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These two brokers have some fundamental differences, one being among the most established discount online brokers while the other is a relative upstart. Fidelity continues to evolve as a major force in the online brokerage space. Fidelity’s brokerage service took our top spot overall in both our 2019 and 2020 Best Online Brokers Awards, as the
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Bitcoin and the technology underlying it, are no longer just the realm of technology nerds, traders and idealists. Blockchain and cryptocurrencies are being embraced by hundreds of big institutions and corporations.  So far this year, payments giant Square has invested $50 million in bitcoin, and at least 20 institutional investors have so far filed documents
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Lee Kiser is a multifamily expert, active broker and Principal of Kiser Group, Chicagoland’s leading mid-market multifamily brokerage firm.  getty There is a broad spectrum of commercial real estate types to consider when investing. When the economy shifts or crises occur, multifamily has consistently proven its resiliency, stability and predictability. Multifamily is doing so again during Covid-19
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Offices of Cutera Inc. in Brisbane, Calif. Google Earth The largest public companies that tapped the government’s emergency relief fund for small businesses nearly all had ready access to other forms of capital, according to a CNBC analysis of filings. Even amid the upheaval caused by the coronavirus pandemic, these companies raised millions of dollars
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A very important piece of resulting legislation, the Glass-Steagall Act, established the FDIC as one of many comprehensive safeguards against the financial calamities of the time. Many of these safeguards have come to rescue the economy, or at least mitigate damage, during times of financial crisis. The FDIC insures bank deposits owned by corporations, partnerships,
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The classic board game Othello carries the tagline “A minute to learn… a lifetime to master.” That single sentence could apply to the task of choosing your investments. Understanding the basics doesn’t take long, but mastering the nuances can take a lifetime. That said, here are the basics. Once you’re familiar with these concepts, you’ll be
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Kathy Murphy, President of Personal Investing at Fidelity Investments. Fidelity Investments aims to make financial expertise broadly accessible and effective in helping people live the lives they want. Fidelity knows that hiring and retaining women at all stages of their careers is essential in achieving this mission and providing all of their customers with the best possible experience.
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Modern office building close up in sunlight getty In this second article of a short series looking at how different real estate sectors are dealing with and adapting to the ongoing crisis, we will be focusing on commercial real estate (CRE). Whilst there have been clear winners over the past few months, such as logistics,
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Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, several economic development projects are ongoing in East Providence, Rhode Island. Projects in the city, adjacent to state capital Providence and the state’s fifth-largest at 47,500 residents, include brownfield conversions of oil tanks to mixed-use development. University Orthopedics’ East Providence location, at a former brownfield site.City of East Providence, RI Also
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The market had lost some of its mojo in September but has regained ground since the start of this month. The S&P 500 is attempting to make new all-time highs once again. So, what’s leading this fresh momentum? It’s probably a combination of many positive factors, for example, the renewed hope of a fresh round
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Risk is anything that can result in an unexpected outcome or a loss. You can find risk in just about any industry—the financial sector, in transportation, even the health care sector. While all forms of risk can’t be avoided, there is a way they can be managed—through risk management. In the financial industry, you can
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Written by Nick Ackerman, co-produced by Stanford Chemist Eaton Vance Tax-Advantaged Global Dividend Income Fund (NYSE:ETG) has been able to pull off some excellent returns for being a fund with a global focus, even while they have been overweight financials and increasing the exposure as well. Tech still appears in several positions in its top
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The national debt level has been a significant subject of controversy for U.S. domestic policy. Given the amount of fiscal stimulus pumped into the U.S. economy over the past couple of years, it is easy to understand why many people are starting to pay close attention to this issue. Unfortunately, the manner in which the
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Written by Nick Ackerman, co-produced by Stanford Chemist The Flaherty & Crumrine Preferred and Income Securities Fund (FFC) is currently trading around its average premium. This has come as the volatility of the last couple of weeks has brought the double-digit discount to a mid-single digit premium of 5.62%. Funds are generally avoided if they
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Investment Specialist, Team Denver Homes - RE/MAX Professionals.  getty There are two main schools of thought when it comes to real estate investment: diversification and specialization.  Investors who diversify don’t want to put all their eggs in one basket. They try to balance risk and reward by spreading out their investments across multiple property types or locations.
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