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The Takeaway for Friday: Josh Brown

Nov 9, 2012 @ 2:35 pm

By Downtown Josh Brown

PORTFOLIO

Schwab handicaps what the election outcome means for investors. (Charles Schwab)

The risk to muni bonds' tax-exempt status is real. Pay attention. (Investment News)

S&P: The ETF Fee War is awesome. (Index Universe)

THE BIZ

Why are advisors having so much trouble discussing the cost of health care in retirement? (Financial Planning)

Amy McIlwain on how to cope with the 6 big social media risks. (Financial Social Media)

More than half of affluent investors surveyed believe that no fiscal cliff deal will happen before year's end. (Millionaire Corner)

Broker barred for sharing $300,000 worth of commissions with non-registered person. (Broke and Broker)

Hudson Valley CEO nailed for using his firm's average price account to cover his day-trading losses. (AdvisorOne)

OUTLIERS

Do yourself a big favor - if Karl Rove ever pitches you an investment, run. (Bloomberg)

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Disclaimer: Joshua Brown is an investment advisor representative with Fusion Analytics. The content above is for informational purposes only, nothing here should ever be construed as investment advice or a solicitation to trade any securities. Mr. Brown or his firm may be long or short securities mentioned above for client or personal accounts at any time.

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