- As the equity market gets increasingly frothy and the Fed sits on its hands, investors are turning to special situation alternative strategies to secure short-term gains. 'You have to go for factors which are direction-agnostic.'
- Yes, the Fed is behind the curve. It is always behind the curve, but it's still important and it's still fun to watch. Second-guessing the Fed for fund and profit
- As illegals waltz across the border, U.S corporations are racing for the exits to avoid an increasingly brutal tax system. The math will not add up. Inverse logic
- If such milestones matter, the Dow has a really good shot at cracking 17,000 this week. Less than six months after it first crossed 16,000
- Investors are increasingly drawn to 401(k) loans. Just because it's easy and popular doesn't necessarily make it a smart move. More than a quarter of those who took out loans against retirement plans now regret the decision
- You too can and should be a bond trader, according to the SEC. Avoiding shady brokers
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Jeff Benjamin breaks down the game for advisers and clients.
Frothy markets have investors turning to short-term bets
Plus: Watching the Fed chase the markets, punishing corporate taxes force more companies overseas, the Dow inches toward another milestone, the pros and cons of 401(k) loans, and you, too, can be a bond trader
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