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Women Are Better Than Men at Investing. Because Sex.

Jon Colgan | Posted 01.26.2016 | Women
Jon Colgan

Are women better than men at investing? According to one robot, the simple answer is "yes."

Is it time to buy stocks? Not if you're a long-term investor...

Jesse Felder | Posted 01.22.2016 | Business
Jesse Felder

The stock market is off to its worst start in history this year. Not only that, the losses over the past few weeks have come amid one of the most rapi...

CEO Of Social Capital Tells Where He'd Put All Of His Money If He Had To Make One Investment

Quora | Posted 01.19.2016 | Business
Quora

I would buy AMZN. I think Amazon is the most interesting company right now and represents the surest path to a $5T (15-20x from current levels) market cap within 50 years. The reason I think this has nothing to do with e-commerce, although e-commerce is their way of dogfooding the real reason: AWS.

There's No Free Lunch at the Free Lunch Seminars

Robert Mauterstock | Posted 01.11.2016 | Fifty
Robert Mauterstock

There have been an increasing number of financial advisors who call themselves "Senior Specialists". Often these titles don't require any specific stu...

The Big Short - a chronicle of infectious shortsightedness; epidemic blindness, delusion, and deceit.

Joseph Cooper | Posted 01.07.2016 | Entertainment
Joseph Cooper

"Crap." That word is used quite often by the handful (one handful) of analysts and traders who "shorted" (bet against) the trillion-dollar mortgage-b...

Place Your Bets: Interview with Jesper Sørgaard

Randall Radic | Posted 01.20.2016 | Business
Randall Radic

European sports betting is big business. And it's getting bigger all the time. France gave sports betting official sanction in 2010, along with poker and horse racing. Germany followed suit two years later, granting private companies the right to offer gambling amenities.

Here's How to Steer Clear of the Mutual Fund Tax Trap

Julian Block | Posted 12.11.2015 | Business
Julian Block

Plan ahead before you buy some shares in a stock mutual fund near year end, when the fund is about to pay a dividend.

7 Ways Wall Street Has Rigged the Selection of Financial Advisers

PaladinRegistry.com | Posted 12.03.2015 | Business
PaladinRegistry.com

It is almost the end of another year when consumers review the results of their financial advisers and make decisions about retaining their services f...

Maximize 2016 With These Financial Resolutions

PaladinRegistry.com | Posted 12.01.2015 | Business
PaladinRegistry.com

2016 is less then a month away, and statistically speaking, a majority of this upcoming year's resolutions will involve some kind of financial aspect...

Sovereign Funds and New Trends in Commodities Markets

Efraim Chalamish | Posted 11.30.2015 | Business
Efraim Chalamish

Sovereign wealth funds have expanded dramatically in recent years. High commodity prices and large foreign exchange reserves have contributed to their significant growth in global markets. Yet, recent trends in equity and commodities markets could seriously impact this growth story.

Visualizing Savings: Tracking Your Daily Savings
with a Savings Calculator

Michael Lazar | Posted 11.25.2015 | Fifty
Michael Lazar

Sometimes seeing is indeed believing. So how visual and transparent are your finances? If you are not able to see them, they may be mysterious to yo...

What Financial Advisors Can Learn From A Raisin In the Sun

Aleeka Kay Edwards | Posted 11.09.2015 | Hawaii
Aleeka Kay Edwards

The play debuted in 1959 but the enduring theme remains: inner wealth is the foundation for outer wealth.

First-Ever U.S. Presidential Candidates' Forum Held Abroad in Jerusalem, Israel, November 2-4, 2015

Natasha Srdoc | Posted 10.23.2015 | Politics
Natasha Srdoc

US presidential candidates have been invited to participate in the first-ever US Presidential Candidates' Forum held abroad, focusing on foreign and defense policy issues.

Patience Is a Virtue

David A. Dedman | Posted 10.15.2015 | Business
David A. Dedman

Investor behavior somehow reasons that now stocks are a greater risk since they have corrected, and that is false. I would argue that the stock market has more risk when prices are higher.

Inquiring Minds Want to Know "Why?"

Eve Ellis | Posted 10.05.2015 | Business
Eve Ellis

Why do companies with gender diverse boards perform better? As the portfolio manager of a strategy which seeks to benefit from this fact,* I am ofte...

Losing $180,000 in a Day & Other Millionaire Lessons

Timothy Sykes | Posted 10.01.2015 | Business
Timothy Sykes

It still stings a little bit, but my biggest all-time, one-day loss was a whopping $180,000. I thought I was in the right position shorting a stock, but after it kept getting higher and higher, I had to get out and take a loss on it.

What Would Grandma Say? Retirees Give Financial Advice To The Younger Generations

Buck Wargo | Posted 09.28.2015 | Fifty
Buck Wargo

Grandma and Grandpa have some stern advice for the younger generation: learn from their mistakes. Now that they've reached retirement, they're finding that a lack of funds is their biggest dissatisfaction, and they strongly urge younger Americans to open a 401(k) or IRA as soon as possible and fund it as much as possible.

10 Steps to Becoming a Stock Market Millionaire

Timothy Sykes | Posted 09.16.2015 | Business
Timothy Sykes

Investing in the stock market is a way to make more than just a little extra cash. In fact, with the right approach and the right skills, investing even a little in the stock market can put you on the road to earning millions.

What Pope Francis Can Teach the Presidents of Catholic Colleges and Universities

Rev. Seamus P. Finn, OMI | Posted 09.15.2015 | Religion
Rev. Seamus P. Finn, OMI

This is not an either/or proposition according to the Holy Father; this is not a question of uprooting the system and starting over. It is about creativity and innovation and opportunity.

Confessions of Venture Capitalists: How to Milk a Unicorn

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 09.17.2015 | Business
Victoria Silchenko

Those who wonder what the hell is going on with the accelerating number of startups getting billion-dollar valuations and above, please raise MY hand.

Smart Beta: Sometimes Smart, But Not Exactly Beta

Druce Vertes, CFA | Posted 09.09.2015 | Business
Druce Vertes, CFA

So-called "smart beta" is having a day in the sun. Pioneered by the very smart Rob Arnott, the basic idea is: don't invest in an index weighted by market cap -- invest in one that weights according to a non-market fundamental value measure, or even equally.

Women in Tech: Inaugural TechTable Summit to Connect Innovators with Hospitality Industry

Beth Cone Kramer | Posted 09.08.2015 | Technology
Beth Cone Kramer

Four key female players from the hospitality, business, and tech arenas are launching the first TechTable, a one-day conference sponsored by Ameri...

Wall Street Chaos! A Wakeup Call for Those With 401(k)s

Buck Wargo | Posted 09.04.2015 | Fifty
Buck Wargo

The recent Wall Street roller coaster should be a wakeup call for those counting on their 401(k) for retirement funds.

What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up? Retirement As Life 2.0

Buck Wargo | Posted 08.31.2015 | Fifty
Buck Wargo

As a child, we all dreamed about what we wanted to be when we grow up. And now as we near retirement, it's time to dream about our future once again.

What Your Financial Adviser Should be Doing for You

PaladinRegistry.com | Posted 08.27.2015 | Business
PaladinRegistry.com

Average investors who buy mutual funds, insurance policies, annuities and other types of investments work under the assumption that their financial adviser is working in their best interests. This is a false assumption.