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  1. Can Trump Kill the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)?

    Getting rid of the AMT would be great for upper-middle class taxpayers, but the Treasury would take a hit.
  2. How To Maximize Inherited Retirement Accounts

    Leaving a retirement account to heirs takes planning for the giver and the receiver.
  3. What is Foreclosure Investing?

    Foreclosure investing, despite the promises of late-night television infomercials, is not for the inexperienced.
  4. Why Emergency Funds Are a Bad Idea

    Learn why taking the time to build an emergency fund is a staggeringly inefficient use of the precious and limited resource ...
  5. Top Tips for Boomers Who Want to Shore Up Their Retirement

    The retirement situation for most Baby Boomers isn't that encouraging. But there are actions they can take to shore up their ...
  6. These are the 7 Most Googled Billionaire Investors (HLF)

    These are the most-searched billionaire money managers on Google.
  1. USD Moves Down as Trump Policy Details Underwhelm

    Trump's presser today did not make investors feel a great deal better.
  2. Why Your Portfolio Didn't Keep up With the S&P 500

    The S&P 500 rose almost 12% in 2016 but many individual portfolios didn't have the same result.
  3. The Incredible Shrinking Stock Market

    Americans' investment opportunities are shrinking as the number of U.S. public companies plunges
  4. Six Things Bad Financial Advisors Do

    So you've gone to the trouble and expense of hiring a financial advisor. Here's how to decide whether they're doing you right ...
  5. 15 Highest-Paying Jobs for Business Majors

    See the highest-paying jobs for business majors 10 years out, from PayScale’s 2016–2017 College Salary Report.
  6. Opinion: The Dangerous New World of Trump Oil Politics

    Today's low oil prices and abundant oil supplies could change fast, in a Trump-Putin world.
  1. Why Older Investors Like Human and Digital Advice

    Older investors are increasingly combining financial guidance from online resources with advisors.
  2. NJASAP to Join SWAPA at White House Rally (LUV)

    NJASAP, a labor group, will be joining SWAPA members in a support rally outside the White House in January. The rally is ...
  3. Buying a House Near an Airport? Consider These Factors

    Is buying a house near an airport advisable? The pros and cons.
  4. Justice Department Said to be Dropping Airline Collusion Case (DAL, AAL)

    The U.S. Justice Department is no longer expected to file charges of collusion against U.S. airlines, says a report from ...
  5. Why You Can Get Some (Not All) Pickups: The 'Chicken Tax' (F, GM)

    Talk at this month's Detroit Auto Show talk focused on how the "chicken tax" keeps foreign-made trucks out of the U.S.
  6. Optimism Mounts for Upcoming U.S. Bancorp Earnings (USB, KRE)

    U.S. Bancorp is expected to see surging mortgage activity, higher income and more demand for loans.
  1. OPEC Hints at Further Production Cuts in May (USO, UCO)

    After freezing oil production in November, OPEC is again considering a further cut in May.
  2. ETF Strategies (JSML, VNLA)

    Janus Capital has issued several ETFs in the last year in an effort to bolster its market position.
  3. Chart of the Week: The Case for Currency-Hedged Japanese Stocks

    We see global reflation and a weak yen propelling Japanese stocks higher on a currency-hedged basis. We explain with the ...
  4. Morgan Stanley Hoping for Return to Glory Days (MS, GS)

    Morgan Stanley booked impressive 2016 results, led by strong bond trading income, and could add to gains after the January ...
  5. CSX Earnings Could Send Transports Into High Gear (CSX)

    CSX has rallied back to the 2014 bull market high and could break out following a strong January 17th earnings report.
  6. Stocks With More Downside in the Short-Term (KO, LSI)

    Downtrending stocks that potentially have more room to fall.
  1. Sprint Offers $800 Sign-Up Bonus for Certain Plans

    The new promotion gives a family of four an $800 Visa card for signing up for its unlimited plan.
  2. Deutsche Bank to Cut 90 Percent of Bonuses (DB, GS)

    Deutsche Bank will reportedly withhold bonuses from 90 percent of its workforce.
  3. Trump Continues Fight Against Drug Companies

    Drug companies and high drug prices remain targets for incoming president Donald Trump.
  4. Allergan: Solid Trial Results But Stock Down (AGN)

    Allergan's shares are falling about two percent to start the day despite positive Phase III trial results.
  5. OPEC Expects Stable Oil Prices (USO, UCO)

    Oil futures jumped after OPEC claimed "unparalleled" commitment to lowering oil output.
  6. Americans Still Can’t Buy Cheaper Drugs from Canada

    Lawmakers rejected Bernie Sanders' proposal to let Americans buy cheaper prescription drugs from Canada.
  1. Morgan Stanley Crushes Earnings (MS)

    The investment bank's revenues jumped over 16 percent from a year ago, and earnings were far higher than analysts' estimates.
  2. Bernstein Has a Change Of Heart on Lionsgate (LGF)

    Bernstein raised its price target on Lionsgate Entertainment this morning.
  3. Merck, Palantir In Cancer Data Analytics Pact (MRK)

    Merck will use Palantir analytics software to predict which patients will respond best to certain drugs.
  4. Bartlett Cuts Stake in IBM Shares in 3Q16 (IBM)

    Investment services firm Bartlett & Co. sold 942 shares of International Business Machines Corp. in the third quarter ...
  5. Lilly Arthritis Drug Delayed by FDA (LLY, INCY)

    It was announced after the close on Friday, the FDA was delaying the approval of Eli Lilly's arthritis drug.
  6. Freeport Stock Short Interest Declines 6% (FCX)

    Freeport's diligent cost controls and various strategic divestments aimed at paying off debt have been major factors.
  1. How to Save More for Your Retirement

    Be sure you know all the tax-advantaged ways in which you can save more for retirement.
  2. Retirement: U.S. vs. Abroad

    Which option would make more sense for you: retiring abroad or staying at home in the U.S.? A look at the advantages and ...
  3. Those Who Retire Early Share These Traits

    Here's how people planning on retiring early prepare for what's ahead.
  4. 6 Financial Lessons to Master by the Time You're 30

    Once you hit your 30s, it is time to get serious about your finances and money skills. Here are the top money lessons you ...
  5. Should I Rely on Social Security for Retirement?

    Here's what you may not know about our Social Security system and how it can affect your future.
  6. 8 Retirement Income Strategies for Boomers in 2017

    Here are eight strategies that Baby Boomers can use to generate retirement income.
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