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Stocks tumble, bank stocks get crushed

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Stocks had their worst day of 2017 on Tuesday, as the S&P 500 broke a 109-day streak without losing 1% in a day. View post

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How to get ahead of the IRS, and cut your tax bill

Monday, December 12, 2016

Paying taxes isn't necessarily top of mind as the holidays approach, but more than likely, paying for gifts is. View post

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Buffett says US stock market to continue to rise

Friday, November 11, 2016

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett defended the stock market's strength and raised doubts about President-elect Donald Trump's trade agenda in a CNN interview broadcast on Friday, just days after the U.S. election.View post

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Dow hits closing record high

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Stocks rallied on Wednesday following a chaotic night in markets that ended with a surprise victory for Donald Trump in the US presidential election. In the final hour of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average crossed its previous record high on a closing basis of 18,613.52.View post

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Wall St. CEO: This will happen no matter who wins the election

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Amid the “hands down” most contentious presidential election, Richard Handler, the CEO of investment bank Jefferies and its parent company Leucadia National (LUK), circulated a letter offering some personal perspective. At the end of the day, the “American Way” is bigger than any one candidate.View post

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The 10 Worst States for Retirees

Monday, October 31, 2016

Retirees have special concerns when evaluating state tax policies. For instance, the mortgage might be paid off, but how bad are the property taxes—and how generous are the property-tax breaks for seniors? Are Social Security benefits taxed? What about other forms of retirement income—including IRAs and pensions? Does the state impose its own estate tax ...

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