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  • 4 ways to trick your brain and build your wealth

    Sadly, our brains aren’t wired to make us rich.

  • Mortgage Rates Hit 3.00% APR (5/1 ARM)

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  • Investing Education: Dividend and Yield

    The Div & Yield lists the annualized dividend amount and the dividend yield based on the most recent quarterly dividend a company has paid.

    Learning Markets
  • Investing Education: P/E (ttm)

    The P/E ratio tells investors how expensive a stock is compared to its earnings or profits. It can be used to compare stocks in a similar business or industry group but it’s not as helpful when comparing stocks in very different industries. Investors who are concerned about getting a good value try…

    Learning Markets
  • Investing Education: Market Capitalization

    It is reasonable to assume that small cap stocks that experience greater levels of volatility are more risky than those with a large market cap. But the upside potential for small cap stocks in a bull market may also be greater on average. How diversified your portfolio is between small and large…

    Learning Markets
  • Investing Education: Pre-Market & After-Hours Trading

    Most traders know that the stock market is only open for six-and-a-half hours – from the time the opening bells rings at 9:30 am until the closing bell rings at 4:00 pm Eastern – nearly every business day. But what many traders don’t know is there are pre-market and after-hours trading sessions…

    Learning Markets
  • Investing Education: Open Price & Daily Range

    The open price is the first price a stock trades at during the day. For active stocks that price will likely be set right at the market open, which occurs at 9:30am Eastern Standard Time. The open price is not predetermined but is set by buyers and sellers as orders are matched up in the market.

    Learning Markets
  • Investing Education: Earnings Per Share (TTM)

    Ultimately, the value of any company must come down to its potential return to shareholders in the form of profits or dividends. Earnings or profits are watched very closely for signs of strength or weakness. However, earnings can be diluted across a very large number of shareholders. So earnings…

    Learning Markets
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  • Investing Education: Bid / Ask

    The Bid is the current price that buyers are “bidding” from sellers for shares of a particular stock. When you sell a stock, you are paid the Bid price. The Bid is usually a little lower than the Ask price, which is the price a seller is “asking” for the stock when you want to buy.

    Learning Markets
  • Are workplace personality tests fair?

    The use of online personality tests by employers has surged in the past decade as they try to streamline the hiring process.

    The New York Times
  • Germs at the Office Are Often Found on Keyboards and at Coffee Stations

    Just one door contaminated with a virus spreads the germ to about half the surfaces and hands of about half the employees in the office within four hours, according to a study at the University of Arizona, in Tucson. "The hand is quicker than the sneeze," said Charles Gerba, a professor of…

    The Wall Street Journal
  • Manager Orr testifies in Detroit bankruptcy trial

    DETROIT (AP) — Emergency manager Kevyn Orr testified in bankruptcy court Wednesday that when he took over Detroit's finances, he found a city with poor services for residents, next to no cash flow and significant neighborhood blight.

    Associated Press
  • How to open doors by networking on LinkedIn

    I'm an accountant at a law firm and network with people in my industry face-to-face. However, it's a large sector and I'd like to meet others in my line of work through LinkedIn - for my own benefit or ...

    Financial Times
  • Stockton bankruptcy ruling could deal blow to CalPERS, public pensions

    A federal bankruptcy judge dealt a serious blow to California's public employee pension systems by ruling Wednesday that payments for future worker retirements can be reduced when a city declares bankruptcy ...

    Los Angeles Times
  • Knee & Shoulder Relief

    Doctors speak out about knee & shoulder relief.

  • U.S. Private High Schools Accommodate Influx of Chinese Students

    High schools draw affluent students from China

  • Want to know more about Consumer Reports' smart phone bendability test?

    Millions of people have now seen the results of our recent smart phone stress test, and the online conversation about phone bendability has been dynamic and fascinating. For those who missed it, ...

    Consumer Reports
  • Borrowing from 401(k) can cost more than you think

    Primarily taking out loans to buy a house, Fidelity analysis finds.

  • Build a Culture of Ownership at Your Company

    Every startup has two types of employees. Here's the type your business needs.

  • Massachusetts Overbills Feds $106 M for Medicaid

    For years, states have significantly overbilled the federal government for Medicaid reimbursements--costing the program hundreds of millions of extra tax dollars each year. By using schemes to overstate how much they’ve spent to cover their programs’ beneficiaries, states like New York,…

    The Fiscal Times
  • BofA Promotes CEO Moynihan To Chairman As Well

    Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC) has made some serious corporate governance news that could change how the bank’s oversight is handled in the years ahead. The company announced on Wednesday that its board ...

    24/7 Wall St.
  • New Muscle Builder Takes GNC by Storm

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  • Vermont's Bag Balm ointment goes corporate

    LYNDONVILLE, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's locally produced, quirkily used Bag Balm ointment long ago moved beyond the bovine, but now it's going corporate.

    Associated Press