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Tesla (TSLA) Turns On the Charm in China

 

Tesla is going all-out to court Chinese regulators and customers after protests at its showrooms and safety concerns regarding its cars.

Four of the Best Franklin Templeton Funds (BEN)

 

Discover four of the best-performing mutual funds managed and administered by Franklin Templeton Investments that invest in equities and fixed income securities.

Introducing the VIX Options

 

Discover a financial instrument that provides great opportunities for both hedging and speculation.

The Top 3 Suppliers of Lowe's (LOW)

 

Learn more about the four largest suppliers of Lowe's Companies, what they produce, and how much they are worth.

Warby Parker IPO: WRBY on NYSE on Sept. 29, 2021

 

Warby Parker, an eyewear maker, will go public on the NYSE with ticker symbol "WRBY". Here’s what you need to know about investing in WRBY stock.

5 Things We Learned From The Warren Buffett Annual Letter

 

Berkshire Hathaway has released its 2018 annual report, and the letter to shareholders from Chair Warren Buffett offers several key insights.

Top Utilities Stocks for October 2021

 

These are the utilities stocks with the best value, fastest growth, and most momentum for October 2021.

The Top 5 Skills Every Actuary Needs

 

The actuary profession is growing fast. Here's a look at the majors and top skills one needs to become a successful actuary.

7 Reasons Investment Banking Is Not for You

 

Are you considering developing a career in investment banking? Understand the nature of the profession and the important factors.

Bearer Bonds Definition

 

Bearer bonds are transferable, negotiable and anonymous. Learn why they're prohibited in the United States.

Disney (DIS) Files Lawsuits Against Marvel Creators

 

Disney filed lawsuits against creators of lucrative characters in the Marvel franchise in response to a series of copyright termination notices.

How Netflix Is Changing the TV Industry

 

From its beginnings, Netflix has been a disruptor. Now, its popular streaming service is forcing the television industry to adapt or die trying.

Today's Mortgage Rates & Trends - September 28, 2021: Rates hold

 

After moving sharply upwards late last week, the 30-year average is holding steady at its elevated level, now notably above 3%.

Introduction To Fundamentally Weighted Index Investing

 

In this article, we review fundamentally-weighted index investing, which is changing the way investors are allocating their capital.

Options Trading Hits Record Highs

 

Options have soared in popularity among retail investors, triggering concerns over heightened market volatility.

Compare Today's Best Mortgage Rates

 

Compare mortgage rates across 18 different products for both purchase and refinance and see how they stack up across the country.

The Best 20-Year Mortgage Rates for 2021

 

The right mortgage can make your dream of owning a home a reality. We researched and reviewed the best 20-year mortgage rates, all collected here.

The Best 15-Year Mortgage Rates for 2021

 

The right mortgage can make your dream of owning a home a reality. We researched and collected the best 15-year mortgage rates.

How Goldman Sachs Makes Money

 

Years after the subprime meltdown, Goldman Sachs is a robust multi-billion-dollar company instead of a historical footnote. Here's why.

The Best 10-Year Mortgage Rates of 2021

 

The right mortgage can make your dream of owning a home a reality. We researched and reviewed the best 10-year mortgage rates, all collected here.

The Best Jumbo Mortgage Rates for 2021

 

The right mortgage can make your dream of owning a home a reality. We researched and reviewed the best jumbo mortgage rates, all collected here.

The Best 30-Year Mortgage Rates for 2021

 

The right mortgage can make your dream of owning a home a reality. We researched and reviewed the best 30-year mortgage rates, all collected here.

Compare Today's Best Mortgage Refinance Rates

 

Compare mortgage refinance rates across 18 different products, from 30-Year Fixed to 5/6 ARMs and everything in between.

Regional Fed Presidents Step Aside Amid Trading Backlash

 

Two regional Federal Reserve officials announced Monday that they are stepping down following mounting scrutiny over their trading activity.

Investopedia Anxiety Index

 

The Investopedia Anxiety Index is a gauge of investor sentiment based on the behavior of over 20 million Investopedia readers around the world.

Who Are Google's Main Competitors?

 

Explore Google's different revenue segments and its competitors in each, ranging from Microsoft and Yahoo to Moody's Investor Services, IBM, and EMC.

NAFTA's Winners and Losers

 

Here's a look at the winners and losers of NAFTA and what the agreement did or did not accomplish.

What Factors Go Into Calculating Social Return on Investment (SROI)?

 

Find out how investors and companies are calculating the social return on investment, which evaluates both the financial and social impact of activities.

Top Small-Cap Stocks for October 2021

 

These are the small-cap stocks with the best value, fastest growth, and most momentum for October 2021.

Life vs. Health Insurance: Choosing What to Buy

 

When you only buy the coverage you truly need, the debate over medical insurance vs. life insurance might just be one you can avoid.

How Do You Calculate the Marginal Propensity to Consume?

 

Learn about the theoretical mathematical calculation for marginal propensity to consume (MPC), which is the crucial variable in the Keynesian multiplier.

What Is the Keynesian Multiplier?

 

The Keynesian multiplier was introduced by Richard Kahn in the 1930s to demonstrate how government spending could bring about cycles of increased employment and prosperity.

How to Reinvest Dividends from ETFs

 

Learn about reinvesting ETF dividends, including the benefits and drawbacks of dividend reinvestment plans (DRIPs) and manual reinvestment.

The Rise and Fall of General Electric (GE)

 

General Electric Co., once a bellwether of blue-chip stocks, is no longer a part of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Learn about its rise and fall.

ETF Liquidity: Why It Matters

 

Lower levels of liquidity in exchange-traded funds make it harder to trade them profitably.

Why Stocks May Soar After the Government Shutdown

 

The stock market has shrugged off past U.S. federal government shutdowns, giving investors some hope amid the 2021 budget impasse.

Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation Definition (FPUC)

 

The Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) program offered an extra $300 to the unemployed. It ended on Sept. 6, 2021.

USDA Home Loan Definition

 

USDA home loans—either guaranteed or direct—open homeownership up to people in low-population areas who don't qualify for a conventional mortgage.

Pro Forma Statements vs. GAAP Statements: What’s the Difference?

 

Learn the key differences between pro forma and GAAP statements, with examples and cautionary notes about reliance on pro forma statements.

Should You Head Back to Business School?

 

Business school can have a lasting impact on your career, but is an MBA right for you? Learn what to consider before deciding to go back to school.