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Why is Conn's Trading Higher?

Source: Wikimedia Commons by Conn's Inc. 

Conn's is trading higher by over 9% today on heavy volume after two company insiders disclosed...

Stop Worrying About Interest Rates: Here's Why

Source: Global Payments

There are a lot of investors very concerned about interest rates. Hank Boughner is not. And I think he's...

Watch Out! Governments Are Cracking Down on This Banking Niche

If you have a bank account, you've probably never heard of a pay day loan. But, there are millions of people without bank accounts that use...

Wells Fargo & Co: Earnings Preview

Wells Fargo  reports 2014 first-quarter earnings at 10 a.m. this Friday. Despite the expectation that the linked-quarter earnings will...

Russia's New Weapons: Passports and Pipelines

This article was written by Oilprice.com -- the leading provider of energy news in the world. Also c heck out these...

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Earnings: Will Friday's Results Satisfy Shareholders?

On Friday, JPMorgan Chase will release its quarterly report, and investors have remained confident about the Wall Street bank's ability to...

Will Wells Fargo & Co. Earnings Keep Crushing Its Peers?

On Friday, Wells Fargo will release its quarterly report, and longtime shareholders have celebrated the bank's ability to weather the...

What Does Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's Massive Windfall Mean to You?

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) sure does seem to be making a lot of money from settlements lately. In fact, after Bank of...

Will BlackBerry's Financial Problems Continue?

When BlackBerry posted a loss of $4.4 billion in its third quarter -- primarily driven by unsold inventory -- the investing community began...

Could This Finally Be The End of Bank Of America's Woes?

Despite being one of the best performing stocks in the S&P 500 over the past two years, Bank of America still can't catch a...

Why Is Bank of America Corp Getting Slaughtered by Analysts?

Here's a depressing piece of news if you're a shareholder of Bank of America : Over the last four months, analysts have reduced...

How Prospect Capital Corporation Can Cover Its Dividend

It seems earnings season never ends. With about one month to go before business development companies report earnings, I wanted to take a...

Consumer Credit Hits $3.13 Trillion

Total consumer credit outstanding expanded at an annual rate of 6.4% for February to hit $3.13 trillion, according to a Federal Reserve...

Big Pop in Consumer Credit, But Not From Credit Card Use

Credit cardsThe Federal Reserve has released its report on Consumer Credit for the month of February. In February, consumer credit increased at a seasonally...

Can Ultra Petroleum's Shares Maintain This Pace for the Rest of 2014?

Source: Bureau of Land Management.

Through the first quarter of the year, Ultra Petroleum is off to a great start. Shares are...

Simplifying Currency Challenges in Vietnam

My husband, Billy, and I have recently arrived in Saigon, Vietnam. With 8 million residents, it's quite a bit different from Antigua or the...

Dow Drops Despite Intel Upgrade; Pfizer, Visa Drag

Over the weekend, many investors worried that Friday's drop in the Dow Jones Industrials could be a precursor to a longer-term...

China's Days of "Stealing" the World's Oil and Gas Are Numbered

Developing the Western Oilfields of China (Source: PetroChina)

For years, China's oil companies PetroChina , Sinopec , and CNOOC...

Money Mistakes to Avoid in Your 20s

The year 2013 was a milestone for me with lots of life changes. As I step deep into my 30s now, I thought it might be interesting to take a...

6 Reasons Baby Boomers Should Consider Downsizing

According to AARP, for the next 18 years, baby boomers will be turning 65 at a rate of about 8,000 a day. That's a lot of...