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3 Key Questions to Ask When Considering an ETF

3 Key Questions to Ask When Considering an ETF

Thinking about investing in exchange-traded funds (ETFs)? Be sure you can answer these questions before you do. Choosing investments for your portfolio is a complex—and sometimes emotional—process. It requires research, a…

Dealing With a Losing Stock

Dealing With a Losing Stock

Losses and investing go hand in hand, but not all losses are created equal. What do you do when a bad one hits? No investor wants to see a stock lose a significant portion of its value—especially not in one day. Unfortunately,…

You, Me & the Stock Market

You, Me & the Stock Market

Investors were hit hard in January. February looks the same so far. What does this mean for investing in 2016? January plays a significant role in forecasting the market's overall direction for the following months. Jeffrey…

The Week of You

The Week of You

These stories take a look at issues that hit closer to home, from AI best friends to money-induced pain. How Economic Uncertainty Produces Physical Pain (Fortune) First, the bad news: the loss of control we experience…

Super Bowl Ads: Are They Worth It?

Super Bowl Ads: Are They Worth It?

The most watched show in TV history is famous for its ads. But do high ratings affect the advertising companies? No matter which team ends up victorious in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, one thing's for…

Will Enterprise Cloud Computing Firms See M&A Spree?

Will Enterprise Cloud Computing Firms See M&A Spree?

Big firms like IBM are moving into cloud computing enterprise tech. Acquisitions could make things easier. How do the tech titans of yesteryear stay competitive in 2016? By embracing enterprise…

Earnings Breakdown: Alphabet

Earnings Breakdown: Alphabet

The company formerly known as Google reports its first quarterly earnings today. Its report card: full of As. Google's holding company Alphabet (GOOG) released better-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings after…

Top 3 Millennial Investing Ideas in 2016

Top 3 Millennial Investing Ideas in 2016

Nearly half of millennials are concerned by their finances. Make 2016 the year you take control of your money. As a generation, millennials are a lot of things: risk-taking, passionate and experience-driven, to…

Stock Stars Showcase: The Final Countdown

Stock Stars Showcase: The Final Countdown

As the latest Stock Stars comes to an end, here are the stocks held by the top three tournament leaders. January is coming to an end, and it's taking Stock Stars along with it. Over the past several weeks, Kapitallists have…

What You Need to Know About Financial Literacy

What You Need to Know About Financial Literacy

Financial literacy is a lot more than balancing a checkbook. It plays an integral role in your financial well-being. You may have heard the term financial literacy before, but do you know what it actually means? Here's…

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