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The Moment that Donald Trump's Downward Spiral Began — Pretty near every leader on earth, in business, government, or any other realm, has something riding on who will become the world's most important leader, the U.S. president. Now that the debates are over, let's review the ways we might foretell the outcome.

4 Things to Know When Buying Dicks Sporting Goods Inc. Stock (DKS) — Heavy lies the crown the adage goes for those in control. For Dick's Sporting Goods Inc (ticker: DKS), however, that crown seems highly comfortable, as it becomes the only national sporting goods full-line retailer in the U.S. When Sports Authority filed for bankruptcy in March, it expected to close between 150 and 450 stores.

3 Reasons to Stop Trying to Beat the Market — The appearance of winning is addictive. It's a trend playing out in politics right now, but also one that impacts the retirement portfolio. That's why when clients come to Robert Oliver's office to seek financial advice, they often start with some form of this question: "How do I beat the market?"

6 Strategies to Avoid Working in Retirement — Get a government job. (iStockphoto) When it comes to retirement perks, there are few cushier jobs than working for the government. That's because employees are enrolled in the Federal Employees Retirement System, which includes an annuity that is built up throughout one's tenure.

How to Retire as a Millionaire

3 Questions to Ask About 401(k) Fees — It's easy to set the 401(k) and forget it. After you select the initial amount to take out from your paycheck, it's often best not to overreact to the ups and downs of the market. But Alex Foster, a financial advisor in Atlanta, wanted to know about the fees a client of his was charged in the 401(k).

PNRA Stock: 4 Reasons to Buy Panera Bread Co

What Self-Driving Cars Will Mean for Automakers' Stocks — One of the auto industry's worst attributes, from an investor's standpoint, is its predictability. While car companies benefit when the economy rises, the road always turns back downhill, and automobile sales inevitably shift into reverse. Industry watchers can see this dynamic playing out right now, even as 2017 models begin to roll onto dealers' lots.

4 Things to Know Before Buying Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL)

4 things to know before buying Potbelly | WTOP — When sandwich chain Potbelly Corp. (ticker: PBPB) held its initial public offering nearly three years ago, you would have thought the next big fast-casual restaurant stock had hit the market. Within minutes of listing at $14 a share, the stock more than doubled. The next trading day, it surpassed $32.
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Aug 23, 2016

RT @choinque: @geoffcolvin @RyanDerous | Wonderful! -> Power Sheet: A Popular Decision Doesn't Equal Leadership <- @AcademyLdrship be #choi

Aug 12, 2016

RT @PennyWriter: This week's Retire with Money newsletter features @MichaelKitces @RyanDerous Check it out here:  It's free!

Jul 05, 2016

My first #shortstory in a while, but it's what happens after having a child. As this researcher understands:  #scifi

Jun 20, 2016

IBM is undergoing another transition. Is it worth betting on its turnaround? Depends on how much you like Watson. 

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