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  • September 27, 2016

    Don’t ever, ever, ever fight the Fed in the short-run

    One of the best pieces of investment philosophy is “do not fight the Fed”. This means, do not put your portfolio in a position that will be harmed by the actions of the Federal Reserve. For the past year the Fed has made it clear that they intend to raise ...

  • August 9, 2016

    A Less-Known Federal Investment Income Tax Break

    A Less-Known Federal Investment Income Tax Break:  One of the least understood breaks on Federal taxation of investment income occurs when investors use Section 1256 contracts such as futures contracts for short-term trading. A potential advantage to using Section 1256 contracts is that net gains from trading are taxed 60% ...

  • July 26, 2016

    Taxes on Investment Income and the 3.8% Tax Surcharge

    Marginal Federal Income Taxes on Investment Income and the 3.8% Tax Surcharge: As a result of legislation regarding ObamaCare, Federal income taxes now include a 3.8% surcharge on investment income for couples who earn more than $250,000 total. Thus, at these income levels qualified dividends and long-term capital gains are ...

  • June 13, 2016

    HOW TO ALLOCATE ASSETS PRUDENTLY

    Asset allocation is the process by which an investor selects asset classes and decides how much to invest in each class such as domestic equities, international equities, real estate, taxable bonds, municipal bonds, money market securities. On the other hand, security selection is the process of choosing which securities to ...

  • July 25, 2013

    Housing stocks fall, Facebook jumps on Wall Street

    MATTHEW CRAFT / AP Business Writer The Associated Press | July 25, 2013

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      NEW YORK (AP) — Disappointing results from PulteGroup, D.R. Horton and other home builders left major stock indexes with only tiny gains in afternoon ...

  • December 11, 2012

    First-Time Home Buyers Missing Out on Housing Recovery

    By David Francis, US News & World Report's US News & World Report | December 10, 2012   Tougher lending standards squeeze out potential borrowers As the housing market continues to show improved signs of strength, many first-time home buyers are failing to benefit from the broader recovery. The Campbell/Inside Mortgage Finance HousingPulse Tracking Survey, ...

  • December 10, 2012

    Refinancing near retirement can be smart

    By Amy Hoak, MarketWatch Marketwatch | December 10, 2012   CHICAGO (MarketWatch)—Tempting low interest rates continue to make headlines, making refinancing your mortgage look attractive. But when retirement isn’t far off, the decision to refinance can get more complicated. After all, most pre-retirees are trying to reduce debt before their last day of ...

  • September 20, 2012

    Brawling Politicians: Bad for Your Portfolio?

    By Richard Satran           September 7, 2012 The love fest of the political convention season ended almost as soon as it began, when the first prime-time speaker, House Speaker John Boehner, set a Republican agenda that "starts with throwing out the politician who doesn't get it, and electing a new president ...

  • February 14, 2012

    Tyler Vernon: Relentless Service

    By Kathleen Biggins GENIUS COUNTRY  Tyler Vernon watched both planes fly into the World Trade Center on 9/11, one from his office at Merrill Lynch, and one as he was fleeing Manhattan.   Like many New Yorkers, he thought about what would have happened if the plane had veered slightly to the left ...

  • January 19, 2012

    Stocks edge higher on bank earnings, economic news

    By CNNMoney staff @CNNMoneyMarkets January 19, 2012: 12:16 PM ET

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    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- U.S. stocks advanced for a third straight session Thursday, as investors welcomed a slew of positive news on both the earnings and economic fronts. The Dow Jones industrial ...

  • January 4, 2012

    Stocks End Mixed; Fed Urges Action on Housing

    By Kaitlyn Kiernan 01/04/12 - 04:20 PM EST NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The Dow Jones Industrial Average shot into positive ...

  • December 13, 2011

    Stocks trim gains on euro jitters

    By Hibah Yousuf @CNNMoneyMarketsDecember 13, 2011: 11:55 AM ET

     
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    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- U.S. stocks pared earlier gains Tuesday following reports that German Chancellor Angela Merkel rejected the idea of increasing Europe's bailout fund. At midday, the Dow Jones industrial average ...

  • August 24, 2011

    IPOs With Brand Recognition

    By JILIAN MINCER NEW YORK TIMES August 24, 2010

    With well-known companies such as Skype SA and General Motors Co. planning to go public, investor interest in IPOs is picking up. Brand recognition, however, isn't making their advisers any more comfortable with the initial public offerings. Many worry that individuals will ...

  • August 1, 2011

    Stocks: A 'schizophrenic' day

    By Hibah Yousuf August 1, 2011: 4:27 PM ETNEW YORK (CNNMoney) Stocks took a wild ride Monday. The day started with an early rally fueled by hopes of a debt deal, but a weak manufacturing report quickly deflated that optimism -- leaving stocks little changed as investors await a House vote. The ...

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