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The Most Important Social Security Table You'll Ever See

Understanding the trade-off between claiming benefits early and waiting to file has never been easier.

4 Key Things from Mattel’s Q3 Earnings Call That Investors Should Know

Disney's "Cars 3" movie, a new Barbie movie, and a new reality TV show featuring competition among amateur toy inventors were key topics discussed by the toy maker's management.

Two Metrics That Show Twilio is on the Right Track

Twilio's dollar-based net expansion rate and active customer accounts keep climbing, and that's great news for investors.

Is Donald Trump an Ally to Long-Term Investors?

Even though he doesn't want to lower the capital gains rates, investors could still benefit under a Trump presidency.

The Biggest Lesson of the BRIC Hype

By the time you hear the cute acronym, it may already be too late.

Snapchat Is More Like Old Cable Companies Than You Think

The messaging app company is changing its advertising revenue model, and it looks a lot like cable companies in the way it does business.

NVIDIA's New Budget Graphics Cards Are Bad News for AMD

NVIDIA's new budget graphics cards should help the company compete even better with its longtime graphics card rival.

Why PayPal Holdings Inc. Stock Popped Today

The online payments company is up after an encouraging quarterly report.

Why I Own Chuy's Holdings Inc Stock

Reassessing the Tex-Mex chain's strengths after a tough couple of months.

Samsung Now Expects a Massive Earnings Hit From the Note 7 Crisis

The Galaxy Note 7 line has officially been axed. What does it mean for Samsung, and who could benefit from the fallout?

Alphabet Should Aggressively Repurchase Stock

Alphabet has more cash than it needs, and the stock is positioned for attractive returns going forward.

Why Alkermes PLC Skyrocketed Today

Positive phase 3 data from the biotech's depression drug sends shares skyward.

Illinois Tool Works: How Margin Expanded

How the industrial company continues to leverage tepid revenue growth into meaningful earnings improvement.

Athenahealth, Inc. Q3 Earnings Soar With Solid Customer Growth

Controlling costs were a key factor in boosting the healthcare technology provider's earnings in Q3.

5 Great Reasons to Buy Reynolds American Inc.

Reynolds American has gone almost nowhere over the past year, but it’s still a solid income investment for long-term investors.

How Domino's Pizza Is Crushing the Competition

The pizza chain has a simple and effective recipe for success.

Top Telecom Stocks to Buy Now

When it comes to investing in U.S. wireless companies, AT&T and Verizon still stand head-and-shoulders above T-Mobile and Sprint.

3 Reasons Why Skechers Stock Is Getting Pounded on Friday

The footwear specialist gears disappoints with its fiscal third-quarter results and offers up weak guidance for the current quarter.

Vanguard Healthcare Fund: 3 Things You Must Know Before Buying This Health Fund

Among medical mutual funds, the Vanguard Health Care Fund stands out for performance, low expenses, and its managers' buy-and-hold philosophy. But don't buy it just for the yield -- its high dividend is an illusion.

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