Christopher White

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How the new tax law creates a ‘perfect storm’ for Roth IRA conversions

For years I’ve lectured about the wonderfulness of Roth IRAs. While the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) includes one negative change for Roth IRAs, they are still pretty wonderful. Here’s what you need to know about Roth IRAs and especially Roth IRA conversions in the post-TCJA world.<p>The two …

Goldman Sachs thinks the Trump rally in stocks is doomed

Now the markets are counting on it. Stocks have soared. And everyone is happy. So why is Goldman Sachs dissing the rally with increasing intensity on a near-weekly basis?<p>Goldman shares have surged 58% since early October when it became clear to the markets that Trump had a chance. Some of its …

Markets

BlackBerry Ltd: BBRY Stock is Setting Up for a Big Run

<b>BBRY stock: A Powerful Move is Brewing</b><p><b>BlackBerry Ltd</b> (NASDAQ:BBRY) stock has caught my eye, and for good reason. A large trading pattern has …

Stock Markets

Atlanta, The Good Place, Marvel’s Luke Cage, and More Shows to Watch For

There’s nothing quite like returning to the fall TV lineup to ease the pain of summer waning. Whether you prefer a comedy, drama, horror, or sci-fi …

TV

A quick way to fix your internet connection and make it faster: Update your router's firmware

Updating the firmware (a process often called "flashing the firmware") can help a router work better and sometimes even repair an annoying bug or add support for faster internet speed. This is especially when a router reset doesn't help.<p>Some routers require you to use a desktop or mobile app to …

Sorry Google And Tesla, FiveAI Will Have The Best Driverless Car

A new UK startup has secured $2.7 million in equity funding to help develop an artificial intelligence (AI) system capable of driving a car.<p>The team behind the startup – FiveAI – have successfully exited on a number of other tech startup projects. Now Amadeus Capital, the venture capital company …

Autonomous Cars

The silver boom is coming

But as we've written before , there is good reason to believe silver prices are headed even higher. Negative interest rates and global economic uncertainty continue to scare markets and investors. Precious metals are great portfolio "insurance" and they have a low correlation to shares.<p>(To find out …

Stock Markets

A steak master shares his 7 steps to grilling the perfect cut of meat

But if you're looking to truly impress guests at your next backyard barbecue, you'll want to try these steps to the perfect steak, courtesy of chef Wade Wiestling of Mastro's Steakhouse.

BBQ

Give employees generous boundaries.

Contrary to conventional wisdom, boundaries don’t restrict team members; they empower them. Define the boundaries within which an employee can make his or her own decisions. In doing so, you give them freedom to act.<p>For example, if you allow a customer service rep to spend up to 20% of a customer’s …

3 Monthly Dividend Stocks To Buy Now And 2 To Avoid

Whether you’re relying on your portfolio for income or reinvesting your payouts, buying monthly dividend stocks makes a lot of sense.<p>After all, your bills roll in every 30 days or so, so why not your dividend income, too? And while a well-built portfolio will drop dividends into your account at all …

3 strategies to fund your child's college education

Bills to pay, retirements to be funded, big purchases to be saved for: The financial demands most families face can make saving for a child's college education seem overwhelming or even unattainable. But with some planning, it doesn't have to be.<p>Here are three flexible strategies that can help you …

Personal Finance

4 Men with 4 Very Different Incomes Open Up About the Lives They Can Afford

From a father on the poverty line to a CEO millionaire.<p><b>The median household income in America is $53,657.</b> Politicians draw $250,000 as the line between the middle and upper classes. And the true starting point of real wealth remains a cool $1,000,000. We asked four more or less typical men, each of …

Personal Finance

Wells Fargo Earnings: 3 Numbers to Watch

Image source: Wikimedia Commons.<p>When <b>Wells Fargo</b> reports earnings on April 14, there are three numbers that investors will want to watch.<p><b>1. Average loans/deposits</b>Although Wells Fargo boasts roughly 90 business lines, it's fundamentally a consumer and commercial bank. This differentiates the …

14 books that will change the way you think about money

A lot of what holds people back from financial success are their thoughts and beliefs about money — not their job title or salary.<p>It turns out, you're probably already making enough money to become rich, as David Bach preaches in "The Automatic Millionaire"; and you <i>can</i> splurge on a $4 mocha and …

Personal Finance

Here are 18 books Wall Street will be reading this spring

Dave Lutz — head of ETF trading and strategy at JonesTrading whom BI readers know from his "super quick guides to what traders are talking about" briefs — compiled a dizzying list of the books Wall Street will be reading on "spring break" this year.<p>This year, Lutz got more than 700 responses.<p>And …

Wall Street

The 12 Most Controversial Facts In Mathematics

The following 12 simple math problems prove outstandingly controversial among students of math, but are nonetheless facts.<p>They're paradoxes and idiosyncrasies of probability. And they're guaranteed to start an argument or two.<p>If you're looking for a mathematical way to impress your friends and …

Mathematics

The 5 Biggest Things In Tech You Missed This Week: 10/24

Here are five things that happened in the world of technology this past week and why they’re important for your business (and mine). Did you miss them?<p><b>Amazon is suing fake reviewers</b><p>From CNBC:<p>Amazon.com filed suit against hundreds of people it claims are publishing “false, misleading and …

Tesla misses estimates, but shares Rev up on positive CEO comments

Tesla Motors (TSLA) reported quarterly results that missed analysts' estimates on both the top and bottom line. For the third quarter, the company reported a loss of $0.58 a share, more than what analysts' had expected. Sales came in at $1.24 billio Newslook

Takata could face $200 million fine over faulty airbags

Japanese auto company Takata will be fined at least $70 million for deceiving regulators about issues with their airbags. And more fines could come. Video provided by Newsy Newslook

7 Investing Podcasts You Should Download Today

Podcasts are mainstream. The number of podcast downloads surpassed 1 billion more than a year ago, and the number of monthly podcast listeners is estimated to top 75 million, according to a Washington Post article. Today you’ll find podcasts about everything from crime to gardening.<p>Investing and …

Personal Finance

The 12 Best Hotel Gyms in the United States

When Equinox Holdings launches its first-ever hotel in 2018 on the far west side of Manhattan, it will be the largest fitness brand to branch out directly into the hotel business. It’s an interesting move, but Equinox is just hopping on a bandwagon: Many hotels are partnering with fitness brands to …

Learn to Chart, Learn to Lose Less Money, Learn These Books

Here is reality: Books on charts, or <b>technical analysis</b>, sell like hotcakes.<p>People who try to extract what stocks, bonds, currencies, and commodities …

Opinion: 12 market-beating stocks from a 214-year-old strategy

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — People love winners more than they do losers. And though it seems too easy and too good to be true, that is a …

A Guide to Optimizing Gmail: 30 of the Best Email Tips, Tricks, and Hacks

Like it or not, email is often the cornerstone of your personal and professional communications. As a result, there are hundreds of people vying for …

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

Success

London's Most Romantic Restaurants

Whether you choose to dine out on Valentine’s Day or not, it never hurts to have a shortlist of swoon-worthy spots in your back pocket for an extra-special date night or a last-minute anniversary dinner booking.<p>1. Clos Maggiore:With its softly lit conservatory complete with a crackling open log …

Alibaba's rise: Success and setbacks

BEIJING (AP) — Even before Alibaba went online, its founder talked about making the fledgling e-commerce company a global player.<p>At Alibaba Group's …

How To Choose The Perfect Beer Glass For Every Occasion (PHOTOS)

Not all beers are created equal. Just take a look at the range of the quality in bottom shelf beers alone and it becomes very obvious. Then there are award-winning craft beers that stand <i>far</i> above all the rest. Clearly, there's a big range when it comes to beer.<p>Naturally, that means that not all …