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Options investors see good times rolling for Facebook

By Saqib Iqbal Ahmed<p>NEW YORK, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc investors used to wild swings in the company's shares following its earnings reports …

3 Ways To Redesign Breaking News

Tweaking the UX of our social media tools could help readers better understand fast-moving news.<p>The Boston Marathon bombings. Tornadoes in the Midwest. Now, tragically, Ferguson. When serious breaking news happens, many of us turn to social media–especially Twitter–to keep up and get the most …

Scouting Out Dividend Leaders for Smart Savers

Too many of us are not saving enough for retirement.<p>In fact, 36 percent of us are not saving at all, according to a survey released today from …

Creative Ways to Cut Your 401(k) Fees

What’s your 401(k)’s composite expense ratio? Higher than 0.1% a year? Then you should be looking for an escape hatch. It could save you a pile of money.<p>If the mere question about ratios leaves you flummoxed, you have company. Plenty of employees don’t pay attention to what they are losing to fund …

How do you measure up? New health gadgets can tell you

An array of new personal health devices aims to help you beat depression, lose weight, reduce stress or improve your fitness level.<p>If it's January, it must be resolution time: that once-a-year phenomenon where Americans vow to do good things for themselves, like lose weight, get in shape and lower …

Would Elon Musk Sell Tesla To GM Or Ford In PayPal Redux?

Tesla has been on a remarkable run this year, with the stock up nearly 360% as the company rolled out its award-winning Model S to thousands of new customers. But perhaps that means it’s a perfect time to sell out to an established player like Ford or GM.<p>That’s what Yra Harris of Praxis Trading …

Isis Mobile Wallet goes live nationwide, offers freebies

The wireless carriers' mobile payment initiative, Isis Mobile Wallet, is finally going live nationwide, delivering another way for consumers to use their phones to pay for goods and services.<p>It's been a long time coming for Isis, which went through the work of lining up partners, building a …

3 REITs To Buy During The Next Round Of Taper Tantrum

REITs are on sale again. Last week’s better-than-expected jobs report sent bond yields soaring and caused the prices of anything that “looks” like a bond—such as conservative REITs—to drop like a rock.<p>We’ve seen this show before, and we already know how it ends. It appears that we’ve fallen into a …

How Smart Investors Make Money From European Stocks

For investors prepared to think beyond the often-scary economic headlines that come out of Europe on a regular basis, there is a lot of money to be made in the continent’s company stocks.<p>Many Americans might be surprised to learn that amid the meltdown in Europe last year, stock markets overall on …

How To Make Money Paying Virginia Income Tax

In previous years we suggested purchasing Virginia Land Preservation Credits. A dollar of tax credit could be purchased for 75 or 80 cents, saving a significant amount of money on state taxes.<p>In recent years, however, some of these credits were challenged. Some of the people who purchased them had …

10 Questions To Ask When Choosing A Financial Advisor

When people think of their money and how it is managed, they often zoom in on one metric — how well their investments performed compared to the broader market.<p>But a new survey reveals that another big factor determines whether someone is satisfied with his or her investment firm: the financial …