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3 biggest tax stories of 2015 — and how they affect you

This year will go down in history as above-average for tax developments, thanks to two big Supreme Court decisions. Here are the three most …

10 things real estate appraisers won’t tell you

<b>1. We’re working under a cloud</b><p>There are about 80,000 real estate appraisers in the U.S. and they play a key role in most home sales: Until they weigh …

This may be crude oil’s most bullish signal yet

Crude-oil prices are on track for their worst 18-month drop ever. But that might be a good thing, according to strategist and technical expert Chris …

S&P 500 2015 losers become Tuesday’s big winners

<i>Updated with market close information.</i><p>A rally for oil on Tuesday propelled the broad U.S. stock indices higher, and investors favored stocks that …

Should you rent or buy in retirement?

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>When Jane Bennett Clark, 64, thought about downsizing in advance of retirement, she …

9 favorite stocks for investors playing a 2016 oil rebound

Is it different this time? That’s the big question for investors looking to make a lot of money on a rebound of oil prices that could manifest, in a …

10 things the college admissions office won’t tell you

<b>1. Not all grades are created equal</b><p>For the more than two million high school seniors who intend to go to college next year, the stomach-churning slog …

7 ways mutual funds and ETFs will challenge investors in 2016

You don’t need tarot cards, a crystal ball, the entrails of animals, a rooster pecking at grains, tea leaves, or coffee grounds to tell the future of …

Opinion: Maybe stocks are priced right and your valuation measure is wrong

The truth about valuing stocks is that so much more is happening in subtext and behind the scenes. As we enter 2016, then, it’s worth looking deeper …

Annuities in retirement: a true guarantee?

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>After the economic downturn in 2008, the annuity industry started to gain attention from …

Gold ticks higher, but ends 2015 bruised

Gold futures edged marginally higher Thursday, as the precious metal scored weekly, monthly and yearly declines in the final trading day of …

10 investing mistakes not to make in 2016

<b>1. We have no idea what we’re doing…</b><p>Over the last four decades, the 401(k) plan has replaced the pension as the main form of retirement plan. About …

Opinion: Junk bonds’ crunch is nothing like the 2008 housing meltdown

The correction in junk bonds is not a repeat of the 2008 financial market meltdown.<p>Indeed, the movie adaptation of Michael Lewis’ book The Big Short …

Investing mistakes to avoid and what not to buy in 2016

Hello, MarketWatchers.<p>Your Christmas tree could burn down your house<p>Fires during the holidays result in an average of 2,600 injuries and $930 million …

JPMorgan tops list of risky banks: government study

Hedge Funds News

1:22 PM ET Fri, 15 June 2018<p>CNBC's Leslie Picker breaks down the investment strategy and stocks that have helped Bill Ackman's Pershing Square …

Investing

If You Hear This On A Job Interview, Run!

It is critically important for job-seekers to remember that when you go on a job interview, you’re checking them out as much as they are evaluating you. Simply put, there are jobs you don’t want to get. They’ll hurt your resume and trash your self-esteem, and no paycheck is worth that. Sad to say, …

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A Strong Dollar Should Not Attract Foreign Investment--Expectations of a Stronger Dollar Should

Whether the dollar is strong or weak matters for our exports and imports because their prices change in foreign currencies. Many people on the financial news networks appear to believe that similar reasoning applies to capital flows, i.e., that a strong dollar attracts foreign capital. Not so!<p>Think …

The Behaviors that Define A-Players

Individual contributors sometimes ask themselves, “What will it take for others to recognize my potential?” They may simply want acknowledgement of the importance of the work they do. Or they may aspire to move into management. In some cases, they’ve been told that they’re doing fine and have been …

Go ahead, Angela, make my day

IT WAS in Greece that the infernal euro crisis began just over five years ago. So it is classically fitting that Greece should now be where the …