bitcoin

    John Bogle, father of the index fund, says to avoid Bitcoin "like the plague."
  5. Coinbase Loses Court Case Vs IRS: Must Hand Over User Info

    Coinbase must turn over info on users who conducted transactions worth more than $20,000 on its platform.
  6. Bitcoin Price Crashes; Other Cryptocurrencies Follow

    Bitcoin's price fell 14% and the cryptocurrency's market cap plunged 13% within the last 24 hours.
Hot Definitions
  1. Target Hash

    A target hash is a number that a hashed block header must be less than or equal to in order for a new block to be awarded.
  2. Payout Ratio

    Payout ratio is the proportion of earnings paid out as dividends to shareholders, typically expressed as a percentage.
  3. Terminal Value - TV

    The value of a bond at maturity, or of an asset at a specified, future valuation date, taking into account factors such as ...
  4. Run Rate

    1. How the financial performance of a company would look if you were to extrapolate current results out over a certain period ...
  5. Current Yield

    Annual income (interest or dividends) divided by the current price of the security. This measure looks at the current price ...
  6. Audit

    An unbiased examination and evaluation of the financial statements of an organization.
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